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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 140 170
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 153 97 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.22% 1.75% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.98% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 109 70 72
Median salary £35,000 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.70% -6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -18 72 £37,500 +1.35% 13
Merseyside +11 29 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Cheshire -24 24 £34,656 +6.63% 4
Lancashire +4 11 £24,500 -27.40% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 126 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.69%) Test Automation
3 68 (27.87%) Finance
4 63 (25.82%) SDLC
5 58 (23.77%) SQL
6 52 (21.31%) Regression Testing
7 49 (20.08%) Business Analysis
8 48 (19.67%) ISEB
9 47 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (16.39%) ISTQB
11 38 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (15.16%) QA
13 34 (13.93%) Software Delivery
14 33 (13.52%) Test Scripting
14 33 (13.52%) Waterfall
15 32 (13.11%) Project Management
16 31 (12.70%) Scrum
17 30 (12.30%) Manufacturing
18 29 (11.89%) Software Testing
19 28 (11.48%) Manual Testing
20 27 (11.07%) Presales
21 25 (10.25%) Mentoring
21 25 (10.25%) Validation
21 25 (10.25%) SAP
22 23 (9.43%) Microsoft
23 22 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
24 21 (8.61%) Degree
24 21 (8.61%) Change Management
25 18 (7.38%) Test Strategy
26 17 (6.97%) Functional Testing

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 5 (2.05%) CMS
2 4 (1.64%) Confluence
3 3 (1.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.82%) Drupal
4 2 (0.82%) nginx
4 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.64%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.64%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.64%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.64%) SAP WM
4 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.82%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.41%) BASE24
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.41%) HFM
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.64%) SaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.82%) BrowserStack
3 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.87%) Internet
2 3 (1.23%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) Broadband
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) SMS
3 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.69%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.23%) Power BI
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.82%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) Essbase
8 1 (0.41%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (6.97%) Selenium
2 13 (5.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (4.51%) JIRA
4 8 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (3.28%) Gatling
4 8 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.23%) Grunt
6 3 (1.23%) gulp
6 3 (1.23%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.23%) QUnit
6 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.82%) Appium
7 2 (0.82%) JMeter
7 2 (0.82%) RSpec
7 2 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 68 (27.87%) Finance
2 30 (12.30%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.69%) Marketing
4 9 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.87%) Electronics
6 6 (2.46%) Advertising
6 6 (2.46%) Retail
7 5 (2.05%) Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
9 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 139 (56.97%) Analyst
2 66 (27.05%) Business Analyst
3 51 (20.90%) Test Analyst
4 43 (17.62%) Consultant
5 32 (13.11%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (9.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 18 (7.38%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (6.15%) Tester
9 14 (5.74%) Software Consultant
10 12 (4.92%) Implementation Consultant
10 12 (4.92%) QA Analyst
11 11 (4.51%) Developer
11 11 (4.51%) Management Consultant
11 11 (4.51%) Software Implementation Consultant
12 10 (4.10%) Senior Business Analyst
13 9 (3.69%) Test Engineer
14 8 (3.28%) Functional Consultant
14 8 (3.28%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
14 8 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.97%) HTML
2 16 (6.56%) .NET
3 11 (4.51%) XML
4 9 (3.69%) CSS
5 6 (2.46%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.05%) EDI
6 5 (2.05%) HTML5
6 5 (2.05%) jQuery
6 5 (2.05%) SOAP
7 4 (1.64%) Ajax
8 3 (1.23%) Angular 2
8 3 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.23%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (1.23%) REST
8 3 (1.23%) Sass
8 3 (1.23%) SignalR
8 3 (1.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.51%) Life Science
4 10 (4.10%) User Experience
5 6 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.05%) TRADACOMS
7 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) Clustering
8 3 (1.23%) PMI
9 2 (0.82%) iPad
9 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.41%) Contactless
10 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) IVR
10 1 (0.41%) RIA
10 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.15%) Windows
2 12 (4.92%) Linux
3 4 (1.64%) Android
3 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) Unix
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.69%) Test Automation
3 63 (25.82%) SDLC
4 52 (21.31%) Regression Testing
5 49 (20.08%) Business Analysis
6 47 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (13.93%) Software Delivery
8 33 (13.52%) Test Scripting
8 33 (13.52%) Waterfall
9 32 (13.11%) Project Management
10 31 (12.70%) Scrum
11 29 (11.89%) Software Testing
12 28 (11.48%) Manual Testing
13 27 (11.07%) Presales
14 25 (10.25%) Mentoring
14 25 (10.25%) Validation
15 21 (8.61%) Change Management
16 18 (7.38%) Test Strategy
17 17 (6.97%) Defect Management
17 17 (6.97%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.77%) SQL
2 17 (6.97%) C#
3 15 (6.15%) Java
4 12 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.51%) Ruby
6 10 (4.10%) Python
7 7 (2.87%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.46%) C
9 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.23%) C++
10 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.82%) Smalltalk
11 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (19.67%) ISEB
2 40 (16.39%) ISTQB
3 21 (8.61%) Degree
4 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.41%) IIBA
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.16%) QA
2 14 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.92%) ISO 9001
4 11 (4.51%) ISO 14001
5 8 (3.28%) GMP
6 4 (1.64%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.41%) GAAP
7 1 (0.41%) GDPR
7 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (10.25%) SAP
2 23 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.10%) Oracle
4 3 (1.23%) Google
4 3 (1.23%) Sage
5 2 (0.82%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.82%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe
6 1 (0.41%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.41%) HP
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy
6 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.41%) Siebel
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Isle of Man
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
onezeero.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ROQ
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquila Heywood
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 21 days ago