Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Usability Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Usability Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 915 889
Rank change year-on-year +75 -26 +86
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 337 275 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 274 196 309
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £30,900 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,350 £72,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -

Usability Testing 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 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
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 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Usability Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in England

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in England

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Usability Testing in England

Usability Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 +32 144 £55,000 - 17
North of England +38 77 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +62 50 £51,250 +57.69% 1
South East +19 37 £55,000 +37.50% 3
East of England +26 31 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Midlands +33 30 £41,750 +4.38%
North West -10 26 £31,500 -30.00% 1
East Midlands +48 20 £42,500 -5.56%
South West +5 18 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -3 10 £34,500 +0.73%
North East +1 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Usability Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 268 (79.53%) User Experience
2 156 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (36.50%) Wireframes
4 84 (24.93%) Axure RP
5 83 (24.63%) Prototyping
6 80 (23.74%) InVision
7 79 (23.44%) Adobe
8 70 (20.77%) HTML
9 64 (18.99%) JavaScript
9 64 (18.99%) Information Architecture
10 63 (18.69%) CSS
11 60 (17.80%) Mobile App
12 57 (16.91%) Analytics
13 52 (15.43%) Degree
14 50 (14.84%) Finance
15 44 (13.06%) Photoshop
16 43 (12.76%) HTML5
17 40 (11.87%) Test Automation
17 40 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
18 39 (11.57%) OmniGraffle
19 38 (11.28%) Adobe Illustrator
20 37 (10.98%) Service Design
21 36 (10.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
21 36 (10.68%) Project Management
21 36 (10.68%) Software Testing
22 34 (10.09%) E-Commerce
22 34 (10.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
23 33 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (8.90%) CSS3
24 30 (8.90%) Google

Usability Testing
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 10 (2.97%) Marvel
2 9 (2.67%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.67%) SAS
3 8 (2.37%) CMS
4 4 (1.19%) WordPress
5 3 (0.89%) Confluence
5 3 (0.89%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 80 (23.74%) InVision
2 44 (13.06%) Photoshop
3 39 (11.57%) OmniGraffle
4 38 (11.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (5.93%) MS Visio
6 16 (4.75%) SPSS
7 8 (2.37%) UserZoom
8 5 (1.48%) UXPin
9 2 (0.59%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 18 (5.34%) Google Analytics
3 13 (3.86%) SaaS
4 12 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (2.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.89%) GitHub
7 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.89%) Slack
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.30%) Asana
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.12%) Big Data
2 21 (6.23%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.97%) Data Mining
4 9 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (2.67%) BigQuery
4 9 (2.67%) Spotfire
5 8 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.37%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (1.19%) SQLite
7 2 (0.59%) MySQL
8 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.30%) Flink
8 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.30%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.30%) OpenTSDB
8 1 (0.30%) Presto
8 1 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 84 (24.93%) Axure RP
2 34 (10.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 26 (7.72%) Selenium
4 24 (7.12%) JIRA
5 14 (4.15%) SpecFlow
6 13 (3.86%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (2.37%) Git (software)
8 8 (2.37%) Jasmine
8 8 (2.37%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.78%) FitNesse
9 6 (1.78%) HP UFT
9 6 (1.78%) NUnit
10 5 (1.48%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.19%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.19%) TestRail
12 3 (0.89%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.89%) Subversion
13 2 (0.59%) TestComplete
General
1 50 (14.84%) Finance
2 29 (8.61%) Marketing
3 26 (7.72%) Banking
4 16 (4.75%) Retail
5 9 (2.67%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.37%) German Language
7 4 (1.19%) Law
7 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.89%) Electronics
8 3 (0.89%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.59%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.59%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (35.61%) Designer
2 110 (32.64%) UX Designer
3 50 (14.84%) User Experience Researcher
4 45 (13.35%) Senior Designer
5 43 (12.76%) Senior UX Designer
6 28 (8.31%) UI Designer
7 25 (7.42%) Developer
8 24 (7.12%) UI/UX Designer
9 22 (6.53%) Test Engineer
10 21 (6.23%) Analyst
11 20 (5.93%) Digital Executive
12 19 (5.64%) UAT Executive
12 19 (5.64%) User Researcher
13 15 (4.45%) Senior Test Engineer
14 14 (4.15%) Software Test Engineer
15 13 (3.86%) Senior Software Test Engineer
15 13 (3.86%) Tester
16 12 (3.56%) Test Analyst
17 11 (3.26%) Product Manager
17 11 (3.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.77%) HTML
2 63 (18.69%) CSS
3 43 (12.76%) HTML5
4 30 (8.90%) CSS3
5 27 (8.01%) AngularJS
5 27 (8.01%) XML
6 25 (7.42%) .NET
6 25 (7.42%) Web Services
7 24 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (6.23%) React
9 19 (5.64%) jQuery
10 15 (4.45%) JSON
11 13 (3.86%) Node.js
11 13 (3.86%) Reactive Extensions
11 13 (3.86%) WPF
12 12 (3.56%) REST
13 10 (2.97%) Angular 2
13 10 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (2.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 268 (79.53%) User Experience
2 60 (17.80%) Mobile App
3 33 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.53%) Digital Media
6 12 (3.56%) Social Media
7 11 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.67%) TRADACOMS
9 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.48%) Fintech
10 5 (1.48%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.19%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Blog
12 3 (0.89%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.59%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.59%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.56%) Android
1 12 (3.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.89%) Windows
3 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (36.50%) Wireframes
3 83 (24.63%) Prototyping
4 64 (18.99%) Information Architecture
5 57 (16.91%) Analytics
6 40 (11.87%) Test Automation
6 40 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (10.98%) Service Design
8 36 (10.68%) Project Management
8 36 (10.68%) Software Testing
9 34 (10.09%) E-Commerce
10 29 (8.61%) User Stories
10 29 (8.61%) Validation
11 28 (8.31%) Psychology
12 27 (8.01%) Manual Testing
12 27 (8.01%) Rapid Prototyping
13 25 (7.42%) A/B Testing
14 24 (7.12%) Regression Testing
15 22 (6.53%) Collaborative Working
15 22 (6.53%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.99%) JavaScript
2 25 (7.42%) SQL
3 16 (4.75%) C#
3 16 (4.75%) Java
4 9 (2.67%) R
4 9 (2.67%) TypeScript
5 7 (2.08%) C
6 3 (0.89%) Python
6 3 (0.89%) Scala
6 3 (0.89%) XPath
7 2 (0.59%) Groovy
7 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.59%) PHP
7 2 (0.59%) Ruby
8 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (15.43%) Degree
2 11 (3.26%) ISEB
3 9 (2.67%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.67%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.12%) QA
2 8 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.89%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) Firmware
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (23.44%) Adobe
2 30 (8.90%) Google
3 11 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.26%) Oracle
4 9 (2.67%) Alteryx
4 9 (2.67%) Cloudera
4 9 (2.67%) Informatica
4 9 (2.67%) Netezza
4 9 (2.67%) Tableau
4 9 (2.67%) Talend
4 9 (2.67%) Teradata
5 6 (1.78%) HP
6 5 (1.48%) TOWER Software
7 3 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.59%) Aquila
8 2 (0.59%) Twitter
8 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.30%) Datameer
9 1 (0.30%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.30%) MapR