Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 95 85
Rank change year-on-year -17 -10 -14
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 31 62 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.49% 2.35% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.64% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 62
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +4.92%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,950 £23,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -4.26%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1870 2348 2315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.95% 88.97% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 2008 1946
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,432 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
South Wales +8 29 £40,000 +14.29% 6
North Wales -4 1 £25,000 -13.04% 1
West Wales - 1 £29,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 12 (38.71%) SDLC
4 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
4 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
4 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
4 10 (32.26%) UML
4 10 (32.26%) Financial Institution
4 10 (32.26%) Contingency Planning
4 10 (32.26%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) QA
7 5 (16.13%) Selenium
7 5 (16.13%) Advertising
8 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) Marketing
8 4 (12.90%) Magento
8 4 (12.90%) Online Marketing
8 4 (12.90%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
9 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (9.68%) Front End Development

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (9.68%) CMS
1 3 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Financial Institution
3 5 (16.13%) Advertising
4 4 (12.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Head of Development
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Change Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Junior
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Data Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.23%) iSeries
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 12 (38.71%) SDLC
4 10 (32.26%) Contingency Planning
4 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
4 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (32.26%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (32.26%) UML
4 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
5 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) Online Marketing
6 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Korn
3 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle