The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 54 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.15% 2.65% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 3.42% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 16
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £31,504
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
User Acceptance Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
980 1024 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.27% 77.52% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 821 914 667
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,525
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
South Wales +27 52 £32,500 +8.33% 4
West Wales +3 2 £26,000 -4.58%
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) SQL
2 28 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 23 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 22 (23.91%) QA
6 21 (22.83%) ISEB
7 20 (21.74%) Finance
8 18 (19.57%) PRINCE2
8 18 (19.57%) Waterfall
9 17 (18.48%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (14.13%) SLA
11 12 (13.04%) C#
11 12 (13.04%) MVC
12 11 (11.96%) Oracle
12 11 (11.96%) XML
12 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.87%) ISTQB
14 9 (9.78%) Degree
14 9 (9.78%) System Testing
14 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.78%) Test Strategy
15 8 (8.70%) Windows
16 7 (7.61%) SAP
16 7 (7.61%) Software Testing
16 7 (7.61%) User Stories
17 6 (6.52%) User Experience
17 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
17 6 (6.52%) Scrum
17 6 (6.52%) .NET

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) FileNet
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) RequisitePro
2 3 (3.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (3.26%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.26%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.17%) NCover
3 2 (2.17%) NUnit
3 2 (2.17%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) JBehave
4 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.09%) MSTest
4 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.09%) Robotium
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) Calabash
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (72.83%) Analyst
2 35 (38.04%) Business Analyst
3 21 (22.83%) Test Analyst
4 16 (17.39%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) Applications Support
6 10 (10.87%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Lead Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Business Process Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) XSD
3 2 (2.17%) XSLT
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) User Experience
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 23 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 18 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 18 (19.57%) Waterfall
5 17 (18.48%) GAP Analysis
6 12 (13.04%) MVC
7 9 (9.78%) System Testing
7 9 (9.78%) Test Strategy
8 7 (7.61%) User Stories
8 7 (7.61%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.52%) Scrum
9 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.43%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (5.43%) UML
10 5 (5.43%) OO
10 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.35%) Use Case
11 4 (4.35%) RUP
11 4 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (3.26%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) ISEB
2 10 (10.87%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.78%) Degree
4 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) CBAP
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.91%) QA
2 13 (14.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) SAP
4 6 (6.52%) JDA
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) HP
Newport, Gwent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + pension and health care
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago