Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 -14
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 32 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.41% 2.34% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.65% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 46
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.19% -19.77%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £53,450 £52,500 £50,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -5.56%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1142 1508 1931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.12% 88.29% 87.81%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1336 1701
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 21 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
Chatham -8 10 £32,500 -23.53%
Westerham -7 2 £47,500 +49.61% 2
Sevenoaks - 2 £45,250 -
Maidstone +24 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Tonbridge - 1 £52,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) ISEB
3 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 11 (34.38%) Process Improvement
4 11 (34.38%) SDLC
5 10 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 10 (31.25%) System Testing
5 10 (31.25%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) HP
6 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
6 9 (28.13%) Change Management
6 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Smoke Testing
7 8 (25.00%) MySQL
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) PHP
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) SOAP
9 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.75%) C#
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) JSON
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) XML
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) SOAP
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) JSON
4 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Process Improvement
3 11 (34.38%) SDLC
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 10 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (31.25%) System Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 9 (28.13%) Change Management
5 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Smoke Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Statistics
8 4 (12.50%) User Stories
9 3 (9.38%) Business Development
9 3 (9.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PHP
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Percona
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat