Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 71 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 0
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 539 527 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.60% 3.98% 3.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.54% 9.87% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 431 418 382
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,903 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.81% - +11.11%

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 4,670 5,339 5,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.86% 40.35% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,734 4,161 4,362
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +28 408 £42,500 -4.49% 117
Cheshire -21 88 £45,000 - 21
Lancashire +3 25 £41,827 +17.82% 6
Merseyside +10 15 £37,500 -10.18% 14
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 266 (49.35%) HTML
2 256 (47.50%) CSS
3 251 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (41.74%) JavaScript
5 111 (20.59%) Java
6 109 (20.22%) AngularJS
7 97 (18.00%) HTML5
8 93 (17.25%) Finance
9 89 (16.51%) C#
9 89 (16.51%) Web Development
10 84 (15.58%) React
11 83 (15.40%) Front End Development
12 82 (15.21%) Wireframes
13 79 (14.66%) .NET
14 78 (14.47%) E-Commerce
15 76 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (14.10%) CSS3
16 75 (13.91%) jQuery
17 68 (12.62%) Mobile App
17 68 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
18 65 (12.06%) Degree
19 64 (11.87%) DevOps
20 61 (11.32%) Marketing
21 60 (11.13%) Android
22 59 (10.95%) Banking
23 58 (10.76%) Scrum
24 56 (10.39%) Adobe
25 54 (10.02%) MVC
25 54 (10.02%) Analytics
25 54 (10.02%) 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 29 (5.38%) CMS
2 12 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (1.86%) IIS
3 10 (1.86%) WordPress
4 8 (1.48%) Confluence
5 7 (1.30%) Alfresco
5 7 (1.30%) Marvel
5 7 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.93%) Drupal
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.56%) Kentico
9 3 (0.56%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.37%) Apache
10 2 (0.37%) nginx
10 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (6.86%) Photoshop
2 28 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (3.71%) InVision
4 16 (2.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.93%) InDesign
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.37%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.19%) Flinto
10 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.27%) SaaS
4 16 (2.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 14 (2.60%) Google Analytics
6 13 (2.41%) npm
7 7 (1.30%) GitHub
8 5 (0.93%) PaaS
9 4 (0.74%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (0.74%) Google Play
10 3 (0.56%) AdWords
10 3 (0.56%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.56%) Office 365
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.37%) Firebase
12 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.53%) HTTP
2 13 (2.41%) Bluetooth
3 12 (2.23%) SSL
3 12 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (1.67%) Internet
5 8 (1.48%) ATM
6 5 (0.93%) VoIP
7 3 (0.56%) SMS
8 2 (0.37%) Network Security
8 2 (0.37%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.19%) LAN
9 1 (0.19%) PPP
9 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.71%) MongoDB
3 18 (3.34%) MySQL
4 17 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.97%) Big Data
6 13 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.93%) QlikView
7 5 (0.93%) SQLite
8 4 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.37%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.37%) Mixpanel
10 2 (0.37%) MS Access
10 2 (0.37%) Power BI
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) RethinkDB
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 53 (9.83%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.19%) gulp
3 27 (5.01%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.08%) Grunt
5 20 (3.71%) Subversion
6 19 (3.53%) JIRA
6 19 (3.53%) webpack
7 18 (3.34%) Axure RP
7 18 (3.34%) Gradle
7 18 (3.34%) Selenium
8 14 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.41%) Jasmine
9 13 (2.41%) SpecFlow
10 12 (2.23%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.86%) Maven
12 9 (1.67%) Ant
12 9 (1.67%) Babel
12 9 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (1.67%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (17.25%) Finance
2 61 (11.32%) Marketing
3 59 (10.95%) Banking
4 32 (5.94%) Law
5 29 (5.38%) Retail
6 27 (5.01%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.78%) Advertising
7 15 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.60%) Electronics
8 14 (2.60%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.86%) Games
10 6 (1.11%) Automotive
11 5 (0.93%) Military
12 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.56%) Publishing
14 2 (0.37%) German Language
14 2 (0.37%) Legal
15 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 286 (53.06%) Developer
2 87 (16.14%) Designer
3 77 (14.29%) UX Designer
4 72 (13.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 55 (10.20%) Web Developer
6 38 (7.05%) Senior Developer
7 37 (6.86%) Analyst
8 36 (6.68%) .NET Developer
9 35 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 34 (6.31%) C# Developer
11 31 (5.75%) UI Designer
12 29 (5.38%) Graduate
12 29 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
12 29 (5.38%) Junior
13 25 (4.64%) Java Developer
13 25 (4.64%) UI/UX Designer
14 24 (4.45%) Android Developer
15 23 (4.27%) UX Developer
16 20 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (3.53%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (49.35%) HTML
2 256 (47.50%) CSS
3 109 (20.22%) AngularJS
4 97 (18.00%) HTML5
5 84 (15.58%) React
6 79 (14.66%) .NET
7 76 (14.10%) CSS3
8 75 (13.91%) jQuery
9 49 (9.09%) RESTful
10 48 (8.91%) Vue.js
11 47 (8.72%) ASP.NET
12 46 (8.53%) Sass
13 45 (8.35%) JSON
14 39 (7.24%) Ajax
14 39 (7.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (6.86%) XML
16 36 (6.68%) Node.js
17 31 (5.75%) LESS
18 30 (5.57%) Web Services
19 28 (5.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.62%) Mobile App
2 54 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.75%) Online Banking
5 20 (3.71%) Fintech
6 15 (2.78%) Graphic Design
7 13 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.67%) Derivative
10 9 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.48%) Animation
12 7 (1.30%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.11%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.93%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 5 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.93%) Taxonomies
15 4 (0.74%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.13%) Android
2 47 (8.72%) Apple iOS
3 21 (3.90%) Windows
4 13 (2.41%) Linux
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.56%) Unix
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (16.51%) Web Development
3 83 (15.40%) Front End Development
4 82 (15.21%) Wireframes
5 78 (14.47%) E-Commerce
6 76 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (11.87%) DevOps
9 58 (10.76%) Scrum
10 54 (10.02%) Analytics
10 54 (10.02%) MVC
11 52 (9.65%) BDD
12 51 (9.46%) Software Engineering
13 49 (9.09%) TDD
14 43 (7.98%) Prototyping
15 41 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 41 (7.61%) Test Automation
16 40 (7.42%) Project Management
17 38 (7.05%) SEO
18 34 (6.31%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 225 (41.74%) JavaScript
2 111 (20.59%) Java
3 89 (16.51%) C#
4 38 (7.05%) SQL
5 36 (6.68%) PHP
6 22 (4.08%) Python
7 20 (3.71%) C++
7 20 (3.71%) ES6
8 18 (3.34%) Objective-C
9 17 (3.15%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.97%) Apple Swift
11 15 (2.78%) Java 8
12 9 (1.67%) R
13 8 (1.48%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.30%) C
15 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.74%) Ruby
16 4 (0.74%) XPath
17 3 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (12.06%) Degree
2 22 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.11%) APMG
4 6 (1.11%) DBS Check
4 6 (1.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.11%) PMP
5 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.56%) CBAP
6 3 (0.56%) IIBA
7 2 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.37%) CISSP
7 2 (0.37%) CITP
7 2 (0.37%) IISP
7 2 (0.37%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.37%) MBCS
7 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.75%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (2.41%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) XenApp
3 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) cPanel
2 2 (0.37%) Grafana
2 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Kibana
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.19%) SCSM
3 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.19%) Terraform
3 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (10.39%) Adobe
2 39 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 33 (6.12%) Google
4 18 (3.34%) SAP
5 15 (2.78%) Twitter
6 12 (2.23%) Oracle
7 11 (2.04%) Apple
8 8 (1.48%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.48%) Facebook
8 8 (1.48%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.30%) ATG
9 7 (1.30%) CA
9 7 (1.30%) hybris
10 5 (0.93%) Hotjar
10 5 (0.93%) Siemens
10 5 (0.93%) Tableau
10 5 (0.93%) Telerik
11 3 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.56%) PayPal
11 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com