Period
to 21 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 108 104
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 80 90 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.19% 2.31% 2.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.74% 5.35% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67 84 115
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,050 £31,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,200 £65,000 £57,750
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 1,687 1,683 2,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.28% 43.28% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 1,237 1,363
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +1.51%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
1 31 (38.75%) CSS
2 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.25%) HTML
4 24 (30.00%) Web Development
5 22 (27.50%) Finance
6 21 (26.25%) Web Design
6 21 (26.25%) Front End Development
7 17 (21.25%) C#
7 17 (21.25%) DevOps
7 17 (21.25%) Degree
7 17 (21.25%) jQuery
8 16 (20.00%) Analytics
8 16 (20.00%) Java
9 15 (18.75%) SQL
10 13 (16.25%) PHP
10 13 (16.25%) Maven
10 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
10 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (16.25%) React
11 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
11 12 (15.00%) MySQL
11 12 (15.00%) Python
12 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
12 11 (13.75%) Perl
12 11 (13.75%) Marketing
12 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (13.75%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
13 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (6.25%) CMS
1 5 (6.25%) WordPress
2 3 (3.75%) Anypoint
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) Mule
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.75%) SAS
2 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.25%) GIMP
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.00%) AdWords
2 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.75%) Serverless
4 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.75%) Redis
5 6 (7.50%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.75%) DB2
8 2 (2.50%) SQLite
9 1 (1.25%) Power BI
9 1 (1.25%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Maven
2 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.50%) Ant
6 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.50%) fastlane
6 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.25%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.25%) gulp
7 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.25%) JUnit
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Marketing
3 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 15 (18.75%) React Developer
4 14 (17.50%) Web Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (12.50%) Senior React Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 7 (8.75%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (7.50%) Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (7.50%) UI Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Architect
10 5 (6.25%) Junior
11 4 (5.00%) Designer
11 4 (5.00%) Junior Developer
11 4 (5.00%) UX Designer
11 4 (5.00%) UX Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Senior UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) CSS
2 25 (31.25%) HTML
3 17 (21.25%) jQuery
4 13 (16.25%) React
5 10 (12.50%) .NET
5 10 (12.50%) LAMP
6 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (10.00%) Laravel
8 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.75%) Semantic UI
9 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.50%) RESTful
9 6 (7.50%) Web Services
10 5 (6.25%) CSS3
11 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.00%) HTML5
12 3 (3.75%) Ajax
12 3 (3.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
1 7 (8.75%) Social Media
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.50%) Fintech
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Android
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) Web Development
3 21 (26.25%) Front End Development
3 21 (26.25%) Web Design
4 17 (21.25%) DevOps
5 16 (20.00%) Analytics
6 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.75%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.50%) MVC
8 10 (12.50%) Scrum
9 9 (11.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 9 (11.25%) SEO
9 9 (11.25%) Wireframes
10 8 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (10.00%) Email Marketing
10 8 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
10 8 (10.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.25%) C#
3 16 (20.00%) Java
4 15 (18.75%) SQL
5 13 (16.25%) PHP
6 12 (15.00%) Python
7 11 (13.75%) Perl
8 3 (3.75%) R
9 2 (2.50%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.25%) Java 8
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) MCSD
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.75%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Terraform
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Google
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Adobe
3 3 (3.75%) Ab Initio
3 3 (3.75%) Apple
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Twitter
4 2 (2.50%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Xamarin