Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 71 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7673 7128 7772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.59% 4.08% 3.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.65% 9.92% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5978 5887 6520
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 72023 71840 85644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.08% 41.16% 42.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54940 59469 69694
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,288
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 4070 £57,500 +4.55% 274
South East -7 1095 £45,000 - 83
North of England +18 934 £40,000 +3.90% 120
South West +35 560 £50,000 +35.14% 44
Midlands +12 559 £35,000 -6.67% 61
North West +2 506 £42,500 +6.25% 64
East of England -1 444 £43,500 -1.14% 25
Yorkshire +65 407 £40,000 +14.29% 50
West Midlands -8 318 £35,000 -9.09% 37
East Midlands +28 241 £37,500 - 24
North East -29 22 £35,000 -12.50% 6
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 3463 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 3348 (43.63%) JavaScript
3 3240 (42.23%) HTML
4 3133 (40.83%) CSS
5 1597 (20.81%) AngularJS
6 1573 (20.50%) Finance
7 1555 (20.27%) HTML5
8 1509 (19.67%) Front End Development
9 1252 (16.32%) jQuery
10 1191 (15.52%) Java
11 1189 (15.50%) Web Development
12 1140 (14.86%) Scrum
13 1079 (14.06%) Git (software)
14 1072 (13.97%) CSS3
15 1058 (13.79%) Wireframes
16 1051 (13.70%) C#
17 1039 (13.54%) Marketing
18 1016 (13.24%) .NET
19 984 (12.82%) Degree
20 970 (12.64%) SQL
21 945 (12.32%) TDD
22 943 (12.29%) E-Commerce
23 933 (12.16%) React
24 890 (11.60%) Mobile App
25 875 (11.40%) MVC
26 862 (11.23%) Analytics
27 824 (10.74%) Adobe
28 822 (10.71%) Sass
29 813 (10.60%) Software Engineering
30 778 (10.14%) 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
1 445 (5.80%) CMS
2 171 (2.23%) WordPress
3 165 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 155 (2.02%) Apache
5 153 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 118 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 108 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 105 (1.37%) Skype for Business
9 99 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 76 (0.99%) Umbraco
11 75 (0.98%) IIS
12 74 (0.96%) EPiServer
13 73 (0.95%) Confluence
14 62 (0.81%) Drupal
15 59 (0.77%) JBoss
16 58 (0.76%) nginx
17 46 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
18 44 (0.57%) Apache Spark
19 38 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 36 (0.47%) Marvel
Applications
1 687 (8.95%) Photoshop
2 468 (6.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 317 (4.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 291 (3.79%) InVision
5 282 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
6 124 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
7 92 (1.20%) InDesign
8 91 (1.19%) OmniGraffle
9 87 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 47 (0.61%) MS Visio
11 39 (0.51%) UXPin
12 27 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
12 27 (0.35%) Chatbot
13 20 (0.26%) SPSS
14 19 (0.25%) Fireworks
15 15 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
16 13 (0.17%) InfoPath
17 9 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
17 9 (0.12%) GIMP
18 8 (0.10%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 82 (1.07%) Magento
2 35 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.31%) Shopify
4 15 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 15 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.20%) SAP MM
5 14 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 14 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 12 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 10 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.10%) Sage X3
9 8 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 8 (0.10%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.091%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.078%) VisionPLUS
12 5 (0.065%) OpenCart
12 5 (0.065%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 502 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 414 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 300 (3.91%) SaaS
4 226 (2.95%) GitHub
5 198 (2.58%) npm
6 187 (2.44%) Google Analytics
7 156 (2.03%) IaaS
8 126 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 126 (1.64%) Office 365
9 65 (0.85%) PaaS
10 53 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
11 48 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 46 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 42 (0.55%) Google Play
14 40 (0.52%) Serverless
15 32 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
16 31 (0.40%) Firebase
17 30 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (0.39%) Slack
18 24 (0.31%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 160 (2.09%) Internet
2 159 (2.07%) HTTP
3 103 (1.34%) Skype
4 77 (1.00%) Wireless
5 58 (0.76%) DNS
6 46 (0.60%) Firewall
6 46 (0.60%) Intranet
7 40 (0.52%) DHCP
8 32 (0.42%) SSL
9 29 (0.38%) TCP/IP
10 25 (0.33%) SAN
11 23 (0.30%) LAN
12 22 (0.29%) SMS
12 22 (0.29%) VPN
13 21 (0.27%) VoIP
14 20 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
15 19 (0.25%) Broadband
15 19 (0.25%) VLAN
16 16 (0.21%) WAN
17 15 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 417 (5.43%) MySQL
3 335 (4.37%) Big Data
4 259 (3.38%) NoSQL
5 207 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 203 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 138 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 105 (1.37%) Redis
9 96 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 77 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 59 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 57 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 53 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 49 (0.64%) SQLite
15 44 (0.57%) Hadoop
16 42 (0.55%) Neo4j
17 41 (0.53%) CouchDB
18 36 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
19 33 (0.43%) Couchbase
19 33 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1079 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 428 (5.58%) JIRA
3 337 (4.39%) gulp
4 324 (4.22%) Axure RP
5 266 (3.47%) Grunt
6 236 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 230 (3.00%) Subversion
8 221 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 206 (2.68%) Jasmine
9 206 (2.68%) webpack
10 202 (2.63%) Bitbucket
11 200 (2.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 200 (2.61%) Selenium
12 125 (1.63%) TeamCity
13 120 (1.56%) JUnit
14 112 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 107 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 105 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
17 102 (1.33%) Gradle
18 100 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 1573 (20.50%) Finance
2 1039 (13.54%) Marketing
3 668 (8.71%) Retail
4 662 (8.63%) Banking
5 431 (5.62%) Investment Banking
6 394 (5.13%) Retail Banking
7 290 (3.78%) Games
8 216 (2.82%) Advertising
9 171 (2.23%) Telecoms
10 170 (2.22%) Electronics
11 135 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 81 (1.06%) Law
13 79 (1.03%) Legal
14 78 (1.02%) Financial Institution
15 65 (0.85%) Automotive
16 58 (0.76%) Publishing
17 51 (0.66%) Front Office
18 46 (0.60%) Back Office
19 37 (0.48%) Multimedia
20 36 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3431 (44.72%) Developer
2 1214 (15.82%) Designer
3 1109 (14.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 889 (11.59%) UX Designer
5 641 (8.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 584 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 502 (6.54%) Web Developer
8 449 (5.85%) Analyst
9 422 (5.50%) UI Designer
10 382 (4.98%) HTML Developer
11 322 (4.20%) .NET Developer
12 317 (4.13%) UI/UX Designer
13 312 (4.07%) HTML CSS Developer
14 308 (4.01%) C# Developer
15 300 (3.91%) Senior Designer
16 297 (3.87%) Java Developer
17 286 (3.73%) UI Developer
18 249 (3.25%) Product Manager
19 244 (3.18%) Angular Developer
20 235 (3.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3240 (42.23%) HTML
2 3133 (40.83%) CSS
3 1597 (20.81%) AngularJS
4 1555 (20.27%) HTML5
5 1252 (16.32%) jQuery
6 1072 (13.97%) CSS3
7 1016 (13.24%) .NET
8 933 (12.16%) React
9 822 (10.71%) Sass
10 778 (10.14%) Node.js
11 556 (7.25%) ASP.NET
12 523 (6.82%) REST
13 509 (6.63%) Web Services
14 494 (6.44%) RESTful
15 487 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 384 (5.00%) LESS
17 371 (4.84%) JSON
18 321 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 298 (3.88%) Ajax
20 265 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 890 (11.60%) Mobile App
2 695 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 469 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 367 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
5 217 (2.83%) Social Media
6 206 (2.68%) Fintech
7 172 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 155 (2.02%) Graphic Design
9 139 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 118 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 110 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 102 (1.33%) Blackberry
13 72 (0.94%) Digital Media
14 67 (0.87%) Blog
15 62 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
16 58 (0.76%) iPad
16 58 (0.76%) W3C
17 48 (0.63%) BBC
17 48 (0.63%) iPhone
18 47 (0.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 709 (9.24%) Apple iOS
2 679 (8.85%) Android
3 543 (7.08%) Windows
4 444 (5.79%) Linux
5 152 (1.98%) Unix
6 150 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 121 (1.58%) Mac OS X
8 108 (1.41%) Windows Server
9 42 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 31 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (0.38%) Solaris
12 26 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 20 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.12%) AIX
17 8 (0.10%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.091%) Debian
19 6 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3463 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1509 (19.67%) Front End Development
3 1189 (15.50%) Web Development
4 1140 (14.86%) Scrum
5 1058 (13.79%) Wireframes
6 945 (12.32%) TDD
7 943 (12.29%) E-Commerce
8 875 (11.40%) MVC
9 862 (11.23%) Analytics
10 813 (10.60%) Software Engineering
11 575 (7.49%) Test Automation
12 551 (7.18%) BDD
13 521 (6.79%) Prototyping
14 517 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
14 517 (6.74%) Project Management
15 511 (6.66%) Responsive Web Design
16 506 (6.59%) OO
17 502 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 472 (6.15%) Unit Testing
19 460 (6.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3348 (43.63%) JavaScript
2 1191 (15.52%) Java
3 1051 (13.70%) C#
4 970 (12.64%) SQL
5 641 (8.35%) PHP
6 444 (5.79%) Python
7 251 (3.27%) Ruby
8 237 (3.09%) ES6
9 226 (2.95%) C++
10 213 (2.78%) Objective-C
11 200 (2.61%) Apple Swift
11 200 (2.61%) TypeScript
12 132 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 125 (1.63%) C
14 123 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 94 (1.23%) VB.NET
16 93 (1.21%) Scala
17 72 (0.94%) Shell Script
18 63 (0.82%) Bash Shell
19 58 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 984 (12.82%) Degree
2 217 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (1.43%) MCSE
5 99 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
5 99 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 93 (1.21%) CCA
7 46 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 37 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 36 (0.47%) ISEB
9 36 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 36 (0.47%) PhD
10 35 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (0.42%) CCNA
12 23 (0.30%) CCNP
12 23 (0.30%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
14 14 (0.18%) A+ Certification
15 12 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 527 (6.87%) QA
2 64 (0.83%) WCAG
3 63 (0.82%) SLA
4 31 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.18%) PMO
8 12 (0.16%) GxP
9 9 (0.12%) GCP
9 9 (0.12%) GDPR
10 7 (0.091%) COBIT
10 7 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.065%) COSHH
11 5 (0.065%) GMP
12 4 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.039%) EMIR
13 3 (0.039%) MiFID
14 2 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 196 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 185 (2.41%) Docker
3 104 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (1.36%) XenApp
4 103 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 55 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 25 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 24 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 10 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.12%) Varnish
13 8 (0.10%) vSphere
14 4 (0.052%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.052%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.039%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.026%) Firmware
16 2 (0.026%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 130 (1.69%) SCCM
2 94 (1.23%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.57%) HockeyApp
3 44 (0.57%) Puppet
4 31 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (0.35%) Ansible
6 22 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 17 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (0.21%) WSUS
9 12 (0.16%) SCOM
10 11 (0.14%) SCOrch
11 8 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.10%) Jamf Pro
11 8 (0.10%) vCenter Server
12 7 (0.091%) SCDPM
12 7 (0.091%) SCSM
12 7 (0.091%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.078%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.078%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.078%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 824 (10.74%) Adobe
2 662 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 419 (5.46%) Google
4 238 (3.10%) Oracle
5 209 (2.72%) VMware
6 191 (2.49%) Apple
7 146 (1.90%) SAP
8 143 (1.86%) Citrix
9 109 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 105 (1.37%) Tableau
11 102 (1.33%) AppSense
12 97 (1.26%) McAfee
13 92 (1.20%) Atlassian
14 79 (1.03%) Sitecore
15 74 (0.96%) Splunk
16 71 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
17 68 (0.89%) Xamarin
18 60 (0.78%) Sybase
18 60 (0.78%) Twitter
19 56 (0.73%) Zend