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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 240 264 232
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 16 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.014% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.016% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
5826 6141 5462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.87% 83.52% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 4881 4627
Average salary £41,125 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Usability Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Cheshire +2 8 £49,000 +8.88%
Merseyside - 5 £28,000 - 4
Manchester - 3 £32,500 - 2
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 30 (85.71%) User Experience
2 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) CSS
3 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (54.29%) Photoshop
3 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) Marketing
4 17 (48.57%) Rapid Prototyping
4 17 (48.57%) OmniGraffle
4 17 (48.57%) Axure RP
5 16 (45.71%) Product Management
5 16 (45.71%) Web Design
5 16 (45.71%) Mobile First
6 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 8 (22.86%) Information Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Google
7 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.29%) Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) ISEB
8 5 (14.29%) MS Office
8 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.29%) QA
8 5 (14.29%) Google Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.86%) WordPress
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Photoshop
2 17 (48.57%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 3 (8.57%) GitHub
2 3 (8.57%) Trello
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Axure RP
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 19 (54.29%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Designer
2 18 (51.43%) UX Designer
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Designer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior UX Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Designer
5 3 (8.57%) User Experience Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.86%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
1 22 (62.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (85.71%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Psychology
4 2 (5.71%) Human Factors
4 2 (5.71%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Rapid Prototyping
3 16 (45.71%) Product Management
3 16 (45.71%) Web Design
3 16 (45.71%) Mobile First
4 8 (22.86%) Information Architecture
4 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Test Management
5 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Business Development
7 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Online Marketing
7 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
7 2 (5.71%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) EPiServer
4 2 (5.71%) Maxymiser
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
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