Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 49 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 68 55 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.04% 4.55% 3.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.37% 11.78% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 42
North East median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 656 467 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.93% 38.63% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 524 420 409
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,583
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -11.58% +5.55%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £25,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -16 55 £40,000 +49.53% 13
Durham +6 11 £30,500 +1.67% 2
Northumberland +2 1 £42,500 +13.33%
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) HTML
3 21 (30.88%) CSS
4 20 (29.41%) Java
4 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 14 (20.59%) Web Development
6 14 (20.59%) Degree
7 13 (19.12%) SDLC
8 12 (17.65%) HTML5
8 12 (17.65%) User Stories
9 11 (16.18%) Front End Development
9 11 (16.18%) Windows
10 10 (14.71%) Advertising
10 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
11 9 (13.24%) .NET
12 8 (11.76%) Finance
12 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.76%) React
12 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.76%) Decision-Making
13 7 (10.29%) Customer-Centricity
13 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (10.29%) Wireframes
13 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
13 7 (10.29%) Axure RP
13 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
13 7 (10.29%) SEO
13 7 (10.29%) Scrum
13 7 (10.29%) Marketing

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 (4.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) InVision
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Trello
3 3 (4.41%) Datadog
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Skype
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) Power BI
2 2 (2.94%) QlikView
2 2 (2.94%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.47%) MS Access
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) Axure RP
2 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.82%) Grunt
3 6 (8.82%) gulp
3 6 (8.82%) Subversion
4 5 (7.35%) JIRA
5 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.88%) Moq
5 4 (5.88%) NSubstitute
5 4 (5.88%) NUnit
5 4 (5.88%) ReSharper
5 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.47%) JUnit
8 1 (1.47%) Maven
8 1 (1.47%) RIATest
8 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.71%) Advertising
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Marketing
4 5 (7.35%) Back Office
4 5 (7.35%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Designer
5 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) UX Designer
6 6 (8.82%) Digital Transformation
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Help Desk Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Service Desk Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Service Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Transformation Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) UI Designer
7 5 (7.35%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) HTML
2 21 (30.88%) CSS
3 12 (17.65%) HTML5
4 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.24%) .NET
6 8 (11.76%) React
7 6 (8.82%) Sass
7 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (8.82%) XML
7 6 (8.82%) XSLT
8 4 (5.88%) LINQ
8 4 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (5.88%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (5.88%) WCF
8 4 (5.88%) WPF
9 3 (4.41%) CSS3
9 3 (4.41%) J2EE
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) RESTful
10 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.41%) Digital Currency
4 3 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Web Development
3 13 (19.12%) SDLC
4 12 (17.65%) User Stories
5 11 (16.18%) Front End Development
6 8 (11.76%) Decision-Making
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.29%) Customer-Centricity
7 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) SEO
7 7 (10.29%) Wireframes
8 6 (8.82%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 6 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (8.82%) Manual Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Open Source
8 6 (8.82%) SMACSS
8 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Java
1 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.82%) C#
2 6 (8.82%) PHP
3 5 (7.35%) C++
3 5 (7.35%) Python
4 3 (4.41%) Apple Swift
4 3 (4.41%) C
4 3 (4.41%) Java 8
4 3 (4.41%) Perl
4 3 (4.41%) Ruby
4 3 (4.41%) SQL
5 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.94%) R
5 2 (2.94%) VB
5 2 (2.94%) VBA
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Ansible
1 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.41%) Nagios
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Packer
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
1 3 (4.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Adobe
2 5 (7.35%) Apple
3 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.88%) Hotjar
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) New Relic
4 3 (4.41%) Splunk
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) Tableau
6 1 (1.47%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) Facebook
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Talend