Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 52 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 160 115 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.00% 4.95% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.62% 9.54% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 113 79 130
Cambridge median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +14.46% +5.60%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £87,500 £65,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +2.83%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1857 1206 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 58.03% 51.89% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 983 1102
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,500 £66,475
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Cambridge

User Experience
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Cambridge

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Cambridge over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 90 (56.25%) HTML
1 90 (56.25%) CSS
2 76 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 68 (42.50%) Software Engineering
4 48 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 47 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (22.50%) jQuery
7 35 (21.88%) Geospatial Data
8 34 (21.25%) Web Development
9 33 (20.63%) Degree
9 33 (20.63%) Computer Science
10 31 (19.38%) Visualisation
11 28 (17.50%) Algorithms
12 26 (16.25%) Data Visualisation
12 26 (16.25%) Backbone.js
13 25 (15.63%) GitHub
13 25 (15.63%) Wireframes
14 24 (15.00%) Open Source
15 23 (14.38%) AngularJS
15 23 (14.38%) Mentoring
15 23 (14.38%) Artificial Intelligence
16 22 (13.75%) PhD
17 21 (13.13%) OO
17 21 (13.13%) Node.js
18 20 (12.50%) D3.js
18 20 (12.50%) C++
19 19 (11.88%) Python
19 19 (11.88%) Java
19 19 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (11.88%) Ruby

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) Drupal
3 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.63%) GitHub
2 5 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.88%) Geospatial Data
2 19 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.88%) Big Data
4 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Bitbucket
2 12 (7.50%) Jasmine
3 11 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.88%) Protractor
4 9 (5.63%) Axure RP
5 5 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.88%) Grunt
6 3 (1.88%) gulp
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.63%) Mocha
General
1 10 (6.25%) Retail
2 5 (3.13%) Finance
2 5 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Automotive
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (30.63%) Developer
2 29 (18.13%) Designer
3 28 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 25 (15.63%) UX Designer
5 22 (13.75%) Web Engineer
6 19 (11.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 16 (10.00%) Mobile Designer
7 16 (10.00%) Mobile UX Designer
7 16 (10.00%) Web Applications Designer
7 16 (10.00%) Web Designer
8 13 (8.13%) User Experience Researcher
9 12 (7.50%) JavaScript Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) UI Engineer
10 11 (6.88%) C++ Developer
10 11 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (5.63%) Data Scientist
11 9 (5.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (5.63%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Data Visualisation Expert
12 8 (5.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (56.25%) CSS
1 90 (56.25%) HTML
2 36 (22.50%) jQuery
3 26 (16.25%) Backbone.js
4 23 (14.38%) AngularJS
5 21 (13.13%) Node.js
6 20 (12.50%) D3.js
7 19 (11.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (9.38%) LESS
9 11 (6.88%) Ajax
10 10 (6.25%) React
11 8 (5.00%) .NET
12 7 (4.38%) Ember.js
12 7 (4.38%) RESTful
13 6 (3.75%) CSS3
13 6 (3.75%) Django
13 6 (3.75%) HTML5
14 5 (3.13%) OpenGL
14 5 (3.13%) WCF
14 5 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 33 (20.63%) Computer Science
3 28 (17.50%) Algorithms
4 19 (11.88%) Blog
5 9 (5.63%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.75%) Life Science
7 5 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.50%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.63%) Linux
1 17 (10.63%) Windows
2 11 (6.88%) Mac OS
2 11 (6.88%) Unix
3 8 (5.00%) Android
4 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (42.50%) Software Engineering
2 47 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.25%) Web Development
4 31 (19.38%) Visualisation
5 26 (16.25%) Data Visualisation
6 25 (15.63%) Wireframes
7 24 (15.00%) Open Source
8 23 (14.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 23 (14.38%) Mentoring
9 21 (13.13%) OO
10 19 (11.88%) Coaching
10 19 (11.88%) Informatics
11 16 (10.00%) OOD
12 15 (9.38%) Test Automation
13 13 (8.13%) Data Analysis
14 12 (7.50%) Prototyping
14 12 (7.50%) Rapid Prototyping
15 11 (6.88%) Analytics
15 11 (6.88%) Scrum
16 9 (5.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 20 (12.50%) C++
3 19 (11.88%) Java
3 19 (11.88%) Python
3 19 (11.88%) Ruby
4 12 (7.50%) C#
5 11 (6.88%) Objective-C
5 11 (6.88%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.13%) C
7 4 (2.50%) Embedded C
7 4 (2.50%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.88%) SQL
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (20.63%) Degree
2 22 (13.75%) PhD
3 15 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (5.63%) Adobe
2 4 (2.50%) WorldPay
3 2 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle
4 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.63%) Twitter