Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 64 23
Rank change year-on-year +27 -41 +37
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 4.06% 1.83% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 1.90% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 32
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £26,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.46% +4.00% -43.18%
10th Percentile £23,250 £30,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,000 £39,550 £57,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -18.75%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 351 525 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 89.09% 96.15% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 289 481 309
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £57,500 £53,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,875
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +2.43%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Stoke-on-Trent

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Stoke-on-Trent

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) QA
3 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) Statistics
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Replication
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Database Security
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Windows

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Software Tester
3 6 (37.50%) DBA
4 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
5 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Junior
7 1 (6.25%) Junior DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Junior SQL DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Production DBA
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
5 5 (31.25%) Database Security
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (31.25%) Statistics
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) Line Management
8 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IDERA