Period
to 20 September 2019

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 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 119 112
Rank change year-on-year +52 -7 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 98 80 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.61% 2.12% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.24% 4.92% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 73 81
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,500 £25,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £58,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -6.67%

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 1,061 1,627 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 39.09% 43.09% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1,042 1,126
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,625 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 September 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) HTML
3 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 34 (34.69%) CSS
5 30 (30.61%) HTML5
6 29 (29.59%) CSS3
7 26 (26.53%) Front End Development
8 21 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 20 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (19.39%) CCTV
10 19 (19.39%) Wireless
11 18 (18.37%) C#
11 18 (18.37%) Photoshop
11 18 (18.37%) Wireframes
12 17 (17.35%) jQuery
13 16 (16.33%) Web Development
14 15 (15.31%) Azure
14 15 (15.31%) PHP
14 15 (15.31%) Adobe
15 14 (14.29%) Scrum
16 12 (12.24%) Games
16 12 (12.24%) Degree
17 11 (11.22%) ITIL
17 11 (11.22%) ES6
18 10 (10.20%) phpspec
18 10 (10.20%) Adobe XD
18 10 (10.20%) IBM
18 10 (10.20%) Apple
18 10 (10.20%) Incident Management

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 3 (3.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) Drupal
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.20%) Adobe XD
3 4 (4.08%) Fireworks
3 4 (4.08%) Moqups
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Data Workbench
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Azure
2 6 (6.12%) AWS
3 4 (4.08%) PaaS
3 4 (4.08%) Serverless
4 3 (3.06%) Office 365
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) SaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.02%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) Wireless
2 5 (5.10%) SMS
3 4 (4.08%) Internet
4 3 (3.06%) BGP
4 3 (3.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.06%) MPLS
4 3 (3.06%) OSPF
4 3 (3.06%) RSVP
4 3 (3.06%) Skype
5 2 (2.04%) Multicast
5 2 (2.04%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (2.04%) VRRP
6 1 (1.02%) Broadband
6 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.02%) LAN
6 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.02%) SSH
6 1 (1.02%) VPN
6 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) MS Access
4 1 (1.02%) Power BI
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Balsamiq
2 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.10%) JMeter
3 5 (5.10%) Selenium
3 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.08%) Subversion
5 3 (3.06%) Maven
6 2 (2.04%) Appium
6 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) Mocha
7 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 21 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.24%) Games
3 9 (9.18%) Public Sector
4 7 (7.14%) Finance
5 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Designer
3 16 (16.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (15.31%) UX Designer
5 11 (11.22%) Web Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Designer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior UX Designer
8 5 (5.10%) UI Designer
8 5 (5.10%) UI/UX Designer
9 4 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Lead Designer
9 4 (4.08%) UX Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Web Designer
10 3 (3.06%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Product Manager
10 3 (3.06%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.78%) HTML
2 34 (34.69%) CSS
3 30 (30.61%) HTML5
4 29 (29.59%) CSS3
5 17 (17.35%) jQuery
6 10 (10.20%) phpspec
7 7 (7.14%) Node.js
8 6 (6.12%) .NET
8 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.12%) Web Services
9 5 (5.10%) React
10 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (4.08%) Universal Windows Platform
11 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.06%) Laravel
11 3 (3.06%) Sass
11 3 (3.06%) Vue.js
12 2 (2.04%) LESS
12 2 (2.04%) Symfony
12 2 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) CCTV
2 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Tandem
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Cyber-Physical System
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.02%) Life Science
6 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.14%) Android
3 6 (6.12%) Windows
4 5 (5.10%) Linux
5 3 (3.06%) HPUX
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.06%) Solaris
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.53%) Front End Development
3 20 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (18.37%) Wireframes
5 16 (16.33%) Web Development
6 14 (14.29%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) ITIL
8 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.18%) Critical Success Factor
10 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.16%) DevOps
11 7 (7.14%) Coaching
11 7 (7.14%) MVC
11 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.12%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (6.12%) High Availability
12 6 (6.12%) Web Design
13 5 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (5.10%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 18 (18.37%) C#
3 15 (15.31%) PHP
4 11 (11.22%) ES6
5 9 (9.18%) SQL
6 8 (8.16%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) Java
9 2 (2.04%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.02%) R
10 1 (1.02%) VBA
10 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) HNC
2 7 (7.14%) HND
3 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.06%) CCNA
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.31%) Adobe
3 10 (10.20%) Apple
3 10 (10.20%) IBM
4 5 (5.10%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.08%) Citrix
5 4 (4.08%) Juniper
5 4 (4.08%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) Nokia
6 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.02%) BMC
8 1 (1.02%) Facebook
8 1 (1.02%) HP
8 1 (1.02%) McAfee
8 1 (1.02%) Omniture
8 1 (1.02%) Tableau
8 1 (1.02%) Twitter