Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 58 73
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 +26
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,001 945 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 5.45% 4.40% 3.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.52% 12.16% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 849 730 719
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%
10th Percentile £30,356 £26,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 6,892 7,774 8,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 37.55% 36.18% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,007 6,066 6,512
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +28 758 £42,500 -2.64% 135
Yorkshire -60 202 £42,500 +6.25% 61
North East +8 44 £35,864 +2.47% 25
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 374 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (30.57%) HTML
3 289 (28.87%) JavaScript
4 281 (28.07%) CSS
5 237 (23.68%) Wireframes
6 198 (19.78%) Analytics
7 169 (16.88%) Workflow
8 157 (15.68%) BPR
8 157 (15.68%) Systems Analysis
9 154 (15.38%) Customer-Centricity
10 146 (14.59%) Sprint Planning
11 143 (14.29%) Line Management
12 141 (14.09%) Software Engineering
13 139 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
14 136 (13.59%) Competitor Analysis
14 136 (13.59%) Change Management
14 136 (13.59%) MoSCoW
15 134 (13.39%) Business Analysis
16 132 (13.19%) Finance
17 130 (12.99%) Mentoring
18 129 (12.89%) C#
19 128 (12.79%) Java
20 127 (12.69%) Use Case
21 120 (11.99%) Workshop Facilitation
22 119 (11.89%) Git (software)
23 115 (11.49%) Workflow Analysis
24 114 (11.39%) Front End Development
24 114 (11.39%) AngularJS
25 113 (11.29%) Test Automation
26 111 (11.09%) .NET

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 (4.60%) CMS
2 27 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.40%) Confluence
4 17 (1.70%) WordPress
5 16 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.40%) IIS
10 3 (0.30%) Apache
10 3 (0.30%) Drupal
10 3 (0.30%) Liferay
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.20%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.20%) nginx
11 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (5.59%) Photoshop
2 55 (5.49%) Sketch
3 38 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (2.70%) InVision
5 23 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (0.90%) InDesign
11 7 (0.70%) Adobe XD
11 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.70%) UserZoom
12 6 (0.60%) Marvel
13 5 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.40%) Chatbot
14 4 (0.40%) Figma
15 2 (0.20%) Flinto
15 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
16 1 (0.100%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.40%) SessionCam
4 3 (0.30%) Magento
4 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.100%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.100%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.100%) Shopify
6 1 (0.100%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.69%) Azure
2 65 (6.49%) AWS
3 37 (3.70%) GitHub
4 27 (2.70%) Google Analytics
5 19 (1.90%) SaaS
6 15 (1.50%) Office 365
7 14 (1.40%) GCP
8 12 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.20%) npm
8 12 (1.20%) Serverless
9 11 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
9 11 (1.10%) Slack
10 9 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
11 8 (0.80%) FinancialForce
11 8 (0.80%) Force.com
11 8 (0.80%) Power Platform
12 7 (0.70%) IaaS
12 7 (0.70%) PaaS
12 7 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.60%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.10%) Broadband
1 21 (2.10%) Intranet
2 14 (1.40%) DNS
3 13 (1.30%) Skype
4 10 (1.00%) HTTP
5 9 (0.90%) Firewall
6 7 (0.70%) IPv4
6 7 (0.70%) Network Security
6 7 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.50%) ATM
7 5 (0.50%) Internet
7 5 (0.50%) SSL
8 4 (0.40%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.30%) Extranet
9 3 (0.30%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.30%) VLAN
9 3 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 30 (3.00%) MySQL
4 14 (1.40%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.10%) Big Data
5 11 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.00%) DTS
7 9 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.80%) Power BI
9 7 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.60%) BigQuery
10 6 (0.60%) Mixpanel
11 5 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 119 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 46 (4.60%) JIRA
2 46 (4.60%) webpack
3 31 (3.10%) gulp
3 31 (3.10%) Visual Studio
4 21 (2.10%) Jasmine
5 17 (1.70%) Axure RP
5 17 (1.70%) Grunt
6 15 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.50%) Selenium
7 13 (1.30%) Subversion
8 12 (1.20%) Xcode
9 11 (1.10%) JUnit
9 11 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (0.80%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.80%) Mockito
10 8 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.70%) Visual Website Optimizer
12 6 (0.60%) GitLab
12 6 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 132 (13.19%) Finance
2 87 (8.69%) Marketing
3 58 (5.79%) Banking
4 32 (3.20%) Retail
5 30 (3.00%) Public Sector
6 19 (1.90%) Games
7 18 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.40%) Advertising
9 12 (1.20%) Automotive
9 12 (1.20%) Legal
9 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.80%) Billing
11 7 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.60%) Housing Association
13 5 (0.50%) Law
13 5 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.30%) iGaming
14 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 349 (34.87%) Developer
2 207 (20.68%) Analyst
3 165 (16.48%) Business Analyst
4 141 (14.09%) Digital Analyst
5 137 (13.69%) UX Analyst
6 135 (13.49%) Digital Business Analyst
7 125 (12.49%) Designer
8 98 (9.79%) Business Process Analyst
8 98 (9.79%) Process Analyst
9 96 (9.59%) UX Designer
10 94 (9.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 71 (7.09%) Junior
12 62 (6.19%) C# Developer
13 57 (5.69%) Software Engineer
14 50 (5.00%) Senior Developer
15 45 (4.50%) Junior Developer
15 45 (4.50%) UI Designer
16 44 (4.40%) Java Developer
17 42 (4.20%) Graduate
18 39 (3.90%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (30.57%) HTML
2 281 (28.07%) CSS
3 114 (11.39%) AngularJS
4 111 (11.09%) .NET
5 95 (9.49%) React
6 87 (8.69%) HTML5
7 80 (7.99%) jQuery
8 75 (7.49%) Node.js
9 68 (6.79%) Vue.js
10 58 (5.79%) Sass
11 57 (5.69%) JSON
12 52 (5.19%) REST
13 50 (5.00%) RESTful
14 45 (4.50%) ASP.NET
15 44 (4.40%) CSS3
16 42 (4.20%) Web Services
17 38 (3.80%) XML
18 31 (3.10%) .NET Framework
19 27 (2.70%) .NET Core
20 25 (2.50%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.69%) Mobile App
2 51 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.80%) Data Structures
4 30 (3.00%) Algorithms
5 29 (2.90%) Derivative
5 29 (2.90%) Hedge funds
6 24 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.70%) Graphic Design
9 16 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.50%) FMCG
11 14 (1.40%) Blog
11 14 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.00%) EPoS
13 9 (0.90%) BBC
13 9 (0.90%) Kindle
13 9 (0.90%) Social Media
14 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.80%) Robotics
15 7 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.79%) Android
2 77 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 40 (4.00%) Windows
4 23 (2.30%) Linux
5 18 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.20%) CentOS
9 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.20%) VME
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.100%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (23.68%) Wireframes
3 198 (19.78%) Analytics
4 169 (16.88%) Workflow
5 157 (15.68%) BPR
5 157 (15.68%) Systems Analysis
6 154 (15.38%) Customer-Centricity
7 146 (14.59%) Sprint Planning
8 143 (14.29%) Line Management
9 141 (14.09%) Software Engineering
10 139 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
11 136 (13.59%) Change Management
11 136 (13.59%) Competitor Analysis
11 136 (13.59%) MoSCoW
12 134 (13.39%) Business Analysis
13 130 (12.99%) Mentoring
14 127 (12.69%) Use Case
15 120 (11.99%) Workshop Facilitation
16 115 (11.49%) Workflow Analysis
17 114 (11.39%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 289 (28.87%) JavaScript
2 129 (12.89%) C#
3 128 (12.79%) Java
4 77 (7.69%) SQL
5 65 (6.49%) PHP
6 53 (5.29%) C++
7 52 (5.19%) Python
8 31 (3.10%) R
9 27 (2.70%) TypeScript
10 23 (2.30%) Apple Swift
11 15 (1.50%) Ruby
12 14 (1.40%) ES6
13 12 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.10%) C
15 7 (0.70%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.60%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.60%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.50%) Go
17 5 (0.50%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.40%) JSX
Qualifications
1 69 (6.89%) Degree
2 12 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.30%) PMP
6 3 (0.30%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) HND
7 2 (0.20%) MCSA
7 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.100%) CCA
8 1 (0.100%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.100%) MCP
8 1 (0.100%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.100%) PhD
8 1 (0.100%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.09%) QA
2 19 (1.90%) GDPR
2 19 (1.90%) SLA
3 6 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.30%) WCAG
5 2 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.20%) FINRA
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) MiFID
5 2 (0.20%) TickIT
6 1 (0.100%) GxP
6 1 (0.100%) IFRS
6 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (1.80%) Docker
2 8 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.60%) IAG
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.20%) RACF
4 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.100%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.10%) Terraform
2 10 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (0.90%) AirWatch
4 7 (0.70%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.30%) cPanel
6 3 (0.30%) SCOM
7 2 (0.20%) Puppet
7 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.20%) Sysprep
7 2 (0.20%) WSUS
8 1 (0.100%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.100%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.100%) WMI
Vendors
1 83 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.19%) Adobe
3 52 (5.19%) Google
4 37 (3.70%) Genesys
5 19 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (1.90%) SAP
6 12 (1.20%) Hotjar
7 11 (1.10%) Crazy Egg
8 9 (0.90%) Splunk
9 8 (0.80%) Advent
9 8 (0.80%) BMC
9 8 (0.80%) Progress
10 7 (0.70%) Optimizely
10 7 (0.70%) WorldPay
10 7 (0.70%) Zend
11 6 (0.60%) IBM
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle
11 6 (0.60%) Remedy
12 5 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.50%) Tealium