Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 57 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,989 6,219 7,545
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.50% 4.80% 4.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.49% 12.24% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 5,113 5,901
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 17,306 50,822 61,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.20% 39.23% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13,912 38,445 47,141
Median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,252 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -30 807 £65,000 +4.00% 217
North of England +5 453 £45,000 +5.88% 145
South East +15 308 £55,000 +4.76% 68
North West -6 251 £46,250 +8.82% 95
Midlands +3 184 £42,500 - 93
Yorkshire +90 169 £40,000 -5.33% 27
South West +4 126 £46,000 +2.22% 45
West Midlands -13 110 £43,500 +2.35% 57
East of England +6 98 £40,000 -23.81% 27
East Midlands +34 74 £40,000 -8.57% 36
North East +19 33 £41,250 +17.86% 23
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 915 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 805 (40.47%) JavaScript
3 670 (33.69%) CSS
4 639 (32.13%) HTML
5 372 (18.70%) Front End Development
6 368 (18.50%) Finance
7 332 (16.69%) React
8 296 (14.88%) AngularJS
9 281 (14.13%) Wireframes
10 271 (13.62%) Git (software)
11 259 (13.02%) HTML5
12 237 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
13 234 (11.76%) Node.js
14 231 (11.61%) .NET
15 218 (10.96%) DevOps
16 215 (10.81%) E-Commerce
17 213 (10.71%) Software Engineering
18 199 (10.01%) C#
19 197 (9.90%) Scrum
20 196 (9.85%) PHP
20 196 (9.85%) Web Development
21 187 (9.40%) SaaS
22 184 (9.25%) Azure
23 176 (8.85%) Degree
24 174 (8.75%) Marketing
24 174 (8.75%) QA
24 174 (8.75%) AWS
25 171 (8.60%) CSS3
26 169 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
26 169 (8.50%) TypeScript

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
1 114 (5.73%) CMS
2 43 (2.16%) Confluence
3 32 (1.61%) WordPress
4 29 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.11%) Apache
6 22 (1.11%) Umbraco
7 16 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (0.60%) EPiServer
9 11 (0.55%) Drupal
10 9 (0.45%) IIS
10 9 (0.45%) nginx
11 8 (0.40%) Headless CMS
11 8 (0.40%) Kentico
11 8 (0.40%) Liferay
11 8 (0.40%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.20%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.15%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 156 (7.84%) Sketch
2 113 (5.68%) InVision
3 77 (3.87%) Photoshop
4 71 (3.57%) Figma
5 60 (3.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 44 (2.21%) Adobe XD
7 36 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (1.21%) Zeplin
10 23 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (0.65%) Marvel
12 12 (0.60%) UXPin
13 11 (0.55%) Chatbot
14 7 (0.35%) InDesign
14 7 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
14 7 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 46 (2.31%) Magento
2 22 (1.11%) Shopify
3 16 (0.80%) SAP MM
3 16 (0.80%) SAP SD
4 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.10%) Maximo
8 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.050%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 187 (9.40%) SaaS
2 184 (9.25%) Azure
3 174 (8.75%) AWS
4 73 (3.67%) Office 365
5 54 (2.71%) GitHub
5 54 (2.71%) Serverless
6 45 (2.26%) GCP
7 44 (2.21%) npm
8 33 (1.66%) Power Platform
9 32 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
10 30 (1.51%) Slack
11 26 (1.31%) PaaS
12 24 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (1.06%) IaaS
14 20 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 19 (0.96%) Google Analytics
16 18 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (0.90%) Amazon S3
17 13 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.06%) Internet
2 20 (1.01%) Unified Communications
3 18 (0.90%) VoIP
4 17 (0.85%) DNS
4 17 (0.85%) Skype
4 17 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.55%) Firewall
5 11 (0.55%) HTTP
6 9 (0.45%) Broadband
6 9 (0.45%) Intranet
6 9 (0.45%) Network Security
6 9 (0.45%) PBX
7 8 (0.40%) Wireless
8 7 (0.35%) LAN
8 7 (0.35%) SAN
8 7 (0.35%) WAN
9 6 (0.30%) DHCP
9 6 (0.30%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.20%) RTP
10 4 (0.20%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (5.43%) MySQL
2 103 (5.18%) SQL Server
3 82 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 45 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 38 (1.91%) Big Data
6 33 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 30 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (1.36%) Power BI
9 25 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.96%) Redis
11 18 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (0.50%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.45%) BigQuery
14 9 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.40%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.35%) MS Access
16 7 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 271 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 114 (5.73%) JIRA
3 90 (4.52%) webpack
4 45 (2.26%) Axure RP
5 44 (2.21%) Babel
6 42 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 39 (1.96%) Selenium
8 31 (1.56%) Grunt
9 30 (1.51%) gulp
10 23 (1.16%) Cypress.io
11 21 (1.06%) Subversion
12 19 (0.96%) Visual Studio
13 18 (0.90%) Balsamiq
14 17 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (0.80%) PHPUnit
15 16 (0.80%) Xcode
16 15 (0.75%) git-flow
17 13 (0.65%) TeamCity
18 12 (0.60%) CircleCI
18 12 (0.60%) Jasmine
General
1 368 (18.50%) Finance
2 174 (8.75%) Marketing
3 107 (5.38%) Retail
4 75 (3.77%) Public Sector
5 62 (3.12%) Banking
6 58 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.31%) Games
8 32 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.21%) Legal
10 23 (1.16%) Law
10 23 (1.16%) Publishing
11 20 (1.01%) Electronics
12 14 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.60%) Advertising
13 12 (0.60%) Local Government
13 12 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.55%) Front Office
15 10 (0.50%) Automotive
16 8 (0.40%) French Language
17 6 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 877 (44.09%) Developer
2 342 (17.19%) Designer
3 296 (14.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 258 (12.97%) UX Designer
5 157 (7.89%) UI Designer
6 148 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 138 (6.94%) UI/UX Designer
8 123 (6.18%) React Developer
9 116 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 98 (4.93%) Analyst
11 97 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 93 (4.68%) Product Manager
13 74 (3.72%) C# Developer
14 72 (3.62%) Architect
15 71 (3.57%) Product Owner
16 63 (3.17%) PHP Developer
17 61 (3.07%) .NET Developer
17 61 (3.07%) Software Engineer
18 60 (3.02%) Senior Designer
19 55 (2.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 670 (33.69%) CSS
2 639 (32.13%) HTML
3 332 (16.69%) React
4 296 (14.88%) AngularJS
5 259 (13.02%) HTML5
6 234 (11.76%) Node.js
7 231 (11.61%) .NET
8 171 (8.60%) CSS3
9 166 (8.35%) Sass
10 156 (7.84%) Vue.js
11 149 (7.49%) jQuery
12 148 (7.44%) REST
13 118 (5.93%) RESTful
14 110 (5.53%) Redux
15 93 (4.68%) Web Services
16 78 (3.92%) .NET Core
17 71 (3.57%) React Native
18 69 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 66 (3.32%) XML
20 65 (3.27%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (7.34%) Mobile App
3 67 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 63 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 28 (1.41%) Virtual Team
7 26 (1.31%) Data Structures
8 24 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.11%) Social Media
10 21 (1.06%) FMCG
10 21 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 18 (0.90%) Animation
11 18 (0.90%) Graphic Design
12 17 (0.85%) Derivative
13 16 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.80%) N-Tier
14 15 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 130 (6.54%) Apple iOS
2 110 (5.53%) Android
3 100 (5.03%) Windows
4 58 (2.92%) Linux
5 42 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 37 (1.86%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.60%) Unix
9 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.10%) Android TV
13 2 (0.10%) tvOS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.050%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (18.70%) Front End Development
3 281 (14.13%) Wireframes
4 237 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
5 218 (10.96%) DevOps
6 215 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 213 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 197 (9.90%) Scrum
9 196 (9.85%) Web Development
10 165 (8.30%) Test Automation
11 158 (7.94%) TDD
12 156 (7.84%) Prototyping
13 150 (7.54%) User Stories
14 132 (6.64%) Analytics
15 129 (6.49%) SDLC
16 127 (6.39%) Fintech
17 116 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 115 (5.78%) Mentoring
18 115 (5.78%) Unit Testing
19 114 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 805 (40.47%) JavaScript
2 199 (10.01%) C#
3 196 (9.85%) PHP
4 169 (8.50%) TypeScript
5 167 (8.40%) SQL
6 148 (7.44%) Java
7 124 (6.23%) Python
8 86 (4.32%) ES6
9 63 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 48 (2.41%) C++
11 43 (2.16%) Apple Swift
12 33 (1.66%) C
13 29 (1.46%) Objective-C
14 23 (1.16%) Kotlin
15 22 (1.11%) Ruby
16 18 (0.90%) R
17 16 (0.80%) Java 8
18 15 (0.75%) VB.NET
19 14 (0.70%) ES7
20 10 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (8.85%) Degree
2 50 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.01%) Master's Degree
5 15 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (0.65%) PhD
7 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.25%) PMP
10 4 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.20%) MCSA
11 3 (0.15%) CISM
11 3 (0.15%) CISSP
11 3 (0.15%) IIBA
11 3 (0.15%) MCPD
11 3 (0.15%) MCSD
11 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (8.75%) QA
2 27 (1.36%) SLA
3 13 (0.65%) GDPR
4 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) WCAG
6 2 (0.10%) COBIT
6 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.10%) NCSC
7 1 (0.050%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (4.63%) Docker
2 56 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.45%) Firmware
7 7 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.20%) XenApp
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.050%) KVM
10 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.050%) NDS
10 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.050%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.050%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (4.07%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.51%) SCCM
3 34 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 29 (1.46%) Ansible
5 17 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.75%) Puppet
7 13 (0.65%) SCOrch
8 7 (0.35%) Terraform
9 4 (0.20%) CASB
10 2 (0.10%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.10%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.10%) WSUS
11 1 (0.050%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.050%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.050%) Grafana
11 1 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.050%) MIIS
11 1 (0.050%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.050%) SCOM
11 1 (0.050%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 167 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 144 (7.24%) Adobe
3 82 (4.12%) Google
4 40 (2.01%) SAP
5 36 (1.81%) Oracle
6 25 (1.26%) Atlassian
7 22 (1.11%) Apple
8 21 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 20 (1.01%) VMware
10 19 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (0.85%) Citrix
12 16 (0.80%) Cisco
13 13 (0.65%) Pega
13 13 (0.65%) Zend
14 11 (0.55%) HP
14 11 (0.55%) ServiceNow
14 11 (0.55%) Sophos
15 10 (0.50%) Siebel
16 9 (0.45%) Facebook
17 8 (0.40%) Tableau