Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 214 205
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 -36
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 181 167 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.50% 1.26% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.42% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 145 150 163
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £32,550
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,625 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 10658 11731 13218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.03% 88.52% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8649 9672 10866
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Hertfordshire -21 61 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bedfordshire +58 44 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire -11 32 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Essex +32 23 £42,500 +16.44% 1
Suffolk +16 17 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Norfolk +13 7 £43,500 +10.83%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 56 (30.94%) Finance
2 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.28%) SQL
4 50 (27.62%) SDLC
5 45 (24.86%) Retail
6 39 (21.55%) Business Analysis
7 35 (19.34%) QA
8 34 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (16.02%) SQL Server
10 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Excel
10 29 (16.02%) Project Management
11 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
12 26 (14.36%) .NET
13 25 (13.81%) PRINCE2
13 25 (13.81%) Workflow
13 25 (13.81%) Change Management
14 24 (13.26%) Test Automation
15 22 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (12.15%) SAP
15 22 (12.15%) ERP
15 22 (12.15%) Software Testing
16 20 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (10.50%) MS Visio
17 19 (10.50%) Scenario Testing
18 18 (9.94%) Integration Testing
19 17 (9.39%) Test Scripting
20 16 (8.84%) Test Strategy
21 15 (8.29%) Waterfall
21 15 (8.29%) E-Commerce

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 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.76%) Apache
3 4 (2.21%) IIS
3 4 (2.21%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.66%) CMS
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (10.50%) MS Visio
3 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (4.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.66%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.66%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.55%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.55%) Snagit
7 1 (0.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) ResourceLink
2 4 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.66%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.66%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.10%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.21%) Yammer
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle CX
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.76%) Internet
2 4 (2.21%) WebEx
3 3 (1.66%) HTTP
3 3 (1.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.31%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.21%) MySQL
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.10%) Big Data
7 2 (1.10%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Looker
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.10%) Power BI
7 2 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (6.08%) JIRA
2 4 (2.21%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.66%) JUnit
3 3 (1.66%) Selenium
4 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.55%) JMeter
5 1 (0.55%) Testopia
5 1 (0.55%) Toad
5 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (30.94%) Finance
2 45 (24.86%) Retail
3 12 (6.63%) Marketing
4 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
7 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (50.28%) Analyst
2 54 (29.83%) Business Analyst
3 19 (10.50%) Applications Support
4 15 (8.29%) Developer
5 14 (7.73%) Systems Analyst
6 13 (7.18%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (7.18%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) Consultant
7 10 (5.52%) IT Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) SAP Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) Tester
8 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) UAT Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Test Manager
10 7 (3.87%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (3.87%) SAP Business Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.36%) .NET
2 12 (6.63%) Web Services
2 12 (6.63%) XML
3 11 (6.08%) SOAP
4 10 (5.52%) HTML
4 10 (5.52%) REST
5 7 (3.87%) CSS
6 6 (3.31%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.31%) Spring
7 5 (2.76%) Java EE
7 5 (2.76%) Struts
8 4 (2.21%) Android SDK
8 4 (2.21%) HTML5
8 4 (2.21%) iOS SDK
8 4 (2.21%) WCF
9 3 (1.66%) Ajax
9 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.66%) DWR
9 3 (1.66%) jQuery
9 3 (1.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.21%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.21%) Fintech
6 3 (1.66%) Life Science
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) Robotics
7 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.10%) AS400
7 2 (1.10%) FMCG
7 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.55%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.73%) Windows
2 8 (4.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.21%) Android
3 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.66%) Unix
5 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.62%) SDLC
3 39 (21.55%) Business Analysis
4 30 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (16.02%) Project Management
6 25 (13.81%) Change Management
6 25 (13.81%) PRINCE2
6 25 (13.81%) Workflow
7 24 (13.26%) Test Automation
8 22 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (12.15%) ERP
8 22 (12.15%) Software Testing
9 20 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (10.50%) Scenario Testing
11 18 (9.94%) Integration Testing
12 17 (9.39%) Test Scripting
13 16 (8.84%) Test Strategy
14 15 (8.29%) E-Commerce
14 15 (8.29%) Waterfall
15 13 (7.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.28%) SQL
2 13 (7.18%) T-SQL
3 10 (5.52%) C#
4 7 (3.87%) Java
5 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.10%) VB
6 2 (1.10%) VBA
7 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (8.29%) Degree
1 15 (8.29%) ISEB
2 10 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.55%) HND
6 1 (0.55%) MCITP
6 1 (0.55%) MCTS
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.34%) QA
2 12 (6.63%) SLA
3 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) GxP
5 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.21%) vSphere
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.15%) SAP
3 15 (8.29%) Oracle
4 10 (5.52%) HP
5 4 (2.21%) Adobe
5 4 (2.21%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.21%) Splunk
5 4 (2.21%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.66%) Selligent
7 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.10%) BEA
7 2 (1.10%) Cognos
7 2 (1.10%) IBM
7 2 (1.10%) Tableau
8 1 (0.55%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.55%) PTC
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.55%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.55%) VMware