Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 44 50
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 +61
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 401 283 515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.85% 5.23% 4.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.09% 16.05% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 272 235 366
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,450 £27,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.47% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £57,617 £53,750 £53,438
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,650 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%

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 3,975 1,763 3,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.18% 32.60% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,723 1,374 2,945
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £80,313 £72,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -25 235 £50,000 +11.11% 86
East Midlands -25 141 £50,000 +25.00% 37
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 199 (49.63%) CSS
2 181 (45.14%) UX Design
3 180 (44.89%) HTML
4 168 (41.90%) JavaScript
5 156 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (34.16%) Front End Development
7 119 (29.68%) HTML5
8 117 (29.18%) Social Skills
9 108 (26.93%) AngularJS
10 100 (24.94%) RESTful
11 85 (21.20%) Problem-Solving
12 79 (19.70%) Degree
13 77 (19.20%) Python
14 75 (18.70%) Web Development
15 74 (18.45%) Git (software)
16 67 (16.71%) C#
16 67 (16.71%) .NET
17 62 (15.46%) Full Stack Development
18 60 (14.96%) Scrum
19 59 (14.71%) React
20 58 (14.46%) Self-Motivation
21 56 (13.97%) Adobe
22 55 (13.72%) Marketing
23 52 (12.97%) Django
24 51 (12.72%) Computer Science
24 51 (12.72%) Web Services
24 51 (12.72%) SQL
25 49 (12.22%) Java
26 48 (11.97%) Relational Database
27 47 (11.72%) PHP

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 33 (8.23%) CMS
2 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.49%) WordPress
4 5 (1.25%) Confluence
4 5 (1.25%) Headless CMS
5 4 (1.00%) Drupal
6 3 (0.75%) IIS
6 3 (0.75%) Kentico
6 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 27 (6.73%) Sketch
3 24 (5.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (4.24%) Adobe XD
6 14 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (2.99%) InVision
8 10 (2.49%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (2.00%) InDesign
10 8 (2.00%) Maya
11 3 (0.75%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) nopCommerce
2 5 (1.25%) Shopify
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.75%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.50%) Magento
4 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.73%) SaaS
2 35 (8.73%) AWS
3 34 (8.48%) Azure
4 22 (5.49%) Figma
5 20 (4.99%) Serverless
6 15 (3.74%) Google Analytics
7 12 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (2.99%) GitHub
8 9 (2.24%) npm
9 8 (2.00%) GitHub Actions
9 8 (2.00%) Microsoft 365
10 7 (1.75%) GCP
10 7 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
10 7 (1.75%) Power Platform
11 6 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.50%) OneDrive
12 5 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.25%) PaaS
12 5 (1.25%) Power Automate
12 5 (1.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.49%) DNS
2 9 (2.24%) WAN
3 8 (2.00%) HTTP
4 7 (1.75%) LAN
4 7 (1.75%) MQTT
5 5 (1.25%) Internet
5 5 (1.25%) NFC
5 5 (1.25%) PPP
6 4 (1.00%) DHCP
6 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.75%) SSL
7 3 (0.75%) Wireless
8 2 (0.50%) 5G
8 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.50%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.25%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.97%) Relational Database
2 41 (10.22%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.25%) MySQL
6 4 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.00%) Big Data
6 4 (1.00%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.75%) GIS
8 2 (0.50%) Power BI
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 74 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.98%) JIRA
3 19 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.49%) webpack
5 9 (2.24%) Xcode
6 8 (2.00%) Codeship
6 8 (2.00%) gulp
6 8 (2.00%) Mocha
7 7 (1.75%) Android Studio
7 7 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.75%) Gradle
8 6 (1.50%) git-flow
8 6 (1.50%) Storybook
8 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.25%) GoogleTest
9 5 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.25%) TestRail
9 5 (1.25%) Valgrind
10 4 (1.00%) Cypress.io
10 4 (1.00%) Grunt
General
1 117 (29.18%) Social Skills
2 55 (13.72%) Marketing
3 39 (9.73%) Finance
4 33 (8.23%) Retail
5 32 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.24%) Automotive
7 12 (2.99%) Public Sector
8 11 (2.74%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.00%) Law
9 8 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.75%) Electronics
10 7 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 7 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
10 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.50%) Advertising
11 6 (1.50%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (1.00%) Banking
12 4 (1.00%) Games
13 3 (0.75%) Back Office
13 3 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 227 (56.61%) Developer
2 111 (27.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 69 (17.21%) Senior Developer
4 64 (15.96%) Designer
5 53 (13.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 36 (8.98%) Web Developer
7 34 (8.48%) Software Developer
8 27 (6.73%) .NET Developer
9 22 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (4.99%) Analyst
10 20 (4.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (4.74%) UX Designer
12 16 (3.99%) Senior Designer
13 15 (3.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (3.49%) Graphic Designer
14 14 (3.49%) Software Engineer
15 12 (2.99%) Business Analyst
15 12 (2.99%) HTML CSS Developer
15 12 (2.99%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (49.63%) CSS
2 180 (44.89%) HTML
3 119 (29.68%) HTML5
4 108 (26.93%) AngularJS
5 100 (24.94%) RESTful
6 67 (16.71%) .NET
7 59 (14.71%) React
8 52 (12.97%) Django
9 51 (12.72%) Web Services
10 45 (11.22%) CSS3
11 43 (10.72%) jQuery
12 41 (10.22%) XML
13 40 (9.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 36 (8.98%) JSON
15 34 (8.48%) Sass
16 32 (7.98%) REST
17 31 (7.73%) ASP.NET
18 29 (7.23%) Vue.js
19 24 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 24 (5.99%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.46%) Self-Motivation
2 41 (10.22%) Mobile App
3 33 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (6.73%) e-Health
5 12 (2.99%) Graphic Design
6 11 (2.74%) Animation
7 10 (2.49%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
9 5 (1.25%) PMI
9 5 (1.25%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.00%) FMCG
10 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.00%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.98%) Windows
2 31 (7.73%) Apple iOS
3 29 (7.23%) Android
4 24 (5.99%) Linux
5 15 (3.74%) Unix
6 8 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.25%) Debian
7 5 (1.25%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (45.14%) UX Design
2 156 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (34.16%) Front End Development
4 85 (21.20%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (18.70%) Web Development
6 62 (15.46%) Full Stack Development
7 60 (14.96%) Scrum
8 51 (12.72%) Computer Science
9 46 (11.47%) SDLC
10 43 (10.72%) Mentoring
11 39 (9.73%) Wireframes
12 38 (9.48%) DevOps
13 35 (8.73%) MVC
14 31 (7.73%) Prototyping
15 30 (7.48%) E-Commerce
15 30 (7.48%) Software Engineering
16 27 (6.73%) Data Privacy
16 27 (6.73%) E-Procurement
17 26 (6.48%) SEO
18 25 (6.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 168 (41.90%) JavaScript
2 77 (19.20%) Python
3 67 (16.71%) C#
4 51 (12.72%) SQL
5 49 (12.22%) Java
6 47 (11.72%) PHP
7 38 (9.48%) TypeScript
8 24 (5.99%) VB.NET
9 22 (5.49%) XAML
10 16 (3.99%) ES6
11 14 (3.49%) Apple Swift
12 13 (3.24%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.74%) C++
14 10 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.75%) C
16 6 (1.50%) Go
17 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.75%) Kotlin
19 2 (0.50%) ABAP
19 2 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (19.70%) Degree
2 41 (10.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.24%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.75%) IIBA
5 3 (0.75%) ISEB
5 3 (0.75%) MBA
6 2 (0.50%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.25%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) MCAD
7 1 (0.25%) MCPD
7 1 (0.25%) MCSD
7 1 (0.25%) MCTS
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.73%) QA
2 19 (4.74%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.75%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) GDPR
4 2 (0.50%) WCAG
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.24%) Docker
3 7 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (1.25%) SCCM
2 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (13.97%) Adobe
2 34 (8.48%) Google
3 31 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.23%) Xamarin
5 10 (2.49%) SAP
6 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.75%) VMware
7 5 (1.25%) HubSpot
7 5 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle
8 4 (1.00%) Sage
9 3 (0.75%) Apple
9 3 (0.75%) Cisco
9 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.50%) NEC
10 2 (0.50%) Northgate
10 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.25%) Facebook
11 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Twitter