Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 163 174
Rank change year-on-year -53 +11 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 157 221 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 1.81% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.03% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 132 167 194
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.98% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 11,045 10,868 12,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.15% 89.24% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,446 8,772 10,376
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -16 60 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Essex +15 29 £44,000 +3.53% 2
Cambridgeshire -23 26 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Suffolk +11 16 £33,500 +26.42% 3
Norfolk -9 16 £34,250 -8.67% 2
Bedfordshire +4 11 £41,000 - 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 79 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.67%) SQL
3 52 (33.12%) QA
4 39 (24.84%) Test Automation
5 37 (23.57%) Finance
6 35 (22.29%) Project Management
7 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
7 33 (21.02%) Degree
8 30 (19.11%) Retail
9 28 (17.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (15.92%) Software Testing
11 25 (15.92%) ISEB
12 24 (15.29%) Business Analysis
12 24 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (14.65%) ISTQB
13 23 (14.65%) Manual Testing
14 21 (13.38%) Waterfall
14 21 (13.38%) Test Strategy
15 19 (12.10%) Regression Testing
15 19 (12.10%) Scrum
15 19 (12.10%) .NET
15 19 (12.10%) PRINCE2
16 18 (11.46%) ITIL
16 18 (11.46%) C#
16 18 (11.46%) JIRA
16 18 (11.46%) SDLC
17 15 (9.55%) Time Management
17 15 (9.55%) Acceptance Criteria
18 14 (8.92%) Test Scripting

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 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.91%) Confluence
2 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) SAP CO
1 6 (3.82%) SAP FI
1 6 (3.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.27%) Aareon QL
3 2 (1.27%) Academy Housing
3 2 (1.27%) BPCS
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.27%) Kypera Housing
3 2 (1.27%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (1.27%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.27%) OPENHousing
3 2 (1.27%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.64%) Maximo
4 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) SaaS
2 6 (3.82%) Boomi
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.73%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.91%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.27%) DB2
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 2 (1.27%) Power BI
7 1 (0.64%) MS Access
7 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.46%) JIRA
2 10 (6.37%) Selenium
3 5 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.55%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.91%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.91%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.27%) TestLink
7 1 (0.64%) Appium
7 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.64%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.64%) JUnit
7 1 (0.64%) LINQPad
7 1 (0.64%) MSI
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.64%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (23.57%) Finance
2 30 (19.11%) Retail
3 4 (2.55%) Back Office
4 3 (1.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Automotive
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (43.31%) Analyst
2 25 (15.92%) Business Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Developer
3 20 (12.74%) Software Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Test Analyst
4 16 (10.19%) Software Test Analyst
5 12 (7.64%) Administrator
5 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Applications Support
6 10 (6.37%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Test Leader
6 10 (6.37%) Tester
7 9 (5.73%) DBA
7 9 (5.73%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (5.73%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.46%) Business IT Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) IT Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Product Specialist
9 6 (3.82%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.10%) .NET
2 7 (4.46%) Android SDK
2 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (4.46%) Universal Windows Platform
3 5 (3.18%) CSS
3 5 (3.18%) XML
4 4 (2.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (2.55%) WCF
5 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.27%) HTML
5 2 (1.27%) HTML5
5 2 (1.27%) jQuery
5 2 (1.27%) Kendo UI
5 2 (1.27%) ODBC
6 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.64%) SOAP
6 1 (0.64%) Struts
6 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) Clustering
3 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.46%) User Experience
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.18%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.18%) Robotics
7 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.27%) Animation
8 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.64%) FMCG
9 1 (0.64%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.73%) Android
1 9 (5.73%) Linux
2 6 (3.82%) Windows
3 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.84%) Test Automation
3 35 (22.29%) Project Management
4 28 (17.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (15.92%) Software Testing
6 24 (15.29%) Business Analysis
6 24 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (14.65%) Manual Testing
8 21 (13.38%) Test Strategy
8 21 (13.38%) Waterfall
9 19 (12.10%) PRINCE2
9 19 (12.10%) Regression Testing
9 19 (12.10%) Scrum
10 18 (11.46%) ITIL
10 18 (11.46%) SDLC
11 15 (9.55%) Acceptance Criteria
11 15 (9.55%) Time Management
12 14 (8.92%) Test Scripting
13 13 (8.28%) Change Management
14 12 (7.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.67%) SQL
2 18 (11.46%) C#
3 9 (5.73%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.82%) Java
5 5 (3.18%) VB
6 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.55%) VBA
7 3 (1.91%) ABAP
8 2 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Degree
2 25 (15.92%) ISEB
3 23 (14.65%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.10%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (33.12%) QA
2 6 (3.82%) PMO
2 6 (3.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.28%) SAP
3 11 (7.01%) Oracle
4 9 (5.73%) NetApp
5 7 (4.46%) Xamarin
6 5 (3.18%) CA
6 5 (3.18%) Cognos
7 4 (2.55%) Adobe
7 4 (2.55%) Capita
7 4 (2.55%) Northgate
8 3 (1.91%) Civica
9 2 (1.27%) Aareon
9 2 (1.27%) Castleton
9 2 (1.27%) Epicor
9 2 (1.27%) IFS
9 2 (1.27%) Infor
9 2 (1.27%) Orchard
9 2 (1.27%) Progress
9 2 (1.27%) Sage
10 1 (0.64%) WorldPay