The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 59 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.50% 3.25% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 4.21% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 1
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 285 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.73% 77.24% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 299 210 188
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
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 Watford

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Watford

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) UML
3 9 (39.13%) Rational Rose
3 9 (39.13%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Validation
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) EPoS
6 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
7 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) ISEB
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) SAP
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) SAP FI
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) Test Management
9 2 (8.70%) Retail
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Rational Rose
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Perl Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) CGI
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
1 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) UML
3 9 (39.13%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Validation
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) ITSM
9 1 (4.35%) CRM
9 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) PHP
1 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) VCAP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) BMC
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) VMware