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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 156 159
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 106 82 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.99% 1.57% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.77% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 87
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 4806 4628 5174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.39% 88.37% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3954 3878 4327
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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
Gloucestershire +11 40 £35,700 -20.66% 2
Bristol -15 29 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Wiltshire +16 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Somerset -17 6 £42,500 -8.10%
Devon +9 5 £30,000 -24.05% 2
Cornwall -8 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 95 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.19%) Test Automation
3 59 (27.31%) QA
3 59 (27.31%) Finance
4 51 (23.61%) ISTQB
5 50 (23.15%) Selenium
6 47 (21.76%) Security Cleared
7 45 (20.83%) ISEB
8 43 (19.91%) SQL
9 40 (18.52%) Project Management
10 38 (17.59%) Business Analysis
11 36 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 35 (16.20%) Regression Testing
13 33 (15.28%) Microsoft
13 33 (15.28%) Waterfall
13 33 (15.28%) SDLC
14 32 (14.81%) Degree
15 31 (14.35%) Use Case
16 30 (13.89%) Test Management
16 30 (13.89%) Scrum
16 30 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (13.43%) Test Strategy
18 28 (12.96%) System Testing
18 28 (12.96%) Integration Testing
18 28 (12.96%) Software Testing
19 27 (12.50%) Unit Testing
20 25 (11.57%) Management Information System
20 25 (11.57%) Functional Testing
20 25 (11.57%) User Stories
21 23 (10.65%) DV Cleared

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 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.93%) Apache
2 2 (0.93%) IIS
2 2 (0.93%) Mule
2 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.46%) CMS
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (6.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Mingle
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.02%) Big Data
2 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.93%) MySQL
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (23.15%) Selenium
2 22 (10.19%) JIRA
3 19 (8.80%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.02%) LoadRunner
5 11 (5.09%) JUnit
5 11 (5.09%) TestNG
5 11 (5.09%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 9 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.70%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.24%) Gatling
8 7 (3.24%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.78%) Appium
9 6 (2.78%) Calabash
9 6 (2.78%) The Grinder
10 5 (2.31%) MSI
11 4 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (1.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (27.31%) Finance
2 18 (8.33%) Marketing
3 16 (7.41%) Banking
4 13 (6.02%) Retail
5 12 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.63%) Local Government
7 8 (3.70%) Electronics
8 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.78%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.85%) Publishing
11 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.46%) Advertising
12 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.46%) Law
12 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 106 (49.07%) Analyst
2 49 (22.69%) Test Analyst
3 40 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 27 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 20 (9.26%) Software Analyst
6 15 (6.94%) QA Analyst
7 13 (6.02%) Software Test Analyst
8 11 (5.09%) Developer
9 10 (4.63%) Data Manager
9 10 (4.63%) Junior
10 8 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) Tester
10 8 (3.70%) UAT Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) Information Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) Development Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.02%) XML
2 9 (4.17%) SOAP
3 6 (2.78%) Web Services
4 5 (2.31%) .NET
4 5 (2.31%) HTML
4 5 (2.31%) XForms
4 5 (2.31%) XSD
4 5 (2.31%) XSL
5 4 (1.85%) COM
5 4 (1.85%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.93%) CGI
6 2 (0.93%) Laravel
6 2 (0.93%) Middleware
6 2 (0.93%) REST
6 2 (0.93%) RESTful
6 2 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.93%) XHTML
6 2 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.17%) Internet of Things
4 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.85%) User Experience
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) Fintech
7 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (2.31%) Linux
2 5 (2.31%) Unix
2 5 (2.31%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.19%) Test Automation
3 40 (18.52%) Project Management
4 38 (17.59%) Business Analysis
5 36 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 35 (16.20%) Regression Testing
7 33 (15.28%) SDLC
7 33 (15.28%) Waterfall
8 31 (14.35%) Use Case
9 30 (13.89%) Scrum
9 30 (13.89%) Test Management
10 29 (13.43%) Test Strategy
11 28 (12.96%) Integration Testing
11 28 (12.96%) Software Testing
11 28 (12.96%) System Testing
12 27 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 25 (11.57%) Functional Testing
13 25 (11.57%) User Stories
14 23 (10.65%) UML
15 22 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.91%) SQL
2 20 (9.26%) C#
3 18 (8.33%) Java
4 11 (5.09%) C++
5 10 (4.63%) C
6 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.31%) XPath
8 5 (2.31%) XQuery
9 3 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.39%) Python
10 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.46%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (23.61%) ISTQB
2 47 (21.76%) Security Cleared
3 45 (20.83%) ISEB
4 32 (14.81%) Degree
5 23 (10.65%) DV Cleared
6 14 (6.48%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.93%) HND
9 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (27.31%) QA
2 4 (1.85%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.09%) HP
3 10 (4.63%) Oracle
4 9 (4.17%) Cognizant
5 8 (3.70%) SAP
6 5 (2.31%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.39%) Informatica
9 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.93%) Zend
10 1 (0.46%) Capita
10 1 (0.46%) Civica
10 1 (0.46%) Cognos
10 1 (0.46%) Northgate
10 1 (0.46%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.46%) Siebel
10 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.46%) Tableau
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