Period
to 16 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 54 59
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 392 178 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.64% 4.97% 4.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.66% 12.83% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 362 152 426
10th Percentile £45,100 £47,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,938 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £94,875 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,220 1,387 3,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.62% 38.72% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,969 1,211 3,208
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% +4.23%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the City of London.

Salary trend for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 October 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £80,000 -
User Experience
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 195 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (26.28%) React
3 89 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 88 (22.45%) Scrum
5 78 (19.90%) Node.js
6 76 (19.39%) TypeScript
7 75 (19.13%) Social Skills
8 69 (17.60%) CSS
9 66 (16.84%) HTML
10 58 (14.80%) User Research
11 54 (13.78%) Product Management
11 54 (13.78%) Finance
12 53 (13.52%) AngularJS
12 53 (13.52%) Front End Development
12 53 (13.52%) Wireframes
13 52 (13.27%) Product Roadmap
14 51 (13.01%) User Stories
15 46 (11.73%) Analytics
16 45 (11.48%) Product Vision
17 44 (11.22%) Product Backlog
17 44 (11.22%) Adobe
18 43 (10.97%) SQL
18 43 (10.97%) Mobile App
18 43 (10.97%) Microservices
19 42 (10.71%) Marketing
20 41 (10.46%) Software Engineering
21 40 (10.20%) Product Strategy
22 39 (9.95%) Vue.js
23 37 (9.44%) Full Stack Development
24 36 (9.18%) Degree

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 18 (4.59%) CMS
2 7 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.02%) Confluence
4 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.51%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.51%) WordPress
6 1 (0.26%) concrete5
6 1 (0.26%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.26%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Kentico
6 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (7.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 23 (5.87%) Sketch
3 20 (5.10%) Figma
4 12 (3.06%) Chatbot
4 12 (3.06%) InVision
5 11 (2.81%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.02%) Marvel
8 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.77%) UXPin
8 3 (0.77%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.51%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.26%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Shopify
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Relativity
4 2 (0.51%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.26%) HFM
5 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.93%) Azure
2 18 (4.59%) SaaS
3 15 (3.83%) AWS
4 14 (3.57%) Google Analytics
5 10 (2.55%) Facebook Ads
5 10 (2.55%) GitHub
5 10 (2.55%) Google Ads
5 10 (2.55%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.04%) npm
7 5 (1.28%) GCP
7 5 (1.28%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.77%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 3 (0.77%) Firebase
9 3 (0.77%) PaaS
9 3 (0.77%) Serverless
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.51%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.81%) Internet
2 5 (1.28%) Firewall
2 5 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.28%) VoIP
2 5 (1.28%) VPN
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
3 4 (1.02%) SMTP
4 3 (0.77%) DHCP
4 3 (0.77%) Extranet
4 3 (0.77%) WAN
5 2 (0.51%) BGP
5 2 (0.51%) HSRP
5 2 (0.51%) IPsec
5 2 (0.51%) LAN
5 2 (0.51%) MPLS
5 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.51%) OSPF
5 2 (0.51%) VPLS
5 2 (0.51%) VRRP
5 2 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.87%) Big Data
2 17 (4.34%) Blockchain
2 17 (4.34%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.32%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.55%) Power BI
6 6 (1.53%) Power Query
7 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.02%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.77%) Biml
9 3 (0.77%) Metadata
9 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.77%) SQLite
9 3 (0.77%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 26 (6.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.81%) JIRA
3 8 (2.04%) NUnit
3 8 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.53%) Selenium
5 5 (1.28%) Balsamiq
6 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.02%) fastlane
6 4 (1.02%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.51%) Cypress.io
7 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.26%) git-flow
8 1 (0.26%) JMeter
8 1 (0.26%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (19.13%) Social Skills
2 54 (13.78%) Finance
3 42 (10.71%) Marketing
4 32 (8.16%) Presentation Skills
5 19 (4.85%) Publishing
6 16 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.57%) Electronics
8 9 (2.30%) Advertising
9 8 (2.04%) Banking
9 8 (2.04%) Law
10 7 (1.79%) Legal
11 5 (1.28%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (1.02%) Retail
13 3 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.51%) Front Office
14 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.26%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 122 (31.12%) Developer
2 71 (18.11%) Designer
3 57 (14.54%) UX Designer
4 45 (11.48%) UI Designer
5 41 (10.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 39 (9.95%) UI/UX Designer
7 38 (9.69%) Analyst
8 35 (8.93%) Product Owner
9 31 (7.91%) Senior Developer
10 27 (6.89%) Lead Designer
11 24 (6.12%) Agile Product Owner
11 24 (6.12%) Lead Developer
12 23 (5.87%) Business Analyst
13 22 (5.61%) Lead UX Designer
13 22 (5.61%) React Developer
14 20 (5.10%) Senior Designer
15 19 (4.85%) Project Manager
16 18 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
17 17 (4.34%) Angular Developer
17 17 (4.34%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (26.28%) React
2 78 (19.90%) Node.js
3 69 (17.60%) CSS
4 66 (16.84%) HTML
5 53 (13.52%) AngularJS
6 39 (9.95%) Vue.js
7 34 (8.67%) Redux
8 32 (8.16%) .NET
9 29 (7.40%) HTML5
10 23 (5.87%) Apollo GraphQL
10 23 (5.87%) GraphQL
10 23 (5.87%) Sass
11 21 (5.36%) CSS3
12 17 (4.34%) Express
13 16 (4.08%) REST
13 16 (4.08%) RESTful
14 13 (3.32%) Spring
14 13 (3.32%) Spring Boot
15 11 (2.81%) Reactive Extensions
16 10 (2.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.97%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.08%) Social Media
3 14 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 11 (2.81%) Internet of Things
5 8 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.02%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.77%) W3C
10 2 (0.51%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.51%) Life Science
10 2 (0.51%) Social Network
10 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 25 (6.38%) Android
3 5 (1.28%) Windows
4 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) Unix
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (22.45%) Scrum
3 58 (14.80%) User Research
4 54 (13.78%) Product Management
5 53 (13.52%) Front End Development
5 53 (13.52%) Wireframes
6 52 (13.27%) Product Roadmap
7 51 (13.01%) User Stories
8 46 (11.73%) Analytics
9 45 (11.48%) Product Vision
10 44 (11.22%) Product Backlog
11 43 (10.97%) Microservices
12 41 (10.46%) Software Engineering
13 40 (10.20%) Product Strategy
14 37 (9.44%) Full Stack Development
15 36 (9.18%) Usability Testing
16 35 (8.93%) Backlog Management
16 35 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (8.93%) Fintech
16 35 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (22.70%) JavaScript
2 76 (19.39%) TypeScript
3 43 (10.97%) SQL
4 23 (5.87%) Java
5 19 (4.85%) C#
6 14 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.06%) Python
8 10 (2.55%) ES7
9 6 (1.53%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (1.53%) PHP
9 6 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.28%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.02%) C
11 4 (1.02%) ES6
12 3 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.77%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.51%) Dart
13 2 (0.51%) Ruby
14 1 (0.26%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 36 (9.18%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) CSPO
3 3 (0.77%) CCNP
3 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.77%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.51%) CCA
4 2 (0.51%) CCNA
4 2 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ACCA
5 1 (0.26%) CIMA
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.65%) Accessibility
2 25 (6.38%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (4.59%) Docker
2 6 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.26%) Ansible
2 1 (0.26%) Opsgenie
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.26%) Sysprep
2 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (11.22%) Adobe
2 22 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.08%) Google
4 14 (3.57%) Quadient
5 11 (2.81%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.55%) Facebook
7 7 (1.79%) SAP
8 5 (1.28%) Apple
9 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.77%) Cisco
10 3 (0.77%) Databricks
10 3 (0.77%) iManage
10 3 (0.77%) Intapp
10 3 (0.77%) Mitel
10 3 (0.77%) Pega
10 3 (0.77%) Polycom
11 2 (0.51%) Aruba
11 2 (0.51%) Hotjar
11 2 (0.51%) SnapLogic
11 2 (0.51%) Workday