Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 5,427 6,550 7,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.67% 4.66% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.04% 11.72% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,337 4,950 5,831
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +4.17%

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 45,067 55,886 62,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.80% 39.79% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34,820 42,815 48,927
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,832 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +5 2,725 £62,500 - 489
South East -20 780 £50,000 +5.26% 175
North of England +12 759 £45,000 +9.76% 278
Midlands +63 517 £42,500 -5.56% 129
North West +21 485 £46,750 +7.47% 178
West Midlands +68 385 £45,000 +2.27% 83
East of England +18 345 £47,500 -5.00% 85
South West -35 300 £45,000 - 123
Yorkshire -22 208 £45,000 +15.13% 71
East Midlands -8 128 £42,500 -5.56% 46
North East +22 66 £40,000 +14.29% 29
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 2,431 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2,081 (38.35%) JavaScript
3 1,882 (34.68%) CSS
4 1,856 (34.20%) HTML
5 974 (17.95%) Finance
6 958 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 901 (16.60%) AngularJS
8 884 (16.29%) React
9 842 (15.52%) Scrum
10 746 (13.75%) Git (software)
11 722 (13.30%) Degree
12 709 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
13 708 (13.05%) Wireframes
14 699 (12.88%) HTML5
15 680 (12.53%) C#
16 667 (12.29%) .NET
17 620 (11.42%) Web Development
18 615 (11.33%) SQL
19 573 (10.56%) Software Engineering
20 567 (10.45%) Analytics
21 566 (10.43%) Node.js
22 565 (10.41%) Java
23 546 (10.06%) Marketing
24 530 (9.77%) Mobile App
25 502 (9.25%) User Stories
26 498 (9.18%) Adobe
27 493 (9.08%) Microsoft
28 492 (9.07%) E-Commerce
29 480 (8.84%) Sketch
30 479 (8.83%) DevOps

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
1 216 (3.98%) CMS
2 100 (1.84%) WordPress
3 93 (1.71%) Confluence
4 73 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 51 (0.94%) IIS
6 50 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 38 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 36 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 31 (0.57%) Apache
10 31 (0.57%) Drupal
10 31 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 26 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 25 (0.46%) Apache Spark
14 24 (0.44%) ArcGIS
15 22 (0.41%) SAS
16 18 (0.33%) EPiServer
17 17 (0.31%) nginx
18 13 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 480 (8.84%) Sketch
2 306 (5.64%) InVision
3 242 (4.46%) Photoshop
4 179 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 133 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 94 (1.73%) Adobe XD
7 90 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
8 84 (1.55%) Figma
9 76 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
10 57 (1.05%) Zeplin
11 46 (0.85%) MS Visio
11 46 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
12 38 (0.70%) Marvel
13 34 (0.63%) InDesign
14 32 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 24 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
15 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
16 20 (0.37%) Chatbot
17 16 (0.29%) SPSS
17 16 (0.29%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 62 (1.14%) Magento
2 37 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.37%) Shopify
5 18 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 15 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
8 11 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
10 9 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
11 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.13%) R3 Corda
11 7 (0.13%) SAP HCM
11 7 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
11 7 (0.13%) SessionCam
12 6 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
12 6 (0.11%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 456 (8.40%) AWS
2 429 (7.90%) Azure
3 252 (4.64%) SaaS
4 152 (2.80%) Office 365
5 134 (2.47%) GitHub
6 129 (2.38%) npm
7 112 (2.06%) Google Analytics
8 103 (1.90%) GCP
9 80 (1.47%) PaaS
10 74 (1.36%) Serverless
11 59 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 57 (1.05%) Power Platform
13 51 (0.94%) IaaS
14 41 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
15 39 (0.72%) Amazon S3
16 28 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
17 26 (0.48%) Basecamp
18 25 (0.46%) Slack
19 23 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
20 21 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 122 (2.25%) Internet
2 94 (1.73%) Wireless
3 79 (1.46%) Firewall
4 63 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 60 (1.11%) DNS
6 48 (0.88%) Intranet
7 47 (0.87%) HTTP
8 42 (0.77%) Skype
9 36 (0.66%) LAN
10 33 (0.61%) VPN
11 26 (0.48%) SMS
11 26 (0.48%) WAN
12 24 (0.44%) SSL
13 23 (0.42%) Network Security
14 17 (0.31%) VLAN
15 15 (0.28%) HTTPS
16 14 (0.26%) DHCP
17 13 (0.24%) DAB
18 12 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
19 11 (0.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 230 (4.24%) MySQL
3 174 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 171 (3.15%) Big Data
5 94 (1.73%) NoSQL
6 78 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 76 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (1.01%) Power BI
9 39 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (0.70%) Redis
11 33 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (0.57%) Blockchain
12 31 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (0.42%) SAP HANA
15 22 (0.41%) QlikView
15 22 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (0.37%) DB2
17 17 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (0.26%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 746 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 304 (5.60%) JIRA
3 264 (4.86%) webpack
4 195 (3.59%) Axure RP
5 169 (3.11%) gulp
6 153 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 152 (2.80%) Jasmine
8 151 (2.78%) Selenium
9 108 (1.99%) Grunt
10 92 (1.70%) Visual Studio
11 81 (1.49%) Bitbucket
12 77 (1.42%) Balsamiq
13 71 (1.31%) Mocha
14 70 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
14 70 (1.29%) Protractor
15 67 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 56 (1.03%) Subversion
17 55 (1.01%) Xcode
18 45 (0.83%) Cucumber
19 44 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 974 (17.95%) Finance
2 546 (10.06%) Marketing
3 359 (6.62%) Retail
4 238 (4.39%) Banking
5 169 (3.11%) Games
6 152 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 137 (2.52%) Public Sector
8 87 (1.60%) Advertising
9 65 (1.20%) Legal
10 63 (1.16%) Automotive
11 49 (0.90%) Electronics
12 46 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 42 (0.77%) Law
14 23 (0.42%) Local Government
15 22 (0.41%) Front Office
15 22 (0.41%) Publishing
16 19 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.33%) Billing
18 15 (0.28%) Back Office
19 12 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,250 (41.46%) Developer
2 931 (17.15%) Designer
3 769 (14.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 656 (12.09%) UX Designer
5 489 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 357 (6.58%) UI Designer
7 303 (5.58%) Analyst
7 303 (5.58%) React Developer
8 290 (5.34%) UI/UX Designer
9 285 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 272 (5.01%) Web Developer
11 211 (3.89%) Senior Designer
12 204 (3.76%) Product Manager
13 202 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
14 199 (3.67%) Software Developer
15 191 (3.52%) Business Analyst
15 191 (3.52%) Junior
16 187 (3.45%) Software Engineer
17 177 (3.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 176 (3.24%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,882 (34.68%) CSS
2 1,856 (34.20%) HTML
3 901 (16.60%) AngularJS
4 884 (16.29%) React
5 699 (12.88%) HTML5
6 667 (12.29%) .NET
7 566 (10.43%) Node.js
8 472 (8.70%) CSS3
9 457 (8.42%) Sass
10 444 (8.18%) jQuery
11 357 (6.58%) Vue.js
12 349 (6.43%) REST
13 284 (5.23%) RESTful
14 273 (5.03%) Redux
15 272 (5.01%) ASP.NET
16 270 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 270 (4.98%) Web Services
17 201 (3.70%) JSON
18 161 (2.97%) Spring
19 138 (2.54%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 530 (9.77%) Mobile App
2 473 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 232 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
4 187 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 158 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 135 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 113 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 92 (1.70%) CCTV
8 92 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 84 (1.55%) Smartphone
10 73 (1.35%) Hedge funds
11 66 (1.22%) Derivative
12 65 (1.20%) Social Media
12 65 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 61 (1.12%) Graphic Design
14 55 (1.01%) Data Centre
15 52 (0.96%) Animation
16 51 (0.94%) Client/Server
17 48 (0.88%) iPad
18 43 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 360 (6.63%) Android
2 358 (6.60%) Apple iOS
3 321 (5.91%) Windows
4 284 (5.23%) Linux
5 68 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 64 (1.18%) Mac OS
7 42 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 29 (0.53%) tvOS
9 25 (0.46%) Unix
10 23 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.31%) CentOS
13 16 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
14 14 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.11%) Debian
17 6 (0.11%) watchOS
18 5 (0.092%) HPUX
18 5 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,431 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 958 (17.65%) Front End Development
3 842 (15.52%) Scrum
4 709 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
5 708 (13.05%) Wireframes
6 620 (11.42%) Web Development
7 573 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 567 (10.45%) Analytics
9 502 (9.25%) User Stories
10 492 (9.07%) E-Commerce
11 479 (8.83%) DevOps
12 473 (8.72%) TDD
13 470 (8.66%) Mentoring
14 455 (8.38%) Computer Science
15 428 (7.89%) Fintech
16 424 (7.81%) Prototyping
17 415 (7.65%) Test Automation
18 361 (6.65%) Project Management
19 357 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
20 349 (6.43%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,081 (38.35%) JavaScript
2 680 (12.53%) C#
3 615 (11.33%) SQL
4 565 (10.41%) Java
5 356 (6.56%) Python
6 341 (6.28%) PHP
7 329 (6.06%) TypeScript
8 293 (5.40%) ES6
9 206 (3.80%) C++
10 171 (3.15%) C
11 103 (1.90%) Apple Swift
11 103 (1.90%) Objective-C
12 81 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 79 (1.46%) R
14 72 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 71 (1.31%) Kotlin
16 70 (1.29%) PowerShell
17 69 (1.27%) Java 8
18 67 (1.23%) Ruby
19 64 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 722 (13.30%) Degree
2 209 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 55 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 44 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 37 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 35 (0.64%) ISEB
8 30 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 27 (0.50%) HNC
10 26 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 24 (0.44%) PMP
12 23 (0.42%) HND
13 20 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (0.35%) CISSP
15 17 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (0.31%) SAP Certification
16 16 (0.29%) DBS Check
17 15 (0.28%) CCNA
18 14 (0.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 367 (6.76%) QA
2 44 (0.81%) SLA
3 30 (0.55%) WCAG
4 26 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.29%) PMO
7 13 (0.24%) GDPR
8 12 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.20%) WAI
10 10 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.15%) HL7
13 5 (0.092%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.074%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.055%) Section 508
15 3 (0.055%) TickIT
16 2 (0.037%) GAAP
17 1 (0.018%) BS7799
17 1 (0.018%) Cyber Essentials
17 1 (0.018%) P3O
System Software
1 250 (4.61%) Docker
2 86 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 77 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (0.76%) XenApp
5 41 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 36 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.37%) Firmware
9 17 (0.31%) RACF
10 14 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.24%) ACF2
11 13 (0.24%) vSphere
12 11 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.11%) IAG
13 6 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.018%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.018%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.018%) Xen
Systems Management
1 138 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 100 (1.84%) SCCM
3 49 (0.90%) Terraform
4 35 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 30 (0.55%) Ansible
6 29 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.39%) Puppet
8 19 (0.35%) AirWatch
8 19 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
9 15 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
11 13 (0.24%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.20%) Matomo
13 10 (0.18%) SCOM
14 9 (0.17%) Netcool
14 9 (0.17%) TeMIP
15 8 (0.15%) Grafana
15 8 (0.15%) Kibana
15 8 (0.15%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 498 (9.18%) Adobe
2 493 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 257 (4.74%) Google
4 126 (2.32%) Oracle
5 124 (2.28%) SAP
6 118 (2.17%) Apple
7 82 (1.51%) VMware
8 61 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 57 (1.05%) HP
10 54 (1.00%) IBM
11 51 (0.94%) Sitecore
12 48 (0.88%) Xamarin
13 47 (0.87%) Citrix
14 40 (0.74%) Tableau
15 39 (0.72%) Facebook
16 38 (0.70%) Genesys
17 35 (0.64%) Dell
18 31 (0.57%) WorldPay
19 30 (0.55%) Cisco
19 30 (0.55%) ServiceNow