Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Scotland
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 45 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 165 266 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.61% 5.07% 4.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.18% 13.83% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 106 170 152
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £60,000 £66,175
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1,087 1,923 2,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.96% 36.64% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1,255 1,446
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £28,748
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Scotland over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 -2 81 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Edinburgh +13 73 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Fife +14 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Dundee -2 3 £43,750 +25.00%
West Lothian +21 1 £41,000 +33.33%
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 1
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 112 (67.88%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 79 (47.88%) HTML
4 77 (46.67%) CSS
5 42 (25.45%) TDD
6 33 (20.00%) C#
6 33 (20.00%) BDD
6 33 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 33 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 32 (19.39%) Scrum
8 29 (17.58%) Git (software)
8 29 (17.58%) Node.js
9 28 (16.97%) HTML5
9 28 (16.97%) Software Engineering
9 28 (16.97%) Java
10 27 (16.36%) .NET
11 24 (14.55%) Web Development
12 23 (13.94%) Finance
12 23 (13.94%) Analytics
13 21 (12.73%) CSS3
14 20 (12.12%) Apple iOS
14 20 (12.12%) Sass
15 19 (11.52%) QA
15 19 (11.52%) React
16 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (10.91%) Google
17 17 (10.30%) Mobile First
18 16 (9.70%) Mentoring
18 16 (9.70%) Wireframes
18 16 (9.70%) Problem-Solving

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 6 (3.64%) CMS
2 4 (2.42%) WordPress
3 3 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.82%) Drupal
4 2 (1.21%) Confluence
4 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Sketch
2 8 (4.85%) InVision
3 5 (3.03%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.61%) Figma
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.48%) AWS
1 14 (8.48%) Azure
2 12 (7.27%) G Suite
2 12 (7.27%) GCP
3 5 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 5 (3.03%) PaaS
4 4 (2.42%) Google Play
4 4 (2.42%) Office 365
4 4 (2.42%) SaaS
5 2 (1.21%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.21%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.21%) Slack
6 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.64%) MySQL
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.21%) Big Data
5 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.48%) PostCSS
2 14 (8.48%) Subversion
3 11 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (2.42%) Android Studio
4 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.42%) Selenium
5 3 (1.82%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.82%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.82%) Xcode
6 2 (1.21%) Balsamiq
6 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.61%) MSI
7 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 23 (13.94%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Legal
3 9 (5.45%) Marketing
4 7 (4.24%) Banking
5 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.21%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Police
7 1 (0.61%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 84 (50.91%) Developer
2 30 (18.18%) Designer
3 27 (16.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (13.94%) UX Designer
5 20 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) UI Developer
7 9 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.45%) Senior Designer
7 9 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.45%) Senior UX Designer
8 8 (4.85%) UI Designer
9 7 (4.24%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.64%) Android Developer
10 6 (3.64%) iOS Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.64%) UI/UX Designer
11 5 (3.03%) Digital Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (47.88%) HTML
2 77 (46.67%) CSS
3 33 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 29 (17.58%) Node.js
5 28 (16.97%) HTML5
6 27 (16.36%) .NET
7 21 (12.73%) CSS3
8 20 (12.12%) Sass
9 19 (11.52%) React
10 14 (8.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (7.27%) Express
11 12 (7.27%) REST
12 10 (6.06%) RESTful
13 9 (5.45%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.45%) Redux
14 8 (4.85%) Entity Framework
14 8 (4.85%) JSON
15 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
16 5 (3.03%) jQuery
16 5 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.64%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.21%) Life Science
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.61%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.61%) e-Health
7 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 14 (8.48%) Android
3 6 (3.64%) Unix
3 6 (3.64%) Windows
4 3 (1.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (67.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.45%) TDD
3 33 (20.00%) BDD
3 33 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 32 (19.39%) Scrum
5 28 (16.97%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.55%) Web Development
7 23 (13.94%) Analytics
8 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.30%) Mobile First
10 16 (9.70%) Mentoring
10 16 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.70%) Wireframes
11 14 (8.48%) Unit Testing
11 14 (8.48%) Web Application Development
12 13 (7.88%) iOS Development
13 12 (7.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 11 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.67%) Test Automation
15 10 (6.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 80 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 33 (20.00%) C#
3 28 (16.97%) Java
4 15 (9.09%) ES6
5 14 (8.48%) Ruby
5 14 (8.48%) TypeScript
6 12 (7.27%) Google Apps Script
7 8 (4.85%) Apple Swift
8 7 (4.24%) Java 8
8 7 (4.24%) Kotlin
9 6 (3.64%) PHP
10 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.42%) Python
10 4 (2.42%) SQL
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) Clojure
11 1 (0.61%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) CEH
2 1 (0.61%) CISM
2 1 (0.61%) CISSP
2 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Kibana
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (10.91%) Google
2 13 (7.88%) Adobe
3 10 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.85%) Apple
5 7 (4.24%) Oracle
6 2 (1.21%) Hotjar
7 1 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.61%) Cadence
7 1 (0.61%) Capita
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) Facebook