Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 50 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3,929 5,035 6,520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.23% 4.96% 4.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.91% 12.53% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,889 4,032 5,033
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,300
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 30,439 40,183 55,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.54% 39.61% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22,069 31,541 42,647
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -6 1,805 £67,500 +3.85% 362
South East +30 637 £50,000 - 95
North of England +4 565 £47,500 +5.56% 129
South West +30 399 £50,000 +25.00% 66
Midlands -13 293 £45,000 +5.88% 74
Yorkshire +12 262 £45,000 +8.43% 46
North West -7 253 £49,250 +9.44% 72
West Midlands -22 193 £45,500 +1.11% 53
East of England -4 161 £45,000 -5.26% 32
East Midlands +7 98 £41,125 +2.81% 21
North East +6 50 £47,500 +2.15% 11
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,979 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,616 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 1,399 (35.61%) CSS
4 1,374 (34.97%) HTML
5 796 (20.26%) Front End Development
6 751 (19.11%) React
7 651 (16.57%) Scrum
8 626 (15.93%) AngularJS
9 591 (15.04%) Finance
10 558 (14.20%) Node.js
11 550 (14.00%) HTML5
12 541 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
13 537 (13.67%) TypeScript
14 525 (13.36%) Git (software)
15 499 (12.70%) Marketing
16 497 (12.65%) Wireframes
17 441 (11.22%) Degree
18 437 (11.12%) .NET
19 433 (11.02%) Software Engineering
20 431 (10.97%) C#
21 415 (10.56%) Azure
22 414 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
23 404 (10.28%) Analytics
23 404 (10.28%) AWS
24 397 (10.10%) Vue.js
25 393 (10.00%) Prototyping
26 392 (9.98%) Java
27 378 (9.62%) CSS3
28 376 (9.57%) Sass
29 370 (9.42%) E-Commerce

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
1 228 (5.80%) CMS
2 123 (3.13%) Confluence
3 93 (2.37%) WordPress
4 51 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 47 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 37 (0.94%) Drupal
7 30 (0.76%) Apache
8 26 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 21 (0.53%) IIS
11 20 (0.51%) Kentico
12 19 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 15 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 15 (0.38%) Headless CMS
14 10 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
14 10 (0.25%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.25%) nginx
15 7 (0.18%) GemFire
16 6 (0.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 327 (8.32%) Sketch
2 246 (6.26%) InVision
3 211 (5.37%) Figma
4 115 (2.93%) Photoshop
5 101 (2.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 90 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 87 (2.21%) Adobe XD
8 58 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
9 52 (1.32%) Zeplin
10 33 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
11 24 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 21 (0.53%) MS Visio
12 21 (0.53%) UXPin
13 19 (0.48%) InDesign
14 17 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
15 16 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
16 14 (0.36%) Marvel
17 10 (0.25%) GIMP
18 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
19 8 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 31 (0.79%) Shopify
2 18 (0.46%) Magento
3 17 (0.43%) nopCommerce
4 15 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.10%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.076%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.025%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.025%) Relativity
10 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.025%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.025%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.025%) SessionCam
10 1 (0.025%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 415 (10.56%) Azure
2 404 (10.28%) AWS
3 343 (8.73%) SaaS
4 147 (3.74%) GCP
5 111 (2.83%) Serverless
6 108 (2.75%) GitHub
7 91 (2.32%) npm
8 82 (2.09%) Microsoft 365
9 78 (1.99%) Google Analytics
10 60 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 60 (1.53%) Power Platform
11 56 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
12 48 (1.22%) PaaS
13 31 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 28 (0.71%) Amazon S3
15 26 (0.66%) Slack
16 22 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
17 21 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
18 19 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
18 19 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (1.81%) HTTP
2 67 (1.71%) Internet
3 29 (0.74%) Skype
4 24 (0.61%) Broadband
5 22 (0.56%) DNS
6 19 (0.48%) Firewall
7 17 (0.43%) VPN
8 16 (0.41%) WAN
9 14 (0.36%) LAN
10 13 (0.33%) Intranet
11 12 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.25%) DHCP
13 8 (0.20%) SSL
13 8 (0.20%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.20%) VoIP
14 7 (0.18%) TCP/IP
15 6 (0.15%) VLAN
15 6 (0.15%) Wireless
16 5 (0.13%) Network Security
16 5 (0.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 146 (3.72%) MySQL
3 118 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 109 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
5 104 (2.65%) Big Data
6 92 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 87 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 61 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (1.20%) Power BI
10 35 (0.89%) Redis
11 29 (0.74%) Tableau
12 25 (0.64%) SQL Server 2017
13 22 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (0.43%) SQLite
16 16 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 525 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 244 (6.21%) JIRA
3 147 (3.74%) webpack
4 120 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 106 (2.70%) Axure RP
6 103 (2.62%) gulp
7 93 (2.37%) Cypress.io
8 77 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 63 (1.60%) Selenium
10 62 (1.58%) Grunt
11 48 (1.22%) Babel
12 44 (1.12%) Balsamiq
12 44 (1.12%) Bitbucket
13 38 (0.97%) Mocha
14 37 (0.94%) CircleCI
14 37 (0.94%) Jasmine
15 35 (0.89%) Storybook
16 34 (0.87%) Maven
17 30 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (0.74%) Protractor
General
1 591 (15.04%) Finance
2 499 (12.70%) Marketing
3 199 (5.06%) Retail
4 161 (4.10%) Public Sector
5 143 (3.64%) Banking
6 117 (2.98%) Games
7 103 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 95 (2.42%) Legal
9 73 (1.86%) Electronics
10 70 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 57 (1.45%) Law
12 36 (0.92%) Advertising
13 30 (0.76%) Publishing
14 29 (0.74%) Automotive
15 27 (0.69%) Local Government
16 22 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.51%) Front Office
18 16 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.36%) French Language
20 13 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,616 (41.13%) Developer
2 680 (17.31%) Designer
3 579 (14.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 482 (12.27%) UX Designer
5 374 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 223 (5.68%) React Developer
7 217 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 199 (5.06%) UI Designer
9 186 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 172 (4.38%) UI/UX Designer
11 165 (4.20%) Analyst
11 165 (4.20%) Product Manager
12 160 (4.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 151 (3.84%) Software Engineer
14 129 (3.28%) Web Developer
15 125 (3.18%) Senior Designer
16 121 (3.08%) Software Developer
17 115 (2.93%) Product Owner
18 111 (2.83%) Architect
18 111 (2.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,399 (35.61%) CSS
2 1,374 (34.97%) HTML
3 751 (19.11%) React
4 626 (15.93%) AngularJS
5 558 (14.20%) Node.js
6 550 (14.00%) HTML5
7 437 (11.12%) .NET
8 397 (10.10%) Vue.js
9 378 (9.62%) CSS3
10 376 (9.57%) Sass
11 329 (8.37%) REST
12 247 (6.29%) RESTful
13 233 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 225 (5.73%) jQuery
15 211 (5.37%) Redux
16 203 (5.17%) GraphQL
17 177 (4.50%) React Native
18 143 (3.64%) .NET Core
19 139 (3.54%) Web Services
20 126 (3.21%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 414 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 326 (8.30%) Mobile App
3 144 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
3 144 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
4 129 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 83 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
6 78 (1.99%) Algorithms
7 65 (1.65%) Animation
8 60 (1.53%) Graphic Design
9 55 (1.40%) Social Media
10 50 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 49 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 41 (1.04%) NHS
14 39 (0.99%) Blog
15 30 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 29 (0.74%) iPad
17 28 (0.71%) Public Cloud
17 28 (0.71%) Web 2.0
18 25 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 226 (5.75%) Apple iOS
2 218 (5.55%) Windows
3 197 (5.01%) Android
4 101 (2.57%) Linux
5 27 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 25 (0.64%) Unix
7 20 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.10%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.076%) Debian
11 3 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.076%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.051%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.051%) VMS
12 2 (0.051%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.025%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,979 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 796 (20.26%) Front End Development
3 651 (16.57%) Scrum
4 541 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
5 497 (12.65%) Wireframes
6 433 (11.02%) Software Engineering
7 404 (10.28%) Analytics
8 393 (10.00%) Prototyping
9 370 (9.42%) E-Commerce
10 366 (9.32%) Web Development
11 363 (9.24%) DevOps
12 317 (8.07%) TDD
13 307 (7.81%) Microservices
14 300 (7.64%) Mentoring
15 285 (7.25%) User Stories
16 275 (7.00%) Computer Science
17 274 (6.97%) Fintech
18 254 (6.46%) Test Automation
19 233 (5.93%) Visualisation
20 219 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,616 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 537 (13.67%) TypeScript
3 431 (10.97%) C#
4 392 (9.98%) Java
5 369 (9.39%) SQL
6 233 (5.93%) PHP
7 215 (5.47%) ES6
8 187 (4.76%) Python
9 77 (1.96%) Apple Swift
10 59 (1.50%) C
10 59 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 54 (1.37%) Kotlin
11 54 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 52 (1.32%) C++
12 52 (1.32%) Ruby
13 49 (1.25%) Scala
14 33 (0.84%) ES7
15 31 (0.79%) Go
16 23 (0.59%) PowerShell
17 19 (0.48%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 441 (11.22%) Degree
2 79 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 48 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 31 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 24 (0.61%) SANS
7 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.46%) PhD
8 16 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (0.31%) CSPO
9 12 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.25%) AWS Certification
11 10 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.20%) CCNA
14 7 (0.18%) MCSA
14 7 (0.18%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.15%) IIBA
15 6 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (6.72%) QA
2 46 (1.17%) WCAG
3 29 (0.74%) GDPR
4 15 (0.38%) COBIT
4 15 (0.38%) SLA
4 15 (0.38%) WAI
5 14 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.25%) PMO
7 9 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
7 9 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.13%) GRC
9 3 (0.076%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.051%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.051%) Good Clinical Practice
10 2 (0.051%) MiFID
10 2 (0.051%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 251 (6.39%) Docker
2 40 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.20%) Firmware
5 5 (0.13%) HDFS
5 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.076%) vSphere
7 3 (0.076%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.051%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.025%) Ceph
9 1 (0.025%) LXC
9 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.025%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 122 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 48 (1.22%) Terraform
3 37 (0.94%) Ansible
4 15 (0.38%) IBM BigFix
5 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.20%) FlexNet
6 8 (0.20%) SCCM
7 6 (0.15%) Consul
7 6 (0.15%) Packer
7 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.13%) yum
9 4 (0.10%) Puppet
10 3 (0.076%) Istio
10 3 (0.076%) Kibana
11 2 (0.051%) Grafana
11 2 (0.051%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.051%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.025%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.025%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 336 (8.55%) Adobe
2 267 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 172 (4.38%) Google
4 78 (1.99%) SAP
5 60 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (1.15%) Apple
7 38 (0.97%) Sitecore
8 36 (0.92%) IBM
9 31 (0.79%) Oracle
10 26 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 26 (0.66%) Splunk
11 25 (0.64%) Xamarin
12 24 (0.61%) VMware
13 21 (0.53%) Charles River
14 20 (0.51%) ServiceNow
15 15 (0.38%) Spotify
16 14 (0.36%) ANSYS
17 13 (0.33%) Bloomberg
18 12 (0.31%) iManage
18 12 (0.31%) Twitter