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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 166 151
Rank change year-on-year -23 -15  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1461 1958 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.78% 2.01% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.27% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1548 1795
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73294 86435 90563
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.27% 88.86% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60808 72657 73900
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 604 £57,500 +15.00% 75
South East -41 234 £43,000 +1.17% 41
Yorkshire +28 141 £42,500 +6.25% 18
North West -17 113 £37,500 - 17
South West +19 108 £42,500 - 7
East of England -25 98 £40,000 -13.97% 9
West Midlands -12 96 £35,000 -9.67% 13
East Midlands -11 47 £52,500 +40.00% 10
North East +2 8 £34,500 -1.42% 3
User Acceptance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 England region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1344 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1030 (35.37%) Finance
3 796 (27.34%) SQL
4 701 (24.07%) QA
5 645 (22.15%) Microsoft
6 553 (18.99%) SDLC
7 479 (16.45%) Business Analysis
8 477 (16.38%) Project Management
9 468 (16.07%) Test Scripting
10 429 (14.73%) ISEB
11 419 (14.39%) Scrum
12 398 (13.67%) Regression Testing
13 395 (13.56%) Selenium
14 389 (13.36%) ISTQB
15 362 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
16 358 (12.29%) SQL Server
17 336 (11.54%) C#
18 335 (11.50%) Banking
19 333 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 327 (11.23%) Degree
21 320 (10.99%) .NET
22 317 (10.89%) Test Strategy
23 309 (10.61%) Waterfall
24 301 (10.34%) JIRA
25 293 (10.06%) Java
26 283 (9.72%) Automated Testing
27 282 (9.68%) Software Testing
28 281 (9.65%) Functional Testing
29 267 (9.17%) System Testing
30 258 (8.86%) User Stories

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
1 100 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 61 (2.09%) CMS
3 45 (1.55%) JBoss
4 36 (1.24%) Confluence
5 34 (1.17%) Apache
6 30 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 28 (0.96%) IIS
8 24 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (0.62%) Drupal
10 13 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.31%) WordPress
13 8 (0.27%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.27%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 164 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 127 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
3 110 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.10%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.034%) HipChat
9 1 (0.034%) Mingle
9 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 74 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.58%) NetSuite
4 17 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.45%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
8 11 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
10 9 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.31%) SAP BPC
10 9 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.24%) SAP Business One
13 6 (0.21%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.79%) SaaS
2 41 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (0.86%) GitHub
5 23 (0.79%) Office 365
6 16 (0.55%) OpenShift
7 13 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.41%) G Suite
8 12 (0.41%) PaaS
8 12 (0.41%) Slack
9 9 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.27%) Force.com
11 7 (0.24%) Lucidchart
11 7 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.21%) FinancialForce.com
13 5 (0.17%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.10%) BrowserStack
15 2 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.069%) Yammer
16 1 (0.034%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.65%) Internet
2 46 (1.58%) Intranet
3 16 (0.55%) FTP
4 14 (0.48%) Firewall
5 12 (0.41%) HTTP
5 12 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.34%) VoIP
7 9 (0.31%) SAN
8 5 (0.17%) SSL
9 3 (0.10%) AMQP
9 3 (0.10%) DNS
9 3 (0.10%) LAN
9 3 (0.10%) Wireless
10 2 (0.069%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.069%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.069%) LDAP
10 2 (0.069%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.069%) Skype
10 2 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.069%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 109 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 100 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (2.27%) MySQL
7 58 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 46 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
10 41 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 41 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 32 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 27 (0.93%) Big Data
13 26 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
14 22 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (0.72%) MS Access
15 21 (0.72%) NoSQL
16 18 (0.62%) Power BI
16 18 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 395 (13.56%) Selenium
2 301 (10.34%) JIRA
3 151 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 135 (4.64%) Cucumber
5 101 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 93 (3.19%) SoapUI
7 90 (3.09%) WebDriver
8 87 (2.99%) HP UFT
9 81 (2.78%) Git (software)
10 80 (2.75%) Visual Studio
11 75 (2.58%) LoadRunner
12 73 (2.51%) SpecFlow
13 62 (2.13%) Subversion
14 60 (2.06%) JUnit
15 46 (1.58%) JMeter
16 43 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (1.27%) Bugzilla
17 37 (1.27%) Maven
18 34 (1.17%) Ant
19 29 (1.00%) TestNG
General
1 1030 (35.37%) Finance
2 335 (11.50%) Banking
3 221 (7.59%) Retail
4 147 (5.05%) Marketing
5 85 (2.92%) Back Office
6 72 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.30%) Front Office
8 64 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 61 (2.09%) Legal
10 59 (2.03%) Investment Banking
11 35 (1.20%) Advertising
12 28 (0.96%) Billing
13 25 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.82%) Games
15 23 (0.79%) Law
16 22 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
17 21 (0.72%) Local Government
18 19 (0.65%) Retail Banking
19 18 (0.62%) Spanish Language
20 16 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1376 (47.25%) Analyst
2 694 (23.83%) Business Analyst
3 414 (14.22%) Test Analyst
4 342 (11.74%) Developer
5 200 (6.87%) Consultant
6 177 (6.08%) Test Manager
7 172 (5.91%) Senior Analyst
8 164 (5.63%) Tester
9 122 (4.19%) Test Leader
10 110 (3.78%) .NET Developer
11 96 (3.30%) Senior Business Analyst
12 91 (3.13%) Software Analyst
13 90 (3.09%) Project Manager
13 90 (3.09%) Test Engineer
14 89 (3.06%) QA Analyst
15 88 (3.02%) C# Developer
15 88 (3.02%) Support Analyst
16 80 (2.75%) IT Analyst
17 78 (2.68%) Applications Support
18 77 (2.64%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (10.99%) .NET
2 216 (7.42%) Web Services
3 214 (7.35%) XML
4 171 (5.87%) HTML
5 147 (5.05%) CSS
6 124 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 101 (3.47%) SOAP
8 69 (2.37%) jQuery
9 65 (2.23%) AngularJS
10 56 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (1.85%) .NET Framework
11 54 (1.85%) REST
12 48 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 45 (1.55%) JMS
14 44 (1.51%) Middleware
14 44 (1.51%) XSD
15 43 (1.48%) J2EE
16 42 (1.44%) Hibernate
17 39 (1.34%) JSON
18 35 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 362 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 134 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 128 (4.40%) User Experience
5 93 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
6 87 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 79 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 79 (2.71%) Mobile App
8 61 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (1.55%) Equities
10 34 (1.17%) Fintech
11 33 (1.13%) Derivative
11 33 (1.13%) Replication
12 31 (1.06%) Credit Risk
13 30 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 29 (1.00%) PMI
15 27 (0.93%) Data Centre
16 20 (0.69%) Data Structures
17 19 (0.65%) Virtual Team
18 18 (0.62%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 244 (8.38%) Windows
2 151 (5.19%) Linux
3 105 (3.61%) Unix
4 72 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 55 (1.89%) Android
6 46 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.10%) Solaris
8 23 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.10%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.069%) zOS
18 1 (0.034%) Debian
18 1 (0.034%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1344 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (18.99%) SDLC
3 479 (16.45%) Business Analysis
4 477 (16.38%) Project Management
5 468 (16.07%) Test Scripting
6 419 (14.39%) Scrum
7 398 (13.67%) Regression Testing
8 333 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 317 (10.89%) Test Strategy
10 309 (10.61%) Waterfall
11 283 (9.72%) Automated Testing
12 282 (9.68%) Software Testing
13 281 (9.65%) Functional Testing
14 267 (9.17%) System Testing
15 258 (8.86%) Test Automation
15 258 (8.86%) User Stories
16 237 (8.14%) CRM
17 225 (7.73%) System Integration Testing
18 211 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
19 207 (7.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 796 (27.34%) SQL
2 336 (11.54%) C#
3 293 (10.06%) Java
4 253 (8.69%) JavaScript
5 95 (3.26%) T-SQL
6 84 (2.88%) C
7 77 (2.64%) Python
7 77 (2.64%) VB.NET
8 73 (2.51%) PL/SQL
9 71 (2.44%) PHP
10 68 (2.34%) C++
11 48 (1.65%) VB
12 46 (1.58%) Ruby
13 42 (1.44%) VBA
14 32 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.06%) VBScript
16 24 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.82%) Perl
17 21 (0.72%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 429 (14.73%) ISEB
2 389 (13.36%) ISTQB
3 327 (11.23%) Degree
4 105 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 84 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 52 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 37 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 36 (1.24%) PMP
9 26 (0.89%) SC Cleared
10 23 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 10 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.31%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.24%) CIMA
15 7 (0.24%) IIBA
16 6 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
16 6 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.17%) MCSE
18 4 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 701 (24.07%) QA
2 41 (1.41%) SLA
3 23 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.76%) PMO
5 21 (0.72%) Basel II
6 20 (0.69%) Basel III
6 20 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.48%) MiFID
9 13 (0.45%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.24%) EMIR
12 6 (0.21%) HL7
13 5 (0.17%) FATCA
13 5 (0.17%) IFRS
13 5 (0.17%) WCAG
14 3 (0.10%) COBIT
15 2 (0.069%) GxP
15 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 14 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (0.41%) Docker
4 11 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.17%) vSphere
6 2 (0.069%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.069%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.069%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.069%) XenApp
7 1 (0.034%) LXC
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.034%) RACF
7 1 (0.034%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.034%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 114 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.76%) SCCM
3 14 (0.48%) Puppet
4 9 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.27%) Ansible
6 7 (0.24%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.21%) Rancher
7 6 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.17%) Control-M
8 5 (0.17%) Nagios
8 5 (0.17%) SCOM
9 1 (0.034%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.034%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.034%) Packer
9 1 (0.034%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.034%) Terraform
9 1 (0.034%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.034%) WSUS
Vendors
1 645 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 253 (8.69%) Oracle
3 140 (4.81%) SAP
4 99 (3.40%) HP
5 73 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.03%) Siebel
7 28 (0.96%) Google
7 28 (0.96%) VMware
8 27 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 26 (0.89%) Sybase
10 25 (0.86%) Xamarin
11 24 (0.82%) Vermilion
12 22 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 20 (0.69%) Actimize
13 20 (0.69%) Tableau
14 19 (0.65%) Cognizant
14 19 (0.65%) Cognos
15 17 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
15 17 (0.58%) hybris
16 16 (0.55%) Sun
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+parking
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus / bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus / bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus / bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus/bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 45,000k + strong package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum +bonus +excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago