Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 94 37
Rank change year-on-year +32 -57 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 47 26 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.53% 1.66% 5.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.25% 6.18% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 63
North East median annual salary £37,500 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.12% -1.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £26,400 £19,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,703 £50,591 £57,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.10%

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 508 421 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.11% 26.95% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 403 372 380
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,563
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.49% +0.17%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,312 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 January 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 21 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
Tyne and Wear +21 41 £37,500 +27.12% 18
Durham +14 5 - - 3
Northumberland - 1 £30,000 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) User Stories
3 11 (23.40%) Product Management
3 11 (23.40%) Web Development
4 10 (21.28%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) HTML
5 9 (19.15%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) SDLC
6 8 (17.02%) Front End Development
6 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.02%) QA
6 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
7 7 (14.89%) jQuery
7 7 (14.89%) Usability Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.89%) Finance
7 7 (14.89%) Wireframes
8 6 (12.77%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.64%) SaaS
9 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
9 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 5 (10.64%) System Testing
9 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 (2.13%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Drupal
1 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Magento
1 4 (8.51%) Shopify
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) SaaS
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) npm
4 1 (2.13%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.26%) gulp
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.26%) webpack
4 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Law
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) User Experience Researcher
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.26%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.26%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.13%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) CSS
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) jQuery
3 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.64%) HTML5
4 4 (8.51%) Node.js
4 4 (8.51%) Sass
5 3 (6.38%) CSS3
5 3 (6.38%) React
5 3 (6.38%) Vue.js
6 2 (4.26%) Angular 2
6 2 (4.26%) Laravel
6 2 (4.26%) LESS
6 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.13%) JSON
7 1 (2.13%) Kafka
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) Redux
7 1 (2.13%) RESTful
7 1 (2.13%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (10.64%) Tandem
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) BBC
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) User Stories
3 11 (23.40%) Product Management
3 11 (23.40%) Web Development
4 9 (19.15%) SDLC
5 8 (17.02%) Front End Development
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) Usability Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Wireframes
7 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.77%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 5 (10.64%) Coaching
8 5 (10.64%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.64%) Prototyping
8 5 (10.64%) System Testing
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) WooCommerce
2 2 (4.26%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Adaptive Insights
3 1 (2.13%) Birst
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Workday