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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 707 717 700
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 186 215 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 151 185 137
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +16.17%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 180 £49,000 +3.15% 38
London +8 110 £55,000 - 19
City of London +35 30 £50,000 - 5
Yorkshire +17 22 £40,000 -5.88% 8
South East -6 21 £37,000 +23.33% 4
North West +5 13 £33,750 -25.00% 5
North Yorkshire +6 11 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Harrogate -4 11 £48,750 +14.70%
Hampshire +6 10 £35,000 -17.64%
Cheshire +8 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £33,750 - 3
Sheffield - 7 £33,750 - 3
Southampton - 7 £21,000 -
West Midlands -7 6 £37,500 +29.31%
Scotland +7 5 £33,000 -9.58% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £42,000 - 2
Crawley - 5 £42,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +11 4 £46,000 +84.00% 4
Manchester +8 4 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Berkshire +5 4 £78,750 +96.87% 1
South West -10 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Macclesfield - 4 £33,750 -
East of England -5 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Bristol -11 3 £24,000 -40.00%
Fareham - 3 £37,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +17 2 - - 1
Leeds +15 2 £48,000 +92.00% 4
Glasgow +2 2 £31,500 -13.69% 1

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 268 (73.22%) User Experience
2 212 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (34.70%) HTML
4 124 (33.88%) CSS
5 87 (23.77%) JavaScript
6 83 (22.68%) Marketing
7 76 (20.77%) Information Architecture
8 75 (20.49%) E-Commerce
9 73 (19.95%) Axure RP
10 68 (18.58%) Photoshop
11 66 (18.03%) Degree
12 60 (16.39%) Web Design
13 58 (15.85%) QA
14 54 (14.75%) Analytics
15 52 (14.21%) Scrum
16 50 (13.66%) jQuery
17 46 (12.57%) Product Management
17 46 (12.57%) Mobile App
17 46 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (12.30%) Software Engineering
19 43 (11.75%) Integration Testing
19 43 (11.75%) User Stories
20 40 (10.93%) HTML5
21 39 (10.66%) .NET
21 39 (10.66%) Microsoft
22 36 (9.84%) Finance
23 34 (9.29%) CSS3
23 34 (9.29%) Manual Testing
23 34 (9.29%) Automated Testing
24 33 (9.02%) Android

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.55%) CMS
2 9 (2.46%) Sitefinity
3 8 (2.19%) WordPress
4 4 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.55%) Apache
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 68 (18.58%) Photoshop
2 33 (9.02%) OmniGraffle
3 28 (7.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (3.28%) Fireworks
5 11 (3.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (2.73%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.91%) MS Excel
8 5 (1.37%) MS Office
9 3 (0.82%) MS Project
10 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Magento
2 3 (0.82%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.01%) Google Analytics
2 17 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (4.37%) SaaS
4 3 (0.82%) GitHub
4 3 (0.82%) Trello
5 2 (0.55%) Veeva
5 2 (0.55%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.55%) HTTP
2 5 (1.37%) Internet
3 2 (0.55%) LAN
3 2 (0.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.37%) Big Data
3 3 (0.82%) MySQL
4 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 73 (19.95%) Axure RP
2 33 (9.02%) Selenium
3 32 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (7.65%) Visual Studio
5 27 (7.38%) HP UFT
6 21 (5.74%) SoapUI
7 12 (3.28%) Git (software)
7 12 (3.28%) Subversion
8 9 (2.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (1.91%) JIRA
9 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.09%) JMeter
10 4 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.09%) Grunt
10 4 (1.09%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.55%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.27%) Calabash
12 1 (0.27%) Robotium
General
1 83 (22.68%) Marketing
2 36 (9.84%) Finance
3 19 (5.19%) Retail
4 8 (2.19%) Advertising
5 7 (1.91%) Banking
6 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (37.70%) Designer
2 107 (29.23%) UX Designer
3 49 (13.39%) Developer
4 48 (13.11%) Senior Designer
5 39 (10.66%) Analyst
6 35 (9.56%) Senior UX Designer
7 30 (8.20%) Front-End Developer
8 27 (7.38%) UI Designer
9 25 (6.83%) UI/UX Designer
10 23 (6.28%) QA Engineer
11 20 (5.46%) Senior QA Engineer
12 18 (4.92%) Consultant
12 18 (4.92%) Business Analyst
13 17 (4.64%) Architect
13 17 (4.64%) User Experience Researcher
14 15 (4.10%) UI Programmer
14 15 (4.10%) UI Developer
14 15 (4.10%) User Experience Architect
15 14 (3.83%) Tester
16 13 (3.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (34.70%) HTML
2 124 (33.88%) CSS
3 50 (13.66%) jQuery
4 40 (10.93%) HTML5
5 39 (10.66%) .NET
6 34 (9.29%) CSS3
7 33 (9.02%) Web Services
8 22 (6.01%) Gherkin
9 21 (5.74%) SOAP
10 17 (4.64%) AngularJS
11 16 (4.37%) Sass
12 14 (3.83%) LESS
13 12 (3.28%) XML
13 12 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (3.01%) Backbone.js
15 10 (2.73%) Ajax
16 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET
17 6 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
18 5 (1.37%) JSON
18 5 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 268 (73.22%) User Experience
2 46 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (12.57%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.19%) Psychology
4 18 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.37%) Graphic Design
6 13 (3.55%) Human Factors
7 12 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.46%) Social Media
9 6 (1.64%) iPhone
9 6 (1.64%) Social Network
10 5 (1.37%) W3C
10 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.09%) PMI
11 4 (1.09%) RIA
12 3 (0.82%) Interactive TV
13 2 (0.55%) FMCG
13 2 (0.55%) Ergonomics
13 2 (0.55%) New Media
14 1 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.02%) Android
2 27 (7.38%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.46%) Windows
4 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.27%) UNIX
5 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.77%) Information Architecture
3 75 (20.49%) E-Commerce
4 60 (16.39%) Web Design
5 54 (14.75%) Analytics
6 52 (14.21%) Scrum
7 46 (12.57%) Product Management
8 45 (12.30%) Software Engineering
9 43 (11.75%) Integration Testing
9 43 (11.75%) User Stories
10 34 (9.29%) Manual Testing
10 34 (9.29%) Automated Testing
11 32 (8.74%) Line Management
12 30 (8.20%) Test Strategy
12 30 (8.20%) Web Development
13 29 (7.92%) Test Scripting
14 28 (7.65%) Performance Testing
14 28 (7.65%) Coaching
15 26 (7.10%) Mobile First
15 26 (7.10%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.77%) JavaScript
2 33 (9.02%) Java
3 27 (7.38%) SQL
4 26 (7.10%) C#
5 23 (6.28%) T-SQL
6 18 (4.92%) Objective-C
7 7 (1.91%) Ruby
8 5 (1.37%) PHP
9 3 (0.82%) Python
10 2 (0.55%) C
10 2 (0.55%) Perl
10 2 (0.55%) PHP5
10 2 (0.55%) PHP4
11 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 66 (18.03%) Degree
2 14 (3.83%) ACCA
2 14 (3.83%) CIMA
3 6 (1.64%) ISEB
3 6 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.82%) MBA
5 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) APMP
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (15.85%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.20%) Adobe
3 24 (6.56%) Google
4 10 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.19%) ClickTale
6 5 (1.37%) HP
6 5 (1.37%) Apple
7 4 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.55%) Maxymiser
8 2 (0.55%) Twitter
8 2 (0.55%) Zend
8 2 (0.55%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.55%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle
9 1 (0.27%) SAP
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Capita
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