Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 89 52
Rank change year-on-year +30 -37 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 115 88 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.53% 3.29% 5.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.04% 5.92% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 95 76 87
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.59% -5.95%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £87,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,430 1,487 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 56.32% 55.53% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1,120 1,011
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 41 (35.65%) Artificial Intelligence
2 38 (33.04%) Software Engineering
3 37 (32.17%) Python
4 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 35 (30.43%) Degree
5 33 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.70%) OO
6 26 (22.61%) Java
6 26 (22.61%) Mobile App
7 24 (20.87%) HTML
8 23 (20.00%) Analytics
9 22 (19.13%) RESTful
10 21 (18.26%) CSS
11 20 (17.39%) Git (software)
12 19 (16.52%) C#
13 18 (15.65%) C++
13 18 (15.65%) Games
13 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (14.78%) TDD
14 17 (14.78%) Mathematics
15 16 (13.91%) PhD
15 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
16 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
17 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
17 14 (12.17%) Axure RP
17 14 (12.17%) Machine Learning
17 14 (12.17%) Wireframes
18 13 (11.30%) Customer Requirements
18 13 (11.30%) Translating Business Requirements
18 13 (11.30%) Front End 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 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.87%) InVision
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) DAB
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) MySQL
1 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.87%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.17%) Axure RP
3 13 (11.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 12 (10.43%) Mercurial
5 11 (9.57%) NCrunch
5 11 (9.57%) ReSharper
5 11 (9.57%) TeamCity
5 11 (9.57%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.35%) webpack
7 3 (2.61%) gulp
General
1 18 (15.65%) Games
2 13 (11.30%) Retail
3 10 (8.70%) Marketing
4 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 4 (3.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) Software Engineer
3 24 (20.87%) Designer
4 23 (20.00%) UX Designer
5 16 (13.91%) UI Designer
5 16 (13.91%) UI/UX Designer
6 15 (13.04%) Graduate
7 14 (12.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (12.17%) UX Developer
8 13 (11.30%) Digital Designer
8 13 (11.30%) Digital UX Designer
9 12 (10.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 12 (10.43%) iOS Developer
9 12 (10.43%) Objective-C Developer
9 12 (10.43%) Software Developer
9 12 (10.43%) UI Developer
9 12 (10.43%) UI/UX Developer
9 12 (10.43%) Web Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (6.96%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) HTML
2 22 (19.13%) RESTful
3 21 (18.26%) CSS
4 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.30%) jQuery
6 12 (10.43%) Google Maps API
6 12 (10.43%) Node.js
6 12 (10.43%) OAuth
6 12 (10.43%) OAuth2
7 9 (7.83%) HTML5
8 7 (6.09%) React
8 7 (6.09%) Vue.js
9 6 (5.22%) .NET
9 6 (5.22%) CSS3
10 5 (4.35%) Django
11 4 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.48%) REST
11 4 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (3.48%) Sass
12 3 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Mobile App
2 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.30%) Smartphone
4 12 (10.43%) Algorithms
4 12 (10.43%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.09%) Life Science
6 6 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.48%) LIMS
8 1 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Unix
3 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) Artificial Intelligence
2 38 (33.04%) Software Engineering
3 33 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.70%) OO
4 23 (20.00%) Analytics
5 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.78%) Mathematics
6 17 (14.78%) TDD
7 14 (12.17%) Machine Learning
7 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
7 14 (12.17%) Wireframes
8 13 (11.30%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
8 13 (11.30%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (10.43%) API Integration
9 12 (10.43%) iOS Development
9 12 (10.43%) Mobile Development
9 12 (10.43%) Physics
10 11 (9.57%) BDD
10 11 (9.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) Python
2 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.61%) Java
4 19 (16.52%) C#
5 18 (15.65%) C++
6 13 (11.30%) PHP
7 12 (10.43%) Apple Swift
7 12 (10.43%) Objective-C
7 12 (10.43%) Ruby
8 7 (6.09%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.09%) Perl
9 2 (1.74%) C
10 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (30.43%) Degree
2 16 (13.91%) PhD
3 12 (10.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) WorldPay
2 12 (10.43%) Google
2 12 (10.43%) Mapbox
3 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe