The median annual salary for a UAT Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 903 947
Rank change year-on-year +54 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 9 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.051% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 6 46 25
Median salary £30,000 £24,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.44% -24.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £17,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £24,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.41% -26.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

UAT Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured UAT Tester in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for UAT Tester in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 11 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 9 £30,000 +22.44%
London +70 3 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +37 3 £26,500 -
East of England +19 2 - -
Birmingham +12 2 £26,500 -5.35%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
South East +35 1 £33,500 +39.58%
Crawley - 1 £33,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £33,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £25,000 -

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 20 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (40.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) JIRA
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.00%) Line Management
8 3 (15.00%) User Experience
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Time Management
8 3 (15.00%) Android
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) Law
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
9 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) NUnit

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.00%) MSTest
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) TestNG
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Line Management
6 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft