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

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 30 22
Rank change year-on-year -36 -8 +29
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 229 207 603
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.21% 7.97% 9.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.85% 23.88% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 172 182 542
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,825 £30,711
25th Percentile £38,625 £39,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -2.47%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,144
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 2,110 867 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.81% 33.40% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,504 749 1,759
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,220 £40,000 £35,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Salford -1 3 - - 4
Stockport -4 3 £52,507 +23.54% 1
Altrincham -9 2 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Bolton -13 2 £41,697 -24.19% 4
Bury -6 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £62,500 -
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 140 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.44%) JavaScript
3 63 (27.51%) CSS
4 57 (24.89%) HTML
5 56 (24.45%) Social Skills
6 53 (23.14%) React
7 46 (20.09%) Software Engineering
8 38 (16.59%) Git (software)
8 38 (16.59%) AWS
9 36 (15.72%) TDD
10 35 (15.28%) Scrum
10 35 (15.28%) QA
11 34 (14.85%) Node.js
12 33 (14.41%) TypeScript
12 33 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (13.97%) Azure
13 32 (13.97%) Front End Development
14 29 (12.66%) Serverless
15 28 (12.23%) Wireframes
15 28 (12.23%) C#
16 27 (11.79%) Mobile App
16 27 (11.79%) Analytics
17 26 (11.35%) .NET
18 24 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (10.48%) DevOps
18 24 (10.48%) User Research
19 23 (10.04%) CMS
20 22 (9.61%) Android
20 22 (9.61%) Web Development
20 22 (9.61%) E-Commerce

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 23 (10.04%) CMS
2 12 (5.24%) Drupal
3 9 (3.93%) WordPress
4 4 (1.75%) Headless CMS
5 3 (1.31%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.44%) Kentico
7 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.55%) Sketch
2 14 (6.11%) Figma
3 8 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.62%) InVision
5 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (2.18%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.75%) Adobe XD
7 3 (1.31%) SPSS
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.44%) Marvel
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.44%) Stata
9 1 (0.44%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.44%) SessionCam
1 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.59%) AWS
2 32 (13.97%) Azure
3 29 (12.66%) Serverless
4 18 (7.86%) SaaS
5 11 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (4.80%) GCP
6 7 (3.06%) npm
7 6 (2.62%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.18%) Firebase
8 5 (2.18%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (1.75%) GitHub
9 4 (1.75%) IaaS
10 3 (1.31%) AWS CodeBuild
10 3 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.31%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (1.31%) NuGet
10 3 (1.31%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.87%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.37%) MySQL
3 8 (3.49%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.62%) Power BI
5 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.31%) Tableau
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.44%) Big Data
8 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.44%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (16.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.11%) webpack
3 13 (5.68%) JIRA
4 12 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.49%) Selenium
6 6 (2.62%) Axure RP
6 6 (2.62%) gulp
7 5 (2.18%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.75%) Cypress.io
8 4 (1.75%) JUnit
9 3 (1.31%) Mocha
9 3 (1.31%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.31%) Storybook
10 2 (0.87%) ESLint
10 2 (0.87%) GitLab
10 2 (0.87%) Grunt
10 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.44%) Appium
11 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.44%) YouTrack
General
1 56 (24.45%) Social Skills
2 16 (6.99%) Finance
2 16 (6.99%) Retail
3 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.24%) Marketing
5 11 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 10 (4.37%) Law
6 10 (4.37%) Legal
6 10 (4.37%) Retail Finance
7 6 (2.62%) Games
7 6 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.31%) Banking
9 3 (1.31%) Wearables
10 2 (0.87%) Billing
10 2 (0.87%) Front Office
10 2 (0.87%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (30.57%) Developer
2 34 (14.85%) Designer
3 33 (14.41%) Analyst
4 28 (12.23%) Software Engineer
5 27 (11.79%) UX Designer
6 23 (10.04%) Business Analyst
6 23 (10.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 23 (10.04%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.11%) Senior Designer
8 9 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (3.93%) QA Tester
8 9 (3.93%) React Developer
8 9 (3.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (3.93%) Senior UX Designer
8 9 (3.93%) Tester
9 8 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.06%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (3.06%) Principal Software Engineer
10 7 (3.06%) Senior React Developer
10 7 (3.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.51%) CSS
2 57 (24.89%) HTML
3 53 (23.14%) React
4 34 (14.85%) Node.js
5 26 (11.35%) .NET
6 22 (9.61%) AngularJS
7 20 (8.73%) Redux
7 20 (8.73%) RESTful
8 17 (7.42%) GraphQL
9 14 (6.11%) Jest
10 13 (5.68%) HTML5
10 13 (5.68%) Vue.js
11 12 (5.24%) Enzyme
11 12 (5.24%) Serverless Framework
12 10 (4.37%) Sass
13 9 (3.93%) Apollo GraphQL
13 9 (3.93%) CSS3
13 9 (3.93%) Web Services
14 7 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (2.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.79%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.24%) Reinsurance
3 10 (4.37%) Legacy Code
4 9 (3.93%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.49%) NHS
6 6 (2.62%) BBC
7 5 (2.18%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.75%) Animation
8 4 (1.75%) Cardano
9 3 (1.31%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.31%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.31%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.31%) Life Science
9 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.31%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.61%) Android
2 19 (8.30%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.62%) Windows
4 3 (1.31%) Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.09%) Software Engineering
3 36 (15.72%) TDD
4 35 (15.28%) Scrum
5 33 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (13.97%) Front End Development
7 28 (12.23%) Wireframes
8 27 (11.79%) Analytics
9 24 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (10.48%) DevOps
9 24 (10.48%) User Research
10 22 (9.61%) E-Commerce
10 22 (9.61%) Web Development
11 21 (9.17%) Workflow
12 20 (8.73%) Coaching
12 20 (8.73%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.73%) Mobile Development
13 19 (8.30%) SDLC
14 18 (7.86%) BPR
14 18 (7.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.44%) JavaScript
2 33 (14.41%) TypeScript
3 28 (12.23%) C#
4 20 (8.73%) Java
5 18 (7.86%) SQL
6 17 (7.42%) Python
7 16 (6.99%) Kotlin
8 15 (6.55%) PHP
9 8 (3.49%) Apple Swift
9 8 (3.49%) C++
10 7 (3.06%) VB
11 5 (2.18%) C
12 3 (1.31%) ES6
12 3 (1.31%) Go
12 3 (1.31%) R
13 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.87%) VBA
14 1 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CAPM
5 1 (0.44%) CEH
5 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.28%) QA
2 14 (6.11%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.75%) GDPR
4 3 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.87%) SLA
5 2 (0.87%) WCAG
6 1 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.37%) Terraform
2 5 (2.18%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) Matomo
4 1 (0.44%) Nessus
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (6.11%) Adobe
2 11 (4.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.93%) HubSpot
4 5 (2.18%) Google
4 5 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.31%) IBM
6 3 (1.31%) Pega
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.44%) Hotjar
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.44%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.44%) Tealium
8 1 (0.44%) Workday