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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / North West
Rank 146 74 112
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +38
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 104 188 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 3.38% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 3.87% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 93 151 123
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
5293 4861 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.93% 87.40% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4448 4044 5100
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -47 70 £45,000 +18.42% 16
Lancashire -20 16 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Cheshire -2 15 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Merseyside -36 4 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Cumbria +4 1 £67,500 +92.85%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 116 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (28.95%) SDLC
3 60 (26.32%) QA
4 53 (23.25%) Regression Testing
5 51 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (21.05%) ISEB
7 43 (18.86%) Test Scripting
8 41 (17.98%) Software Testing
9 35 (15.35%) Automated Testing
10 34 (14.91%) SQL
11 33 (14.47%) JIRA
12 32 (14.04%) ISTQB
12 32 (14.04%) Logistics
13 30 (13.16%) .NET
14 29 (12.72%) Finance
14 29 (12.72%) Defect Management
15 26 (11.40%) User Stories
15 26 (11.40%) Business Analysis
16 25 (10.96%) Test Automation
16 25 (10.96%) C#
16 25 (10.96%) Test Strategy
16 25 (10.96%) Waterfall
17 22 (9.65%) Software Delivery
18 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
18 21 (9.21%) Manual Testing
18 21 (9.21%) Selenium
18 21 (9.21%) Integration Testing
19 20 (8.77%) System Testing
20 19 (8.33%) Project Management
21 18 (7.89%) Telecoms

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 4 (1.75%) CMS
2 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.88%) Confluence
2 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) SAS
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Office
2 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) ResourceLink
1 4 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) FinancialForce.com
1 4 (1.75%) SaaS
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.39%) MySQL
3 4 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.88%) Big Data
5 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.88%) QlikView
6 1 (0.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (14.47%) JIRA
2 21 (9.21%) Selenium
3 8 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.07%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.88%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.88%) Calabash
8 2 (0.88%) Capybara
8 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.88%) Gatling
8 2 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 29 (12.72%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.63%) Retail
5 5 (2.19%) Marketing
6 4 (1.75%) Electronics
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (46.93%) Analyst
2 56 (24.56%) Test Analyst
3 46 (20.18%) Business Analyst
4 37 (16.23%) Consultant
4 37 (16.23%) Tester
5 31 (13.60%) Implementation Consultant
5 31 (13.60%) Management Consultant
5 31 (13.60%) Software Consultant
5 31 (13.60%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 30 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (7.46%) Software Tester
8 16 (7.02%) Senior Test Analyst
9 14 (6.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 14 (6.14%) Test Leader
9 14 (6.14%) Test Manager
10 13 (5.70%) Designer
10 13 (5.70%) Lead Test Analyst
10 13 (5.70%) Lead Tester
10 13 (5.70%) Senior Tester
10 13 (5.70%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.16%) .NET
2 16 (7.02%) CSS
2 16 (7.02%) HTML
3 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.70%) Flash
5 10 (4.39%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (2.63%) WCF
7 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.75%) ISPF
8 4 (1.75%) jQuery
8 4 (1.75%) SOAP
8 4 (1.75%) Web Services
8 4 (1.75%) XML
9 2 (0.88%) Akka
10 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.44%) CSS3
10 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.58%) User Experience
3 9 (3.95%) Fintech
3 9 (3.95%) iPad
3 9 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.95%) Video on Demand
4 6 (2.63%) Replication
5 5 (2.19%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.07%) Linux
1 7 (3.07%) Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Unix
2 2 (0.88%) VMS
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (28.95%) SDLC
3 53 (23.25%) Regression Testing
4 51 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (18.86%) Test Scripting
6 41 (17.98%) Software Testing
7 35 (15.35%) Automated Testing
8 32 (14.04%) Logistics
9 29 (12.72%) Defect Management
10 26 (11.40%) Business Analysis
10 26 (11.40%) User Stories
11 25 (10.96%) Test Automation
11 25 (10.96%) Test Strategy
11 25 (10.96%) Waterfall
12 22 (9.65%) Software Delivery
13 21 (9.21%) Integration Testing
13 21 (9.21%) Manual Testing
14 20 (8.77%) System Testing
15 19 (8.33%) Project Management
16 18 (7.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.91%) SQL
2 25 (10.96%) C#
3 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.95%) Java
5 5 (2.19%) Ruby
6 4 (1.75%) C
6 4 (1.75%) JCL
6 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.32%) C++
7 3 (1.32%) PHP
7 3 (1.32%) Python
8 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (21.05%) ISEB
2 32 (14.04%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.26%) Degree
4 10 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.88%) PMP
6 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (26.32%) QA
2 10 (4.39%) ISO 14001
2 10 (4.39%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) EMIR
3 1 (0.44%) MiFID
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) RACF
1 4 (1.75%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.32%) Puppet
3 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (5.26%) Oracle
2 11 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.51%) SAP
4 4 (1.75%) Cognos
4 4 (1.75%) IBM
4 4 (1.75%) Sage
4 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.44%) HP
5 1 (0.44%) Pega
5 1 (0.44%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.44%) Workday
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,000
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Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + competitive Benefits
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 (Plus Excellent package)
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £0 per year
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Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Stockport
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