Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 192 218
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 143 188 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.40% 1.56% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.73% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 120 149 152
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,425 £30,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 9,212 10,869 12,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.97% 90.14% 90.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,905 8,833 9,921
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -1 46 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 30 £56,500 +28.41% 7
Essex +14 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Suffolk -1 20 £53,000 +29.27% 1
Bedfordshire -34 17 £32,500 -32.64%
Norfolk +9 11 £37,500 -13.79% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 74 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.17%) SQL
3 42 (29.37%) Test Automation
4 41 (28.67%) Waterfall
5 38 (26.57%) Finance
6 37 (25.87%) SDLC
7 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
8 33 (23.08%) ISEB
9 32 (22.38%) Project Management
9 32 (22.38%) User Stories
10 30 (20.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (20.98%) Degree
11 29 (20.28%) Business Analysis
11 29 (20.28%) Scrum
12 28 (19.58%) Change Management
12 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (18.18%) C#
14 25 (17.48%) Java
14 25 (17.48%) .NET
14 25 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (17.48%) ISTQB
15 24 (16.78%) Test Scripting
16 23 (16.08%) Regression Testing
16 23 (16.08%) Use Case
17 22 (15.38%) Retail
17 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
18 21 (14.69%) TDD
18 21 (14.69%) Time Management
18 21 (14.69%) AngularJS
18 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server

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 (4.20%) Confluence
2 4 (2.80%) CMS
2 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.10%) JBoss
3 3 (2.10%) SAS
3 3 (2.10%) WordPress
4 2 (1.40%) IIS
4 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) Mule
5 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Endur
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.10%) SaaS
2 2 (1.40%) Taleo
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) G Suite
3 1 (0.70%) npm
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) Broadband
2 4 (2.80%) Firewall
3 3 (2.10%) DNS
4 2 (1.40%) ATM
4 2 (1.40%) DHCP
4 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.40%) Internet
4 2 (1.40%) IPsec
4 2 (1.40%) LAN
4 2 (1.40%) NAS
4 2 (1.40%) Network Security
4 2 (1.40%) SAN
4 2 (1.40%) VLAN
4 2 (1.40%) VoIP
4 2 (1.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) IPv6
5 1 (0.70%) WAN
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.90%) MySQL
3 6 (4.20%) Big Data
3 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.40%) Cognos Connection
5 2 (1.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.40%) MS Access
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (13.99%) JIRA
2 20 (13.99%) Visual Studio
3 15 (10.49%) Selenium
3 15 (10.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (9.79%) MSTest
4 14 (9.79%) NUnit
4 14 (9.79%) SpecFlow
4 14 (9.79%) WatiN
5 8 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.59%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.90%) JUnit
7 6 (4.20%) Appium
7 6 (4.20%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.20%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.20%) Maven
8 5 (3.50%) InstallShield
8 5 (3.50%) MSI
9 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.40%) Grunt
General
1 38 (26.57%) Finance
2 22 (15.38%) Retail
3 14 (9.79%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.09%) Advertising
5 7 (4.90%) Billing
6 6 (4.20%) Marketing
7 2 (1.40%) Military
7 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.70%) Front Office
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (53.15%) Analyst
2 37 (25.87%) Business Analyst
3 24 (16.78%) Test Analyst
4 22 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 22 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 16 (11.19%) Tester
6 13 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 13 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.90%) Junior
10 6 (4.20%) Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) SAP PI Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) UAT Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.48%) .NET
2 21 (14.69%) AngularJS
3 14 (9.79%) Gherkin
4 13 (9.09%) XML
5 10 (6.99%) HTML
6 9 (6.29%) Web Services
7 8 (5.59%) JSON
8 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.20%) SAP PI
9 4 (2.80%) Android SDK
9 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.80%) Universal Windows Platform
10 3 (2.10%) HTML5
10 3 (2.10%) J2EE
10 3 (2.10%) SOAP
11 2 (1.40%) CSS
11 2 (1.40%) jQuery
11 2 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.70%) CSS3
12 1 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.09%) FMCG
4 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.20%) PMI
6 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.59%) Linux
1 8 (5.59%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) Android
3 2 (1.40%) Unix
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.37%) Test Automation
3 41 (28.67%) Waterfall
4 37 (25.87%) SDLC
5 32 (22.38%) Project Management
5 32 (22.38%) User Stories
6 30 (20.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (20.28%) Business Analysis
7 29 (20.28%) Scrum
8 28 (19.58%) Change Management
9 25 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (16.78%) Test Scripting
11 23 (16.08%) Regression Testing
11 23 (16.08%) Use Case
12 21 (14.69%) TDD
12 21 (14.69%) Time Management
13 20 (13.99%) BDD
13 20 (13.99%) Workshop Facilitation
14 17 (11.89%) Release Management
14 17 (11.89%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.17%) SQL
2 26 (18.18%) C#
3 25 (17.48%) Java
4 20 (13.99%) Python
4 20 (13.99%) VB
5 9 (6.29%) C
5 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.20%) C++
7 6 (4.20%) PHP
8 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.70%) ABAP
10 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.08%) ISEB
2 30 (20.98%) Degree
3 25 (17.48%) ISTQB
4 14 (9.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.20%) CBAP
7 6 (4.20%) IIBA
7 6 (4.20%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) PMO
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.40%) vSphere
4 2 (1.40%) XenApp
4 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) HP ALM
2 5 (3.50%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.40%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.29%) SAP
3 12 (8.39%) HP
4 6 (4.20%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.50%) BT
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle
6 4 (2.80%) Cisco
6 4 (2.80%) VMware
6 4 (2.80%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.10%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.10%) Blue Prism
7 3 (2.10%) DataFlux
7 3 (2.10%) Talend
7 3 (2.10%) Trillium
8 2 (1.40%) Citrix
8 2 (1.40%) Cognos
8 2 (1.40%) IBM
8 2 (1.40%) OpenLink
8 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.40%) Sybase