Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 71 68
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 42 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.83% 2.42% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 2.70% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 28
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -13.85% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,200 £27,125
90th Percentile £44,125 £44,875 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 787 889 1,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.46% 89.53% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 649 710 1,057
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,025 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 16 £37,500 +31.58%
Tamworth +12 13 £40,000 +18.52% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 12 £37,500 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) SDLC
3 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
4 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
5 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (26.19%) Games
5 11 (26.19%) .NET
5 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle
6 10 (23.81%) Replication
6 10 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
7 9 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (21.43%) Release Management
7 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (21.43%) Statistics
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) Legal
7 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (16.67%) IDERA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (4.76%) MySQL
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.38%) Power BI
8 1 (2.38%) Riak
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (26.19%) Games
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 21 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Software Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) DBA
6 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.38%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.38%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Replication
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.76%) Tandem
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) SDLC
3 12 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
5 10 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
6 9 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
6 9 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (21.43%) Release Management
6 9 (21.43%) Statistics
7 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (9.52%) Database Security
10 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB
1 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) IDERA
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft