Period
to 24 November 2017

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

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 141 192
Rank change year-on-year -51 +51 -22
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 66 174 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 2.01% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.28% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 62 159 143
Berkshire median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,450 £31,250 £35,150
90th Percentile £73,625 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 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 5487 7632 9644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.37% 88.11% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4274 5822 7534
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Reading +24 51 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Newbury -25 8 £52,500 +61.54%
Slough -23 6 £50,000 -9.09%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) Test Automation
3 34 (51.52%) QA
4 32 (48.48%) Functional Testing
4 32 (48.48%) Scrum
5 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 27 (40.91%) ISTQB
7 26 (39.39%) Degree
8 25 (37.88%) SDLC
9 23 (34.85%) Regression Testing
9 23 (34.85%) SQL
9 23 (34.85%) LoadRunner
10 22 (33.33%) Java
10 22 (33.33%) Windows
11 21 (31.82%) Project Management
11 21 (31.82%) Test Strategy
12 20 (30.30%) Computer Science
13 19 (28.79%) Selenium
13 19 (28.79%) Unit Testing
14 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
14 18 (27.27%) BDD
14 18 (27.27%) HP
14 18 (27.27%) Finance
15 17 (25.76%) SAP
15 17 (25.76%) Performance Testing
15 17 (25.76%) Test Management
15 17 (25.76%) Scenario Testing
16 16 (24.24%) Computer Science Degree
16 16 (24.24%) C#
16 16 (24.24%) SOAP

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 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (21.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (13.64%) SAP ERP
3 8 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.52%) Exstream
5 1 (1.52%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 9 (13.64%) SQLPlus
2 5 (7.58%) GIS
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) LoadRunner
2 19 (28.79%) Selenium
3 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 12 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 9 (13.64%) eggPlant
6 9 (13.64%) JMeter
6 9 (13.64%) JUnit
6 9 (13.64%) LoadUI
6 9 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 9 (13.64%) TestNG
6 9 (13.64%) Toad
7 6 (9.09%) JIRA
8 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.55%) Codeception
9 3 (4.55%) Gatling
9 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.55%) Maven
9 3 (4.55%) TestLink
9 3 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Publishing
3 8 (12.12%) Billing
4 7 (10.61%) Retail
5 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.06%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Consultant
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.64%) SAP Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) SAP Test Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Team Leader
7 7 (10.61%) Test Team Leader
8 6 (9.09%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Architect
9 5 (7.58%) QA Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) QA Manager
9 5 (7.58%) QA Test Manager
9 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Architect
9 5 (7.58%) Software Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) SOAP
2 12 (18.18%) Web Services
3 11 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (6.06%) REST
5 3 (4.55%) Behat
5 3 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) Test Automation
3 32 (48.48%) Functional Testing
3 32 (48.48%) Scrum
4 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 25 (37.88%) SDLC
6 23 (34.85%) Regression Testing
7 21 (31.82%) Project Management
7 21 (31.82%) Test Strategy
8 19 (28.79%) Unit Testing
9 18 (27.27%) BDD
10 17 (25.76%) Performance Testing
10 17 (25.76%) Scenario Testing
10 17 (25.76%) Test Management
11 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
12 14 (21.21%) CRM
12 14 (21.21%) ERP
12 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
13 13 (19.70%) ETL
13 13 (19.70%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) SQL
2 22 (33.33%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) C#
4 8 (12.12%) X++
5 5 (7.58%) C++
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) COBOL
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 26 (39.39%) Degree
3 16 (24.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (10.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) APMP
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (51.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) HP
2 17 (25.76%) SAP
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (7.58%) Ariba
5 5 (7.58%) Concur