Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 56 59
Rank change year-on-year -40 +3 +35
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 327 176 512
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.18% 4.49% 4.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.50% 13.78% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 252 143 301
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,200 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.75% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,800 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,848 1,277 4,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.44% 32.57% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,760 1,012 3,087
10th Percentile £28,726 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,254 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.26% +7.73% +4.76%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the Midlands

User Experience
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the Midlands.

Salary trend for User Experience in the Midlands

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the Midlands

User Experience
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
West Midlands -40 196 £45,500 +7.06% 65
East Midlands -22 119 £45,000 +20.00% 23
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 168 (51.38%) JavaScript
2 164 (50.15%) CSS
3 158 (48.32%) HTML
4 113 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (32.72%) Front End Development
6 87 (26.61%) HTML5
7 75 (22.94%) React
7 75 (22.94%) .NET
8 74 (22.63%) Social Skills
9 72 (22.02%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (22.02%) AngularJS
10 58 (17.74%) Marketing
11 56 (17.13%) Git (software)
12 54 (16.51%) Web Development
13 51 (15.60%) C#
14 50 (15.29%) Wireframes
15 49 (14.98%) Full Stack Development
16 44 (13.46%) Microsoft
17 43 (13.15%) RESTful
17 43 (13.15%) CSS3
18 41 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (12.23%) Azure
20 39 (11.93%) PHP
20 39 (11.93%) CMS
21 38 (11.62%) SQL
21 38 (11.62%) Adobe
22 37 (11.31%) Finance
22 37 (11.31%) jQuery
23 36 (11.01%) SDLC
24 35 (10.70%) Web Design

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 39 (11.93%) CMS
2 17 (5.20%) WordPress
3 16 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.45%) Drupal
4 8 (2.45%) Headless CMS
5 6 (1.83%) Kentico
5 6 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.83%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.92%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (5.50%) Figma
2 16 (4.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.67%) Sketch
4 10 (3.06%) Adobe XD
4 10 (3.06%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.22%) MadCap Flare
6 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.61%) InDesign
7 2 (0.61%) Maya
8 1 (0.31%) InVision
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) nopCommerce
2 5 (1.53%) OpenCart
2 5 (1.53%) Shopify
3 3 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.61%) Magento
4 2 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.31%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.23%) Azure
2 30 (9.17%) AWS
3 25 (7.65%) SaaS
4 12 (3.67%) Google Analytics
5 11 (3.36%) Serverless
6 9 (2.75%) npm
7 8 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.45%) Force.com
7 8 (2.45%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (2.45%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.45%) PowerApps
8 7 (2.14%) OneDrive
8 7 (2.14%) Power Automate
9 6 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (1.83%) Google Tag Manager
9 6 (1.83%) IaaS
9 6 (1.83%) PaaS
10 4 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.89%) DNS
2 10 (3.06%) LAN
2 10 (3.06%) WAN
3 6 (1.83%) DHCP
3 6 (1.83%) SSL
3 6 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.22%) Wireless
5 3 (0.92%) Broadband
5 3 (0.92%) MQTT
5 3 (0.92%) NFC
5 3 (0.92%) PPP
6 2 (0.61%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (3.06%) MySQL
4 7 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.22%) GIS
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.31%) Big Data
7 1 (0.31%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (17.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.20%) JIRA
3 11 (3.36%) webpack
4 9 (2.75%) Cypress.io
5 8 (2.45%) gulp
5 8 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.45%) Xcode
6 6 (1.83%) Android Studio
6 6 (1.83%) Gradle
6 6 (1.83%) Grunt
7 5 (1.53%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.53%) Storybook
8 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.22%) git-flow
8 4 (1.22%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.22%) Subversion
8 4 (1.22%) Tricentis qTest
9 3 (0.92%) GoogleTest
9 3 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.92%) Valgrind
General
1 74 (22.63%) Social Skills
2 58 (17.74%) Marketing
3 41 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (11.31%) Finance
5 26 (7.95%) Retail
6 21 (6.42%) Organisational Skills
7 12 (3.67%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (3.36%) Automotive
9 10 (3.06%) Influencing Skills
10 9 (2.75%) Advertising
11 8 (2.45%) Law
12 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.83%) Back Office
13 6 (1.83%) Banking
13 6 (1.83%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.92%) Games
15 2 (0.61%) Legal
15 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 169 (51.68%) Developer
2 80 (24.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 60 (18.35%) Senior Developer
4 49 (14.98%) Designer
4 49 (14.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 29 (8.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 26 (7.95%) UX Designer
7 24 (7.34%) Analyst
8 23 (7.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (6.12%) Business Analyst
10 19 (5.81%) Web Developer
11 17 (5.20%) .NET Developer
12 15 (4.59%) React Developer
13 13 (3.98%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.67%) Lead Developer
15 11 (3.36%) Digital Designer
15 11 (3.36%) UI Designer
16 10 (3.06%) Digital Analyst
16 10 (3.06%) Digital Business Analyst
16 10 (3.06%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (50.15%) CSS
2 158 (48.32%) HTML
3 87 (26.61%) HTML5
4 75 (22.94%) .NET
4 75 (22.94%) React
5 72 (22.02%) AngularJS
6 43 (13.15%) CSS3
6 43 (13.15%) RESTful
7 37 (11.31%) jQuery
8 33 (10.09%) Sass
9 31 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (9.17%) Vue.js
11 29 (8.87%) REST
12 27 (8.26%) ASP.NET
12 27 (8.26%) Web Services
13 25 (7.65%) XML
14 24 (7.34%) Django
15 22 (6.73%) .NET Core
16 21 (6.42%) .NET Framework
17 17 (5.20%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.79%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.59%) Virtual Team
4 14 (4.28%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.98%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.45%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.83%) e-Health
9 5 (1.53%) Animation
9 5 (1.53%) Social Media
10 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.22%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.92%) PMI
11 3 (0.92%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.61%) iPad
12 2 (0.61%) iPhone
12 2 (0.61%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.42%) Apple iOS
2 20 (6.12%) Windows
3 19 (5.81%) Android
4 10 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.14%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.83%) Linux
7 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (32.72%) Front End Development
3 72 (22.02%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (16.51%) Web Development
5 50 (15.29%) Wireframes
6 49 (14.98%) Full Stack Development
7 36 (11.01%) SDLC
8 35 (10.70%) E-Commerce
8 35 (10.70%) Web Design
9 34 (10.40%) Scrum
10 33 (10.09%) TDD
11 31 (9.48%) DevOps
12 28 (8.56%) MVC
13 27 (8.26%) SEO
14 22 (6.73%) Clean Code
14 22 (6.73%) Project Management
14 22 (6.73%) Software Engineering
15 21 (6.42%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.42%) User Stories
16 19 (5.81%) User Research
Programming Languages
1 168 (51.38%) JavaScript
2 51 (15.60%) C#
3 39 (11.93%) PHP
4 38 (11.62%) SQL
5 33 (10.09%) TypeScript
6 32 (9.79%) Python
7 14 (4.28%) ES6
7 14 (4.28%) Java
8 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.75%) Apple Swift
9 9 (2.75%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.83%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.83%) XAML
11 4 (1.22%) Go
12 3 (0.92%) ABAP
12 3 (0.92%) C++
12 3 (0.92%) R
12 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) C
13 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (8.87%) Degree
2 10 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (0.92%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.31%) IIBA
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.40%) Accessibility
2 21 (6.42%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) WCAG
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (5.81%) Docker
2 13 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.36%) Terraform
2 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.14%) SCCM
3 6 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.62%) Adobe
3 27 (8.26%) Google
4 10 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.06%) ServiceNow
4 10 (3.06%) VMware
5 9 (2.75%) HubSpot
6 8 (2.45%) SAP
7 7 (2.14%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.14%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.53%) Spotify
9 4 (1.22%) Cisco
10 2 (0.61%) Apple
11 1 (0.31%) Ariba
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix
11 1 (0.31%) Facebook
11 1 (0.31%) iManage
11 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) WooCommerce