The table below looks at the statistics for Human Factors skills 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 933 898 917
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Permanent jobs citing Human Factors 18 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.041% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.048% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 12 39 22
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £44,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £71,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +4.76%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Human Factors Salary Histogram in the UK

Human Factors
Top 9 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 5 February 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
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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 -17 18 £52,500 -12.50% 9
South East -18 5 £34,000 -42.12%
Hampshire - 5 £34,000 -
Bristol - 5 £52,500 - 1
South West - 5 £52,500 - 1
East of England +5 4 - - 2
Cambridge +2 4 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 4 - - 2
London -16 4 £67,500 - 3

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (73.58%) User Experience
2 36 (67.92%) Degree
3 22 (41.51%) Psychology
4 14 (26.42%) UX Design
4 14 (26.42%) Web Development
5 13 (24.53%) Usability Testing
6 12 (22.64%) Information Architecture
6 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
6 12 (22.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
8 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.87%) Finance
8 10 (18.87%) C
9 9 (16.98%) Web Design
9 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
9 9 (16.98%) Industrial Design
9 9 (16.98%) Analytics
10 8 (15.09%) Ethnography
10 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
10 8 (15.09%) Rapid Prototyping
10 8 (15.09%) Windows
11 7 (13.21%) Linux
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (13.21%) HTML
11 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
11 7 (13.21%) Perl

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (11.32%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Military
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Designer
1 16 (30.19%) UX Designer
2 9 (16.98%) Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) User Experience Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) DBA
4 6 (11.32%) Head of Design
4 6 (11.32%) Head of User Experience
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.43%) Lead Designer
5 5 (9.43%) Lead UX Designer
5 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior UX Designer
6 4 (7.55%) User Researcher
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Research Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) CSS
1 7 (13.21%) HTML
2 5 (9.43%) DOM
2 5 (9.43%) HTML5
2 5 (9.43%) jQuery
2 5 (9.43%) JSON
3 3 (5.66%) RESTful
3 3 (5.66%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) XHTML
4 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (73.58%) User Experience
2 22 (41.51%) Psychology
3 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (13.21%) Life Science
5 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
5 6 (11.32%) Social Media
6 5 (9.43%) Biology
6 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
7 4 (7.55%) Ergonomics
8 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.77%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.89%) New Media
10 1 (1.89%) Physics
10 1 (1.89%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
1 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) UX Design
1 14 (26.42%) Web Development
2 13 (24.53%) Usability Testing
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Information Architecture
3 12 (22.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.98%) Analytics
5 9 (16.98%) Industrial Design
5 9 (16.98%) Web Design
6 8 (15.09%) Ethnography
6 8 (15.09%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (13.21%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.21%) Product Management
7 7 (13.21%) Software Deployment
7 7 (13.21%) Web Analytics
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) C
2 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.21%) Perl
2 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) C++
3 3 (5.66%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (67.92%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) EMC
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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