Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,549 6,634 7,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.57% 4.00% 3.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.92% 9.79% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6,027 5,483 6,501
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 69,158 67,777 83,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.91% 40.84% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54,843 55,763 67,676
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +6 3,789 £57,500 +4.55% 627
South East +8 1,168 £45,000 +5.88% 255
North of England +1 948 £40,000 +6.67% 292
South West +44 608 £50,000 +42.86% 96
Midlands +17 579 £37,000 -7.50% 111
North West -12 497 £40,000 - 175
East of England +14 442 £45,000 - 104
Yorkshire +28 411 £38,000 +8.57% 93
West Midlands +23 380 £37,000 -7.50% 70
East Midlands -5 199 £37,000 -1.33% 41
North East -51 40 £35,000 +27.27% 24
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 3,516 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3,323 (44.02%) JavaScript
3 3,093 (40.97%) HTML
4 3,027 (40.10%) CSS
5 1,552 (20.56%) AngularJS
6 1,469 (19.46%) Front End Development
7 1,453 (19.25%) HTML5
8 1,266 (16.77%) jQuery
9 1,175 (15.56%) Finance
10 1,167 (15.46%) Java
11 1,157 (15.33%) Web Development
12 1,149 (15.22%) Scrum
13 1,087 (14.40%) Degree
14 1,071 (14.19%) Git (software)
15 1,063 (14.08%) CSS3
16 1,049 (13.90%) C#
17 1,033 (13.68%) Wireframes
18 1,000 (13.25%) .NET
19 986 (13.06%) React
20 965 (12.78%) SQL
21 939 (12.44%) TDD
22 927 (12.28%) Software Engineering
23 918 (12.16%) E-Commerce
24 880 (11.66%) Mobile App
25 844 (11.18%) MVC
26 814 (10.78%) Marketing
27 802 (10.62%) Analytics
28 784 (10.39%) Sass
29 775 (10.27%) Node.js
30 753 (9.97%) Adobe

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
1 434 (5.75%) CMS
2 169 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 156 (2.07%) WordPress
4 110 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 104 (1.38%) Apache
6 97 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 81 (1.07%) Confluence
8 80 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 70 (0.93%) IIS
10 63 (0.83%) EPiServer
11 62 (0.82%) nginx
12 59 (0.78%) Apache Spark
13 53 (0.70%) Drupal
13 53 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 40 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 32 (0.42%) Marvel
16 31 (0.41%) Skype for Business
17 29 (0.38%) WebSphere
18 26 (0.34%) JBoss
19 25 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 620 (8.21%) Photoshop
2 454 (6.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 278 (3.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 266 (3.52%) InVision
5 161 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
6 105 (1.39%) OmniGraffle
7 86 (1.14%) InDesign
8 85 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
9 59 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 50 (0.66%) UXPin
11 33 (0.44%) Chatbot
12 32 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
13 25 (0.33%) Fireworks
14 24 (0.32%) MS Visio
15 20 (0.26%) InfoPath
16 15 (0.20%) GIMP
17 14 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
17 14 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
17 14 (0.19%) SPSS
18 4 (0.053%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 92 (1.22%) Magento
2 62 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 19 (0.25%) Shopify
4 18 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 16 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 15 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 9 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.11%) CiviCRM
9 8 (0.11%) Elite 3E
9 8 (0.11%) Sage X3
10 7 (0.093%) OpenCart
11 6 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.079%) osCommerce
11 6 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.079%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.066%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 5 (0.066%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 555 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 466 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 321 (4.25%) SaaS
4 202 (2.68%) GitHub
5 188 (2.49%) Office 365
6 185 (2.45%) npm
7 179 (2.37%) Google Analytics
8 154 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 106 (1.40%) IaaS
10 85 (1.13%) PaaS
11 60 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 46 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
13 43 (0.57%) Serverless
14 37 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
15 36 (0.48%) AdWords
15 36 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 36 (0.48%) Slack
16 34 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
17 28 (0.37%) Google Play
18 24 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 160 (2.12%) HTTP
2 145 (1.92%) Internet
3 134 (1.78%) Wireless
4 76 (1.01%) Firewall
5 59 (0.78%) DNS
6 33 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
7 31 (0.41%) SMS
8 30 (0.40%) DHCP
8 30 (0.40%) SSL
9 29 (0.38%) Cisco ISE
10 28 (0.37%) Intranet
11 27 (0.36%) Broadband
11 27 (0.36%) VPN
12 26 (0.34%) Skype
13 25 (0.33%) TCP/IP
13 25 (0.33%) VoIP
14 24 (0.32%) SAN
15 22 (0.29%) VLAN
16 19 (0.25%) Network Security
17 18 (0.24%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 407 (5.39%) MySQL
3 392 (5.19%) Big Data
4 248 (3.29%) NoSQL
5 241 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 163 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 121 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 86 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 73 (0.97%) Redis
10 62 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 47 (0.62%) Power BI
11 47 (0.62%) Spotfire
12 46 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 43 (0.57%) SQLite
14 42 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 42 (0.56%) RDBMS
15 41 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
15 41 (0.54%) Cosmos DB
16 38 (0.50%) Blockchain
17 36 (0.48%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,071 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 448 (5.93%) JIRA
3 341 (4.52%) gulp
4 339 (4.49%) Axure RP
5 266 (3.52%) Grunt
6 263 (3.48%) Jenkins
7 253 (3.35%) webpack
8 230 (3.05%) Visual Studio
9 213 (2.82%) Bitbucket
10 211 (2.80%) Selenium
11 210 (2.78%) Subversion
12 191 (2.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 180 (2.38%) Jasmine
14 135 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 133 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
16 125 (1.66%) JUnit
17 112 (1.48%) Mocha
18 108 (1.43%) Gradle
19 107 (1.42%) Calabash
20 105 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 1,175 (15.56%) Finance
2 814 (10.78%) Marketing
3 572 (7.58%) Retail
4 343 (4.54%) Banking
5 320 (4.24%) Games
6 275 (3.64%) Advertising
7 168 (2.23%) Electronics
8 134 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 126 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 112 (1.48%) Retail Banking
11 108 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 101 (1.34%) Law
13 76 (1.01%) Legal
14 54 (0.72%) Automotive
15 50 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 48 (0.64%) Back Office
17 44 (0.58%) Front Office
18 41 (0.54%) Publishing
19 39 (0.52%) Multimedia
20 33 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,387 (44.87%) Developer
2 1,270 (16.82%) Designer
3 1,135 (15.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 890 (11.79%) UX Designer
5 572 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 532 (7.05%) Senior Developer
7 449 (5.95%) Web Developer
8 445 (5.89%) Analyst
9 393 (5.21%) UI Designer
10 331 (4.38%) .NET Developer
11 309 (4.09%) HTML Developer
12 298 (3.95%) C# Developer
13 296 (3.92%) UI/UX Designer
14 279 (3.70%) Senior Designer
15 276 (3.66%) Product Manager
16 274 (3.63%) Software Engineer
17 246 (3.26%) UI Developer
18 242 (3.21%) Java Developer
19 238 (3.15%) HTML CSS Developer
20 236 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,093 (40.97%) HTML
2 3,027 (40.10%) CSS
3 1,552 (20.56%) AngularJS
4 1,453 (19.25%) HTML5
5 1,266 (16.77%) jQuery
6 1,063 (14.08%) CSS3
7 1,000 (13.25%) .NET
8 986 (13.06%) React
9 784 (10.39%) Sass
10 775 (10.27%) Node.js
11 554 (7.34%) REST
12 541 (7.17%) ASP.NET
13 506 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 499 (6.61%) Web Services
15 472 (6.25%) RESTful
16 372 (4.93%) LESS
17 314 (4.16%) JSON
18 294 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 282 (3.74%) Ajax
20 263 (3.48%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 880 (11.66%) Mobile App
2 609 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 450 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 361 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
5 304 (4.03%) Fintech
6 203 (2.69%) Social Media
7 189 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 179 (2.37%) Graphic Design
9 152 (2.01%) Algorithms
10 107 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 102 (1.35%) Management Information System
12 63 (0.83%) Smartphone
13 61 (0.81%) Blog
14 60 (0.79%) Animation
15 58 (0.77%) W3C
16 55 (0.73%) Digital Media
17 47 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
17 47 (0.62%) NHS
18 45 (0.60%) iPhone
19 40 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 661 (8.76%) Android
2 657 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 518 (6.86%) Linux
4 408 (5.40%) Windows
5 106 (1.40%) Unix
6 87 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 72 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 71 (0.94%) Windows 10
9 37 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 29 (0.38%) Solaris
12 21 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 19 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.12%) AIX
16 9 (0.12%) Debian
17 8 (0.11%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.079%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.066%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,516 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,469 (19.46%) Front End Development
3 1,157 (15.33%) Web Development
4 1,149 (15.22%) Scrum
5 1,033 (13.68%) Wireframes
6 939 (12.44%) TDD
7 927 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 918 (12.16%) E-Commerce
9 844 (11.18%) MVC
10 802 (10.62%) Analytics
11 562 (7.44%) Test Automation
12 558 (7.39%) BDD
13 555 (7.35%) Prototyping
14 549 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
15 489 (6.48%) DevOps
16 478 (6.33%) OO
17 476 (6.31%) SDLC
18 457 (6.05%) Mentoring
19 448 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
20 416 (5.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,323 (44.02%) JavaScript
2 1,167 (15.46%) Java
3 1,049 (13.90%) C#
4 965 (12.78%) SQL
5 658 (8.72%) PHP
6 480 (6.36%) Python
7 296 (3.92%) Ruby
8 284 (3.76%) ES6
9 257 (3.40%) C++
10 220 (2.91%) Objective-C
11 201 (2.66%) Apple Swift
12 198 (2.62%) TypeScript
13 138 (1.83%) C
14 127 (1.68%) Scala
15 113 (1.50%) PowerShell
16 108 (1.43%) T-SQL
17 62 (0.82%) Bash Shell
17 62 (0.82%) VB.NET
18 60 (0.79%) R
19 54 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,087 (14.40%) Degree
2 198 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 53 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 52 (0.69%) MCSE
7 49 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 44 (0.58%) Master's Degree
9 38 (0.50%) CCNA
9 38 (0.50%) ISEB
10 32 (0.42%) CCNP
11 30 (0.40%) PhD
12 25 (0.33%) SC Cleared
13 23 (0.30%) MCSA
14 21 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 21 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
15 16 (0.21%) CCA
15 16 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 510 (6.76%) QA
2 103 (1.36%) SLA
3 58 (0.77%) WCAG
4 26 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.29%) PMO
6 16 (0.21%) GDPR
6 16 (0.21%) PSD2
7 15 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.16%) GCP
10 7 (0.093%) COBIT
11 6 (0.079%) COSHH
12 5 (0.066%) GMP
13 3 (0.040%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.040%) GxP
14 2 (0.026%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.013%) P3O
15 1 (0.013%) PMBOK
System Software
1 229 (3.03%) Docker
2 160 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 147 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 60 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 55 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 47 (0.62%) XenApp
8 39 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (0.38%) Hyper-V
11 21 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 16 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.13%) vSphere
14 9 (0.12%) Firmware
14 9 (0.12%) Varnish
15 7 (0.093%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
17 4 (0.053%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.053%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 77 (1.02%) SCCM
2 72 (0.95%) HockeyApp
3 48 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 44 (0.58%) Puppet
5 41 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (0.49%) SCOrch
7 33 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
8 31 (0.41%) SCVMM
9 30 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 30 (0.40%) SCDPM
9 30 (0.40%) SCSM
10 29 (0.38%) Ansible
11 27 (0.36%) Kubernetes
12 19 (0.25%) AirWatch
12 19 (0.25%) vCenter Server
13 18 (0.24%) WSUS
14 16 (0.21%) SCOM
15 14 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
16 11 (0.15%) Marathon
17 10 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 753 (9.97%) Adobe
2 609 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 468 (6.20%) Google
4 200 (2.65%) Oracle
5 181 (2.40%) VMware
6 160 (2.12%) Apple
7 141 (1.87%) Atlassian
8 97 (1.28%) SAP
9 94 (1.25%) Tableau
10 92 (1.22%) Capita
10 92 (1.22%) Sitecore
11 89 (1.18%) Citrix
12 86 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 86 (1.14%) Xamarin
13 73 (0.97%) Twitter
14 65 (0.86%) Zend
15 64 (0.85%) Cisco
16 48 (0.64%) Facebook
17 43 (0.57%) F5
18 40 (0.53%) Splunk