Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 74 93
Rank change year-on-year -33 +19 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 367 567 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.03% 3.76% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.36% 10.33% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 261 469 446
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,569 £22,400 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 4,988 5,490 6,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 41.13% 36.38% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,471 4,239 4,526
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the Midlands

User Experience
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in the Midlands.

Salary trend for User Experience in the Midlands

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -24 204 £44,500 +27.14% 94
East Midlands -12 160 £45,000 +20.00% 69
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 173 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (44.14%) JavaScript
3 132 (35.97%) HTML
4 122 (33.24%) CSS
5 68 (18.53%) Web Development
6 66 (17.98%) C#
7 64 (17.44%) Degree
8 63 (17.17%) AngularJS
8 63 (17.17%) React
9 59 (16.08%) Front End Development
10 57 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (15.53%) .NET
11 56 (15.26%) HTML5
12 52 (14.17%) Retail
13 51 (13.90%) Microsoft
13 51 (13.90%) Wireframes
14 50 (13.62%) SQL
14 50 (13.62%) Java
15 49 (13.35%) Software Engineering
15 49 (13.35%) Analytics
16 45 (12.26%) ASP.NET
17 43 (11.72%) Finance
18 42 (11.44%) MVC
18 42 (11.44%) Adobe
18 42 (11.44%) Mobile App
19 41 (11.17%) jQuery
19 41 (11.17%) SAP
20 39 (10.63%) JIRA
21 36 (9.81%) E-Commerce
22 34 (9.26%) Continuous Integration

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 31 (8.45%) CMS
2 17 (4.63%) Apache
3 14 (3.81%) Confluence
4 10 (2.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.36%) Liferay
5 5 (1.36%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.09%) Marvel
6 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.09%) WordPress
7 3 (0.82%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.82%) Moodle
7 3 (0.82%) Mule
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.82%) Totara
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (3.54%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.54%) InVision
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) UserZoom
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.27%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.63%) Magento
3 5 (1.36%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.36%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.54%) Shopify
5 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.99%) GitHub
3 12 (3.27%) SaaS
4 11 (3.00%) TestFlight
5 9 (2.45%) Serverless
6 7 (1.91%) Google Play
7 6 (1.63%) iTunes
8 5 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (1.36%) PaaS
9 4 (1.09%) G Suite
9 4 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.09%) IaaS
10 3 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.82%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.82%) Office 365
10 3 (0.82%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.54%) npm
12 1 (0.27%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.81%) Internet
2 10 (2.72%) Broadband
3 6 (1.63%) HTTP
4 4 (1.09%) LAN
4 4 (1.09%) WAN
5 3 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.27%) DNS
6 1 (0.27%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.54%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.45%) MySQL
4 16 (4.36%) SAP HANA
5 13 (3.54%) Redis
6 12 (3.27%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.09%) Big Data
9 4 (1.09%) DB2
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.82%) SQLite
11 2 (0.54%) EDMS
11 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (10.63%) JIRA
2 33 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.63%) Visual Studio
4 27 (7.36%) Axure RP
5 25 (6.81%) Maven
6 24 (6.54%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.09%) Selenium
8 14 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.54%) Robot Framework
10 11 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.72%) webpack
12 9 (2.45%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 8 (2.18%) gulp
13 8 (2.18%) Subversion
14 7 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (1.91%) Xcode
15 6 (1.63%) Appium
15 6 (1.63%) UI Automator
General
1 52 (14.17%) Retail
2 43 (11.72%) Finance
3 23 (6.27%) Marketing
4 15 (4.09%) Banking
5 13 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.18%) Automotive
7 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.36%) Advertising
8 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.09%) Electronics
10 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.82%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.54%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (38.42%) Developer
2 42 (11.44%) Designer
2 42 (11.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 40 (10.90%) Web Developer
4 32 (8.72%) Senior Developer
4 32 (8.72%) UX Designer
5 24 (6.54%) Software Engineer
6 22 (5.99%) Architect
7 19 (5.18%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (4.36%) .NET Developer
9 16 (4.36%) React Developer
10 14 (3.81%) UX Engineer
11 13 (3.54%) Analyst
11 13 (3.54%) Consultant
11 13 (3.54%) Embedded Engineer
11 13 (3.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (3.54%) Lead Developer
11 13 (3.54%) UI Engineer
12 12 (3.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (35.97%) HTML
2 122 (33.24%) CSS
3 63 (17.17%) AngularJS
3 63 (17.17%) React
4 57 (15.53%) .NET
5 56 (15.26%) HTML5
6 45 (12.26%) ASP.NET
7 41 (11.17%) jQuery
8 29 (7.90%) JSON
9 28 (7.63%) CSS3
10 27 (7.36%) RESTful
10 27 (7.36%) Spring
11 26 (7.08%) Node.js
12 19 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (4.90%) Laravel
14 17 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (4.36%) Vue.js
16 15 (4.09%) Sass
17 13 (3.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.44%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.00%) Algorithms
4 11 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.72%) Fintech
6 9 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.45%) Graphic Design
7 7 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (1.91%) Internet of Things
7 7 (1.91%) New Media
8 6 (1.63%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.63%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.36%) NHS
10 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.82%) SCORM
11 3 (0.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.90%) Apple iOS
2 25 (6.81%) Android
3 24 (6.54%) Linux
4 21 (5.72%) Windows
5 8 (2.18%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (18.53%) Web Development
3 59 (16.08%) Front End Development
4 57 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (13.90%) Wireframes
6 49 (13.35%) Analytics
6 49 (13.35%) Software Engineering
7 42 (11.44%) MVC
8 36 (9.81%) E-Commerce
9 34 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (8.99%) Scrum
11 32 (8.72%) Web Design
12 28 (7.63%) OO
13 27 (7.36%) Prototyping
13 27 (7.36%) Test Automation
14 26 (7.08%) CRM
14 26 (7.08%) TDD
15 25 (6.81%) Personalization
16 23 (6.27%) DevOps
16 23 (6.27%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 162 (44.14%) JavaScript
2 66 (17.98%) C#
3 50 (13.62%) Java
3 50 (13.62%) SQL
4 25 (6.81%) PHP
5 22 (5.99%) Python
6 15 (4.09%) Perl
7 13 (3.54%) C
7 13 (3.54%) Embedded C
8 10 (2.72%) ES6
9 9 (2.45%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.91%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.36%) ABAP
12 5 (1.36%) R
13 4 (1.09%) Ruby
14 2 (0.54%) Java 8
14 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.54%) Scala
14 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (17.44%) Degree
2 12 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.63%) ISEB
3 6 (1.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) SLA
3 3 (0.82%) WAI
4 2 (0.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (4.09%) Firmware
2 7 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (1.91%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.36%) Docker
4 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.82%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.82%) XenApp
5 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (3.00%) HockeyApp
2 4 (1.09%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.09%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.82%) Puppet
3 3 (0.82%) SCDPM
3 3 (0.82%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.82%) SCSM
3 3 (0.82%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.54%) Kibana
4 2 (0.54%) logstash
4 2 (0.54%) Marathon
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 51 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.44%) Adobe
3 41 (11.17%) SAP
4 15 (4.09%) Google
5 10 (2.72%) hybris
5 10 (2.72%) IBM
6 7 (1.91%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.63%) Oracle
8 4 (1.09%) Apple
8 4 (1.09%) HP
8 4 (1.09%) VMware
9 3 (0.82%) ATG
9 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.82%) Citrix
9 3 (0.82%) Demandware
9 3 (0.82%) MobileIron
9 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.82%) Zend
10 1 (0.27%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.27%) HubSpot