Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 195 213
Rank change year-on-year -38 +18 -33
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 402 605 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.73% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.98% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 343 553 587
South East median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26524 30586 37174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.46% 87.44% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21839 25381 30726
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -53 139 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Surrey +4 104 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Hampshire +4 68 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Berkshire -47 63 £52,500 +11.70% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 41 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Oxfordshire +17 39 £50,000 +33.33% 3
West Sussex +25 31 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Kent +9 29 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Sussex -56 19 £35,000 -22.22%
Middlesex +12 5 £54,000 +2.86%
Isle of Wight 0 2 £27,000 +1.89%
Sussex -9 1 £70,000 +75.00%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 170 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (32.09%) Test Automation
3 102 (25.37%) SQL
4 95 (23.63%) QA
5 92 (22.89%) Finance
6 86 (21.39%) Scrum
6 86 (21.39%) Test Scripting
7 79 (19.65%) Regression Testing
8 77 (19.15%) Degree
9 73 (18.16%) SDLC
10 69 (17.16%) Selenium
11 67 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 67 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 67 (16.67%) Oracle
12 66 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
13 64 (15.92%) Project Management
14 62 (15.42%) Microsoft
15 59 (14.68%) Functional Testing
15 59 (14.68%) System Testing
16 56 (13.93%) Java
17 54 (13.43%) ISEB
18 52 (12.94%) C#
18 52 (12.94%) Windows
19 50 (12.44%) Business Analysis
20 44 (10.95%) BDD
20 44 (10.95%) SAP
20 44 (10.95%) Mentoring
21 43 (10.70%) Software Testing
22 42 (10.45%) Workflow
23 41 (10.20%) .NET

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (3.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (3.23%) CMS
3 9 (2.24%) WordPress
4 7 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.49%) Confluence
6 5 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.50%) Apache
8 2 (0.50%) Moodle
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (6.47%) Oracle EBS
1 26 (6.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (3.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (3.48%) Teamcenter
3 11 (2.74%) SAP ERP
4 8 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.25%) Exstream
8 1 (0.25%) iTrent
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.74%) GitHub
1 7 (1.74%) SaaS
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.00%) Force.com
3 4 (1.00%) iPaaS
3 4 (1.00%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.99%) VoIP
2 5 (1.24%) Broadband
3 3 (0.75%) FTP
4 2 (0.50%) Firewall
4 2 (0.50%) HTTP
4 2 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) VLAN
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.47%) Oracle BI EE
3 19 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.98%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.24%) SQLPlus
8 8 (1.99%) MySQL
8 8 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.24%) GIS
11 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.50%) Big Data
12 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.50%) Power BI
12 2 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 69 (17.16%) Selenium
2 33 (8.21%) WebDriver
3 32 (7.96%) HP UFT
4 29 (7.21%) LoadRunner
5 26 (6.47%) Jenkins
6 21 (5.22%) Cucumber
6 21 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (3.98%) JIRA
9 13 (3.23%) JMeter
10 11 (2.74%) Git (software)
11 10 (2.49%) SoapUI
12 9 (2.24%) eggPlant
12 9 (2.24%) JUnit
12 9 (2.24%) LoadUI
12 9 (2.24%) TestNG
12 9 (2.24%) Toad
13 8 (1.99%) InstallShield
13 8 (1.99%) Subversion
13 8 (1.99%) TestRail
General
1 92 (22.89%) Finance
2 33 (8.21%) Manufacturing
3 25 (6.22%) Retail
4 16 (3.98%) Legal
5 15 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.49%) Publishing
7 9 (2.24%) Automotive
8 8 (1.99%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.74%) Billing
10 6 (1.49%) Back Office
10 6 (1.49%) French Language
10 6 (1.49%) Games
10 6 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.49%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.00%) Banking
11 4 (1.00%) Digital Economy
11 4 (1.00%) Marketing
12 2 (0.50%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 178 (44.28%) Analyst
2 59 (14.68%) Business Analyst
2 59 (14.68%) Consultant
3 57 (14.18%) Test Analyst
4 43 (10.70%) Developer
5 40 (9.95%) Systems Analyst
6 30 (7.46%) Tester
7 27 (6.72%) Oracle Consultant
8 25 (6.22%) Test Engineer
9 17 (4.23%) QA Engineer
9 17 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.98%) SAP Consultant
11 15 (3.73%) Test Manager
12 14 (3.48%) QA Test Engineer
13 13 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
13 13 (3.23%) Team Leader
14 12 (2.99%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.99%) QA Analyst
14 12 (2.99%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.74%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.20%) .NET
2 39 (9.70%) XML
3 32 (7.96%) SOAP
3 32 (7.96%) Web Services
4 27 (6.72%) HTML
5 24 (5.97%) CSS
6 18 (4.48%) Gherkin
6 18 (4.48%) jQuery
7 14 (3.48%) HTML5
8 12 (2.99%) CSS3
9 10 (2.49%) REST
10 8 (1.99%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.74%) JSON
12 6 (1.49%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (1.24%) PRADO
14 4 (1.00%) ADO.NET
14 4 (1.00%) WCF
14 4 (1.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 14 (3.48%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.74%) Replication
6 10 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.49%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.49%) User Experience
7 8 (1.99%) Graphic Design
7 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.00%) W3C
10 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.50%) Fintech
11 2 (0.50%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.50%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.94%) Windows
2 24 (5.97%) Unix
3 22 (5.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.99%) Linux
5 11 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.99%) Solaris
7 3 (0.75%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (32.09%) Test Automation
3 86 (21.39%) Scrum
3 86 (21.39%) Test Scripting
4 79 (19.65%) Regression Testing
5 73 (18.16%) SDLC
6 67 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 64 (15.92%) Project Management
8 59 (14.68%) Functional Testing
8 59 (14.68%) System Testing
9 50 (12.44%) Business Analysis
10 44 (10.95%) BDD
10 44 (10.95%) Mentoring
11 43 (10.70%) Software Testing
12 42 (10.45%) Workflow
13 41 (10.20%) Scenario Testing
14 38 (9.45%) Manual Testing
15 35 (8.71%) System Integration Testing
16 34 (8.46%) Use Case
17 33 (8.21%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (25.37%) SQL
2 56 (13.93%) Java
3 52 (12.94%) C#
4 33 (8.21%) JavaScript
5 27 (6.72%) Ruby
6 22 (5.47%) Python
7 20 (4.98%) PHP
8 16 (3.98%) ABAP
8 16 (3.98%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.73%) C++
10 11 (2.74%) C
10 11 (2.74%) Perl
11 7 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.74%) X++
12 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.75%) Groovy
12 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (19.15%) Degree
2 67 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 54 (13.43%) ISEB
4 29 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.21%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (23.63%) QA
2 8 (1.99%) WCAG
3 6 (1.49%) PMO
4 4 (1.00%) SLA
5 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (2.24%) Docker
2 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) Firmware
3 2 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (7.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.75%) Puppet
5 2 (0.50%) vRealize
6 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (16.67%) Oracle
2 62 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 44 (10.95%) SAP
4 37 (9.20%) HP
5 14 (3.48%) Siemens
6 11 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.74%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.74%) Remedy
9 5 (1.24%) Ariba
9 5 (1.24%) Concur
9 5 (1.24%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.24%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.24%) VMware
10 3 (0.75%) Adobe
10 3 (0.75%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.75%) Tableau
11 2 (0.50%) Arqiva
11 2 (0.50%) ServiceNow