Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North of England
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 49 66
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 552 988 990
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 4.81% 5.20% 4.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.46% 13.12% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 510 772 826
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,945 £63,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 4,100 7,530 8,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 35.72% 39.60% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,184 5,396 6,406
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -11 319 £47,500 +13.10% 43
Yorkshire +47 194 £40,000 +2.34% 27
North East +11 39 £45,000 +28.57% 13
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 273 (49.46%) JavaScript
2 268 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (38.77%) HTML
4 200 (36.23%) CSS
5 118 (21.38%) Front End Development
6 117 (21.20%) AngularJS
7 101 (18.30%) React
8 90 (16.30%) .NET
9 87 (15.76%) Node.js
10 84 (15.22%) Web Development
11 82 (14.86%) Git (software)
12 79 (14.31%) HTML5
12 79 (14.31%) SQL
12 79 (14.31%) Scrum
13 78 (14.13%) QA
14 76 (13.77%) SDLC
15 75 (13.59%) PHP
15 75 (13.59%) TDD
16 74 (13.41%) Test Automation
16 74 (13.41%) Sass
16 74 (13.41%) DevOps
17 70 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
18 67 (12.14%) C#
19 62 (11.23%) Finance
20 59 (10.69%) E-Commerce
20 59 (10.69%) Wireframes
20 59 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
21 56 (10.14%) Vue.js
22 55 (9.96%) User Stories
23 54 (9.78%) MySQL

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 30 (5.43%) CMS
2 22 (3.99%) WordPress
3 20 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (3.26%) Confluence
5 11 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.45%) Liferay
6 8 (1.45%) NServiceBus
7 7 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.09%) Apache
9 5 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.54%) nginx
11 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.36%) Drupal
11 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.18%) IIS
12 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (4.89%) Photoshop
2 23 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (3.99%) Sketch
4 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (2.17%) InVision
6 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (1.09%) Adobe XD
8 4 (0.72%) Figma
9 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.54%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.54%) InDesign
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.36%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.18%) MadCap Flare
11 1 (0.18%) Marvel
11 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (4.53%) Magento
2 8 (1.45%) SAP MM
2 8 (1.45%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.72%) Shopify
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.51%) AWS
2 42 (7.61%) Azure
3 18 (3.26%) Office 365
4 17 (3.08%) GCP
5 15 (2.72%) Serverless
6 14 (2.54%) Power Platform
7 13 (2.36%) Slack
8 11 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.81%) SaaS
10 8 (1.45%) BlazeMeter
10 8 (1.45%) Google Analytics
11 7 (1.27%) Datadog
11 7 (1.27%) npm
11 7 (1.27%) Sumo Logic
12 6 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.72%) Firebase
14 4 (0.72%) G Suite
15 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.09%) Bluetooth
1 6 (1.09%) Intranet
1 6 (1.09%) SSL
2 5 (0.91%) Internet
3 4 (0.72%) RTMP
3 4 (0.72%) Wireless
4 3 (0.54%) HTTP
4 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.36%) Network Security
5 2 (0.36%) Skype
5 2 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) IPv4
6 1 (0.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.78%) MySQL
2 52 (9.42%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.44%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.54%) Power BI
8 10 (1.81%) Big Data
8 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.09%) GIS
11 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.54%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.54%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon QuickSight
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.36%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.36%) Redis
13 2 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 82 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.06%) JIRA
3 28 (5.07%) gulp
3 28 (5.07%) webpack
4 22 (3.99%) Grunt
5 18 (3.26%) Selenium
6 13 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.99%) Axure RP
8 11 (1.99%) git-flow
8 11 (1.99%) JMeter
9 10 (1.81%) JIRA Agile
9 10 (1.81%) Postman
9 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.45%) Subversion
11 6 (1.09%) GitLab
11 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.91%) Babel
13 4 (0.72%) CocoaPods
14 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 62 (11.23%) Finance
2 51 (9.24%) Marketing
3 30 (5.43%) Retail
4 13 (2.36%) Games
5 9 (1.63%) Local Government
6 8 (1.45%) Legal
7 7 (1.27%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.09%) Electronics
9 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.72%) Publishing
10 3 (0.54%) Law
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 282 (51.09%) Developer
2 104 (18.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 76 (13.77%) Senior Developer
4 71 (12.86%) Designer
5 61 (11.05%) UX Designer
6 60 (10.87%) Analyst
7 41 (7.43%) .NET Developer
8 31 (5.62%) PHP Developer
9 29 (5.25%) Business Analyst
10 27 (4.89%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 23 (4.17%) Product Owner
11 23 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 23 (4.17%) UX Developer
12 21 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 21 (3.80%) Web Developer
13 20 (3.62%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (3.26%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (38.77%) HTML
2 200 (36.23%) CSS
3 117 (21.20%) AngularJS
4 101 (18.30%) React
5 90 (16.30%) .NET
6 87 (15.76%) Node.js
7 79 (14.31%) HTML5
8 74 (13.41%) Sass
9 56 (10.14%) Vue.js
10 44 (7.97%) jQuery
11 40 (7.25%) CSS3
12 35 (6.34%) .NET Core
13 27 (4.89%) Ember.js
13 27 (4.89%) RESTful
14 26 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (4.35%) Laravel
16 20 (3.62%) ASP.NET
16 20 (3.62%) Web Services
17 19 (3.44%) LESS
18 14 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.17%) Animation
6 12 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.17%) Graphic Design
7 10 (1.81%) FMCG
8 8 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.45%) NHS
9 6 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.91%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.91%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.72%) Life Science
11 4 (0.72%) W3C
12 3 (0.54%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.54%) EPoS
12 3 (0.54%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.07%) Linux
2 23 (4.17%) Windows
3 20 (3.62%) Apple iOS
4 18 (3.26%) Android
5 6 (1.09%) Unix
6 3 (0.54%) watchOS
7 2 (0.36%) CentOS
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (21.38%) Front End Development
3 84 (15.22%) Web Development
4 79 (14.31%) Scrum
5 76 (13.77%) SDLC
6 75 (13.59%) TDD
7 74 (13.41%) DevOps
7 74 (13.41%) Test Automation
8 70 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (10.69%) E-Commerce
9 59 (10.69%) Wireframes
10 55 (9.96%) User Stories
11 54 (9.78%) Software Engineering
11 54 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (9.06%) Analytics
13 45 (8.15%) Responsive Web Design
14 42 (7.61%) BDD
14 42 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (7.61%) Microservices
14 42 (7.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 273 (49.46%) JavaScript
2 79 (14.31%) SQL
3 75 (13.59%) PHP
4 67 (12.14%) C#
5 39 (7.07%) ES6
6 35 (6.34%) Python
7 31 (5.62%) TypeScript
8 30 (5.43%) Java
9 9 (1.63%) C
10 8 (1.45%) C++
10 8 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.27%) Apple Swift
11 7 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.91%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.72%) Google Apps Script
13 4 (0.72%) XAML
14 3 (0.54%) Perl
14 3 (0.54%) Ruby
14 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (8.15%) Degree
2 19 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.91%) IIBA
7 5 (0.91%) ISEB
8 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.54%) MBA
8 3 (0.54%) MCPD
8 3 (0.54%) MCSD
8 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (14.13%) QA
2 10 (1.81%) GDPR
3 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.91%) HL7
4 3 (0.54%) PMO
4 3 (0.54%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (7.79%) Docker
2 10 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.26%) Ansible
2 15 (2.72%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.72%) Terraform
3 9 (1.63%) Kibana
4 8 (1.45%) Grafana
5 6 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.09%) Puppet
6 3 (0.54%) Packer
6 3 (0.54%) SCCM
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.36%) Nagios
7 2 (0.36%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 44 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.62%) Adobe
3 21 (3.80%) Google
4 12 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.81%) SAP
5 10 (1.81%) VMware
6 9 (1.63%) Apple
6 9 (1.63%) New Relic
6 9 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.27%) Sage
8 6 (1.09%) Oracle
8 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.09%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.54%) BT
9 3 (0.54%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.54%) Perforce
9 3 (0.54%) Siemens
10 2 (0.36%) Informatica
10 2 (0.36%) webMethods
10 2 (0.36%) Zend