The first table below looks at the demand for Usability Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Usability Engineering over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Engineering
Rank 917 875 906
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +31
Permanent jobs citing Usability Engineering 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £50,000 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £34,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98041 88395 95842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.73% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 78792 72511 81462
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%

Usability Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Usability Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Usability Engineering
Salary Trend

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

Usability Engineering Salary Trend in the UK

Usability Engineering
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Usability Engineering over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 within the UK.

Usability Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Usability Engineering
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 10 £65,000 +30.00%
London -40 8 £70,000 +40.00%
Bristol - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -
City of London - 1 £70,000 -

Usability Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Usability Engineering 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 Engineering.

1 13 (86.67%) Information Architecture
2 11 (73.33%) User Experience Design
3 8 (53.33%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Social Media
4 7 (46.67%) Time Management
5 6 (40.00%) Photoshop
5 6 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (40.00%) Digital Media
6 5 (33.33%) New Media
6 5 (33.33%) LucidChart
6 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (33.33%) Axure RP
6 5 (33.33%) CMS
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Workflow
6 5 (33.33%) Validation
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) Web 2.0
6 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Marketing
6 5 (33.33%) Human Factors
7 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (13.33%) Business Development
9 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping

Usability Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Usability Engineering 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 Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) xUnit.net
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience Designer
1 5 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Dojo
3 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Social Media
2 6 (40.00%) Digital Media
3 5 (33.33%) New Media
3 5 (33.33%) Web 2.0
3 5 (33.33%) Human Factors
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Architecture
2 11 (73.33%) User Experience Design
3 7 (46.67%) Time Management
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft