Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 153 104
Rank change year-on-year +2 -49 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 181 179 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.87% 1.83% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.02% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126 148 269
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £53,750 £58,450
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -

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 8,630 8,867 10,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.21% 90.63% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,659 7,140 8,290
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 -15 42 £44,352 +4.36% 8
Warwickshire +18 35 £35,000 -10.26% 1
Staffordshire +13 32 £36,250 +11.54% 4
Coventry -16 22 £36,000 -17.24% 4
Solihull +11 18 £35,000 +12.90%
Sutton Coldfield - 12 £31,000 - 1
Worcestershire +34 9 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Herefordshire +25 4 £42,500 +70.00%
Wolverhampton -18 3 £22,000 -49.43%
West Bromwich +8 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Walsall -5 1 £37,500 +2.74%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.73%) Test Automation
3 51 (28.18%) SDLC
3 51 (28.18%) Finance
4 50 (27.62%) QA
5 48 (26.52%) Test Scripting
6 40 (22.10%) Software Testing
7 35 (19.34%) Scrum
7 35 (19.34%) ISEB
8 34 (18.78%) Selenium
9 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
9 33 (18.23%) Regression Testing
10 31 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (16.57%) Functional Testing
11 30 (16.57%) ISTQB
12 29 (16.02%) Business Analysis
12 29 (16.02%) SQL
13 28 (15.47%) Degree
14 26 (14.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 24 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (12.71%) JIRA
16 23 (12.71%) Manual Testing
17 21 (11.60%) MS Visio
18 19 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (10.50%) User Stories
18 19 (10.50%) Acceptance Criteria
19 17 (9.39%) CRM
19 17 (9.39%) Oracle
19 17 (9.39%) Customer Requirements

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 7 (3.87%) Confluence
2 2 (1.10%) SAS
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (11.60%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.76%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.10%) iTrent
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.10%) Postilion
3 2 (1.10%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.55%) BPCS
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.55%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.18%) SaaS
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.55%) npm
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.66%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) MPLS
3 2 (1.10%) SMS
4 1 (0.55%) BGP
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.55%) CTI
4 1 (0.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) TACACS
4 1 (0.55%) Wireless
4 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.97%) MySQL
4 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (18.78%) Selenium
2 23 (12.71%) JIRA
3 17 (9.39%) SpecFlow
4 11 (6.08%) Cucumber
4 11 (6.08%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.97%) Ranorex
6 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.31%) Zephyr
8 5 (2.76%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.10%) Calabash
10 2 (1.10%) Rational Rose
10 2 (1.10%) SOAtest
11 1 (0.55%) Gradle
11 1 (0.55%) Grunt
11 1 (0.55%) JHipster
11 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.55%) webpack
11 1 (0.55%) WiX
General
1 51 (28.18%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Retail
2 9 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.42%) Automotive
4 3 (1.66%) Banking
4 3 (1.66%) Legal
4 3 (1.66%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (65.19%) Analyst
2 49 (27.07%) Business Analyst
3 33 (18.23%) Test Analyst
4 22 (12.15%) Software Analyst
5 20 (11.05%) QA Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Tester
7 13 (7.18%) Administrator
7 13 (7.18%) IT Analyst
7 13 (7.18%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Business IT Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) IT Business Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) Software Tester
10 10 (5.52%) Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) Business Systems Analyst
13 7 (3.87%) QA Tester
13 7 (3.87%) UAT Analyst
14 6 (3.31%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.29%) .NET
2 14 (7.73%) Web Services
3 11 (6.08%) HTML
4 9 (4.97%) CSS
5 8 (4.42%) JSON
6 7 (3.87%) REST
7 6 (3.31%) SOAP
7 6 (3.31%) XML
8 4 (2.21%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.66%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.66%) HTML5
9 3 (1.66%) jQuery
10 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.10%) Node.js
11 1 (0.55%) Angular 2
11 1 (0.55%) CSS3
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.55%) Spring Boot
11 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.87%) iPhone
3 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.87%) User Experience
4 6 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.76%) Replication
6 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.10%) CMDB
9 1 (0.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.55%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.55%) IVR
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.29%) Windows
2 9 (4.97%) Unix
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.73%) Test Automation
3 51 (28.18%) SDLC
4 48 (26.52%) Test Scripting
5 40 (22.10%) Software Testing
6 35 (19.34%) Scrum
7 33 (18.23%) Regression Testing
8 30 (16.57%) Functional Testing
9 29 (16.02%) Business Analysis
10 24 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (12.71%) Manual Testing
12 19 (10.50%) Acceptance Criteria
12 19 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (10.50%) User Stories
13 17 (9.39%) CRM
13 17 (9.39%) Customer Requirements
13 17 (9.39%) Test Strategy
14 16 (8.84%) Project Management
15 15 (8.29%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.02%) SQL
2 13 (7.18%) C#
3 9 (4.97%) Java
3 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.10%) PHP
5 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.10%) VBA
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) Java 8
6 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (19.34%) ISEB
2 30 (16.57%) ISTQB
3 28 (15.47%) Degree
4 26 (14.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.10%) CCNA
8 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) CISM
9 1 (0.55%) CISSP
9 1 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PMP
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (27.62%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.55%) GPG13
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.31%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.66%) SCCM
3 3 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.39%) Oracle
3 13 (7.18%) SAP
4 6 (3.31%) HP
5 3 (1.66%) Cisco
5 3 (1.66%) IDERA
5 3 (1.66%) Sage
6 2 (1.10%) BMC
6 2 (1.10%) Casewise
6 2 (1.10%) F5
6 2 (1.10%) Informatica
6 2 (1.10%) Kronos
7 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.55%) Capita
7 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.55%) Epicor
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Juniper
7 1 (0.55%) Siebel
7 1 (0.55%) VMware