The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.63% 5.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.92% 6.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 0
Median salary £34,000 £37,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.10% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 130 138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 88.15% 86.09% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 113 95
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Chester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Chester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) Mentoring
3 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Advertising
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.14%) EMIR
8 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) MiFID
8 1 (7.14%) QA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Test Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Mentoring
3 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) EMIR
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft