Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 124 142
Rank change year-on-year +23 +18 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.14% 2.04% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.31% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 74
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £41,050 £28,600 £38,025
90th Percentile £73,750 £56,750 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.70% -6.00% +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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1989 3069 3981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.07% 88.14% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 2248 3106
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -2.04%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Test Automation
3 33 (66.00%) QA
4 31 (62.00%) Functional Testing
5 28 (56.00%) Test Scripting
6 27 (54.00%) Scrum
7 25 (50.00%) Degree
8 24 (48.00%) ISTQB
9 23 (46.00%) Regression Testing
9 23 (46.00%) LoadRunner
10 22 (44.00%) Java
11 21 (42.00%) Windows
11 21 (42.00%) Test Strategy
11 21 (42.00%) SDLC
12 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
13 19 (38.00%) Selenium
13 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
14 18 (36.00%) WebDriver
14 18 (36.00%) SQL
14 18 (36.00%) HP
14 18 (36.00%) Project Management
15 17 (34.00%) SAP
15 17 (34.00%) Performance Testing
15 17 (34.00%) Test Management
16 16 (32.00%) SOAP
16 16 (32.00%) C#
16 16 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
17 15 (30.00%) BDD
17 15 (30.00%) Finance
17 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (28.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (18.00%) SAP ERP
3 7 (14.00%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.00%) Exstream
5 1 (2.00%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQLPlus
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) LoadRunner
2 19 (38.00%) Selenium
3 18 (36.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (24.00%) HP UFT
5 9 (18.00%) eggPlant
5 9 (18.00%) JMeter
5 9 (18.00%) JUnit
5 9 (18.00%) LoadUI
5 9 (18.00%) SoapUI
5 9 (18.00%) TestNG
5 9 (18.00%) Toad
6 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (12.00%) JIRA
8 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (6.00%) Gatling
9 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
9 3 (6.00%) TestLink
9 3 (6.00%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Publishing
3 7 (14.00%) Billing
3 7 (14.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Digital Economy
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) SAP Test Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
5 7 (14.00%) Test Team Leader
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 5 (10.00%) QA Consultant
7 5 (10.00%) QA Manager
7 5 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Software Consultant
7 5 (10.00%) Test Manager
8 4 (8.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) SOAP
2 12 (24.00%) Web Services
3 10 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Test Automation
3 31 (62.00%) Functional Testing
4 28 (56.00%) Test Scripting
5 27 (54.00%) Scrum
6 23 (46.00%) Regression Testing
7 21 (42.00%) SDLC
7 21 (42.00%) Test Strategy
8 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
9 18 (36.00%) Project Management
10 17 (34.00%) Performance Testing
10 17 (34.00%) Test Management
11 15 (30.00%) BDD
11 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing
12 14 (28.00%) CRM
12 14 (28.00%) ERP
12 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
13 13 (26.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (26.00%) ETL
13 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) X++
5 5 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Degree
2 24 (48.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (8.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (66.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) HP
2 17 (34.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (10.00%) Ariba
4 5 (10.00%) Concur