The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 73 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.16% 0.85% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.00% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Median salary £33,500 £34,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.83% -19.70%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 304 498 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.37% 84.84% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 267 439 369
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Tyne and Wear

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Tyne and Wear

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 4 £33,500 -1.83%
User Acceptance Testing
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft