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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 93 85
Rank change year-on-year -64 -8  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 76 167 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.49% 2.74% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.09% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 128 123
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,825 £55,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham -27 23 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Coventry +8 18 £43,750 -13.36% 4
Solihull -4 9 £55,000 +80.32% 1
Staffordshire -9 9 £26,500 -18.46%
Warwickshire 0 5 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,000 -
Walsall - 1 £36,500 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 53 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.02%) Finance
3 39 (21.79%) SQL
3 39 (21.79%) Test Scripting
4 33 (18.44%) Test Automation
5 32 (17.88%) Retail
6 29 (16.20%) Scrum
6 29 (16.20%) Banking
7 27 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (13.97%) Project Management
8 25 (13.97%) ISEB
9 24 (13.41%) QA
10 23 (12.85%) Degree
10 23 (12.85%) SDLC
11 21 (11.73%) Computer Science
11 21 (11.73%) ITIL
12 20 (11.17%) Management Information System
12 20 (11.17%) Use Case
12 20 (11.17%) Business Analysis
12 20 (11.17%) User Stories
12 20 (11.17%) Manual Testing
13 18 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (8.94%) ISTQB
15 15 (8.38%) Software Engineering
15 15 (8.38%) Change Management
15 15 (8.38%) Microsoft
15 15 (8.38%) Wireframes
16 14 (7.82%) Time Management
16 14 (7.82%) Software Testing
17 13 (7.26%) Migration

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 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
1 1 (0.56%) SAS
1 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.68%) Actimize
5 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.12%) Misys Equation
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (1.12%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) G Suite
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Firewall
1 3 (1.68%) LAN
2 2 (1.12%) BGP
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (1.12%) EIGRP
2 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) MPLS
2 2 (1.12%) TACACS
2 2 (1.12%) Wireless
2 2 (1.12%) WLAN
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.68%) Data Mart
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.56%) Essbase
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Selenium
2 8 (4.47%) JIRA
3 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.35%) Robot Framework
4 4 (2.23%) JUnit
4 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.68%) JMeter
5 3 (1.68%) MSTest
5 3 (1.68%) TestRail
6 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.56%) LSMW
7 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (24.02%) Finance
2 32 (17.88%) Retail
3 29 (16.20%) Banking
4 10 (5.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.79%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.23%) Electronics
6 4 (2.23%) Law
6 4 (2.23%) Legal
6 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (60.34%) Analyst
2 62 (34.64%) Business Analyst
3 30 (16.76%) Test Analyst
4 20 (11.17%) Tester
5 15 (8.38%) Consultant
6 14 (7.82%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.15%) Implementation Engineer
7 11 (6.15%) Software Manager
7 11 (6.15%) Software Project Manager
8 10 (5.59%) Junior
9 9 (5.03%) Software Tester
10 8 (4.47%) Business Consultant
10 8 (4.47%) UAT Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Business IT Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Implementation Project Manager
11 7 (3.91%) IT Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Junior Project Manager
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Software Implementation Manager
11 7 (3.91%) Software Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.35%) XML
2 3 (1.68%) .NET
2 3 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.12%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) BAPI
4 1 (0.56%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.56%) IDoc
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.56%) SOAP
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.73%) Computer Science
3 20 (11.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.47%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.47%) User Experience
5 4 (2.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.12%) AS400
6 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.35%) Android
1 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.79%) Test Scripting
3 33 (18.44%) Test Automation
4 29 (16.20%) Scrum
5 25 (13.97%) Project Management
6 23 (12.85%) SDLC
7 21 (11.73%) ITIL
8 20 (11.17%) Business Analysis
8 20 (11.17%) Manual Testing
8 20 (11.17%) Use Case
8 20 (11.17%) User Stories
9 18 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (8.38%) Change Management
10 15 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.38%) Wireframes
11 14 (7.82%) Software Testing
11 14 (7.82%) Time Management
12 13 (7.26%) Migration
12 13 (7.26%) Translating Business Requirements
13 12 (6.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.79%) SQL
2 9 (5.03%) C
3 5 (2.79%) C#
3 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.68%) Java
4 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.68%) Python
5 2 (1.12%) R
5 2 (1.12%) RPG
5 2 (1.12%) RPG IV
5 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.56%) ABAP
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (13.97%) ISEB
2 23 (12.85%) Degree
3 16 (8.94%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.41%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) FINRA
3 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.26%) Oracle
3 9 (5.03%) SAP
4 8 (4.47%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.68%) Cisco
5 3 (1.68%) HP
6 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.12%) F5
6 2 (1.12%) Juniper
6 2 (1.12%) Misys
7 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) Pega
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £27,340 - 41,010 per year + .
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
S S P Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago