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

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / North East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 72 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.18% 1.48% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.67% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 1
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,125
% change year-on-year - -5.04%  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 606 660 663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 89.25% 88.71% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 549 572 541
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the North East

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Durham 0 6 £34,500 -17.85%
Tyne and Wear +9 2 £33,500 -2.54% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 North East region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (6.25%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Lead
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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