Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 121 104
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.96% 2.20% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.41% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 29
Gloucestershire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +5.26% -8.43%
10th Percentile £38,000 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,000 £42,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,280 2,037 1,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.51% 91.30% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 1,675 1,389
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Cirencester -7 18 £52,500 -4.55%
Cheltenham +21 7 £50,000 +21.21%
Gloucester +22 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 24 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 16 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (53.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
6 10 (35.71%) Selenium
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
8 8 (28.57%) QA
8 8 (28.57%) Test Management
8 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (25.00%) JIRA
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
10 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
10 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
10 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (21.43%) Web Services
10 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
11 5 (17.86%) Coaching
11 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
11 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
11 5 (17.86%) High Availability
11 5 (17.86%) SOAP

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.86%) JMeter
4 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
4 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
5 4 (14.29%) NUnit
5 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Team Leader
4 6 (21.43%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Team Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 16 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (53.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Test Management
7 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
9 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (17.86%) Coaching
10 5 (17.86%) High Availability
10 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
10 5 (17.86%) Wealth Management
11 4 (14.29%) Project Management
11 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 4 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center