The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Human Factors in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Human Factors
Rank 857 805 813
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +8
Permanent jobs citing Human Factors 39 66 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.062% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.091% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 57
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,150 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42871 42303 44559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.49% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 34359 37162
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Human Factors Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Human Factors
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Human Factors within the UK.

Human Factors Salary Trend in the UK

Human Factors
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Human Factors over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 within the UK.

Human Factors Salary Histogram in the UK

Human Factors
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 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
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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
England -31 38 £51,250 -2.38% 8
London -10 16 £51,250 -2.38% 5
South West -23 10 £35,750 -31.90% 1
Bristol -10 7 £36,500 -30.47% 1
South East -17 7 £61,250 +22.50%
North West -31 4 - -
City of London +11 3 - - 3
Berkshire +11 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Reading -2 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Hampshire -12 3 £57,500 +25.00%
Somerset - 3 £30,000 -
Manchester -15 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £65,000 -
Templecombe - 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
East of England -14 1 - - 1
Wells - 1 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £18,000 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 47 (47.96%) User Experience
2 35 (35.71%) Information Architecture
2 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (33.67%) Degree
3 33 (33.67%) Security Cleared
4 31 (31.63%) SC Cleared
4 31 (31.63%) Axure RP
5 26 (26.53%) MS Visio
6 25 (25.51%) OmniGraffle
7 24 (24.49%) UX Design
7 24 (24.49%) Digital Media
7 24 (24.49%) Windows
8 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.47%) Usability Engineering
8 23 (23.47%) Workflow
8 23 (23.47%) Social Media
8 23 (23.47%) QA
9 22 (22.45%) LucidChart
9 22 (22.45%) CMS
9 22 (22.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (20.41%) VMware
12 18 (18.37%) Marketing
13 17 (17.35%) Finance
14 16 (16.33%) Publishing
14 16 (16.33%) Citrix
15 14 (14.29%) Web 2.0
15 14 (14.29%) Validation
15 14 (14.29%) New Media
15 14 (14.29%) Usability Testing

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (22.45%) CMS
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) WordPress
2 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 26 (26.53%) MS Visio
2 25 (25.51%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (8.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.02%) Windchill
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.45%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) DECT
2 1 (1.02%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) Big Data
2 6 (6.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (31.63%) Axure RP
2 8 (8.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.08%) NUnit
4 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (4.08%) JUnit
4 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
5 3 (3.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) FishEye
General
1 18 (18.37%) Marketing
2 17 (17.35%) Finance
3 16 (16.33%) Publishing
4 12 (12.24%) Legal
5 11 (11.22%) Electronics
6 9 (9.18%) Military
7 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
8 5 (5.10%) Aerospace
9 4 (4.08%) Retail
10 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
11 2 (2.04%) Local Government
11 2 (2.04%) Interactive Media
12 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Analyst
2 23 (23.47%) Business Analyst
3 22 (22.45%) Architect
4 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (13.27%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) Designer
7 11 (11.22%) Developer
7 11 (11.22%) UX Designer
8 9 (9.18%) Web Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Web Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) UI Programmer
11 4 (4.08%) UX Developer
11 4 (4.08%) UI Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (3.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) HTML
2 10 (10.20%) CSS
3 7 (7.14%) HTML5
4 6 (6.12%) Backbone.js
4 6 (6.12%) CSS3
5 4 (4.08%) Web Services
5 4 (4.08%) RESTful
5 4 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (1.02%) WPF
7 1 (1.02%) Flash
7 1 (1.02%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (47.96%) User Experience
2 24 (24.49%) Digital Media
3 23 (23.47%) Social Media
4 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (14.29%) Web 2.0
5 14 (14.29%) New Media
6 12 (12.24%) Management Information System
7 11 (11.22%) Psychology
8 8 (8.16%) Open Source
9 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.04%) NHS
10 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.04%) SWIFT
10 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.04%) Ergonomics
10 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.04%) Physics
11 1 (1.02%) iPhone
11 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) UNIX
3 6 (6.12%) Android
3 6 (6.12%) Linux
4 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Information Architecture
1 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) UX Design
3 23 (23.47%) Usability Engineering
3 23 (23.47%) Workflow
4 22 (22.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (14.29%) Validation
5 14 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 12 (12.24%) Project Management
8 10 (10.20%) Rapid Prototyping
8 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.18%) Scrum
9 9 (9.18%) MODAF
9 9 (9.18%) Time Management
9 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.16%) Analytics
10 8 (8.16%) Web Analytics
11 7 (7.14%) UML
11 7 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (1.02%) Java
3 1 (1.02%) C#
3 1 (1.02%) C++
3 1 (1.02%) Fortran
3 1 (1.02%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (33.67%) Degree
1 33 (33.67%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.04%) PMP
4 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) PhD
5 1 (1.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.47%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.41%) VMware
3 16 (16.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) SolidWorks
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Human Factors International
Salary: Competitve Salary, Quarterly Bonus, Free Health Care
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £48500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago