Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 50 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3,121 3,815 4,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.52% 5.48% 5.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% 12.74% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,543 2,691 3,128
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 23,407 29,934 33,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.41% 42.96% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18,336 22,897 23,853
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £53,673 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.23% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +11 719 £65,000 +8.33% 152
West London -6 120 £55,000 +4.76% 75
South London +19 82 £50,000 - 6
East London -5 20 £50,000 -16.67% 47
North London +7 15 £47,500 -13.64% 6
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,607 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,098 (35.18%) JavaScript
3 972 (31.14%) HTML
4 954 (30.57%) CSS
5 621 (19.90%) Scrum
6 619 (19.83%) Finance
7 497 (15.92%) Wireframes
8 483 (15.48%) React
9 455 (14.58%) AngularJS
10 448 (14.35%) Analytics
11 445 (14.26%) Front End Development
12 432 (13.84%) Sketch
13 424 (13.59%) Degree
14 407 (13.04%) HTML5
15 385 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
16 378 (12.11%) Adobe
17 373 (11.95%) Git (software)
17 373 (11.95%) Marketing
18 360 (11.53%) TDD
19 357 (11.44%) Java
20 349 (11.18%) DevOps
21 347 (11.12%) E-Commerce
22 343 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
23 335 (10.73%) Mobile App
24 333 (10.67%) Prototyping
25 297 (9.52%) C#
25 297 (9.52%) InVision
26 294 (9.42%) Software Engineering
27 283 (9.07%) SQL
28 280 (8.97%) .NET

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
1 200 (6.41%) CMS
2 57 (1.83%) Confluence
3 56 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 52 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 45 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 43 (1.38%) IIS
7 40 (1.28%) Drupal
8 35 (1.12%) WordPress
9 33 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 22 (0.70%) Apache Spark
11 20 (0.64%) Apache
12 15 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.42%) SAS
14 11 (0.35%) ArcGIS
15 10 (0.32%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.29%) Skype for Business
17 8 (0.26%) Mule
17 8 (0.26%) nginx
18 6 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 432 (13.84%) Sketch
2 297 (9.52%) InVision
3 169 (5.41%) Photoshop
4 161 (5.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 90 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 66 (2.11%) Zeplin
7 53 (1.70%) OmniGraffle
8 52 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
9 43 (1.38%) Adobe XD
10 42 (1.35%) Marvel
11 28 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
12 25 (0.80%) Chatbot
12 25 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 24 (0.77%) InDesign
14 23 (0.74%) Figma
15 17 (0.54%) MS Visio
16 16 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
17 15 (0.48%) UserZoom
18 11 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
19 7 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 24 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (0.38%) Magento
3 8 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.13%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.096%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.096%) osCommerce
7 3 (0.096%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 3 (0.096%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.096%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.096%) SAP IBP
7 3 (0.096%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.096%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.096%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.064%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.064%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 343 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (5.25%) SaaS
4 112 (3.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 91 (2.92%) Office 365
6 81 (2.60%) GitHub
7 72 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 69 (2.21%) Google Analytics
9 64 (2.05%) PaaS
10 58 (1.86%) Serverless
11 53 (1.70%) npm
12 39 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (1.09%) Power Platform
14 29 (0.93%) IaaS
15 27 (0.87%) OpenShift
16 20 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
18 15 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
19 14 (0.45%) Amazon S3
19 14 (0.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.95%) Internet
2 59 (1.89%) HTTP
3 26 (0.83%) Firewall
4 18 (0.58%) Intranet
5 17 (0.54%) Network Security
6 15 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.45%) Skype
8 10 (0.32%) VoIP
9 9 (0.29%) VPN
9 9 (0.29%) Wireless
10 8 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (0.26%) SAN
11 6 (0.19%) DNS
11 6 (0.19%) FTP
11 6 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.16%) LAN
12 5 (0.16%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.16%) WAN
13 4 (0.13%) WLAN
14 3 (0.096%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.43%) Big Data
3 82 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 77 (2.47%) MySQL
5 45 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.12%) Blockchain
8 31 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 29 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 28 (0.90%) Power BI
11 26 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (0.83%) Redis
12 23 (0.74%) SAP HANA
13 20 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
13 20 (0.64%) Data Lake
14 17 (0.54%) GIS
15 16 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 373 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 197 (6.31%) JIRA
3 165 (5.29%) Axure RP
4 132 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 121 (3.88%) webpack
6 74 (2.37%) Mocha
7 73 (2.34%) Jasmine
8 65 (2.08%) gulp
8 65 (2.08%) Selenium
9 61 (1.95%) Grunt
10 43 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
11 40 (1.28%) Protractor
11 40 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (1.25%) Bitbucket
13 38 (1.22%) Visual Studio
14 37 (1.19%) Sinon.JS
14 37 (1.19%) Subversion
15 35 (1.12%) Babel
16 32 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 32 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 619 (19.83%) Finance
2 373 (11.95%) Marketing
3 212 (6.79%) Retail
4 190 (6.09%) Banking
5 138 (4.42%) Games
6 102 (3.27%) Advertising
7 84 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 59 (1.89%) Law
9 39 (1.25%) Legal
10 32 (1.03%) Publishing
11 28 (0.90%) Front Office
12 24 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.70%) Automotive
14 20 (0.64%) Electronics
14 20 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.42%) Back Office
17 11 (0.35%) French Language
18 10 (0.32%) Local Government
19 9 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,005 (32.20%) Developer
2 735 (23.55%) Designer
3 523 (16.76%) UX Designer
4 307 (9.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 254 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 249 (7.98%) UI Designer
7 175 (5.61%) Analyst
8 171 (5.48%) Senior Designer
8 171 (5.48%) UI/UX Designer
9 143 (4.58%) React Developer
10 130 (4.17%) Product Manager
11 123 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 123 (3.94%) Senior UX Designer
12 110 (3.52%) Architect
13 104 (3.33%) Software Engineer
14 102 (3.27%) Business Analyst
15 100 (3.20%) C# Developer
16 86 (2.76%) Lead Developer
17 80 (2.56%) Java Developer
18 77 (2.47%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 972 (31.14%) HTML
2 954 (30.57%) CSS
3 483 (15.48%) React
4 455 (14.58%) AngularJS
5 407 (13.04%) HTML5
6 280 (8.97%) .NET
7 268 (8.59%) Node.js
8 261 (8.36%) CSS3
9 247 (7.91%) Redux
10 233 (7.47%) REST
11 194 (6.22%) jQuery
12 180 (5.77%) RESTful
13 165 (5.29%) Sass
14 157 (5.03%) Web Services
15 153 (4.90%) ASP.NET
16 133 (4.26%) Vue.js
17 131 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 117 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 96 (3.08%) Spring
20 93 (2.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 335 (10.73%) Mobile App
2 274 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 107 (3.43%) Data Structures
5 100 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 93 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
8 69 (2.21%) Social Media
9 63 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.70%) Robotics
11 49 (1.57%) Virtual Team
12 48 (1.54%) Graphic Design
13 44 (1.41%) Cloud Native
14 41 (1.31%) Equities
15 34 (1.09%) Animation
16 33 (1.06%) Online Gambling
17 28 (0.90%) IVR
18 27 (0.87%) Blog
19 25 (0.80%) Data Centre
20 23 (0.74%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 235 (7.53%) Apple iOS
2 195 (6.25%) Android
3 133 (4.26%) Windows
4 107 (3.43%) Linux
5 61 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 39 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 27 (0.87%) Unix
7 27 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.13%) CentOS
11 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.064%) tvOS
12 2 (0.064%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.032%) Android TV
13 1 (0.032%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.032%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.032%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,607 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (19.90%) Scrum
3 497 (15.92%) Wireframes
4 448 (14.35%) Analytics
5 445 (14.26%) Front End Development
6 385 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
7 360 (11.53%) TDD
8 349 (11.18%) DevOps
9 347 (11.12%) E-Commerce
10 333 (10.67%) Prototyping
11 294 (9.42%) Software Engineering
12 278 (8.91%) Kanban
13 253 (8.11%) Computer Science
14 247 (7.91%) Web Development
15 240 (7.69%) Mentoring
16 231 (7.40%) Fintech
17 227 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
18 213 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
19 208 (6.66%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 201 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,098 (35.18%) JavaScript
2 357 (11.44%) Java
3 297 (9.52%) C#
4 283 (9.07%) SQL
5 235 (7.53%) Python
6 206 (6.60%) ES6
7 172 (5.51%) TypeScript
8 138 (4.42%) PHP
9 81 (2.60%) Apple Swift
10 78 (2.50%) Go
11 57 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 51 (1.63%) Ruby
13 44 (1.41%) C++
13 44 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 43 (1.38%) Java 8
15 35 (1.12%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.12%) C
16 30 (0.96%) R
17 26 (0.83%) Scala
18 25 (0.80%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 424 (13.59%) Degree
2 111 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 30 (0.96%) Master's Degree
5 18 (0.58%) SAP Certification
6 13 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.35%) ISEB
8 11 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.35%) PhD
9 9 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.19%) CBAP
10 6 (0.19%) CCNA
10 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.16%) CGEIT
11 5 (0.16%) MCSE
11 5 (0.16%) MCTS
11 5 (0.16%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (6.82%) QA
2 43 (1.38%) WAI
3 25 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.48%) GDPR
5 12 (0.38%) PMO
6 10 (0.32%) SLA
7 8 (0.26%) WCAG
8 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.22%) TickIT
9 6 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.064%) NIST
11 2 (0.064%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.064%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.064%) Section 508
12 1 (0.032%) GAAP
12 1 (0.032%) PSD2
12 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 189 (6.06%) Docker
2 55 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.26%) Firmware
6 5 (0.16%) BitLocker
6 5 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.16%) vSphere
7 4 (0.13%) XenApp
7 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.096%) HDFS
9 2 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.032%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 136 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.19%) Ansible
3 29 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.93%) Puppet
4 16 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (0.51%) Terraform
5 12 (0.38%) SCCM
6 8 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.22%) Grafana
8 6 (0.19%) Salt
9 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.16%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.13%) Rancher
11 3 (0.096%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.096%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.096%) ZENworks
12 2 (0.064%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.064%) Nagios
Vendors
1 378 (12.11%) Adobe
2 243 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 162 (5.19%) Google
4 72 (2.31%) SAP
5 52 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 44 (1.41%) Oracle
7 40 (1.28%) Apple
8 33 (1.06%) Tableau
9 32 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (0.96%) Fidessa
11 27 (0.87%) Facebook
12 23 (0.74%) VMware
13 20 (0.64%) Red Hat
14 19 (0.61%) Spotify
15 16 (0.51%) hybris
16 15 (0.48%) Pega
16 15 (0.48%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.45%) Blue Prism
17 14 (0.45%) MuleSoft
17 14 (0.45%) Splunk