Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 56 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 6,099 7,415 7,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.81% 4.84% 4.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.26% 12.18% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4,712 5,599 6,010
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 49,745 60,888 66,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.24% 39.73% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37,783 46,914 49,762
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +4 2,915 £62,500 +4.17% 449
North of England +15 997 £42,500 - 232
South East -21 937 £52,500 +10.53% 181
North West +29 756 £43,500 -0.18% 130
Midlands +41 531 £42,500 - 133
West Midlands +73 373 £43,500 +2.35% 80
South West -19 369 £47,500 +11.76% 108
East of England +9 348 £50,000 +5.26% 91
Yorkshire -61 200 £42,500 +6.25% 75
East Midlands -8 150 £42,500 +1.19% 51
North East -2 44 £35,864 +2.47% 27
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2,822 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2,205 (36.15%) JavaScript
3 2,090 (34.27%) CSS
4 2,082 (34.14%) HTML
5 1,026 (16.82%) Finance
6 1,021 (16.74%) AngularJS
7 1,000 (16.40%) Front End Development
8 952 (15.61%) Wireframes
9 950 (15.58%) Scrum
10 903 (14.81%) React
11 823 (13.49%) Degree
12 812 (13.31%) Git (software)
13 799 (13.10%) Analytics
14 768 (12.59%) HTML5
15 757 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
16 696 (11.41%) C#
17 676 (11.08%) Java
18 667 (10.94%) Marketing
19 649 (10.64%) Software Engineering
20 643 (10.54%) .NET
21 589 (9.66%) Web Development
22 581 (9.53%) Sketch
23 575 (9.43%) TDD
24 573 (9.39%) E-Commerce
25 570 (9.35%) Node.js
26 569 (9.33%) AWS
27 566 (9.28%) SQL
28 565 (9.26%) Adobe
29 563 (9.23%) Mobile App
30 545 (8.94%) Microsoft

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
1 325 (5.33%) CMS
2 118 (1.93%) Confluence
3 101 (1.66%) WordPress
4 99 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 68 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (0.98%) Umbraco
7 59 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 58 (0.95%) IIS
9 51 (0.84%) Drupal
10 36 (0.59%) Apache
11 29 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 27 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 25 (0.41%) Skype for Business
14 20 (0.33%) SAS
15 19 (0.31%) nginx
16 18 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (0.30%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.28%) EPiServer
18 16 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
19 14 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 581 (9.53%) Sketch
2 379 (6.21%) InVision
3 296 (4.85%) Photoshop
4 230 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 119 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 116 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
7 108 (1.77%) Adobe XD
8 95 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
9 79 (1.30%) Zeplin
10 78 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
11 76 (1.25%) Figma
12 57 (0.93%) Marvel
13 47 (0.77%) InDesign
14 39 (0.64%) MS Visio
15 35 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 24 (0.39%) Chatbot
17 23 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
18 21 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
18 21 (0.34%) UXPin
19 18 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (0.66%) Magento
2 34 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 17 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.25%) Shopify
6 14 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.15%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
10 7 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.098%) Maximo
11 6 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.082%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.082%) SessionCam
13 4 (0.066%) HFM
13 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.066%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.066%) SAP FI
13 4 (0.066%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 569 (9.33%) AWS
2 468 (7.67%) Azure
3 232 (3.80%) SaaS
4 169 (2.77%) GitHub
5 161 (2.64%) Office 365
6 131 (2.15%) Google Analytics
7 127 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 119 (1.95%) npm
9 106 (1.74%) Serverless
10 102 (1.67%) GCP
11 75 (1.23%) PaaS
12 66 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
13 44 (0.72%) IaaS
13 44 (0.72%) Power Platform
14 33 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 29 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
17 26 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
17 26 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 147 (2.41%) Wireless
2 116 (1.90%) Internet
3 84 (1.38%) Firewall
4 80 (1.31%) HTTP
5 45 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 42 (0.69%) DNS
7 38 (0.62%) Network Security
7 38 (0.62%) Skype
8 32 (0.52%) SMS
9 31 (0.51%) Intranet
10 28 (0.46%) VPN
11 26 (0.43%) LAN
11 26 (0.43%) SSL
12 24 (0.39%) Broadband
12 24 (0.39%) VLAN
13 23 (0.38%) DAB
14 20 (0.33%) WAN
15 19 (0.31%) Bluetooth
15 19 (0.31%) HTTPS
16 17 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 190 (3.12%) MySQL
3 171 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 150 (2.46%) Big Data
5 124 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 102 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 83 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (0.71%) Power BI
10 42 (0.69%) Redis
11 39 (0.64%) Hadoop
12 36 (0.59%) Blockchain
13 31 (0.51%) SAP HANA
14 28 (0.46%) Cosmos DB
14 28 (0.46%) GIS
15 22 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 812 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 342 (5.61%) JIRA
3 256 (4.20%) webpack
4 249 (4.08%) Axure RP
5 207 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 181 (2.97%) Jasmine
7 163 (2.67%) Selenium
8 161 (2.64%) gulp
9 110 (1.80%) Grunt
10 96 (1.57%) Visual Studio
11 89 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
12 84 (1.38%) Mocha
13 79 (1.30%) Bitbucket
14 73 (1.20%) Protractor
15 68 (1.11%) Subversion
16 67 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
17 66 (1.08%) Cucumber
18 63 (1.03%) Balsamiq
19 57 (0.93%) Maven
20 46 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 1,026 (16.82%) Finance
2 667 (10.94%) Marketing
3 379 (6.21%) Retail
4 273 (4.48%) Banking
5 257 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 213 (3.49%) Games
7 184 (3.02%) Public Sector
8 127 (2.08%) Advertising
9 91 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 89 (1.46%) Legal
11 78 (1.28%) Law
12 70 (1.15%) Automotive
12 70 (1.15%) Electronics
13 29 (0.48%) Local Government
14 28 (0.46%) Front Office
15 26 (0.43%) Publishing
16 23 (0.38%) Billing
17 19 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 18 (0.30%) Financial Institution
19 17 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,251 (36.91%) Developer
2 1,051 (17.23%) Designer
3 816 (13.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 756 (12.40%) UX Designer
5 470 (7.71%) Analyst
6 453 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 390 (6.39%) UI Designer
8 300 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 298 (4.89%) UI/UX Designer
10 283 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
11 274 (4.49%) React Developer
12 233 (3.82%) Web Developer
13 221 (3.62%) Software Engineer
14 196 (3.21%) .NET Developer
15 190 (3.12%) Architect
16 183 (3.00%) C# Developer
17 182 (2.98%) Product Manager
18 179 (2.93%) Software Developer
19 176 (2.89%) Digital Analyst
20 166 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,090 (34.27%) CSS
2 2,082 (34.14%) HTML
3 1,021 (16.74%) AngularJS
4 903 (14.81%) React
5 768 (12.59%) HTML5
6 643 (10.54%) .NET
7 570 (9.35%) Node.js
8 530 (8.69%) CSS3
9 490 (8.03%) jQuery
10 454 (7.44%) Sass
11 411 (6.74%) REST
12 356 (5.84%) Vue.js
13 326 (5.35%) RESTful
14 323 (5.30%) ASP.NET
15 291 (4.77%) Web Services
16 289 (4.74%) Redux
17 263 (4.31%) JSON
18 234 (3.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 215 (3.53%) Spring
20 177 (2.90%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 563 (9.23%) Mobile App
2 498 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 229 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
4 164 (2.69%) Algorithms
5 160 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 158 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 148 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 142 (2.33%) CCTV
9 141 (2.31%) Data Structures
10 121 (1.98%) Social Media
11 84 (1.38%) Smartphone
12 73 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 69 (1.13%) Graphic Design
14 58 (0.95%) Data Centre
15 54 (0.89%) Robotics
16 53 (0.87%) iPad
17 50 (0.82%) Animation
17 50 (0.82%) Hedge funds
18 46 (0.75%) Blog
18 46 (0.75%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 401 (6.57%) Apple iOS
2 387 (6.35%) Android
3 301 (4.94%) Windows
4 257 (4.21%) Linux
5 90 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 89 (1.46%) Windows Server
7 45 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 40 (0.66%) Mac OS
9 32 (0.52%) Unix
10 31 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.38%) CentOS
13 18 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.16%) HPUX
15 10 (0.16%) Solaris
15 10 (0.16%) zOS
16 7 (0.11%) Debian
16 7 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,822 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1,000 (16.40%) Front End Development
3 952 (15.61%) Wireframes
4 950 (15.58%) Scrum
5 799 (13.10%) Analytics
6 757 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
7 649 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 589 (9.66%) Web Development
9 575 (9.43%) TDD
10 573 (9.39%) E-Commerce
11 538 (8.82%) DevOps
12 533 (8.74%) Prototyping
13 505 (8.28%) Computer Science
14 498 (8.17%) Mentoring
15 483 (7.92%) User Stories
16 472 (7.74%) Test Automation
17 405 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
18 396 (6.49%) Project Management
19 395 (6.48%) MVC
20 393 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,205 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 696 (11.41%) C#
3 676 (11.08%) Java
4 566 (9.28%) SQL
5 346 (5.67%) TypeScript
6 341 (5.59%) Python
7 310 (5.08%) PHP
8 296 (4.85%) ES6
9 168 (2.75%) C++
10 121 (1.98%) Apple Swift
11 93 (1.52%) C
12 81 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 81 (1.33%) Ruby
13 77 (1.26%) Java 8
14 75 (1.23%) Go
15 72 (1.18%) Objective-C
16 71 (1.16%) Kotlin
17 66 (1.08%) R
18 63 (1.03%) Bash Shell
19 62 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 823 (13.49%) Degree
2 206 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 50 (0.82%) HNC
5 46 (0.75%) HND
6 45 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 37 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 37 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 36 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 34 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (0.52%) CCNA
11 30 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 26 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.38%) ISEB
14 20 (0.33%) DV Cleared
15 19 (0.31%) SAP Certification
16 15 (0.25%) CISSP
16 15 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (6.31%) QA
2 94 (1.54%) SLA
3 37 (0.61%) GDPR
4 31 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.48%) WAI
6 27 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (0.36%) PMO
7 22 (0.36%) WCAG
8 20 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
10 7 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.11%) TickIT
11 5 (0.082%) HL7
11 5 (0.082%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.049%) Section 508
13 2 (0.033%) GAAP
13 2 (0.033%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.033%) MiFID
System Software
1 262 (4.30%) Docker
2 109 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 60 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.38%) Firmware
8 12 (0.20%) XenApp
8 12 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.098%) IAG
10 6 (0.098%) vSphere
11 5 (0.082%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.066%) RACF
13 3 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.033%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.016%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.016%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 145 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 53 (0.87%) SCCM
3 46 (0.75%) Terraform
4 43 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 35 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 33 (0.54%) Ansible
7 26 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 25 (0.41%) Puppet
9 18 (0.30%) AirWatch
10 17 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 11 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
12 11 (0.18%) Matomo
13 8 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.098%) HP ALM
15 5 (0.082%) Oozie
15 5 (0.082%) TeamSite
15 5 (0.082%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.066%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.066%) WSUS
Vendors
1 565 (9.26%) Adobe
2 545 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 288 (4.72%) Google
4 139 (2.28%) SAP
5 104 (1.71%) Oracle
6 92 (1.51%) Apple
7 77 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 73 (1.20%) VMware
9 65 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 49 (0.80%) ServiceNow
11 43 (0.71%) Facebook
12 41 (0.67%) IBM
13 39 (0.64%) HP
14 38 (0.62%) Genesys
14 38 (0.62%) Xamarin
15 37 (0.61%) Citrix
16 35 (0.57%) WorldPay
17 34 (0.56%) Splunk
18 33 (0.54%) Cisco
18 33 (0.54%) Hotjar