Period
to 14 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 174 202 346
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.97% 5.23% 4.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.49% 13.69% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 101 131 269
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,125 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,659 1,475 2,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.88% 38.19% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 755 1,037 2,005
10th Percentile £28,050 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,428 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the East of England

User Experience
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the East of England.

Salary trend for User Experience in the East of England

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the East of England

User Experience
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. 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
Hertfordshire +12 66 £57,500 +9.52% 14
Cambridgeshire -27 62 £50,250 +11.67% 24
Bedfordshire +13 18 £50,000 +4.17% 3
Essex -15 18 £39,500 -8.67% 13
Suffolk +10 6 - - 2
Norfolk -3 4 £50,000 +25.00% 3
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 107 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 50 (28.74%) Social Skills
4 45 (25.86%) CSS
5 42 (24.14%) Scrum
6 37 (21.26%) HTML
7 36 (20.69%) Wireframes
8 35 (20.11%) SDLC
9 34 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (18.39%) Degree
11 31 (17.82%) Front End Development
12 28 (16.09%) User Stories
13 27 (15.52%) Decision-Making
14 26 (14.94%) Product Roadmap
15 25 (14.37%) JIRA
16 24 (13.79%) Prototyping
17 22 (12.64%) Epics
17 22 (12.64%) Salesforce.com
18 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
18 21 (12.07%) ITIL
18 21 (12.07%) Confluence
19 20 (11.49%) Waterfall
19 20 (11.49%) Project Management
19 20 (11.49%) Finance
19 20 (11.49%) Software Engineering
20 19 (10.92%) Marketing
20 19 (10.92%) Web Development
21 18 (10.34%) Computer Science
21 18 (10.34%) Life Science
21 18 (10.34%) E-Commerce

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (12.07%) Confluence
2 14 (8.05%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.17%) CMS
4 6 (3.45%) WordPress
5 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Figma
2 11 (6.32%) Sketch
3 9 (5.17%) InVision
4 6 (3.45%) Adobe XD
4 6 (3.45%) Zeplin
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Shopify
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.77%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (6.90%) Azure
3 10 (5.75%) SaaS
4 7 (4.02%) AWS
5 6 (3.45%) npm
6 4 (2.30%) Veeva
7 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.15%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.15%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.15%) Serverless
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.57%) ClickUp
8 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.57%) GCP
8 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.57%) Miro
8 1 (0.57%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) Skype
2 5 (2.87%) Intranet
3 2 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
1 3 (1.72%) Redis
1 3 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.15%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (14.37%) JIRA
2 10 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.75%) webpack
3 4 (2.30%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.72%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (1.72%) Protractor
4 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.15%) Grunt
5 2 (1.15%) gulp
5 2 (1.15%) Maven
5 2 (1.15%) Selenium
5 2 (1.15%) TestNG
5 2 (1.15%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.57%) GitLab
6 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (28.74%) Social Skills
2 20 (11.49%) Finance
3 19 (10.92%) Marketing
4 17 (9.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (6.32%) Law
6 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.60%) Retail
8 7 (4.02%) Games
9 5 (2.87%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (2.30%) Public Speaking
11 3 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 2 (1.15%) Automotive
12 2 (1.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (30.46%) Developer
2 23 (13.22%) Product Owner
3 20 (11.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (10.34%) Designer
5 17 (9.77%) UX Designer
6 14 (8.05%) Consultant
7 13 (7.47%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.75%) Product Manager
10 9 (5.17%) Senior Designer
10 9 (5.17%) Senior UX Designer
11 8 (4.60%) Analyst
12 7 (4.02%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.45%) PHP Developer
14 5 (2.87%) React Developer
14 5 (2.87%) Senior User Experience Researcher
14 5 (2.87%) User Experience Researcher
15 4 (2.30%) Agile Product Owner
15 4 (2.30%) Lead UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.86%) CSS
2 37 (21.26%) HTML
3 16 (9.20%) HTML5
4 14 (8.05%) AngularJS
4 14 (8.05%) Node.js
5 11 (6.32%) RESTful
6 10 (5.75%) React
6 10 (5.75%) Redux
6 10 (5.75%) Sass
6 10 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (5.17%) REST
8 8 (4.60%) CSS3
8 8 (4.60%) Web Services
9 7 (4.02%) jQuery
9 7 (4.02%) Vue.js
10 6 (3.45%) .NET
11 5 (2.87%) J2EE
12 4 (2.30%) LESS
12 4 (2.30%) SOAP
12 4 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) Life Science
2 9 (5.17%) Social Media
3 8 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.30%) NHS
6 4 (2.30%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.72%) Robotics
7 3 (1.72%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.15%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.15%) FMCG
8 2 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.15%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (1.15%) State Machine
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.87%) Windows
1 5 (2.87%) Windows 10
2 3 (1.72%) Android
2 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.14%) Scrum
3 36 (20.69%) Wireframes
4 35 (20.11%) SDLC
5 34 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (17.82%) Front End Development
7 28 (16.09%) User Stories
8 27 (15.52%) Decision-Making
9 26 (14.94%) Product Roadmap
10 24 (13.79%) Prototyping
11 22 (12.64%) Epics
12 21 (12.07%) ITIL
13 20 (11.49%) Project Management
13 20 (11.49%) Software Engineering
13 20 (11.49%) Waterfall
14 19 (10.92%) Web Development
15 18 (10.34%) Computer Science
15 18 (10.34%) E-Commerce
15 18 (10.34%) Mentoring
16 17 (9.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.34%) C#
3 15 (8.62%) PHP
3 15 (8.62%) TypeScript
4 10 (5.75%) SQL
5 9 (5.17%) Java
6 7 (4.02%) C++
7 5 (2.87%) C
8 3 (1.72%) ES7
8 3 (1.72%) Python
9 2 (1.15%) ES6
9 2 (1.15%) R
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (18.39%) Degree
2 6 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.30%) PhD
4 3 (1.72%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) GDPR
2 14 (8.05%) COBIT
3 9 (5.17%) Accessibility
4 7 (4.02%) QA
5 2 (1.15%) WCAG
6 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.15%) Docker
1 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (2.30%) FlexNet
3 2 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (12.64%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.05%) IBM
3 14 (8.05%) ServiceNow
4 9 (5.17%) Facebook
4 9 (5.17%) Instagram
5 8 (4.60%) Adobe
6 6 (3.45%) ANSYS
7 4 (2.30%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco
8 2 (1.15%) ConnectWise
8 2 (1.15%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.15%) Google
8 2 (1.15%) VMware
9 1 (0.57%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.57%) Pardot
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud