Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Usability Testing
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 937 917
Rank change year-on-year +93 -20 +47
Permanent jobs citing Usability Testing 361 285 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 291 205 321
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
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 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in the UK

Usability Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Usability Testing in the UK

Usability Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Usability Testing in the UK

Usability Testing
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +106 338 £52,500 +16.67% 24
UK excluding London +69 215 £45,000 +12.50% 11
London +34 144 £55,000 - 15
North of England +55 77 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Yorkshire +51 50 £51,250 +57.69% 1
South East +18 37 £55,000 +37.50% 2
East of England +15 32 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Midlands +16 30 £41,750 +4.38% 1
North West +1 26 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Scotland -3 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +36 20 £42,500 -5.56% 1
South West +5 18 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands +2 10 £34,500 -4.17%
North East -8 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 283 (78.39%) User Experience
2 176 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (37.40%) Wireframes
4 96 (26.59%) Axure RP
5 88 (24.38%) Prototyping
6 84 (23.27%) InVision
7 82 (22.71%) Adobe
8 73 (20.22%) HTML
9 69 (19.11%) Information Architecture
9 69 (19.11%) Mobile App
10 66 (18.28%) CSS
11 64 (17.73%) JavaScript
12 61 (16.90%) Degree
13 58 (16.07%) Analytics
14 57 (15.79%) Finance
15 49 (13.57%) Photoshop
16 47 (13.02%) OmniGraffle
17 46 (12.74%) Test Automation
18 43 (11.91%) Service Design
19 42 (11.63%) HTML5
19 42 (11.63%) Adobe Illustrator
20 40 (11.08%) User Acceptance Testing
21 39 (10.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
22 38 (10.53%) Project Management
23 36 (9.97%) Software Testing
24 35 (9.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
24 35 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
25 34 (9.42%) User Stories
25 34 (9.42%) E-Commerce
26 33 (9.14%) Rapid Prototyping

Usability Testing
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 10 (2.77%) Marvel
2 8 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.22%) CMS
2 8 (2.22%) SAS
3 5 (1.39%) WordPress
4 3 (0.83%) Confluence
4 3 (0.83%) Drupal
4 3 (0.83%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 84 (23.27%) InVision
2 49 (13.57%) Photoshop
3 47 (13.02%) OmniGraffle
4 42 (11.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (5.54%) MS Visio
6 15 (4.16%) SPSS
7 8 (2.22%) UserZoom
8 5 (1.39%) UXPin
9 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.28%) Moqups
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 18 (4.99%) Google Analytics
3 14 (3.88%) SaaS
4 11 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.83%) GitHub
7 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.83%) Slack
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.28%) Asana
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.28%) G Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.93%) Big Data
2 21 (5.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.49%) Data Mining
4 8 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.22%) BigQuery
4 8 (2.22%) Spotfire
5 7 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.94%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (1.11%) SQLite
7 2 (0.55%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.28%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) HBase
8 1 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 96 (26.59%) Axure RP
2 39 (10.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 31 (8.59%) Selenium
4 25 (6.93%) JIRA
5 14 (3.88%) SpecFlow
6 13 (3.60%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.60%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.22%) Jasmine
7 8 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.66%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.66%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.66%) NUnit
9 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.11%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.11%) TestRail
11 3 (0.83%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.83%) Subversion
12 2 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 57 (15.79%) Finance
2 30 (8.31%) Marketing
3 26 (7.20%) Banking
4 23 (6.37%) Retail
5 9 (2.49%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.22%) German Language
7 5 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.11%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Electronics
9 3 (0.83%) Games
9 3 (0.83%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (36.01%) Designer
2 116 (32.13%) UX Designer
3 51 (14.13%) User Experience Researcher
4 44 (12.19%) Senior Designer
5 42 (11.63%) Senior UX Designer
6 33 (9.14%) UI Designer
7 27 (7.48%) Test Engineer
8 26 (7.20%) Developer
9 25 (6.93%) UI/UX Designer
10 21 (5.82%) Analyst
11 20 (5.54%) Digital Executive
12 19 (5.26%) UAT Executive
12 19 (5.26%) User Researcher
13 15 (4.16%) Senior Test Engineer
14 14 (3.88%) Consultant
14 14 (3.88%) Software Test Engineer
14 14 (3.88%) User Experience Consultant
15 13 (3.60%) Senior Software Test Engineer
15 13 (3.60%) Tester
16 12 (3.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.22%) HTML
2 66 (18.28%) CSS
3 42 (11.63%) HTML5
4 30 (8.31%) CSS3
5 29 (8.03%) Web Services
6 27 (7.48%) AngularJS
6 27 (7.48%) XML
7 25 (6.93%) .NET
8 24 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (6.37%) jQuery
10 21 (5.82%) React
11 15 (4.16%) JSON
12 13 (3.60%) Node.js
12 13 (3.60%) Reactive Extensions
12 13 (3.60%) WPF
13 12 (3.32%) REST
13 12 (3.32%) RESTful
14 10 (2.77%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.77%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (2.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 283 (78.39%) User Experience
2 69 (19.11%) Mobile App
3 35 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.09%) Digital Media
6 12 (3.32%) Social Media
7 11 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.49%) TRADACOMS
9 8 (2.22%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.39%) Fintech
11 5 (1.39%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.11%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.11%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.83%) Blog
14 2 (0.55%) BBC
14 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.32%) Android
1 12 (3.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.83%) Windows
3 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (37.40%) Wireframes
3 88 (24.38%) Prototyping
4 69 (19.11%) Information Architecture
5 58 (16.07%) Analytics
6 46 (12.74%) Test Automation
7 43 (11.91%) Service Design
8 40 (11.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (10.53%) Project Management
10 36 (9.97%) Software Testing
11 34 (9.42%) E-Commerce
11 34 (9.42%) User Stories
12 33 (9.14%) Rapid Prototyping
13 29 (8.03%) Validation
14 28 (7.76%) Psychology
15 27 (7.48%) A/B Testing
15 27 (7.48%) Manual Testing
16 26 (7.20%) Collaborative Working
16 26 (7.20%) Front End Development
17 25 (6.93%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.73%) JavaScript
2 24 (6.65%) SQL
3 23 (6.37%) Java
4 16 (4.43%) C#
5 10 (2.77%) TypeScript
6 8 (2.22%) R
6 8 (2.22%) Scala
7 7 (1.94%) C
7 7 (1.94%) Groovy
8 5 (1.39%) PHP
9 3 (0.83%) Python
9 3 (0.83%) XPath
10 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (16.90%) Degree
2 11 (3.05%) ISEB
3 9 (2.49%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.49%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.31%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.83%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Firmware
2 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (22.71%) Adobe
2 29 (8.03%) Google
3 11 (3.05%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.77%) Oracle
5 8 (2.22%) Alteryx
5 8 (2.22%) Cloudera
5 8 (2.22%) Informatica
5 8 (2.22%) Netezza
5 8 (2.22%) Tableau
5 8 (2.22%) Talend
5 8 (2.22%) Teradata
6 6 (1.66%) HP
7 5 (1.39%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.55%) Apple
9 2 (0.55%) Aquila
9 2 (0.55%) Twitter
9 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.28%) Datameer
10 1 (0.28%) Hortonworks