Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 53 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 2,709 3,274 3,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.32% 5.26% 5.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.82% 12.51% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,190 2,358 2,889
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,875 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21,125 26,161 30,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.49% 42.01% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16,479 20,437 23,205
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £98,750 £95,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +26 616 £67,500 +8.00% 179
West London +14 128 £56,250 -2.17% 60
South London +38 104 £50,000 - 16
East London +1 26 £65,000 +36.84% 24
North London -5 5 £50,000 +9.29% 8
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1,181 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 995 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 894 (33.00%) CSS
4 848 (31.30%) HTML
5 633 (23.37%) Finance
6 531 (19.60%) React
7 510 (18.83%) Front End Development
8 445 (16.43%) Scrum
9 416 (15.36%) Wireframes
10 406 (14.99%) AngularJS
11 405 (14.95%) HTML5
12 367 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
13 364 (13.44%) Degree
14 363 (13.40%) Git (software)
15 331 (12.22%) Fintech
16 318 (11.74%) Mobile App
17 306 (11.30%) Node.js
18 297 (10.96%) CSS3
19 283 (10.45%) Analytics
19 283 (10.45%) Sketch
20 280 (10.34%) Java
21 277 (10.23%) Marketing
22 275 (10.15%) DevOps
23 272 (10.04%) Computer Science
24 258 (9.52%) TDD
25 256 (9.45%) Adobe
26 253 (9.34%) Web Development
27 246 (9.08%) Software Engineering
28 241 (8.90%) C#
28 241 (8.90%) 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
1 105 (3.88%) CMS
2 37 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.33%) Confluence
4 30 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 27 (1.00%) WordPress
6 26 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 25 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 25 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (0.85%) Drupal
9 17 (0.63%) SAS
10 15 (0.55%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.41%) ArcGIS
12 10 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (0.33%) Mule
14 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.26%) Apache
15 7 (0.26%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.22%) EPiServer
16 6 (0.22%) IIS
17 3 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 283 (10.45%) Sketch
2 200 (7.38%) InVision
3 88 (3.25%) Photoshop
4 81 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 76 (2.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 44 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
7 43 (1.59%) Adobe XD
8 38 (1.40%) Zeplin
9 34 (1.26%) Figma
10 27 (1.00%) MS Visio
11 25 (0.92%) Marvel
12 24 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
13 20 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
14 17 (0.63%) InDesign
14 17 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
15 15 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
16 12 (0.44%) Chatbot
16 12 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 10 (0.37%) Fireworks
18 9 (0.33%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 19 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (0.52%) Shopify
3 12 (0.44%) Magento
4 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.26%) R3 Corda
6 7 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
7 6 (0.22%) HFM
8 5 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.18%) SAP HCM
8 5 (0.18%) SessionCam
9 4 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.074%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 239 (8.82%) AWS
2 168 (6.20%) Azure
3 132 (4.87%) SaaS
4 77 (2.84%) Office 365
5 67 (2.47%) GitHub
6 65 (2.40%) npm
7 55 (2.03%) Google Analytics
8 50 (1.85%) GCP
9 47 (1.73%) PaaS
10 36 (1.33%) Serverless
11 31 (1.14%) IaaS
12 30 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 26 (0.96%) Basecamp
15 25 (0.92%) Amazon S3
16 23 (0.85%) Power Platform
17 21 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
18 19 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
19 15 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
19 15 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.51%) Internet
2 41 (1.51%) Firewall
3 29 (1.07%) DNS
4 26 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.92%) HTTP
6 19 (0.70%) VPN
7 13 (0.48%) Intranet
8 12 (0.44%) Network Security
9 9 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (0.33%) Skype
10 8 (0.30%) VoIP
11 6 (0.22%) WebEx
12 5 (0.18%) LAN
12 5 (0.18%) MPLS
12 5 (0.18%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.18%) WAN
13 4 (0.15%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.15%) SSL
13 4 (0.15%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (4.10%) Big Data
2 104 (3.84%) SQL Server
3 70 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 65 (2.40%) MySQL
5 63 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 36 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (1.03%) MongoDB
8 26 (0.96%) Redis
9 23 (0.85%) Blockchain
10 22 (0.81%) Power BI
11 20 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 16 (0.59%) SAP HANA
14 14 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (0.52%) QlikView
15 12 (0.44%) GIS
16 11 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (0.26%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 363 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 150 (5.54%) JIRA
3 131 (4.84%) webpack
4 98 (3.62%) Jenkins
5 93 (3.43%) Axure RP
6 74 (2.73%) Jasmine
7 65 (2.40%) Bitbucket
8 62 (2.29%) gulp
9 50 (1.85%) Selenium
10 45 (1.66%) Grunt
11 44 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
11 44 (1.62%) Mocha
12 41 (1.51%) Xcode
13 39 (1.44%) Protractor
14 37 (1.37%) Visual Studio
15 33 (1.22%) Balsamiq
16 31 (1.14%) Maven
17 30 (1.11%) TeamCity
18 29 (1.07%) Cucumber
19 28 (1.03%) Sinon.JS
General
1 633 (23.37%) Finance
2 277 (10.23%) Marketing
3 180 (6.64%) Retail
4 162 (5.98%) Banking
5 94 (3.47%) Games
6 75 (2.77%) Advertising
7 56 (2.07%) Public Sector
8 46 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.18%) Law
10 22 (0.81%) Automotive
10 22 (0.81%) Front Office
11 18 (0.66%) Publishing
12 16 (0.59%) Electronics
12 16 (0.59%) Legal
13 14 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.44%) Back Office
14 12 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,104 (40.75%) Developer
2 544 (20.08%) Designer
3 399 (14.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 366 (13.51%) UX Designer
5 293 (10.82%) Senior Developer
6 234 (8.64%) UI Designer
7 211 (7.79%) React Developer
8 189 (6.98%) UI/UX Designer
9 150 (5.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 147 (5.43%) Analyst
11 130 (4.80%) Senior Designer
12 121 (4.47%) Product Manager
12 121 (4.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 104 (3.84%) Business Analyst
14 96 (3.54%) Java Developer
15 91 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
16 86 (3.17%) C# Developer
17 84 (3.10%) UI Developer
18 83 (3.06%) Senior UX Designer
19 77 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 894 (33.00%) CSS
2 848 (31.30%) HTML
3 531 (19.60%) React
4 406 (14.99%) AngularJS
5 405 (14.95%) HTML5
6 306 (11.30%) Node.js
7 297 (10.96%) CSS3
8 225 (8.31%) REST
9 217 (8.01%) Sass
10 215 (7.94%) Redux
11 201 (7.42%) .NET
12 172 (6.35%) jQuery
13 159 (5.87%) RESTful
14 120 (4.43%) Vue.js
15 118 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 114 (4.21%) Web Services
17 113 (4.17%) Spring
18 94 (3.47%) ASP.NET
19 89 (3.29%) Jest
20 82 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 318 (11.74%) Mobile App
2 226 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (4.25%) Algorithms
4 88 (3.25%) Data Structures
5 80 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 74 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 74 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 55 (2.03%) Derivative
9 48 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (1.77%) Smartphone
10 39 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 35 (1.29%) Graphic Design
12 34 (1.26%) Social Media
13 30 (1.11%) Animation
14 29 (1.07%) Client/Server
15 27 (1.00%) Online Gambling
16 26 (0.96%) Online Banking
16 26 (0.96%) W3C
17 23 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 220 (8.12%) Android
2 218 (8.05%) Apple iOS
3 112 (4.13%) Windows
4 73 (2.69%) Linux
5 43 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 35 (1.29%) Mac OS
7 22 (0.81%) tvOS
8 17 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.59%) Unix
10 13 (0.48%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.18%) CentOS
13 5 (0.18%) Debian
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,181 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (18.83%) Front End Development
3 445 (16.43%) Scrum
4 416 (15.36%) Wireframes
5 367 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
6 331 (12.22%) Fintech
7 283 (10.45%) Analytics
8 275 (10.15%) DevOps
9 272 (10.04%) Computer Science
10 258 (9.52%) TDD
11 253 (9.34%) Web Development
12 246 (9.08%) Software Engineering
13 232 (8.56%) Prototyping
14 231 (8.53%) User Stories
15 229 (8.45%) Mentoring
16 216 (7.97%) E-Commerce
17 175 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
18 169 (6.24%) Microservices
19 152 (5.61%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 151 (5.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 995 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 280 (10.34%) Java
3 241 (8.90%) C#
3 241 (8.90%) SQL
4 204 (7.53%) TypeScript
5 164 (6.05%) ES6
6 157 (5.80%) Python
7 101 (3.73%) PHP
8 75 (2.77%) C
9 71 (2.62%) Apple Swift
10 68 (2.51%) C++
10 68 (2.51%) Objective-C
11 61 (2.25%) Java 8
12 49 (1.81%) Kotlin
13 47 (1.73%) PowerShell
13 47 (1.73%) R
14 42 (1.55%) Scala
15 36 (1.33%) Ruby
16 34 (1.26%) Go
17 29 (1.07%) ES7
Qualifications
1 364 (13.44%) Degree
2 104 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.81%) Master's Degree
4 16 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.52%) SAP Certification
6 11 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.37%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.37%) CISM
7 10 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.33%) CCNA
8 9 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.33%) CISSP
8 9 (0.33%) PhD
9 8 (0.30%) CIMA
9 8 (0.30%) CIPD
10 7 (0.26%) PMP
11 6 (0.22%) CCNP
12 5 (0.18%) ISEB
12 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (7.20%) QA
2 10 (0.37%) WCAG
3 9 (0.33%) GDPR
4 8 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.22%) PMO
7 4 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.11%) Section 508
8 3 (0.11%) WAI
9 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.074%) SLA
10 1 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.037%) GAAP
10 1 (0.037%) NCSC
System Software
1 145 (5.35%) Docker
2 42 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 36 (1.33%) XenApp
3 36 (1.33%) XenDesktop
4 18 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.18%) Firmware
7 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.11%) vSphere
9 2 (0.074%) ACF2
9 2 (0.074%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.037%) RACF
10 1 (0.037%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.037%) Xen
Systems Management
1 100 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.55%) SCCM
3 20 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (0.70%) Puppet
4 19 (0.70%) Terraform
5 9 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.22%) Ansible
7 6 (0.22%) Grafana
7 6 (0.22%) Matomo
8 5 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.15%) Kibana
9 4 (0.15%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.11%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.074%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.074%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.074%) vRealize
11 2 (0.074%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 256 (9.45%) Adobe
2 172 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 129 (4.76%) Google
4 69 (2.55%) SAP
5 65 (2.40%) Apple
6 39 (1.44%) Oracle
7 38 (1.40%) Citrix
8 35 (1.29%) Facebook
9 34 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 25 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (0.85%) VMware
12 19 (0.70%) Tableau
13 18 (0.66%) Computacenter
13 18 (0.66%) HP
13 18 (0.66%) MobileIron
13 18 (0.66%) Xamarin
14 14 (0.52%) Ivanti
14 14 (0.52%) Nintex
14 14 (0.52%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.48%) IBM