Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 77 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 370 312 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.17% 4.00% 4.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.25% 10.36% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 296 262 286
Manchester median annual salary £43,653 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £78,125
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.75% +1.88% +5.26%

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 2,793 3,013 2,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.06% 38.60% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,307 2,435 2,578
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 8 £47,500 -2.56% 4
Salford -2 6 £32,500 -40.91% 6
Bolton +13 2 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Bury -6 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cheadle -5 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Altrincham -7 1 £60,000 +100.00% 1
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 185 (50.00%) HTML
2 178 (48.11%) CSS
3 165 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (41.89%) JavaScript
5 81 (21.89%) C#
6 80 (21.62%) Java
7 75 (20.27%) AngularJS
8 72 (19.46%) HTML5
9 69 (18.65%) Web Development
10 67 (18.11%) .NET
11 64 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (16.49%) React
12 61 (16.49%) Wireframes
13 60 (16.22%) Degree
14 59 (15.95%) E-Commerce
14 59 (15.95%) jQuery
15 58 (15.68%) Finance
16 53 (14.32%) CSS3
17 49 (13.24%) Computer Science
18 47 (12.70%) DevOps
19 45 (12.16%) Mobile App
20 44 (11.89%) Analytics
21 42 (11.35%) Software Engineering
21 42 (11.35%) Front End Development
22 39 (10.54%) MVC
22 39 (10.54%) Adobe
22 39 (10.54%) RESTful
22 39 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
22 39 (10.54%) Sass
23 38 (10.27%) BDD

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 17 (4.59%) CMS
2 10 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (2.16%) IIS
4 7 (1.89%) Marvel
5 6 (1.62%) Confluence
6 5 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.08%) Drupal
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.08%) WordPress
8 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.54%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.54%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (7.30%) Photoshop
2 23 (6.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (4.05%) InVision
4 5 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.54%) SPSS
7 2 (0.54%) Stata
8 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.27%) Flinto
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.32%) SaaS
4 15 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 13 (3.51%) Google Analytics
5 13 (3.51%) npm
6 5 (1.35%) PaaS
7 4 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (1.08%) Office 365
8 3 (0.81%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.81%) Firebase
8 3 (0.81%) GitHub
8 3 (0.81%) Google Play
8 3 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.54%) AdWords
9 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.27%) Serverless
10 1 (0.27%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.59%) HTTP
2 13 (3.51%) Bluetooth
2 13 (3.51%) SSL
2 13 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.62%) Internet
4 5 (1.35%) VoIP
5 4 (1.08%) ATM
6 2 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 17 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.51%) MySQL
6 11 (2.97%) Big Data
7 6 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.54%) Mixpanel
9 2 (0.54%) MS Access
9 2 (0.54%) Power BI
9 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) CockroachDB
10 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.27%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.27%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.27%) RethinkDB
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.22%) gulp
4 19 (5.14%) Grunt
5 16 (4.32%) Subversion
6 14 (3.78%) webpack
7 13 (3.51%) JIRA
8 12 (3.24%) Gradle
8 12 (3.24%) Jasmine
8 12 (3.24%) Maven
9 11 (2.97%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.97%) Selenium
9 11 (2.97%) SpecFlow
10 10 (2.70%) Ant
11 9 (2.43%) Babel
11 9 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (2.43%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.89%) Axure RP
13 6 (1.62%) CocoaPods
13 6 (1.62%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (15.68%) Finance
2 38 (10.27%) Marketing
3 22 (5.95%) Banking
3 22 (5.95%) Retail
4 13 (3.51%) Electronics
5 12 (3.24%) Law
6 10 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.16%) Games
9 7 (1.89%) Automotive
9 7 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.62%) Advertising
11 5 (1.35%) Military
12 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.81%) German Language
13 3 (0.81%) Publishing
14 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 207 (55.95%) Developer
2 55 (14.86%) Designer
3 48 (12.97%) UX Designer
4 43 (11.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (10.54%) Web Developer
6 36 (9.73%) C# Developer
7 34 (9.19%) Graduate
8 33 (8.92%) Graduate Developer
9 30 (8.11%) .NET Developer
10 27 (7.30%) Java Developer
11 25 (6.76%) UI Designer
12 24 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (6.22%) Junior
14 22 (5.95%) Analyst
14 22 (5.95%) Senior Developer
15 20 (5.41%) Junior Developer
16 19 (5.14%) UI/UX Designer
17 16 (4.32%) Graduate Java Developer
17 16 (4.32%) Junior Java Developer
17 16 (4.32%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (50.00%) HTML
2 178 (48.11%) CSS
3 75 (20.27%) AngularJS
4 72 (19.46%) HTML5
5 67 (18.11%) .NET
6 61 (16.49%) React
7 59 (15.95%) jQuery
8 53 (14.32%) CSS3
9 39 (10.54%) RESTful
9 39 (10.54%) Sass
10 36 (9.73%) ASP.NET
11 35 (9.46%) JSON
12 33 (8.92%) Node.js
13 31 (8.38%) Ajax
13 31 (8.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (8.38%) Vue.js
14 30 (8.11%) XML
15 27 (7.30%) LESS
16 22 (5.95%) Web Services
17 21 (5.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.16%) Mobile App
2 33 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.76%) Fintech
4 17 (4.59%) Online Banking
5 15 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.05%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.05%) Derivative
6 13 (3.51%) Graphic Design
7 12 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.43%) Animation
10 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.35%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 5 (1.35%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.35%) Taxonomies
13 4 (1.08%) Acoustics
13 4 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.81%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.00%) Android
2 32 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.59%) Windows
4 6 (1.62%) Linux
4 6 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.81%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.65%) Web Development
3 64 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (16.49%) Wireframes
5 59 (15.95%) E-Commerce
6 49 (13.24%) Computer Science
7 47 (12.70%) DevOps
8 44 (11.89%) Analytics
9 42 (11.35%) Front End Development
9 42 (11.35%) Software Engineering
10 39 (10.54%) MVC
11 38 (10.27%) BDD
12 36 (9.73%) TDD
13 35 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (8.38%) Responsive Web Design
15 28 (7.57%) Test Automation
16 26 (7.03%) Web Design
17 25 (6.76%) Prototyping
17 25 (6.76%) SEO
18 23 (6.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 155 (41.89%) JavaScript
2 81 (21.89%) C#
3 80 (21.62%) Java
4 30 (8.11%) SQL
5 21 (5.68%) PHP
5 21 (5.68%) Python
6 20 (5.41%) C++
7 17 (4.59%) ES6
7 17 (4.59%) R
8 14 (3.78%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.51%) Apple Swift
9 13 (3.51%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.16%) Java 8
11 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.08%) XPath
13 3 (0.81%) GLSL
14 2 (0.54%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.54%) Ruby
14 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (16.22%) Degree
2 23 (6.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 5 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.81%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.27%) APMG
6 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) CITP
6 1 (0.27%) IISP
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) MBCS
6 1 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.22%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (3.51%) Docker
2 3 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) XenApp
3 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) cPanel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.54%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.54%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.54%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.54%) SCSM
3 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.27%) Grafana
4 1 (0.27%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (10.54%) Adobe
2 32 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.76%) Google
4 13 (3.51%) SAP
5 9 (2.43%) Apple
6 8 (2.16%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.16%) Oracle
6 8 (2.16%) Twitter
7 5 (1.35%) Hotjar
7 5 (1.35%) Siemens
7 5 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.35%) Telerik
8 4 (1.08%) ATG
8 4 (1.08%) CA
8 4 (1.08%) Facebook
8 4 (1.08%) hybris
8 4 (1.08%) IBM
8 4 (1.08%) PayPal
9 3 (0.81%) Tableau
10 2 (0.54%) ClickTale