The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 64 67 79
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.74% 2.52% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.07% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 18
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £37,500 £45,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 746 1009 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.16% 81.90% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 640 851 862
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,900 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
Cardiff -3 13 £43,750 +48.30%
Torfaen +18 5 £30,250 -19.33%
Newport -1 5 £30,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £25,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Waterfall
4 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (23.40%) QA
6 9 (19.15%) Migration
6 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
6 9 (19.15%) Degree
6 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
7 8 (17.02%) ITIL
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
9 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
9 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.77%) SOAP
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
10 5 (10.64%) ISEB
10 5 (10.64%) Billing
10 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
10 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications
10 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.64%) Skype
10 5 (10.64%) WebEx

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Skype
1 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications
1 5 (10.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Billing
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Analyst
2 21 (44.68%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
6 6 (12.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) UAT Manager
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) QA Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Software Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Tester
10 1 (2.13%) Junior
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) COM+
3 1 (2.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (40.43%) Waterfall
2 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
4 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) System Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
1 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.64%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Borland
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Sage
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) VMware