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

UX
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 80 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 -33 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 30 53 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.21% 2.88% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.04% 7.14% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 83
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.06% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £25,350 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% +23.33% -2.60%

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 497 742 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.54% 40.30% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 407 590 739
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -9.47% +18.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,875 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 14 August 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 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
Chelmsford +10 10 £27,500 -43.01% 2
Colchester +5 6 £46,250 +15.63% 2
Basildon - 2 £33,750 - 2
Canvey Island - 2 £27,000 -
Brentwood +18 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £55,000 - 2
User Experience
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 14 (46.67%) HTML
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
5 9 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (26.67%) Web Development
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) C#
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (20.00%) Sass
8 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.00%) PHP
8 6 (20.00%) MVC
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Change Management
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) ERP
9 5 (16.67%) FMCG
9 5 (16.67%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 5 (16.67%) React
9 5 (16.67%) Active Listening
10 4 (13.33%) Java 8
10 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (13.33%) LESS
10 4 (13.33%) HTML5

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 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) WildFly
2 2 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Functions
3 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) npm
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Serverless
3 1 (3.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Grunt
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) webpack
3 2 (6.67%) NUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) gulp
4 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.33%) Mocha
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 3 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.00%) Sass
5 5 (16.67%) React
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) LESS
6 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.00%) CSS3
7 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (10.00%) Java EE
7 3 (10.00%) Node.js
7 3 (10.00%) REST
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.67%) Express
8 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) FMCG
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Active Listening
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) SEO
9 2 (6.67%) Build Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Microservices
9 2 (6.67%) MVVM
9 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) Java 8
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) ES6
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Draytek
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) New Relic
3 1 (3.33%) Okta
3 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.33%) Veeam
3 1 (3.33%) VMware