Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 87 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -17
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.96% 2.54% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.82% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 51 58
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.87% +3.97%
10th Percentile £26,400 £23,500 £24,525
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +1.59%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1260 1951 2071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.30% 89.95% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1751 1773
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,349 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Cardiff +31 14 £35,500 +18.33% 5
Caerphilly +3 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Newport -23 3 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Torfaen - 1 £39,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) SDLC
4 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 10 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (35.71%) Contingency Planning
4 10 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
4 10 (35.71%) Financial Institution
4 10 (35.71%) UML
5 6 (21.43%) QA
5 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) Selenium
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) Advertising
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) Marketing
7 4 (14.29%) Magento
7 4 (14.29%) Online Marketing
7 4 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
8 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
8 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
8 3 (10.71%) Sitecore CMS

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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 3 (10.71%) CMS
1 3 (10.71%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) JMeter
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Financial Institution
3 5 (17.86%) Advertising
4 4 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Head of Development
4 2 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) SDLC
4 10 (35.71%) Contingency Planning
4 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
4 10 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (35.71%) UML
4 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) Online Marketing
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle