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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 50 87
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.20% 4.03% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 4.53% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 10
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 550 839 934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.71% 89.07% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 477 736 814
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Chatham -3 2 £31,250 +0.80%
Tonbridge - 2 £62,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £55,000 -
Westerham - 1 £40,000 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
5 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (28.13%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) HP
5 9 (28.13%) LoadRunner
6 8 (25.00%) .NET
6 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) PHP
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) SOAP
7 7 (21.88%) Unix
7 7 (21.88%) OO
7 7 (21.88%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
7 7 (21.88%) JIRA
8 6 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (18.75%) Change Control
8 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
8 6 (18.75%) XSLT

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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) LoadRunner
2 7 (21.88%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) QA Leader
7 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
7 3 (9.38%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Head of Test
8 2 (6.25%) Head of Testing
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
9 1 (3.13%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) SOAP
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) XHTML
3 6 (18.75%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Solaris
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
3 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) OO
6 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Change Control
7 6 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) UML
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
8 5 (15.63%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) ECMAScript
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) VB
3 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 5 (15.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) HP
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
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