Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 85 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +23
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 441 491 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.18% 3.86% 3.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 10.18% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 359 397 416
North West median annual salary £43,653 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,200 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.10%

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 4,267 4,824 4,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.45% 37.94% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,415 3,711 4,123
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,436 £67,500 £62,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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
Manchester +15 336 £44,000 +10.00% 126
Cheshire -5 68 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Lancashire -3 19 £38,077 +1.54% 10
Merseyside -4 13 £35,000 -14.63% 13
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 West region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 215 (48.75%) HTML
2 206 (46.71%) CSS
3 186 (42.18%) JavaScript
3 186 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (21.54%) Java
5 93 (21.09%) AngularJS
6 89 (20.18%) HTML5
6 89 (20.18%) C#
7 86 (19.50%) Web Development
8 76 (17.23%) Wireframes
9 73 (16.55%) .NET
10 71 (16.10%) Finance
10 71 (16.10%) React
11 67 (15.19%) CSS3
12 61 (13.83%) jQuery
12 61 (13.83%) Front End Development
13 59 (13.38%) E-Commerce
14 57 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (12.93%) Degree
15 55 (12.47%) Git (software)
16 51 (11.56%) Mobile App
17 50 (11.34%) DevOps
17 50 (11.34%) Sass
17 50 (11.34%) Software Engineering
18 48 (10.88%) Adobe
19 46 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 46 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
20 45 (10.20%) RESTful
20 45 (10.20%) Computer Science
21 44 (9.98%) Responsive Web Design

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 18 (4.08%) CMS
2 10 (2.27%) Confluence
3 8 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (1.81%) Marvel
4 7 (1.59%) IIS
4 7 (1.59%) WordPress
5 4 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.68%) Drupal
6 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.68%) Kentico
6 3 (0.68%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Moodle
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (5.90%) Photoshop
2 23 (5.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (3.63%) InVision
4 11 (2.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.68%) SPSS
6 3 (0.68%) Stata
7 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.23%) Flinto
8 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.08%) SaaS
4 17 (3.85%) Google Analytics
5 16 (3.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 13 (2.95%) npm
7 7 (1.59%) GitHub
8 5 (1.13%) Office 365
9 4 (0.91%) Google Play
10 3 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.68%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.68%) Serverless
11 2 (0.45%) AdWords
11 2 (0.45%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.45%) Firebase
11 2 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.04%) HTTP
2 7 (1.59%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.36%) SSL
3 6 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.13%) VoIP
5 3 (0.68%) Internet
5 3 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) ATM
7 1 (0.23%) LAN
7 1 (0.23%) PPP
7 1 (0.23%) Skype
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.54%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.31%) MySQL
4 17 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.63%) Big Data
5 16 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.91%) QlikView
8 2 (0.45%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.45%) MS Access
8 2 (0.45%) Power BI
8 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.45%) Redis
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) CockroachDB
9 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.23%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.23%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 55 (12.47%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.03%) gulp
3 23 (5.22%) Grunt
4 21 (4.76%) Subversion
4 21 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 20 (4.54%) webpack
6 16 (3.63%) JIRA
7 15 (3.40%) Selenium
8 14 (3.17%) Gradle
8 14 (3.17%) Maven
9 12 (2.72%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.49%) SpecFlow
11 10 (2.27%) Axure RP
11 10 (2.27%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.04%) Ant
12 9 (2.04%) Jasmine
12 9 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.81%) Babel
13 8 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.81%) SoapUI
General
1 71 (16.10%) Finance
2 43 (9.75%) Banking
3 40 (9.07%) Marketing
4 32 (7.26%) Retail
5 23 (5.22%) Law
6 18 (4.08%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.40%) Advertising
8 14 (3.17%) Electronics
9 10 (2.27%) Games
9 10 (2.27%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.04%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.36%) Automotive
12 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.68%) Publishing
14 2 (0.45%) German Language
14 2 (0.45%) Legal
15 1 (0.23%) Back Office
15 1 (0.23%) French Language
15 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 243 (55.10%) Developer
2 69 (15.65%) Designer
3 66 (14.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 62 (14.06%) UX Designer
5 48 (10.88%) Web Developer
6 37 (8.39%) C# Developer
7 36 (8.16%) Graduate
8 34 (7.71%) Graduate Developer
9 33 (7.48%) Senior Developer
10 31 (7.03%) .NET Developer
10 31 (7.03%) UI Designer
11 30 (6.80%) Junior
12 29 (6.58%) Java Developer
13 26 (5.90%) UI/UX Designer
14 25 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (4.99%) Junior Developer
15 22 (4.99%) Product Owner
16 21 (4.76%) Analyst
17 19 (4.31%) UX Developer
18 18 (4.08%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (48.75%) HTML
2 206 (46.71%) CSS
3 93 (21.09%) AngularJS
4 89 (20.18%) HTML5
5 73 (16.55%) .NET
6 71 (16.10%) React
7 67 (15.19%) CSS3
8 61 (13.83%) jQuery
9 50 (11.34%) Sass
10 45 (10.20%) RESTful
11 39 (8.84%) Node.js
11 39 (8.84%) Vue.js
12 38 (8.62%) ASP.NET
13 37 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (7.94%) Ajax
15 33 (7.48%) JSON
16 28 (6.35%) LESS
17 27 (6.12%) Spring
18 24 (5.44%) Web Services
18 24 (5.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.56%) Mobile App
2 38 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.03%) Fintech
4 20 (4.54%) Data Structures
5 19 (4.31%) Algorithms
5 19 (4.31%) Online Banking
6 18 (4.08%) Derivative
7 15 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.72%) Graphic Design
9 11 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.36%) Social Media
12 5 (1.13%) Animation
12 5 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.13%) Taxonomies
13 4 (0.91%) Acoustics
13 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.91%) NHS
14 3 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.30%) Android
2 35 (7.94%) Apple iOS
3 25 (5.67%) Windows
4 8 (1.81%) Linux
5 7 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (19.50%) Web Development
3 76 (17.23%) Wireframes
4 61 (13.83%) Front End Development
5 59 (13.38%) E-Commerce
6 57 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (11.34%) DevOps
7 50 (11.34%) Software Engineering
8 46 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
9 45 (10.20%) Computer Science
10 44 (9.98%) Analytics
10 44 (9.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 43 (9.75%) MVC
12 41 (9.30%) Scrum
13 39 (8.84%) TDD
14 38 (8.62%) BDD
15 37 (8.39%) Mentoring
16 34 (7.71%) SEO
16 34 (7.71%) Web Design
17 33 (7.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (42.18%) JavaScript
2 95 (21.54%) Java
3 89 (20.18%) C#
4 37 (8.39%) SQL
5 33 (7.48%) PHP
6 28 (6.35%) Python
7 24 (5.44%) C++
8 21 (4.76%) R
9 20 (4.54%) TypeScript
10 15 (3.40%) ES6
10 15 (3.40%) Java 8
11 9 (2.04%) Apple Swift
11 9 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.91%) C
13 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.91%) XPath
14 3 (0.68%) GLSL
14 3 (0.68%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (12.93%) Degree
2 17 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.36%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.45%) CISSP
6 2 (0.45%) CITP
6 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.45%) IISP
6 2 (0.45%) MBCS
6 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) CBAP
7 1 (0.23%) IIBA
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) GDPR
3 2 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (3.63%) Docker
2 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.68%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.68%) XenApp
3 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.91%) cPanel
1 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.68%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.68%) Ansible
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (0.68%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.68%) SCOrch
2 3 (0.68%) SCSM
2 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.45%) Grafana
3 2 (0.45%) Kibana
3 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.45%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.23%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.23%) logstash
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Terraform
4 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (10.88%) Adobe
2 44 (9.98%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.90%) Google
4 9 (2.04%) SAP
5 7 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.59%) Tableau
6 6 (1.36%) Facebook
6 6 (1.36%) Hotjar
6 6 (1.36%) Twitter
7 5 (1.13%) Apple
7 5 (1.13%) CA
7 5 (1.13%) Oracle
7 5 (1.13%) Telerik
8 3 (0.68%) Citrix
8 3 (0.68%) ClickTale
8 3 (0.68%) IBM
8 3 (0.68%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.68%) PayPal
8 3 (0.68%) VMware
9 2 (0.45%) Nintex