The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 232 244 233
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 14 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Median salary £32,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £24,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4915 5112 5270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.35% 86.48% 84.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 4274 4275
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Usability Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Usability Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Usability Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +17 11 £32,500 +35.41%
Dorset - 1 £25,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 29 (90.63%) User Experience
2 16 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 15 (46.88%) Information Architecture
4 13 (40.63%) Axure RP
4 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) Prototyping
4 13 (40.63%) SDLC
5 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 12 (37.50%) QA
5 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (34.38%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (34.38%) Smartphone
6 11 (34.38%) ISEB
6 11 (34.38%) Intranet
6 11 (34.38%) XML
6 11 (34.38%) Windows
6 11 (34.38%) Sony
6 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (34.38%) Analytics
7 9 (28.13%) User Stories
8 8 (25.00%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.25%) InVision
3 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.25%) Pixate
4 1 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Axure RP
2 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Protractor
4 2 (6.25%) TestNG
5 1 (3.13%) FogBugz
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Designer
1 15 (46.88%) UX Designer
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Software Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Software Test Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Consultant
3 11 (34.38%) QA Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) QA Test Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) QA Tester
3 11 (34.38%) Software QA Tester
3 11 (34.38%) Software Tester
3 11 (34.38%) Tester
3 11 (34.38%) User Experience Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Usability Architect
4 3 (9.38%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) CSS
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) CSS3
3 5 (15.63%) HTML5
4 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (90.63%) User Experience
2 11 (34.38%) Smartphone
3 6 (18.75%) Cybercrime
3 6 (18.75%) Digital Media
3 6 (18.75%) New Media
4 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 4 (12.50%) Taxonomies
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 15 (46.88%) Information Architecture
3 13 (40.63%) Prototyping
3 13 (40.63%) SDLC
3 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Analytics
6 9 (28.13%) User Stories
7 6 (18.75%) Customer Insight
7 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Workflow
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Content Management
9 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) ISEB
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Sony
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe