Period
to

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

UX
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 36 39 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 12,157 6,084 3,686
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.08% 6.37% 5.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.51% 15.91% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,744 3,341 2,927
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

User Experience is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,431 38,249 26,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 46.17% 40.03% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30,633 23,973 21,373
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,858 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £104,806 £97,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Jobs
London +11 8,244 £65,000 -3.70% 319
South East +5 1,393 £57,500 +9.52% 92
North of England +6 939 £48,000 +1.05% 122
South West -1 554 £52,500 +5.00% 69
Midlands +25 522 £50,000 +11.11% 52
North West +17 514 £50,200 +5.68% 64
East of England +7 406 £52,250 +4.50% 21
West Midlands +23 353 £50,000 +9.89% 36
Yorkshire -12 338 £45,000 - 48
East Midlands +19 167 £50,000 +21.58% 16
North East +19 87 £38,000 -20.83% 10
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6,256 (51.46%) Agile
2 5,406 (44.47%) UX Design
3 3,868 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 3,398 (27.95%) React
5 3,362 (27.65%) Social Skills
6 2,891 (23.78%) Finance
7 2,889 (23.76%) CSS
8 2,843 (23.39%) HTML
9 2,404 (19.77%) Software Engineering
10 2,298 (18.90%) TypeScript
11 2,218 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
12 1,959 (16.11%) Degree
13 1,950 (16.04%) Wireframes
14 1,942 (15.97%) Node.js
15 1,936 (15.92%) Full Stack Development
16 1,892 (15.56%) Front End Development
17 1,850 (15.22%) AWS
18 1,801 (14.81%) Git (software)
19 1,738 (14.30%) Mentoring
20 1,733 (14.26%) Analytics
21 1,732 (14.25%) User Research
22 1,708 (14.05%) DevOps
23 1,701 (13.99%) Figma
24 1,685 (13.86%) Marketing
25 1,666 (13.70%) Scrum
26 1,628 (13.39%) Prototyping
27 1,619 (13.32%) CI/CD
28 1,400 (11.52%) Mobile App
29 1,379 (11.34%) Azure
30 1,351 (11.11%) AngularJS

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
1 602 (4.95%) CMS
2 401 (3.30%) Confluence
3 216 (1.78%) WordPress
4 171 (1.41%) Apache
5 132 (1.09%) Umbraco
6 129 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 118 (0.97%) Headless CMS
8 106 (0.87%) nginx
9 84 (0.69%) Drupal
10 78 (0.64%) IIS
11 50 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
11 50 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 45 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 34 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
14 32 (0.26%) EPiServer
15 28 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (0.19%) Ethereum
16 23 (0.19%) Tornado
17 22 (0.18%) Gunicorn
18 20 (0.16%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1,308 (10.76%) Sketch
2 648 (5.33%) InVision
3 413 (3.40%) Photoshop
4 412 (3.39%) Adobe XD
5 381 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 292 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 226 (1.86%) Zeplin
8 161 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
9 145 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
10 120 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 112 (0.92%) InDesign
12 108 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
13 81 (0.67%) Marvel
14 80 (0.66%) Chatbot
15 65 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
16 52 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
17 45 (0.37%) Campfire
18 35 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
19 34 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
19 34 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 86 (0.71%) Magento
2 71 (0.58%) Shopify
3 39 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 35 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 30 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
6 23 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 18 (0.15%) Odoo
8 14 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.016%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.016%) iTrent
12 2 (0.016%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.016%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.016%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.016%) Raiser's Edge
12 2 (0.016%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.016%) SAP MDG
12 2 (0.016%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,850 (15.22%) AWS
2 1,701 (13.99%) Figma
3 1,379 (11.34%) Azure
4 1,033 (8.50%) SaaS
5 703 (5.78%) Serverless
6 696 (5.73%) GCP
7 537 (4.42%) GitHub
8 381 (3.13%) npm
9 343 (2.82%) Azure DevOps
9 343 (2.82%) Google Analytics
10 332 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
11 221 (1.82%) Miro
12 205 (1.69%) Firebase
13 204 (1.68%) Microsoft 365
14 194 (1.60%) Power Platform
15 187 (1.54%) PaaS
16 174 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
17 169 (1.39%) Slack
18 160 (1.32%) Amazon S3
19 148 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 382 (3.14%) Internet
2 201 (1.65%) Broadband
3 180 (1.48%) HTTP
4 71 (0.58%) Firewall
5 64 (0.53%) DNS
6 62 (0.51%) VoIP
7 61 (0.50%) WAN
8 58 (0.48%) MQTT
9 47 (0.39%) DHCP
10 43 (0.35%) LAN
11 39 (0.32%) TCP/IP
12 37 (0.30%) Wireless
13 36 (0.30%) Cisco Firepower
14 33 (0.27%) VLAN
15 29 (0.24%) VPN
16 27 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
17 26 (0.21%) Skype
18 25 (0.21%) 5G
19 24 (0.20%) Network Security
20 20 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
2 492 (4.05%) MySQL
3 445 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 406 (3.34%) Relational Database
5 392 (3.22%) MongoDB
6 385 (3.17%) SQL Server
7 325 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
8 224 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 214 (1.76%) Redis
10 174 (1.43%) DynamoDB
11 172 (1.41%) Power BI
12 157 (1.29%) Tableau
13 144 (1.18%) Big Data
14 122 (1.00%) BigQuery
15 90 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
16 60 (0.49%) Looker
17 55 (0.45%) Mixpanel
18 50 (0.41%) RDBMS
19 45 (0.37%) GIS
19 45 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,801 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 964 (7.93%) JIRA
3 598 (4.92%) Cypress.io
4 532 (4.38%) webpack
5 519 (4.27%) Jenkins
6 281 (2.31%) GitLab
7 263 (2.16%) Axure RP
8 239 (1.97%) Selenium
9 189 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 178 (1.46%) Mocha
11 170 (1.40%) Bitbucket
12 130 (1.07%) Jasmine
12 130 (1.07%) Visual Studio
13 127 (1.04%) Gradle
14 126 (1.04%) Cucumber
15 119 (0.98%) Maven
16 116 (0.95%) Babel
16 116 (0.95%) gulp
16 116 (0.95%) Storybook
17 114 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3,362 (27.65%) Social Skills
2 2,891 (23.78%) Finance
3 1,685 (13.86%) Marketing
4 1,286 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
5 1,028 (8.46%) Retail
6 876 (7.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 825 (6.79%) Games
8 706 (5.81%) Banking
9 609 (5.01%) Legal
10 471 (3.87%) Public Sector
11 450 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
12 336 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
13 259 (2.13%) Publishing
14 256 (2.11%) Manufacturing
15 231 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
16 212 (1.74%) Automotive
17 197 (1.62%) Electronics
18 192 (1.58%) Telecoms
19 178 (1.46%) Advertising
20 174 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 3,561 (29.29%) Developer
2 2,303 (18.94%) Designer
3 1,312 (10.79%) Software Engineer
4 1,215 (9.99%) UX Designer
5 1,165 (9.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1,087 (8.94%) Senior Developer
7 750 (6.17%) Senior Designer
8 731 (6.01%) UI Designer
9 654 (5.38%) Product Manager
10 618 (5.08%) Analyst
11 592 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
12 587 (4.83%) UI/UX Designer
13 502 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
14 382 (3.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 366 (3.01%) Senior UX Designer
16 308 (2.53%) React Developer
17 274 (2.25%) Business Analyst
18 253 (2.08%) Lead Developer
19 252 (2.07%) Product Owner
20 242 (1.99%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,398 (27.95%) React
2 2,889 (23.76%) CSS
3 2,843 (23.39%) HTML
4 1,942 (15.97%) Node.js
5 1,351 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1,156 (9.51%) HTML5
7 1,073 (8.83%) REST
8 1,023 (8.41%) .NET
9 969 (7.97%) Sass
10 852 (7.01%) RESTful
11 793 (6.52%) GraphQL
12 769 (6.33%) Vue.js
13 761 (6.26%) CSS3
14 728 (5.99%) Redux
15 698 (5.74%) Jest
16 629 (5.17%) React Native
17 539 (4.43%) jQuery
18 467 (3.84%) JSON
19 453 (3.73%) Web Services
20 414 (3.41%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,400 (11.52%) Mobile App
2 700 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 408 (3.36%) Virtual Team
4 378 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 294 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 272 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 268 (2.20%) Social Media
8 232 (1.91%) Blog
9 231 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 221 (1.82%) Graphic Design
11 201 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 187 (1.54%) Hackathon
13 164 (1.35%) Legacy Systems
14 153 (1.26%) Cloud Native
15 146 (1.20%) Animation
16 131 (1.08%) Online Banking
17 130 (1.07%) NHS
18 123 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 123 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
19 106 (0.87%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 1,062 (8.74%) Android
2 970 (7.98%) Apple iOS
3 558 (4.59%) Linux
4 537 (4.42%) Windows
5 143 (1.18%) Unix
6 85 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 78 (0.64%) VMS
8 64 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 62 (0.51%) Windows Server
10 56 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 32 (0.26%) CentOS
13 31 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
14 24 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 24 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 17 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 16 (0.13%) Debian
16 16 (0.13%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.074%) Alpine Linux
17 9 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,256 (51.46%) Agile
2 5,406 (44.47%) UX Design
3 2,404 (19.77%) Software Engineering
4 2,218 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
5 1,950 (16.04%) Wireframes
6 1,936 (15.92%) Full Stack Development
7 1,892 (15.56%) Front End Development
8 1,738 (14.30%) Mentoring
9 1,733 (14.26%) Analytics
10 1,732 (14.25%) User Research
11 1,708 (14.05%) DevOps
12 1,666 (13.70%) Scrum
13 1,628 (13.39%) Prototyping
14 1,619 (13.32%) CI/CD
15 1,328 (10.92%) Test Automation
16 1,269 (10.44%) Computer Science
17 1,221 (10.04%) UX Research
18 1,090 (8.97%) Product Strategy
19 1,036 (8.52%) Microservices
20 1,033 (8.50%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3,868 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 2,298 (18.90%) TypeScript
3 1,237 (10.18%) C#
4 1,225 (10.08%) Python
5 1,197 (9.85%) SQL
6 1,138 (9.36%) Java
7 485 (3.99%) ES6
7 485 (3.99%) PHP
8 441 (3.63%) Kotlin
9 348 (2.86%) Ruby
10 285 (2.34%) PowerShell
11 261 (2.15%) Apple Swift
12 249 (2.05%) Go
13 213 (1.75%) C
14 201 (1.65%) C++
15 162 (1.33%) Rust
16 150 (1.23%) Objective-C
17 143 (1.18%) Bash
18 127 (1.04%) ES7
19 82 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1,959 (16.11%) Degree
2 573 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 256 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 214 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 100 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 97 (0.80%) SC Cleared
7 88 (0.72%) PhD
8 59 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 59 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
9 51 (0.42%) ISEB
10 46 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 45 (0.37%) AWS Certification
11 45 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 45 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 45 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (0.28%) CSPO
13 33 (0.27%) Postgraduate
14 26 (0.21%) MBA
15 22 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,184 (9.74%) QA
2 1,078 (8.87%) Accessibility
3 143 (1.18%) WCAG
4 92 (0.76%) GDPR
5 71 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 63 (0.52%) SLA
7 22 (0.18%) GRC
8 18 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
9 16 (0.13%) PSD2
9 16 (0.13%) WAI
10 14 (0.12%) IEC 62304
11 13 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (0.082%) EMIR
12 10 (0.082%) MiFID
12 10 (0.082%) PMO
13 9 (0.074%) COBIT
14 8 (0.066%) ISO 13485
14 8 (0.066%) PCI DSS
15 7 (0.058%) IEC 61508
15 7 (0.058%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1,200 (9.87%) Docker
2 124 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 22 (0.18%) vSphere
6 19 (0.16%) Firmware
6 19 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 16 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.13%) XenApp
8 13 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.090%) Ceph
10 11 (0.090%) KVM
11 10 (0.082%) Hyper-V
12 9 (0.074%) GridGain
12 9 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.066%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.066%) Varnish
13 8 (0.066%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 803 (6.61%) Kubernetes
2 577 (4.75%) Terraform
3 110 (0.90%) Ansible
4 71 (0.58%) Kibana
5 68 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (0.55%) SCCM
7 65 (0.53%) Grafana
8 57 (0.47%) Bugsnag
9 37 (0.30%) Puppet
10 36 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 34 (0.28%) Prometheus
12 32 (0.26%) HAProxy
13 30 (0.25%) ZABBIX
14 29 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
15 28 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 28 (0.23%) logstash
15 28 (0.23%) MIIS
15 28 (0.23%) Opsgenie
15 28 (0.23%) Pingdom
16 27 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1,208 (9.94%) Adobe
2 1,146 (9.43%) Google
3 822 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 370 (3.04%) Apple
5 342 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
6 175 (1.44%) Oracle
7 104 (0.86%) SAP
8 91 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 91 (0.75%) MuleSoft
9 83 (0.68%) IBM
10 79 (0.65%) Facebook
11 74 (0.61%) Cadence
12 71 (0.58%) Splunk
13 66 (0.54%) Revolut
14 65 (0.53%) TrueLayer
15 64 (0.53%) Red Hat
16 61 (0.50%) Cisco
17 60 (0.49%) Sitecore
17 60 (0.49%) Sun
18 59 (0.49%) New Relic