Period
to 18 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 55 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 6,584 8,050 7,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.91% 4.94% 4.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.40% 12.55% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,096 6,105 5,899
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 53,090 64,131 66,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.58% 39.32% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40,091 49,352 51,886
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,688 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 18 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +6 3,260 £62,500 +4.17% 501
North of England +21 1,124 £42,250 +5.63% 299
South East -29 957 £50,000 +11.11% 176
North West +36 834 £42,500 +6.25% 199
Midlands +23 491 £41,509 +3.77% 149
South West -24 400 £42,000 -11.58% 107
East of England +5 338 £52,500 +5.00% 101
West Midlands +19 319 £42,500 - 89
Yorkshire -47 256 £40,000 - 71
East Midlands +4 165 £40,000 +6.67% 59
North East -12 37 £35,000 -9.68% 29
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 3,164 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 2,387 (36.25%) JavaScript
3 2,298 (34.90%) HTML
4 2,241 (34.04%) CSS
5 1,121 (17.03%) Wireframes
6 1,085 (16.48%) Scrum
7 1,065 (16.18%) AngularJS
8 1,061 (16.11%) Front End Development
9 1,051 (15.96%) Finance
10 996 (15.13%) React
11 935 (14.20%) Analytics
12 843 (12.80%) Git (software)
13 826 (12.55%) HTML5
14 824 (12.52%) Java
15 822 (12.48%) Degree
16 787 (11.95%) C#
17 755 (11.47%) Marketing
18 742 (11.27%) TDD
19 740 (11.24%) Software Engineering
20 735 (11.16%) E-Commerce
21 731 (11.10%) .NET
22 703 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
23 688 (10.45%) Sketch
24 682 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
25 680 (10.33%) Adobe
26 663 (10.07%) Node.js
27 652 (9.90%) Web Development
28 597 (9.07%) SQL
29 584 (8.87%) DevOps
30 580 (8.81%) Mobile App

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
1 414 (6.29%) CMS
2 163 (2.48%) Confluence
3 129 (1.96%) WordPress
4 100 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 94 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 82 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 61 (0.93%) IIS
8 59 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 53 (0.80%) Drupal
10 37 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 31 (0.47%) Apache
12 29 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 26 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 24 (0.36%) EPiServer
14 24 (0.36%) Skype for Business
15 23 (0.35%) Sitefinity
16 18 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.26%) MS Exchange
18 16 (0.24%) Mule
18 16 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 688 (10.45%) Sketch
2 422 (6.41%) InVision
3 417 (6.33%) Photoshop
4 317 (4.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 151 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 129 (1.96%) Adobe XD
7 110 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
8 81 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
9 79 (1.20%) Marvel
10 77 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
10 77 (1.17%) Zeplin
11 54 (0.82%) Chatbot
12 51 (0.77%) InDesign
13 46 (0.70%) MS Visio
14 43 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 40 (0.61%) Figma
16 28 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
17 19 (0.29%) UXPin
18 17 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
19 15 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 48 (0.73%) Magento
2 27 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 23 (0.35%) Shopify
4 22 (0.33%) WebTrends
5 12 (0.18%) SAP Business One
5 12 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 10 (0.15%) SAP PP
8 8 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.12%) SAP EWM
9 6 (0.091%) iTrent
9 6 (0.091%) Maximo
9 6 (0.091%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.091%) SessionCam
9 6 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.061%) SAP SCM
12 3 (0.046%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 682 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 534 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 300 (4.56%) SaaS
4 196 (2.98%) GitHub
5 160 (2.43%) Office 365
6 157 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 145 (2.20%) Google Analytics
8 140 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 124 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
10 114 (1.73%) Serverless
11 107 (1.63%) PaaS
12 106 (1.61%) npm
13 57 (0.87%) IaaS
14 44 (0.67%) Power Platform
15 40 (0.61%) Slack
16 37 (0.56%) OpenShift
17 30 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
18 27 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
18 27 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
19 26 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 112 (1.70%) Broadband
2 92 (1.40%) Wireless
3 89 (1.35%) Internet
4 85 (1.29%) HTTP
5 48 (0.73%) Skype
6 42 (0.64%) Firewall
6 42 (0.64%) Intranet
7 30 (0.46%) Bluetooth
8 28 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (0.39%) DNS
10 22 (0.33%) Network Security
10 22 (0.33%) TCP/IP
11 20 (0.30%) SSL
12 17 (0.26%) SSH
13 16 (0.24%) VPN
14 14 (0.21%) DAB
14 14 (0.21%) SMS
14 14 (0.21%) VLAN
14 14 (0.21%) VoIP
15 13 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 220 (3.34%) MySQL
3 180 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 172 (2.61%) Big Data
5 146 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 99 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 96 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 46 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (0.70%) Redis
11 43 (0.65%) SAP HANA
12 39 (0.59%) Blockchain
13 33 (0.50%) Power BI
13 33 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (0.38%) Data Lake
17 24 (0.36%) CouchDB
18 21 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 843 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 402 (6.11%) JIRA
3 310 (4.71%) Axure RP
4 239 (3.63%) webpack
5 236 (3.58%) Jenkins
6 171 (2.60%) Jasmine
7 130 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 127 (1.93%) Selenium
9 120 (1.82%) gulp
10 110 (1.67%) Subversion
11 100 (1.52%) Mocha
11 100 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 98 (1.49%) Balsamiq
13 95 (1.44%) Grunt
14 84 (1.28%) Cucumber
15 75 (1.14%) Bitbucket
16 72 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
17 60 (0.91%) Xcode
18 56 (0.85%) Maven
19 55 (0.84%) Protractor
General
1 1,051 (15.96%) Finance
2 755 (11.47%) Marketing
3 473 (7.18%) Retail
4 279 (4.24%) Banking
5 227 (3.45%) Games
6 221 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 148 (2.25%) Advertising
8 103 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 92 (1.40%) Electronics
10 89 (1.35%) Legal
11 78 (1.18%) Law
12 66 (1.00%) Automotive
13 57 (0.87%) Publishing
14 35 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.49%) Front Office
16 26 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 20 (0.30%) Back Office
18 19 (0.29%) Retail Banking
19 16 (0.24%) Aerospace
20 14 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,432 (36.94%) Developer
2 1,303 (19.79%) Designer
3 930 (14.13%) UX Designer
4 807 (12.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 566 (8.60%) Analyst
6 495 (7.52%) Senior Developer
7 438 (6.65%) UI Designer
8 374 (5.68%) Business Analyst
9 314 (4.77%) UI/UX Designer
10 297 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
11 282 (4.28%) Web Developer
12 269 (4.09%) Architect
13 262 (3.98%) Software Engineer
14 260 (3.95%) C# Developer
15 252 (3.83%) Senior Designer
16 225 (3.42%) .NET Developer
17 222 (3.37%) React Developer
18 221 (3.36%) Digital Analyst
19 189 (2.87%) Digital Business Analyst
20 188 (2.86%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,298 (34.90%) HTML
2 2,241 (34.04%) CSS
3 1,065 (16.18%) AngularJS
4 996 (15.13%) React
5 826 (12.55%) HTML5
6 731 (11.10%) .NET
7 663 (10.07%) Node.js
8 573 (8.70%) CSS3
9 535 (8.13%) jQuery
10 464 (7.05%) Sass
11 431 (6.55%) RESTful
12 402 (6.11%) REST
13 396 (6.01%) ASP.NET
14 364 (5.53%) Redux
15 331 (5.03%) Vue.js
16 297 (4.51%) Web Services
17 287 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 254 (3.86%) JSON
19 222 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
20 220 (3.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 580 (8.81%) Mobile App
2 533 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 214 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
4 202 (3.07%) Data Structures
5 197 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 179 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 163 (2.48%) Algorithms
8 135 (2.05%) Social Media
9 125 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 106 (1.61%) Graphic Design
11 77 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 70 (1.06%) Animation
13 69 (1.05%) Robotics
14 68 (1.03%) CCTV
15 54 (0.82%) Cloud Native
16 53 (0.80%) Blog
17 46 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 46 (0.70%) iPad
18 45 (0.68%) Smartphone
19 44 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 452 (6.87%) Apple iOS
2 403 (6.12%) Android
3 265 (4.02%) Linux
4 255 (3.87%) Windows
5 107 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 54 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 38 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 32 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 28 (0.43%) Unix
11 16 (0.24%) CentOS
11 16 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.12%) zOS
14 5 (0.076%) HPUX
14 5 (0.076%) Solaris
14 5 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.061%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,164 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1,121 (17.03%) Wireframes
3 1,085 (16.48%) Scrum
4 1,061 (16.11%) Front End Development
5 935 (14.20%) Analytics
6 742 (11.27%) TDD
7 740 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 735 (11.16%) E-Commerce
9 703 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
10 652 (9.90%) Web Development
11 584 (8.87%) DevOps
12 580 (8.81%) Prototyping
13 532 (8.08%) Computer Science
14 495 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
14 495 (7.52%) Test Automation
15 488 (7.41%) Mentoring
16 479 (7.28%) Responsive Web Design
17 458 (6.96%) MVC
18 436 (6.62%) Kanban
19 425 (6.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,387 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 824 (12.52%) Java
3 787 (11.95%) C#
4 597 (9.07%) SQL
5 432 (6.56%) Python
6 409 (6.21%) PHP
7 405 (6.15%) ES6
8 372 (5.65%) TypeScript
9 193 (2.93%) Apple Swift
10 141 (2.14%) C++
11 112 (1.70%) Ruby
12 101 (1.53%) Objective-C
13 90 (1.37%) Java 8
14 87 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 86 (1.31%) Go
16 80 (1.22%) C
17 66 (1.00%) Bash Shell
18 58 (0.88%) Kotlin
19 55 (0.84%) R
20 46 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 822 (12.48%) Degree
2 203 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 45 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 38 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 34 (0.52%) ISEB
8 32 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 30 (0.46%) HNC
10 27 (0.41%) HND
10 27 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 26 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (0.38%) CCNA
13 21 (0.32%) DV Cleared
14 19 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.24%) SAP Certification
16 14 (0.21%) PhD
17 12 (0.18%) MCTS
18 11 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (6.29%) QA
2 72 (1.09%) SLA
3 56 (0.85%) GDPR
4 44 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 43 (0.65%) WAI
6 20 (0.30%) PMO
7 13 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.18%) WCAG
9 7 (0.11%) TickIT
10 6 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.091%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.091%) MiFID
11 5 (0.076%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.061%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.061%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.046%) ISO 26262
13 3 (0.046%) NEBOSH
14 2 (0.030%) FINRA
14 2 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.030%) NIST 800
System Software
1 380 (5.77%) Docker
2 121 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 26 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.20%) Firmware
6 10 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.12%) XenApp
7 8 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.076%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.076%) DFS Replication
8 5 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.061%) HDFS
10 3 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.046%) vSphere
11 2 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.030%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.015%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.015%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.015%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 196 (2.98%) Kubernetes
2 64 (0.97%) Ansible
3 51 (0.77%) Terraform
4 43 (0.65%) Puppet
5 34 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
7 25 (0.38%) SCCM
8 23 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
11 10 (0.15%) Rancher
12 8 (0.12%) Plesk
12 8 (0.12%) SCOM
13 6 (0.091%) Grafana
14 5 (0.076%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.076%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.076%) Salt
14 5 (0.076%) TeamSite
15 4 (0.061%) Nagios
15 4 (0.061%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 680 (10.33%) Adobe
2 531 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 320 (4.86%) Google
4 173 (2.63%) SAP
5 102 (1.55%) Oracle
6 91 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 83 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (1.00%) Apple
9 50 (0.76%) Xamarin
10 47 (0.71%) VMware
11 43 (0.65%) Tableau
12 38 (0.58%) Citrix
13 37 (0.56%) ServiceNow
14 35 (0.53%) Red Hat
15 32 (0.49%) Splunk
16 31 (0.47%) Cisco
17 30 (0.46%) Fidessa
17 30 (0.46%) hybris
17 30 (0.46%) WorldPay
18 29 (0.44%) Facebook