Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3,520 4,061 3,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.33% 5.52% 5.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.61% 11.63% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,570 3,005 3,047
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 30,325 34,916 33,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.95% 47.48% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23,854 25,464 27,978
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 -20 566 £60,000 - 182
West London -11 134 £55,000 +4.76% 132
South London +11 70 £50,000 -5.66% 5
East London +3 40 £47,500 - 45
North London +19 10 £48,250 +2.66% 5
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 1,805 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,142 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 1,135 (32.24%) HTML
4 1,052 (29.89%) CSS
5 723 (20.54%) Finance
6 666 (18.92%) Scrum
7 605 (17.19%) Wireframes
8 544 (15.45%) Degree
9 543 (15.43%) Front End Development
10 535 (15.20%) AngularJS
11 510 (14.49%) Analytics
12 498 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
13 495 (14.06%) React
14 491 (13.95%) HTML5
15 477 (13.55%) Java
16 451 (12.81%) Git (software)
17 438 (12.44%) C#
18 432 (12.27%) Marketing
19 431 (12.24%) TDD
20 427 (12.13%) Adobe
20 427 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
21 398 (11.31%) Mobile App
22 397 (11.28%) Prototyping
23 377 (10.71%) Web Development
24 361 (10.26%) E-Commerce
25 352 (10.00%) CSS3
26 341 (9.69%) .NET
27 340 (9.66%) Software Engineering
28 329 (9.35%) Node.js
29 323 (9.18%) QA

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
1 204 (5.80%) CMS
2 124 (3.52%) Confluence
3 82 (2.33%) WordPress
4 64 (1.82%) EPiServer
5 54 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 44 (1.25%) Marvel
7 42 (1.19%) Drupal
8 38 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 35 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 28 (0.80%) Umbraco
12 27 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 26 (0.74%) Apache Spark
14 22 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
15 20 (0.57%) Skype for Business
16 16 (0.45%) IIS
17 14 (0.40%) Mule
18 9 (0.26%) Apache
18 9 (0.26%) Ethereum
18 9 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 263 (7.47%) Photoshop
2 227 (6.45%) InVision
3 195 (5.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 152 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 93 (2.64%) OmniGraffle
6 67 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
7 49 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
8 33 (0.94%) MS Visio
9 29 (0.82%) Chatbot
10 22 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 20 (0.57%) InDesign
12 18 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
13 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
14 6 (0.17%) Flinto
14 6 (0.17%) UXPin
15 5 (0.14%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.14%) SPSS
15 5 (0.14%) UserZoom
16 3 (0.085%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.085%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 63 (1.79%) Magento
2 33 (0.94%) Eloqua
3 13 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
3 13 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 12 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.17%) Shopify
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.11%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
10 3 (0.085%) Postilion
10 3 (0.085%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.057%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.057%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.057%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.057%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 311 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (3.61%) SaaS
4 95 (2.70%) Google Analytics
5 94 (2.67%) npm
6 85 (2.41%) Office 365
7 74 (2.10%) GitHub
8 62 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 55 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 52 (1.48%) PaaS
11 51 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (0.91%) Slack
13 30 (0.85%) Serverless
14 24 (0.68%) IaaS
15 17 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
16 15 (0.43%) BrowserStack
17 14 (0.40%) Apple Pay
17 14 (0.40%) Heroku
17 14 (0.40%) OpenShift
18 12 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.19%) Internet
2 47 (1.34%) HTTP
3 34 (0.97%) Firewall
3 34 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.74%) DNS
5 20 (0.57%) Skype
6 18 (0.51%) DHCP
7 17 (0.48%) VoIP
8 16 (0.45%) VLAN
9 15 (0.43%) LAN
10 13 (0.37%) VPN
11 11 (0.31%) DAB
11 11 (0.31%) Network Security
12 10 (0.28%) BGP
12 10 (0.28%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.20%) WAN
15 6 (0.17%) FTP
15 6 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 121 (3.44%) Big Data
3 116 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 106 (3.01%) MySQL
5 102 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 77 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 55 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 38 (1.08%) Blockchain
10 34 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (0.88%) Couchbase
12 24 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
13 22 (0.63%) Power BI
14 21 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (0.48%) Redis
16 14 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (0.40%) Oracle Database
17 13 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 451 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 250 (7.10%) JIRA
3 220 (6.25%) Axure RP
4 127 (3.61%) gulp
5 121 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 116 (3.30%) webpack
7 110 (3.13%) Selenium
8 101 (2.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 92 (2.61%) Visual Studio
10 87 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 86 (2.44%) Grunt
12 70 (1.99%) Maven
13 69 (1.96%) Mocha
14 67 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 67 (1.90%) TeamCity
15 61 (1.73%) Cucumber
16 54 (1.53%) Jasmine
17 53 (1.51%) Subversion
18 49 (1.39%) Protractor
19 48 (1.36%) Appium
General
1 723 (20.54%) Finance
2 432 (12.27%) Marketing
3 307 (8.72%) Retail
4 197 (5.60%) Banking
5 165 (4.69%) Games
6 112 (3.18%) Advertising
7 84 (2.39%) Front Office
8 74 (2.10%) Publishing
9 63 (1.79%) Law
10 58 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 56 (1.59%) Investment Banking
12 44 (1.25%) Legal
13 42 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.43%) Billing
17 13 (0.37%) Back Office
17 13 (0.37%) Music Industry
18 11 (0.31%) Electronics
19 9 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,212 (34.43%) Developer
2 728 (20.68%) Designer
3 546 (15.51%) UX Designer
4 373 (10.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 242 (6.88%) Senior Developer
6 241 (6.85%) UI Designer
7 189 (5.37%) Analyst
7 189 (5.37%) UI/UX Designer
8 178 (5.06%) Senior Designer
9 163 (4.63%) C# Developer
10 154 (4.38%) Architect
11 146 (4.15%) React Developer
12 143 (4.06%) Product Manager
13 141 (4.01%) Senior UX Designer
14 133 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
15 121 (3.44%) Business Analyst
16 116 (3.30%) Web Developer
17 114 (3.24%) Junior
18 106 (3.01%) .NET Developer
19 101 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,135 (32.24%) HTML
2 1,052 (29.89%) CSS
3 535 (15.20%) AngularJS
4 495 (14.06%) React
5 491 (13.95%) HTML5
6 352 (10.00%) CSS3
7 341 (9.69%) .NET
8 329 (9.35%) Node.js
9 293 (8.32%) Sass
10 284 (8.07%) jQuery
11 219 (6.22%) RESTful
12 214 (6.08%) Redux
13 183 (5.20%) REST
14 180 (5.11%) Web Services
15 142 (4.03%) ASP.NET
16 141 (4.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 127 (3.61%) Vue.js
18 123 (3.49%) LESS
19 114 (3.24%) JSON
20 112 (3.18%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 427 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 398 (11.31%) Mobile App
3 309 (8.78%) Fintech
4 149 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
5 136 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 68 (1.93%) Graphic Design
7 55 (1.56%) Social Media
8 53 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 50 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 49 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 48 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 46 (1.31%) Animation
13 43 (1.22%) Cloud Native
14 42 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 35 (0.99%) Derivative
16 27 (0.77%) Blog
17 26 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (0.68%) Online Banking
19 22 (0.63%) Equities
19 22 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 311 (8.84%) Apple iOS
2 303 (8.61%) Android
3 185 (5.26%) Windows
4 117 (3.32%) Linux
5 86 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 55 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 45 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.63%) Unix
11 10 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.17%) CentOS
13 6 (0.17%) Solaris
14 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.11%) Debian
16 3 (0.085%) Android TV
17 1 (0.028%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.028%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.028%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,805 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 666 (18.92%) Scrum
3 605 (17.19%) Wireframes
4 543 (15.43%) Front End Development
5 510 (14.49%) Analytics
6 498 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
7 431 (12.24%) TDD
8 397 (11.28%) Prototyping
9 377 (10.71%) Web Development
10 361 (10.26%) E-Commerce
11 340 (9.66%) Software Engineering
12 321 (9.12%) DevOps
13 304 (8.64%) Mentoring
14 300 (8.52%) User Stories
15 279 (7.93%) Computer Science
15 279 (7.93%) Project Management
15 279 (7.93%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 265 (7.53%) Kanban
17 258 (7.33%) Microservices
18 254 (7.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,142 (32.44%) JavaScript
2 477 (13.55%) Java
3 438 (12.44%) C#
4 320 (9.09%) SQL
5 235 (6.68%) Python
6 191 (5.43%) PHP
7 153 (4.35%) ES6
8 99 (2.81%) TypeScript
9 98 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 93 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 88 (2.50%) C++
12 73 (2.07%) Ruby
13 67 (1.90%) Objective-C
14 56 (1.59%) VBScript
15 45 (1.28%) Java 8
16 43 (1.22%) Scala
17 40 (1.14%) R
18 36 (1.02%) C
19 33 (0.94%) Go
19 33 (0.94%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 544 (15.45%) Degree
2 83 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 34 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 31 (0.88%) SAFe Agilist
6 26 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 22 (0.63%) PhD
8 17 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.48%) MBA
9 15 (0.43%) ISEB
10 10 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.23%) CCNA
11 8 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.17%) SAP Certification
14 5 (0.14%) CISSP
14 5 (0.14%) GIAC
14 5 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (9.18%) QA
2 27 (0.77%) WCAG
3 24 (0.68%) SLA
4 17 (0.48%) GDPR
5 11 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.26%) PMO
7 8 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.23%) WAI
8 6 (0.17%) PSD2
9 3 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.085%) SEPA
10 2 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.057%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.028%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.028%) HL7
11 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.028%) Section 508
System Software
1 148 (4.20%) Docker
2 67 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (0.91%) BitLocker
6 19 (0.54%) XenApp
7 17 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (0.28%) Firmware
10 10 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.14%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
17 2 (0.057%) XenServer
18 1 (0.028%) ACF2
18 1 (0.028%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 84 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 52 (1.48%) Ansible
3 46 (1.31%) Terraform
4 39 (1.11%) SCCM
5 38 (1.08%) Puppet
6 32 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (0.88%) SCOrch
7 31 (0.88%) vRealize
8 28 (0.80%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 28 (0.80%) WSUS
9 27 (0.77%) Perfmon
10 26 (0.74%) WMI
11 10 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (0.23%) Grafana
13 7 (0.20%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.17%) Rancher
15 5 (0.14%) Prometheus
16 4 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
16 4 (0.11%) Graphite
16 4 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 427 (12.13%) Adobe
2 236 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 233 (6.62%) Google
4 82 (2.33%) Oracle
5 77 (2.19%) VMware
6 75 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 67 (1.90%) Apple
8 61 (1.73%) Citrix
9 55 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (1.36%) SAP
11 42 (1.19%) Atlassian
12 38 (1.08%) Alias
13 37 (1.05%) Optimizely
14 36 (1.02%) Tableau
15 31 (0.88%) Marketo
16 28 (0.80%) hybris
17 27 (0.77%) Demandware
18 23 (0.65%) Cisco
18 23 (0.65%) Omniture
19 20 (0.57%) Xamarin