Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 84 45
Rank change year-on-year +27 -39 +41
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 13 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.07% 1.21% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 1.29% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 52
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -23.53%
10th Percentile £24,125 £30,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,125 £33,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,500 £36,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.39% -13.25% +10.67%

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 908 1,006 1,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 84.54% 93.67% 86.88%
Number of salaries quoted 762 841 934
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £24,015
90th Percentile £62,350 £59,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -1 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 12 £26,250 - 2
Lichfield +8 2 - -
Stafford - 1 £23,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 18 (54.55%) SDLC
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) QA
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
7 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (24.24%) Black-Box Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (15.15%) ISEB
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.12%) Time Management
11 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (9.09%) BPMN
12 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (9.09%) Use Case

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) WiX
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Business Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Business IT Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) IT Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) IT Business Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Tester
4 9 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Software Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) QA Tester
7 3 (9.09%) DBA
7 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) SDLC
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 8 (24.24%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (24.24%) Black-Box Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
6 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.12%) Time Management
10 3 (9.09%) BPMN
10 3 (9.09%) Database Security
10 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) IDERA
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle