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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / North West
Rank 149 87 122
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +35
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 101 171 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.68% 3.03% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 3.43% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 87 136 132
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,300 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
5437 4983 6108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.35% 88.23% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4509 4153 5093
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -24 66 £45,000 +18.42% 11
Cheshire -10 17 £34,000 +4.61%
Lancashire -14 16 £26,500 -26.89% 4
Merseyside -37 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 121 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (30.00%) SDLC
3 61 (26.52%) QA
4 57 (24.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (22.17%) Regression Testing
6 50 (21.74%) ISEB
7 41 (17.83%) Test Scripting
8 40 (17.39%) SQL
9 39 (16.96%) Finance
10 38 (16.52%) ISTQB
11 37 (16.09%) Software Testing
12 36 (15.65%) Automated Testing
13 30 (13.04%) Waterfall
14 28 (12.17%) Defect Management
14 28 (12.17%) Business Analysis
15 27 (11.74%) JIRA
15 27 (11.74%) Software Delivery
16 26 (11.30%) Logistics
17 24 (10.43%) .NET
17 24 (10.43%) User Stories
18 22 (9.57%) Test Automation
18 22 (9.57%) C#
19 21 (9.13%) Telecoms
19 21 (9.13%) Integration Testing
19 21 (9.13%) Manual Testing
20 20 (8.70%) Selenium
20 20 (8.70%) Test Strategy
21 19 (8.26%) Presales
21 19 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (8.26%) JavaScript

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 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
1 2 (0.87%) CMS
1 2 (0.87%) Drupal
2 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) SAS
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Sitefinity
2 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.74%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) FinancialForce.com
1 4 (1.74%) SaaS
2 3 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.48%) MySQL
3 4 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.30%) Big Data
5 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.87%) QlikView
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.74%) JIRA
2 20 (8.70%) Selenium
3 8 (3.48%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.61%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.17%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.87%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.87%) Calabash
8 2 (0.87%) Capybara
8 2 (0.87%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.87%) Gatling
8 2 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.87%) Toad
9 1 (0.43%) gulp
9 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 39 (16.96%) Finance
2 21 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.04%) Marketing
5 5 (2.17%) Electronics
5 5 (2.17%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (51.30%) Analyst
2 56 (24.35%) Test Analyst
3 55 (23.91%) Business Analyst
4 34 (14.78%) Senior Analyst
5 31 (13.48%) Consultant
6 26 (11.30%) Tester
7 25 (10.87%) Implementation Consultant
8 24 (10.43%) Management Consultant
8 24 (10.43%) Software Consultant
8 24 (10.43%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 17 (7.39%) Senior Business Analyst
9 17 (7.39%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (6.09%) Test Manager
11 13 (5.65%) Designer
11 13 (5.65%) UX Designer
12 10 (4.35%) Developer
12 10 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.35%) QA Analyst
12 10 (4.35%) Test Leader
13 9 (3.91%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.43%) .NET
2 17 (7.39%) CSS
2 17 (7.39%) HTML
3 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET
3 13 (5.65%) Flash
4 8 (3.48%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (2.61%) WCF
6 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (1.74%) ISPF
7 4 (1.74%) jQuery
7 4 (1.74%) Web Services
8 3 (1.30%) SOAP
8 3 (1.30%) XML
9 2 (0.87%) Akka
9 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.87%) HTML5
10 1 (0.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.83%) User Experience
3 9 (3.91%) Fintech
3 9 (3.91%) iPad
3 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.91%) Video on Demand
4 6 (2.61%) Replication
5 4 (1.74%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.74%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.87%) Life Science
6 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.61%) Windows
2 5 (2.17%) Linux
3 3 (1.30%) Unix
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (30.00%) SDLC
3 57 (24.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (22.17%) Regression Testing
5 41 (17.83%) Test Scripting
6 37 (16.09%) Software Testing
7 36 (15.65%) Automated Testing
8 30 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 28 (12.17%) Business Analysis
9 28 (12.17%) Defect Management
10 27 (11.74%) Software Delivery
11 26 (11.30%) Logistics
12 24 (10.43%) User Stories
13 22 (9.57%) Test Automation
14 21 (9.13%) Integration Testing
14 21 (9.13%) Manual Testing
15 20 (8.70%) Test Strategy
16 19 (8.26%) Presales
17 18 (7.83%) Project Management
17 18 (7.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.39%) SQL
2 22 (9.57%) C#
3 19 (8.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.91%) Java
5 5 (2.17%) Ruby
6 4 (1.74%) C
6 4 (1.74%) JCL
6 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.30%) C++
7 3 (1.30%) PHP
7 3 (1.30%) Python
8 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (21.74%) ISEB
2 38 (16.52%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.78%) Degree
3 11 (4.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) PMP
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) HND
6 1 (0.43%) IIBA
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (26.52%) QA
2 12 (5.22%) ISO 14001
2 12 (5.22%) ISO 9001
2 12 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) EMIR
3 1 (0.43%) MiFID
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) RACF
1 4 (1.74%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (5.22%) Oracle
2 10 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.35%) SAP
3 5 (2.17%) Sage
4 4 (1.74%) Cognos
4 4 (1.74%) IBM
4 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.87%) HP
6 1 (0.43%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.43%) Google
6 1 (0.43%) Pega
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.43%) Workday
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