Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 45 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 76 33 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.18% 4.84% 3.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.35% 14.41% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 32
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,450 £29,775
25th Percentile £26,750 £28,750 £32,443
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £53,250 £55,000 £43,125
90th Percentile £56,750 £59,500 £49,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 438 229 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 35.61% 33.58% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 293 215 274
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,850 £28,400
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,750 £33,047
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,697 £45,000 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year -7.34% +6.51% +5.63%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,100 £64,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +11 60 £31,000 -36.08% 25
Durham -8 14 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Northumberland - 2 - -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) HTML
3 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.84%) CSS
4 27 (35.53%) Wireframes
5 26 (34.21%) Adobe
6 23 (30.26%) Social Skills
7 22 (28.95%) Adobe XD
8 21 (27.63%) Clean Code
9 20 (26.32%) React
10 19 (25.00%) HTML5
11 18 (23.68%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (23.68%) JIRA
12 17 (22.37%) Front End Development
12 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
12 17 (22.37%) CSS3
12 17 (22.37%) Sass
13 14 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (18.42%) jQuery
14 13 (17.11%) Degree
15 12 (15.79%) User Research
16 11 (14.47%) Accessibility
16 11 (14.47%) Azure
16 11 (14.47%) webpack
16 11 (14.47%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 11 (14.47%) npm
16 11 (14.47%) Sprint Planning
16 11 (14.47%) WCAG
16 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
16 11 (14.47%) SEO

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 5 (6.58%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Drupal
2 1 (1.32%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Adobe XD
2 14 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (10.53%) Sketch
4 5 (6.58%) InVision
4 5 (6.58%) Marvel
4 5 (6.58%) UserZoom
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (3.95%) InDesign
5 3 (3.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Azure
1 11 (14.47%) npm
2 6 (7.89%) Power Platform
3 5 (6.58%) AWS
3 5 (6.58%) Matillion
3 5 (6.58%) Miro
3 5 (6.58%) Snowflake
4 3 (3.95%) GitHub
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) DHCP
1 5 (6.58%) DNS
1 5 (6.58%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (6.58%) LAN
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Power BI
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) JIRA
2 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.47%) webpack
4 5 (6.58%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) JMeter
5 1 (1.32%) Postman
5 1 (1.32%) Redmine
5 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (30.26%) Social Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Marketing
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Legal
4 5 (6.58%) Games
5 4 (5.26%) Military
6 3 (3.95%) Finance
6 3 (3.95%) Local Government
7 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.32%) Automotive
8 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Designer
3 14 (18.42%) UX Designer
4 13 (17.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.21%) User Researcher
7 6 (7.89%) Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Power BI Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior User Researcher
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Wintel Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Interaction Designer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Technology Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Interaction Designer
10 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.16%) HTML
2 28 (36.84%) CSS
3 20 (26.32%) React
4 19 (25.00%) HTML5
5 17 (22.37%) CSS3
5 17 (22.37%) Sass
6 14 (18.42%) jQuery
7 10 (13.16%) .NET
8 5 (6.58%) REST
8 5 (6.58%) Web Services
9 4 (5.26%) Apache Flex
9 4 (5.26%) deck.gl
9 4 (5.26%) Redux
9 4 (5.26%) Swagger
10 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.32%) Flutter
10 1 (1.32%) Java EE
10 1 (1.32%) Node.js
10 1 (1.32%) Spring
10 1 (1.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) CMDB
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
1 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
1 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) Wireframes
3 21 (27.63%) Clean Code
4 17 (22.37%) Front End Development
5 12 (15.79%) User Research
6 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
6 11 (14.47%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 11 (14.47%) SEO
6 11 (14.47%) Sprint Planning
6 11 (14.47%) Workflow
7 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.21%) ITIL
8 7 (9.21%) Service Design
8 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.21%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 7 (9.21%) Web Development
9 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.89%) Economics
9 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.16%) C#
3 6 (7.89%) SQL
4 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.63%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) Go
7 1 (1.32%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) MCSA
2 5 (6.58%) MCSE
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) Accessibility
1 11 (14.47%) WCAG
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.58%) vSphere
1 5 (6.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
1 5 (6.58%) WSUS
2 2 (2.63%) MIIS
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Adobe
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Citrix
3 5 (6.58%) Veritas
3 5 (6.58%) VMware
4 4 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com