The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 177 165
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1595 1934 2178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.97% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.21% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1536 1796
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64221 73157 78828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -18 1511 £47,500 +3.82% 182
London -9 665 £55,000 +4.76% 72
South East -48 219 £43,000 -1.71% 24
North West +10 152 £35,000 - 23
City of London +30 129 £58,750 +17.50% 27
Yorkshire -15 125 £42,500 +13.33% 16
East of England +9 111 £42,000 -1.17% 8
South West +8 103 £40,000 -5.88% 13
West Midlands -51 86 £42,500 +6.25% 14
West Yorkshire -20 75 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Manchester -17 69 £36,750 +0.68% 13
Surrey +23 68 £45,500 +7.05% 9
Leeds +5 65 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland -24 49 £35,000 -22.22% 17
East Midlands +20 42 £50,000 +29.03% 7
Gloucestershire +15 39 £35,700 -20.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +22 37 £57,500 +22.34% 3
Hampshire +3 37 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Nottingham +21 35 £57,500 +22.34% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 33 £47,500 +9.19% 4
Merseyside +17 29 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Birmingham -17 29 £36,750 -8.12% 6
Bristol -9 28 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Liverpool +24 27 £32,500 -38.09% 3
Essex +17 26 £42,500 -15.00%
Edinburgh -14 25 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Hertfordshire -15 25 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Wiltshire +17 24 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North Yorkshire -8 24 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Cheshire -30 24 £34,656 +6.63% 3

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1293 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1111 (35.45%) Finance
3 859 (27.41%) SQL
4 747 (23.84%) Test Automation
5 685 (21.86%) Microsoft
6 673 (21.47%) QA
7 595 (18.99%) SDLC
8 523 (16.69%) Business Analysis
9 516 (16.46%) Project Management
10 498 (15.89%) Test Scripting
11 426 (13.59%) SQL Server
12 396 (12.64%) ISEB
13 391 (12.48%) Scrum
14 390 (12.44%) ISTQB
15 386 (12.32%) Regression Testing
15 386 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
16 374 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 370 (11.81%) Degree
18 361 (11.52%) C#
19 353 (11.26%) Selenium
19 353 (11.26%) Banking
20 346 (11.04%) .NET
21 344 (10.98%) Waterfall
22 337 (10.75%) Test Strategy
23 311 (9.92%) Functional Testing
24 305 (9.73%) Software Testing
25 289 (9.22%) Oracle
26 286 (9.13%) Java
27 271 (8.65%) JIRA
28 263 (8.39%) Scenario Testing

User Acceptance Testing
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 96 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.91%) CMS
3 48 (1.53%) IIS
4 42 (1.34%) Apache
4 42 (1.34%) Confluence
5 36 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 35 (1.12%) JBoss
7 24 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.32%) Drupal
9 10 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.26%) WordPress
11 7 (0.22%) Mule
11 7 (0.22%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.19%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 158 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 64 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.096%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.032%) HipChat
9 1 (0.032%) Mingle
9 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.032%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 78 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 36 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
6 23 (0.73%) Actimize
6 23 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
8 16 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
8 16 (0.51%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.48%) Misys Equation
10 14 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
10 14 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
11 13 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
12 12 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 12 (0.38%) SAP SRM
13 11 (0.35%) NetSuite
14 10 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
14 10 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 66 (2.11%) SaaS
2 62 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.67%) GitHub
4 21 (0.67%) Office 365
5 19 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 17 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 11 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (0.35%) G Suite
8 11 (0.35%) PaaS
8 11 (0.35%) Slack
9 8 (0.26%) Force.com
10 7 (0.22%) BrowserStack
10 7 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 6 (0.19%) Oracle CX
11 6 (0.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 5 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.34%) Internet
2 26 (0.83%) Intranet
3 22 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.67%) Firewall
5 19 (0.61%) FTP
6 15 (0.48%) VoIP
7 14 (0.45%) HTTP
7 14 (0.45%) SAN
8 6 (0.19%) LAN
8 6 (0.19%) PuTTY
9 5 (0.16%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.16%) WebEx
10 4 (0.13%) DNS
10 4 (0.13%) LDAP
10 4 (0.13%) Skype
11 3 (0.096%) AMQP
11 3 (0.096%) Wireless
12 2 (0.064%) BGP
12 2 (0.064%) MPLS
12 2 (0.064%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 131 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 114 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 108 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 106 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (2.62%) MySQL
7 69 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
9 63 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 55 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 40 (1.28%) NoSQL
13 34 (1.08%) Big Data
14 32 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
15 31 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
16 30 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
16 30 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
17 28 (0.89%) Power BI
17 28 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 353 (11.26%) Selenium
2 271 (8.65%) JIRA
3 160 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 115 (3.67%) Cucumber
5 114 (3.64%) SoapUI
6 111 (3.54%) HP UFT
7 91 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 83 (2.65%) Visual Studio
9 82 (2.62%) Git (software)
10 75 (2.39%) SpecFlow
11 58 (1.85%) JUnit
11 58 (1.85%) WebDriver
12 57 (1.82%) LoadRunner
13 56 (1.79%) Subversion
14 39 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 36 (1.15%) JMeter
16 30 (0.96%) Bugzilla
16 30 (0.96%) Maven
17 27 (0.86%) Ant
17 27 (0.86%) FitNesse
General
1 1111 (35.45%) Finance
2 353 (11.26%) Banking
3 258 (8.23%) Retail
4 131 (4.18%) Marketing
5 104 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 96 (3.06%) Back Office
7 85 (2.71%) Front Office
8 84 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 81 (2.58%) Investment Banking
10 55 (1.75%) Legal
11 51 (1.63%) Retail Banking
12 40 (1.28%) Billing
13 35 (1.12%) Advertising
13 35 (1.12%) Games
14 28 (0.89%) Law
15 25 (0.80%) Spanish Language
16 22 (0.70%) Automotive
16 22 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
16 22 (0.70%) Electronics
16 22 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1420 (45.31%) Analyst
2 748 (23.87%) Business Analyst
3 396 (12.64%) Test Analyst
4 368 (11.74%) Developer
5 303 (9.67%) Consultant
6 189 (6.03%) Tester
7 187 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
8 151 (4.82%) Test Manager
9 103 (3.29%) Project Manager
10 101 (3.22%) Financial Analyst
11 100 (3.19%) Senior Business Analyst
11 100 (3.19%) Test Engineer
11 100 (3.19%) Test Leader
12 97 (3.10%) Software Analyst
13 96 (3.06%) IT Analyst
14 91 (2.90%) .NET Developer
15 88 (2.81%) C# Developer
16 84 (2.68%) Support Analyst
17 79 (2.52%) Junior
18 74 (2.36%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (11.04%) .NET
2 220 (7.02%) XML
3 175 (5.58%) Web Services
4 139 (4.44%) HTML
5 121 (3.86%) ASP.NET
5 121 (3.86%) SOAP
6 99 (3.16%) CSS
7 77 (2.46%) .NET Framework
8 65 (2.07%) AngularJS
9 64 (2.04%) REST
10 52 (1.66%) jQuery
11 51 (1.63%) Hibernate
12 49 (1.56%) Gherkin
12 49 (1.56%) XSD
13 45 (1.44%) JMS
14 37 (1.18%) XSLT
15 35 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
16 32 (1.02%) Spring
17 29 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 386 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 150 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 140 (4.47%) User Experience
5 84 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 84 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 74 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 68 (2.17%) Equities
9 67 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 53 (1.69%) Derivative
11 48 (1.53%) Fintech
12 35 (1.12%) Replication
13 34 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 26 (0.83%) Data Centre
15 23 (0.73%) Virtual Team
16 22 (0.70%) Clustering
17 21 (0.67%) Reinsurance
18 20 (0.64%) e-Learning
18 20 (0.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 253 (8.07%) Windows
2 175 (5.58%) Linux
3 115 (3.67%) Unix
4 78 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 65 (2.07%) Android
6 55 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 31 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (0.83%) Solaris
9 24 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.096%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.064%) zOS
18 1 (0.032%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1293 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (23.84%) Test Automation
3 595 (18.99%) SDLC
4 523 (16.69%) Business Analysis
5 516 (16.46%) Project Management
6 498 (15.89%) Test Scripting
7 391 (12.48%) Scrum
8 386 (12.32%) Regression Testing
9 374 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 344 (10.98%) Waterfall
11 337 (10.75%) Test Strategy
12 311 (9.92%) Functional Testing
13 305 (9.73%) Software Testing
14 263 (8.39%) Scenario Testing
15 256 (8.17%) System Testing
16 240 (7.66%) User Stories
17 229 (7.31%) CRM
18 228 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
19 222 (7.08%) Mentoring
20 216 (6.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 859 (27.41%) SQL
2 361 (11.52%) C#
3 286 (9.13%) Java
4 190 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 118 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 91 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 89 (2.84%) C
8 83 (2.65%) Python
9 75 (2.39%) C++
10 71 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 54 (1.72%) Ruby
12 45 (1.44%) PHP
13 42 (1.34%) VB
14 34 (1.08%) VBA
15 32 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 25 (0.80%) Perl
17 24 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 24 (0.77%) XPath
18 20 (0.64%) ABAP
19 19 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 396 (12.64%) ISEB
2 390 (12.44%) ISTQB
3 370 (11.81%) Degree
4 113 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 92 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 77 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 44 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 43 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 38 (1.21%) DV Cleared
10 30 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (0.86%) PMP
12 18 (0.57%) IIBA
12 18 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 14 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.35%) Master's Degree
17 9 (0.29%) DBS Check
17 9 (0.29%) MCSE
18 7 (0.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (21.47%) QA
2 46 (1.47%) SLA
3 23 (0.73%) PMO
4 21 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.48%) MiFID
8 12 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.35%) ISO 14001
10 9 (0.29%) IFRS
11 8 (0.26%) GAAP
11 8 (0.26%) GDPR
11 8 (0.26%) GMP
12 6 (0.19%) EMIR
13 5 (0.16%) WCAG
14 4 (0.13%) Basel III
14 4 (0.13%) COBIT
14 4 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
14 4 (0.13%) HL7
15 3 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 55 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.45%) vSphere
4 13 (0.41%) Docker
5 12 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.35%) KVM
6 11 (0.35%) Xen
7 3 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.064%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.064%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.064%) Firmware
8 2 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.064%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.064%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.032%) LXC
9 1 (0.032%) Samba
9 1 (0.032%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.032%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 98 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.70%) SCCM
3 11 (0.35%) Puppet
4 7 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.13%) Ansible
6 4 (0.13%) Rancher
6 4 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 3 (0.096%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.064%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.064%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.064%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.032%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.032%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.032%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.032%) Packer
9 1 (0.032%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.032%) Terraform
9 1 (0.032%) WSUS
Vendors
1 685 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 289 (9.22%) Oracle
3 190 (6.06%) SAP
4 95 (3.03%) HP
5 66 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 54 (1.72%) VMware
7 48 (1.53%) Cognizant
8 43 (1.37%) Tableau
9 35 (1.12%) Sybase
10 34 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 29 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 29 (0.93%) Splunk
12 23 (0.73%) Cisco
12 23 (0.73%) Murex
13 21 (0.67%) Google
14 20 (0.64%) TOWER Software
15 19 (0.61%) Adobe
15 19 (0.61%) Citrix
15 19 (0.61%) Vermilion
16 18 (0.57%) hybris
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Arco
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £29,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Acorns Childrens Hospice Trust
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago