Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 195 177
Rank change year-on-year -10 -18 -8
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2,790 2,978 3,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.79% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.00% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,231 2,492 3,159
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -2.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 145,931 149,184 172,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.86% 89.54% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 118,075 124,276 144,837
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in England

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in England

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in England

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
London +20 1,410 £52,500 -4.55% 166
South East -18 402 £40,000 -5.88% 40
North of England -28 357 £40,000 +6.67% 55
Midlands -2 309 £37,500 -2.60% 31
North West -21 194 £40,000 +5.26% 33
West Midlands +16 193 £38,000 -1.30% 21
South West -13 157 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Yorkshire -15 157 £40,000 +6.67% 20
East of England -35 146 £43,500 +8.75% 15
East Midlands -10 116 £36,250 -3.33% 10
North East -21 9 £31,500 -1.56% 2
User Acceptance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1,118 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 987 (35.38%) Finance
3 748 (26.81%) SQL
4 656 (23.51%) Test Automation
5 600 (21.51%) QA
6 489 (17.53%) SDLC
7 477 (17.10%) Microsoft
8 462 (16.56%) Test Scripting
9 442 (15.84%) Business Analysis
10 425 (15.23%) Scrum
11 396 (14.19%) Degree
12 391 (14.01%) SQL Server
13 380 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
14 344 (12.33%) Project Management
15 296 (10.61%) Regression Testing
16 293 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 290 (10.39%) Banking
18 285 (10.22%) Oracle
19 282 (10.11%) Test Strategy
20 280 (10.04%) .NET
21 275 (9.86%) ISEB
22 268 (9.61%) JIRA
23 265 (9.50%) Software Testing
24 256 (9.18%) C#
25 244 (8.75%) Windows
26 243 (8.71%) Java
26 243 (8.71%) System Testing
27 237 (8.49%) Scenario Testing
28 235 (8.42%) Functional Testing
29 234 (8.39%) Selenium

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 92 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.29%) Confluence
3 59 (2.11%) CMS
4 33 (1.18%) IIS
5 32 (1.15%) Apache
6 24 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 20 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 17 (0.61%) SAS
10 16 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
13 11 (0.39%) WordPress
14 10 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.32%) JBoss
15 9 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.25%) Drupal
17 7 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 184 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (5.09%) Microsoft Office
3 119 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 48 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.11%) Mingle
9 3 (0.11%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.036%) InDesign
10 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.036%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.036%) Snagit
10 1 (0.036%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 92 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
4 38 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
6 21 (0.75%) Endur
7 18 (0.65%) NetSuite
8 17 (0.61%) SAP SD
9 15 (0.54%) Teamcenter
10 14 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
10 14 (0.50%) SAP CO
10 14 (0.50%) SAP FI
10 14 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
10 14 (0.50%) thinkFolio
11 13 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 12 (0.43%) Markit EDM
12 12 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
13 10 (0.36%) SAP ERP
14 9 (0.32%) ResourceLink
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 95 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (2.15%) SaaS
4 34 (1.22%) GitHub
5 32 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (0.90%) Office 365
7 15 (0.54%) PaaS
8 14 (0.50%) OpenShift
9 13 (0.47%) Slack
10 11 (0.39%) BlazeMeter
10 11 (0.39%) Force.com
10 11 (0.39%) IaaS
11 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.32%) BrowserStack
12 8 (0.29%) Trello
13 7 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.25%) Sauce Labs
13 7 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
14 5 (0.18%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.72%) HTTP
2 18 (0.65%) FTP
3 17 (0.61%) Firewall
3 17 (0.61%) Internet
3 17 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.57%) SAN
5 10 (0.36%) LAN
6 8 (0.29%) MPLS
6 8 (0.29%) SMS
7 7 (0.25%) SSL
8 6 (0.22%) 4G
8 6 (0.22%) Broadband
8 6 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (0.22%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.22%) LTE
9 5 (0.18%) BGP
9 5 (0.18%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.18%) VPN
9 5 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.14%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 78 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 59 (2.11%) MySQL
8 57 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 52 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 47 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 45 (1.61%) QlikView
12 39 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
13 37 (1.33%) Power BI
14 36 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (1.08%) Big Data
16 30 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
17 29 (1.04%) Hadoop
18 28 (1.00%) NoSQL
19 25 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 268 (9.61%) JIRA
2 234 (8.39%) Selenium
3 140 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 137 (4.91%) Cucumber
5 99 (3.55%) Git (software)
6 90 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 89 (3.19%) Visual Studio
8 87 (3.12%) SoapUI
9 79 (2.83%) WebDriver
10 65 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 61 (2.19%) Subversion
12 46 (1.65%) JMeter
13 43 (1.54%) Maven
14 36 (1.29%) HP UFT
15 35 (1.25%) JUnit
15 35 (1.25%) LoadRunner
16 33 (1.18%) SpecFlow
17 32 (1.15%) Zephyr
18 29 (1.04%) TestRail
19 27 (0.97%) JBehave
General
1 987 (35.38%) Finance
2 290 (10.39%) Banking
3 189 (6.77%) Retail
4 152 (5.45%) Marketing
5 105 (3.76%) Front Office
6 98 (3.51%) Investment Banking
7 79 (2.83%) Retail Banking
8 59 (2.11%) Legal
9 57 (2.04%) Manufacturing
10 43 (1.54%) Back Office
11 40 (1.43%) Advertising
12 35 (1.25%) Telecoms
13 34 (1.22%) Private Banking
14 24 (0.86%) Publishing
15 22 (0.79%) Games
16 20 (0.72%) Law
17 18 (0.65%) Billing
18 13 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
18 13 (0.47%) Electronics
19 12 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,217 (43.62%) Analyst
2 613 (21.97%) Business Analyst
3 313 (11.22%) Developer
4 286 (10.25%) Test Analyst
5 234 (8.39%) Consultant
6 187 (6.70%) Tester
7 132 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
8 117 (4.19%) Support Analyst
9 113 (4.05%) Financial Analyst
10 102 (3.66%) Test Leader
10 102 (3.66%) Test Manager
11 101 (3.62%) Applications Support
12 93 (3.33%) IT Analyst
13 86 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 85 (3.05%) Applications Support Analyst
15 82 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
16 80 (2.87%) QA Analyst
17 76 (2.72%) SQL Analyst
18 74 (2.65%) QA Engineer
19 72 (2.58%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (10.04%) .NET
2 166 (5.95%) HTML
3 154 (5.52%) Web Services
4 136 (4.87%) SOAP
5 109 (3.91%) CSS
6 98 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 96 (3.44%) REST
8 91 (3.26%) ASP.NET
9 87 (3.12%) XML
10 63 (2.26%) jQuery
11 56 (2.01%) HTML5
12 55 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 51 (1.83%) .NET Framework
14 37 (1.33%) Entity Framework
15 36 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (1.15%) Middleware
17 32 (1.15%) RESTful
18 30 (1.08%) CSS3
18 30 (1.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 380 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 125 (4.48%) User Experience
4 120 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 59 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 56 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
7 55 (1.97%) Fintech
8 54 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (1.65%) Derivative
10 39 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 38 (1.36%) Equities
12 26 (0.93%) Credit Risk
12 26 (0.93%) Replication
13 25 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 22 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
15 21 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
16 19 (0.68%) Data Centre
16 19 (0.68%) Driving Licence
17 18 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 244 (8.75%) Windows
2 116 (4.16%) Linux
3 92 (3.30%) Unix
4 64 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.11%) Android
6 30 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 25 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 16 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 15 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.47%) Solaris
11 11 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.18%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.072%) CentOS
14 2 (0.072%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.036%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.036%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,118 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (23.51%) Test Automation
3 489 (17.53%) SDLC
4 462 (16.56%) Test Scripting
5 442 (15.84%) Business Analysis
6 425 (15.23%) Scrum
7 344 (12.33%) Project Management
8 296 (10.61%) Regression Testing
9 293 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 282 (10.11%) Test Strategy
11 265 (9.50%) Software Testing
12 243 (8.71%) System Testing
13 237 (8.49%) Scenario Testing
14 235 (8.42%) Functional Testing
15 229 (8.21%) Integration Testing
16 223 (7.99%) Change Management
17 213 (7.63%) CRM
18 209 (7.49%) System Integration Testing
19 192 (6.88%) Waterfall
20 190 (6.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 748 (26.81%) SQL
2 256 (9.18%) C#
3 243 (8.71%) Java
4 206 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 108 (3.87%) T-SQL
6 70 (2.51%) Python
7 60 (2.15%) PowerShell
8 48 (1.72%) PHP
9 46 (1.65%) Ruby
10 44 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 31 (1.11%) C
12 25 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 25 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 21 (0.75%) VBA
14 20 (0.72%) C++
14 20 (0.72%) Perl
15 17 (0.61%) Groovy
16 16 (0.57%) Scala
17 13 (0.47%) VB
17 13 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 396 (14.19%) Degree
2 275 (9.86%) ISEB
3 211 (7.56%) ISTQB
4 112 (4.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 104 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 104 (3.73%) Security Cleared
6 65 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.61%) PMP
10 14 (0.50%) IIBA
10 14 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.50%) MCSA
10 14 (0.50%) MCSE
10 14 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.47%) CEH
12 11 (0.39%) ACCA
12 11 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (0.36%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 600 (21.51%) QA
2 59 (2.11%) SLA
3 52 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 26 (0.93%) PMO
5 22 (0.79%) GDPR
6 16 (0.57%) MiFID
7 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.39%) SEPA
9 10 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.32%) Basel III
10 9 (0.32%) IFRS
11 8 (0.29%) IFRS 9
11 8 (0.29%) WCAG
12 6 (0.22%) PSD2
13 4 (0.14%) GAAP
13 4 (0.14%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.14%) TARGET2
14 3 (0.11%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.072%) COBIT
15 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.47%) Docker
4 9 (0.32%) KVM
5 8 (0.29%) Xen
6 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.22%) XenApp
7 5 (0.18%) NFS
8 4 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.14%) vSphere
9 2 (0.072%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.072%) HDFS
9 2 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.036%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.036%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 127 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.50%) Oozie
3 11 (0.39%) Ansible
4 10 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.29%) SCCM
6 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.22%) Puppet
8 5 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.14%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.14%) vMotion
9 4 (0.14%) vRealize
10 3 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.11%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.11%) Salt
10 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.072%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 477 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 285 (10.22%) Oracle
3 165 (5.91%) SAP
4 96 (3.44%) HP
5 44 (1.58%) Siebel
6 41 (1.47%) VMware
7 38 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (1.15%) Tableau
9 30 (1.08%) OpenText
10 28 (1.00%) Sun
11 25 (0.90%) Cisco
11 25 (0.90%) Informatica
12 23 (0.82%) Sage
13 21 (0.75%) JD Edwards
13 21 (0.75%) OpenLink
13 21 (0.75%) Sybase
14 18 (0.65%) Adobe
14 18 (0.65%) Google
14 18 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
14 18 (0.65%) Splunk