Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 75 102
Rank change year-on-year +31 +27 -34
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 49 67 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.63% 3.21% 2.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.10% 7.78% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 65
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £63,250 £59,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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 374 861 1,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.35% 41.26% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 285 578 898
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,821 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Cheshire

User Experience
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Cheshire.

Salary trend for User Experience in Cheshire

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Cheshire over the 6 months to 5 July 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 5 July 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
Chester -2 15 £45,000 +12.50%
Warrington +17 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wilmslow +10 6 £35,000 -18.60%
Crewe +18 5 £45,000 - 3
Daresbury - 2 £52,500 -
Knutsford +18 1 - -
Macclesfield +13 1 £55,000 -18.52%
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 33 (67.35%) HTML
2 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
4 24 (48.98%) CSS
5 18 (36.73%) Front End Development
6 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
6 15 (30.61%) SDLC
6 15 (30.61%) .NET
7 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 14 (28.57%) HTML5
8 13 (26.53%) QA
9 11 (22.45%) MySQL
9 11 (22.45%) React
10 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.41%) MVC
10 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.37%) jQuery
11 9 (18.37%) JIRA
11 9 (18.37%) C#
11 9 (18.37%) Prototyping
12 8 (16.33%) Vue.js
12 8 (16.33%) OO
12 8 (16.33%) Adobe
12 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
13 7 (14.29%) Laravel
13 7 (14.29%) Web Development
13 7 (14.29%) Finance
13 7 (14.29%) CMS
13 7 (14.29%) Scrum

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 (14.29%) CMS
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) Liferay
2 5 (10.20%) NServiceBus
2 5 (10.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe XD
1 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.12%) Figma
2 3 (6.12%) InDesign
3 2 (4.08%) InVision
3 2 (4.08%) Sketch
4 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) AWS
1 5 (10.20%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) PHPUnit
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (6.12%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.04%) gulp
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) webpack
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (18.37%) Designer
3 9 (18.37%) UX Designer
4 7 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Lead Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Programmer
8 3 (6.12%) C++ Programmer
8 3 (6.12%) Programmer
8 3 (6.12%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) HTML
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 15 (30.61%) .NET
3 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
4 14 (28.57%) HTML5
5 11 (22.45%) React
6 9 (18.37%) jQuery
7 8 (16.33%) Vue.js
8 7 (14.29%) Laravel
9 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.20%) li3
10 5 (10.20%) MSMQ
10 5 (10.20%) Sass
11 4 (8.16%) CSS3
11 4 (8.16%) LAMP
11 4 (8.16%) PhoneGap
11 4 (8.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.12%) Animation
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) FMCG
4 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Front End Development
3 15 (30.61%) SDLC
4 10 (20.41%) MVC
4 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Prototyping
6 8 (16.33%) OO
6 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.29%) OOP
7 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) A/B Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.20%) Modular Programming
9 5 (10.20%) Project Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.37%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) PHP
3 7 (14.29%) Python
4 6 (12.24%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.16%) ES6
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.08%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) MCPD
1 4 (8.16%) MCSD
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Adobe
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
4 4 (8.16%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) Perforce
6 2 (4.08%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) Software AG
7 1 (2.04%) webMethods