Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 44 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,789 2,785 3,294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.80% 5.93% 5.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.65% 14.32% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,197 2,220 2,516
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,532 £90,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +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 13,103 19,454 25,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.48% 41.42% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9,984 15,238 20,014
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £113,750 £100,000
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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -25 272 £70,000 +7.69% 129
West London +24 76 £70,000 +16.67% 53
South London -38 17 £62,500 +13.64% 3
North London +23 2 £55,000 +4.76% 4
East London +17 1 £57,500 +3.61% 22
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 863 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 530 (29.63%) CSS
4 499 (27.89%) HTML
5 391 (21.86%) React
6 374 (20.91%) Finance
7 344 (19.23%) TypeScript
8 305 (17.05%) Node.js
9 297 (16.60%) Front End Development
10 272 (15.20%) AngularJS
11 255 (14.25%) Software Engineering
12 253 (14.14%) Scrum
13 251 (14.03%) Git (software)
14 234 (13.08%) Degree
15 228 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
16 225 (12.58%) Marketing
17 213 (11.91%) Fintech
18 210 (11.74%) Analytics
19 207 (11.57%) AWS
20 204 (11.40%) Wireframes
21 196 (10.96%) Java
22 192 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
22 192 (10.73%) Vue.js
23 191 (10.68%) C#
24 188 (10.51%) Sketch
25 187 (10.45%) HTML5
26 185 (10.34%) Microservices
27 181 (10.12%) DevOps
28 180 (10.06%) REST
29 179 (10.01%) Computer Science

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 74 (4.14%) CMS
2 63 (3.52%) Confluence
3 33 (1.84%) WordPress
4 27 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.17%) Apache
7 20 (1.12%) Drupal
8 13 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.34%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.22%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.22%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.17%) IIS
14 3 (0.17%) nginx
14 3 (0.17%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.17%) TPMS
Applications
1 188 (10.51%) Sketch
2 145 (8.11%) InVision
3 121 (6.76%) Figma
4 42 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 42 (2.35%) Photoshop
5 38 (2.12%) Adobe XD
6 34 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 30 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
8 21 (1.17%) Zeplin
9 16 (0.89%) UXPin
10 11 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (0.50%) InDesign
11 9 (0.50%) Marvel
11 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
13 7 (0.39%) Flinto
14 6 (0.34%) Blender
14 6 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 6 (0.34%) Revit
14 6 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.78%) Shopify
2 7 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.056%) Magento
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.056%) Relativity
6 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 207 (11.57%) AWS
2 148 (8.27%) Azure
3 144 (8.05%) SaaS
4 102 (5.70%) GCP
5 63 (3.52%) GitHub
6 62 (3.47%) Serverless
7 53 (2.96%) npm
8 39 (2.18%) Microsoft 365
9 31 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
10 30 (1.68%) Power Platform
11 25 (1.40%) Google Analytics
12 24 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 24 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (1.06%) PaaS
14 17 (0.95%) Amazon S3
14 17 (0.95%) Logic Apps
15 15 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (0.84%) Azure Functions
16 14 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.46%) Internet
2 31 (1.73%) HTTP
3 17 (0.95%) Broadband
4 10 (0.56%) Firewall
5 9 (0.50%) VPN
6 8 (0.45%) SSL
7 6 (0.34%) DNS
8 5 (0.28%) Network Security
8 5 (0.28%) Skype
8 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.28%) Wireless
9 4 (0.22%) DHCP
9 4 (0.22%) Intranet
9 4 (0.22%) SMS
9 4 (0.22%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.22%) VLAN
9 4 (0.22%) VoIP
10 3 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.11%) MQTT
11 2 (0.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (4.36%) NoSQL
2 75 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
2 75 (4.19%) SQL Server
3 66 (3.69%) MongoDB
4 59 (3.30%) Big Data
5 52 (2.91%) MySQL
6 34 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.51%) Redis
8 25 (1.40%) SQL Server 2017
9 21 (1.17%) Power BI
9 21 (1.17%) Tableau
10 19 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
12 11 (0.61%) BigQuery
13 10 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 251 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 117 (6.54%) JIRA
3 74 (4.14%) Jenkins
4 68 (3.80%) webpack
5 62 (3.47%) Cypress.io
6 52 (2.91%) Axure RP
7 49 (2.74%) Selenium
8 38 (2.12%) Babel
9 37 (2.07%) Visual Studio
10 36 (2.01%) CircleCI
10 36 (2.01%) gulp
11 35 (1.96%) Mocha
12 31 (1.73%) Maven
13 25 (1.40%) MSI
13 25 (1.40%) PostCSS
13 25 (1.40%) WiX
14 22 (1.23%) Storybook
15 21 (1.17%) Balsamiq
15 21 (1.17%) Jasmine
16 20 (1.12%) Grunt
General
1 374 (20.91%) Finance
2 225 (12.58%) Marketing
3 113 (6.32%) Banking
4 110 (6.15%) Retail
5 67 (3.75%) Games
6 66 (3.69%) Public Sector
7 57 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 53 (2.96%) Legal
9 39 (2.18%) Electronics
10 36 (2.01%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 19 (1.06%) Law
13 18 (1.01%) Front Office
14 16 (0.89%) Advertising
15 14 (0.78%) French Language
15 14 (0.78%) Publishing
16 12 (0.67%) Automotive
17 10 (0.56%) German Language
17 10 (0.56%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 645 (36.05%) Developer
2 318 (17.78%) Designer
3 200 (11.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 199 (11.12%) UX Designer
5 191 (10.68%) Senior Developer
6 131 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 105 (5.87%) React Developer
8 103 (5.76%) UI Designer
9 91 (5.09%) UI/UX Designer
10 80 (4.47%) Software Engineer
11 79 (4.42%) Product Manager
12 72 (4.02%) Analyst
13 71 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
14 70 (3.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 67 (3.75%) Senior Designer
16 49 (2.74%) Lead Designer
17 47 (2.63%) Business Analyst
18 45 (2.52%) Product Owner
18 45 (2.52%) UI Developer
19 41 (2.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (29.63%) CSS
2 499 (27.89%) HTML
3 391 (21.86%) React
4 305 (17.05%) Node.js
5 272 (15.20%) AngularJS
6 192 (10.73%) Vue.js
7 187 (10.45%) HTML5
8 180 (10.06%) REST
9 175 (9.78%) .NET
10 170 (9.50%) CSS3
11 152 (8.50%) Sass
12 138 (7.71%) GraphQL
13 123 (6.88%) RESTful
14 117 (6.54%) React Native
15 112 (6.26%) Redux
16 91 (5.09%) Jest
17 84 (4.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 65 (3.63%) Spring
19 57 (3.19%) jQuery
20 56 (3.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 192 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (9.78%) Mobile App
3 79 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 75 (4.19%) Algorithms
5 49 (2.74%) Animation
6 38 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 36 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 33 (1.84%) Blog
8 33 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.68%) Social Media
11 25 (1.40%) Web 2.0
12 23 (1.29%) Graphic Design
12 23 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.29%) Public Cloud
13 20 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
14 19 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.95%) Equities
16 15 (0.84%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 140 (7.83%) Apple iOS
2 120 (6.71%) Android
3 65 (3.63%) Windows
4 36 (2.01%) Linux
5 8 (0.45%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.28%) Unix
9 3 (0.17%) Debian
9 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (16.60%) Front End Development
3 255 (14.25%) Software Engineering
4 253 (14.14%) Scrum
5 228 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
6 213 (11.91%) Fintech
7 210 (11.74%) Analytics
8 204 (11.40%) Wireframes
9 185 (10.34%) Microservices
10 181 (10.12%) DevOps
11 179 (10.01%) Computer Science
12 175 (9.78%) Prototyping
13 166 (9.28%) E-Commerce
14 144 (8.05%) Mentoring
15 141 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
16 140 (7.83%) TDD
17 135 (7.55%) Test Automation
18 132 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 129 (7.21%) Visualisation
20 127 (7.10%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 646 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 344 (19.23%) TypeScript
3 196 (10.96%) Java
4 191 (10.68%) C#
5 161 (9.00%) SQL
6 146 (8.16%) Python
7 102 (5.70%) ES6
8 74 (4.14%) PHP
9 48 (2.68%) Apple Swift
9 48 (2.68%) Kotlin
10 46 (2.57%) Scala
11 42 (2.35%) C
12 34 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 31 (1.73%) ES7
13 31 (1.73%) Objective-C
13 31 (1.73%) Ruby
14 26 (1.45%) C++
14 26 (1.45%) Go
15 17 (0.95%) Java 8
16 14 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 234 (13.08%) Degree
2 58 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (2.46%) Master's Degree
4 28 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.23%) SANS
6 15 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (0.39%) PhD
9 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.22%) MOS
11 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.11%) CSPO
11 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) IIBA
11 2 (0.11%) MBA
11 2 (0.11%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.056%) CBAP
12 1 (0.056%) CITP
12 1 (0.056%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.056%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (7.43%) QA
2 31 (1.73%) WCAG
3 5 (0.28%) GDPR
4 4 (0.22%) GRC
4 4 (0.22%) PMO
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.11%) MiFID
7 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.056%) NIST
7 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.056%) WAI
System Software
1 143 (7.99%) Docker
2 21 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.28%) Firmware
3 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.11%) HDFS
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.056%) Ceph
6 1 (0.056%) LXC
6 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (5.25%) Kubernetes
2 35 (1.96%) Terraform
3 17 (0.95%) Ansible
4 6 (0.34%) Consul
4 6 (0.34%) Packer
5 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.28%) yum
6 4 (0.22%) Puppet
6 4 (0.22%) SCCM
6 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.17%) Istio
8 2 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.056%) CASB
9 1 (0.056%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.056%) Grafana
9 1 (0.056%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.056%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.056%) SCOM
9 1 (0.056%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 139 (7.77%) Adobe
2 105 (5.87%) Microsoft
3 79 (4.42%) Google
4 40 (2.24%) SAP
5 25 (1.40%) Apple
6 21 (1.17%) Charles River
7 18 (1.01%) Atlassian
7 18 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (0.84%) Spotify
9 12 (0.67%) IBM
10 11 (0.61%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.56%) Autodesk
11 10 (0.56%) Cadence
11 10 (0.56%) Yahoo!
12 9 (0.50%) Oracle
13 8 (0.45%) iManage
13 8 (0.45%) Instagram
13 8 (0.45%) Intapp
13 8 (0.45%) Twitter
14 6 (0.34%) HubSpot