Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 69 92
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 -14
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 498 512 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.87% 4.16% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 10.02% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 418 428 300
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,275 £27,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 4,979 5,108 4,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.70% 41.47% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,848 4,188 3,483
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,175 £23,245
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,400 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -17 326 £40,000 -5.88% 95
Cheshire -1 115 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Merseyside +13 32 £40,500 +15.71% 21
Lancashire +1 20 £37,500 +20.00% 18
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 277 (55.62%) HTML
2 276 (55.42%) JavaScript
3 273 (54.82%) CSS
4 201 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (32.93%) HTML5
6 159 (31.93%) jQuery
7 156 (31.33%) Front End Development
8 135 (27.11%) AngularJS
9 133 (26.71%) CSS3
10 118 (23.69%) Web Development
11 101 (20.28%) PHP
12 99 (19.88%) Java
13 95 (19.08%) Git (software)
14 90 (18.07%) E-Commerce
15 87 (17.47%) Sass
16 84 (16.87%) Wireframes
17 81 (16.27%) Scrum
18 78 (15.66%) Finance
19 75 (15.06%) MVC
20 73 (14.66%) Node.js
20 73 (14.66%) React
21 69 (13.86%) SQL
22 66 (13.25%) Mobile App
23 65 (13.05%) Responsive Web Design
24 63 (12.65%) Advertising
25 61 (12.25%) SEO
25 61 (12.25%) TDD
26 55 (11.04%) REST
26 55 (11.04%) Marketing
26 55 (11.04%) Adobe

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 24 (4.82%) CMS
2 17 (3.41%) WordPress
3 15 (3.01%) nginx
4 13 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.41%) Drupal
6 10 (2.01%) Apache
6 10 (2.01%) Confluence
7 6 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.20%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.40%) IIS
10 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.40%) Kentico
10 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (9.44%) Photoshop
2 23 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.41%) Chatbot
4 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.00%) InVision
5 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.60%) InDesign
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.20%) Maya
9 1 (0.20%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 23 (4.62%) Magento
2 8 (1.61%) Shopify
3 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.40%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.40%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.02%) npm
2 24 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 17 (3.41%) SaaS
5 15 (3.01%) Google Analytics
6 10 (2.01%) GitHub
7 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (1.61%) Office 365
9 7 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.41%) Route 53
10 6 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.80%) Firebase
11 4 (0.80%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.20%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.20%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.22%) Internet
2 19 (3.82%) HTTP
3 9 (1.81%) SSL
4 4 (0.80%) Intranet
4 4 (0.80%) LAN
5 3 (0.60%) SAN
5 3 (0.60%) SSH
5 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) RTSP
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.24%) MySQL
2 37 (7.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.82%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.41%) DB2
6 7 (1.41%) Big Data
7 6 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.40%) Redis
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.20%) RethinkDB
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 95 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.23%) gulp
3 32 (6.43%) Grunt
4 29 (5.82%) Jasmine
5 28 (5.62%) webpack
6 25 (5.02%) Jenkins
7 22 (4.42%) Bitbucket
8 18 (3.61%) Gradle
9 17 (3.41%) JIRA
10 15 (3.01%) Axure RP
10 15 (3.01%) Subversion
11 13 (2.61%) Xcode
12 11 (2.21%) Vagrant
13 10 (2.01%) Mocha
13 10 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (1.20%) Selenium
14 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (1.00%) PhantomJS
General
1 78 (15.66%) Finance
2 63 (12.65%) Advertising
3 55 (11.04%) Marketing
4 43 (8.63%) Banking
5 36 (7.23%) Retail
6 21 (4.22%) Games
7 16 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.81%) Law
9 7 (1.41%) Military
10 5 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (0.80%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 307 (61.65%) Developer
2 130 (26.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 61 (12.25%) Web Developer
4 60 (12.05%) Designer
5 50 (10.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 50 (10.04%) UX Designer
6 47 (9.44%) Analyst
7 37 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.62%) Business Analyst
9 26 (5.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 26 (5.22%) UI Developer
10 24 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.62%) HTML Developer
11 23 (4.62%) Product Owner
12 20 (4.02%) Angular Developer
13 19 (3.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 18 (3.61%) Java Developer
15 17 (3.41%) HTML CSS Developer
15 17 (3.41%) React Developer
16 16 (3.21%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (55.62%) HTML
2 273 (54.82%) CSS
3 164 (32.93%) HTML5
4 159 (31.93%) jQuery
5 135 (27.11%) AngularJS
6 133 (26.71%) CSS3
7 87 (17.47%) Sass
8 73 (14.66%) Node.js
8 73 (14.66%) React
9 55 (11.04%) REST
10 54 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 50 (10.04%) Web Services
12 48 (9.64%) RESTful
13 43 (8.63%) .NET
14 39 (7.83%) Ajax
15 34 (6.83%) LESS
16 31 (6.22%) SOAP
17 28 (5.62%) Backbone.js
17 28 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
18 22 (4.42%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.25%) Mobile App
2 45 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.01%) Graphic Design
5 12 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.41%) RIA
6 8 (1.61%) Social Media
7 6 (1.20%) Fintech
8 5 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Animation
9 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.80%) Online Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Online Games
10 3 (0.60%) W3C
11 2 (0.40%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.40%) EPoS
11 2 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.40%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.43%) Linux
2 38 (7.63%) Apple iOS
3 33 (6.63%) Android
4 25 (5.02%) Windows
5 15 (3.01%) Unix
6 5 (1.00%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.60%) AIX
8 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.40%) HPUX
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (31.33%) Front End Development
3 118 (23.69%) Web Development
4 90 (18.07%) E-Commerce
5 84 (16.87%) Wireframes
6 81 (16.27%) Scrum
7 75 (15.06%) MVC
8 65 (13.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 61 (12.25%) SEO
9 61 (12.25%) TDD
10 53 (10.64%) SDLC
11 46 (9.24%) Software Engineering
12 43 (8.63%) Unit Testing
13 41 (8.23%) BDD
14 38 (7.63%) Analytics
14 38 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (6.43%) Mobile Development
16 32 (6.43%) Test Automation
17 31 (6.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 276 (55.42%) JavaScript
2 101 (20.28%) PHP
3 99 (19.88%) Java
4 69 (13.86%) SQL
5 45 (9.04%) C#
6 26 (5.22%) Python
7 24 (4.82%) Objective-C
7 24 (4.82%) Ruby
8 19 (3.82%) C++
9 16 (3.21%) ES6
10 15 (3.01%) Apple Swift
11 13 (2.61%) C
11 13 (2.61%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.01%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.41%) Perl
13 7 (1.41%) Scala
13 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.80%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 44 (8.84%) Degree
2 13 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) APMG
5 4 (0.80%) PMP
6 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.20%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.22%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) SLA
3 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) WCAG
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (3.21%) Docker
2 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.60%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.20%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.20%) SCSM
2 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (11.04%) Adobe
2 43 (8.63%) Google
3 31 (6.22%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.62%) Oracle
5 19 (3.82%) Capita
6 12 (2.41%) Apple
6 12 (2.41%) Xamarin
7 11 (2.21%) AppDynamics
7 11 (2.21%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.81%) Splunk
8 9 (1.81%) Twitter
9 5 (1.00%) Facebook
10 4 (0.80%) Citrix
10 4 (0.80%) Hitwise
10 4 (0.80%) IBM
11 3 (0.60%) PayPal
11 3 (0.60%) Zend
12 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.40%) Hotjar