Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > North West
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 205 183
Rank change year-on-year +35 -22 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 125 135 215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.55% 1.34% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.45% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 102 111 181
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,424 9,283 11,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.82% 92.09% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,829 7,197 9,630
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,476
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the North West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the North West.

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in the North West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the North West over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the North West

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
Manchester +41 67 £42,500 +21.43% 15
Cheshire +31 53 £42,500 - 7
Merseyside -6 4 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Lancashire +1 1 £42,500 +21.43% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.20%) SQL
3 46 (36.80%) Finance
4 42 (33.60%) SQL Server
5 37 (29.60%) Test Automation
6 35 (28.00%) Oracle
7 34 (27.20%) SDLC
8 32 (25.60%) Linux
9 31 (24.80%) Windows
10 30 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 30 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (23.20%) Microsoft
11 29 (23.20%) Oracle APEX
12 24 (19.20%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (19.20%) PL/SQL
13 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
14 18 (14.40%) Financial Institution
14 18 (14.40%) Regression Testing
15 17 (13.60%) JIRA
16 16 (12.80%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (12.80%) Waterfall
16 16 (12.80%) HTML
16 16 (12.80%) Change Management
16 16 (12.80%) Scrum
17 15 (12.00%) CSS
17 15 (12.00%) User Stories
18 14 (11.20%) Mobile App
18 14 (11.20%) Defect Management
18 14 (11.20%) Windows Server
18 14 (11.20%) Acceptance Criteria

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (4.80%) IIS
2 3 (2.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.80%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Azure
2 6 (4.80%) IaaS
3 4 (3.20%) PaaS
3 4 (3.20%) SaaS
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (2.40%) AWS
4 3 (2.40%) AWS CodeBuild
4 3 (2.40%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.80%) Asana
6 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.80%) G Suite
6 1 (0.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.80%) Intranet
2 1 (0.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 24 (19.20%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (12.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (8.80%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.40%) MySQL
7 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.40%) Redis
7 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.80%) Riak
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (23.20%) Oracle APEX
2 17 (13.60%) JIRA
3 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.20%) Selenium
4 9 (7.20%) SoapUI
5 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.00%) Postman
6 5 (4.00%) Protractor
7 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.20%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.40%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.40%) Mocha
8 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.40%) TestRail
9 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.60%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.60%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 46 (36.80%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Financial Institution
3 11 (8.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) Developer
3 14 (11.20%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) Systems Manager
5 9 (7.20%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.40%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.40%) Tester
7 7 (5.60%) Automation Test Lead
7 7 (5.60%) Database Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) DBA
8 6 (4.80%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Applications Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Oracle Development Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Systems Development Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.80%) HTML
2 15 (12.00%) CSS
3 7 (5.60%) Node.js
3 7 (5.60%) React
3 7 (5.60%) Web Services
4 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.00%) XML
5 4 (3.20%) .NET
5 4 (3.20%) Backbone.js
5 4 (3.20%) Handlebars
5 4 (3.20%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.40%) Sass
6 3 (2.40%) Vue.js
7 2 (1.60%) CSS3
7 2 (1.60%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.60%) HTML5
7 2 (1.60%) PHPDoc
7 2 (1.60%) RESTful
8 1 (0.80%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.80%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.20%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.40%) User Experience
4 6 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.00%) Clustering
5 5 (4.00%) FMCG
5 5 (4.00%) Replication
6 2 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.60%) Life Science
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.80%) PMI
7 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.60%) Linux
2 31 (24.80%) Windows
3 14 (11.20%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (4.80%) Android
5 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) Test Automation
3 34 (27.20%) SDLC
4 18 (14.40%) Regression Testing
5 16 (12.80%) Change Management
5 16 (12.80%) Scrum
5 16 (12.80%) Waterfall
6 15 (12.00%) User Stories
7 14 (11.20%) Acceptance Criteria
7 14 (11.20%) Defect Management
7 14 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (11.20%) Test Strategy
8 13 (10.40%) Scenario Testing
9 12 (9.60%) Functional Testing
9 12 (9.60%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.20%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.40%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.20%) SQL
2 24 (19.20%) PL/SQL
3 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.60%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.00%) Java
6 9 (7.20%) C#
7 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.00%) Python
9 5 (4.00%) Ruby
9 5 (4.00%) VBScript
10 3 (2.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) ISEB
2 7 (5.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.20%) Degree
3 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (3.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (28.00%) Oracle
2 29 (23.20%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.80%) SAP
4 2 (1.60%) Zend
5 1 (0.80%) Demandware
5 1 (0.80%) Google
5 1 (0.80%) Remedy
5 1 (0.80%) Sage
5 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.80%) Tableau