The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 26 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 -  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.63% 10.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 12.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Median salary £26,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 98 49 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 85.96% 84.48% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 91 42 50
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,637
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +8.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Preston.

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Preston

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (70.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) Validation
4 6 (60.00%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Manual Tester
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Tester
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Tester
3 4 (40.00%) QA Manual Tester
3 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Lead Tester
5 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (60.00%) Smoke Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle