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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 712 721 672
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -49
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 191 156 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 154 128 202
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 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
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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 +2 174 £45,000 +12.50% 19
London -29 86 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East -9 34 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Yorkshire -31 22 £35,750 +5.14% 7
City of London +1 18 £47,000 -6.00% 1
Brighton - 17 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 17 £42,500 -
Scotland -2 13 £35,000 -2.77% 3
East Midlands - 12 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 12 £35,000 - 3
South West -18 11 £39,000 +30.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 11 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 9 £52,454 -
Bristol +2 8 £39,500 -
East of England -26 8 £38,750 +1.97% 1
Leeds -40 8 £32,000 -5.88% 2
West Yorkshire -45 8 £32,000 -5.88% 2
Nottingham - 8 £52,454 -
Oxfordshire +4 7 £30,000 +9.09%
Harrogate - 6 £42,500 - 1
York - 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -7 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Hampshire -11 4 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Berkshire - 4 £60,000 -
Oxford +3 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Bracknell - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £33,500 - 3
Basingstoke -4 2 £38,750 +13.97%
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £27,250 -28.28% 1
Cambridge -10 2 £27,250 -31.87% 1

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 222 (50.92%) User Experience
2 199 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (28.90%) QA
4 108 (24.77%) HTML
5 106 (24.31%) CSS
6 94 (21.56%) Degree
7 86 (19.72%) E-Commerce
8 82 (18.81%) JavaScript
9 77 (17.66%) User Stories
10 75 (17.20%) Analytics
11 72 (16.51%) Marketing
11 72 (16.51%) Axure RP
12 70 (16.06%) Microsoft
13 69 (15.83%) Test Scripting
14 64 (14.68%) Scrum
15 62 (14.22%) Selenium
15 62 (14.22%) SQL
15 62 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
16 54 (12.39%) .NET
16 54 (12.39%) Photoshop
17 53 (12.16%) SOAP
18 49 (11.24%) Adobe
19 48 (11.01%) HTML5
20 46 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
21 45 (10.32%) Salesforce.com
22 44 (10.09%) Web Development
23 43 (9.86%) Finance
23 43 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
23 43 (9.86%) Manual Testing
24 42 (9.63%) CSS3

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (0.92%) CMS
2 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.23%) Drupal
3 1 (0.23%) WordPress
3 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 54 (12.39%) Photoshop
2 30 (6.88%) OmniGraffle
3 26 (5.96%) MS Excel
4 17 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (3.67%) MS Visio
6 12 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (2.29%) MS Office
8 9 (2.06%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (4.59%) Google Analytics
2 11 (2.52%) Magento
3 3 (0.69%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.57%) SaaS
2 20 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.06%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.83%) ATM
2 4 (0.92%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.46%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.83%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.92%) MySQL
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 72 (16.51%) Axure RP
2 62 (14.22%) Selenium
3 46 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 31 (7.11%) JIRA
6 27 (6.19%) Cucumber
7 26 (5.96%) Visual Studio
8 24 (5.50%) SoapUI
9 21 (4.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 19 (4.36%) SpecFlow
11 14 (3.21%) FitNesse
12 9 (2.06%) Git (software)
13 8 (1.83%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.83%) Xcode
13 8 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (1.83%) Robotium
13 8 (1.83%) Calabash
14 7 (1.61%) JUnit
15 5 (1.15%) JMeter
15 5 (1.15%) eggPlant
General
1 72 (16.51%) Marketing
2 43 (9.86%) Finance
3 35 (8.03%) Retail
4 24 (5.50%) Advertising
5 15 (3.44%) Back Office
6 11 (2.52%) Law
6 11 (2.52%) Publishing
7 8 (1.83%) Banking
7 8 (1.83%) Russian Language
8 6 (1.38%) Legal
9 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.92%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.69%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.46%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 113 (25.92%) Designer
2 78 (17.89%) User Experience Designer
3 75 (17.20%) Analyst
4 47 (10.78%) Test Analyst
5 43 (9.86%) Developer
6 35 (8.03%) UI Designer
7 29 (6.65%) User Experience Researcher
8 24 (5.50%) Architect
9 20 (4.59%) Technical Architect
10 19 (4.36%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 18 (4.13%) E-Commerce Manager
12 17 (3.90%) Tester
13 16 (3.67%) QA Engineer
13 16 (3.67%) Senior Designer
14 15 (3.44%) Interaction Designer
14 15 (3.44%) Test Engineer
15 14 (3.21%) Coordinator
16 12 (2.75%) Web Developer
16 12 (2.75%) Web Designer
16 12 (2.75%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (24.77%) HTML
2 106 (24.31%) CSS
3 54 (12.39%) .NET
4 53 (12.16%) SOAP
5 48 (11.01%) HTML5
6 42 (9.63%) CSS3
7 30 (6.88%) Web Services
8 24 (5.50%) Gherkin
9 23 (5.28%) jQuery
10 19 (4.36%) RESTful
10 19 (4.36%) Ajax
11 18 (4.13%) XML
12 16 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (2.75%) Flash
14 11 (2.52%) XHTML
14 11 (2.52%) WSDL
14 11 (2.52%) XSD
15 10 (2.29%) WCF
16 9 (2.06%) REST
17 8 (1.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 222 (50.92%) User Experience
2 62 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.57%) Social Media
4 27 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.13%) Human Factors
6 17 (3.90%) Psychology
7 16 (3.67%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.98%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.75%) New Media
10 11 (2.52%) iPhone
10 11 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (2.06%) Chip and PIN
12 9 (2.06%) Copywriting
13 8 (1.83%) iPad
13 8 (1.83%) Open Source
13 8 (1.83%) EFT
13 8 (1.83%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.61%) W3C
14 7 (1.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.40%) Android
2 39 (8.94%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.21%) UNIX
4 11 (2.52%) Windows
5 6 (1.38%) Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (19.72%) E-Commerce
3 77 (17.66%) User Stories
4 75 (17.20%) Analytics
5 69 (15.83%) Test Scripting
6 64 (14.68%) Scrum
7 44 (10.09%) Web Development
8 43 (9.86%) Manual Testing
9 41 (9.40%) SEO
10 37 (8.49%) Automated Testing
11 35 (8.03%) Market Research
12 34 (7.80%) Digital Marketing
13 33 (7.57%) Information Architecture
13 33 (7.57%) Test Strategy
14 32 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (7.34%) Integration Testing
15 31 (7.11%) Unit Testing
15 31 (7.11%) Performance Testing
16 28 (6.42%) Security Testing
17 27 (6.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 82 (18.81%) JavaScript
2 62 (14.22%) SQL
3 40 (9.17%) C#
4 25 (5.73%) C
5 24 (5.50%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.05%) Java
7 19 (4.36%) PHP
8 10 (2.29%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.06%) C++
10 8 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.92%) Ruby
11 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.23%) PHP5
13 1 (0.23%) PHP4
13 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.23%) Python
13 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 94 (21.56%) Degree
2 31 (7.11%) ISTQB
3 25 (5.73%) ISEB
4 23 (5.28%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.06%) ACCA
6 9 (2.06%) CIMA
7 6 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (28.90%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (6.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.24%) Adobe
3 45 (10.32%) Salesforce.com
4 30 (6.88%) Google
5 26 (5.96%) HP
6 22 (5.05%) Oracle
7 14 (3.21%) Twitter
8 9 (2.06%) Zend
9 8 (1.83%) IBM
10 3 (0.69%) JBoss
11 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.46%) iRise
12 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.23%) Neolane
12 1 (0.23%) Kony
12 1 (0.23%) Capita
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £34,000 per annum c£34K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: C£40K + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits / Home working / Travel
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £33000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe
360 Resourcing
Salary: c.£40,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow Centre, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £40k depending on level of experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago