Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 101 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.40% 1.17% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.35% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 5
North East median annual salary £33,500 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.90% -18.82% +63.46%
10th Percentile £25,600 £30,700 £37,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £37,054 £57,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%

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 1089 1338 1352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 89.56% 87.17% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1165 1124
North East median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,650 £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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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
Durham -4 11 £33,500 -6.94% 2
Tyne and Wear +15 6 £33,500 -2.90% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
1 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) ISEB
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) User Stories
5 4 (23.53%) System Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 4 (23.53%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (17.65%) Service Design
6 3 (17.65%) Scenario 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Lead
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
1 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) System Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Service Design
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
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