The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 151 165
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 110 109 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.18% 1.86% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.09% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 78
Median salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4541 5210 5315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.15% 88.74% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3743 4261 4424
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +13 40 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Gloucestershire +11 28 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Wiltshire +25 26 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Somerset -36 8 £51,000 +25.92%
Devon - 5 £27,500 - 1
Dorset +23 1 £24,500 -34.66%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 102 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.65%) ISEB
3 65 (30.81%) ISTQB
4 61 (28.91%) Finance
5 60 (28.44%) QA
6 49 (23.22%) Business Analysis
6 49 (23.22%) Regression Testing
7 48 (22.75%) Selenium
8 40 (18.96%) SQL
9 39 (18.48%) Security Cleared
10 36 (17.06%) JIRA
11 34 (16.11%) Scrum
11 34 (16.11%) Performance Testing
12 32 (15.17%) Waterfall
12 32 (15.17%) Banking
12 32 (15.17%) Project Management
13 31 (14.69%) Automated Testing
13 31 (14.69%) Cucumber
13 31 (14.69%) SDLC
14 30 (14.22%) Unit Testing
14 30 (14.22%) Test Scripting
14 30 (14.22%) System Testing
14 30 (14.22%) Software Testing
15 29 (13.74%) Java
16 28 (13.27%) Degree
16 28 (13.27%) User Stories
17 27 (12.80%) C#
18 26 (12.32%) Test Management
19 24 (11.37%) Retail
20 23 (10.90%) Microsoft

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.42%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.95%) CMS
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.47%) Drupal
3 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.16%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.27%) MS Office
3 7 (3.32%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Lucidchart
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.74%) Big Data
2 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.95%) MySQL
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) MS Access
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (22.75%) Selenium
2 36 (17.06%) JIRA
3 31 (14.69%) Cucumber
4 20 (9.48%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.06%) LoadRunner
6 15 (7.11%) Bugzilla
7 14 (6.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (6.64%) Gatling
8 13 (6.16%) Appium
8 13 (6.16%) Calabash
8 13 (6.16%) The Grinder
9 12 (5.69%) WebDriver
10 10 (4.74%) JUnit
10 10 (4.74%) TestNG
11 8 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (3.79%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.90%) MSI
12 4 (1.90%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.42%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (28.91%) Finance
2 32 (15.17%) Banking
3 24 (11.37%) Retail
4 18 (8.53%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.74%) Marketing
6 9 (4.27%) Local Government
7 8 (3.79%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.84%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.37%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.90%) Publishing
11 3 (1.42%) Billing
11 3 (1.42%) Electronics
12 2 (0.95%) Advertising
12 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 96 (45.50%) Analyst
2 42 (19.91%) Test Analyst
3 38 (18.01%) Business Analyst
4 37 (17.54%) Test Manager
5 24 (11.37%) Software Analyst
6 20 (9.48%) Software Test Analyst
7 13 (6.16%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (5.69%) Developer
9 10 (4.74%) Tester
10 9 (4.27%) QA Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) UAT Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) Business Test Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) Software Tester
12 6 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.32%) .NET
2 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (2.84%) HTML
2 6 (2.84%) Spring
3 5 (2.37%) SOAP
3 5 (2.37%) XML
4 4 (1.90%) ISPF
4 4 (1.90%) Web Services
5 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.42%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.42%) JSF
5 3 (1.42%) WCF
5 3 (1.42%) XSLT
6 2 (0.95%) Middleware
6 2 (0.95%) XForms
6 2 (0.95%) XHTML
6 2 (0.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.79%) Fintech
4 8 (3.79%) Internet of Things
5 7 (3.32%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.37%) User Experience
7 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.95%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.95%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) Robotics
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.74%) Windows
2 9 (4.27%) Linux
2 9 (4.27%) Unix
3 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.42%) CentOS
5 2 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.22%) Business Analysis
2 49 (23.22%) Regression Testing
3 34 (16.11%) Performance Testing
3 34 (16.11%) Scrum
4 32 (15.17%) Project Management
4 32 (15.17%) Waterfall
5 31 (14.69%) Automated Testing
5 31 (14.69%) SDLC
6 30 (14.22%) Software Testing
6 30 (14.22%) System Testing
6 30 (14.22%) Test Scripting
6 30 (14.22%) Unit Testing
7 28 (13.27%) User Stories
8 26 (12.32%) Test Management
9 22 (10.43%) Software Delivery
9 22 (10.43%) Use Case
10 21 (9.95%) Integration Testing
10 21 (9.95%) RUP
11 20 (9.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.96%) SQL
2 29 (13.74%) Java
3 27 (12.80%) C#
4 15 (7.11%) C++
5 12 (5.69%) C
6 7 (3.32%) Python
7 6 (2.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.84%) Ruby
8 5 (2.37%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.90%) JCL
9 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.95%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) XPath
10 2 (0.95%) XQuery
11 1 (0.47%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 71 (33.65%) ISEB
2 65 (30.81%) ISTQB
3 39 (18.48%) Security Cleared
4 28 (13.27%) Degree
5 19 (9.00%) DV Cleared
6 14 (6.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (6.16%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.95%) HND
10 1 (0.47%) APMP
10 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.47%) MCSE
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.47%) PMP
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (28.44%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (1.90%) RACF
1 4 (1.90%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (9.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.90%) SCCM
2 4 (1.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.53%) Oracle
3 10 (4.74%) SAP
4 9 (4.27%) HP
5 4 (1.90%) IBM
5 4 (1.90%) Informatica
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.47%) Ariba
8 1 (0.47%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.47%) Cognos
8 1 (0.47%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.47%) Siebel
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.47%) VMware
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago