Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 64 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 202 215 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.78% 3.84% 4.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.40% 10.18% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 123 141 111
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 2,148 2,113 1,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.16% 37.75% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,363 1,336 1,066
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,853 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.90% -0.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,313
90th Percentile £71,000 £66,250 £65,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Edinburgh +21 100 £47,915 +19.79% 22
Glasgow -33 83 £52,500 +22.09% 14
Dundee +13 6 £30,000 -27.27% 1
Aberdeen - 3 £30,000 -
Stirling +6 2 £35,000 -23.91%
Fife - 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £30,000 -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 110 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (46.53%) JavaScript
3 82 (40.59%) HTML
4 68 (33.66%) Java
5 58 (28.71%) Finance
6 55 (27.23%) CSS
7 53 (26.24%) Front End Development
8 43 (21.29%) HTML5
9 41 (20.30%) AngularJS
10 36 (17.82%) SDLC
11 35 (17.33%) React
12 32 (15.84%) Scrum
13 31 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (14.85%) Software Engineering
15 29 (14.36%) Python
16 26 (12.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 25 (12.38%) Git (software)
18 24 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (11.88%) Mentoring
19 23 (11.39%) ES6
19 23 (11.39%) Node.js
20 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (10.89%) TDD
20 22 (10.89%) MySQL
21 21 (10.40%) BDD
22 19 (9.41%) jQuery
22 19 (9.41%) REST
22 19 (9.41%) CSS3
23 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
24 17 (8.42%) .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 16 (7.92%) Confluence
2 11 (5.45%) CMS
3 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.98%) JBoss
5 2 (0.99%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.99%) SAS
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.50%) MODX
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.46%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.49%) InVision
6 2 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.50%) Flinto
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.50%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.94%) Slack
4 11 (5.45%) npm
5 6 (2.97%) SaaS
6 4 (1.98%) Office 365
7 3 (1.49%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.99%) IaaS
8 2 (0.99%) PaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.50%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.50%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.89%) MySQL
2 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.93%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.94%) SQLite
6 11 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.99%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.99%) OLTP
8 2 (0.99%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.99%) QlikView
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.50%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.92%) JIRA
3 15 (7.43%) Selenium
4 13 (6.44%) Bitbucket
4 13 (6.44%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.44%) webpack
5 12 (5.94%) git-flow
6 7 (3.47%) Axure RP
7 6 (2.97%) Subversion
8 5 (2.48%) gulp
9 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.99%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.99%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.50%) Babel
11 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.50%) WebStorm
11 1 (0.50%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.50%) Zephyr
General
1 58 (28.71%) Finance
2 14 (6.93%) Marketing
3 5 (2.48%) Banking
3 5 (2.48%) Games
4 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (40.59%) Developer
2 42 (20.79%) Designer
3 28 (13.86%) Senior Developer
4 27 (13.37%) UX Designer
5 25 (12.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (11.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 21 (10.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (7.43%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.93%) Analyst
10 13 (6.44%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.94%) Architect
12 10 (4.95%) Senior Designer
12 10 (4.95%) Senior UX Designer
13 9 (4.46%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.47%) Business Analyst
14 7 (3.47%) Web Designer
15 6 (2.97%) Lead Java Developer
15 6 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (2.97%) Technical Architect
16 5 (2.48%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (40.59%) HTML
2 55 (27.23%) CSS
3 43 (21.29%) HTML5
4 41 (20.30%) AngularJS
5 35 (17.33%) React
6 23 (11.39%) Node.js
7 19 (9.41%) CSS3
7 19 (9.41%) jQuery
7 19 (9.41%) REST
8 17 (8.42%) .NET
9 14 (6.93%) LESS
10 13 (6.44%) RESTful
11 12 (5.94%) JSON
12 11 (5.45%) Sass
12 11 (5.45%) Vue.js
13 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.46%) Backbone.js
13 9 (4.46%) XML
14 7 (3.47%) Web Services
15 6 (2.97%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.96%) Xbox
3 7 (3.47%) Fintech
4 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.97%) NHS
5 5 (2.48%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.49%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.49%) W3C
7 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) EPoS
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.99%) Unix
1 2 (0.99%) Windows
1 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.24%) Front End Development
3 36 (17.82%) SDLC
4 32 (15.84%) Scrum
5 30 (14.85%) Software Engineering
6 26 (12.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 24 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (11.88%) Mentoring
8 22 (10.89%) TDD
9 21 (10.40%) BDD
10 17 (8.42%) Kanban
11 15 (7.43%) Microservices
12 14 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (6.44%) Wireframes
14 12 (5.94%) Analytics
14 12 (5.94%) Multithreading
14 12 (5.94%) OO
14 12 (5.94%) Prototyping
14 12 (5.94%) SOLID
15 11 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.53%) JavaScript
2 68 (33.66%) Java
3 29 (14.36%) Python
4 23 (11.39%) ES6
5 16 (7.92%) C#
6 13 (6.44%) PHP
6 13 (6.44%) SQL
7 8 (3.96%) Ruby
8 4 (1.98%) C++
8 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.98%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (5.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.99%) PhD
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.50%) GDPR
2 1 (0.50%) GxP
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.99%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.50%) Consul
3 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (7.92%) Adobe
2 13 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.95%) Atlassian
4 9 (4.46%) Google
5 5 (2.48%) Twitter
6 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.99%) Citrix
7 2 (0.99%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.99%) Lotus
7 2 (0.99%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.99%) Tableau
7 2 (0.99%) Zend
8 1 (0.50%) Apple
8 1 (0.50%) Cognos
8 1 (0.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Serena