Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 112 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.71% 1.12% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.27% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 14
Essex median annual salary £43,750 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.86% -18.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,625 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,500 £76,075
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1190 1884 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.64% 87.87% 84.02%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1439 1608
Essex median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Colchester +13 8 £42,500 +1.19%
Brentwood +36 3 - -
Basildon +13 2 - -
Witham -10 1 £28,000 -6.67% 1
Chelmsford - 1 £110,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) IIS
6 4 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (16.67%) SOAP
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Apache
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) SLA
6 4 (16.67%) Dynatrace
6 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) vSphere
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 4 (16.67%) Splunk
6 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Test Planning

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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 3 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle CX
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.33%) DTS
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Support
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Web Applications Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Web Applications Support
3 4 (16.67%) Web Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SAP FI Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC Manager
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) SOAP
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) AS400
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Release Management
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
1 2 (8.33%) MCTS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) GDPR
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) Splunk