The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 52 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.42% 1.73% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.06% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
453 533 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.32% 83.94% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 378 478 413
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Merseyside region.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Liverpool +10 6 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Southport -3 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 5 (25.00%) User Experience
5 5 (25.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Workflow
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Logistics
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) Linux

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) PowerHouse
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Teradata
2 1 (5.00%) Kalido
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