Period
to 23 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 63 67
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -30
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 126 90 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.97% 3.56% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.68% 10.00% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60 45 53
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,250 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.50% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £30,200 £32,200 £27,700
90th Percentile £60,500 £70,000 £46,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

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 921 900 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.36% 35.63% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 591 589 541
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £49,188 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.51% +9.31% -

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 August 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 61 (48.41%) JavaScript
2 51 (40.48%) CSS
2 51 (40.48%) HTML
3 41 (32.54%) Software Engineering
4 38 (30.16%) AngularJS
5 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (23.81%) Java
7 28 (22.22%) Wireframes
8 24 (19.05%) HTML5
9 22 (17.46%) Degree
10 21 (16.67%) Scrum
10 21 (16.67%) CSS3
10 21 (16.67%) Front End Development
11 19 (15.08%) Python
12 18 (14.29%) Node.js
12 18 (14.29%) G Suite
13 17 (13.49%) React
13 17 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (11.90%) Web Development
14 15 (11.90%) User Stories
15 14 (11.11%) ES6
15 14 (11.11%) Banking
15 14 (11.11%) C#
16 13 (10.32%) MySQL
16 13 (10.32%) UX Design
16 13 (10.32%) Apple iOS
17 12 (9.52%) AWS
17 12 (9.52%) Web Application Development
17 12 (9.52%) Express
17 12 (9.52%) Prototyping

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 8 (6.35%) WordPress
2 7 (5.56%) CMS
3 6 (4.76%) Apache
3 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.97%) Confluence
5 2 (1.59%) Drupal
6 1 (0.79%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Sketch
2 1 (0.79%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.79%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.29%) G Suite
2 12 (9.52%) AWS
2 12 (9.52%) GCP
3 10 (7.94%) npm
4 8 (6.35%) GitHub
5 7 (5.56%) Azure
5 7 (5.56%) SaaS
6 6 (4.76%) Trello
7 5 (3.97%) Datadog
8 3 (2.38%) Serverless
9 1 (0.79%) Monitis
9 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) MySQL
2 12 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.97%) Mixpanel
5 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) gulp
2 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.56%) JIRA
2 7 (5.56%) Selenium
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.76%) webpack
4 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.97%) RSpec
5 4 (3.17%) Grunt
5 4 (3.17%) Hudson
6 3 (2.38%) Bower
7 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.59%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) Protractor
8 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 14 (11.11%) Banking
2 12 (9.52%) Finance
3 8 (6.35%) Retail
4 7 (5.56%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.76%) Marketing
6 4 (3.17%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Developer
2 27 (21.43%) Designer
3 19 (15.08%) UX Designer
4 17 (13.49%) Software Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) UI Designer
5 15 (11.90%) UI/UX Designer
6 14 (11.11%) Digital Designer
7 12 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (8.73%) UX Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) Digital UX Designer
10 9 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Web Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) WebOps Engineer
13 5 (3.97%) UI Developer
14 4 (3.17%) C++ Developer
14 4 (3.17%) C++ Software Developer
14 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
14 4 (3.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (40.48%) CSS
1 51 (40.48%) HTML
2 38 (30.16%) AngularJS
3 24 (19.05%) HTML5
4 21 (16.67%) CSS3
5 18 (14.29%) Node.js
6 17 (13.49%) React
7 12 (9.52%) Express
7 12 (9.52%) jQuery
8 9 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (7.14%) REST
8 9 (7.14%) RESTful
9 8 (6.35%) .NET
9 8 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (5.56%) Angular 2
10 7 (5.56%) LESS
10 7 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (4.76%) JSON
12 5 (3.97%) Spring
12 5 (3.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Graphic Design
2 11 (8.73%) Robotics
3 10 (7.94%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) Blog
4 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Animation
6 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.59%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Apple iOS
2 12 (9.52%) Android
3 10 (7.94%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Software Engineering
2 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 21 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 21 (16.67%) Scrum
5 17 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (11.90%) User Stories
6 15 (11.90%) Web Development
7 13 (10.32%) UX Design
8 12 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.52%) DevOps
8 12 (9.52%) Prototyping
8 12 (9.52%) Web Application Development
9 11 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (8.73%) Innovative Thinking
9 11 (8.73%) MVC
9 11 (8.73%) Use Case
10 10 (7.94%) Analytics
10 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.41%) JavaScript
2 30 (23.81%) Java
3 19 (15.08%) Python
4 14 (11.11%) C#
4 14 (11.11%) ES6
5 9 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 7 (5.56%) PHP
6 7 (5.56%) Ruby
7 6 (4.76%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.79%) GLSL
8 1 (0.79%) MAXScript
8 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
1 1 (0.79%) Firmware
1 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) Terraform
2 5 (3.97%) Consul
2 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) VictorOps
Vendors
1 12 (9.52%) Google
2 4 (3.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (1.59%) Capita
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe
4 1 (0.79%) HubSpot
4 1 (0.79%) PagerDuty
4 1 (0.79%) SAP