Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 90 106
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.62% 0.90% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.07% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
North East median annual salary £31,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% -8.57% -44.00%
10th Percentile £25,200 £20,700 £33,250
90th Percentile £44,875 £57,250 £38,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -1.10%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,404 1,124 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.53% 84.64% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 939 1,060
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the North East over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -3 8 £30,750 -27.65% 1
Durham -19 2 £31,500 +5.00% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Nintex
2 1 (10.00%) Pega
2 1 (10.00%) SAP