Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 56 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 2,796 5,388 6,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.95% 4.65% 4.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.80% 11.99% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,725 4,606 5,356
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,600 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 21,838 44,934 55,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.65% 38.75% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17,353 35,099 43,592
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -16 1,076 £65,000 +4.00% 252
North of England +11 540 £45,000 - 139
South East +35 464 £50,000 - 74
Midlands +6 284 £45,000 +5.88% 64
North West +1 274 £45,000 -2.17% 88
South West +34 243 £49,500 +10.00% 46
Yorkshire +38 214 £45,000 +4.65% 41
West Midlands -11 177 £45,000 - 40
East of England +6 138 £42,500 - 36
East Midlands +39 107 £42,500 - 24
North East +7 52 £45,000 +5.88% 10
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 1,405 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,147 (41.02%) JavaScript
3 1,047 (37.45%) CSS
4 1,039 (37.16%) HTML
5 576 (20.60%) Front End Development
6 456 (16.31%) React
7 422 (15.09%) Finance
7 422 (15.09%) Scrum
8 418 (14.95%) HTML5
9 377 (13.48%) AngularJS
10 359 (12.84%) Node.js
11 325 (11.62%) Git (software)
11 325 (11.62%) Wireframes
12 318 (11.37%) .NET
13 315 (11.27%) E-Commerce
14 303 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
15 295 (10.55%) C#
16 286 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
17 284 (10.16%) Azure
18 282 (10.09%) Marketing
19 272 (9.73%) CSS3
20 270 (9.66%) Sass
20 270 (9.66%) Prototyping
21 264 (9.44%) DevOps
21 264 (9.44%) Web Development
22 262 (9.37%) AWS
23 253 (9.05%) Java
24 247 (8.83%) SaaS
24 247 (8.83%) Analytics
25 246 (8.80%) Degree

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
1 157 (5.62%) CMS
2 63 (2.25%) WordPress
3 57 (2.04%) Confluence
4 46 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 44 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 27 (0.97%) IIS
7 23 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 20 (0.72%) Drupal
8 20 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 20 (0.72%) Kentico
9 17 (0.61%) Headless CMS
10 16 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.50%) Apache
12 11 (0.39%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.36%) nginx
14 7 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.25%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.21%) Skype for Business
16 4 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.11%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 240 (8.58%) Sketch
2 164 (5.87%) InVision
3 128 (4.58%) Figma
4 105 (3.76%) Photoshop
5 80 (2.86%) Adobe XD
6 72 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 52 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 52 (1.86%) Zeplin
8 35 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (0.64%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (0.32%) SPSS
11 7 (0.25%) Marvel
12 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
12 6 (0.21%) UXPin
13 4 (0.14%) Flinto
13 4 (0.14%) InDesign
14 3 (0.11%) GIMP
14 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 43 (1.54%) Magento
2 31 (1.11%) Shopify
3 20 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.61%) nopCommerce
5 7 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
8 4 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle CRM On Demand
10 2 (0.072%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.036%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.036%) GoldMine
11 1 (0.036%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.036%) SAP MDG
11 1 (0.036%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.036%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 284 (10.16%) Azure
2 262 (9.37%) AWS
3 247 (8.83%) SaaS
4 75 (2.68%) Office 365
5 67 (2.40%) Serverless
6 61 (2.18%) GitHub
7 59 (2.11%) GCP
8 50 (1.79%) Google Analytics
9 48 (1.72%) Power Platform
10 47 (1.68%) npm
11 40 (1.43%) PaaS
12 35 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
13 30 (1.07%) Slack
14 29 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
15 27 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 27 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
16 21 (0.75%) Logic Apps
17 20 (0.72%) IaaS
18 17 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
19 16 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.61%) HTTP
2 27 (0.97%) Internet
3 23 (0.82%) DNS
4 22 (0.79%) Unified Communications
4 22 (0.79%) VoIP
5 21 (0.75%) Firewall
6 19 (0.68%) Skype
7 17 (0.61%) LAN
7 17 (0.61%) WAN
8 16 (0.57%) PBX
9 13 (0.46%) SAN
10 12 (0.43%) Broadband
10 12 (0.43%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.36%) DHCP
11 10 (0.36%) Intranet
11 10 (0.36%) VPN
12 7 (0.25%) Network Security
12 7 (0.25%) RTP
13 6 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.29%) MySQL
3 91 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 71 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 54 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 50 (1.79%) Big Data
7 36 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (1.29%) Power BI
8 34 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.61%) SQL Server 2017
10 17 (0.61%) Tableau
11 16 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (0.50%) Redis
12 14 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (0.39%) Cosmos DB
15 11 (0.39%) SQLite
16 10 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 325 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 131 (4.69%) JIRA
3 94 (3.36%) webpack
4 72 (2.58%) Axure RP
5 54 (1.93%) gulp
6 51 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 44 (1.57%) Selenium
8 41 (1.47%) Grunt
8 41 (1.47%) Jenkins
9 39 (1.39%) Cypress.io
10 36 (1.29%) Babel
10 36 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (0.82%) Bitbucket
12 21 (0.75%) git-flow
13 19 (0.68%) CocoaPods
14 18 (0.64%) Maven
14 18 (0.64%) Xcode
15 16 (0.57%) Balsamiq
16 13 (0.46%) Mocha
17 11 (0.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 422 (15.09%) Finance
2 282 (10.09%) Marketing
3 105 (3.76%) Public Sector
4 101 (3.61%) Retail
5 83 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 78 (2.79%) Banking
7 53 (1.90%) Games
7 53 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 46 (1.65%) Electronics
9 36 (1.29%) Legal
10 34 (1.22%) Law
11 26 (0.93%) Advertising
12 24 (0.86%) Local Government
13 21 (0.75%) Publishing
14 18 (0.64%) Front Office
15 15 (0.54%) Automotive
16 13 (0.46%) French Language
17 12 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
19 10 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,255 (44.89%) Developer
2 466 (16.67%) Designer
3 427 (15.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 342 (12.23%) UX Designer
5 240 (8.58%) Senior Developer
6 176 (6.29%) UI Designer
7 168 (6.01%) JavaScript Developer
8 150 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 145 (5.19%) UI/UX Designer
10 141 (5.04%) React Developer
11 130 (4.65%) Analyst
12 107 (3.83%) Product Owner
13 105 (3.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 101 (3.61%) Product Manager
15 97 (3.47%) Software Developer
16 95 (3.40%) Web Developer
17 94 (3.36%) Lead Developer
18 84 (3.00%) C# Developer
19 80 (2.86%) Senior Designer
20 76 (2.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,047 (37.45%) CSS
2 1,039 (37.16%) HTML
3 456 (16.31%) React
4 418 (14.95%) HTML5
5 377 (13.48%) AngularJS
6 359 (12.84%) Node.js
7 318 (11.37%) .NET
8 272 (9.73%) CSS3
9 270 (9.66%) Sass
10 212 (7.58%) Vue.js
11 203 (7.26%) REST
12 175 (6.26%) jQuery
13 147 (5.26%) RESTful
14 136 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 131 (4.69%) Redux
16 116 (4.15%) Web Services
17 114 (4.08%) .NET Core
18 109 (3.90%) LESS
19 98 (3.51%) XML
20 92 (3.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 303 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (7.33%) Mobile App
3 114 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 110 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 49 (1.75%) Graphic Design
6 48 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (1.43%) Animation
8 35 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 33 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 30 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.04%) Social Media
12 28 (1.00%) NHS
13 24 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 20 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.68%) Equities
16 18 (0.64%) Blog
17 17 (0.61%) iPad
17 17 (0.61%) Smartphone
18 16 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 183 (6.55%) Windows
2 151 (5.40%) Apple iOS
3 117 (4.18%) Android
4 47 (1.68%) Linux
5 46 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 37 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.50%) Unix
8 14 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.11%) Debian
11 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.072%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.072%) VMS
12 2 (0.072%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.036%) CentOS
13 1 (0.036%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,405 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (20.60%) Front End Development
3 422 (15.09%) Scrum
4 325 (11.62%) Wireframes
5 315 (11.27%) E-Commerce
6 286 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
7 270 (9.66%) Prototyping
8 264 (9.44%) DevOps
8 264 (9.44%) Web Development
9 247 (8.83%) Analytics
10 238 (8.51%) Software Engineering
11 225 (8.05%) TDD
12 207 (7.40%) User Stories
13 191 (6.83%) Fintech
14 177 (6.33%) Microservices
15 174 (6.22%) Project Management
16 166 (5.94%) Test Automation
17 163 (5.83%) Mentoring
18 162 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
19 151 (5.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,147 (41.02%) JavaScript
2 295 (10.55%) C#
3 253 (9.05%) Java
4 245 (8.76%) TypeScript
5 212 (7.58%) SQL
6 186 (6.65%) PHP
7 125 (4.47%) Python
8 107 (3.83%) ES6
9 65 (2.32%) Apple Swift
10 62 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 48 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 46 (1.65%) C
13 35 (1.25%) C++
14 34 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 28 (1.00%) Java 8
16 27 (0.97%) Ruby
16 27 (0.97%) Scala
17 23 (0.82%) T-SQL
18 17 (0.61%) ES7
19 15 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 246 (8.80%) Degree
2 61 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.36%) MCSA
7 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.32%) PhD
9 8 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.25%) SANS
11 5 (0.18%) CCNA
11 5 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.14%) CISSP
12 4 (0.14%) PMP
13 3 (0.11%) ISEB
13 3 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (7.44%) QA
2 26 (0.93%) SLA
3 21 (0.75%) WCAG
4 20 (0.72%) GDPR
5 16 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.50%) WAI
7 7 (0.25%) PMO
8 6 (0.21%) COBIT
9 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.072%) NCSC
12 1 (0.036%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.036%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (3.79%) Docker
2 52 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.36%) Firmware
5 9 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.036%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.036%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 34 (1.22%) SCCM
3 21 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.43%) SCOrch
5 10 (0.36%) Puppet
6 9 (0.32%) Ansible
7 6 (0.21%) CASB
7 6 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (0.14%) Terraform
10 2 (0.072%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.072%) Kibana
10 2 (0.072%) WSUS
11 1 (0.036%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.036%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.036%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 227 (8.12%) Adobe
2 204 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 96 (3.43%) Google
4 57 (2.04%) SAP
5 40 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (1.39%) Oracle
7 33 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 32 (1.14%) Sitecore
9 29 (1.04%) Apple
10 27 (0.97%) Cisco
11 22 (0.79%) ServiceNow
12 17 (0.61%) Splunk
12 17 (0.61%) Zend
13 16 (0.57%) Siebel
13 16 (0.57%) VMware
14 15 (0.54%) HP
14 15 (0.54%) Pega
14 15 (0.54%) Sophos
14 15 (0.54%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.50%) Solace