Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 144 133
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 60 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.33% 1.56% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.68% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 47
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £56,500
South West median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 3,495 3,569 3,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.05% 92.92% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,863 2,964 2,709
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,025 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (36.00%) ISTQB
4 17 (34.00%) Selenium
5 15 (30.00%) DevOps
6 14 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
6 14 (28.00%) SoapUI
6 14 (28.00%) TestComplete
6 14 (28.00%) Finance
6 14 (28.00%) C#
6 14 (28.00%) SQL
6 14 (28.00%) SOAP
7 13 (26.00%) Web Services
7 13 (26.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (24.00%) QA
9 10 (20.00%) Test Management
9 10 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (16.00%) BDD
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (16.00%) TDD
10 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
11 7 (14.00%) Java
11 7 (14.00%) JMeter
11 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
11 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.00%) SDLC

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 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 14 (28.00%) SoapUI
2 14 (28.00%) TestComplete
3 7 (14.00%) JMeter
3 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.00%) JIRA
4 6 (12.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.00%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.00%) JBehave
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Local Government
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Data Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Software Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) SOAP
2 13 (26.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.00%) EDI
4 2 (4.00%) IDoc
4 2 (4.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (30.00%) DevOps
4 14 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) Test Management
5 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.00%) TDD
6 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.00%) SDLC
8 6 (12.00%) Change Control
8 6 (12.00%) Coaching
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (26.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) EMIR
2 1 (2.00%) MiFID
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Cognos
4 2 (4.00%) Lumesse
5 1 (2.00%) HP