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

UX
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 68 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 235 196 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.29% 3.68% 5.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.37% 8.96% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 148 122 156
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £57,375 £63,616
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,266 2,187 2,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.32% 41.01% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,542 1,332 1,270
Scotland median annual salary £48,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.53% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £66,325
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 August 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 August 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 +12 130 £40,000 - 10
Edinburgh +6 91 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Stirling -2 4 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Dundee +7 2 £35,000 +6.87%
South Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Fife -2 1 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire -3 1 - -
West Lothian -10 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 £30,000 -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 133 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (39.15%) Java
3 54 (22.98%) Finance
4 52 (22.13%) JavaScript
4 52 (22.13%) HTML
5 51 (21.70%) TDD
6 50 (21.28%) SQL
7 46 (19.57%) Software Engineering
8 42 (17.87%) BDD
9 39 (16.60%) CSS
10 37 (15.74%) Software Delivery
10 37 (15.74%) Front End Development
11 34 (14.47%) SDLC
11 34 (14.47%) Python
11 34 (14.47%) OLTP
12 31 (13.19%) REST
13 29 (12.34%) HTML5
14 28 (11.91%) PL/SQL
14 28 (11.91%) Oracle
15 27 (11.49%) Scrum
16 25 (10.64%) React
17 24 (10.21%) AngularJS
18 23 (9.79%) Visualisation
18 23 (9.79%) Wireframes
19 22 (9.36%) GraphQL
19 22 (9.36%) Analytics
20 21 (8.94%) Data Visualisation
21 20 (8.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 20 (8.51%) MVC
21 20 (8.51%) .NET

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 9 (3.83%) CMS
2 6 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.70%) Confluence
4 4 (1.70%) JBoss
5 2 (0.85%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.85%) SAS
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (4.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (3.83%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.55%) InVision
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.28%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.43%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.43%) Flinto
7 1 (0.43%) Maya
7 1 (0.43%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.43%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.26%) npm
4 3 (1.28%) GitHub
4 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 3 (1.28%) Slack
5 2 (0.85%) Office 365
6 1 (0.43%) Asana
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.70%) Intranet
2 2 (0.85%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.47%) OLTP
2 15 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.68%) Big Data
3 11 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.26%) QlikView
5 8 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.40%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (3.40%) MySQL
5 8 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.40%) Spotfire
6 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.28%) SQLite
10 2 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.83%) gulp
3 8 (3.40%) JIRA
4 7 (2.98%) Axure RP
4 7 (2.98%) Grunt
5 6 (2.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (2.55%) Selenium
5 6 (2.55%) webpack
6 4 (1.70%) Subversion
7 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.28%) Bower
7 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.28%) git-flow
8 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (22.98%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Marketing
3 4 (1.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (43.40%) Developer
2 30 (12.77%) Designer
2 30 (12.77%) Software Engineer
3 28 (11.91%) Software Developer
4 23 (9.79%) UX Designer
5 22 (9.36%) UI Developer
6 21 (8.94%) Python Engineer
6 21 (8.94%) Python Software Engineer
7 18 (7.66%) Analyst
7 18 (7.66%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.81%) Architect
9 14 (5.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (5.11%) Digital Developer
11 11 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.83%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.83%) Software Architect
13 9 (3.83%) Strategy Architect
14 8 (3.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.13%) HTML
2 39 (16.60%) CSS
3 31 (13.19%) REST
4 29 (12.34%) HTML5
5 25 (10.64%) React
6 24 (10.21%) AngularJS
7 22 (9.36%) GraphQL
8 20 (8.51%) .NET
9 13 (5.53%) ASP.NET
10 12 (5.11%) jQuery
11 11 (4.68%) CSS3
11 11 (4.68%) Node.js
12 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.83%) JSON
13 8 (3.40%) Sass
14 7 (2.98%) Vue.js
14 7 (2.98%) XML
15 6 (2.55%) LESS
15 6 (2.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (2.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.53%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.55%) Graphic Design
4 6 (2.55%) NHS
4 6 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.28%) W3C
7 2 (0.85%) Animation
7 2 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) BBC
8 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.43%) Fintech
8 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.43%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) Unix
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.70%) TDD
3 46 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 42 (17.87%) BDD
5 37 (15.74%) Front End Development
5 37 (15.74%) Software Delivery
6 34 (14.47%) SDLC
7 27 (11.49%) Scrum
8 23 (9.79%) Visualisation
8 23 (9.79%) Wireframes
9 22 (9.36%) Analytics
10 21 (8.94%) Data Visualisation
11 20 (8.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 20 (8.51%) MVC
12 18 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.23%) DevOps
14 14 (5.96%) Creative Thinking
14 14 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.11%) Coaching
15 12 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 92 (39.15%) Java
2 52 (22.13%) JavaScript
3 50 (21.28%) SQL
4 34 (14.47%) Python
5 28 (11.91%) PL/SQL
6 19 (8.09%) C#
7 12 (5.11%) PHP
8 6 (2.55%) ES6
9 5 (2.13%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.70%) Ruby
11 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.85%) C++
12 2 (0.85%) Java 8
12 2 (0.85%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) Clojure
13 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.66%) Degree
2 5 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Ansible
1 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (11.91%) Oracle
2 16 (6.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.96%) Adobe
4 10 (4.26%) Tableau
5 9 (3.83%) Google
6 8 (3.40%) Informatica
6 8 (3.40%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (3.40%) Netezza
6 8 (3.40%) Talend
7 6 (2.55%) Twitter
8 4 (1.70%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.85%) Apple
11 1 (0.43%) Cognos
11 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.43%) Samsung
11 1 (0.43%) SAP
11 1 (0.43%) Splunk
11 1 (0.43%) Sybase