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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.59% 0.89% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 1.13% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
460 444 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.95% 79.14% 82.03%
Number of salaries quoted 426 388 258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 March 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 14 (35.00%) SQL
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
2 9 (22.50%) QA
2 9 (22.50%) Test Management
3 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) ISEB
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (17.50%) BDD
4 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
5 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.50%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Test Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) UAT Manager
7 2 (5.00%) UAT Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blog
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
1 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (22.50%) Test Management
2 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
3 7 (17.50%) BDD
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
3 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.00%) System Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Demand Management
6 3 (7.50%) Bug Management
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CSQA
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) MKS