Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,433 3,119 3,803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.52% 5.54% 5.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.85% 13.47% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,193 2,719 2,746
Median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% +5.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 11,153 23,155 29,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.96% 41.13% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,726 18,128 22,801
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £101,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in London.

Salary trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +5 378 £65,000 - 41
West London +34 104 £62,500 +13.64% 11
South London -7 33 £47,500 -13.64% 3
North London +1 9 £57,500 +17.95% 3
East London +8 7 £65,000 +4.25% 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 615 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (30.29%) JavaScript
3 363 (25.33%) HTML
3 363 (25.33%) CSS
4 339 (23.66%) Finance
5 224 (15.63%) React
6 216 (15.07%) Front End Development
7 206 (14.38%) Wireframes
8 197 (13.75%) Git (software)
9 186 (12.98%) Fintech
10 179 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
11 174 (12.14%) Scrum
12 164 (11.44%) Analytics
13 162 (11.30%) E-Commerce
14 149 (10.40%) Java
15 145 (10.12%) Mobile App
16 141 (9.84%) HTML5
16 141 (9.84%) Software Engineering
17 140 (9.77%) AngularJS
18 138 (9.63%) Degree
18 138 (9.63%) Computer Science
19 136 (9.49%) TypeScript
20 135 (9.42%) Apple iOS
21 134 (9.35%) PHP
22 132 (9.21%) Marketing
22 132 (9.21%) SaaS
23 131 (9.14%) C#
24 129 (9.00%) QA
24 129 (9.00%) Docker
25 127 (8.86%) Azure

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 38 (2.65%) Confluence
2 37 (2.58%) CMS
3 26 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 13 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.56%) WordPress
7 6 (0.42%) Drupal
8 5 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.28%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.28%) nginx
9 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.21%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.14%) Tornado
12 1 (0.070%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.070%) Resin
12 1 (0.070%) SAS
Applications
1 127 (8.86%) Sketch
2 91 (6.35%) InVision
3 57 (3.98%) Photoshop
4 45 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 44 (3.07%) Figma
6 21 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (1.12%) Adobe XD
9 13 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (0.84%) Marvel
11 10 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (0.70%) Chatbot
11 10 (0.70%) Zeplin
12 9 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 9 (0.63%) MS Visio
13 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
15 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.42%) Shopify
3 5 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.070%) Maximo
6 1 (0.070%) Primavera
6 1 (0.070%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.070%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 132 (9.21%) SaaS
2 127 (8.86%) Azure
3 124 (8.65%) AWS
4 68 (4.75%) Slack
5 49 (3.42%) GCP
6 44 (3.07%) Dropbox
7 42 (2.93%) Office 365
8 39 (2.72%) Serverless
9 29 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 27 (1.88%) GitHub
10 27 (1.88%) PaaS
11 23 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (1.54%) Power Platform
13 21 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (1.33%) IaaS
15 18 (1.26%) npm
16 17 (1.19%) Google Analytics
17 16 (1.12%) Amazon S3
18 14 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 9 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.26%) Internet
2 19 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.98%) Firewall
4 11 (0.77%) HTTP
5 7 (0.49%) Network Security
5 7 (0.49%) VoIP
6 6 (0.42%) DNS
6 6 (0.42%) Skype
7 5 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.28%) DHCP
8 4 (0.28%) SMS
9 3 (0.21%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.21%) NFC
9 3 (0.21%) OSPF
9 3 (0.21%) Wireless
10 2 (0.14%) SWIFTNet
11 1 (0.070%) 5G
11 1 (0.070%) Intranet
11 1 (0.070%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.070%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (5.16%) MySQL
2 60 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 48 (3.35%) NoSQL
4 47 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 42 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (2.79%) Big Data
7 19 (1.33%) Redis
8 18 (1.26%) Power BI
9 16 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.56%) BigQuery
13 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.49%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.49%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
16 5 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 197 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.79%) JIRA
3 63 (4.40%) webpack
4 44 (3.07%) Jenkins
5 29 (2.02%) Babel
6 23 (1.61%) Axure RP
6 23 (1.61%) Xcode
7 21 (1.47%) Selenium
8 19 (1.33%) Balsamiq
8 19 (1.33%) Gradle
9 17 (1.19%) Grunt
10 16 (1.12%) fastlane
11 15 (1.05%) gulp
12 14 (0.98%) Bitbucket
12 14 (0.98%) Calabash
13 13 (0.91%) CircleCI
13 13 (0.91%) Cypress.io
13 13 (0.91%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.84%) Charles Proxy
15 11 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 339 (23.66%) Finance
2 132 (9.21%) Marketing
3 113 (7.89%) Retail
4 53 (3.70%) Banking
5 33 (2.30%) Games
5 33 (2.30%) Public Sector
6 26 (1.81%) Advertising
7 19 (1.33%) Back Office
8 17 (1.19%) Law
9 15 (1.05%) Automotive
10 14 (0.98%) Legal
11 13 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.84%) Publishing
13 11 (0.77%) Front Office
14 10 (0.70%) Telecoms
15 8 (0.56%) French Language
16 6 (0.42%) German Language
17 5 (0.35%) Billing
17 5 (0.35%) Russian Language
18 4 (0.28%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 520 (36.29%) Developer
2 281 (19.61%) Designer
3 196 (13.68%) UX Designer
4 169 (11.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 117 (8.16%) UI Designer
6 112 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 107 (7.47%) Product Manager
8 102 (7.12%) UI/UX Designer
9 97 (6.77%) React Developer
10 78 (5.44%) Senior Designer
11 66 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
12 57 (3.98%) Analyst
12 57 (3.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 50 (3.49%) Java Developer
14 46 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 44 (3.07%) C# Developer
16 43 (3.00%) PHP Developer
16 43 (3.00%) Senior UX Designer
17 42 (2.93%) Product Owner
18 41 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (25.33%) CSS
1 363 (25.33%) HTML
2 224 (15.63%) React
3 141 (9.84%) HTML5
4 140 (9.77%) AngularJS
5 124 (8.65%) Node.js
6 122 (8.51%) Redux
7 113 (7.89%) CSS3
8 108 (7.54%) Sass
9 100 (6.98%) .NET
10 85 (5.93%) REST
11 76 (5.30%) jQuery
11 76 (5.30%) Vue.js
12 66 (4.61%) RESTful
13 58 (4.05%) React Native
14 49 (3.42%) Jest
15 48 (3.35%) Web Services
16 40 (2.79%) D3.js
17 36 (2.51%) LESS
18 29 (2.02%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.12%) Mobile App
2 96 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 45 (3.14%) Hedge funds
6 43 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (2.72%) Data Structures
9 30 (2.09%) Derivative
10 28 (1.95%) Animation
11 20 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 13 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.84%) RIA
13 12 (0.84%) Video on Demand
14 11 (0.77%) Social Media
15 10 (0.70%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.63%) Blog
17 8 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
17 8 (0.56%) Replication
18 7 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (9.42%) Apple iOS
2 121 (8.44%) Android
3 52 (3.63%) Windows
4 51 (3.56%) Linux
5 28 (1.95%) Windows 10
6 19 (1.33%) Unix
6 19 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.14%) Android TV
10 2 (0.14%) tvOS
10 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (15.07%) Front End Development
3 206 (14.38%) Wireframes
4 186 (12.98%) Fintech
5 179 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
6 174 (12.14%) Scrum
7 164 (11.44%) Analytics
8 162 (11.30%) E-Commerce
9 141 (9.84%) Software Engineering
10 138 (9.63%) Computer Science
11 119 (8.30%) DevOps
12 116 (8.09%) TDD
13 115 (8.03%) Web Development
14 114 (7.96%) Mentoring
15 108 (7.54%) Prototyping
16 103 (7.19%) Visualisation
17 94 (6.56%) Data Science
18 92 (6.42%) User Stories
19 91 (6.35%) Product Management
20 84 (5.86%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 434 (30.29%) JavaScript
2 149 (10.40%) Java
3 136 (9.49%) TypeScript
4 134 (9.35%) PHP
5 131 (9.14%) C#
6 125 (8.72%) Python
7 119 (8.30%) SQL
8 60 (4.19%) Apple Swift
9 50 (3.49%) ES6
10 41 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.72%) Objective-C
12 38 (2.65%) Kotlin
13 33 (2.30%) C++
14 28 (1.95%) R
15 23 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.61%) Ruby
16 21 (1.47%) C
17 14 (0.98%) ES7
18 12 (0.84%) Go
19 10 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 138 (9.63%) Degree
2 56 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.19%) Master's Degree
4 14 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.56%) PhD
5 8 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.49%) PMP
7 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.35%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.35%) CISM
8 5 (0.35%) CISSP
9 4 (0.28%) CCNA
9 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.21%) CCNP
10 3 (0.21%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.070%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (9.00%) QA
2 9 (0.63%) GDPR
3 7 (0.49%) NIST
3 7 (0.49%) SLA
4 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 129 (9.00%) Docker
2 37 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.70%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.63%) XenApp
6 8 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.070%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 74 (5.16%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.65%) SCCM
3 34 (2.37%) Ansible
4 28 (1.95%) Puppet
5 26 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.54%) Terraform
7 5 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.21%) Grafana
9 3 (0.21%) SCOM
10 2 (0.14%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.070%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.070%) Kibana
11 1 (0.070%) logstash
11 1 (0.070%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.070%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 92 (6.42%) Adobe
3 67 (4.68%) Google
4 44 (3.07%) CrowdStrike
5 36 (2.51%) Apple
6 19 (1.33%) Citrix
7 16 (1.12%) VMware
8 13 (0.91%) Oracle
8 13 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.70%) SAP
10 7 (0.49%) EXASOL
10 7 (0.49%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.42%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.42%) Sage
11 6 (0.42%) Xero
12 5 (0.35%) Tableau
13 4 (0.28%) Facebook
13 4 (0.28%) IBM
13 4 (0.28%) Serena
14 3 (0.21%) Reuters