Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 61 83
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -11
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 26 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.75% 4.50% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.95% 12.87% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 28
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -5.56%

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 327 404 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.57% 34.95% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 264 351 415
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -14.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,175 £58,750 £58,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 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
Maidstone +8 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Canterbury - 4 £45,000 - 1
Folkestone - 4 £25,000 -
Sittingbourne -5 1 - -
Gravesend - 1 £55,000 -
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 16 (61.54%) HTML
1 16 (61.54%) CSS
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 15 (57.69%) Web Development
3 13 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Sass
5 9 (34.62%) C#
5 9 (34.62%) Adobe
6 8 (30.77%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) .NET
6 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 7 (26.92%) PHP
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (23.08%) Degree
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) CMS
8 6 (23.08%) React
8 6 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (23.08%) Sketch
8 6 (23.08%) Node.js
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) Axure RP
9 5 (19.23%) CSS3
9 5 (19.23%) Prototyping
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
10 4 (15.38%) SEO
10 4 (15.38%) Marketing
10 4 (15.38%) Git (software)

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 6 (23.08%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (23.08%) Sketch
3 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe XD
4 1 (3.85%) Figma
4 1 (3.85%) InVision
4 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.85%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Axure RP
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Designer
1 14 (53.85%) UX Designer
2 13 (50.00%) UI Designer
2 13 (50.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 10 (38.46%) Developer
4 9 (34.62%) Security Designer
5 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (15.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Digital UX Designer
8 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior UI/UX Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior UX Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) CSS
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) Sass
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 8 (30.77%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) HTML5
4 6 (23.08%) Node.js
4 6 (23.08%) React
5 5 (19.23%) CSS3
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) JSON
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Web Development
2 13 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Prototyping
6 4 (15.38%) SEO
7 3 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) Design Thinking
8 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.69%) Information Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) Business Development
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.85%) ES6
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) VMware