Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 191 161
Rank change year-on-year +25 -30 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1,389 1,282 1,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.98% 1.84% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.03% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,036 1,440
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 64,008 63,184 77,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.35% 90.50% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52,543 53,446 65,511
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -2 310 £47,500 -13.64% 38
West London +23 65 £43,750 -23.91% 24
South London -39 15 £40,000 -20.00% 8
North London +6 11 £55,000 -
East London 0 11 £80,000 +33.33% 6
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 590 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 561 (40.39%) Finance
3 433 (31.17%) SQL
4 358 (25.77%) QA
5 317 (22.82%) Test Automation
6 254 (18.29%) SQL Server
7 250 (18.00%) Degree
8 232 (16.70%) Microsoft
9 222 (15.98%) SDLC
10 219 (15.77%) Scrum
11 211 (15.19%) Business Analysis
12 208 (14.97%) Banking
13 187 (13.46%) Test Scripting
14 185 (13.32%) C#
15 184 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
16 177 (12.74%) JIRA
17 165 (11.88%) .NET
18 164 (11.81%) Project Management
19 159 (11.45%) Java
20 151 (10.87%) Regression Testing
21 141 (10.15%) System Testing
22 139 (10.01%) JavaScript
23 132 (9.50%) Change Management
23 132 (9.50%) User Stories
24 130 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
25 126 (9.07%) Selenium
26 121 (8.71%) Windows
26 121 (8.71%) Integration Testing
27 117 (8.42%) Analytics
28 115 (8.28%) CRM

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 41 (2.95%) Confluence
2 40 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.16%) CMS
4 21 (1.51%) IIS
5 20 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.30%) Apache
7 16 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.01%) Apache Spark
10 10 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.65%) SAS
12 8 (0.58%) JBoss
12 8 (0.58%) nginx
12 8 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.43%) Drupal
14 6 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 81 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 53 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.29%) Mingle
8 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.072%) InDesign
9 1 (0.072%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 51 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.58%) Endur
4 12 (0.86%) thinkFolio
5 11 (0.79%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.79%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.50%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 6 (0.43%) Findur
8 6 (0.43%) RiskWrite
8 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.36%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.36%) Unica
10 4 (0.29%) Magento
10 4 (0.29%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.17%) SaaS
4 21 (1.51%) Office 365
5 15 (1.08%) GitHub
6 14 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
8 10 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.72%) PaaS
9 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.65%) BrowserStack
10 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.58%) DigitalOcean
11 7 (0.50%) BlazeMeter
11 7 (0.50%) G Suite
11 7 (0.50%) IaaS
11 7 (0.50%) Slack
12 5 (0.36%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.29%) Force.com
13 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.37%) HTTP
2 13 (0.94%) SAN
2 13 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.58%) FTP
4 6 (0.43%) Firewall
4 6 (0.43%) SMS
5 5 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.36%) iSCSI
5 5 (0.36%) LAN
5 5 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.29%) CHAP
6 4 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.29%) MPLS
6 4 (0.29%) SSL
6 4 (0.29%) VPN
7 3 (0.22%) DNS
8 2 (0.14%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.14%) MGCP
8 2 (0.14%) SCCP
8 2 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (2.45%) QlikView
8 33 (2.38%) MySQL
9 32 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 25 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (1.58%) Data Lake
12 20 (1.44%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.30%) Power BI
14 17 (1.22%) Big Data
15 16 (1.15%) DB2
15 16 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
16 15 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
17 14 (1.01%) Hadoop
17 14 (1.01%) Qlik Sense
17 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 177 (12.74%) JIRA
2 126 (9.07%) Selenium
3 87 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 85 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 68 (4.90%) SoapUI
6 52 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 50 (3.60%) Git (software)
7 50 (3.60%) Jenkins
8 43 (3.10%) Maven
9 37 (2.66%) WebDriver
10 32 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 30 (2.16%) Subversion
12 28 (2.02%) SpecFlow
13 22 (1.58%) JMeter
14 18 (1.30%) Gradle
14 18 (1.30%) JUnit
15 16 (1.15%) Protractor
16 15 (1.08%) Ant
16 15 (1.08%) Eclipse
17 14 (1.01%) NUnit
General
1 561 (40.39%) Finance
2 208 (14.97%) Banking
3 85 (6.12%) Marketing
4 81 (5.83%) Retail
5 59 (4.25%) Front Office
6 54 (3.89%) Investment Banking
7 44 (3.17%) Retail Banking
8 38 (2.74%) Advertising
9 34 (2.45%) Private Banking
10 25 (1.80%) Back Office
11 24 (1.73%) Legal
12 18 (1.30%) Publishing
13 13 (0.94%) Games
13 13 (0.94%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
15 10 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.72%) Telecoms
16 6 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 583 (41.97%) Analyst
2 304 (21.89%) Business Analyst
3 205 (14.76%) Developer
4 125 (9.00%) Test Analyst
5 123 (8.86%) Consultant
6 89 (6.41%) Applications Support
7 76 (5.47%) Support Analyst
8 74 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 73 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 73 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
10 63 (4.54%) SQL Analyst
11 54 (3.89%) Test Leader
12 52 (3.74%) C# Developer
13 48 (3.46%) Finance Business Analyst
14 46 (3.31%) Java Developer
15 45 (3.24%) Banking Analyst
16 39 (2.81%) Digital Analyst
16 39 (2.81%) QA Analyst
17 38 (2.74%) Banking Business Analyst
17 38 (2.74%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (11.88%) .NET
2 108 (7.78%) Web Services
3 93 (6.70%) SOAP
4 90 (6.48%) HTML
5 89 (6.41%) AngularJS
6 64 (4.61%) REST
7 57 (4.10%) ASP.NET
8 55 (3.96%) CSS
9 50 (3.60%) jQuery
10 35 (2.52%) .NET Framework
11 34 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (2.45%) Entity Framework
12 31 (2.23%) JMS
12 31 (2.23%) RESTful
13 29 (2.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (1.94%) HTML5
15 26 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
15 26 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (1.80%) XML
17 23 (1.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 184 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 86 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 68 (4.90%) User Experience
5 40 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 38 (2.74%) Fintech
7 34 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 34 (2.45%) Virtual Team
8 28 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 25 (1.80%) Reinsurance
10 21 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.30%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.01%) Equities
13 12 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.72%) Derivative
14 10 (0.72%) Wiki
15 9 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.65%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 121 (8.71%) Windows
2 86 (6.19%) Linux
3 40 (2.88%) Unix
4 16 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.79%) Solaris
6 8 (0.58%) Android
6 8 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.36%) VMS
10 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.14%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.072%) CentOS
12 1 (0.072%) Fedora
12 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (22.82%) Test Automation
3 222 (15.98%) SDLC
4 219 (15.77%) Scrum
5 211 (15.19%) Business Analysis
6 187 (13.46%) Test Scripting
7 164 (11.81%) Project Management
8 151 (10.87%) Regression Testing
9 141 (10.15%) System Testing
10 132 (9.50%) Change Management
10 132 (9.50%) User Stories
11 130 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 121 (8.71%) Integration Testing
13 117 (8.42%) Analytics
14 115 (8.28%) CRM
15 111 (7.99%) Functional Testing
16 107 (7.70%) Workflow
17 105 (7.56%) TDD
18 98 (7.06%) Scenario Testing
19 97 (6.98%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 433 (31.17%) SQL
2 185 (13.32%) C#
3 159 (11.45%) Java
4 139 (10.01%) JavaScript
5 59 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 40 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 34 (2.45%) Python
8 17 (1.22%) C++
8 17 (1.22%) PL/SQL
9 16 (1.15%) R
9 16 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.08%) C
11 14 (1.01%) Perl
11 14 (1.01%) Scala
12 13 (0.94%) VBA
13 9 (0.65%) Groovy
13 9 (0.65%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.58%) VB
14 8 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 250 (18.00%) Degree
2 80 (5.76%) ISEB
3 70 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (5.04%) ISTQB
4 44 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (2.02%) Master's Degree
5 28 (2.02%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.86%) PMP
7 12 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.58%) ACCA
8 8 (0.58%) IIBA
9 6 (0.43%) CIMA
9 6 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.36%) MBA
11 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.22%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (25.77%) QA
2 35 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.52%) SLA
3 22 (1.58%) PMO
4 12 (0.86%) GDPR
5 10 (0.72%) IFRS
6 9 (0.65%) Basel III
6 9 (0.65%) IFRS 9
7 7 (0.50%) MiFID
7 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.50%) SEPA
8 4 (0.29%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.22%) GAAP
9 3 (0.22%) PSD2
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.072%) Basel II
11 1 (0.072%) FISMA
System Software
1 20 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.79%) Docker
4 6 (0.43%) KVM
5 5 (0.36%) NFS
6 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.29%) vSphere
6 4 (0.29%) XenApp
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.14%) Xen
8 1 (0.072%) Firmware
8 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.86%) Ansible
2 12 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (0.50%) Oozie
4 6 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.29%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.29%) vMotion
6 4 (0.29%) vRealize
7 3 (0.22%) Grafana
7 3 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.22%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.22%) Puppet
7 3 (0.22%) Salt
7 3 (0.22%) Terraform
8 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 232 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 98 (7.06%) Oracle
3 33 (2.38%) SAP
4 29 (2.09%) Siebel
5 26 (1.87%) HP
5 26 (1.87%) VMware
6 24 (1.73%) OpenText
6 24 (1.73%) Sun
7 22 (1.58%) OpenLink
8 21 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.44%) Sybase
9 20 (1.44%) Tableau
10 17 (1.22%) IBM
10 17 (1.22%) Pega
10 17 (1.22%) Reuters
11 16 (1.15%) Bloomberg
12 15 (1.08%) Sitecore
13 14 (1.01%) Informatica
14 13 (0.94%) Cisco
14 13 (0.94%) Telerik