The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.70% 1.32% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.55% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +16.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
User Acceptance Testing
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 129 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 80.28% 84.87% 73.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 116 69
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +23.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix