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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 869 851 805
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -46
Permanent jobs citing Human Factors 35 58 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.051% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 59
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £49,750 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%

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
44661 44301 42830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.93% 38.84% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35936 34488 34632
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Human Factors Salary Histogram in the UK

Human Factors
Top 24 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 4 September 2015. 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
England -14 35 £60,000 -7.69% 7
South East +16 20 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Berkshire +29 19 £60,000 -7.69% 1
London -27 7 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £80,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £80,000 -
City of London +29 2 - -
South West -17 2 £22,500 -47.05%
Dorset - 2 £22,500 -
Derby - 2 £80,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £22,500 -
Leicester - 2 £80,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £80,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £80,000 -
Hampshire +14 1 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire -7 1 - -
North West -11 1 - -
North East - 1 £54,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £54,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £54,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 -
Leeds - 1 £46,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 57 (85.07%) Degree
1 57 (85.07%) User Experience
2 30 (44.78%) Ergonomics
3 17 (25.37%) UX Design
4 16 (23.88%) Psychology
5 13 (19.40%) Information Architecture
5 13 (19.40%) Industrial Design
6 12 (17.91%) Project Management
7 11 (16.42%) Photoshop
7 11 (16.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (13.43%) Fireworks
9 8 (11.94%) Electronics
9 8 (11.94%) New Media
9 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
10 7 (10.45%) Marketing
11 6 (8.96%) Usability Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Time Management
11 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
11 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.96%) Validation
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
12 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.97%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (5.97%) Requirements Management
13 4 (5.97%) Back Office
13 4 (5.97%) CSS

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Photoshop
1 11 (16.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (13.43%) Fireworks
3 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.99%) GitHub
1 2 (2.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.99%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (11.94%) Electronics
2 7 (10.45%) Marketing
3 4 (5.97%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.49%) Avionics
6 1 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Designer
2 35 (52.24%) UX Designer
3 29 (43.28%) Lead Designer
4 5 (7.46%) User Experience Researcher
5 4 (5.97%) Head of User Experience
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Software Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Developer
7 2 (2.99%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (1.49%) Senior UX Designer
8 1 (1.49%) User Experience Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Designer
8 1 (1.49%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (85.07%) User Experience
2 30 (44.78%) Ergonomics
3 16 (23.88%) Psychology
4 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.94%) New Media
5 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.49%) Physics
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
1 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
1 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) UX Design
2 13 (19.40%) Industrial Design
2 13 (19.40%) Information Architecture
3 12 (17.91%) Project Management
4 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.96%) Validation
4 6 (8.96%) Time Management
4 6 (8.96%) Usability Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.97%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.48%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) UML
7 3 (4.48%) OO
7 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
7 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) C
1 3 (4.48%) C++
1 3 (4.48%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (85.07%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.49%) HND
4 1 (1.49%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.49%) ARP4761
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Google
2 2 (2.99%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
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Salary: To £80k + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £80,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kainos
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £40k - £60k plus top package
Posted: 28 days ago