The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 145 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2147 2357 2276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 2.01% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.45% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1955 1830
Average salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the UK.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 2032 £45,000 -5.26% 288
London -22 920 £51,500 -1.90% 129
South East +30 398 £45,000 +3.44% 43
City of London +20 257 £52,500 -4.54% 43
Yorkshire +1 185 £40,000 +14.28% 22
West Midlands +3 139 £37,500 -16.66% 19
West Yorkshire 0 132 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East Midlands +56 103 £35,000 - 12
Surrey +31 101 £42,500 -5.55% 14
East of England -19 101 £48,000 +28.00% 9
South West -30 96 £40,000 -3.61% 13
Hampshire +3 83 £42,500 +3.03% 9
Berkshire +30 79 £49,500 +4.21% 5
North West -28 75 £36,500 -14.11% 31
Buckinghamshire +42 68 £43,500 +8.75% 8
Leeds -4 64 £39,750 -0.62% 7
Scotland +11 60 £38,000 -5.00% 18
Nottinghamshire +53 58 £35,000 +45.83% 5
Nottingham +43 58 £35,000 +1.44% 4
Birmingham -32 48 £38,500 -23.00% 5
Manchester +13 47 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Reading +11 47 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 44 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh +25 40 £38,000 -5.00% 10
Milton Keynes +8 40 £43,500 +2.35% 6
Bristol -28 34 £45,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +23 32 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Northamptonshire +13 32 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Northampton +18 28 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Bradford +4 27 £40,000 +14.28% 2

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 1646 (37.59%) Finance
2 1541 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1092 (24.94%) SQL
4 947 (21.63%) QA
5 782 (17.86%) Project Management
6 770 (17.58%) ISEB
7 680 (15.53%) Business Analysis
8 665 (15.19%) Microsoft
9 607 (13.86%) Test Scripting
10 592 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 590 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
12 551 (12.58%) Banking
13 549 (12.54%) Degree
14 478 (10.92%) Scrum
15 474 (10.82%) Oracle
16 463 (10.57%) Software Testing
16 463 (10.57%) System Testing
17 435 (9.93%) .NET
18 432 (9.87%) Java
18 432 (9.87%) MS Excel
19 427 (9.75%) SQL Server
20 409 (9.34%) Retail
21 407 (9.29%) Test Strategy
22 405 (9.25%) Change Management
23 400 (9.13%) ISTQB
24 385 (8.79%) Waterfall
25 378 (8.63%) Test Management
25 378 (8.63%) Regression Testing
26 377 (8.61%) PRINCE2
27 357 (8.15%) Selenium

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 164 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 119 (2.72%) IIS
3 78 (1.78%) Apache
4 59 (1.35%) CMS
5 36 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 27 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (0.57%) Drupal
8 24 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.53%) Confluence
10 20 (0.46%) nginx
10 20 (0.46%) JBoss
11 19 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 15 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.25%) SAS
14 11 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.21%) WorkSite
Applications
1 432 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 278 (6.35%) MS Office
3 149 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 98 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 83 (1.90%) MS Project
6 20 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.11%) Mingle
12 4 (0.091%) FastStats
13 2 (0.046%) SPSS
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.023%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.023%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 86 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 66 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 64 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 55 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 53 (1.21%) SAP CO
6 52 (1.19%) SAP FI
7 50 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 50 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 44 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
9 41 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
10 36 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 34 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
12 31 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
13 20 (0.46%) Markit EDM
14 18 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
15 15 (0.34%) Summit
16 14 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
17 13 (0.30%) SAP HR
18 12 (0.27%) Temenos T24
18 12 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 72 (1.64%) SaaS
2 49 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.46%) IaaS
6 16 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.25%) Office 365
8 10 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (0.16%) Veeva
10 4 (0.091%) PaaS
10 4 (0.091%) GitHub
10 4 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.069%) Force.com
11 3 (0.069%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.069%) Yammer
12 2 (0.046%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.046%) Pure360
12 2 (0.046%) Trello
12 2 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.23%) Internet
2 28 (0.64%) Firewall
3 26 (0.59%) Intranet
3 26 (0.59%) SAN
4 23 (0.53%) FTP
5 22 (0.50%) VoIP
6 20 (0.46%) iSCSI
7 19 (0.43%) Extranet
8 16 (0.37%) HTTP
9 13 (0.30%) WAN
9 13 (0.30%) LDAP
9 13 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.27%) DMZ
11 11 (0.25%) LAN
11 11 (0.25%) Unified Communications
12 9 (0.21%) DNS
12 9 (0.21%) SSL
13 6 (0.14%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.14%) SMS
14 5 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 180 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 135 (3.08%) MySQL
5 134 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 132 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 93 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 84 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 77 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 67 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 64 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 59 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
13 57 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
14 43 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (0.94%) RDBMS
16 40 (0.91%) QlikView
17 35 (0.80%) MongoDB
18 29 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
18 29 (0.66%) Big Data
19 27 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 357 (8.15%) Selenium
2 250 (5.71%) JIRA
3 159 (3.63%) WebDriver
4 146 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 121 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 114 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
7 84 (1.92%) Cucumber
8 80 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 72 (1.64%) Git (software)
10 69 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 66 (1.51%) SoapUI
12 55 (1.26%) Subversion
12 55 (1.26%) LoadRunner
13 53 (1.21%) SpecFlow
14 43 (0.98%) FitNesse
15 39 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 39 (0.89%) JMeter
16 38 (0.87%) JUnit
17 37 (0.84%) Hudson
18 35 (0.80%) WatiN
General
1 1646 (37.59%) Finance
2 551 (12.58%) Banking
3 409 (9.34%) Retail
4 200 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 179 (4.09%) Marketing
6 168 (3.84%) Investment Banking
7 157 (3.59%) Back Office
8 124 (2.83%) Front Office
9 113 (2.58%) Retail Banking
10 93 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 93 (2.12%) Advertising
11 65 (1.48%) Legal
12 48 (1.10%) Publishing
13 42 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.91%) Games
15 39 (0.89%) Billing
16 35 (0.80%) General Ledger
17 32 (0.73%) Automotive
18 14 (0.32%) Law
18 14 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2222 (50.74%) Analyst
2 1229 (28.07%) Business Analyst
3 613 (14.00%) Test Analyst
4 353 (8.06%) Developer
5 340 (7.76%) Consultant
6 333 (7.60%) Tester
7 327 (7.47%) Test Manager
8 294 (6.71%) Senior Analyst
9 224 (5.12%) Project Manager
10 145 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
11 139 (3.17%) Test Leader
12 124 (2.83%) Senior Business Analyst
13 123 (2.81%) Applications Support
14 119 (2.72%) Support Analyst
15 116 (2.65%) Senior Test Analyst
16 114 (2.60%) Junior
17 105 (2.40%) Agile Business Analyst
17 105 (2.40%) QA Analyst
18 94 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
19 91 (2.08%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (9.93%) .NET
2 257 (5.87%) XML
3 239 (5.46%) HTML
4 177 (4.04%) Web Services
5 132 (3.01%) ASP.NET
6 128 (2.92%) CSS
7 111 (2.53%) jQuery
8 77 (1.76%) Middleware
9 71 (1.62%) .NET Framework
10 60 (1.37%) Gherkin
11 56 (1.28%) Spring
12 55 (1.26%) Ajax
13 52 (1.19%) RESTful
14 50 (1.14%) HTML5
15 49 (1.12%) WCF
16 40 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (0.87%) Hibernate
18 35 (0.80%) SOAP
18 35 (0.80%) REST
19 34 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 590 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 156 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 122 (2.79%) User Experience
5 106 (2.42%) Mobile App
6 105 (2.40%) Derivative
7 99 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 84 (1.92%) FMCG
9 76 (1.74%) Credit Risk
10 74 (1.69%) Data Integration
11 70 (1.60%) Replication
12 69 (1.58%) Equities
13 58 (1.32%) Fixed Income
14 54 (1.23%) Statistics
15 49 (1.12%) Open Source
16 46 (1.05%) Client/Server
17 45 (1.03%) Mathematics
18 39 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
19 29 (0.66%) Market Risk
20 27 (0.62%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 306 (6.99%) Windows
2 242 (5.53%) Linux
3 146 (3.33%) UNIX
4 65 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 40 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 39 (0.89%) Android
9 33 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 22 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.43%) Solaris
12 17 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 11 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.069%) SUSE
16 3 (0.069%) HPUX
17 2 (0.046%) CentOS
17 2 (0.046%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1541 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (17.86%) Project Management
3 680 (15.53%) Business Analysis
4 607 (13.86%) Test Scripting
5 592 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 478 (10.92%) Scrum
7 463 (10.57%) Software Testing
7 463 (10.57%) System Testing
8 407 (9.29%) Test Strategy
9 405 (9.25%) Change Management
10 385 (8.79%) Waterfall
11 378 (8.63%) Test Management
11 378 (8.63%) Regression Testing
12 377 (8.61%) PRINCE2
13 354 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
14 337 (7.70%) Use Case
15 329 (7.51%) Test Automation
16 311 (7.10%) E-Commerce
17 306 (6.99%) Automated Testing
18 293 (6.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1092 (24.94%) SQL
2 432 (9.87%) Java
3 337 (7.70%) C#
4 240 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 163 (3.72%) Python
6 162 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 151 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 143 (3.27%) PowerShell
9 141 (3.22%) PHP
10 109 (2.49%) Ruby
11 99 (2.26%) Perl
12 63 (1.44%) C
13 60 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 60 (1.37%) C++
14 59 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 38 (0.87%) VBA
16 37 (0.84%) VB
17 21 (0.48%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.46%) VBScript
19 13 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 770 (17.58%) ISEB
2 549 (12.54%) Degree
3 400 (9.13%) ISTQB
4 142 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 110 (2.51%) PMI Certification
6 103 (2.35%) PMP
7 78 (1.78%) Security Cleared
8 63 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 37 (0.84%) MBA
10 33 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 32 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (0.66%) CIMA
13 28 (0.64%) ACCA
14 21 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
15 20 (0.46%) AWS Certification
16 13 (0.30%) HND
16 13 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 8 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 947 (21.63%) QA
2 46 (1.05%) SLA
3 40 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 30 (0.69%) Solvency II
6 22 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.48%) EMIR
8 20 (0.46%) FISMA
9 17 (0.39%) CRD IV
10 15 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.27%) MiFID
12 9 (0.21%) COBIT
13 6 (0.14%) COREP
13 6 (0.14%) FINREP
13 6 (0.14%) WCAG
14 5 (0.11%) WAI
15 4 (0.091%) Basel II
15 4 (0.091%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.16%) XenApp
8 5 (0.11%) vSphere
9 4 (0.091%) OCFS2
10 3 (0.069%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.046%) Docker
11 2 (0.046%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.023%) Firmware
12 1 (0.023%) XenServer
12 1 (0.023%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.023%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.023%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 211 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
2 88 (2.01%) Puppet
3 79 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (1.05%) Zenoss
5 38 (0.87%) Nagios
6 31 (0.71%) ZABBIX
7 20 (0.46%) logstash
7 20 (0.46%) Kibana
7 20 (0.46%) Graphite
7 20 (0.46%) Vagrant
8 17 (0.39%) Control-M
8 17 (0.39%) SCCM
9 13 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.21%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.16%) SCOM
13 4 (0.091%) Oracle Flashback
13 4 (0.091%) Ansible
Vendors
1 665 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 474 (10.82%) Oracle
3 308 (7.03%) SAP
4 154 (3.52%) HP
5 91 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 80 (1.83%) VMware
7 61 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 60 (1.37%) IBM
9 56 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 45 (1.03%) Siebel
11 43 (0.98%) Teradata
11 43 (0.98%) Telerik
12 41 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
13 40 (0.91%) Google
14 37 (0.84%) Cognos
15 28 (0.64%) Informatica
16 26 (0.59%) Tableau
17 23 (0.53%) Splunk
18 22 (0.50%) Hyperion
19 20 (0.46%) New Relic
Reading, Berkshire
Exsurgo
Salary: package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
MLR Associates
Salary: Attractive Salary + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago