Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 33 16 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.30% 5.05% 4.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.15% 15.38% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 23
10th Percentile " " £23,750
25th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.53% +21.43% -6.67%
75th Percentile £41,750 £56,250 £45,875
90th Percentile £51,500 " £50,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 296 104 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.54% 32.81% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 198 58 122
10th Percentile £26,025 £32,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £27,813 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +18.75%
75th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Northern Ireland

User Experience
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for User Experience in Northern Ireland

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Northern Ireland

User Experience
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
County Antrim -26 28 £32,500 -31.58% 1
County Tyrone - 4 £45,000 -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 26 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 25 (75.76%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 14 (42.42%) jQuery
4 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
5 12 (36.36%) React
6 11 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 11 (33.33%) CMS
7 10 (30.30%) Sass
8 9 (27.27%) PHP
8 9 (27.27%) MySQL
8 9 (27.27%) Marketing
8 9 (27.27%) Wireframes
9 8 (24.24%) Web Development
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 8 (24.24%) HTML5
10 7 (21.21%) Vue.js
10 7 (21.21%) Photoshop
11 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 6 (18.18%) Adobe
11 6 (18.18%) Google
11 6 (18.18%) TypeScript
11 6 (18.18%) CSS3
12 5 (15.15%) LESS
12 5 (15.15%) Retail
12 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
12 5 (15.15%) Ajax
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) Public Sector

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 11 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) WordPress
3 2 (6.06%) Kentico
3 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.09%) Figma
2 3 (9.09%) Sketch
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe XD
3 2 (6.06%) InVision
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon Alexa
3 2 (6.06%) npm
4 1 (3.03%) Google Data Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Babel
3 2 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (6.06%) webpack
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
4 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Public Sector
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (18.18%) Angular Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Applications Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (15.15%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) React Developer
6 2 (6.06%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) CSS
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
2 14 (42.42%) jQuery
3 12 (36.36%) React
4 10 (30.30%) Sass
5 8 (24.24%) HTML5
6 7 (21.21%) Vue.js
7 6 (18.18%) CSS3
8 5 (15.15%) Ajax
8 5 (15.15%) LESS
9 3 (9.09%) JSON
9 3 (9.09%) REST
9 3 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (6.06%) .NET
10 2 (6.06%) Doctrine
10 2 (6.06%) Laravel
10 2 (6.06%) Node.js
10 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
10 2 (6.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 9 (27.27%) Wireframes
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Data Strategy
7 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) PHP
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) ES6
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Accessibility
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Adobe
1 6 (18.18%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) Pardot
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com