Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 69 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,644 6,659 7,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.61% 4.11% 3.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.75% 9.67% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,019 5,433 6,441
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 71,137 68,879 84,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.86% 42.51% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 56,517 56,397 69,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 3,669 £57,500 +4.55% 576
South East +19 1,291 £45,000 +5.88% 230
North of England +4 1,003 £40,000 +6.67% 248
South West +16 606 £50,000 +33.33% 109
Midlands +14 556 £37,500 -6.25% 124
North West -17 510 £40,000 -0.62% 127
East of England +38 508 £45,000 - 104
Yorkshire +25 434 £38,000 +8.57% 97
West Midlands +36 383 £37,500 -6.25% 60
East Midlands -18 173 £35,000 -6.67% 63
North East -27 59 £35,000 +27.27% 24
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 3,704 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3,192 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 3,028 (39.61%) HTML
4 2,910 (38.07%) CSS
5 1,491 (19.51%) AngularJS
6 1,398 (18.29%) HTML5
7 1,373 (17.96%) Front End Development
8 1,208 (15.80%) Scrum
9 1,163 (15.21%) jQuery
10 1,156 (15.12%) Java
11 1,143 (14.95%) Web Development
12 1,120 (14.65%) Degree
13 1,107 (14.48%) Wireframes
14 1,104 (14.44%) Finance
15 1,090 (14.26%) Git (software)
16 1,063 (13.91%) C#
17 1,007 (13.17%) TDD
17 1,007 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
18 1,006 (13.16%) CSS3
19 998 (13.06%) React
20 987 (12.91%) SQL
21 983 (12.86%) .NET
22 919 (12.02%) Software Engineering
23 851 (11.13%) E-Commerce
24 847 (11.08%) Mobile App
25 837 (10.95%) Analytics
26 796 (10.41%) MVC
27 787 (10.30%) Adobe
28 772 (10.10%) Node.js
29 766 (10.02%) Marketing

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
1 425 (5.56%) CMS
2 192 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 152 (1.99%) WordPress
4 121 (1.58%) Confluence
5 103 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 89 (1.16%) Apache
7 81 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 74 (0.97%) Umbraco
9 66 (0.86%) Drupal
10 65 (0.85%) EPiServer
10 65 (0.85%) IIS
11 63 (0.82%) Apache Spark
12 58 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
13 49 (0.64%) Marvel
14 46 (0.60%) nginx
15 41 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 34 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
17 33 (0.43%) Mule
17 33 (0.43%) WebSphere
18 29 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 572 (7.48%) Photoshop
2 440 (5.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 288 (3.77%) InVision
4 254 (3.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 167 (2.18%) OmniGraffle
6 137 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
7 94 (1.23%) InDesign
8 76 (0.99%) UXPin
9 72 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
10 49 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 44 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
12 36 (0.47%) InfoPath
13 29 (0.38%) MS Visio
14 22 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
14 22 (0.29%) Chatbot
15 19 (0.25%) Fireworks
16 16 (0.21%) GIMP
16 16 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
17 10 (0.13%) Pixate
18 9 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 102 (1.33%) Magento
2 72 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.37%) Eloqua
4 13 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.14%) Shopify
7 9 (0.12%) OpenCart
7 9 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.10%) CiviCRM
8 8 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.10%) Elite 3E
8 8 (0.10%) Maximo
8 8 (0.10%) osCommerce
8 8 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
8 8 (0.10%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (0.078%) Sage X3
11 5 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
12 4 (0.052%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 610 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 512 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 288 (3.77%) SaaS
4 252 (3.30%) Office 365
5 207 (2.71%) npm
6 195 (2.55%) GitHub
7 161 (2.11%) Google Analytics
8 160 (2.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 117 (1.53%) IaaS
10 112 (1.47%) PaaS
11 72 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
12 57 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 57 (0.75%) Slack
13 51 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
14 46 (0.60%) Serverless
15 36 (0.47%) AdWords
15 36 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
16 35 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
17 29 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 170 (2.22%) HTTP
2 162 (2.12%) Wireless
3 152 (1.99%) Internet
4 80 (1.05%) Firewall
5 69 (0.90%) DNS
6 51 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
7 35 (0.46%) SSL
8 32 (0.42%) SAN
8 32 (0.42%) SMS
8 32 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 29 (0.38%) VPN
10 26 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
10 26 (0.34%) Skype
11 25 (0.33%) Intranet
12 24 (0.31%) Broadband
12 24 (0.31%) VoIP
13 22 (0.29%) DHCP
14 19 (0.25%) Network Security
15 18 (0.24%) DAB
15 18 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 392 (5.13%) Big Data
3 318 (4.16%) MySQL
4 296 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 251 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 164 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 108 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 105 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 95 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 71 (0.93%) Power BI
11 53 (0.69%) Blockchain
11 53 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
12 52 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 47 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (0.59%) Spotfire
15 44 (0.58%) Redis
16 43 (0.56%) Apache Hive
17 40 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
18 39 (0.51%) Couchbase
18 39 (0.51%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1,090 (14.26%) Git (software)
2 543 (7.10%) JIRA
3 402 (5.26%) Axure RP
4 337 (4.41%) gulp
5 301 (3.94%) Jenkins
6 281 (3.68%) Selenium
7 269 (3.52%) Visual Studio
8 264 (3.45%) webpack
9 259 (3.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 248 (3.24%) Grunt
11 219 (2.86%) Subversion
12 198 (2.59%) Bitbucket
13 185 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 178 (2.33%) Jasmine
15 155 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 154 (2.01%) JUnit
17 144 (1.88%) Mocha
18 134 (1.75%) Calabash
19 128 (1.67%) Gradle
20 125 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 1,104 (14.44%) Finance
2 766 (10.02%) Marketing
3 585 (7.65%) Retail
4 350 (4.58%) Games
5 328 (4.29%) Advertising
6 251 (3.28%) Banking
7 199 (2.60%) Electronics
8 124 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 107 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 93 (1.22%) Law
11 70 (0.92%) Legal
12 52 (0.68%) Automotive
12 52 (0.68%) Front Office
13 51 (0.67%) Publishing
14 50 (0.65%) Back Office
15 46 (0.60%) Investment Banking
16 43 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 29 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 26 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,379 (44.20%) Developer
2 1,381 (18.07%) Designer
3 1,117 (14.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 936 (12.24%) UX Designer
5 522 (6.83%) Senior Developer
6 518 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 477 (6.24%) Analyst
8 432 (5.65%) UI Designer
9 407 (5.32%) Web Developer
10 344 (4.50%) .NET Developer
11 325 (4.25%) C# Developer
12 311 (4.07%) UI/UX Designer
13 295 (3.86%) Senior Designer
14 274 (3.58%) Software Engineer
15 261 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
16 256 (3.35%) Product Manager
17 254 (3.32%) HTML Developer
18 228 (2.98%) Business Analyst
19 219 (2.86%) Java Developer
20 216 (2.83%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,028 (39.61%) HTML
2 2,910 (38.07%) CSS
3 1,491 (19.51%) AngularJS
4 1,398 (18.29%) HTML5
5 1,163 (15.21%) jQuery
6 1,006 (13.16%) CSS3
7 998 (13.06%) React
8 983 (12.86%) .NET
9 772 (10.10%) Node.js
10 712 (9.31%) Sass
11 562 (7.35%) REST
12 549 (7.18%) ASP.NET
13 538 (7.04%) Web Services
14 527 (6.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 464 (6.07%) RESTful
16 360 (4.71%) LESS
17 310 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 310 (4.06%) JSON
18 279 (3.65%) Redux
19 277 (3.62%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 847 (11.08%) Mobile App
2 606 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 489 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 332 (4.34%) Fintech
5 316 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
6 252 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
7 213 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 176 (2.30%) Graphic Design
9 143 (1.87%) Social Media
10 136 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 109 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 107 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 85 (1.11%) Smartphone
14 63 (0.82%) NHS
15 61 (0.80%) Virtual Team
16 60 (0.78%) Animation
17 59 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
18 43 (0.56%) iPhone
19 42 (0.55%) Cloud Native
20 40 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 679 (8.88%) Android
2 652 (8.53%) Apple iOS
3 512 (6.70%) Linux
4 374 (4.89%) Windows
5 85 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 79 (1.03%) Unix
7 71 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 49 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 34 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.16%) Solaris
14 11 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
16 9 (0.12%) Debian
17 8 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.065%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,704 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1,373 (17.96%) Front End Development
3 1,208 (15.80%) Scrum
4 1,143 (14.95%) Web Development
5 1,107 (14.48%) Wireframes
6 1,007 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
6 1,007 (13.17%) TDD
7 919 (12.02%) Software Engineering
8 851 (11.13%) E-Commerce
9 837 (10.95%) Analytics
10 796 (10.41%) MVC
11 663 (8.67%) Test Automation
12 616 (8.06%) BDD
13 603 (7.89%) Prototyping
14 591 (7.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 522 (6.83%) DevOps
16 506 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
17 476 (6.23%) OO
18 470 (6.15%) Mentoring
19 455 (5.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,192 (41.76%) JavaScript
2 1,156 (15.12%) Java
3 1,063 (13.91%) C#
4 987 (12.91%) SQL
5 647 (8.46%) PHP
6 503 (6.58%) Python
7 295 (3.86%) C++
8 290 (3.79%) ES6
9 260 (3.40%) Ruby
10 244 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 219 (2.86%) Apple Swift
12 191 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 141 (1.84%) Scala
14 130 (1.70%) C
15 120 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 113 (1.48%) T-SQL
17 86 (1.13%) Java 8
18 59 (0.77%) R
19 56 (0.73%) Go
20 55 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,120 (14.65%) Degree
2 207 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 101 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 62 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 48 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 45 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (0.56%) ISEB
9 42 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 42 (0.55%) MCSE
10 39 (0.51%) SAFe Agilist
11 33 (0.43%) CCNA
11 33 (0.43%) MCSA
12 31 (0.41%) PhD
13 28 (0.37%) CCNP
13 28 (0.37%) MCSD
14 26 (0.34%) MCAD
14 26 (0.34%) MCPD
14 26 (0.34%) MCTS
15 24 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 540 (7.06%) QA
2 105 (1.37%) SLA
3 43 (0.56%) WCAG
4 29 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.30%) PMO
6 19 (0.25%) PSD2
7 14 (0.18%) GDPR
8 11 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.078%) COSHH
10 6 (0.078%) GCP
11 5 (0.065%) GMP
12 4 (0.052%) WAI
13 3 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.039%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.013%) MiFID
14 1 (0.013%) P3O
14 1 (0.013%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 242 (3.17%) Docker
2 170 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 137 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 61 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
5 61 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 54 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 49 (0.64%) XenApp
8 36 (0.47%) Hyper-V
9 27 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 18 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 15 (0.20%) Apache Flume
13 11 (0.14%) vSphere
14 10 (0.13%) Firmware
15 6 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.078%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.052%) Varnish
17 3 (0.039%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 94 (1.23%) HockeyApp
2 76 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 70 (0.92%) SCCM
4 54 (0.71%) SCOrch
5 48 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 47 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 47 (0.61%) SCDPM
6 47 (0.61%) SCSM
7 43 (0.56%) Puppet
8 40 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 37 (0.48%) Ansible
10 36 (0.47%) Kubernetes
11 28 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
11 28 (0.37%) Terraform
12 16 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 16 (0.21%) Marathon
13 14 (0.18%) vCenter Server
13 14 (0.18%) WSUS
14 13 (0.17%) SCOM
15 11 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 787 (10.30%) Adobe
2 655 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 511 (6.68%) Google
4 182 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 175 (2.29%) Apple
5 175 (2.29%) Oracle
6 151 (1.98%) VMware
7 123 (1.61%) Xamarin
8 106 (1.39%) Sitecore
9 104 (1.36%) Capita
10 100 (1.31%) Tableau
11 98 (1.28%) Twitter
12 89 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 85 (1.11%) SAP
14 81 (1.06%) Citrix
15 64 (0.84%) Cisco
16 49 (0.64%) Alias
17 47 (0.61%) Splunk
18 41 (0.54%) Facebook
19 40 (0.52%) Zend