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 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)
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 97 107
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 103 156 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.55% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.88% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 84 124 97
Median salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,450 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,150 £55,000
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 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 4242 5411 4223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.95% 88.30% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4357 3519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 24 March 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 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
Birmingham -10 34 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Coventry +14 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Warwickshire +35 17 £39,000 +15.55% 2
Staffordshire -5 10 £32,500 - 1
Solihull -16 10 £31,000 -27.05%
Shropshire - 7 £28,500 -
West Bromwich -1 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Herefordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -10 1 £32,500 +4.00%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 74 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.86%) Finance
3 43 (24.71%) SQL
3 43 (24.71%) Test Scripting
4 38 (21.84%) QA
5 34 (19.54%) Scrum
6 32 (18.39%) ISEB
7 29 (16.67%) SDLC
8 26 (14.94%) ISTQB
9 25 (14.37%) Automated Testing
10 24 (13.79%) Banking
10 24 (13.79%) System Testing
11 23 (13.22%) Manual Testing
11 23 (13.22%) Functional Testing
12 22 (12.64%) Regression Testing
13 20 (11.49%) Project Management
13 20 (11.49%) Waterfall
14 19 (10.92%) Oracle
14 19 (10.92%) CRM
14 19 (10.92%) Software Testing
15 18 (10.34%) Business Analysis
15 18 (10.34%) Retail
15 18 (10.34%) Migration
15 18 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (10.34%) User Stories
16 16 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
16 16 (9.20%) GAP Analysis
16 16 (9.20%) Management Information System
16 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
16 16 (9.20%) ERP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
Applications
1 7 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.72%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.15%) HTTP
1 2 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) BGP
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
2 1 (0.57%) MPLS
2 1 (0.57%) TACACS
2 1 (0.57%) Wireless
2 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.02%) Data Mart
2 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.15%) MySQL
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.15%) QlikView
6 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Robot Framework
1 13 (7.47%) Selenium
2 11 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.30%) JUnit
4 4 (2.30%) LSMW
5 3 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.72%) JIRA
5 3 (1.72%) JMeter
5 3 (1.72%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.15%) MSTest
6 2 (1.15%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (25.86%) Finance
2 24 (13.79%) Banking
3 18 (10.34%) Retail
4 12 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.87%) Legal
5 5 (2.87%) Marketing
6 4 (2.30%) Electronics
6 4 (2.30%) Law
7 3 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (56.90%) Analyst
2 49 (28.16%) Test Analyst
3 43 (24.71%) Business Analyst
4 23 (13.22%) Tester
5 16 (9.20%) Project Manager
6 14 (8.05%) Consultant
7 13 (7.47%) Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Software Manager
8 11 (6.32%) Software Project Manager
9 10 (5.75%) Implementation Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Junior
10 9 (5.17%) Software Tester
10 9 (5.17%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (4.60%) Junior Project Manager
12 7 (4.02%) Business Consultant
12 7 (4.02%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 7 (4.02%) Implementation Manager
12 7 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (4.02%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.87%) .NET
1 5 (2.87%) Web Services
2 4 (2.30%) BAPI
2 4 (2.30%) HTML
2 4 (2.30%) SAP ALE
2 4 (2.30%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (2.30%) XML
3 3 (1.72%) CSS
4 2 (1.15%) jQuery
4 2 (1.15%) SOAP
5 1 (0.57%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.57%) FMCG
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.57%) STB
6 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (1.15%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.71%) Test Scripting
3 34 (19.54%) Scrum
4 29 (16.67%) SDLC
5 25 (14.37%) Automated Testing
6 24 (13.79%) System Testing
7 23 (13.22%) Functional Testing
7 23 (13.22%) Manual Testing
8 22 (12.64%) Regression Testing
9 20 (11.49%) Project Management
9 20 (11.49%) Waterfall
10 19 (10.92%) CRM
10 19 (10.92%) Software Testing
11 18 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 18 (10.34%) Migration
11 18 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.34%) User Stories
12 16 (9.20%) ERP
12 16 (9.20%) GAP Analysis
12 16 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.71%) SQL
2 9 (5.17%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.60%) C
4 5 (2.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.30%) ABAP
5 4 (2.30%) C#
5 4 (2.30%) SAPscript
6 3 (1.72%) Java
6 3 (1.72%) PHP
6 3 (1.72%) Python
6 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.15%) R
7 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (18.39%) ISEB
2 26 (14.94%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.90%) Degree
4 7 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.57%) PMP
6 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.84%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) PMO
3 4 (2.30%) SLA
4 2 (1.15%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (10.92%) Oracle
2 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.17%) SAP
4 3 (1.72%) HP
4 3 (1.72%) Pega
5 2 (1.15%) Aprimo
6 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco
6 1 (0.57%) F5
6 1 (0.57%) Juniper
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum
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