The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 106 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 80 89 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.97% 2.21% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.83% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 81 68
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3316 3143 3059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.61% 77.87% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2699 2664
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
Altrincham +13 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Bolton 0 9 £27,500 +44.73%
Wigan -7 2 £20,250 -13.82%
Salford - 2 £43,750 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 42 (31.58%) Finance
2 38 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 36 (27.07%) SQL
3 36 (27.07%) Degree
4 31 (23.31%) QA
5 26 (19.55%) Unit Testing
6 24 (18.05%) Relational Database
6 24 (18.05%) Oracle
6 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
7 19 (14.29%) .NET
8 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (12.03%) ISEB
10 15 (11.28%) Project Management
10 15 (11.28%) C#
10 15 (11.28%) Windows
11 14 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 14 (10.53%) OO
11 14 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 14 (10.53%) WinForms
11 14 (10.53%) TDD
11 14 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 14 (10.53%) .NET Framework
12 13 (9.77%) Web Development
12 13 (9.77%) Refactoring
12 13 (9.77%) WCF
12 13 (9.77%) WPF
12 13 (9.77%) LINQ
12 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (9.77%) ATDD

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (8.27%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.76%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Lync
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.26%) MS Office
3 5 (3.76%) MS Project
4 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) SAP AFS
2 4 (3.01%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.75%) Agresso
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
1 24 (18.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.01%) Star Schema
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.50%) QlikView
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Ant
2 10 (7.52%) SpecFlow
3 8 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.51%) Selenium
5 5 (3.76%) PeopleTools
6 3 (2.26%) RequisitePro
6 3 (2.26%) Hudson
6 3 (2.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.50%) JIRA
8 1 (0.75%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.75%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.75%) JUnit
8 1 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.75%) RSpec
8 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Retail
2 4 (3.01%) Billing
3 3 (2.26%) Back Office
4 2 (1.50%) Law
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (29.32%) Analyst
2 27 (20.30%) Business Analyst
3 21 (15.79%) Developer
4 16 (12.03%) Consultant
5 15 (11.28%) Implementation Consultant
6 14 (10.53%) Implementation Analyst
7 11 (8.27%) Applications Support Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Applications Support
7 11 (8.27%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Test Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.02%) Test Manager
10 8 (6.02%) Architect
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.29%) .NET
2 14 (10.53%) WinForms
2 14 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 13 (9.77%) WCF
3 13 (9.77%) WPF
3 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET
3 13 (9.77%) HTML
3 13 (9.77%) LINQ
3 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (9.02%) REST
4 12 (9.02%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
4 12 (9.02%) jQuery
4 12 (9.02%) RESTful
4 12 (9.02%) ADO.NET
4 12 (9.02%) XML
4 12 (9.02%) XSD
4 12 (9.02%) XSLT
5 9 (6.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.01%) Statistics
3 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.50%) Derivative
4 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.28%) Windows
2 11 (8.27%) UNIX
3 10 (7.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.55%) Unit Testing
2 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.28%) Project Management
4 14 (10.53%) OO
4 14 (10.53%) TDD
4 14 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 13 (9.77%) Web Development
5 13 (9.77%) Refactoring
5 13 (9.77%) SOA
5 13 (9.77%) MVC
5 13 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
5 13 (9.77%) ATDD
6 12 (9.02%) System Testing
6 12 (9.02%) Kanban
7 11 (8.27%) Automated Testing
7 11 (8.27%) Scrum
8 10 (7.52%) Logistics
8 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.52%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.07%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) C#
3 14 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.02%) Java
4 12 (9.02%) TypeScript
5 9 (6.77%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.02%) Jython
7 5 (3.76%) PeopleCode
7 5 (3.76%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.75%) F#
9 1 (0.75%) Scala
9 1 (0.75%) Haskell
9 1 (0.75%) Erlang
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (27.07%) Degree
2 16 (12.03%) ISEB
3 12 (9.02%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.31%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.05%) Oracle
3 12 (9.02%) SAP
4 7 (5.26%) HP
5 5 (3.76%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
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