Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 68 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 -14
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 319 316 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.04% 4.24% 3.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.97% 10.45% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 265 282 198
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £27,050 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £78,625 £73,750
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 3201 3023 2651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.53% 40.59% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 2637 2103
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,227 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +3.90%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -20 17 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Cheadle - 15 £42,500 -
Bury +10 8 £52,500 +45.83%
Wigan +1 5 £37,500 +47.06% 1
Altrincham -9 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Salford - 2 £55,000 - 1
Bolton -12 1 £40,000 +3.23% 1
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 161 (50.47%) JavaScript
2 160 (50.16%) HTML
3 150 (47.02%) CSS
4 135 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (37.93%) HTML5
6 99 (31.03%) CSS3
7 92 (28.84%) jQuery
8 75 (23.51%) PHP
8 75 (23.51%) Front End Development
9 74 (23.20%) E-Commerce
10 70 (21.94%) AngularJS
11 69 (21.63%) Scrum
11 69 (21.63%) Web Development
12 58 (18.18%) Mobile App
12 58 (18.18%) Node.js
13 53 (16.61%) TDD
14 48 (15.05%) Wireframes
15 47 (14.73%) Degree
15 47 (14.73%) Sass
15 47 (14.73%) React
16 46 (14.42%) MVC
17 44 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
18 43 (13.48%) Git (software)
19 42 (13.17%) Marketing
20 41 (12.85%) Java
21 39 (12.23%) Analytics
22 37 (11.60%) SQL
23 34 (10.66%) Unit Testing
24 33 (10.34%) Web Services
25 32 (10.03%) SEO

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 11 (3.45%) Confluence
1 11 (3.45%) WordPress
2 9 (2.82%) Apache
2 9 (2.82%) nginx
3 8 (2.51%) CMS
4 6 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.88%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.57%) Drupal
5 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (7.52%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.19%) InVision
4 5 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.94%) UXPin
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.31%) Maya
7 1 (0.31%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 15 (4.70%) Magento
2 8 (2.51%) Shopify
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.39%) Google Analytics
3 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.76%) GitHub
5 9 (2.82%) npm
6 7 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.19%) Route 53
6 7 (2.19%) SaaS
7 6 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) AdWords
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.31%) Firebase
8 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.02%) HTTP
2 9 (2.82%) SSL
3 4 (1.25%) LAN
4 3 (0.94%) Internet
4 3 (0.94%) Intranet
5 2 (0.63%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.09%) MySQL
2 19 (5.96%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.13%) CouchDB
6 9 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.88%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (1.25%) Big Data
8 4 (1.25%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.94%) DB2
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.96%) Bitbucket
3 18 (5.64%) Xcode
4 16 (5.02%) JIRA
5 15 (4.70%) Jasmine
6 13 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.76%) gulp
8 10 (3.13%) Vagrant
9 9 (2.82%) Gradle
10 8 (2.51%) Axure RP
11 7 (2.19%) Grunt
11 7 (2.19%) Maven
11 7 (2.19%) Mocha
11 7 (2.19%) Subversion
11 7 (2.19%) webpack
12 6 (1.88%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.94%) Selenium
14 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (13.17%) Marketing
2 32 (10.03%) Retail
3 30 (9.40%) Finance
4 23 (7.21%) Advertising
5 12 (3.76%) Electronics
6 11 (3.45%) Games
7 10 (3.13%) Banking
8 7 (2.19%) Military
9 5 (1.57%) Brand Awareness
9 5 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Local Government
12 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (57.37%) Developer
2 55 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 42 (13.17%) Designer
4 37 (11.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 36 (11.29%) Web Developer
6 34 (10.66%) UX Designer
7 32 (10.03%) Analyst
8 21 (6.58%) Lead Developer
9 20 (6.27%) Product Owner
9 20 (6.27%) Software Developer
10 19 (5.96%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (5.33%) Business Analyst
11 17 (5.33%) iOS Developer
12 16 (5.02%) HTML Developer
13 15 (4.70%) UI Developer
14 14 (4.39%) PHP Developer
14 14 (4.39%) Senior Developer
15 12 (3.76%) .NET Developer
15 12 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
15 12 (3.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (50.16%) HTML
2 150 (47.02%) CSS
3 121 (37.93%) HTML5
4 99 (31.03%) CSS3
5 92 (28.84%) jQuery
6 70 (21.94%) AngularJS
7 58 (18.18%) Node.js
8 47 (14.73%) React
8 47 (14.73%) Sass
9 33 (10.34%) Web Services
10 30 (9.40%) REST
10 30 (9.40%) RESTful
11 26 (8.15%) .NET
12 22 (6.90%) Ajax
12 22 (6.90%) Backbone.js
13 18 (5.64%) SOAP
14 16 (5.02%) Ruby on Rails
15 15 (4.70%) ASP.NET
16 14 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (4.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 32 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.51%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.88%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.57%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.25%) iPad
10 3 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.94%) RIA
11 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.63%) Fintech
11 2 (0.63%) Social Media
11 2 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.40%) Linux
2 27 (8.46%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.08%) Android
4 4 (1.25%) Windows
5 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (23.51%) Front End Development
3 74 (23.20%) E-Commerce
4 69 (21.63%) Scrum
4 69 (21.63%) Web Development
5 53 (16.61%) TDD
6 48 (15.05%) Wireframes
7 46 (14.42%) MVC
8 44 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 39 (12.23%) Analytics
10 34 (10.66%) Unit Testing
11 32 (10.03%) SEO
12 31 (9.72%) DevOps
13 28 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (8.46%) BDD
14 27 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (8.46%) Software Engineering
15 26 (8.15%) SDLC
16 25 (7.84%) iOS Development
17 22 (6.90%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 161 (50.47%) JavaScript
2 75 (23.51%) PHP
3 41 (12.85%) Java
4 37 (11.60%) SQL
5 25 (7.84%) C#
6 22 (6.90%) Ruby
7 21 (6.58%) Apple Swift
8 18 (5.64%) Objective-C
9 15 (4.70%) Python
10 12 (3.76%) C
11 11 (3.45%) C++
12 10 (3.13%) ES6
13 7 (2.19%) Scala
13 7 (2.19%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.57%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.94%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.63%) R
17 1 (0.31%) ECMAScript
17 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (14.73%) Degree
2 11 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.63%) APMG
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
6 2 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) WCAG
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Varnish
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (7.21%) Adobe
2 17 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.02%) Google
4 11 (3.45%) Apple
5 9 (2.82%) Oracle
6 7 (2.19%) Capita
6 7 (2.19%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.57%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.25%) Hitwise
8 4 (1.25%) Hotjar
8 4 (1.25%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Facebook
9 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.31%) Apigee
10 1 (0.31%) Crazy Egg
10 1 (0.31%) Samsung
10 1 (0.31%) Twitter