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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 124 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 74 60 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.78% 1.57% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.97% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 84
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
3456 3038 3330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.18% 79.61% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2951 2570 2990
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
(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
Bolton +17 13 £33,000 +46.66% 2
Stockport -6 8 £32,500 -7.14%
Salford - 8 £45,000 -
Wigan - 5 £23,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 58 (38.41%) Finance
2 45 (29.80%) SQL
3 42 (27.81%) QA
4 40 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.88%) ISEB
5 27 (17.88%) Degree
6 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
7 25 (16.56%) .NET
7 25 (16.56%) Automated Testing
7 25 (16.56%) Test Scripting
8 23 (15.23%) Selenium
9 21 (13.91%) Test Management
10 19 (12.58%) Regression Testing
10 19 (12.58%) Oracle
10 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
10 19 (12.58%) System Testing
11 18 (11.92%) Unit Testing
11 18 (11.92%) Test Automation
11 18 (11.92%) Software Testing
11 18 (11.92%) C#
12 17 (11.26%) ISTQB
13 16 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.93%) Retail
15 14 (9.27%) Data Analysis
15 14 (9.27%) .NET Framework
16 13 (8.61%) Project Management
16 13 (8.61%) Load Testing
17 12 (7.95%) Web Design
17 12 (7.95%) XML
17 12 (7.95%) E-Commerce

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.99%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.32%) SAS
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Lync
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) MS Office
3 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.99%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.99%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.32%) SAP APO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP AFS
4 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.66%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.65%) Star Schema
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.99%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.32%) DB2
6 2 (1.32%) QlikView
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (15.23%) Selenium
2 12 (7.95%) SpecFlow
3 9 (5.96%) JIRA
4 8 (5.30%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.64%) WatiN
6 4 (2.65%) QAComplete
6 4 (2.65%) TestDirector
6 4 (2.65%) RequisitePro
7 2 (1.32%) PeopleTools
7 2 (1.32%) Subversion
7 2 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.32%) Hudson
7 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.66%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.66%) JUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 58 (38.41%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Back Office
4 3 (1.99%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
6 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (41.72%) Analyst
2 35 (23.18%) Business Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) Test Analyst
4 20 (13.25%) Developer
5 15 (9.93%) Consultant
6 14 (9.27%) Tester
6 14 (9.27%) Test Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Software Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Implementation Consultant
9 11 (7.28%) Implementation Analyst
9 11 (7.28%) Test Manager
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Test Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (3.31%) Manual Test Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Development Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Systems Development Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.56%) .NET
2 14 (9.27%) .NET Framework
3 12 (7.95%) XML
4 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.64%) HTML
4 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (4.64%) jQuery
4 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (3.97%) WinForms
5 6 (3.97%) WPF
6 5 (3.31%) LINQ
6 5 (3.31%) WCF
6 5 (3.31%) ADO.NET
6 5 (3.31%) XSD
6 5 (3.31%) XSLT
6 5 (3.31%) REST
6 5 (3.31%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.31%) RESTful
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) User Experience
1 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.31%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.65%) Statistics
5 3 (1.99%) NHS
5 3 (1.99%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.99%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.99%) Derivative
6 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) VSAM
6 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.31%) Windows
2 3 (1.99%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.56%) Automated Testing
2 25 (16.56%) Test Scripting
3 21 (13.91%) Test Management
4 19 (12.58%) System Testing
4 19 (12.58%) Regression Testing
5 18 (11.92%) Unit Testing
5 18 (11.92%) Test Automation
5 18 (11.92%) Software Testing
6 16 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.27%) Data Analysis
8 13 (8.61%) Project Management
8 13 (8.61%) Load Testing
9 12 (7.95%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.95%) Web Design
10 11 (7.28%) OO
10 11 (7.28%) Analytics
11 10 (6.62%) Functional Testing
11 10 (6.62%) BDD
11 10 (6.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.80%) SQL
2 18 (11.92%) C#
3 11 (7.28%) Java
4 10 (6.62%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.30%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.97%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.31%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.99%) Python
9 2 (1.32%) PeopleCode
9 2 (1.32%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) C
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (17.88%) ISEB
1 27 (17.88%) Degree
2 17 (11.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.64%) HND
4 3 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CCA
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (27.81%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.58%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) Telerik
4 5 (3.31%) SAP
4 5 (3.31%) VMware
5 4 (2.65%) HP
6 3 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (0.66%) Kronos
8 1 (0.66%) Capita
8 1 (0.66%) Google
8 1 (0.66%) Maxymiser
8 1 (0.66%) ClickTale
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