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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 233 208 197
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 11 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.039% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.048% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 19
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
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
5004 4133 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.05% 81.60% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4092 3558 3833
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Bristol -1 8 £39,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £27,000 -
Gloucestershire -6 1 £55,500 +85.00%
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 20 (95.24%) User Experience
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) MS Visio
3 10 (47.62%) Axure RP
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) Psychology
5 7 (33.33%) Google
5 7 (33.33%) Use Case
5 7 (33.33%) Google Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) Adobe
5 7 (33.33%) SEO
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) Fireworks
7 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (19.05%) JUnit
7 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Kanban
7 4 (19.05%) Apache Flex

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Visio
2 4 (19.05%) Fireworks
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Axure RP
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Designer
2 8 (38.10%) User Experience Designer
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) User Experience Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Flex
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (14.29%) EJB
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 3 (14.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (95.24%) User Experience
2 7 (33.33%) Psychology
3 3 (14.29%) Human Factors
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) SEO
2 7 (33.33%) Use Case
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) Kanban
4 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Adobe
1 7 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss