Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 68 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,984 7,173 7,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.92% 4.41% 4.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.30% 10.24% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,069 5,682 6,442
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 70,626 70,059 82,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.51% 43.04% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55,151 56,093 68,088
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £79,495
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.66%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in England

User Experience
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for User Experience in England

User Experience
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in England

User Experience
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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
London +1 3,863 £60,000 +9.09% 574
South East +36 1,439 £45,000 +5.88% 214
North of England +5 994 £40,000 +6.67% 268
South West +9 615 £47,500 +16.56% 91
Midlands +5 534 £40,000 +6.67% 122
East of England +37 532 £50,000 +8.11% 95
North West 0 528 £40,000 -5.88% 161
Yorkshire +16 398 £40,000 +14.29% 92
West Midlands +28 340 £42,250 +5.63% 66
East Midlands -7 194 £37,500 +7.14% 56
North East -4 68 £40,000 +23.08% 15
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 4,022 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3,237 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 3,098 (38.80%) HTML
4 2,952 (36.97%) CSS
5 1,587 (19.88%) AngularJS
6 1,384 (17.33%) HTML5
7 1,376 (17.23%) Front End Development
8 1,311 (16.42%) Scrum
9 1,293 (16.19%) Finance
10 1,242 (15.56%) Degree
11 1,174 (14.70%) Java
12 1,158 (14.50%) Git (software)
13 1,155 (14.47%) C#
14 1,122 (14.05%) Wireframes
15 1,121 (14.04%) .NET
16 1,116 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
17 1,114 (13.95%) Web Development
18 1,113 (13.94%) jQuery
19 1,060 (13.28%) TDD
20 1,048 (13.13%) React
21 1,009 (12.64%) SQL
22 999 (12.51%) CSS3
23 969 (12.14%) Analytics
24 882 (11.05%) Software Engineering
25 864 (10.82%) Marketing
26 827 (10.36%) Mobile App
27 826 (10.35%) MVC
28 798 (9.99%) Adobe
29 786 (9.84%) E-Commerce
30 776 (9.72%) Node.js

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 462 (5.79%) CMS
2 204 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 177 (2.22%) Confluence
4 171 (2.14%) WordPress
5 100 (1.25%) Apache
6 95 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 90 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 83 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 71 (0.89%) EPiServer
10 70 (0.88%) IIS
11 68 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 65 (0.81%) Drupal
13 59 (0.74%) Apache Spark
14 52 (0.65%) Marvel
15 43 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 43 (0.54%) Mule
15 43 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 41 (0.51%) nginx
17 39 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 32 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 534 (6.69%) Photoshop
2 407 (5.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 332 (4.16%) InVision
4 254 (3.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 195 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
6 105 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
7 76 (0.95%) InDesign
8 69 (0.86%) UXPin
9 66 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
10 46 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 45 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
12 37 (0.46%) MS Visio
13 31 (0.39%) InfoPath
14 28 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
15 21 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
16 20 (0.25%) Chatbot
17 17 (0.21%) Fireworks
18 16 (0.20%) Pixate
19 14 (0.18%) GIMP
20 12 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 114 (1.43%) Magento
2 69 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (0.55%) Eloqua
4 33 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
5 21 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.24%) Shopify
7 11 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 9 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.10%) Maximo
10 8 (0.10%) SAP BPC
11 7 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
11 7 (0.088%) WebTrends
12 5 (0.063%) BPCS
12 5 (0.063%) OpenCart
12 5 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
13 4 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.050%) CiviCRM
13 4 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.050%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 639 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 542 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 293 (3.67%) SaaS
4 261 (3.27%) Office 365
5 200 (2.51%) npm
6 187 (2.34%) GitHub
7 171 (2.14%) Google Analytics
8 150 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 126 (1.58%) IaaS
10 123 (1.54%) PaaS
11 82 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
11 82 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
12 60 (0.75%) Serverless
13 59 (0.74%) Slack
14 45 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
15 43 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
16 36 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
17 35 (0.44%) Trello
18 27 (0.34%) AdWords
19 25 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 158 (1.98%) Internet
2 153 (1.92%) HTTP
3 103 (1.29%) Wireless
4 70 (0.88%) Firewall
5 66 (0.83%) DNS
6 43 (0.54%) SSL
7 38 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
8 35 (0.44%) Skype
9 33 (0.41%) TCP/IP
10 32 (0.40%) Intranet
11 30 (0.38%) SAN
12 28 (0.35%) VPN
13 26 (0.33%) Broadband
13 26 (0.33%) DAB
14 25 (0.31%) SMS
15 24 (0.30%) VoIP
16 20 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
18 18 (0.23%) Network Security
19 14 (0.18%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 355 (4.45%) Big Data
3 332 (4.16%) MySQL
4 304 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 241 (3.02%) MongoDB
6 151 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 137 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 122 (1.53%) Hadoop
9 119 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 90 (1.13%) Blockchain
11 74 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 70 (0.88%) Power BI
13 69 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 55 (0.69%) Apache Hive
15 47 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 46 (0.58%) Couchbase
17 41 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
17 41 (0.51%) Impala
18 39 (0.49%) Redis
19 37 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,158 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 531 (6.65%) JIRA
3 404 (5.06%) Axure RP
4 354 (4.43%) gulp
5 333 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 326 (4.08%) Selenium
7 295 (3.69%) Visual Studio
8 272 (3.41%) webpack
9 241 (3.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 232 (2.91%) Grunt
11 212 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 206 (2.58%) Subversion
13 172 (2.15%) Jasmine
14 157 (1.97%) Mocha
15 150 (1.88%) Bitbucket
16 143 (1.79%) TeamCity
17 139 (1.74%) Maven
18 134 (1.68%) JUnit
19 123 (1.54%) Gradle
20 111 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1,293 (16.19%) Finance
2 864 (10.82%) Marketing
3 555 (6.95%) Retail
4 325 (4.07%) Games
5 317 (3.97%) Banking
6 273 (3.42%) Advertising
7 139 (1.74%) Electronics
8 131 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 115 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 94 (1.18%) Legal
11 75 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 75 (0.94%) Law
12 73 (0.91%) Publishing
13 72 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 69 (0.86%) Front Office
15 45 (0.56%) Back Office
16 28 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 28 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.33%) Automotive
17 26 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,494 (43.76%) Developer
2 1,405 (17.60%) Designer
3 1,086 (13.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 989 (12.39%) UX Designer
5 557 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 518 (6.49%) Analyst
7 506 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 431 (5.40%) .NET Developer
9 428 (5.36%) UI Designer
10 409 (5.12%) Web Developer
11 403 (5.05%) C# Developer
12 328 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
13 320 (4.01%) UI/UX Designer
14 317 (3.97%) Software Engineer
15 308 (3.86%) Product Manager
16 292 (3.66%) Senior Designer
17 257 (3.22%) UI Developer
18 252 (3.16%) Business Analyst
19 247 (3.09%) Architect
20 233 (2.92%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,098 (38.80%) HTML
2 2,952 (36.97%) CSS
3 1,587 (19.88%) AngularJS
4 1,384 (17.33%) HTML5
5 1,121 (14.04%) .NET
6 1,113 (13.94%) jQuery
7 1,048 (13.13%) React
8 999 (12.51%) CSS3
9 776 (9.72%) Node.js
10 749 (9.38%) Sass
11 596 (7.46%) Web Services
12 564 (7.06%) ASP.NET
13 562 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 542 (6.79%) RESTful
15 530 (6.64%) REST
16 365 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 362 (4.53%) LESS
18 338 (4.23%) JSON
19 297 (3.72%) Redux
20 295 (3.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 827 (10.36%) Mobile App
2 701 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 531 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 380 (4.76%) Fintech
5 318 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 293 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
7 209 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
8 170 (2.13%) Graphic Design
9 138 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 123 (1.54%) Social Media
11 122 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 106 (1.33%) Data Structures
13 94 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 93 (1.16%) Smartphone
15 61 (0.76%) Animation
16 55 (0.69%) NHS
17 52 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
18 50 (0.63%) Life Science
19 48 (0.60%) Cloud Native
20 47 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 640 (8.02%) Android
2 583 (7.30%) Apple iOS
3 499 (6.25%) Linux
4 388 (4.86%) Windows
5 75 (0.94%) Windows 10
6 74 (0.93%) Unix
7 67 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 41 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 31 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.16%) Debian
14 11 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
14 11 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.10%) CentOS
16 8 (0.10%) Solaris
17 4 (0.050%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.038%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,022 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,376 (17.23%) Front End Development
3 1,311 (16.42%) Scrum
4 1,122 (14.05%) Wireframes
5 1,116 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
6 1,114 (13.95%) Web Development
7 1,060 (13.28%) TDD
8 969 (12.14%) Analytics
9 882 (11.05%) Software Engineering
10 826 (10.35%) MVC
11 786 (9.84%) E-Commerce
12 740 (9.27%) Prototyping
13 679 (8.50%) Test Automation
14 621 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
15 590 (7.39%) BDD
16 577 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
17 540 (6.76%) Mentoring
17 540 (6.76%) User Stories
18 507 (6.35%) DevOps
19 504 (6.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,237 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 1,174 (14.70%) Java
3 1,155 (14.47%) C#
4 1,009 (12.64%) SQL
5 643 (8.05%) PHP
6 482 (6.04%) Python
7 304 (3.81%) ES6
8 281 (3.52%) C++
9 222 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 203 (2.54%) Ruby
11 196 (2.45%) Objective-C
12 191 (2.39%) Apple Swift
13 160 (2.00%) C
14 132 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 129 (1.62%) Scala
16 127 (1.59%) PowerShell
17 93 (1.16%) Java 8
18 80 (1.00%) Go
19 72 (0.90%) Kotlin
20 67 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,242 (15.56%) Degree
2 225 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 113 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 81 (1.01%) Master's Degree
5 49 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 46 (0.58%) SAFe Agilist
7 40 (0.50%) ISEB
8 39 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 35 (0.44%) MCSE
10 33 (0.41%) PhD
11 31 (0.39%) SC Cleared
12 29 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 27 (0.34%) MCSA
14 26 (0.33%) PMP
15 22 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.28%) MCSD
16 21 (0.26%) DV Cleared
17 20 (0.25%) MCAD
17 20 (0.25%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 601 (7.53%) QA
2 92 (1.15%) SLA
3 38 (0.48%) WCAG
4 28 (0.35%) PMO
5 27 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.23%) GDPR
6 18 (0.23%) PSD2
7 15 (0.19%) GCP
8 10 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.088%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.050%) WAI
13 2 (0.025%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.013%) MiFID
14 1 (0.013%) P3O
14 1 (0.013%) Section 508
System Software
1 248 (3.11%) Docker
2 177 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 109 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 54 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 52 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 47 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 42 (0.53%) XenApp
9 37 (0.46%) Hyper-V
10 25 (0.31%) Apache Flume
10 25 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.20%) BitLocker
12 15 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.10%) Firmware
14 7 (0.088%) vSphere
15 6 (0.075%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.038%) ACF2
17 3 (0.038%) RACF
18 2 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 69 (0.86%) SCCM
3 65 (0.81%) HockeyApp
4 57 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 51 (0.64%) Puppet
6 42 (0.53%) SCOrch
7 41 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (0.51%) Terraform
8 40 (0.50%) Ansible
9 38 (0.48%) SCVMM
10 37 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 37 (0.46%) SCDPM
10 37 (0.46%) SCSM
11 26 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
12 17 (0.21%) vCenter Server
13 16 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
14 12 (0.15%) SmoothWall
15 11 (0.14%) Marathon
15 11 (0.14%) SCOM
16 10 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 798 (9.99%) Adobe
2 713 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 490 (6.14%) Google
4 191 (2.39%) Oracle
5 186 (2.33%) Apple
6 133 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 131 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 126 (1.58%) VMware
9 102 (1.28%) SAP
9 102 (1.28%) Xamarin
10 93 (1.16%) Capita
11 92 (1.15%) Twitter
12 83 (1.04%) Tableau
13 75 (0.94%) Citrix
14 74 (0.93%) Alias
15 67 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
16 59 (0.74%) hybris
17 56 (0.70%) Splunk
18 55 (0.69%) Optimizely
19 49 (0.61%) Omniture