Period
to 16 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 44 57
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 509 562 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.52% 5.45% 4.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.30% 11.16% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 438 504 590
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 5,475 5,035 6,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.65% 48.84% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,894 4,515 5,858
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 July 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
London Bridge -2 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Moorgate - 1 £31,500 -
User Experience
Central London

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

1 246 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 217 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (41.85%) HTML
4 208 (40.86%) CSS
5 151 (29.67%) Finance
6 138 (27.11%) HTML5
7 134 (26.33%) Front End Development
8 122 (23.97%) AngularJS
9 109 (21.41%) CSS3
10 104 (20.43%) Scrum
11 98 (19.25%) SQL
12 95 (18.66%) C#
13 93 (18.27%) TDD
14 90 (17.68%) Java
15 88 (17.29%) React
16 84 (16.50%) .NET
17 83 (16.31%) Web Development
18 79 (15.52%) Git (software)
19 73 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
20 72 (14.15%) Sass
21 71 (13.95%) SQL Server
22 69 (13.56%) jQuery
23 62 (12.18%) Microsoft
23 62 (12.18%) Mobile App
24 58 (11.39%) Unit Testing
25 57 (11.20%) Degree
26 55 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
27 54 (10.61%) Node.js
27 54 (10.61%) OO
28 53 (10.41%) BDD

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 28 (5.50%) CMS
2 16 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.55%) WordPress
4 11 (2.16%) Umbraco
5 10 (1.96%) Confluence
6 6 (1.18%) Drupal
6 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.79%) Mule
9 3 (0.59%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.59%) IIS
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.39%) JBoss
10 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.20%) CICS
11 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.20%) SAS
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (1.77%) InVision
4 9 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.98%) InDesign
6 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.39%) Blender
8 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.39%) Maya
8 2 (0.39%) UXPin
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.20%) Moqups
9 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.39%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) RMDS
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.14%) SaaS
3 15 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.16%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.57%) npm
6 7 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.38%) Office 365
7 6 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.18%) GitHub
8 5 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.98%) Serverless
9 4 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.79%) Yarn
10 3 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.59%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.39%) Heroku
11 2 (0.39%) Route 53
11 2 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.14%) Internet
2 5 (0.98%) HTTP
3 4 (0.79%) FTP
4 3 (0.59%) DNS
4 3 (0.59%) Network Security
4 3 (0.59%) Skype
4 3 (0.59%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.39%) Firewall
5 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (5.30%) Power BI
4 26 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 22 (4.32%) NoSQL
8 21 (4.13%) MySQL
9 15 (2.95%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.57%) Big Data
11 8 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.57%) Redis
12 6 (1.18%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.98%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 79 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.48%) JIRA
2 33 (6.48%) webpack
3 28 (5.50%) Jasmine
4 25 (4.91%) Grunt
4 25 (4.91%) gulp
5 22 (4.32%) Selenium
6 19 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 16 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (2.95%) NUnit
9 12 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
9 12 (2.36%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.57%) Mocha
11 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.38%) Protractor
13 6 (1.18%) Axure RP
13 6 (1.18%) Subversion
14 5 (0.98%) Bitbucket
General
1 151 (29.67%) Finance
2 38 (7.47%) Marketing
3 27 (5.30%) Advertising
4 21 (4.13%) Banking
5 13 (2.55%) Back Office
6 12 (2.36%) Games
6 12 (2.36%) Retail
7 11 (2.16%) Law
8 10 (1.96%) Legal
9 7 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.38%) Front Office
9 7 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.98%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.79%) Publishing
11 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 303 (59.53%) Developer
2 102 (20.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 61 (11.98%) Senior Developer
4 53 (10.41%) Designer
5 43 (8.45%) UX Designer
6 40 (7.86%) .NET Developer
7 39 (7.66%) C# Developer
8 33 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 33 (6.48%) React Developer
9 25 (4.91%) Microsoft Developer
9 25 (4.91%) UI Designer
10 24 (4.72%) Analyst
10 24 (4.72%) Product Manager
11 23 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (4.52%) UI/UX Designer
12 22 (4.32%) Angular Developer
12 22 (4.32%) PHP Developer
12 22 (4.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 21 (4.13%) Java Developer
13 21 (4.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (41.85%) HTML
2 208 (40.86%) CSS
3 138 (27.11%) HTML5
4 122 (23.97%) AngularJS
5 109 (21.41%) CSS3
6 88 (17.29%) React
7 84 (16.50%) .NET
8 72 (14.15%) Sass
9 69 (13.56%) jQuery
10 54 (10.61%) Node.js
11 46 (9.04%) REST
12 39 (7.66%) JSON
13 36 (7.07%) .NET Framework
13 36 (7.07%) Entity Framework
14 35 (6.88%) RESTful
15 33 (6.48%) Web Services
16 27 (5.30%) ASP.NET
17 26 (5.11%) Redux
18 24 (4.72%) Laravel
18 24 (4.72%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.18%) Mobile App
2 55 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (9.23%) Fintech
4 28 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.57%) Equities
8 8 (1.57%) W3C
9 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.18%) Animation
10 6 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.98%) Derivative
11 5 (0.98%) PMI
12 4 (0.79%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.79%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.59%) Life Science
13 3 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.72%) Android
2 22 (4.32%) Windows
3 20 (3.93%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.73%) Linux
5 9 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.39%) Unix
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (26.33%) Front End Development
3 104 (20.43%) Scrum
4 93 (18.27%) TDD
5 83 (16.31%) Web Development
6 73 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
7 58 (11.39%) Unit Testing
8 54 (10.61%) OO
9 53 (10.41%) BDD
10 52 (10.22%) MVC
10 52 (10.22%) SDLC
11 47 (9.23%) Software Engineering
12 43 (8.45%) Microservices
13 40 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (7.66%) Prototyping
15 38 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
16 36 (7.07%) Wireframes
17 35 (6.88%) Mentoring
18 34 (6.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 246 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 98 (19.25%) SQL
3 95 (18.66%) C#
4 90 (17.68%) Java
5 51 (10.02%) PHP
6 50 (9.82%) T-SQL
7 31 (6.09%) ES6
8 28 (5.50%) Python
9 23 (4.52%) TypeScript
10 14 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.75%) Scala
11 12 (2.36%) Clojure
12 11 (2.16%) Kotlin
13 10 (1.96%) C++
13 10 (1.96%) ES7
13 10 (1.96%) Java 8
14 9 (1.77%) Ruby
15 8 (1.57%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.57%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (11.20%) Degree
2 16 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.98%) ISEB
6 4 (0.79%) CBAP
6 4 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.59%) IIBA
7 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.39%) CCIE
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
9 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.64%) QA
2 9 (1.77%) WCAG
3 3 (0.59%) WAI
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (5.70%) Docker
2 7 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
2 7 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) ACF2
6 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.20%) RACF
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (2.75%) Terraform
2 8 (1.57%) Graphite
2 8 (1.57%) logstash
3 6 (1.18%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.79%) Ansible
4 4 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.59%) Mesos
6 2 (0.39%) Kibana
6 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.39%) Puppet
6 2 (0.39%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) Grafana
7 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.20%) Salt
7 1 (0.20%) SCOM
7 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.50%) Adobe
3 17 (3.34%) Google
4 10 (1.96%) Oracle
5 9 (1.77%) Citrix
5 9 (1.77%) VMware
6 7 (1.38%) Capita
6 7 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.18%) Wyse
8 5 (0.98%) Alteryx
8 5 (0.98%) SAP
8 5 (0.98%) Tableau
9 4 (0.79%) Ariba
9 4 (0.79%) New Relic
9 4 (0.79%) SEEBURGER
9 4 (0.79%) Splunk
10 3 (0.59%) Cisco
10 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.59%) Sybase