Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 186 166
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1505 1376 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.00% 1.81% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.00% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1108 1510
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,400 £35,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -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 68818 68936 79416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.67% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53025 59292 66921
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +31 308 £50,000 -9.09% 21
West London +15 68 £50,000 -16.67% 7
South London -13 30 £40,000 -16.23% 3
North London +8 13 £55,000 - 1
East London -5 6 £59,250 +3.04% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 699 (46.45%) Finance
2 605 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
3 445 (29.57%) SQL
4 354 (23.52%) QA
5 338 (22.46%) Test Automation
6 322 (21.40%) Banking
7 318 (21.13%) Microsoft
8 296 (19.67%) Business Analysis
9 260 (17.28%) SDLC
10 228 (15.15%) Project Management
11 221 (14.68%) SQL Server
12 210 (13.95%) Degree
13 200 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
14 199 (13.22%) Scrum
15 197 (13.09%) Test Scripting
16 193 (12.82%) .NET
17 180 (11.96%) C#
18 177 (11.76%) Java
19 165 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
20 156 (10.37%) CRM
21 152 (10.10%) System Testing
22 151 (10.03%) Asset Management
23 149 (9.90%) Oracle
24 143 (9.50%) JIRA
25 141 (9.37%) Regression Testing
26 140 (9.30%) Unit Testing
27 139 (9.24%) Integration Testing
28 136 (9.04%) Front Office
29 126 (8.37%) Investment Banking
30 120 (7.97%) Windows

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 54 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.13%) Confluence
3 31 (2.06%) IIS
4 29 (1.93%) CMS
5 24 (1.59%) Apache
6 20 (1.33%) Apache Spark
7 16 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.93%) SAS
10 13 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (0.66%) JBoss
13 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.33%) Drupal
15 5 (0.33%) EPiServer
16 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.20%) Oracle UPK
17 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 83 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.13%) Mingle
9 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.066%) InDesign
9 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.066%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 93 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (1.33%) NetSuite
4 17 (1.13%) Endur
5 16 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (0.86%) thinkFolio
8 11 (0.73%) Markit EDM
8 11 (0.73%) SAP SRM
9 8 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.47%) Actimize
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.33%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.33%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.33%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.79%) SaaS
3 40 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.06%) GitHub
5 24 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (0.93%) PaaS
7 13 (0.86%) OpenShift
8 12 (0.80%) BrowserStack
9 11 (0.73%) BlazeMeter
10 10 (0.66%) IaaS
10 10 (0.66%) Trello
11 9 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 9 (0.60%) Slack
12 7 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.40%) Office 365
14 5 (0.33%) Oracle CX
14 5 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.33%) Veeva
15 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.59%) Firewall
1 24 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 12 (0.80%) SAN
3 10 (0.66%) FTP
4 9 (0.60%) SSL
5 5 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.33%) HTTP
5 5 (0.33%) iSCSI
5 5 (0.33%) LAN
5 5 (0.33%) VPN
6 4 (0.27%) CHAP
6 4 (0.27%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.27%) SMS
6 4 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.20%) DNS
7 3 (0.20%) IMAP
7 3 (0.20%) Internet
7 3 (0.20%) Intranet
7 3 (0.20%) LDAP
7 3 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 33 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
7 33 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 32 (2.13%) MySQL
9 30 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.73%) Big Data
11 24 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 23 (1.53%) Power BI
13 22 (1.46%) Hadoop
14 21 (1.40%) QlikView
14 21 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
15 18 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
16 16 (1.06%) Apache Hive
16 16 (1.06%) HBase
Development Applications
1 143 (9.50%) JIRA
2 109 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (7.04%) Selenium
4 88 (5.85%) Git (software)
5 68 (4.52%) Cucumber
6 67 (4.45%) Visual Studio
7 59 (3.92%) SoapUI
8 54 (3.59%) Subversion
9 50 (3.32%) TeamCity
10 43 (2.86%) Jenkins
11 36 (2.39%) SpecFlow
12 30 (1.99%) Maven
13 28 (1.86%) HP UFT
14 25 (1.66%) JBehave
15 24 (1.59%) Zephyr
16 22 (1.46%) WebDriver
17 19 (1.26%) JMeter
17 19 (1.26%) JUnit
18 17 (1.13%) Ant
19 15 (1.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 699 (46.45%) Finance
2 322 (21.40%) Banking
3 136 (9.04%) Front Office
4 126 (8.37%) Investment Banking
5 95 (6.31%) Retail Banking
6 90 (5.98%) Retail
7 89 (5.91%) Marketing
8 53 (3.52%) Back Office
9 28 (1.86%) Legal
10 27 (1.79%) Private Banking
11 26 (1.73%) Advertising
12 15 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 14 (0.93%) Games
13 14 (0.93%) Law
13 14 (0.93%) Military
14 13 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.80%) Publishing
16 10 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
17 9 (0.60%) Billing
17 9 (0.60%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 610 (40.53%) Analyst
2 366 (24.32%) Business Analyst
3 204 (13.55%) Developer
4 130 (8.64%) Consultant
5 119 (7.91%) Test Analyst
6 103 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
7 84 (5.58%) Financial Analyst
8 80 (5.32%) Project Manager
9 63 (4.19%) Banking Analyst
9 63 (4.19%) Senior Business Analyst
10 61 (4.05%) Finance Business Analyst
11 58 (3.85%) C# Developer
12 53 (3.52%) Tester
13 51 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
14 50 (3.32%) Test Leader
15 46 (3.06%) Support Analyst
16 45 (2.99%) Applications Support
16 45 (2.99%) Java Developer
17 41 (2.72%) Quantitative Project Manager
17 41 (2.72%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (12.82%) .NET
2 101 (6.71%) HTML
3 78 (5.18%) ASP.NET
4 72 (4.78%) SOAP
5 69 (4.58%) AngularJS
6 64 (4.25%) Web Services
7 55 (3.65%) FIX Protocol
8 49 (3.26%) REST
9 43 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 43 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (2.66%) CSS
11 39 (2.59%) XML
12 33 (2.19%) JMS
13 29 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (1.79%) Entity Framework
15 24 (1.59%) Spring
16 22 (1.46%) HTML5
16 22 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (1.26%) jQuery
17 19 (1.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 200 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 79 (5.25%) Equities
3 79 (5.25%) User Experience
4 76 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 76 (5.05%) Derivative
5 63 (4.19%) Fintech
6 62 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.79%) Fixed Income
8 37 (2.46%) Virtual Team
9 26 (1.73%) Equity Derivative
10 25 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.59%) Reinsurance
12 21 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.26%) Credit Risk
14 17 (1.13%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.13%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.06%) Market Risk
16 15 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 15 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 120 (7.97%) Windows
2 102 (6.78%) Linux
3 73 (4.85%) Unix
4 18 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.13%) Android
6 16 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.66%) Solaris
9 8 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.27%) VMS
12 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.066%) CentOS
14 1 (0.066%) Fedora
14 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (22.46%) Test Automation
3 296 (19.67%) Business Analysis
4 260 (17.28%) SDLC
5 228 (15.15%) Project Management
6 199 (13.22%) Scrum
7 197 (13.09%) Test Scripting
8 165 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 156 (10.37%) CRM
10 152 (10.10%) System Testing
11 151 (10.03%) Asset Management
12 141 (9.37%) Regression Testing
13 140 (9.30%) Unit Testing
14 139 (9.24%) Integration Testing
15 119 (7.91%) User Stories
16 116 (7.71%) Workflow
17 114 (7.57%) Change Management
17 114 (7.57%) Scenario Testing
18 110 (7.31%) System Integration Testing
19 106 (7.04%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 445 (29.57%) SQL
2 180 (11.96%) C#
3 177 (11.76%) Java
4 110 (7.31%) JavaScript
5 64 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 43 (2.86%) Python
7 25 (1.66%) PowerShell
8 22 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 21 (1.40%) C
10 20 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 18 (1.20%) C++
12 17 (1.13%) Scala
13 15 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.00%) Groovy
14 14 (0.93%) Apex Code
14 14 (0.93%) Perl
15 13 (0.86%) Ruby
16 11 (0.73%) PHP
16 11 (0.73%) VB
16 11 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 210 (13.95%) Degree
2 101 (6.71%) ISEB
3 90 (5.98%) ISTQB
4 64 (4.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 53 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (1.93%) Security Cleared
7 20 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 18 (1.20%) PMP
9 17 (1.13%) IIBA
10 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.86%) SC Cleared
11 13 (0.86%) Siebel Certification
12 10 (0.66%) ACCA
13 9 (0.60%) CIMA
14 8 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
16 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.40%) Master's Degree
17 5 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (23.52%) QA
2 39 (2.59%) SLA
3 36 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.26%) PMO
5 15 (1.00%) MiFID
6 13 (0.86%) IFRS
7 11 (0.73%) SEPA
8 10 (0.66%) GAAP
9 9 (0.60%) GDPR
10 8 (0.53%) Basel III
10 8 (0.53%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.27%) EMIR
12 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.20%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.20%) PSD2
13 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.20%) TARGET2
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.26%) KVM
3 19 (1.26%) Xen
4 5 (0.33%) NFS
4 5 (0.33%) vSphere
5 4 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.20%) Dovecot
6 3 (0.20%) XenApp
7 2 (0.13%) Docker
7 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.066%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.86%) Oozie
3 7 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.40%) Ansible
5 5 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.33%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.27%) vMotion
6 4 (0.27%) vRealize
7 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.13%) DiskXtender
8 2 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.13%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.13%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.066%) Control-M
9 1 (0.066%) SCCM
Vendors
1 318 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 149 (9.90%) Oracle
3 67 (4.45%) SAP
4 54 (3.59%) VMware
5 47 (3.12%) HP
6 39 (2.59%) Siebel
7 33 (2.19%) Cognizant
8 28 (1.86%) Cisco
8 28 (1.86%) Tableau
9 27 (1.79%) OpenText
9 27 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.59%) Sybase
11 23 (1.53%) Sun
12 20 (1.33%) Splunk
13 17 (1.13%) OpenLink
14 16 (1.06%) Informatica
15 15 (1.00%) Juniper
15 15 (1.00%) TOWER Software
16 14 (0.93%) IBM
16 14 (0.93%) Pega