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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 152 135 149
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 96 136 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 2.03% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.29% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 76 112 89
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £48,482
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5370 5946 6378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.92% 88.65% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4483 4927 5049
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -49 43 £36,000 -10.00% 9
Cheshire +27 26 £34,312 -1.96% 4
Merseyside -2 14 £32,500 -11.56%
Cumbria - 2 £22,500 - 1
Lancashire +7 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 90 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.26%) Finance
3 45 (24.46%) SQL
4 41 (22.28%) SDLC
5 40 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 40 (21.74%) QA
6 37 (20.11%) JIRA
7 36 (19.57%) ISTQB
7 36 (19.57%) ISEB
8 35 (19.02%) Test Scripting
9 33 (17.93%) Project Management
9 33 (17.93%) Microsoft
10 32 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (16.85%) Defect Management
12 27 (14.67%) Degree
13 25 (13.59%) .NET
14 23 (12.50%) Scrum
14 23 (12.50%) System Testing
15 22 (11.96%) Regression Testing
15 22 (11.96%) Windows
16 21 (11.41%) MS Office
16 21 (11.41%) Test Automation
17 19 (10.33%) ITIL
17 19 (10.33%) Presales
18 18 (9.78%) Test Strategy
18 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
19 17 (9.24%) UML
20 16 (8.70%) Data Modelling
20 16 (8.70%) Time Management

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 14 (7.61%) Confluence
2 9 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.72%) CMS
3 5 (2.72%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (11.41%) MS Office
2 7 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (5.43%) Lorenzo
2 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.72%) SaaS
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) Broadband
2 1 (0.54%) VPN
2 1 (0.54%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.43%) Electronic Patient Records
2 10 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.35%) Kalido
4 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.72%) MySQL
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.09%) Big Data
7 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) Essbase
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.11%) JIRA
2 14 (7.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 14 (7.61%) Selenium
3 9 (4.89%) SoapUI
4 6 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.72%) Appium
5 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.63%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.09%) NUnit
7 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.54%) JMeter
8 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.54%) MSTest
8 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
General
1 52 (28.26%) Finance
2 11 (5.98%) Banking
3 8 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.17%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (47.83%) Analyst
2 47 (25.54%) Test Analyst
3 34 (18.48%) Tester
4 24 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 22 (11.96%) Software Tester
6 21 (11.41%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (10.33%) Applications Support
8 15 (8.15%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (7.61%) Consultant
9 14 (7.61%) Technical Business Analyst
10 13 (7.07%) Senior Tester
11 12 (6.52%) Implementation Consultant
12 11 (5.98%) Agile Test Analyst
12 11 (5.98%) Lead Tester
13 10 (5.43%) QA Tester
13 10 (5.43%) Senior Test Analyst
14 9 (4.89%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (4.89%) Lead Test Analyst
14 9 (4.89%) Support Analyst
14 9 (4.89%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.59%) .NET
2 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.98%) XML
4 8 (4.35%) Web Services
5 7 (3.80%) HTML
6 6 (3.26%) CSS
7 5 (2.72%) Flash
8 4 (2.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.63%) SOAP
10 2 (1.09%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.09%) jQuery
11 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.54%) Reactive Extensions
11 1 (0.54%) RequireJS
11 1 (0.54%) REST
11 1 (0.54%) SignalR
11 1 (0.54%) Symfony
11 1 (0.54%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.07%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.89%) Credit Risk
4 9 (4.89%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.26%) User Experience
7 4 (2.17%) iPad
8 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.54%) FMCG
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.54%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.96%) Windows
2 15 (8.15%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.26%) Linux
5 3 (1.63%) VMS
6 2 (1.09%) Android
6 2 (1.09%) CentOS
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
6 2 (1.09%) Unix
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.28%) SDLC
3 40 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 35 (19.02%) Test Scripting
5 33 (17.93%) Project Management
6 32 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (16.85%) Defect Management
8 23 (12.50%) Scrum
8 23 (12.50%) System Testing
9 22 (11.96%) Regression Testing
10 21 (11.41%) Test Automation
11 19 (10.33%) ITIL
11 19 (10.33%) Presales
12 18 (9.78%) Test Strategy
13 17 (9.24%) UML
14 16 (8.70%) Data Modelling
14 16 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (8.70%) Software Delivery
14 16 (8.70%) Time Management
15 15 (8.15%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.46%) SQL
2 13 (7.07%) Java
3 12 (6.52%) C#
4 11 (5.98%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.17%) PHP
8 2 (1.09%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.54%) VB
9 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (19.57%) ISEB
1 36 (19.57%) ISTQB
2 27 (14.67%) Degree
3 5 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.17%) PMP
4 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) ACCA
5 2 (1.09%) CIMA
6 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.74%) QA
2 9 (4.89%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 33 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.07%) Informatica
3 9 (4.89%) Bloomberg
3 9 (4.89%) Reuters
4 7 (3.80%) Oracle
4 7 (3.80%) Remedy
4 7 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.26%) SAP
6 5 (2.72%) IBM
7 3 (1.63%) Telerik
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.54%) Google
9 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.54%) LANDesk
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