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

UX
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 54 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +29
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 259 216 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.53% 4.38% 5.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.25% 10.73% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 144 134 170
Scotland median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,875 £56,250 £63,482
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,302 2,013 2,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.26% 40.78% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,542 1,287 1,412
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £73,750 £68,975
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,564
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.19% +5.15%

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 June 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 June 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 +6 137 £40,000 - 11
Edinburgh -11 106 £50,000 +33.33% 19
Dundee +9 6 £45,000 +60.71% 3
West Lothian +1 3 - -
Stirling -7 3 £28,750 - 1
Renfrewshire -3 1 - - 3
South Lanarkshire -6 1 - -
Fife -8 1 £45,000 - 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - - 1
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 149 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.22%) Java
3 66 (25.48%) Finance
4 63 (24.32%) SQL
5 57 (22.01%) Software Engineering
6 50 (19.31%) HTML
7 48 (18.53%) TDD
8 47 (18.15%) JavaScript
9 45 (17.37%) Python
10 44 (16.99%) CSS
11 41 (15.83%) SDLC
12 38 (14.67%) Software Delivery
12 38 (14.67%) BDD
13 33 (12.74%) OLTP
13 33 (12.74%) AngularJS
14 31 (11.97%) REST
15 28 (10.81%) PL/SQL
15 28 (10.81%) Oracle
15 28 (10.81%) Degree
16 27 (10.42%) C#
17 26 (10.04%) Analytics
17 26 (10.04%) GraphQL
18 25 (9.65%) Wireframes
18 25 (9.65%) MVC
19 24 (9.27%) .NET
19 24 (9.27%) Banking
20 23 (8.88%) React
20 23 (8.88%) Front End Development
21 22 (8.49%) Visualisation
21 22 (8.49%) Scrum

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 16 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (5.79%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.93%) CMS
4 4 (1.54%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Confluence
6 2 (0.77%) JBoss
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.93%) InVision
4 4 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.39%) Maya
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.39%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.18%) npm
2 11 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.70%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.54%) SaaS
6 3 (1.16%) GitHub
7 2 (0.77%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.77%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.39%) Asana
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) Internet
1 4 (1.54%) Intranet
2 2 (0.77%) SMS
3 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.74%) OLTP
2 14 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.02%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.25%) Big Data
4 11 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.09%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (3.09%) QlikView
5 8 (3.09%) Spotfire
6 7 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.77%) MySQL
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.39%) Power BI
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.56%) gulp
3 16 (6.18%) Grunt
4 12 (4.63%) JIRA
5 10 (3.86%) Axure RP
5 10 (3.86%) Selenium
6 9 (3.47%) Bower
7 7 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.54%) Subversion
9 4 (1.54%) webpack
10 3 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.16%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.77%) Protractor
11 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (25.48%) Finance
2 24 (9.27%) Banking
3 13 (5.02%) Marketing
4 4 (1.54%) Advertising
5 3 (1.16%) Games
5 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.16%) Law
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
7 1 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (42.08%) Developer
2 37 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 32 (12.36%) Designer
4 28 (10.81%) UX Designer
5 27 (10.42%) Software Developer
6 24 (9.27%) Python Engineer
6 24 (9.27%) Python Software Engineer
6 24 (9.27%) UI Developer
7 20 (7.72%) Analyst
7 20 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 19 (7.34%) Java Developer
9 15 (5.79%) Architect
10 14 (5.41%) Python Developer
10 14 (5.41%) Senior Python Developer
11 13 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.25%) UI Designer
13 10 (3.86%) Digital Developer
13 10 (3.86%) Software Architect
13 10 (3.86%) Strategy Architect
13 10 (3.86%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (19.31%) HTML
2 44 (16.99%) CSS
3 33 (12.74%) AngularJS
4 31 (11.97%) REST
5 26 (10.04%) GraphQL
6 24 (9.27%) .NET
7 23 (8.88%) React
8 21 (8.11%) HTML5
9 19 (7.34%) Sass
10 16 (6.18%) Spring
11 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET
11 15 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (5.41%) Hibernate
13 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (4.63%) jQuery
14 11 (4.25%) LESS
14 11 (4.25%) Node.js
15 10 (3.86%) Apache Flex
15 10 (3.86%) Backbone.js
15 10 (3.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.72%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.32%) Graphic Design
6 6 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.54%) NHS
8 3 (1.16%) Animation
8 3 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.16%) Equities
8 3 (1.16%) Fintech
9 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.77%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.77%) iPhone
9 2 (0.77%) W3C
10 1 (0.39%) AS400
10 1 (0.39%) BBC
10 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.16%) Android
2 3 (1.16%) Windows
3 2 (0.77%) Linux
3 2 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.01%) Software Engineering
3 48 (18.53%) TDD
4 41 (15.83%) SDLC
5 38 (14.67%) BDD
5 38 (14.67%) Software Delivery
6 26 (10.04%) Analytics
7 25 (9.65%) MVC
7 25 (9.65%) Wireframes
8 23 (8.88%) Front End Development
9 22 (8.49%) Scrum
9 22 (8.49%) Visualisation
10 19 (7.34%) Data Visualisation
10 19 (7.34%) Mentoring
11 18 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.95%) DevOps
11 18 (6.95%) Infrastructure Management
12 17 (6.56%) Creative Thinking
12 17 (6.56%) Web Development
13 16 (6.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (38.22%) Java
2 63 (24.32%) SQL
3 47 (18.15%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.37%) Python
5 28 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 27 (10.42%) C#
7 12 (4.63%) PHP
8 8 (3.09%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.70%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.32%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.16%) C++
11 3 (1.16%) ES6
11 3 (1.16%) VB
12 2 (0.77%) Java 8
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
12 2 (0.77%) Scala
13 1 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.39%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 28 (10.81%) Degree
2 5 (1.93%) ISEB
3 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.32%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (10.81%) Oracle
2 14 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.25%) Adobe
4 8 (3.09%) Google
4 8 (3.09%) Informatica
4 8 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (3.09%) Netezza
4 8 (3.09%) Tableau
4 8 (3.09%) Talend
5 3 (1.16%) Apple
5 3 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.39%) Samsung
6 1 (0.39%) Splunk
6 1 (0.39%) Sybase
6 1 (0.39%) Twitter