The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 112 130 117
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 162 116 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.22% 1.73% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.14% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 125 83 162
Average salary £35,500 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.57% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in the North West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester +27 100 £35,000 -7.89% 6
Cheshire +3 41 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Lancashire -10 9 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Merseyside +6 6 £35,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 128 (48.67%) Finance
2 88 (33.46%) SQL
3 78 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (22.81%) QA
5 49 (18.63%) Microsoft
6 48 (18.25%) .NET
6 48 (18.25%) ISEB
6 48 (18.25%) System Testing
7 46 (17.49%) Test Management
8 45 (17.11%) Test Scripting
9 43 (16.35%) Regression Testing
10 37 (14.07%) Automated Testing
11 36 (13.69%) Test Strategy
12 34 (12.93%) Oracle
13 33 (12.55%) Selenium
14 32 (12.17%) C#
15 31 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (11.79%) Software Testing
16 30 (11.41%) Statistics
17 29 (11.03%) ISTQB
17 29 (11.03%) Integration Testing
18 28 (10.65%) Test Automation
19 26 (9.89%) Degree
20 25 (9.51%) Project Management
20 25 (9.51%) Programme Management
21 23 (8.75%) MS Excel
21 23 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (8.37%) Java
23 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
23 21 (7.98%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.04%) SAS
3 3 (1.14%) CMS
3 3 (1.14%) Tuxedo
4 2 (0.76%) JBoss
4 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Lync
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) MS Project
3 8 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.28%) MS Office
5 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.76%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.76%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.38%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) HTTP
1 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) RFID
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
2 1 (0.38%) DMZ
2 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.14%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.76%) MS Access
7 2 (0.76%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (12.55%) Selenium
2 19 (7.22%) SpecFlow
3 17 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (6.08%) JIRA
5 12 (4.56%) WatiN
6 11 (4.18%) WebDriver
7 10 (3.80%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.04%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.66%) TestDirector
9 7 (2.66%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (2.66%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.28%) QAComplete
11 5 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.90%) Subversion
11 5 (1.90%) Hudson
11 5 (1.90%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.52%) RequisitePro
13 2 (0.76%) PeopleTools
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 128 (48.67%) Finance
2 19 (7.22%) Retail
3 11 (4.18%) Marketing
4 7 (2.66%) Legal
5 3 (1.14%) Games
5 3 (1.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (38.78%) Analyst
2 51 (19.39%) Test Analyst
3 42 (15.97%) Business Analyst
4 37 (14.07%) Developer
5 33 (12.55%) Test Manager
6 26 (9.89%) Tester
7 18 (6.84%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.08%) Consultant
8 16 (6.08%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.32%) Test Engineer
9 14 (5.32%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.04%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (3.04%) Implementation Consultant
12 8 (3.04%) Technical Test Analyst
12 8 (3.04%) Oracle Analyst
12 8 (3.04%) Selenium Tester
13 7 (2.66%) Implementation Analyst
13 7 (2.66%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.25%) .NET
2 21 (7.98%) XML
3 20 (7.60%) ASP.NET
4 17 (6.46%) .NET Framework
5 16 (6.08%) HTML
6 10 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (3.04%) Web Services
8 7 (2.66%) SOAP
9 6 (2.28%) Gherkin
9 6 (2.28%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.90%) jQuery
10 5 (1.90%) COM
10 5 (1.90%) CSS
11 4 (1.52%) WinForms
11 4 (1.52%) Ajax
12 3 (1.14%) XSLT
12 3 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (0.76%) WSDL
13 2 (0.76%) JAXB
13 2 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.41%) Statistics
2 23 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.56%) User Experience
3 12 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.04%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.90%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.90%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.90%) Physics
5 5 (1.90%) Economics
6 4 (1.52%) Replication
6 4 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.14%) NHS
7 3 (1.14%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.14%) Derivative
7 3 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) VSAM
8 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.04%) Windows
2 4 (1.52%) Android
3 2 (0.76%) UNIX
3 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.25%) System Testing
3 46 (17.49%) Test Management
4 45 (17.11%) Test Scripting
5 43 (16.35%) Regression Testing
6 37 (14.07%) Automated Testing
7 36 (13.69%) Test Strategy
8 31 (11.79%) Software Testing
8 31 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (11.03%) Integration Testing
10 28 (10.65%) Test Automation
11 25 (9.51%) Programme Management
11 25 (9.51%) Project Management
12 20 (7.60%) Functional Testing
13 19 (7.22%) Waterfall
13 19 (7.22%) Business Analysis
14 18 (6.84%) Unit Testing
14 18 (6.84%) Analytics
14 18 (6.84%) Automation Testing
15 16 (6.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 88 (33.46%) SQL
2 32 (12.17%) C#
3 22 (8.37%) Java
4 20 (7.60%) PL/SQL
5 18 (6.84%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.56%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.04%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.66%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.28%) VB6
9 6 (2.28%) VB
10 5 (1.90%) Python
11 4 (1.52%) C++
12 3 (1.14%) PHP
12 3 (1.14%) Ruby
13 2 (0.76%) XPath
13 2 (0.76%) PeopleCode
13 2 (0.76%) C
14 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 48 (18.25%) ISEB
2 29 (11.03%) ISTQB
3 26 (9.89%) Degree
4 12 (4.56%) HND
5 3 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) CCA
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (22.81%) QA
2 5 (1.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.76%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 49 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.93%) Oracle
3 12 (4.56%) Telerik
4 8 (3.04%) VMware
4 8 (3.04%) HP
5 5 (1.90%) SAP
6 4 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.76%) Apple
8 2 (0.76%) Google
8 2 (0.76%) Maxymiser
8 2 (0.76%) ClickTale
9 1 (0.38%) Tableau
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) Kronos
9 1 (0.38%) Capita
9 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata
9 1 (0.38%) Kalido
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