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

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 48 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.18% 1.95% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 2.37% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 8
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +21.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 484 380 452
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.46% 82.25% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 344 303 327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Liverpool +16 26 £32,500 -38.09% 2
Southport - 1 £35,000 -
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

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

1 10 (30.30%) Logistics
1 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Life Science
2 8 (24.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (24.24%) GMP
2 8 (24.24%) Validation
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (15.15%) Workflow Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) QA
4 5 (15.15%) Use Case
4 5 (15.15%) BPMN
4 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
4 5 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Workflow
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) System Testing
5 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Subversion

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (6.06%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) RSpec
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (24.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Implementation Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Management Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Software Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Functional Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) jQuery
2 2 (6.06%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (6.06%) RESTful
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Life Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
1 10 (30.30%) Logistics
2 8 (24.24%) Validation
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) BPMN
4 5 (15.15%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
4 5 (15.15%) Use Case
4 5 (15.15%) Workflow
4 5 (15.15%) Workflow Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C#
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby
2 2 (6.06%) Smalltalk
2 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) GMP
2 5 (15.15%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 18 days ago