Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > London
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 208 177
Rank change year-on-year -10 -31 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 876 1,136 1,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.64% 1.72% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.86% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 684 881 1,102
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £40,900 £36,250 £35,100
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 49,839 61,200 69,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.19% 92.56% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40,156 49,556 54,266
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +20 262 £57,500 -8.00% 17
West London +25 58 £60,000 +33.33% 9
South London -4 22 £51,250 -14.58% 3
North London - 5 £62,500 -
East London +10 4 £55,000 +10.00% 3
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 424 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (28.08%) Finance
3 220 (25.11%) SQL
4 207 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
5 184 (21.00%) Business Analysis
6 181 (20.66%) Test Automation
7 166 (18.95%) JIRA
8 159 (18.15%) QA
9 149 (17.01%) Scrum
10 146 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 132 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
12 128 (14.61%) User Stories
13 127 (14.50%) Project Management
14 121 (13.81%) Retail
15 117 (13.36%) Microsoft
15 117 (13.36%) DevOps
16 110 (12.56%) SDLC
17 107 (12.21%) Test Scripting
18 103 (11.76%) Java
18 103 (11.76%) Azure
19 101 (11.53%) SQL Server
20 100 (11.42%) Change Management
20 100 (11.42%) Management Information System
21 97 (11.07%) Degree
22 93 (10.62%) ITIL
23 89 (10.16%) Software Testing
24 78 (8.90%) Selenium
25 74 (8.45%) Integration Testing
25 74 (8.45%) AWS
26 73 (8.33%) Project Delivery

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 19 (2.17%) Confluence
2 18 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.37%) CMS
5 10 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.03%) Apache
6 9 (1.03%) EPiServer
7 7 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.57%) JBoss
8 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.46%) IIS
9 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.23%) DNN
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (3.65%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.91%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.46%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.46%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.46%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.34%) Magento
7 3 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.23%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.76%) Azure
2 74 (8.45%) AWS
3 68 (7.76%) Power Platform
4 33 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.05%) Office 365
6 16 (1.83%) BrowserStack
7 13 (1.48%) AWS Fargate
8 10 (1.14%) GCP
8 10 (1.14%) SaaS
9 8 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.91%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.80%) GitHub
10 7 (0.80%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.68%) Serverless
12 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.57%) Taleo
13 4 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.37%) Internet
2 11 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.91%) Intranet
4 6 (0.68%) Network Security
4 6 (0.68%) PBX
5 4 (0.46%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.46%) SSL
5 4 (0.46%) WinSCP
6 3 (0.34%) Firewall
7 2 (0.23%) DHCP
7 2 (0.23%) DNS
7 2 (0.23%) FCoE
7 2 (0.23%) HTTP
7 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.23%) LAN
7 2 (0.23%) VPN
7 2 (0.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.76%) Power BI
3 64 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 51 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 36 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 25 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (2.40%) MySQL
10 18 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.03%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.91%) Big Data
15 7 (0.80%) DB2
16 6 (0.68%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 166 (18.95%) JIRA
2 78 (8.90%) Selenium
3 58 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 33 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 31 (3.54%) SoapUI
7 30 (3.42%) JMeter
8 26 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (2.74%) SpecFlow
10 22 (2.51%) LoadRunner
11 16 (1.83%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.60%) Jenkins
12 14 (1.60%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.48%) Postman
13 13 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (1.14%) Appium
14 10 (1.14%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.03%) Visual Studio
16 8 (0.91%) LSMW
16 8 (0.91%) Maven
General
1 246 (28.08%) Finance
2 121 (13.81%) Retail
3 47 (5.37%) Banking
4 41 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.20%) Front Office
6 27 (3.08%) Marketing
7 13 (1.48%) Legal
8 11 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.03%) Advertising
9 9 (1.03%) French Language
9 9 (1.03%) Local Government
10 8 (0.91%) Back Office
11 7 (0.80%) Publishing
12 6 (0.68%) Billing
12 6 (0.68%) Law
13 5 (0.57%) Police
14 4 (0.46%) Games
15 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 392 (44.75%) Analyst
2 205 (23.40%) Business Analyst
3 82 (9.36%) Developer
4 69 (7.88%) Test Analyst
5 58 (6.62%) Consultant
6 57 (6.51%) Administrator
7 51 (5.82%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (4.34%) Agile Business Analyst
8 38 (4.34%) Tester
9 37 (4.22%) DBA
10 35 (4.00%) Java Developer
11 33 (3.77%) Test Leader
12 32 (3.65%) Senior Business Analyst
13 31 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
13 31 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
14 30 (3.42%) SQL DBA
15 28 (3.20%) Support Analyst
16 26 (2.97%) IT Analyst
17 25 (2.85%) Project Manager
18 24 (2.74%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (8.11%) .NET
2 62 (7.08%) XML
3 46 (5.25%) CSS
4 42 (4.79%) HTML
5 33 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 25 (2.85%) REST
6 25 (2.85%) Web Services
7 24 (2.74%) JSON
8 17 (1.94%) RESTful
9 13 (1.48%) SOAP
10 12 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.37%) Spring
11 11 (1.26%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.14%) Ajax
12 10 (1.14%) Regular Expression
13 9 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.03%) React
14 8 (0.91%) SAP Smart Forms
15 7 (0.80%) jQuery
15 7 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 207 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (11.42%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.00%) Reinsurance
4 30 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 27 (3.08%) User Experience
7 23 (2.63%) Public Cloud
8 21 (2.40%) Derivative
8 21 (2.40%) Private Cloud
9 19 (2.17%) AS400
9 19 (2.17%) Fixed Income
9 19 (2.17%) iSeries
10 17 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.14%) e-Learning
11 10 (1.14%) Equities
12 9 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.80%) Replication
13 7 (0.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.22%) Windows
2 47 (5.37%) Windows Server
3 38 (4.34%) Linux
4 17 (1.94%) Unix
5 10 (1.14%) Android
5 10 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.57%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (21.00%) Business Analysis
3 181 (20.66%) Test Automation
4 149 (17.01%) Scrum
5 146 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
7 128 (14.61%) User Stories
8 127 (14.50%) Project Management
9 117 (13.36%) DevOps
10 110 (12.56%) SDLC
11 107 (12.21%) Test Scripting
12 100 (11.42%) Change Management
13 93 (10.62%) ITIL
14 89 (10.16%) Software Testing
15 74 (8.45%) Integration Testing
16 73 (8.33%) Project Delivery
17 70 (7.99%) System Integration Testing
18 69 (7.88%) Mentoring
19 68 (7.76%) Waterfall
20 67 (7.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 220 (25.11%) SQL
2 103 (11.76%) Java
3 66 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 64 (7.31%) C#
5 38 (4.34%) Python
6 27 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.28%) C
8 19 (2.17%) RPG
9 16 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.14%) C++
11 10 (1.14%) PHP
11 10 (1.14%) Ruby
12 8 (0.91%) ABAP
12 8 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.91%) SAPscript
12 8 (0.91%) VB
13 7 (0.80%) Perl
14 6 (0.68%) VBA
14 6 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 97 (11.07%) Degree
2 37 (4.22%) ISTQB
3 34 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (3.65%) ISEB
5 15 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (1.48%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.80%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.68%) PMP
12 5 (0.57%) CBAP
13 4 (0.46%) CIPD
13 4 (0.46%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.34%) IIBA
14 3 (0.34%) MBA
14 3 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
15 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (18.15%) QA
2 18 (2.05%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.05%) SLA
3 8 (0.91%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.80%) GDPR
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) RMADS
7 1 (0.11%) Basel II
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 15022
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (4.11%) Docker
2 23 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (0.68%) XenApp
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.23%) HDFS
7 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.11%) UAG
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (3.31%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.05%) HP ALM
4 11 (1.26%) SCCM
5 7 (0.80%) Ansible
5 7 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.68%) Puppet
6 6 (0.68%) Terraform
7 4 (0.46%) AppDNA
8 3 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.11%) Control-M
10 1 (0.11%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) Matomo
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 117 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.39%) Oracle
3 54 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (4.91%) HP
5 42 (4.79%) SAP
6 31 (3.54%) VMware
7 29 (3.31%) ServiceNow
8 21 (2.40%) Atlassian
8 21 (2.40%) Workday
9 15 (1.71%) Citrix
9 15 (1.71%) Veeam
10 14 (1.60%) Tableau
10 14 (1.60%) UiPath
11 13 (1.48%) IBM
12 10 (1.14%) Conga
12 10 (1.14%) DocuSign
13 9 (1.03%) Informatica
14 8 (0.91%) Percona
15 7 (0.80%) Hyperion
15 7 (0.80%) Red Hat