Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 117 104
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 79 70 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.39% 1.92% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.36% 4.50% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 67 64 102
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,575 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,500 £65,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +14.29%

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 1,475 1,556 1,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.64% 42.78% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1,052 1,144
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) CSS
3 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 25 (31.65%) Front End Development
5 24 (30.38%) HTML
6 23 (29.11%) Web Development
7 22 (27.85%) Finance
8 18 (22.78%) Analytics
9 17 (21.52%) React
10 16 (20.25%) DevOps
10 16 (20.25%) jQuery
10 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (18.99%) SQL
12 14 (17.72%) C#
13 13 (16.46%) Adobe
13 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
14 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
14 12 (15.19%) .NET
14 12 (15.19%) PHP
15 11 (13.92%) Java
15 11 (13.92%) Perl
15 11 (13.92%) Python
15 11 (13.92%) Degree
15 11 (13.92%) Web Design
15 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
15 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.92%) Wireframes
15 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (12.66%) Jenkins

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 9 (11.39%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.06%) WordPress
3 3 (3.80%) Anypoint
3 3 (3.80%) Mule
4 2 (2.53%) SAS
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) Shopify
3 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.86%) Serverless
4 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) MySQL
1 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.13%) Redis
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.59%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) DB2
6 2 (2.53%) EDMS
6 2 (2.53%) GIS
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) SQLite
7 1 (1.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
1 10 (12.66%) Maven
2 7 (8.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.59%) Axure RP
4 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.53%) Gatling
6 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.53%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) gulp
7 1 (1.27%) PhpStorm
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Senior Developer
3 15 (18.99%) React Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (16.46%) Web Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Senior React Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Architect
7 9 (11.39%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Designer
8 8 (10.13%) UX Designer
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (6.33%) .NET Architect
10 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (6.33%) Lead Developer
10 5 (6.33%) UI Designer
10 5 (6.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) CSS
2 24 (30.38%) HTML
3 17 (21.52%) React
4 16 (20.25%) jQuery
5 12 (15.19%) .NET
5 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
6 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
7 10 (12.66%) Laravel
7 10 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (11.39%) LAMP
9 8 (10.13%) Semantic UI
10 6 (7.59%) CSS3
11 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.33%) HTML5
11 5 (6.33%) Ionic Framework
12 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Core
13 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
14 2 (2.53%) Java EE
14 2 (2.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) Internet of Things
3 6 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Fintech
4 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Android
2 1 (1.27%) Debian
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Front End Development
3 23 (29.11%) Web Development
4 18 (22.78%) Analytics
5 16 (20.25%) DevOps
6 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.92%) Web Design
7 11 (13.92%) Wireframes
8 10 (12.66%) Business Development
8 10 (12.66%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (11.39%) Scrum
10 8 (10.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 7 (8.86%) Data Analytics
11 7 (8.86%) Microservices
11 7 (8.86%) Prototyping
12 6 (7.59%) Commercial Awareness
12 6 (7.59%) Content Management
12 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (18.99%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) C#
4 12 (15.19%) PHP
5 11 (13.92%) Java
5 11 (13.92%) Perl
5 11 (13.92%) Python
6 3 (3.80%) R
7 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Adobe
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 5 (6.33%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.53%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat