Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Human Factors skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Human Factors over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Human Factors
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1106 1167 1204
Rank change year-on-year +61 +37 +9
Permanent jobs citing Human Factors 45 45 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.028% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 52
England median annual salary £48,250 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.10% -12.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £36,900
90th Percentile £64,375 £72,500 £83,375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +4.35%

Human Factors is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151850 160342 182990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.36% 88.71%
Number of salaries quoted 120745 134485 152252
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Human Factors as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Human Factors in England.

Salary trend for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Human Factors in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 22 £55,500 -3.48%
North of England +11 11 £54,109 - 2
North West - 7 £41,054 - 1
Midlands +50 5 £35,000 -2.78% 2
South East +32 4 £30,750 -23.13%
Yorkshire +28 4 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +15 1 £27,500 -23.61% 2
South West +5 1 - - 5
Human Factors
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Human Factors also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 35 (77.78%) User Experience
2 31 (68.89%) Degree
3 27 (60.00%) Psychology
4 19 (42.22%) Usability Testing
5 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (37.78%) Prototyping
6 13 (28.89%) Ergonomics
6 13 (28.89%) Marketing
7 12 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 12 (26.67%) Service Design
7 12 (26.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 11 (24.44%) Quantitative Research
8 11 (24.44%) Scrum
9 10 (22.22%) Validation
9 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (22.22%) Guerrilla Testing
10 9 (20.00%) UX Design
10 9 (20.00%) Finance
10 9 (20.00%) Benchmarking
11 8 (17.78%) Information Architecture
11 8 (17.78%) InVision
11 8 (17.78%) Cognitive Science
11 8 (17.78%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (15.56%) Field Research
12 7 (15.56%) Behavioural Analysis
12 7 (15.56%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
12 7 (15.56%) Wireframes
12 7 (15.56%) Analytics
12 7 (15.56%) SEO

Human Factors
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) CMS
1 3 (6.67%) Marvel
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) InVision
2 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (6.67%) UXPin
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) Spark SQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (28.89%) Marketing
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) User Experience Researcher
2 12 (26.67%) User Researcher
3 6 (13.33%) Designer
3 6 (13.33%) UX Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Human Factors Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Research Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (6.67%) UX Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Lead Designer
5 2 (4.44%) Lead UX Designer
6 1 (2.22%) Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.22%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Framer.js
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.22%) XHTML
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) XSL
3 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (77.78%) User Experience
2 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Animation
3 3 (6.67%) Life Science
3 3 (6.67%) Tandem
3 3 (6.67%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.22%) New Media
4 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Psychology
2 19 (42.22%) Usability Testing
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Prototyping
4 13 (28.89%) Ergonomics
5 12 (26.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 12 (26.67%) Service Design
5 12 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 11 (24.44%) Quantitative Research
6 11 (24.44%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Guerrilla Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Validation
8 9 (20.00%) Benchmarking
8 9 (20.00%) UX Design
9 8 (17.78%) Cognitive Science
9 8 (17.78%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (17.78%) Information Architecture
10 7 (15.56%) Behavioural Analysis
10 7 (15.56%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
10 7 (15.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) PhD
5 1 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) HND
5 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) Def Stans
3 2 (4.44%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.22%) EMC
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle