Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 65 72
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,740 7,741 7,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.89% 4.65% 4.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.20% 10.46% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,838 5,975 6,283
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £79,325 £75,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 69,113 74,023 81,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.63% 44.46% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53,688 56,824 67,492
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +2 3,802 £60,000 +4.35% 577
South East +24 1,435 £47,500 +11.76% 186
North of England +10 971 £40,000 - 251
East of England +34 529 £50,000 +8.11% 90
North West +10 528 £40,000 -11.11% 123
South West 0 525 £46,000 +3.37% 88
Midlands +11 474 £42,500 +13.33% 137
Yorkshire +7 377 £40,000 +6.67% 109
West Midlands +29 275 £42,500 +13.33% 81
East Midlands -4 199 £40,000 +6.67% 56
North East +14 66 £37,500 - 19
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 4,023 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
2 3,077 (39.75%) JavaScript
3 3,016 (38.97%) HTML
4 2,856 (36.90%) CSS
5 1,546 (19.97%) AngularJS
6 1,344 (17.36%) HTML5
7 1,312 (16.95%) Front End Development
8 1,294 (16.72%) Finance
9 1,292 (16.69%) Scrum
10 1,217 (15.72%) Degree
11 1,196 (15.45%) C#
12 1,146 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 1,133 (14.64%) Java
14 1,119 (14.46%) .NET
15 1,096 (14.16%) Web Development
15 1,096 (14.16%) Wireframes
16 1,068 (13.80%) TDD
17 1,060 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
18 1,037 (13.40%) React
19 999 (12.91%) jQuery
20 997 (12.88%) Analytics
21 966 (12.48%) CSS3
22 921 (11.90%) SQL
23 896 (11.58%) Marketing
24 829 (10.71%) Software Engineering
25 819 (10.58%) Adobe
26 786 (10.16%) Mobile App
27 759 (9.81%) E-Commerce
28 758 (9.79%) Node.js
29 755 (9.75%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.92%) CMS
2 210 (2.71%) Confluence
3 198 (2.56%) WordPress
4 171 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 108 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 95 (1.23%) Apache
7 88 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 76 (0.98%) Drupal
9 74 (0.96%) IIS
10 72 (0.93%) EPiServer
11 67 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 65 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
13 53 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 52 (0.67%) Apache Spark
14 52 (0.67%) Marvel
15 40 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 38 (0.49%) Mule
16 38 (0.49%) nginx
17 33 (0.43%) WebSphere
18 32 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 539 (6.96%) Photoshop
2 366 (4.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 326 (4.21%) InVision
4 259 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 170 (2.20%) OmniGraffle
6 82 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
7 71 (0.92%) InDesign
8 51 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 51 (0.66%) UXPin
9 48 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
10 43 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
11 37 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 32 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
13 27 (0.35%) Chatbot
14 26 (0.34%) InfoPath
15 17 (0.22%) Pixate
16 14 (0.18%) Fireworks
16 14 (0.18%) GIMP
17 13 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
18 12 (0.16%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 117 (1.51%) Magento
2 42 (0.54%) Eloqua
3 41 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 25 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.18%) Shopify
7 11 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (0.10%) Maximo
10 8 (0.10%) NetSuite
11 7 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.078%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.078%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
14 4 (0.052%) BPCS
14 4 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
14 4 (0.052%) OpenCart
14 4 (0.052%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 635 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 549 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 257 (3.32%) SaaS
4 215 (2.78%) Office 365
5 201 (2.60%) npm
6 178 (2.30%) Google Analytics
7 169 (2.18%) GitHub
8 123 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 98 (1.27%) PaaS
10 95 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 85 (1.10%) IaaS
12 75 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
13 72 (0.93%) Serverless
14 69 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
15 54 (0.70%) Slack
16 42 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
17 33 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
17 33 (0.43%) Trello
18 28 (0.36%) AdWords
18 28 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 166 (2.14%) Internet
2 165 (2.13%) HTTP
3 56 (0.72%) Wireless
4 54 (0.70%) DNS
4 54 (0.70%) Firewall
5 51 (0.66%) SSL
6 31 (0.40%) Skype
7 30 (0.39%) DAB
7 30 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 29 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 28 (0.36%) SMS
10 27 (0.35%) Intranet
11 24 (0.31%) VoIP
12 23 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (0.28%) Broadband
13 22 (0.28%) SAN
14 21 (0.27%) Bluetooth
14 21 (0.27%) VPN
15 14 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
16 11 (0.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 293 (3.79%) MySQL
3 292 (3.77%) Big Data
4 273 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 213 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 137 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 120 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 120 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 110 (1.42%) Hadoop
9 92 (1.19%) Blockchain
10 78 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 68 (0.88%) Power BI
12 65 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 57 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (0.62%) Redis
15 47 (0.61%) Apache Hive
16 43 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
17 39 (0.50%) Couchbase
18 35 (0.45%) Impala
19 34 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,146 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 525 (6.78%) JIRA
3 379 (4.90%) Axure RP
4 360 (4.65%) gulp
5 319 (4.12%) Selenium
6 305 (3.94%) Jenkins
7 283 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 250 (3.23%) webpack
9 229 (2.96%) Grunt
10 220 (2.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 202 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 182 (2.35%) Subversion
13 179 (2.31%) Jasmine
14 157 (2.03%) TeamCity
15 143 (1.85%) Maven
16 140 (1.81%) Mocha
17 115 (1.49%) Gradle
18 112 (1.45%) Bitbucket
19 109 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
20 104 (1.34%) JUnit
General
1 1,294 (16.72%) Finance
2 896 (11.58%) Marketing
3 563 (7.27%) Retail
4 322 (4.16%) Banking
5 314 (4.06%) Games
6 207 (2.67%) Advertising
7 116 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 112 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 101 (1.30%) Electronics
10 92 (1.19%) Publishing
11 91 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 85 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 82 (1.06%) Law
14 81 (1.05%) Legal
15 76 (0.98%) Front Office
16 35 (0.45%) Back Office
17 33 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.32%) Automotive
18 25 (0.32%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,316 (42.84%) Developer
2 1,289 (16.65%) Designer
3 1,022 (13.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 943 (12.18%) UX Designer
5 533 (6.89%) Analyst
6 529 (6.83%) Senior Developer
7 454 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 429 (5.54%) C# Developer
9 417 (5.39%) UI Designer
10 415 (5.36%) .NET Developer
11 414 (5.35%) Web Developer
12 361 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
13 337 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
14 325 (4.20%) Software Engineer
15 313 (4.04%) Product Manager
16 276 (3.57%) Business Analyst
17 266 (3.44%) Senior Designer
18 264 (3.41%) UI Developer
19 261 (3.37%) Architect
20 224 (2.89%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,016 (38.97%) HTML
2 2,856 (36.90%) CSS
3 1,546 (19.97%) AngularJS
4 1,344 (17.36%) HTML5
5 1,119 (14.46%) .NET
6 1,037 (13.40%) React
7 999 (12.91%) jQuery
8 966 (12.48%) CSS3
9 758 (9.79%) Node.js
10 743 (9.60%) Sass
11 588 (7.60%) Web Services
12 556 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 535 (6.91%) RESTful
14 530 (6.85%) ASP.NET
15 506 (6.54%) REST
16 360 (4.65%) JSON
16 360 (4.65%) LESS
17 355 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 297 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
19 283 (3.66%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 786 (10.16%) Mobile App
2 755 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 569 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 373 (4.82%) Fintech
5 320 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
6 277 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
7 165 (2.13%) Graphic Design
8 160 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
9 133 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 120 (1.55%) Social Media
11 110 (1.42%) Algorithms
12 99 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 98 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 81 (1.05%) Smartphone
15 56 (0.72%) Animation
16 55 (0.71%) Cloud Native
17 52 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
17 52 (0.67%) Life Science
17 52 (0.67%) NHS
18 48 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 589 (7.61%) Android
2 530 (6.85%) Apple iOS
3 400 (5.17%) Linux
4 337 (4.35%) Windows
5 75 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 65 (0.84%) Unix
6 65 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 36 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 24 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
13 9 (0.12%) Debian
13 9 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.10%) CentOS
14 8 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.052%) Solaris
17 2 (0.026%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,023 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,312 (16.95%) Front End Development
3 1,292 (16.69%) Scrum
4 1,096 (14.16%) Web Development
4 1,096 (14.16%) Wireframes
5 1,068 (13.80%) TDD
6 1,060 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
7 997 (12.88%) Analytics
8 829 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 759 (9.81%) E-Commerce
10 751 (9.70%) MVC
11 742 (9.59%) Prototyping
12 700 (9.04%) Test Automation
13 635 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
14 632 (8.17%) Responsive Web Design
15 577 (7.45%) BDD
16 559 (7.22%) User Stories
17 549 (7.09%) Mentoring
18 509 (6.58%) Project Management
19 499 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,077 (39.75%) JavaScript
2 1,196 (15.45%) C#
3 1,133 (14.64%) Java
4 921 (11.90%) SQL
5 599 (7.74%) PHP
6 433 (5.59%) Python
7 304 (3.93%) ES6
8 259 (3.35%) C++
9 225 (2.91%) TypeScript
10 188 (2.43%) Apple Swift
11 166 (2.14%) Objective-C
12 148 (1.91%) C
13 143 (1.85%) Ruby
14 124 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 121 (1.56%) PowerShell
16 99 (1.28%) Scala
17 79 (1.02%) Kotlin
18 78 (1.01%) Java 8
19 67 (0.87%) Go
20 61 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,217 (15.72%) Degree
2 262 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 83 (1.07%) Master's Degree
4 83 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 40 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 39 (0.50%) ISEB
7 39 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 39 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 39 (0.50%) SAFe Agilist
8 37 (0.48%) PhD
9 30 (0.39%) PMP
10 23 (0.30%) CBAP
11 19 (0.25%) MCSD
11 19 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 18 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 18 (0.23%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.22%) MCSE
14 16 (0.21%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 657 (8.49%) QA
2 81 (1.05%) SLA
3 42 (0.54%) WCAG
4 28 (0.36%) GDPR
5 20 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.21%) GCP
6 16 (0.21%) WAI
7 14 (0.18%) PSD2
8 13 (0.17%) PMO
9 10 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.10%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.078%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.026%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.026%) SEPA
14 1 (0.013%) Section 508
System Software
1 259 (3.35%) Docker
2 147 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 82 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 29 (0.37%) XenApp
6 28 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.31%) Apache Flume
9 17 (0.22%) BitLocker
9 17 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.16%) Firmware
11 9 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.065%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.052%) ACF2
13 4 (0.052%) RACF
13 4 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.052%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (0.74%) Kubernetes
2 55 (0.71%) SCCM
3 54 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 50 (0.65%) Puppet
5 48 (0.62%) Terraform
6 46 (0.59%) Ansible
7 42 (0.54%) HockeyApp
8 40 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (0.41%) SCOrch
10 25 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
11 22 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 22 (0.28%) SCDPM
11 22 (0.28%) SCSM
11 22 (0.28%) SCVMM
12 13 (0.17%) WSUS
13 12 (0.16%) AirWatch
14 11 (0.14%) Graphite
14 11 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.13%) Perfmon
15 10 (0.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 819 (10.58%) Adobe
2 658 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 486 (6.28%) Google
4 180 (2.33%) Oracle
5 160 (2.07%) Apple
6 144 (1.86%) Sitecore
7 113 (1.46%) Capita
8 106 (1.37%) SAP
9 105 (1.36%) Twitter
10 101 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 97 (1.25%) VMware
11 97 (1.25%) Xamarin
12 84 (1.09%) Optimizely
13 78 (1.01%) Tableau
14 64 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
15 63 (0.81%) Citrix
16 62 (0.80%) Omniture
17 60 (0.78%) hybris
17 60 (0.78%) Splunk
18 59 (0.76%) Alias