The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 158 151 147
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 103 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 1.42% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.82% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 72 94 102
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5895 5879 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.29% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4840 4696
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 45 £36,750 +2.08% 18
Lancashire +10 23 £55,000 +100.00%
Cheshire +3 20 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Merseyside -14 10 £40,000 +23.07% 5
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 77 (38.89%) Finance
2 46 (23.23%) Oracle
3 43 (21.72%) SQL
4 41 (20.71%) .NET
5 39 (19.70%) Microsoft
6 37 (18.69%) Windows
7 36 (18.18%) Java
8 34 (17.17%) Scrum
9 33 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (13.64%) Business Analysis
10 27 (13.64%) QA
10 27 (13.64%) Relational Database
11 26 (13.13%) Test Scripting
12 25 (12.63%) System Testing
12 25 (12.63%) Waterfall
13 24 (12.12%) J2EE
14 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.62%) UNIX
15 22 (11.11%) Linux
15 22 (11.11%) ASP.NET
15 22 (11.11%) ISEB
16 21 (10.61%) C#
17 19 (9.60%) Degree
17 19 (9.60%) Test Strategy
18 17 (8.59%) HP Quality Center
18 17 (8.59%) Retail
18 17 (8.59%) PHP
18 17 (8.59%) WebLogic
18 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
19 16 (8.08%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 17 (8.59%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.54%) IIS
4 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.52%) Lync
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.02%) MS Office
4 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.52%) Mingle
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.01%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.51%) BASE24
4 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) DNS
2 2 (1.01%) SMS
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) ATM
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) CTI
3 1 (0.51%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.52%) OLTP
6 3 (1.52%) DB2
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.01%) QlikView
7 2 (1.01%) OLAP
7 2 (1.01%) Essbase
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Ant
2 11 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.05%) Selenium
4 9 (4.55%) Hudson
5 7 (3.54%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.01%) MSI
8 1 (0.51%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.51%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.51%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
General
1 77 (38.89%) Finance
2 17 (8.59%) Retail
3 11 (5.56%) Banking
4 8 (4.04%) Billing
5 6 (3.03%) Back Office
6 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
6 3 (1.52%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (45.45%) Analyst
2 39 (19.70%) Business Analyst
3 30 (15.15%) Test Analyst
4 25 (12.63%) Systems Analyst
5 19 (9.60%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.59%) Applications Support
7 16 (8.08%) Applications Support Engineer
8 15 (7.58%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (7.07%) Test Manager
10 11 (5.56%) Developer
10 11 (5.56%) Consultant
11 8 (4.04%) DBA
11 8 (4.04%) Business Systems Analyst
11 8 (4.04%) Tester
11 8 (4.04%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.03%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.03%) Junior
13 5 (2.53%) Development Team Leader
13 5 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.71%) .NET
2 24 (12.12%) J2EE
3 22 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.56%) EJB
5 9 (4.55%) Web Services
6 7 (3.54%) XML
6 7 (3.54%) SOAP
7 5 (2.53%) HTML
7 5 (2.53%) jQuery
7 5 (2.53%) WCF
8 4 (2.02%) RESTful
8 4 (2.02%) Java EE
8 4 (2.02%) Middleware
9 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.01%) REST
10 2 (1.01%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.01%) WPF
10 2 (1.01%) LINQ
10 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.05%) Mainframe
2 7 (3.54%) Statistics
3 6 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.02%) Replication
4 4 (2.02%) BBC
5 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) EMV
6 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) Life Science
6 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.69%) Windows
2 23 (11.62%) UNIX
3 22 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.51%) AIX
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) Scrum
2 33 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 26 (13.13%) Test Scripting
5 25 (12.63%) System Testing
5 25 (12.63%) Waterfall
6 19 (9.60%) Test Strategy
7 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
8 16 (8.08%) CRM
8 16 (8.08%) Test Management
9 14 (7.07%) Project Management
9 14 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.07%) TDD
9 14 (7.07%) Migration
9 14 (7.07%) Regression Testing
10 13 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.57%) User Stories
11 12 (6.06%) Performance Testing
12 11 (5.56%) Change Management
12 11 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.72%) SQL
2 36 (18.18%) Java
3 21 (10.61%) C#
4 17 (8.59%) PHP
5 14 (7.07%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.56%) Jython
7 8 (4.04%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.02%) COBOL
8 4 (2.02%) Delphi
9 3 (1.52%) Python
10 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.01%) C
11 1 (0.51%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (11.11%) ISEB
2 19 (9.60%) Degree
3 15 (7.58%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.01%) MCSE
5 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.01%) MCITP
6 1 (0.51%) MOS
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CBAP
6 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.64%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
3 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (8.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (23.23%) Oracle
2 39 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.58%) HP
4 8 (4.04%) IBM
5 6 (3.03%) Citrix
6 5 (2.53%) Intel
6 5 (2.53%) Cisco
6 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.53%) SAP
7 4 (2.02%) JBoss
7 4 (2.02%) NetApp
7 4 (2.02%) Siebel
7 4 (2.02%) VMware
8 3 (1.52%) Teradata
8 3 (1.52%) Juniper
8 3 (1.52%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.52%) Dell
8 3 (1.52%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.52%) F5
9 2 (1.01%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (1 year fixed term contract)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (1 year fixed term contract)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 21 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 22 days ago