Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 168 88
Rank change year-on-year +23 -80 +46
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 191 171 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.95% 1.66% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.84% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 158 157 275
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -7.23% +10.67%
10th Percentile £24,925 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,725 £57,500 £58,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -1.10%

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 8,671 9,284 9,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.42% 89.89% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,827 7,258 7,638
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +10 59 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Warwickshire +17 41 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Staffordshire +32 40 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Coventry -10 15 £44,000 -2.22% 3
Solihull -19 13 £35,000 +12.90% 3
West Bromwich +11 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Herefordshire +11 3 £42,500 +70.00%
Worcestershire +2 3 £40,000 +9.59% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £28,250 - 3
Walsall -2 1 £37,500 +15.38%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 64 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.41%) Finance
3 43 (22.51%) QA
4 40 (20.94%) Software Testing
4 40 (20.94%) SDLC
5 39 (20.42%) SQL
6 37 (19.37%) Business Analysis
6 37 (19.37%) Test Scripting
7 34 (17.80%) ISEB
8 33 (17.28%) Test Automation
9 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
9 32 (16.75%) Oracle
10 29 (15.18%) ISTQB
10 29 (15.18%) JIRA
11 23 (12.04%) Selenium
12 22 (11.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (10.99%) Test Strategy
13 21 (10.99%) Functional Testing
13 21 (10.99%) Regression Testing
13 21 (10.99%) Scrum
13 21 (10.99%) Degree
14 20 (10.47%) SQL Server
14 20 (10.47%) Customer Requirements
15 18 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (8.38%) Project Management
16 16 (8.38%) E-Commerce
16 16 (8.38%) System Integration Testing
16 16 (8.38%) Cucumber
17 15 (7.85%) Java
18 14 (7.33%) MySQL

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 14 (7.33%) Confluence
2 2 (1.05%) IIS
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.05%) SAS
3 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.05%) Postilion
5 1 (0.52%) BPCS
5 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.52%) iTrent
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.24%) SaaS
2 5 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Force.com
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.24%) Internet
2 6 (3.14%) 4G
2 6 (3.14%) LTE
3 5 (2.62%) Firewall
4 4 (2.09%) LAN
4 4 (2.09%) MPLS
4 4 (2.09%) Wireless
4 4 (2.09%) WLAN
5 3 (1.57%) BGP
5 3 (1.57%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (1.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (1.57%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.05%) TACACS
7 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.33%) MySQL
2 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.76%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (5.24%) Data Mart
6 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.09%) QlikView
9 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (15.18%) JIRA
2 23 (12.04%) Selenium
3 16 (8.38%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.24%) Zephyr
5 9 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.57%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.05%) Calabash
8 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.05%) TestRail
8 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.52%) Appium
9 1 (0.52%) JUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.52%) WiX
General
1 60 (31.41%) Finance
2 11 (5.76%) Retail
3 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.66%) Legal
5 6 (3.14%) Banking
6 5 (2.62%) Law
6 5 (2.62%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.57%) Automotive
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (50.79%) Analyst
2 58 (30.37%) Business Analyst
3 26 (13.61%) Test Analyst
4 24 (12.57%) Business IT Analyst
4 24 (12.57%) IT Analyst
4 24 (12.57%) IT Business Analyst
5 23 (12.04%) Tester
6 18 (9.42%) Software Analyst
7 13 (6.81%) Software Tester
8 12 (6.28%) Developer
9 11 (5.76%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Coordinator
10 10 (5.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 10 (5.24%) PL/SQL Developer
10 10 (5.24%) QA Analyst
10 10 (5.24%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Test Coordinator
10 10 (5.24%) Test Manager
10 10 (5.24%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.81%) CSS
1 13 (6.81%) HTML
1 13 (6.81%) XML
2 12 (6.28%) SOAP
3 11 (5.76%) JSON
3 11 (5.76%) REST
4 9 (4.71%) Web Services
5 6 (3.14%) .NET
6 3 (1.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.57%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.57%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.05%) CSS3
7 2 (1.05%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.52%) HTML5
8 1 (0.52%) jQuery
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.52%) RESTful
8 1 (0.52%) Spring
8 1 (0.52%) Struts
8 1 (0.52%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.62%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.09%) iPad
4 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.09%) Replication
5 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.52%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.76%) Unix
2 8 (4.19%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.94%) SDLC
2 40 (20.94%) Software Testing
3 37 (19.37%) Business Analysis
3 37 (19.37%) Test Scripting
4 33 (17.28%) Test Automation
5 21 (10.99%) Functional Testing
5 21 (10.99%) Regression Testing
5 21 (10.99%) Scrum
5 21 (10.99%) Test Strategy
6 20 (10.47%) Customer Requirements
7 18 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.38%) E-Commerce
8 16 (8.38%) Project Management
8 16 (8.38%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (7.33%) Acceptance Criteria
9 14 (7.33%) Manual Testing
9 14 (7.33%) Test Planning
9 14 (7.33%) Use Case
9 14 (7.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.42%) SQL
2 15 (7.85%) Java
3 13 (6.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.09%) C#
6 3 (1.57%) PHP
7 2 (1.05%) Python
7 2 (1.05%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (17.80%) ISEB
2 29 (15.18%) ISTQB
3 22 (11.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (10.99%) Degree
5 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.09%) CCNA
7 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.57%) CCNP
9 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) CISM
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (22.51%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) GPG13
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
1 32 (16.75%) Oracle
2 8 (4.19%) HP
3 5 (2.62%) Cisco
3 5 (2.62%) SAP
4 4 (2.09%) Zoomdata
5 3 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.57%) F5
5 3 (1.57%) IDERA
5 3 (1.57%) Informatica
5 3 (1.57%) Juniper
5 3 (1.57%) Sage
6 2 (1.05%) Kronos
7 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.52%) Capita
7 1 (0.52%) Epicor
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.52%) Netezza
7 1 (0.52%) VMware