Period
to 24 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 71 77
Rank change year-on-year -29 +6 -29
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 83 89 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.61% 3.54% 2.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 8.57% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 68 63 57
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,875 £23,400 £30,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £54,750 £56,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 1,329 1,038 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.87% 41.32% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 951 676 687
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 June 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 June 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
Chester +8 26 £37,750 +7.86% 14
Knutsford -22 18 £50,000 - 3
Warrington +2 11 £42,000 +12.00% 5
Macclesfield -1 10 £38,750 +29.17%
Wilmslow -8 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Crewe -2 4 - - 1
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (54.22%) HTML
3 40 (48.19%) CSS
4 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
5 30 (36.14%) Finance
5 30 (36.14%) HTML5
6 29 (34.94%) CSS3
7 25 (30.12%) Scrum
8 22 (26.51%) jQuery
9 19 (22.89%) AngularJS
9 19 (22.89%) Photoshop
10 18 (21.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (21.69%) Front End Development
11 17 (20.48%) A/B Testing
12 16 (19.28%) C#
13 15 (18.07%) Mobile App
14 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (16.87%) MVC
14 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
14 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
14 14 (16.87%) SEO
14 14 (16.87%) Web Development
15 13 (15.66%) .NET
15 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (14.46%) Wireframes
16 12 (14.46%) TDD
16 12 (14.46%) Banking
17 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
17 11 (13.25%) Java

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 (8.43%) NServiceBus
2 4 (4.82%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) Moodle
3 2 (2.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.02%) Chatbot
3 4 (4.82%) InVision
3 4 (4.82%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (4.82%) UXPin
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.20%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.61%) Trello
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) CheetahMail
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.20%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Internet
2 4 (4.82%) ATM
3 3 (3.61%) SSH
4 2 (2.41%) HTTP
5 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQLite
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.43%) FxCop
3 7 (8.43%) Selenium
3 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
3 7 (8.43%) StyleCop
3 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.82%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (4.82%) Gradle
4 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.61%) git-flow
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) Subversion
6 2 (2.41%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.20%) JUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Law
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) Designer
3 20 (24.10%) UX Designer
4 16 (19.28%) Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (9.64%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Programmer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Designer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior UX Designer
8 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Lead Android Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (54.22%) HTML
2 40 (48.19%) CSS
3 30 (36.14%) HTML5
4 29 (34.94%) CSS3
5 22 (26.51%) jQuery
6 19 (22.89%) AngularJS
7 18 (21.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (15.66%) .NET
9 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
10 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.05%) Entity Framework
10 10 (12.05%) Sass
11 9 (10.84%) Ajax
11 9 (10.84%) XML
12 7 (8.43%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (8.43%) NHibernate
12 7 (8.43%) SignalR
12 7 (8.43%) WCF
12 7 (8.43%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.84%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.82%) e-Learning
3 4 (4.82%) Internet of Things
3 4 (4.82%) Online Banking
3 4 (4.82%) VLE
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) RIA
6 1 (1.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Android
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.41%) AIX
5 2 (2.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Scrum
3 18 (21.69%) Front End Development
4 17 (20.48%) A/B Testing
5 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.87%) MVC
5 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (16.87%) SEO
5 14 (16.87%) Web Development
6 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (14.46%) TDD
7 12 (14.46%) Wireframes
8 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
9 10 (12.05%) Web Design
10 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.64%) Prototyping
11 7 (8.43%) Customer-Centricity
11 7 (8.43%) Decision-Making
11 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.28%) C#
3 11 (13.25%) Java
3 11 (13.25%) SQL
4 3 (3.61%) C
4 3 (3.61%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.20%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.20%) CBAP
2 1 (1.20%) CIPFA
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.20%) IIBA
2 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Adobe
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.84%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) Apple
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Twitter
5 2 (2.41%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.20%) CA
6 1 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.20%) Capita
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore