Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 32 43
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 328 372 581
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.83% 6.79% 5.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.19% 17.68% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 291 321 525
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,875 £50,000 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - +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 2,159 2,104 3,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.38% 38.40% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,893 1,858 3,334
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
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 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 148 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (30.49%) React
3 70 (21.34%) TypeScript
3 70 (21.34%) JavaScript
4 65 (19.82%) Finance
5 63 (19.21%) Scrum
6 56 (17.07%) AngularJS
7 54 (16.46%) CSS
8 52 (15.85%) Node.js
9 51 (15.55%) Social Skills
10 50 (15.24%) Wireframes
11 49 (14.94%) HTML
11 49 (14.94%) Microservices
12 48 (14.63%) Adobe
13 44 (13.41%) User Research
14 39 (11.89%) Marketing
15 37 (11.28%) Prototyping
16 36 (10.98%) Redux
16 36 (10.98%) Analytics
17 35 (10.67%) .NET
18 34 (10.37%) C#
18 34 (10.37%) Accessibility
19 32 (9.76%) Azure
19 32 (9.76%) Front End Development
20 31 (9.45%) Mentoring
20 31 (9.45%) DevOps
20 31 (9.45%) Product Management
21 30 (9.15%) Mobile App
21 30 (9.15%) Product Vision
21 30 (9.15%) Product Roadmap

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 23 (7.01%) CMS
2 7 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (1.52%) Drupal
4 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.22%) WordPress
5 3 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.61%) Confluence
6 2 (0.61%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.30%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Kentico
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (8.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 21 (6.40%) Sketch
3 19 (5.79%) Figma
4 15 (4.57%) InVision
5 6 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.83%) UXPin
6 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (1.22%) Chatbot
7 4 (1.22%) Marvel
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.91%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.61%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Shopify
2 3 (0.91%) Relativity
3 2 (0.61%) Magento
3 2 (0.61%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.76%) Azure
2 18 (5.49%) SaaS
3 17 (5.18%) AWS
4 11 (3.35%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (2.74%) GCP
6 8 (2.44%) npm
7 7 (2.13%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.83%) GitHub
9 5 (1.52%) PaaS
10 4 (1.22%) IaaS
11 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.91%) CloudBees
11 3 (0.91%) Facebook Ads
11 3 (0.91%) Firebase
11 3 (0.91%) Google Ads
11 3 (0.91%) Google Workspace
11 3 (0.91%) Miro
11 3 (0.91%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.61%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.22%) Firewall
2 4 (1.22%) VPN
3 3 (0.91%) DHCP
3 3 (0.91%) DNS
3 3 (0.91%) Extranet
3 3 (0.91%) Internet
3 3 (0.91%) SMTP
3 3 (0.91%) WAN
4 2 (0.61%) VoIP
5 1 (0.30%) BGP
5 1 (0.30%) IPsec
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) MPLS
5 1 (0.30%) OSPF
5 1 (0.30%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.30%) VPLS
5 1 (0.30%) VRRP
5 1 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.93%) Big Data
2 15 (4.57%) Blockchain
3 14 (4.27%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.05%) SQL Server 2017
6 6 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.22%) MySQL
8 4 (1.22%) Tableau
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.61%) Power BI
11 1 (0.30%) OLAP
11 1 (0.30%) OLTP
11 1 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (5.79%) Balsamiq
2 14 (4.27%) TeamCity
3 13 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.96%) NUnit
3 13 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (3.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (2.44%) JIRA
4 8 (2.44%) Selenium
5 6 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.22%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.91%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.91%) fastlane
7 3 (0.91%) PostCSS
7 3 (0.91%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.30%) Grunt
8 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.30%) Mocha
8 1 (0.30%) webpack
General
1 65 (19.82%) Finance
2 51 (15.55%) Social Skills
3 39 (11.89%) Marketing
4 19 (5.79%) Presentation Skills
5 14 (4.27%) Banking
5 14 (4.27%) Publishing
6 12 (3.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 11 (3.35%) Legal
8 9 (2.74%) Law
9 8 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.52%) Retail
11 4 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.61%) Advertising
13 2 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.61%) Front Office
13 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (25.91%) Developer
2 82 (25.00%) Designer
3 57 (17.38%) UX Designer
4 50 (15.24%) UI Designer
5 42 (12.80%) UI/UX Designer
6 24 (7.32%) Analyst
6 24 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (7.32%) Product Owner
7 21 (6.40%) React Developer
8 18 (5.49%) Lead Designer
8 18 (5.49%) Lead Developer
9 17 (5.18%) Agile Product Owner
9 17 (5.18%) Senior Designer
10 16 (4.88%) Product Manager
11 15 (4.57%) Business Analyst
12 14 (4.27%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.96%) Architect
13 13 (3.96%) Lead .NET Developer
14 12 (3.66%) C# Developer
14 12 (3.66%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (30.49%) React
2 56 (17.07%) AngularJS
3 54 (16.46%) CSS
4 52 (15.85%) Node.js
5 49 (14.94%) HTML
6 36 (10.98%) Redux
7 35 (10.67%) .NET
8 29 (8.84%) GraphQL
9 25 (7.62%) Apollo GraphQL
10 24 (7.32%) Sass
10 24 (7.32%) Vue.js
11 23 (7.01%) HTML5
12 18 (5.49%) CSS3
13 16 (4.88%) .NET Core
14 14 (4.27%) RESTful
14 14 (4.27%) Spring
14 14 (4.27%) Spring Boot
15 13 (3.96%) WPF
16 12 (3.66%) REST
17 10 (3.05%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.15%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (3.66%) Public Cloud
3 12 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.83%) Social Media
7 5 (1.52%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.52%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.22%) Motion Graphics
9 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.61%) Animation
10 2 (0.61%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.61%) Life Science
10 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.61%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 15 (4.57%) Android
3 5 (1.52%) Windows
4 3 (0.91%) Linux
4 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.21%) Scrum
3 50 (15.24%) Wireframes
4 49 (14.94%) Microservices
5 44 (13.41%) User Research
6 37 (11.28%) Prototyping
7 36 (10.98%) Analytics
8 32 (9.76%) Front End Development
9 31 (9.45%) DevOps
9 31 (9.45%) Mentoring
9 31 (9.45%) Product Management
10 30 (9.15%) Product Roadmap
10 30 (9.15%) Product Vision
11 29 (8.84%) Fintech
11 29 (8.84%) Product Backlog
12 28 (8.54%) User Stories
13 27 (8.23%) Coaching
13 27 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (7.93%) B2B
14 26 (7.93%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (21.34%) JavaScript
1 70 (21.34%) TypeScript
2 34 (10.37%) C#
3 24 (7.32%) Java
4 22 (6.71%) SQL
5 13 (3.96%) Python
6 12 (3.66%) ES7
7 11 (3.35%) PHP
8 7 (2.13%) ES6
9 6 (1.83%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.22%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.22%) C
10 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.91%) Java 11
11 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.91%) Scala
12 2 (0.61%) Dart
13 1 (0.30%) C++
13 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (6.71%) Degree
2 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.22%) SANS
3 2 (0.61%) CSPO
3 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.30%) CCA
4 1 (0.30%) CCNA
4 1 (0.30%) CCNP
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.37%) Accessibility
2 20 (6.10%) QA
3 4 (1.22%) WCAG
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.44%) Docker
2 6 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.22%) Ansible
2 3 (0.91%) Terraform
3 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.61%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (14.63%) Adobe
2 17 (5.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.35%) Google
4 10 (3.05%) Charles River
4 10 (3.05%) Quadient
5 6 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.52%) Pega
7 4 (1.22%) Apple
7 4 (1.22%) iManage
7 4 (1.22%) Intapp
8 3 (0.91%) Cadence
8 3 (0.91%) Facebook
8 3 (0.91%) HubSpot
8 3 (0.91%) Mitel
8 3 (0.91%) Polycom
9 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.61%) SAP
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco
10 1 (0.30%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) NetApp