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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.74% 0.89% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.07% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 7
Median salary £42,500 £53,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.93% +34.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,625 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £68,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 805 840 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 84.74% 82.76% 87.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2459 2306 2898
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
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

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Colchester +12 15 £42,500 -12.82%
Brentwood +6 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) SDLC
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 10 (23.81%) MySQL
5 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.43%) PHP
6 9 (21.43%) Java
7 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
8 7 (16.67%) Apache
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) IIS
8 7 (16.67%) SOAP
8 7 (16.67%) XML
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (16.67%) Validation
8 7 (16.67%) vSphere
8 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.67%) Splunk
8 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 7 (16.67%) Dynatrace
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle CX
9 6 (14.29%) Presales
9 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) Apache
1 7 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle CX
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 4 (9.52%) PaaS
2 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) DTS
3 5 (11.90%) FileMaker
3 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 9 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce Support
3 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) DBA
4 6 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (11.90%) Web Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Web Applications Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Web Applications Support
5 5 (11.90%) Web Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Head of Testing
6 3 (7.14%) SDLC Manager
6 3 (7.14%) SDLC Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
1 7 (16.67%) SOAP
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) SDLC
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) Validation
6 6 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (14.29%) Presales
7 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) PHP
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) MCITP
1 5 (11.90%) MCTS
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) GDPR
2 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) vSphere
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 7 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) AppSense
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp