The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 79 79 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.29% 2.13% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.51% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 20
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £53,600 £62,000
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 831 915 1035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.69% 84.64% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 632 686 831
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Brentwood +16 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £76,250 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) SDLC
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) MySQL
6 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) SAP
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) FileMaker
7 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 4 (13.33%) QA
8 4 (13.33%) System Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.33%) SaaS
8 4 (13.33%) PaaS
8 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle CX
8 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle CX
1 4 (13.33%) PaaS
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) FileMaker
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) Mocha
2 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 4 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Fraud Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Head of Testing
4 3 (10.00%) SAP CO Support
4 3 (10.00%) SAP FI Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Support
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Support
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) SDLC
2 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Presales
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix