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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / South East
Rank 183 152 133
Rank change year-on-year -31 -19  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 234 409 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 2.13% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.44% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 199 332 392
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,375
% change year-on-year - -5.60%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12854 16763 17632
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.02% 87.11% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14127 14050
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +30 54 £47,500 +41.79% 10
Surrey -6 47 £44,500 +27.14% 8
Berkshire -24 40 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 32 £37,500 -13.79% 4
Kent 0 25 £47,500 +35.71% 2
West Sussex +18 18 £29,500 -26.25%
East Sussex +3 10 £32,500 -35.00%
Oxfordshire -17 7 £39,000 +41.81% 1
Sussex - 1 £34,000 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 200 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (33.11%) Finance
3 105 (23.03%) SQL
4 96 (21.05%) QA
5 94 (20.61%) Software Testing
6 87 (19.08%) Microsoft
7 86 (18.86%) Test Strategy
8 82 (17.98%) Regression Testing
9 81 (17.76%) Test Scripting
10 73 (16.01%) ISTQB
10 73 (16.01%) Degree
10 73 (16.01%) Automated Testing
10 73 (16.01%) SDLC
11 72 (15.79%) ISEB
12 69 (15.13%) Project Management
13 68 (14.91%) Selenium
14 64 (14.04%) System Testing
14 64 (14.04%) Functional Testing
15 62 (13.60%) Scrum
16 61 (13.38%) Mentoring
17 60 (13.16%) Unit Testing
18 59 (12.94%) Oracle
19 58 (12.72%) Java
20 57 (12.50%) Windows
21 54 (11.84%) XML
22 53 (11.62%) Test Automation
22 53 (11.62%) Business Analysis
23 52 (11.40%) Retail
24 51 (11.18%) HTML
25 50 (10.96%) MS Excel

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 18 (3.95%) JBoss
2 13 (2.85%) CMS
3 11 (2.41%) IIS
4 10 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (1.97%) Apache
6 4 (0.88%) concrete5
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.44%) CICS
8 2 (0.44%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.29%) MS Office
2 15 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (3.07%) MS Project
4 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.88%) SAP MDG
3 4 (0.88%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.66%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.73%) GitHub
2 8 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.10%) SaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.44%) G Suite
6 2 (0.44%) Office 365
6 2 (0.44%) Slack
7 1 (0.22%) Force.com
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.54%) HTTP
1 7 (1.54%) VoIP
2 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.66%) Firewall
3 3 (0.66%) WebEx
4 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.07%) MySQL
4 10 (2.19%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.88%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.66%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (14.91%) Selenium
2 34 (7.46%) JIRA
3 26 (5.70%) Jenkins
4 25 (5.48%) LoadRunner
5 22 (4.82%) Subversion
6 19 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.51%) HP UFT
7 16 (3.51%) Maven
8 15 (3.29%) Ant
8 15 (3.29%) JMeter
9 13 (2.85%) Gradle
9 13 (2.85%) SoapUI
10 11 (2.41%) WebDriver
11 10 (2.19%) LoadUI
12 9 (1.97%) Redmine
12 9 (1.97%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.75%) Firebug
14 7 (1.54%) InstallShield
14 7 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 151 (33.11%) Finance
2 52 (11.40%) Retail
3 20 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.29%) Marketing
5 13 (2.85%) Spanish Language
6 12 (2.63%) Automotive
6 12 (2.63%) Banking
7 9 (1.97%) French Language
8 8 (1.75%) Legal
9 7 (1.54%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.88%) Billing
10 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.88%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (48.90%) Analyst
2 102 (22.37%) Business Analyst
3 75 (16.45%) Test Analyst
4 55 (12.06%) Test Manager
5 45 (9.87%) Developer
6 31 (6.80%) Tester
7 28 (6.14%) Test Engineer
8 23 (5.04%) Support Analyst
9 22 (4.82%) Software Analyst
10 20 (4.39%) QA Analyst
10 20 (4.39%) QA Tester
11 19 (4.17%) Consultant
11 19 (4.17%) QA Engineer
12 18 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (3.73%) Applications Support
13 17 (3.73%) Senior Developer
14 16 (3.51%) Junior
15 15 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
16 14 (3.07%) C# Developer
16 14 (3.07%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.84%) XML
2 51 (11.18%) HTML
3 38 (8.33%) Web Services
4 35 (7.68%) CSS
5 31 (6.80%) .NET
6 28 (6.14%) SOAP
7 27 (5.92%) J2EE
8 15 (3.29%) Middleware
8 15 (3.29%) REST
9 14 (3.07%) Ajax
9 14 (3.07%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.07%) JMS
9 14 (3.07%) XHTML
10 13 (2.85%) jQuery
11 11 (2.41%) Spring
11 11 (2.41%) XSLT
12 10 (2.19%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.19%) JSF
12 10 (2.19%) JSP
12 10 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.07%) User Experience
5 12 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.41%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.75%) FMCG
8 7 (1.54%) Fintech
9 6 (1.32%) Replication
10 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.66%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.44%) EPoS
13 2 (0.44%) iPad
13 2 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.44%) PMI
14 1 (0.22%) PKI
14 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.50%) Windows
2 44 (9.65%) Linux
3 39 (8.55%) Unix
4 31 (6.80%) Solaris
5 19 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.44%) zOS
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) Debian
11 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (20.61%) Software Testing
3 86 (18.86%) Test Strategy
4 82 (17.98%) Regression Testing
5 81 (17.76%) Test Scripting
6 73 (16.01%) Automated Testing
6 73 (16.01%) SDLC
7 69 (15.13%) Project Management
8 64 (14.04%) Functional Testing
8 64 (14.04%) System Testing
9 62 (13.60%) Scrum
10 61 (13.38%) Mentoring
11 60 (13.16%) Unit Testing
12 53 (11.62%) Business Analysis
12 53 (11.62%) Test Automation
13 49 (10.75%) Manual Testing
14 42 (9.21%) Waterfall
15 37 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
16 36 (7.89%) Open Source
17 35 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (23.03%) SQL
2 58 (12.72%) Java
3 34 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.14%) C#
5 21 (4.61%) PL/SQL
6 19 (4.17%) PHP
7 16 (3.51%) VB
8 12 (2.63%) ABAP
8 12 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.41%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.19%) C
10 10 (2.19%) ECMAScript
11 9 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.75%) Perl
13 7 (1.54%) C++
13 7 (1.54%) Python
13 7 (1.54%) Ruby
13 7 (1.54%) VBScript
14 5 (1.10%) Korn
15 4 (0.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 73 (16.01%) Degree
1 73 (16.01%) ISTQB
2 72 (15.79%) ISEB
3 18 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.44%) HND
6 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CBAP
7 1 (0.22%) IIBA
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (21.05%) QA
2 13 (2.85%) SLA
3 10 (2.19%) PMO
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.10%) Control-M
2 5 (1.10%) Nagios
2 5 (1.10%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.94%) Oracle
3 31 (6.80%) HP
4 27 (5.92%) SAP
5 17 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.97%) Adobe
6 9 (1.97%) VMware
7 7 (1.54%) Cognos
8 6 (1.32%) Google
8 6 (1.32%) TOWER Software
9 5 (1.10%) Altiris
9 5 (1.10%) BMC
9 5 (1.10%) BT
9 5 (1.10%) Intel
9 5 (1.10%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.10%) Splunk
9 5 (1.10%) Tableau
9 5 (1.10%) Veritas
10 4 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.88%) Xamarin
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