Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 70 73
Rank change year-on-year +29 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.02% 2.96% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.55% 3.34% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 9
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £44,300 £37,100 £43,850
North West median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 901 1169 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.46% 88.69% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 678 791 601
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,075 £57,500 £65,000
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 Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Liverpool +28 44 £32,500 - 1
Bootle - 2 £30,000 -
Southport - 1 £55,000 -
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 25 (50.00%) Logistics
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (12.00%) System Testing
5 5 (10.00%) ISEB
5 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.00%) QA
5 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 4 (8.00%) JIRA
6 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Banking
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Validation
7 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (6.00%) GMP
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.00%) Usability Testing

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 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.00%) JasperReports
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.00%) Russian Language
4 2 (4.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Consultant
2 21 (42.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 21 (42.00%) Management Consultant
2 21 (42.00%) Software Consultant
2 21 (42.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 14 (28.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Implementation Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Project Implementation Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Junior
7 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
1 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Life Science
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Logistics
2 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (12.00%) System Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.00%) BPMN
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Test Management
6 3 (6.00%) Usability Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Use Case
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) GMP
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) Murex
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle