The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 218 238
Rank change year-on-year -29 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 5 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.079% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 12
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.53% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.79% +12.85%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5732 4998 5779
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.60% 87.90% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4727 4211 4575
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 West

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in the North West

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in the North West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Usability Testing in the North West

Usability Testing
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Manchester -34 3 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cheshire -10 1 £40,000 -25.92% 1
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) User Experience
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Wireframes
4 5 (35.71%) Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) iPad
6 3 (21.43%) UX Design
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) JMeter
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) WordPress
7 2 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 2 (14.29%) Web Components
7 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) LESS
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InVision
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) UserZoom
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Designer
1 4 (28.57%) UX Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Product Owner
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Product Owner
2 3 (21.43%) UX Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Product Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Product Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience Researcher
3 2 (14.29%) User Researcher
4 1 (7.14%) Research Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) LESS
2 2 (14.29%) Sass
2 2 (14.29%) Web Components
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) iPad
4 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
5 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Wireframes
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) UX Design
4 2 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Cognitive Psychology
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Ethnographic Research
5 1 (7.14%) Ethnography
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Research
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JSX
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
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