Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 160 147
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 237 233 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.80% 1.87% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.08% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 167 193 247
North West median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,500 £28,600
90th Percentile £54,250 £57,500 £57,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 11813 11184 11695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.74% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9390 9336 9669
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 West

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Manchester -26 100 £40,000 - 5
Merseyside +29 50 £32,500 -
Cheshire -46 32 £40,000 +16.58% 1
Lancashire +15 22 £24,500 -34.67% 2
Cumbria +2 3 £42,500 -5.56% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 70 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.85%) Regression Testing
3 63 (26.58%) Business Analysis
4 52 (21.94%) Finance
5 51 (21.52%) SAP
6 43 (18.14%) Test Automation
7 39 (16.46%) Manufacturing
8 37 (15.61%) SAP Implementation
8 37 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (14.35%) Software Testing
10 34 (14.35%) Degree
10 34 (14.35%) Test Scripting
11 32 (13.50%) Logistics
12 31 (13.08%) Microsoft
12 31 (13.08%) Waterfall
13 28 (11.81%) SQL
14 25 (10.55%) QA
14 25 (10.55%) EDI
15 23 (9.70%) ISEB
15 23 (9.70%) Test Strategy
16 22 (9.28%) SDLC
17 21 (8.86%) Project Management
17 21 (8.86%) Validation
18 20 (8.44%) E-Commerce
18 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
19 19 (8.02%) CRM
19 19 (8.02%) XML
19 19 (8.02%) SAP SD
19 19 (8.02%) Change Management

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 7 (2.95%) Confluence
2 2 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (8.02%) SAP SD
2 8 (3.38%) SAP CO
2 8 (3.38%) SAP FI
2 8 (3.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (2.95%) SAP WM
4 6 (2.53%) SAP PP
5 5 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.69%) Magento
6 4 (1.69%) SAP MM
7 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.84%) BASE24
8 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.42%) HFM
9 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.84%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.42%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.42%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.42%) Force.com
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.42%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) FTP
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.11%) Power BI
7 3 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.27%) MS Access
8 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.84%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.42%) QlikView
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (6.75%) JIRA
2 11 (4.64%) Selenium
3 8 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.11%) Grunt
5 5 (2.11%) gulp
5 5 (2.11%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (2.11%) QUnit
5 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.11%) Toad
6 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.27%) JMeter
7 3 (1.27%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.84%) JUnit
8 2 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.42%) TestNG
General
1 52 (21.94%) Finance
2 39 (16.46%) Manufacturing
3 17 (7.17%) Retail
4 13 (5.49%) Marketing
5 12 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.64%) Electronics
7 9 (3.80%) Banking
8 5 (2.11%) Law
9 4 (1.69%) Legal
9 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.27%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.84%) Billing
11 2 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.42%) International Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (42.19%) Analyst
2 65 (27.43%) Consultant
3 50 (21.10%) Business Analyst
4 34 (14.35%) SAP Consultant
5 26 (10.97%) SAP Analyst
6 24 (10.13%) Software Consultant
6 24 (10.13%) Test Analyst
7 21 (8.86%) Implementation Consultant
7 21 (8.86%) Management Consultant
7 21 (8.86%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 16 (6.75%) Tester
9 15 (6.33%) Developer
9 15 (6.33%) SAP SD Analyst
10 11 (4.64%) Test Leader
11 9 (3.80%) SAP Business Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) SAP Business Consultant
11 9 (3.80%) SAP SD Consultant
12 8 (3.38%) SAP CO Consultant
12 8 (3.38%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 8 (3.38%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.55%) EDI
2 19 (8.02%) XML
3 10 (4.22%) .NET
3 10 (4.22%) CSS
3 10 (4.22%) HTML
3 10 (4.22%) SOAP
4 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.53%) REST
5 5 (2.11%) Ajax
5 5 (2.11%) Angular 2
5 5 (2.11%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (2.11%) HTML5
5 5 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (2.11%) React
5 5 (2.11%) Sass
5 5 (2.11%) SignalR
5 5 (2.11%) WebSockets
6 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.69%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.75%) User Experience
3 11 (4.64%) TRADACOMS
4 6 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.11%) Clustering
5 5 (2.11%) FMCG
5 5 (2.11%) Life Science
5 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.84%) Contactless
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.84%) iPad
8 2 (0.84%) IVR
9 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) iSeries
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.06%) Windows
2 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.53%) Linux
4 4 (1.69%) Unix
5 3 (1.27%) Android
5 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.85%) Regression Testing
3 63 (26.58%) Business Analysis
4 43 (18.14%) Test Automation
5 37 (15.61%) SAP Implementation
6 35 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (14.35%) Software Testing
7 34 (14.35%) Test Scripting
8 32 (13.50%) Logistics
9 31 (13.08%) Waterfall
10 23 (9.70%) Test Strategy
11 22 (9.28%) SDLC
12 21 (8.86%) Project Management
12 21 (8.86%) Validation
13 20 (8.44%) E-Commerce
14 19 (8.02%) Change Management
14 19 (8.02%) CRM
14 19 (8.02%) Functional Testing
14 19 (8.02%) Manual Testing
14 19 (8.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.81%) SQL
2 18 (7.59%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.75%) Java
4 12 (5.06%) C#
5 8 (3.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.11%) PHP
6 5 (2.11%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.69%) Python
8 3 (1.27%) C++
8 3 (1.27%) VB
8 3 (1.27%) VBA
9 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.84%) C
9 2 (0.84%) COBOL
9 2 (0.84%) Ruby
9 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.84%) VBScript
10 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.42%) RPG
10 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (14.35%) Degree
2 23 (9.70%) ISEB
3 16 (6.75%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.27%) IIBA
5 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PMP
6 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.55%) QA
2 6 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.53%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) GMP
3 4 (1.69%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.84%) GDPR
4 2 (0.84%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 51 (21.52%) SAP
2 31 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.91%) Oracle
4 7 (2.95%) Sage
5 3 (1.27%) Google
6 2 (0.84%) Adobe
6 2 (0.84%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.84%) IBM
6 2 (0.84%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.84%) Siebel
6 2 (0.84%) Talend
6 2 (0.84%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.42%) Murex
7 1 (0.42%) Remedy
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com