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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 700 697 681
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 206 179 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 180 133 182
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £58,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 -17 196 £47,750 +15.06% 16
London +6 130 £55,000 +19.56% 7
South East -16 28 £32,500 +4.83% 5
City of London -11 21 £50,000 -6.97%
East of England -18 13 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Sussex - 11 £30,000 -
Brighton - 11 £30,000 -
Scotland -4 9 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Hertfordshire -15 9 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Glasgow - 9 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -50 8 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Hampshire -3 6 £42,500 +39.34% 2
North West +9 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Oxfordshire +6 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +5 5 £40,000 -30.43%
East Midlands -3 5 £52,454 +47.75%
North Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Harrogate - 5 £42,500 - 1
Oxford +9 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £52,454 +23.42%
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Nottingham 0 4 £52,454 +23.42%
Cambridge 0 4 £31,500 -17.10% 1
Reading - 4 £40,000 -
Basingstoke -8 3 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Leeds -50 3 £34,000 +7.93%
West Yorkshire -51 3 £34,000 +7.93%
Staffordshire - 3 £29,000 -
Stafford - 3 £29,000 -
Watford - 3 £40,000 -

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 143 (33.18%) QA
2 125 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (24.13%) User Stories
4 97 (22.51%) HTML
5 91 (21.11%) CSS
6 88 (20.42%) E-Commerce
7 85 (19.72%) Degree
8 79 (18.33%) Axure RP
8 79 (18.33%) JavaScript
9 71 (16.47%) SOAP
10 70 (16.24%) Microsoft
11 69 (16.01%) SQL
12 68 (15.78%) .NET
13 66 (15.31%) Selenium
14 64 (14.85%) Scrum
15 62 (14.39%) Marketing
15 62 (14.39%) Test Scripting
16 61 (14.15%) Photoshop
17 55 (12.76%) Analytics
18 52 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 52 (12.06%) Salesforce.com
19 51 (11.83%) HTML5
20 49 (11.37%) Adobe
21 45 (10.44%) Finance
21 45 (10.44%) C#
21 45 (10.44%) Web Development
21 45 (10.44%) OmniGraffle
22 44 (10.21%) Retail
22 44 (10.21%) QuickTest Pro
23 43 (9.98%) Web Services

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (0.93%) CMS
2 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 61 (14.15%) Photoshop
2 45 (10.44%) OmniGraffle
3 23 (5.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (3.94%) MS Excel
5 14 (3.25%) MS Office
6 12 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (2.32%) MS Visio
8 7 (1.62%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 24 (5.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.35%) SaaS
2 28 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.62%) ATM
2 4 (0.93%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.70%) Extranet
3 3 (0.70%) HTTP
3 3 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.62%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.46%) MySQL
3 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 79 (18.33%) Axure RP
2 66 (15.31%) Selenium
3 52 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (10.21%) QuickTest Pro
5 36 (8.35%) Cucumber
6 27 (6.26%) SpecFlow
7 25 (5.80%) SoapUI
8 23 (5.34%) Visual Studio
9 21 (4.87%) JIRA
10 19 (4.41%) FitNesse
11 14 (3.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 9 (2.09%) Robotium
12 9 (2.09%) Calabash
12 9 (2.09%) Xcode
13 8 (1.86%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (1.62%) JUnit
15 5 (1.16%) TestDirector
15 5 (1.16%) Bugzilla
15 5 (1.16%) MSTest
General
1 62 (14.39%) Marketing
2 45 (10.44%) Finance
3 44 (10.21%) Retail
4 19 (4.41%) Back Office
5 15 (3.48%) Advertising
6 12 (2.78%) Law
7 10 (2.32%) Publishing
8 7 (1.62%) Banking
9 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.16%) Legal
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.70%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.70%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.46%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (27.84%) Designer
2 85 (19.72%) User Experience Designer
3 66 (15.31%) Analyst
4 47 (10.90%) Test Analyst
5 45 (10.44%) Architect
6 37 (8.58%) UI Designer
7 36 (8.35%) Developer
8 27 (6.26%) Technical Architect
8 27 (6.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 25 (5.80%) Senior Designer
10 20 (4.64%) Agile Test Analyst
10 20 (4.64%) User Experience Researcher
11 18 (4.18%) Tester
11 18 (4.18%) Consultant
12 17 (3.94%) User Experience Architect
13 16 (3.71%) Interaction Designer
13 16 (3.71%) Senior User Experience Designer
14 15 (3.48%) Web Designer
14 15 (3.48%) Coordinator
14 15 (3.48%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (22.51%) HTML
2 91 (21.11%) CSS
3 71 (16.47%) SOAP
4 68 (15.78%) .NET
5 51 (11.83%) HTML5
6 43 (9.98%) Web Services
7 41 (9.51%) CSS3
8 27 (6.26%) XML
9 26 (6.03%) RESTful
10 25 (5.80%) Gherkin
10 25 (5.80%) jQuery
11 23 (5.34%) XSD
11 23 (5.34%) WSDL
12 21 (4.87%) Ajax
13 19 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (3.25%) Flash
15 13 (3.02%) XHTML
16 12 (2.78%) WCF
17 10 (2.32%) .NET Framework
18 9 (2.09%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.42%) Mobile App
2 22 (5.10%) Psychology
3 21 (4.87%) Social Media
4 17 (3.94%) Human Factors
5 14 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 13 (3.02%) Digital Media
6 13 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.02%) Graphic Design
7 12 (2.78%) New Media
8 11 (2.55%) Mobile Payment
8 11 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.55%) Chip and PIN
8 11 (2.55%) iPhone
9 10 (2.32%) W3C
10 9 (2.09%) Open Source
10 9 (2.09%) Copywriting
11 8 (1.86%) iPad
12 7 (1.62%) RIA
12 7 (1.62%) EFT
12 7 (1.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.51%) Android
2 39 (9.05%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.25%) UNIX
4 12 (2.78%) Windows
5 7 (1.62%) Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (24.13%) User Stories
3 88 (20.42%) E-Commerce
4 64 (14.85%) Scrum
5 62 (14.39%) Test Scripting
6 55 (12.76%) Analytics
7 45 (10.44%) Web Development
8 38 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 37 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (8.35%) Automated Testing
11 33 (7.66%) Unit Testing
12 32 (7.42%) SEO
12 32 (7.42%) Information Architecture
13 31 (7.19%) Integration Testing
13 31 (7.19%) Manual Testing
14 30 (6.96%) Project Management
15 29 (6.73%) Test Strategy
16 28 (6.50%) Product Management
16 28 (6.50%) Test Management
17 27 (6.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.33%) JavaScript
2 69 (16.01%) SQL
3 45 (10.44%) C#
4 26 (6.03%) Java
5 23 (5.34%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.78%) PHP
7 11 (2.55%) C
8 9 (2.09%) C++
8 9 (2.09%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.46%) XAML
10 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.46%) Ruby
10 2 (0.46%) PHP5
10 2 (0.46%) PHP4
11 1 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 85 (19.72%) Degree
2 29 (6.73%) ISTQB
3 26 (6.03%) ISEB
4 25 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.16%) ACCA
7 5 (1.16%) CIMA
8 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (33.18%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (9.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.06%) Salesforce.com
3 49 (11.37%) Adobe
4 33 (7.66%) HP
5 30 (6.96%) Google
6 18 (4.18%) Twitter
7 16 (3.71%) Oracle
8 8 (1.86%) Omniture
9 6 (1.39%) IBM
10 2 (0.46%) JBoss
10 2 (0.46%) Zend
11 1 (0.23%) iRise
11 1 (0.23%) Kony
11 1 (0.23%) Capita
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