Period
to 1 April 2020

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

UX
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 85 78
Rank change year-on-year +36 -7 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 444 431 565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.65% 3.56% 3.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.92% 8.59% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 400 319 497
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,725 5,017 5,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.00% 41.44% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,960 3,398 4,127
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 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
West Midlands +58 333 £45,000 +5.88% 40
East Midlands -10 110 £40,000 -5.88% 30
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 1 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 Midlands region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 198 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (43.69%) JavaScript
3 170 (38.29%) CSS
4 156 (35.14%) HTML
5 85 (19.14%) React
6 77 (17.34%) Git (software)
7 72 (16.22%) Front End Development
8 71 (15.99%) Scrum
9 65 (14.64%) Finance
10 63 (14.19%) Wireframes
11 61 (13.74%) Adobe
12 58 (13.06%) C#
13 55 (12.39%) SQL
13 55 (12.39%) Azure
13 55 (12.39%) DevOps
14 51 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (11.49%) Node.js
15 50 (11.26%) HTML5
15 50 (11.26%) Sass
16 49 (11.04%) .NET
16 49 (11.04%) Software Engineering
17 48 (10.81%) Web Development
18 45 (10.14%) AngularJS
19 43 (9.68%) Web Design
20 42 (9.46%) E-Commerce
20 42 (9.46%) Microsoft
20 42 (9.46%) Degree
20 42 (9.46%) AWS
21 40 (9.01%) QA

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 21 (4.73%) CMS
2 12 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.58%) Confluence
4 4 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.68%) WordPress
6 2 (0.45%) Liferay
6 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.23%) nginx
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (7.66%) Sketch
2 33 (7.43%) Photoshop
3 32 (7.21%) InVision
4 26 (5.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (2.25%) Figma
7 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (1.58%) Marvel
8 7 (1.58%) Zeplin
9 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.90%) InDesign
11 3 (0.68%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.45%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.39%) Azure
2 42 (9.46%) AWS
3 24 (5.41%) GCP
3 24 (5.41%) SaaS
4 16 (3.60%) Serverless
5 11 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 8 (1.80%) GitHub
7 7 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.58%) Office 365
7 7 (1.58%) PaaS
8 6 (1.35%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.35%) npm
9 4 (0.90%) Smartsheet
10 3 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.45%) Google Play
11 2 (0.45%) Google Sheets
11 2 (0.45%) IaaS
11 2 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.88%) Wireless
2 21 (4.73%) Internet
3 16 (3.60%) SMS
4 12 (2.70%) DHCP
5 10 (2.25%) DNS
6 9 (2.03%) Broadband
6 9 (2.03%) LTE
7 8 (1.80%) LAN
7 8 (1.80%) WAN
8 4 (0.90%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.90%) SSL
9 3 (0.68%) Firewall
9 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.68%) VLAN
10 2 (0.45%) DWDM
10 2 (0.45%) Intranet
10 2 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.23%) CTI
11 1 (0.23%) MPLS
11 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.25%) Big Data
3 8 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.58%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.58%) MySQL
4 7 (1.58%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
7 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (17.34%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.86%) JIRA
3 13 (2.93%) Jasmine
3 13 (2.93%) Mocha
4 12 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (2.48%) Axure RP
5 11 (2.48%) Selenium
6 9 (2.03%) gulp
6 9 (2.03%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (2.03%) Rational Quality Manager
7 8 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.80%) Maven
7 8 (1.80%) webpack
8 7 (1.58%) Balsamiq
9 6 (1.35%) Log4Net
9 6 (1.35%) MSTest
9 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.90%) fastlane
11 4 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 65 (14.64%) Finance
2 40 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.83%) Marketing
3 17 (3.83%) Public Sector
3 17 (3.83%) Retail
4 11 (2.48%) Electronics
4 11 (2.48%) Legal
5 9 (2.03%) Automotive
6 4 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Billing
7 2 (0.45%) Games
7 2 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) French Language
8 1 (0.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (35.36%) Developer
2 88 (19.82%) Designer
3 63 (14.19%) UX Designer
4 62 (13.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 28 (6.31%) Junior
5 28 (6.31%) React Developer
6 27 (6.08%) UI Designer
7 26 (5.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 25 (5.63%) UI Developer
9 21 (4.73%) Senior Developer
9 21 (4.73%) Web Developer
10 19 (4.28%) Senior Designer
10 19 (4.28%) UI/UX Designer
11 18 (4.05%) UX Developer
12 17 (3.83%) Analyst
13 16 (3.60%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 16 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (3.60%) Software Developer
14 15 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (3.38%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (38.29%) CSS
2 156 (35.14%) HTML
3 85 (19.14%) React
4 51 (11.49%) Node.js
5 50 (11.26%) HTML5
5 50 (11.26%) Sass
6 49 (11.04%) .NET
7 45 (10.14%) AngularJS
8 33 (7.43%) jQuery
8 33 (7.43%) REST
9 30 (6.76%) Vue.js
10 28 (6.31%) Redux
11 24 (5.41%) Express
11 24 (5.41%) RESTful
12 23 (5.18%) CSS3
13 21 (4.73%) JSON
14 20 (4.50%) ASP.NET
14 20 (4.50%) Ember.js
15 19 (4.28%) LESS
15 19 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.78%) Mobile App
3 38 (8.56%) CCTV
4 24 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.93%) iPad
8 11 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.25%) Infotainment
10 5 (1.13%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (0.90%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.90%) Social Media
12 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.68%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.68%) CMDB
12 3 (0.68%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.68%) Social Network
12 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.01%) Windows
2 24 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.50%) Android
4 18 (4.05%) Linux
5 7 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.68%) CentOS
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.45%) Unix
9 2 (0.45%) VMS
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.22%) Front End Development
3 71 (15.99%) Scrum
4 63 (14.19%) Wireframes
5 55 (12.39%) DevOps
6 51 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (11.04%) Software Engineering
8 48 (10.81%) Web Development
9 43 (9.68%) Web Design
10 42 (9.46%) E-Commerce
11 37 (8.33%) Project Management
11 37 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 34 (7.66%) Analytics
12 34 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (7.66%) User Stories
13 32 (7.21%) ITIL
14 30 (6.76%) Prototyping
15 26 (5.86%) Service Management
16 24 (5.41%) Mentoring
16 24 (5.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 194 (43.69%) JavaScript
2 58 (13.06%) C#
3 55 (12.39%) SQL
4 34 (7.66%) ES6
5 31 (6.98%) Java
6 27 (6.08%) PHP
7 21 (4.73%) Python
7 21 (4.73%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.93%) C
9 12 (2.70%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.48%) Perl
10 11 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.25%) R
12 9 (2.03%) Apple Swift
12 9 (2.03%) ES7
12 9 (2.03%) VB
13 8 (1.80%) ES8
14 7 (1.58%) C++
15 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (9.46%) Degree
2 19 (4.28%) ISTQB
3 17 (3.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.25%) HNC
5 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (1.35%) HND
8 4 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.68%) CCNP
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.68%) CSPO
10 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.45%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.45%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) APMP
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.01%) QA
2 11 (2.48%) WCAG
3 6 (1.35%) PMO
4 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.68%) SLA
6 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.95%) Docker
2 22 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.25%) vSphere
6 7 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.35%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.45%) XenApp
9 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (5.18%) SCCM
2 12 (2.70%) SCOM
3 11 (2.48%) Ansible
3 11 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.48%) Terraform
4 10 (2.25%) vCenter Server
5 9 (2.03%) Netcool
5 9 (2.03%) TeMIP
6 6 (1.35%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.90%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.90%) SCSM
7 4 (0.90%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.68%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (13.74%) Adobe
2 42 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.11%) Google
4 26 (5.86%) SAP
5 25 (5.63%) VMware
6 18 (4.05%) Oracle
7 17 (3.83%) McAfee
8 13 (2.93%) HP
9 11 (2.48%) Cisco
9 11 (2.48%) Dell
10 10 (2.25%) Fujitsu
10 10 (2.25%) NetApp
10 10 (2.25%) Remedy
11 9 (2.03%) OpenText
11 9 (2.03%) SolarWinds
11 9 (2.03%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.58%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.58%) Veeam
13 5 (1.13%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.68%) Barracuda Networks