Period
to 16 January 2019

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

UX
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 61 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 104 155 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.08% 4.94% 4.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.46% 10.96% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 83 107 71
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.33% -16.67% +12.50%

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 994 1,414 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.51% 45.07% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 721 959 802
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,475
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 60 (57.69%) HTML
3 60 (57.69%) CSS
4 32 (30.77%) Scrum
5 29 (27.88%) Degree
5 29 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (27.88%) Test Automation
6 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
7 26 (25.00%) Games
8 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
9 22 (21.15%) Open Source
9 22 (21.15%) Finance
10 20 (19.23%) Front End Development
10 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
11 19 (18.27%) RESTful
12 18 (17.31%) TDD
13 17 (16.35%) Retail
13 17 (16.35%) OO
13 17 (16.35%) React
14 16 (15.38%) Python
14 16 (15.38%) Java
15 15 (14.42%) Photoshop
15 15 (14.42%) Adobe
15 15 (14.42%) Adobe Illustrator
15 15 (14.42%) HTML5
15 15 (14.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (13.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 14 (13.46%) Linux
16 14 (13.46%) Web Development

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 10 (9.62%) Drupal
2 8 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 15 (14.42%) Photoshop
2 14 (13.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) GitHub
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) npm
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) DAB
2 5 (4.81%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.81%) MySQL
3 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) ArangoDB
4 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) Axure RP
3 8 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (5.77%) NCrunch
4 6 (5.77%) ReSharper
4 6 (5.77%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.85%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.85%) Selenium
5 4 (3.85%) Subversion
6 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.88%) gulp
6 3 (2.88%) JIRA
6 3 (2.88%) JUnit
7 2 (1.92%) git-flow
7 2 (1.92%) webpack
8 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.96%) Mockito
General
1 26 (25.00%) Games
2 22 (21.15%) Finance
3 17 (16.35%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (62.50%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) Designer
2 24 (23.08%) UX Designer
3 22 (21.15%) Senior Developer
4 21 (20.19%) UI Designer
4 21 (20.19%) UI/UX Designer
5 15 (14.42%) Web Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (11.54%) Junior
7 12 (11.54%) Python Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Backend Developer
9 10 (9.62%) PHP Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Digital Designer
10 8 (7.69%) Digital UX Designer
10 8 (7.69%) Junior Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) UI Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
11 7 (6.73%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (57.69%) CSS
1 60 (57.69%) HTML
2 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
3 19 (18.27%) RESTful
4 17 (16.35%) React
5 15 (14.42%) HTML5
6 13 (12.50%) Node.js
7 12 (11.54%) Django
8 11 (10.58%) Angular 2
8 11 (10.58%) Flask
8 11 (10.58%) Twisted
9 10 (9.62%) CSS3
9 10 (9.62%) Laravel
9 10 (9.62%) Symfony
10 9 (8.65%) D3.js
10 9 (8.65%) REST
10 9 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (8.65%) Vue.js
11 7 (6.73%) Sass
12 6 (5.77%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.81%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.88%) LIMS
5 2 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Linux
2 12 (11.54%) Android
3 11 (10.58%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Scrum
3 29 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (27.88%) Test Automation
4 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
5 22 (21.15%) Open Source
6 20 (19.23%) Front End Development
7 18 (17.31%) TDD
8 17 (16.35%) OO
9 15 (14.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (13.46%) Web Development
11 13 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
12 12 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
12 12 (11.54%) CRM
13 11 (10.58%) Data Migration
13 11 (10.58%) ERP
13 11 (10.58%) Logistics
13 11 (10.58%) Migration
13 11 (10.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.38%) Java
2 16 (15.38%) Python
3 11 (10.58%) C#
3 11 (10.58%) SQL
4 10 (9.62%) ES6
4 10 (9.62%) PHP
4 10 (9.62%) Ruby
5 9 (8.65%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.77%) C++
7 5 (4.81%) ES7
7 5 (4.81%) ES8
8 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Degree
2 13 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.96%) CISM
3 1 (0.96%) CISSP
3 1 (0.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.96%) NIST 800
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Adobe
2 8 (7.69%) WorldPay
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.88%) Sencha
5 2 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) Xamarin