Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 57 82
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25 -20
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 27 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.33% 4.24% 2.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.01% 11.30% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 48 44
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £21,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,875 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% +10.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 385 522 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.25% 37.53% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 266 394 518
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,653 £27,425
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,242 £70,300
East of England median annual salary £47,625 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.26% +5.56% +2.86%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 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
Colchester +2 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £51,250 - 1
Chelmsford 0 1 £42,500 -11.92% 4
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) Active Listening
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) QA
4 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.81%) FMCG
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.41%) Multithreading

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 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Moq
1 2 (7.41%) NUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Designer
1 8 (29.63%) UX Designer
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Field Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Field Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) ERP Manager
4 3 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) FMCG
3 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Active Listening
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) ERP
3 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft