Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 86 84
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -29
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 115 55 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.42% 2.56% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.47% 6.88% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 92 40 67
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,100 £22,425 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,358 799 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.43% 37.21% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 942 577 878
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Cheshire

User Experience
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Cheshire

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Cheshire

User Experience
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -21 38 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Macclesfield +13 20 £40,000 +3.23% 3
Chester -8 16 £40,000 -27.27% 9
Warrington -2 10 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wilmslow +4 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Crewe +6 3 £35,000 +48.94% 6
Runcorn -4 3 £28,750 +85.48%
Daresbury - 2 £42,500 -
Congleton - 1 £40,000 -
Northwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 73 (63.48%) JavaScript
2 69 (60.00%) HTML
3 67 (58.26%) CSS
4 54 (46.96%) Finance
5 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (37.39%) jQuery
7 39 (33.91%) HTML5
8 37 (32.17%) AngularJS
9 36 (31.30%) Front End Development
10 34 (29.57%) CSS3
11 32 (27.83%) Java
12 31 (26.96%) Banking
13 29 (25.22%) Git (software)
13 29 (25.22%) Scrum
14 27 (23.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 26 (22.61%) SEO
15 26 (22.61%) SQL
16 25 (21.74%) Wireframes
17 23 (20.00%) Adobe
18 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
18 20 (17.39%) Web Development
19 19 (16.52%) Google
19 19 (16.52%) MVC
19 19 (16.52%) Risk Management
20 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
20 18 (15.65%) C#
20 18 (15.65%) TDD
20 18 (15.65%) React
21 17 (14.78%) Responsive Web Design
21 17 (14.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (2.61%) CMS
1 3 (2.61%) Confluence
2 2 (1.74%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.74%) WordPress
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) Drupal
3 1 (0.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) JBoss
3 1 (0.87%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (5.22%) Chatbot
3 5 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.48%) InVision
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.87%) InDesign
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.87%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.61%) SaaS
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.74%) Office 365
6 1 (0.87%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.87%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.87%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.87%) Pure360
6 1 (0.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) Internet
2 9 (7.83%) HTTP
3 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.74%) SSH
5 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.09%) DB2
4 6 (5.22%) MySQL
5 4 (3.48%) Big Data
5 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (25.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.70%) Gradle
3 10 (8.70%) Jasmine
3 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.96%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.35%) Axure RP
6 4 (3.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (3.48%) Selenium
6 4 (3.48%) Subversion
6 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.61%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.61%) gulp
7 3 (2.61%) JIRA
7 3 (2.61%) JUnit
8 2 (1.74%) FxCop
8 2 (1.74%) git-flow
8 2 (1.74%) Grunt
8 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.74%) StyleCop
General
1 54 (46.96%) Finance
2 31 (26.96%) Banking
3 14 (12.17%) Marketing
4 12 (10.43%) Advertising
4 12 (10.43%) Investment Banking
4 12 (10.43%) Law
5 8 (6.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (53.91%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (12.17%) Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (9.57%) Designer
6 10 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.96%) UX Designer
8 7 (6.09%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.35%) HTML Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Digital Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Product Owner
11 4 (3.48%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (60.00%) HTML
2 67 (58.26%) CSS
3 43 (37.39%) jQuery
4 39 (33.91%) HTML5
5 37 (32.17%) AngularJS
6 34 (29.57%) CSS3
7 27 (23.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (15.65%) React
9 16 (13.91%) Web Services
10 15 (13.04%) .NET
10 15 (13.04%) LESS
10 15 (13.04%) Sass
11 13 (11.30%) REST
12 12 (10.43%) Angular 2
12 12 (10.43%) SOAP
12 12 (10.43%) Spring
13 11 (9.57%) Node.js
14 9 (7.83%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (7.83%) Spring MVC
15 8 (6.96%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.09%) RIA
3 6 (5.22%) Graphic Design
3 6 (5.22%) Social Media
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Animation
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) EPoS
5 2 (1.74%) Fintech
5 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.87%) STB
6 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.87%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 9 (7.83%) Linux
2 9 (7.83%) Unix
3 8 (6.96%) Android
3 8 (6.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.48%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Debian
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) Front End Development
3 29 (25.22%) Scrum
4 26 (22.61%) SEO
5 25 (21.74%) Wireframes
6 20 (17.39%) Web Development
7 19 (16.52%) MVC
7 19 (16.52%) Risk Management
8 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (15.65%) TDD
9 17 (14.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (12.17%) BDD
10 14 (12.17%) Waterfall
11 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (11.30%) SDLC
11 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.43%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.43%) Wealth Management
13 10 (8.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 73 (63.48%) JavaScript
2 32 (27.83%) Java
3 26 (22.61%) SQL
4 18 (15.65%) C#
5 6 (5.22%) PHP
6 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.48%) Perl
7 4 (3.48%) Python
7 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.61%) C
8 3 (2.61%) C++
8 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.61%) Scala
8 3 (2.61%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.74%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.74%) ES6
9 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.74%) VB
9 2 (1.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) CIPFA
2 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.87%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Adobe
2 19 (16.52%) Google
3 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.17%) Oracle
5 10 (8.70%) AppDynamics
6 8 (6.96%) Splunk
7 5 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.48%) Twitter
9 3 (2.61%) Apple
10 2 (1.74%) IBM
10 2 (1.74%) PayPal
11 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.87%) Dell
11 1 (0.87%) HP
11 1 (0.87%) McAfee
11 1 (0.87%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.87%) Screaming Frog
11 1 (0.87%) Sun
11 1 (0.87%) Symantec
11 1 (0.87%) Zend