Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 190 139
Rank change year-on-year +64 -51 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 202 149 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.29% 1.43% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.55% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 189 147 196
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.84% -13.64%
10th Percentile £43,125 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £69,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +31.58% -13.64%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,254 9,643 10,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.69% 92.82% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,150 8,544 8,847
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,400 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the City of London

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the City of London.

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the City of London

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 92 (45.54%) SQL
2 62 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (29.70%) .NET
4 59 (29.21%) Finance
5 56 (27.72%) Reinsurance
6 55 (27.23%) Migration
7 53 (26.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (26.24%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (24.75%) Degree
8 50 (24.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (24.75%) Scrum
9 49 (24.26%) Computer Science
9 49 (24.26%) Business Analysis
10 47 (23.27%) ITIL
10 47 (23.27%) Microsoft
11 46 (22.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 37 (18.32%) Project Management
13 35 (17.33%) Test Automation
14 34 (16.83%) Azure
14 34 (16.83%) XML
15 33 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (16.34%) ServiceNow
15 33 (16.34%) Power BI
15 33 (16.34%) Power Platform
16 32 (15.84%) Tech Ops
16 32 (15.84%) iSeries
16 32 (15.84%) Service Management
16 32 (15.84%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (15.84%) Data Security
16 32 (15.84%) AS400

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (3.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (3.47%) Confluence
3 6 (2.97%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.49%) FileNet
4 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.50%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Eikon
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.99%) SAP FS
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.83%) Azure
2 33 (16.34%) Power Platform
3 23 (11.39%) AWS
4 9 (4.46%) BrowserStack
4 9 (4.46%) IaaS
5 8 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.96%) AWS Fargate
5 8 (3.96%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (3.96%) PaaS
6 7 (3.47%) SaaS
7 5 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.98%) Serverless
9 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.99%) GCP
10 1 (0.50%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.50%) Office 365
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) Firewall
1 6 (2.97%) Internet
1 6 (2.97%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.49%) SSL
2 3 (1.49%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (24.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 33 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (16.34%) Power BI
4 32 (15.84%) DB2
5 26 (12.87%) SQL Server
6 14 (6.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (5.45%) Data Lake
9 9 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.49%) DTS
12 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.49%) QlikView
13 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) JIRA
2 19 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.92%) Selenium
3 16 (7.92%) SpecFlow
4 8 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (3.96%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.98%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.98%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.49%) Postman
7 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.99%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.99%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.99%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.99%) Subversion
9 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (29.21%) Finance
2 8 (3.96%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Legal
4 4 (1.98%) Billing
4 4 (1.98%) Front Office
5 2 (0.99%) Advertising
5 2 (0.99%) French Language
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (41.58%) Analyst
2 41 (20.30%) Administrator
3 33 (16.34%) Business Analyst
3 33 (16.34%) SQL Analyst
3 33 (16.34%) Support Analyst
4 32 (15.84%) Developer
4 32 (15.84%) SQL Support Analyst
5 15 (7.43%) DBA
5 15 (7.43%) Product Manager
5 15 (7.43%) SQL DBA
6 13 (6.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) Consultant
8 10 (4.95%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (4.95%) Test Leader
9 9 (4.46%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.46%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Tester
10 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.96%) Process Consultant
10 8 (3.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (29.70%) .NET
2 34 (16.83%) XML
3 19 (9.41%) CSS
3 19 (9.41%) HTML
4 14 (6.93%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.96%) JSON
5 8 (3.96%) Regular Expression
5 8 (3.96%) REST
6 7 (3.47%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.47%) Web Services
7 6 (2.97%) Ajax
7 6 (2.97%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.98%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.98%) React
8 4 (1.98%) RESTful
9 2 (0.99%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.99%) WCF
9 2 (0.99%) WPF
10 1 (0.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.72%) Reinsurance
2 53 (26.24%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (15.84%) AS400
3 32 (15.84%) iSeries
4 28 (13.86%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.95%) User Experience
6 9 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.96%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.48%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.98%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.49%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.99%) Derivative
12 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.50%) Equities
13 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.86%) Windows
2 17 (8.42%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.43%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (27.23%) Migration
3 50 (24.75%) Scrum
4 49 (24.26%) Business Analysis
4 49 (24.26%) Computer Science
5 47 (23.27%) ITIL
6 37 (18.32%) Project Management
7 35 (17.33%) Test Automation
8 32 (15.84%) Data Security
8 32 (15.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (15.84%) Service Management
8 32 (15.84%) Tech Ops
9 31 (15.35%) SDLC
10 29 (14.36%) Change Management
11 26 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (10.89%) Analytics
13 22 (10.89%) User Stories
14 21 (10.40%) Information Management
14 21 (10.40%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.54%) SQL
2 32 (15.84%) RPG
3 30 (14.85%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.36%) C#
5 17 (8.42%) Java
6 5 (2.48%) C
6 5 (2.48%) Python
7 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.49%) PHP
8 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.99%) VBA
10 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.50%) C++
10 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.50%) VBScript
10 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (24.75%) Degree
2 46 (22.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.44%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.46%) ISEB
5 5 (2.48%) CBAP
5 5 (2.48%) IIBA
6 4 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.99%) MCSE
7 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.99%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.99%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.43%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.46%) HP ALM
2 9 (4.46%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.49%) SCCM
4 2 (0.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.34%) ServiceNow
3 14 (6.93%) Guidewire
4 9 (4.46%) HP
5 8 (3.96%) IBM
5 8 (3.96%) UiPath
6 6 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.48%) Oracle
8 4 (1.98%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.98%) Reuters
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix
9 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.99%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.99%) SAP
11 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.50%) Charles River
11 1 (0.50%) iManage
11 1 (0.50%) Tableau
11 1 (0.50%) VMware