The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Experience over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UX
UK
Rank 68 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3428 4047 3644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.05% 4.01% 3.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.54% 9.87% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2759 3347 2908
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32532 40984 41404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26375 32791 33298
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Experience
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

User Experience Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience within the UK.

User Experience Salary Trend in the UK

User Experience
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

User Experience Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 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
England -3 3175 £47,500 - 629
London +4 1653 £55,000 - 281
South East -26 409 £42,500 -5.55% 87
North West +21 276 £40,000 +6.66% 61
City of London +21 272 £57,500 +15.00% 38
South West +7 209 £35,000 -6.66% 51
Manchester +10 204 £45,000 +8.43% 41
Yorkshire -12 177 £35,000 +1.44% 48
East of England -26 145 £45,000 +28.57% 33
West Midlands +4 134 £40,000 +5.26% 30
West Yorkshire +12 127 £39,000 +3.31% 34
East Midlands 0 112 £35,000 -6.66% 28
Leeds +16 111 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Scotland 0 109 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Surrey -14 93 £45,000 -2.17% 21
Bristol +10 86 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Hampshire +27 81 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Edinburgh +24 64 £40,000 - 8
Berkshire -24 61 £42,000 -11.57% 15
Hertfordshire +24 56 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Oxfordshire -15 56 £43,250 -3.88% 9
North East +22 52 £26,000 -26.24% 8
Leicestershire +7 49 £35,000 -17.64% 16
Tyne and Wear +24 38 £22,500 -60.35% 6
Birmingham +8 38 £40,000 - 11
Glasgow -12 38 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Cambridgeshire -33 38 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 37 £22,500 -60.35% 6
Nottinghamshire +4 36 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Oxford 0 36 £41,500 -14.87% 6

User Experience
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing User Experience 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 User Experience.

1 3477 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 3301 (47.01%) HTML
3 3114 (44.35%) JavaScript
4 3101 (44.16%) CSS
5 1644 (23.41%) HTML5
6 1396 (19.88%) AngularJS
7 1289 (18.36%) Web Development
8 1286 (18.31%) Front End Development
9 1250 (17.80%) jQuery
10 1158 (16.49%) Scrum
11 1153 (16.42%) Finance
12 1144 (16.29%) CSS3
13 1045 (14.88%) Wireframes
14 1005 (14.31%) Degree
15 991 (14.11%) E-Commerce
16 977 (13.91%) .NET
17 918 (13.07%) Marketing
18 905 (12.89%) Git (software)
19 894 (12.73%) C#
20 882 (12.56%) MVC
21 847 (12.06%) Photoshop
22 839 (11.95%) Java
23 808 (11.51%) Adobe
24 726 (10.34%) Mobile App
25 720 (10.25%) Responsive Web Design
26 715 (10.18%) TDD
27 677 (9.64%) Sass
28 660 (9.40%) OO
29 642 (9.14%) PHP
30 636 (9.06%) SQL

User Experience
Top Related 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
1 531 (7.56%) CMS
2 162 (2.31%) WordPress
3 139 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 119 (1.69%) EPiServer
5 106 (1.51%) IIS
6 91 (1.30%) Drupal
7 82 (1.17%) Umbraco
8 76 (1.08%) Confluence
9 62 (0.88%) Apache
10 60 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 57 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 54 (0.77%) NServiceBus
13 52 (0.74%) JBoss
14 50 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 48 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
16 47 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 43 (0.61%) nginx
18 42 (0.60%) WebSphere
19 37 (0.53%) MS Exchange
19 37 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 847 (12.06%) Photoshop
2 517 (7.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 293 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 220 (3.13%) MS Excel
5 202 (2.88%) InVision
6 147 (2.09%) OmniGraffle
7 113 (1.61%) InDesign
8 94 (1.34%) MS Office
9 85 (1.21%) Fireworks
10 61 (0.87%) MS Visio
11 40 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
12 36 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
13 27 (0.38%) Acrobat
14 18 (0.26%) Pixate
15 15 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
15 15 (0.21%) UXPin
16 13 (0.19%) GIMP
17 11 (0.16%) MS Project
17 11 (0.16%) SPSS
18 9 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 67 (0.95%) Magento
2 19 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 13 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 9 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 9 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.11%) Radian6
9 8 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.100%) SAP HR
11 6 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
11 6 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.071%) OpenCart
12 5 (0.071%) osCommerce
12 5 (0.071%) SAP ECC
13 4 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 4 (0.057%) SAP APO
13 4 (0.057%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 324 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (2.59%) SaaS
4 138 (1.97%) Office 365
5 122 (1.74%) Google Analytics
6 113 (1.61%) GitHub
7 58 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 50 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 42 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
10 37 (0.53%) Google Play
11 28 (0.40%) Slack
12 25 (0.36%) Trello
13 17 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
14 14 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (0.20%) PaaS
15 13 (0.19%) IaaS
16 12 (0.17%) AdWords
16 12 (0.17%) Heroku
17 11 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 238 (3.39%) Internet
2 159 (2.26%) HTTP
3 114 (1.62%) Intranet
4 50 (0.71%) Skype
5 46 (0.66%) Firewall
6 44 (0.63%) DNS
7 43 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 32 (0.46%) Unified Communications
9 29 (0.41%) SSL
10 28 (0.40%) VPN
10 28 (0.40%) Wireless
11 24 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 24 (0.34%) LAN
12 18 (0.26%) ISDN
12 18 (0.26%) WAN
13 17 (0.24%) DHCP
14 16 (0.23%) Extranet
14 16 (0.23%) GoToMeeting
14 16 (0.23%) IPsec
15 15 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 384 (5.47%) MySQL
3 216 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 193 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 167 (2.38%) Big Data
6 145 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 107 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 101 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 97 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 92 (1.31%) Redis
11 68 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 59 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
14 44 (0.63%) CouchDB
15 42 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 42 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (0.57%) Couchbase
17 38 (0.54%) Hadoop
17 38 (0.54%) QlikView
18 35 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 905 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 387 (5.51%) Axure RP
3 353 (5.03%) Grunt
4 294 (4.19%) gulp
5 262 (3.73%) JIRA
6 250 (3.56%) Subversion
7 231 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 199 (2.83%) Visual Studio
9 180 (2.56%) Selenium
10 177 (2.52%) Jenkins
11 125 (1.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 114 (1.62%) Jasmine
13 106 (1.51%) TeamCity
14 84 (1.20%) Maven
14 84 (1.20%) webpack
15 75 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
16 66 (0.94%) Bower
17 63 (0.90%) Xcode
18 62 (0.88%) JUnit
19 61 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1153 (16.42%) Finance
2 918 (13.07%) Marketing
3 428 (6.10%) Retail
4 281 (4.00%) Banking
5 221 (3.15%) Games
6 184 (2.62%) Advertising
7 179 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 161 (2.29%) Publishing
9 110 (1.57%) Legal
10 59 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 53 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 48 (0.68%) Automotive
13 42 (0.60%) Back Office
14 41 (0.58%) Electronics
15 34 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.44%) Law
17 27 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 26 (0.37%) Front Office
19 24 (0.34%) Billing
19 24 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 3272 (46.60%) Developer
2 1300 (18.51%) Designer
3 974 (13.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 844 (12.02%) UX Designer
5 725 (10.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 580 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 556 (7.92%) Web Developer
8 524 (7.46%) Analyst
9 477 (6.79%) HTML Developer
10 394 (5.61%) HTML CSS Developer
11 373 (5.31%) UI Developer
12 371 (5.28%) UI Designer
13 344 (4.90%) .NET Developer
14 323 (4.60%) C# Developer
15 313 (4.46%) Business Analyst
16 268 (3.82%) UI/UX Designer
17 266 (3.79%) Angular Developer
18 252 (3.59%) UX Developer
19 250 (3.56%) Product Manager
19 250 (3.56%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3301 (47.01%) HTML
2 3101 (44.16%) CSS
3 1644 (23.41%) HTML5
4 1396 (19.88%) AngularJS
5 1250 (17.80%) jQuery
6 1144 (16.29%) CSS3
7 977 (13.91%) .NET
8 677 (9.64%) Sass
9 615 (8.76%) Node.js
10 570 (8.12%) Web Services
11 566 (8.06%) React
12 565 (8.05%) ASP.NET
13 524 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 432 (6.15%) XML
15 408 (5.81%) LESS
16 399 (5.68%) REST
17 365 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 361 (5.14%) Ajax
19 339 (4.83%) JSON
20 301 (4.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 726 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 531 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 441 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 188 (2.68%) Social Media
5 159 (2.26%) Fintech
6 102 (1.45%) W3C
7 97 (1.38%) Graphic Design
8 82 (1.17%) Digital Media
9 79 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 79 (1.13%) iPad
10 78 (1.11%) Animation
11 77 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 74 (1.05%) Blog
13 64 (0.91%) Smartphone
14 47 (0.67%) Algorithms
15 46 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 43 (0.61%) Virtual Team
17 39 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 38 (0.54%) iPhone
19 37 (0.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 541 (7.70%) Apple iOS
2 502 (7.15%) Android
3 368 (5.24%) Linux
4 334 (4.76%) Windows
5 79 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 63 (0.90%) Unix
7 51 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 46 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 37 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 31 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.21%) Debian
14 12 (0.17%) CentOS
15 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.085%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.057%) zOS
19 3 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3477 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1289 (18.36%) Web Development
3 1286 (18.31%) Front End Development
4 1158 (16.49%) Scrum
5 1045 (14.88%) Wireframes
6 991 (14.11%) E-Commerce
7 882 (12.56%) MVC
8 720 (10.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 715 (10.18%) TDD
10 660 (9.40%) OO
11 590 (8.40%) Analytics
12 529 (7.53%) Web Design
13 521 (7.42%) Software Engineering
14 514 (7.32%) Prototyping
15 472 (6.72%) Project Management
16 413 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
17 373 (5.31%) User Stories
18 366 (5.21%) SEO
19 365 (5.20%) Mentoring
20 336 (4.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3114 (44.35%) JavaScript
2 894 (12.73%) C#
3 839 (11.95%) Java
4 642 (9.14%) PHP
5 636 (9.06%) SQL
6 340 (4.84%) Python
7 203 (2.89%) Ruby
8 195 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 165 (2.35%) Apple Swift
10 144 (2.05%) TypeScript
11 124 (1.77%) ES6
12 115 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 99 (1.41%) C++
14 97 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 88 (1.25%) Scala
16 79 (1.13%) XPath
17 75 (1.07%) C
17 75 (1.07%) VB.NET
18 44 (0.63%) ABAP
18 44 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1005 (14.31%) Degree
2 97 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 39 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (0.48%) ISEB
4 34 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 24 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.30%) HND
9 19 (0.27%) A+ Certification
10 16 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.17%) CBAP
11 12 (0.17%) IIBA
11 12 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.16%) MBA
13 10 (0.14%) PhD
14 7 (0.100%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.085%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.085%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.071%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (6.78%) QA
2 65 (0.93%) WCAG
3 41 (0.58%) WAI
4 37 (0.53%) SLA
5 21 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.071%) EMIR
8 5 (0.071%) MiFID
8 5 (0.071%) SDET
9 4 (0.057%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.057%) GAAP
10 3 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.014%) BS25999
11 1 (0.014%) COSO
11 1 (0.014%) FATCA
11 1 (0.014%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.014%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.014%) P3O
11 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 99 (1.41%) Docker
2 49 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.21%) XenApp
6 14 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.14%) XenServer
8 9 (0.13%) vSphere
9 7 (0.100%) MetaFrame
10 6 (0.085%) Varnish
10 6 (0.085%) vCloud
11 5 (0.071%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.071%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.071%) IAG
11 5 (0.071%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.057%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 121 (1.72%) Puppet
2 105 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (0.93%) Ansible
4 46 (0.66%) SCCM
5 11 (0.16%) TrustSec
6 10 (0.14%) Kibana
7 9 (0.13%) Salt
7 9 (0.13%) ZENworks
8 8 (0.11%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.100%) Nagios
10 6 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.085%) Mesos
11 5 (0.071%) EdgeSight
11 5 (0.071%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.071%) Packer
12 4 (0.057%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.057%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.057%) SCOM
13 3 (0.043%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.043%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 808 (11.51%) Adobe
2 627 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 320 (4.56%) Google
4 177 (2.52%) Oracle
5 132 (1.88%) SAP
6 116 (1.65%) Apple
7 108 (1.54%) Zend
8 104 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 102 (1.45%) Xamarin
10 89 (1.27%) Twitter
11 88 (1.25%) Sitecore
12 63 (0.90%) VMware
13 57 (0.81%) Facebook
14 51 (0.73%) Tableau
15 46 (0.66%) Citrix
16 44 (0.63%) Cisco
17 35 (0.50%) hybris
18 31 (0.44%) Optimizely
19 30 (0.43%) HP
20 24 (0.34%) IBM
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £64000 Per Annum 40-64K + Share Options + package + flextime
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Share Options
Posted: 12 hours ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Premier Media
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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247 Jobline
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please Contact for Details
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 40% Staff Discount + Perks
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57500 per annum + plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to 60,000 + Benefits
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