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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 156 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-43 0
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 104 147 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 2.16% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.73% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 82 119 154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
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
6197 5386 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 79.30% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5047 4561 5012
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 70 £39,000 +11.42% 15
Cheshire -37 26 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Merseyside +2 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Lancashire 0 3 £37,500 +25.00% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 95 (40.77%) Finance
2 62 (26.61%) SQL
3 53 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (20.60%) Microsoft
5 44 (18.88%) Degree
6 42 (18.03%) SQL Server
7 40 (17.17%) QA
8 35 (15.02%) .NET
9 31 (13.30%) ISEB
9 31 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (11.59%) Test Strategy
10 27 (11.59%) Project Management
10 27 (11.59%) Oracle
11 26 (11.16%) Windows
11 26 (11.16%) Software Testing
11 26 (11.16%) Unit Testing
12 25 (10.73%) System Testing
12 25 (10.73%) JavaScript
13 24 (10.30%) C#
14 23 (9.87%) ASP.NET
14 23 (9.87%) .NET Framework
15 20 (8.58%) HTML
15 20 (8.58%) XML
15 20 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (8.58%) Test Management
16 19 (8.15%) jQuery
16 19 (8.15%) Mentoring
16 19 (8.15%) Relational Database
16 19 (8.15%) MVC
16 19 (8.15%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (2.58%) SAS
2 5 (2.15%) Tuxedo
2 5 (2.15%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.86%) MS Office
3 8 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.58%) MS Project
6 3 (1.29%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.43%) SAP AFS
2 4 (1.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.86%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) DMZ
2 1 (0.43%) CTI
2 1 (0.43%) SSH
2 1 (0.43%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.43%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.15%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.58%) QlikView
5 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.72%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.72%) DB2
8 3 (1.29%) MySQL
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) SpecFlow
2 13 (5.58%) Selenium
2 13 (5.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (3.43%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.15%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.15%) Ant
4 5 (2.15%) PeopleTools
5 4 (1.72%) MSI
5 4 (1.72%) RequisitePro
5 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.29%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.29%) Subversion
7 2 (0.86%) JIRA
7 2 (0.86%) Hudson
8 1 (0.43%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.43%) RSpec
General
1 95 (40.77%) Finance
2 13 (5.58%) Banking
3 7 (3.00%) Retail
3 7 (3.00%) Legal
4 6 (2.58%) Back Office
4 6 (2.58%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.58%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Advertising
6 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) Law
7 2 (0.86%) Billing
7 2 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (36.05%) Analyst
2 47 (20.17%) Business Analyst
3 44 (18.88%) Developer
4 23 (9.87%) Test Manager
5 22 (9.44%) Test Analyst
5 22 (9.44%) Consultant
6 16 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.44%) Web Developer
7 15 (6.44%) Implementation Consultant
8 14 (6.01%) Senior Web Developer
8 14 (6.01%) Implementation Analyst
9 11 (4.72%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Architect
11 8 (3.43%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.43%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (3.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) .NET
2 23 (9.87%) ASP.NET
2 23 (9.87%) .NET Framework
3 20 (8.58%) HTML
3 20 (8.58%) XML
4 19 (8.15%) jQuery
5 17 (7.30%) WinForms
5 17 (7.30%) LINQ
6 16 (6.87%) WCF
6 16 (6.87%) WPF
6 16 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 15 (6.44%) REST
7 15 (6.44%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (6.44%) XSD
7 15 (6.44%) XSLT
7 15 (6.44%) ADO.NET
7 15 (6.44%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.72%) RESTful
9 10 (4.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.87%) User Experience
2 16 (6.87%) N-Tier
3 14 (6.01%) Statistics
4 5 (2.15%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.15%) Data Extraction
4 5 (2.15%) Economics
4 5 (2.15%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.15%) Physics
5 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.29%) Derivative
6 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.29%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.86%) NHS
7 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.16%) Windows
2 12 (5.15%) Linux
3 8 (3.43%) UNIX
4 7 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.29%) Android
6 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.59%) Project Management
2 27 (11.59%) Test Strategy
3 26 (11.16%) Software Testing
3 26 (11.16%) Unit Testing
4 25 (10.73%) System Testing
5 20 (8.58%) Test Management
5 20 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (8.15%) MVC
6 19 (8.15%) OO
6 19 (8.15%) TDD
6 19 (8.15%) Mentoring
7 18 (7.73%) Test Automation
7 18 (7.73%) SOA
8 17 (7.30%) Analytics
9 16 (6.87%) ATDD
9 16 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.87%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.87%) Web Development
10 15 (6.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.61%) SQL
2 25 (10.73%) JavaScript
3 24 (10.30%) C#
4 16 (6.87%) Java
5 15 (6.44%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.15%) C
7 5 (2.15%) PeopleCode
7 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.72%) Jython
8 4 (1.72%) VB6
8 4 (1.72%) VB
8 4 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.29%) Python
9 3 (1.29%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) Haskell
10 1 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 44 (18.88%) Degree
2 31 (13.30%) ISEB
3 18 (7.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.15%) MCSE
4 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.72%) MCITP
5 4 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.17%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.59%) Oracle
3 14 (6.01%) SAP
4 12 (5.15%) HP
5 5 (2.15%) Citrix
5 5 (2.15%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (2.15%) VMware
5 5 (2.15%) Tableau
6 4 (1.72%) Teradata
7 2 (0.86%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.86%) Apple
8 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Symantec
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Kalido
8 1 (0.43%) Kronos
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