Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 95 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.97% 0.94% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.10% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 13
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -32.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £36,875 £40,125 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 973 913 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 85.95% 85.73% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 851 804 967
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% +3.42% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bournemouth +10 4 £32,500 -11.56% 1
Weymouth -6 3 - -
Poole -11 2 £33,750 +8.43%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Dorset region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
5 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Trello
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) MI Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft