The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 18 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.59% 3.33% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 4.40% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 11
Average salary £55,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +1.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.55% 75.83% 71.56%
Number of salaries quoted 287 313 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 Lancashire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Preston +5 10 £55,000 +89.65%
Burnley - 10 £55,000 -
Blackburn - 6 £30,000 -
Lancaster +10 1 £33,000 -2.22%
Rossendale - 1 £30,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) Business Analysis
3 15 (40.54%) Finance
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
5 12 (32.43%) Scrum
6 11 (29.73%) MS Visio
7 10 (27.03%) RAD
7 10 (27.03%) C#
7 10 (27.03%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
8 9 (24.32%) PHP
8 9 (24.32%) UML
8 9 (24.32%) J2EE
8 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (24.32%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) User Stories
9 7 (18.92%) QA
9 7 (18.92%) Migration
9 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) ISEB
10 6 (16.22%) Project Management
10 6 (16.22%) CRM
10 6 (16.22%) Selenium
11 5 (13.51%) Use Case
11 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
11 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.51%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) Mingle
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
6 5 (13.51%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Web Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
3 9 (24.32%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Business Analysis
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) RAD
3 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
4 9 (24.32%) UML
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) User Stories
5 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) CRM
7 5 (13.51%) Use Case
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) BPMN
9 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.11%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C#
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) PHP
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Siebel
5 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.70%) Capita