The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
England / South East
Rank 363 435 421
Rank change year-on-year +72 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 18 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 24
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -10.55%  

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 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 12854 16763 17632
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.02% 87.11% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14127 14050
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in the South East

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Usability Testing in the South East

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +48 12 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £45,750 -
Kent +22 1 £30,000 -42.85% 3
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 36 (85.71%) User Experience
2 31 (73.81%) Wireframes
3 22 (52.38%) Axure RP
4 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (42.86%) Scrum
6 16 (38.10%) Degree
6 16 (38.10%) HTML
7 14 (33.33%) CSS
8 13 (30.95%) Psychology
9 12 (28.57%) Photoshop
9 12 (28.57%) Prototyping
10 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 9 (21.43%) jQuery
11 9 (21.43%) Qualitative Research
11 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
12 8 (19.05%) Information Architecture
12 8 (19.05%) Web Services
12 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
13 7 (16.67%) Usabilla
13 7 (16.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 7 (16.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
13 7 (16.67%) Framer.js
14 6 (14.29%) HTML5
14 6 (14.29%) Data Analytics
14 6 (14.29%) Analytics
14 6 (14.29%) ClickTale
14 6 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (14.29%) CSS3

Usability Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (9.52%) InVision
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.76%) Moqups
4 1 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Axure RP
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Designer
1 25 (59.52%) UX Designer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Designer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior UX Designer
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Lead Designer
3 4 (9.52%) Lead UX Designer
3 4 (9.52%) UI Designer
3 4 (9.52%) UI/UX Designer
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience Researcher
4 3 (7.14%) UX Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) HTML
2 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) Framer.js
6 6 (14.29%) CSS3
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (11.90%) Gherkin
7 5 (11.90%) RESTful
8 3 (7.14%) EJB
8 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.14%) J2EE
8 3 (7.14%) JSF
8 3 (7.14%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (85.71%) User Experience
2 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Wireframes
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) Psychology
5 12 (28.57%) Prototyping
6 9 (21.43%) Qualitative Research
6 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.05%) Information Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 7 (16.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 5 (11.90%) Kanban
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) Groovy
3 5 (11.90%) Scala
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Usabilla
2 6 (14.29%) ClickTale
3 5 (11.90%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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