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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / North West
Rank 162 108 141
Rank change year-on-year -54 +33  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 92 140 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.50% 2.46% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.80% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78 114 92
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5555 5000 5806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.37% 87.98% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4158 4662
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Manchester -21 57 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Cheshire -5 23 £34,000 +12.39% 3
Lancashire -7 6 £26,250 -30.00%
Merseyside -30 5 £28,000 -25.33%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 124 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.51%) SDLC
3 57 (26.03%) QA
4 55 (25.11%) ISEB
5 53 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (21.92%) Finance
7 47 (21.46%) SQL
8 46 (21.00%) Regression Testing
9 43 (19.63%) ISTQB
10 39 (17.81%) Test Scripting
11 36 (16.44%) Automated Testing
12 33 (15.07%) Software Testing
13 31 (14.16%) Waterfall
14 30 (13.70%) Software Delivery
15 27 (12.33%) Test Strategy
15 27 (12.33%) Manual Testing
16 25 (11.42%) Business Analysis
16 25 (11.42%) Defect Management
17 23 (10.50%) Test Automation
17 23 (10.50%) Scrum
18 22 (10.05%) Telecoms
18 22 (10.05%) Presales
19 21 (9.59%) User Stories
20 20 (9.13%) Mentoring
20 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (9.13%) JavaScript
20 20 (9.13%) .NET
21 19 (8.68%) C#
21 19 (8.68%) HTML
21 19 (8.68%) Service Delivery

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
1 2 (0.91%) Drupal
1 2 (0.91%) nginx
2 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.46%) CMS
2 1 (0.46%) SAS
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) Sitefinity
2 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.83%) ResourceLink
3 3 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.91%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.46%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (0.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.39%) Internet
2 2 (0.91%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.74%) MySQL
2 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.37%) Big Data
6 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) QlikView
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (8.22%) JIRA
1 18 (8.22%) Selenium
2 11 (5.02%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.28%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.83%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.37%) Gatling
5 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.91%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.91%) Calabash
6 2 (0.91%) Capybara
6 2 (0.91%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.91%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.91%) QUnit
6 2 (0.91%) Subversion
6 2 (0.91%) Toad
General
1 48 (21.92%) Finance
2 22 (10.05%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.20%) Marketing
5 6 (2.74%) Electronics
6 4 (1.83%) Retail
7 3 (1.37%) Advertising
7 3 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.91%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (56.16%) Analyst
2 60 (27.40%) Test Analyst
3 54 (24.66%) Business Analyst
4 42 (19.18%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (10.05%) Senior Test Analyst
6 20 (9.13%) Consultant
6 20 (9.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 20 (9.13%) Tester
7 14 (6.39%) Test Manager
8 13 (5.94%) Developer
8 13 (5.94%) Implementation Consultant
9 12 (5.48%) Designer
9 12 (5.48%) Management Consultant
9 12 (5.48%) QA Analyst
9 12 (5.48%) Software Consultant
9 12 (5.48%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 12 (5.48%) UX Designer
10 10 (4.57%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.11%) Senior Manager
12 8 (3.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.13%) .NET
2 19 (8.68%) HTML
3 18 (8.22%) CSS
4 12 (5.48%) Flash
5 11 (5.02%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.74%) WCF
7 5 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.28%) jQuery
8 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (1.83%) HTML5
8 4 (1.83%) ISPF
8 4 (1.83%) SOAP
8 4 (1.83%) Web Services
9 3 (1.37%) Ajax
9 3 (1.37%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.85%) User Experience
3 8 (3.65%) Fintech
3 8 (3.65%) Video on Demand
4 7 (3.20%) iPad
4 7 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (1.83%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.37%) Life Science
6 3 (1.37%) PMI
6 3 (1.37%) Replication
7 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.65%) Linux
2 7 (3.20%) Windows
3 3 (1.37%) Unix
4 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.51%) SDLC
3 53 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (21.00%) Regression Testing
5 39 (17.81%) Test Scripting
6 36 (16.44%) Automated Testing
7 33 (15.07%) Software Testing
8 31 (14.16%) Waterfall
9 30 (13.70%) Software Delivery
10 27 (12.33%) Manual Testing
10 27 (12.33%) Test Strategy
11 25 (11.42%) Business Analysis
11 25 (11.42%) Defect Management
12 23 (10.50%) Scrum
12 23 (10.50%) Test Automation
13 22 (10.05%) Presales
14 21 (9.59%) User Stories
15 20 (9.13%) Mentoring
16 19 (8.68%) Integration Testing
16 19 (8.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.46%) SQL
2 20 (9.13%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.68%) C#
4 9 (4.11%) Java
5 8 (3.65%) Ruby
6 6 (2.74%) C
7 4 (1.83%) C++
7 4 (1.83%) JCL
7 4 (1.83%) Python
8 3 (1.37%) PHP
8 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.91%) Smalltalk
9 2 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (25.11%) ISEB
2 43 (19.63%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.11%) Degree
5 5 (2.28%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) PMP
8 1 (0.46%) HND
8 1 (0.46%) IIBA
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (26.03%) QA
2 14 (6.39%) ISO 14001
2 14 (6.39%) ISO 9001
2 14 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) EMIR
3 1 (0.46%) MiFID
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) RACF
1 4 (1.83%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (6.39%) Oracle
2 12 (5.48%) SAP
3 8 (3.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.28%) Sage
5 4 (1.83%) Cognos
5 4 (1.83%) IBM
5 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.91%) HP
6 2 (0.91%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.46%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.46%) Google
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.46%) Workday
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FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £54000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
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Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £54000 - £63000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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