Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 57 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3,693 6,631 8,108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.06% 4.89% 4.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.83% 12.39% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,151 5,501 6,399
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 28,776 53,515 64,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.43% 39.47% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22,392 40,445 50,165
Median annual salary £55,262 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 1,937 £65,000 +4.00% 116
North of England -2 561 £45,000 +12.50% 109
South East +10 520 £55,000 +10.00% 49
North West -14 330 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Midlands +13 266 £42,500 - 59
South West +6 219 £45,000 +11.58% 20
Yorkshire +69 205 £40,000 - 39
East of England +11 185 £47,500 -9.52% 19
West Midlands +16 184 £45,000 +5.88% 41
East Midlands 0 82 £40,000 -1.23% 18
North East +10 26 £46,500 +32.86% 15
South Coast - 1 - -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1,724 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,404 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 1,187 (32.14%) CSS
4 1,179 (31.93%) HTML
5 685 (18.55%) Front End Development
6 655 (17.74%) React
7 621 (16.82%) Finance
8 592 (16.03%) AngularJS
9 551 (14.92%) Git (software)
10 523 (14.16%) Wireframes
11 519 (14.05%) Scrum
12 465 (12.59%) HTML5
13 451 (12.21%) .NET
14 450 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
15 425 (11.51%) Software Engineering
16 408 (11.05%) C#
17 391 (10.59%) Analytics
18 388 (10.51%) Web Development
19 376 (10.18%) E-Commerce
20 373 (10.10%) Java
21 363 (9.83%) PHP
21 363 (9.83%) Degree
22 362 (9.80%) Node.js
23 357 (9.67%) SQL
24 351 (9.50%) Mobile App
25 345 (9.34%) DevOps
26 340 (9.21%) TDD
27 339 (9.18%) Marketing
28 336 (9.10%) QA
29 327 (8.85%) Azure

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
1 170 (4.60%) CMS
2 74 (2.00%) WordPress
3 55 (1.49%) Confluence
4 49 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 29 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 28 (0.76%) Apache
8 19 (0.51%) IIS
9 18 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (0.49%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.38%) ArcGIS
11 13 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.35%) Drupal
12 12 (0.32%) Liferay
12 12 (0.32%) nginx
13 10 (0.27%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.19%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.16%) CICS
16 5 (0.14%) EPiServer
Applications
1 306 (8.29%) Sketch
2 207 (5.61%) InVision
3 179 (4.85%) Photoshop
4 120 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 76 (2.06%) Figma
6 71 (1.92%) Adobe XD
7 55 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
8 50 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 48 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
10 38 (1.03%) Zeplin
11 24 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
11 24 (0.65%) Marvel
12 22 (0.60%) Chatbot
13 21 (0.57%) InDesign
14 20 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
15 16 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 16 (0.43%) UXPin
16 15 (0.41%) MS Visio
17 10 (0.27%) SPSS
18 7 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 53 (1.44%) Magento
2 19 (0.51%) Shopify
3 14 (0.38%) SAP MM
3 14 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 13 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
7 7 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.14%) OpenCart
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.081%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (0.081%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.054%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 327 (8.85%) Azure
2 314 (8.50%) AWS
3 242 (6.55%) SaaS
4 101 (2.73%) GCP
5 87 (2.36%) Serverless
6 72 (1.95%) Slack
7 71 (1.92%) Office 365
8 68 (1.84%) GitHub
9 66 (1.79%) PaaS
10 56 (1.52%) Google Analytics
11 53 (1.44%) npm
12 52 (1.41%) Power Platform
13 47 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
14 44 (1.19%) Dropbox
15 40 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 33 (0.89%) IaaS
17 30 (0.81%) Amazon S3
18 24 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
19 19 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
20 14 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 124 (3.36%) Internet
2 43 (1.16%) Wireless
3 30 (0.81%) Firewall
4 27 (0.73%) DNS
5 19 (0.51%) HTTP
5 19 (0.51%) Intranet
6 16 (0.43%) VoIP
7 14 (0.38%) SMS
8 12 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (0.30%) Broadband
10 10 (0.27%) VPN
11 9 (0.24%) DHCP
11 9 (0.24%) Network Security
11 9 (0.24%) Skype
12 8 (0.22%) NetScaler
13 7 (0.19%) LAN
14 6 (0.16%) Bluetooth
14 6 (0.16%) MQTT
14 6 (0.16%) SSL
14 6 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (5.63%) MySQL
2 194 (5.25%) SQL Server
3 138 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 91 (2.46%) Big Data
4 91 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 74 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 46 (1.25%) Power BI
8 35 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (0.87%) Redis
10 22 (0.60%) MS Access
11 20 (0.54%) Blockchain
11 20 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (0.30%) BigQuery
13 11 (0.30%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 551 (14.92%) Git (software)
2 212 (5.74%) JIRA
3 165 (4.47%) webpack
4 100 (2.71%) Jenkins
5 98 (2.65%) Axure RP
6 90 (2.44%) gulp
7 83 (2.25%) Selenium
8 80 (2.17%) Grunt
9 62 (1.68%) Balsamiq
10 61 (1.65%) Jasmine
10 61 (1.65%) Subversion
11 48 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 43 (1.16%) Babel
14 42 (1.14%) Bitbucket
15 41 (1.11%) Mocha
16 32 (0.87%) Xcode
17 31 (0.84%) fastlane
17 31 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
18 26 (0.70%) Protractor
General
1 621 (16.82%) Finance
2 339 (9.18%) Marketing
3 256 (6.93%) Retail
4 109 (2.95%) Games
5 95 (2.57%) Banking
6 92 (2.49%) Public Sector
7 52 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.27%) Advertising
9 40 (1.08%) Legal
10 37 (1.00%) Law
11 32 (0.87%) Back Office
12 30 (0.81%) Publishing
13 22 (0.60%) Front Office
14 18 (0.49%) Automotive
14 18 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.43%) Local Government
16 15 (0.41%) Electronics
17 14 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.35%) Manufacturing
19 9 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,604 (43.43%) Developer
2 649 (17.57%) Designer
3 571 (15.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 486 (13.16%) UX Designer
5 355 (9.61%) Senior Developer
6 241 (6.53%) UI Designer
7 212 (5.74%) UI/UX Designer
8 204 (5.52%) React Developer
9 184 (4.98%) Analyst
10 160 (4.33%) Product Manager
11 159 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
12 157 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
13 152 (4.12%) Senior Designer
14 148 (4.01%) Web Developer
15 143 (3.87%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 128 (3.47%) Software Engineer
17 125 (3.38%) C# Developer
18 120 (3.25%) .NET Developer
19 115 (3.11%) Business Analyst
19 115 (3.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,187 (32.14%) CSS
2 1,179 (31.93%) HTML
3 655 (17.74%) React
4 592 (16.03%) AngularJS
5 465 (12.59%) HTML5
6 451 (12.21%) .NET
7 362 (9.80%) Node.js
8 318 (8.61%) Sass
9 304 (8.23%) CSS3
10 264 (7.15%) jQuery
11 251 (6.80%) Vue.js
12 229 (6.20%) Redux
13 210 (5.69%) REST
14 202 (5.47%) RESTful
15 157 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 157 (4.25%) Web Services
16 131 (3.55%) .NET Core
17 114 (3.09%) LESS
18 102 (2.76%) ASP.NET
19 97 (2.63%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 351 (9.50%) Mobile App
2 283 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 134 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
5 100 (2.71%) Algorithms
6 97 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 81 (2.19%) Data Structures
8 69 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 52 (1.41%) Animation
10 51 (1.38%) Derivative
11 40 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 37 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
13 35 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 31 (0.84%) Social Media
15 29 (0.79%) Graphic Design
16 26 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 22 (0.60%) Client/Server
17 22 (0.60%) W3C
18 21 (0.57%) CCTV
18 21 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 277 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 245 (6.63%) Android
3 194 (5.25%) Linux
4 169 (4.58%) Windows
5 40 (1.08%) Windows 10
6 34 (0.92%) Unix
7 22 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 19 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.19%) CentOS
13 7 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.081%) tvOS
15 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.054%) VMS
16 2 (0.054%) watchOS
16 2 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,724 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (18.55%) Front End Development
3 523 (14.16%) Wireframes
4 519 (14.05%) Scrum
5 450 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
6 425 (11.51%) Software Engineering
7 391 (10.59%) Analytics
8 388 (10.51%) Web Development
9 376 (10.18%) E-Commerce
10 345 (9.34%) DevOps
11 340 (9.21%) TDD
12 298 (8.07%) User Stories
13 287 (7.77%) Prototyping
14 276 (7.47%) Test Automation
15 265 (7.18%) Computer Science
16 263 (7.12%) Fintech
17 249 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
18 246 (6.66%) Mentoring
19 210 (5.69%) Visualisation
20 203 (5.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,404 (38.02%) JavaScript
2 408 (11.05%) C#
3 373 (10.10%) Java
4 363 (9.83%) PHP
5 357 (9.67%) SQL
6 293 (7.93%) Python
6 293 (7.93%) TypeScript
7 182 (4.93%) ES6
8 124 (3.36%) C++
9 107 (2.90%) Apple Swift
10 86 (2.33%) C
11 74 (2.00%) Objective-C
12 67 (1.81%) Kotlin
13 54 (1.46%) PowerShell
14 51 (1.38%) R
15 50 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 50 (1.35%) Ruby
16 47 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 32 (0.87%) ES7
18 30 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 363 (9.83%) Degree
2 128 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 36 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 25 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 24 (0.65%) ISEB
8 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.38%) CISM
10 14 (0.38%) CISSP
10 14 (0.38%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.38%) PMP
11 11 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.24%) PhD
13 8 (0.22%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.19%) CIPD
14 7 (0.19%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 336 (9.10%) QA
2 19 (0.51%) WCAG
3 17 (0.46%) GDPR
3 17 (0.46%) SLA
4 11 (0.30%) PMO
5 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.19%) NIST
6 6 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.11%) HL7
8 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.081%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.027%) P3O
System Software
1 251 (6.80%) Docker
2 50 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 26 (0.70%) XenApp
6 22 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (0.32%) Firmware
9 8 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.16%) ACF2
10 6 (0.16%) RACF
11 5 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.081%) vSphere
14 2 (0.054%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.027%) KVM
15 1 (0.027%) NDS
15 1 (0.027%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 137 (3.71%) Kubernetes
2 58 (1.57%) SCCM
3 47 (1.27%) Ansible
4 46 (1.25%) Terraform
5 23 (0.62%) Puppet
6 19 (0.51%) Grafana
7 16 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
9 12 (0.32%) Kibana
10 8 (0.22%) SCOM
11 5 (0.14%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.11%) WSUS
13 3 (0.081%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.081%) cPanel
13 3 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.081%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 3 (0.081%) Packer
13 3 (0.081%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 298 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 287 (7.77%) Adobe
3 175 (4.74%) Google
4 62 (1.68%) Apple
5 52 (1.41%) SAP
6 50 (1.35%) Oracle
7 49 (1.33%) VMware
8 44 (1.19%) CrowdStrike
9 43 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 39 (1.06%) Citrix
11 27 (0.73%) IBM
12 26 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 24 (0.65%) Xamarin
14 21 (0.57%) Atlassian
15 18 (0.49%) Tableau
16 16 (0.43%) HP
17 11 (0.30%) BT
18 10 (0.27%) Dell
18 10 (0.27%) Facebook
19 9 (0.24%) EXASOL