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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 716 693 671
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 190 178 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 163 146 203
Average salary £47,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.07% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -15 176 £47,250 +21.15% 18
London +4 105 £55,000 +11.11% 8
South East -25 32 £40,000 +29.03% 4
East Sussex - 15 £42,500 - 1
Brighton - 15 £42,500 - 1
City of London -20 14 £52,500 - 2
Scotland -6 13 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Glasgow - 13 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -47 12 £42,500 +25.00% 2
East of England +1 9 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Oxfordshire +12 8 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East Midlands -4 8 £52,454 +84.04%
North Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £52,454 -
Harrogate - 6 £42,500 -
South West - 6 £40,000 - 3
Oxford +9 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Bristol - 5 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £52,454 -
Hertfordshire -3 4 £40,000 -39.62% 1
Berkshire -6 4 £40,000 -30.43%
Leeds -45 4 £28,500 -16.17% 1
West Yorkshire -54 4 £28,500 -16.17% 1
Cambridge 0 3 £31,500 -19.23%
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £31,500 -7.35%
Hampshire -17 3 £38,750 +27.04%
Reading - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke -13 2 £38,750 +29.16%
Bracknell -2 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Surrey -12 1 - - 2

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 138 (31.72%) QA
2 117 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (23.91%) HTML
4 98 (22.53%) CSS
5 89 (20.46%) User Stories
6 85 (19.54%) Degree
7 84 (19.31%) E-Commerce
8 81 (18.62%) JavaScript
9 73 (16.78%) Microsoft
10 72 (16.55%) Axure RP
11 71 (16.32%) SQL
12 70 (16.09%) Test Scripting
13 67 (15.40%) Analytics
13 67 (15.40%) .NET
13 67 (15.40%) Selenium
14 66 (15.17%) Marketing
15 64 (14.71%) SOAP
16 61 (14.02%) Scrum
17 59 (13.56%) Photoshop
18 54 (12.41%) Adobe
19 52 (11.95%) HTML5
20 50 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
21 49 (11.26%) Salesforce.com
22 47 (10.80%) Web Development
23 46 (10.57%) Finance
24 45 (10.34%) C#
25 43 (9.89%) QuickTest Pro
25 43 (9.89%) Android
26 41 (9.43%) Apple iOS
26 41 (9.43%) CSS3

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (0.69%) CMS
2 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.23%) Drupal
3 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 59 (13.56%) Photoshop
2 35 (8.05%) OmniGraffle
3 22 (5.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (5.06%) MS Excel
4 13 (2.99%) MS Office
5 12 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (2.30%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.84%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (5.75%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.15%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.28%) SaaS
2 24 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.84%) ATM
2 4 (0.92%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.46%) HTTP
3 2 (0.46%) Intranet
3 2 (0.46%) Extranet
4 1 (0.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.84%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.69%) MySQL
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 72 (16.55%) Axure RP
2 67 (15.40%) Selenium
3 50 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (9.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 31 (7.13%) Cucumber
6 26 (5.98%) Visual Studio
7 25 (5.75%) SoapUI
8 23 (5.29%) JIRA
9 22 (5.06%) SpecFlow
10 19 (4.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 17 (3.91%) FitNesse
12 9 (2.07%) Xcode
12 9 (2.07%) Calabash
12 9 (2.07%) Robotium
13 8 (1.84%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (1.61%) JUnit
15 5 (1.15%) MSTest
16 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
17 3 (0.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 66 (15.17%) Marketing
2 46 (10.57%) Finance
3 35 (8.05%) Retail
4 18 (4.14%) Advertising
5 15 (3.45%) Back Office
6 12 (2.76%) Law
7 10 (2.30%) Publishing
8 8 (1.84%) Banking
9 6 (1.38%) Russian Language
10 5 (1.15%) Legal
10 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.46%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.23%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (26.21%) Designer
2 82 (18.85%) User Experience Designer
3 70 (16.09%) Analyst
4 48 (11.03%) Test Analyst
5 40 (9.20%) Developer
6 35 (8.05%) Architect
7 34 (7.82%) UI Designer
8 27 (6.21%) User Experience Researcher
9 23 (5.29%) Technical Architect
10 22 (5.06%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 20 (4.60%) Senior Designer
12 19 (4.37%) Tester
13 17 (3.91%) QA Engineer
14 16 (3.68%) Agile Test Analyst
14 16 (3.68%) Interaction Designer
15 15 (3.45%) Senior User Experience Designer
15 15 (3.45%) Consultant
15 15 (3.45%) Test Engineer
16 14 (3.22%) Software Engineer
17 13 (2.99%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (23.91%) HTML
2 98 (22.53%) CSS
3 67 (15.40%) .NET
4 64 (14.71%) SOAP
5 52 (11.95%) HTML5
6 41 (9.43%) CSS3
7 39 (8.97%) Web Services
8 26 (5.98%) Gherkin
8 26 (5.98%) jQuery
9 23 (5.29%) XML
10 22 (5.06%) RESTful
10 22 (5.06%) Ajax
11 18 (4.14%) XSD
11 18 (4.14%) WSDL
11 18 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (3.22%) Flash
13 13 (2.99%) XHTML
14 12 (2.76%) WCF
15 10 (2.30%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.07%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 28 (6.44%) Social Media
3 20 (4.60%) Psychology
4 16 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.45%) Human Factors
6 12 (2.76%) Digital Media
6 12 (2.76%) New Media
7 11 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (2.53%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (2.53%) iPhone
8 10 (2.30%) Open Source
8 10 (2.30%) Graphic Design
9 9 (2.07%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.07%) Copywriting
9 9 (2.07%) Chip and PIN
10 8 (1.84%) iPad
10 8 (1.84%) EFT
11 7 (1.61%) W3C
11 7 (1.61%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.89%) Android
2 41 (9.43%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.68%) UNIX
4 11 (2.53%) Windows
5 7 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.46%) User Stories
3 84 (19.31%) E-Commerce
4 70 (16.09%) Test Scripting
5 67 (15.40%) Analytics
6 61 (14.02%) Scrum
7 47 (10.80%) Web Development
8 39 (8.97%) SEO
9 38 (8.74%) Automated Testing
10 36 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (8.28%) Unit Testing
11 33 (7.59%) Integration Testing
12 32 (7.36%) Manual Testing
13 31 (7.13%) Test Strategy
14 30 (6.90%) Information Architecture
14 30 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 30 (6.90%) Use Case
15 29 (6.67%) Security Testing
15 29 (6.67%) Test Automation
15 29 (6.67%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.62%) JavaScript
2 71 (16.32%) SQL
3 45 (10.34%) C#
4 25 (5.75%) Java
4 25 (5.75%) T-SQL
5 17 (3.91%) C
6 14 (3.22%) PHP
7 9 (2.07%) C++
7 9 (2.07%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.84%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.69%) Ruby
9 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.23%) PHP5
10 1 (0.23%) PHP4
10 1 (0.23%) XAML
10 1 (0.23%) Perl
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
10 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 85 (19.54%) Degree
2 29 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 24 (5.52%) ISEB
4 22 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.61%) CIMA
6 7 (1.61%) ACCA
7 6 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (31.72%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.41%) Adobe
3 49 (11.26%) Salesforce.com
4 33 (7.59%) Google
5 29 (6.67%) HP
6 21 (4.83%) Oracle
7 17 (3.91%) Twitter
8 7 (1.61%) IBM
9 5 (1.15%) Omniture
10 4 (0.92%) Zend
11 3 (0.69%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) Capita
12 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.23%) iRise
12 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.23%) Kony
12 1 (0.23%) Neolane
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thame
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £40000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ultimate Asset
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 17 days ago