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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 139 173 148
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -25
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 89 74 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.63% 1.21% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.37% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 67 57 78
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
4693 5394 5876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.89% 88.32% 85.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3973 4298 4724
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +8 52 £37,500 - 6
Cheshire +29 16 £35,000 +25.00% 8
Lancashire +14 12 £33,750 -9.39% 1
Merseyside +13 10 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Cumbria - 1 £33,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 124 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.92%) SQL
3 80 (30.77%) Finance
4 71 (27.31%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (27.31%) SDLC
5 70 (26.92%) ISTQB
6 61 (23.46%) Microsoft
7 59 (22.69%) ISEB
8 53 (20.38%) Test Scripting
9 51 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (19.62%) MS Office
10 50 (19.23%) JIRA
11 48 (18.46%) ITIL
12 46 (17.69%) Software Delivery
13 44 (16.92%) .NET
13 44 (16.92%) SQL Server
14 43 (16.54%) Degree
15 39 (15.00%) Defect Management
16 37 (14.23%) Waterfall
17 36 (13.85%) Software Testing
17 36 (13.85%) Project Management
18 34 (13.08%) Windows
19 33 (12.69%) Banking
19 33 (12.69%) Functional Testing
20 32 (12.31%) QA
20 32 (12.31%) Selenium
21 31 (11.92%) Java
22 30 (11.54%) Time Management
22 30 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
23 29 (11.15%) 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 25 (9.62%) Confluence
2 6 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.31%) CMS
2 6 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (19.62%) MS Office
2 11 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.46%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (6.54%) Lorenzo
2 7 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Taleo
3 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) VPN
2 2 (0.77%) DHCP
3 1 (0.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) SAN
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.54%) Electronic Patient Records
4 15 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.92%) Big Data
5 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.92%) Kalido
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.38%) Essbase
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (19.23%) JIRA
2 32 (12.31%) Selenium
3 25 (9.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 9 (3.46%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.46%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.31%) Appium
6 6 (2.31%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.92%) MSTest
7 5 (1.92%) Ranorex
8 4 (1.54%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.54%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.54%) GitLab
8 4 (1.54%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.54%) JMeter
8 4 (1.54%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.15%) NUnit
9 3 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (30.77%) Finance
2 33 (12.69%) Banking
3 9 (3.46%) Retail
4 4 (1.54%) Games
4 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.15%) Marketing
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 174 (66.92%) Analyst
2 79 (30.38%) Test Analyst
3 55 (21.15%) Business Analyst
4 36 (13.85%) Tester
5 32 (12.31%) Applications Support
6 29 (11.15%) Technical Analyst
7 27 (10.38%) Support Analyst
8 25 (9.62%) Technical Business Analyst
9 24 (9.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 16 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (5.77%) QA Tester
12 14 (5.38%) Banking Analyst
12 14 (5.38%) Software Tester
13 12 (4.62%) Consultant
14 10 (3.85%) Developer
14 10 (3.85%) QA Analyst
14 10 (3.85%) QA Engineer
14 10 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
14 10 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
15 9 (3.46%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.92%) .NET
2 18 (6.92%) ASP.NET
3 15 (5.77%) Web Services
4 10 (3.85%) XML
5 4 (1.54%) J2EE
5 4 (1.54%) SOAP
6 3 (1.15%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.15%) HTML
7 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.77%) CSS
7 2 (0.77%) jQuery
7 2 (0.77%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.38%) LAMP
8 1 (0.38%) LINQ
8 1 (0.38%) Middleware
8 1 (0.38%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.38%) SignalR
8 1 (0.38%) Symfony
8 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (27.31%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.23%) Visualisation
3 22 (8.46%) Credit Risk
3 22 (8.46%) SWIFT
4 16 (6.15%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.31%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.31%) NHS
8 3 (1.15%) iPad
8 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.08%) Windows
2 25 (9.62%) Windows Server
2 25 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.31%) Android
4 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.54%) Linux
5 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.31%) SDLC
3 53 (20.38%) Test Scripting
4 51 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (18.46%) ITIL
6 46 (17.69%) Software Delivery
7 39 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 37 (14.23%) Waterfall
9 36 (13.85%) Project Management
9 36 (13.85%) Software Testing
10 33 (12.69%) Functional Testing
11 30 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 30 (11.54%) Time Management
12 29 (11.15%) Presales
12 29 (11.15%) Wealth Management
13 28 (10.77%) Automated Testing
14 26 (10.00%) Data Analysis
15 25 (9.62%) BPMN
15 25 (9.62%) Requirements Management
15 25 (9.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 83 (31.92%) SQL
2 31 (11.92%) Java
3 17 (6.54%) T-SQL
4 16 (6.15%) C
5 14 (5.38%) C#
6 7 (2.69%) PHP
7 5 (1.92%) Ruby
8 4 (1.54%) VB
9 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.15%) VB6
10 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 59 (22.69%) ISEB
3 43 (16.54%) Degree
4 18 (6.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.54%) HND
9 1 (0.38%) ACCA
9 1 (0.38%) CIMA
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.31%) QA
2 22 (8.46%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
1 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.46%) Bloomberg
2 22 (8.46%) Reuters
3 14 (5.38%) Oracle
4 9 (3.46%) Telerik
5 8 (3.08%) SAP
6 6 (2.31%) Informatica
6 6 (2.31%) OpenText
6 6 (2.31%) Remedy
6 6 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.92%) HP
8 3 (1.15%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.15%) SimCorp
9 2 (0.77%) Capita
9 2 (0.77%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.38%) Citrix
10 1 (0.38%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.38%) IBM
10 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.38%) SOTI
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