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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 145 151 149
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2235 1986 2172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.83% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.30% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 1615 1766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014 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 August 2014. 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 +2 2086 £47,000 +4.44% 256
London +21 1021 £55,000 +4.76% 125
South East +5 386 £42,500 -5.55% 54
City of London +14 262 £57,500 +4.54% 42
Yorkshire +44 187 £35,000 -4.76% 17
West Yorkshire +44 144 £35,000 -1.40% 14
East of England +10 140 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North West -38 121 £39,000 +4.00% 12
Berkshire +11 111 £47,500 -5.00% 11
West Midlands -30 102 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Surrey +19 96 £45,000 -4.25% 13
Leeds +23 91 £35,000 -8.49% 7
Scotland +9 89 £37,500 -11.76% 15
South West -23 84 £38,000 +4.82% 20
Manchester -10 81 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Birmingham +11 69 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hampshire +6 63 £35,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +24 52 £45,000 - 3
Wales +20 46 £31,750 +5.83% 2
South Wales +20 44 £32,250 +7.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 41 £45,000 +38.46% 8
East Midlands -37 40 £37,500 +7.91% 3
Slough +26 35 £49,500 +4.21% 5
Bedfordshire +5 35 £38,125 +8.92% 4
Edinburgh +7 34 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Reading +13 32 £41,500 -17.00% 3
Hertfordshire -27 32 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cambridge +17 31 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Glasgow -14 30 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cheshire -34 30 £36,250 -5.84% 6

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1706 (37.01%) Finance
2 1208 (26.20%) QA
3 1192 (25.86%) SQL
4 897 (19.46%) ISEB
5 813 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
6 762 (16.53%) Business Analysis
6 762 (16.53%) Project Management
7 709 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 668 (14.49%) Degree
9 661 (14.34%) Microsoft
10 608 (13.19%) SQL Server
11 571 (12.39%) Oracle
12 562 (12.19%) Banking
13 555 (12.04%) Software Testing
13 555 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 546 (11.84%) Scrum
15 484 (10.50%) .NET
16 459 (9.96%) Java
17 454 (9.85%) PRINCE2
18 449 (9.74%) C#
19 416 (9.02%) MS Excel
20 413 (8.96%) System Testing
21 399 (8.66%) ISTQB
22 393 (8.52%) Retail
23 366 (7.94%) Regression Testing
23 366 (7.94%) Waterfall
24 361 (7.83%) Test Strategy
25 345 (7.48%) Selenium
26 343 (7.44%) Test Management
27 342 (7.42%) Business Intelligence

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 218 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 86 (1.87%) CMS
3 70 (1.52%) IIS
4 62 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 44 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 41 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 39 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 39 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 37 (0.80%) Apache
9 27 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 25 (0.54%) Confluence
11 24 (0.52%) SAS
12 23 (0.50%) Alfresco
13 15 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.20%) Drupal
16 7 (0.15%) Tuxedo
16 7 (0.15%) Lync
17 6 (0.13%) Node.js
18 5 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 416 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 253 (5.49%) MS Office
3 158 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 81 (1.76%) MS Project
5 69 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.11%) SPSS
8 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.043%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.022%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 90 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 76 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
3 72 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 63 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
5 62 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 57 (1.24%) SAP FI
7 56 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 52 (1.13%) SAP CO
9 51 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
10 49 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
11 48 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
12 45 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
13 36 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
14 31 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
15 25 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
16 23 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
17 21 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
18 18 (0.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
19 17 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
20 12 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (2.00%) SaaS
2 11 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.15%) Force.com
4 7 (0.15%) PaaS
4 7 (0.15%) GitHub
4 7 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.022%) Trello
6 1 (0.022%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 74 (1.61%) Internet
2 46 (1.00%) WAN
3 41 (0.89%) HTTP
4 40 (0.87%) Intranet
5 39 (0.85%) Firewall
6 36 (0.78%) LAN
7 27 (0.59%) LDAP
7 27 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 26 (0.56%) SMS
9 25 (0.54%) DNS
10 19 (0.41%) FTP
11 17 (0.37%) SAN
12 16 (0.35%) Wireshark
13 14 (0.30%) SS7
14 13 (0.28%) Extranet
14 13 (0.28%) INAP
14 13 (0.28%) ISUP
15 10 (0.22%) VoIP
16 9 (0.20%) VPN
17 8 (0.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 608 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 213 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 158 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 143 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 138 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 125 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 98 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 83 (1.80%) MySQL
9 73 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 69 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
11 65 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 64 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 59 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
14 51 (1.11%) QlikView
15 45 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 36 (0.78%) Data Mining
17 35 (0.76%) RDBMS
18 25 (0.54%) Spotfire
19 22 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
20 19 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 345 (7.48%) Selenium
2 184 (3.99%) JIRA
3 159 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 141 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 130 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 122 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 119 (2.58%) WebDriver
8 92 (2.00%) Subversion
9 86 (1.87%) LoadRunner
10 83 (1.80%) Toad
11 64 (1.39%) Git (software)
12 56 (1.21%) Maven
13 40 (0.87%) Cucumber
14 37 (0.80%) Hudson
15 33 (0.72%) Ant
16 32 (0.69%) TestDirector
17 31 (0.67%) Eclipse
17 31 (0.67%) NUnit
18 29 (0.63%) SoapUI
18 29 (0.63%) TestComplete
General
1 1706 (37.01%) Finance
2 562 (12.19%) Banking
3 393 (8.52%) Retail
4 223 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 193 (4.19%) Marketing
6 171 (3.71%) Telecoms
7 163 (3.54%) Back Office
8 123 (2.67%) Advertising
9 103 (2.23%) Front Office
10 96 (2.08%) Publishing
11 85 (1.84%) Legal
12 77 (1.67%) General Ledger
13 64 (1.39%) Manufacturing
14 54 (1.17%) Billing
15 47 (1.02%) Retail Banking
16 43 (0.93%) Law
17 41 (0.89%) Games
18 34 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
19 32 (0.69%) Financial Institution
20 23 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2127 (46.14%) Analyst
2 1219 (26.44%) Business Analyst
3 577 (12.52%) Test Analyst
4 470 (10.20%) Developer
5 406 (8.81%) Consultant
6 367 (7.96%) Test Manager
7 276 (5.99%) Tester
8 264 (5.73%) Project Manager
9 203 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
10 176 (3.82%) Systems Analyst
11 160 (3.47%) Test Engineer
12 128 (2.78%) Support Analyst
13 127 (2.75%) Business Consultant
14 126 (2.73%) Senior Business Analyst
15 110 (2.39%) Test Leader
16 107 (2.32%) QA Analyst
17 100 (2.17%) Applications Support
18 89 (1.93%) .NET Developer
19 85 (1.84%) Business Systems Analyst
20 84 (1.82%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (10.50%) .NET
2 278 (6.03%) XML
3 275 (5.97%) HTML
4 233 (5.05%) Web Services
5 203 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 172 (3.73%) CSS
7 141 (3.06%) jQuery
8 126 (2.73%) WCF
9 123 (2.67%) .NET Framework
10 77 (1.67%) SOAP
11 66 (1.43%) Gherkin
12 61 (1.32%) J2EE
13 60 (1.30%) LINQ
13 60 (1.30%) Middleware
14 57 (1.24%) Ajax
15 53 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 50 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 48 (1.04%) JSON
17 48 (1.04%) XSLT
18 44 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 212 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 146 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 132 (2.86%) Derivative
4 89 (1.93%) Equities
5 80 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 74 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 70 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 68 (1.48%) FMCG
9 65 (1.41%) Open Source
10 56 (1.21%) Credit Risk
11 52 (1.13%) Statistics
12 47 (1.02%) Reference Data
13 41 (0.89%) Mathematics
14 36 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
15 35 (0.76%) N-Tier
16 34 (0.74%) Visualisation
17 31 (0.67%) EPoS
17 31 (0.67%) Market Risk
18 30 (0.65%) Client/Server
19 28 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 300 (6.51%) Windows
2 190 (4.12%) Linux
3 175 (3.80%) UNIX
4 42 (0.91%) Solaris
5 31 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 30 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 24 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.46%) Android
10 20 (0.43%) AIX
11 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.30%) HPUX
13 13 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.24%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.22%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.17%) SUSE
18 4 (0.087%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.087%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.087%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (16.53%) Business Analysis
2 762 (16.53%) Project Management
3 709 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 555 (12.04%) Software Testing
4 555 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 546 (11.84%) Scrum
6 454 (9.85%) PRINCE2
7 413 (8.96%) System Testing
8 366 (7.94%) Regression Testing
8 366 (7.94%) Waterfall
9 361 (7.83%) Test Strategy
10 343 (7.44%) Test Management
11 342 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
12 314 (6.81%) UML
13 289 (6.27%) ITIL
14 288 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 281 (6.10%) Change Management
16 280 (6.07%) User Stories
17 258 (5.60%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1192 (25.86%) SQL
2 459 (9.96%) Java
3 449 (9.74%) C#
4 324 (7.03%) JavaScript
5 173 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 154 (3.34%) PHP
7 120 (2.60%) Python
8 85 (1.84%) Shell Script
9 83 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 74 (1.61%) Perl
10 74 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 71 (1.54%) VB
12 70 (1.52%) Ruby
13 66 (1.43%) C++
14 59 (1.28%) PowerShell
15 55 (1.19%) VBA
16 47 (1.02%) C
17 44 (0.95%) VBScript
18 30 (0.65%) Bash Shell
19 20 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 897 (19.46%) ISEB
2 668 (14.49%) Degree
3 399 (8.66%) ISTQB
4 197 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 147 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 118 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 78 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 73 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (1.28%) PMI Certification
10 52 (1.13%) PMP
11 49 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
12 41 (0.89%) MBA
12 41 (0.89%) ACCA
13 39 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (0.72%) DV Cleared
15 30 (0.65%) MCSE
16 22 (0.48%) CIMA
17 21 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 20 (0.43%) MCITP
19 18 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1208 (26.20%) QA
2 106 (2.30%) SLA
3 26 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 24 (0.52%) EMIR
5 23 (0.50%) Solvency II
6 19 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.39%) MiFID
8 16 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.28%) FATCA
11 9 (0.20%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.11%) Basel II
13 4 (0.087%) HL7
13 4 (0.087%) COBIT
14 3 (0.065%) COREP
14 3 (0.065%) FINREP
14 3 (0.065%) Basel III
15 2 (0.043%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.043%) TickIT
15 2 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.33%) NFS
3 15 (0.33%) vSphere
4 9 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.087%) vCloud
6 4 (0.087%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.043%) UAG
8 2 (0.043%) SRDF
8 2 (0.043%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.043%) Postfix
8 2 (0.043%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.022%) XenApp
9 1 (0.022%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.022%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 298 (6.46%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (0.74%) Puppet
3 19 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.35%) SCCM
4 16 (0.35%) Nagios
5 11 (0.24%) Ganglia
5 11 (0.24%) Zenoss
6 9 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
7 8 (0.17%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.11%) Control-M
9 3 (0.065%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.043%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.043%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.043%) WSUS
11 1 (0.022%) OpenView
11 1 (0.022%) Ansible
11 1 (0.022%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.022%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.022%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 661 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 571 (12.39%) Oracle
3 218 (4.73%) SAP
4 217 (4.71%) HP
5 90 (1.95%) Business Objects
6 86 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (1.65%) IBM
8 56 (1.21%) VMware
9 52 (1.13%) JBoss
10 49 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
10 49 (1.06%) Citrix
11 47 (1.02%) CA
12 41 (0.89%) Tableau
13 39 (0.85%) Google
14 38 (0.82%) Cognos
14 38 (0.82%) Informatica
15 35 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
15 35 (0.76%) Charles River
16 33 (0.72%) Adobe
17 25 (0.54%) Red Hat
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + pension and package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + add
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £270 - £271 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago