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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 143 131 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 105 124 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 1.72% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.07% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 84 97 139
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5613 6004 5788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.06% 83.44% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4561 4777 4921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -3 72 £39,500 -12.22% 18
Cheshire +8 25 £30,750 -18.00% 5
Merseyside +6 5 £37,000 -32.72% 1
Lancashire -3 3 £35,500 - 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 68 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (32.81%) SQL
3 54 (28.13%) ISEB
4 53 (27.60%) .NET
5 47 (24.48%) Finance
5 47 (24.48%) Test Scripting
6 44 (22.92%) Regression Testing
7 39 (20.31%) Automated Testing
8 37 (19.27%) Microsoft
9 33 (17.19%) QA
10 32 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 30 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (15.10%) Degree
13 28 (14.58%) Selenium
14 27 (14.06%) ISTQB
14 27 (14.06%) C#
14 27 (14.06%) System Testing
15 25 (13.02%) Project Management
16 24 (12.50%) Web Services
16 24 (12.50%) BDD
16 24 (12.50%) SpecFlow
17 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (11.98%) XML
17 23 (11.98%) MS Excel
17 23 (11.98%) Workflow
18 22 (11.46%) Waterfall
19 21 (10.94%) Automation Testing
19 21 (10.94%) Java
19 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
20 20 (10.42%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.77%) MS Office
3 12 (6.25%) MS Project
4 6 (3.13%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.08%) SAP QM
2 4 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.04%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.52%) Magento
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
1 2 (1.04%) GitHub
1 2 (1.04%) Trello
2 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) Internet
2 3 (1.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.52%) VoIP
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.21%) MySQL
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) MS Access
7 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (14.58%) Selenium
2 24 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 16 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 16 (8.33%) JIRA
4 15 (7.81%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.29%) Hudson
6 13 (6.77%) Jenkins
7 12 (6.25%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.69%) WatiN
9 6 (3.13%) Subversion
9 6 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.04%) MSTest
11 2 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.04%) SilkTest
11 2 (1.04%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (1.04%) QAComplete
11 2 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.52%) Ant
General
1 47 (24.48%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.08%) Retail
4 4 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.56%) Advertising
5 3 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (50.52%) Analyst
2 44 (22.92%) Test Analyst
3 43 (22.40%) Business Analyst
4 32 (16.67%) Tester
5 17 (8.85%) Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Consultant
6 13 (6.77%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (6.77%) Technical Tester
7 12 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (4.69%) QA Tester
8 9 (4.69%) Automated Tester
9 7 (3.65%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.60%) .NET
2 24 (12.50%) Web Services
3 23 (11.98%) XML
4 18 (9.38%) SOAP
5 17 (8.85%) .NET Framework
6 16 (8.33%) HTML
7 13 (6.77%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.73%) CSS
9 6 (3.13%) XHTML
9 6 (3.13%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.56%) jQuery
10 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.56%) WCF
10 3 (1.56%) XSLT
11 2 (1.04%) XBRL
11 2 (1.04%) HTML5
12 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.52%) Reactive Extensions
12 1 (0.52%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.81%) Replication
3 13 (6.77%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.21%) User Experience
5 4 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.04%) Life Science
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.69%) UNIX
2 6 (3.13%) Windows
3 5 (2.60%) Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.52%) SUSE
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.48%) Test Scripting
3 44 (22.92%) Regression Testing
4 39 (20.31%) Automated Testing
5 32 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 30 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (14.06%) System Testing
8 25 (13.02%) Project Management
9 24 (12.50%) BDD
10 23 (11.98%) Workflow
11 22 (11.46%) Waterfall
12 21 (10.94%) Automation Testing
13 20 (10.42%) Integration Testing
14 18 (9.38%) TDD
14 18 (9.38%) PRINCE2
15 17 (8.85%) Compatibility Testing
16 16 (8.33%) Analytics
17 15 (7.81%) SDLC
17 15 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (7.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.81%) SQL
2 27 (14.06%) C#
3 21 (10.94%) Java
4 15 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.17%) PHP
7 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
9 1 (0.52%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (28.13%) ISEB
2 29 (15.10%) Degree
3 27 (14.06%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.73%) HND
5 8 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.08%) PMP
6 4 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.19%) QA
2 6 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.04%) WCAG
3 2 (1.04%) WAI
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.52%) XenApp
2 1 (0.52%) XenServer
2 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.85%) Oracle
3 11 (5.73%) Telerik
4 8 (4.17%) SAP
5 6 (3.13%) Adobe
6 4 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (1.04%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.52%) Trillium
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix
8 1 (0.52%) Capita
8 1 (0.52%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.52%) Zend
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
PS Computer
Salary: £38k - £47k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38551 - £47308 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 - Dependant On Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Salary: Negotiable Depending on level of experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago