The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 128 127
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 59 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.50% 1.61% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.79% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 46
Median salary £45,000 £37,750 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.20% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3589 3068 3309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.46% 89.94% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3034 2536 2725
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester 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
Rochdale - 6 £45,000 -
Bolton -9 4 £26,500 -33.75%
Cheadle - 3 £55,000 -
Stockport -4 2 £35,750 -23.11% 1
Salford -8 2 - -
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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 87 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.52%) SDLC
3 49 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.67%) QA
5 33 (24.44%) ISEB
6 30 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 28 (20.74%) Regression Testing
8 27 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 23 (17.04%) Business Analysis
10 22 (16.30%) Presales
11 21 (15.56%) ISTQB
12 20 (14.81%) Telecoms
13 19 (14.07%) Service Delivery
13 19 (14.07%) HTML
14 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
15 17 (12.59%) CSS
15 17 (12.59%) Finance
15 17 (12.59%) Test Scripting
15 17 (12.59%) User Stories
15 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.85%) Test Strategy
16 16 (11.85%) Scrum
16 16 (11.85%) Automated Testing
17 15 (11.11%) SQL
17 15 (11.11%) User Experience
18 14 (10.37%) IT Strategy
18 14 (10.37%) Six Sigma
18 14 (10.37%) Internet
18 14 (10.37%) ISO 9001
18 14 (10.37%) TOGAF

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (1.48%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.48%) Drupal
2 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) ResourceLink
1 4 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (1.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) Big Data
4 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.48%) MySQL
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Selenium
2 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.96%) Gatling
4 4 (2.96%) JIRA
5 3 (2.22%) Grunt
5 3 (2.22%) gulp
5 3 (2.22%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.22%) QUnit
5 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.48%) Toad
6 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.59%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.44%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Electronics
6 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (54.81%) Analyst
2 52 (38.52%) Business Analyst
3 22 (16.30%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (14.81%) Senior Business Analyst
5 15 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 12 (8.89%) Designer
6 12 (8.89%) Test Manager
6 12 (8.89%) UX Designer
7 9 (6.67%) Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.19%) QA Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Tester
10 6 (4.44%) Consultant
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.70%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.96%) HR Consultant
12 4 (2.96%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.07%) HTML
2 17 (12.59%) CSS
3 12 (8.89%) Flash
4 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (4.44%) .NET
5 6 (4.44%) WCF
6 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (2.22%) Angular 2
7 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.22%) HTML5
7 3 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (2.22%) React
7 3 (2.22%) REST
7 3 (2.22%) Sass
7 3 (2.22%) SignalR
7 3 (2.22%) WebSockets
8 2 (1.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.11%) User Experience
3 8 (5.93%) Fintech
3 8 (5.93%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) iPad
5 3 (2.22%) PMI
6 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) Windows
2 7 (5.19%) Linux
3 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.52%) SDLC
3 49 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 28 (20.74%) Regression Testing
6 27 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 23 (17.04%) Business Analysis
8 22 (16.30%) Presales
9 19 (14.07%) Service Delivery
10 17 (12.59%) Test Scripting
10 17 (12.59%) User Stories
11 16 (11.85%) Automated Testing
11 16 (11.85%) Scrum
11 16 (11.85%) Test Strategy
12 14 (10.37%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 14 (10.37%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (10.37%) Lean Six Sigma
12 14 (10.37%) Six Sigma
12 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (10.37%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (11.11%) SQL
3 6 (4.44%) Java
3 6 (4.44%) Ruby
4 5 (3.70%) C#
4 5 (3.70%) Python
5 4 (2.96%) C
6 3 (2.22%) PHP
6 3 (2.22%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) ISEB
2 21 (15.56%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.70%) Degree
5 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) IIBA
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (26.67%) QA
2 14 (10.37%) ISO 14001
2 14 (10.37%) ISO 9001
2 14 (10.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (6.67%) SAP
2 8 (5.93%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.96%) Cognos
4 4 (2.96%) Sage
4 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.48%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
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