Period
to 23 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3 +21
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 39 52 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.13% 4.43% 5.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.08% 16.94% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 54
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £80,000 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +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 Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 144 307 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 30.00% 26.15% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 122 245 307
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £23,900
90th Percentile £59,750 £64,350 £70,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +13.33%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Cardiff

User Experience
Salary Trend in Cardiff

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Cardiff.

Salary trend for User Experience in Cardiff

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) Wireframes
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 14 (35.90%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) React
5 12 (30.77%) Prototyping
6 11 (28.21%) Finance
7 10 (25.64%) Fintech
8 9 (23.08%) Front End Development
8 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
9 8 (20.51%) Azure
9 8 (20.51%) HTML5
9 8 (20.51%) CSS3
9 8 (20.51%) Adobe
9 8 (20.51%) A/B Testing
10 7 (17.95%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 7 (17.95%) .NET
11 6 (15.38%) C#
11 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) Google
11 6 (15.38%) AWS
11 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (15.38%) DevOps
12 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
12 5 (12.82%) REST
12 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
12 5 (12.82%) Marketing
12 5 (12.82%) WCF

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Marvel
2 4 (10.26%) Figma
2 4 (10.26%) Sketch
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe XD
3 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.56%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Azure
2 6 (15.38%) AWS
3 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (7.69%) GCP
5 1 (2.56%) npm
5 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.56%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Balsamiq
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) gulp
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Designer
2 12 (30.77%) UX Designer
3 6 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Digital UX Designer
5 3 (7.69%) UX Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) React
3 8 (20.51%) CSS3
3 8 (20.51%) HTML5
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
5 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) REST
6 5 (12.82%) WCF
7 4 (10.26%) Node.js
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.56%) Kafka
8 1 (2.56%) OpenID
8 1 (2.56%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Wireframes
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Prototyping
4 10 (25.64%) Fintech
5 9 (23.08%) Front End Development
6 8 (20.51%) A/B Testing
7 7 (17.95%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) DevOps
9 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.82%) MVC
10 4 (10.26%) Scrum
11 3 (7.69%) Project Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) Time Management
11 3 (7.69%) User Stories
12 2 (5.13%) API Integration
12 2 (5.13%) Backlog Management
12 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure as Code
12 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 2 (5.13%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) ES6
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) R
4 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Adobe
2 6 (15.38%) Google
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Hotjar
5 3 (7.69%) Crazy Egg
6 1 (2.56%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) Tableau