The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 118 89 116
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 102 139 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.90% 2.50% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.26% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 88 113 67
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 4262 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.89% 76.71% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3599 3139
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham +17 73 £50,000 +20.48% 7
Staffordshire -15 5 £29,000 +7.40%
Warwickshire -5 4 £37,500 -9.09%
Worcestershire -5 4 £37,500 -6.25%
West Bromwich -9 4 - -
Solihull -9 3 £27,500 -14.06%
Coventry -10 3 £40,000 +48.14%
Wolverhampton -2 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Walsall -2 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 123 (52.34%) Finance
2 70 (29.79%) Oracle
3 61 (25.96%) QA
4 58 (24.68%) SQL
5 51 (21.70%) SQL Server
6 46 (19.57%) Business Analysis
7 44 (18.72%) UML
8 41 (17.45%) ISEB
9 38 (16.17%) Degree
10 35 (14.89%) Test Scripting
11 34 (14.47%) Windows
12 33 (14.04%) Retail
13 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
14 30 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (11.49%) Test Strategy
17 26 (11.06%) Banking
18 25 (10.64%) Change Management
19 24 (10.21%) Credit Risk
20 23 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (9.36%) HP
22 21 (8.94%) Performance Testing
23 20 (8.51%) Relational Database
23 20 (8.51%) Back Office
23 20 (8.51%) HTML
24 19 (8.09%) MS Excel
24 19 (8.09%) Shell Script
24 19 (8.09%) Data Analysis
25 18 (7.66%) Investment Banking
25 18 (7.66%) Software Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (7.23%) Apache
2 15 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 15 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.28%) IIS
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.38%) MS Office
3 9 (3.83%) MS Project
4 5 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (2.98%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (2.98%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (2.98%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.28%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.23%) LDAP
2 7 (2.98%) FTP
3 5 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (7.23%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.96%) Data Mart
6 10 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.70%) Informix
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.85%) DataStage
9 2 (0.85%) MySQL
9 2 (0.85%) OLAP
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Toad
2 13 (5.53%) LoadRunner
3 11 (4.68%) Selenium
4 10 (4.26%) NeoLoad
5 7 (2.98%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.13%) MSTest
7 4 (1.70%) PVCS
8 2 (0.85%) JIRA
8 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.43%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.43%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.43%) MSI
9 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
General
1 123 (52.34%) Finance
2 33 (14.04%) Retail
3 26 (11.06%) Banking
4 20 (8.51%) Back Office
5 18 (7.66%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.70%) Games
6 4 (1.70%) Legal
7 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 120 (51.06%) Analyst
2 74 (31.49%) Business Analyst
3 27 (11.49%) Test Analyst
4 23 (9.79%) Test Manager
5 22 (9.36%) Developer
6 19 (8.09%) Tester
7 15 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (5.96%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.96%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (5.53%) Consultant
10 12 (5.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 10 (4.26%) IT Business Analyst
11 10 (4.26%) Financial Business Analyst
11 10 (4.26%) Performance Manager
11 10 (4.26%) Financial Analyst
11 10 (4.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 10 (4.26%) Performance Test Manager
11 10 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
12 7 (2.98%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.51%) HTML
2 16 (6.81%) .NET
3 14 (5.96%) Web Services
4 11 (4.68%) XML
5 9 (3.83%) Middleware
6 7 (2.98%) WCF
7 6 (2.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (2.55%) WebCenter
7 6 (2.55%) J2EE
8 2 (0.85%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.85%) CSS
8 2 (0.85%) XSL
8 2 (0.85%) XSLT
8 2 (0.85%) Ajax
8 2 (0.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.43%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.43%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) Credit Risk
2 9 (3.83%) Reference Data
3 7 (2.98%) FMCG
4 6 (2.55%) AS400
5 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.28%) Replication
7 2 (0.85%) Clustering
7 2 (0.85%) DTV
7 2 (0.85%) Derivative
7 2 (0.85%) Statistics
7 2 (0.85%) iSeries
8 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.43%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.47%) Windows
2 18 (7.66%) Linux
3 17 (7.23%) UNIX
4 16 (6.81%) AIX
4 16 (6.81%) Solaris
5 15 (6.38%) Windows 2000
6 13 (5.53%) SUSE
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.57%) Business Analysis
2 44 (18.72%) UML
3 35 (14.89%) Test Scripting
4 30 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (11.49%) Test Strategy
7 25 (10.64%) Change Management
8 21 (8.94%) Performance Testing
9 19 (8.09%) Data Analysis
10 18 (7.66%) Software Testing
10 18 (7.66%) System Testing
11 17 (7.23%) ITIL
11 17 (7.23%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.38%) Migration
12 15 (6.38%) Web Development
13 13 (5.53%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.53%) Data Modelling
13 13 (5.53%) Project Management
14 12 (5.11%) Scrum
14 12 (5.11%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.68%) SQL
2 19 (8.09%) Shell Script
3 17 (7.23%) Perl
3 17 (7.23%) Java
4 15 (6.38%) Korn
5 14 (5.96%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.83%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.98%) C#
8 4 (1.70%) Delphi
8 4 (1.70%) RPG
9 3 (1.28%) VB
9 3 (1.28%) C
10 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.85%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 41 (17.45%) ISEB
2 38 (16.17%) Degree
3 16 (6.81%) ISTQB
3 16 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.85%) MCTS
8 2 (0.85%) ACCA
8 2 (0.85%) CIMA
9 1 (0.43%) OCA
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.43%) MCSE
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (25.96%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (5.96%) CA SiteMinder
2 11 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (29.79%) Oracle
2 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.36%) HP
4 15 (6.38%) CA
5 14 (5.96%) Sun
6 11 (4.68%) Business Objects
7 10 (4.26%) SOASTA, Inc
8 5 (2.13%) Citrix
8 5 (2.13%) SAP
8 5 (2.13%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) Cognos
9 3 (1.28%) Netezza
10 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.85%) Informatica
11 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.43%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) AppSense
11 1 (0.43%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent salarty plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum To £30k basic
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £200 - £400 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 19 days ago