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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 706 670 687
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +17
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 169 223 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 126 160 149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £32,896 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
86854 87001 82391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.35% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70712 69242 68369
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 £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -42 165 £45,000 - 34
London -14 76 £57,500 +15.00% 12
South East -34 31 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Yorkshire +4 30 £45,000 +32.35% 11
City of London -3 24 £40,000 - 6
Berkshire +14 22 £52,500 +16.66%
North Yorkshire - 21 £47,500 - 4
West Midlands -12 17 £42,500 - 1
York - 14 £45,000 - 1
Solihull - 10 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 10 £50,000 -
Harrogate - 7 £47,500 - 2
North West - 7 £32,500 - 3
Sheffield -4 6 £29,650 -8.76% 4
South Yorkshire -6 6 £29,650 -8.76% 4
Warwick - 6 £45,000 -
Manchester - 6 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 4 - -
Oxford 0 4 - -
Reading - 4 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £70,000 -
Surrey -10 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -28 3 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Wales - 3 £30,565 -
South Wales - 3 £30,565 -
New Malden - 3 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £30,565 -
Guildford +7 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds -22 2 £30,000 -11.76% 1

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 238 (63.98%) User Experience
2 185 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (34.14%) HTML
4 120 (32.26%) CSS
5 89 (23.92%) Information Architecture
6 80 (21.51%) JavaScript
7 77 (20.70%) Axure RP
8 75 (20.16%) QA
9 68 (18.28%) Marketing
10 67 (18.01%) Photoshop
11 64 (17.20%) Degree
12 58 (15.59%) HTML5
13 53 (14.25%) jQuery
13 53 (14.25%) Finance
14 52 (13.98%) Microsoft
15 46 (12.37%) User Stories
16 45 (12.10%) MS Excel
17 44 (11.83%) Selenium
17 44 (11.83%) Mobile App
17 44 (11.83%) Analytics
18 43 (11.56%) E-Commerce
19 42 (11.29%) Web Development
20 40 (10.75%) Test Strategy
20 40 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (10.22%) JIRA
22 37 (9.95%) Team Foundation Server
22 37 (9.95%) Test Automation
22 37 (9.95%) UX Design
23 36 (9.68%) Performance Testing
23 36 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (2.69%) CMS
2 6 (1.61%) WordPress
2 6 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.08%) Sitefinity
4 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) JBoss
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 67 (18.01%) Photoshop
2 45 (12.10%) MS Excel
3 33 (8.87%) MS Visio
4 25 (6.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (6.45%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (4.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (3.76%) MS Office
8 10 (2.69%) Fireworks
9 4 (1.08%) MS Project
9 4 (1.08%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (4.30%) Magento
2 7 (1.88%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.34%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.76%) SaaS
2 7 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.15%) HTTP
2 3 (0.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.54%) DNS
3 2 (0.54%) DHCP
3 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) LDAP
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.61%) Big Data
3 4 (1.08%) MySQL
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (20.70%) Axure RP
2 44 (11.83%) Selenium
3 38 (10.22%) JIRA
4 37 (9.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 27 (7.26%) JMeter
7 25 (6.72%) eggPlant
8 18 (4.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 17 (4.57%) Visual Studio
10 14 (3.76%) Git (software)
11 9 (2.42%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.15%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.08%) Subversion
14 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
15 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
15 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
16 1 (0.27%) Gradle
16 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (18.28%) Marketing
2 53 (14.25%) Finance
3 13 (3.49%) Legal
4 11 (2.96%) Retail
5 10 (2.69%) Advertising
6 7 (1.88%) Automotive
7 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.08%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.54%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (32.26%) Designer
2 74 (19.89%) UX Designer
3 71 (19.09%) Analyst
4 55 (14.78%) UI Designer
5 42 (11.29%) Test Analyst
6 41 (11.02%) Developer
7 29 (7.80%) Senior Designer
8 26 (6.99%) User Experience Researcher
9 25 (6.72%) Performance Analyst
9 25 (6.72%) Performance Test Analyst
10 22 (5.91%) Consultant
11 20 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 20 (5.38%) Architect
12 18 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Consultant
12 18 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
13 17 (4.57%) User Experience Architect
13 17 (4.57%) Web Developer
14 16 (4.30%) UI Developer
14 16 (4.30%) UI Programmer
15 15 (4.03%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (34.14%) HTML
2 120 (32.26%) CSS
3 58 (15.59%) HTML5
4 53 (14.25%) jQuery
5 30 (8.06%) CSS3
6 29 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (5.65%) .NET
8 20 (5.38%) Web Services
8 20 (5.38%) LESS
9 15 (4.03%) Ajax
9 15 (4.03%) XML
10 12 (3.23%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.42%) SOAP
12 8 (2.15%) Gherkin
13 6 (1.61%) XHTML
13 6 (1.61%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.61%) JSON
13 6 (1.61%) Sass
13 6 (1.61%) RESTful
13 6 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 238 (63.98%) User Experience
2 44 (11.83%) Mobile App
3 40 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 28 (7.53%) Human Factors
6 26 (6.99%) Graphic Design
7 16 (4.30%) RIA
8 15 (4.03%) Social Media
8 15 (4.03%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.42%) Psychology
9 9 (2.42%) W3C
10 7 (1.88%) BBC
10 7 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.88%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.61%) Open Source
12 5 (1.34%) Spread Betting
12 5 (1.34%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (1.08%) Web 2.0
13 4 (1.08%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.30%) Windows
2 13 (3.49%) Android
3 10 (2.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.81%) Linux
4 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (23.92%) Information Architecture
3 46 (12.37%) User Stories
4 44 (11.83%) Analytics
5 43 (11.56%) E-Commerce
6 42 (11.29%) Web Development
7 40 (10.75%) Test Strategy
8 37 (9.95%) Test Automation
8 37 (9.95%) UX Design
9 36 (9.68%) Performance Testing
10 35 (9.41%) Scrum
10 35 (9.41%) Web Design
11 34 (9.14%) Test Management
12 33 (8.87%) Product Management
13 28 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (7.53%) Manual Testing
13 28 (7.53%) Test Planning
14 26 (6.99%) TDD
14 26 (6.99%) Automated Testing
15 25 (6.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.51%) JavaScript
2 16 (4.30%) SQL
2 16 (4.30%) Java
3 15 (4.03%) C
4 14 (3.76%) PHP
5 11 (2.96%) C#
6 9 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.81%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.81%) Perl
7 3 (0.81%) Python
8 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (17.20%) Degree
2 20 (5.38%) VCP4
3 19 (5.11%) ISTQB
4 16 (4.30%) CIMA
4 16 (4.30%) ACCA
5 13 (3.49%) ISEB
6 7 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.81%) APMP
8 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (20.16%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) vSphere
1 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.33%) Adobe
3 29 (7.80%) HP
4 19 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.03%) Google
6 11 (2.96%) iRise
7 10 (2.69%) Zend
8 6 (1.61%) Oracle
8 6 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.34%) IBM
10 4 (1.08%) Twitter
11 3 (0.81%) VMware
11 3 (0.81%) Capita
11 3 (0.81%) Apple
12 1 (0.27%) Maxymiser
12 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.27%) Facebook
12 1 (0.27%) Sybase
12 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.27%) SAP
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Xcede Solutions
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Xcede Solutions
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26800.00 - £32500.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago