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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 132 173 164
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 100 89 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.77% 1.39% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.58% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 77 67 73
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
4883 5618 6116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.67% 87.52% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4118 4463 4928
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 47 £40,250 +7.33% 9
Cheshire +36 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Merseyside +18 21 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Lancashire +11 13 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Cumbria - 2 £33,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 132 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (31.79%) SQL
3 79 (28.21%) Finance
3 79 (28.21%) ISTQB
4 75 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (25.00%) ISEB
6 68 (24.29%) SDLC
7 63 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 61 (21.79%) Test Scripting
9 54 (19.29%) JIRA
10 52 (18.57%) QA
11 51 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (17.86%) MS Office
12 50 (17.86%) Degree
13 49 (17.50%) .NET
13 49 (17.50%) ITIL
14 47 (16.79%) SQL Server
15 46 (16.43%) Software Delivery
16 44 (15.71%) Software Testing
17 41 (14.64%) Defect Management
18 38 (13.57%) Project Management
19 36 (12.86%) Windows
19 36 (12.86%) Selenium
19 36 (12.86%) Waterfall
20 34 (12.14%) Banking
21 33 (11.79%) Java
21 33 (11.79%) Functional Testing
22 32 (11.43%) Automated Testing
22 32 (11.43%) Time Management
23 31 (11.07%) System Testing

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 25 (8.93%) Confluence
2 6 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.14%) CMS
2 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.71%) Apache
4 2 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (17.86%) MS Office
2 12 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (6.43%) Lorenzo
2 8 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.07%) Taleo
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) VPN
2 3 (1.07%) DHCP
3 2 (0.71%) DNS
3 2 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) SMTP
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) WebEx
4 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.79%) Electronic Patient Records
4 16 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.79%) Big Data
7 4 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.36%) MySQL
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (19.29%) JIRA
2 36 (12.86%) Selenium
3 25 (8.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 11 (3.93%) WebDriver
5 10 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.14%) Appium
8 5 (1.79%) HP UFT
8 5 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.79%) MSTest
8 5 (1.79%) Ranorex
9 4 (1.43%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.43%) GitLab
9 4 (1.43%) JMeter
9 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.43%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.07%) NUnit
10 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.07%) Toad
General
1 79 (28.21%) Finance
2 34 (12.14%) Banking
3 9 (3.21%) Retail
4 6 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Billing
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
7 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 180 (64.29%) Analyst
2 89 (31.79%) Test Analyst
3 53 (18.93%) Business Analyst
4 51 (18.21%) Tester
5 29 (10.36%) Applications Support
6 28 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
7 27 (9.64%) Support Analyst
8 25 (8.93%) Technical Business Analyst
9 24 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
10 23 (8.21%) Software Tester
11 19 (6.79%) QA Tester
12 16 (5.71%) Consultant
13 15 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
15 12 (4.29%) Automation Tester
15 12 (4.29%) QA Analyst
15 12 (4.29%) QA Engineer
15 12 (4.29%) QA Test Analyst
15 12 (4.29%) UAT Analyst
15 12 (4.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.50%) .NET
2 19 (6.79%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.00%) Web Services
4 9 (3.21%) XML
5 4 (1.43%) J2EE
6 3 (1.07%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.07%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.07%) HTML
6 3 (1.07%) SOAP
7 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.71%) CSS
7 2 (0.71%) jQuery
7 2 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.36%) HTML5
8 1 (0.36%) LAMP
8 1 (0.36%) Middleware
8 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.36%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (0.36%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 75 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.93%) Visualisation
3 23 (8.21%) Credit Risk
4 22 (7.86%) SWIFT
5 19 (6.79%) Management Information System
6 16 (5.71%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.86%) NHS
9 6 (2.14%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.07%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.36%) Replication
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.86%) Windows
2 28 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.14%) Android
5 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.43%) Linux
6 4 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.29%) SDLC
3 61 (21.79%) Test Scripting
4 51 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (17.50%) ITIL
6 46 (16.43%) Software Delivery
7 44 (15.71%) Software Testing
8 41 (14.64%) Defect Management
9 38 (13.57%) Project Management
10 36 (12.86%) Waterfall
11 33 (11.79%) Functional Testing
12 32 (11.43%) Automated Testing
12 32 (11.43%) Time Management
13 31 (11.07%) Requirements Analysis
13 31 (11.07%) System Testing
14 29 (10.36%) Wealth Management
15 28 (10.00%) Performance Testing
16 27 (9.64%) Presales
17 26 (9.29%) Data Analysis
17 26 (9.29%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.79%) SQL
2 33 (11.79%) Java
3 18 (6.43%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.71%) C
5 14 (5.00%) C#
6 7 (2.50%) PHP
7 5 (1.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.07%) VB
9 3 (1.07%) VB6
10 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (28.21%) ISTQB
2 70 (25.00%) ISEB
3 50 (17.86%) Degree
4 26 (9.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.14%) HND
9 2 (0.71%) ACCA
9 2 (0.71%) CIMA
9 2 (0.71%) MBA
10 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (18.57%) QA
2 23 (8.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.21%) Oracle
3 22 (7.86%) Bloomberg
3 22 (7.86%) Reuters
4 11 (3.93%) Telerik
5 8 (2.86%) SAP
6 7 (2.50%) HP
7 6 (2.14%) OpenText
7 6 (2.14%) Remedy
7 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.07%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.07%) SimCorp
9 2 (0.71%) CA
9 2 (0.71%) Capita
9 2 (0.71%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix
10 1 (0.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.36%) Informatica
10 1 (0.36%) Sage
10 1 (0.36%) SOTI
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