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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 96 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 100 77 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.60% 1.90% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.26% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 96 58 71
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3331 3408 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.59% 83.92% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2738 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford +12 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wigan +7 8 £27,500 +35.80%
Stockport - 7 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham -4 2 £31,250 -30.55%
Bolton -2 1 £38,000 +38.18%
Oldham - 1 £39,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.43%) ISEB
3 44 (29.73%) SQL
4 39 (26.35%) Regression Testing
5 38 (25.68%) Test Scripting
6 36 (24.32%) .NET
7 33 (22.30%) Automated Testing
7 33 (22.30%) QA
8 30 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (19.59%) Workflow
9 29 (19.59%) Selenium
9 29 (19.59%) Business Analysis
10 26 (17.57%) Finance
10 26 (17.57%) Degree
11 23 (15.54%) System Testing
11 23 (15.54%) BPMN
11 23 (15.54%) Analytics
11 23 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (14.86%) Test Automation
12 22 (14.86%) TOGAF
13 21 (14.19%) C#
14 20 (13.51%) Java
14 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
14 20 (13.51%) Project Management
14 20 (13.51%) JIRA
14 20 (13.51%) Use Case
14 20 (13.51%) BDD
14 20 (13.51%) SpecFlow
15 18 (12.16%) Automation Testing
15 18 (12.16%) XML

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (4.05%) Confluence
2 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.68%) Lync
3 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
3 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.68%) Magento
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.68%) HFM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) SaaS
1 2 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.68%) VoIP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Selenium
2 20 (13.51%) JIRA
2 20 (13.51%) SpecFlow
3 13 (8.78%) SoapUI
4 11 (7.43%) Hudson
5 10 (6.76%) TeamCity
5 10 (6.76%) WebDriver
5 10 (6.76%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.41%) WatiN
7 6 (4.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 6 (4.05%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.03%) NUnit
8 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.35%) JUnit
9 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.68%) MSTest
10 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.68%) Ant
10 1 (0.68%) QAComplete
General
1 26 (17.57%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Banking
3 9 (6.08%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.03%) Marketing
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 70 (47.30%) Analyst
2 40 (27.03%) Business Analyst
3 28 (18.92%) Tester
4 27 (18.24%) Test Analyst
5 14 (9.46%) Test Manager
6 12 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Technical Tester
8 9 (6.08%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) QA Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) FX Test Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) Consultant
9 8 (5.41%) QA Tester
9 8 (5.41%) Automated Tester
10 7 (4.73%) QA Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Technical Test Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Technical Business Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.32%) .NET
2 18 (12.16%) XML
3 17 (11.49%) Web Services
4 13 (8.78%) SOAP
5 8 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.38%) HTML
7 4 (2.70%) CSS
8 3 (2.03%) jQuery
9 2 (1.35%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.35%) XSLT
9 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.68%) J2EE
10 1 (0.68%) Ajax
10 1 (0.68%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (0.68%) Task Parallel Library
10 1 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.68%) SignalR
10 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.76%) Replication
4 9 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.35%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.35%) Derivative
7 2 (1.35%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.38%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.35%) Regression Testing
3 38 (25.68%) Test Scripting
4 33 (22.30%) Automated Testing
5 30 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (19.59%) Workflow
6 29 (19.59%) Business Analysis
7 23 (15.54%) System Testing
7 23 (15.54%) BPMN
7 23 (15.54%) Analytics
8 22 (14.86%) Test Automation
8 22 (14.86%) TOGAF
9 20 (13.51%) Project Management
9 20 (13.51%) Use Case
9 20 (13.51%) BDD
10 18 (12.16%) Automation Testing
11 17 (11.49%) Product Management
12 16 (10.81%) SDLC
13 15 (10.14%) People Management
13 15 (10.14%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.73%) SQL
2 21 (14.19%) C#
3 20 (13.51%) Java
4 13 (8.78%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (1.35%) Python
7 2 (1.35%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (32.43%) ISEB
2 26 (17.57%) Degree
3 16 (10.81%) ISTQB
4 13 (8.78%) HND
5 2 (1.35%) PMP
5 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.30%) QA
2 6 (4.05%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) XenApp
2 1 (0.68%) XenServer
2 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Oracle
2 13 (8.78%) Telerik
3 9 (6.08%) HP
4 4 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Trillium
5 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix
5 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.68%) Capita
5 1 (0.68%) DataFlux
5 1 (0.68%) Zend
5 1 (0.68%) Ceridian
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago