Period
to 27 February 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 44 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 208 307 370
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.98% 5.83% 5.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.82% 15.70% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 263 282 311
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +5.75% +8.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,347 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,315 1,955 2,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.82% 37.10% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,554 2,170
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Manchester.

Salary trend for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Altrincham -9 8 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Bolton +10 4 £40,000 -38.46%
Bury +9 4 £41,000 -18.00% 1
Salford +19 3 £53,700 +29.40% 2
Stockport +15 1 £25,500 -36.25% 2
Cheadle +12 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Oldham - 1 £38,110 - 1
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 119 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.21%) JavaScript
3 59 (28.37%) HTML
4 58 (27.88%) CSS
5 50 (24.04%) Front End Development
6 40 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 36 (17.31%) React
8 35 (16.83%) DevOps
8 35 (16.83%) AWS
9 34 (16.35%) User Stories
10 32 (15.38%) Node.js
11 31 (14.90%) .NET
12 28 (13.46%) TDD
12 28 (13.46%) CMS
13 27 (12.98%) C#
14 26 (12.50%) Marketing
14 26 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 25 (12.02%) Wireframes
15 25 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (12.02%) Azure
16 23 (11.06%) Retail
16 23 (11.06%) TypeScript
17 22 (10.58%) Microservices
17 22 (10.58%) Software Engineering
17 22 (10.58%) QA
18 21 (10.10%) Project Management
19 20 (9.62%) Coaching
20 19 (9.13%) Serverless
20 19 (9.13%) Product Backlog
20 19 (9.13%) SQL Server

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 28 (13.46%) CMS
2 14 (6.73%) Umbraco
3 12 (5.77%) WordPress
4 11 (5.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (4.81%) EPiServer
5 10 (4.81%) IIS
5 10 (4.81%) Kentico
6 3 (1.44%) Headless CMS
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.81%) Sketch
2 8 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.88%) InVision
3 6 (2.88%) Zeplin
4 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Figma
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (4.81%) nopCommerce
2 7 (3.37%) Magento
2 7 (3.37%) Shopify
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP CS
3 1 (0.48%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.48%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.83%) AWS
2 25 (12.02%) Azure
3 19 (9.13%) SaaS
3 19 (9.13%) Serverless
4 11 (5.29%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (3.37%) GitHub
6 4 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (1.92%) GCP
7 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.96%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.48%) Apigee
9 1 (0.48%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.48%) Kong
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) Skype
2 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.96%) Power BI
5 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.48%) Looker
5 1 (0.48%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.81%) Bitbucket
3 7 (3.37%) PHPUnit
4 6 (2.88%) JIRA
5 5 (2.40%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.92%) Postman
7 3 (1.44%) Babel
7 3 (1.44%) webpack
8 2 (0.96%) Appium
8 2 (0.96%) Codeception
8 2 (0.96%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.96%) Selenium
8 2 (0.96%) Storybook
8 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.48%) Balsamiq
9 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.48%) Subversion
9 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 26 (12.50%) Marketing
2 23 (11.06%) Retail
3 14 (6.73%) Finance
4 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.92%) Electronics
5 4 (1.92%) Games
5 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.44%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.48%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.48%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 80 (38.46%) Developer
2 30 (14.42%) Designer
3 28 (13.46%) Product Owner
4 27 (12.98%) Senior Developer
5 23 (11.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 23 (11.06%) UX Designer
6 21 (10.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (9.13%) Analyst
8 17 (8.17%) Business Analyst
9 13 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 13 (6.25%) React Developer
9 13 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.77%) Product Manager
11 10 (4.81%) Digital Analyst
11 10 (4.81%) Digital Business Analyst
11 10 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.81%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.37%) HTML
2 58 (27.88%) CSS
3 36 (17.31%) React
4 32 (15.38%) Node.js
5 31 (14.90%) .NET
6 26 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 15 (7.21%) .NET Core
8 14 (6.73%) React Native
8 14 (6.73%) Web Services
9 13 (6.25%) Sass
10 12 (5.77%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.77%) Entity Framework
11 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET
11 11 (5.29%) GraphQL
11 11 (5.29%) Laravel
11 11 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (3.85%) HTML5
12 8 (3.85%) RESTful
13 7 (3.37%) Middleware
14 6 (2.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.17%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.81%) NHS
4 3 (1.44%) Social Media
5 1 (0.48%) Acoustics
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.48%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.81%) Windows
1 10 (4.81%) Windows Server
2 9 (4.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.85%) Android
4 4 (1.92%) Linux
5 2 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.04%) Front End Development
3 40 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 35 (16.83%) DevOps
5 34 (16.35%) User Stories
6 28 (13.46%) TDD
7 25 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (12.02%) Wireframes
8 22 (10.58%) Microservices
8 22 (10.58%) Software Engineering
9 21 (10.10%) Project Management
10 20 (9.62%) Coaching
11 19 (9.13%) Product Backlog
12 18 (8.65%) Backlog Management
12 18 (8.65%) Requirements Gathering
13 17 (8.17%) Acceptance Criteria
14 16 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
15 15 (7.21%) Scrum
16 14 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (5.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.21%) JavaScript
2 27 (12.98%) C#
3 23 (11.06%) TypeScript
4 17 (8.17%) PHP
5 13 (6.25%) Java
6 5 (2.40%) Ruby
7 4 (1.92%) Apple Swift
7 4 (1.92%) SQL
8 2 (0.96%) ES6
8 2 (0.96%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) C++
9 1 (0.48%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.48%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.48%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.48%) Scala
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.58%) QA
2 10 (4.81%) WAI
3 2 (0.96%) GDPR
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 11 (5.29%) Adobe
3 9 (4.33%) Zend
4 7 (3.37%) SAP
5 4 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.44%) JDA
6 3 (1.44%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.44%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle
8 1 (0.48%) Pega
8 1 (0.48%) Progress
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com