Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 67 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,421 7,845 7,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.84% 4.77% 4.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.92% 10.63% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,601 6,028 6,060
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 67,933 73,824 76,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.27% 44.86% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52,927 55,819 63,723
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -3 3,752 £60,000 +4.35% 607
South East +21 1,334 £47,500 +5.56% 224
North of England +14 949 £42,500 +3.66% 293
North West +16 543 £43,577 -3.16% 175
South West +6 500 £42,500 -5.56% 115
East of England +31 464 £47,500 +5.56% 100
Midlands -6 415 £42,500 +21.43% 121
Yorkshire +4 348 £40,000 - 103
West Midlands -7 218 £42,500 +21.43% 84
East Midlands -11 197 £42,000 +12.00% 37
North East +28 57 £35,000 -17.65% 15
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 3,862 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2,939 (39.60%) JavaScript
3 2,887 (38.90%) HTML
4 2,742 (36.95%) CSS
5 1,475 (19.88%) AngularJS
6 1,282 (17.28%) Finance
7 1,277 (17.21%) HTML5
8 1,254 (16.90%) Front End Development
9 1,251 (16.86%) Scrum
10 1,216 (16.39%) C#
11 1,159 (15.62%) Degree
12 1,106 (14.90%) .NET
13 1,089 (14.67%) Git (software)
14 1,046 (14.10%) React
15 1,033 (13.92%) Java
16 1,026 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
17 1,025 (13.81%) Wireframes
18 1,011 (13.62%) Web Development
19 1,003 (13.52%) TDD
20 949 (12.79%) jQuery
21 927 (12.49%) Analytics
22 908 (12.24%) CSS3
23 855 (11.52%) Marketing
24 846 (11.40%) SQL
25 789 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
26 787 (10.61%) Software Engineering
27 773 (10.42%) Adobe
28 738 (9.94%) Sass
29 723 (9.74%) E-Commerce
30 711 (9.58%) MVC

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
1 458 (6.17%) CMS
2 221 (2.98%) Confluence
3 199 (2.68%) WordPress
4 122 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 120 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 100 (1.35%) Umbraco
7 94 (1.27%) EPiServer
8 79 (1.06%) Apache
9 77 (1.04%) IIS
10 71 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 71 (0.96%) Drupal
10 71 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
11 60 (0.81%) Marvel
12 45 (0.61%) Apache Spark
13 44 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 37 (0.50%) nginx
15 33 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
16 24 (0.32%) Alfresco
17 23 (0.31%) MS Exchange
17 23 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 501 (6.75%) Photoshop
2 330 (4.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 305 (4.11%) InVision
4 255 (3.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 133 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
6 73 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
7 56 (0.75%) InDesign
7 56 (0.75%) MS Visio
8 40 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 35 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
10 33 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
11 31 (0.42%) Chatbot
12 28 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 24 (0.32%) UXPin
14 16 (0.22%) CorelDRAW
15 15 (0.20%) Fireworks
16 14 (0.19%) GIMP
16 14 (0.19%) UserZoom
17 10 (0.13%) InfoPath
18 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 103 (1.39%) Magento
2 46 (0.62%) Eloqua
3 37 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
4 26 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 24 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
7 16 (0.22%) Shopify
7 16 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
10 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.11%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
11 7 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.081%) NetSuite
12 6 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
14 4 (0.054%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 4 (0.054%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 4 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 627 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 560 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 282 (3.80%) SaaS
4 205 (2.76%) npm
5 183 (2.47%) Google Analytics
6 162 (2.18%) GitHub
7 134 (1.81%) Office 365
8 96 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 91 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 78 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 76 (1.02%) PaaS
12 70 (0.94%) Serverless
13 53 (0.71%) IaaS
14 44 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
15 32 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
16 31 (0.42%) Trello
17 30 (0.40%) Slack
18 26 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
19 22 (0.30%) AdWords
20 21 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 155 (2.09%) HTTP
2 142 (1.91%) Internet
3 48 (0.65%) Firewall
4 42 (0.57%) SSL
5 36 (0.49%) DNS
6 29 (0.39%) VoIP
7 28 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (0.32%) Intranet
8 24 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 23 (0.31%) Broadband
9 23 (0.31%) Wireless
10 21 (0.28%) SMS
11 18 (0.24%) Skype
12 16 (0.22%) Bluetooth
13 14 (0.19%) DAB
13 14 (0.19%) VPN
14 12 (0.16%) Unified Communications
15 11 (0.15%) BGP
15 11 (0.15%) Network Security
16 10 (0.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 310 (4.18%) MySQL
3 242 (3.26%) Big Data
4 232 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 216 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 161 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 99 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 93 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (1.13%) Blockchain
10 76 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 56 (0.75%) Power BI
12 52 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 48 (0.65%) Redis
13 48 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 48 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (0.59%) Couchbase
15 40 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 38 (0.51%) RDBMS
17 29 (0.39%) Apache Hive
17 29 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,089 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 480 (6.47%) JIRA
3 352 (4.74%) Axure RP
4 350 (4.72%) gulp
5 296 (3.99%) Selenium
6 290 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 257 (3.46%) webpack
8 243 (3.27%) Visual Studio
9 201 (2.71%) Grunt
10 181 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 178 (2.40%) Subversion
12 175 (2.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 160 (2.16%) Maven
14 145 (1.95%) TeamCity
15 141 (1.90%) Jasmine
16 119 (1.60%) Mocha
17 109 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
18 106 (1.43%) Cucumber
19 104 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
20 96 (1.29%) Gradle
General
1 1,282 (17.28%) Finance
2 855 (11.52%) Marketing
3 488 (6.58%) Retail
4 339 (4.57%) Banking
5 262 (3.53%) Games
6 157 (2.12%) Advertising
7 122 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 109 (1.47%) Publishing
9 108 (1.46%) Law
10 107 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 101 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 92 (1.24%) Legal
13 84 (1.13%) Front Office
14 81 (1.09%) Financial Institution
15 58 (0.78%) Electronics
16 33 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.38%) Back Office
18 26 (0.35%) Multimedia
19 21 (0.28%) Retail Banking
20 20 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,158 (42.55%) Developer
2 1,138 (15.33%) Designer
3 969 (13.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 870 (11.72%) UX Designer
5 511 (6.89%) Senior Developer
6 473 (6.37%) Analyst
7 427 (5.75%) C# Developer
8 404 (5.44%) Web Developer
9 394 (5.31%) .NET Developer
10 380 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 374 (5.04%) UI Designer
12 341 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
13 308 (4.15%) Product Manager
13 308 (4.15%) UI/UX Designer
14 294 (3.96%) Software Engineer
15 271 (3.65%) Business Analyst
16 269 (3.62%) Architect
17 243 (3.27%) UI Developer
18 235 (3.17%) Senior Designer
19 227 (3.06%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,887 (38.90%) HTML
2 2,742 (36.95%) CSS
3 1,475 (19.88%) AngularJS
4 1,277 (17.21%) HTML5
5 1,106 (14.90%) .NET
6 1,046 (14.10%) React
7 949 (12.79%) jQuery
8 908 (12.24%) CSS3
9 738 (9.94%) Sass
10 709 (9.55%) Node.js
11 557 (7.51%) Web Services
12 554 (7.47%) RESTful
13 523 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 500 (6.74%) ASP.NET
15 448 (6.04%) REST
16 348 (4.69%) LESS
17 346 (4.66%) JSON
18 295 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
19 293 (3.95%) Redux
20 284 (3.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 789 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 682 (9.19%) Mobile App
3 546 (7.36%) Computer Science
4 380 (5.12%) Fintech
5 300 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
6 265 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 165 (2.22%) Graphic Design
8 119 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 112 (1.51%) Social Media
10 107 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 95 (1.28%) Algorithms
12 91 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 90 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 70 (0.94%) Animation
15 66 (0.89%) Cloud Native
16 59 (0.80%) Hedge funds
16 59 (0.80%) Online Banking
17 54 (0.73%) Smartphone
18 50 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
19 37 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 551 (7.42%) Android
2 520 (7.01%) Apple iOS
3 326 (4.39%) Linux
4 308 (4.15%) Windows
5 77 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 70 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 61 (0.82%) Unix
8 42 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 14 (0.19%) CentOS
13 10 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.094%) Debian
15 7 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.081%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.054%) Nucleus RTOS
17 4 (0.054%) Solaris
18 2 (0.027%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,862 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,254 (16.90%) Front End Development
3 1,251 (16.86%) Scrum
4 1,026 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
5 1,025 (13.81%) Wireframes
6 1,011 (13.62%) Web Development
7 1,003 (13.52%) TDD
8 927 (12.49%) Analytics
9 787 (10.61%) Software Engineering
10 723 (9.74%) E-Commerce
11 711 (9.58%) MVC
12 701 (9.45%) Prototyping
13 632 (8.52%) Test Automation
14 609 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
15 561 (7.56%) User Stories
16 546 (7.36%) Mentoring
17 534 (7.20%) Responsive Web Design
18 529 (7.13%) Project Management
19 527 (7.10%) BDD
20 526 (7.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2,939 (39.60%) JavaScript
2 1,216 (16.39%) C#
3 1,033 (13.92%) Java
4 846 (11.40%) SQL
5 561 (7.56%) PHP
6 401 (5.40%) Python
7 325 (4.38%) ES6
8 249 (3.36%) TypeScript
9 204 (2.75%) C++
10 188 (2.53%) Apple Swift
11 142 (1.91%) Objective-C
12 135 (1.82%) Ruby
13 125 (1.68%) C
14 99 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 96 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 75 (1.01%) Kotlin
17 71 (0.96%) Java 8
18 67 (0.90%) Scala
19 66 (0.89%) Go
20 51 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,159 (15.62%) Degree
2 238 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 96 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 75 (1.01%) Master's Degree
5 51 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 44 (0.59%) SAFe Agilist
8 42 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 33 (0.44%) ISEB
10 32 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.34%) PMP
12 23 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
12 23 (0.31%) PhD
13 22 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.28%) DBS Check
15 20 (0.27%) CBAP
16 18 (0.24%) DV Cleared
17 16 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
18 9 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 652 (8.79%) QA
2 68 (0.92%) SLA
3 43 (0.58%) GDPR
4 40 (0.54%) WCAG
5 19 (0.26%) WAI
6 18 (0.24%) PMO
7 16 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 12 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.094%) PSD2
12 6 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
13 5 (0.067%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.027%) SEPA
15 1 (0.013%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.013%) HL7
15 1 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.013%) Section 508
System Software
1 275 (3.71%) Docker
2 103 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 60 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (0.31%) BitLocker
6 17 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.16%) Firmware
9 9 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.12%) XenApp
10 8 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.094%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.067%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.040%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.027%) ACF2
14 2 (0.027%) RACF
14 2 (0.027%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (0.94%) Kubernetes
2 52 (0.70%) Ansible
3 48 (0.65%) Puppet
4 46 (0.62%) SCCM
5 45 (0.61%) Terraform
6 41 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 21 (0.28%) WSUS
9 20 (0.27%) SCOrch
10 19 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
10 19 (0.26%) Perfmon
10 19 (0.26%) vRealize
10 19 (0.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 18 (0.24%) HockeyApp
11 18 (0.24%) WMI
12 9 (0.12%) Graphite
13 8 (0.11%) logstash
13 8 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.094%) cPanel
14 7 (0.094%) Grafana
Vendors
1 773 (10.42%) Adobe
2 588 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 447 (6.02%) Google
4 168 (2.26%) Oracle
5 146 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 135 (1.82%) Apple
7 124 (1.67%) SAP
8 88 (1.19%) Optimizely
9 83 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 79 (1.06%) Xamarin
11 77 (1.04%) Atlassian
12 72 (0.97%) VMware
13 69 (0.93%) Twitter
14 61 (0.82%) Tableau
15 60 (0.81%) Alias
16 57 (0.77%) hybris
17 55 (0.74%) Omniture
18 52 (0.70%) Citrix
19 46 (0.62%) Splunk
20 45 (0.61%) Marketo