Period
to

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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 51 58 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 328 192 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.78% 4.89% 6.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.98% 14.17% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 174 176 215
10th Percentile £35,075 £33,750 £34,700
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,438 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,813 £58,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £66,925
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +14.46%

User Experience is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,527 1,355 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.51% 34.50% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 1,083 1,114
10th Percentile £32,097 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,732 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.33% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £61,813
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford +2 25 £40,000 - 3
Altrincham +1 2 - -
Bolton -2 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Oldham -12 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £42,500 - 1
Bury - 1 £29,500 -
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 189 (57.62%) Agile
2 123 (37.50%) UX Design
3 104 (31.71%) Azure
4 99 (30.18%) JavaScript
5 85 (25.91%) AWS
6 82 (25.00%) Analytics
7 79 (24.09%) HTML
8 76 (23.17%) CSS
8 76 (23.17%) Software Engineering
9 74 (22.56%) Scrum
10 71 (21.65%) DevOps
10 71 (21.65%) Social Skills
11 66 (20.12%) User Research
12 64 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 57 (17.38%) Git (software)
14 56 (17.07%) TypeScript
14 56 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (16.77%) AngularJS
15 55 (16.77%) SQL
16 51 (15.55%) .NET
16 51 (15.55%) Finance
16 51 (15.55%) Front End Development
17 50 (15.24%) React
18 49 (14.94%) C#
19 46 (14.02%) Mentoring
20 45 (13.72%) Test Automation
21 44 (13.41%) Windows
22 43 (13.11%) SaaS
22 43 (13.11%) CI/CD
23 42 (12.80%) Node.js

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 18 (5.49%) CMS
2 11 (3.35%) Confluence
3 7 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (2.13%) Headless CMS
3 7 (2.13%) IIS
3 7 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.91%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (5.79%) Sketch
2 11 (3.35%) InVision
2 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.05%) Adobe XD
4 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.13%) Zeplin
5 6 (1.83%) Chatbot
5 6 (1.83%) EngageOne
6 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.61%) GIMP
7 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.61%) Pixelmator
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.30%) InDesign
8 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.30%) SPSS
8 1 (0.30%) Stata
8 1 (0.30%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Magento
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.61%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 104 (31.71%) Azure
2 85 (25.91%) AWS
3 43 (13.11%) SaaS
4 29 (8.84%) Figma
5 27 (8.23%) PaaS
6 26 (7.93%) Microsoft 365
7 24 (7.32%) GCP
8 21 (6.40%) Serverless
9 19 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (5.18%) IaaS
11 16 (4.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 16 (4.88%) Azure Functions
11 16 (4.88%) Azure Logic Apps
11 16 (4.88%) Azure Pipelines
12 14 (4.27%) GitHub
13 11 (3.35%) npm
13 11 (3.35%) OpenShift
14 7 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 7 (2.13%) Amplience
15 6 (1.83%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.88%) HTTP
2 10 (3.05%) Internet
3 6 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (1.83%) SMS
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) LoRaWAN
4 1 (0.30%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.22%) MySQL
4 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.91%) Metadata
5 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.91%) Power BI
6 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.30%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) Redis
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Anywhere
7 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 57 (17.38%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.23%) JIRA
3 17 (5.18%) GitLab
4 11 (3.35%) Vagrant
5 10 (3.05%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.44%) Cypress.io
7 7 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.83%) Selenium
9 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.91%) Xcode
11 2 (0.61%) Gradle
11 2 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.61%) Maven
11 2 (0.61%) Mocha
11 2 (0.61%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 71 (21.65%) Social Skills
2 51 (15.55%) Finance
3 39 (11.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 29 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (7.01%) Presentation Skills
6 20 (6.10%) Games
7 18 (5.49%) Retail
8 17 (5.18%) Public Sector
9 16 (4.88%) Marketing
10 14 (4.27%) Legal
11 10 (3.05%) Banking
12 7 (2.13%) Local Government
12 7 (2.13%) Tech for Good
13 6 (1.83%) Law
13 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.61%) Automotive
16 2 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 112 (34.15%) Developer
2 43 (13.11%) Software Engineer
3 38 (11.59%) Designer
4 32 (9.76%) Architect
4 32 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 30 (9.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 27 (8.23%) UX Designer
7 26 (7.93%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (5.49%) Consultant
10 17 (5.18%) Cloud Architect
10 17 (5.18%) Cloud Consultant
10 17 (5.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 17 (5.18%) Software Developer
10 17 (5.18%) Solutions Consultant
11 16 (4.88%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (4.57%) React Developer
12 15 (4.57%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.09%) HTML
2 76 (23.17%) CSS
3 55 (16.77%) AngularJS
4 51 (15.55%) .NET
5 50 (15.24%) React
6 42 (12.80%) Node.js
7 41 (12.50%) REST
8 30 (9.15%) .NET Core
9 28 (8.54%) HTML5
10 22 (6.71%) Kafka
11 20 (6.10%) WPF
12 19 (5.79%) React Native
12 19 (5.79%) RESTful
13 18 (5.49%) Sass
14 16 (4.88%) Angular 2
14 16 (4.88%) ASP.NET
15 15 (4.57%) jQuery
15 15 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (4.57%) Web Services
16 14 (4.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 11 (3.35%) Cloud Native
6 10 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.44%) Legacy Systems
8 8 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.44%) Renewable Energy
9 7 (2.13%) Wiki
10 6 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.83%) Blog
11 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.52%) NHS
11 5 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.22%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.91%) Educational Technology
13 3 (0.91%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.41%) Windows
2 19 (5.79%) Linux
3 18 (5.49%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.57%) Android
5 8 (2.44%) Unix
5 8 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (57.62%) Agile
2 123 (37.50%) UX Design
3 82 (25.00%) Analytics
4 76 (23.17%) Software Engineering
5 74 (22.56%) Scrum
6 71 (21.65%) DevOps
7 66 (20.12%) User Research
8 56 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
9 51 (15.55%) Front End Development
10 46 (14.02%) Mentoring
11 45 (13.72%) Test Automation
12 43 (13.11%) CI/CD
13 39 (11.89%) Full Stack Development
13 39 (11.89%) Microservices
13 39 (11.89%) Prototyping
14 31 (9.45%) Kanban
14 31 (9.45%) TDD
15 30 (9.15%) Web Development
15 30 (9.15%) Wireframes
16 27 (8.23%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 99 (30.18%) JavaScript
2 56 (17.07%) TypeScript
3 55 (16.77%) SQL
4 49 (14.94%) C#
5 38 (11.59%) Java
6 23 (7.01%) Python
7 20 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.96%) Go
9 6 (1.83%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.52%) C++
10 5 (1.52%) PHP
11 4 (1.22%) C
12 3 (0.91%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.91%) Scala
12 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.61%) Bash
13 2 (0.61%) JSX
13 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (11.28%) Degree
2 32 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 23 (7.01%) AWS Certification
5 16 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (4.27%) DBS Check
7 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.13%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.32%) Accessibility
2 22 (6.71%) Data Quality
3 16 (4.88%) QA
4 7 (2.13%) SLA
5 6 (1.83%) COBIT
6 3 (0.91%) WCAG
7 1 (0.30%) GDPR
7 1 (0.30%) GMP
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (7.32%) Docker
2 8 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (10.37%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.96%) Terraform
3 11 (3.35%) Ansible
4 9 (2.74%) SCCM
5 2 (0.61%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 64 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.18%) Adobe
3 15 (4.57%) Google
4 8 (2.44%) Apple
4 8 (2.44%) Oracle
5 7 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.13%) Demandware
5 7 (2.13%) Hitachi
6 6 (1.83%) Cisco
7 5 (1.52%) NEC
7 5 (1.52%) Syncsort
8 4 (1.22%) Northgate
8 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.30%) PayPal
10 1 (0.30%) Sun
10 1 (0.30%) Sybase