Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 56 80
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 326 385 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.42% 5.08% 3.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.25% 11.84% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 280 320 190
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £66,250 £73,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 2,899 3,252 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.28% 42.93% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,330 2,753 2,076
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,475 £26,250 £23,372
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £64,375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -10 18 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Wigan +13 12 £37,500 +47.06% 2
Cheadle - 11 £40,500 - 1
Bury +4 7 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Oldham +17 3 £40,000 - 1
Salford -6 3 £55,000 +5.35% 3
Altrincham -3 2 £30,000 -41.46% 2
Bolton +2 1 £40,000 +14.29% 4
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 172 (52.76%) HTML
2 171 (52.45%) CSS
3 166 (50.92%) JavaScript
4 129 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (32.52%) HTML5
6 93 (28.53%) jQuery
7 91 (27.91%) Front End Development
8 90 (27.61%) CSS3
9 76 (23.31%) E-Commerce
10 75 (23.01%) Web Development
10 75 (23.01%) AngularJS
11 74 (22.70%) PHP
12 56 (17.18%) Wireframes
13 51 (15.64%) MVC
13 51 (15.64%) Scrum
13 51 (15.64%) Node.js
14 50 (15.34%) Sass
14 50 (15.34%) React
14 50 (15.34%) Java
15 49 (15.03%) Mobile App
16 43 (13.19%) Git (software)
16 43 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
17 42 (12.88%) TDD
18 39 (11.96%) Degree
18 39 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (11.04%) RESTful
19 36 (11.04%) Advertising
19 36 (11.04%) SQL
20 35 (10.74%) SDLC
21 34 (10.43%) MySQL

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 (4.29%) CMS
2 12 (3.68%) WordPress
3 11 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.07%) nginx
5 9 (2.76%) Apache
6 7 (2.15%) Confluence
7 6 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.84%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.53%) Drupal
9 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (9.82%) Photoshop
2 18 (5.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.61%) InDesign
6 2 (0.61%) InVision
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.31%) Maya
7 1 (0.31%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Magento
2 8 (2.45%) Shopify
3 2 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.91%) npm
3 11 (3.37%) Google Analytics
3 11 (3.37%) SaaS
4 10 (3.07%) GitHub
5 7 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.15%) Route 53
6 6 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.23%) Firebase
7 4 (1.23%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.92%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) AdWords
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.31%) Heroku
9 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.76%) SSL
2 8 (2.45%) HTTP
3 5 (1.53%) Internet
4 4 (1.23%) LAN
5 3 (0.92%) Intranet
5 3 (0.92%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.43%) MySQL
2 15 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.07%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.23%) Big Data
7 3 (0.92%) DB2
8 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.61%) Redis
9 1 (0.31%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.31%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 43 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.21%) gulp
3 16 (4.91%) Jasmine
4 14 (4.29%) JIRA
5 13 (3.99%) Grunt
6 12 (3.68%) Bitbucket
6 12 (3.68%) webpack
7 11 (3.37%) Axure RP
7 11 (3.37%) Xcode
8 10 (3.07%) Mocha
9 9 (2.76%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.84%) Gradle
10 6 (1.84%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.53%) Subversion
12 4 (1.23%) Selenium
12 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.92%) Android Studio
13 3 (0.92%) Babel
13 3 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 36 (11.04%) Advertising
2 33 (10.12%) Marketing
3 23 (7.06%) Retail
4 19 (5.83%) Finance
5 15 (4.60%) Games
6 7 (2.15%) Banking
6 7 (2.15%) Military
7 5 (1.53%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 197 (60.43%) Developer
2 74 (22.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 47 (14.42%) Designer
4 39 (11.96%) UX Designer
4 39 (11.96%) Web Developer
5 36 (11.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 32 (9.82%) Analyst
7 22 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 19 (5.83%) Product Owner
9 19 (5.83%) UI Developer
10 17 (5.21%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.21%) HTML Developer
11 16 (4.91%) Graduate
12 15 (4.60%) Graduate Developer
12 15 (4.60%) Graduate Software Developer
12 15 (4.60%) Software Developer
13 14 (4.29%) Angular Developer
14 12 (3.68%) Agile Business Analyst
14 12 (3.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (52.76%) HTML
2 171 (52.45%) CSS
3 106 (32.52%) HTML5
4 93 (28.53%) jQuery
5 90 (27.61%) CSS3
6 75 (23.01%) AngularJS
7 51 (15.64%) Node.js
8 50 (15.34%) React
8 50 (15.34%) Sass
9 36 (11.04%) RESTful
10 31 (9.51%) Web Services
11 29 (8.90%) Ajax
12 26 (7.98%) .NET
13 25 (7.67%) REST
14 22 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (5.52%) Backbone.js
15 18 (5.52%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (5.21%) SOAP
17 15 (4.60%) LAMP
18 14 (4.29%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.03%) Mobile App
2 39 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.76%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.53%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.23%) Fintech
8 3 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.92%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.92%) RIA
9 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.61%) Animation
9 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.61%) Social Media
9 2 (0.61%) W3C
9 2 (0.61%) Xbox
10 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.31%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.20%) Linux
2 27 (8.28%) Apple iOS
3 22 (6.75%) Android
4 11 (3.37%) Windows
5 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.61%) Unix
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (27.91%) Front End Development
3 76 (23.31%) E-Commerce
4 75 (23.01%) Web Development
5 56 (17.18%) Wireframes
6 51 (15.64%) MVC
6 51 (15.64%) Scrum
7 43 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 42 (12.88%) TDD
9 35 (10.74%) SDLC
10 32 (9.82%) SEO
11 31 (9.51%) Software Engineering
12 27 (8.28%) Analytics
12 27 (8.28%) Unit Testing
13 26 (7.98%) DevOps
14 24 (7.36%) BDD
15 21 (6.44%) iOS Development
15 21 (6.44%) Mobile Development
16 19 (5.83%) Android Development
17 18 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 166 (50.92%) JavaScript
2 74 (22.70%) PHP
3 50 (15.34%) Java
4 36 (11.04%) SQL
5 24 (7.36%) C#
6 23 (7.06%) Ruby
7 20 (6.13%) Objective-C
7 20 (6.13%) Python
8 16 (4.91%) C++
9 13 (3.99%) Apple Swift
9 13 (3.99%) ES6
10 12 (3.68%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.07%) C
12 5 (1.53%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.23%) Scala
14 3 (0.92%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.61%) R
16 1 (0.31%) Erlang
16 1 (0.31%) GraphQL
16 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (11.96%) Degree
2 13 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.68%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.23%) APMG
5 4 (1.23%) PMP
6 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.44%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.92%) WCAG
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.76%) Docker
2 6 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.31%) Varnish
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 31 (9.51%) Adobe
2 23 (7.06%) Google
3 14 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.07%) Capita
4 10 (3.07%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.45%) Apple
6 7 (2.15%) Oracle
7 6 (1.84%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.23%) Facebook
8 4 (1.23%) Hitwise
8 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.23%) Twitter
9 3 (0.92%) Citrix
10 2 (0.61%) Hotjar
10 2 (0.61%) IBM
11 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.31%) Crazy Egg
11 1 (0.31%) Samsung
11 1 (0.31%) SAP
11 1 (0.31%) WooCommerce