The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 53 73
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.95% 4.28% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 4.65% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 27
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £65,000 £53,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 791 967 1045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 90.92% 92.01% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 635 764 791
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) SDLC
3 12 (32.43%) Selenium
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.62%) QA
6 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
6 8 (21.62%) QA Automation
7 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
7 7 (18.92%) Time Management
7 7 (18.92%) JIRA
7 7 (18.92%) Workflow
7 7 (18.92%) SLA
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) Retail
8 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Escalation Management
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.51%) Smoke Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
9 5 (13.51%) SCOM
9 5 (13.51%) Altiris
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 5 (13.51%) SAP

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) QA Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Software Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Development Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Process Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Software Development Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Software Development Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Development Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) SAPUI5
2 2 (5.41%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) SDLC
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
3 8 (21.62%) QA Automation
4 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.92%) Time Management
4 7 (18.92%) Workflow
5 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) Escalation Management
6 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Smoke Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) ABAP
4 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Control-M
1 5 (13.51%) Nagios
1 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Altiris
2 5 (13.51%) BMC
2 5 (13.51%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) Intel
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
2 5 (13.51%) Veritas