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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK
Rank 186 165 149
Rank change year-on-year -21 -16  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1545 2120 2194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 2.06% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.33% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1675 1829
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,820
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,150 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 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 -13 1452 £47,500 +5.55% 189
London -30 601 £55,000 +4.76% 84
South East -41 234 £40,000 - 30
Yorkshire +32 125 £40,000 - 17
South West +23 116 £46,500 +16.25% 8
East of England +11 107 £40,000 -15.78% 11
West Midlands -14 103 £34,250 -8.66% 11
City of London -28 100 £55,000 -4.34% 23
North West -54 92 £38,000 +1.33% 16
West Yorkshire +23 86 £36,500 -2.66% 12
Leeds +44 83 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Manchester -21 57 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Hampshire +35 54 £47,500 +41.79% 10
East Midlands -7 54 £36,000 -4.00% 8
Surrey -8 47 £44,500 +31.85% 8
Bristol +19 43 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Berkshire -23 40 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Hertfordshire +1 38 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Scotland -17 37 £33,750 -25.00% 6
Birmingham -10 34 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 32 £37,500 -13.79% 4
Wiltshire +27 29 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Gloucestershire +7 28 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Kent +1 25 £47,500 +35.71% 2
North Yorkshire +11 24 £34,000 -30.25% 2
South Wales +5 24 £31,500 +5.00%
Wales -9 24 £31,500 +5.00%
Norfolk - 24 £37,500 - 1
Nottingham +22 23 £52,500 +57.30% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 23 £52,500 +57.30% 1

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1387 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1116 (36.06%) Finance
3 853 (27.56%) SQL
4 776 (25.07%) QA
5 646 (20.87%) Microsoft
6 572 (18.48%) SDLC
7 526 (17.00%) Business Analysis
8 480 (15.51%) Project Management
9 469 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 464 (14.99%) ISEB
11 446 (14.41%) ISTQB
12 421 (13.60%) MS Excel
13 416 (13.44%) Scrum
14 409 (13.21%) Selenium
15 408 (13.18%) Regression Testing
16 398 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
17 349 (11.28%) Banking
18 346 (11.18%) Test Strategy
19 336 (10.86%) Degree
20 334 (10.79%) Waterfall
21 331 (10.69%) Software Testing
22 330 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
23 326 (10.53%) SQL Server
24 323 (10.44%) Java
25 320 (10.34%) C#
26 313 (10.11%) JIRA
27 301 (9.73%) .NET
28 297 (9.60%) Functional Testing
29 294 (9.50%) Oracle
30 293 (9.47%) Automated Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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
1 113 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 50 (1.62%) CMS
3 43 (1.39%) JBoss
4 36 (1.16%) Confluence
5 34 (1.10%) Apache
6 26 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 20 (0.65%) IIS
8 19 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.45%) Drupal
9 14 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.26%) WordPress
13 7 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.23%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.19%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 421 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 151 (4.88%) MS Office
3 123 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 61 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (1.62%) MS Project
6 3 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.032%) HipChat
8 1 (0.032%) Mingle
8 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.032%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 83 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.58%) SAP FI
5 17 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
6 15 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
7 14 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
8 13 (0.42%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (0.32%) SAP CO
10 10 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
11 9 (0.29%) SAP BPC
12 8 (0.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.42%) SaaS
2 42 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (0.90%) GitHub
5 21 (0.68%) Office 365
6 13 (0.42%) PaaS
7 12 (0.39%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.32%) G Suite
8 10 (0.32%) Slack
9 7 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.23%) Lucidchart
9 7 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
11 5 (0.16%) Force.com
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.065%) IaaS
13 2 (0.065%) Yammer
14 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.032%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.71%) Intranet
2 42 (1.36%) Internet
3 22 (0.71%) Firewall
4 16 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.42%) HTTP
6 12 (0.39%) FTP
7 11 (0.36%) SSL
8 10 (0.32%) SAN
9 8 (0.26%) WebEx
10 7 (0.23%) DMZ
10 7 (0.23%) Skype
10 7 (0.23%) VoIP
11 5 (0.16%) CTI
11 5 (0.16%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.13%) DNS
13 3 (0.097%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.065%) AMQP
14 2 (0.065%) Extranet
14 2 (0.065%) LDAP
14 2 (0.065%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 114 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 107 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (2.20%) MySQL
7 64 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 58 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
9 55 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 52 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 33 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 27 (0.87%) Big Data
15 24 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 22 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 20 (0.65%) MS Access
19 19 (0.61%) QlikView
19 19 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 409 (13.21%) Selenium
2 313 (10.11%) JIRA
3 144 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 96 (3.10%) Jenkins
6 94 (3.04%) SoapUI
7 88 (2.84%) WebDriver
8 87 (2.81%) HP UFT
9 81 (2.62%) SpecFlow
10 78 (2.52%) LoadRunner
11 66 (2.13%) Visual Studio
12 62 (2.00%) Git (software)
13 55 (1.78%) JUnit
14 54 (1.74%) Subversion
15 45 (1.45%) JMeter
16 36 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 35 (1.13%) Bugzilla
17 35 (1.13%) Maven
18 32 (1.03%) Ant
19 30 (0.97%) TestNG
General
1 1116 (36.06%) Finance
2 349 (11.28%) Banking
3 241 (7.79%) Retail
4 145 (4.68%) Marketing
5 87 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 82 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 74 (2.39%) Back Office
8 67 (2.16%) Front Office
9 65 (2.10%) Legal
10 62 (2.00%) Investment Banking
11 36 (1.16%) Advertising
12 27 (0.87%) Billing
13 25 (0.81%) Retail Banking
14 24 (0.78%) Games
15 23 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.71%) Law
17 18 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
18 17 (0.55%) Electronics
18 17 (0.55%) Spanish Language
19 16 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1502 (48.53%) Analyst
2 729 (23.55%) Business Analyst
3 487 (15.74%) Test Analyst
4 340 (10.99%) Developer
5 214 (6.91%) Consultant
6 195 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
7 187 (6.04%) Tester
8 182 (5.88%) Test Manager
9 132 (4.26%) Test Leader
10 115 (3.72%) Project Manager
11 110 (3.55%) Senior Business Analyst
12 107 (3.46%) Support Analyst
13 99 (3.20%) .NET Developer
14 94 (3.04%) Applications Support
15 89 (2.88%) Software Analyst
16 86 (2.78%) QA Analyst
17 85 (2.75%) Test Engineer
18 81 (2.62%) Financial Analyst
19 77 (2.49%) C# Developer
20 72 (2.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (9.73%) .NET
2 215 (6.95%) Web Services
3 212 (6.85%) XML
4 167 (5.40%) HTML
5 148 (4.78%) CSS
6 124 (4.01%) ASP.NET
7 104 (3.36%) SOAP
8 63 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 63 (2.04%) jQuery
9 62 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (1.58%) J2EE
11 47 (1.52%) .NET Framework
11 47 (1.52%) Middleware
11 47 (1.52%) REST
12 43 (1.39%) JMS
13 42 (1.36%) Spring
14 41 (1.32%) JSON
15 40 (1.29%) Gherkin
16 39 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 37 (1.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 398 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 131 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 118 (3.81%) User Experience
5 81 (2.62%) Fixed Income
5 81 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 67 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 41 (1.32%) Equities
8 41 (1.32%) Fintech
9 39 (1.26%) Replication
10 37 (1.20%) Credit Risk
10 37 (1.20%) Derivative
11 28 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 26 (0.84%) Data Centre
13 24 (0.78%) PMI
14 22 (0.71%) Clustering
14 22 (0.71%) N-Tier
15 20 (0.65%) Hedge funds
15 20 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 234 (7.56%) Windows
2 161 (5.20%) Linux
3 126 (4.07%) Unix
4 66 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 48 (1.55%) Android
6 44 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.10%) Solaris
8 27 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (0.23%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.097%) CentOS
14 3 (0.097%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.065%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.065%) zOS
16 1 (0.032%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1387 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (18.48%) SDLC
3 526 (17.00%) Business Analysis
4 480 (15.51%) Project Management
5 469 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 416 (13.44%) Scrum
7 408 (13.18%) Regression Testing
8 346 (11.18%) Test Strategy
9 334 (10.79%) Waterfall
10 331 (10.69%) Software Testing
11 330 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 297 (9.60%) Functional Testing
13 293 (9.47%) Automated Testing
14 285 (9.21%) System Testing
15 279 (9.01%) Test Automation
16 265 (8.56%) User Stories
17 256 (8.27%) CRM
18 240 (7.75%) Manual Testing
19 238 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
20 225 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 853 (27.56%) SQL
2 323 (10.44%) Java
3 320 (10.34%) C#
4 247 (7.98%) JavaScript
5 101 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 87 (2.81%) T-SQL
7 77 (2.49%) VB.NET
8 75 (2.42%) C
9 73 (2.36%) C++
10 71 (2.29%) Python
11 61 (1.97%) PHP
12 43 (1.39%) VB
12 43 (1.39%) VBA
13 42 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 37 (1.20%) Ruby
15 33 (1.07%) VBScript
16 23 (0.74%) ABAP
16 23 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.68%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 464 (14.99%) ISEB
2 446 (14.41%) ISTQB
3 336 (10.86%) Degree
4 107 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 74 (2.39%) Security Cleared
6 42 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 38 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.23%) PMP
8 24 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 23 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 21 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 10 (0.32%) IIBA
14 9 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (0.29%) MCSE
15 7 (0.23%) CIMA
15 7 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.16%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 776 (25.07%) QA
2 59 (1.91%) SLA
3 30 (0.97%) PMO
4 24 (0.78%) Basel II
5 20 (0.65%) Basel III
5 20 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.52%) MiFID
8 14 (0.45%) ISO 14001
9 12 (0.39%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.29%) EMIR
11 8 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.23%) FATCA
13 5 (0.16%) HL7
13 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.13%) IFRS
14 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 37 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.36%) Docker
5 10 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.16%) vSphere
7 4 (0.13%) RACF
7 4 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.065%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.065%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.065%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.065%) XenApp
9 1 (0.032%) LXC
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.032%) Samba
9 1 (0.032%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 145 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.74%) SCCM
3 13 (0.42%) Puppet
4 11 (0.36%) Ansible
5 9 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.19%) Rancher
8 5 (0.16%) Control-M
8 5 (0.16%) Nagios
8 5 (0.16%) SCOM
8 5 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.032%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.032%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.032%) MOM
9 1 (0.032%) Packer
9 1 (0.032%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.032%) Terraform
Vendors
1 646 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 294 (9.50%) Oracle
3 150 (4.85%) SAP
4 125 (4.04%) HP
5 73 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (1.45%) Siebel
7 30 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 29 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 27 (0.87%) Sun
10 26 (0.84%) Vermilion
11 25 (0.81%) Google
11 25 (0.81%) VMware
12 23 (0.74%) Cognos
13 20 (0.65%) Actimize
13 20 (0.65%) Sybase
14 19 (0.61%) Xamarin
15 18 (0.58%) Cognizant
16 17 (0.55%) IBM
17 16 (0.52%) Sage
17 16 (0.52%) Tableau
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Derbyshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
City & Guilds
Salary: £30,768 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago