Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 172 229
Rank change year-on-year -24 +57 -82
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 177 222 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 1.75% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.97% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 148 190 129
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £29,450 £31,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,075 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -

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 11,015 11,269 12,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.14% 88.88% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,917 9,170 10,468
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,025 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.05% +0.06% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -61 64 £46,000 +2.22% 7
Cambridgeshire -27 32 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Essex +13 25 £42,500 +16.44% 2
Bedfordshire +35 21 £47,000 +10.59%
Norfolk +15 19 £42,500 +13.33%
Suffolk +21 18 £45,000 +9.09% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 80 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.81%) SQL
3 50 (28.25%) Finance
3 50 (28.25%) QA
4 43 (24.29%) Project Management
5 39 (22.03%) Business Analysis
6 35 (19.77%) Retail
7 31 (17.51%) Test Automation
7 31 (17.51%) SDLC
8 29 (16.38%) SAP
9 28 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (15.25%) PRINCE2
10 27 (15.25%) Microsoft
11 24 (13.56%) Microsoft Excel
11 24 (13.56%) ITIL
12 23 (12.99%) Scrum
12 23 (12.99%) Software Testing
12 23 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (12.43%) .NET
14 21 (11.86%) ERP
14 21 (11.86%) ISEB
14 21 (11.86%) Degree
15 20 (11.30%) Change Management
16 19 (10.73%) Workflow
17 17 (9.60%) ISTQB
18 16 (9.04%) JIRA
18 16 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (9.04%) MS Visio
18 16 (9.04%) Scenario Testing
19 15 (8.47%) Test Strategy

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 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.26%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.13%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (13.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.04%) MS Visio
3 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.69%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.69%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.56%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.56%) Snagit
6 1 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) ResourceLink
2 6 (3.39%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.39%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.13%) Aareon QL
4 2 (1.13%) Academy Housing
4 2 (1.13%) BPCS
4 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.13%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.13%) Kypera Housing
4 2 (1.13%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (1.13%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (1.13%) OPENHousing
4 2 (1.13%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (1.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.39%) Boomi
3 4 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.26%) Yammer
4 2 (1.13%) SaaS
4 2 (1.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.65%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.69%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.13%) Power BI
8 2 (1.13%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) MySQL
9 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (9.04%) JIRA
2 5 (2.82%) Selenium
3 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.26%) JUnit
4 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.13%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.13%) TestLink
6 1 (0.56%) Appium
6 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.56%) LINQPad
General
1 50 (28.25%) Finance
2 35 (19.77%) Retail
3 4 (2.26%) Legal
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.13%) Automotive
5 2 (1.13%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 79 (44.63%) Analyst
2 46 (25.99%) Business Analyst
3 22 (12.43%) Developer
4 16 (9.04%) Software Analyst
5 15 (8.47%) Test Analyst
6 13 (7.34%) SAP Analyst
6 13 (7.34%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.78%) Software Test Analyst
7 12 (6.78%) Test Leader
8 11 (6.21%) Applications Support
8 11 (6.21%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) Administrator
10 8 (4.52%) Tester
11 7 (3.95%) Consultant
11 7 (3.95%) SAP Business Analyst
11 7 (3.95%) Systems Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (3.39%) DBA
12 6 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (3.39%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.43%) .NET
2 7 (3.95%) Android SDK
2 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (3.95%) Web Services
3 6 (3.39%) CSS
3 6 (3.39%) XML
4 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (2.82%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.82%) Spring
5 4 (2.26%) Ajax
5 4 (2.26%) DWR
5 4 (2.26%) Java EE
5 4 (2.26%) jQuery
5 4 (2.26%) REST
5 4 (2.26%) SOAP
5 4 (2.26%) Struts
6 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.13%) HTML5
7 2 (1.13%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.39%) Clustering
6 5 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.82%) Robotics
7 2 (1.13%) Animation
7 2 (1.13%) AS400
7 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.13%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.13%) FMCG
7 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.13%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.08%) Android
2 7 (3.95%) Linux
3 4 (2.26%) Windows
4 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.29%) Project Management
3 39 (22.03%) Business Analysis
4 31 (17.51%) SDLC
4 31 (17.51%) Test Automation
5 27 (15.25%) PRINCE2
6 24 (13.56%) ITIL
7 23 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (12.99%) Scrum
7 23 (12.99%) Software Testing
8 21 (11.86%) ERP
9 20 (11.30%) Change Management
10 19 (10.73%) Workflow
11 16 (9.04%) Scenario Testing
11 16 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (8.47%) Manual Testing
12 15 (8.47%) Test Strategy
13 14 (7.91%) MVC
13 14 (7.91%) Process Improvement
14 13 (7.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.81%) SQL
2 14 (7.91%) C#
3 10 (5.65%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.95%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.39%) Java
6 5 (2.82%) VB
6 5 (2.82%) VBA
7 3 (1.69%) ABAP
7 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (11.86%) Degree
1 21 (11.86%) ISEB
2 17 (9.60%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (28.25%) QA
2 11 (6.21%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) PMO
4 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) GxP
5 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (16.38%) SAP
2 27 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) HP
3 10 (5.65%) Oracle
4 7 (3.95%) Xamarin
5 6 (3.39%) NetApp
6 5 (2.82%) Cognos
7 4 (2.26%) Adobe
8 3 (1.69%) CA
9 2 (1.13%) Aareon
9 2 (1.13%) Capita
9 2 (1.13%) Castleton
9 2 (1.13%) Civica
9 2 (1.13%) Epicor
9 2 (1.13%) IFS
9 2 (1.13%) Infor
9 2 (1.13%) Northgate
9 2 (1.13%) Orchard
9 2 (1.13%) Progress
9 2 (1.13%) Sage