Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 48 53
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,092 2,725 3,328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.50% 5.31% 5.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.90% 12.81% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 2,355 2,548
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 10,014 21,274 26,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.24% 41.45% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,316 16,787 21,029
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -15 221 £67,500 - 88
West London +14 41 £77,500 +40.91% 20
South London -22 20 £57,500 +4.55% 3
East London +5 2 £56,250 -13.46% 19
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 569 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (30.31%) JavaScript
3 310 (28.39%) CSS
4 289 (26.47%) HTML
5 251 (22.99%) Finance
6 192 (17.58%) Scrum
7 178 (16.30%) React
8 174 (15.93%) Fintech
9 172 (15.75%) Front End Development
10 150 (13.74%) Wireframes
11 146 (13.37%) Node.js
12 135 (12.36%) Sketch
13 130 (11.90%) Analytics
14 128 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
15 125 (11.45%) Java
16 123 (11.26%) Git (software)
17 121 (11.08%) TypeScript
18 119 (10.90%) TDD
19 118 (10.81%) AngularJS
20 112 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
21 108 (9.89%) DevOps
22 104 (9.52%) E-Commerce
23 101 (9.25%) .NET
23 101 (9.25%) AWS
23 101 (9.25%) HTML5
24 99 (9.07%) C#
24 99 (9.07%) Degree
25 95 (8.70%) Microservices
25 95 (8.70%) Prototyping
26 94 (8.61%) InVision

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 40 (3.66%) Confluence
2 35 (3.21%) CMS
3 20 (1.83%) WordPress
4 17 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.82%) Apache
7 7 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.64%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.55%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.55%) Drupal
8 6 (0.55%) nginx
9 5 (0.46%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.18%) IIS
12 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.18%) TPMS
Applications
1 135 (12.36%) Sketch
2 94 (8.61%) InVision
3 74 (6.78%) Figma
4 31 (2.84%) Adobe XD
5 30 (2.75%) Photoshop
6 24 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 24 (2.20%) Zeplin
7 21 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.73%) SPSS
11 4 (0.37%) Flinto
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.27%) GIMP
12 3 (0.27%) InDesign
12 3 (0.27%) UXPin
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Shopify
2 6 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.46%) Magento
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.46%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.46%) Siebel CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 101 (9.25%) AWS
2 91 (8.33%) Azure
3 88 (8.06%) SaaS
4 32 (2.93%) GCP
4 32 (2.93%) Office 365
5 30 (2.75%) Serverless
6 28 (2.56%) Power Platform
7 26 (2.38%) npm
8 22 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.74%) PaaS
10 18 (1.65%) Google Analytics
10 18 (1.65%) Logic Apps
11 17 (1.56%) Slack
12 12 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 12 (1.10%) GitHub
13 11 (1.01%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.82%) Azure Functions
15 8 (0.73%) Power Automate
15 8 (0.73%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.19%) HTTP
2 9 (0.82%) Firewall
2 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (0.82%) VoIP
3 8 (0.73%) Internet
3 8 (0.73%) Skype
4 6 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (0.55%) NetScaler
4 6 (0.55%) Softphone
4 6 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.46%) PBX
5 5 (0.46%) VPN
6 4 (0.37%) VLAN
7 3 (0.27%) DHCP
7 3 (0.27%) DNS
7 3 (0.27%) Intranet
7 3 (0.27%) SMS
7 3 (0.27%) WebEx
7 3 (0.27%) Wireless
8 2 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.75%) Big Data
3 37 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 30 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 28 (2.56%) MySQL
6 22 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.83%) Power BI
8 17 (1.56%) SQL Server 2017
9 13 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
11 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.01%) Tableau
12 10 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.64%) Flink
15 6 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.46%) Siebel EIM
16 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 123 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 58 (5.31%) JIRA
3 40 (3.66%) Axure RP
4 36 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 33 (3.02%) webpack
6 30 (2.75%) Selenium
7 22 (2.01%) Babel
7 22 (2.01%) Cypress.io
8 19 (1.74%) Visual Studio
9 18 (1.65%) CocoaPods
10 13 (1.19%) git-flow
10 13 (1.19%) Maven
10 13 (1.19%) Mocha
11 10 (0.92%) Grunt
11 10 (0.92%) gulp
12 9 (0.82%) Travis CI
13 8 (0.73%) CircleCI
13 8 (0.73%) Moq
13 8 (0.73%) PostCSS
13 8 (0.73%) WiX
General
1 251 (22.99%) Finance
2 92 (8.42%) Marketing
3 64 (5.86%) Banking
4 51 (4.67%) Retail
5 26 (2.38%) Legal
5 26 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.11%) Public Sector
7 16 (1.47%) Front Office
8 12 (1.10%) Advertising
8 12 (1.10%) Law
9 11 (1.01%) French Language
9 11 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.82%) Automotive
10 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.82%) Games
10 9 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.73%) Brand Awareness
11 8 (0.73%) Publishing
12 7 (0.64%) Electronics
13 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 398 (36.45%) Developer
2 215 (19.69%) Designer
3 150 (13.74%) UX Designer
4 114 (10.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 92 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 88 (8.06%) UI Designer
7 77 (7.05%) UI/UX Designer
8 61 (5.59%) Analyst
8 61 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 60 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 59 (5.40%) Product Manager
11 57 (5.22%) React Developer
12 45 (4.12%) Product Owner
13 36 (3.30%) Architect
13 36 (3.30%) Business Analyst
14 35 (3.21%) Lead Developer
14 35 (3.21%) Senior Designer
15 32 (2.93%) Java Developer
16 30 (2.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 29 (2.66%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (28.39%) CSS
2 289 (26.47%) HTML
3 178 (16.30%) React
4 146 (13.37%) Node.js
5 118 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 101 (9.25%) .NET
6 101 (9.25%) HTML5
7 90 (8.24%) CSS3
8 82 (7.51%) Vue.js
9 81 (7.42%) Sass
10 62 (5.68%) Redux
11 57 (5.22%) REST
11 57 (5.22%) RESTful
12 45 (4.12%) GraphQL
13 42 (3.85%) jQuery
13 42 (3.85%) Spring
14 37 (3.39%) Kafka
15 34 (3.11%) Jest
16 32 (2.93%) XML
17 30 (2.75%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (8.52%) Mobile App
3 33 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (2.93%) Animation
5 24 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 24 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 23 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.74%) Equities
8 19 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.37%) Graphic Design
12 12 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.82%) Blog
13 9 (0.82%) Social Media
14 8 (0.73%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.73%) NHS
14 8 (0.73%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 90 (8.24%) Apple iOS
2 67 (6.14%) Android
3 46 (4.21%) Windows
4 18 (1.65%) Linux
4 18 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.27%) Debian
8 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.092%) tvOS
10 1 (0.092%) Unix
10 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (17.58%) Scrum
3 174 (15.93%) Fintech
4 172 (15.75%) Front End Development
5 150 (13.74%) Wireframes
6 130 (11.90%) Analytics
7 119 (10.90%) TDD
8 112 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
9 108 (9.89%) DevOps
10 104 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 95 (8.70%) Microservices
11 95 (8.70%) Prototyping
12 93 (8.52%) Software Engineering
13 85 (7.78%) User Stories
14 81 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (7.42%) Web Development
15 73 (6.68%) Mentoring
16 71 (6.50%) Visualisation
17 67 (6.14%) Requirements Gathering
18 66 (6.04%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 331 (30.31%) JavaScript
2 125 (11.45%) Java
3 121 (11.08%) TypeScript
4 99 (9.07%) C#
5 76 (6.96%) SQL
6 68 (6.23%) Python
7 44 (4.03%) PHP
8 42 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 39 (3.57%) Objective-C
10 34 (3.11%) C
11 32 (2.93%) ES6
11 32 (2.93%) Kotlin
12 26 (2.38%) Scala
13 21 (1.92%) Ruby
14 19 (1.74%) Java 8
15 18 (1.65%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.56%) C++
16 17 (1.56%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.37%) ES7
18 9 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 99 (9.07%) Degree
2 25 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.19%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.73%) SANS
6 4 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.18%) PhD
8 1 (0.092%) CISM
8 1 (0.092%) CISSP
8 1 (0.092%) ISEB
8 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.092%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.092%) MCP
8 1 (0.092%) MCSD
8 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.092%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.23%) QA
2 10 (0.92%) WCAG
3 7 (0.64%) GDPR
4 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.27%) PMO
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (5.04%) Docker
2 21 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.27%) Firmware
4 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (1.37%) SCCM
4 9 (0.82%) Ansible
4 9 (0.82%) Puppet
5 6 (0.55%) CASB
6 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.27%) Terraform
8 2 (0.18%) WSUS
9 1 (0.092%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.092%) Kibana
9 1 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 84 (7.69%) Adobe
2 74 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.49%) Google
4 23 (2.11%) Atlassian
5 20 (1.83%) Apple
6 15 (1.37%) Pega
7 14 (1.28%) Oracle
8 13 (1.19%) Charles River
9 11 (1.01%) Solace
10 10 (0.92%) SAP
11 9 (0.82%) Citrix
12 7 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.64%) Siebel
12 7 (0.64%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.55%) Canon
13 6 (0.55%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.55%) HP
13 6 (0.55%) hybris
13 6 (0.55%) RightFax
13 6 (0.55%) Sophos