Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 273 268
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 10 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.21% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.23% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 4
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -
10th Percentile £27,700 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £36,250
North West median annual salary £31,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -30.00% +38.46% -13.33%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7245 6833 6753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.16% 91.09% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5988 5854 5603
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Manchester

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in Manchester

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Usability Testing in Manchester

Usability Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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
Stockport -9 2 £35,000 -39.13%
Altrincham - 2 £42,000 -
Usability Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) QA Automation

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) TestNG
2 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Interface Designer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) UI Designer
2 2 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Product Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) WSDL
3 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (20.00%) XSD
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) BDD
1 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (20.00%) ATDD
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Aquila
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft