The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Engineering
Rank 891 896 897
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Usability Engineering 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +160.86%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +160.86%

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Usability Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Usability Engineering
Top 10 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 31 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
(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 -15 6 £35,000 -41.66% 3
London +17 4 £35,000 -63.15%
Oxford +15 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Oxfordshire +12 1 £65,000 +8.33%
South East -9 1 £65,000 +8.33%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
Reading - 1 £65,000 -
Swindon - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £65,000 -

Usability Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (84.85%) User Experience
2 27 (81.82%) Information Architecture
2 27 (81.82%) Social Media
2 27 (81.82%) QA
3 22 (66.67%) Human Factors
3 22 (66.67%) Workflow
3 22 (66.67%) Digital Media
3 22 (66.67%) UX Design
4 21 (63.64%) OmniGraffle
4 21 (63.64%) Axure RP
4 21 (63.64%) LucidChart
4 21 (63.64%) MS Visio
4 21 (63.64%) CMS
5 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (45.45%) Publishing
7 14 (42.42%) Marketing
8 13 (39.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (39.39%) Web 2.0
8 13 (39.39%) Validation
8 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (39.39%) New Media
9 9 (27.27%) Time Management
9 9 (27.27%) Big Data
9 9 (27.27%) Project Management
10 7 (21.21%) Open Source
11 5 (15.15%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
12 4 (12.12%) Scrum
12 4 (12.12%) .NET

Usability Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 21 (63.64%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (63.64%) MS Visio
1 21 (63.64%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (6.06%) RoboHelp
3 1 (3.03%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) LucidChart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Axure RP
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 3 (9.09%) xUnit.net
2 3 (9.09%) NUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Publishing
2 14 (42.42%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Web Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Web Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) User Experience Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Development Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Junior
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) UX Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Author
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Author
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (84.85%) User Experience
2 27 (81.82%) Social Media
3 22 (66.67%) Digital Media
3 22 (66.67%) Human Factors
4 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (39.39%) New Media
4 13 (39.39%) Web 2.0
5 7 (21.21%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Information Architecture
2 22 (66.67%) UX Design
2 22 (66.67%) Workflow
3 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) Validation
4 13 (39.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 9 (27.27%) Time Management
6 5 (15.15%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe