Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 44 69
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -16
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 287 385 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.73% 6.16% 4.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.17% 15.13% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 263 283 288
Median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,673 £70,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1,892 2,544 2,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.77% 40.68% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,461 2,021 2,113
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
North West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +3 16 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Altrincham +23 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Bolton - 5 £65,000 -
Wigan - 5 £57,500 - 1
Bury - 4 £50,000 - 1
Salford -23 2 £35,000 +42.86% 4
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 149 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 89 (31.01%) CSS
4 82 (28.57%) HTML
5 56 (19.51%) React
6 52 (18.12%) AngularJS
7 51 (17.77%) DevOps
8 49 (17.07%) Node.js
9 46 (16.03%) TDD
10 45 (15.68%) Scrum
10 45 (15.68%) SQL
11 43 (14.98%) Coaching
12 39 (13.59%) Analytics
12 39 (13.59%) .NET
13 38 (13.24%) Mobile App
14 37 (12.89%) PHP
14 37 (12.89%) Finance
15 36 (12.54%) E-Commerce
15 36 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (12.20%) Git (software)
17 34 (11.85%) C#
18 33 (11.50%) Test Automation
18 33 (11.50%) Mentoring
19 32 (11.15%) AWS
19 32 (11.15%) QA
20 31 (10.80%) Degree
20 31 (10.80%) MySQL
20 31 (10.80%) Windows
21 30 (10.45%) Azure
21 30 (10.45%) User Stories

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 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.53%) Skype for Business
3 11 (3.83%) CMS
4 7 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.09%) Liferay
5 6 (2.09%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.05%) WordPress
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.70%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (7.67%) Sketch
2 14 (4.88%) InVision
3 12 (4.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (3.83%) Photoshop
5 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (2.09%) UserZoom
6 3 (1.05%) Figma
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.70%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.70%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.35%) InDesign
8 1 (0.35%) Marvel
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Magento
2 3 (1.05%) Shopify
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.15%) AWS
2 30 (10.45%) Azure
3 26 (9.06%) Office 365
4 13 (4.53%) GCP
5 11 (3.83%) SaaS
6 9 (3.14%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.09%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (2.09%) Serverless
7 6 (2.09%) Slack
8 5 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.74%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.39%) GitHub
10 3 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.05%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.05%) npm
10 3 (1.05%) WhatsApp
11 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.53%) Intranet
1 13 (4.53%) Skype
2 8 (2.79%) SSL
3 7 (2.44%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.44%) HTTP
4 6 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.74%) ATM
5 5 (1.74%) DNS
6 3 (1.05%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.05%) RTMP
7 2 (0.70%) DHCP
7 2 (0.70%) IPsec
7 2 (0.70%) IPv4
7 2 (0.70%) LAN
7 2 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.70%) SAN
7 2 (0.70%) WAN
7 2 (0.70%) Wireless
8 1 (0.35%) Firewall
8 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.80%) MySQL
2 19 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.48%) Big Data
6 9 (3.14%) Power BI
7 8 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.09%) GIS
9 5 (1.74%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.70%) DB2
11 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.70%) IDMS
11 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.70%) Redis
11 2 (0.70%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.48%) JIRA
3 9 (3.14%) webpack
4 8 (2.79%) gulp
5 7 (2.44%) Axure RP
5 7 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.09%) CocoaPods
7 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.39%) GitLab
8 4 (1.39%) Grunt
9 3 (1.05%) Balsamiq
9 3 (1.05%) git-flow
9 3 (1.05%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.05%) Selenium
9 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.05%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.70%) CircleCI
General
1 37 (12.89%) Finance
2 27 (9.41%) Marketing
3 14 (4.88%) Games
4 12 (4.18%) Banking
5 10 (3.48%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.39%) Electronics
6 4 (1.39%) Local Government
6 4 (1.39%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (41.11%) Developer
2 46 (16.03%) Designer
3 45 (15.68%) Senior Developer
4 40 (13.94%) UX Designer
5 23 (8.01%) Analyst
6 22 (7.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (6.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (6.27%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.92%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.57%) Product Owner
11 15 (5.23%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (4.18%) Business Analyst
13 12 (4.18%) UX Developer
14 11 (3.83%) Architect
15 10 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
15 10 (3.48%) Junior
15 10 (3.48%) Senior Designer
15 10 (3.48%) Software Engineer
16 9 (3.14%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (31.01%) CSS
2 82 (28.57%) HTML
3 56 (19.51%) React
4 52 (18.12%) AngularJS
5 49 (17.07%) Node.js
6 39 (13.59%) .NET
7 24 (8.36%) Web Services
8 22 (7.67%) Sass
9 20 (6.97%) Vue.js
10 19 (6.62%) CSS3
11 16 (5.57%) Ember.js
11 16 (5.57%) HTML5
11 16 (5.57%) Laravel
12 15 (5.23%) RESTful
13 11 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (3.83%) JSON
14 10 (3.48%) Apache Cordova
14 10 (3.48%) XML
15 9 (3.14%) jQuery
15 9 (3.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 24 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.44%) Animation
4 7 (2.44%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.09%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.39%) Social Media
7 3 (1.05%) PKI
7 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.70%) EPoS
8 2 (0.70%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.70%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.80%) Windows
2 24 (8.36%) Linux
3 21 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.23%) Android
5 6 (2.09%) Unix
5 6 (2.09%) watchOS
6 2 (0.70%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.70%) VME
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.77%) DevOps
3 46 (16.03%) TDD
4 45 (15.68%) Scrum
5 43 (14.98%) Coaching
6 39 (13.59%) Analytics
7 36 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (12.54%) E-Commerce
8 33 (11.50%) Mentoring
8 33 (11.50%) Test Automation
9 30 (10.45%) User Stories
9 30 (10.45%) Wireframes
10 29 (10.10%) Microservices
11 26 (9.06%) Front End Development
12 25 (8.71%) Software Engineering
13 23 (8.01%) SDLC
14 22 (7.67%) Computer Science
14 22 (7.67%) Data Science
14 22 (7.67%) Project Management
15 21 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 119 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 45 (15.68%) SQL
3 37 (12.89%) PHP
4 34 (11.85%) C#
5 28 (9.76%) Java
6 24 (8.36%) Python
7 16 (5.57%) ES6
8 14 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.79%) Apple Swift
9 8 (2.79%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.39%) C
12 3 (1.05%) Perl
12 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.05%) VBA
13 2 (0.70%) C++
13 2 (0.70%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.35%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 31 (10.80%) Degree
2 17 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.05%) CIMA
6 3 (1.05%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.05%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.15%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) GDPR
3 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.39%) PMO
3 4 (1.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (9.06%) Docker
2 12 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.05%) RACF
6 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.18%) Ansible
1 12 (4.18%) Terraform
2 11 (3.83%) Kibana
2 11 (3.83%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.79%) Grafana
4 6 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.09%) Puppet
5 5 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.39%) SCCM
7 3 (1.05%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.05%) Packer
8 2 (0.70%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.70%) Nagios
8 2 (0.70%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.35%) SCSM
9 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.23%) Adobe
3 12 (4.18%) VMware
4 10 (3.48%) Oracle
5 9 (3.14%) Google
6 8 (2.79%) Apple
7 6 (2.09%) SaltStack
7 6 (2.09%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.05%) New Relic
8 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.05%) Zend
9 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.70%) CA
9 2 (0.70%) Facebook
9 2 (0.70%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.70%) IBM
9 2 (0.70%) Paxata
9 2 (0.70%) SAP
9 2 (0.70%) Talend
9 2 (0.70%) Xamarin