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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 123 146 108
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -38
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 144 109 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 1.48% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.77% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 120 81 121
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
5783 6159 5426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.01% 83.58% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4927 4607
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +25 103 £40,500 +3.84% 23
Cheshire -2 34 £35,000 +3.70% 6
Lancashire +5 5 - - 5
Merseyside +13 4 £30,000 -14.28%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 71 (32.13%) SQL
2 66 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.51%) Test Scripting
4 59 (26.70%) ISEB
5 51 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 51 (23.08%) .NET
6 47 (21.27%) Finance
7 42 (19.00%) QA
8 41 (18.55%) Regression Testing
9 40 (18.10%) Automated Testing
10 38 (17.19%) Business Analysis
11 35 (15.84%) Degree
11 35 (15.84%) Selenium
11 35 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (15.38%) Workflow
13 32 (14.48%) ISTQB
13 32 (14.48%) Project Management
13 32 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (13.12%) Java
15 28 (12.67%) C#
15 28 (12.67%) System Testing
16 27 (12.22%) MS Excel
17 26 (11.76%) BPMN
17 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
18 23 (10.41%) Analytics
18 23 (10.41%) JIRA
18 23 (10.41%) Use Case
19 22 (9.95%) Web Services
19 22 (9.95%) XML
20 21 (9.50%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.17%) Confluence
3 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.36%) CMS
4 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.90%) Lync
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.60%) MS Office
3 12 (5.43%) MS Project
4 6 (2.71%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.90%) SAP QM
3 2 (0.90%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.45%) HFM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Yammer
2 2 (0.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.17%) Internet
2 3 (1.36%) Wireless
2 3 (1.36%) SSL
3 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.98%) MySQL
3 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) MS Access
6 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (15.84%) Selenium
2 23 (10.41%) JIRA
3 19 (8.60%) SpecFlow
4 12 (5.43%) SoapUI
4 12 (5.43%) HP UFT
5 11 (4.98%) WebDriver
5 11 (4.98%) TeamCity
6 10 (4.52%) Hudson
7 9 (4.07%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.62%) WatiN
9 7 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (2.71%) MSTest
10 6 (2.71%) Subversion
11 5 (2.26%) NUnit
11 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.81%) JUnit
12 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.36%) Rational Functional Tester
13 3 (1.36%) SilkTest
14 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (21.27%) Finance
2 18 (8.14%) Banking
3 10 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.17%) Retail
5 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.26%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.36%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (49.32%) Analyst
2 52 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 48 (21.72%) Test Analyst
4 37 (16.74%) Tester
5 17 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 17 (7.69%) Consultant
6 13 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (5.43%) Developer
8 11 (4.98%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.52%) Software Tester
9 10 (4.52%) QA Test Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) QA Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) FX Test Analyst
10 9 (4.07%) Technical Tester
10 9 (4.07%) QA Engineer
11 8 (3.62%) QA Tester
11 8 (3.62%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.62%) Automated Tester
12 7 (3.17%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.08%) .NET
2 22 (9.95%) Web Services
2 22 (9.95%) XML
3 17 (7.69%) HTML
4 15 (6.79%) SOAP
5 12 (5.43%) CSS
6 11 (4.98%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.17%) XHTML
9 4 (1.81%) jQuery
10 3 (1.36%) XBRL
11 2 (0.90%) XSLT
11 2 (0.90%) HTML5
11 2 (0.90%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.90%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.45%) SignalR
12 1 (0.45%) Breeze.js
12 1 (0.45%) Durandal
12 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.98%) Replication
4 10 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.07%) User Experience
6 7 (3.17%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.81%) iPhone
8 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.36%) Derivative
8 3 (1.36%) EPoS
8 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.36%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.33%) Windows
2 12 (5.43%) UNIX
3 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.71%) Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.51%) Test Scripting
3 41 (18.55%) Regression Testing
4 40 (18.10%) Automated Testing
5 38 (17.19%) Business Analysis
6 35 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (15.38%) Workflow
8 32 (14.48%) Project Management
9 28 (12.67%) System Testing
10 26 (11.76%) BPMN
10 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 23 (10.41%) Analytics
11 23 (10.41%) Use Case
12 21 (9.50%) TOGAF
12 21 (9.50%) SDLC
13 20 (9.05%) Automation Testing
14 19 (8.60%) BDD
15 18 (8.14%) Product Management
16 17 (7.69%) Test Management
17 16 (7.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (32.13%) SQL
2 29 (13.12%) Java
3 28 (12.67%) C#
4 15 (6.79%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.43%) PHP
7 5 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.26%) Python
8 4 (1.81%) Scala
9 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) C
10 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (26.70%) ISEB
2 35 (15.84%) Degree
3 32 (14.48%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.88%) HND
5 8 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.36%) PMP
6 3 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (19.00%) QA
2 6 (2.71%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) WCAG
3 2 (0.90%) WAI
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
2 1 (0.45%) XenServer
2 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.14%) Oracle
3 13 (5.88%) Telerik
4 11 (4.98%) HP
5 9 (4.07%) SAP
6 6 (2.71%) Adobe
7 2 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.45%) F5
8 1 (0.45%) Capita
8 1 (0.45%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.45%) Zend
8 1 (0.45%) Ceridian
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix
8 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.45%) Siebel
8 1 (0.45%) Trillium
8 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
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