Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 109 100
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +26
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 80 95 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.12% 2.46% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.62% 5.77% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 82 117
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,150 £31,250 £22,200
90th Percentile £58,500 £65,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%

User Experience is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,732 1,646 2,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.87% 42.57% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,212 1,325
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Birmingham

User Experience
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Birmingham

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 34 (42.50%) HTML
1 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 33 (41.25%) CSS
3 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (31.25%) Finance
5 23 (28.75%) C#
5 23 (28.75%) Web Development
6 20 (25.00%) .NET
6 20 (25.00%) MVC
7 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
7 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
8 18 (22.50%) Degree
9 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
10 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (20.00%) Web Design
11 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (18.75%) Analytics
12 14 (17.50%) Scrum
12 14 (17.50%) PHP
12 14 (17.50%) Front End Development
13 13 (16.25%) Java
13 13 (16.25%) MySQL
13 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
13 13 (16.25%) RESTful
13 13 (16.25%) jQuery
14 12 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (15.00%) Google
14 12 (15.00%) Marketing
14 12 (15.00%) WordPress

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (15.00%) WordPress
2 10 (12.50%) Apache
3 5 (6.25%) CMS
4 3 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.75%) SAS
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.25%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Mule
5 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.75%) Fireworks
2 3 (3.75%) Moqups
3 1 (1.25%) GIMP
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) AdWords
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Serverless
4 3 (3.75%) PaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.25%) G Suite
6 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.25%) npm
6 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) MySQL
3 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.75%) DB2
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) SQLite
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) HBase
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.25%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.25%) Riak
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.25%) Maven
2 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.75%) Ant
5 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.50%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.50%) fastlane
6 2 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (1.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.25%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.25%) git-flow
7 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) TestNG
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Web Developer
3 10 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 9 (11.25%) PHP Web Developer
4 9 (11.25%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 9 (11.25%) WordPress Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 8 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (8.75%) React Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Junior
8 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) HTML
2 33 (41.25%) CSS
3 20 (25.00%) .NET
4 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
5 13 (16.25%) jQuery
5 13 (16.25%) RESTful
6 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (11.25%) LAMP
8 8 (10.00%) HTML5
8 8 (10.00%) React
9 7 (8.75%) CSS3
10 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (5.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.00%) Web Services
12 3 (3.75%) Apache Flex
12 3 (3.75%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (3.75%) Node.js
12 3 (3.75%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Social Media
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.75%) Fintech
5 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.75%) Tandem
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Android
3 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Web Development
3 20 (25.00%) MVC
4 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
5 16 (20.00%) Web Design
6 15 (18.75%) Analytics
6 15 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (17.50%) Front End Development
7 14 (17.50%) Scrum
8 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
9 12 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (13.75%) SEO
11 10 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
11 10 (12.50%) TDD
12 9 (11.25%) DevOps
12 9 (11.25%) Email Marketing
12 9 (11.25%) Marketing Strategy
12 9 (11.25%) Pay per click
12 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (11.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 23 (28.75%) C#
3 14 (17.50%) PHP
4 13 (16.25%) Java
5 11 (13.75%) SQL
6 5 (6.25%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 2 (2.50%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
9 2 (2.50%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) ES6
10 1 (1.25%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (1.25%) Java 8
10 1 (1.25%) R
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) MCSD
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) Terraform
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Google
3 7 (8.75%) Adobe
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Twitter
4 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.75%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.50%) Apple
6 2 (2.50%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Vertica