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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 74 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.69% 1.74% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.88% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 20
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £33,200 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 552 850 982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.93% 92.39% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 421 759 820
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 11 - - 4
Dunstable - 3 £47,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 18 (62.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (51.72%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (41.38%) QA
3 12 (41.38%) SDLC
4 11 (37.93%) Degree
4 11 (37.93%) JIRA
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) ISEB
5 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (34.48%) Retail
5 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
5 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
5 10 (34.48%) Analytics
5 10 (34.48%) CA Agile Central
5 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Test Management
6 9 (31.03%) Selenium
6 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (27.59%) Bugzilla
7 8 (27.59%) JMeter
7 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
7 8 (27.59%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
7 8 (27.59%) DevOps
7 8 (27.59%) Test Planning

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Selenium
3 8 (27.59%) Bugzilla
3 8 (27.59%) JMeter
3 8 (27.59%) Testopia
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 10 (34.48%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Leader
3 8 (27.59%) Automation Test Lead
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Senior UAT Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Testing Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) EJB
1 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) Java EE
1 2 (6.90%) JDBC
1 2 (6.90%) JMS
1 2 (6.90%) JSF
1 2 (6.90%) Servlets
1 2 (6.90%) Spring
1 2 (6.90%) Struts
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) XSL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (27.59%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) Fintech
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) System Integration Testing
2 12 (41.38%) SDLC
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Analytics
4 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
5 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (31.03%) Test Management
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (27.59%) Contract Management
6 8 (27.59%) Defect Management
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
6 8 (27.59%) Scorecard
6 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
6 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) ISEB
2 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
3 8 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) BEA
3 2 (6.90%) hybris
3 2 (6.90%) Perforce
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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