The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 49 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.45% 4.22% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 4.91% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Median salary £26,250 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,600 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £38,000 £40,750
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 368 285 371
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.89% 85.84% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 337 241 327
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Lancashire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Preston -15 3 £26,250 -30.00%
Chorley -4 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Colne - 1 £40,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) QA
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) SDLC
4 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (30.00%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Validation
8 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 4 (20.00%) ISEB
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (15.00%) System Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Time Management
10 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.00%) Management Information System

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Calabash
3 2 (10.00%) Capybara
3 2 (10.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Manual Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Tester
4 4 (20.00%) QA Manual Tester
4 4 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) SDLC
4 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (30.00%) Smoke Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) System Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.00%) Time Management
10 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (10.00%) Product Management
10 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software