Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 44 61
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 202 492 449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.32% 5.43% 4.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.14% 13.27% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 186 441 425
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £49,375 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%

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 1,813 3,707 4,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.77% 40.89% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 3,223 3,839
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £39,346
90th Percentile £111,250 £107,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +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 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 117 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (35.15%) Finance
3 55 (27.23%) JavaScript
4 51 (25.25%) React
5 48 (23.76%) CSS
6 43 (21.29%) HTML
7 41 (20.30%) Node.js
8 37 (18.32%) TypeScript
9 34 (16.83%) AngularJS
9 34 (16.83%) C#
10 33 (16.34%) .NET
11 32 (15.84%) Scrum
11 32 (15.84%) TDD
12 30 (14.85%) Software Engineering
13 29 (14.36%) Microservices
14 27 (13.37%) NoSQL
15 24 (11.88%) BDD
15 24 (11.88%) Coaching
16 23 (11.39%) Mentoring
16 23 (11.39%) Redux
16 23 (11.39%) Marketing
17 22 (10.89%) WPF
17 22 (10.89%) Java
17 22 (10.89%) SQL Server
17 22 (10.89%) MongoDB
17 22 (10.89%) SaaS
18 21 (10.40%) Performance Tuning
19 20 (9.90%) DevOps
19 20 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (9.90%) Kafka

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 7 (3.47%) Apache
1 7 (3.47%) WordPress
2 3 (1.49%) Confluence
2 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.95%) InVision
1 10 (4.95%) Sketch
2 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.48%) Figma
4 3 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.50%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.89%) SaaS
2 19 (9.41%) AWS
3 11 (5.45%) Azure
4 9 (4.46%) GCP
5 8 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.96%) npm
6 7 (3.47%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (1.49%) IaaS
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) G Suite
8 2 (0.99%) GitHub
8 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.99%) PaaS
9 1 (0.50%) iTunes
9 1 (0.50%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) HTTP
2 2 (0.99%) DHCP
2 2 (0.99%) DNS
2 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.99%) VLAN
2 2 (0.99%) VoIP
2 2 (0.99%) VPN
2 2 (0.99%) Wireless
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.37%) NoSQL
2 22 (10.89%) MongoDB
2 22 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.42%) SQL Server 2017
4 14 (6.93%) Big Data
5 12 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.46%) MySQL
7 7 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.99%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) Looker
10 1 (0.50%) Power BI
10 1 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.45%) Travis CI
4 9 (4.46%) JIRA
4 9 (4.46%) Selenium
5 7 (3.47%) CircleCI
5 7 (3.47%) Cypress.io
5 7 (3.47%) Maven
6 6 (2.97%) Axure RP
7 5 (2.48%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.98%) NUnit
8 4 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.49%) Balsamiq
9 3 (1.49%) PostCSS
10 2 (0.99%) Storybook
10 2 (0.99%) Xcode
11 1 (0.50%) Appium
11 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.50%) JMeter
General
1 71 (35.15%) Finance
2 23 (11.39%) Marketing
3 7 (3.47%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Retail
4 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.98%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Front Office
6 3 (1.49%) Local Government
7 2 (0.99%) Automotive
7 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (41.09%) Developer
2 27 (13.37%) Designer
3 18 (8.91%) UX Designer
4 16 (7.92%) C# Developer
5 15 (7.43%) Product Manager
6 14 (6.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (6.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (6.44%) React Developer
8 12 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (4.95%) UI Designer
9 10 (4.95%) UI/UX Designer
10 8 (3.96%) Analyst
10 8 (3.96%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.47%) Angular Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Digital Product Manager
11 7 (3.47%) Lead Developer
12 6 (2.97%) Agile Developer
12 6 (2.97%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (2.97%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.25%) React
2 48 (23.76%) CSS
3 43 (21.29%) HTML
4 41 (20.30%) Node.js
5 34 (16.83%) AngularJS
6 33 (16.34%) .NET
7 23 (11.39%) Redux
8 22 (10.89%) WPF
9 20 (9.90%) Kafka
10 19 (9.41%) HTML5
11 18 (8.91%) CSS3
11 18 (8.91%) GraphQL
12 17 (8.42%) Spring
12 17 (8.42%) WCF
13 11 (5.45%) Apollo GraphQL
13 11 (5.45%) jQuery
14 10 (4.95%) Vue.js
15 9 (4.46%) RESTful
15 9 (4.46%) Sass
16 8 (3.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.93%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.47%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.47%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.48%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.98%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (1.49%) Equities
7 3 (1.49%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.99%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.43%) Apple iOS
2 11 (5.45%) Android
3 4 (1.98%) Linux
3 4 (1.98%) Windows
3 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.84%) Scrum
2 32 (15.84%) TDD
3 30 (14.85%) Software Engineering
4 29 (14.36%) Microservices
5 24 (11.88%) BDD
5 24 (11.88%) Coaching
6 23 (11.39%) Mentoring
7 21 (10.40%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (9.90%) DevOps
8 20 (9.90%) Requirements Gathering
9 18 (8.91%) Analytics
9 18 (8.91%) Fintech
10 17 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.42%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.42%) Observability
11 16 (7.92%) Front End Development
12 15 (7.43%) User Stories
13 14 (6.93%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.23%) JavaScript
2 37 (18.32%) TypeScript
3 34 (16.83%) C#
4 22 (10.89%) Java
5 15 (7.43%) Python
6 11 (5.45%) PHP
7 9 (4.46%) Kotlin
8 6 (2.97%) Scala
9 5 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.98%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.98%) ES6
10 4 (1.98%) Ruby
11 3 (1.49%) ES7
11 3 (1.49%) Java 8
11 3 (1.49%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.49%) SQL
12 2 (0.99%) Go
13 1 (0.50%) C++
13 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (9.90%) Degree
2 7 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.49%) SANS
4 1 (0.50%) CSPO
4 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.92%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) WCAG
3 2 (0.99%) GDPR
3 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.93%) Docker
2 4 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.98%) Ansible
3 3 (1.49%) Terraform
4 2 (0.99%) SCCM
4 2 (0.99%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (8.42%) Charles River
2 11 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.46%) Google
4 8 (3.96%) Adobe
5 3 (1.49%) Solace
6 2 (0.99%) Citrix
6 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.99%) Siebel
6 2 (0.99%) Spotify
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) iManage
7 1 (0.50%) Intapp
7 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.50%) Pega
7 1 (0.50%) RightScale
7 1 (0.50%) Samsung