Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 66 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 6,981 7,710 7,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.70% 4.58% 4.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.20% 11.06% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,343 6,016 5,889
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 62,322 69,719 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,374 53,000 57,409
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 3,542 £62,500 +8.70% 637
South East +27 1,270 £47,500 +5.56% 169
North of England +10 895 £42,500 +6.25% 294
South West +1 502 £45,000 -10.00% 89
North West +10 489 £43,653 +2.71% 175
East of England +20 416 £50,000 +14.94% 92
Yorkshire +12 357 £40,000 - 97
Midlands -31 350 £42,500 +21.43% 142
West Midlands -29 198 £42,500 +21.43% 85
East Midlands -23 149 £45,000 +20.00% 57
North East +26 48 £35,000 - 22
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 3,560 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2,669 (38.23%) HTML
3 2,662 (38.13%) JavaScript
4 2,545 (36.46%) CSS
5 1,296 (18.56%) AngularJS
6 1,186 (16.99%) Scrum
7 1,181 (16.92%) Front End Development
8 1,119 (16.03%) HTML5
8 1,119 (16.03%) C#
9 1,117 (16.00%) Finance
10 1,053 (15.08%) Degree
11 1,034 (14.81%) Wireframes
12 1,011 (14.48%) React
13 982 (14.07%) Git (software)
14 960 (13.75%) .NET
15 929 (13.31%) Web Development
16 899 (12.88%) Java
17 872 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
18 868 (12.43%) TDD
19 803 (11.50%) Analytics
20 799 (11.45%) jQuery
21 788 (11.29%) Software Engineering
22 777 (11.13%) Marketing
23 774 (11.09%) CSS3
24 755 (10.82%) E-Commerce
25 743 (10.64%) SQL
26 734 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
27 730 (10.46%) Adobe
28 704 (10.08%) Sass
29 678 (9.71%) 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
1 385 (5.51%) CMS
2 218 (3.12%) Confluence
3 184 (2.64%) WordPress
4 110 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 88 (1.26%) EPiServer
6 83 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 83 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 79 (1.13%) Drupal
8 76 (1.09%) Marvel
9 75 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 72 (1.03%) IIS
11 62 (0.89%) Apache
12 50 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 44 (0.63%) Tomcat
14 31 (0.44%) Apache Spark
15 30 (0.43%) nginx
16 26 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
17 23 (0.33%) Skype for Business
18 17 (0.24%) Mule
18 17 (0.24%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 510 (7.31%) Photoshop
2 321 (4.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 302 (4.33%) InVision
4 234 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 125 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
6 104 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
7 80 (1.15%) Chatbot
8 65 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
9 63 (0.90%) MS Visio
10 48 (0.69%) InDesign
11 28 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 27 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
13 25 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
14 18 (0.26%) UXPin
15 16 (0.23%) CorelDRAW
16 14 (0.20%) GIMP
17 11 (0.16%) Flinto
18 10 (0.14%) UserZoom
19 9 (0.13%) Fireworks
20 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 84 (1.20%) Magento
2 33 (0.47%) Eloqua
3 26 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 24 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 22 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
6 18 (0.26%) Shopify
7 17 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
8 11 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
8 11 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 9 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.11%) Odoo
10 8 (0.11%) SAP CRM
11 7 (0.10%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.086%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
13 5 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 601 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 566 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 289 (4.14%) SaaS
4 183 (2.62%) Google Analytics
5 182 (2.61%) npm
6 161 (2.31%) GitHub
7 132 (1.89%) Office 365
8 93 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 80 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 80 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 76 (1.09%) PaaS
11 69 (0.99%) Serverless
12 46 (0.66%) Slack
13 42 (0.60%) IaaS
14 36 (0.52%) AdWords
15 27 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
16 25 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
17 22 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
18 21 (0.30%) Trello
19 20 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 144 (2.06%) HTTP
2 128 (1.83%) Internet
3 48 (0.69%) Firewall
4 38 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.53%) Skype
6 33 (0.47%) SSL
6 33 (0.47%) VoIP
7 29 (0.42%) DNS
8 25 (0.36%) Bluetooth
9 24 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (0.30%) Broadband
10 21 (0.30%) LAN
10 21 (0.30%) Network Security
11 18 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
11 18 (0.26%) Wireless
12 17 (0.24%) DHCP
12 17 (0.24%) VLAN
13 15 (0.21%) DAB
13 15 (0.21%) Unified Communications
13 15 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 303 (4.34%) MySQL
3 218 (3.12%) MongoDB
4 205 (2.94%) Big Data
5 193 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 156 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 104 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 59 (0.85%) Power BI
10 58 (0.83%) Redis
11 49 (0.70%) Blockchain
11 49 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (0.44%) Couchbase
14 30 (0.43%) RDBMS
15 29 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
17 27 (0.39%) SAP HANA
18 26 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 982 (14.07%) Git (software)
2 512 (7.33%) JIRA
3 385 (5.51%) Axure RP
4 304 (4.35%) gulp
5 264 (3.78%) Jenkins
6 249 (3.57%) webpack
7 228 (3.27%) Visual Studio
8 222 (3.18%) Selenium
9 193 (2.76%) Subversion
10 175 (2.51%) Grunt
11 168 (2.41%) Maven
12 165 (2.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 144 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 128 (1.83%) TeamCity
15 111 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 110 (1.58%) Cucumber
17 109 (1.56%) Jasmine
18 91 (1.30%) Mocha
19 80 (1.15%) Ant
20 78 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1,117 (16.00%) Finance
2 777 (11.13%) Marketing
3 507 (7.26%) Retail
4 297 (4.25%) Banking
5 261 (3.74%) Games
6 147 (2.11%) Advertising
7 111 (1.59%) Law
8 106 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 93 (1.33%) Publishing
10 89 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 85 (1.22%) Front Office
12 76 (1.09%) Investment Banking
13 71 (1.02%) Legal
14 57 (0.82%) Electronics
14 57 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.40%) Automotive
15 28 (0.40%) Back Office
16 27 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 26 (0.37%) Billing
18 23 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,892 (41.43%) Developer
2 1,139 (16.32%) Designer
3 909 (13.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 891 (12.76%) UX Designer
5 504 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 425 (6.09%) Analyst
7 397 (5.69%) C# Developer
8 389 (5.57%) UI Designer
9 378 (5.41%) Web Developer
10 357 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 323 (4.63%) UI/UX Designer
12 317 (4.54%) .NET Developer
13 304 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
14 257 (3.68%) Architect
15 254 (3.64%) Product Manager
16 252 (3.61%) Software Engineer
17 239 (3.42%) Business Analyst
17 239 (3.42%) Senior Designer
18 233 (3.34%) Junior
19 220 (3.15%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,669 (38.23%) HTML
2 2,545 (36.46%) CSS
3 1,296 (18.56%) AngularJS
4 1,119 (16.03%) HTML5
5 1,011 (14.48%) React
6 960 (13.75%) .NET
7 799 (11.45%) jQuery
8 774 (11.09%) CSS3
9 704 (10.08%) Sass
10 678 (9.71%) Node.js
11 482 (6.90%) RESTful
12 477 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 454 (6.50%) Web Services
14 451 (6.46%) ASP.NET
15 422 (6.04%) REST
16 374 (5.36%) LESS
17 301 (4.31%) JSON
18 294 (4.21%) Vue.js
19 281 (4.03%) Redux
20 223 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 734 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 674 (9.65%) Mobile App
3 372 (5.33%) Fintech
4 282 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
5 223 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 164 (2.35%) Graphic Design
7 98 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 97 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 96 (1.38%) Social Media
10 91 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 81 (1.16%) Animation
11 81 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 76 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 55 (0.79%) Cloud Native
14 53 (0.76%) Online Banking
15 51 (0.73%) Hedge funds
16 48 (0.69%) Derivative
17 40 (0.57%) Blog
18 36 (0.52%) Smartphone
19 30 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 570 (8.17%) Android
2 563 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 315 (4.51%) Windows
4 302 (4.33%) Linux
5 111 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 80 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 52 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 48 (0.69%) Unix
9 37 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.17%) CentOS
13 6 (0.086%) Debian
13 6 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.086%) Solaris
14 3 (0.043%) Android TV
15 2 (0.029%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.014%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,560 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,186 (16.99%) Scrum
3 1,181 (16.92%) Front End Development
4 1,034 (14.81%) Wireframes
5 929 (13.31%) Web Development
6 872 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
7 868 (12.43%) TDD
8 803 (11.50%) Analytics
9 788 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 755 (10.82%) E-Commerce
11 612 (8.77%) MVC
12 606 (8.68%) Prototyping
13 566 (8.11%) Mentoring
14 560 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
15 541 (7.75%) User Stories
16 536 (7.68%) Test Automation
17 534 (7.65%) Computer Science
18 523 (7.49%) DevOps
19 512 (7.33%) Project Management
20 475 (6.80%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2,662 (38.13%) JavaScript
2 1,119 (16.03%) C#
3 899 (12.88%) Java
4 743 (10.64%) SQL
5 511 (7.32%) PHP
6 394 (5.64%) Python
7 340 (4.87%) ES6
8 252 (3.61%) TypeScript
9 221 (3.17%) Apple Swift
10 187 (2.68%) C++
11 150 (2.15%) Ruby
12 130 (1.86%) Objective-C
13 115 (1.65%) C
14 102 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 70 (1.00%) Go
15 70 (1.00%) R
16 69 (0.99%) T-SQL
17 66 (0.95%) Java 8
18 62 (0.89%) Kotlin
19 59 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,053 (15.08%) Degree
2 203 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 47 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 41 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 37 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 33 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 31 (0.44%) ISEB
9 31 (0.44%) SAFe Agilist
10 25 (0.36%) PhD
11 23 (0.33%) PMP
12 22 (0.32%) MBA
13 16 (0.23%) DV Cleared
14 15 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
14 15 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (0.19%) DBS Check
15 13 (0.19%) MCSE
16 12 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (8.11%) QA
2 59 (0.85%) SLA
3 51 (0.73%) GDPR
4 32 (0.46%) WCAG
5 24 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.29%) WAI
7 18 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.26%) PMO
8 13 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.10%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.086%) PSD2
12 4 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.043%) SEPA
14 2 (0.029%) FedRAMP
14 2 (0.029%) Section 508
15 1 (0.014%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.014%) HL7
15 1 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 266 (3.81%) Docker
2 110 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 86 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (0.56%) BitLocker
6 36 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (0.40%) XenApp
8 20 (0.29%) Firmware
9 19 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 18 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 17 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.13%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.10%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.072%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
17 2 (0.029%) ACF2
17 2 (0.029%) RACF
Systems Management
1 97 (1.39%) Kubernetes
2 63 (0.90%) Ansible
3 57 (0.82%) SCCM
4 51 (0.73%) Puppet
4 51 (0.73%) Terraform
5 40 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (0.54%) SCOrch
7 30 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 30 (0.43%) vRealize
8 27 (0.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 27 (0.39%) WSUS
9 26 (0.37%) Perfmon
10 25 (0.36%) WMI
11 15 (0.21%) AirWatch
12 12 (0.17%) Prometheus
13 11 (0.16%) Grafana
13 11 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
13 11 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 11 (0.16%) SCDPM
13 11 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 730 (10.46%) Adobe
2 550 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 406 (5.82%) Google
4 141 (2.02%) Oracle
4 141 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 121 (1.73%) SAP
6 102 (1.46%) VMware
7 100 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 95 (1.36%) Apple
9 88 (1.26%) Xamarin
10 71 (1.02%) Citrix
11 64 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 58 (0.83%) Optimizely
13 57 (0.82%) Tableau
14 45 (0.64%) Splunk
15 43 (0.62%) IBM
16 41 (0.59%) hybris
17 39 (0.56%) Twitter
18 38 (0.54%) Alias
19 31 (0.44%) Marketo