Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 77 48
Rank change year-on-year +49 -29 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 4,485 811 2,905
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.90% 4.13% 5.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.97% 10.35% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 703 2,357
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.54% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £79,250
90th Percentile £96,330 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.94%

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 22,456 7,832 20,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.54% 39.85% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13,268 6,634 16,405
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,539 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.21% +3.08%
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +16 442 £72,500 +7.41% 162
West London +1 159 £67,500 +12.50% 49
South London -1 51 £60,000 +9.09% 9
North London -7 11 £55,000 -4.35% 6
East London -20 9 £42,365 -36.05% 52
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2,071 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2,016 (44.95%) JavaScript
3 1,863 (41.54%) React
4 1,375 (30.66%) CSS
5 1,307 (29.14%) HTML
6 1,278 (28.49%) TypeScript
7 1,219 (27.18%) Finance
8 1,080 (24.08%) Social Skills
9 1,060 (23.63%) Node.js
10 957 (21.34%) Software Engineering
11 938 (20.91%) Front End Development
12 884 (19.71%) Full Stack Development
13 790 (17.61%) Git (software)
14 753 (16.79%) AWS
15 745 (16.61%) AngularJS
16 734 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
17 598 (13.33%) Test Automation
18 597 (13.31%) Analytics
19 596 (13.29%) Docker
20 588 (13.11%) Python
21 585 (13.04%) Vue.js
22 574 (12.80%) Scrum
23 544 (12.13%) Degree
24 539 (12.02%) Marketing
25 538 (12.00%) Java
26 531 (11.84%) DevOps
27 523 (11.66%) SQL
28 517 (11.53%) Redux
29 501 (11.17%) HTML5
30 497 (11.08%) REST

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
1 231 (5.15%) CMS
2 207 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
3 102 (2.27%) Apache
4 101 (2.25%) Confluence
5 96 (2.14%) WordPress
6 85 (1.90%) Apache Spark
7 40 (0.89%) Headless CMS
8 36 (0.80%) IBM Domino
9 34 (0.76%) nginx
10 32 (0.71%) IIS
11 31 (0.69%) Drupal
12 29 (0.65%) Ethereum
13 22 (0.49%) SharePoint
14 20 (0.45%) Umbraco
15 17 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.36%) Kentico
17 14 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 14 (0.31%) Tornado
18 10 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
19 8 (0.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 267 (5.95%) Figma
2 259 (5.77%) Sketch
3 145 (3.23%) InVision
4 84 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 77 (1.72%) Photoshop
6 57 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 44 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
8 42 (0.94%) Adobe XD
9 31 (0.69%) Zeplin
10 23 (0.51%) Chatbot
10 23 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
10 23 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
11 20 (0.45%) GIMP
12 18 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 18 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
13 17 (0.38%) Marvel
14 13 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
15 11 (0.25%) MS Visio
16 10 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
16 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 55 (1.23%) Shopify
2 37 (0.82%) Magento
3 18 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.11%) Summit
8 4 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.089%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.067%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.067%) Relativity
10 2 (0.045%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.045%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 753 (16.79%) AWS
2 436 (9.72%) Azure
3 318 (7.09%) GCP
4 288 (6.42%) SaaS
5 283 (6.31%) Serverless
6 264 (5.89%) GitHub
7 132 (2.94%) npm
8 105 (2.34%) Google Analytics
9 97 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
10 87 (1.94%) Heroku
11 86 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 72 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
13 64 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 64 (1.43%) Firebase
13 64 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
14 60 (1.34%) OpenShift
15 59 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
16 52 (1.16%) PaaS
17 51 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
18 48 (1.07%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.39%) HTTP
2 100 (2.23%) Internet
3 80 (1.78%) Broadband
4 35 (0.78%) DNS
5 30 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 25 (0.56%) Firewall
7 24 (0.54%) VPN
8 20 (0.45%) MQTT
9 19 (0.42%) DHCP
10 15 (0.33%) BGP
10 15 (0.33%) WAN
11 11 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.22%) VLAN
13 9 (0.20%) SMS
14 8 (0.18%) Intranet
14 8 (0.18%) SSL
14 8 (0.18%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.16%) Network Security
16 6 (0.13%) SMTP
17 5 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
2 302 (6.73%) MongoDB
3 266 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 209 (4.66%) MySQL
5 187 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 165 (3.68%) Redis
7 123 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 116 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 105 (2.34%) Big Data
10 67 (1.49%) Blockchain
11 60 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (0.78%) Power BI
13 34 (0.76%) Oracle Database
14 32 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (0.62%) Data Mining
15 28 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
17 25 (0.56%) RDBMS
18 24 (0.54%) Aerospike
19 23 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 790 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 307 (6.85%) webpack
3 284 (6.33%) JIRA
4 208 (4.64%) Cypress.io
5 181 (4.04%) Jenkins
6 119 (2.65%) GitLab
7 101 (2.25%) Selenium
8 96 (2.14%) Axure RP
9 81 (1.81%) Babel
10 77 (1.72%) gulp
11 75 (1.67%) Mocha
12 71 (1.58%) Storybook
13 69 (1.54%) CircleCI
14 67 (1.49%) Bitbucket
15 63 (1.40%) PostCSS
16 59 (1.32%) Jasmine
17 57 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 53 (1.18%) git-flow
18 53 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
18 53 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 1,219 (27.18%) Finance
2 1,080 (24.08%) Social Skills
3 539 (12.02%) Marketing
4 424 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
5 286 (6.38%) Retail
6 252 (5.62%) Games
7 209 (4.66%) Banking
8 123 (2.74%) Legal
9 92 (2.05%) Publishing
10 91 (2.03%) Advertising
11 90 (2.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 90 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
12 87 (1.94%) Front Office
13 73 (1.63%) Telecoms
14 70 (1.56%) Law
15 67 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
16 60 (1.34%) Organisational Skills
16 60 (1.34%) Public Sector
17 51 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 45 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,714 (38.22%) Developer
2 632 (14.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 517 (11.53%) Designer
4 466 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 426 (9.50%) Software Engineer
6 354 (7.89%) UX Designer
7 292 (6.51%) React Developer
8 249 (5.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 202 (4.50%) UI Designer
10 192 (4.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 172 (3.84%) UI Developer
12 167 (3.72%) Analyst
13 158 (3.52%) UI/UX Designer
14 150 (3.34%) Product Manager
15 145 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
16 141 (3.14%) Senior Designer
17 133 (2.97%) Lead Developer
18 108 (2.41%) Angular Developer
19 100 (2.23%) Senior UX Designer
20 96 (2.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,863 (41.54%) React
2 1,375 (30.66%) CSS
3 1,307 (29.14%) HTML
4 1,060 (23.63%) Node.js
5 745 (16.61%) AngularJS
6 585 (13.04%) Vue.js
7 517 (11.53%) Redux
8 501 (11.17%) HTML5
9 497 (11.08%) REST
10 458 (10.21%) GraphQL
11 396 (8.83%) CSS3
12 387 (8.63%) Sass
13 373 (8.32%) .NET
14 335 (7.47%) Jest
15 300 (6.69%) React Native
16 273 (6.09%) RESTful
17 220 (4.91%) Web Services
18 212 (4.73%) Next.js
19 172 (3.84%) Kafka
20 148 (3.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 449 (10.01%) Mobile App
2 195 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 145 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 127 (2.83%) Social Media
5 117 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 95 (2.12%) Hedge funds
7 90 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 84 (1.87%) Blog
9 70 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 68 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 66 (1.47%) Derivative
12 65 (1.45%) iPhone
13 59 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 52 (1.16%) Fixed Income
15 50 (1.11%) Client/Server
16 49 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
17 48 (1.07%) Equities
18 45 (1.00%) W3C
19 44 (0.98%) SWIFT
20 43 (0.96%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 344 (7.67%) Apple iOS
2 324 (7.22%) Android
3 170 (3.79%) Windows
4 153 (3.41%) Linux
5 42 (0.94%) Unix
6 38 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 23 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.045%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.045%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.045%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.022%) CentOS
12 1 (0.022%) Debian
12 1 (0.022%) Solaris
12 1 (0.022%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,071 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 957 (21.34%) Software Engineering
3 938 (20.91%) Front End Development
4 884 (19.71%) Full Stack Development
5 734 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
6 598 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 597 (13.31%) Analytics
8 574 (12.80%) Scrum
9 531 (11.84%) DevOps
10 468 (10.43%) TDD
11 445 (9.92%) Computer Science
12 438 (9.77%) Wireframes
13 437 (9.74%) Mentoring
14 413 (9.21%) Microservices
15 390 (8.70%) Web Development
16 388 (8.65%) Fintech
17 386 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
18 383 (8.54%) Visualisation
19 370 (8.25%) User Research
20 360 (8.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,016 (44.95%) JavaScript
2 1,278 (28.49%) TypeScript
3 588 (13.11%) Python
4 538 (12.00%) Java
5 523 (11.66%) SQL
6 367 (8.18%) C#
7 345 (7.69%) ES6
8 210 (4.68%) PHP
9 183 (4.08%) Ruby
10 160 (3.57%) Go
11 144 (3.21%) Kotlin
12 105 (2.34%) Apple Swift
13 99 (2.21%) Elm
14 98 (2.19%) C
15 88 (1.96%) ES7
16 85 (1.90%) Scala
17 65 (1.45%) Elixir
18 60 (1.34%) T-SQL
19 57 (1.27%) C++
20 55 (1.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 544 (12.13%) Degree
2 230 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.56%) Master's Degree
4 33 (0.74%) PhD
5 25 (0.56%) Security Cleared
6 24 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.36%) SANS
9 14 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (0.27%) CCNP
10 12 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.27%) CSPO
11 11 (0.25%) CCNA
12 8 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.18%) MBA
13 6 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.089%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.067%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.067%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (9.61%) Accessibility
2 340 (7.58%) QA
3 53 (1.18%) WCAG
4 30 (0.67%) GDPR
5 21 (0.47%) PMO
6 20 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.38%) WAI
8 16 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.29%) PSD2
10 5 (0.11%) SLA
11 2 (0.045%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.022%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.022%) GRC
12 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 596 (13.29%) Docker
2 30 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.11%) Ceph
7 4 (0.089%) Firmware
8 3 (0.067%) HDFS
8 3 (0.067%) Varnish
9 2 (0.045%) LXC
9 2 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.022%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 435 (9.70%) Kubernetes
2 287 (6.40%) Terraform
3 83 (1.85%) Ansible
4 46 (1.03%) Grafana
5 44 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.60%) Bugsnag
7 25 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 21 (0.47%) Istio
9 19 (0.42%) Kibana
9 19 (0.42%) Opsgenie
10 18 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 18 (0.40%) logstash
10 18 (0.40%) Pingdom
10 18 (0.40%) ZABBIX
11 16 (0.36%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.31%) MIIS
13 11 (0.25%) linkerd
14 10 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.22%) yum
15 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 384 (8.56%) Google
2 311 (6.93%) Adobe
3 160 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 124 (2.76%) Apple
5 99 (2.21%) Oracle
6 83 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (0.91%) Red Hat
7 41 (0.91%) Spotify
8 40 (0.89%) SAP
9 29 (0.65%) Dell
9 29 (0.65%) Facebook
10 28 (0.62%) New Relic
10 28 (0.62%) ServiceNow
11 27 (0.60%) Samsung
12 25 (0.56%) Optimizely
13 23 (0.51%) Pega
13 23 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 22 (0.49%) Instagram
14 22 (0.49%) Twitter
15 20 (0.45%) YouTube