Period
to 27 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 52 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 556 758 820
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.67% 4.74% 4.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.48% 13.23% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 610 672 708
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,600
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.84% +1.50%
10th Percentile £31,950 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,366 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,840 5,731 7,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 39.15% 35.80% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,107 4,471 5,758
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the North of England

User Experience
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the North of England.

Salary trend for User Experience in the North of England

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the North of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the North of England

User Experience
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 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
North West +3 280 £45,000 - 89
Yorkshire +33 223 £47,500 +5.56% 63
North East +10 53 £45,000 - 9
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 of England region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 291 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (37.23%) JavaScript
3 193 (34.71%) HTML
4 189 (33.99%) CSS
5 122 (21.94%) Front End Development
6 81 (14.57%) E-Commerce
7 78 (14.03%) React
8 68 (12.23%) Wireframes
9 64 (11.51%) Scrum
10 61 (10.97%) Adobe
10 61 (10.97%) AngularJS
10 61 (10.97%) Git (software)
11 59 (10.61%) DevOps
11 59 (10.61%) Web Development
12 57 (10.25%) .NET
13 55 (9.89%) Marketing
14 54 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
15 51 (9.17%) HTML5
16 50 (8.99%) PHP
16 50 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
17 49 (8.81%) Collaborative Working
18 46 (8.27%) C#
18 46 (8.27%) CMS
19 45 (8.09%) TDD
19 45 (8.09%) Azure
19 45 (8.09%) Node.js
20 44 (7.91%) CSS3
20 44 (7.91%) jQuery
21 43 (7.73%) Mobile App
22 41 (7.37%) User Stories

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 46 (8.27%) CMS
2 18 (3.24%) Umbraco
3 14 (2.52%) IIS
4 13 (2.34%) Kentico
4 13 (2.34%) WordPress
5 11 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.80%) EPiServer
7 7 (1.26%) Headless CMS
8 4 (0.72%) Confluence
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (6.47%) Photoshop
2 29 (5.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (4.86%) Sketch
4 20 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (3.42%) Adobe XD
6 14 (2.52%) Figma
6 14 (2.52%) InVision
7 7 (1.26%) Zeplin
8 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.54%) UXPin
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.18%) InDesign
11 1 (0.18%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 20 (3.60%) Magento
2 12 (2.16%) Shopify
3 10 (1.80%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.09%) Azure
2 40 (7.19%) AWS
3 24 (4.32%) SaaS
4 22 (3.96%) GitHub
4 22 (3.96%) Serverless
5 17 (3.06%) Office 365
6 12 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.80%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.26%) GCP
9 6 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.72%) Slack
12 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.54%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.36%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.36%) IaaS
13 2 (0.36%) PaaS
14 1 (0.18%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.60%) HTTP
2 11 (1.98%) DNS
2 11 (1.98%) Internet
2 11 (1.98%) Unified Communications
3 8 (1.44%) LAN
3 8 (1.44%) SAN
3 8 (1.44%) WAN
4 7 (1.26%) Firewall
5 4 (0.72%) Broadband
5 4 (0.72%) DHCP
6 2 (0.36%) FTP
7 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.18%) RIP
7 1 (0.18%) Skype
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) WebEx
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.04%) MySQL
3 12 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.80%) Power BI
6 8 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2019
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.90%) Big Data
9 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.36%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.18%) Redis
12 1 (0.18%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.18%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 61 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.60%) Axure RP
3 17 (3.06%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.06%) webpack
4 16 (2.88%) Cypress.io
5 12 (2.16%) Babel
5 12 (2.16%) Bitbucket
5 12 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.98%) JIRA
6 11 (1.98%) PHPUnit
7 9 (1.62%) Selenium
8 6 (1.08%) gulp
8 6 (1.08%) Postman
9 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.72%) Balsamiq
10 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.54%) Xcode
12 2 (0.36%) Hudson
12 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (9.89%) Marketing
2 36 (6.47%) Finance
3 34 (6.12%) Retail
4 24 (4.32%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.70%) Local Government
6 10 (1.80%) Games
6 10 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.62%) Electronics
7 9 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.08%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Advertising
9 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.36%) Front Office
10 2 (0.36%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.18%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 233 (41.91%) Developer
2 116 (20.86%) Designer
3 98 (17.63%) UX Designer
4 82 (14.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 45 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 43 (7.73%) Analyst
7 39 (7.01%) UI Designer
8 38 (6.83%) UI/UX Designer
9 37 (6.65%) Product Owner
10 28 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 27 (4.86%) Business Analyst
11 27 (4.86%) PHP Developer
12 22 (3.96%) HTML CSS Developer
12 22 (3.96%) HTML Developer
13 21 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.78%) Senior Designer
14 20 (3.60%) Senior UX Designer
14 20 (3.60%) Software Developer
14 20 (3.60%) Web Developer
15 19 (3.42%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (34.71%) HTML
2 189 (33.99%) CSS
3 78 (14.03%) React
4 61 (10.97%) AngularJS
5 57 (10.25%) .NET
6 51 (9.17%) HTML5
7 45 (8.09%) Node.js
8 44 (7.91%) CSS3
8 44 (7.91%) jQuery
9 33 (5.94%) REST
10 31 (5.58%) Sass
11 26 (4.68%) RESTful
12 25 (4.50%) .NET Core
12 25 (4.50%) ASP.NET
12 25 (4.50%) Redux
13 24 (4.32%) React Native
14 22 (3.96%) Laravel
14 22 (3.96%) Vue.js
15 19 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (3.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (7.73%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.88%) Social Media
5 15 (2.70%) Graphic Design
6 14 (2.52%) NHS
7 8 (1.44%) Motion Graphics
8 7 (1.26%) Replication
8 7 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.90%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.72%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.54%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.54%) W3C
12 2 (0.36%) Animation
12 2 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.36%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.14%) Apple iOS
2 22 (3.96%) Android
3 20 (3.60%) Windows
4 17 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.26%) Linux
6 3 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (21.94%) Front End Development
3 81 (14.57%) E-Commerce
4 68 (12.23%) Wireframes
5 64 (11.51%) Scrum
6 59 (10.61%) DevOps
6 59 (10.61%) Web Development
7 54 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (8.81%) Collaborative Working
9 45 (8.09%) TDD
10 41 (7.37%) User Stories
11 38 (6.83%) Test Automation
12 37 (6.65%) Prototyping
12 37 (6.65%) SEO
12 37 (6.65%) Software Engineering
13 33 (5.94%) Microservices
14 31 (5.58%) Requirements Gathering
14 31 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 30 (5.40%) Product Backlog
16 29 (5.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 207 (37.23%) JavaScript
2 50 (8.99%) PHP
3 46 (8.27%) C#
4 28 (5.04%) TypeScript
5 27 (4.86%) Java
6 19 (3.42%) SQL
7 14 (2.52%) ES6
8 11 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.26%) Java 8
9 7 (1.26%) Python
10 6 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (0.90%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.36%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.36%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.18%) SAPscript
14 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (5.22%) Degree
2 5 (0.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.19%) QA
2 10 (1.80%) WAI
3 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) GDPR
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (4.50%) Docker
2 12 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.16%) Kubernetes
1 12 (2.16%) SCCM
2 10 (1.80%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (10.97%) Adobe
2 21 (3.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.34%) Sitecore
3 13 (2.34%) Zend
4 8 (1.44%) Cisco
4 8 (1.44%) Dell
4 8 (1.44%) SAP
4 8 (1.44%) VMware
5 7 (1.26%) Aruba
5 7 (1.26%) HP
5 7 (1.26%) NetApp
5 7 (1.26%) SonicWALL
5 7 (1.26%) Veeam
6 6 (1.08%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.72%) Hitachi
7 4 (0.72%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.54%) Google
8 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.36%) JDA
9 2 (0.36%) Splunk