Period
to 14 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 51 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 2,903 3,657 4,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.30% 5.41% 5.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.66% 12.77% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 2,680 3,144
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,938 28,629 34,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.86% 42.38% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17,826 22,368 24,205
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +1.14%
10th Percentile £35,563 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in London

User Experience
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Central London +10 619 £65,000 +8.33% 149
West London +3 139 £55,000 - 68
South London +20 100 £47,548 -4.91% 10
East London +5 33 £65,000 +23.81% 38
North London 0 11 £47,500 - 3
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 London region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 1,396 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,038 (35.76%) JavaScript
3 966 (33.28%) CSS
4 943 (32.48%) HTML
5 643 (22.15%) Finance
6 529 (18.22%) React
7 504 (17.36%) Scrum
8 481 (16.57%) Front End Development
9 462 (15.91%) Wireframes
10 440 (15.16%) AngularJS
11 410 (14.12%) HTML5
12 402 (13.85%) Degree
13 394 (13.57%) Git (software)
14 357 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
15 350 (12.06%) Analytics
16 338 (11.64%) Sketch
17 334 (11.51%) Marketing
18 326 (11.23%) DevOps
19 303 (10.44%) AWS
20 299 (10.30%) Adobe
21 298 (10.27%) Java
22 297 (10.23%) Mobile App
23 292 (10.06%) Prototyping
24 289 (9.96%) Node.js
24 289 (9.96%) CSS3
25 272 (9.37%) Computer Science
26 271 (9.34%) REST
27 268 (9.23%) TDD
28 265 (9.13%) Fintech
29 262 (9.03%) SQL

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 151 (5.20%) CMS
2 55 (1.89%) Confluence
3 53 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 40 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 36 (1.24%) Umbraco
6 34 (1.17%) Drupal
7 31 (1.07%) WordPress
8 21 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (0.72%) IIS
9 20 (0.69%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.65%) SAS
11 18 (0.62%) Apache
12 13 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (0.38%) ArcGIS
13 11 (0.38%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.31%) nginx
15 7 (0.24%) Mule
15 7 (0.24%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.14%) EPiServer
Applications
1 338 (11.64%) Sketch
2 239 (8.23%) InVision
3 120 (4.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 119 (4.10%) Photoshop
5 69 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 61 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
7 60 (2.07%) Zeplin
8 41 (1.41%) Adobe XD
8 41 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
9 38 (1.31%) Figma
10 36 (1.24%) Marvel
11 31 (1.07%) MS Visio
12 28 (0.96%) InDesign
13 22 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
14 14 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
15 12 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
16 10 (0.34%) Chatbot
16 10 (0.34%) Fireworks
17 9 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (0.38%) Magento
3 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.24%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.21%) HFM
6 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.21%) Shopify
7 5 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.14%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.10%) OpenCart
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.10%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.10%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.069%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.069%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 303 (10.44%) AWS
2 192 (6.61%) Azure
3 142 (4.89%) SaaS
4 89 (3.07%) Office 365
5 65 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 59 (2.03%) GitHub
7 58 (2.00%) Google Analytics
8 57 (1.96%) GCP
9 54 (1.86%) npm
10 45 (1.55%) Serverless
11 42 (1.45%) PaaS
12 33 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (1.03%) Power Platform
14 29 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
15 28 (0.96%) Amazon S3
16 25 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
16 25 (0.86%) IaaS
17 22 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
18 20 (0.69%) Basecamp
19 19 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.38%) Internet
2 51 (1.76%) HTTP
3 38 (1.31%) Firewall
4 25 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.72%) DNS
6 20 (0.69%) Network Security
7 16 (0.55%) Skype
8 12 (0.41%) Wireless
9 11 (0.38%) VPN
10 10 (0.34%) Intranet
11 8 (0.28%) SAN
12 7 (0.24%) LAN
12 7 (0.24%) WAN
12 7 (0.24%) WebEx
13 6 (0.21%) VoIP
13 6 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.21%) WLAN
14 5 (0.17%) DHCP
14 5 (0.17%) SSL
14 5 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.69%) Big Data
3 80 (2.76%) NoSQL
4 79 (2.72%) MySQL
5 49 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 41 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.24%) Redis
9 31 (1.07%) Blockchain
10 29 (1.00%) Power BI
11 22 (0.76%) GIS
12 21 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.62%) Hadoop
14 16 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
15 15 (0.52%) QlikView
15 15 (0.52%) SAP HANA
16 13 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
17 12 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (0.41%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 394 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 173 (5.96%) JIRA
3 130 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 122 (4.20%) webpack
5 118 (4.06%) Axure RP
6 72 (2.48%) Jasmine
7 70 (2.41%) gulp
8 63 (2.17%) Grunt
8 63 (2.17%) Selenium
9 52 (1.79%) Bitbucket
10 50 (1.72%) Mocha
11 44 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
12 40 (1.38%) Protractor
13 37 (1.27%) Sinon.JS
13 37 (1.27%) Visual Studio
14 36 (1.24%) Maven
15 35 (1.21%) Babel
16 29 (1.00%) Cucumber
16 29 (1.00%) JUnit
17 25 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 643 (22.15%) Finance
2 334 (11.51%) Marketing
3 191 (6.58%) Banking
4 171 (5.89%) Retail
5 117 (4.03%) Games
6 77 (2.65%) Advertising
7 63 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 60 (2.07%) Public Sector
9 52 (1.79%) Law
10 33 (1.14%) Legal
11 27 (0.93%) Automotive
12 25 (0.86%) Front Office
13 19 (0.65%) Electronics
14 16 (0.55%) Publishing
15 15 (0.52%) Back Office
16 13 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.41%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.38%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,027 (35.38%) Developer
2 619 (21.32%) Designer
3 440 (15.16%) UX Designer
4 359 (12.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 269 (9.27%) Senior Developer
6 239 (8.23%) UI Designer
7 202 (6.96%) React Developer
8 178 (6.13%) UI/UX Designer
9 149 (5.13%) Analyst
10 139 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
11 133 (4.58%) Senior Designer
12 128 (4.41%) Product Manager
13 94 (3.24%) Business Analyst
14 91 (3.13%) Senior UX Designer
15 88 (3.03%) Lead Developer
16 84 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
17 83 (2.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 80 (2.76%) Java Developer
19 79 (2.72%) UI Developer
20 76 (2.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 966 (33.28%) CSS
2 943 (32.48%) HTML
3 529 (18.22%) React
4 440 (15.16%) AngularJS
5 410 (14.12%) HTML5
6 289 (9.96%) CSS3
6 289 (9.96%) Node.js
7 271 (9.34%) REST
8 226 (7.79%) Redux
9 219 (7.54%) Sass
10 217 (7.48%) .NET
11 186 (6.41%) jQuery
12 173 (5.96%) RESTful
13 137 (4.72%) Web Services
14 128 (4.41%) Vue.js
15 124 (4.27%) Spring
16 123 (4.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 111 (3.82%) ASP.NET
18 104 (3.58%) JSON
19 90 (3.10%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 297 (10.23%) Mobile App
2 250 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (4.03%) Algorithms
4 95 (3.27%) Data Structures
5 91 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 81 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 77 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 73 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
9 47 (1.62%) Social Media
10 44 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 39 (1.34%) Graphic Design
11 39 (1.34%) Robotics
11 39 (1.34%) Smartphone
12 33 (1.14%) Online Gambling
13 28 (0.96%) Cloud Native
14 27 (0.93%) Hedge funds
15 24 (0.83%) Data Centre
16 23 (0.79%) Animation
16 23 (0.79%) Online Banking
17 22 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 209 (7.20%) Apple iOS
2 197 (6.79%) Android
3 139 (4.79%) Windows
4 97 (3.34%) Linux
5 56 (1.93%) Windows 10
6 36 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 34 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.93%) Mac OS
8 27 (0.93%) Unix
9 20 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.34%) tvOS
11 8 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.24%) CentOS
13 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.17%) Debian
15 2 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.034%) VMS
16 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,396 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (17.36%) Scrum
3 481 (16.57%) Front End Development
4 462 (15.91%) Wireframes
5 357 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
6 350 (12.06%) Analytics
7 326 (11.23%) DevOps
8 292 (10.06%) Prototyping
9 272 (9.37%) Computer Science
10 268 (9.23%) TDD
11 265 (9.13%) Fintech
12 252 (8.68%) E-Commerce
13 248 (8.54%) Software Engineering
14 233 (8.03%) Web Development
15 230 (7.92%) Mentoring
16 211 (7.27%) Kanban
17 206 (7.10%) User Stories
18 194 (6.68%) Responsive Web Design
19 193 (6.65%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 182 (6.27%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,038 (35.76%) JavaScript
2 298 (10.27%) Java
3 262 (9.03%) SQL
4 232 (7.99%) C#
5 202 (6.96%) TypeScript
6 178 (6.13%) ES6
7 160 (5.51%) Python
8 102 (3.51%) PHP
9 62 (2.14%) Go
10 59 (2.03%) Apple Swift
11 57 (1.96%) Java 8
12 54 (1.86%) C
12 54 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 53 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 47 (1.62%) C++
15 43 (1.48%) Scala
16 41 (1.41%) Kotlin
17 36 (1.24%) Ruby
18 33 (1.14%) Bash Shell
19 28 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 402 (13.85%) Degree
2 116 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.86%) Master's Degree
5 14 (0.48%) CCNA
5 14 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.45%) SAP Certification
6 13 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.41%) PhD
8 8 (0.28%) CIMA
9 7 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.24%) ISEB
9 7 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.21%) CCNP
10 6 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.21%) MCSE
10 6 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (6.58%) QA
2 18 (0.62%) WAI
3 15 (0.52%) GDPR
4 14 (0.48%) PMO
5 12 (0.41%) WCAG
6 8 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.14%) TickIT
9 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.10%) Section 508
9 3 (0.10%) SLA
10 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.034%) GAAP
10 1 (0.034%) PSD2
10 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 182 (6.27%) Docker
2 49 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.48%) XenApp
5 14 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.34%) Firmware
7 6 (0.21%) vSphere
8 5 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.034%) Varnish
10 1 (0.034%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 125 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 24 (0.83%) Puppet
3 21 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (0.72%) Terraform
4 19 (0.65%) SCCM
5 13 (0.45%) Ansible
6 12 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.21%) Matomo
9 6 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.17%) Kibana
10 5 (0.17%) TeamSite
11 4 (0.14%) Grafana
11 4 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.14%) Salt
11 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.14%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.069%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 299 (10.30%) Adobe
2 199 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 153 (5.27%) Google
4 64 (2.20%) Apple
4 64 (2.20%) SAP
5 49 (1.69%) Oracle
6 40 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 36 (1.24%) Facebook
8 32 (1.10%) VMware
9 24 (0.83%) Tableau
10 23 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.72%) Citrix
11 21 (0.72%) Nintex
11 21 (0.72%) Spotify
11 21 (0.72%) Xamarin
12 19 (0.65%) HP
13 17 (0.59%) ServiceNow
14 16 (0.55%) Computacenter
14 16 (0.55%) MobileIron
15 15 (0.52%) Mapbox