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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 57 27 49
Rank change year-on-year -30 +22  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.88% 7.19% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 8.18% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 8
Median salary £28,000 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.33% -1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £34,800 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £45,000 £44,750
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 428 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.30% 87.89% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 415 350 333
Median salary £40,372 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 24 March 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 24 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
Liverpool -30 3 £28,000 -25.33%
Southport - 1 £27,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 12 (66.67%) Logistics
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.11%) Smalltalk
3 2 (11.11%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (11.11%) QA
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 (11.11%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) RSpec
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) Implementation Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) Management Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) Software Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Logistics
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Smalltalk
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) TOWER Software