Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 200 173
Rank change year-on-year 0 -27 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1,261 1,241 1,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.82% 1.77% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.94% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 962 960 1,340
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £81,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 63,562 64,124 74,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.58% 91.60% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 51,230 52,481 64,491
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in London

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in London

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in London

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Central London +18 305 £52,500 -4.55% 21
West London +15 69 £44,250 -19.55% 18
South London -26 42 £47,500 -9.52% 3
East London +11 17 £62,500 +13.64% 8
North London -6 4 £48,500 +29.33% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 546 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (40.29%) Finance
3 339 (26.88%) SQL
4 325 (25.77%) QA
5 266 (21.09%) Degree
6 248 (19.67%) Test Automation
7 227 (18.00%) Business Analysis
8 226 (17.92%) SDLC
9 215 (17.05%) Project Management
10 195 (15.46%) Microsoft
11 193 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
12 191 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
12 191 (15.15%) JIRA
13 184 (14.59%) Scrum
14 179 (14.20%) SQL Server
15 178 (14.12%) Java
16 174 (13.80%) Banking
17 153 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 152 (12.05%) User Stories
19 149 (11.82%) Test Scripting
20 143 (11.34%) C#
21 128 (10.15%) Computer Science
22 127 (10.07%) Test Strategy
22 127 (10.07%) JavaScript
23 124 (9.83%) Change Management
24 121 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
25 119 (9.44%) Selenium
26 116 (9.20%) .NET
26 116 (9.20%) Workflow
27 109 (8.64%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 60 (4.76%) Confluence
2 36 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 12 (0.95%) CMS
6 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.63%) Apache
7 8 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.48%) SAS
10 4 (0.32%) nginx
10 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.16%) JBoss
12 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 121 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 59 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.40%) Mingle
8 3 (0.24%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 31 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 12 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.95%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.71%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (0.56%) Unica
7 5 (0.40%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.32%) Endur
8 4 (0.32%) Findur
8 4 (0.32%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.16%) Kondor
10 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.49%) SaaS
3 30 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.90%) Office 365
5 15 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.11%) IaaS
7 13 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (0.95%) Force.com
9 11 (0.87%) DigitalOcean
9 11 (0.87%) Sauce Labs
10 9 (0.71%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.63%) PaaS
12 7 (0.56%) BrowserStack
12 7 (0.56%) G Suite
12 7 (0.56%) Slack
13 6 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
13 6 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.40%) GitHub
15 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.32%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.74%) HTTP
2 20 (1.59%) Firewall
3 9 (0.71%) VPN
4 7 (0.56%) Ethernet
4 7 (0.56%) LAN
4 7 (0.56%) SAN
4 7 (0.56%) WAN
5 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.40%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.40%) SMS
7 4 (0.32%) Internet
7 4 (0.32%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.32%) Network Security
8 3 (0.24%) DNS
9 2 (0.16%) DHCP
9 2 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.16%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) IPsec
9 2 (0.16%) VoIP
10 1 (0.079%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.25%) Data Lake
6 36 (2.85%) Big Data
7 31 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
8 27 (2.14%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.06%) Power BI
10 20 (1.59%) MySQL
11 18 (1.43%) DB2
12 17 (1.35%) QlikView
12 17 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.27%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 191 (15.15%) JIRA
2 119 (9.44%) Selenium
3 66 (5.23%) Cucumber
4 41 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 38 (3.01%) JMeter
7 37 (2.93%) WebDriver
8 35 (2.78%) Git (software)
9 32 (2.54%) Jenkins
9 32 (2.54%) Maven
10 19 (1.51%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.43%) TeamCity
12 17 (1.35%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.27%) Gatling
13 16 (1.27%) JUnit
14 15 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (1.19%) Gradle
14 15 (1.19%) NUnit
15 14 (1.11%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 508 (40.29%) Finance
2 174 (13.80%) Banking
3 80 (6.34%) Retail
4 53 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 53 (4.20%) Marketing
5 47 (3.73%) Advertising
6 44 (3.49%) Financial Institution
7 37 (2.93%) Back Office
8 28 (2.22%) Front Office
8 28 (2.22%) Legal
9 22 (1.74%) Publishing
10 17 (1.35%) Private Banking
11 16 (1.27%) Games
11 16 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.11%) General Ledger
13 11 (0.87%) French Language
14 7 (0.56%) Automotive
14 7 (0.56%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.48%) Billing
16 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 531 (42.11%) Analyst
2 307 (24.35%) Business Analyst
3 171 (13.56%) Developer
4 107 (8.49%) Consultant
5 102 (8.09%) Test Analyst
6 71 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 57 (4.52%) Test Manager
8 55 (4.36%) Applications Support
8 55 (4.36%) Project Manager
9 53 (4.20%) Support Analyst
10 47 (3.73%) Java Developer
10 47 (3.73%) Senior Business Analyst
11 42 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
12 41 (3.25%) QA Engineer
13 40 (3.17%) IT Analyst
13 40 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
14 36 (2.85%) Test Leader
15 35 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
16 33 (2.62%) QA Analyst
17 31 (2.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (9.20%) .NET
2 88 (6.98%) AngularJS
3 74 (5.87%) jQuery
4 71 (5.63%) HTML
5 57 (4.52%) REST
6 55 (4.36%) Web Services
7 52 (4.12%) SOAP
8 42 (3.33%) CSS
9 38 (3.01%) ASP.NET
10 35 (2.78%) RESTful
11 33 (2.62%) XML
12 27 (2.14%) JMS
12 27 (2.14%) Middleware
13 25 (1.98%) Entity Framework
14 24 (1.90%) .NET Framework
14 24 (1.90%) WPF
15 23 (1.82%) HTML5
16 21 (1.67%) WCF
17 20 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
18 18 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 193 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (10.15%) Computer Science
3 109 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 73 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (5.79%) User Experience
5 57 (4.52%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.38%) Fintech
6 30 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.14%) Derivative
8 25 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 24 (1.90%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.51%) Reinsurance
11 17 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.27%) NHS
13 14 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.11%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.11%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 88 (6.98%) Linux
2 87 (6.90%) Windows
3 29 (2.30%) Unix
4 18 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.35%) Android
6 16 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.56%) CentOS
8 7 (0.56%) Nucleus RTOS
8 7 (0.56%) VMS
8 7 (0.56%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.48%) Debian
9 6 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.32%) Solaris
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (19.67%) Test Automation
3 227 (18.00%) Business Analysis
4 226 (17.92%) SDLC
5 215 (17.05%) Project Management
6 191 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
7 184 (14.59%) Scrum
8 153 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 152 (12.05%) User Stories
10 149 (11.82%) Test Scripting
11 127 (10.07%) Test Strategy
12 124 (9.83%) Change Management
13 116 (9.20%) Workflow
14 109 (8.64%) Regression Testing
15 108 (8.56%) CRM
16 106 (8.41%) TDD
17 102 (8.09%) BDD
18 91 (7.22%) Waterfall
19 89 (7.06%) Software Testing
20 87 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 339 (26.88%) SQL
2 178 (14.12%) Java
3 143 (11.34%) C#
4 127 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 36 (2.85%) C++
5 36 (2.85%) Python
6 31 (2.46%) T-SQL
7 29 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 22 (1.74%) Perl
8 22 (1.74%) VBA
9 21 (1.67%) C
10 19 (1.51%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.19%) MATLAB
12 13 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.03%) Scala
13 11 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.63%) Apple Swift
15 7 (0.56%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.56%) R
15 7 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 266 (21.09%) Degree
2 86 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (3.89%) ISTQB
4 45 (3.57%) Master's Degree
5 40 (3.17%) ISEB
6 27 (2.14%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (1.03%) IIBA
11 12 (0.95%) PMP
12 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.71%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.48%) ACCA
13 6 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.32%) ECDL
14 4 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.24%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (25.77%) QA
2 41 (3.25%) PMO
3 26 (2.06%) SLA
4 20 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.71%) MiFID
7 7 (0.56%) GDPR
7 7 (0.56%) IFRS
8 6 (0.48%) IFRS 9
8 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.40%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.079%) Basel II
12 1 (0.079%) GAAP
12 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.079%) PSD2
12 1 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.82%) Docker
3 6 (0.48%) iptables
3 6 (0.48%) KVM
3 6 (0.48%) QEMU
4 5 (0.40%) XenApp
5 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.079%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.079%) Firmware
8 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.27%) Ansible
2 16 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.56%) Terraform
5 6 (0.48%) SCCM
6 4 (0.32%) Grafana
6 4 (0.32%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.32%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.24%) IBM BigFix
7 3 (0.24%) Puppet
8 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.16%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.16%) Nagios
8 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.16%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.079%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 195 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.19%) Oracle
3 38 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
4 34 (2.70%) SAP
5 27 (2.14%) VMware
6 22 (1.74%) HP
6 22 (1.74%) Tableau
7 20 (1.59%) Telerik
8 18 (1.43%) Google
8 18 (1.43%) IBM
8 18 (1.43%) Pega
9 16 (1.27%) Siebel
10 14 (1.11%) Remedy
11 12 (0.95%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.87%) Citrix
12 11 (0.87%) Cognizant
12 11 (0.87%) Splunk
13 10 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (0.79%) Solace
13 10 (0.79%) Sybase