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

UX
UK > England
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 5,365 6,561 7,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.97% 4.78% 4.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.79% 12.06% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,524 5,323 6,158
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £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 41,934 54,397 63,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.82% 39.61% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32,350 41,378 50,256
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +6 2,849 £65,000 +4.00% 306
South East -5 761 £50,000 - 140
North of England -7 687 £45,000 +12.50% 182
Midlands +31 444 £42,500 - 66
North West -5 400 £45,000 +5.88% 120
West Midlands +54 333 £45,000 +5.88% 39
East of England +14 315 £47,500 -9.52% 52
South West -22 301 £42,500 -5.56% 54
Yorkshire 0 231 £41,500 +10.67% 38
East Midlands -10 110 £40,000 -5.88% 27
North East +23 56 £45,000 +28.57% 24
South Coast - 1 - -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 2,405 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2,063 (38.45%) JavaScript
3 1,800 (33.55%) CSS
4 1,791 (33.38%) HTML
5 959 (17.88%) Front End Development
6 945 (17.61%) React
7 909 (16.94%) Finance
8 902 (16.81%) AngularJS
9 832 (15.51%) Scrum
10 760 (14.17%) Git (software)
11 715 (13.33%) .NET
12 713 (13.29%) Wireframes
13 683 (12.73%) HTML5
14 680 (12.67%) C#
15 665 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
16 606 (11.30%) Degree
17 605 (11.28%) Web Development
18 594 (11.07%) SQL
19 589 (10.98%) Software Engineering
20 581 (10.83%) Java
21 564 (10.51%) Analytics
22 554 (10.33%) Node.js
23 537 (10.01%) Mobile App
24 530 (9.88%) E-Commerce
25 504 (9.39%) Marketing
26 491 (9.15%) TDD
27 486 (9.06%) DevOps
28 473 (8.82%) Sass
29 471 (8.78%) Azure
30 464 (8.65%) User Stories

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
1 212 (3.95%) CMS
2 110 (2.05%) WordPress
3 87 (1.62%) Confluence
4 58 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 55 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 42 (0.78%) IIS
7 34 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 32 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 30 (0.56%) Apache
9 30 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 28 (0.52%) Umbraco
11 22 (0.41%) Drupal
12 21 (0.39%) ArcGIS
13 20 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (0.32%) nginx
14 17 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.26%) CICS
15 14 (0.26%) EPiServer
Applications
1 463 (8.63%) Sketch
2 292 (5.44%) InVision
3 262 (4.88%) Photoshop
4 184 (3.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 90 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 87 (1.62%) Figma
7 85 (1.58%) Adobe XD
8 74 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
9 71 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 64 (1.19%) Zeplin
11 38 (0.71%) MS Visio
12 34 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
12 34 (0.63%) InDesign
13 31 (0.58%) Marvel
14 28 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
15 24 (0.45%) Chatbot
16 23 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 19 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
18 17 (0.32%) SPSS
19 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 70 (1.30%) Magento
2 33 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 27 (0.50%) Shopify
4 17 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 11 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 11 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.13%) SAP HCM
11 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
12 5 (0.093%) OpenCart
12 5 (0.093%) SAP Payroll
12 5 (0.093%) SessionCam
13 4 (0.075%) R3 Corda
13 4 (0.075%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 471 (8.78%) Azure
2 418 (7.79%) AWS
3 297 (5.54%) SaaS
4 130 (2.42%) Office 365
5 121 (2.26%) GCP
6 117 (2.18%) GitHub
7 105 (1.96%) npm
8 99 (1.85%) PaaS
9 89 (1.66%) Serverless
10 83 (1.55%) Google Analytics
10 83 (1.55%) Slack
11 58 (1.08%) Power Platform
12 55 (1.03%) IaaS
13 53 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 44 (0.82%) Dropbox
15 43 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
16 35 (0.65%) Amazon S3
17 34 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
18 25 (0.47%) Oracle CX
19 22 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 145 (2.70%) Internet
2 63 (1.17%) Wireless
3 60 (1.12%) Intranet
4 56 (1.04%) Firewall
5 54 (1.01%) DNS
6 42 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 37 (0.69%) Skype
8 26 (0.48%) HTTP
9 23 (0.43%) LAN
10 21 (0.39%) VPN
11 20 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (0.34%) SMS
13 17 (0.32%) DHCP
13 17 (0.32%) SSL
13 17 (0.32%) WAN
14 16 (0.30%) VoIP
15 11 (0.21%) ATM
16 10 (0.19%) Broadband
16 10 (0.19%) LTE
17 9 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 285 (5.31%) MySQL
3 197 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 160 (2.98%) Big Data
5 125 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 104 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 54 (1.01%) Power BI
9 42 (0.78%) Redis
10 41 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 31 (0.58%) Blockchain
12 31 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (0.43%) DB2
14 23 (0.43%) MS Access
15 20 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.35%) SAP HANA
17 13 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
17 13 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 760 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 300 (5.59%) JIRA
3 240 (4.47%) webpack
4 182 (3.39%) Axure RP
5 149 (2.78%) gulp
6 140 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 122 (2.27%) Selenium
8 114 (2.12%) Jasmine
9 108 (2.01%) Grunt
10 82 (1.53%) Balsamiq
11 77 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 75 (1.40%) Subversion
12 75 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 71 (1.32%) Bitbucket
14 70 (1.30%) Mocha
14 70 (1.30%) Xcode
15 59 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
15 59 (1.10%) Protractor
16 54 (1.01%) TeamCity
17 41 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 909 (16.94%) Finance
2 504 (9.39%) Marketing
3 364 (6.78%) Retail
4 195 (3.63%) Banking
5 169 (3.15%) Games
6 120 (2.24%) Public Sector
7 87 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 79 (1.47%) Advertising
9 61 (1.14%) Legal
10 48 (0.89%) Law
11 44 (0.82%) Automotive
12 37 (0.69%) Back Office
13 34 (0.63%) Electronics
14 27 (0.50%) Publishing
15 25 (0.47%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.45%) Front Office
17 19 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.35%) Local Government
18 14 (0.26%) Billing
19 12 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,336 (43.54%) Developer
2 957 (17.84%) Designer
3 782 (14.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 681 (12.69%) UX Designer
5 515 (9.60%) Senior Developer
6 331 (6.17%) UI Designer
7 288 (5.37%) React Developer
8 280 (5.22%) Analyst
9 276 (5.14%) UI/UX Designer
10 272 (5.07%) Web Developer
11 257 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 245 (4.57%) Senior Designer
13 221 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
14 217 (4.04%) Product Manager
15 206 (3.84%) Software Developer
16 197 (3.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 192 (3.58%) Business Analyst
18 179 (3.34%) Software Engineer
19 177 (3.30%) .NET Developer
19 177 (3.30%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,800 (33.55%) CSS
2 1,791 (33.38%) HTML
3 945 (17.61%) React
4 902 (16.81%) AngularJS
5 715 (13.33%) .NET
6 683 (12.73%) HTML5
7 554 (10.33%) Node.js
8 473 (8.82%) Sass
9 449 (8.37%) CSS3
10 431 (8.03%) jQuery
11 338 (6.30%) Vue.js
12 324 (6.04%) REST
13 294 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 284 (5.29%) RESTful
15 272 (5.07%) Redux
16 257 (4.79%) Web Services
17 227 (4.23%) ASP.NET
18 173 (3.22%) JSON
19 166 (3.09%) LESS
20 151 (2.81%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 537 (10.01%) Mobile App
2 428 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 242 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
4 204 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 159 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 120 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 92 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 92 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 90 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 76 (1.42%) Derivative
10 71 (1.32%) Animation
11 63 (1.17%) Smartphone
12 58 (1.08%) Graphic Design
13 49 (0.91%) Virtual Team
14 46 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
15 44 (0.82%) Social Media
16 43 (0.80%) Client/Server
17 42 (0.78%) CCTV
17 42 (0.78%) W3C
18 39 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 398 (7.42%) Apple iOS
2 378 (7.05%) Android
3 295 (5.50%) Linux
4 292 (5.44%) Windows
5 61 (1.14%) Mac OS
6 52 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 35 (0.65%) Unix
8 30 (0.56%) tvOS
9 29 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.26%) CentOS
11 14 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.11%) watchOS
16 4 (0.075%) VME
17 3 (0.056%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,405 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 959 (17.88%) Front End Development
3 832 (15.51%) Scrum
4 713 (13.29%) Wireframes
5 665 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
6 605 (11.28%) Web Development
7 589 (10.98%) Software Engineering
8 564 (10.51%) Analytics
9 530 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 491 (9.15%) TDD
11 486 (9.06%) DevOps
12 464 (8.65%) User Stories
13 425 (7.92%) Mentoring
14 417 (7.77%) Prototyping
15 414 (7.72%) Fintech
16 404 (7.53%) Computer Science
17 373 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
18 358 (6.67%) Test Automation
19 312 (5.82%) MVC
20 293 (5.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2,063 (38.45%) JavaScript
2 680 (12.67%) C#
3 594 (11.07%) SQL
4 581 (10.83%) Java
5 445 (8.29%) PHP
6 404 (7.53%) Python
7 383 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 273 (5.09%) ES6
9 195 (3.63%) C++
10 170 (3.17%) C
11 150 (2.80%) Apple Swift
12 137 (2.55%) Objective-C
13 97 (1.81%) Kotlin
14 82 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 80 (1.49%) VB.NET
16 78 (1.45%) R
17 71 (1.32%) Ruby
18 65 (1.21%) PowerShell
18 65 (1.21%) T-SQL
19 61 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 606 (11.30%) Degree
2 199 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 51 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 50 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 43 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 43 (0.80%) Master's Degree
7 42 (0.78%) ISEB
8 30 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 30 (0.56%) PMP
9 29 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.39%) CISM
11 21 (0.39%) CISSP
12 17 (0.32%) DBS Check
13 14 (0.26%) SAP Certification
14 11 (0.21%) AWS Certification
14 11 (0.21%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.21%) HNC
15 10 (0.19%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (7.68%) QA
2 29 (0.54%) WCAG
3 20 (0.37%) SLA
4 19 (0.35%) GDPR
4 19 (0.35%) PMO
5 14 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.13%) NIST
9 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.093%) HL7
12 4 (0.075%) WAI
13 1 (0.019%) NCSC
13 1 (0.019%) P3O
System Software
1 323 (6.02%) Docker
2 79 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 66 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.84%) XenApp
4 45 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 39 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.35%) RACF
8 17 (0.32%) Firmware
8 17 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 15 (0.28%) ACF2
10 13 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.21%) vSphere
12 8 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.11%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.037%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 164 (3.06%) Kubernetes
2 90 (1.68%) SCCM
3 60 (1.12%) Terraform
4 50 (0.93%) Ansible
5 37 (0.69%) Puppet
6 25 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (0.37%) Grafana
8 18 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
9 17 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (0.30%) Kibana
11 15 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (0.28%) SCOM
12 13 (0.24%) AirWatch
13 11 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.21%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.17%) Netcool
14 9 (0.17%) TeMIP
15 7 (0.13%) HP ALM
15 7 (0.13%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 455 (8.48%) Microsoft
2 451 (8.41%) Adobe
3 232 (4.32%) Google
4 118 (2.20%) Apple
5 104 (1.94%) Oracle
6 93 (1.73%) SAP
7 70 (1.30%) VMware
8 58 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 56 (1.04%) IBM
10 55 (1.03%) Citrix
11 47 (0.88%) Xamarin
12 44 (0.82%) CrowdStrike
12 44 (0.82%) HP
13 39 (0.73%) Sitecore
14 38 (0.71%) Tableau
15 33 (0.62%) Dell
16 23 (0.43%) Red Hat
17 21 (0.39%) Facebook
17 21 (0.39%) FIS
17 21 (0.39%) WorldPay