The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 82 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.10% 1.50% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.85% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 31
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £26,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1519 1297 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.92% 80.91% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 990 1532
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +22 5 £45,000 - 1
Warrington +7 5 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Knutsford -1 5 £46,000 -
Northwich - 3 £32,500 - 2
Chester +11 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Macclesfield -18 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 43 (64.18%) Finance
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) System Testing
4 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.85%) Statistics
6 18 (26.87%) Test Strategy
7 16 (23.88%) Programme Management
7 16 (23.88%) Test Management
7 16 (23.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
9 13 (19.40%) .NET
9 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
10 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
11 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.93%) HTML
13 9 (13.43%) C#
13 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
13 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
13 9 (13.43%) Project Management
13 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.43%) MVC
13 9 (13.43%) Regression Testing
13 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (11.94%) ISEB
14 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
14 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
14 8 (11.94%) Manual Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Project
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) RFID
1 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) QlikView
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Concordion
General
1 43 (64.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Test Manager
3 13 (19.40%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.46%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.97%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.97%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) VB Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) QlikView Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Financial Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
1 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
2 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.97%) COM
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) XHTML
5 1 (1.49%) Ajax
5 1 (1.49%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.49%) CSS
5 1 (1.49%) LINQ
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Statistics
2 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Economics
3 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.48%) Physics
3 3 (4.48%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.48%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) SUSE
2 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) System Testing
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.87%) Test Strategy
4 16 (23.88%) Test Management
4 16 (23.88%) Programme Management
5 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
6 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
7 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.43%) Project Management
7 9 (13.43%) Regression Testing
7 9 (13.43%) MVC
8 8 (11.94%) Performance Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Stress Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Manual Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) C#
4 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.97%) VB6
6 4 (5.97%) VB
6 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.49%) ABAP
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) ISEB
1 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.49%) MKS
Northwich, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Pension and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago