Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 209 235
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26 0
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 17 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 5
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £29,600
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,000 £38,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Scotland

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in Scotland

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Usability Testing in Scotland

Usability Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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
Glasgow - 15 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh -18 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Usability Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) User Experience
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (41.18%) Kanban
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Axure RP
5 6 (35.29%) RESTful
5 6 (35.29%) Scala
5 6 (35.29%) Groovy
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Security Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
5 6 (35.29%) User Stories
5 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Selenium
5 6 (35.29%) API Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
5 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Wireframes
6 4 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (23.53%) OmniGraffle

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (11.76%) InVision
2 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Axure RP
2 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Designer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) User Experience Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Designer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead UX Designer
4 3 (17.65%) UX Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
1 6 (35.29%) RESTful
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.88%) Music Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (41.18%) Kanban
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) API Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
4 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Security Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 6 (35.29%) User Stories
4 6 (35.29%) Wireframes
5 4 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
6 3 (17.65%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Groovy
2 6 (35.29%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe