The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 68 95
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.32% 2.38% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.79% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 27
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,375
% change year-on-year - -5.60%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1111 1585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.90% 85.13% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 745 930 1205
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 14 £34,000 -9.33%
Wilmslow - 3 £34,312 - 1
Warrington +13 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Northwich - 2 £37,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 29 (60.42%) Finance
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) SQL
4 19 (39.58%) ISEB
4 19 (39.58%) ISTQB
5 18 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 14 (29.17%) Defect Management
8 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
8 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
10 9 (18.75%) JIRA
10 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 9 (18.75%) Scrum
11 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.50%) SDLC
12 6 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 6 (12.50%) System Testing
13 5 (10.42%) QA
13 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.42%) .NET
13 5 (10.42%) C#
13 5 (10.42%) Migration
14 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
14 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
14 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (8.33%) RACF
14 4 (8.33%) JCL

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Sitefinity
1 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (60.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Analyst
1 34 (70.83%) Test Analyst
2 19 (39.58%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (39.58%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Tester
4 3 (6.25%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Lead Tester
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Junior
5 2 (4.17%) Senior E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior IT Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.33%) ISPF
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.25%) Life Science
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 14 (29.17%) Defect Management
5 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
7 9 (18.75%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) System Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.42%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) Project Management
11 4 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
12 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) JCL
4 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) ISEB
1 19 (39.58%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) EMIR
2 1 (2.08%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) RACF
1 4 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Google
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