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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 81 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.61% 1.48% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.76% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 11
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
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 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 906 1080 1233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.15% 84.18% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 779 929 1004
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 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
South Wales +18 14 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Mid Wales 0 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) QA
3 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
7 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (20.00%) Migration
7 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (20.00%) SDLC
8 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle
8 7 (17.50%) Selenium
9 6 (15.00%) SOAP
9 6 (15.00%) XML
9 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) ISEB
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
9 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) MySQL
10 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.50%) Release Management

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 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Skype
1 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (10.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 4 (10.00%) Subversion
4 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Billing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) UAT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) SOAP
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) COM+
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.00%) Migration
5 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) Release Management
8 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) Product Management
9 4 (10.00%) Test Management
10 3 (7.50%) System Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) ISEB
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Borland
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Sage
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
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