Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 48 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24 -28
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 167 493 449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.14% 4.95% 4.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.37% 12.06% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 163 470 420
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £94,250 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 1,611 4,089 4,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.98% 41.06% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,408 3,454 4,203
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,000 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 28 November 2020.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (40.12%) Finance
3 46 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.16%) E-Commerce
5 30 (17.96%) CSS
5 30 (17.96%) TDD
6 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (16.17%) Front End Development
7 27 (16.17%) Software Engineering
8 26 (15.57%) BDD
8 26 (15.57%) Apple iOS
9 25 (14.97%) Scrum
10 24 (14.37%) Android
11 23 (13.77%) HTML
12 21 (12.57%) Redux
13 20 (11.98%) TypeScript
13 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (11.98%) Git (software)
14 19 (11.38%) Marketing
14 19 (11.38%) React Native
14 19 (11.38%) Node.js
14 19 (11.38%) Fintech
15 18 (10.78%) Retail
15 18 (10.78%) SaaS
16 17 (10.18%) Java
17 16 (9.58%) Workflow
17 16 (9.58%) React
18 15 (8.98%) DevOps
18 15 (8.98%) User Stories
18 15 (8.98%) 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 3 (1.80%) Confluence
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) WordPress
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Sketch
2 12 (7.19%) InVision
3 11 (6.59%) Figma
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.20%) Chatbot
5 2 (1.20%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (1.20%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) SaaS
2 13 (7.78%) AWS
2 13 (7.78%) GCP
3 11 (6.59%) npm
4 10 (5.99%) Azure
5 9 (5.39%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (2.40%) Office 365
8 3 (1.80%) GitHub
8 3 (1.80%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.60%) G Suite
10 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.60%) iTunes
10 1 (0.60%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.60%) PaaS
10 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) HTTP
1 2 (1.20%) Internet
1 2 (1.20%) Skype
1 2 (1.20%) VoIP
1 2 (1.20%) VPN
1 2 (1.20%) Wireless
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.60%) DHCP
2 1 (0.60%) DNS
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.60%) PBX
2 1 (0.60%) Softphone
2 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.40%) MySQL
4 3 (1.80%) Big Data
4 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.80%) Power BI
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.20%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.60%) Looker
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.60%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.78%) CircleCI
3 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.79%) Maven
5 7 (4.19%) Babel
5 7 (4.19%) Cypress.io
5 7 (4.19%) Selenium
5 7 (4.19%) Travis CI
5 7 (4.19%) webpack
6 5 (2.99%) JIRA
7 3 (1.80%) Xcode
8 2 (1.20%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.60%) Ant
9 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.60%) Calabash
9 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.60%) JUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (40.12%) Finance
2 19 (11.38%) Marketing
3 18 (10.78%) Retail
4 6 (3.59%) Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Front Office
6 4 (2.40%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.80%) Law
7 3 (1.80%) Legal
7 3 (1.80%) Local Government
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.20%) French Language
8 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.60%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (39.52%) Developer
2 30 (17.96%) Designer
3 27 (16.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (11.38%) UX Designer
5 15 (8.98%) E-Commerce Developer
5 15 (8.98%) UI Designer
6 14 (8.38%) UI/UX Designer
7 13 (7.78%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Technical Manager
9 9 (5.39%) Product Manager
10 7 (4.19%) Senior Designer
11 6 (3.59%) Analyst
11 6 (3.59%) JavaScript Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Principal Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.59%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.96%) CSS
2 23 (13.77%) HTML
3 21 (12.57%) Redux
4 19 (11.38%) Node.js
4 19 (11.38%) React Native
5 16 (9.58%) React
6 14 (8.38%) AngularJS
6 14 (8.38%) Spring
7 10 (5.99%) RxJS
8 9 (5.39%) REST
9 8 (4.79%) HTML5
10 6 (3.59%) koa
10 6 (3.59%) RESTful
11 5 (2.99%) CSS3
11 5 (2.99%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.99%) Vue.js
12 4 (2.40%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.40%) Jest
12 4 (2.40%) Web Services
13 3 (1.80%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.78%) Virtual Team
3 11 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.40%) Equities
5 4 (2.40%) Motion Graphics
5 4 (2.40%) PMI
6 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
7 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) PKI
7 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.57%) Apple iOS
2 24 (14.37%) Android
3 4 (2.40%) Windows
3 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.16%) E-Commerce
3 30 (17.96%) TDD
4 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (16.17%) Front End Development
5 27 (16.17%) Software Engineering
6 26 (15.57%) BDD
7 25 (14.97%) Scrum
8 19 (11.38%) Fintech
9 16 (9.58%) Workflow
10 15 (8.98%) DevOps
10 15 (8.98%) User Stories
11 14 (8.38%) Mobile Development
12 13 (7.78%) Analytics
12 13 (7.78%) SDLC
12 13 (7.78%) Workshop Facilitation
13 12 (7.19%) Design Thinking
13 12 (7.19%) Microservices
13 12 (7.19%) Product Management
13 12 (7.19%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.54%) JavaScript
2 20 (11.98%) TypeScript
3 17 (10.18%) Java
4 7 (4.19%) Python
5 6 (3.59%) Kotlin
5 6 (3.59%) Ruby
6 5 (2.99%) Apple Swift
7 4 (2.40%) C#
7 4 (2.40%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.40%) PHP
7 4 (2.40%) Scala
7 4 (2.40%) SQL
8 3 (1.80%) Java 8
8 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.20%) Go
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) ES6
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (8.98%) Degree
2 4 (2.40%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) GDPR
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.99%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) CASB
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (8.98%) Google
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.99%) Adobe
4 3 (1.80%) Solace
5 2 (1.20%) Citrix
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle
5 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.20%) Siebel
5 2 (1.20%) Spotify
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Canon
6 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco
6 1 (0.60%) HP
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.60%) Mitel
6 1 (0.60%) RightFax
6 1 (0.60%) Samsung
6 1 (0.60%) Sophos