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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 711 714 692
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 180 222 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 140 178 177
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -26 174 £47,500 +11.76% 28
London +16 94 £60,000 +20.00% 17
City of London +43 31 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Yorkshire +8 28 £38,750 +13.97% 5
South East -2 19 £49,500 +23.75% 1
North Yorkshire - 18 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +5 15 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands -16 15 £35,000 +5.26%
North West +25 14 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Manchester +17 12 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Harrogate - 10 £50,000 -
Sheffield +6 9 £29,650 -8.76% 4
South Yorkshire +4 9 £29,650 -8.76% 4
Warwickshire - 7 £45,000 -
York - 7 £45,000 - 1
Warwick - 6 £45,000 -
Solihull - 5 £35,000 -
Slough - 4 £44,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £80,000 -
East Midlands +17 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham -11 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Cardiff - 3 £30,565 -
Maidenhead - 3 £60,000 -
South Wales - 3 £30,565 -
Wales - 3 £30,565 -
Basingstoke +24 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Cheshire +13 2 - -
West Sussex +10 2 £26,250 -33.54%
Reading -5 2 £45,750 +14.37%
Hampshire -12 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 247 (67.67%) User Experience
2 202 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (39.18%) HTML
4 137 (37.53%) CSS
5 91 (24.93%) JavaScript
6 83 (22.74%) Information Architecture
7 77 (21.10%) Marketing
7 77 (21.10%) QA
8 76 (20.82%) Photoshop
9 66 (18.08%) Axure RP
10 59 (16.16%) HTML5
11 58 (15.89%) jQuery
12 55 (15.07%) Degree
13 53 (14.52%) Web Design
14 49 (13.42%) Finance
15 48 (13.15%) E-Commerce
16 47 (12.88%) Selenium
16 47 (12.88%) User Stories
17 46 (12.60%) Mobile App
17 46 (12.60%) Web Development
17 46 (12.60%) Scrum
17 46 (12.60%) Microsoft
18 44 (12.05%) Product Management
19 40 (10.96%) Test Strategy
20 39 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (10.14%) Analytics
21 37 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
22 35 (9.59%) CSS3
22 35 (9.59%) QuickTest Pro
22 35 (9.59%) Software Engineering

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (4.38%) CMS
2 9 (2.47%) Sitefinity
3 7 (1.92%) WordPress
3 7 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.82%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.27%) JBoss
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 76 (20.82%) Photoshop
2 31 (8.49%) MS Excel
3 30 (8.22%) OmniGraffle
4 23 (6.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (6.30%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (2.74%) Fireworks
7 7 (1.92%) MS Office
8 6 (1.64%) MS Project
9 4 (1.10%) InDesign
10 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.84%) SaaS
2 13 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (3.29%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.55%) Veeva
5 2 (0.55%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.84%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) LAN
2 2 (0.55%) WAN
2 2 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.27%) LDAP
3 1 (0.27%) DHCP
3 1 (0.27%) VoIP
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.64%) MySQL
2 6 (1.64%) Big Data
3 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (18.08%) Axure RP
2 47 (12.88%) Selenium
3 37 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (9.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (6.03%) Visual Studio
5 22 (6.03%) JIRA
6 19 (5.21%) JMeter
7 18 (4.93%) eggPlant
8 17 (4.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 12 (3.29%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.29%) SoapUI
10 10 (2.74%) Git (software)
11 9 (2.47%) Subversion
12 3 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.55%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.27%) Maven
14 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
General
1 77 (21.10%) Marketing
2 49 (13.42%) Finance
3 10 (2.74%) Advertising
4 8 (2.19%) Legal
5 7 (1.92%) Automotive
6 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.10%) Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Retail
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 2 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (32.33%) Designer
2 75 (20.55%) UX Designer
3 56 (15.34%) Analyst
4 47 (12.88%) Developer
5 46 (12.60%) UI Designer
6 33 (9.04%) Senior Designer
7 31 (8.49%) Test Analyst
8 29 (7.95%) Front-End Developer
9 26 (7.12%) Consultant
10 23 (6.30%) Salesforce.com Consultant
10 23 (6.30%) User Experience Researcher
11 20 (5.48%) Business Analyst
12 18 (4.93%) UI Developer
12 18 (4.93%) Performance Test Analyst
12 18 (4.93%) Performance Analyst
12 18 (4.93%) UI Programmer
13 15 (4.11%) Web Developer
14 14 (3.84%) Tester
14 14 (3.84%) Senior UI Designer
15 12 (3.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (39.18%) HTML
2 137 (37.53%) CSS
3 59 (16.16%) HTML5
4 58 (15.89%) jQuery
5 35 (9.59%) CSS3
6 32 (8.77%) .NET
7 29 (7.95%) Web Services
8 28 (7.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (6.85%) LESS
10 18 (4.93%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.56%) Gherkin
11 13 (3.56%) Ajax
11 13 (3.56%) SOAP
12 12 (3.29%) XML
13 10 (2.74%) Sass
14 9 (2.47%) Backbone.js
15 6 (1.64%) JSON
15 6 (1.64%) RESTful
15 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 247 (67.67%) User Experience
2 46 (12.60%) Mobile App
3 39 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.49%) Graphic Design
5 24 (6.58%) Human Factors
6 23 (6.30%) Management Information System
7 16 (4.38%) RIA
8 15 (4.11%) Open Source
9 12 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.47%) Social Media
10 9 (2.47%) Psychology
11 8 (2.19%) W3C
12 7 (1.92%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.92%) BBC
13 6 (1.64%) Ergonomics
14 5 (1.37%) Spread Betting
14 5 (1.37%) iPhone
15 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
15 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
16 2 (0.55%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.66%) Android
2 12 (3.29%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.74%) Windows
4 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.27%) UNIX
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (22.74%) Information Architecture
3 53 (14.52%) Web Design
4 48 (13.15%) E-Commerce
5 47 (12.88%) User Stories
6 46 (12.60%) Scrum
6 46 (12.60%) Web Development
7 44 (12.05%) Product Management
8 40 (10.96%) Test Strategy
9 37 (10.14%) Analytics
10 35 (9.59%) Software Engineering
11 34 (9.32%) Performance Testing
12 32 (8.77%) Automated Testing
12 32 (8.77%) Manual Testing
12 32 (8.77%) UX Design
13 31 (8.49%) Test Automation
14 30 (8.22%) Test Scripting
15 29 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (7.12%) Test Management
16 26 (7.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (24.93%) JavaScript
2 26 (7.12%) Java
3 19 (5.21%) SQL
4 14 (3.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.56%) C#
6 11 (3.01%) Objective-C
7 7 (1.92%) PHP
8 4 (1.10%) C
9 3 (0.82%) Ruby
10 2 (0.55%) PHP5
10 2 (0.55%) PHP4
10 2 (0.55%) Python
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 55 (15.07%) Degree
2 18 (4.93%) ISTQB
3 17 (4.66%) ISEB
4 15 (4.11%) ACCA
4 15 (4.11%) CIMA
5 6 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) APMP
7 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (21.10%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.22%) Adobe
3 24 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (6.03%) HP
5 15 (4.11%) Google
6 9 (2.47%) iRise
7 7 (1.92%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.37%) Apple
9 4 (1.10%) IBM
10 3 (0.82%) Zend
10 3 (0.82%) VMware
10 3 (0.82%) Capita
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle
11 2 (0.55%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.27%) Sybase
12 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.27%) SAP
12 1 (0.27%) Avaya
12 1 (0.27%) Novell
12 1 (0.27%) Sun
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31260.00 - £37119.00 per annum + 1500 Retention Allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Blue Bridge Solutions Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
iCredo Digital
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26800.00 - £32500.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago