The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 39 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.51% 0.87% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.07% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £36,750 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.18% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £39,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £59,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
User Acceptance Testing
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
263 373 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.22% 81.26% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 212 308 335
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) SilkTest
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) SAP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 3 (27.27%) SilkTest
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XBRL
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Test Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) SAP