The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank - 52 60
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 2.88% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.47% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 12
Average salary - £34,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
592 547 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 71.84% 82.88% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 430 463 462
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ERD
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
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%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) ERD
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix