Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 80 79
Rank change year-on-year +38 -1 +21
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 52 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.03% 1.89% 2.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 4.95% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 20 61
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £23,800 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 364 485 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.20% 38.16% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 315 410 566
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Kent

User Experience
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Kent

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Kent over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Kent

User Experience
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Dartford +7 8 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £52,500 -
West Malling - 4 £37,500 - 1
Maidstone -12 2 £40,000 +25.98% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 - 3
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 16 (30.77%) Adobe
4 16 (30.77%) CorelDRAW
4 16 (30.77%) Marketing
5 15 (28.85%) jQuery
5 15 (28.85%) .NET
6 14 (26.92%) C#
6 14 (26.92%) HTML
7 12 (23.08%) Kanban
7 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 12 (23.08%) Front End Development
8 11 (21.15%) Wireframes
8 11 (21.15%) npm
8 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (21.15%) Agile Project Management
8 11 (21.15%) Twitter
8 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
8 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (21.15%) Bower
8 11 (21.15%) React
8 11 (21.15%) Project Management
9 9 (17.31%) CSS
10 8 (15.38%) User Stories
10 8 (15.38%) CSS3
10 8 (15.38%) HTML5
10 8 (15.38%) Prototyping
11 6 (11.54%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (9.62%) UML

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) CorelDRAW
2 5 (9.62%) InVision
2 5 (9.62%) UXPin
3 3 (5.77%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) npm
2 3 (5.77%) AdWords
2 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.92%) Heroku
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Bower
2 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) AppScan
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.92%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.92%) Gatling
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.92%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 3 (5.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Author
1 18 (34.62%) Technical Author
2 17 (32.69%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Designer
4 6 (11.54%) UX Designer
5 4 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.77%) Head of Development
6 3 (5.77%) Head of E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Content Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.85%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
1 15 (28.85%) jQuery
2 14 (26.92%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
3 11 (21.15%) React
3 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (17.31%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) CSS3
5 8 (15.38%) HTML5
6 5 (9.62%) Framer.js
7 3 (5.77%) Symfony
7 3 (5.77%) XML
8 2 (3.85%) REST
9 1 (1.92%) Ajax
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.92%) LAMP
9 1 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.92%) LESS
9 1 (1.92%) SOAP
9 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.77%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (1.92%) Fintech
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Android
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
3 12 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 12 (23.08%) Kanban
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (21.15%) Project Management
4 11 (21.15%) Wireframes
5 8 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 8 (15.38%) User Stories
6 6 (11.54%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) UML
7 5 (9.62%) Use Case
7 5 (9.62%) Workflow
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.77%) Analytics
9 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.77%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) PHP
4 3 (5.77%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
2 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Adobe
2 11 (21.15%) Twitter
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Facebook
4 3 (5.77%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle