Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 314 337
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23 +27
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 30 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 23
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,200 £43,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -13.27% +8.89%

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 11787 10229 11861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.08% 88.46% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9548 8547 9507
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 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
Manchester -41 15 £47,500 +46.15%
Lancashire +3 9 £24,500 -40.61%
Merseyside - 5 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire -22 1 £40,000 -25.93% 1
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (53.33%) User Experience
2 15 (50.00%) XML
3 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
4 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) JIRA
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 7 (23.33%) TRADACOMS
7 7 (23.33%) Validation
7 7 (23.33%) EDI
7 7 (23.33%) NUnit
8 6 (20.00%) Subversion
8 6 (20.00%) CMS
8 6 (20.00%) ReSharper
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.00%) XPath
8 6 (20.00%) Law
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 6 (20.00%) ISEB
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) XSLT
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Node.js
8 6 (20.00%) CSS3
8 6 (20.00%) HTML5

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 6 (20.00%) CMS
1 6 (20.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.67%) UserZoom
2 1 (3.33%) InVision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) NUnit
3 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 6 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 6 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Law
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Russian Language
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Designer
2 6 (20.00%) Interface Designer
2 6 (20.00%) UI Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience Researcher
4 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) User Researcher
4 3 (10.00%) UX Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (3.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) EDI
4 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.00%) CSS3
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) Node.js
4 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 6 (20.00%) XSLT
5 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) LESS
6 2 (6.67%) Sass
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) Web Components
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) WSDL
6 2 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) TRADACOMS
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
2 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Validation
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.33%) User Stories
7 4 (13.33%) Wireframes
8 3 (10.00%) Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.00%) Ethnography
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) XPath
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) JSX
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) HP
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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