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

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North East / Durham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 4.57% 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 0.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £33,750 £42,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.64% -  
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 Durham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159 138 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 90.86% 92.00% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 147 113 88
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham 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 Durham

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Durham

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Durham

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 Durham region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Darlington - 5 £33,500 -
Newton Aycliffe - 2 £42,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North East

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

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) People Management
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) iPad

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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:

General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Lead
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle