Period
to 24 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 83 112
Rank change year-on-year +31 +29 -63
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 25 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.26% 2.00% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.87% 6.07% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 25
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,800 £26,000
90th Percentile £51,375 £56,350 £49,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +32.14%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 230 478 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 29.95% 32.94% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 179 396 507
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,625 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £68,125 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Essex

User Experience
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in Essex.

Salary trend for User Experience in Essex

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Essex over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Essex

User Experience
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Colchester +26 16 £36,404 -32.27%
Chelmsford +8 5 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Southend-on-Sea +6 3 £45,000 +32.35%
Loughton - 1 £40,000 -
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) PHP
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) React
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Web Development
6 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
7 6 (24.00%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.00%) Google Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) Google
9 4 (16.00%) SEO
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) jQuery
9 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) Vue.js
9 4 (16.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 3 (12.00%) Hotjar
10 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
10 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
10 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (12.00%) A/B Testing

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.00%) InVision
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.00%) Sketch
2 1 (4.00%) Marvel
2 1 (4.00%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) npm
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle CX
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
2 3 (12.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (12.00%) webpack
3 2 (8.00%) Grunt
3 2 (8.00%) Moq
3 2 (8.00%) NUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Humanities
2 2 (8.00%) Social Science
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (24.00%) Designer
3 6 (24.00%) UX Designer
3 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) UI Designer
4 5 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) React Developer
7 1 (4.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) React
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) Vue.js
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
8 2 (8.00%) JSON
8 2 (8.00%) LAMP
8 2 (8.00%) Node.js
9 1 (4.00%) Express
9 1 (4.00%) Laravel
9 1 (4.00%) LESS
9 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.00%) Symfony
9 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (8.00%) Smart Energy
2 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (28.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) SEO
5 3 (12.00%) A/B Testing
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (8.00%) Microservices
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Hotjar
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Quark
4 1 (4.00%) VMware