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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.83% 2.12% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.27% 2.80% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 20
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
949 964 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.66% 75.55% 70.22%
Number of salaries quoted 831 861 641
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
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 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 August 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 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
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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 +28 48 £32,000 +6.66% 4
West Wales +7 2 £26,000 -8.77%
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (35.37%) Test Scripting
2 27 (32.93%) SQL
3 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 20 (24.39%) Business Analysis
4 19 (23.17%) QA
4 19 (23.17%) ISEB
4 19 (23.17%) Finance
5 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.29%) Waterfall
6 15 (18.29%) PRINCE2
7 14 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (15.85%) XML
9 11 (13.41%) ISTQB
9 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.41%) Oracle
10 10 (12.20%) SLA
10 10 (12.20%) System Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Degree
11 9 (10.98%) MVC
11 9 (10.98%) Test Strategy
12 8 (9.76%) C#
12 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
13 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
13 7 (8.54%) User Stories
14 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (7.32%) Scrum
14 6 (7.32%) SAP
14 6 (7.32%) Windows
14 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
14 6 (7.32%) JDA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) FileNet
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) RequisitePro
1 3 (3.66%) Selenium
1 3 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (3.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (3.66%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) NCover
2 2 (2.44%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.44%) NUnit
2 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.22%) Maven
3 1 (1.22%) JBehave
3 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.22%) Robotium
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Calabash
3 1 (1.22%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (76.83%) Analyst
2 30 (36.59%) Business Analyst
3 21 (25.61%) Test Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Applications Support
6 10 (12.20%) Support Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Lead Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) SAP Business Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) QA Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) XML
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) XSD
3 2 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) SOAP
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.22%) Replication
2 1 (1.22%) Open Source
2 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Test Scripting
2 20 (24.39%) Business Analysis
3 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.29%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.29%) Waterfall
5 14 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (12.20%) System Testing
7 9 (10.98%) Test Strategy
7 9 (10.98%) MVC
8 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.54%) User Stories
10 6 (7.32%) Scrum
11 5 (6.10%) Regression Testing
11 5 (6.10%) UML
11 5 (6.10%) OO
12 4 (4.88%) RUP
12 4 (4.88%) Project Management
12 4 (4.88%) Use Case
12 4 (4.88%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) C#
3 3 (3.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) ISEB
2 11 (13.41%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.98%) Degree
4 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) QA
2 10 (12.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
2 6 (7.32%) JDA
3 1 (1.22%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) HP
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