Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 63 95
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32 +16
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.45% 3.36% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 3.59% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 20
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +3.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,500 £33,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £63,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 901 1,058 1,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 86.89% 93.46% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 748 825 1,306
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -11 9 £32,500 -33.67% 1
Dunstable -5 2 £32,500 -23.53%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) QA
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) SAP
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) SaaS
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Business Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (13.33%) PMO
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

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 (13.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Release Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Business Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Alteryx
2 2 (13.33%) DataFlux
2 2 (13.33%) Talend
2 2 (13.33%) Trillium