The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 18 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.46% 2.91% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.10% 3.75% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £55,000 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.65% +7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 80 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 73.88% 77.67% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 74 113
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Acceptance Testing
Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Preston

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Preston region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Preston

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) UML
2 9 (60.00%) RAD
2 9 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) COBOL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) QA
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) UML
1 9 (60.00%) RAD
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) TDD
1 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (46.67%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft