The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 65 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 39 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.91% 1.59% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.18% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 13
Average salary £31,500 £27,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -13.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,800 £38,802
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1007 919 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.15% 72.99% 71.22%
Number of salaries quoted 887 814 620
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

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 July 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 29 July 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 +15 35 £31,500 +8.62% 2
West Wales +6 2 £26,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 25 (37.88%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
3 19 (28.79%) ISEB
3 19 (28.79%) QA
4 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) Finance
5 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
6 13 (19.70%) System Testing
7 12 (18.18%) XML
8 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (16.67%) Oracle
8 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 10 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (15.15%) Degree
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
10 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
11 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (10.61%) SLA
13 6 (9.09%) SAP
13 6 (9.09%) JDA
13 6 (9.09%) Scrum
14 5 (7.58%) User Stories
14 5 (7.58%) Windows
14 5 (7.58%) UML
14 5 (7.58%) OO
14 5 (7.58%) ITIL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) FileNet
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) RequisitePro
1 3 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (4.55%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.03%) NCover
2 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.03%) NUnit
2 2 (3.03%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) JBehave
3 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.52%) Robotium
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Calabash
3 1 (1.52%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (75.76%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 16 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.03%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
4 13 (19.70%) System Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 6 (9.09%) Scrum
9 5 (7.58%) User Stories
9 5 (7.58%) ITIL
9 5 (7.58%) UML
9 5 (7.58%) OO
10 4 (6.06%) RUP
10 4 (6.06%) MVC
10 4 (6.06%) Use Case
10 4 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (6.06%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) C#
3 3 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) ISEB
2 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.15%) Degree
4 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
2 7 (10.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (9.09%) JDA
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) HP
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