Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 67 54
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13 +23
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 421 329 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.91% 4.65% 5.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.00% 12.87% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 311 277 334
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -

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 2,632 2,557 3,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.20% 36.12% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 2,017 2,773
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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
Salford +19 51 £24,265 +12.86%
Stockport -4 7 £55,000 +12.82%
Altrincham +3 6 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Bolton +12 4 £36,250 - 2
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 196 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (29.22%) JavaScript
3 122 (28.98%) HTML
4 121 (28.74%) CSS
5 100 (23.75%) Wireframes
6 92 (21.85%) Analytics
7 77 (18.29%) Node.js
8 76 (18.05%) Java
9 74 (17.58%) Software Engineering
9 74 (17.58%) Computer Science
10 62 (14.73%) Business Analysis
11 60 (14.25%) RESTful
12 59 (14.01%) E-Commerce
12 59 (14.01%) SDLC
13 58 (13.78%) Workflow
14 57 (13.54%) AngularJS
14 57 (13.54%) React
15 55 (13.06%) Sprint Planning
16 51 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (12.11%) Finance
17 50 (11.88%) Test Automation
18 49 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (11.16%) Change Management
19 47 (11.16%) Competitor Analysis
20 46 (10.93%) Degree
20 46 (10.93%) C#
20 46 (10.93%) Use Case
20 46 (10.93%) Customer-Centricity
21 43 (10.21%) Web Development
21 43 (10.21%) TDD

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 14 (3.33%) Confluence
2 10 (2.38%) CMS
3 7 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.48%) Drupal
5 2 (0.48%) WordPress
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Moodle
6 1 (0.24%) nginx
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (6.89%) Photoshop
2 21 (4.99%) Sketch
3 19 (4.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (3.09%) InVision
5 9 (2.14%) Marvel
5 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.71%) Figma
7 3 (0.71%) SPSS
7 3 (0.71%) Stata
8 2 (0.48%) UXPin
9 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.24%) InDesign
9 1 (0.24%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.71%) Magento
2 3 (0.71%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (7.60%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (4.51%) Google Analytics
5 16 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (3.09%) Serverless
7 12 (2.85%) SaaS
8 11 (2.61%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 9 (2.14%) Office 365
10 6 (1.43%) GitHub
11 5 (1.19%) AdWords
11 5 (1.19%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (1.19%) npm
12 4 (0.95%) Google Play
13 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.48%) Firebase
14 1 (0.24%) Algolia
14 1 (0.24%) Datadog
14 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.98%) Broadband
2 12 (2.85%) HTTP
3 11 (2.61%) Bluetooth
3 11 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (2.38%) SSL
5 3 (0.71%) Skype
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) Extranet
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.24%) NFC
7 1 (0.24%) RFID
7 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 14 (3.33%) Big Data
3 13 (3.09%) MySQL
4 12 (2.85%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.66%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.43%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.95%) Mixpanel
9 3 (0.71%) CockroachDB
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.24%) Event Store
11 1 (0.24%) Redis
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.94%) JIRA
3 24 (5.70%) gulp
4 14 (3.33%) Grunt
4 14 (3.33%) webpack
5 12 (2.85%) Jasmine
6 11 (2.61%) Axure RP
6 11 (2.61%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 9 (2.14%) JUnit
8 7 (1.66%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.43%) Mockito
10 5 (1.19%) git-flow
10 5 (1.19%) Selenium
10 5 (1.19%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.95%) Android Studio
11 4 (0.95%) Balsamiq
11 4 (0.95%) CocoaPods
11 4 (0.95%) Maven
12 3 (0.71%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 51 (12.11%) Finance
2 36 (8.55%) Marketing
3 25 (5.94%) Retail
4 20 (4.75%) Games
5 14 (3.33%) Automotive
6 9 (2.14%) Banking
7 6 (1.43%) Legal
7 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.95%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) Law
9 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.71%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 140 (33.25%) Developer
2 71 (16.86%) Analyst
3 59 (14.01%) Designer
4 57 (13.54%) Business Analyst
5 54 (12.83%) UX Designer
6 36 (8.55%) Senior Developer
7 33 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 30 (7.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 28 (6.65%) Digital Analyst
10 27 (6.41%) C# Developer
10 27 (6.41%) Digital Business Analyst
11 25 (5.94%) Development Engineer
11 25 (5.94%) Process Analyst
12 24 (5.70%) Business Process Analyst
13 23 (5.46%) Architect
13 23 (5.46%) UI Designer
14 22 (5.23%) Software Development Engineer
15 21 (4.99%) UI/UX Designer
16 20 (4.75%) Java Developer
16 20 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (28.98%) HTML
2 121 (28.74%) CSS
3 77 (18.29%) Node.js
4 60 (14.25%) RESTful
5 57 (13.54%) AngularJS
5 57 (13.54%) React
6 33 (7.84%) .NET
7 31 (7.36%) CSS3
8 30 (7.13%) Sass
9 28 (6.65%) HTML5
10 20 (4.75%) GraphQL
11 16 (3.80%) jQuery
12 15 (3.56%) XML
13 14 (3.33%) Spring
13 14 (3.33%) Vue.js
14 13 (3.09%) JSON
15 9 (2.14%) Spring MVC
16 8 (1.90%) Retrofit
17 7 (1.66%) .NET Framework
17 7 (1.66%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.26%) Data Structures
2 39 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 28 (6.65%) Fintech
4 22 (5.23%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.56%) Derivative
6 12 (2.85%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.14%) BYOD
8 8 (1.90%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.66%) Animation
9 7 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.66%) Social Media
10 6 (1.43%) Kindle
10 6 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.43%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.19%) BBC
12 4 (0.95%) Blog
12 4 (0.95%) Life Science
13 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.03%) Android
2 35 (8.31%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.56%) Windows
4 10 (2.38%) Linux
5 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.95%) watchOS
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (23.75%) Wireframes
3 92 (21.85%) Analytics
4 74 (17.58%) Computer Science
4 74 (17.58%) Software Engineering
5 62 (14.73%) Business Analysis
6 59 (14.01%) E-Commerce
6 59 (14.01%) SDLC
7 58 (13.78%) Workflow
8 55 (13.06%) Sprint Planning
9 50 (11.88%) Test Automation
10 49 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (11.16%) Change Management
11 47 (11.16%) Competitor Analysis
12 46 (10.93%) Customer-Centricity
12 46 (10.93%) Use Case
13 43 (10.21%) TDD
13 43 (10.21%) Web Development
14 42 (9.98%) OO
15 41 (9.74%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.22%) JavaScript
2 76 (18.05%) Java
3 46 (10.93%) C#
4 39 (9.26%) PHP
5 33 (7.84%) Python
6 31 (7.36%) TypeScript
7 24 (5.70%) ES6
8 19 (4.51%) SQL
9 18 (4.28%) C++
9 18 (4.28%) R
10 13 (3.09%) Apple Swift
11 9 (2.14%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.90%) JSX
13 6 (1.43%) Java 8
14 3 (0.71%) C
15 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.48%) ES7
15 2 (0.48%) Groovy
15 2 (0.48%) Ruby
15 2 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (10.93%) Degree
2 20 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.84%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (8.08%) Docker
2 7 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) XenApp
3 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.71%) Puppet
2 3 (0.71%) Terraform
3 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.48%) Ansible
3 2 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.48%) Rancher
3 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.48%) SCSM
3 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.24%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 32 (7.60%) Adobe
2 29 (6.89%) Google
3 18 (4.28%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.80%) Hotjar
5 13 (3.09%) Crazy Egg
6 11 (2.61%) Optimizely
7 10 (2.38%) Spotify
8 8 (1.90%) Apple
9 7 (1.66%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 5 (1.19%) Tealium
11 4 (0.95%) BMC
11 4 (0.95%) Remedy
12 3 (0.71%) Ivanti
12 3 (0.71%) SAP
12 3 (0.71%) Sony
12 3 (0.71%) Tableau
13 2 (0.48%) ClickTale
13 2 (0.48%) Maxymiser
13 2 (0.48%) MobileIron
13 2 (0.48%) Twitter