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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 149 123 169
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +46
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 115 145 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.82% 2.17% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.46% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 92 126 78
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,050 £55,000 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
5570 5892 6410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.13% 88.30% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4659 4898 5268
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -51 46 £40,000 -2.43% 13
Cheshire +36 31 £34,312 -1.96% 3
Merseyside -2 22 £32,500 - 1
Lancashire +9 4 £37,500 - 1
Cumbria - 2 £22,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 99 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.56%) Finance
3 45 (21.63%) QA
4 44 (21.15%) Software Testing
4 44 (21.15%) SDLC
5 42 (20.19%) SQL
6 41 (19.71%) ISEB
7 38 (18.27%) JIRA
7 38 (18.27%) Test Scripting
8 36 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (16.83%) ISTQB
10 34 (16.35%) Project Management
11 33 (15.87%) Defect Management
12 31 (14.90%) Regression Testing
12 31 (14.90%) .NET
13 28 (13.46%) Scrum
13 28 (13.46%) Degree
13 28 (13.46%) System Testing
14 26 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (10.58%) Windows
16 22 (10.58%) Test Automation
17 21 (10.10%) Logistics
18 20 (9.62%) User Stories
19 19 (9.13%) Automated Testing
19 19 (9.13%) SQL Server
19 19 (9.13%) C#
20 17 (8.17%) ASP.NET
20 17 (8.17%) Test Strategy
21 15 (7.21%) Software Delivery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.81%) Confluence
2 7 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.88%) CMS
4 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.77%) MS Office
2 4 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Lorenzo
2 8 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.96%) Magento
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) SaaS
2 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) Broadband
2 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 8 (3.85%) Kalido
4 7 (3.37%) MySQL
5 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) Essbase
9 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) QlikView
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (18.27%) JIRA
2 13 (6.25%) Selenium
2 13 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 10 (4.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.44%) Ranorex
7 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.96%) Appium
8 2 (0.96%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.48%) Gatling
9 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.48%) Hudson
9 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.48%) WinRunner
General
1 49 (23.56%) Finance
2 8 (3.85%) Banking
2 8 (3.85%) Retail
3 3 (1.44%) Games
3 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.44%) Marketing
3 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.96%) Billing
4 2 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (44.23%) Analyst
2 51 (24.52%) Test Analyst
3 38 (18.27%) Tester
4 28 (13.46%) Consultant
5 27 (12.98%) Business Analyst
6 26 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
7 23 (11.06%) Software Tester
8 21 (10.10%) Management Consultant
8 21 (10.10%) Senior Analyst
8 21 (10.10%) Software Consultant
8 21 (10.10%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 15 (7.21%) Senior Tester
10 14 (6.73%) Applications Support
11 13 (6.25%) Lead Tester
12 12 (5.77%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (5.29%) Lead Test Analyst
14 10 (4.81%) QA Tester
14 10 (4.81%) Technical Business Analyst
15 9 (4.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.90%) .NET
2 17 (8.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.77%) XML
4 10 (4.81%) Web Services
5 9 (4.33%) HTML
6 8 (3.85%) CSS
7 7 (3.37%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.37%) Flash
8 5 (2.40%) SOAP
9 2 (0.96%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.48%) Akka
10 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.48%) CSS3
10 1 (0.48%) HTML5
10 1 (0.48%) jQuery
10 1 (0.48%) Middleware
10 1 (0.48%) REST
10 1 (0.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.81%) User Experience
4 9 (4.33%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.40%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.40%) iPad
6 5 (2.40%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.92%) Replication
8 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.96%) Fintech
9 2 (0.96%) NHS
9 2 (0.96%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.48%) FMCG
10 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.58%) Windows
2 14 (6.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.37%) Linux
5 3 (1.44%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) VMS
6 2 (0.96%) CentOS
6 2 (0.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.15%) SDLC
2 44 (21.15%) Software Testing
3 38 (18.27%) Test Scripting
4 36 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (16.35%) Project Management
6 33 (15.87%) Defect Management
7 31 (14.90%) Regression Testing
8 28 (13.46%) Scrum
8 28 (13.46%) System Testing
9 22 (10.58%) Test Automation
10 21 (10.10%) Logistics
11 20 (9.62%) User Stories
12 19 (9.13%) Automated Testing
13 17 (8.17%) Test Strategy
14 15 (7.21%) BPMN
14 15 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (7.21%) Presales
14 15 (7.21%) Software Delivery
14 15 (7.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.19%) SQL
2 19 (9.13%) C#
3 13 (6.25%) Java
4 11 (5.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.29%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.96%) C++
6 2 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
7 1 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (19.71%) ISEB
2 35 (16.83%) ISTQB
3 28 (13.46%) Degree
4 4 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.92%) PMP
4 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) ACCA
6 2 (0.96%) CIMA
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (21.63%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.25%) Informatica
3 8 (3.85%) Oracle
4 6 (2.88%) SAP
5 5 (2.40%) Bloomberg
5 5 (2.40%) IBM
5 5 (2.40%) Remedy
5 5 (2.40%) Reuters
5 5 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.44%) Telerik
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.48%) Pega
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