Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North East
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 50 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 46 47 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.04% 4.10% 3.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.92% 13.20% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 32
10th Percentile £35,550 £36,079 £28,875
25th Percentile £38,000 £42,188 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.04% +28.00% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,594 £47,969
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,180 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 356 356 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.28% 31.09% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 219 281 317
10th Percentile £28,650 £27,500 £22,550
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £60,125 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £60,000 £70,624
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +6.80%

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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 36 £48,000 - 18
Durham +7 3 £50,000 +20.48% 4
Northumberland -1 1 - - 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Social Skills
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 14 (30.43%) CSS
4 11 (23.91%) Marketing
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.74%) Wireframes
6 9 (19.57%) Web Development
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
7 7 (15.22%) .NET
7 7 (15.22%) Finance
7 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (13.04%) InDesign
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Adobe
8 6 (13.04%) Web Services
8 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
8 6 (13.04%) QA
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (13.04%) Sketch
8 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.87%) Workshop Facilitation
9 5 (10.87%) Strategic Thinking
9 5 (10.87%) Business Case
9 5 (10.87%) Prototyping
9 5 (10.87%) Node.js
9 5 (10.87%) GitHub
9 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (13.04%) InDesign
1 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
1 6 (13.04%) Sketch
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) GitHub
2 4 (8.70%) Azure
3 3 (6.52%) AWS
3 3 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.52%) Matillion
3 3 (6.52%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.52%) Serverless
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Power BI
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Cypress.io
General
1 16 (34.78%) Social Skills
2 11 (23.91%) Marketing
3 7 (15.22%) Finance
4 4 (8.70%) Retail
5 3 (6.52%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Local Government
5 3 (6.52%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
5 3 (6.52%) Publishing
6 2 (4.35%) Advertising
6 2 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
6 2 (4.35%) Police
7 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Designer
2 14 (30.43%) Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Interaction Designer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) UX Designer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Designer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Content Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Product Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.52%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.52%) UI Designer
7 3 (6.52%) User Researcher
8 2 (4.35%) Content Strategist
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Strategist
8 2 (4.35%) Lead UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) CSS
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) jQuery
3 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 6 (13.04%) HTML5
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 5 (10.87%) Node.js
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) React
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.52%) EDI
7 3 (6.52%) XML
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Core
8 2 (4.35%) Ajax
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) React Native
8 2 (4.35%) Spring
9 1 (2.17%) Jest
9 1 (2.17%) Polymer
9 1 (2.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.35%) Social Media
2 2 (4.35%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (2.17%) Housing Association
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Wireframes
3 9 (19.57%) Web Development
4 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.87%) Business Case
6 5 (10.87%) Prototyping
6 5 (10.87%) Strategic Thinking
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Workshop Facilitation
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.70%) Coaching
7 4 (8.70%) Interaction Design
7 4 (8.70%) OOP
7 4 (8.70%) Product Roadmap
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.70%) PHP
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) ES6
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Xamarin