Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 184 176
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 163 174 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.59% 1.59% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.79% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 145 167 155
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9197 9695 10518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.52% 88.86% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7565 8071 8839
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
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 West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Bristol -26 58 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Wiltshire +30 49 £50,000 +36.99% 5
Gloucestershire +13 29 £50,000 +25.00%
Somerset -7 14 £50,000 +35.14%
Dorset +5 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Devon +18 7 £27,500 -30.38%
Cornwall +3 3 £39,000 -25.71%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 92 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.45%) Test Automation
2 48 (29.45%) Finance
3 45 (27.61%) Test Scripting
4 43 (26.38%) SDLC
5 42 (25.77%) SQL
6 35 (21.47%) Selenium
7 34 (20.86%) Functional Testing
8 33 (20.25%) QA
8 33 (20.25%) Scrum
9 32 (19.63%) ISTQB
9 32 (19.63%) Test Strategy
10 31 (19.02%) Waterfall
11 30 (18.40%) Non-Functional Testing
12 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
13 26 (15.95%) Manual Testing
14 25 (15.34%) Security Cleared
14 25 (15.34%) Degree
15 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (14.11%) Software Testing
16 23 (14.11%) Integration Testing
16 23 (14.11%) ISEB
17 19 (11.66%) ITIL
17 19 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (11.04%) Test Management
18 18 (11.04%) Business Analysis
18 18 (11.04%) Software Delivery
19 17 (10.43%) System Testing
20 16 (9.82%) Release Management
20 16 (9.82%) Change Management

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 7 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.68%) Apache
3 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.84%) CMS
4 3 (1.84%) Moodle
4 3 (1.84%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) SMS
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.07%) Big Data
4 5 (3.07%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.84%) Power BI
6 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (21.47%) Selenium
2 14 (8.59%) SoapUI
3 12 (7.36%) HP UFT
4 11 (6.75%) JIRA
5 9 (5.52%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.91%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.29%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.68%) JMeter
8 6 (3.68%) NUnit
9 5 (3.07%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.45%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.84%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.61%) JBehave
12 1 (0.61%) PyUnit
12 1 (0.61%) RSpec
General
1 48 (29.45%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Marketing
3 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.07%) Electronics
4 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (57.06%) Analyst
2 37 (22.70%) Test Analyst
3 30 (18.40%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.59%) Software Analyst
5 13 (7.98%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (7.36%) QA Analyst
6 12 (7.36%) Test Leader
7 11 (6.75%) Tester
8 10 (6.13%) Data Manager
9 8 (4.91%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Team Leader
9 8 (4.91%) Test Team Leader
10 7 (4.29%) Lead Tester
10 7 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.29%) Technical Tester
10 7 (4.29%) UAT Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) SQL Analyst
12 5 (3.07%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.59%) SOAP
2 13 (7.98%) .NET
3 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.68%) Web Services
5 5 (3.07%) XML
6 4 (2.45%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.84%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.84%) COM
8 2 (1.23%) CGI
8 2 (1.23%) jQuery
8 2 (1.23%) RESTful
8 2 (1.23%) WPF
9 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.61%) CSS
9 1 (0.61%) HTML
9 1 (0.61%) JSON
9 1 (0.61%) Middleware
9 1 (0.61%) Velocity
9 1 (0.61%) WCF
9 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.07%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.45%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.23%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) Windows
2 9 (5.52%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Android
3 2 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.45%) Test Automation
3 45 (27.61%) Test Scripting
4 43 (26.38%) SDLC
5 34 (20.86%) Functional Testing
6 33 (20.25%) Scrum
7 32 (19.63%) Test Strategy
8 31 (19.02%) Waterfall
9 30 (18.40%) Non-Functional Testing
10 26 (15.95%) Manual Testing
11 23 (14.11%) Integration Testing
11 23 (14.11%) Software Testing
12 19 (11.66%) ITIL
12 19 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.04%) Business Analysis
13 18 (11.04%) Software Delivery
13 18 (11.04%) Test Management
14 17 (10.43%) System Testing
15 16 (9.82%) Change Management
15 16 (9.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.77%) SQL
2 16 (9.82%) C#
3 7 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.68%) Java
5 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.45%) VBScript
7 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.84%) VB
8 2 (1.23%) C
8 2 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (19.63%) ISTQB
2 25 (15.34%) Degree
2 25 (15.34%) Security Cleared
3 23 (14.11%) ISEB
4 11 (6.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.91%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.29%) CEH
6 7 (4.29%) MCSA
6 7 (4.29%) MCSE
6 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.25%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) Government Security Classifications
2 4 (2.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.20%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) HP
4 8 (4.91%) Cognizant
5 5 (3.07%) SAP
6 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.84%) Adobe
7 3 (1.84%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Murex
8 1 (0.61%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) WatchGuard