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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 164 138 137
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 70 115 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.69% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.04% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 55 82 120
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £58,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5157 5629 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.44% 82.60% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4526 5031
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +13 47 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Merseyside -6 8 £37,250 -8.02% 4
Cheshire -10 8 £28,000 -30.00% 10
Lancashire -20 4 £33,000 -32.30% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (39.45%) Finance
2 81 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (26.61%) SQL
3 58 (26.61%) .NET
4 51 (23.39%) Regression Testing
4 51 (23.39%) System Testing
5 45 (20.64%) Test Scripting
5 45 (20.64%) ISEB
6 44 (20.18%) QA
7 40 (18.35%) Test Management
8 36 (16.51%) Microsoft
9 34 (15.60%) Automated Testing
10 31 (14.22%) Test Strategy
11 30 (13.76%) SpecFlow
11 30 (13.76%) BDD
11 30 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (13.30%) Oracle
12 29 (13.30%) C#
13 28 (12.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 27 (12.39%) Programme Management
14 27 (12.39%) Business Analysis
14 27 (12.39%) Statistics
15 26 (11.93%) TDD
15 26 (11.93%) MS Excel
16 25 (11.47%) SQL Server
16 25 (11.47%) Integration Testing
17 24 (11.01%) Project Management
18 23 (10.55%) .NET Framework
18 23 (10.55%) Degree
18 23 (10.55%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (1.83%) CMS
2 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) SAS
3 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.59%) MS Office
3 6 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.29%) MS Project
5 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Oracle Financials
1 11 (5.05%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (4.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.83%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.92%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.46%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.46%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
1 2 (0.92%) Trello
1 2 (0.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) Internet
2 2 (0.92%) Wireless
2 2 (0.92%) HTTP
2 2 (0.92%) SAN
3 1 (0.46%) NAS
3 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.83%) MySQL
5 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (13.76%) SpecFlow
2 23 (10.55%) Selenium
3 18 (8.26%) TeamCity
4 17 (7.80%) Hudson
5 16 (7.34%) Jenkins
5 16 (7.34%) SoapUI
6 13 (5.96%) WebDriver
7 10 (4.59%) JIRA
8 9 (4.13%) WatiN
9 7 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.83%) QAComplete
11 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.38%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.92%) NUnit
12 2 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.92%) MSTest
12 2 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.46%) Ant
13 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 86 (39.45%) Finance
2 7 (3.21%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.29%) Retail
5 4 (1.83%) Marketing
6 3 (1.38%) Local Government
7 2 (0.92%) Advertising
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (38.07%) Analyst
2 45 (20.64%) Test Analyst
3 39 (17.89%) Tester
4 31 (14.22%) Business Analyst
5 30 (13.76%) Test Manager
6 21 (9.63%) Developer
7 16 (7.34%) Project Manager
7 16 (7.34%) Technical Tester
8 11 (5.05%) Consultant
9 10 (4.59%) QA Tester
10 9 (4.13%) Automated Tester
10 9 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.13%) Oracle Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Junior
11 7 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) IT Project Manager
12 6 (2.75%) Technical Test Analyst
13 5 (2.29%) Graduate
13 5 (2.29%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (26.61%) .NET
2 23 (10.55%) .NET Framework
3 21 (9.63%) Web Services
3 21 (9.63%) XML
4 17 (7.80%) SOAP
4 17 (7.80%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.13%) Entity Framework
5 9 (4.13%) HTML
6 7 (3.21%) CSS
7 6 (2.75%) jQuery
7 6 (2.75%) XSLT
8 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.38%) HTML5
8 3 (1.38%) Ajax
8 3 (1.38%) WCF
8 3 (1.38%) WinForms
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.46%) CSS3
10 1 (0.46%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (0.46%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.39%) Statistics
2 19 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.26%) Replication
4 9 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.29%) User Experience
7 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.38%) Life Science
8 2 (0.92%) NHS
8 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) DTV
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.67%) Windows
2 4 (1.83%) Linux
3 3 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.38%) SUSE
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.39%) Regression Testing
2 51 (23.39%) System Testing
3 45 (20.64%) Test Scripting
4 40 (18.35%) Test Management
5 34 (15.60%) Automated Testing
6 31 (14.22%) Test Strategy
7 30 (13.76%) BDD
7 30 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (12.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 27 (12.39%) Programme Management
9 27 (12.39%) Business Analysis
10 26 (11.93%) TDD
11 25 (11.47%) Integration Testing
12 24 (11.01%) Project Management
13 21 (9.63%) Automation Testing
14 20 (9.17%) Waterfall
15 19 (8.72%) PRINCE2
16 18 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (7.34%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.61%) SQL
2 29 (13.30%) C#
3 18 (8.26%) Java
4 12 (5.50%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.13%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.21%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.46%) Python
8 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (20.64%) ISEB
2 23 (10.55%) Degree
3 22 (10.09%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.13%) HND
5 6 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.29%) PMP
6 5 (2.29%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.18%) QA
2 6 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.92%) WCAG
3 2 (0.92%) WAI
3 2 (0.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.46%) XenApp
1 1 (0.46%) XenServer
1 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.30%) Oracle
3 9 (4.13%) Telerik
4 6 (2.75%) SAP
5 5 (2.29%) HP
6 3 (1.38%) VMware
7 2 (0.92%) Zend
7 2 (0.92%) Citrix
7 2 (0.92%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) Trillium
8 1 (0.46%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.46%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.46%) MKS
8 1 (0.46%) DataFlux
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