Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 38 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.85% 1.98% 3.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.97% 6.53% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 44
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £45,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.13% +6.47% +30.77%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,125 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £64,375 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%

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 293 245 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 29.72% 30.32% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 235 208 368
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,925 £23,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,725
% change year-on-year - +6.03% +7.78%

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) Front End Development
4 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 14 (36.84%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) Java
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) Fintech
9 7 (18.42%) SDLC
9 7 (18.42%) Sass
9 7 (18.42%) CMS
9 7 (18.42%) RESTful
10 6 (15.79%) Scrum
10 6 (15.79%) Sprint Planning
11 5 (13.16%) Linux
11 5 (13.16%) PHP
11 5 (13.16%) Banking
11 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
11 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
11 5 (13.16%) QA
11 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (10.53%) CentOS
12 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
12 4 (10.53%) Python
12 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (10.53%) LESS
12 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (10.53%) Docker
12 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) Skype
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) git-flow
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.63%) Babel
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
3 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.63%) Protractor
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) webpack
3 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior User Experience Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) User Experience Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (7.89%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Python Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Python Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) RESTful
3 7 (18.42%) Sass
4 4 (10.53%) LESS
4 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) Django
5 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
5 3 (7.89%) RequireJS
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) Node.js
6 2 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) Laravel
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Fintech
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Animation
4 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) CentOS
3 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Front End Development
3 7 (18.42%) SDLC
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Sprint Planning
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
7 3 (7.89%) Content Management
7 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Kotlin
6 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) ES6
7 1 (2.63%) Java 8
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) Avaya
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Dell
3 3 (7.89%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (7.89%) EqualLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Freshdesk
3 3 (7.89%) Nexenta
3 3 (7.89%) RedGate
3 3 (7.89%) Twitter
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Marketo