Period
to 23 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 64 69
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 -22
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 92 88 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.91% 3.61% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.15% 11.52% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 46
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +24.61% +0.31%
10th Percentile £33,300 £27,375 £27,875
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 650 764 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.70% 31.34% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 384 481 593
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.92% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £74,625 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +1.12%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Edinburgh

User Experience
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for User Experience in Edinburgh

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 46 (50.00%) CSS
2 45 (48.91%) HTML
3 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (32.61%) Finance
6 23 (25.00%) Wireframes
7 22 (23.91%) Node.js
7 22 (23.91%) AngularJS
8 21 (22.83%) Apple iOS
8 21 (22.83%) Android
9 20 (21.74%) CSS3
9 20 (21.74%) HTML5
10 17 (18.48%) Prototyping
10 17 (18.48%) Fintech
11 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (17.39%) Banking
11 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 14 (15.22%) Scrum
12 14 (15.22%) Web Development
12 14 (15.22%) React
13 13 (14.13%) Web Application Development
13 13 (14.13%) Mobile App
14 12 (13.04%) Information Architecture
14 12 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (10.87%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 10 (10.87%) GCP
15 10 (10.87%) G Suite
15 10 (10.87%) Express
15 10 (10.87%) Google
15 10 (10.87%) C#

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.17%) Drupal
2 2 (2.17%) WordPress
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Sketch
2 4 (4.35%) InVision
3 3 (3.26%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.09%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) G Suite
1 10 (10.87%) GCP
2 8 (8.70%) AWS
3 7 (7.61%) Azure
4 6 (6.52%) SaaS
5 4 (4.35%) npm
6 3 (3.26%) Office 365
6 3 (3.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Wireless
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) LAN
2 2 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Big Data
1 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.43%) Grunt
2 5 (5.43%) gulp
3 4 (4.35%) Bower
4 3 (3.26%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Mocha
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Public Sector
4 7 (7.61%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Games
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Designer
2 21 (22.83%) Developer
3 20 (21.74%) UX Designer
4 19 (20.65%) Digital Designer
5 15 (16.30%) Software Engineer
6 13 (14.13%) Digital UX Designer
6 13 (14.13%) UI Designer
6 13 (14.13%) UI/UX Designer
7 8 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.52%) Product Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) Programmer
11 3 (3.26%) Tools Programmer
11 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
12 2 (2.17%) Senior UX Designer
12 2 (2.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) CSS
2 45 (48.91%) HTML
3 22 (23.91%) AngularJS
3 22 (23.91%) Node.js
4 20 (21.74%) CSS3
4 20 (21.74%) HTML5
5 14 (15.22%) React
6 10 (10.87%) Express
7 7 (7.61%) .NET
8 5 (5.43%) Sass
9 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.35%) JSON
9 4 (4.35%) LESS
9 4 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.26%) Qt
10 3 (3.26%) REST
10 3 (3.26%) WinForms
10 3 (3.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.09%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.09%) Media Streaming
4 1 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.09%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Android
1 21 (22.83%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 17 (18.48%) Fintech
3 17 (18.48%) Prototyping
4 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.22%) Scrum
5 14 (15.22%) Web Development
6 13 (14.13%) Web Application Development
7 12 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (13.04%) Information Architecture
8 10 (10.87%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.78%) Analytics
9 9 (9.78%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.70%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
10 8 (8.70%) People Management
11 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
11 7 (7.61%) MVC
12 5 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.87%) C#
3 8 (8.70%) Java
4 4 (4.35%) C++
4 4 (4.35%) Python
5 3 (3.26%) MAXScript
5 3 (3.26%) PHP
5 3 (3.26%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) Java 8
6 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.09%) CEH
3 1 (1.09%) CISM
3 1 (1.09%) CISSP
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Capita
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco