Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 179 161
Rank change year-on-year -15 -18 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2987 3696 4210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.94% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.19% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 3035 3514
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -3.23%

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 149455 169064 182174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.75% 88.94% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 120589 142359 149675
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 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
London -17 1346 £55,000 - 92
North of England -1 520 £37,500 +1.35% 37
South East -53 447 £42,500 -2.30% 26
North West +4 264 £35,000 -4.76% 22
Midlands -50 261 £42,000 +9.09% 19
Yorkshire +11 239 £42,500 +13.33% 11
East of England +8 207 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South West +24 200 £40,000 -5.88% 16
West Midlands -55 175 £41,500 +3.75% 14
East Midlands -10 85 £45,000 +20.00% 5
North East +16 17 £33,500 -1.83% 4
User Acceptance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1214 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1066 (35.69%) Finance
3 787 (26.35%) SQL
4 665 (22.26%) Test Automation
5 631 (21.12%) Microsoft
6 599 (20.05%) QA
7 588 (19.69%) SDLC
8 542 (18.15%) Business Analysis
9 519 (17.38%) Project Management
10 460 (15.40%) Test Scripting
11 382 (12.79%) SQL Server
12 377 (12.62%) Scrum
13 375 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 371 (12.42%) Degree
15 369 (12.35%) Regression Testing
16 361 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
17 356 (11.92%) ISEB
18 349 (11.68%) Banking
19 338 (11.32%) ISTQB
20 337 (11.28%) .NET
21 333 (11.15%) C#
22 325 (10.88%) Waterfall
23 318 (10.65%) Test Strategy
24 310 (10.38%) Selenium
25 296 (9.91%) Java
26 293 (9.81%) Functional Testing
27 275 (9.21%) Oracle
28 273 (9.14%) Retail
29 267 (8.94%) Software Testing
30 248 (8.30%) Scenario Testing

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 88 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.91%) CMS
3 53 (1.77%) IIS
4 47 (1.57%) Confluence
5 38 (1.27%) Apache
6 32 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (0.97%) JBoss
8 26 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.33%) Drupal
12 10 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.27%) WordPress
15 7 (0.23%) Mule
15 7 (0.23%) SAS
15 7 (0.23%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.23%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 163 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 148 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
3 90 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 66 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 44 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.10%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.033%) HipChat
11 1 (0.033%) Mingle
11 1 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.033%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 90 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (0.67%) Actimize
7 19 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
8 17 (0.57%) NetSuite
8 17 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 16 (0.54%) Misys Equation
9 16 (0.54%) SAP SRM
10 15 (0.50%) SAP FI
11 14 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
11 14 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
12 12 (0.40%) SAP CO
12 12 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
13 11 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
14 10 (0.33%) SAP ERP
15 9 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.18%) SaaS
2 56 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.07%) GitHub
5 20 (0.67%) Office 365
6 17 (0.57%) Slack
7 15 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.50%) OpenShift
8 13 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.37%) PaaS
10 10 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 10 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 9 (0.30%) Force.com
11 9 (0.30%) G Suite
12 8 (0.27%) Trello
13 7 (0.23%) BrowserStack
13 7 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.23%) Oracle CX
13 7 (0.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 5 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.07%) Internet
2 31 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 30 (1.00%) Firewall
4 24 (0.80%) Intranet
5 17 (0.57%) VoIP
6 15 (0.50%) FTP
7 14 (0.47%) HTTP
8 13 (0.44%) SAN
9 7 (0.23%) LAN
10 6 (0.20%) PuTTY
10 6 (0.20%) SMS
11 5 (0.17%) LDAP
11 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.13%) DNS
12 4 (0.13%) SSL
12 4 (0.13%) Wireless
13 3 (0.10%) AMQP
13 3 (0.10%) IMAP
13 3 (0.10%) VPN
14 2 (0.067%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 112 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 102 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 91 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (2.68%) MySQL
6 65 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 58 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
8 53 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (1.67%) RDBMS
10 47 (1.57%) Oracle Database
11 43 (1.44%) NoSQL
12 33 (1.10%) Big Data
13 32 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
13 32 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
14 30 (1.00%) Power BI
15 29 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 28 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
17 21 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 310 (10.38%) Selenium
2 246 (8.24%) JIRA
3 156 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 101 (3.38%) HP UFT
5 99 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 98 (3.28%) SoapUI
7 90 (3.01%) Git (software)
8 79 (2.64%) Jenkins
9 75 (2.51%) Visual Studio
10 65 (2.18%) SpecFlow
11 59 (1.98%) Subversion
12 58 (1.94%) JUnit
13 57 (1.91%) WebDriver
14 51 (1.71%) LoadRunner
15 32 (1.07%) JMeter
16 31 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (1.00%) TeamCity
18 27 (0.90%) TestNG
19 26 (0.87%) Bugzilla
20 24 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 1066 (35.69%) Finance
2 349 (11.68%) Banking
3 273 (9.14%) Retail
4 134 (4.49%) Marketing
5 112 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 105 (3.52%) Front Office
7 100 (3.35%) Investment Banking
8 89 (2.98%) Back Office
9 79 (2.64%) Telecoms
10 67 (2.24%) Retail Banking
11 49 (1.64%) Legal
12 35 (1.17%) Games
13 33 (1.10%) Billing
14 31 (1.04%) Advertising
15 25 (0.84%) Spanish Language
16 24 (0.80%) Automotive
16 24 (0.80%) Electronics
16 24 (0.80%) Law
17 22 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1329 (44.49%) Analyst
2 720 (24.10%) Business Analyst
3 341 (11.42%) Test Analyst
4 317 (10.61%) Developer
5 305 (10.21%) Consultant
6 184 (6.16%) Tester
7 174 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
8 125 (4.18%) Test Manager
9 122 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 105 (3.52%) IT Analyst
11 103 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
12 100 (3.35%) Senior Business Analyst
13 96 (3.21%) Software Analyst
14 94 (3.15%) Test Engineer
15 88 (2.95%) Test Leader
16 85 (2.85%) Junior
17 84 (2.81%) SAP Consultant
18 82 (2.75%) Support Analyst
19 79 (2.64%) .NET Developer
20 73 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (11.28%) .NET
2 202 (6.76%) XML
3 154 (5.16%) Web Services
4 143 (4.79%) HTML
5 113 (3.78%) SOAP
6 110 (3.68%) ASP.NET
7 87 (2.91%) CSS
8 76 (2.54%) .NET Framework
9 74 (2.48%) REST
10 60 (2.01%) AngularJS
11 48 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
12 46 (1.54%) Hibernate
13 45 (1.51%) JMS
14 44 (1.47%) XSD
15 43 (1.44%) jQuery
16 39 (1.31%) Gherkin
17 34 (1.14%) XSLT
18 29 (0.97%) Entity Framework
19 27 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
19 27 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 361 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 143 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 137 (4.59%) User Experience
5 99 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 85 (2.85%) Equities
7 78 (2.61%) Derivative
8 77 (2.58%) Fixed Income
9 75 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
10 71 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 57 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 55 (1.84%) Fintech
13 31 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 31 (1.04%) Replication
14 27 (0.90%) Data Centre
15 23 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.67%) Clustering
16 20 (0.67%) Reinsurance
17 19 (0.64%) Digital Media
17 19 (0.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 241 (8.07%) Windows
2 161 (5.39%) Linux
3 111 (3.72%) Unix
4 69 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 65 (2.18%) Android
6 54 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 31 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.77%) Solaris
10 20 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.23%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.10%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.067%) zOS
17 1 (0.033%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1214 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (22.26%) Test Automation
3 588 (19.69%) SDLC
4 542 (18.15%) Business Analysis
5 519 (17.38%) Project Management
6 460 (15.40%) Test Scripting
7 377 (12.62%) Scrum
8 375 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 369 (12.35%) Regression Testing
10 325 (10.88%) Waterfall
11 318 (10.65%) Test Strategy
12 293 (9.81%) Functional Testing
13 267 (8.94%) Software Testing
14 248 (8.30%) Scenario Testing
15 244 (8.17%) User Stories
16 240 (8.03%) System Testing
17 237 (7.93%) CRM
18 217 (7.26%) Mentoring
19 214 (7.16%) Integration Testing
20 202 (6.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 787 (26.35%) SQL
2 333 (11.15%) C#
3 296 (9.91%) Java
4 177 (5.93%) JavaScript
5 107 (3.58%) T-SQL
6 87 (2.91%) Python
7 81 (2.71%) C
8 79 (2.64%) C++
9 61 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 61 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 55 (1.84%) Ruby
11 52 (1.74%) PHP
12 38 (1.27%) VB
13 29 (0.97%) Perl
14 27 (0.90%) VBA
15 26 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 21 (0.70%) ABAP
16 21 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.70%) XPath
17 19 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 371 (12.42%) Degree
2 356 (11.92%) ISEB
3 338 (11.32%) ISTQB
4 108 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 94 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 74 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 47 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 46 (1.54%) PMI Certification
9 38 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 32 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (0.97%) PMP
12 20 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (0.64%) IIBA
14 15 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 12 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 10 (0.33%) Master's Degree
17 9 (0.30%) DBS Check
17 9 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 7 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 599 (20.05%) QA
2 50 (1.67%) SLA
3 25 (0.84%) PMO
4 24 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.60%) MiFID
7 12 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.37%) GDPR
8 11 (0.37%) IFRS
9 10 (0.33%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.27%) GAAP
10 8 (0.27%) GMP
11 6 (0.20%) EMIR
12 5 (0.17%) COBIT
12 5 (0.17%) WCAG
13 4 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.067%) Basel III
15 2 (0.067%) FATCA
System Software
1 61 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.60%) Xen
4 16 (0.54%) KVM
4 16 (0.54%) vSphere
5 11 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.30%) Docker
8 3 (0.10%) Dovecot
8 3 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.067%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.067%) Firmware
9 2 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.067%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.067%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.067%) XenApp
10 1 (0.033%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.033%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 90 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.54%) SCCM
3 7 (0.23%) Puppet
4 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.10%) Oozie
5 3 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.067%) Ansible
6 2 (0.067%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.067%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.067%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.067%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.067%) vRealize
6 2 (0.067%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.067%) WSUS
7 1 (0.033%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.033%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.033%) Rancher
7 1 (0.033%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.033%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 631 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 275 (9.21%) Oracle
3 213 (7.13%) SAP
4 95 (3.18%) HP
5 72 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (2.04%) VMware
7 58 (1.94%) Cognizant
8 41 (1.37%) Tableau
9 33 (1.10%) Splunk
9 33 (1.10%) Xamarin
10 32 (1.07%) Sybase
11 29 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 25 (0.84%) Cisco
13 23 (0.77%) Murex
14 21 (0.70%) TOWER Software
15 20 (0.67%) Citrix
16 19 (0.64%) Adobe
16 19 (0.64%) IBM
16 19 (0.64%) Juniper
16 19 (0.64%) Pega
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago