The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank - 43 59
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 3.47% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.22% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 7
Average salary - £30,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 427 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.80% 82.43% 73.04%
Number of salaries quoted 320 357 330
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
North East

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ERD
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) ERD
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix