Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 68 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 -24 +21
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 207 201 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.87% 3.63% 5.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.07% 8.89% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 140 133 128
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,900 £25,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,250 £61,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,282 2,261 2,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.71% 40.84% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,513 1,388 1,151
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,349
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.50% +8.37%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in Scotland.

Salary trend for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Glasgow -14 97 £45,750 +7.65% 12
Edinburgh +22 94 £52,500 +31.25% 15
Dundee +14 4 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Stirling +2 3 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £30,000 - 1
Fife +5 1 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire -3 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £30,000 -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 109 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (45.89%) Java
3 63 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 59 (28.50%) HTML
5 52 (25.12%) Finance
6 43 (20.77%) TDD
6 43 (20.77%) Front End Development
7 41 (19.81%) CSS
7 41 (19.81%) BDD
8 38 (18.36%) Python
9 36 (17.39%) HTML5
10 35 (16.91%) Software Engineering
11 31 (14.98%) REST
11 31 (14.98%) SQL
12 29 (14.01%) Scrum
12 29 (14.01%) SDLC
13 26 (12.56%) AngularJS
13 26 (12.56%) React
14 24 (11.59%) OLTP
15 23 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (10.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 20 (9.66%) GraphQL
17 20 (9.66%) PL/SQL
18 19 (9.18%) Analytics
19 18 (8.70%) Software Delivery
19 18 (8.70%) Oracle
19 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
20 17 (8.21%) Git (software)
20 17 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (8.21%) Wireframes

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (4.83%) Confluence
2 9 (4.35%) CMS
3 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.93%) JBoss
5 2 (0.97%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.97%) SAS
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (4.83%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.93%) InVision
5 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.48%) Flinto
7 1 (0.48%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.48%) TrackWise
1 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.35%) Slack
4 8 (3.86%) npm
5 4 (1.93%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.45%) SaaS
7 2 (0.97%) GitHub
7 2 (0.97%) Office 365
7 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.48%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) Intranet
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) OLTP
2 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.76%) MySQL
4 11 (5.31%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.35%) SQLite
6 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.38%) QlikView
7 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.90%) Big Data
9 5 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.42%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (2.42%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.97%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.48%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.80%) Selenium
3 10 (4.83%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 9 (4.35%) git-flow
4 9 (4.35%) JIRA
5 8 (3.86%) Axure RP
5 8 (3.86%) webpack
6 5 (2.42%) gulp
7 4 (1.93%) Subversion
8 3 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.45%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.97%) Grunt
9 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.97%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.48%) Babel
10 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (25.12%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Marketing
3 4 (1.93%) Banking
4 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (38.16%) Developer
2 39 (18.84%) Designer
3 28 (13.53%) UX Designer
4 27 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 21 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 20 (9.66%) Python Engineer
6 20 (9.66%) Python Software Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 17 (8.21%) Software Developer
9 15 (7.25%) Analyst
10 13 (6.28%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.80%) Digital Developer
11 12 (5.80%) Senior Designer
11 12 (5.80%) Senior UX Designer
12 10 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 10 (4.83%) UI Developer
13 9 (4.35%) Architect
14 8 (3.86%) Business Analyst
15 7 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.50%) HTML
2 41 (19.81%) CSS
3 36 (17.39%) HTML5
4 31 (14.98%) REST
5 26 (12.56%) AngularJS
5 26 (12.56%) React
6 20 (9.66%) GraphQL
7 15 (7.25%) CSS3
8 14 (6.76%) Node.js
9 13 (6.28%) jQuery
10 11 (5.31%) .NET
11 10 (4.83%) LESS
11 10 (4.83%) XML
12 9 (4.35%) JSON
13 8 (3.86%) Vue.js
14 7 (3.38%) Ajax
14 7 (3.38%) Sass
15 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET
15 6 (2.90%) Backbone.js
15 6 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.90%) NHS
2 6 (2.90%) Xbox
3 5 (2.42%) Graphic Design
4 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.93%) Fintech
4 4 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.45%) W3C
6 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.48%) iPhone
6 1 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.97%) Unix
2 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.77%) Front End Development
2 43 (20.77%) TDD
3 41 (19.81%) BDD
4 35 (16.91%) Software Engineering
5 29 (14.01%) Scrum
5 29 (14.01%) SDLC
6 21 (10.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 19 (9.18%) Analytics
8 18 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 17 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.21%) Wireframes
10 14 (6.76%) Kanban
10 14 (6.76%) Visualisation
11 13 (6.28%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.80%) Prototyping
13 11 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (4.35%) Multithreading
14 9 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.89%) Java
2 63 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 38 (18.36%) Python
4 31 (14.98%) SQL
5 20 (9.66%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.25%) ES6
7 10 (4.83%) C#
8 9 (4.35%) PHP
9 7 (3.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) Java 8
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (4.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.97%) PhD
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (8.70%) Oracle
2 16 (7.73%) Adobe
3 12 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.83%) Google
5 9 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.38%) Tableau
7 5 (2.42%) Informatica
7 5 (2.42%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (2.42%) Netezza
7 5 (2.42%) Talend
7 5 (2.42%) Twitter
8 4 (1.93%) IBM
9 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.48%) Cognos
10 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.48%) Samsung
10 1 (0.48%) SAP
10 1 (0.48%) Splunk