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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 81 109 159
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +50
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 178 169 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.14% 2.39% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 2.79% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 144 141 68
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
4897 6053 5538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.43% 85.65% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4054 5134 4633
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +2 80 £37,500 +5.63% 14
Cheshire +23 40 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Merseyside +20 37 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Lancashire +30 25 £33,250 +2.30% 8
Cumbria - 1 £35,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (30.86%) SQL
3 86 (25.52%) Finance
4 85 (25.22%) QA
4 85 (25.22%) Test Scripting
5 84 (24.93%) ISEB
6 83 (24.63%) ISTQB
7 78 (23.15%) Microsoft
8 74 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (17.51%) JIRA
10 59 (17.51%) SDLC
11 57 (16.91%) Degree
11 57 (16.91%) Project Management
12 55 (16.32%) .NET
13 51 (15.13%) Functional Testing
13 51 (15.13%) System Testing
14 49 (14.54%) Selenium
14 49 (14.54%) Java
15 47 (13.95%) Windows
15 47 (13.95%) Software Testing
16 46 (13.65%) Software Delivery
17 45 (13.35%) Defect Management
18 44 (13.06%) Performance Testing
19 41 (12.17%) ITIL
20 40 (11.87%) MS Office
21 39 (11.57%) Automated Testing
22 38 (11.28%) Waterfall
23 37 (10.98%) Oracle
23 37 (10.98%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (7.72%) Confluence
2 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.08%) CMS
4 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (1.48%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.59%) Apache
6 2 (0.59%) IIS
6 2 (0.59%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (11.87%) MS Office
2 14 (4.15%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.30%) HFM
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Maximo
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.48%) Yammer
2 4 (1.19%) Taleo
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) Internet
2 6 (1.78%) DNS
3 5 (1.48%) SSL
3 5 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.48%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.89%) VPN
5 2 (0.59%) DHCP
5 2 (0.59%) Intranet
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) Broadband
6 1 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) SMTP
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.89%) Big Data
7 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.30%) MySQL
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (17.51%) JIRA
2 49 (14.54%) Selenium
3 26 (7.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 18 (5.34%) HP UFT
5 10 (2.97%) NUnit
5 10 (2.97%) SoapUI
6 9 (2.67%) JUnit
6 9 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (2.67%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.37%) MSTest
7 8 (2.37%) Toad
8 4 (1.19%) Appium
8 4 (1.19%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.59%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.59%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 86 (25.52%) Finance
2 32 (9.50%) Banking
3 16 (4.75%) Retail
4 9 (2.67%) Marketing
5 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.19%) Back Office
6 4 (1.19%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.19%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (56.08%) Analyst
2 91 (27.00%) Test Analyst
3 69 (20.47%) Tester
4 66 (19.58%) Business Analyst
5 31 (9.20%) QA Tester
6 29 (8.61%) Technical Analyst
7 28 (8.31%) Consultant
8 27 (8.01%) QA Engineer
9 26 (7.72%) Software Tester
9 26 (7.72%) Technical Business Analyst
10 21 (6.23%) QA Analyst
10 21 (6.23%) QA Test Analyst
11 18 (5.34%) Test Manager
12 17 (5.04%) Support Analyst
13 16 (4.75%) Automation Engineer
13 16 (4.75%) QA Automation Engineer
13 16 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (4.45%) Automation Tester
14 15 (4.45%) Software Analyst
15 13 (3.86%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (16.32%) .NET
2 24 (7.12%) Web Services
3 21 (6.23%) ASP.NET
4 18 (5.34%) XML
5 7 (2.08%) Middleware
6 5 (1.48%) HTML
7 4 (1.19%) CSS
7 4 (1.19%) SOAP
8 3 (0.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.89%) HTML5
8 3 (0.89%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.89%) React
9 2 (0.59%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.59%) Breeze.js
9 2 (0.59%) CSS3
9 2 (0.59%) Durandal
9 2 (0.59%) Ember.js
9 2 (0.59%) LESS
9 2 (0.59%) REST
9 2 (0.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.72%) Visualisation
3 24 (7.12%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.26%) Credit Risk
5 11 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.97%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.97%) SWIFT
7 9 (2.67%) iPhone
8 6 (1.78%) NHS
9 5 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.48%) EPoS
10 4 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.19%) Life Science
11 2 (0.59%) Derivative
11 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.59%) User Experience
12 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.95%) Windows
2 29 (8.61%) Windows Server
3 26 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.48%) Linux
5 4 (1.19%) Unix
6 2 (0.59%) Android
6 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (25.22%) Test Scripting
3 62 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (17.51%) SDLC
5 57 (16.91%) Project Management
6 51 (15.13%) Functional Testing
6 51 (15.13%) System Testing
7 47 (13.95%) Software Testing
8 46 (13.65%) Software Delivery
9 45 (13.35%) Defect Management
10 44 (13.06%) Performance Testing
11 41 (12.17%) ITIL
12 39 (11.57%) Automated Testing
13 38 (11.28%) Waterfall
14 37 (10.98%) Regression Testing
15 36 (10.68%) Workflow
16 34 (10.09%) Manual Testing
17 33 (9.79%) BPMN
18 32 (9.50%) Presales
19 31 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (30.86%) SQL
2 49 (14.54%) Java
3 30 (8.90%) C#
4 19 (5.64%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.56%) C
5 12 (3.56%) PHP
6 9 (2.67%) Python
6 9 (2.67%) Scala
7 8 (2.37%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.48%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.59%) Ruby
9 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.59%) VB
9 2 (0.59%) VB6
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (24.93%) ISEB
2 83 (24.63%) ISTQB
3 57 (16.91%) Degree
4 30 (8.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (4.75%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.75%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (4.15%) HND
9 4 (1.19%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.19%) PMP
10 3 (0.89%) ACCA
10 3 (0.89%) CIMA
10 3 (0.89%) MBA
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (25.22%) QA
2 11 (3.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.59%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.98%) Oracle
3 24 (7.12%) HP
4 16 (4.75%) Telerik
5 10 (2.97%) Bloomberg
5 10 (2.97%) Reuters
6 7 (2.08%) OpenText
6 7 (2.08%) SAP
7 4 (1.19%) Siebel
8 3 (0.89%) CA
8 3 (0.89%) SimCorp
9 2 (0.59%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.59%) Capita
9 2 (0.59%) F5
10 1 (0.30%) BMC
10 1 (0.30%) Ceridian
10 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.30%) Remedy
10 1 (0.30%) Sage
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £27,763 - £30,846
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester Le Street, County Durham
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Stockport
aap3
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago