The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 705 682 684
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 233 208 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 187 173 212
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98637 89146 96305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.84% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79209 73162 81821
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 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%

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 16 April 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 16 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 -13 224 £42,500 - 30
London -46 119 £50,000 +14.94% 9
South East +3 39 £42,500 +30.76% 5
City of London +7 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -46 21 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Leeds -13 20 £34,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -23 20 £34,000 - 2
Hampshire +1 13 £42,500 +28.78% 1
East of England -10 13 £40,000 -27.27% 3
South West +3 10 £43,000 +30.30% 2
Surrey +4 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridge +19 7 £38,500 +35.08% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £38,500 +35.08% 3
East Sussex -1 7 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Brighton - 7 £30,000 -
Basingstoke +10 6 £42,500 +28.78%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £41,250 -25.00%
Oxfordshire -6 6 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Scotland -10 6 £34,000 -18.07% 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £25,653 -
North East - 6 £25,653 -
Glasgow - 6 £34,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £25,653 -
Berkshire +7 5 £50,000 +100.00%
Oxford +1 5 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Watford - 5 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £41,000 -
Guildford - 4 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 - - 1
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 135 (30.27%) QA
2 125 (28.03%) User Stories
3 122 (27.35%) Axure RP
4 106 (23.77%) HTML
5 103 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (20.63%) CSS
7 88 (19.73%) OmniGraffle
8 80 (17.94%) SOAP
8 80 (17.94%) JavaScript
9 79 (17.71%) E-Commerce
10 78 (17.49%) .NET
11 77 (17.26%) Degree
12 75 (16.82%) Microsoft
13 74 (16.59%) Marketing
14 72 (16.14%) SQL
15 68 (15.25%) Selenium
16 64 (14.35%) Retail
17 63 (14.13%) Analytics
17 63 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
18 60 (13.45%) Scrum
19 57 (12.78%) Information Architecture
20 56 (12.56%) Finance
21 54 (12.11%) Adobe
22 51 (11.43%) XML
23 50 (11.21%) Web Services
23 50 (11.21%) Photoshop
24 47 (10.54%) Test Scripting
25 46 (10.31%) HP Quality Center
25 46 (10.31%) SaaS
25 46 (10.31%) C#

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.90%) Apache
2 4 (0.90%) CMS
3 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.22%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 88 (19.73%) OmniGraffle
2 50 (11.21%) Photoshop
3 36 (8.07%) MS Visio
4 30 (6.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (3.59%) MS Office
6 12 (2.69%) Fireworks
6 12 (2.69%) MS Excel
7 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (1.12%) FreeHand
8 5 (1.12%) Mingle
9 4 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (4.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.31%) SaaS
2 26 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.45%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.79%) Internet
2 6 (1.35%) Extranet
2 6 (1.35%) Intranet
3 4 (0.90%) NFC
4 3 (0.67%) ATM
4 3 (0.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.12%) MySQL
4 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 122 (27.35%) Axure RP
2 68 (15.25%) Selenium
3 63 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (10.09%) Cucumber
5 44 (9.87%) SpecFlow
5 44 (9.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 31 (6.95%) SoapUI
7 30 (6.73%) FitNesse
8 23 (5.16%) Visual Studio
9 22 (4.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 20 (4.48%) Subversion
11 18 (4.04%) Git (software)
12 16 (3.59%) JIRA
13 12 (2.69%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (2.24%) JUnit
15 7 (1.57%) WebDriver
16 6 (1.35%) Bugzilla
16 6 (1.35%) TestDirector
17 4 (0.90%) Jasmine
18 3 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 74 (16.59%) Marketing
2 64 (14.35%) Retail
3 56 (12.56%) Finance
4 32 (7.17%) Advertising
5 15 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.69%) Legal
7 11 (2.47%) Back Office
8 8 (1.79%) Banking
9 7 (1.57%) Law
10 5 (1.12%) Publishing
10 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.90%) Billing
11 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.90%) French Language
11 4 (0.90%) German Language
11 4 (0.90%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.67%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 135 (30.27%) Designer
2 100 (22.42%) User Experience Designer
3 71 (15.92%) Analyst
4 67 (15.02%) Architect
5 60 (13.45%) Test Analyst
6 56 (12.56%) Developer
7 39 (8.74%) User Experience Architect
8 33 (7.40%) Agile Test Analyst
9 31 (6.95%) Senior Designer
10 24 (5.38%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 24 (5.38%) UI Designer
10 24 (5.38%) Technical Architect
11 20 (4.48%) Senior User Experience Designer
12 18 (4.04%) Consultant
13 17 (3.81%) UI Programmer
13 17 (3.81%) UI Developer
13 17 (3.81%) Product Owner
14 15 (3.36%) Tester
15 14 (3.14%) Web Designer
16 13 (2.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (23.77%) HTML
2 92 (20.63%) CSS
3 80 (17.94%) SOAP
4 78 (17.49%) .NET
5 51 (11.43%) XML
6 50 (11.21%) Web Services
7 43 (9.64%) HTML5
8 40 (8.97%) jQuery
9 38 (8.52%) XSD
9 38 (8.52%) WSDL
10 26 (5.83%) Ajax
11 25 (5.61%) Gherkin
11 25 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (5.16%) CSS3
13 19 (4.26%) RESTful
14 18 (4.04%) D3.js
14 18 (4.04%) Highcharts JS
14 18 (4.04%) Sass
14 18 (4.04%) LESS
15 13 (2.91%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.52%) Psychology
2 31 (6.95%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.73%) Social Media
4 26 (5.83%) Graphic Design
5 25 (5.61%) Visualisation
6 23 (5.16%) Computer Science
7 19 (4.26%) Human Factors
7 19 (4.26%) Digital Media
8 12 (2.69%) RIA
9 11 (2.47%) Chip and PIN
10 10 (2.24%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.02%) Ergonomics
11 9 (2.02%) Motion Graphics
12 8 (1.79%) New Media
12 8 (1.79%) W3C
13 6 (1.35%) Open Source
13 6 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.90%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.30%) Android
2 36 (8.07%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.81%) Windows
4 13 (2.91%) Linux
5 9 (2.02%) UNIX
6 6 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (28.03%) User Stories
2 103 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (17.71%) E-Commerce
4 63 (14.13%) Analytics
5 60 (13.45%) Scrum
6 57 (12.78%) Information Architecture
7 47 (10.54%) Test Scripting
8 41 (9.19%) Test Automation
8 41 (9.19%) Unit Testing
8 41 (9.19%) Business Analysis
9 40 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 39 (8.74%) Test Management
11 37 (8.30%) MVC
11 37 (8.30%) User Experience Design
12 36 (8.07%) Project Management
12 36 (8.07%) Web Design
13 31 (6.95%) Automated Testing
14 30 (6.73%) Customer Insight
14 30 (6.73%) Web Development
15 29 (6.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.94%) JavaScript
2 72 (16.14%) SQL
3 46 (10.31%) C#
4 39 (8.74%) Java
5 30 (6.73%) PHP
6 21 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.90%) XAML
8 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.67%) PHP5
8 3 (0.67%) PHP4
9 2 (0.45%) C
9 2 (0.45%) C++
9 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
10 1 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (17.26%) Degree
2 29 (6.50%) ISEB
3 27 (6.05%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (30.27%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) HL7
Systems Management
1 46 (10.31%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.11%) Adobe
3 45 (10.09%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (8.97%) HP
5 25 (5.61%) Twitter
6 18 (4.04%) Google
7 15 (3.36%) Oracle
8 9 (2.02%) Omniture
9 3 (0.67%) Zend
10 2 (0.45%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.22%) SAP
11 1 (0.22%) IBM
11 1 (0.22%) ClickTale
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
WhatUsersDo
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £42k DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits / Home working
Posted: Yesterday
Oakham, Rutland
TheSmartList
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TUI Travel PLC
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 12 days ago