The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 55 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.31% 3.00% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 3.58% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 14
Median salary £43,750 £29,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.30% -9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £36,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 501 587 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.15% 83.86% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 447 473 479
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

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

1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) QA
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) Billing
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
6 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
6 5 (23.81%) Skype
6 5 (23.81%) WebEx
7 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) SOAP
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Release Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Skype
1 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
1 5 (23.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Billing
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.76%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) UAT Manager
4 4 (19.05%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Release Management
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
8 1 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) SAP