Period
to 26 November 2020

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 6 months to 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 236 230
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 -28
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 688 1,895 2,438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.40% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.51% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 649 1,548 2,029
Median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,986 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £72,875 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.19% -1.18% +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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50,654 125,160 148,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 42,048 98,999 117,971
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.05%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Acceptance Testing.

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 17 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 6 months to 26 November 2020. 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 -9 637 £49,000 -2.00% 78
UK excluding London +13 339 £41,500 -1.19% 66
London +3 311 £65,000 +13.04% 23
North of England -3 105 £41,500 +3.75% 26
Work from Home +6 94 £55,000 - 15
South East +43 75 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Midlands +77 73 £41,500 +3.75% 3
North West +45 71 £38,000 -9.52% 16
West Midlands +62 40 £45,500 +9.64% 2
South West +47 39 £40,500 -4.71% 7
East Midlands +73 33 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Yorkshire -10 28 £41,500 +16.90% 9
East of England +71 27 £38,500 -18.95% 8
Scotland +45 11 £37,500 - 8
Wales +31 8 £30,120 -36.59% 4
North East +11 6 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Northern Ireland +12 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 280 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (33.14%) SQL
3 178 (25.87%) Finance
4 135 (19.62%) Microsoft
5 131 (19.04%) Oracle
6 124 (18.02%) SQL Server
6 124 (18.02%) QA
7 122 (17.73%) Test Automation
8 119 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
9 107 (15.55%) Test Scripting
10 102 (14.83%) Windows
11 96 (13.95%) Regression Testing
12 86 (12.50%) JIRA
13 83 (12.06%) Project Delivery
14 82 (11.92%) Project Management
15 79 (11.48%) System Testing
16 76 (11.05%) Azure
16 76 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
17 73 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (10.47%) Java
18 72 (10.47%) Waterfall
19 71 (10.32%) .NET
20 70 (10.17%) Requirements Gathering
21 66 (9.59%) DevOps
22 65 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
23 64 (9.30%) HTML
23 64 (9.30%) Linux
24 63 (9.16%) C#
24 63 (9.16%) JavaScript
25 62 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management

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 42 (6.10%) Confluence
2 31 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.89%) CMS
5 10 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.31%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 7 (1.02%) IIS
8 6 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.44%) Apache
9 3 (0.44%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.29%) FileNet
10 2 (0.29%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.29%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.15%) Sketch
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.62%) SAP ERP
1 18 (2.62%) SAP MM
2 17 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.45%) iTrent
5 10 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (1.31%) Northgate Housing
6 9 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.87%) Magento
8 5 (0.73%) BigMachines
8 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.73%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.73%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.58%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.05%) Azure
2 34 (4.94%) AWS
3 33 (4.80%) SaaS
4 29 (4.22%) Power Platform
5 24 (3.49%) Office 365
6 14 (2.03%) Trello
7 12 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.02%) PowerApps
9 6 (0.87%) Lucidchart
9 6 (0.87%) Oracle CX
10 5 (0.73%) PaaS
11 3 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.44%) Power Automate
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.29%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.29%) IaaS
12 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.89%) FTP
2 12 (1.74%) HTTP
3 9 (1.31%) SSH
3 9 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.87%) Firewall
5 5 (0.73%) Intranet
5 5 (0.73%) SMS
6 3 (0.44%) Wireless
7 2 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
3 34 (4.94%) Crystal Reports
4 33 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (3.34%) Power BI
5 23 (3.34%) Snowflake Schema
6 20 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.76%) Tableau
8 15 (2.18%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.89%) Looker
10 12 (1.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 12 (1.74%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.45%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.31%) Big Data
13 8 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 8 (1.16%) DTS
14 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 86 (12.50%) JIRA
2 51 (7.41%) Selenium
3 37 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.07%) Postman
5 25 (3.63%) Oracle APEX
6 19 (2.76%) LSMW
7 17 (2.47%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.74%) Bitbucket
11 10 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (1.45%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.45%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.31%) Appium
12 9 (1.31%) JMeter
12 9 (1.31%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.02%) Robot Framework
13 7 (1.02%) Subversion
14 6 (0.87%) Protractor
15 5 (0.73%) eggPlant
General
1 178 (25.87%) Finance
2 47 (6.83%) Banking
3 24 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 24 (3.49%) Retail
4 23 (3.34%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.20%) Marketing
6 20 (2.91%) Front Office
6 20 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.45%) Social Housing
8 8 (1.16%) Billing
8 8 (1.16%) German Language
9 7 (1.02%) Law
10 6 (0.87%) Back Office
10 6 (0.87%) Games
11 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.73%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.58%) French Language
12 4 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.58%) Local Government
12 4 (0.58%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 224 (32.56%) Analyst
2 123 (17.88%) Developer
3 87 (12.65%) Business Analyst
4 34 (4.94%) Consultant
4 34 (4.94%) Support Analyst
5 32 (4.65%) Tester
6 31 (4.51%) Project Leader
6 31 (4.51%) Test Analyst
7 29 (4.22%) Product Owner
8 28 (4.07%) Lead Developer
9 25 (3.63%) Applications Support
9 25 (3.63%) Java Developer
10 23 (3.34%) Technical Analyst
10 23 (3.34%) Test Engineer
11 22 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
12 19 (2.76%) IT Analyst
12 19 (2.76%) Senior Developer
13 17 (2.47%) Project Manager
14 16 (2.33%) QA Tester
15 15 (2.18%) Oracle Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.32%) .NET
2 64 (9.30%) HTML
3 51 (7.41%) XML
4 43 (6.25%) CSS
5 42 (6.10%) Web Services
6 34 (4.94%) REST
7 31 (4.51%) JSON
8 27 (3.92%) Middleware
9 26 (3.78%) jQuery
10 21 (3.05%) Spring
11 18 (2.62%) Hibernate
11 18 (2.62%) JMS
11 18 (2.62%) SAP Smart Forms
12 17 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (2.33%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (2.03%) AngularJS
16 13 (1.89%) HTML5
17 12 (1.74%) .NET Framework
18 11 (1.60%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.14%) User Experience
3 44 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (4.22%) Market Risk
6 26 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.49%) Fixed Income
7 24 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.18%) Equities
8 15 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
9 14 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.16%) Clustering
11 7 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.02%) PMI
11 7 (1.02%) Reinsurance
11 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.87%) Derivative
13 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.73%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 102 (14.83%) Windows
2 64 (9.30%) Linux
3 27 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.76%) Unix
5 12 (1.74%) Android
6 9 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.15%) Android TV
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (17.73%) Test Automation
3 107 (15.55%) Test Scripting
4 96 (13.95%) Regression Testing
5 83 (12.06%) Project Delivery
6 82 (11.92%) Project Management
7 79 (11.48%) System Testing
8 76 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
10 72 (10.47%) Waterfall
11 70 (10.17%) Requirements Gathering
12 66 (9.59%) DevOps
13 65 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 62 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 61 (8.87%) Scrum
16 58 (8.43%) Business Analysis
16 58 (8.43%) ERP
17 57 (8.28%) System Integration Testing
18 56 (8.14%) Integration Testing
19 55 (7.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 228 (33.14%) SQL
2 72 (10.47%) Java
3 63 (9.16%) C#
3 63 (9.16%) JavaScript
4 53 (7.70%) Python
5 41 (5.96%) PL/SQL
6 28 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 20 (2.91%) ABAP
7 20 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.62%) PHP
8 18 (2.62%) SAPscript
9 13 (1.89%) C
10 11 (1.60%) C++
10 11 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.31%) VBA
12 6 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.87%) VBScript
13 4 (0.58%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (8.72%) Degree
2 27 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 20 (2.91%) ISEB
4 19 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.87%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.58%) MCP
10 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.58%) PhD
11 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.44%) IIBA
11 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.29%) ACCA
12 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.15%) CIMA
13 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (18.02%) QA
2 29 (4.22%) GDPR
3 19 (2.76%) SLA
4 8 (1.16%) MiFID
5 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.87%) IFRS
7 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.73%) PMO
8 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.29%) EMIR
9 2 (0.29%) GxP
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.29%) SEPA
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) GAAP
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.89%) Docker
3 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.87%) WSUS
4 4 (0.58%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.58%) Terraform
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.29%) Nessus
6 2 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 135 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 131 (19.04%) Oracle
3 51 (7.41%) SAP
4 25 (3.63%) IBM
5 17 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.33%) Google
7 12 (1.74%) Guidewire
8 11 (1.60%) Adobe
8 11 (1.60%) hybris
9 9 (1.31%) Northgate
10 7 (1.02%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.87%) ATG
11 6 (0.87%) Demandware
11 6 (0.87%) HP
11 6 (0.87%) Sophos
11 6 (0.87%) VMware
12 5 (0.73%) Apttus
12 5 (0.73%) Conga
12 5 (0.73%) DocuSign
12 5 (0.73%) JD Edwards