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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 163 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 91 130 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.88% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.27% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 101 123
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Manchester -12 60 £38,000 -15.55% 15
Cheshire -15 18 £30,000 -25.00% 11
Merseyside +5 6 £35,750 -14.37% 1
Lancashire -13 4 £33,000 -8.96% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 80 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.33%) SQL
3 59 (28.92%) .NET
4 58 (28.43%) Finance
5 51 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 47 (23.04%) ISEB
7 45 (22.06%) Test Scripting
8 39 (19.12%) Microsoft
8 39 (19.12%) QA
9 38 (18.63%) Automated Testing
10 37 (18.14%) System Testing
11 32 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (14.71%) C#
12 30 (14.71%) BDD
12 30 (14.71%) SpecFlow
13 28 (13.73%) Business Analysis
13 28 (13.73%) Selenium
14 27 (13.24%) Degree
15 26 (12.75%) SQL Server
15 26 (12.75%) Web Services
16 25 (12.25%) Project Management
16 25 (12.25%) Integration Testing
17 24 (11.76%) Oracle
17 24 (11.76%) MS Excel
17 24 (11.76%) TDD
18 23 (11.27%) XML
18 23 (11.27%) Waterfall
19 22 (10.78%) Automation Testing
19 22 (10.78%) Java
19 22 (10.78%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.96%) CMS
3 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.35%) MS Office
3 10 (4.90%) MS Project
4 5 (2.45%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.43%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.96%) SAP QM
5 4 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.98%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.49%) Magento
8 1 (0.49%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
1 2 (0.98%) GitHub
1 2 (0.98%) Trello
2 1 (0.49%) Scribe Online
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) Wireless
2 2 (0.98%) SAN
2 2 (0.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) MySQL
3 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.49%) MS Access
10 1 (0.49%) QlikView
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (14.71%) SpecFlow
2 28 (13.73%) Selenium
3 19 (9.31%) SoapUI
4 18 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 17 (8.33%) Hudson
6 16 (7.84%) Jenkins
7 15 (7.35%) WebDriver
7 15 (7.35%) JIRA
8 11 (5.39%) WatiN
9 6 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.45%) Subversion
11 3 (1.47%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.98%) MSTest
12 2 (0.98%) QAComplete
12 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 58 (28.43%) Finance
2 9 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.47%) Local Government
5 3 (1.47%) Marketing
5 3 (1.47%) Advertising
6 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (43.14%) Analyst
2 46 (22.55%) Test Analyst
3 39 (19.12%) Tester
4 33 (16.18%) Business Analyst
5 24 (11.76%) Developer
6 16 (7.84%) Technical Tester
7 14 (6.86%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.37%) Consultant
9 11 (5.39%) Test Manager
9 11 (5.39%) QA Tester
9 11 (5.39%) Automated Tester
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Technical Test Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Senior Business Analyst
13 5 (2.45%) Oracle Analyst
13 5 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
14 4 (1.96%) Graduate Developer
14 4 (1.96%) Software Tester
14 4 (1.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.92%) .NET
2 26 (12.75%) Web Services
3 23 (11.27%) XML
4 21 (10.29%) .NET Framework
5 20 (9.80%) SOAP
6 16 (7.84%) HTML
7 15 (7.35%) ASP.NET
8 13 (6.37%) CSS
9 8 (3.92%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.45%) XSLT
10 5 (2.45%) XHTML
10 5 (2.45%) jQuery
11 3 (1.47%) WCF
11 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (0.98%) Ajax
12 2 (0.98%) HTML5
13 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.49%) Reactive Extensions
13 1 (0.49%) Task Parallel Library
13 1 (0.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Replication
2 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.90%) User Experience
5 6 (2.94%) Statistics
5 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.47%) Life Science
6 3 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.98%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.49%) EPoS
8 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.43%) Windows
2 6 (2.94%) UNIX
3 5 (2.45%) Linux
4 3 (1.47%) SUSE
4 3 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 45 (22.06%) Test Scripting
4 38 (18.63%) Automated Testing
5 37 (18.14%) System Testing
6 32 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (14.71%) BDD
8 28 (13.73%) Business Analysis
9 25 (12.25%) Project Management
9 25 (12.25%) Integration Testing
10 24 (11.76%) TDD
11 23 (11.27%) Waterfall
12 22 (10.78%) Automation Testing
13 20 (9.80%) Compatibility Testing
14 19 (9.31%) PRINCE2
15 18 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (7.84%) Test Management
16 16 (7.84%) API Testing
17 15 (7.35%) Manual Testing
17 15 (7.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.33%) SQL
2 30 (14.71%) C#
3 22 (10.78%) Java
4 16 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.35%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.92%) PHP
7 5 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) Python
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (23.04%) ISEB
2 27 (13.24%) Degree
3 22 (10.78%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.39%) HND
5 7 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.96%) PMP
7 4 (1.96%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.12%) QA
2 5 (2.45%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) WCAG
3 2 (0.98%) WAI
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.49%) XenApp
2 1 (0.49%) XenServer
2 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.47%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.76%) Oracle
3 11 (5.39%) Telerik
4 6 (2.94%) SAP
5 5 (2.45%) Adobe
5 5 (2.45%) HP
6 2 (0.98%) Citrix
6 2 (0.98%) Zend
6 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.49%) Capita
7 1 (0.49%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.49%) MKS
7 1 (0.49%) Trillium
7 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + progression, training,
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, life cover
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 - Dependant On Experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Honeywell
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago