The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 78 79
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.15% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £37,500 £77,500 £28,780
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.61% +169.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11%  

Usability Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 570 596 616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.56% 89.62% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 520 509 533
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in the North East

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in the North East

Usability Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 1 £37,500 -51.61% 4
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Service Design
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (16.67%) BBC
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Cognitive Psychology
4 1 (16.67%) A/B Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Psychology
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
4 1 (16.67%) C#

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
1 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (16.67%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Tester
1 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Service Design
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) A/B Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Cognitive Psychology
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Psychology
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
Newcastle, County Down
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago