Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 121 142
Rank change year-on-year -32 +21 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 60 95 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.36% 2.13% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.42% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 63 78 89
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,025 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,275 £58,800
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -2.22%

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 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 3726 3923 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.64% 88.14% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 3234 3843
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Watford -5 20 £50,000 +8.11%
Hemel Hempstead +6 6 £33,750 -51.79% 1
Stevenage -7 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Letchworth - 3 £42,500 -
Hoddesdon +4 2 £47,500 -9.52%
Broxbourne - 2 £42,000 -
Harpenden - 2 £26,000 -
St Albans -9 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Change Management
2 18 (30.00%) Project Management
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) Business Analysis
4 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 14 (23.33%) SAP
5 14 (23.33%) SDLC
6 12 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.33%) Integration Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.33%) Workflow
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (15.00%) ResourceLink
9 9 (15.00%) QA
9 9 (15.00%) Retail
10 8 (13.33%) ERP
10 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.33%) .NET
10 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (11.67%) IT Strategy
11 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
12 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 6 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

User 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.67%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) ResourceLink
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (3.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.33%) Power BI
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Analyst
2 24 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 7 (11.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) SAP Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) HR Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) HR Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Software Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) HTML5
2 3 (5.00%) REST
2 3 (5.00%) SOAP
2 3 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.67%) LAMP
3 1 (1.67%) Laravel
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.67%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Fintech
2 2 (3.33%) FMCG
2 2 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Change Management
1 18 (30.00%) Project Management
2 17 (28.33%) Business Analysis
3 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 14 (23.33%) SDLC
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Integration Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Workflow
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (13.33%) ERP
8 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.67%) IT Strategy
9 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
10 6 (10.00%) Business Change Management
10 6 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
1 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) SAP
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.67%) PTC
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) Syncfusion