Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 51 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 6,621 3,243 6,561
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.64% 4.98% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.83% 13.91% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,431 2,565 5,156
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year - +0.92% +9.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,102
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 39,339 23,311 47,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.47% 35.78% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24,132 18,706 36,332
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 3,873 £67,500 +3.85% 448
South East +39 1,048 £52,500 -4.55% 118
North of England -14 617 £47,500 +5.56% 241
South West +34 506 £50,000 +11.11% 73
Midlands -27 306 £45,250 +6.47% 98
Yorkshire -5 299 £47,500 +18.75% 72
North West -32 271 £50,000 +5.82% 139
West Midlands -31 192 £45,500 +1.11% 58
East of England -22 168 £50,000 +5.26% 52
East Midlands -14 108 £44,969 +12.42% 39
North East +9 47 £48,000 +13.61% 30
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3,104 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 2,811 (42.46%) JavaScript
3 2,321 (35.06%) CSS
4 2,229 (33.67%) React
5 2,121 (32.03%) HTML
6 1,558 (23.53%) Social Skills
7 1,457 (22.01%) Finance
8 1,414 (21.36%) TypeScript
9 1,342 (20.27%) Front End Development
10 1,250 (18.88%) Node.js
11 1,215 (18.35%) AngularJS
12 1,196 (18.06%) Software Engineering
13 1,154 (17.43%) Git (software)
14 1,129 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
15 981 (14.82%) Scrum
16 966 (14.59%) AWS
17 888 (13.41%) DevOps
18 866 (13.08%) Degree
19 812 (12.26%) Marketing
20 809 (12.22%) HTML5
21 782 (11.81%) Wireframes
22 780 (11.78%) Vue.js
23 756 (11.42%) SQL
24 750 (11.33%) Java
25 738 (11.15%) Analytics
26 723 (10.92%) Docker
27 714 (10.78%) Azure
28 689 (10.41%) Python
29 678 (10.24%) Microservices
30 659 (9.95%) TDD

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
1 375 (5.66%) CMS
2 224 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
3 189 (2.85%) Confluence
4 178 (2.69%) WordPress
5 173 (2.61%) Apache Spark
6 171 (2.58%) Apache
7 81 (1.22%) GemFire
8 67 (1.01%) SharePoint
9 52 (0.79%) Drupal
10 49 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 45 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 38 (0.57%) Headless CMS
13 37 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
14 33 (0.50%) IBM Domino
14 33 (0.50%) IIS
14 33 (0.50%) nginx
15 25 (0.38%) Kentico
16 22 (0.33%) Skype for Business
17 21 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 17 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 423 (6.39%) Sketch
2 363 (5.48%) Figma
3 274 (4.14%) InVision
4 150 (2.27%) Photoshop
5 121 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 118 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 83 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
8 78 (1.18%) Adobe XD
9 61 (0.92%) Zeplin
10 54 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
11 49 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
12 47 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 36 (0.54%) Marvel
14 31 (0.47%) GIMP
15 27 (0.41%) UXPin
16 25 (0.38%) InDesign
17 24 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
18 22 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
19 21 (0.32%) UserZoom
20 20 (0.30%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 67 (1.01%) Shopify
2 65 (0.98%) Magento
3 23 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.091%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 5 (0.076%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.076%) Summit
9 4 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.060%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.060%) Relativity
9 4 (0.060%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.045%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 966 (14.59%) AWS
2 714 (10.78%) Azure
3 523 (7.90%) SaaS
4 379 (5.72%) GitHub
5 369 (5.57%) GCP
6 294 (4.44%) Serverless
7 226 (3.41%) npm
8 139 (2.10%) Google Analytics
9 115 (1.74%) PaaS
10 112 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 108 (1.63%) Microsoft 365
12 106 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
13 97 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
14 95 (1.43%) Power Platform
15 94 (1.42%) Amazon S3
16 86 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
17 85 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
18 81 (1.22%) Heroku
19 77 (1.16%) Firebase
20 73 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (1.96%) Internet
2 109 (1.65%) HTTP
3 89 (1.34%) Broadband
4 81 (1.22%) DNS
5 46 (0.69%) VPN
6 44 (0.66%) Firewall
7 28 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 26 (0.39%) Skype
9 24 (0.36%) SSL
10 22 (0.33%) WAN
11 19 (0.29%) DHCP
12 17 (0.26%) LAN
13 16 (0.24%) Intranet
14 15 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.18%) Network Security
16 10 (0.15%) MQTT
17 9 (0.14%) VoIP
17 9 (0.14%) Wireless
18 8 (0.12%) VLAN
19 6 (0.091%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
2 371 (5.60%) NoSQL
3 340 (5.14%) MongoDB
4 324 (4.89%) MySQL
5 274 (4.14%) Big Data
6 258 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 235 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 234 (3.53%) Redis
9 122 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 115 (1.74%) MariaDB
11 103 (1.56%) HBase
12 81 (1.22%) Power BI
13 52 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 49 (0.74%) Hadoop
15 44 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
16 40 (0.60%) Data Lake
17 37 (0.56%) Oracle Database
18 35 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (0.47%) Tableau
20 30 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,154 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 485 (7.33%) JIRA
3 369 (5.57%) webpack
4 357 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 294 (4.44%) Cypress.io
6 184 (2.78%) Storybook
7 162 (2.45%) Axure RP
8 140 (2.11%) Protractor
9 132 (1.99%) gulp
10 131 (1.98%) Babel
10 131 (1.98%) Gradle
11 120 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 110 (1.66%) Selenium
13 101 (1.53%) GitLab
13 101 (1.53%) JUnit
14 95 (1.43%) Visual Studio
15 92 (1.39%) Eclipse
16 86 (1.30%) CircleCI
17 85 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
18 83 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 1,558 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 1,457 (22.01%) Finance
3 812 (12.26%) Marketing
4 595 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 427 (6.45%) Retail
6 403 (6.09%) Banking
7 326 (4.92%) Games
8 253 (3.82%) Law
9 224 (3.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 193 (2.91%) Presentation Skills
11 190 (2.87%) Legal
12 185 (2.79%) Public Sector
13 145 (2.19%) Organisational Skills
14 136 (2.05%) Telecoms
15 128 (1.93%) Influencing Skills
16 80 (1.21%) Manufacturing
17 73 (1.10%) Publishing
18 71 (1.07%) Advertising
18 71 (1.07%) Electronics
19 63 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,502 (37.79%) Developer
2 931 (14.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 919 (13.88%) Designer
4 657 (9.92%) Senior Developer
5 640 (9.67%) UX Designer
6 575 (8.68%) Software Engineer
7 375 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 351 (5.30%) React Developer
9 288 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 269 (4.06%) UI Designer
11 266 (4.02%) Product Manager
12 253 (3.82%) Analyst
13 219 (3.31%) UI/UX Designer
14 214 (3.23%) Senior Designer
15 209 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
16 192 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
17 187 (2.82%) Lead Developer
18 167 (2.52%) Web Developer
19 162 (2.45%) Architect
20 155 (2.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,321 (35.06%) CSS
2 2,229 (33.67%) React
3 2,121 (32.03%) HTML
4 1,250 (18.88%) Node.js
5 1,215 (18.35%) AngularJS
6 809 (12.22%) HTML5
7 780 (11.78%) Vue.js
8 650 (9.82%) REST
9 640 (9.67%) .NET
10 635 (9.59%) Redux
11 591 (8.93%) CSS3
12 570 (8.61%) Sass
13 568 (8.58%) RESTful
14 535 (8.08%) GraphQL
15 395 (5.97%) React Native
16 364 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 352 (5.32%) Jest
18 351 (5.30%) Web Services
19 312 (4.71%) jQuery
20 310 (4.68%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 603 (9.11%) Mobile App
2 352 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
3 175 (2.64%) Algorithms
4 172 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 161 (2.43%) Virtual Team
6 115 (1.74%) Social Media
7 107 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
8 101 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 94 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 90 (1.36%) Blog
11 89 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 76 (1.15%) Management Information System
13 67 (1.01%) Cloud Native
14 64 (0.97%) Graphic Design
15 59 (0.89%) Animation
16 56 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
17 53 (0.80%) iPhone
18 46 (0.69%) Hedge funds
19 45 (0.68%) Legacy Code
20 43 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 442 (6.68%) Apple iOS
2 436 (6.59%) Android
3 334 (5.04%) Linux
4 242 (3.66%) Windows
5 146 (2.21%) Unix
6 36 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 34 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 30 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 24 (0.36%) CentOS
10 23 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (0.30%) VMS
12 19 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.11%) SUSE
16 5 (0.076%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.060%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.060%) Fedora
18 2 (0.030%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,104 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1,342 (20.27%) Front End Development
3 1,196 (18.06%) Software Engineering
4 1,129 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
5 981 (14.82%) Scrum
6 888 (13.41%) DevOps
7 782 (11.81%) Wireframes
8 738 (11.15%) Analytics
9 678 (10.24%) Microservices
10 659 (9.95%) TDD
11 647 (9.77%) User Research
12 644 (9.73%) Web Development
13 640 (9.67%) Test Automation
14 634 (9.58%) Mentoring
15 628 (9.48%) Computer Science
16 584 (8.82%) E-Commerce
17 536 (8.10%) Prototyping
18 498 (7.52%) Visualisation
19 480 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
19 480 (7.25%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 2,811 (42.46%) JavaScript
2 1,414 (21.36%) TypeScript
3 756 (11.42%) SQL
4 750 (11.33%) Java
5 689 (10.41%) Python
6 593 (8.96%) C#
7 417 (6.30%) PHP
8 414 (6.25%) ES6
9 193 (2.91%) Ruby
10 158 (2.39%) Kotlin
11 150 (2.27%) Go
12 129 (1.95%) Apple Swift
13 126 (1.90%) Scala
14 112 (1.69%) Groovy
15 104 (1.57%) C
16 93 (1.40%) Elm
17 78 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 77 (1.16%) Shell Script
19 76 (1.15%) T-SQL
20 72 (1.09%) ES7
Qualifications
1 866 (13.08%) Degree
2 233 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 99 (1.50%) Master's Degree
4 81 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 69 (1.04%) OCP
5 69 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
6 41 (0.62%) PhD
7 39 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 36 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 26 (0.39%) SANS
10 23 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 17 (0.26%) AWS Certification
14 16 (0.24%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.21%) APMP
16 13 (0.20%) ISEB
16 13 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (0.18%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (8.53%) Accessibility
2 424 (6.40%) QA
3 90 (1.36%) WCAG
4 68 (1.03%) GDPR
5 31 (0.47%) PMO
6 25 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.32%) SLA
8 18 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (0.23%) WAI
10 14 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
11 9 (0.14%) COBIT
11 9 (0.14%) PSD2
12 3 (0.045%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.030%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.030%) Good Clinical Practice
13 2 (0.030%) MiFID
13 2 (0.030%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.015%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.015%) HL7
14 1 (0.015%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 723 (10.92%) Docker
2 88 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 87 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (1.19%) HDFS
5 27 (0.41%) Firmware
6 12 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.12%) vSphere
8 7 (0.11%) Ceph
8 7 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.076%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.060%) LXC
10 4 (0.060%) Shibboleth
10 4 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.060%) XenApp
11 3 (0.045%) Varnish
12 2 (0.030%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.015%) NFS
13 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.015%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 458 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 257 (3.88%) Terraform
3 196 (2.96%) Ansible
4 84 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.50%) Prometheus
6 31 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
7 29 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 26 (0.39%) Bugsnag
9 25 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
10 21 (0.32%) Istio
11 15 (0.23%) Grafana
12 13 (0.20%) yum
13 12 (0.18%) Graphite
13 12 (0.18%) Kibana
13 12 (0.18%) linkerd
14 10 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 9 (0.14%) IBM BigFix
15 9 (0.14%) SCCM
16 8 (0.12%) Consul
16 8 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 498 (7.52%) Adobe
2 414 (6.25%) Google
3 381 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 123 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 122 (1.84%) Oracle
6 114 (1.72%) Apple
7 113 (1.71%) VMware
8 103 (1.56%) Okta
9 89 (1.34%) SAP
10 54 (0.82%) Sitecore
11 49 (0.74%) IBM
12 45 (0.68%) Spotify
13 41 (0.62%) Red Hat
14 38 (0.57%) Instagram
15 31 (0.47%) Atlassian
15 31 (0.47%) Dell
15 31 (0.47%) Facebook
16 26 (0.39%) ServiceNow
16 26 (0.39%) Splunk
16 26 (0.39%) Xamarin