Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 69 50
Rank change year-on-year +37 -19 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 420 179 466
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.85% 4.16% 5.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.05% 11.22% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 395 144 403
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +4.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,875 £92,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +12.50%

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 2,205 1,596 3,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.94% 37.10% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,927 1,417 2,996
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £73,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +7.14% +7.69%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 2 £77,500 -
User Experience
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 174 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (36.67%) UX Design
3 115 (27.38%) React
4 108 (25.71%) Node.js
5 80 (19.05%) HTML
6 79 (18.81%) CSS
7 78 (18.57%) JavaScript
8 73 (17.38%) Scrum
9 67 (15.95%) Social Skills
10 63 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 58 (13.81%) Finance
11 58 (13.81%) Full Stack Development
12 56 (13.33%) AngularJS
13 55 (13.10%) User Stories
14 52 (12.38%) TypeScript
15 51 (12.14%) SQL
16 50 (11.90%) Wireframes
17 46 (10.95%) Product Roadmap
17 46 (10.95%) Apple iOS
18 44 (10.48%) Analytics
18 44 (10.48%) CI/CD
19 41 (9.76%) Front End Development
20 39 (9.29%) Android
21 38 (9.05%) Fintech
22 37 (8.81%) Product Management
22 37 (8.81%) Microsoft
22 37 (8.81%) Degree
22 37 (8.81%) User Research
23 36 (8.57%) Azure
24 35 (8.33%) UX Research

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 13 (3.10%) Confluence
2 6 (1.43%) CMS
3 3 (0.71%) WordPress
4 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.24%) concrete5
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.24%) TPMS
Applications
1 25 (5.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 25 (5.95%) Sketch
2 14 (3.33%) InVision
3 9 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.90%) Chatbot
4 8 (1.90%) Marvel
5 3 (0.71%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.48%) UserZoom
6 2 (0.48%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) InDesign
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Shopify
2 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) HFM
3 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Relativity
3 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.57%) Azure
2 29 (6.90%) SaaS
3 27 (6.43%) Figma
4 18 (4.29%) AWS
4 18 (4.29%) Power Platform
5 11 (2.62%) GitHub
6 10 (2.38%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.67%) Facebook Ads
7 7 (1.67%) Google Ads
8 6 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (1.19%) Miro
10 4 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.95%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 4 (0.95%) Serverless
10 4 (0.95%) Slack
11 3 (0.71%) GCP
12 2 (0.48%) Firebase
12 2 (0.48%) PaaS
12 2 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.05%) Internet
2 5 (1.19%) DNS
3 3 (0.71%) DHCP
3 3 (0.71%) VoIP
4 2 (0.48%) Firewall
4 2 (0.48%) HTTP
4 2 (0.48%) SMTP
4 2 (0.48%) SSL
4 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.48%) VPN
4 2 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) BGP
5 1 (0.24%) Extranet
5 1 (0.24%) IPsec
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) MPLS
5 1 (0.24%) OSPF
5 1 (0.24%) VPLS
5 1 (0.24%) VRRP
5 1 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.29%) Power BI
4 16 (3.81%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.33%) Power Query
6 10 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.90%) Big Data
8 7 (1.67%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.95%) Biml
10 4 (0.95%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.95%) Metadata
10 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (0.95%) QlikView
10 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.48%) JIRA
3 5 (1.19%) Cypress.io
4 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.48%) webpack
5 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.24%) fastlane
5 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.24%) JMeter
5 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.24%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.24%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (15.95%) Social Skills
2 58 (13.81%) Finance
3 32 (7.62%) Marketing
4 23 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.00%) Advertising
6 15 (3.57%) Electronics
7 14 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
8 10 (2.38%) Public Sector
9 9 (2.14%) Retail
10 8 (1.90%) Legal
11 7 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
11 7 (1.67%) Publishing
12 6 (1.43%) Banking
13 5 (1.19%) Law
14 4 (0.95%) Local Government
15 3 (0.71%) Back Office
15 3 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
15 3 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (30.48%) Developer
2 78 (18.57%) Designer
3 55 (13.10%) UX Designer
4 36 (8.57%) UI Designer
5 33 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 33 (7.86%) UI/UX Designer
6 32 (7.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 31 (7.38%) Analyst
8 26 (6.19%) Senior Designer
9 24 (5.71%) Lead Designer
10 23 (5.48%) Angular Developer
10 23 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 21 (5.00%) Lead UX Designer
11 21 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
12 20 (4.76%) Business Analyst
13 19 (4.52%) Node.js Developer
14 18 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (4.29%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.81%) Product Owner
15 16 (3.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (27.38%) React
2 108 (25.71%) Node.js
3 80 (19.05%) HTML
4 79 (18.81%) CSS
5 56 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 30 (7.14%) Vue.js
7 29 (6.90%) .NET
7 29 (6.90%) HTML5
8 23 (5.48%) CSS3
9 16 (3.81%) Next.js
9 16 (3.81%) Sass
10 15 (3.57%) Django
11 14 (3.33%) Flask
12 13 (3.10%) Express
12 13 (3.10%) GraphQL
13 12 (2.86%) Apollo GraphQL
13 12 (2.86%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.86%) Reactive Extensions
13 12 (2.86%) Redux
13 12 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.62%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.05%) Social Media
5 12 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 7 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.19%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.95%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.71%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.71%) NHS
9 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.48%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.48%) Social Network
10 2 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.95%) Apple iOS
2 39 (9.29%) Android
3 10 (2.38%) Windows
4 4 (0.95%) Linux
5 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (36.67%) UX Design
3 73 (17.38%) Scrum
4 63 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 58 (13.81%) Full Stack Development
6 55 (13.10%) User Stories
7 50 (11.90%) Wireframes
8 46 (10.95%) Product Roadmap
9 44 (10.48%) Analytics
9 44 (10.48%) CI/CD
10 41 (9.76%) Front End Development
11 38 (9.05%) Fintech
12 37 (8.81%) Product Management
12 37 (8.81%) User Research
13 35 (8.33%) UX Research
14 33 (7.86%) Decision-Making
15 31 (7.38%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 28 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.57%) JavaScript
2 52 (12.38%) TypeScript
3 51 (12.14%) SQL
4 29 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 21 (5.00%) Python
6 14 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
6 14 (3.33%) C#
6 14 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 13 (3.10%) Java
8 9 (2.14%) Apple Swift
9 6 (1.43%) ES6
10 5 (1.19%) C
10 5 (1.19%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.71%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.48%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) Ada
14 1 (0.24%) C++
14 1 (0.24%) Ruby
14 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (8.81%) Degree
2 12 (2.86%) CSPO
3 4 (0.95%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) CCNP
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ACCA
6 1 (0.24%) CCA
6 1 (0.24%) CCNA
6 1 (0.24%) CIMA
6 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.14%) Accessibility
2 23 (5.48%) QA
3 4 (0.95%) WCAG
4 2 (0.48%) PSD2
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (5.24%) Docker
2 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.48%) Terraform
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.24%) Opsgenie
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.10%) Adobe
3 12 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.38%) Google
5 8 (1.90%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.67%) Facebook
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle
7 5 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.19%) SAP
8 4 (0.95%) Cognos
8 4 (0.95%) Databricks
8 4 (0.95%) Informatica
8 4 (0.95%) Netezza
8 4 (0.95%) Quadient
9 3 (0.71%) Apple
9 3 (0.71%) Citrix
9 3 (0.71%) Hotjar
9 3 (0.71%) NEC
9 3 (0.71%) Workday
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco