Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 50 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 539 493 491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.19% 4.80% 4.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.35% 11.68% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 475 472 428
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 3,511 4,220 4,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.30% 41.05% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,020 3,725 3,913
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,298 £37,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Moorgate +5 8 £75,000 -
London Bridge -8 7 £36,250 -46.30%
User Experience
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 247 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 174 (32.28%) Finance
4 159 (29.50%) HTML
5 157 (29.13%) CSS
6 108 (20.04%) React
7 102 (18.92%) Fintech
8 99 (18.37%) AngularJS
9 94 (17.44%) Front End Development
10 93 (17.25%) Wireframes
11 87 (16.14%) Scrum
12 83 (15.40%) Degree
13 71 (13.17%) HTML5
14 70 (12.99%) Analytics
15 68 (12.62%) Mobile App
16 67 (12.43%) Web Development
17 63 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (10.95%) Node.js
19 58 (10.76%) Computer Science
19 58 (10.76%) Software Engineering
19 58 (10.76%) Marketing
19 58 (10.76%) Sketch
20 54 (10.02%) jQuery
21 51 (9.46%) TypeScript
22 48 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (8.72%) User Stories
24 44 (8.16%) .NET
25 43 (7.98%) Sass
26 41 (7.61%) DevOps
26 41 (7.61%) Product Management

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 19 (3.53%) CMS
2 6 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (0.93%) Umbraco
4 4 (0.74%) WordPress
5 3 (0.56%) Confluence
5 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.37%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.37%) SAS
6 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.19%) CICS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 58 (10.76%) Sketch
2 38 (7.05%) InVision
3 22 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 14 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.67%) Figma
7 7 (1.30%) Adobe XD
7 7 (1.30%) Zeplin
8 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.56%) InDesign
11 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.19%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.56%) R3 Corda
1 3 (0.56%) Shopify
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.05%) AWS
2 32 (5.94%) SaaS
3 28 (5.19%) GCP
4 27 (5.01%) npm
5 24 (4.45%) Azure
6 10 (1.86%) Serverless
7 8 (1.48%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.48%) Office 365
8 7 (1.30%) Slack
9 6 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.11%) GitHub
10 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.74%) iTunes
12 3 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.56%) PaaS
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.19%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.15%) Internet
2 7 (1.30%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.37%) DHCP
3 2 (0.37%) DNS
3 2 (0.37%) Firewall
3 2 (0.37%) HTTP
3 2 (0.37%) Intranet
3 2 (0.37%) Network Security
3 2 (0.37%) OSPF
3 2 (0.37%) Skype
3 2 (0.37%) SWIFTNet
3 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.37%) Wireless
4 1 (0.19%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (1.86%) Blockchain
4 9 (1.67%) Big Data
4 9 (1.67%) MySQL
5 8 (1.48%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.56%) QlikView
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.37%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.19%) DB2
11 1 (0.19%) Power BI
11 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.45%) gulp
3 19 (3.53%) JIRA
3 19 (3.53%) webpack
4 17 (3.15%) MSTest
4 17 (3.15%) NUnit
5 13 (2.41%) Jasmine
5 13 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.04%) Axure RP
7 9 (1.67%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.67%) Protractor
7 9 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.48%) Balsamiq
8 8 (1.48%) Grunt
8 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (1.30%) Mocha
9 7 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.74%) Appium
General
1 174 (32.28%) Finance
2 58 (10.76%) Marketing
3 28 (5.19%) Retail
4 17 (3.15%) Banking
5 15 (2.78%) Advertising
5 15 (2.78%) Back Office
6 14 (2.60%) Law
7 12 (2.23%) Games
8 5 (0.93%) Public Sector
8 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.74%) Automotive
10 3 (0.56%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (34.69%) Developer
2 142 (26.35%) Designer
3 107 (19.85%) UX Designer
4 74 (13.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 51 (9.46%) Product Manager
6 49 (9.09%) Senior Designer
6 49 (9.09%) UI Designer
7 43 (7.98%) UI/UX Designer
8 37 (6.86%) Senior Developer
9 34 (6.31%) React Developer
10 31 (5.75%) Senior UX Designer
11 28 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (4.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 21 (3.90%) Angular Developer
14 20 (3.71%) Analyst
14 20 (3.71%) PHP Developer
15 15 (2.78%) Software Engineer
16 14 (2.60%) Architect
16 14 (2.60%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (29.50%) HTML
2 157 (29.13%) CSS
3 108 (20.04%) React
4 99 (18.37%) AngularJS
5 71 (13.17%) HTML5
6 59 (10.95%) Node.js
7 54 (10.02%) jQuery
8 44 (8.16%) .NET
9 43 (7.98%) Sass
10 38 (7.05%) CSS3
11 37 (6.86%) Redux
12 32 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (5.75%) Vue.js
14 29 (5.38%) Angular 2
14 29 (5.38%) RESTful
15 27 (5.01%) REST
16 15 (2.78%) Web Services
17 14 (2.60%) ASP.NET
18 13 (2.41%) React Native
19 12 (2.23%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.62%) Mobile App
2 48 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (3.53%) Derivative
5 17 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.78%) RIA
8 11 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.86%) Video on Demand
10 9 (1.67%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.30%) Animation
12 6 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.11%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (1.11%) Reinsurance
12 6 (1.11%) Social Media
13 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
14 4 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.94%) Apple iOS
2 27 (5.01%) Windows
3 16 (2.97%) Android
3 16 (2.97%) Windows 10
4 13 (2.41%) Linux
5 9 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.19%) Fedora
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Unix
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (18.92%) Fintech
3 94 (17.44%) Front End Development
4 93 (17.25%) Wireframes
5 87 (16.14%) Scrum
6 70 (12.99%) Analytics
7 67 (12.43%) Web Development
8 63 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (10.76%) Computer Science
9 58 (10.76%) Software Engineering
10 47 (8.72%) User Stories
11 41 (7.61%) DevOps
11 41 (7.61%) Product Management
12 39 (7.24%) Mentoring
13 37 (6.86%) Visualisation
14 35 (6.49%) Kanban
14 35 (6.49%) Product Roadmap
15 34 (6.31%) Microservices
16 31 (5.75%) Prototyping
16 31 (5.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 175 (32.47%) JavaScript
2 51 (9.46%) TypeScript
3 37 (6.86%) PHP
4 36 (6.68%) C#
5 35 (6.49%) Java
6 25 (4.64%) Python
6 25 (4.64%) SQL
7 14 (2.60%) Apple Swift
8 13 (2.41%) ES6
8 13 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.86%) Objective-C
10 9 (1.67%) Go
11 7 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.30%) C
11 7 (1.30%) Ruby
12 6 (1.11%) Scala
13 5 (0.93%) C++
13 5 (0.93%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.93%) R
13 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (15.40%) Degree
2 39 (7.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.30%) AWS Certification
3 7 (1.30%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.37%) CCNA
5 2 (0.37%) CCNP
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.37%) HND
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.31%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (5.01%) Docker
2 13 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.30%) XenApp
5 7 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.93%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) ACF2
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) RACF
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.97%) SCCM
3 9 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (1.30%) Grafana
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (7.42%) Adobe
2 24 (4.45%) Google
3 21 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.41%) VMware
5 11 (2.04%) Citrix
6 9 (1.67%) Apple
7 6 (1.11%) Samsung
7 6 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.93%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.56%) Cognos
10 3 (0.56%) IBM
10 3 (0.56%) Informatica
10 3 (0.56%) Netezza
10 3 (0.56%) Reuters
10 3 (0.56%) SAP
11 2 (0.37%) hybris
11 2 (0.37%) Omniture
11 2 (0.37%) Spotify