Period
to 20 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 180 192
Rank change year-on-year -31 +12 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1,143 1,504 1,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.70% 2.00% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.15% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,110 1,091
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 61,730 69,825 68,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.61% 92.81% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49,910 53,824 59,218
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,382
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 -15 279 £61,500 +23.00% 37
West London +1 50 £45,000 -10.00% 22
South London -14 26 £60,000 +50.00% 4
East London +6 17 £51,250 -13.50% 5
North London 0 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 610 (53.37%) Finance
2 506 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (23.88%) SQL
3 273 (23.88%) QA
4 221 (19.34%) Project Management
5 195 (17.06%) Banking
5 195 (17.06%) Business Analysis
6 188 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
7 179 (15.66%) Degree
8 174 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 167 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
10 161 (14.09%) Test Automation
11 160 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 159 (13.91%) JIRA
12 159 (13.91%) User Stories
13 146 (12.77%) Java
13 146 (12.77%) Scrum
14 132 (11.55%) Linux
15 125 (10.94%) SDLC
16 118 (10.32%) Retail
17 116 (10.15%) JavaScript
18 114 (9.97%) .NET
19 113 (9.89%) Waterfall
20 108 (9.45%) Oracle
21 104 (9.10%) SQL Server
22 102 (8.92%) Migration
23 101 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
24 98 (8.57%) C#
24 98 (8.57%) Change Management
25 95 (8.31%) Mentoring

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 56 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.59%) Confluence
3 19 (1.66%) Apache
4 18 (1.57%) CMS
5 12 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.79%) MQSeries
7 9 (0.79%) SAS
8 8 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.52%) WordPress
11 5 (0.44%) IIS
11 5 (0.44%) JBoss
11 5 (0.44%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.35%) Plone
12 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.35%) Zope
Applications
1 101 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 35 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (2.01%) Photoshop
7 20 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.96%) Mingle
9 2 (0.17%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.17%) Snagit
10 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.96%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.87%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
5 9 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
5 9 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 6 (0.52%) SAP MDG
6 6 (0.52%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.52%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.44%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.44%) Salerio
7 5 (0.44%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (5.34%) SaaS
3 58 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (3.24%) Office 365
5 21 (1.84%) OpenShift
6 18 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.05%) GitHub
9 11 (0.96%) G Suite
10 8 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.70%) PaaS
10 8 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 8 (0.70%) Trello
11 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.44%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
12 4 (0.35%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.35%) Oracle CX
12 4 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.06%) Firewall
2 12 (1.05%) FTP
3 11 (0.96%) Internet
3 11 (0.96%) VPN
4 9 (0.79%) Ethernet
4 9 (0.79%) LAN
4 9 (0.79%) WAN
5 7 (0.61%) IP Telephony
6 6 (0.52%) SAN
6 6 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.44%) HTTP
8 4 (0.35%) DHCP
8 4 (0.35%) DNS
8 4 (0.35%) Network Security
9 2 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.17%) IPsec
9 2 (0.17%) VoIP
10 1 (0.087%) Broadband
10 1 (0.087%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.087%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
6 28 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.84%) Power BI
8 19 (1.66%) Big Data
9 15 (1.31%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.14%) Blockchain
10 13 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.96%) MySQL
12 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.87%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.87%) QlikView
13 10 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.70%) DB2
14 8 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 159 (13.91%) JIRA
2 92 (8.05%) Selenium
3 41 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (3.50%) Cucumber
5 37 (3.24%) JMeter
6 24 (2.10%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.92%) Visual Studio
8 21 (1.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 20 (1.75%) LoadRunner
9 20 (1.75%) SoapUI
10 18 (1.57%) Maven
11 16 (1.40%) Git (software)
11 16 (1.40%) JUnit
12 15 (1.31%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.22%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.96%) Zephyr
15 10 (0.87%) Appium
15 10 (0.87%) TestNG
15 10 (0.87%) TestRail
General
1 610 (53.37%) Finance
2 195 (17.06%) Banking
3 118 (10.32%) Retail
4 71 (6.21%) Front Office
5 64 (5.60%) Investment Banking
6 62 (5.42%) Marketing
7 51 (4.46%) Private Banking
8 42 (3.67%) Financial Institution
9 38 (3.32%) Advertising
9 38 (3.32%) Back Office
10 28 (2.45%) Telecoms
11 25 (2.19%) Legal
12 20 (1.75%) Publishing
13 19 (1.66%) Law
14 18 (1.57%) French Language
15 9 (0.79%) Billing
15 9 (0.79%) Games
15 9 (0.79%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.70%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 484 (42.34%) Analyst
2 255 (22.31%) Business Analyst
3 151 (13.21%) Developer
4 92 (8.05%) Test Analyst
5 86 (7.52%) Consultant
6 77 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
7 68 (5.95%) Project Manager
8 63 (5.51%) Java Developer
9 51 (4.46%) Senior Business Analyst
10 47 (4.11%) Applications Support
11 41 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 41 (3.59%) Support Analyst
12 39 (3.41%) IT Analyst
13 36 (3.15%) Test Engineer
14 35 (3.06%) Implementation Consultant
15 32 (2.80%) Banking Analyst
16 30 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
17 28 (2.45%) Systems Analyst
18 27 (2.36%) Financial Analyst
19 26 (2.27%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (9.97%) .NET
2 77 (6.74%) Web Services
3 72 (6.30%) HTML
4 71 (6.21%) XML
5 57 (4.99%) SOAP
6 53 (4.64%) AngularJS
7 52 (4.55%) Spring
8 49 (4.29%) CSS
9 42 (3.67%) Apache Camel
10 41 (3.59%) Spring Boot
11 38 (3.32%) ASP.NET
12 37 (3.24%) HTML5
13 35 (3.06%) RESTful
14 30 (2.62%) CSS3
15 26 (2.27%) GraphQL
15 26 (2.27%) REST
16 23 (2.01%) JSON
17 22 (1.92%) Middleware
18 21 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 19 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 188 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 66 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 65 (5.69%) User Experience
5 59 (5.16%) Fintech
6 57 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (3.15%) Robotics
9 35 (3.06%) Fixed Income
10 27 (2.36%) Equities
11 23 (2.01%) Derivative
12 21 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 16 (1.40%) FMCG
15 16 (1.40%) NHS
16 15 (1.31%) PMI
16 15 (1.31%) Virtual Team
17 14 (1.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 132 (11.55%) Linux
2 75 (6.56%) Windows
3 49 (4.29%) Unix
4 26 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (0.87%) Solaris
7 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.70%) Android
8 8 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.087%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (19.34%) Project Management
3 195 (17.06%) Business Analysis
4 167 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
5 161 (14.09%) Test Automation
6 160 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 159 (13.91%) User Stories
8 146 (12.77%) Scrum
9 125 (10.94%) SDLC
10 113 (9.89%) Waterfall
11 102 (8.92%) Migration
12 98 (8.57%) Change Management
13 95 (8.31%) Mentoring
14 94 (8.22%) CRM
15 91 (7.96%) Test Scripting
16 90 (7.87%) DevOps
17 89 (7.79%) Regression Testing
18 86 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
19 80 (7.00%) BDD
19 80 (7.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 273 (23.88%) SQL
2 146 (12.77%) Java
3 116 (10.15%) JavaScript
4 98 (8.57%) C#
5 49 (4.29%) Python
6 40 (3.50%) T-SQL
7 37 (3.24%) PL/SQL
8 31 (2.71%) C++
9 27 (2.36%) PHP
10 24 (2.10%) C
11 23 (2.01%) Perl
12 21 (1.84%) VBA
13 18 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.14%) VB
17 9 (0.79%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.70%) Ruby
18 8 (0.70%) XPath
19 7 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 179 (15.66%) Degree
2 63 (5.51%) ISTQB
3 62 (5.42%) ISEB
4 35 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.01%) PMI Certification
7 21 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (1.05%) PMP
11 10 (0.87%) CFA
11 10 (0.87%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.79%) IIBA
13 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.52%) CCNP
14 6 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.52%) MCSE
15 5 (0.44%) CBAP
15 5 (0.44%) MOS
16 4 (0.35%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (23.88%) QA
2 58 (5.07%) PMO
3 44 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.96%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.52%) SLA
6 5 (0.44%) GDPR
6 5 (0.44%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.35%) Basel III
8 3 (0.26%) MiFID
9 1 (0.087%) Basel II
9 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.087%) EMIR
9 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (3.32%) Docker
2 25 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.087%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.087%) Firmware
9 1 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
1 30 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
3 11 (0.96%) Ansible
3 11 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.96%) SCCM
4 10 (0.87%) Puppet
5 9 (0.79%) HP ALM
6 7 (0.61%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.44%) logstash
8 5 (0.44%) Nagios
8 5 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 3 (0.26%) Control-M
9 3 (0.26%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (0.26%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 1 (0.087%) Packer
11 1 (0.087%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 174 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 108 (9.45%) Oracle
3 40 (3.50%) SAP
4 31 (2.71%) Red Hat
5 30 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.45%) Google
7 25 (2.19%) HP
7 25 (2.19%) VMware
8 24 (2.10%) ServiceNow
9 23 (2.01%) Adobe
9 23 (2.01%) Blue Prism
10 18 (1.57%) Solace
10 18 (1.57%) Tableau
11 16 (1.40%) IBM
12 15 (1.31%) Automation Anywhere
12 15 (1.31%) UiPath
13 13 (1.14%) Citrix
13 13 (1.14%) F5
13 13 (1.14%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.96%) Telerik