The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Human Factors in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Human Factors
Rank 249 228 245
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Human Factors 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 8
Average salary - £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.82% +2.50%
Human Factors
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2375 2180 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.62% 31.63% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1803 1986
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Human Factors across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Human Factors Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Human Factors
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Human Factors across the North West region.

Human Factors Salary Trend in the North West

Human Factors
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Human Factors
England

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience Developer
2 2 (40.00%) UI Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) FMECA
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle