The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 248 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 -  
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 20 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 0
Median salary £42,875 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4579 5223 5264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.05% 88.74% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4264 4373
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 West

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

Usability Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in the South West

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Usability Testing in the South West

Usability Testing
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol +9 12 £41,250 -21.42%
Devon - 3 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £40,750 -
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 29 (85.29%) User Experience
2 17 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 17 (50.00%) Adobe
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Prototyping
5 11 (32.35%) InVision
5 11 (32.35%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 10 (29.41%) HTML
6 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 10 (29.41%) Ethnography
6 10 (29.41%) Ethnographic Research
7 9 (26.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (26.47%) Degree
8 7 (20.59%) jQuery
8 7 (20.59%) Workflow
8 7 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
8 7 (20.59%) HTML5
8 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
8 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
9 6 (17.65%) Wireframes
9 6 (17.65%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) XML
9 6 (17.65%) InDesign
10 5 (14.71%) Games
10 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) Web Analytics
10 5 (14.71%) D3.js

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) InVision
2 7 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
3 6 (17.65%) InDesign
3 6 (17.65%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.94%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 9 (26.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Robolectric
3 2 (5.88%) Robotium
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Designer
1 20 (58.82%) UX Designer
2 11 (32.35%) Lead Designer
2 11 (32.35%) Lead UX Designer
3 5 (14.71%) UI Designer
3 5 (14.71%) UI/UX Designer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Interaction Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) CSS
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
2 7 (20.59%) HTML5
2 7 (20.59%) jQuery
3 6 (17.65%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) CSS3
4 5 (14.71%) D3.js
4 5 (14.71%) Highcharts JS
4 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (11.76%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) Android SDK
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
6 2 (5.88%) Cocoa
6 2 (5.88%) iOS SDK
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (85.29%) User Experience
2 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Prototyping
3 11 (32.35%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 10 (29.41%) Ethnographic Research
4 10 (29.41%) Ethnography
5 7 (20.59%) Workflow
6 6 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 5 (14.71%) Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) Infographics
7 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) Time Management
7 5 (14.71%) Typography
7 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
7 5 (14.71%) Web Analytics
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) UX Design
9 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (5.88%) Android Development
10 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.88%) VB6
4 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (11.76%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
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