The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 415 409 420
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 25 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 25
Average salary £48,250 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17363 18317 17261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.90% 80.45% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13860 14435 14084
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Usability Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Usability Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Usability Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Berkshire +19 21 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Sussex +1 2 £26,250 -33.54%
Surrey -9 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (63.49%) User Experience
3 31 (49.21%) Mobile App
4 20 (31.75%) Information Architecture
5 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
5 16 (25.40%) UX Design
5 16 (25.40%) Photoshop
5 16 (25.40%) ISEB
6 15 (23.81%) HTML
6 15 (23.81%) CSS
6 15 (23.81%) Product Management
7 14 (22.22%) Web Development
8 13 (20.63%) Selenium
9 12 (19.05%) Scrum
9 12 (19.05%) Finance
10 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
10 11 (17.46%) Human Factors
10 11 (17.46%) RIA
10 11 (17.46%) HTML5
10 11 (17.46%) System Testing
10 11 (17.46%) jQuery
10 11 (17.46%) LESS
10 11 (17.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (15.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 10 (15.87%) Axure RP
11 10 (15.87%) iRise
11 10 (15.87%) Cucumber
11 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
11 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
11 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Photoshop
2 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
3 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 5 (7.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (4.76%) InDesign
5 3 (4.76%) MS Project
6 2 (3.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Selenium
2 10 (15.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 10 (15.87%) Axure RP
2 10 (15.87%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Designer
2 20 (31.75%) UI Designer
3 15 (23.81%) UX Designer
4 11 (17.46%) Senior Designer
5 10 (15.87%) Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Senior UI Designer
7 8 (12.70%) Test Manager
8 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
10 5 (7.94%) Programme Manager
10 5 (7.94%) Programme Test Manager
11 4 (6.35%) Product Analyst
11 4 (6.35%) Project Analyst
11 4 (6.35%) Product Manager
11 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
11 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Product Specialist
12 3 (4.76%) Web Designer
12 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
1 15 (23.81%) CSS
2 11 (17.46%) jQuery
2 11 (17.46%) HTML5
2 11 (17.46%) LESS
2 11 (17.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.76%) WinForms
3 3 (4.76%) WPF
3 3 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (63.49%) User Experience
2 31 (49.21%) Mobile App
3 11 (17.46%) Human Factors
3 11 (17.46%) RIA
4 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.17%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.17%) Open Source
6 2 (3.17%) New Media
7 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Information Architecture
3 16 (25.40%) UX Design
4 15 (23.81%) Product Management
5 14 (22.22%) Web Development
6 12 (19.05%) Scrum
7 11 (17.46%) System Testing
8 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
9 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
12 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.94%) Analytics
13 5 (7.94%) Manual Testing
14 4 (6.35%) Test Management
14 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
14 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.76%) C
2 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.17%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) ISEB
1 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) APMP
5 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) iRise
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Adobe
4 3 (4.76%) HP
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Capita
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Google