Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 48 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3,923 1,624 3,199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.71% 5.67% 5.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.93% 14.48% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,650 1,257 2,633
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £96,330 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%

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 19,679 11,215 21,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.70% 39.14% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11,629 9,007 16,967
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -12 360 £72,500 +11.54% 115
West London -10 141 £67,500 +8.00% 56
South London -9 25 £65,000 +23.81% 3
North London +16 10 £55,000 -2.22% 3
East London -1 5 £41,182 -41.17% 37
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 1,788 (45.58%) JavaScript
2 1,777 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1,576 (40.17%) React
4 1,277 (32.55%) CSS
5 1,150 (29.31%) HTML
6 1,128 (28.75%) TypeScript
7 1,046 (26.66%) Finance
8 888 (22.64%) Social Skills
9 882 (22.48%) Node.js
10 800 (20.39%) Front End Development
11 782 (19.93%) Software Engineering
12 747 (19.04%) Full Stack Development
13 737 (18.79%) Git (software)
14 710 (18.10%) AngularJS
15 656 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
16 600 (15.29%) AWS
17 558 (14.22%) Vue.js
18 512 (13.05%) Degree
19 505 (12.87%) Docker
20 501 (12.77%) Python
21 490 (12.49%) REST
22 483 (12.31%) Scrum
23 474 (12.08%) Marketing
24 470 (11.98%) DevOps
25 457 (11.65%) HTML5
25 457 (11.65%) SQL
26 455 (11.60%) Analytics
27 451 (11.50%) Java
28 447 (11.39%) Test Automation
29 435 (11.09%) GraphQL

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
1 175 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
2 163 (4.15%) CMS
3 98 (2.50%) Confluence
4 85 (2.17%) Apache
5 74 (1.89%) Apache Spark
6 67 (1.71%) WordPress
7 33 (0.84%) IBM Domino
8 28 (0.71%) Drupal
9 27 (0.69%) IIS
9 27 (0.69%) nginx
10 19 (0.48%) Headless CMS
11 17 (0.43%) Tornado
12 16 (0.41%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.36%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.36%) Kentico
15 12 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
16 10 (0.25%) MediaWiki
17 9 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 226 (5.76%) Sketch
2 191 (4.87%) Figma
3 154 (3.93%) InVision
4 82 (2.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 68 (1.73%) Photoshop
6 60 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 38 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
8 30 (0.76%) Adobe XD
9 29 (0.74%) Zeplin
10 21 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 19 (0.48%) UXPin
12 18 (0.46%) GIMP
12 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
13 17 (0.43%) Chatbot
13 17 (0.43%) Marvel
13 17 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
14 14 (0.36%) InDesign
15 13 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
16 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
17 8 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (1.10%) Shopify
2 29 (0.74%) Magento
3 17 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.13%) Summit
6 4 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.076%) Relativity
8 2 (0.051%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.051%) Q-Pulse
8 2 (0.051%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.051%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 600 (15.29%) AWS
2 333 (8.49%) Azure
3 280 (7.14%) GCP
4 270 (6.88%) SaaS
5 224 (5.71%) Serverless
6 223 (5.68%) GitHub
7 135 (3.44%) npm
8 92 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
9 79 (2.01%) Heroku
10 77 (1.96%) Google Analytics
11 71 (1.81%) Firebase
12 68 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
13 64 (1.63%) Amazon S3
14 55 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 52 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
16 46 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
17 43 (1.10%) Microsoft 365
18 42 (1.07%) Yarn
19 40 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
20 39 (0.99%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.50%) Internet
2 82 (2.09%) HTTP
3 62 (1.58%) Broadband
4 20 (0.51%) VPN
5 17 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.38%) DNS
6 15 (0.38%) SSL
7 13 (0.33%) Firewall
8 12 (0.31%) Network Security
9 8 (0.20%) MQTT
10 7 (0.18%) DHCP
10 7 (0.18%) Intranet
10 7 (0.18%) WAN
11 5 (0.13%) Extranet
11 5 (0.13%) SMS
12 4 (0.10%) Skype
12 4 (0.10%) SMTP
12 4 (0.10%) VoIP
12 4 (0.10%) Wireless
13 3 (0.076%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
2 275 (7.01%) MongoDB
3 259 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 157 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 152 (3.87%) MySQL
5 152 (3.87%) Redis
6 110 (2.80%) Big Data
7 97 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 97 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 36 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 35 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
10 28 (0.71%) Blockchain
11 27 (0.69%) Power BI
12 26 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 24 (0.61%) Tableau
14 23 (0.59%) BigQuery
15 20 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 737 (18.79%) Git (software)
2 270 (6.88%) webpack
3 263 (6.70%) JIRA
4 166 (4.23%) Cypress.io
5 142 (3.62%) Jenkins
6 90 (2.29%) Babel
7 82 (2.09%) GitLab
8 80 (2.04%) CircleCI
9 77 (1.96%) gulp
10 74 (1.89%) Mocha
11 72 (1.84%) Axure RP
12 66 (1.68%) Selenium
13 65 (1.66%) Jasmine
14 61 (1.55%) Storybook
15 57 (1.45%) PostCSS
15 57 (1.45%) Visual Studio
16 53 (1.35%) WiX
17 51 (1.30%) Maven
18 50 (1.27%) Gradle
19 47 (1.20%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,046 (26.66%) Finance
2 888 (22.64%) Social Skills
3 474 (12.08%) Marketing
4 374 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
5 300 (7.65%) Retail
6 254 (6.47%) Games
7 240 (6.12%) Banking
8 123 (3.14%) Legal
9 89 (2.27%) Telecoms
10 82 (2.09%) Public Sector
11 81 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
12 69 (1.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 68 (1.73%) Law
14 60 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
15 53 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
16 52 (1.33%) Publishing
17 51 (1.30%) Manufacturing
18 50 (1.27%) Advertising
19 47 (1.20%) Electronics
20 44 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,515 (38.62%) Developer
2 570 (14.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 467 (11.90%) Designer
4 438 (11.16%) Senior Developer
5 322 (8.21%) Software Engineer
6 299 (7.62%) UX Designer
7 257 (6.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 221 (5.63%) React Developer
9 188 (4.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 164 (4.18%) UI Designer
11 133 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
12 131 (3.34%) Product Manager
13 125 (3.19%) UI/UX Designer
14 123 (3.14%) Senior Designer
15 120 (3.06%) UI Developer
16 116 (2.96%) Analyst
17 102 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
18 89 (2.27%) Lead Developer
19 78 (1.99%) Angular Developer
19 78 (1.99%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,576 (40.17%) React
2 1,277 (32.55%) CSS
3 1,150 (29.31%) HTML
4 882 (22.48%) Node.js
5 710 (18.10%) AngularJS
6 558 (14.22%) Vue.js
7 490 (12.49%) REST
8 457 (11.65%) HTML5
9 435 (11.09%) GraphQL
10 427 (10.88%) Redux
11 373 (9.51%) CSS3
12 341 (8.69%) Sass
13 322 (8.21%) React Native
14 310 (7.90%) .NET
15 304 (7.75%) RESTful
16 302 (7.70%) Jest
17 187 (4.77%) Next.js
18 181 (4.61%) Web Services
19 142 (3.62%) Spring
20 139 (3.54%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 396 (10.09%) Mobile App
2 232 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
3 149 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 114 (2.91%) Virtual Team
5 84 (2.14%) Blog
6 81 (2.06%) Social Media
7 76 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 75 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 54 (1.38%) Video\Live Streaming
11 52 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 51 (1.30%) iPhone
13 44 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 43 (1.10%) Animation
15 41 (1.05%) Derivative
16 40 (1.02%) Web 2.0
17 37 (0.94%) Cloud Native
17 37 (0.94%) Graphic Design
17 37 (0.94%) Public Cloud
18 33 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 305 (7.77%) Apple iOS
2 302 (7.70%) Android
3 141 (3.59%) Windows
4 122 (3.11%) Linux
5 35 (0.89%) Unix
6 16 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.13%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.076%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.025%) Debian
13 1 (0.025%) Solaris
13 1 (0.025%) VMS
13 1 (0.025%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,777 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 800 (20.39%) Front End Development
3 782 (19.93%) Software Engineering
4 747 (19.04%) Full Stack Development
5 656 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
6 483 (12.31%) Scrum
7 470 (11.98%) DevOps
8 455 (11.60%) Analytics
9 447 (11.39%) Test Automation
10 415 (10.58%) Computer Science
11 397 (10.12%) Microservices
11 397 (10.12%) TDD
12 371 (9.46%) Visualisation
13 356 (9.07%) Web Development
14 354 (9.02%) Fintech
15 353 (9.00%) Mentoring
16 346 (8.82%) Wireframes
17 343 (8.74%) Artificial Intelligence
18 334 (8.51%) Machine Learning
19 325 (8.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,788 (45.58%) JavaScript
2 1,128 (28.75%) TypeScript
3 501 (12.77%) Python
4 457 (11.65%) SQL
5 451 (11.50%) Java
6 323 (8.23%) ES6
7 319 (8.13%) C#
8 163 (4.15%) Ruby
9 158 (4.03%) PHP
10 133 (3.39%) Go
11 123 (3.14%) Kotlin
12 102 (2.60%) Apple Swift
13 93 (2.37%) Elm
14 92 (2.35%) Scala
15 81 (2.06%) C
16 71 (1.81%) Elixir
17 64 (1.63%) ES7
18 48 (1.22%) Rust
18 48 (1.22%) T-SQL
19 46 (1.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 512 (13.05%) Degree
2 200 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (2.29%) Master's Degree
4 31 (0.79%) PhD
5 25 (0.64%) SANS
6 20 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 17 (0.43%) Security Cleared
8 14 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (0.28%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.15%) MBA
13 4 (0.10%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.10%) MOS
14 3 (0.076%) CSPO
14 3 (0.076%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.076%) RIBA
15 2 (0.051%) CISSP
15 2 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.051%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 367 (9.36%) Accessibility
2 267 (6.81%) QA
3 56 (1.43%) WCAG
4 24 (0.61%) GDPR
5 22 (0.56%) PMO
6 14 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.33%) WAI
8 12 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.23%) PSD2
10 2 (0.051%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.051%) MiFID
10 2 (0.051%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.051%) SLA
11 1 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.025%) NIST
11 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 505 (12.87%) Docker
2 24 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.18%) Ceph
4 5 (0.13%) Firmware
4 5 (0.13%) HDFS
5 4 (0.10%) LXC
6 3 (0.076%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.076%) Varnish
6 3 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.025%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.025%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.025%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 352 (8.97%) Kubernetes
2 198 (5.05%) Terraform
3 68 (1.73%) Ansible
4 33 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (0.66%) Bugsnag
6 21 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 21 (0.54%) Istio
7 15 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (0.38%) yum
8 14 (0.36%) Grafana
9 12 (0.31%) linkerd
10 11 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.20%) Consul
11 8 (0.20%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.18%) Galera Cluster
13 6 (0.15%) Packer
14 5 (0.13%) Kibana
15 4 (0.10%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.10%) logstash
15 4 (0.10%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 297 (7.57%) Google
2 264 (6.73%) Adobe
3 158 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 102 (2.60%) Apple
5 76 (1.94%) Oracle
6 69 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (1.25%) SAP
8 42 (1.07%) Spotify
9 29 (0.74%) Instagram
10 25 (0.64%) Yahoo!
11 24 (0.61%) Dell
12 23 (0.59%) YouTube
13 22 (0.56%) Facebook
13 22 (0.56%) TOWER Software
14 21 (0.54%) Red Hat
15 20 (0.51%) Pega
16 19 (0.48%) Optimizely
17 17 (0.43%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.43%) Netlify
17 17 (0.43%) Sitecore