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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 685 667 681
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 197 214 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 135 155 164
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -25 190 £45,000 - 18
London -35 85 £55,000 +7.84% 7
Yorkshire -4 39 £36,500 +7.35% 3
South East -24 38 £57,500 +35.29% 4
North Yorkshire - 20 £42,500 - 3
City of London +7 18 £57,500 -28.12% 3
Berkshire +19 15 £60,000 +37.14% 1
South Yorkshire -5 14 £33,500 -
Sheffield -8 14 £33,500 -
York - 13 - - 3
Bracknell - 11 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 9 - - 1
North West -8 9 £32,500 -27.77% 2
East Midlands - 9 £27,500 -
Oxford +14 8 - - 1
Harrogate - 7 £42,500 -
Surrey -8 6 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Manchester -12 6 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Nottingham - 6 - -
Kent - 6 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
Scotland +15 5 £33,500 -
West Yorkshire -19 5 £45,000 +32.35%
Leeds -23 4 £42,500 +25.00%
Glasgow - 4 £35,000 -
Woking - 4 £32,000 -
Cambridge -5 3 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £40,000 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -16 3 £42,500 -
East of England -28 3 £40,000 - 2

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 229 (59.79%) User Experience
2 162 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (26.37%) HTML
4 96 (25.07%) CSS
5 88 (22.98%) Axure RP
6 80 (20.89%) QA
7 62 (16.19%) Degree
8 60 (15.67%) JavaScript
9 58 (15.14%) Information Architecture
10 55 (14.36%) Analytics
11 54 (14.10%) Microsoft
12 53 (13.84%) Photoshop
12 53 (13.84%) User Stories
13 51 (13.32%) Finance
14 48 (12.53%) Selenium
15 47 (12.27%) E-Commerce
15 47 (12.27%) Marketing
16 42 (10.97%) MS Excel
16 42 (10.97%) HTML5
17 40 (10.44%) Adobe
18 39 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (9.92%) JIRA
19 38 (9.92%) UX Design
19 38 (9.92%) Mobile App
20 36 (9.40%) Test Automation
21 35 (9.14%) Test Strategy
22 34 (8.88%) QuickTest Pro
22 34 (8.88%) Web Development
22 34 (8.88%) Test Scripting
23 33 (8.62%) MS Visio

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (1.31%) CMS
1 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.04%) WordPress
2 4 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.78%) IIS
4 2 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 53 (13.84%) Photoshop
2 42 (10.97%) MS Excel
3 33 (8.62%) MS Visio
4 27 (7.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (4.44%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (3.66%) MS Office
8 6 (1.57%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.52%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (4.96%) Magento
2 8 (2.09%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.83%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.22%) SaaS
2 11 (2.87%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.04%) Internet
2 3 (0.78%) ATM
3 2 (0.52%) DHCP
3 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.31%) MySQL
3 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 88 (22.98%) Axure RP
2 48 (12.53%) Selenium
3 38 (9.92%) JIRA
4 34 (8.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 32 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (7.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 21 (5.48%) JMeter
8 19 (4.96%) eggPlant
9 17 (4.44%) Visual Studio
10 15 (3.92%) Git (software)
11 10 (2.61%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.83%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.83%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.31%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.04%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.78%) Appium
16 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
16 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 51 (13.32%) Finance
2 47 (12.27%) Marketing
3 22 (5.74%) Retail
4 16 (4.18%) Legal
4 16 (4.18%) Advertising
5 7 (1.83%) Automotive
6 6 (1.57%) Russian Language
7 4 (1.04%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 119 (31.07%) Designer
2 72 (18.80%) UX Designer
3 67 (17.49%) Analyst
4 48 (12.53%) UI Designer
5 44 (11.49%) Test Analyst
6 38 (9.92%) User Experience Researcher
7 36 (9.40%) Developer
8 23 (6.01%) Architect
9 22 (5.74%) Senior Designer
10 19 (4.96%) Performance Analyst
10 19 (4.96%) Performance Test Analyst
11 18 (4.70%) E-Commerce Manager
11 18 (4.70%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.92%) Test Engineer
13 14 (3.66%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.66%) Consultant
13 14 (3.66%) PHP Developer
14 13 (3.39%) User Experience Architect
14 13 (3.39%) Senior UI Designer
15 12 (3.13%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (26.37%) HTML
2 96 (25.07%) CSS
3 42 (10.97%) HTML5
4 29 (7.57%) jQuery
5 24 (6.27%) CSS3
6 21 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (4.70%) .NET
7 18 (4.70%) SOAP
8 12 (3.13%) XHTML
8 12 (3.13%) Ajax
9 11 (2.87%) XML
10 10 (2.61%) Gherkin
11 8 (2.09%) LESS
12 6 (1.57%) DHTML
12 6 (1.57%) COM
12 6 (1.57%) RESTful
13 5 (1.31%) Flash
13 5 (1.31%) J2EE
13 5 (1.31%) Web Services
14 4 (1.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 229 (59.79%) User Experience
2 39 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (9.92%) Mobile App
4 27 (7.05%) Social Media
5 22 (5.74%) Management Information System
6 20 (5.22%) Human Factors
7 19 (4.96%) Mathematics
8 14 (3.66%) Graphic Design
9 11 (2.87%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.35%) Chip and PIN
11 8 (2.09%) W3C
11 8 (2.09%) RIA
12 7 (1.83%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.83%) BBC
12 7 (1.83%) Psychology
13 5 (1.31%) Spread Betting
14 4 (1.04%) Web 2.0
14 4 (1.04%) Ergonomics
15 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
15 3 (0.78%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.13%) Windows
2 10 (2.61%) Android
2 10 (2.61%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.04%) UNIX
4 3 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.14%) Information Architecture
3 55 (14.36%) Analytics
4 53 (13.84%) User Stories
5 47 (12.27%) E-Commerce
6 38 (9.92%) UX Design
7 36 (9.40%) Test Automation
8 35 (9.14%) Test Strategy
9 34 (8.88%) Test Scripting
9 34 (8.88%) Web Development
10 30 (7.83%) Scrum
11 29 (7.57%) Business Development
11 29 (7.57%) Performance Testing
12 26 (6.79%) Manual Testing
13 25 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (6.27%) Test Management
15 23 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
15 23 (6.01%) Automated Testing
16 21 (5.48%) SEO
16 21 (5.48%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.67%) JavaScript
2 29 (7.57%) SQL
3 25 (6.53%) C
4 20 (5.22%) PHP
5 15 (3.92%) C#
6 11 (2.87%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.61%) Java
8 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.31%) Perl
10 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.78%) Ruby
11 3 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (16.19%) Degree
2 24 (6.27%) ISTQB
3 16 (4.18%) ISEB
4 13 (3.39%) ACCA
4 13 (3.39%) CIMA
5 7 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (20.89%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.78%) vSphere
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (6.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.44%) Adobe
3 23 (6.01%) HP
4 22 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (4.96%) Google
6 14 (3.66%) Zend
6 14 (3.66%) Oracle
7 10 (2.61%) iRise
8 6 (1.57%) Twitter
9 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.78%) IBM
10 3 (0.78%) VMware
11 2 (0.52%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.26%) Neolane
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kainos
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kainos
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: ££ Competitive & Benefits ££
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
UK - London, Manchester, Preston, Bristol
Guru Careers
Salary: £35 - 45k (DOE) + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago