Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 39 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,004 2,727 5,418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.43% 4.93% 4.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.80% 13.85% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,871 2,270 4,355
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,125 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,051
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 44,318 19,694 41,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.70% 35.61% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26,906 15,875 32,178
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,826
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in England

User Experience
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for User Experience in England

User Experience
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 +35 4,156 £68,500 +5.38% 470
South East +11 946 £55,000 +10.00% 100
North of England -6 772 £45,000 -5.26% 163
North West -13 407 £45,000 -5.26% 90
Midlands -29 399 £49,500 +15.12% 116
South West +2 371 £50,000 +2.04% 66
Yorkshire -15 287 £47,500 +5.56% 60
West Midlands -34 233 £50,000 +11.11% 80
East of England -32 211 £54,000 +27.06% 51
East Midlands -26 141 £50,000 +21.21% 35
North East -2 78 £29,500 -34.44% 13
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 3,380 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2,947 (42.08%) UX Design
3 2,668 (38.09%) JavaScript
4 2,203 (31.45%) React
5 1,957 (27.94%) CSS
6 1,927 (27.51%) HTML
7 1,817 (25.94%) Social Skills
8 1,486 (21.22%) Software Engineering
9 1,458 (20.82%) Finance
10 1,375 (19.63%) Front End Development
11 1,370 (19.56%) TypeScript
12 1,258 (17.96%) Problem-Solving
13 1,189 (16.98%) Node.js
14 1,184 (16.90%) Full Stack Development
15 1,164 (16.62%) AWS
16 1,049 (14.98%) AngularJS
17 1,038 (14.82%) Git (software)
18 1,007 (14.38%) Azure
18 1,007 (14.38%) Degree
19 989 (14.12%) Scrum
20 968 (13.82%) DevOps
21 855 (12.21%) Python
22 825 (11.78%) Java
23 816 (11.65%) Wireframes
24 815 (11.64%) Analytics
25 784 (11.19%) Computer Science
26 782 (11.17%) HTML5
27 778 (11.11%) Marketing
28 770 (10.99%) C#
29 750 (10.71%) Mentoring

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
1 438 (6.25%) CMS
2 193 (2.76%) WordPress
3 187 (2.67%) Confluence
4 162 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
5 109 (1.56%) Apache
6 96 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 93 (1.33%) Drupal
8 75 (1.07%) Apache Spark
9 66 (0.94%) Umbraco
10 51 (0.73%) Headless CMS
11 46 (0.66%) IIS
12 35 (0.50%) nginx
13 27 (0.39%) Ethereum
14 25 (0.36%) GemFire
14 25 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
15 19 (0.27%) EPiServer
16 17 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
18 11 (0.16%) Luigi
18 11 (0.16%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 533 (7.61%) Sketch
2 292 (4.17%) InVision
3 198 (2.83%) Adobe XD
4 193 (2.76%) Photoshop
5 154 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 117 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 74 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
8 73 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
9 71 (1.01%) Zeplin
10 58 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 50 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
12 39 (0.56%) MS Visio
13 38 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
14 36 (0.51%) Chatbot
15 34 (0.49%) InDesign
16 26 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
17 24 (0.34%) Marvel
17 24 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
17 24 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
18 12 (0.17%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 73 (1.04%) Shopify
2 61 (0.87%) Magento
3 22 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
7 10 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.086%) nopCommerce
9 6 (0.086%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.057%) JDE OneWorld
10 4 (0.057%) Workfront
11 3 (0.043%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.043%) SAP IBP
12 2 (0.029%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.029%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.029%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.029%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,164 (16.62%) AWS
2 1,007 (14.38%) Azure
3 636 (9.08%) Figma
4 566 (8.08%) SaaS
5 441 (6.30%) GCP
6 429 (6.13%) Serverless
7 343 (4.90%) GitHub
8 178 (2.54%) Google Analytics
9 175 (2.50%) npm
10 167 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
11 159 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
12 138 (1.97%) Power Platform
13 127 (1.81%) OpenShift
14 123 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
15 112 (1.60%) PaaS
16 90 (1.28%) Firebase
17 83 (1.19%) Amazon S3
18 77 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
19 68 (0.97%) Yarn
20 67 (0.96%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 168 (2.40%) HTTP
2 118 (1.68%) Internet
3 96 (1.37%) DNS
4 74 (1.06%) Broadband
5 51 (0.73%) DHCP
6 50 (0.71%) WAN
7 49 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 48 (0.69%) Firewall
8 48 (0.69%) MQTT
9 39 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (0.43%) VoIP
10 30 (0.43%) VPN
11 28 (0.40%) BGP
11 28 (0.40%) LAN
12 24 (0.34%) VLAN
13 20 (0.29%) Unified Communications
14 14 (0.20%) Intranet
15 13 (0.19%) SSL
16 12 (0.17%) PPP
16 12 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
2 339 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 308 (4.40%) MySQL
4 264 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 257 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 234 (3.34%) MongoDB
7 139 (1.98%) Big Data
7 139 (1.98%) Redis
8 114 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 110 (1.57%) Power BI
10 81 (1.16%) Blockchain
11 77 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 73 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
13 54 (0.77%) GIS
14 41 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 39 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 38 (0.54%) Hadoop
16 38 (0.54%) MariaDB
17 37 (0.53%) HBase
18 32 (0.46%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,038 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 433 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 424 (6.05%) JIRA
4 309 (4.41%) webpack
5 285 (4.07%) Cypress.io
6 197 (2.81%) Axure RP
7 146 (2.08%) Selenium
8 140 (2.00%) Mocha
9 135 (1.93%) GitLab
10 127 (1.81%) Bitbucket
11 118 (1.68%) Storybook
12 89 (1.27%) gulp
13 82 (1.17%) TeamCity
14 72 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
15 70 (1.00%) Gradle
16 66 (0.94%) Cucumber
17 64 (0.91%) Babel
18 59 (0.84%) Xcode
19 57 (0.81%) PostCSS
20 53 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 1,817 (25.94%) Social Skills
2 1,458 (20.82%) Finance
3 778 (11.11%) Marketing
4 735 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
5 372 (5.31%) Retail
6 305 (4.35%) Banking
7 290 (4.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 245 (3.50%) Games
9 189 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
10 175 (2.50%) Influencing Skills
11 155 (2.21%) Public Sector
12 150 (2.14%) Front Office
13 149 (2.13%) Law
14 147 (2.10%) Legal
15 137 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
16 127 (1.81%) Telecoms
17 124 (1.77%) Advertising
18 112 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
19 109 (1.56%) Publishing
20 94 (1.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,519 (35.97%) Developer
2 974 (13.91%) Designer
3 896 (12.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 784 (11.19%) Software Engineer
5 636 (9.08%) UX Designer
6 560 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 459 (6.55%) Analyst
8 426 (6.08%) React Developer
9 338 (4.83%) UI Designer
10 304 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
11 277 (3.95%) UI/UX Designer
12 257 (3.67%) Product Manager
13 244 (3.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 235 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
15 227 (3.24%) Senior Designer
16 223 (3.18%) Business Analyst
17 218 (3.11%) UI Developer
18 212 (3.03%) Lead Developer
19 171 (2.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 168 (2.40%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,203 (31.45%) React
2 1,957 (27.94%) CSS
3 1,927 (27.51%) HTML
4 1,189 (16.98%) Node.js
5 1,049 (14.98%) AngularJS
6 782 (11.17%) HTML5
7 639 (9.12%) .NET
8 595 (8.50%) REST
9 557 (7.95%) Sass
9 557 (7.95%) Vue.js
10 526 (7.51%) CSS3
11 510 (7.28%) RESTful
12 493 (7.04%) Redux
13 398 (5.68%) GraphQL
14 321 (4.58%) jQuery
15 313 (4.47%) Jest
16 305 (4.35%) React Native
17 290 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 269 (3.84%) JSON
19 251 (3.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 663 (9.47%) Mobile App
2 330 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
3 239 (3.41%) Virtual Team
4 196 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
5 177 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 151 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 151 (2.16%) Social Media
7 149 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 141 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 127 (1.81%) Hedge funds
10 120 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 95 (1.36%) Derivative
12 88 (1.26%) Blog
12 88 (1.26%) Equities
13 82 (1.17%) Fixed Income
14 76 (1.09%) Graphic Design
15 73 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
16 69 (0.99%) Life Science
17 64 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
18 56 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 504 (7.20%) Apple iOS
2 461 (6.58%) Android
3 360 (5.14%) Linux
4 359 (5.13%) Windows
5 148 (2.11%) Unix
6 87 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (1.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 86 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 76 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 44 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 31 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
11 24 (0.34%) CentOS
12 18 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (0.17%) Debian
16 8 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.071%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.057%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,380 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2,947 (42.08%) UX Design
3 1,486 (21.22%) Software Engineering
4 1,375 (19.63%) Front End Development
5 1,258 (17.96%) Problem-Solving
6 1,184 (16.90%) Full Stack Development
7 989 (14.12%) Scrum
8 968 (13.82%) DevOps
9 816 (11.65%) Wireframes
10 815 (11.64%) Analytics
11 784 (11.19%) Computer Science
12 750 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 710 (10.14%) Test Automation
14 654 (9.34%) Web Development
15 631 (9.01%) Prototyping
16 611 (8.72%) User Research
17 594 (8.48%) Microservices
18 541 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
19 537 (7.67%) TDD
20 513 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2,668 (38.09%) JavaScript
2 1,370 (19.56%) TypeScript
3 855 (12.21%) Python
4 825 (11.78%) Java
5 770 (10.99%) C#
6 743 (10.61%) SQL
7 436 (6.23%) PHP
8 340 (4.85%) ES6
9 255 (3.64%) C++
10 241 (3.44%) C
11 210 (3.00%) Kotlin
12 170 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 155 (2.21%) Apple Swift
14 148 (2.11%) Go
15 138 (1.97%) Ruby
16 115 (1.64%) Shell Script
17 103 (1.47%) T-SQL
18 95 (1.36%) ES7
19 89 (1.27%) Bash
20 84 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,007 (14.38%) Degree
2 333 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (2.01%) Master's Degree
4 115 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 86 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 61 (0.87%) PhD
7 39 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 24 (0.34%) MBA
10 23 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 22 (0.31%) OCP
12 21 (0.30%) ISTQB
13 19 (0.27%) CCNP
13 19 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.27%) ISEB
14 18 (0.26%) CCNA
15 17 (0.24%) CSPO
16 16 (0.23%) DBS Check
16 16 (0.23%) SANS
17 15 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 641 (9.15%) QA
2 557 (7.95%) Accessibility
3 79 (1.13%) WCAG
4 48 (0.69%) GDPR
5 38 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 35 (0.50%) SLA
7 22 (0.31%) IEC 62304
8 17 (0.24%) IEC 61508
8 17 (0.24%) ISO 26262
9 15 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
10 11 (0.16%) WAI
11 10 (0.14%) PSD2
12 8 (0.11%) ISO 13485
12 8 (0.11%) PMO
13 5 (0.071%) GRC
13 5 (0.071%) PCI DSS
14 3 (0.043%) NIST
15 2 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 1 (0.014%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 700 (9.99%) Docker
2 110 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 96 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.36%) HDFS
6 22 (0.31%) Firmware
7 14 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.16%) vSphere
9 6 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.071%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.071%) XenApp
11 4 (0.057%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.043%) Varnish
12 3 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.014%) IAG
14 1 (0.014%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 525 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 358 (5.11%) Terraform
3 183 (2.61%) Ansible
4 53 (0.76%) Grafana
5 45 (0.64%) Kibana
6 40 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (0.46%) Prometheus
8 29 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 28 (0.40%) SCCM
10 21 (0.30%) Opsgenie
10 21 (0.30%) Pingdom
11 20 (0.29%) HAProxy
11 20 (0.29%) logstash
11 20 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 19 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
13 17 (0.24%) MIIS
14 10 (0.14%) Bugsnag
14 10 (0.14%) Matomo
15 9 (0.13%) Puppet
15 9 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 661 (9.44%) Adobe
2 566 (8.08%) Google
3 413 (5.90%) Microsoft
4 181 (2.58%) Oracle
5 152 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 116 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 110 (1.57%) Apple
8 100 (1.43%) VMware
9 71 (1.01%) SAP
10 70 (1.00%) Okta
11 68 (0.97%) Xamarin
12 53 (0.76%) Facebook
13 52 (0.74%) ServiceNow
13 52 (0.74%) Sitecore
14 41 (0.59%) Spotify
15 33 (0.47%) New Relic
16 31 (0.44%) IBM
17 30 (0.43%) Atlassian
17 30 (0.43%) Pega
18 29 (0.41%) Optimizely