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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 41 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.08% 1.40% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 1.68% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 5
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -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
550 535 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.62% 83.33% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 479 464 267
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Finance
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 17 (33.33%) Windows
4 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
5 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (29.41%) Test Management
5 15 (29.41%) Test Strategy
6 14 (27.45%) Banking
7 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
7 13 (25.49%) Project Management
7 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
7 13 (25.49%) Demand Management
7 13 (25.49%) Windows 8
7 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (25.49%) System Testing
7 13 (25.49%) Windows 7
7 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 12 (23.53%) QA
8 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
11 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
11 8 (15.69%) BDD
11 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
12 7 (13.73%) .NET

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Test Manager
3 13 (25.49%) Applications Support
4 11 (21.57%) Test Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) QA Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) Graduate
9 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Blog
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) PMI
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows 8
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (25.49%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (29.41%) Test Management
1 15 (29.41%) Test Strategy
2 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Project Management
2 13 (25.49%) Demand Management
2 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (25.49%) System Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
6 8 (15.69%) BDD
6 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Scrum
9 3 (5.88%) Bug Management
10 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) ISEB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) MKS