The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 9 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 36 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.71% 18.56% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 26.67% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 2
Average salary £37,500 £54,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +107.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 135 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 79.43% 69.59% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 126 99 118
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Halifax

User Acceptance Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 32 (100.00%) QA
1 32 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 23 (71.88%) Test Strategy
2 23 (71.88%) Regression Testing
3 22 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 22 (68.75%) Project Management
4 21 (65.63%) Web Services
5 20 (62.50%) SoapUI
6 14 (43.75%) XML
7 13 (40.63%) Finance
8 11 (34.38%) SOAP
9 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Ranorex
10 4 (12.50%) MS Office
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 3 (9.38%) Product Management
12 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
13 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
13 1 (3.13%) ISEB
13 1 (3.13%) Banking
13 1 (3.13%) Software Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Analyst
1 32 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 19 (59.38%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (59.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 11 (34.38%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 23 (71.88%) Regression Testing
2 23 (71.88%) Test Strategy
3 22 (68.75%) Project Management
3 22 (68.75%) Automated Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Product Management
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft