Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 348 334
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 +37
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 7 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.056% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 26
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £42,000 £60,000 £54,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,352 11,086 10,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.40% 90.36% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,017 9,274 8,919
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Usability Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Lancashire +9 3 £24,500 -45.56%
Manchester -7 3 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
2 3 (42.86%) TRADACOMS
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Aquila
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services

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 (28.57%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TestNG
1 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
2 1 (14.29%) Protractor
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) EDI
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) TRADACOMS
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Aquila