Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 93 129
Rank change year-on-year -51 +36 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 56 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.07% 2.47% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.83% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 54 40
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,312 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.58% -1.97% -
10th Percentile £31,150 £26,250 £28,725
90th Percentile £57,125 £43,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +14.29%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2726 1981 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.74% 87.46% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2052 1675 2416
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 7 £23,500 -
Warrington -1 3 - - 1
Chester -9 3 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Wilmslow -3 1 £34,000 -0.91%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) SAP SD
5 7 (21.21%) EDI
5 7 (21.21%) SAP
5 7 (21.21%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (18.18%) Change Management
6 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Banking
7 5 (15.15%) Java
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) Law
7 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.12%) ISEB
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) Legal
8 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization

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 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) SAP SD
2 2 (6.06%) BASE24
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.06%) JUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) TestNG
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Law
4 4 (12.12%) Legal
5 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (6.06%) Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) SAP SD Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) EDI
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Contactless
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
1 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) VB
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) IIBA
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.03%) IBM