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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 140 169 135
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 97 90 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 1.41% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.60% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 70 72 97
Median salary £35,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4806 5642 6036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.83% 88.29% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4065 4585 4819
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 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 June 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 0 56 £37,000 -1.33% 10
Cheshire +44 20 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Lancashire +20 12 £33,750 +2.27% 1
Merseyside +5 9 £45,000 +25.87% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 104 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (31.90%) SQL
3 72 (31.03%) Finance
4 63 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (26.29%) ISTQB
6 56 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 54 (23.28%) SDLC
8 44 (18.97%) Test Scripting
9 43 (18.53%) ISEB
10 42 (18.10%) MS Office
10 42 (18.10%) ITIL
11 40 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (16.81%) JIRA
13 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
13 37 (15.95%) Degree
14 36 (15.52%) Project Management
15 35 (15.09%) .NET
15 35 (15.09%) Software Delivery
16 34 (14.66%) QA
17 33 (14.22%) Software Testing
18 32 (13.79%) Windows
18 32 (13.79%) Defect Management
19 29 (12.50%) Banking
20 28 (12.07%) Java
21 26 (11.21%) Time Management
21 26 (11.21%) Presales
21 26 (11.21%) Functional Testing
22 25 (10.78%) Windows Server
22 25 (10.78%) Selenium
23 24 (10.34%) Wealth 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 21 (9.05%) Confluence
2 9 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.59%) CMS
3 6 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (18.10%) MS Office
2 12 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Lorenzo
2 12 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) VPN
2 3 (1.29%) Broadband
3 1 (0.43%) DHCP
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.47%) Electronic Patient Records
3 15 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.45%) Kalido
5 7 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.16%) Big Data
6 5 (2.16%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Essbase
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (16.81%) JIRA
2 25 (10.78%) Selenium
3 21 (9.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (3.88%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.02%) Ranorex
6 7 (3.02%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.59%) Appium
7 6 (2.59%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.16%) MSTest
8 5 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.72%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.72%) GitLab
9 4 (1.72%) JMeter
9 4 (1.72%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.29%) NUnit
11 2 (0.86%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (31.03%) Finance
2 29 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (3.45%) Retail
4 4 (1.72%) Games
4 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.86%) Billing
5 2 (0.86%) Electronics
5 2 (0.86%) Marketing
5 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (59.48%) Analyst
2 61 (26.29%) Test Analyst
3 38 (16.38%) Business Analyst
4 34 (14.66%) Tester
5 30 (12.93%) Applications Support
6 24 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
7 23 (9.91%) Support Analyst
8 21 (9.05%) Technical Business Analyst
9 20 (8.62%) Applications Support Analyst
10 19 (8.19%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (6.47%) Banking Analyst
11 15 (6.47%) QA Tester
11 15 (6.47%) Software Tester
12 12 (5.17%) Agile Tester
13 11 (4.74%) Senior Support Analyst
13 11 (4.74%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (4.31%) Automation Tester
14 10 (4.31%) Consultant
14 10 (4.31%) Developer
15 9 (3.88%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.09%) .NET
2 16 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 16 (6.90%) Web Services
3 9 (3.88%) XML
4 8 (3.45%) HTML
5 7 (3.02%) CSS
6 5 (2.16%) Flash
7 4 (1.72%) J2EE
8 3 (1.29%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.86%) jQuery
9 2 (0.86%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.86%) SOAP
10 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.43%) LAMP
10 1 (0.43%) LINQ
10 1 (0.43%) Middleware
10 1 (0.43%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.43%) Symfony
10 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.62%) Credit Risk
2 20 (8.62%) SWIFT
3 19 (8.19%) Visualisation
4 15 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.74%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.59%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.59%) User Experience
8 4 (1.72%) iPad
8 4 (1.72%) NHS
9 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.79%) Windows
2 25 (10.78%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.59%) Android
4 6 (2.59%) Linux
5 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.86%) CentOS
7 2 (0.86%) Solaris
7 2 (0.86%) Unix
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.28%) SDLC
3 44 (18.97%) Test Scripting
4 42 (18.10%) ITIL
5 40 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (15.52%) Project Management
7 35 (15.09%) Software Delivery
8 33 (14.22%) Software Testing
9 32 (13.79%) Defect Management
10 26 (11.21%) Functional Testing
10 26 (11.21%) Presales
10 26 (11.21%) Time Management
11 24 (10.34%) Data Analysis
11 24 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
11 24 (10.34%) Wealth Management
12 23 (9.91%) Change Management
12 23 (9.91%) Data Modelling
12 23 (9.91%) UML
12 23 (9.91%) Waterfall
13 22 (9.48%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 74 (31.90%) SQL
2 28 (12.07%) Java
3 15 (6.47%) T-SQL
4 14 (6.03%) C#
5 11 (4.74%) C
6 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.02%) PHP
8 5 (2.16%) Ruby
9 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.72%) VB
10 3 (1.29%) VB6
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (26.29%) ISTQB
2 43 (18.53%) ISEB
3 37 (15.95%) Degree
4 12 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.02%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.72%) PMP
8 2 (0.86%) ACCA
8 2 (0.86%) CIMA
8 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.66%) QA
2 20 (8.62%) SLA
3 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Docker
1 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.62%) Bloomberg
2 20 (8.62%) Reuters
3 12 (5.17%) Informatica
4 11 (4.74%) Oracle
4 11 (4.74%) SAP
5 9 (3.88%) Remedy
5 9 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.45%) Telerik
7 6 (2.59%) OpenText
8 4 (1.72%) IBM
9 3 (1.29%) Blue Prism
9 3 (1.29%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.86%) HP
10 2 (0.86%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.43%) Citrix
11 1 (0.43%) Google
11 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
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