The table below looks at the statistics for Qualitative Research skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Qualitative Research over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualitative Research
Rank 878 924 862
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -62
Permanent jobs citing Qualitative Research 18 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.008% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 10
Average salary £39,750 £48,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +51.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £42,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +60.37%

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
89822 97669 86864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.68% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72985 79475 71416
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Qualitative Research
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Qualitative Research within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Qualitative Research Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Qualitative Research
Salary Trend

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

Qualitative Research Salary Trend in the UK

Qualitative Research
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Qualitative Research over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Qualitative Research Salary Histogram in the UK

Qualitative Research
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Qualitative Research within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +63 18 £39,750 -17.18%
London +35 9 £50,000 +4.16%
City of London - 7 £50,000 -
North West - 3 £25,000 -
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
East of England +24 2 £43,750 -7.89%
South East - 2 £25,000 -
Brighton - 2 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £27,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Qualitative Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Qualitative Research 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 Qualitative Research.

1 27 (75.00%) User Experience
2 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (36.11%) Advertising
4 11 (30.56%) Business Development
5 8 (22.22%) Marketing
6 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Publishing
6 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
7 4 (11.11%) Google Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) B2B
7 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 4 (11.11%) Content Management
7 4 (11.11%) Google
7 4 (11.11%) BBC
7 4 (11.11%) Automotive
8 3 (8.33%) HTML
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.33%) Psychology
8 3 (8.33%) Degree
8 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
9 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.56%) Market Research
9 2 (5.56%) Big Data
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling

Qualitative Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Qualitative Research 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 Qualitative Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 13 (36.11%) Advertising
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
3 5 (13.89%) Publishing
4 4 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) User Experience Researcher
2 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Business Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Web Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Designer
4 1 (2.78%) Research Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) UX Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Change Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) CSS3
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (75.00%) User Experience
2 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.11%) BBC
4 3 (8.33%) Psychology
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Economics
5 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.78%) Wiki
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.78%) Social Media
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Business Development
2 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Analytics
3 4 (11.11%) User Stories
3 4 (11.11%) Content Management
3 4 (11.11%) B2B
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Market Research
6 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.78%) Customer Insight
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe