Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 87 67
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 55 29 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.97% 2.14% 3.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.19% 5.52% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 78
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,600 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £43,643 £87,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +7.14%

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 417 525 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.67% 38.66% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 343 449 661
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 17 August 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 17 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
Dartford +4 8 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Westerham -2 7 - -
Tunbridge Wells +9 4 £40,000 +3.23% 1
West Malling - 4 £37,500 -
Maidstone -3 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Sevenoaks +1 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Stansted -4 1 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 -
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
2 20 (36.36%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) Wireframes
4 17 (30.91%) Scrum
4 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (29.09%) .NET
5 16 (29.09%) CSS
6 15 (27.27%) C#
6 15 (27.27%) jQuery
6 15 (27.27%) CSS3
7 14 (25.45%) HTML5
7 14 (25.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 14 (25.45%) UXPin
7 14 (25.45%) InVision
8 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
8 13 (23.64%) Marketing
9 12 (21.82%) CorelDRAW
9 12 (21.82%) Project Management
9 12 (21.82%) Adobe
9 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.82%) Kanban
9 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
9 12 (21.82%) Bower
9 12 (21.82%) npm
10 11 (20.00%) React
10 11 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (20.00%) Twitter
10 11 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 (5.45%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
2 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) InVision
1 14 (25.45%) UXPin
2 12 (21.82%) CorelDRAW
3 3 (5.45%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) npm
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) AdWords
4 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.82%) Heroku
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 12 (21.82%) Bower
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.64%) JIRA
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) AppScan
7 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.82%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.82%) Gatling
7 1 (1.82%) Grunt
7 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 13 (23.64%) Marketing
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Designer
2 15 (27.27%) UX Designer
3 13 (23.64%) Author
3 13 (23.64%) Technical Author
4 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.64%) Project Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) UI Designer
8 2 (3.64%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (1.82%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) HTML
2 16 (29.09%) .NET
2 16 (29.09%) CSS
3 15 (27.27%) CSS3
3 15 (27.27%) jQuery
4 14 (25.45%) HTML5
5 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
6 11 (20.00%) React
6 11 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (12.73%) Framer.js
8 2 (3.64%) Ajax
8 2 (3.64%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) REST
8 2 (3.64%) Symfony
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.82%) LAMP
9 1 (1.82%) RESTful
9 1 (1.82%) Spring
9 1 (1.82%) Web Services
9 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.64%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.82%) BBC
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Fintech
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) PKI
2 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
1 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Wireframes
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Scrum
3 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
4 12 (21.82%) Kanban
4 12 (21.82%) Project Management
5 11 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 11 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (18.18%) Mobile First
7 8 (14.55%) User Stories
8 6 (10.91%) Prototyping
9 5 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (7.27%) Business Process Modelling
10 4 (7.27%) UML
10 4 (7.27%) Use Case
10 4 (7.27%) Workflow
11 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.45%) Content Management
11 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.82%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PMO
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Adobe
2 11 (20.00%) Twitter
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Facebook
4 1 (1.82%) Google