The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.12% 3.51% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 3.74% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Median salary £43,750 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £52,800 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 255 321 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.51% 93.86% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 165 218 213
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £79,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Luton.

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) JIRA
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
4 8 (61.54%) SDLC
4 8 (61.54%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
5 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (46.15%) Bugzilla
6 6 (46.15%) Retail
6 6 (46.15%) JMeter
6 6 (46.15%) Resource Management
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
6 6 (46.15%) Test Management
6 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 6 (46.15%) DevOps
6 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Testopia
6 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
6 6 (46.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (46.15%) System Integration Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Bugzilla
3 6 (46.15%) JMeter
3 6 (46.15%) Testopia
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Back Office
5 1 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Test Leader
2 6 (46.15%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Web Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Executive
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) EJB
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) JDBC
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Virtual Team
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
2 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
2 8 (61.54%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Contract Management
4 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Resource Management
4 6 (46.15%) Scorecard
4 6 (46.15%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Test Management
4 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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