Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 177 187
Rank change year-on-year +37 +10 -18
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 106 92 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.89% 1.35% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.51% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 82 94 91
Berkshire median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +40.00% -12.79%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,611 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,154 6,111 6,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.84% 89.53% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,096 4,848 5,019
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,213 £29,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Maidenhead +25 31 £50,000 +38.89%
Reading -9 29 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Slough +13 28 £56,500 +13.00%
Newbury +10 7 £56,500 +7.62% 1
Wokingham +10 4 £66,250 - 1
Bracknell -8 3 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Windsor +8 2 £57,500 +4.55%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) Business Analysis
3 37 (34.91%) Finance
4 36 (33.96%) Oracle
5 34 (32.08%) ITIL
6 33 (31.13%) Use Case
7 30 (28.30%) Data Modelling
8 27 (25.47%) ISEB
8 27 (25.47%) Workshop Facilitation
9 26 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (24.53%) Waterfall
10 25 (23.58%) Scrum
10 25 (23.58%) Change Management
10 25 (23.58%) SQL
10 25 (23.58%) Business Process Modelling
11 23 (21.70%) QA
11 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
12 22 (20.75%) Windows
12 22 (20.75%) Project Management
13 21 (19.81%) Retail
13 21 (19.81%) Linux
13 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
14 20 (18.87%) Java
14 20 (18.87%) Python
14 20 (18.87%) Unix
14 20 (18.87%) Shell Script
14 20 (18.87%) FMCG
14 20 (18.87%) User Stories
15 19 (17.92%) ISTQB
15 19 (17.92%) Telecoms

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 19 (17.92%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.55%) IIS
3 5 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) Confluence
7 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.94%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (3.77%) GitHub
2 4 (3.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (2.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.94%) Force.com
4 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.94%) Slack
4 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.94%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) HTTP
2 3 (2.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) NAS
2 3 (2.83%) SAN
2 3 (2.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.60%) MySQL
4 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.72%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.77%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.77%) Big Data
6 4 (3.77%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.77%) HBase
6 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.77%) QlikView
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) JIRA
2 11 (10.38%) Selenium
3 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.77%) Subversion
7 3 (2.83%) JMeter
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.94%) gulp
8 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.94%) NUnit
8 1 (0.94%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.94%) TestNG
8 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Retail
3 19 (17.92%) Telecoms
4 17 (16.04%) Advertising
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (55.66%) Analyst
2 35 (33.02%) Business Analyst
3 19 (17.92%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) Senior Business Analyst
5 17 (16.04%) Lead Business Analyst
5 17 (16.04%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (10.38%) Technical Specialist
7 9 (8.49%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.72%) Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Identity Management Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Big Data Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) Web Services
2 15 (14.15%) J2EE
3 7 (6.60%) SOAP
4 5 (4.72%) CSS
4 5 (4.72%) HTML
4 5 (4.72%) jQuery
5 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.77%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.77%) HTML5
5 4 (3.77%) JSON
5 4 (3.77%) Kafka
5 4 (3.77%) React
5 4 (3.77%) REST
5 4 (3.77%) RESTful
5 4 (3.77%) Spark Streaming
5 4 (3.77%) Visualforce
5 4 (3.77%) XML
6 2 (1.89%) .NET
7 1 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) FMCG
2 18 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.38%) User Experience
4 4 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.89%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) PMI
6 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Windows
2 21 (19.81%) Linux
3 20 (18.87%) Unix
4 15 (14.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.15%) Windows 10
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) Business Analysis
3 34 (32.08%) ITIL
4 33 (31.13%) Use Case
5 30 (28.30%) Data Modelling
6 27 (25.47%) Workshop Facilitation
7 26 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (24.53%) Waterfall
8 25 (23.58%) Business Process Modelling
8 25 (23.58%) Change Management
8 25 (23.58%) Scrum
9 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
10 22 (20.75%) Project Management
11 20 (18.87%) User Stories
12 19 (17.92%) SDLC
13 18 (16.98%) BPMN
13 18 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (16.98%) UML
14 15 (14.15%) Task Automation
14 15 (14.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.87%) Java
3 20 (18.87%) Python
3 20 (18.87%) Shell Script
4 16 (15.09%) C
5 15 (14.15%) C++
6 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.77%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.77%) C#
7 4 (3.77%) Scala
7 4 (3.77%) SOQL
8 2 (1.89%) RPG
9 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) ISEB
2 19 (17.92%) ISTQB
3 16 (15.09%) Degree
4 11 (10.38%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.70%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Apache Flume
1 4 (3.77%) HDFS
1 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.83%) XenApp
2 3 (2.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.77%) Kibana
3 4 (3.77%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.77%) Oozie
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (3.77%) Rundeck
4 3 (2.83%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.94%) Ansible
5 1 (0.94%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (33.96%) Oracle
2 15 (14.15%) Informatica
2 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
2 15 (14.15%) Riverbed
3 10 (9.43%) SAP
4 7 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.66%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) Cognos
6 5 (4.72%) Remedy
7 4 (3.77%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.77%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.77%) Tableau
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) VMware
9 2 (1.89%) New Relic
10 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.94%) Workday