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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 113 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 68 80 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 2.00% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.40% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 64 81
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £56,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3117 3340 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.19% 83.33% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2715 2847
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Salford +13 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Wigan +5 7 £27,500 +35.80% 2
Stockport - 6 £37,500 - 2
Altrincham -2 3 £31,250 -30.55%
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.06%) Regression Testing
2 40 (33.06%) SQL
3 39 (32.23%) .NET
4 35 (28.93%) ISEB
5 32 (26.45%) Automated Testing
6 30 (24.79%) Test Scripting
7 28 (23.14%) Finance
7 28 (23.14%) QA
8 25 (20.66%) Selenium
9 24 (19.83%) BDD
9 24 (19.83%) SpecFlow
10 23 (19.01%) System Testing
10 23 (19.01%) Degree
10 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (15.70%) Web Services
11 19 (15.70%) Business Analysis
11 19 (15.70%) Automation Testing
12 18 (14.88%) TDD
13 17 (14.05%) Compatibility Testing
13 17 (14.05%) XML
13 17 (14.05%) SOAP
13 17 (14.05%) C#
13 17 (14.05%) Project Management
13 17 (14.05%) Workflow
14 16 (13.22%) Java
14 16 (13.22%) SoapUI
15 14 (11.57%) Hudson
15 14 (11.57%) Integration Testing
15 14 (11.57%) JIRA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) MS Project
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.83%) Magento
5 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) VoIP
3 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Selenium
2 24 (19.83%) SpecFlow
3 16 (13.22%) SoapUI
4 14 (11.57%) Hudson
4 14 (11.57%) JIRA
5 13 (10.74%) TeamCity
5 13 (10.74%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.44%) WatiN
8 3 (2.48%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.65%) QAComplete
10 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.83%) MSTest
10 1 (0.83%) NUnit
10 1 (0.83%) Ant
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.13%) Banking
2 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (42.15%) Analyst
2 29 (23.97%) Tester
3 25 (20.66%) Test Analyst
4 22 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Technical Tester
6 10 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) QA Tester
7 9 (7.44%) Automated Tester
8 8 (6.61%) Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Technical Test Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Business Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) QA Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) FX Test Analyst
13 3 (2.48%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.23%) .NET
2 19 (15.70%) Web Services
3 17 (14.05%) XML
3 17 (14.05%) SOAP
4 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.13%) HTML
6 4 (3.31%) CSS
7 3 (2.48%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.48%) XSLT
7 3 (2.48%) jQuery
8 1 (0.83%) RESTful
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5
8 1 (0.83%) Ajax
8 1 (0.83%) J2EE
8 1 (0.83%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (0.83%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (0.83%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.83%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Replication
1 13 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Life Science
5 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) DTV
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Derivative
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.83%) UNIX
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.06%) Regression Testing
3 32 (26.45%) Automated Testing
4 30 (24.79%) Test Scripting
5 24 (19.83%) BDD
6 23 (19.01%) System Testing
6 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (15.70%) Business Analysis
7 19 (15.70%) Automation Testing
8 18 (14.88%) TDD
9 17 (14.05%) Workflow
9 17 (14.05%) Project Management
9 17 (14.05%) Compatibility Testing
10 14 (11.57%) Integration Testing
10 14 (11.57%) Analytics
11 13 (10.74%) Waterfall
11 13 (10.74%) API Testing
11 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (9.92%) TOGAF
13 11 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.06%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) C#
3 16 (13.22%) Java
4 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (28.93%) ISEB
2 23 (19.01%) Degree
3 11 (9.09%) HND
3 11 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) PMP
4 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.14%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.83%) XenApp
1 1 (0.83%) XenServer
1 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Oracle
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.09%) Telerik
4 4 (3.31%) HP
5 2 (1.65%) Citrix
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Trillium
6 1 (0.83%) Capita
6 1 (0.83%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.83%) Zend
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