The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 66 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.41% 1.20% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.62% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 8
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,257 £28,400 £30,641
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 309 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.53% 74.46% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 578 284 362
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northampton region.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) ISEB
5 5 (19.23%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
6 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Retail
6 4 (15.38%) Process Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) UNIX
6 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
6 4 (15.38%) BPR
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.54%) System Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.54%) V-Model
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) ProC
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Process Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 4 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (15.38%) Process Management
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
2 4 (15.38%) BPR
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
3 3 (11.54%) System Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.54%) V-Model
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Test Management
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft