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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 60 54 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.55% 1.05% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.29% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 12
Median salary £60,000 £32,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.04% -35.50%  
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 482 465 413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 87.80% 81.15% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 396 395 296
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £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 in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Watford

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) TestLink
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) QMS
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (33.33%) TestLink
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) QMS
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center