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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 83 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.88% 1.60% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.97% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 6
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

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
1058 862 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.49% 80.94% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 918 747 702
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
South Wales -5 25 £32,500 +26.21% 1
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) SQL
3 19 (25.33%) Finance
4 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
5 12 (16.00%) QA
5 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 12 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.00%) ISEB
6 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.67%) Project Management
6 11 (14.67%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 10 (13.33%) C#
7 10 (13.33%) SLA
8 9 (12.00%) Windows
9 8 (10.67%) MVC
9 8 (10.67%) Selenium
9 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.33%) User Stories
10 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.33%) .NET
11 6 (8.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.67%) Line Management
12 5 (6.67%) Release Management
12 5 (6.67%) Banking

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (4.00%) Apache
1 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Selenium
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) MSTest
4 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Analyst
2 23 (30.67%) Test Analyst
3 21 (28.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.67%) Release Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) DBA
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.67%) Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) XML
2 2 (2.67%) XSD
2 2 (2.67%) XSLT
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
3 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.67%) Project Management
4 11 (14.67%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 8 (10.67%) MVC
6 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (9.33%) User Stories
8 6 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.67%) Line Management
9 5 (6.67%) Release Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITIL
10 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.33%) Service Management
10 4 (5.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) Python
3 3 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) Perl
3 3 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) CBAP
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) QA
2 10 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.00%) Zenoss
2 3 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) VMware
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.33%) Cognos
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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