The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank - 238 253
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.088% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
Usability Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Usability Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Usability Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Product Management
4 7 (70.00%) Web Design
4 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
4 7 (70.00%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (70.00%) Axure RP
5 6 (60.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (60.00%) Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (20.00%) Use Case
7 2 (20.00%) Data Management
8 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Banking

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (70.00%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Designer
2 7 (70.00%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Product Management
3 7 (70.00%) Web Design
4 6 (60.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript