Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 174 104
Rank change year-on-year -36 -70 +40
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 98 112 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.24% 1.51% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.66% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 86 91 197
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,625 £29,375 £29,900
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £57,200
North West median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7172 6742 6762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.06% 91.11% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5779 5606
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £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 Manchester

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Bury +8 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Stockport -5 7 £35,000 -20.90% 1
Rochdale +22 4 £36,000 -20.00%
Bolton -2 3 £35,000 -1.41%
Altrincham -11 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Salford - 1 £27,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
3 27 (27.55%) Waterfall
4 25 (25.51%) Finance
5 23 (23.47%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (22.45%) Test Scripting
7 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
8 19 (19.39%) Business Analysis
8 19 (19.39%) Degree
9 18 (18.37%) Regression Testing
9 18 (18.37%) SDLC
10 17 (17.35%) CRM
10 17 (17.35%) E-Commerce
11 16 (16.33%) Software Testing
11 16 (16.33%) Test Strategy
11 16 (16.33%) Software Delivery
12 15 (15.31%) Retail
13 14 (14.29%) SAP
13 14 (14.29%) QA
14 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
14 13 (13.27%) ISEB
14 13 (13.27%) Scrum
15 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
15 12 (12.24%) User Experience
16 11 (11.22%) Oracle
16 11 (11.22%) Electronics
17 10 (10.20%) Marketing
18 9 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
18 9 (9.18%) Manual Testing

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 3 (3.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.10%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.08%) Magento
3 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.02%) HFM
5 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.02%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.02%) Sage X3
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (1.02%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (1.02%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.02%) Force.com
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.02%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (1.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.02%) DB2
3 1 (1.02%) Essbase
3 1 (1.02%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.02%) QlikView
3 1 (1.02%) Redis
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Selenium
2 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.10%) Grunt
3 5 (5.10%) gulp
3 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.10%) JIRA
3 5 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (5.10%) QUnit
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.10%) Toad
4 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.04%) JMeter
4 2 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Appium
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Retail
3 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 11 (11.22%) Electronics
5 10 (10.20%) Marketing
6 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.04%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (42.86%) Analyst
2 24 (24.49%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Tester
4 11 (11.22%) Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Test Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Tester
8 6 (6.12%) Test Manager
8 6 (6.12%) UAT Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) EDI Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) SAP SD Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) EDI
2 6 (6.12%) CSS
2 6 (6.12%) HTML
3 5 (5.10%) Ajax
3 5 (5.10%) Angular 2
3 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (5.10%) HTML5
3 5 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (5.10%) React
3 5 (5.10%) REST
3 5 (5.10%) Sass
3 5 (5.10%) SignalR
3 5 (5.10%) WebSockets
4 4 (4.08%) .NET
4 4 (4.08%) EDIFACT
5 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.06%) XML
6 2 (2.04%) cXML
7 1 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.24%) User Experience
3 5 (5.10%) FMCG
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (2.04%) iPad
6 2 (2.04%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (1.02%) AS400
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Life Science
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) AIX
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
3 27 (27.55%) Waterfall
4 22 (22.45%) Test Scripting
5 19 (19.39%) Business Analysis
6 18 (18.37%) Regression Testing
6 18 (18.37%) SDLC
7 17 (17.35%) CRM
7 17 (17.35%) E-Commerce
8 16 (16.33%) Software Delivery
8 16 (16.33%) Software Testing
8 16 (16.33%) Test Strategy
9 13 (13.27%) Scrum
10 9 (9.18%) Change Management
10 9 (9.18%) Defect Management
10 9 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (9.18%) Manual Testing
10 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.18%) Java
3 8 (8.16%) SQL
4 5 (5.10%) PHP
4 5 (5.10%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.06%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) COBOL
6 2 (2.04%) Python
6 2 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) RPG
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Degree
2 13 (13.27%) ISEB
3 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.04%) IIBA
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.02%) PMP
6 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.08%) ISO 14001
3 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.04%) PMO
5 1 (1.02%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) SAP
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle
4 7 (7.14%) Sage
5 2 (2.04%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.04%) Siebel
5 2 (2.04%) Talend
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.02%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Remedy
6 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds