Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 186 174
Rank change year-on-year -31 -12 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 129 188 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 1.56% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.73% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 109 134 193
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £32,400 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,305 10,889 12,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.23% 90.19% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,529 8,733 10,064
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +9 50 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Suffolk +6 24 £46,500 +55.00%
Cambridgeshire +3 22 £45,500 +1.11% 6
Essex +10 19 £44,000 +3.53% 3
Bedfordshire -11 15 £55,000 +15.79%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.98%) SQL
3 41 (31.78%) Finance
4 39 (30.23%) Test Automation
5 37 (28.68%) Degree
6 34 (26.36%) Waterfall
7 31 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (24.03%) Business Analysis
8 30 (23.26%) Project Management
9 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
9 28 (21.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (20.93%) SDLC
11 26 (20.16%) JIRA
12 25 (19.38%) Retail
13 24 (18.60%) QA
14 23 (17.83%) User Stories
15 20 (15.50%) Test Scripting
15 20 (15.50%) Change Management
16 19 (14.73%) ISEB
16 19 (14.73%) C#
16 19 (14.73%) ISTQB
16 19 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (13.95%) Selenium
17 18 (13.95%) Regression Testing
17 18 (13.95%) Validation
18 17 (13.18%) Java
18 17 (13.18%) .NET
18 17 (13.18%) Acceptance Criteria
18 17 (13.18%) Test Strategy
19 16 (12.40%) Time Management

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.55%) CMS
2 2 (1.55%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Maximo
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) SaaS
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Broadband
2 2 (1.55%) ATM
2 2 (1.55%) DHCP
2 2 (1.55%) DNS
2 2 (1.55%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.55%) Firewall
2 2 (1.55%) IPsec
2 2 (1.55%) Network Security
2 2 (1.55%) VoIP
2 2 (1.55%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) SMS
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) MySQL
3 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.55%) Big Data
7 2 (1.55%) DB2
7 2 (1.55%) MS Access
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.78%) Power BI
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (20.16%) JIRA
2 18 (13.95%) Selenium
3 15 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.43%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.65%) InstallShield
6 6 (4.65%) MSI
6 6 (4.65%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.88%) Appium
7 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.88%) JUnit
7 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.88%) Maven
7 5 (3.88%) MSTest
7 5 (3.88%) NUnit
7 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (3.88%) WatiN
8 4 (3.10%) Axure RP
8 4 (3.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 25 (19.38%) Retail
3 6 (4.65%) Billing
3 6 (4.65%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Back Office
5 3 (2.33%) Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (48.84%) Analyst
2 31 (24.03%) Business Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) Test Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Tester
5 12 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) Test Leader
7 10 (7.75%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) Software Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Administrator
9 7 (5.43%) Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Release Manager
9 7 (5.43%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Retail Business Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Customer Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) .NET
2 12 (9.30%) AngularJS
3 11 (8.53%) XML
4 7 (5.43%) HTML
4 7 (5.43%) JSON
4 7 (5.43%) Web Services
5 5 (3.88%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.88%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.55%) CSS
6 2 (1.55%) HTML5
6 2 (1.55%) SOAP
6 2 (1.55%) WCF
7 1 (0.78%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.78%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.65%) PMI
5 5 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.88%) User Experience
6 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.33%) Clustering
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.33%) Robotics
8 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.55%) FMCG
8 2 (1.55%) PKI
8 2 (1.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) Test Automation
3 34 (26.36%) Waterfall
4 31 (24.03%) Business Analysis
5 30 (23.26%) Project Management
6 28 (21.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 27 (20.93%) SDLC
8 23 (17.83%) User Stories
9 20 (15.50%) Change Management
9 20 (15.50%) Test Scripting
10 19 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (13.95%) Regression Testing
11 18 (13.95%) Validation
12 17 (13.18%) Acceptance Criteria
12 17 (13.18%) Test Strategy
13 16 (12.40%) Time Management
14 14 (10.85%) DevOps
14 14 (10.85%) PRINCE2
14 14 (10.85%) Scrum
15 13 (10.08%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.98%) SQL
2 19 (14.73%) C#
3 17 (13.18%) Java
4 13 (10.08%) VB
5 10 (7.75%) Python
6 9 (6.98%) C
6 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.88%) C++
7 5 (3.88%) PHP
7 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (28.68%) Degree
2 19 (14.73%) ISEB
2 19 (14.73%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.20%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) CBAP
5 6 (4.65%) IIBA
5 6 (4.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.60%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.10%) PMO
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
1 6 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.88%) HP ALM
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.43%) SAP
3 5 (3.88%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.88%) BT
3 5 (3.88%) HP
4 4 (3.10%) Adobe
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle
5 3 (2.33%) CA
5 3 (2.33%) Cognos
5 3 (2.33%) NetApp
6 2 (1.55%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.55%) Capita
6 2 (1.55%) Cisco
6 2 (1.55%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.55%) hybris
6 2 (1.55%) Northgate
6 2 (1.55%) Perforce
6 2 (1.55%) Talend
6 2 (1.55%) Trillium
6 2 (1.55%) VMware