Period
to 23 September 2017

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

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 109 111
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -26
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 56 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.47% 2.20% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.47% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 37
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,150 £32,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £48,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 1455 1902 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.09% 89.13% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1454 1508
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +9.21%
10th Percentile £25,700 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 23 September 2017.

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 23 September 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
Cirencester -2 19 £29,000 -17.14%
Cheltenham +12 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucester +13 13 £40,000 - 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £28,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 27 (48.21%) Test Automation
2 25 (44.64%) Finance
3 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 19 (33.93%) QA
5 18 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 17 (30.36%) Functional Testing
6 17 (30.36%) Selenium
6 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
6 17 (30.36%) Project Management
7 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (26.79%) ISTQB
9 14 (25.00%) System Testing
9 14 (25.00%) Use Case
10 13 (23.21%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (23.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (23.21%) Business Process Mapping
10 13 (23.21%) Business Process Analysis
10 13 (23.21%) Domain Models
11 12 (21.43%) Scrum
12 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
12 11 (19.64%) User Stories
13 10 (17.86%) ISEB
14 9 (16.07%) LoadRunner
14 9 (16.07%) C#
14 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
15 8 (14.29%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Selenium
2 9 (16.07%) LoadRunner
3 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 7 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
4 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.93%) JUnit
5 5 (8.93%) TestNG
6 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.36%) NUnit
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (5.36%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.57%) JMeter
8 2 (3.57%) RSpec
9 1 (1.79%) Concordion
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Analyst
2 26 (46.43%) Test Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Junior
4 6 (10.71%) Junior Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Junior Test Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Software Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Graduate
6 3 (5.36%) Graduate Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) XForms
3 3 (5.36%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) XSD
3 3 (5.36%) XSL
4 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 2 (3.57%) Laravel
4 2 (3.57%) REST
4 2 (3.57%) Symfony
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Test Automation
2 18 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 17 (30.36%) Functional Testing
3 17 (30.36%) Project Management
4 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) System Testing
6 14 (25.00%) Use Case
7 13 (23.21%) Business Process Analysis
7 13 (23.21%) Business Process Mapping
7 13 (23.21%) Domain Models
7 13 (23.21%) GAP Analysis
7 13 (23.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (21.43%) Scrum
9 11 (19.64%) User Stories
10 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) XPath
6 3 (5.36%) XQuery
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) ISTQB
2 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) ISEB
4 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.57%) Zend