Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Human Factors skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Human Factors over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Human Factors
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1150 1165 1250
Rank change year-on-year +15 +85 -26
Permanent jobs citing Human Factors 61 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.034% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 33 44 51
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £36,900
90th Percentile £62,900 £72,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £38,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% -36.67% -7.69%

Human Factors 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Human Factors as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Human Factors in the UK

Human Factors
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Human Factors.

Salary trend for Human Factors in the UK

Human Factors
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Human Factors over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Human Factors in the UK

Human Factors
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England +43 46 £45,000 -14.29% 8
UK excluding London +62 39 £41,000 +7.89% 10
London -1 22 £55,500 -3.48% 1
Scotland -2 14 £55,000 - 3
North of England +25 11 £54,109 +50.30% 2
North West -13 7 £41,054 +14.04% 1
Midlands +37 5 £35,000 - 1
South East +48 4 £30,750 -23.13%
Yorkshire +28 4 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
South West +17 2 £42,500 +21.43% 3
East of England - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +17 1 £27,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £58,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Human Factors also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 48 (78.69%) User Experience
2 45 (73.77%) Degree
3 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) Psychology
4 28 (45.90%) Usability Testing
5 22 (36.07%) Prototyping
6 21 (34.43%) Finance
7 19 (31.15%) Wireframes
8 18 (29.51%) Service Design
9 17 (27.87%) Axure RP
10 15 (24.59%) Quantitative Research
11 14 (22.95%) Information Architecture
11 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
12 13 (21.31%) Ergonomics
12 13 (21.31%) Marketing
12 13 (21.31%) Scrum
12 13 (21.31%) InVision
13 12 (19.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (19.67%) Statistical Analysis
14 11 (18.03%) Retail
14 11 (18.03%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
14 11 (18.03%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (16.39%) Self-Awareness
15 10 (16.39%) Guerrilla Testing
15 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
15 10 (16.39%) Rapid Prototyping
15 10 (16.39%) Validation
16 9 (14.75%) Adobe
16 9 (14.75%) Benchmarking

Human Factors
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (4.92%) CMS
1 3 (4.92%) Marvel
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) InVision
2 8 (13.11%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (11.48%) Photoshop
4 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (4.92%) UXPin
6 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.64%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) Spark SQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Axure RP
2 7 (11.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Marketing
3 11 (18.03%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.28%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.64%) Games
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) User Experience Researcher
2 19 (31.15%) Designer
3 14 (22.95%) UX Designer
4 12 (19.67%) User Researcher
5 7 (11.48%) UI Designer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Designer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior UX Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Human Factors Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Lead Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Lead UX Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Research Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) UX Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (1.64%) Data Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior User Researcher
9 1 (1.64%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) CSS
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
2 6 (9.84%) jQuery
3 3 (4.92%) Framer.js
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.64%) CGI
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.64%) XHTML
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) XSL
5 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (78.69%) User Experience
2 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (14.75%) Mobile App
5 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (13.11%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.92%) Animation
6 3 (4.92%) Life Science
6 3 (4.92%) Tandem
6 3 (4.92%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.64%) Blog
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.64%) New Media
7 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Psychology
2 28 (45.90%) Usability Testing
3 22 (36.07%) Prototyping
4 19 (31.15%) Wireframes
5 18 (29.51%) Service Design
6 15 (24.59%) Quantitative Research
7 14 (22.95%) Information Architecture
7 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
8 13 (21.31%) Ergonomics
8 13 (21.31%) Scrum
9 12 (19.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 12 (19.67%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (18.03%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (18.03%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 10 (16.39%) Guerrilla Testing
11 10 (16.39%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (16.39%) Self-Awareness
11 10 (16.39%) Validation
12 9 (14.75%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) C
2 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) C++
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (73.77%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) PhD
5 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) HND
5 1 (1.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PMO
2 3 (4.92%) Def Stans
3 2 (3.28%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Adobe
2 3 (4.92%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.64%) EMC
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle