The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank - 257 267
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.016% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £27,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.64%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £31,250 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +56.25%
UAT Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5509 6281 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5011 5513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UAT Tester in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UAT Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UAT Tester across the North West region.

UAT Tester Salary Trend in the North West

UAT Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA