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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 136 108 134
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 135 153 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 2.51% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.86% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 112 126 112
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,800 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
5588 5349 6504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.19% 87.83% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4390 5576
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -48 74 £45,000 +13.92% 15
Cheshire +23 28 £34,312 -23.75% 1
Merseyside -6 20 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Lancashire -18 12 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cumbria - 1 £67,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 111 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.51%) QA
3 52 (22.81%) SDLC
4 49 (21.49%) Regression Testing
5 47 (20.61%) Software Testing
6 46 (20.18%) Test Scripting
6 46 (20.18%) ISEB
7 45 (19.74%) Finance
8 44 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (17.98%) JIRA
10 36 (15.79%) Defect Management
11 33 (14.47%) Automated Testing
12 32 (14.04%) ISTQB
12 32 (14.04%) SQL
13 31 (13.60%) Logistics
14 30 (13.16%) .NET
15 29 (12.72%) User Stories
16 27 (11.84%) C#
17 26 (11.40%) Test Automation
18 24 (10.53%) Test Strategy
19 22 (9.65%) Scrum
19 22 (9.65%) System Testing
20 21 (9.21%) Business Analysis
20 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
20 21 (9.21%) Project Management
20 21 (9.21%) Manual Testing
21 20 (8.77%) SQL Server
22 19 (8.33%) Waterfall
23 18 (7.89%) Selenium
23 18 (7.89%) Test Management

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 6 (2.63%) CMS
2 5 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Office
2 3 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.75%) ResourceLink
3 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) FinancialForce.com
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.75%) SaaS
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) Broadband
3 1 (0.44%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.26%) MySQL
3 7 (3.07%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.32%) Big Data
6 3 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.44%) Kalido
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (17.98%) JIRA
2 18 (7.89%) Selenium
3 14 (6.14%) SoapUI
4 8 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.07%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.88%) Calabash
9 2 (0.88%) Capybara
9 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.88%) Gatling
9 2 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 45 (19.74%) Finance
2 13 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.19%) Marketing
4 5 (2.19%) Retail
5 4 (1.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Electronics
6 3 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (44.74%) Analyst
2 60 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 42 (18.42%) Tester
4 37 (16.23%) Consultant
5 33 (14.47%) Business Analyst
5 33 (14.47%) Senior Analyst
6 31 (13.60%) Implementation Consultant
6 31 (13.60%) Management Consultant
6 31 (13.60%) Software Consultant
6 31 (13.60%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 21 (9.21%) Senior Test Analyst
7 21 (9.21%) Software Tester
8 18 (7.89%) Senior Tester
9 17 (7.46%) Test Leader
10 16 (7.02%) Lead Test Analyst
10 16 (7.02%) Lead Tester
11 14 (6.14%) Designer
11 14 (6.14%) Test Manager
11 14 (6.14%) UX Designer
12 12 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.16%) .NET
2 17 (7.46%) CSS
2 17 (7.46%) HTML
3 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 14 (6.14%) Flash
5 11 (4.82%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.39%) XML
7 8 (3.51%) Web Services
8 6 (2.63%) WCF
9 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (2.19%) SOAP
10 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.75%) ISPF
11 3 (1.32%) jQuery
12 2 (0.88%) Akka
13 1 (0.44%) CSS3
13 1 (0.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (7.02%) User Experience
2 11 (4.82%) Driving Licence
2 11 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.51%) Fintech
3 8 (3.51%) Video on Demand
4 7 (3.07%) iPad
5 6 (2.63%) Replication
6 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.75%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.88%) NHS
9 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.95%) Windows
2 8 (3.51%) Linux
3 3 (1.32%) Unix
3 3 (1.32%) VMS
3 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.44%) CentOS
4 1 (0.44%) Solaris
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (22.81%) SDLC
3 49 (21.49%) Regression Testing
4 47 (20.61%) Software Testing
5 46 (20.18%) Test Scripting
6 44 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 33 (14.47%) Automated Testing
9 31 (13.60%) Logistics
10 29 (12.72%) User Stories
11 26 (11.40%) Test Automation
12 24 (10.53%) Test Strategy
13 22 (9.65%) Scrum
13 22 (9.65%) System Testing
14 21 (9.21%) Business Analysis
14 21 (9.21%) Manual Testing
14 21 (9.21%) Project Management
15 19 (8.33%) Waterfall
16 18 (7.89%) Test Management
17 17 (7.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.04%) SQL
2 27 (11.84%) C#
3 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.26%) Java
5 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.75%) JCL
7 3 (1.32%) C++
7 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.88%) C
8 2 (0.88%) PHP
8 2 (0.88%) Python
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (20.18%) ISEB
2 32 (14.04%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.02%) Degree
4 9 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.32%) PMP
6 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) ACCA
8 1 (0.44%) CIMA
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (28.51%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) ISO 14001
2 6 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) RACF
1 4 (1.75%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (5.70%) Microsoft
1 13 (5.70%) Oracle
2 10 (4.39%) SAP
3 7 (3.07%) IBM
3 7 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.75%) Cognos
4 4 (1.75%) Informatica
4 4 (1.75%) Sage
5 3 (1.32%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.32%) Remedy
5 3 (1.32%) Reuters
6 1 (0.44%) HP
6 1 (0.44%) Pega
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.44%) Workday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
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Hotfoot Recruitment
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, 25+ holiday, and more
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Candour Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £31,635 plus benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
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