Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 191 186
Rank change year-on-year -22 -5 -22
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1,166 1,442 1,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.93% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.08% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1,049 1,159
London median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,414
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.42% +3.14%

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 63,140 69,491 71,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.73% 92.78% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50,561 53,186 62,078
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 £33,560
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -15 288 £57,500 +4.55% 34
West London +6 55 £45,000 -7.22% 16
South London +5 25 £50,000 - 5
East London -3 19 £51,500 -6.36% 5
North London -8 1 £70,000 +38.61%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 598 (51.29%) Finance
2 500 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (24.61%) SQL
4 270 (23.16%) QA
5 219 (18.78%) Project Management
6 203 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
7 200 (17.15%) Degree
8 199 (17.07%) Business Analysis
9 195 (16.72%) Banking
10 189 (16.21%) Problem-Solving
11 180 (15.44%) Microsoft
12 171 (14.67%) Test Automation
13 168 (14.41%) JIRA
14 159 (13.64%) SDLC
15 153 (13.12%) User Stories
16 151 (12.95%) Scrum
17 147 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 141 (12.09%) Java
19 112 (9.61%) JavaScript
19 112 (9.61%) Linux
20 111 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
21 105 (9.01%) Change Management
21 105 (9.01%) SQL Server
21 105 (9.01%) Test Scripting
22 104 (8.92%) Retail
23 103 (8.83%) Computer Science
24 98 (8.40%) C#
25 93 (7.98%) Oracle
26 92 (7.89%) Regression Testing
26 92 (7.89%) Selenium

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 48 (4.12%) Confluence
2 44 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.97%) Apache
4 12 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.03%) CMS
5 11 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.69%) SAS
8 7 (0.60%) MQSeries
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.51%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.34%) Plone
11 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.34%) Zope
12 3 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 111 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 28 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (1.11%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.86%) Mingle
8 2 (0.17%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.17%) Snagit
9 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.086%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.69%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 8 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.69%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.51%) SAP MDG
6 6 (0.51%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.43%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.34%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.86%) SaaS
3 43 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (2.57%) Office 365
5 16 (1.37%) OpenShift
6 14 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (0.86%) G Suite
8 10 (0.86%) Slack
9 7 (0.60%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (0.60%) GitHub
9 7 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (0.51%) Force.com
10 6 (0.51%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
11 5 (0.43%) BrowserStack
11 5 (0.43%) IaaS
11 5 (0.43%) PaaS
12 4 (0.34%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.34%) Firewall
2 12 (1.03%) VPN
3 10 (0.86%) Ethernet
3 10 (0.86%) LAN
3 10 (0.86%) WAN
4 8 (0.69%) FTP
4 8 (0.69%) Internet
4 8 (0.69%) IP Telephony
5 7 (0.60%) SAN
6 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.34%) DHCP
7 4 (0.34%) DNS
7 4 (0.34%) Network Security
8 3 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.26%) HTTP
8 3 (0.26%) SMS
9 2 (0.17%) IPsec
9 2 (0.17%) VoIP
10 1 (0.086%) Intranet
10 1 (0.086%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
5 34 (2.92%) Big Data
6 29 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.14%) Power BI
8 24 (2.06%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.37%) Data Lake
11 15 (1.29%) MySQL
11 15 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.03%) QlikView
15 11 (0.94%) DB2
16 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 9 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 168 (14.41%) JIRA
2 92 (7.89%) Selenium
3 41 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (3.43%) JMeter
5 38 (3.26%) Cucumber
6 25 (2.14%) Git (software)
7 20 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 19 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 19 (1.63%) Maven
9 18 (1.54%) WebDriver
10 17 (1.46%) SoapUI
10 17 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.37%) LoadRunner
12 15 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (1.29%) SpecFlow
12 15 (1.29%) TestRail
13 13 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 12 (1.03%) Zephyr
15 11 (0.94%) JUnit
16 10 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 598 (51.29%) Finance
2 195 (16.72%) Banking
3 104 (8.92%) Retail
4 65 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 60 (5.15%) Front Office
6 57 (4.89%) Financial Institution
7 50 (4.29%) Marketing
8 44 (3.77%) Advertising
9 42 (3.60%) Back Office
9 42 (3.60%) Private Banking
10 30 (2.57%) Legal
11 24 (2.06%) Publishing
12 20 (1.72%) French Language
13 18 (1.54%) Telecoms
14 14 (1.20%) Games
15 13 (1.11%) Billing
16 12 (1.03%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.51%) Law
17 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 477 (40.91%) Analyst
2 255 (21.87%) Business Analyst
3 144 (12.35%) Developer
4 107 (9.18%) Consultant
5 92 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 86 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
7 67 (5.75%) Project Manager
8 59 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
9 56 (4.80%) Java Developer
10 43 (3.69%) Applications Support
10 43 (3.69%) IT Analyst
11 38 (3.26%) Support Analyst
12 36 (3.09%) Test Manager
13 32 (2.74%) QA Engineer
13 32 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
14 31 (2.66%) Implementation Consultant
15 30 (2.57%) Senior Developer
16 28 (2.40%) Systems Analyst
17 26 (2.23%) Business IT Analyst
17 26 (2.23%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (7.55%) .NET
2 69 (5.92%) HTML
3 68 (5.83%) AngularJS
4 59 (5.06%) XML
5 54 (4.63%) Web Services
6 47 (4.03%) CSS
7 46 (3.95%) jQuery
8 44 (3.77%) SOAP
9 37 (3.17%) RESTful
10 35 (3.00%) HTML5
10 35 (3.00%) Spring
11 31 (2.66%) ASP.NET
12 28 (2.40%) Apache Camel
12 28 (2.40%) Middleware
13 26 (2.23%) Spring Boot
14 24 (2.06%) CSS3
15 21 (1.80%) JSON
15 21 (1.80%) React
16 19 (1.63%) .NET Framework
17 18 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 203 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (8.83%) Computer Science
3 83 (7.12%) Management Information System
4 67 (5.75%) User Experience
5 56 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (3.69%) Fintech
7 42 (3.60%) Mobile App
8 39 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
9 38 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 35 (3.00%) Fixed Income
11 28 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
12 27 (2.32%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.97%) Derivative
14 22 (1.89%) Robotics
14 22 (1.89%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.63%) Equities
15 19 (1.63%) NHS
16 15 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (1.03%) PMI
18 11 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 112 (9.61%) Linux
2 89 (7.63%) Windows
3 50 (4.29%) Unix
4 25 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.46%) Android
7 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.43%) CentOS
12 5 (0.43%) Solaris
12 5 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.34%) Debian
13 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (18.78%) Project Management
3 199 (17.07%) Business Analysis
4 189 (16.21%) Problem-Solving
5 171 (14.67%) Test Automation
6 159 (13.64%) SDLC
7 153 (13.12%) User Stories
8 151 (12.95%) Scrum
9 147 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 105 (9.01%) Change Management
10 105 (9.01%) Test Scripting
11 92 (7.89%) Regression Testing
12 91 (7.80%) Migration
13 90 (7.72%) Mentoring
14 89 (7.63%) Waterfall
15 87 (7.46%) CRM
16 85 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
17 83 (7.12%) BDD
18 80 (6.86%) Scenario Testing
18 80 (6.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 287 (24.61%) SQL
2 141 (12.09%) Java
3 112 (9.61%) JavaScript
4 98 (8.40%) C#
5 51 (4.37%) Python
6 40 (3.43%) T-SQL
7 30 (2.57%) C++
7 30 (2.57%) PL/SQL
8 28 (2.40%) Perl
9 22 (1.89%) C
10 21 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 19 (1.63%) VBA
12 18 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.46%) PHP
14 14 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.11%) Ruby
16 12 (1.03%) VB
17 11 (0.94%) Scala
18 10 (0.86%) Bash Shell
19 7 (0.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 200 (17.15%) Degree
2 63 (5.40%) ISTQB
3 58 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (4.63%) ISEB
5 26 (2.23%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 16 (1.37%) Master's Degree
9 13 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (1.11%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.77%) IIBA
12 7 (0.60%) CCNP
12 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.60%) MCSE
12 7 (0.60%) PMP
13 6 (0.51%) CFA
13 6 (0.51%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.43%) ACCA
15 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (23.16%) QA
2 50 (4.29%) PMO
3 40 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.86%) ISO 9000
5 8 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.69%) SLA
6 6 (0.51%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.26%) GDPR
7 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) IFRS
8 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.17%) MiFID
9 1 (0.086%) Basel II
9 1 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.086%) EMIR
9 1 (0.086%) PSD2
9 1 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 33 (2.83%) Docker
2 32 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.34%) iptables
5 4 (0.34%) KVM
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.34%) QEMU
6 3 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.086%) Firmware
8 1 (0.086%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.32%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (1.03%) Ansible
5 10 (0.86%) SCCM
6 7 (0.60%) HP ALM
6 7 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.51%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 4 (0.34%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (0.34%) Puppet
10 3 (0.26%) Control-M
10 3 (0.26%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.26%) Terraform
11 2 (0.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 1 (0.086%) Packer
12 1 (0.086%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 180 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 93 (7.98%) Oracle
3 47 (4.03%) SAP
4 34 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (2.74%) VMware
6 29 (2.49%) HP
7 22 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 22 (1.89%) Tableau
8 20 (1.72%) Google
9 18 (1.54%) Adobe
10 17 (1.46%) F5
10 17 (1.46%) Solace
11 14 (1.20%) IBM
12 13 (1.11%) Blue Prism
12 13 (1.11%) Citrix
12 13 (1.11%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.03%) Concur
13 12 (1.03%) Telerik
14 11 (0.94%) OpenText
14 11 (0.94%) ServiceNow