Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 36 45
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 250 498 524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.04% 6.61% 5.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.03% 17.60% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 208 437 477
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £43,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £92,500 £91,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 1,782 2,829 3,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.92% 37.57% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,572 2,487 3,287
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £39,900
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +6.12%

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 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.40%) Finance
3 69 (27.60%) React
4 62 (24.80%) JavaScript
5 53 (21.20%) CSS
6 50 (20.00%) HTML
6 50 (20.00%) Node.js
7 47 (18.80%) AngularJS
7 47 (18.80%) TypeScript
8 44 (17.60%) C#
9 41 (16.40%) .NET
10 37 (14.80%) Microservices
11 35 (14.00%) Scrum
11 35 (14.00%) Mentoring
12 33 (13.20%) Coaching
12 33 (13.20%) Prototyping
13 32 (12.80%) Marketing
14 31 (12.40%) Wireframes
14 31 (12.40%) Social Skills
15 29 (11.60%) Requirements Gathering
16 28 (11.20%) Software Engineering
17 27 (10.80%) Adobe
17 27 (10.80%) Analytics
17 27 (10.80%) NoSQL
18 26 (10.40%) MongoDB
18 26 (10.40%) HTML5
18 26 (10.40%) B2B
19 25 (10.00%) WPF
19 25 (10.00%) DevOps
19 25 (10.00%) GraphQL

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 12 (4.80%) CMS
2 8 (3.20%) WordPress
3 7 (2.80%) Apache
4 4 (1.60%) Drupal
5 3 (1.20%) Confluence
5 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (5.60%) InVision
3 11 (4.40%) Sketch
4 9 (3.60%) Figma
5 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.60%) UXPin
7 3 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.20%) Marvel
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.80%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.40%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.60%) Azure
1 24 (9.60%) SaaS
2 18 (7.20%) AWS
3 10 (4.00%) GCP
3 10 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (2.00%) GitHub
4 5 (2.00%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.60%) IaaS
5 4 (1.60%) PaaS
6 3 (1.20%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.20%) Google Workspace
6 3 (1.20%) npm
6 3 (1.20%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) HTTP
1 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) DHCP
3 2 (0.80%) DNS
3 2 (0.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) VLAN
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.80%) NoSQL
2 26 (10.40%) MongoDB
3 24 (9.60%) SQL Server
4 21 (8.40%) Big Data
4 21 (8.40%) SQL Server 2017
5 10 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.40%) MySQL
8 4 (1.60%) Tableau
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.20%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.80%) Looker
10 2 (0.80%) Power BI
11 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.40%) OLAP
11 1 (0.40%) OLTP
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.40%) Balsamiq
2 11 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.00%) JIRA
4 9 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.60%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.20%) NUnit
5 8 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.40%) Travis CI
7 5 (2.00%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.60%) Cypress.io
8 4 (1.60%) Selenium
9 3 (1.20%) PostCSS
10 2 (0.80%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.80%) JMeter
10 2 (0.80%) Maven
10 2 (0.80%) webpack
11 1 (0.40%) gulp
11 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.40%) Mocha
General
1 71 (28.40%) Finance
2 32 (12.80%) Marketing
3 31 (12.40%) Social Skills
4 13 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.20%) Banking
6 7 (2.80%) Legal
6 7 (2.80%) Retail
7 6 (2.40%) Law
8 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.80%) Automotive
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) Local Government
10 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.80%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (31.60%) Developer
2 58 (23.20%) Designer
3 36 (14.40%) UX Designer
4 30 (12.00%) UI Designer
5 27 (10.80%) UI/UX Designer
6 19 (7.60%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.40%) React Developer
8 14 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (5.60%) Product Manager
9 11 (4.40%) Analyst
9 11 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (4.00%) Architect
10 10 (4.00%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.60%) Digital Product Manager
11 9 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.20%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Lead .NET Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Lead Designer
13 7 (2.80%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.60%) React
2 53 (21.20%) CSS
3 50 (20.00%) HTML
3 50 (20.00%) Node.js
4 47 (18.80%) AngularJS
5 41 (16.40%) .NET
6 26 (10.40%) HTML5
7 25 (10.00%) GraphQL
7 25 (10.00%) WPF
8 24 (9.60%) Redux
9 21 (8.40%) CSS3
9 21 (8.40%) Kafka
9 21 (8.40%) WCF
10 20 (8.00%) Apollo GraphQL
10 20 (8.00%) Vue.js
11 16 (6.40%) Sass
12 11 (4.40%) .NET Core
12 11 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (4.00%) jQuery
13 10 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.20%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.20%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.80%) Motion Graphics
5 6 (2.40%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.60%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.80%) Animation
8 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.80%) Equities
8 2 (0.80%) Social Media
8 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.80%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.20%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.40%) Android
3 4 (1.60%) Linux
3 4 (1.60%) Windows
4 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.80%) Microservices
3 35 (14.00%) Mentoring
3 35 (14.00%) Scrum
4 33 (13.20%) Coaching
4 33 (13.20%) Prototyping
5 31 (12.40%) Wireframes
6 29 (11.60%) Requirements Gathering
7 28 (11.20%) Software Engineering
8 27 (10.80%) Analytics
9 26 (10.40%) B2B
10 25 (10.00%) DevOps
11 24 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (9.20%) E-Commerce
12 23 (9.20%) Fintech
13 22 (8.80%) B2C
13 22 (8.80%) TDD
14 21 (8.40%) Observability
15 20 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.80%) JavaScript
2 47 (18.80%) TypeScript
3 44 (17.60%) C#
4 17 (6.80%) Java
5 16 (6.40%) Python
6 13 (5.20%) PHP
7 6 (2.40%) ES6
7 6 (2.40%) Kotlin
7 6 (2.40%) SQL
8 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.60%) C
10 3 (1.20%) ES7
10 3 (1.20%) Scala
11 2 (0.80%) C++
11 2 (0.80%) Dart
12 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 16 (6.40%) Degree
2 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.20%) SANS
4 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.40%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.60%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.80%) Docker
2 5 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) Ansible
1 4 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.20%) Terraform
3 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.80%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (10.80%) Adobe
2 21 (8.40%) Charles River
3 17 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.00%) Google
5 6 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.60%) Apple
6 4 (1.60%) Pega
7 3 (1.20%) Cadence
7 3 (1.20%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.80%) iManage
8 2 (0.80%) Intapp
9 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.40%) Mitel
9 1 (0.40%) Polycom
9 1 (0.40%) Qualtrics
9 1 (0.40%) RightScale
9 1 (0.40%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Workday