Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20 +73
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 204 180 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.18% 3.38% 4.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.79% 11.56% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 145 153 258
Leeds median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,000 £51,625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1595 1557 2358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.70% 29.22% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1333 1783
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% - +5.13%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Leeds

User Experience
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Leeds

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 90 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (42.16%) HTML
2 86 (42.16%) CSS
3 67 (32.84%) JavaScript
4 61 (29.90%) Wireframes
5 50 (24.51%) Analytics
6 38 (18.63%) E-Commerce
7 37 (18.14%) Adobe
8 34 (16.67%) Marketing
8 34 (16.67%) Front End Development
9 32 (15.69%) jQuery
9 32 (15.69%) Project Management
10 31 (15.20%) HTML5
11 29 (14.22%) Usability Testing
12 28 (13.73%) Google
12 28 (13.73%) Java
12 28 (13.73%) .NET
13 27 (13.24%) PHP
13 27 (13.24%) CSS3
13 27 (13.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 26 (12.75%) Prototyping
14 26 (12.75%) C#
15 25 (12.25%) Degree
15 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
16 23 (11.27%) Web Development
16 23 (11.27%) Microsoft
16 23 (11.27%) REST
17 21 (10.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 21 (10.29%) XML
18 19 (9.31%) MVC

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (4.90%) CMS
2 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.96%) WordPress
5 3 (1.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) Drupal
6 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) TYPO3
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (13.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 11 (5.39%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (1.96%) InVision
6 4 (1.96%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.49%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.98%) CiviCRM
2 2 (0.98%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.90%) Google Analytics
2 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.94%) SaaS
4 5 (2.45%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (1.96%) npm
6 3 (1.47%) Slack
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.49%) Firebase
8 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) PPP
2 1 (0.49%) DHCP
2 1 (0.49%) DNS
2 1 (0.49%) Firewall
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.92%) MySQL
4 6 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.49%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) Redis
8 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) RethinkDB
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.86%) Axure RP
3 12 (5.88%) Subversion
4 11 (5.39%) Grunt
5 10 (4.90%) gulp
6 9 (4.41%) SpecFlow
6 9 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.41%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (2.94%) ERwin
9 5 (2.45%) JIRA
10 3 (1.47%) NuGet
10 3 (1.47%) NUnit
11 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.49%) Babel
12 1 (0.49%) Gradle
12 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 34 (16.67%) Marketing
2 10 (4.90%) Finance
2 10 (4.90%) Games
3 9 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.43%) Advertising
5 3 (1.47%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (36.27%) Developer
2 66 (32.35%) Designer
3 56 (27.45%) UX Designer
4 25 (12.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (7.84%) Senior Designer
6 14 (6.86%) Digital Executive
6 14 (6.86%) UAT Executive
7 12 (5.88%) Analyst
8 11 (5.39%) Architect
8 11 (5.39%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.90%) Senior UX Designer
10 9 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.41%) UI Designer
11 8 (3.92%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.43%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.43%) Web Developer
13 6 (2.94%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.94%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (42.16%) CSS
1 86 (42.16%) HTML
2 32 (15.69%) jQuery
3 31 (15.20%) HTML5
4 28 (13.73%) .NET
5 27 (13.24%) CSS3
6 23 (11.27%) REST
7 21 (10.29%) XML
8 17 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 16 (7.84%) SOAP
10 14 (6.86%) XSD
11 13 (6.37%) Sass
12 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 12 (5.88%) React
12 12 (5.88%) Web Services
13 10 (4.90%) XSLT
14 9 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (4.41%) RESTful
14 9 (4.41%) WCF
14 9 (4.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) Digital Media
2 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.37%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.41%) NHS
6 7 (3.43%) AS400
7 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.96%) Social Media
7 4 (1.96%) Tandem
8 3 (1.47%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.88%) Linux
2 8 (3.92%) Windows
3 7 (3.43%) AIX
3 7 (3.43%) Solaris
3 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.47%) Android
6 2 (0.98%) Unix
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.90%) Wireframes
3 50 (24.51%) Analytics
4 38 (18.63%) E-Commerce
5 34 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 32 (15.69%) Project Management
7 29 (14.22%) Usability Testing
8 26 (12.75%) Prototyping
9 23 (11.27%) Web Development
10 21 (10.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 19 (9.31%) MVC
12 17 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 17 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (7.84%) Rapid Prototyping
14 14 (6.86%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (6.86%) Scrum
15 13 (6.37%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (6.37%) TDD
15 13 (6.37%) Web Design
16 11 (5.39%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.84%) JavaScript
2 28 (13.73%) Java
3 27 (13.24%) PHP
4 26 (12.75%) C#
5 18 (8.82%) SQL
6 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.96%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.47%) ES6
8 3 (1.47%) Python
8 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.98%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.49%) Clojure
10 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
10 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (12.25%) Degree
2 5 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Ansible
2 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Grafana
Vendors
1 37 (18.14%) Adobe
2 28 (13.73%) Google
3 23 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.90%) Twitter
5 4 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.47%) Capita
6 3 (1.47%) Zend
7 2 (0.98%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.98%) Remedy
7 2 (0.98%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Apple
8 1 (0.49%) F5
8 1 (0.49%) NetApp
8 1 (0.49%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.49%) Splunk
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Xamarin