Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +30
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 75 23 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.42% 3.51% 6.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.21% 10.31% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 54 19 80
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,700 £31,125
25th Percentile £40,000 £32,375 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,350 £40,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.91% -10.00% +12.50%
75th Percentile £66,250 £47,500 £52,813
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,250 £69,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.28% -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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 493 223 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 35.62% 34.05% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 300 163 448
10th Percentile £34,875 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% +3.26% -8.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £56,875 £55,125
90th Percentile £83,750 £65,000 £68,025
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Glasgow

User Experience
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Glasgow.

Salary trend for User Experience in Glasgow

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.00%) Social Skills
3 28 (37.33%) HTML
4 25 (33.33%) CSS
5 18 (24.00%) Sketch
5 18 (24.00%) Mentoring
6 15 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 15 (20.00%) Adobe
7 14 (18.67%) Marketing
8 13 (17.33%) jQuery
8 13 (17.33%) Documentation Skills
9 12 (16.00%) Influencing Skills
9 12 (16.00%) InVision
9 12 (16.00%) Front End Development
9 12 (16.00%) HTML5
9 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
9 12 (16.00%) Android
9 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.67%) C#
10 11 (14.67%) Web Development
10 11 (14.67%) Subversion
10 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (14.67%) User Research
11 10 (13.33%) Prototyping
11 10 (13.33%) User Stories
11 10 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (13.33%) .NET
11 10 (13.33%) Photoshop

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 9 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Sketch
2 12 (16.00%) InVision
3 10 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (13.33%) Photoshop
4 9 (12.00%) Figma
5 7 (9.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (8.00%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (6.67%) Adobe XD
7 5 (6.67%) InDesign
8 4 (5.33%) UserZoom
9 3 (4.00%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (1.33%) Marvel
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (6.67%) Miro
2 5 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.33%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.33%) Power Automate
3 4 (5.33%) PowerApps
4 3 (4.00%) GitHub
5 2 (2.67%) Azure
6 1 (1.33%) AWS
6 1 (1.33%) Google Play
6 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.67%) Subversion
3 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.67%) fastlane
5 1 (1.33%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.33%) Balsamiq
5 1 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.33%) git-flow
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) PhpStorm
General
1 36 (48.00%) Social Skills
2 14 (18.67%) Marketing
3 13 (17.33%) Documentation Skills
4 12 (16.00%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (8.00%) Finance
6 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (4.00%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.67%) Banking
8 2 (2.67%) Legal
8 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.33%) Games
9 1 (1.33%) Local Government
9 1 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Designer
3 11 (14.67%) UX Designer
4 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (9.33%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Head of Design
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Designer
7 4 (5.33%) Product Owner
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Android Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (4.00%) iOS Developer
8 3 (4.00%) iOS Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Principal Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Interaction Designer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) HTML
2 25 (33.33%) CSS
3 13 (17.33%) jQuery
4 12 (16.00%) HTML5
5 10 (13.33%) .NET
5 10 (13.33%) XML
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.00%) EDI
7 4 (5.33%) React
7 4 (5.33%) Web Services
8 3 (4.00%) RxSwift
9 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.67%) Spring
10 1 (1.33%) JSON
10 1 (1.33%) Material Design
10 1 (1.33%) Node.js
10 1 (1.33%) OAuth
10 1 (1.33%) REST
10 1 (1.33%) RESTful
10 1 (1.33%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Animation
1 3 (4.00%) BBC
1 3 (4.00%) Graphic Design
1 3 (4.00%) Interactive Media
1 3 (4.00%) Photography
2 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Android
1 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 15 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 12 (16.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (14.67%) User Research
5 11 (14.67%) Web Development
6 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.33%) Prototyping
6 10 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 10 (13.33%) User Stories
7 9 (12.00%) Design Thinking
7 9 (12.00%) OOP
7 9 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Analytics
9 6 (8.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
9 6 (8.00%) Sprint Retrospective
9 6 (8.00%) Sprint Review
10 5 (6.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.67%) C#
3 7 (9.33%) Apple Swift
4 5 (6.67%) Java
4 5 (6.67%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.33%) Accessibility
3 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Adobe
2 5 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com