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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 213 249 230
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 24 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.050% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.059% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 6
Median salary £32,500 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% -12.22%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
4591 5128 5354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.56% 85.54% 85.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 4290 4364
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Gloucestershire - 11 - -
Bristol +31 10 £32,500 -17.72%
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 28 (87.50%) User Experience
2 14 (43.75%) Information Architecture
2 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) Wireframes
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) ISEB
3 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
3 13 (40.63%) QA
4 11 (34.38%) Smartphone
4 11 (34.38%) Sony
4 11 (34.38%) Intranet
4 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
4 11 (34.38%) CSS
4 11 (34.38%) Prototyping
4 11 (34.38%) Analytics
4 11 (34.38%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (34.38%) Axure RP
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (31.25%) SDLC
5 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) User Stories

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 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Axure RP
2 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) ClearQuest
4 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
1 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Designer
1 15 (46.88%) UX Designer
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Consultant
3 11 (34.38%) User Experience Consultant
4 10 (31.25%) QA Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) QA Tester
4 10 (31.25%) Software Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) Software QA Tester
4 10 (31.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) Software Tester
4 10 (31.25%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Usability Architect
6 2 (6.25%) User Experience Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) XML
3 11 (34.38%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) CSS3
4 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (87.50%) 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 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
4 3 (9.38%) Psychology
4 3 (9.38%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Information Architecture
1 14 (43.75%) Wireframes
2 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Analytics
3 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
3 11 (34.38%) Prototyping
4 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 10 (31.25%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) User Stories
6 6 (18.75%) Customer Insight
6 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) Content Management
8 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Industrial Design
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) ISEB
3 9 (28.13%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Sony
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) Remedy
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle