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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 88 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 109 46 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.72% 1.25% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.52% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83 38 67
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Bolton +16 12 £33,000 -14.83%
Salford - 10 £38,000 -
Stockport -5 9 £33,500 -0.74% 1
Wigan -4 8 £17,500 -30.00% 1
Rochdale - 4 £42,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (44.07%) Finance
2 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (30.51%) QA
4 51 (28.81%) Test Scripting
5 49 (27.68%) SQL
6 44 (24.86%) Regression Testing
7 43 (24.29%) .NET
8 37 (20.90%) Test Management
9 36 (20.34%) Automated Testing
10 34 (19.21%) Selenium
10 34 (19.21%) Oracle
11 33 (18.64%) ISEB
12 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
12 30 (16.95%) System Testing
13 26 (14.69%) Degree
13 26 (14.69%) C#
14 24 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (12.43%) Integration Testing
15 22 (12.43%) BDD
16 21 (11.86%) SpecFlow
16 21 (11.86%) Functional Testing
17 20 (11.30%) Automation Testing
18 19 (10.73%) Java
19 18 (10.17%) Test Strategy
20 17 (9.60%) .NET Framework
20 17 (9.60%) XML
21 16 (9.04%) Workflow
21 16 (9.04%) PL/SQL
21 16 (9.04%) ISTQB
21 16 (9.04%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.26%) SAS
2 3 (1.69%) CMS
3 2 (1.13%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.56%) Lync
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.95%) MS Office
3 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (7.91%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle Cash Management
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.13%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.13%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 34 (19.21%) Selenium
2 21 (11.86%) SpecFlow
3 14 (7.91%) JIRA
3 14 (7.91%) WatiN
4 13 (7.34%) WebDriver
5 8 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.52%) TestDirector
5 8 (4.52%) Hudson
5 8 (4.52%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.52%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.39%) QAComplete
7 3 (1.69%) Subversion
7 3 (1.69%) RequisitePro
8 2 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) NUnit
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.56%) PeopleTools
General
1 78 (44.07%) Finance
2 16 (9.04%) Retail
3 3 (1.69%) Marketing
4 2 (1.13%) Back Office
4 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Local Government
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (41.81%) Analyst
2 43 (24.29%) Test Analyst
3 30 (16.95%) Business Analyst
3 30 (16.95%) Tester
4 17 (9.60%) Developer
5 16 (9.04%) Test Manager
6 13 (7.34%) Oracle Analyst
7 11 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Test Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (5.65%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Technical Test Analyst
9 8 (4.52%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (3.95%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.95%) Technical Tester
10 7 (3.95%) Manual Test Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) Graduate
11 6 (3.39%) Automated Tester
11 6 (3.39%) Junior
11 6 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.29%) .NET
2 17 (9.60%) .NET Framework
2 17 (9.60%) XML
3 9 (5.08%) Web Services
4 8 (4.52%) SOAP
4 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.39%) HTML
5 6 (3.39%) CSS
5 6 (3.39%) jQuery
5 6 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.26%) WinForms
6 4 (2.26%) Ajax
7 3 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.69%) XSLT
8 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.56%) WPF
9 1 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.78%) Statistics
3 9 (5.08%) User Experience
4 7 (3.95%) Replication
4 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.26%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.13%) Derivative
7 2 (1.13%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.13%) VSAM
7 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.82%) Windows
2 3 (1.69%) Android
3 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.81%) Test Scripting
3 44 (24.86%) Regression Testing
4 37 (20.90%) Test Management
5 36 (20.34%) Automated Testing
6 30 (16.95%) System Testing
7 24 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (12.43%) Integration Testing
8 22 (12.43%) BDD
9 21 (11.86%) Functional Testing
10 20 (11.30%) Automation Testing
11 18 (10.17%) Test Strategy
12 16 (9.04%) Workflow
12 16 (9.04%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.91%) TDD
13 14 (7.91%) Test Automation
13 14 (7.91%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.91%) Project Management
14 13 (7.34%) Line Management
15 12 (6.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.68%) SQL
2 26 (14.69%) C#
3 19 (10.73%) Java
4 16 (9.04%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.69%) Python
7 2 (1.13%) C
7 2 (1.13%) C++
7 2 (1.13%) PHP
7 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 33 (18.64%) ISEB
2 26 (14.69%) Degree
3 16 (9.04%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.91%) HND
5 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) CCA
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (30.51%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.13%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (19.21%) Oracle
2 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.91%) Telerik
4 9 (5.08%) VMware
5 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Zend
6 1 (0.56%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.56%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.56%) Kronos
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Capita
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.56%) Apple
6 1 (0.56%) HP
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Salary: £26k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
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Dunnhumby
Posted: 23 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Salary Subject to Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago