Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 175 188
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13 -22
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1,035 1,390 1,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.66% 1.99% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.13% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,057 1,058
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 57,210 65,142 65,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.02% 93.17% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46,128 52,275 55,565
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,566
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
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 January 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 20 January 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 -19 221 £65,000 +35.42% 41
West London +10 51 £45,000 -5.26% 15
South London +20 39 £57,500 +43.75% 2
East London +17 9 £56,500 -19.29% 3
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 518 (50.05%) Finance
2 505 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (27.25%) QA
4 254 (24.54%) SQL
5 206 (19.90%) Project Management
6 204 (19.71%) Business Analysis
7 189 (18.26%) Banking
8 171 (16.52%) Test Automation
9 169 (16.33%) User Stories
10 164 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
11 161 (15.56%) Degree
12 159 (15.36%) Java
13 154 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
14 150 (14.49%) Scrum
15 141 (13.62%) JIRA
16 135 (13.04%) Microsoft
17 129 (12.46%) Retail
18 124 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 118 (11.40%) .NET
20 116 (11.21%) SDLC
21 113 (10.92%) Linux
22 111 (10.72%) Waterfall
23 100 (9.66%) Selenium
23 100 (9.66%) Oracle
24 98 (9.47%) Migration
25 97 (9.37%) Test Scripting
26 96 (9.28%) JavaScript
26 96 (9.28%) C#
27 89 (8.60%) Scenario Testing
28 87 (8.41%) SQL Server

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 31 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.90%) Confluence
3 18 (1.74%) CMS
4 15 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.06%) JBoss
7 10 (0.97%) Apache
8 9 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.77%) SAS
10 7 (0.68%) WordPress
11 6 (0.58%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.48%) IIS
12 5 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.29%) Drupal
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 82 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (3.29%) MS Visio
4 31 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (1.93%) Photoshop
7 17 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (1.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.16%) NetSuite
3 12 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.58%) Lawson
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.58%) Salerio
9 4 (0.39%) Elite 3E
10 3 (0.29%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.29%) RiskWrite
10 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.80%) SaaS
2 52 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.61%) Office 365
5 24 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.26%) GitHub
8 12 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 10 (0.97%) G Suite
10 9 (0.87%) Trello
11 8 (0.77%) PaaS
12 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 3 (0.29%) BlazeMeter
14 3 (0.29%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
15 2 (0.19%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.74%) Internet
2 16 (1.55%) Firewall
3 11 (1.06%) FTP
4 6 (0.58%) HTTP
5 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.19%) DHCP
6 2 (0.19%) DNS
6 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.19%) Intranet
6 2 (0.19%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.19%) LAN
6 2 (0.19%) VPN
6 2 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.097%) Broadband
7 1 (0.097%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.097%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.097%) SAN
7 1 (0.097%) SMTP
7 1 (0.097%) Telnet
7 1 (0.097%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (1.55%) MySQL
8 15 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.45%) Power BI
9 14 (1.35%) Blockchain
10 11 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (0.87%) DB2
11 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.77%) Big Data
12 8 (0.77%) QlikView
12 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.68%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 141 (13.62%) JIRA
2 100 (9.66%) Selenium
3 53 (5.12%) Cucumber
4 38 (3.67%) JMeter
5 35 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.22%) SoapUI
8 21 (2.03%) LoadRunner
9 20 (1.93%) Maven
9 20 (1.93%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 15 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.45%) Git (software)
12 14 (1.35%) JUnit
13 13 (1.26%) Ant
14 12 (1.16%) TestNG
15 11 (1.06%) Subversion
15 11 (1.06%) WebDriver
16 10 (0.97%) RequisitePro
16 10 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 518 (50.05%) Finance
2 189 (18.26%) Banking
3 129 (12.46%) Retail
4 60 (5.80%) Front Office
5 59 (5.70%) Marketing
6 55 (5.31%) Investment Banking
7 50 (4.83%) Private Banking
8 42 (4.06%) Advertising
9 34 (3.29%) Telecoms
10 25 (2.42%) Law
10 25 (2.42%) Legal
11 20 (1.93%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.64%) Publishing
13 16 (1.55%) Back Office
14 14 (1.35%) Retail Finance
15 12 (1.16%) French Language
16 10 (0.97%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.87%) Games
17 9 (0.87%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 481 (46.47%) Analyst
2 280 (27.05%) Business Analyst
3 125 (12.08%) Developer
4 86 (8.31%) Senior Analyst
4 86 (8.31%) Test Analyst
5 62 (5.99%) Consultant
6 58 (5.60%) Project Manager
6 58 (5.60%) Senior Business Analyst
7 56 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 46 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.15%) Financial Analyst
9 43 (4.15%) Test Engineer
10 42 (4.06%) Banking Analyst
11 38 (3.67%) Applications Support
12 35 (3.38%) Finance Business Analyst
13 34 (3.29%) QA Analyst
14 32 (3.09%) IT Analyst
14 32 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (2.90%) Lead Business Analyst
16 29 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (11.40%) .NET
2 86 (8.31%) Web Services
3 69 (6.67%) HTML
4 61 (5.89%) SOAP
4 61 (5.89%) XML
5 45 (4.35%) Spring
6 43 (4.15%) CSS
7 38 (3.67%) Spring Boot
8 35 (3.38%) AngularJS
8 35 (3.38%) Apache Camel
9 33 (3.19%) ASP.NET
10 32 (3.09%) HTML5
11 31 (3.00%) RESTful
12 30 (2.90%) REST
13 29 (2.80%) CSS3
14 27 (2.61%) GraphQL
15 23 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (1.93%) Ajax
16 20 (1.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 164 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.31%) Fintech
3 50 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (4.25%) User Experience
5 38 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (3.09%) Robotics
7 23 (2.22%) Derivative
8 22 (2.13%) Equities
8 22 (2.13%) Fixed Income
8 22 (2.13%) FMCG
9 21 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.74%) PMI
12 16 (1.55%) SWIFT
13 15 (1.45%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.16%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.06%) OTC Derivatives
16 10 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (10.92%) Linux
2 50 (4.83%) Windows
3 32 (3.09%) Unix
4 14 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.77%) Solaris
5 8 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.58%) Android
8 4 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (19.90%) Project Management
3 204 (19.71%) Business Analysis
4 171 (16.52%) Test Automation
5 169 (16.33%) User Stories
6 154 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
7 150 (14.49%) Scrum
8 124 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 116 (11.21%) SDLC
10 111 (10.72%) Waterfall
11 98 (9.47%) Migration
12 97 (9.37%) Test Scripting
13 89 (8.60%) Scenario Testing
14 86 (8.31%) Change Management
15 85 (8.21%) CRM
16 84 (8.12%) Regression Testing
17 77 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (6.96%) Mentoring
19 70 (6.76%) Workshop Facilitation
20 69 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 254 (24.54%) SQL
2 159 (15.36%) Java
3 96 (9.28%) C#
3 96 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 45 (4.35%) Python
5 42 (4.06%) C++
6 36 (3.48%) T-SQL
7 30 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 28 (2.71%) PHP
9 19 (1.84%) C
9 19 (1.84%) VBA
10 15 (1.45%) Perl
11 13 (1.26%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.06%) VB
13 9 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.77%) XPath
15 7 (0.68%) Ruby
16 6 (0.58%) Groovy
17 5 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 161 (15.56%) Degree
2 72 (6.96%) ISEB
3 68 (6.57%) ISTQB
4 34 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 29 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 21 (2.03%) PMP
9 15 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (1.16%) CBAP
10 12 (1.16%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.97%) CFA
12 7 (0.68%) MOS
13 6 (0.58%) ACCA
13 6 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.39%) CIMA
14 4 (0.39%) IIBA
15 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.19%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (27.25%) QA
2 42 (4.06%) PMO
3 39 (3.77%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.16%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.58%) SLA
6 5 (0.48%) GDPR
6 5 (0.48%) PSD2
7 4 (0.39%) Basel III
7 4 (0.39%) SEPA
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.097%) EMIR
9 1 (0.097%) IFRS
9 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (4.06%) Docker
2 9 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.097%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (2.90%) Kubernetes
3 27 (2.61%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (1.16%) Ansible
4 12 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.06%) Puppet
6 9 (0.87%) HP ALM
7 8 (0.77%) SCCM
8 6 (0.58%) logstash
8 6 (0.58%) Nagios
8 6 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 1 (0.097%) IBM BigFix
12 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.097%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.097%) Packer
Vendors
1 135 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 100 (9.66%) Oracle
3 34 (3.29%) SAP
4 29 (2.80%) ServiceNow
5 28 (2.71%) Red Hat
6 26 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.42%) Google
8 23 (2.22%) HP
9 20 (1.93%) Blue Prism
10 19 (1.84%) Adobe
10 19 (1.84%) Tableau
11 12 (1.16%) Automation Anywhere
11 12 (1.16%) Solace
11 12 (1.16%) Telerik
12 11 (1.06%) UiPath
13 10 (0.97%) Calypso
14 9 (0.87%) IBM
14 9 (0.87%) VMware
15 8 (0.77%) Citrix
15 8 (0.77%) JD Edwards