Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.85% 0.26% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £27,500 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.12% -20.00% +16.44%
10th Percentile £22,750 £32,350 £41,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £35,650 £43,750
North East median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -29.41% +16.44%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 806 961 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.84% 83.57% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 708 797 755
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,450 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 8 £27,500 -19.12% 1
User Acceptance Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft