Period
to 21 November 2017

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

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 87 41
Rank change year-on-year +19 -46 +64
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 23 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.05% 1.86% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.01% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 66
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -23.53%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £54,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,891 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.71% -6.25%

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 1050 1143 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.42% 92.48% 89.10%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1008 931
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.74% +0.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,175 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 2017.

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 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
Stoke-on-Trent +30 17 £27,000 -16.92%
Tamworth -1 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Stafford - 4 £28,000 -
Lichfield -5 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent +5 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 18 (48.65%) SDLC
2 17 (45.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
3 14 (37.84%) QA
4 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
5 12 (32.43%) Test Planning
6 11 (29.73%) Degree
6 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
7 10 (27.03%) ISEB
7 10 (27.03%) Black-Box Testing
8 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
10 7 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.22%) Replication
11 6 (16.22%) Retail
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (16.22%) Statistics
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (16.22%) Database Security

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 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) TestRail
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Tester
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Business Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
5 8 (21.62%) Business IT Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) IT Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) IT Business Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) DBA
7 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
8 4 (10.81%) QA Tester
8 4 (10.81%) Software Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) Manual Tester
10 2 (5.41%) Business Test Analyst
10 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Senior Functional Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Senior Oracle Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
1 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Replication
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) SDLC
2 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
3 12 (32.43%) Test Planning
4 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Black-Box Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
8 6 (16.22%) Database Security
8 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (16.22%) Statistics
9 5 (13.51%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Scrum
10 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.81%) Time Management
11 3 (8.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 10 (27.03%) ISEB
3 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) IDERA
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle