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 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 / Wales
Rank 76 67 85
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.17% 2.65% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 3.27% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 18
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £37,500 £45,000
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 954 1130 1113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.33% 81.06% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 777 946 948
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 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
South Wales +5 24 £31,500 +5.00%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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 across the Wales region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
4 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (22.45%) QA
6 10 (20.41%) ITIL
7 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
7 9 (18.37%) Migration
7 9 (18.37%) Degree
7 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
9 6 (12.24%) SOAP
9 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
10 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
10 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
10 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.20%) Skype
10 5 (10.20%) WebEx
10 5 (10.20%) Cisco
10 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.20%) ISEB
10 5 (10.20%) CRM
10 5 (10.20%) Telecoms

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Skype
1 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
1 5 (10.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Billing
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Applications Support
4 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) UAT Manager
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) QA Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Junior
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) SOAP
2 2 (4.08%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) COM+
3 1 (2.04%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
2 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) Migration
3 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
4 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.20%) CRM
6 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.16%) System Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
1 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.20%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) Borland
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Sage
3 1 (2.04%) VMware