Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 74 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 132 71 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.25% 3.11% 4.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.32% 7.94% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 93 58 118
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -14.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,800 £32,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 1279 894 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.20% 39.18% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 883 691 981
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +3.90%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 -10 49 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Macclesfield +11 16 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Warrington -5 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Chester -18 12 £41,250 +8.55% 4
Wilmslow +15 7 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Alderley Edge - 3 £40,000 - 1
Crewe +7 2 £35,000 +48.94%
Daresbury - 2 £42,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £27,500 -
Northwich - 1 £40,000 -
Congleton - 1 £40,000 -
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 77 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 70 (53.03%) HTML
3 67 (50.76%) CSS
4 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (37.12%) jQuery
5 49 (37.12%) Finance
6 48 (36.36%) Java
7 42 (31.82%) AngularJS
8 40 (30.30%) HTML5
9 38 (28.79%) Banking
10 34 (25.76%) CSS3
11 30 (22.73%) TDD
11 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 28 (21.21%) SQL
12 28 (21.21%) Front End Development
13 27 (20.45%) Test Automation
14 26 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (18.94%) Scrum
16 23 (17.42%) SQL Server
17 22 (16.67%) SDLC
18 21 (15.91%) Mobile App
18 21 (15.91%) Wireframes
18 21 (15.91%) MVC
18 21 (15.91%) Risk Management
19 20 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (15.15%) Windows
19 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
20 19 (14.39%) Web Services
20 19 (14.39%) Oracle
20 19 (14.39%) REST

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 5 (3.79%) WordPress
2 4 (3.03%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.27%) Apache
3 3 (2.27%) Confluence
3 3 (2.27%) JBoss
3 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.27%) InVision
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.76%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.76%) InDesign
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Magento
1 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.52%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.27%) Office 365
4 3 (2.27%) SaaS
5 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.76%) Trello
6 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) Internet
2 15 (11.36%) HTTP
3 2 (1.52%) Intranet
3 2 (1.52%) SSH
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) PPP
4 1 (0.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.82%) DB2
4 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.03%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.88%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.36%) Gradle
3 15 (11.36%) Jasmine
4 13 (9.85%) Bitbucket
5 7 (5.30%) Selenium
6 6 (4.55%) Subversion
6 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.79%) gulp
8 4 (3.03%) Axure RP
8 4 (3.03%) FxCop
8 4 (3.03%) Grunt
8 4 (3.03%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.03%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.03%) StyleCop
9 3 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (2.27%) JIRA
10 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.52%) git-flow
10 2 (1.52%) Protractor
General
1 49 (37.12%) Finance
2 38 (28.79%) Banking
3 17 (12.88%) Law
4 13 (9.85%) Advertising
4 13 (9.85%) Investment Banking
5 12 (9.09%) Marketing
6 5 (3.79%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (3.79%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.03%) Retail
8 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (50.76%) Developer
2 26 (19.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.09%) Analyst
4 12 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 12 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Designer
7 7 (5.30%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.30%) UX Designer
8 6 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (3.79%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (53.03%) HTML
2 67 (50.76%) CSS
3 49 (37.12%) jQuery
4 42 (31.82%) AngularJS
5 40 (30.30%) HTML5
6 34 (25.76%) CSS3
7 26 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (14.39%) REST
8 19 (14.39%) Web Services
9 18 (13.64%) SOAP
10 17 (12.88%) Spring
11 15 (11.36%) LESS
11 15 (11.36%) React
12 14 (10.61%) Hibernate
12 14 (10.61%) JSON
12 14 (10.61%) Sass
13 13 (9.85%) EJB
13 13 (9.85%) JSP
13 13 (9.85%) Servlets
14 12 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.82%) RIA
3 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.06%) Social Media
4 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.79%) Contactless
4 5 (3.79%) Graphic Design
4 5 (3.79%) Life Science
5 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.52%) Animation
6 2 (1.52%) BYOD
6 2 (1.52%) EPoS
6 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.52%) Fintech
6 2 (1.52%) IVR
6 2 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.76%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.15%) Windows
2 12 (9.09%) Android
2 12 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.82%) Linux
3 9 (6.82%) Unix
4 5 (3.79%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.76%) Debian
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.73%) TDD
3 28 (21.21%) Front End Development
4 27 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 25 (18.94%) Scrum
6 22 (16.67%) SDLC
7 21 (15.91%) MVC
7 21 (15.91%) Risk Management
7 21 (15.91%) Wireframes
8 20 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (14.39%) BDD
10 18 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 18 (13.64%) Web Development
11 16 (12.12%) SEO
11 16 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (9.85%) Wealth Management
13 12 (9.09%) Analytics
13 12 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 48 (36.36%) Java
3 28 (21.21%) SQL
4 16 (12.12%) C#
5 11 (8.33%) PHP
6 9 (6.82%) Python
7 6 (4.55%) Apple Swift
7 6 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.55%) Perl
8 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.03%) C++
8 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.27%) VB
10 2 (1.52%) C
10 2 (1.52%) ES6
10 2 (1.52%) VB6
11 1 (0.76%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.52%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.39%) Oracle
3 18 (13.64%) Adobe
4 16 (12.12%) Google
5 12 (9.09%) AppDynamics
5 12 (9.09%) Splunk
6 5 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.03%) Twitter
8 3 (2.27%) Apple
9 2 (1.52%) IBM
9 2 (1.52%) PayPal
10 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix
10 1 (0.76%) Dell
10 1 (0.76%) HP
10 1 (0.76%) McAfee
10 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.76%) Sun
10 1 (0.76%) Symantec
10 1 (0.76%) Zend