Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 60 68
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 64 17 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.73% 2.14% 3.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.58% 6.83% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58 17 44
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,700 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,650 £56,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +18.52%

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 386 249 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 34.59% 31.28% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 322 217 388
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,400 £23,425
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,000 £63,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +5.09%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Cardiff

User Experience
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Cardiff

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Cardiff over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Scrum
2 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.69%) HTML
4 17 (26.56%) Front End Development
5 15 (23.44%) Finance
6 14 (21.88%) CSS
7 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
7 13 (20.31%) User Stories
8 12 (18.75%) Banking
9 11 (17.19%) SDLC
10 10 (15.63%) Marketing
10 10 (15.63%) Linux
11 8 (12.50%) Node.js
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.94%) Java
12 7 (10.94%) Fintech
12 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 6 (9.38%) Time Management
13 6 (9.38%) UX Design
13 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (9.38%) .NET
14 5 (7.81%) PHP
14 5 (7.81%) Web Services
14 5 (7.81%) Python
14 5 (7.81%) Retail
14 5 (7.81%) Web Development
14 5 (7.81%) JIRA
14 5 (7.81%) Sass

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 4 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.56%) InVision
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) DHCP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) Skype
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) GIS
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.56%) Babel
3 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) gulp
3 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.56%) Protractor
3 1 (1.56%) webpack
3 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Banking
3 10 (15.63%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (14.06%) Product Owner
4 8 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Scrum Master
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Designer
6 3 (4.69%) Digital Product Manager
6 3 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (4.69%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Junior
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.69%) UI Designer
6 3 (4.69%) UI/UX Designer
6 3 (4.69%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) HTML
2 14 (21.88%) CSS
3 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.50%) Node.js
5 6 (9.38%) .NET
6 5 (7.81%) Sass
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 4 (6.25%) SOAP
7 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.25%) Velocity
7 4 (6.25%) XML
8 3 (4.69%) Ajax
8 3 (4.69%) JSON
8 3 (4.69%) React
8 3 (4.69%) RequireJS
9 2 (3.13%) HTML5
9 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.13%) LESS
9 2 (3.13%) REST
9 2 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Fintech
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Animation
3 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) CentOS
3 3 (4.69%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Debian
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Scrum
3 17 (26.56%) Front End Development
4 13 (20.31%) User Stories
5 11 (17.19%) SDLC
6 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.38%) Time Management
7 6 (9.38%) UX Design
8 5 (7.81%) A/B Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.81%) Web Development
9 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.25%) Kanban
9 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.94%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) PHP
3 5 (7.81%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) ES6
6 1 (1.56%) Go
6 1 (1.56%) Java 8
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) R
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.69%) XenApp
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Nagios
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe
2 4 (6.25%) OutSystems
2 4 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.69%) Apple
3 3 (4.69%) Avaya
3 3 (4.69%) Citrix
3 3 (4.69%) Dell
3 3 (4.69%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.69%) ESRI
3 3 (4.69%) Freshdesk
3 3 (4.69%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Nexenta
3 3 (4.69%) Twitter
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) RedGate
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.56%) Marketo