Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 100 101
Rank change year-on-year +49 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.04% 0.96% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 1.05% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 24
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £32,750 £29,000 £35,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £48,375
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -10.11% +1.14%

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 791 1,339 1,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.08% 92.22% 90.19%
Number of salaries quoted 725 1,164 1,444
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £73,600
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% -

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +34 8 £49,000 -21.60%
Bedford +23 8 £35,000 -4.76%
Dunstable - 6 £42,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 9 (33.33%) Line Management
3 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (22.22%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) SAP
5 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) Requirements Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Change Control
5 5 (18.52%) Presales
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) IT Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) People Management
6 4 (14.81%) Robotic Process Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Acrobat
2 3 (11.11%) RoboHelp
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (3.70%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Application Delivery Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Author
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Author
6 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Line Management
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) ERP
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Change Control
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Presales
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Requirements Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.81%) IT Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) People Management
5 4 (14.81%) Robotic Process Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) VMware