The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 180 141 154
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 8 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.68% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.80% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 4
Average salary £35,750 £34,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.14% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Usability Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3255 2499 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 86.00% 85.35% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2001 1821
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Leeds region.

Usability Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Usability Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Usability Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) User Experience
3 5 (45.45%) Information Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) UX Design
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
4 4 (36.36%) Adobe
4 4 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) XSD
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) WSDL
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 3 (27.27%) Axure RP
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UI Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSD
1 3 (27.27%) WSDL
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Information Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) UX Design
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore