The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 683 652 701
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +49
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 183 229 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 130 167 143
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,808 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.78%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Usability Testing
Salary Trend

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

Usability Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Usability Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Usability Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Usability Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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
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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 -29 179 £45,000 - 24
London -48 76 £55,000 +5.76% 11
South East -30 45 £51,250 +20.58% 3
Yorkshire 0 32 £32,500 -4.41% 3
Berkshire +8 23 £60,000 +33.33% 2
City of London +1 19 £40,000 -45.76% 4
North Yorkshire - 18 £47,500 - 3
Bracknell - 14 £58,750 -
York - 13 - - 2
South Yorkshire +6 9 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 9 - -
Sheffield +1 9 £30,000 -
Oxford -2 9 - -
West Midlands -5 8 £42,500 - 3
Surrey -11 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West - 8 £32,500 - 2
Solihull - 7 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 6 £70,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -24 5 £45,000 +32.35%
Manchester - 5 £32,500 - 2
Harrogate - 5 £47,500 - 1
Leeds -5 4 £38,750 +13.97%
Woking - 4 £32,000 -
Kent - 4 £57,500 -
Scotland - 4 £32,000 -
Guildford -8 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England -19 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £33,500 -
Chester - 3 £42,500 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 -

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Usability Testing 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 Testing.

1 217 (60.11%) User Experience
2 160 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (29.09%) HTML
4 98 (27.15%) CSS
5 79 (21.88%) Axure RP
6 77 (21.33%) QA
7 66 (18.28%) Information Architecture
8 63 (17.45%) Degree
9 57 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 56 (15.51%) Microsoft
11 54 (14.96%) Finance
12 52 (14.40%) Photoshop
13 51 (14.13%) Analytics
14 50 (13.85%) Marketing
14 50 (13.85%) Selenium
15 49 (13.57%) User Stories
16 48 (13.30%) MS Excel
17 43 (11.91%) UX Design
18 42 (11.63%) HTML5
19 41 (11.36%) Test Automation
19 41 (11.36%) JIRA
20 40 (11.08%) Mobile App
21 39 (10.80%) Adobe
22 38 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
22 38 (10.53%) E-Commerce
22 38 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
23 37 (10.25%) Test Strategy
24 36 (9.97%) Web Development
24 36 (9.97%) Performance Testing
25 35 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Usability Testing 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 Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
1 5 (1.39%) CMS
1 5 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (1.39%) WordPress
2 3 (0.83%) IIS
3 2 (0.55%) JBoss
4 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (14.40%) Photoshop
2 48 (13.30%) MS Excel
3 34 (9.42%) MS Visio
4 24 (6.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (5.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (4.99%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (3.32%) MS Office
8 7 (1.94%) Fireworks
9 4 (1.11%) InDesign
10 3 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.71%) Magento
2 7 (1.94%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (1.39%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.88%) SaaS
2 9 (2.49%) Google Apps
3 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.83%) Internet
2 2 (0.55%) DNS
2 2 (0.55%) DHCP
2 2 (0.55%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.66%) MySQL
3 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 79 (21.88%) Axure RP
2 50 (13.85%) Selenium
3 41 (11.36%) JIRA
4 38 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 35 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (7.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 26 (7.20%) JMeter
7 24 (6.65%) eggPlant
8 16 (4.43%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.88%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.49%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.49%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.39%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.28%) Subversion
15 1 (0.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 54 (14.96%) Finance
2 50 (13.85%) Marketing
3 15 (4.16%) Legal
3 15 (4.16%) Advertising
4 14 (3.88%) Retail
5 7 (1.94%) Automotive
6 5 (1.39%) Russian Language
7 4 (1.11%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (31.86%) Designer
2 69 (19.11%) Analyst
3 68 (18.84%) UX Designer
4 50 (13.85%) UI Designer
5 45 (12.47%) Test Analyst
6 33 (9.14%) Developer
7 29 (8.03%) User Experience Researcher
8 24 (6.65%) Performance Analyst
8 24 (6.65%) Performance Test Analyst
9 23 (6.37%) Senior Designer
10 19 (5.26%) Architect
10 19 (5.26%) Business Analyst
11 16 (4.43%) Consultant
11 16 (4.43%) E-Commerce Manager
12 15 (4.16%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.88%) Senior UI Designer
14 13 (3.60%) Salesforce.com Consultant
14 13 (3.60%) User Experience Architect
15 12 (3.32%) PHP Magento Developer
15 12 (3.32%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (29.09%) HTML
2 98 (27.15%) CSS
3 42 (11.63%) HTML5
4 33 (9.14%) jQuery
5 24 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (4.71%) CSS3
7 15 (4.16%) .NET
7 15 (4.16%) XML
8 13 (3.60%) SOAP
9 12 (3.32%) LESS
9 12 (3.32%) Ajax
10 10 (2.77%) Web Services
11 8 (2.22%) Gherkin
12 6 (1.66%) DHTML
12 6 (1.66%) COM
12 6 (1.66%) XHTML
13 5 (1.39%) JSP
13 5 (1.39%) J2EE
13 5 (1.39%) AngularJS
14 4 (1.11%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 217 (60.11%) User Experience
2 40 (11.08%) Mobile App
3 38 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.03%) Management Information System
5 24 (6.65%) Human Factors
5 24 (6.65%) Social Media
6 22 (6.09%) Graphic Design
7 19 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 12 (3.32%) RIA
9 10 (2.77%) Psychology
9 10 (2.77%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.94%) BBC
10 7 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.94%) Chip and PIN
10 7 (1.94%) W3C
11 5 (1.39%) Spread Betting
12 4 (1.11%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.11%) Ergonomics
13 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.55%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.60%) Windows
2 8 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.22%) Android
3 4 (1.11%) Linux
4 2 (0.55%) UNIX
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.28%) Information Architecture
3 51 (14.13%) Analytics
4 49 (13.57%) User Stories
5 43 (11.91%) UX Design
6 41 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 38 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 37 (10.25%) Test Strategy
9 36 (9.97%) Web Development
9 36 (9.97%) Performance Testing
10 32 (8.86%) Test Management
10 32 (8.86%) Scrum
11 29 (8.03%) Test Scripting
11 29 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (7.48%) Test Planning
13 26 (7.20%) Manual Testing
14 25 (6.93%) TDD
14 25 (6.93%) Business Analysis
15 23 (6.37%) Digital Marketing
15 23 (6.37%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 24 (6.65%) C
3 22 (6.09%) SQL
4 16 (4.43%) PHP
5 12 (3.32%) C#
6 10 (2.77%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.49%) Java
8 5 (1.39%) Perl
9 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.83%) Ruby
10 3 (0.83%) Python
10 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) VBScript
11 1 (0.28%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 63 (17.45%) Degree
2 21 (5.82%) ISTQB
3 15 (4.16%) ISEB
4 14 (3.88%) CIMA
4 14 (3.88%) ACCA
5 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.55%) APMP
7 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (21.33%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.83%) vSphere
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (7.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.80%) Adobe
3 29 (8.03%) HP
4 17 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.88%) Google
6 12 (3.32%) Oracle
6 12 (3.32%) Zend
7 11 (3.05%) iRise
8 6 (1.66%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.66%) IBM
9 4 (1.11%) Twitter
10 3 (0.83%) VMware
11 2 (0.55%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.55%) Capita
12 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.28%) SAP
12 1 (0.28%) Sybase
12 1 (0.28%) Sun
12 1 (0.28%) Citrix
12 1 (0.28%) Avaya
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Significant Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Gamesys
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago