Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 77 94
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 540 525 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.55% 4.00% 3.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.00% 9.73% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 424 421 311
North West median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.89% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £63,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,501 5,398 4,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.96% 41.15% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,582 4,223 4,174
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,695 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the North West

User Experience
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in the North West.

Salary trend for User Experience in the North West

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the North West

User Experience
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Manchester +20 415 £43,653 -2.99% 105
Cheshire -15 83 £40,000 -11.11% 31
Lancashire -6 20 £40,000 +12.68% 5
Merseyside +18 19 £47,500 +15.85% 11
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 West region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 275 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (44.26%) HTML
3 227 (42.04%) CSS
4 202 (37.41%) JavaScript
5 111 (20.56%) Java
6 96 (17.78%) AngularJS
7 93 (17.22%) Finance
8 89 (16.48%) E-Commerce
9 87 (16.11%) HTML5
9 87 (16.11%) Mobile App
10 84 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
11 79 (14.63%) Wireframes
12 77 (14.26%) Front End Development
13 76 (14.07%) Web Development
14 72 (13.33%) C#
15 71 (13.15%) .NET
15 71 (13.15%) Marketing
16 70 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (12.96%) Android
16 70 (12.96%) DevOps
16 70 (12.96%) CSS3
17 68 (12.59%) Scrum
18 66 (12.22%) Degree
18 66 (12.22%) React
19 64 (11.85%) jQuery
20 62 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
21 61 (11.30%) BDD
21 61 (11.30%) TDD
22 54 (10.00%) RESTful
22 54 (10.00%) Analytics

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.56%) CMS
2 13 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (2.04%) Alfresco
3 11 (2.04%) Confluence
4 10 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.11%) IIS
5 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.11%) WordPress
6 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.74%) Apache
7 4 (0.74%) Drupal
7 4 (0.74%) Marvel
7 4 (0.74%) Moodle
7 4 (0.74%) nginx
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.74%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.56%) Kentico
9 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (9.63%) Photoshop
2 28 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (3.52%) InVision
4 15 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (1.48%) InDesign
5 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.11%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.37%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.19%) Flinto
10 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (1.11%) Magento
2 6 (1.11%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.74%) Siebel CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.19%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.44%) SaaS
3 16 (2.96%) npm
4 12 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 12 (2.22%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.93%) PaaS
6 4 (0.74%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.74%) GitHub
7 3 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.56%) AdWords
7 3 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.56%) Trello
8 2 (0.37%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.37%) Firebase
8 2 (0.37%) Google Play
8 2 (0.37%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) iTunes
9 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.33%) HTTP
2 14 (2.59%) SSL
3 13 (2.41%) Bluetooth
4 12 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (1.67%) Internet
6 8 (1.48%) ATM
7 4 (0.74%) SAN
7 4 (0.74%) SMS
8 2 (0.37%) SSH
9 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.19%) PPP
9 1 (0.19%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 15 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.59%) MySQL
5 13 (2.41%) Big Data
5 13 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.93%) QlikView
7 5 (0.93%) SQLite
8 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.37%) DB2
10 2 (0.37%) Mixpanel
10 2 (0.37%) MS Access
10 2 (0.37%) Power BI
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.19%) Redis
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.19%) Axure RP
3 27 (5.00%) gulp
4 23 (4.26%) JIRA
4 23 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 22 (4.07%) Grunt
6 20 (3.70%) Selenium
7 16 (2.96%) webpack
8 15 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 14 (2.59%) Gradle
9 14 (2.59%) Jasmine
9 14 (2.59%) Subversion
9 14 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.41%) SpecFlow
11 12 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.22%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.85%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (1.67%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.11%) CocoaPods
General
1 93 (17.22%) Finance
2 71 (13.15%) Marketing
3 53 (9.81%) Banking
4 30 (5.56%) Law
5 26 (4.81%) Investment Banking
6 24 (4.44%) Retail
7 16 (2.96%) Advertising
8 12 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.04%) Electronics
9 11 (2.04%) Games
10 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.48%) Automotive
12 5 (0.93%) Military
13 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.56%) Publishing
15 2 (0.37%) German Language
16 1 (0.19%) Back Office
16 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 261 (48.33%) Developer
2 88 (16.30%) Designer
3 76 (14.07%) UX Designer
4 64 (11.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 48 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 47 (8.70%) Analyst
7 43 (7.96%) Senior Developer
8 38 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 36 (6.67%) Android Developer
10 31 (5.74%) .NET Developer
11 22 (4.07%) UI Designer
12 20 (3.70%) C# Developer
13 19 (3.52%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.52%) Senior Designer
13 19 (3.52%) UI/UX Designer
13 19 (3.52%) UX Developer
14 18 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
14 18 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.33%) Junior
15 17 (3.15%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (44.26%) HTML
2 227 (42.04%) CSS
3 96 (17.78%) AngularJS
4 87 (16.11%) HTML5
5 71 (13.15%) .NET
6 70 (12.96%) CSS3
7 66 (12.22%) React
8 64 (11.85%) jQuery
9 54 (10.00%) RESTful
10 47 (8.70%) JSON
11 42 (7.78%) ASP.NET
12 40 (7.41%) Vue.js
13 38 (7.04%) Node.js
14 37 (6.85%) Web Services
15 36 (6.67%) Sass
16 30 (5.56%) Ajax
17 28 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (5.19%) XML
18 26 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.11%) Mobile App
2 62 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.56%) Online Banking
5 23 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.67%) Graphic Design
10 8 (1.48%) Animation
11 7 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.11%) Fintech
12 6 (1.11%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.93%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 4 (0.74%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.74%) VLE
15 3 (0.56%) NHS
15 3 (0.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.96%) Android
2 52 (9.63%) Apple iOS
3 21 (3.89%) Windows
4 20 (3.70%) Linux
5 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.56%) Unix
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (16.48%) E-Commerce
3 84 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (14.63%) Wireframes
5 77 (14.26%) Front End Development
6 76 (14.07%) Web Development
7 70 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (12.96%) DevOps
8 68 (12.59%) Scrum
9 61 (11.30%) BDD
9 61 (11.30%) TDD
10 54 (10.00%) Analytics
11 53 (9.81%) MVC
12 51 (9.44%) Test Automation
13 45 (8.33%) Android Development
13 45 (8.33%) Project Management
14 44 (8.15%) Prototyping
15 43 (7.96%) Responsive Web Design
16 42 (7.78%) SDLC
17 39 (7.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 202 (37.41%) JavaScript
2 111 (20.56%) Java
3 72 (13.33%) C#
4 39 (7.22%) SQL
5 32 (5.93%) PHP
6 22 (4.07%) ES6
7 21 (3.89%) Python
8 17 (3.15%) Objective-C
9 16 (2.96%) Apple Swift
10 14 (2.59%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.41%) C++
12 12 (2.22%) Java 8
13 9 (1.67%) Kotlin
13 9 (1.67%) Ruby
14 8 (1.48%) C
14 8 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.93%) Scala
16 4 (0.74%) XPath
17 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (12.22%) Degree
2 27 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.48%) APMG
3 8 (1.48%) PMP
4 7 (1.30%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.56%) CBAP
8 3 (0.56%) IIBA
9 2 (0.37%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.89%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.30%) Docker
2 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 46 (8.52%) Adobe
2 38 (7.04%) Google
3 25 (4.63%) SAP
4 22 (4.07%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.15%) Oracle
6 14 (2.59%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.59%) Twitter
7 12 (2.22%) Apple
7 12 (2.22%) ATG
7 12 (2.22%) hybris
8 8 (1.48%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.30%) CA
10 6 (1.11%) Sun
11 5 (0.93%) Siemens
11 5 (0.93%) Tableau
12 4 (0.74%) Citrix
12 4 (0.74%) Hotjar
12 4 (0.74%) IBM
12 4 (0.74%) PayPal
12 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com