Period
to 22 November 2018

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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 88 74
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 57 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.99% 1.65% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.38% 5.36% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 18 32
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £54,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%

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 549 429 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.45% 30.82% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 376 443
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,756 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.61% -0.61% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,625 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 2018. 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 +9 48 £35,000 -3.45% 23
Durham +17 7 £25,500 -44.92% 4
Northumberland - 1 £30,000 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, 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 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) User Stories
3 18 (31.58%) SDLC
3 18 (31.58%) Product Management
4 15 (26.32%) QA
5 13 (22.81%) HTML
6 12 (21.05%) CSS
7 11 (19.30%) Web Development
7 11 (19.30%) Front End Development
8 10 (17.54%) HTML5
8 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
9 9 (15.79%) Wireframes
10 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
10 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) Finance
11 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.28%) Customer-Centricity
11 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
12 6 (10.53%) Sass
12 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (10.53%) Prototyping
13 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.77%) React
13 5 (8.77%) TDD
13 5 (8.77%) Scrum
13 5 (8.77%) SaaS
13 5 (8.77%) Usability Testing
14 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing

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 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Drupal
1 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.51%) InVision
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) npm
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.75%) QlikView
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) gulp
3 3 (5.26%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.51%) Grunt
4 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.51%) webpack
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Law
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Business Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.77%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Product Owner
7 3 (5.26%) User Experience Researcher
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Transformation
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 12 (21.05%) CSS
3 10 (17.54%) HTML5
4 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.53%) Sass
6 5 (8.77%) React
7 4 (7.02%) jQuery
7 4 (7.02%) Node.js
7 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.26%) CSS3
8 3 (5.26%) RESTful
8 3 (5.26%) Vue.js
9 2 (3.51%) Angular 2
9 2 (3.51%) Laravel
9 2 (3.51%) LESS
9 2 (3.51%) XML
9 2 (3.51%) XSLT
10 1 (1.75%) JSON
10 1 (1.75%) Kafka
10 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.51%) Social Media
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.75%) Podcast
4 1 (1.75%) Tandem
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) User Stories
3 18 (31.58%) Product Management
3 18 (31.58%) SDLC
4 11 (19.30%) Front End Development
4 11 (19.30%) Web Development
5 9 (15.79%) Wireframes
6 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.28%) Customer-Centricity
7 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.53%) Prototyping
9 5 (8.77%) Scrum
9 5 (8.77%) TDD
9 5 (8.77%) Usability Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.02%) DevOps
10 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.28%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (1.75%) Adaptive Insights
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe
2 1 (1.75%) Birst
2 1 (1.75%) Facebook
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) Twitter
2 1 (1.75%) Workday