Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 105 108
Rank change year-on-year +54 +3 -24
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 44 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.99% 0.92% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 0.99% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 29
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.03%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,975 £57,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -0.55%

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 977 1509 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.66% 92.92% 90.05%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1321 1571
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

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 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 19 £49,000 -24.62% 1
Dunstable - 10 £42,500 -
Bedford +18 8 £35,000 -17.65%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 22 (50.00%) Retail
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (27.27%) SDLC
5 11 (25.00%) Line Management
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (20.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) Marketing
7 8 (18.18%) QA
8 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.91%) ISEB
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
8 7 (15.91%) Presales
8 7 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (13.64%) People Management
9 6 (13.64%) Data Transformation
9 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
9 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.64%) ERP
9 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 6 (13.64%) ETL

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.82%) Acrobat
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.82%) RoboHelp
4 1 (2.27%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (2.27%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.27%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) JMeter
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) Testopia
General
1 22 (50.00%) Retail
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 9 (20.45%) Marketing
4 4 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Application Delivery Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Applications Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior UAT Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.55%) Java EE
3 2 (4.55%) JSF
3 2 (4.55%) Spring
3 2 (4.55%) Struts
3 2 (4.55%) XSL
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) SDLC
1 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.00%) Line Management
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.91%) Presales
4 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
4 7 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
4 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.64%) Data Transformation
5 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.64%) ERP
5 6 (13.64%) ETL
5 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 6 (13.64%) People Management
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Adobe
2 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.82%) Selligent
3 2 (4.55%) BEA
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.27%) VMware