The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 104 106 115
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 36 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.66% 2.02% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.34% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 26
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,375
% change year-on-year - -5.60%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1908 2220 1911
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.97% 86.31% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1785 1488
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

User 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 User Acceptance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Stevenage +8 10 £42,500 -
Hatfield - 6 £32,500 - 2
Watford -4 3 £60,000 +86.04%
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £72,500 +41.46%
Letchworth - 2 - -
Broxbourne - 2 £50,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 64 (53.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (48.74%) ISTQB
3 57 (47.90%) ISEB
4 54 (45.38%) Selenium
5 53 (44.54%) Finance
6 52 (43.70%) MS Excel
7 49 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (31.93%) SQL
9 35 (29.41%) JIRA
10 34 (28.57%) Manual Testing
11 31 (26.05%) MS Visio
12 30 (25.21%) Automated Testing
13 29 (24.37%) QA
14 28 (23.53%) Banking
15 24 (20.17%) Test Strategy
16 22 (18.49%) Project Management
17 20 (16.81%) Scrum
18 18 (15.13%) Degree
18 18 (15.13%) Regression Testing
18 18 (15.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 17 (14.29%) PRINCE2
20 14 (11.76%) Test Scripting
20 14 (11.76%) Business Analysis
20 14 (11.76%) Software Testing
21 13 (10.92%) TDD
21 13 (10.92%) Validation
21 13 (10.92%) SDLC
21 13 (10.92%) WebDriver
21 13 (10.92%) BDD
22 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 (1.68%) Apache
1 2 (1.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (43.70%) MS Excel
2 31 (26.05%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.04%) MS Office
5 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (45.38%) Selenium
2 35 (29.41%) JIRA
3 13 (10.92%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.88%) InstallShield
4 7 (5.88%) MSI
5 2 (1.68%) Appium
5 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.68%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.68%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.68%) JMeter
5 2 (1.68%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.68%) TestLink
5 2 (1.68%) TestRail
5 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (44.54%) Finance
2 28 (23.53%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Back Office
4 5 (4.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) French Language
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (68.91%) Analyst
2 62 (52.10%) Test Analyst
3 18 (15.13%) Manual Test Analyst
4 17 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 16 (13.45%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Applications Packager
7 7 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Regression Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) SAP BI Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) SAP Business Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.68%) CSS
1 2 (1.68%) Gherkin
1 2 (1.68%) HTML
1 2 (1.68%) jQuery
1 2 (1.68%) LAMP
1 2 (1.68%) Laravel
1 2 (1.68%) Node.js
1 2 (1.68%) React
1 2 (1.68%) REST
1 2 (1.68%) SOAP
1 2 (1.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.68%) FMCG
4 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.84%) Fintech
4 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 30 (25.21%) Automated Testing
4 24 (20.17%) Test Strategy
5 22 (18.49%) Project Management
6 20 (16.81%) Scrum
7 18 (15.13%) Regression Testing
8 17 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 14 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 14 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 14 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 13 (10.92%) BDD
10 13 (10.92%) SDLC
10 13 (10.92%) TDD
10 13 (10.92%) Validation
11 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (7.56%) Functional Testing
13 9 (7.56%) Process Improvement
14 8 (6.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.93%) SQL
2 3 (2.52%) C#
2 3 (2.52%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.68%) PHP
3 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.68%) Python
3 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (48.74%) ISTQB
2 57 (47.90%) ISEB
3 18 (15.13%) Degree
3 18 (15.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.68%) CBAP
4 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.84%) MCSE
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.37%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
1 7 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (53.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) SAP
3 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.84%) Computacenter
4 1 (0.84%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.84%) HP
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago