The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 134 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 98 113 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.12% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.70% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 80 92
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4694 4188 3475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.62% 78.72% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4051 3560 2984
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -14 42 £42,500 - 4
Warwickshire +19 19 £29,000 +5.45% 3
Staffordshire -33 10 £41,250 -17.50%
Wolverhampton - 7 £40,000 - 1
Coventry -7 5 £23,500 -32.85%
West Bromwich +7 3 £43,000 -
Worcestershire +2 3 £47,500 +163.88%
Walsall -7 2 - -
Solihull -10 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 89 (44.72%) Finance
2 67 (33.67%) SQL
3 62 (31.16%) Oracle
4 42 (21.11%) QA
5 41 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
7 36 (18.09%) ISEB
8 32 (16.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 32 (16.08%) Oracle Database
9 31 (15.58%) Test Scripting
10 28 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (13.57%) PL/SQL
11 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
11 27 (13.57%) System Testing
11 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (13.07%) Toad
12 26 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (12.06%) Degree
13 24 (12.06%) Project Management
13 24 (12.06%) HTML
13 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
14 23 (11.56%) Business Analysis
15 22 (11.06%) Change Management
16 21 (10.55%) Java
16 21 (10.55%) Linux
16 21 (10.55%) UML
17 20 (10.05%) MS Excel
17 20 (10.05%) Business Objects
17 20 (10.05%) ITIL
18 19 (9.55%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (6.03%) Apache
2 9 (4.52%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.52%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.51%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Lync
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS Office
3 4 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.05%) LDAP
2 7 (3.52%) FTP
3 6 (3.02%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 32 (16.08%) Oracle Database
3 28 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
5 19 (9.55%) Data Mart
6 17 (8.54%) MySQL
7 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.51%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.51%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.51%) Informix
9 3 (1.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) MS Access
11 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (13.07%) Toad
2 8 (4.02%) Selenium
3 6 (3.02%) LoadRunner
3 6 (3.02%) NeoLoad
4 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.51%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.01%) Subversion
5 4 (2.01%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.51%) PVCS
7 2 (1.01%) MSTest
7 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.01%) JIRA
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.50%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.50%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 89 (44.72%) Finance
2 14 (7.04%) Banking
3 12 (6.03%) Retail
4 7 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.02%) Back Office
6 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.51%) Legal
7 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.51%) Billing
8 2 (1.01%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (47.24%) Analyst
2 43 (21.61%) Business Analyst
3 40 (20.10%) Developer
4 26 (13.07%) Test Analyst
4 26 (13.07%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (8.54%) Test Manager
6 13 (6.53%) Tester
7 12 (6.03%) Applications Support
7 12 (6.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 12 (6.03%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) QA Analyst
11 7 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Quality Analyst
12 6 (3.02%) Performance Test Manager
12 6 (3.02%) QA Leader
12 6 (3.02%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.06%) HTML
2 11 (5.53%) CSS
2 11 (5.53%) Ajax
3 9 (4.52%) jQuery
3 9 (4.52%) J2EE
4 8 (4.02%) Web Services
5 7 (3.52%) .NET
6 6 (3.02%) XML
7 5 (2.51%) HTML5
7 5 (2.51%) CSS3
8 4 (2.01%) Flash
9 3 (1.51%) WCF
10 2 (1.01%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.01%) XSL
10 2 (1.01%) XSLT
10 2 (1.01%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.03%) Credit Risk
3 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.01%) Open Source
5 4 (2.01%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.01%) W3C
6 2 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) AS400
7 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.50%) Derivative
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.55%) Linux
2 19 (9.55%) Windows
3 13 (6.53%) UNIX
4 11 (5.53%) Solaris
5 10 (5.03%) AIX
6 8 (4.02%) Windows 2000
7 7 (3.52%) SUSE
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.58%) Test Scripting
3 27 (13.57%) System Testing
4 26 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (12.06%) Project Management
6 23 (11.56%) Business Analysis
7 22 (11.06%) Change Management
8 21 (10.55%) UML
9 20 (10.05%) ITIL
10 18 (9.05%) Software Testing
11 17 (8.54%) Web Development
11 17 (8.54%) Automated Testing
11 17 (8.54%) Test Strategy
12 14 (7.04%) Integration Testing
13 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
13 11 (5.53%) CRM
14 10 (5.03%) Data Mapping
14 10 (5.03%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.52%) Incident Management
15 9 (4.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.67%) SQL
2 27 (13.57%) PL/SQL
3 21 (10.55%) Java
4 15 (7.54%) PHP
4 15 (7.54%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.03%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.53%) Perl
6 11 (5.53%) C#
7 9 (4.52%) Korn
8 8 (4.02%) C++
9 6 (3.02%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.51%) PHP5
11 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.01%) VBScript
11 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.50%) VBA
12 1 (0.50%) Delphi
12 1 (0.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 36 (18.09%) ISEB
2 24 (12.06%) Degree
3 10 (5.03%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.01%) HND
7 2 (1.01%) ACCA
7 2 (1.01%) CIMA
7 2 (1.01%) MCTS
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.50%) OCA
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (21.11%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.03%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.02%) CA SiteMinder
3 6 (3.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (31.16%) Oracle
2 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.05%) Business Objects
4 12 (6.03%) HP
5 11 (5.53%) Sun
6 7 (3.52%) CA
7 6 (3.02%) SOASTA, Inc
8 5 (2.51%) Cognos
9 4 (2.01%) IBM
10 3 (1.51%) Citrix
10 3 (1.51%) Netezza
11 1 (0.50%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.50%) SAP
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