Period
to 28 January 2022

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

UX
England > North East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 36 33 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 83 53 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.18% 5.53% 5.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.73% 15.50% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64 43 48
10th Percentile £24,150 £28,750 £29,300
25th Percentile £26,750 £36,250 £33,766
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% +5.88% +21.43%
75th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £55,594
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £68,236
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 North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 496 342 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 36.90% 35.70% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 314 273 312
10th Percentile £23,075 £27,500 £28,850
25th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £50,188
90th Percentile £69,250 £67,500 £65,000
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 North East

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the North East over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -3 51 £29,000 -40.21% 12
Durham -1 20 £38,774 +3.60% 3
Northumberland -4 4 £45,000 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) UX Design
3 30 (36.14%) Adobe
4 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
5 26 (31.33%) CSS
6 25 (30.12%) HTML
6 25 (30.12%) Wireframes
6 25 (30.12%) Adobe XD
6 25 (30.12%) Clean Code
7 24 (28.92%) React
8 22 (26.51%) Front End Development
8 22 (26.51%) HTML5
9 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
10 19 (22.89%) jQuery
11 18 (21.69%) CSS3
11 18 (21.69%) Accessibility
12 17 (20.48%) Sass
13 16 (19.28%) Azure
13 16 (19.28%) Social Skills
14 15 (18.07%) JIRA
15 14 (16.87%) WCAG
15 14 (16.87%) SEO
15 14 (16.87%) npm
15 14 (16.87%) webpack
15 14 (16.87%) Sprint Planning
16 13 (15.66%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (15.66%) Interaction Design
16 13 (15.66%) AWS
17 12 (14.46%) Product Management
17 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (3.61%) Apache
1 3 (3.61%) nginx
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Adobe XD
2 11 (13.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (3.61%) Magento
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Azure
2 14 (16.87%) npm
3 13 (15.66%) AWS
4 9 (10.84%) SaaS
5 5 (6.02%) Matillion
5 5 (6.02%) Power Platform
5 5 (6.02%) Snowflake
6 3 (3.61%) BrowserStack
6 3 (3.61%) GitHub
6 3 (3.61%) GitHub Actions
7 2 (2.41%) GCP
7 2 (2.41%) Serverless
8 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.20%) Figma
8 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) DHCP
1 4 (4.82%) DNS
1 4 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (4.82%) LAN
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Power BI
2 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.07%) JIRA
3 14 (16.87%) webpack
4 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.02%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.61%) Codeception
6 3 (3.61%) Grunt
6 3 (3.61%) gulp
6 3 (3.61%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.20%) JMeter
8 1 (1.20%) Postman
8 1 (1.20%) Redmine
8 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (19.28%) Social Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Finance
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
4 6 (7.23%) Military
5 3 (3.61%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Local Government
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Designer
2 15 (18.07%) UX Designer
3 13 (15.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (12.05%) Product Manager
5 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce Manager
5 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce Product Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Digital Transformation
7 4 (4.82%) Digital Transformation Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Transformation Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Graduate
8 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.61%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) CSS
2 25 (30.12%) HTML
3 24 (28.92%) React
4 22 (26.51%) HTML5
5 19 (22.89%) jQuery
6 18 (21.69%) CSS3
7 17 (20.48%) Sass
8 7 (8.43%) .NET
8 7 (8.43%) REST
9 6 (7.23%) Apache Flex
9 6 (7.23%) deck.gl
9 6 (7.23%) OpenAPI
9 6 (7.23%) Redux
9 6 (7.23%) Swagger
10 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.61%) Laravel
10 3 (3.61%) LESS
10 3 (3.61%) Vue.js
11 2 (2.41%) Ajax
11 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (8.43%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.02%) Housing Association
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.20%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
1 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) UX Design
3 25 (30.12%) Clean Code
3 25 (30.12%) Wireframes
4 22 (26.51%) Front End Development
5 14 (16.87%) SEO
5 14 (16.87%) Sprint Planning
6 13 (15.66%) Interaction Design
7 12 (14.46%) CI/CD
7 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (14.46%) Product Management
8 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.25%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 11 (13.25%) Visualisation
8 11 (13.25%) Workflow
9 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.84%) User Stories
10 8 (9.64%) B2B
10 8 (9.64%) B2C
11 7 (8.43%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.84%) C#
3 7 (8.43%) PHP
4 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.23%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.02%) Python
5 5 (6.02%) SQL
6 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.61%) C
7 3 (3.61%) Go
8 2 (2.41%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) MCSA
2 4 (4.82%) MCSE
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) Accessibility
2 14 (16.87%) WCAG
3 5 (6.02%) QA
4 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.82%) vSphere
1 4 (4.82%) XenApp
2 3 (3.61%) Varnish
2 3 (3.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.82%) WSUS
2 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Adobe
2 7 (8.43%) Google
3 4 (4.82%) Citrix
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.82%) Veritas
3 4 (4.82%) VMware
4 3 (3.61%) New Relic
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) Hotjar
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat