The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Qualitative Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Qualitative Research over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Qualitative Research
England / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 460 476
Rank change year-on-year +77 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Qualitative Research 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.074% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.018% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +110.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £47,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -26.31% +66.66%  

Qualitative Research 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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12720 16868 18398
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.03% 86.74% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10550 14185 14564
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Qualitative Research
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Qualitative Research in the South East

Qualitative Research
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Qualitative Research in the South East.

Salary trend for Qualitative Research in the South East

Qualitative Research
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Qualitative Research within the South East 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
Surrey - 10 £35,000 -
West Sussex +19 1 - -
Qualitative Research
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Qualitative Research 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 South East region with a requirement for Qualitative Research.

1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 13 (100.00%) User Experience
1 13 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
2 10 (76.92%) Usabilla
2 10 (76.92%) Wireframes
2 10 (76.92%) Framer.js
2 10 (76.92%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 10 (76.92%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 10 (76.92%) Axure RP
3 3 (23.08%) Cognitive Psychology
3 3 (23.08%) Psychology
4 2 (15.38%) Market Research
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
4 2 (15.38%) Guerrilla Research
4 2 (15.38%) Service Design
5 1 (7.69%) Anthropology
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.69%) Ethnography
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Ergonomics
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum

Qualitative Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Designer
1 10 (76.92%) UX Designer
2 7 (53.85%) UI Designer
2 7 (53.85%) UI/UX Designer
3 2 (15.38%) User Researcher
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
1 13 (100.00%) Usability Testing
2 10 (76.92%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 10 (76.92%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 10 (76.92%) Wireframes
3 3 (23.08%) Cognitive Psychology
3 3 (23.08%) Psychology
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
4 2 (15.38%) Guerrilla Research
4 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
4 2 (15.38%) Market Research
4 2 (15.38%) Service Design
5 1 (7.69%) Anthropology
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Ethnography
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Usabilla