Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 47 50
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 833 2,915 3,687
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.18% 5.33% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.85% 12.75% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 842 2,499 2,726
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -

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 8,455 22,863 28,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.42% 41.83% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,995 17,796 22,216
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +4 214 £65,000 - 63
West London +3 38 £60,000 +9.09% 15
South London -3 27 £47,500 -2.61%
East London +1 6 £66,250 +4.04% 23
North London +27 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 392 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (29.89%) JavaScript
3 239 (28.69%) Finance
4 210 (25.21%) CSS
5 175 (21.01%) HTML
6 140 (16.81%) Scrum
7 135 (16.21%) Front End Development
8 128 (15.37%) Wireframes
9 127 (15.25%) Fintech
10 117 (14.05%) React
11 90 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
12 88 (10.56%) SaaS
13 85 (10.20%) Git (software)
14 83 (9.96%) Node.js
15 82 (9.84%) Azure
15 82 (9.84%) E-Commerce
16 81 (9.72%) Java
17 79 (9.48%) TDD
18 78 (9.36%) Web Development
18 78 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
19 77 (9.24%) Software Engineering
19 77 (9.24%) TypeScript
20 76 (9.12%) Sketch
21 75 (9.00%) AWS
21 75 (9.00%) Degree
22 73 (8.76%) AngularJS
23 70 (8.40%) DevOps
23 70 (8.40%) Apple iOS
24 65 (7.80%) Prototyping
25 63 (7.56%) Analytics

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 37 (4.44%) Confluence
2 17 (2.04%) CMS
3 13 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.08%) WordPress
6 5 (0.60%) Drupal
6 5 (0.60%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.60%) nginx
6 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.36%) Apache
8 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.36%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.24%) Apache TomEE
9 2 (0.24%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.12%) Resin
Applications
1 76 (9.12%) Sketch
2 54 (6.48%) InVision
3 49 (5.88%) Figma
4 27 (3.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (2.76%) Photoshop
6 15 (1.80%) Zeplin
7 14 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (1.68%) Adobe XD
8 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (0.60%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.60%) Marvel
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.24%) SPSS
11 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.12%) InDesign
11 1 (0.12%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 10 (1.20%) Shopify
2 8 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.84%) Magento
4 5 (0.60%) Siebel CRM
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 3 (0.36%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.56%) SaaS
2 82 (9.84%) Azure
3 75 (9.00%) AWS
4 40 (4.80%) Office 365
5 26 (3.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (3.12%) GCP
5 26 (3.12%) Slack
6 24 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (2.16%) Serverless
8 16 (1.92%) PaaS
8 16 (1.92%) Power Platform
9 15 (1.80%) IaaS
10 14 (1.68%) npm
11 12 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 11 (1.32%) Mavenlink
13 10 (1.20%) GitHub
14 9 (1.08%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.96%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.60%) G Suite
16 5 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.56%) Internet
3 10 (1.20%) Skype
4 9 (1.08%) VoIP
5 7 (0.84%) Firewall
5 7 (0.84%) Unified Communications
6 6 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (0.72%) NetScaler
6 6 (0.72%) Softphone
7 5 (0.60%) PBX
8 4 (0.48%) DNS
8 4 (0.48%) HTTP
9 3 (0.36%) VPN
9 3 (0.36%) Wireless
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) Intranet
10 2 (0.24%) SMS
11 1 (0.12%) NFC
11 1 (0.12%) VLAN
11 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.96%) Big Data
2 27 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.12%) MySQL
4 19 (2.28%) SQL Server
5 17 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.68%) Power BI
8 12 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.60%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.60%) Siebel EIM
12 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.48%) BigQuery
13 4 (0.48%) Tableau
14 3 (0.36%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.36%) QlikView
14 3 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 85 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.08%) JIRA
3 35 (4.20%) webpack
4 23 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.52%) Babel
6 18 (2.16%) Axure RP
7 13 (1.56%) Cypress.io
7 13 (1.56%) Selenium
8 12 (1.44%) CircleCI
8 12 (1.44%) Grunt
9 10 (1.20%) Xcode
10 7 (0.84%) git-flow
10 7 (0.84%) Maven
10 7 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.72%) gulp
11 6 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.60%) Balsamiq
12 5 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.60%) Mocha
13 4 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 239 (28.69%) Finance
2 59 (7.08%) Banking
3 52 (6.24%) Marketing
4 47 (5.64%) Retail
5 23 (2.76%) Public Sector
6 19 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.16%) Legal
8 15 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.44%) French Language
9 12 (1.44%) Law
10 9 (1.08%) Automotive
10 9 (1.08%) Front Office
11 8 (0.96%) Games
11 8 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.84%) Publishing
13 6 (0.72%) Advertising
13 6 (0.72%) German Language
14 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.48%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 298 (35.77%) Developer
2 169 (20.29%) Designer
3 120 (14.41%) UX Designer
4 98 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 81 (9.72%) UI Designer
6 70 (8.40%) UI/UX Designer
7 67 (8.04%) Product Manager
8 59 (7.08%) React Developer
9 49 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 45 (5.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 38 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
12 37 (4.44%) Analyst
12 37 (4.44%) Product Owner
13 33 (3.96%) Architect
14 27 (3.24%) Java Developer
15 25 (3.00%) Technical Manager
16 23 (2.76%) Business Analyst
16 23 (2.76%) Senior Designer
17 22 (2.64%) Lead Designer
17 22 (2.64%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (25.21%) CSS
2 175 (21.01%) HTML
3 117 (14.05%) React
4 83 (9.96%) Node.js
5 73 (8.76%) AngularJS
6 61 (7.32%) Redux
7 52 (6.24%) REST
7 52 (6.24%) Sass
8 50 (6.00%) React Native
9 49 (5.88%) HTML5
10 47 (5.64%) .NET
11 38 (4.56%) Vue.js
12 37 (4.44%) RESTful
13 34 (4.08%) CSS3
13 34 (4.08%) jQuery
14 33 (3.96%) Web Services
14 33 (3.96%) XML
15 25 (3.00%) Jest
16 24 (2.88%) Spring
17 17 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 20 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 18 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.56%) Derivative
11 10 (1.20%) Animation
11 10 (1.20%) Social Media
12 9 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.96%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.96%) PMI
14 7 (0.84%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.72%) Wiki
16 5 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.40%) Apple iOS
2 61 (7.32%) Android
3 40 (4.80%) Windows
4 25 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.88%) Windows 10
6 17 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.80%) Linux
8 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.48%) Unix
10 2 (0.24%) Android TV
10 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.24%) tvOS
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (16.81%) Scrum
3 135 (16.21%) Front End Development
4 128 (15.37%) Wireframes
5 127 (15.25%) Fintech
6 82 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 79 (9.48%) TDD
8 78 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
8 78 (9.36%) Web Development
9 77 (9.24%) Software Engineering
10 70 (8.40%) DevOps
11 65 (7.80%) Prototyping
12 63 (7.56%) Analytics
13 62 (7.44%) Product Management
14 57 (6.84%) User Stories
15 50 (6.00%) Product Roadmap
16 49 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (5.76%) Computer Science
17 48 (5.76%) Mentoring
18 43 (5.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 249 (29.89%) JavaScript
2 81 (9.72%) Java
3 77 (9.24%) TypeScript
4 58 (6.96%) Python
5 50 (6.00%) SQL
6 46 (5.52%) C#
7 42 (5.04%) PHP
8 36 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.12%) Apple Swift
10 24 (2.88%) Kotlin
11 19 (2.28%) C
12 17 (2.04%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.92%) Ruby
13 16 (1.92%) Scala
14 15 (1.80%) C++
14 15 (1.80%) ES6
14 15 (1.80%) Java 8
15 12 (1.44%) R
16 3 (0.36%) BrightScript
16 3 (0.36%) ES7
Qualifications
1 75 (9.00%) Degree
2 19 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.44%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.60%) PhD
7 4 (0.48%) PMP
8 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.12%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.12%) QA
2 11 (1.32%) GDPR
3 8 (0.96%) SLA
4 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (4.08%) Docker
2 29 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 33 (3.96%) SCCM
3 32 (3.84%) Kubernetes
4 19 (2.28%) Ansible
5 17 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.80%) Puppet
7 6 (0.72%) CASB
8 4 (0.48%) Terraform
9 2 (0.24%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.24%) WSUS
10 1 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.60%) Adobe
3 47 (5.64%) Google
4 20 (2.40%) Atlassian
5 16 (1.92%) Oracle
6 15 (1.80%) Pega
7 13 (1.56%) Citrix
8 12 (1.44%) Apple
9 10 (1.20%) Solace
10 8 (0.96%) Siebel
11 7 (0.84%) Facebook
12 6 (0.72%) Canon
12 6 (0.72%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.72%) Cisco
12 6 (0.72%) HP
12 6 (0.72%) Mitel
12 6 (0.72%) Netskope
12 6 (0.72%) RightFax
12 6 (0.72%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.72%) Sophos