Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 149 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 -59 +63
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 190 236 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.89% 2.05% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.29% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 165 217 254
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £28,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,150 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham -8 61 £40,000 -0.31% 2
Warwickshire +7 40 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Staffordshire +25 35 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Coventry -5 19 £42,500 -5.56%
Solihull -1 13 £55,000 +129.17% 2
West Bromwich +6 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Worcestershire -10 3 £40,000 +9.59%
Shropshire 0 2 £42,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £29,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 58 (30.53%) Finance
2 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.47%) SQL
4 35 (18.42%) Test Scripting
5 33 (17.37%) Business Analysis
5 33 (17.37%) Software Testing
6 32 (16.84%) ISEB
6 32 (16.84%) SDLC
7 31 (16.32%) QA
8 28 (14.74%) Degree
8 28 (14.74%) Oracle
9 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
10 24 (12.63%) SQL Server
11 23 (12.11%) JIRA
11 23 (12.11%) Test Strategy
12 22 (11.58%) Test Automation
12 22 (11.58%) ISTQB
13 21 (11.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (10.53%) Use Case
14 20 (10.53%) Selenium
15 17 (8.95%) Regression Testing
15 17 (8.95%) E-Commerce
15 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.42%) Test Planning
16 16 (8.42%) JavaScript
16 16 (8.42%) Risk Management
16 16 (8.42%) Project Management
16 16 (8.42%) Retail
16 16 (8.42%) Data Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (6.84%) Confluence
2 4 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.84%) MS Visio
3 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.11%) Misys Equation
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.53%) Actimize
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) iTrent
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.58%) Force.com
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Internet
2 6 (3.16%) 4G
2 6 (3.16%) LTE
3 3 (1.58%) Firewall
3 3 (1.58%) LAN
3 3 (1.58%) MPLS
3 3 (1.58%) Wireless
3 3 (1.58%) WLAN
4 2 (1.05%) BGP
4 2 (1.05%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.05%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.05%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.53%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.37%) MySQL
4 12 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.26%) Data Mart
6 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.11%) QlikView
10 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.53%) Big Data
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (12.11%) JIRA
2 20 (10.53%) Selenium
3 13 (6.84%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.21%) Zephyr
5 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.58%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.05%) Appium
8 2 (1.05%) Calabash
8 2 (1.05%) JMeter
8 2 (1.05%) JUnit
8 2 (1.05%) Rational Rose
8 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.05%) TestRail
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (30.53%) Finance
2 16 (8.42%) Retail
3 13 (6.84%) Banking
4 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.68%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Law
6 4 (2.11%) Legal
7 3 (1.58%) Electronics
8 2 (1.05%) Automotive
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (50.53%) Analyst
2 61 (32.11%) Business Analyst
3 24 (12.63%) Tester
4 20 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 19 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 19 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 18 (9.47%) Test Analyst
7 15 (7.89%) Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Software Tester
8 11 (5.79%) UAT Manager
9 10 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 10 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Test Manager
10 8 (4.21%) Consultant
10 8 (4.21%) Coordinator
10 8 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.37%) CSS
1 14 (7.37%) SOAP
1 14 (7.37%) XML
2 11 (5.79%) HTML
2 11 (5.79%) JSON
3 10 (5.26%) REST
4 9 (4.74%) Web Services
5 5 (2.63%) .NET
6 4 (2.11%) CSS3
7 3 (1.58%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.58%) JDBC
7 3 (1.58%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (1.58%) RESTful
7 3 (1.58%) Spring
7 3 (1.58%) Struts
7 3 (1.58%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.05%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.53%) EDI
9 1 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.63%) AS400
6 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.63%) Replication
7 4 (2.11%) iPad
8 3 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.05%) User Experience
10 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.53%) Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) Fintech
10 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.53%) iSeries
10 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.74%) Unix
2 6 (3.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.42%) Test Scripting
3 33 (17.37%) Business Analysis
3 33 (17.37%) Software Testing
4 32 (16.84%) SDLC
5 23 (12.11%) Test Strategy
6 22 (11.58%) Test Automation
7 20 (10.53%) Use Case
8 17 (8.95%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.95%) Regression Testing
9 16 (8.42%) Data Analysis
9 16 (8.42%) Project Management
9 16 (8.42%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.42%) Test Planning
10 15 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (7.89%) Scrum
11 14 (7.37%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (7.37%) Scenario Testing
11 14 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.47%) SQL
2 16 (8.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.37%) Java
3 14 (7.37%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.68%) C#
5 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.11%) RPG
6 4 (2.11%) RPG IV
7 3 (1.58%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.58%) Python
7 3 (1.58%) Ruby
8 2 (1.05%) PHP
8 2 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (16.84%) ISEB
2 28 (14.74%) Degree
3 22 (11.58%) ISTQB
4 21 (11.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (4.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.58%) CCNA
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.05%) CCNP
9 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.32%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) MiFID
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Oracle
2 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.21%) HP
4 7 (3.68%) SAP
5 4 (2.11%) Misys
5 4 (2.11%) Zoomdata
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco
6 3 (1.58%) Informatica
6 3 (1.58%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.05%) Casewise
7 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.05%) F5
7 2 (1.05%) IDERA
7 2 (1.05%) Juniper
7 2 (1.05%) New Relic
7 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Capita
8 1 (0.53%) NETSOL
8 1 (0.53%) RedGate