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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.57% 1.66% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 1.91% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £46,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
438 577 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.73% 87.03% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 324 506 325
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram 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 April 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
Liverpool +13 9 £37,000 -8.07%
Birkenhead +7 2 £37,500 -6.25%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Validation

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bond Adapt
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) User Stories
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) BPMN
4 1 (5.88%) V-Model
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP