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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 101 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -19
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 168 92 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.42% 1.42% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 1.72% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 138 69 138
Average salary £37,750 £41,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +43 109 £35,500 -11.25% 7
Cheshire +14 41 £45,000 +3.44% 6
Lancashire -9 9 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Merseyside +11 5 £32,500 -21.68% 4
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 131 (47.29%) Finance
2 90 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (31.05%) SQL
4 65 (23.47%) QA
5 57 (20.58%) .NET
5 57 (20.58%) System Testing
6 55 (19.86%) Regression Testing
7 54 (19.49%) Test Management
7 54 (19.49%) Test Scripting
8 51 (18.41%) ISEB
9 49 (17.69%) Microsoft
10 45 (16.25%) Oracle
11 38 (13.72%) Automated Testing
12 37 (13.36%) C#
12 37 (13.36%) Selenium
12 37 (13.36%) Test Strategy
13 35 (12.64%) Integration Testing
13 35 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (11.19%) Statistics
15 30 (10.83%) Programme Management
16 27 (9.75%) ISTQB
17 26 (9.39%) Degree
17 26 (9.39%) Functional Testing
18 25 (9.03%) Software Testing
18 25 (9.03%) Project Management
18 25 (9.03%) Java
18 25 (9.03%) MS Excel
19 24 (8.66%) PL/SQL
19 24 (8.66%) Business Analysis
19 24 (8.66%) SpecFlow

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.17%) SAS
3 4 (1.44%) CMS
4 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.72%) Tuxedo
4 2 (0.72%) JBoss
4 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.25%) MS Project
2 9 (3.25%) MS Office
3 6 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.05%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (5.05%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (4.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (4.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 13 (4.69%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.44%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.72%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.72%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.36%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.44%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) RFID
4 1 (0.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.44%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.72%) DB2
8 2 (0.72%) MySQL
8 2 (0.72%) MS Access
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (13.36%) Selenium
2 24 (8.66%) SpecFlow
3 17 (6.14%) JIRA
3 17 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.42%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.05%) WatiN
6 10 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.89%) Hudson
7 8 (2.89%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.89%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.89%) TestDirector
8 6 (2.17%) QAComplete
8 6 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.81%) Subversion
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.08%) RequisitePro
12 2 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.36%) PeopleTools
General
1 131 (47.29%) Finance
2 21 (7.58%) Retail
3 9 (3.25%) Marketing
4 3 (1.08%) Back Office
4 3 (1.08%) Games
4 3 (1.08%) Legal
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
5 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Local Government
5 2 (0.72%) Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (38.99%) Analyst
2 62 (22.38%) Test Analyst
3 39 (14.08%) Business Analyst
4 38 (13.72%) Developer
5 37 (13.36%) Test Manager
6 33 (11.91%) Tester
7 17 (6.14%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.69%) Oracle Analyst
8 13 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.33%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.33%) Consultant
10 10 (3.61%) Test Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.61%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (3.61%) Technical Test Analyst
11 9 (3.25%) QA Tester
12 8 (2.89%) Selenium Tester
13 7 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.53%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.58%) .NET
2 23 (8.30%) XML
3 21 (7.58%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.58%) .NET Framework
4 19 (6.86%) HTML
5 11 (3.97%) Web Services
6 10 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (3.61%) SOAP
7 8 (2.89%) CSS
8 7 (2.53%) jQuery
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.81%) XSLT
10 5 (1.81%) Ajax
10 5 (1.81%) WinForms
11 4 (1.44%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.44%) COM
12 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (0.72%) POJO
13 2 (0.72%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.19%) Statistics
2 18 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.97%) User Experience
5 7 (2.53%) Replication
6 6 (2.17%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.72%) Physics
9 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.72%) Derivative
9 2 (0.72%) VSAM
9 2 (0.72%) Economics
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.89%) Windows
2 3 (1.08%) Android
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.72%) UNIX
3 2 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.36%) SUSE
4 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.58%) System Testing
3 55 (19.86%) Regression Testing
4 54 (19.49%) Test Management
4 54 (19.49%) Test Scripting
5 38 (13.72%) Automated Testing
6 37 (13.36%) Test Strategy
7 35 (12.64%) Integration Testing
7 35 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.83%) Programme Management
9 26 (9.39%) Functional Testing
10 25 (9.03%) Software Testing
10 25 (9.03%) Project Management
11 24 (8.66%) Business Analysis
11 24 (8.66%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.94%) BDD
12 22 (7.94%) Automation Testing
13 21 (7.58%) Test Automation
14 19 (6.86%) Performance Testing
15 18 (6.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.05%) SQL
2 37 (13.36%) C#
3 25 (9.03%) Java
4 24 (8.66%) PL/SQL
5 16 (5.78%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.89%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.81%) Python
8 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.44%) VB6
9 4 (1.44%) VB
9 4 (1.44%) PHP
9 4 (1.44%) C++
10 3 (1.08%) C
10 3 (1.08%) Ruby
11 2 (0.72%) XPath
12 1 (0.36%) PeopleCode
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 51 (18.41%) ISEB
2 27 (9.75%) ISTQB
3 26 (9.39%) Degree
4 14 (5.05%) HND
5 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (23.47%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 49 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.25%) Oracle
3 14 (5.05%) Telerik
4 10 (3.61%) HP
5 9 (3.25%) VMware
6 5 (1.81%) SAP
7 4 (1.44%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.72%) Maxymiser
9 2 (0.72%) ClickTale
9 2 (0.72%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) IBM
10 1 (0.36%) MKS
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.36%) Kronos
10 1 (0.36%) Kalido
10 1 (0.36%) Capita
10 1 (0.36%) Teradata
North West
The MRJ Group
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £26k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MPP Global Solutions LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Salary Subject to Experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago