Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Operational Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 211 215
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.091% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.10% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +3.57% -25.33% +40.63%

Operational 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,539 3,864 3,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.21% 87.84% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,738 3,266 3,285
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £26,925 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -

Operational Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Operational Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Operational Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

Operational Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Operational Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

Operational Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Hemel Hempstead +15 2 - -
Operational Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) HP ALM
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Military

Operational Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) VMware