Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 147 125
Rank change year-on-year -13 -22 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 39 59 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.04% 1.54% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.65% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 57
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,675 £67,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,524 3,572 2,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.87% 93.24% 92.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,832 2,955 2,488
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) BDD
3 12 (30.77%) TDD
4 11 (28.21%) Test Management
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
5 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
5 10 (25.64%) Selenium
6 9 (23.08%) SOAP
6 9 (23.08%) DevOps
6 9 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
7 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
8 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.38%) Coaching
9 6 (15.38%) User Experience
9 6 (15.38%) Change Control

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Selenium
1 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
2 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 6 (15.38%) TestComplete
3 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (12.82%) JMeter
4 5 (12.82%) SpecFlow
4 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (10.26%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.69%) Geb
6 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
6 3 (7.69%) JUnit
6 3 (7.69%) NUnit
6 3 (7.69%) Spock
7 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Payments Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) SOAP
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) BDD
3 12 (30.77%) TDD
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) Test Management
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.08%) DevOps
6 9 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Change Control
9 6 (15.38%) Coaching
9 6 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Cognos
3 2 (5.13%) Lumesse
3 2 (5.13%) MuleSoft
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) HP