Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 66 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 6,619 7,451 6,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.80% 4.52% 4.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.42% 11.24% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,068 5,950 5,384
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,363 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.45%

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 57,968 66,283 64,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.02% 40.21% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44,735 52,735 52,934
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +0.32%

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 20 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +7 3,348 £62,500 +8.70% 668
South East +4 1,035 £47,500 +5.56% 250
North of England +16 896 £40,000 - 343
North West +29 531 £42,500 +6.25% 206
South West -6 522 £45,000 -10.00% 116
Midlands -6 427 £42,500 +13.33% 178
East of England +14 385 £50,000 +11.11% 111
Yorkshire +6 326 £38,294 +1.44% 112
West Midlands -21 253 £42,500 +13.33% 101
East Midlands +14 169 £42,500 +13.33% 77
North East +6 39 £37,500 +7.14% 25
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 3,295 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2,419 (36.55%) JavaScript
3 2,397 (36.21%) HTML
4 2,259 (34.13%) CSS
5 1,155 (17.45%) Front End Development
6 1,128 (17.04%) Scrum
7 1,110 (16.77%) AngularJS
8 1,061 (16.03%) Finance
9 1,039 (15.70%) Wireframes
10 1,026 (15.50%) React
11 912 (13.78%) C#
12 906 (13.69%) HTML5
13 903 (13.64%) Degree
14 836 (12.63%) Git (software)
15 828 (12.51%) Java
16 810 (12.24%) .NET
17 802 (12.12%) E-Commerce
18 780 (11.78%) Analytics
19 767 (11.59%) Software Engineering
20 763 (11.53%) Web Development
21 761 (11.50%) TDD
22 712 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
23 707 (10.68%) Adobe
24 706 (10.67%) Marketing
25 688 (10.39%) Mobile App
26 664 (10.03%) Node.js
27 658 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
28 626 (9.46%) SQL
29 614 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
30 607 (9.17%) CSS3

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
1 363 (5.48%) CMS
2 244 (3.69%) Confluence
3 151 (2.28%) WordPress
4 103 (1.56%) Marvel
5 93 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 88 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 82 (1.24%) Umbraco
8 58 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 57 (0.86%) Drupal
10 51 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 51 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 47 (0.71%) IIS
12 43 (0.65%) Apache
13 38 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 38 (0.57%) Apache Spark
14 25 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
15 24 (0.36%) Sitefinity
16 23 (0.35%) Mule
17 18 (0.27%) nginx
17 18 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 500 (7.55%) Photoshop
2 353 (5.33%) InVision
3 329 (4.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 214 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 115 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
6 109 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
7 103 (1.56%) Chatbot
8 81 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
9 60 (0.91%) MS Visio
10 40 (0.60%) InDesign
11 35 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 20 (0.30%) Flinto
13 18 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
14 13 (0.20%) Fireworks
14 13 (0.20%) UXPin
15 12 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
15 12 (0.18%) Pixate
16 10 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
17 9 (0.14%) GIMP
18 8 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 70 (1.06%) Magento
2 32 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 30 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 25 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 23 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 22 (0.33%) Shopify
7 19 (0.29%) SAP CRM
8 13 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 10 (0.15%) Odoo
10 9 (0.14%) SAP PP
10 9 (0.14%) SessionCam
11 8 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
11 8 (0.12%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.12%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (0.12%) SAP SD
12 7 (0.11%) SAP EWM
13 6 (0.091%) iTrent
13 6 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
14 5 (0.076%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 658 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 569 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 319 (4.82%) SaaS
4 181 (2.73%) GitHub
5 166 (2.51%) Google Analytics
6 137 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 134 (2.02%) Office 365
8 111 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 106 (1.60%) PaaS
10 101 (1.53%) npm
11 93 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 64 (0.97%) Serverless
13 56 (0.85%) IaaS
14 52 (0.79%) Slack
15 33 (0.50%) AdWords
16 28 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
17 26 (0.39%) Heroku
18 24 (0.36%) Amazon S3
18 24 (0.36%) OpenShift
19 23 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 110 (1.66%) Internet
2 95 (1.44%) HTTP
3 72 (1.09%) Broadband
4 51 (0.77%) Skype
5 35 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.36%) Wireless
7 23 (0.35%) Network Security
7 23 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
7 23 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (0.32%) DNS
8 21 (0.32%) Firewall
8 21 (0.32%) SSL
8 21 (0.32%) VoIP
9 20 (0.30%) Bluetooth
9 20 (0.30%) Intranet
9 20 (0.30%) LAN
10 19 (0.29%) DAB
11 17 (0.26%) DHCP
11 17 (0.26%) H.323
11 17 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 259 (3.91%) MySQL
3 201 (3.04%) Big Data
4 184 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 170 (2.57%) MongoDB
6 150 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 121 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (1.06%) Redis
9 67 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 52 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (0.65%) Power BI
13 42 (0.63%) SAP HANA
14 38 (0.57%) Blockchain
15 32 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
15 32 (0.48%) RDBMS
16 31 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
17 29 (0.44%) CouchDB
18 25 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 23 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 836 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 505 (7.63%) JIRA
3 384 (5.80%) Axure RP
4 264 (3.99%) webpack
5 235 (3.55%) Jenkins
6 204 (3.08%) gulp
7 187 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 154 (2.33%) Subversion
9 153 (2.31%) Selenium
10 144 (2.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 133 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 130 (1.96%) Grunt
13 118 (1.78%) Maven
14 108 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 102 (1.54%) Jasmine
16 98 (1.48%) Bitbucket
17 75 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
18 70 (1.06%) Mocha
19 64 (0.97%) Xcode
20 62 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,061 (16.03%) Finance
2 706 (10.67%) Marketing
3 573 (8.66%) Retail
4 279 (4.22%) Banking
5 220 (3.32%) Games
6 125 (1.89%) Advertising
7 94 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 94 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 75 (1.13%) Publishing
9 65 (0.98%) Law
10 63 (0.95%) Legal
11 59 (0.89%) Front Office
12 57 (0.86%) Automotive
12 57 (0.86%) Electronics
13 33 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 25 (0.38%) Back Office
16 22 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 22 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,611 (39.45%) Developer
2 1,323 (19.99%) Designer
3 1,009 (15.24%) UX Designer
4 836 (12.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 532 (8.04%) Senior Developer
6 476 (7.19%) UI Designer
7 450 (6.80%) Analyst
8 358 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 357 (5.39%) UI/UX Designer
10 337 (5.09%) Web Developer
11 317 (4.79%) Senior Designer
12 310 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 275 (4.15%) .NET Developer
14 260 (3.93%) Senior UX Designer
15 258 (3.90%) Business Analyst
16 251 (3.79%) Architect
17 238 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
18 220 (3.32%) Product Manager
19 206 (3.11%) Software Engineer
20 203 (3.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,397 (36.21%) HTML
2 2,259 (34.13%) CSS
3 1,110 (16.77%) AngularJS
4 1,026 (15.50%) React
5 906 (13.69%) HTML5
6 810 (12.24%) .NET
7 664 (10.03%) Node.js
8 607 (9.17%) CSS3
9 583 (8.81%) jQuery
10 530 (8.01%) Sass
11 436 (6.59%) RESTful
12 420 (6.35%) ASP.NET
13 360 (5.44%) REST
14 353 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 341 (5.15%) Web Services
16 332 (5.02%) Redux
17 280 (4.23%) Vue.js
18 259 (3.91%) LESS
19 254 (3.84%) JSON
20 221 (3.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 688 (10.39%) Mobile App
2 614 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 354 (5.35%) Fintech
4 259 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
5 217 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 139 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 133 (2.01%) Graphic Design
8 130 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 120 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 88 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 82 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 80 (1.21%) Social Media
13 73 (1.10%) Animation
14 57 (0.86%) Derivative
15 53 (0.80%) Blog
16 44 (0.66%) Hedge funds
17 43 (0.65%) iPad
18 39 (0.59%) Robotics
19 35 (0.53%) Internet of Things
19 35 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 554 (8.37%) Apple iOS
2 549 (8.29%) Android
3 318 (4.80%) Linux
4 262 (3.96%) Windows
5 78 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 75 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 34 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 29 (0.44%) Unix
9 26 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 26 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.12%) CentOS
14 6 (0.091%) Solaris
15 4 (0.060%) Debian
15 4 (0.060%) watchOS
16 2 (0.030%) VMS
17 1 (0.015%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,295 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1,155 (17.45%) Front End Development
3 1,128 (17.04%) Scrum
4 1,039 (15.70%) Wireframes
5 802 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 780 (11.78%) Analytics
7 767 (11.59%) Software Engineering
8 763 (11.53%) Web Development
9 761 (11.50%) TDD
10 712 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
11 572 (8.64%) Prototyping
12 564 (8.52%) Computer Science
13 551 (8.32%) Mentoring
14 524 (7.92%) MVC
15 501 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
16 493 (7.45%) DevOps
17 475 (7.18%) Test Automation
18 447 (6.75%) Project Management
19 427 (6.45%) User Stories
20 423 (6.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2,419 (36.55%) JavaScript
2 912 (13.78%) C#
3 828 (12.51%) Java
4 626 (9.46%) SQL
5 473 (7.15%) Python
6 430 (6.50%) PHP
7 398 (6.01%) ES6
8 288 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 240 (3.63%) Apple Swift
10 186 (2.81%) Ruby
11 167 (2.52%) C++
12 119 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 113 (1.71%) C
14 81 (1.22%) Java 8
15 79 (1.19%) Go
16 77 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 77 (1.16%) R
17 71 (1.07%) Scala
18 60 (0.91%) Bash Shell
19 44 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 903 (13.64%) Degree
2 205 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 43 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.38%) ISEB
6 25 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 25 (0.38%) PhD
7 24 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 23 (0.35%) MBA
9 19 (0.29%) PMP
10 18 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 13 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.18%) CBAP
12 12 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.17%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.15%) CCNA
15 9 (0.14%) MCSE
16 8 (0.12%) CISSP
16 8 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (6.63%) QA
2 41 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 41 (0.62%) GDPR
3 31 (0.47%) SLA
4 21 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.27%) WAI
6 16 (0.24%) PMO
7 15 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.17%) WCAG
9 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.091%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.060%) MiFID
12 3 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.030%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.030%) SEPA
13 2 (0.030%) TickIT
14 1 (0.015%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.015%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 323 (4.88%) Docker
2 114 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 62 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (0.44%) BitLocker
6 26 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.38%) XenApp
8 21 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 21 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (0.26%) Firmware
10 16 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.060%) HDFS
16 2 (0.030%) Apache Flume
16 2 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.015%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 163 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 63 (0.95%) Ansible
3 53 (0.80%) Terraform
4 52 (0.79%) Puppet
5 36 (0.54%) SCCM
6 30 (0.45%) SCOrch
7 27 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (0.27%) vRealize
11 17 (0.26%) WSUS
12 16 (0.24%) AirWatch
12 16 (0.24%) Rancher
13 15 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 15 (0.23%) SCDPM
13 15 (0.23%) SCSM
13 15 (0.23%) SCVMM
13 15 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 14 (0.21%) Perfmon
15 13 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 707 (10.68%) Adobe
2 494 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 372 (5.62%) Google
4 180 (2.72%) SAP
5 135 (2.04%) Oracle
6 125 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 93 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 89 (1.34%) Xamarin
9 86 (1.30%) VMware
10 76 (1.15%) Apple
11 55 (0.83%) hybris
12 51 (0.77%) Citrix
13 43 (0.65%) Tableau
14 38 (0.57%) Splunk
15 37 (0.56%) Atlassian
16 31 (0.47%) ATG
16 31 (0.47%) Cisco
17 27 (0.41%) AppDynamics
17 27 (0.41%) Zend
18 25 (0.38%) Optimizely