The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 73 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.35% 2.27% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 2.76% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -13.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 543 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 75.38% 82.15% 69.86%
Number of salaries quoted 457 450 459
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in the North East

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Tyne and Wear -20 3 £36,500 +7.35% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Author
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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