Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 76 42
Rank change year-on-year +28 -34 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 443 384 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.86% 3.74% 5.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.99% 9.02% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 378 344 487
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £41,750 £37,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,375 £88,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +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 3,695 4,258 4,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.50% 41.46% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,155 3,797 3,794
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +7.83%
10th Percentile £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,450 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +7.14%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 +3 20 £57,500 -11.54%
Moorgate - 8 £75,000 - 1
User Experience
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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.

1 199 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 149 (33.63%) CSS
4 145 (32.73%) HTML
5 137 (30.93%) Finance
6 105 (23.70%) React
7 96 (21.67%) AngularJS
8 90 (20.32%) Fintech
9 86 (19.41%) Front End Development
9 86 (19.41%) Wireframes
10 73 (16.48%) Scrum
11 70 (15.80%) Web Development
11 70 (15.80%) HTML5
12 69 (15.58%) Degree
13 61 (13.77%) Analytics
14 58 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
15 57 (12.87%) Marketing
16 56 (12.64%) Node.js
16 56 (12.64%) Computer Science
17 55 (12.42%) Git (software)
18 50 (11.29%) Software Engineering
19 46 (10.38%) CSS3
20 45 (10.16%) jQuery
20 45 (10.16%) Sketch
20 45 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (9.93%) User Stories
22 41 (9.26%) Mobile App
23 40 (9.03%) Adobe
24 37 (8.35%) Computer Science Degree
24 37 (8.35%) .NET

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 20 (4.51%) CMS
2 9 (2.03%) Umbraco
3 8 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.35%) ArcGIS
5 5 (1.13%) WordPress
6 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 2 (0.45%) Confluence
6 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.45%) IIS
6 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.45%) SAS
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) CICS
7 1 (0.23%) Drupal
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (10.16%) Sketch
2 35 (7.90%) InVision
3 14 (3.16%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.48%) Adobe XD
5 10 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (1.58%) Figma
7 6 (1.35%) Zeplin
8 5 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (1.13%) Marvel
9 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (0.68%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.45%) InDesign
11 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.45%) UXPin
12 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.23%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.90%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
3 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.32%) AWS
1 28 (6.32%) SaaS
2 24 (5.42%) Azure
3 19 (4.29%) GCP
4 17 (3.84%) npm
5 12 (2.71%) Office 365
6 10 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 9 (2.03%) GitHub
7 9 (2.03%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.81%) Serverless
9 6 (1.35%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.90%) Firebase
11 3 (0.68%) G Suite
11 3 (0.68%) PaaS
11 3 (0.68%) Slack
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.93%) Internet
2 5 (1.13%) HTTP
3 4 (0.90%) Firewall
3 4 (0.90%) Network Security
4 3 (0.68%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.68%) SAN
5 2 (0.45%) Intranet
5 2 (0.45%) Skype
6 1 (0.23%) BGP
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) MPLS
6 1 (0.23%) OSPF
6 1 (0.23%) RIP
6 1 (0.23%) VPLS
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.48%) Blockchain
3 10 (2.26%) Big Data
4 9 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.35%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (1.35%) GIS
6 6 (1.35%) MySQL
6 6 (1.35%) Power BI
6 6 (1.35%) QGIS
7 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (0.68%) QlikView
8 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.09%) webpack
3 19 (4.29%) JIRA
4 15 (3.39%) gulp
4 15 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.93%) Axure RP
6 12 (2.71%) Jasmine
7 11 (2.48%) Grunt
8 9 (2.03%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.81%) Protractor
10 7 (1.58%) Babel
10 7 (1.58%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.35%) Mocha
12 5 (1.13%) Balsamiq
12 5 (1.13%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.90%) PostCSS
14 3 (0.68%) jspm
14 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 137 (30.93%) Finance
2 57 (12.87%) Marketing
3 34 (7.67%) Retail
4 18 (4.06%) Banking
5 17 (3.84%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.16%) Advertising
7 9 (2.03%) Law
8 8 (1.81%) Games
9 7 (1.58%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.13%) Electronics
10 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.45%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 169 (38.15%) Developer
2 113 (25.51%) Designer
3 82 (18.51%) UX Designer
4 77 (17.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 43 (9.71%) Senior Developer
6 41 (9.26%) UI Designer
7 38 (8.58%) React Developer
8 35 (7.90%) Senior Designer
9 32 (7.22%) UI/UX Designer
10 26 (5.87%) Product Manager
11 24 (5.42%) Web Developer
12 23 (5.19%) Senior UX Designer
13 20 (4.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 18 (4.06%) UI Developer
15 17 (3.84%) Analyst
16 15 (3.39%) Business Analyst
16 15 (3.39%) JavaScript Engineer
17 14 (3.16%) Angular Developer
17 14 (3.16%) E-Commerce Developer
18 13 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (33.63%) CSS
2 145 (32.73%) HTML
3 105 (23.70%) React
4 96 (21.67%) AngularJS
5 70 (15.80%) HTML5
6 56 (12.64%) Node.js
7 46 (10.38%) CSS3
8 45 (10.16%) jQuery
9 37 (8.35%) .NET
9 37 (8.35%) Sass
10 34 (7.67%) Redux
11 32 (7.22%) Vue.js
12 27 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (5.19%) ASP.NET
14 22 (4.97%) REST
15 20 (4.51%) RESTful
16 19 (4.29%) Web Services
17 17 (3.84%) React Native
18 12 (2.71%) Jest
19 11 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.16%) iPad
6 11 (2.48%) Derivative
7 10 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.81%) Reinsurance
9 7 (1.58%) Blog
9 7 (1.58%) RIA
9 7 (1.58%) Social Media
10 6 (1.35%) Animation
10 6 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.35%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.35%) Robotics
11 5 (1.13%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.90%) EPoS
13 3 (0.68%) Life Science
13 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.87%) Apple iOS
2 20 (4.51%) Android
3 19 (4.29%) Windows
4 15 (3.39%) Linux
5 8 (1.81%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.90%) Unix
7 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (20.32%) Fintech
3 86 (19.41%) Front End Development
3 86 (19.41%) Wireframes
4 73 (16.48%) Scrum
5 70 (15.80%) Web Development
6 61 (13.77%) Analytics
7 58 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (12.64%) Computer Science
9 50 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 44 (9.93%) User Stories
11 35 (7.90%) E-Commerce
12 33 (7.45%) Mentoring
12 33 (7.45%) TDD
13 32 (7.22%) Product Management
14 31 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 29 (6.55%) B2B
16 27 (6.09%) DevOps
17 26 (5.87%) Visualisation
18 25 (5.64%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 165 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 35 (7.90%) SQL
3 32 (7.22%) C#
4 25 (5.64%) TypeScript
5 23 (5.19%) Java
6 20 (4.51%) ES6
7 13 (2.93%) PHP
8 9 (2.03%) Apple Swift
8 9 (2.03%) Python
9 8 (1.81%) C
10 7 (1.58%) Kotlin
11 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.35%) R
11 6 (1.35%) Scala
12 5 (1.13%) C++
13 4 (0.90%) ES7
13 4 (0.90%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.68%) Go
15 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (15.58%) Degree
2 37 (8.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.23%) CCNA
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.23%) ISEB
4 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.23%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.90%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (0.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.45%) WCAG
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (4.29%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) XenApp
2 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) ACF2
5 1 (0.23%) RACF
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.13%) SCCM
3 3 (0.68%) Grafana
3 3 (0.68%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (9.03%) Adobe
2 28 (6.32%) Google
3 15 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.03%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.35%) Mapbox
5 6 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (1.35%) SAP
5 6 (1.35%) Tableau
6 4 (0.90%) Citrix
6 4 (0.90%) HP
6 4 (0.90%) Samsung
6 4 (0.90%) VMware
7 3 (0.68%) Cognos
7 3 (0.68%) Informatica
7 3 (0.68%) Netezza
7 3 (0.68%) Symantec
7 3 (0.68%) Veeam
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle
8 2 (0.45%) UiPath