Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 48 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3,741 4,369 3,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.50% 5.88% 5.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.28% 11.63% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,662 3,173 3,241
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 33,161 37,562 36,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.77% 50.52% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25,867 26,759 30,741
London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in London.

Salary trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -22 638 £60,000 +4.35% 213
West London -7 152 £55,000 +2.80% 107
South London +11 66 £50,000 -9.09% 9
East London -5 56 £55,000 +10.00% 44
North London +8 9 £47,500 -7.77% 5
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 1,958 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,298 (34.70%) JavaScript
3 1,252 (33.47%) HTML
4 1,164 (31.11%) CSS
5 828 (22.13%) Finance
6 717 (19.17%) Scrum
7 658 (17.59%) Degree
8 603 (16.12%) AngularJS
9 589 (15.74%) Analytics
10 582 (15.56%) HTML5
11 579 (15.48%) Front End Development
12 578 (15.45%) Wireframes
12 578 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
13 540 (14.43%) TDD
14 530 (14.17%) React
15 526 (14.06%) Java
16 524 (14.01%) Git (software)
17 466 (12.46%) Marketing
18 462 (12.35%) Prototyping
19 449 (12.00%) C#
20 439 (11.73%) CSS3
21 432 (11.55%) Adobe
22 426 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
23 420 (11.23%) Web Development
24 402 (10.75%) SQL
25 394 (10.53%) .NET
26 385 (10.29%) Mobile App
27 383 (10.24%) Software Engineering
28 365 (9.76%) QA
28 365 (9.76%) E-Commerce

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
1 237 (6.34%) CMS
2 113 (3.02%) Confluence
3 91 (2.43%) WordPress
4 77 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 70 (1.87%) EPiServer
6 45 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 41 (1.10%) Apache Spark
9 37 (0.99%) Marvel
10 36 (0.96%) Drupal
11 34 (0.91%) SharePoint
12 30 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 30 (0.80%) Umbraco
13 28 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
14 23 (0.61%) IIS
15 22 (0.59%) MS Exchange
16 21 (0.56%) Mule
17 16 (0.43%) Apache
18 13 (0.35%) WebSphere
19 12 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 233 (6.23%) InVision
2 220 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 169 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 149 (3.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 93 (2.49%) OmniGraffle
6 49 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
7 28 (0.75%) MS Visio
8 26 (0.70%) Chatbot
9 25 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 23 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
11 20 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 15 (0.40%) InDesign
13 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
14 11 (0.29%) UXPin
15 8 (0.21%) Fireworks
16 5 (0.13%) SPSS
16 5 (0.13%) UserZoom
17 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
18 3 (0.080%) Acrobat
18 3 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 65 (1.74%) Magento
2 46 (1.23%) Eloqua
3 21 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
4 18 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.19%) Shopify
7 7 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.11%) Postilion
9 4 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
10 3 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle AGIS
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 338 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 254 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (2.99%) SaaS
4 107 (2.86%) npm
5 103 (2.75%) Google Analytics
6 95 (2.54%) GitHub
7 77 (2.06%) Office 365
8 60 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 52 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 45 (1.20%) PaaS
12 33 (0.88%) Serverless
13 31 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
14 30 (0.80%) IaaS
15 25 (0.67%) Slack
16 23 (0.61%) Trello
17 17 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (0.43%) Apple Pay
18 16 (0.43%) OpenShift
19 15 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.82%) Internet
2 41 (1.10%) HTTP
3 34 (0.91%) Firewall
4 20 (0.53%) DNS
5 17 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.32%) Intranet
6 12 (0.32%) Skype
6 12 (0.32%) Wireless
7 11 (0.29%) BGP
8 10 (0.27%) VoIP
8 10 (0.27%) VPN
9 9 (0.24%) DAB
9 9 (0.24%) LTE
10 8 (0.21%) DHCP
10 8 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.19%) Network Security
12 6 (0.16%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.16%) NFC
12 6 (0.16%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 154 (4.12%) Big Data
3 146 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 126 (3.37%) MySQL
5 123 (3.29%) MongoDB
6 80 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 65 (1.74%) Blockchain
8 49 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 44 (1.18%) Couchbase
10 43 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (0.83%) Power BI
15 30 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (0.43%) Redis
19 14 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 524 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 231 (6.17%) JIRA
3 197 (5.27%) Axure RP
4 155 (4.14%) Selenium
5 153 (4.09%) gulp
6 141 (3.77%) webpack
7 139 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 110 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 105 (2.81%) Grunt
10 101 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 96 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 90 (2.41%) Mocha
12 90 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 80 (2.14%) TeamCity
14 75 (2.00%) Jasmine
15 74 (1.98%) Protractor
16 68 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
16 68 (1.82%) Maven
17 60 (1.60%) Appium
18 55 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 828 (22.13%) Finance
2 466 (12.46%) Marketing
3 274 (7.32%) Retail
4 218 (5.83%) Banking
5 157 (4.20%) Games
6 111 (2.97%) Advertising
7 87 (2.33%) Publishing
8 85 (2.27%) Front Office
9 78 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 68 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 63 (1.68%) Telecoms
12 60 (1.60%) Law
13 46 (1.23%) Legal
14 20 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.48%) Back Office
16 14 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.32%) Electronics
17 12 (0.32%) Local Government
18 11 (0.29%) Billing
19 9 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,360 (36.35%) Developer
2 684 (18.28%) Designer
3 508 (13.58%) UX Designer
4 410 (10.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 259 (6.92%) Senior Developer
6 203 (5.43%) UI Designer
7 197 (5.27%) Analyst
8 186 (4.97%) C# Developer
9 180 (4.81%) Product Manager
10 173 (4.62%) Senior Designer
11 164 (4.38%) Architect
12 157 (4.20%) UI/UX Designer
13 155 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
14 141 (3.77%) .NET Developer
14 141 (3.77%) React Developer
15 133 (3.56%) Senior UX Designer
16 130 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
17 125 (3.34%) Software Engineer
18 121 (3.23%) Business Analyst
19 120 (3.21%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,252 (33.47%) HTML
2 1,164 (31.11%) CSS
3 603 (16.12%) AngularJS
4 582 (15.56%) HTML5
5 530 (14.17%) React
6 439 (11.73%) CSS3
7 394 (10.53%) .NET
8 347 (9.28%) Node.js
9 341 (9.12%) jQuery
10 330 (8.82%) Sass
11 268 (7.16%) RESTful
12 231 (6.17%) Web Services
13 217 (5.80%) REST
14 212 (5.67%) Redux
15 191 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 165 (4.41%) JSON
17 153 (4.09%) ASP.NET
18 143 (3.82%) LESS
19 140 (3.74%) Backbone.js
20 125 (3.34%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 426 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 385 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 333 (8.90%) Fintech
4 288 (7.70%) Computer Science
5 160 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
6 144 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 70 (1.87%) Graphic Design
8 62 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 59 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 57 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 56 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 54 (1.44%) Cloud Native
13 52 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 52 (1.39%) Social Media
14 43 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
15 38 (1.02%) Animation
16 33 (0.88%) Smartphone
17 27 (0.72%) iPad
17 27 (0.72%) IVR
18 26 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 299 (7.99%) Apple iOS
2 298 (7.97%) Android
3 172 (4.60%) Windows
4 136 (3.64%) Linux
5 55 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 41 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 36 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 34 (0.91%) Unix
9 23 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.16%) Debian
14 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.11%) CentOS
15 4 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.11%) Solaris
16 3 (0.080%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.027%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,958 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (19.17%) Scrum
3 589 (15.74%) Analytics
4 579 (15.48%) Front End Development
5 578 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
5 578 (15.45%) Wireframes
6 540 (14.43%) TDD
7 462 (12.35%) Prototyping
8 420 (11.23%) Web Development
9 383 (10.24%) Software Engineering
10 365 (9.76%) E-Commerce
11 336 (8.98%) Mentoring
12 331 (8.85%) Test Automation
13 329 (8.79%) DevOps
14 309 (8.26%) Project Management
14 309 (8.26%) User Stories
15 304 (8.13%) BDD
16 290 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 287 (7.67%) MVC
18 275 (7.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,298 (34.70%) JavaScript
2 526 (14.06%) Java
3 449 (12.00%) C#
4 402 (10.75%) SQL
5 220 (5.88%) PHP
6 219 (5.85%) Python
7 168 (4.49%) ES6
8 98 (2.62%) Apple Swift
9 95 (2.54%) C++
10 91 (2.43%) TypeScript
11 84 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 75 (2.00%) Objective-C
13 67 (1.79%) Ruby
14 51 (1.36%) Java 8
14 51 (1.36%) T-SQL
15 49 (1.31%) C
16 41 (1.10%) Kotlin
16 41 (1.10%) VBScript
17 38 (1.02%) Scala
18 30 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 658 (17.59%) Degree
2 108 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (1.84%) Master's Degree
4 44 (1.18%) SAFe Agilist
5 30 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 21 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.37%) ISEB
10 10 (0.27%) PhD
11 9 (0.24%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.21%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.16%) MCSE
13 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.13%) CCNA
14 5 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.11%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 365 (9.76%) QA
2 32 (0.86%) WCAG
3 25 (0.67%) SLA
4 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.24%) GDPR
6 7 (0.19%) PSD2
6 7 (0.19%) WAI
7 6 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.16%) PMO
8 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.080%) SEPA
11 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.027%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.027%) HL7
11 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.027%) Section 508
System Software
1 171 (4.57%) Docker
2 59 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (0.61%) BitLocker
6 11 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.24%) Firmware
7 9 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.21%) XenApp
8 8 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.053%) XenServer
12 1 (0.027%) ACF2
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.027%) RACF
12 1 (0.027%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 64 (1.71%) Kubernetes
2 40 (1.07%) Ansible
3 37 (0.99%) Terraform
4 31 (0.83%) Puppet
5 29 (0.78%) SCCM
6 27 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.56%) WSUS
8 20 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (0.53%) SCOrch
9 19 (0.51%) Perfmon
9 19 (0.51%) vRealize
9 19 (0.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 18 (0.48%) WMI
11 9 (0.24%) Graphite
11 9 (0.24%) HockeyApp
12 7 (0.19%) logstash
13 6 (0.16%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.16%) Grafana
13 6 (0.16%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 432 (11.55%) Adobe
2 254 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 235 (6.28%) Google
4 104 (2.78%) Apple
5 95 (2.54%) Oracle
6 92 (2.46%) Sitecore
7 63 (1.68%) Optimizely
8 60 (1.60%) Alias
8 60 (1.60%) VMware
9 51 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (1.26%) Citrix
10 47 (1.26%) Omniture
10 47 (1.26%) SAP
11 45 (1.20%) Marketo
12 43 (1.15%) Atlassian
13 40 (1.07%) Tableau
14 36 (0.96%) hybris
15 33 (0.88%) Demandware
16 27 (0.72%) Splunk
17 24 (0.64%) Maxymiser