Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 62 68 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.82% 3.23% 3.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.76% 7.34% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 91
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,625 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,275 £60,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £43,653 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.81% +9.13% -

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 635 926 1,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 39.17% 43.97% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 455 680 885
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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
Warrington +21 19 £45,000 +17.65% 5
Chester -3 15 £62,500 +72.41% 9
Crewe -10 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Nantwich - 5 £45,000 -
Wilmslow +17 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Runcorn - 3 - - 1
Knutsford +9 1 £32,500 -38.68% 4
Frodsham - 1 £40,000 -
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 37 (59.68%) HTML
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 31 (50.00%) CSS
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
6 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
7 13 (20.97%) Scrum
7 13 (20.97%) REST
8 12 (19.35%) HTML5
8 12 (19.35%) Analytics
8 12 (19.35%) JSON
8 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (17.74%) .NET
9 11 (17.74%) Migration
9 11 (17.74%) Front End Development
10 10 (16.13%) User Stories
10 10 (16.13%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 10 (16.13%) Strategic Roadmap
10 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 10 (16.13%) PHP
10 10 (16.13%) Kanban
10 10 (16.13%) Web Development
11 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
11 9 (14.52%) C#
11 9 (14.52%) MVC
11 9 (14.52%) Prototyping
11 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.90%) CSS3
12 8 (12.90%) React Native
12 8 (12.90%) React

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 7 (11.29%) CMS
2 6 (9.68%) WordPress
3 5 (8.06%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.84%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.23%) Sketch
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.61%) InDesign
3 1 (1.61%) Maya
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Power Platform
2 2 (3.23%) AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Azure
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.61%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) npm
3 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Power BI
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) webpack
3 4 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.61%) Grunt
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (17.74%) Product Owner
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Web Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 5 (8.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.45%) React Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) UX Designer
8 4 (6.45%) UX Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# Programmer
9 3 (4.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) HTML
2 31 (50.00%) CSS
3 13 (20.97%) REST
4 12 (19.35%) HTML5
4 12 (19.35%) JSON
5 11 (17.74%) .NET
6 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.90%) CSS3
7 8 (12.90%) React
7 8 (12.90%) React Native
8 7 (11.29%) Redux
8 7 (11.29%) Sass
9 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.68%) SOAP
9 6 (9.68%) XML
10 5 (8.06%) .NET Core
10 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (8.06%) jQuery
11 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
12 3 (4.84%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Animation
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) FMCG
4 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.61%) W3C
4 1 (1.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) Analytics
3 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (17.74%) Front End Development
4 11 (17.74%) Migration
5 10 (16.13%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 10 (16.13%) Kanban
5 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 10 (16.13%) Strategic Roadmap
5 10 (16.13%) User Stories
5 10 (16.13%) Web Development
6 9 (14.52%) MVC
6 9 (14.52%) Prototyping
6 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
7 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.68%) Actionable Insight
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.13%) PHP
3 9 (14.52%) C#
4 7 (11.29%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) ES6
5 2 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.61%) ES7
6 1 (1.61%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) HND
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Adobe
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Software AG
3 2 (3.23%) webMethods
4 1 (1.61%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) SendGrid