Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 68 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 +17 -8
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 396 355 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.44% 4.34% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.89% 10.13% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 316 303 186
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,510
90th Percentile £55,625 £68,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.13% +3.33%

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 2,659 3,503 3,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.54% 42.86% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,167 2,944 2,610
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +7 26 £47,500 - 3
Cheadle +7 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Wigan - 7 £47,500 - 1
Oldham +12 5 £18,000 -
Bury 0 5 £50,000 +38.89%
Salford -3 3 £40,000 -
Bolton - 2 £43,500 - 2
Altrincham - 1 £42,500 - 1
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 206 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (50.76%) HTML
3 196 (49.49%) CSS
4 177 (44.70%) JavaScript
5 83 (20.96%) Front End Development
6 81 (20.45%) AngularJS
7 74 (18.69%) Java
8 73 (18.43%) HTML5
9 70 (17.68%) React
10 68 (17.17%) E-Commerce
11 65 (16.41%) Web Development
12 64 (16.16%) Marketing
13 61 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (14.65%) CSS3
15 57 (14.39%) .NET
16 56 (14.14%) Finance
16 56 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (14.14%) Wireframes
17 55 (13.89%) Mobile App
17 55 (13.89%) TDD
18 54 (13.64%) jQuery
19 53 (13.38%) Git (software)
19 53 (13.38%) RESTful
20 52 (13.13%) Scrum
20 52 (13.13%) Degree
20 52 (13.13%) C#
21 48 (12.12%) MVC
21 48 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (11.62%) DevOps
22 46 (11.62%) Sass

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 26 (6.57%) CMS
2 13 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (2.78%) Alfresco
4 9 (2.27%) WordPress
5 7 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (1.77%) IIS
5 7 (1.77%) nginx
6 6 (1.52%) Apache
7 5 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.01%) Confluence
8 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.76%) Drupal
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.51%) Marvel
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 45 (11.36%) Photoshop
2 24 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.02%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (2.02%) InDesign
4 8 (2.02%) InVision
5 5 (1.26%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.76%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.25%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.03%) Magento
1 12 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.01%) Siebel CRM
2 4 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.25%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (5.56%) npm
2 15 (3.79%) SaaS
3 13 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 13 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.52%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.26%) GitHub
5 5 (1.26%) PaaS
6 4 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (1.01%) AdWords
7 3 (0.76%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.51%) Firebase
8 2 (0.51%) Google Play
8 2 (0.51%) Office 365
9 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.25%) iTunes
9 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.55%) HTTP
2 16 (4.04%) SSL
3 12 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 12 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (2.02%) Internet
5 4 (1.01%) ATM
5 4 (1.01%) SAN
6 3 (0.76%) SMS
7 1 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.56%) MySQL
3 16 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.52%) Big Data
6 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.51%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.25%) Power BI
8 1 (0.25%) QlikView
8 1 (0.25%) Redis
8 1 (0.25%) RethinkDB
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 53 (13.38%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.58%) gulp
3 27 (6.82%) Grunt
4 20 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 20 (5.05%) webpack
5 19 (4.80%) Axure RP
5 19 (4.80%) JIRA
6 16 (4.04%) Jasmine
6 16 (4.04%) Subversion
7 13 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 9 (2.27%) Selenium
10 8 (2.02%) Mocha
11 7 (1.77%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.52%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.52%) PhantomJS
12 6 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 64 (16.16%) Marketing
2 56 (14.14%) Finance
3 18 (4.55%) Retail
4 16 (4.04%) Banking
5 13 (3.28%) Games
6 11 (2.78%) Law
7 10 (2.53%) Advertising
8 8 (2.02%) Automotive
8 8 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.26%) Military
9 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.01%) Electronics
11 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.51%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (54.55%) Developer
2 69 (17.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 53 (13.38%) Designer
4 45 (11.36%) Web Developer
5 40 (10.10%) Senior Developer
6 38 (9.60%) Analyst
7 35 (8.84%) UX Designer
8 34 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 29 (7.32%) Android Developer
10 24 (6.06%) .NET Developer
11 23 (5.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 18 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 16 (4.04%) .NET Web Developer
13 16 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (4.04%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.04%) UX Developer
14 15 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (3.54%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (50.76%) HTML
2 196 (49.49%) CSS
3 81 (20.45%) AngularJS
4 73 (18.43%) HTML5
5 70 (17.68%) React
6 58 (14.65%) CSS3
7 57 (14.39%) .NET
8 54 (13.64%) jQuery
9 53 (13.38%) RESTful
10 46 (11.62%) Sass
11 45 (11.36%) Node.js
12 41 (10.35%) JSON
13 31 (7.83%) Web Services
14 30 (7.58%) ASP.NET
14 30 (7.58%) Vue.js
15 28 (7.07%) LESS
16 25 (6.31%) REST
17 22 (5.56%) XML
18 21 (5.30%) Ajax
19 20 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 48 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (9.85%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.03%) Online Banking
6 12 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.77%) Animation
8 6 (1.52%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.26%) Fintech
9 5 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.26%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 5 (1.26%) Video Editing
10 4 (1.01%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.51%) IVR
11 2 (0.51%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.86%) Android
2 31 (7.83%) Apple iOS
3 25 (6.31%) Linux
4 15 (3.79%) Windows
5 5 (1.26%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.76%) Unix
6 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.96%) Front End Development
3 68 (17.17%) E-Commerce
4 65 (16.41%) Web Development
5 61 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (14.14%) Wireframes
7 55 (13.89%) TDD
8 52 (13.13%) Scrum
9 48 (12.12%) MVC
10 46 (11.62%) DevOps
11 44 (11.11%) BDD
11 44 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 41 (10.35%) Software Engineering
13 33 (8.33%) Android Development
14 32 (8.08%) Prototyping
15 31 (7.83%) SEO
15 31 (7.83%) Test Automation
16 30 (7.58%) Analytics
16 30 (7.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 177 (44.70%) JavaScript
2 74 (18.69%) Java
3 52 (13.13%) C#
4 42 (10.61%) PHP
5 23 (5.81%) Python
6 15 (3.79%) ES6
6 15 (3.79%) SQL
7 14 (3.54%) Apple Swift
7 14 (3.54%) Objective-C
8 12 (3.03%) Ruby
9 11 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.53%) C++
11 7 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.52%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.26%) C
13 5 (1.26%) Scala
14 3 (0.76%) Java 8
14 3 (0.76%) XPath
15 2 (0.51%) Java 9
15 2 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (13.13%) Degree
2 28 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.53%) APMG
3 10 (2.53%) PMP
4 5 (1.26%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.36%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.77%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.01%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (8.59%) Adobe
2 27 (6.82%) Google
3 15 (3.79%) Oracle
4 14 (3.54%) Sitecore
5 13 (3.28%) SAP
5 13 (3.28%) Twitter
6 12 (3.03%) ATG
6 12 (3.03%) hybris
7 10 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.77%) Apple
8 7 (1.77%) Capita
9 6 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.26%) IBM
10 5 (1.26%) PayPal
10 5 (1.26%) Siemens
11 4 (1.01%) Citrix
11 4 (1.01%) Siebel
11 4 (1.01%) Zend
12 3 (0.76%) Facebook
12 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com