Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 70 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 +35
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 19 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.38% 2.09% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 2.29% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 36
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £29,575 £24,700 £26,125
90th Percentile £47,000 £33,750 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +13.33%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 778 831 1,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 87.71% 91.42% 89.91%
Number of salaries quoted 663 659 1,026
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,329 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Staffordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Staffordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Staffordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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
Tamworth +6 14 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +16 9 £38,750 +38.39% 4
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £40,000 - 3
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (43.33%) SDLC
2 12 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (36.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 11 (36.67%) Commercial Awareness
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.00%) Release Management
7 6 (20.00%) QA
7 6 (20.00%) Legal
7 6 (20.00%) Replication
7 6 (20.00%) Games
8 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (16.67%) Statistics
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) Database Security
9 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.00%) Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.33%) MSI
3 1 (3.33%) WiX
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Games
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Software Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) DBA
5 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (43.33%) SDLC
2 12 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (36.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 11 (36.67%) Commercial Awareness
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Release Management
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (16.67%) Statistics
8 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Database Security
8 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) IDERA
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft