The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Human Factors in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank - 214 222
Permanent jobs citing Human Factors 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.25%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1914 2129 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.29% 38.80% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1741 1789
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Human Factors Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Human Factors
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Human Factors Salary Trend in the South West

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Information Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 3 (37.50%) Psychology
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Communications Security
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
3 1 (12.50%) MODAF
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Military
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 (37.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (12.50%) FishEye
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Psychology
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Security
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
2 1 (12.50%) MODAF
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared