Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UAT Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing Tester
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1181 1207 1271
Rank change year-on-year +26 +64 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 17 11 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.006% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 32
UK median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,850 £24,100
90th Percentile £37,125 £41,250 £41,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% - +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

UAT Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured UAT Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for UAT Tester in the UK

UAT Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UAT Tester.

Salary trend for UAT Tester in the UK

UAT Tester
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Tester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UAT Tester in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +47 17 £27,500 -15.38% 1
UK excluding London +44 15 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Midlands +39 8 £30,000 +3.45%
East of England - 5 £22,500 -
East Midlands +34 4 £26,250 -19.23%
West Midlands +20 4 £32,500 +44.44%
London +7 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South East +52 1 - -
North West - 1 £25,000 -
North of England - 1 £25,000 -

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, UAT Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring UAT Tester in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) CMS
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management

UAT Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle