Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 56 75
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 333 405 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.71% 5.24% 3.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.38% 11.56% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 281 336 166
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,375 £67,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,690 3,504 2,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.03% 45.35% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,131 2,982 2,347
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.52% -4.12% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 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
Stockport +15 31 £48,750 +30.00% 4
Wigan - 19 £37,500 -
Oldham +24 8 £18,000 -
Cheadle +3 8 £37,500 -2.60% 3
Bolton +9 1 - - 1
Altrincham +5 1 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Salford -6 1 £21,500 -58.82% 3
Bury -16 1 £50,000 +38.89% 2
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 189 (56.76%) HTML
2 184 (55.26%) CSS
3 166 (49.85%) JavaScript
4 141 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (27.03%) Front End Development
6 89 (26.73%) HTML5
7 74 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 72 (21.62%) E-Commerce
9 70 (21.02%) Web Development
10 69 (20.72%) jQuery
10 69 (20.72%) CSS3
11 68 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
12 66 (19.82%) PHP
13 64 (19.22%) Java
14 63 (18.92%) React
15 60 (18.02%) Git (software)
16 57 (17.12%) MVC
17 56 (16.82%) Wireframes
18 54 (16.22%) Sass
19 51 (15.32%) Mobile App
20 49 (14.71%) RESTful
20 49 (14.71%) .NET
21 46 (13.81%) TDD
22 45 (13.51%) C#
22 45 (13.51%) Scrum
23 44 (13.21%) Marketing
23 44 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
24 42 (12.61%) Node.js
24 42 (12.61%) Photoshop
25 41 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design

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 24 (7.21%) CMS
2 11 (3.30%) nginx
3 10 (3.00%) Apache
4 7 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.80%) WordPress
6 5 (1.50%) Alfresco
6 5 (1.50%) IIS
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
7 2 (0.60%) Drupal
7 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.30%) Marvel
8 1 (0.30%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (12.61%) Photoshop
2 19 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (2.40%) InDesign
5 7 (2.10%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (2.10%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.80%) Adobe Premiere
6 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.90%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.30%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.30%) InVision
8 1 (0.30%) Maya
Business Applications
1 15 (4.50%) Magento
2 5 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (1.20%) Siebel CRM
3 4 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.60%) Shopify
5 1 (0.30%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.30%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.30%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.21%) npm
2 14 (4.20%) SaaS
3 12 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.50%) GitHub
7 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.20%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.20%) Office 365
8 3 (0.90%) Firebase
9 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.60%) AdWords
9 2 (0.60%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.60%) Google Play
10 1 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Heroku
10 1 (0.30%) iTunes
10 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.00%) SSL
2 7 (2.10%) SAN
3 4 (1.20%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.01%) MySQL
2 24 (7.21%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.60%) Big Data
6 2 (0.60%) Redis
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.30%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.30%) RethinkDB
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.11%) gulp
3 25 (7.51%) Grunt
4 20 (6.01%) Axure RP
5 17 (5.11%) JIRA
5 17 (5.11%) webpack
6 16 (4.80%) Subversion
7 14 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.60%) Jasmine
9 11 (3.30%) Mocha
10 10 (3.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (3.00%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.70%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 7 (2.10%) Xcode
14 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.50%) PhantomJS
14 5 (1.50%) Selenium
15 4 (1.20%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.20%) Protractor
General
1 44 (13.21%) Marketing
2 33 (9.91%) Advertising
3 31 (9.31%) Finance
4 20 (6.01%) Games
5 16 (4.80%) Retail
6 4 (1.20%) Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.90%) Automotive
7 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 201 (60.36%) Developer
2 81 (24.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 57 (17.12%) Designer
4 40 (12.01%) Senior Developer
5 39 (11.71%) Web Developer
6 38 (11.41%) UX Designer
7 32 (9.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (6.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 21 (6.31%) Android Developer
10 20 (6.01%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (5.11%) Analyst
12 16 (4.80%) HTML CSS Developer
12 16 (4.80%) HTML Developer
13 14 (4.20%) Angular Developer
13 14 (4.20%) Digital Designer
13 14 (4.20%) React Developer
13 14 (4.20%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 13 (3.90%) UI Developer
15 12 (3.60%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (56.76%) HTML
2 184 (55.26%) CSS
3 89 (26.73%) HTML5
4 74 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 69 (20.72%) CSS3
5 69 (20.72%) jQuery
6 63 (18.92%) React
7 54 (16.22%) Sass
8 49 (14.71%) .NET
8 49 (14.71%) RESTful
9 42 (12.61%) Node.js
10 33 (9.91%) Web Services
11 30 (9.01%) Ajax
12 28 (8.41%) LESS
12 28 (8.41%) REST
13 25 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (6.91%) ASP.NET
15 22 (6.61%) LAMP
16 19 (5.71%) JSON
16 19 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.32%) Mobile App
2 44 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.01%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.40%) Fintech
7 6 (1.80%) Video Editing
8 5 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.90%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.60%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.60%) W3C
10 2 (0.60%) Xbox
11 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.11%) Android
2 32 (9.61%) Apple iOS
3 30 (9.01%) Linux
4 17 (5.11%) Windows
5 8 (2.40%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.60%) Unix
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (27.03%) Front End Development
3 72 (21.62%) E-Commerce
4 70 (21.02%) Web Development
5 68 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
6 57 (17.12%) MVC
7 56 (16.82%) Wireframes
8 46 (13.81%) TDD
9 45 (13.51%) Scrum
10 41 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 35 (10.51%) SEO
12 34 (10.21%) Software Engineering
13 32 (9.61%) Android Development
13 32 (9.61%) DevOps
14 31 (9.31%) SDLC
15 26 (7.81%) BDD
16 24 (7.21%) iOS Development
16 24 (7.21%) Mentoring
16 24 (7.21%) Unit Testing
17 23 (6.91%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (49.85%) JavaScript
2 66 (19.82%) PHP
3 64 (19.22%) Java
4 45 (13.51%) C#
5 36 (10.81%) SQL
6 25 (7.51%) Python
7 22 (6.61%) Ruby
8 17 (5.11%) Objective-C
9 16 (4.80%) C++
10 13 (3.90%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.60%) ES6
12 9 (2.70%) Apple Swift
13 7 (2.10%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.20%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.20%) Scala
15 3 (0.90%) C
16 2 (0.60%) Java 9
16 2 (0.60%) Perl
17 1 (0.30%) Java 8
17 1 (0.30%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 34 (10.21%) Degree
2 16 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.80%) APMG
4 6 (1.80%) PMP
5 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.91%) QA
2 8 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.50%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.70%) Docker
3 7 (2.10%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 28 (8.41%) Adobe
2 27 (8.11%) Google
3 12 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.00%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.40%) Twitter
6 7 (2.10%) Citrix
6 7 (2.10%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.80%) Apple
7 6 (1.80%) Capita
7 6 (1.80%) hybris
7 6 (1.80%) Oracle
7 6 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.80%) SAP
8 5 (1.50%) ATG
9 4 (1.20%) IBM
9 4 (1.20%) Siebel
10 3 (0.90%) PayPal
11 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.60%) Facebook
11 2 (0.60%) Tableau