Period
to 17 October 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 59 57
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,547 2,037 6,100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.89% 4.63% 4.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.83% 12.96% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,781 1,722 4,774
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 44,838 15,718 45,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.96% 35.71% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27,220 13,098 34,784
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%

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 17 October 2021.

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 2021. 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 +49 4,487 £65,000 - 491
South East +32 1,173 £50,000 -4.76% 129
North of England -17 763 £47,500 +5.56% 228
South West +41 452 £52,500 +14.13% 83
North West -27 360 £47,500 - 127
Midlands -45 347 £46,500 +9.41% 110
Yorkshire -9 327 £50,000 +23.46% 70
West Midlands -41 208 £47,500 +11.76% 67
East of England -36 182 £57,500 +53.33% 79
East Midlands -38 123 £45,000 +12.50% 42
North East +7 76 £33,500 -4.29% 31
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 3,589 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3,125 (41.41%) JavaScript
3 2,589 (34.31%) React
4 2,482 (32.89%) CSS
5 2,322 (30.77%) HTML
6 1,815 (24.05%) Social Skills
7 1,744 (23.11%) Finance
8 1,592 (21.09%) TypeScript
9 1,581 (20.95%) Front End Development
10 1,481 (19.62%) Software Engineering
11 1,453 (19.25%) Node.js
12 1,333 (17.66%) Full Stack Development
13 1,281 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
14 1,249 (16.55%) Git (software)
15 1,224 (16.22%) AngularJS
16 1,170 (15.50%) AWS
17 1,096 (14.52%) Scrum
18 1,009 (13.37%) Degree
19 1,003 (13.29%) DevOps
20 919 (12.18%) HTML5
21 915 (12.12%) Marketing
22 911 (12.07%) Python
22 911 (12.07%) Analytics
23 890 (11.79%) Wireframes
24 882 (11.69%) Java
25 857 (11.36%) Azure
26 850 (11.26%) SQL
27 819 (10.85%) Docker
28 796 (10.55%) Test Automation
29 777 (10.30%) Web Development

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
1 470 (6.23%) CMS
2 249 (3.30%) WordPress
3 248 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
4 206 (2.73%) Apache
5 202 (2.68%) Apache Spark
6 175 (2.32%) Confluence
7 102 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 88 (1.17%) GemFire
9 71 (0.94%) Umbraco
10 64 (0.85%) Drupal
11 59 (0.78%) Headless CMS
12 57 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 45 (0.60%) IIS
13 45 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
14 38 (0.50%) nginx
15 37 (0.49%) IBM Domino
16 29 (0.38%) Ethereum
17 26 (0.34%) Kentico
18 22 (0.29%) EPiServer
19 18 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 492 (6.52%) Figma
2 462 (6.12%) Sketch
3 263 (3.48%) InVision
4 173 (2.29%) Photoshop
5 132 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 123 (1.63%) Adobe XD
7 122 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 83 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
9 72 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 65 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 56 (0.74%) Zeplin
12 51 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
13 36 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
14 35 (0.46%) Marvel
15 34 (0.45%) MS Visio
16 33 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
17 32 (0.42%) Chatbot
18 31 (0.41%) GIMP
18 31 (0.41%) InDesign
19 24 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 80 (1.06%) Magento
2 78 (1.03%) Shopify
3 30 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 11 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 10 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.080%) nopCommerce
9 6 (0.080%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.066%) OpenCart
10 5 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.066%) Summit
11 4 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.053%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.053%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1,170 (15.50%) AWS
2 857 (11.36%) Azure
3 580 (7.69%) SaaS
4 465 (6.16%) GitHub
5 415 (5.50%) GCP
6 370 (4.90%) Serverless
7 237 (3.14%) npm
8 194 (2.57%) Google Analytics
9 149 (1.97%) PaaS
10 137 (1.82%) Power Platform
11 135 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
12 132 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
13 112 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 112 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
14 111 (1.47%) Amazon S3
15 110 (1.46%) OpenShift
16 109 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
17 101 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
18 99 (1.31%) Heroku
19 79 (1.05%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 195 (2.58%) HTTP
2 136 (1.80%) Internet
3 126 (1.67%) DNS
4 107 (1.42%) Broadband
5 59 (0.78%) Firewall
6 55 (0.73%) VPN
7 50 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 41 (0.54%) WAN
9 40 (0.53%) DHCP
10 35 (0.46%) MQTT
11 30 (0.40%) LAN
12 29 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (0.33%) SSL
14 21 (0.28%) VLAN
15 18 (0.24%) VoIP
16 15 (0.20%) Intranet
17 14 (0.19%) Network Security
18 13 (0.17%) BGP
18 13 (0.17%) IPsec
19 9 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
2 382 (5.06%) MySQL
3 380 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 361 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 299 (3.96%) SQL Server
6 293 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 271 (3.59%) Big Data
8 266 (3.52%) Redis
9 152 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 128 (1.70%) MariaDB
11 118 (1.56%) HBase
11 118 (1.56%) Power BI
12 72 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
13 65 (0.86%) Blockchain
13 65 (0.86%) Hadoop
14 58 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (0.64%) Data Lake
16 39 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (0.50%) Tableau
18 36 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,249 (16.55%) Git (software)
2 522 (6.92%) JIRA
3 481 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 413 (5.47%) webpack
5 334 (4.43%) Cypress.io
6 217 (2.88%) Storybook
7 200 (2.65%) Axure RP
8 147 (1.95%) Selenium
9 146 (1.93%) Gradle
10 139 (1.84%) Mocha
10 139 (1.84%) Protractor
11 138 (1.83%) GitLab
12 137 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 128 (1.70%) Babel
14 117 (1.55%) gulp
15 116 (1.54%) JUnit
16 97 (1.29%) Eclipse
17 92 (1.22%) Mockito
18 89 (1.18%) IntelliJ
18 89 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,815 (24.05%) Social Skills
2 1,744 (23.11%) Finance
3 915 (12.12%) Marketing
4 707 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
5 437 (5.79%) Retail
6 415 (5.50%) Banking
7 330 (4.37%) Games
8 281 (3.72%) Law
9 278 (3.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 248 (3.29%) Presentation Skills
11 169 (2.24%) Legal
12 164 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
13 155 (2.05%) Public Sector
14 147 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
15 127 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 121 (1.60%) Telecoms
17 119 (1.58%) Advertising
18 106 (1.40%) Publishing
19 82 (1.09%) Front Office
20 78 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,783 (36.88%) Developer
2 1,068 (14.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 991 (13.13%) Designer
4 751 (9.95%) Software Engineer
5 696 (9.22%) UX Designer
6 676 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 414 (5.49%) React Developer
8 391 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 378 (5.01%) Analyst
10 320 (4.24%) UI Designer
11 299 (3.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 285 (3.78%) Product Manager
13 261 (3.46%) UI/UX Designer
14 233 (3.09%) Senior Designer
15 224 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
16 211 (2.80%) Lead Developer
17 205 (2.72%) Web Developer
18 200 (2.65%) Business Analyst
19 190 (2.52%) JavaScript Developer
20 178 (2.36%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,589 (34.31%) React
2 2,482 (32.89%) CSS
3 2,322 (30.77%) HTML
4 1,453 (19.25%) Node.js
5 1,224 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 919 (12.18%) HTML5
7 775 (10.27%) Redux
8 765 (10.14%) Vue.js
9 698 (9.25%) REST
10 677 (8.97%) .NET
11 666 (8.82%) CSS3
12 641 (8.49%) RESTful
13 596 (7.90%) Sass
14 561 (7.43%) GraphQL
15 410 (5.43%) Jest
16 409 (5.42%) Web Services
17 380 (5.04%) React Native
18 356 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 346 (4.58%) Kafka
20 340 (4.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 704 (9.33%) Mobile App
2 380 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
3 235 (3.11%) Virtual Team
4 181 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 172 (2.28%) Social Media
6 168 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 147 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 120 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 103 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 91 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 91 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 90 (1.19%) Blog
12 80 (1.06%) Cloud Native
13 78 (1.03%) Legacy Code
14 76 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 72 (0.95%) Graphic Design
16 69 (0.91%) iPhone
17 65 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 64 (0.85%) Derivative
19 59 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 519 (6.88%) Apple iOS
2 511 (6.77%) Android
3 424 (5.62%) Linux
4 298 (3.95%) Windows
5 191 (2.53%) Unix
6 65 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 62 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 58 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
10 41 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
11 31 (0.41%) CentOS
12 30 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 20 (0.27%) VMS
15 10 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.12%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.093%) Debian
17 7 (0.093%) Fedora
17 7 (0.093%) SUSE
17 7 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,589 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,581 (20.95%) Front End Development
3 1,481 (19.62%) Software Engineering
4 1,333 (17.66%) Full Stack Development
5 1,281 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
6 1,096 (14.52%) Scrum
7 1,003 (13.29%) DevOps
8 911 (12.07%) Analytics
9 890 (11.79%) Wireframes
10 796 (10.55%) Test Automation
11 777 (10.30%) Web Development
12 759 (10.06%) Computer Science
13 754 (9.99%) TDD
14 725 (9.61%) Microservices
15 719 (9.53%) Mentoring
16 698 (9.25%) User Research
17 633 (8.39%) E-Commerce
18 568 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
19 566 (7.50%) Prototyping
20 556 (7.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3,125 (41.41%) JavaScript
2 1,592 (21.09%) TypeScript
3 911 (12.07%) Python
4 882 (11.69%) Java
5 850 (11.26%) SQL
6 674 (8.93%) C#
7 509 (6.74%) PHP
8 426 (5.64%) ES6
9 215 (2.85%) Ruby
10 205 (2.72%) Kotlin
11 198 (2.62%) Go
12 149 (1.97%) C
13 143 (1.89%) Apple Swift
14 132 (1.75%) Groovy
14 132 (1.75%) Scala
14 132 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 129 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 117 (1.55%) C++
17 103 (1.36%) Elm
18 94 (1.25%) ES7
Qualifications
1 1,009 (13.37%) Degree
2 293 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (1.29%) Master's Degree
4 92 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 79 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
6 78 (1.03%) OCP
7 49 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 48 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 44 (0.58%) PhD
10 33 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.29%) APMP
11 22 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 19 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
13 18 (0.24%) ISEB
14 17 (0.23%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.23%) SANS
15 14 (0.19%) AWS Certification
15 14 (0.19%) CSPO
15 14 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 637 (8.44%) Accessibility
2 542 (7.18%) QA
3 102 (1.35%) WCAG
4 62 (0.82%) GDPR
5 41 (0.54%) SLA
6 31 (0.41%) PMO
7 30 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 24 (0.32%) WAI
9 21 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (0.17%) PSD2
11 8 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
12 5 (0.066%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.027%) GRC
13 2 (0.027%) IFRS
13 2 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.013%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.013%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.013%) HL7
14 1 (0.013%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 819 (10.85%) Docker
2 125 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 88 (1.17%) HDFS
5 30 (0.40%) Firmware
6 20 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.21%) vSphere
8 14 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.12%) XenApp
10 7 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.080%) Ceph
11 6 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.053%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.040%) LXC
13 3 (0.040%) Varnish
13 3 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.027%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.013%) NFS
15 1 (0.013%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 595 (7.88%) Kubernetes
2 358 (4.74%) Terraform
3 253 (3.35%) Ansible
4 102 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (0.61%) Prometheus
6 44 (0.58%) Grafana
7 35 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
8 33 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 29 (0.38%) Bugsnag
9 29 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
10 24 (0.32%) Kibana
11 22 (0.29%) Istio
12 18 (0.24%) SCCM
13 17 (0.23%) Opsgenie
14 16 (0.21%) HAProxy
14 16 (0.21%) logstash
14 16 (0.21%) Pingdom
14 16 (0.21%) ZABBIX
15 15 (0.20%) Graphite
16 14 (0.19%) MIIS
Vendors
1 621 (8.23%) Adobe
2 556 (7.37%) Google
3 408 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 177 (2.35%) Oracle
5 149 (1.97%) VMware
6 139 (1.84%) Apple
7 138 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 129 (1.71%) Okta
9 93 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 90 (1.19%) SAP
11 68 (0.90%) Sitecore
12 65 (0.86%) Facebook
13 48 (0.64%) Spotify
14 45 (0.60%) Xamarin
15 38 (0.50%) IBM
16 37 (0.49%) ServiceNow
16 37 (0.49%) WooCommerce
17 33 (0.44%) Dell
18 30 (0.40%) Optimizely
19 28 (0.37%) Pega