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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 720 678 687
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 172 221 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 168 173
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +4.28%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 -35 166 £45,750 +1.66% 21
London +3 84 £57,500 +15.00% 5
City of London +16 30 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Yorkshire +10 29 £47,500 +39.70% 6
South East -20 25 £48,250 +13.52% 1
North Yorkshire - 22 £47,500 - 3
Berkshire +18 21 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -15 15 £35,000 - 1
York - 11 £45,000 - 1
Harrogate - 11 £48,750 - 1
North West +15 8 £32,500 -17.19% 2
Solihull - 8 £35,000 -
Manchester +13 6 £32,500 -17.19% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £70,000 -
Warwick - 6 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire +1 5 £29,650 -8.76% 3
Sheffield -5 5 £29,650 -8.76% 3
Reading - 4 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +18 3 £35,000 - 5
Docklands, London - 3 £80,000 -
South Wales - 3 £30,565 -
Wales - 3 £30,565 -
Cardiff - 3 £30,565 -
New Malden - 3 £47,500 -
West Sussex +7 2 £26,250 -33.54%
Guildford +1 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey 0 2 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire -19 2 £38,750 +13.97%

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 244 (66.49%) User Experience
2 193 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (35.15%) HTML
4 122 (33.24%) CSS
5 87 (23.71%) Information Architecture
6 83 (22.62%) JavaScript
7 75 (20.44%) QA
8 70 (19.07%) Photoshop
9 69 (18.80%) Axure RP
10 67 (18.26%) Marketing
11 61 (16.62%) HTML5
12 56 (15.26%) jQuery
13 55 (14.99%) Degree
14 50 (13.62%) Finance
15 48 (13.08%) User Stories
15 48 (13.08%) Mobile App
16 47 (12.81%) Selenium
17 46 (12.53%) E-Commerce
18 45 (12.26%) Microsoft
19 43 (11.72%) Web Development
20 42 (11.44%) Test Strategy
21 40 (10.90%) Scrum
21 40 (10.90%) Web Design
22 38 (10.35%) MS Excel
23 37 (10.08%) Product Management
24 36 (9.81%) Team Foundation Server
24 36 (9.81%) UX Design
24 36 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
24 36 (9.81%) QuickTest Pro
25 35 (9.54%) Analytics

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (3.54%) CMS
2 8 (2.18%) WordPress
2 8 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (1.36%) Sitefinity
4 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
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%) GlassFish
Applications
1 70 (19.07%) Photoshop
2 38 (10.35%) MS Excel
3 27 (7.36%) OmniGraffle
4 26 (7.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 25 (6.81%) MS Visio
6 15 (4.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (2.72%) MS Office
8 9 (2.45%) Fireworks
9 6 (1.63%) MS Project
10 4 (1.09%) InDesign
11 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.54%) Magento
2 8 (2.18%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.82%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.81%) SaaS
2 11 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.27%) LDAP
3 1 (0.27%) VoIP
3 1 (0.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.63%) Big Data
3 4 (1.09%) MySQL
4 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (18.80%) Axure RP
2 47 (12.81%) Selenium
3 36 (9.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (9.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 30 (8.17%) JIRA
5 24 (6.54%) JMeter
6 22 (5.99%) eggPlant
7 18 (4.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 18 (4.90%) Visual Studio
8 13 (3.54%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.72%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.45%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.36%) Subversion
12 3 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 67 (18.26%) Marketing
2 50 (13.62%) Finance
3 11 (3.00%) Legal
4 9 (2.45%) Advertising
5 7 (1.91%) Automotive
6 6 (1.63%) Retail
7 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.09%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Games
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 116 (31.61%) Designer
2 72 (19.62%) UX Designer
3 65 (17.71%) Analyst
4 54 (14.71%) UI Designer
5 46 (12.53%) Developer
6 39 (10.63%) Test Analyst
7 30 (8.17%) Senior Designer
8 29 (7.90%) User Experience Researcher
9 24 (6.54%) Consultant
10 23 (6.27%) Front-End Developer
11 22 (5.99%) Performance Test Analyst
11 22 (5.99%) Performance Analyst
12 21 (5.72%) Business Analyst
13 20 (5.45%) Salesforce.com Consultant
14 19 (5.18%) UI Developer
14 19 (5.18%) UI Programmer
15 17 (4.63%) Architect
16 15 (4.09%) User Experience Architect
17 14 (3.81%) Senior UI Designer
17 14 (3.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (35.15%) HTML
2 122 (33.24%) CSS
3 61 (16.62%) HTML5
4 56 (15.26%) jQuery
5 33 (8.99%) CSS3
6 32 (8.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 26 (7.08%) Web Services
8 22 (5.99%) .NET
9 21 (5.72%) LESS
10 17 (4.63%) AngularJS
11 16 (4.36%) Ajax
12 14 (3.81%) XML
13 10 (2.72%) SOAP
13 10 (2.72%) Gherkin
14 7 (1.91%) Backbone.js
15 6 (1.63%) Sass
15 6 (1.63%) JSON
15 6 (1.63%) RESTful
15 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (1.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 244 (66.49%) User Experience
2 48 (13.08%) Mobile App
3 36 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (7.90%) Graphic Design
5 27 (7.36%) Management Information System
6 23 (6.27%) Human Factors
7 16 (4.36%) RIA
8 13 (3.54%) Open Source
9 12 (3.27%) Social Media
10 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.18%) W3C
11 8 (2.18%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.91%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.91%) BBC
13 6 (1.63%) Ergonomics
14 5 (1.36%) Chip and PIN
14 5 (1.36%) Psychology
14 5 (1.36%) Spread Betting
15 4 (1.09%) Web 2.0
15 4 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.90%) Android
2 14 (3.81%) Apple iOS
2 14 (3.81%) Windows
3 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.27%) UNIX
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.71%) Information Architecture
3 48 (13.08%) User Stories
4 46 (12.53%) E-Commerce
5 43 (11.72%) Web Development
6 42 (11.44%) Test Strategy
7 40 (10.90%) Scrum
7 40 (10.90%) Web Design
8 37 (10.08%) Product Management
9 36 (9.81%) UX Design
10 35 (9.54%) Analytics
11 34 (9.26%) Test Automation
11 34 (9.26%) Performance Testing
12 30 (8.17%) Test Management
13 29 (7.90%) Test Scripting
13 29 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (7.36%) Manual Testing
14 27 (7.36%) Automated Testing
15 26 (7.08%) Software Engineering
16 25 (6.81%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 83 (22.62%) JavaScript
2 22 (5.99%) Java
3 16 (4.36%) SQL
4 10 (2.72%) T-SQL
4 10 (2.72%) C#
5 9 (2.45%) PHP
5 9 (2.45%) Objective-C
6 8 (2.18%) C
7 2 (0.54%) Perl
7 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.54%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (14.99%) Degree
2 22 (5.99%) ISTQB
3 17 (4.63%) ISEB
4 16 (4.36%) ACCA
4 16 (4.36%) CIMA
5 6 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) APMP
7 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (20.44%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.82%) vSphere
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (6.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.90%) Adobe
3 26 (7.08%) HP
4 21 (5.72%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.81%) Google
6 10 (2.72%) iRise
7 8 (2.18%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.36%) IBM
8 5 (1.36%) Zend
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle
9 4 (1.09%) Apple
9 4 (1.09%) Twitter
10 3 (0.82%) VMware
10 3 (0.82%) Capita
11 2 (0.54%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.27%) Sun
12 1 (0.27%) Sybase
12 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.27%) SAP
12 1 (0.27%) Citrix
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