Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 65 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -12
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 519 559 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.23% 4.39% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.01% 10.17% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 426 451 283
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 4,715 5,494 4,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.46% 43.13% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,682 4,437 3,872
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -1 362 £40,000 -11.11% 104
Cheshire -17 80 £40,000 - 25
Lancashire +3 38 £38,750 +19.23% 10
Merseyside +12 35 £45,000 +45.16% 10
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 293 (56.45%) HTML
2 280 (53.95%) CSS
3 245 (47.21%) JavaScript
4 234 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (25.82%) Front End Development
6 125 (24.08%) HTML5
7 112 (21.58%) Web Development
7 112 (21.58%) AngularJS
8 111 (21.39%) jQuery
9 98 (18.88%) CSS3
10 96 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (18.30%) Java
12 92 (17.73%) E-Commerce
13 90 (17.34%) Wireframes
14 86 (16.57%) Git (software)
15 84 (16.18%) PHP
15 84 (16.18%) Sass
16 81 (15.61%) Scrum
16 81 (15.61%) React
17 80 (15.41%) Marketing
18 78 (15.03%) Finance
19 77 (14.84%) Mobile App
20 75 (14.45%) MVC
21 74 (14.26%) .NET
22 71 (13.68%) C#
23 70 (13.49%) Responsive Web Design
24 69 (13.29%) RESTful
25 65 (12.52%) Photoshop
26 61 (11.75%) SEO
27 58 (11.18%) Analytical Skills

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 39 (7.51%) CMS
2 14 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (1.93%) IIS
3 10 (1.93%) nginx
4 9 (1.73%) Alfresco
4 9 (1.73%) Apache
4 9 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.54%) WordPress
6 7 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.16%) Confluence
8 5 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.96%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.77%) Drupal
9 4 (0.77%) Moodle
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.39%) Kentico
10 2 (0.39%) Marvel
11 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (12.52%) Photoshop
2 22 (4.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (2.31%) InVision
4 11 (2.12%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (1.93%) Chatbot
5 10 (1.93%) InDesign
6 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (1.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (0.77%) UXPin
10 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.19%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.66%) Magento
2 8 (1.54%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (1.16%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.77%) Siebel CRM
4 4 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.39%) Shopify
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.19%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.59%) npm
2 18 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 17 (3.28%) SaaS
4 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.93%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.35%) Google Tag Manager
6 7 (1.35%) Office 365
7 6 (1.16%) GitHub
8 4 (0.77%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.58%) AdWords
9 3 (0.58%) Firebase
9 3 (0.58%) Trello
10 2 (0.39%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.39%) Google Play
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.19%) iTunes
11 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.73%) SSL
2 8 (1.54%) Internet
3 7 (1.35%) SAN
4 6 (1.16%) HTTP
5 4 (0.77%) ATM
6 3 (0.58%) SSH
7 2 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.19%) Skype
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.71%) MySQL
3 19 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.16%) Big Data
6 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.77%) SQLite
8 2 (0.39%) Redis
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.19%) DB2
9 1 (0.19%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.19%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) RethinkDB
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 86 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.32%) gulp
3 33 (6.36%) Grunt
4 32 (6.17%) Axure RP
5 27 (5.20%) webpack
6 26 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (4.24%) JIRA
7 22 (4.24%) Subversion
8 18 (3.47%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.08%) Jasmine
10 15 (2.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 12 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
11 12 (2.31%) Selenium
12 10 (1.93%) Mocha
13 9 (1.73%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.73%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.54%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.35%) FxCop
15 7 (1.35%) StyleCop
15 7 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 80 (15.41%) Marketing
2 78 (15.03%) Finance
3 39 (7.51%) Advertising
4 20 (3.85%) Banking
5 16 (3.08%) Retail
6 15 (2.89%) Games
7 9 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.73%) Law
8 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.77%) Automotive
10 4 (0.77%) Brand Awareness
10 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 279 (53.76%) Developer
2 113 (21.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 104 (20.04%) Designer
4 83 (15.99%) UX Designer
5 58 (11.18%) Web Developer
6 50 (9.63%) Senior Developer
7 46 (8.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 40 (7.71%) Analyst
9 29 (5.59%) Android Developer
9 29 (5.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 27 (5.20%) Senior Designer
11 22 (4.24%) .NET Developer
11 22 (4.24%) Senior UX Designer
12 21 (4.05%) HTML Developer
13 19 (3.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 17 (3.28%) Angular Developer
14 17 (3.28%) Junior
14 17 (3.28%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.28%) UI Developer
14 17 (3.28%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (56.45%) HTML
2 280 (53.95%) CSS
3 125 (24.08%) HTML5
4 112 (21.58%) AngularJS
5 111 (21.39%) jQuery
6 98 (18.88%) CSS3
7 84 (16.18%) Sass
8 81 (15.61%) React
9 74 (14.26%) .NET
10 69 (13.29%) RESTful
11 50 (9.63%) Node.js
12 47 (9.06%) ASP.NET
13 46 (8.86%) LESS
14 43 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (7.71%) Web Services
16 38 (7.32%) Ajax
16 38 (7.32%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 35 (6.74%) REST
18 30 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (5.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.84%) Mobile App
2 58 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.54%) Online Banking
6 8 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.16%) Fintech
7 6 (1.16%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.16%) Video Editing
8 5 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (0.96%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.77%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.77%) VLE
10 3 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.39%) IVR
11 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.98%) Android
2 44 (8.48%) Apple iOS
3 34 (6.55%) Linux
4 27 (5.20%) Windows
5 8 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.96%) Unix
6 5 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.39%) AIX
8 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (25.82%) Front End Development
3 112 (21.58%) Web Development
4 96 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (17.73%) E-Commerce
6 90 (17.34%) Wireframes
7 81 (15.61%) Scrum
8 75 (14.45%) MVC
9 70 (13.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 61 (11.75%) SEO
11 56 (10.79%) TDD
12 52 (10.02%) SDLC
13 43 (8.29%) Software Engineering
14 42 (8.09%) Android Development
15 41 (7.90%) Prototyping
16 37 (7.13%) Unit Testing
17 36 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (6.74%) DevOps
19 33 (6.36%) BDD
19 33 (6.36%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 245 (47.21%) JavaScript
2 95 (18.30%) Java
3 84 (16.18%) PHP
4 71 (13.68%) C#
5 56 (10.79%) SQL
6 27 (5.20%) Python
7 20 (3.85%) Ruby
8 16 (3.08%) C++
9 13 (2.50%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.31%) ES6
11 11 (2.12%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.54%) Apple Swift
12 8 (1.54%) C
13 5 (0.96%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.96%) Scala
14 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.58%) Perl
16 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.39%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 42 (8.09%) Degree
2 14 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.73%) APMG
3 9 (1.73%) PMP
4 7 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (0.77%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.19%) CBAP
8 1 (0.19%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.19%) IIBA
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.51%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.73%) Docker
3 7 (1.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.19%) SCSM
2 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (9.06%) Google
2 41 (7.90%) Adobe
3 32 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.08%) SAP
5 15 (2.89%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.70%) Twitter
7 12 (2.31%) Oracle
8 10 (1.93%) Apple
8 10 (1.93%) Capita
9 9 (1.73%) hybris
10 8 (1.54%) ATG
10 8 (1.54%) Citrix
11 7 (1.35%) Xamarin
12 6 (1.16%) Sun
13 5 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.77%) IBM
14 4 (0.77%) Siebel
15 3 (0.58%) Facebook
15 3 (0.58%) PayPal
16 2 (0.39%) AppDynamics