The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 101 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.14% 1.11% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.39% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 26
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1435 1509 1389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.16% 79.93% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1141 1186
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £42,500 - 2
Chester - 4 £40,000 - 3
Warrington -28 2 £45,000 +63.63%
Alderley Edge - 1 £42,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) System Testing
3 11 (23.91%) Test Management
4 9 (19.57%) QA
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.57%) Windows
5 8 (17.39%) Programme Management
5 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 7 (15.22%) Degree
6 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Banking
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 5 (10.87%) Retail
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) Linux
9 4 (8.70%) UNIX
9 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
9 4 (8.70%) Middleware
9 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Replication

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) SMS
2 1 (2.17%) CTI
2 1 (2.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) OLTP
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MSI
2 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.17%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.17%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Test Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) DBA
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) UAT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Change Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Junior DBA
6 2 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.17%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (2.17%) JSF
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
1 4 (8.70%) Replication
1 4 (8.70%) Statistics
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Test Management
1 11 (23.91%) System Testing
2 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
2 8 (17.39%) Programme Management
3 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.70%) Database Security
6 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix
2 3 (6.52%) Cognizant
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
2 3 (6.52%) Teradata
3 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Progress
4 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
Chester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40,000 circa + full benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (1 year fixed term contract)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago