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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 135 163 155
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 112 91 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.67% 1.29% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.56% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 63 98
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
5592 5848 5899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.49% 82.90% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4525 4762 4869
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +16 64 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Cheshire +18 28 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Merseyside +14 11 £38,250 -5.55% 2
Lancashire -9 6 £39,500 -7.05% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 120 (44.44%) Finance
2 99 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (32.22%) SQL
4 69 (25.56%) .NET
5 66 (24.44%) Regression Testing
5 66 (24.44%) QA
6 62 (22.96%) System Testing
7 60 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 53 (19.63%) ISEB
9 52 (19.26%) Test Management
10 45 (16.67%) Oracle
11 44 (16.30%) Automated Testing
12 43 (15.93%) Microsoft
13 42 (15.56%) Integration Testing
14 40 (14.81%) C#
15 33 (12.22%) Selenium
16 32 (11.85%) Test Strategy
16 32 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (10.74%) Programme Management
17 29 (10.74%) Statistics
17 29 (10.74%) Project Management
17 29 (10.74%) Waterfall
17 29 (10.74%) Functional Testing
18 28 (10.37%) XML
18 28 (10.37%) Business Analysis
19 27 (10.00%) ISTQB
19 27 (10.00%) Automation Testing
20 26 (9.63%) BDD
20 26 (9.63%) SpecFlow
20 26 (9.63%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.85%) SAS
2 5 (1.85%) CMS
3 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.74%) JBoss
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 24 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.33%) MS Project
2 9 (3.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (5.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (5.19%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (5.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (5.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (5.19%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.11%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.74%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.37%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.37%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
1 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) Internet
2 4 (1.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) NAS
4 1 (0.37%) RFID
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.11%) MySQL
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.74%) DB2
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
9 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.37%) QlikView
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (12.22%) Selenium
2 26 (9.63%) SpecFlow
3 18 (6.67%) JIRA
4 16 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.93%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.56%) WatiN
6 14 (5.19%) WebDriver
6 14 (5.19%) Hudson
6 14 (5.19%) SoapUI
6 14 (5.19%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.96%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.96%) TestDirector
8 7 (2.59%) QAComplete
9 5 (1.85%) Subversion
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.11%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.37%) Concordion
12 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 120 (44.44%) Finance
2 18 (6.67%) Retail
3 7 (2.59%) Marketing
4 4 (1.48%) Local Government
4 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.11%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (38.89%) Analyst
2 63 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 41 (15.19%) Tester
4 35 (12.96%) Business Analyst
4 35 (12.96%) Test Manager
5 34 (12.59%) Developer
6 18 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.19%) Oracle Analyst
9 13 (4.81%) Technical Tester
10 10 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.70%) Consultant
11 9 (3.33%) QA Tester
12 8 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
12 8 (2.96%) Test Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (2.96%) Software Test Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (2.96%) Junior
12 8 (2.96%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (25.56%) .NET
2 28 (10.37%) XML
3 25 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 23 (8.52%) .NET Framework
5 21 (7.78%) Web Services
6 18 (6.67%) HTML
7 17 (6.30%) SOAP
8 9 (3.33%) CSS
8 9 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.96%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.59%) jQuery
10 7 (2.59%) XSLT
11 6 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.85%) Ajax
12 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.48%) WinForms
14 3 (1.11%) WCF
14 3 (1.11%) HTML5
15 2 (0.74%) JiBX
15 2 (0.74%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.74%) Statistics
2 19 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.81%) Replication
5 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.85%) User Experience
6 4 (1.48%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.11%) NHS
7 3 (1.11%) Life Science
7 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) VSAM
8 2 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.96%) Windows
2 3 (1.11%) Linux
2 3 (1.11%) SUSE
2 3 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.74%) UNIX
3 2 (0.74%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.44%) Regression Testing
3 62 (22.96%) System Testing
4 60 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 52 (19.26%) Test Management
6 44 (16.30%) Automated Testing
7 42 (15.56%) Integration Testing
8 32 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (11.85%) Test Strategy
9 29 (10.74%) Functional Testing
9 29 (10.74%) Waterfall
9 29 (10.74%) Programme Management
9 29 (10.74%) Project Management
10 28 (10.37%) Business Analysis
11 27 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 26 (9.63%) BDD
13 23 (8.52%) TDD
13 23 (8.52%) Performance Testing
14 22 (8.15%) Software Testing
15 21 (7.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (32.22%) SQL
2 40 (14.81%) C#
3 25 (9.26%) Java
4 24 (8.89%) PL/SQL
5 16 (5.93%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.85%) PHP
9 4 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.11%) Python
10 3 (1.11%) Ruby
11 2 (0.74%) XPath
11 2 (0.74%) VB6
11 2 (0.74%) C++
11 2 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.37%) C
12 1 (0.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 53 (19.63%) ISEB
2 27 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 21 (7.78%) Degree
4 15 (5.56%) HND
5 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.11%) PMP
6 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (24.44%) QA
2 6 (2.22%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (16.67%) Oracle
2 43 (15.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.56%) Telerik
4 9 (3.33%) VMware
4 9 (3.33%) HP
5 4 (1.48%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.48%) SAP
6 2 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.74%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) Google
6 2 (0.74%) Zend
6 2 (0.74%) Maxymiser
6 2 (0.74%) ClickTale
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.37%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.37%) Capita
7 1 (0.37%) Trillium
7 1 (0.37%) Citrix
7 1 (0.37%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.37%) MKS
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