Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 106 122
Rank change year-on-year -39 +16 +39
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 53 120 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.37% 2.54% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.70% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 39 93 104
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -9.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,863
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +3.45%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,545 4,445 5,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.34% 93.95% 93.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,962 3,761 4,274
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing User 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 Leeds region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
2 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
3 13 (24.53%) Software Delivery
3 13 (24.53%) Project Management
4 12 (22.64%) HP
4 12 (22.64%) Business Analysis
4 12 (22.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (20.75%) SDLC
5 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
5 11 (20.75%) DSDM
6 10 (18.87%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (18.87%) Scenario Testing
7 9 (16.98%) ISEB
7 9 (16.98%) UML
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.09%) TDD
8 8 (15.09%) Use Case
8 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
9 7 (13.21%) BDD
9 7 (13.21%) Selenium
9 7 (13.21%) Test Management
9 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
9 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (13.21%) Java
9 7 (13.21%) SQL Server

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (3.77%) Apache
1 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) IIS
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) G Suite
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Slack
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Power BI
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Selenium
2 6 (11.32%) Cucumber
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
2 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) JMeter
3 5 (9.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.66%) Maven
4 3 (5.66%) TestNG
4 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Delivery Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Developer
6 5 (9.43%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Software Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) XSL
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Ajax
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.77%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
2 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
3 13 (24.53%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) Software Delivery
4 12 (22.64%) Business Analysis
4 12 (22.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.75%) DSDM
5 11 (20.75%) SDLC
5 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.98%) UML
8 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
8 8 (15.09%) TDD
8 8 (15.09%) Use Case
9 7 (13.21%) BDD
9 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Test Management
10 6 (11.32%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) HP
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) SAP