Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 70 68
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2 -27
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 272 210 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.69% 3.91% 3.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.09% 10.54% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 143 141 133
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £30,000 £28,900
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £57,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 1,690 1,992 2,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.35% 37.11% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,303 1,273
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28,075 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,350 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +36 119 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Edinburgh +21 118 £47,500 -5.00% 19
West Lothian - 16 £37,500 -
Fife +1 9 £52,500 +16.67%
Dundee -5 8 £53,750 +79.17% 1
Aberdeen -10 1 - - 1
Midlothian - 1 £34,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 124 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (40.81%) CSS
3 109 (40.07%) JavaScript
4 106 (38.97%) HTML
5 56 (20.59%) Wireframes
6 53 (19.49%) AngularJS
7 48 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 46 (16.91%) Front End Development
9 43 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (15.07%) Apple iOS
11 39 (14.34%) Finance
12 38 (13.97%) Scrum
13 36 (13.24%) Git (software)
14 35 (12.87%) React
15 34 (12.50%) Android
16 33 (12.13%) Analytics
17 31 (11.40%) HTML5
18 30 (11.03%) Degree
18 30 (11.03%) C#
19 28 (10.29%) Prototyping
20 27 (9.93%) Web Development
21 26 (9.56%) .NET
21 26 (9.56%) CSS3
22 25 (9.19%) Sass
23 24 (8.82%) Node.js
24 23 (8.46%) Banking
24 23 (8.46%) QA
25 22 (8.09%) jQuery
25 22 (8.09%) Mobile App
26 21 (7.72%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (2.57%) CMS
2 6 (2.21%) WordPress
3 3 (1.10%) Apache
3 3 (1.10%) Confluence
3 3 (1.10%) Joomla!
3 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.74%) Drupal
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.37%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (6.62%) Sketch
2 9 (3.31%) InVision
3 4 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.10%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.74%) Marvel
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.37%) Figma
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.84%) Magento
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.15%) G Suite
2 11 (4.04%) GCP
3 10 (3.68%) Azure
3 10 (3.68%) SaaS
4 8 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.57%) GitHub
5 7 (2.57%) npm
6 6 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) AWS
6 6 (2.21%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.10%) Serverless
7 3 (1.10%) Trello
8 1 (0.37%) Datadog
8 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.37%) Monitis
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Slack
8 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.94%) Internet
2 3 (1.10%) DNS
3 2 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.04%) MySQL
2 10 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.94%) Big Data
4 7 (2.57%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.37%) ActiveReports
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) DB2
7 1 (0.37%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.37%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.25%) Subversion
3 12 (4.41%) gulp
3 12 (4.41%) JIRA
4 11 (4.04%) PostCSS
5 8 (2.94%) Grunt
6 7 (2.57%) Selenium
6 7 (2.57%) webpack
7 6 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.84%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.47%) Bower
9 4 (1.47%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.10%) Balsamiq
10 3 (1.10%) Hudson
10 3 (1.10%) RSpec
10 3 (1.10%) Sourcetree
11 2 (0.74%) Ant
11 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.74%) Mocha
11 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (14.34%) Finance
2 23 (8.46%) Banking
3 17 (6.25%) Marketing
4 10 (3.68%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.68%) Retail
5 6 (2.21%) Electronics
5 6 (2.21%) Games
5 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.84%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 90 (33.09%) Developer
2 59 (21.69%) Designer
3 45 (16.54%) UX Designer
4 40 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 32 (11.76%) UI Designer
6 31 (11.40%) UI/UX Designer
7 25 (9.19%) Software Engineer
8 23 (8.46%) Digital Designer
9 14 (5.15%) Digital UX Designer
10 12 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.41%) UI Developer
10 12 (4.41%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.68%) Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) Product Manager
12 9 (3.31%) Consultant
12 9 (3.31%) Team Leader
13 7 (2.57%) Business Analyst
13 7 (2.57%) C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (2.57%) iOS Developer
13 7 (2.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (40.81%) CSS
2 106 (38.97%) HTML
3 53 (19.49%) AngularJS
4 35 (12.87%) React
5 31 (11.40%) HTML5
6 26 (9.56%) .NET
6 26 (9.56%) CSS3
7 25 (9.19%) Sass
8 24 (8.82%) Node.js
9 22 (8.09%) jQuery
10 17 (6.25%) REST
11 14 (5.15%) RESTful
12 13 (4.78%) JSON
13 12 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (4.04%) Express
15 7 (2.57%) Ajax
15 7 (2.57%) ASP.NET
15 7 (2.57%) GraphQL
15 7 (2.57%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.09%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.47%) Social Media
6 3 (1.10%) Blog
6 3 (1.10%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.74%) Media Streaming
7 2 (0.74%) Smart Energy
7 2 (0.74%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.37%) Animation
8 1 (0.37%) BBC
8 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.07%) Apple iOS
2 34 (12.50%) Android
3 17 (6.25%) Linux
4 6 (2.21%) Windows
5 4 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.47%) Unix
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.59%) Wireframes
3 48 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 46 (16.91%) Front End Development
5 43 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (13.97%) Scrum
7 33 (12.13%) Analytics
8 28 (10.29%) Prototyping
9 27 (9.93%) Web Development
10 20 (7.35%) TDD
11 19 (6.99%) DevOps
11 19 (6.99%) Fintech
11 19 (6.99%) Information Architecture
12 18 (6.62%) Collaborative Working
13 17 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.25%) Mobile First
13 17 (6.25%) SDLC
14 15 (5.51%) OO
14 15 (5.51%) Project Management
14 15 (5.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (40.07%) JavaScript
2 30 (11.03%) C#
3 20 (7.35%) Python
4 19 (6.99%) Java
5 16 (5.88%) C++
5 16 (5.88%) ES6
6 13 (4.78%) Ruby
6 13 (4.78%) TypeScript
7 11 (4.04%) Apple Swift
8 10 (3.68%) SQL
9 8 (2.94%) PHP
10 6 (2.21%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.10%) C
12 3 (1.10%) MAXScript
13 2 (0.74%) ABAP
13 2 (0.74%) Perl
13 2 (0.74%) VB
14 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (11.03%) Degree
2 11 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.57%) SAP Certification
4 3 (1.10%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.46%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) GDPR
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) PSD2
2 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
2 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) Terraform
2 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.37%) Consul
4 1 (0.37%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.37%) VictorOps
4 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (5.51%) Google
2 10 (3.68%) Adobe
3 8 (2.94%) Oracle
3 8 (2.94%) SAP
4 7 (2.57%) Apple
5 5 (1.84%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.10%) Crazy Egg
8 2 (0.74%) Capita
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.37%) Concur
9 1 (0.37%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.37%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.37%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.37%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter