Period
to 14 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North East
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 68 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 +31 -43
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 48 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.09% 3.51% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.74% 9.55% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 17
North East median annual salary £39,087 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.68% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £29,900 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,328 £72,000 £51,644
England median annual salary £54,486 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.78% +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 North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 409 513 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 34.81% 36.77% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 322 392 343
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,050 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,112 £72,263 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the North East

User Experience
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for User Experience in the North East

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the North East over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the North East

User Experience
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the North East region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Tyne and Wear +22 47 £39,087 +11.68% 39
Durham -6 1 £40,000 - 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 North East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 23 (47.92%) Coaching
4 20 (41.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 14 (29.17%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (27.08%) QA
7 11 (22.92%) Change Management
8 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
8 10 (20.83%) Thought Leadership
8 10 (20.83%) Product Roadmap
9 8 (16.67%) Wireframes
9 8 (16.67%) Service Management
9 8 (16.67%) Intranet
9 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.67%) Skype
9 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
9 8 (16.67%) Office 365
10 7 (14.58%) AWS
10 7 (14.58%) Selenium
11 6 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (12.50%) IAG
11 6 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
11 6 (12.50%) C#
11 6 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (12.50%) Scrum
11 6 (12.50%) Web Development
11 6 (12.50%) Robotics
11 6 (12.50%) Interaction Design
11 6 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 6 (12.50%) Conversational UI

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.08%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 7 (14.58%) AWS
3 5 (10.42%) Azure
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.08%) Datadog
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Serverless
5 1 (2.08%) Slack
5 1 (2.08%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Intranet
1 8 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Selenium
2 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.08%) Postman
General
1 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Designer
2 12 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 11 (22.92%) Product Manager
4 8 (16.67%) Interaction Designer
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Lead Product Manager
6 5 (10.42%) UI Designer
7 4 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Lead Designer
7 4 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
8 3 (6.25%) Content Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Digital Product Manager
9 2 (4.17%) UX Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (4.17%) Vue.js
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Robotics
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (8.33%) Tandem
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Blog
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 23 (47.92%) Coaching
4 20 (41.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 14 (29.17%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (22.92%) Change Management
7 10 (20.83%) Product Roadmap
7 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
7 10 (20.83%) Thought Leadership
8 8 (16.67%) Service Management
8 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.67%) Wireframes
9 6 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (12.50%) Conversational UI
9 6 (12.50%) Interaction Design
9 6 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
9 6 (12.50%) Scrum
9 6 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 6 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) C#
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Ruby
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) WCAG
4 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) IAG
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.25%) Genesys
3 1 (2.08%) BMC
3 1 (2.08%) Capita
3 1 (2.08%) New Relic
3 1 (2.08%) Sage