Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 252 274 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.67% 4.73% 4.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.10% 12.57% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 155 149 119
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,100 £32,400 £28,650
90th Percentile £59,483 £70,500 £56,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 2,082 2,179 1,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.60% 37.59% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,333 1,458 1,116
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +15 127 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Edinburgh -16 109 £36,750 -19.81% 12
Dundee +3 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Fife - 5 £52,500 - 1
West Lothian -19 2 £37,500 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 128 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 125 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (43.25%) HTML
4 101 (40.08%) CSS
5 83 (32.94%) Software Engineering
6 69 (27.38%) AngularJS
7 66 (26.19%) Front End Development
8 57 (22.62%) Java
9 46 (18.25%) Degree
10 45 (17.86%) OO
11 44 (17.46%) Mentoring
12 42 (16.67%) Scrum
12 42 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 39 (15.48%) Wireframes
13 39 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (14.68%) HTML5
15 36 (14.29%) Node.js
16 35 (13.89%) C#
17 33 (13.10%) Linux
18 32 (12.70%) C++
18 32 (12.70%) .NET
19 31 (12.30%) Web Development
20 30 (11.90%) MySQL
20 30 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
20 30 (11.90%) CSS3
20 30 (11.90%) Technical Leadership
21 28 (11.11%) React
21 28 (11.11%) Python
22 27 (10.71%) Finance
23 26 (10.32%) Multithreading

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 14 (5.56%) CMS
2 10 (3.97%) Confluence
3 4 (1.59%) Apache
3 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.59%) WordPress
4 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.79%) Marvel
6 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.40%) MODX
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.79%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.79%) InVision
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.54%) G Suite
3 15 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.76%) SaaS
5 11 (4.37%) npm
6 8 (3.17%) Datadog
7 7 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.59%) GitHub
8 4 (1.59%) Office 365
8 4 (1.59%) Trello
9 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.19%) Serverless
10 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.79%) IaaS
10 2 (0.79%) PaaS
10 2 (0.79%) Slack
11 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.59%) DNS
2 4 (1.59%) MPLS
3 3 (1.19%) BGP
3 3 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.19%) DHCP
3 3 (1.19%) GoToMeeting
3 3 (1.19%) Intranet
3 3 (1.19%) LAN
3 3 (1.19%) Skype
3 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.19%) VPN
3 3 (1.19%) WAN
3 3 (1.19%) WebEx
3 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.19%) Wireless
3 3 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.90%) MySQL
2 20 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (4.37%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.97%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 8 (3.17%) Mixpanel
6 8 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.19%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.79%) Big Data
9 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.79%) SQLite
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.52%) Subversion
3 16 (6.35%) JIRA
4 13 (5.16%) webpack
5 11 (4.37%) gulp
6 10 (3.97%) Selenium
7 9 (3.57%) Xdebug
8 6 (2.38%) Axure RP
8 6 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.59%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.59%) Hudson
10 3 (1.19%) Ant
10 3 (1.19%) Gradle
10 3 (1.19%) Grunt
10 3 (1.19%) RSpec
11 2 (0.79%) Mocha
11 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (10.71%) Finance
2 12 (4.76%) Marketing
3 11 (4.37%) Games
4 10 (3.97%) Retail
5 9 (3.57%) Banking
6 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 114 (45.24%) Developer
2 57 (22.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 38 (15.08%) Software Engineer
4 35 (13.89%) Designer
5 24 (9.52%) UX Designer
6 23 (9.13%) Software Developer
7 15 (5.95%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) UX Engineer
9 11 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.97%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.97%) UI Designer
11 9 (3.57%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (3.57%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Architect
12 8 (3.17%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (3.17%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.17%) React Developer
12 8 (3.17%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (43.25%) HTML
2 101 (40.08%) CSS
3 69 (27.38%) AngularJS
4 37 (14.68%) HTML5
5 36 (14.29%) Node.js
6 32 (12.70%) .NET
7 30 (11.90%) CSS3
8 28 (11.11%) React
9 21 (8.33%) REST
10 20 (7.94%) JSON
11 17 (6.75%) RESTful
12 15 (5.95%) Express
12 15 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (5.95%) Symfony
13 13 (5.16%) Angular 2
13 13 (5.16%) Laravel
14 12 (4.76%) LAMP
14 12 (4.76%) Spring
15 11 (4.37%) jQuery
16 10 (3.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.95%) Graphic Design
2 13 (5.16%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.16%) Robotics
3 12 (4.76%) Fintech
4 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.59%) Blog
5 4 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.10%) Linux
2 7 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.98%) Android
3 5 (1.98%) Windows
4 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Unix
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.94%) Software Engineering
3 66 (26.19%) Front End Development
4 45 (17.86%) OO
5 44 (17.46%) Mentoring
6 42 (16.67%) Scrum
7 39 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (15.48%) Wireframes
8 31 (12.30%) Web Development
9 30 (11.90%) Technical Leadership
10 26 (10.32%) Multithreading
11 23 (9.13%) User Stories
12 22 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (7.94%) Concurrent Programming
13 20 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement Process
13 20 (7.94%) Software Architecture
14 19 (7.54%) Computer Science
14 19 (7.54%) SDLC
14 19 (7.54%) UX Design
15 18 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 128 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 57 (22.62%) Java
3 35 (13.89%) C#
4 32 (12.70%) C++
5 28 (11.11%) Python
6 25 (9.92%) ES6
7 22 (8.73%) PHP
8 17 (6.75%) SQL
9 16 (6.35%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.78%) Ruby
11 6 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.19%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.19%) Java 8
12 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.19%) R
12 3 (1.19%) Scala
12 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.79%) ES7
13 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (18.25%) Degree
2 14 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.19%) CCIE
3 3 (1.19%) CCNP
3 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.37%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.79%) Docker
1 2 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.76%) Terraform
2 9 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.17%) Consul
4 3 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (6.75%) Google
2 12 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.57%) Adobe
3 9 (3.57%) Zend
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle
5 5 (1.98%) Apple
6 3 (1.19%) Cisco
6 3 (1.19%) HP
6 3 (1.19%) Infoblox
6 3 (1.19%) ProCurve
6 3 (1.19%) Riverbed
6 3 (1.19%) Roku
6 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.19%) Splunk
6 3 (1.19%) Tableau
6 3 (1.19%) Virgin Media
7 2 (0.79%) Citrix
7 2 (0.79%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.79%) Lotus
7 2 (0.79%) MobileIron