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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 93 136 138
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 95 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.43% 1.19% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 1.43% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 73 37 48
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £52,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
3213 3143 3198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 83.13% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2722 2680 2738
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,250 £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 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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
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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
Stockport -1 7 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Salford - 7 £38,000 -
Bolton +3 6 £27,750 -26.00%
Wigan -7 6 £17,500 -30.00% 1
Rochdale - 4 £42,000 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 78 (45.35%) Finance
2 65 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (31.40%) QA
4 53 (30.81%) Test Scripting
5 50 (29.07%) Regression Testing
5 50 (29.07%) SQL
6 49 (28.49%) .NET
7 39 (22.67%) Test Management
8 38 (22.09%) Automated Testing
9 36 (20.93%) Oracle
10 35 (20.35%) Selenium
11 32 (18.60%) ISEB
11 32 (18.60%) System Testing
12 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
12 27 (15.70%) C#
13 26 (15.12%) BDD
14 25 (14.53%) SpecFlow
15 24 (13.95%) Integration Testing
15 24 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (13.37%) Functional Testing
16 23 (13.37%) Automation Testing
17 20 (11.63%) Project Management
17 20 (11.63%) Java
18 19 (11.05%) XML
18 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
18 19 (11.05%) Degree
19 18 (10.47%) .NET Framework
19 18 (10.47%) TDD
20 17 (9.88%) Workflow
20 17 (9.88%) PL/SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (2.33%) SAS
2 3 (1.74%) CMS
2 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Office
3 4 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.74%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (8.72%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (8.14%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (8.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (8.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (8.14%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (8.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (8.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (1.16%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) NAS
2 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.16%) DB2
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.58%) Big Data
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (20.35%) Selenium
2 25 (14.53%) SpecFlow
3 15 (8.72%) JIRA
3 15 (8.72%) WatiN
4 14 (8.14%) WebDriver
5 11 (6.40%) Hudson
5 11 (6.40%) SoapUI
5 11 (6.40%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.40%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.65%) TestDirector
7 7 (4.07%) QAComplete
8 3 (1.74%) Subversion
9 2 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.58%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.58%) NUnit
10 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 78 (45.35%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (40.70%) Analyst
2 44 (25.58%) Test Analyst
3 34 (19.77%) Tester
4 24 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 18 (10.47%) Test Manager
6 17 (9.88%) Developer
7 14 (8.14%) Oracle Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Technical Tester
8 10 (5.81%) Technical Test Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (5.23%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) QA Tester
10 8 (4.65%) Manual Test Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (4.07%) Automated Tester
11 7 (4.07%) Junior
11 7 (4.07%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.49%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.49%) .NET
2 19 (11.05%) XML
3 18 (10.47%) .NET Framework
4 12 (6.98%) SOAP
4 12 (6.98%) Web Services
5 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.49%) CSS
6 6 (3.49%) HTML
6 6 (3.49%) jQuery
6 6 (3.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (2.33%) Ajax
7 4 (2.33%) XSLT
8 3 (1.74%) WinForms
9 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.58%) HTML5
10 1 (0.58%) CSS3
10 1 (0.58%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.98%) Statistics
3 10 (5.81%) Replication
4 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.33%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.74%) Life Science
6 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) VSAM
7 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.16%) Windows
1 2 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.81%) Test Scripting
3 50 (29.07%) Regression Testing
4 39 (22.67%) Test Management
5 38 (22.09%) Automated Testing
6 32 (18.60%) System Testing
7 26 (15.12%) BDD
8 24 (13.95%) Integration Testing
8 24 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (13.37%) Functional Testing
9 23 (13.37%) Automation Testing
10 20 (11.63%) Project Management
11 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
12 18 (10.47%) TDD
13 17 (9.88%) Workflow
13 17 (9.88%) Test Strategy
14 13 (7.56%) Waterfall
14 13 (7.56%) Unit Testing
15 12 (6.98%) Line Management
16 11 (6.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (29.07%) SQL
2 27 (15.70%) C#
3 20 (11.63%) Java
4 17 (9.88%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.74%) Python
7 2 (1.16%) PHP
7 2 (1.16%) C++
7 2 (1.16%) C
8 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.58%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) ISEB
2 19 (11.05%) Degree
3 15 (8.72%) HND
4 14 (8.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.58%) VCP4
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) CCA
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (31.40%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 36 (20.93%) Oracle
2 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.72%) Telerik
4 9 (5.23%) VMware
5 3 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Kronos
6 1 (0.58%) Capita
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) Zend
6 1 (0.58%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.58%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix
6 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 Subject to experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + car allowance
Posted: 16 days ago