Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5 +23
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,272 1,095 1,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.54% 3.54% 3.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.07% 9.80% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 895 1,030
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,541 11,179 12,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.59% 36.12% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8,352 9,025 10,119
South East median annual salary £48,507 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the South East

User Experience
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in the South East.

Salary trend for User Experience in the South East

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the South East over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the South East

User Experience
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the South East region over the 6 months to 9 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
Thames Valley +10 471 £52,500 +5.00% 73
Berkshire +11 238 £55,000 - 42
Hampshire -4 200 £41,250 -8.33% 22
West Sussex +50 193 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East Sussex +22 185 £45,000 - 8
Surrey +14 175 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Oxfordshire +16 125 £53,750 +26.47% 25
Buckinghamshire +10 109 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Kent +34 42 £40,000 +18.52% 9
Isle of Wight - 3 £30,000 -
Middlesex -13 2 £73,500 +17.60% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 9 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 South East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 667 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (49.69%) JavaScript
3 626 (49.21%) HTML
4 612 (48.11%) CSS
5 343 (26.97%) AngularJS
6 293 (23.03%) HTML5
7 270 (21.23%) jQuery
8 268 (21.07%) .NET
9 266 (20.91%) C#
10 252 (19.81%) Front End Development
11 249 (19.58%) Scrum
12 222 (17.45%) Git (software)
13 211 (16.59%) Web Development
14 193 (15.17%) CSS3
14 193 (15.17%) React
15 191 (15.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 188 (14.78%) Degree
17 177 (13.92%) Sass
18 168 (13.21%) SQL
19 166 (13.05%) Node.js
20 155 (12.19%) TDD
21 153 (12.03%) Software Engineering
21 153 (12.03%) Web Services
22 145 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
23 142 (11.16%) Wireframes
23 142 (11.16%) Java
24 139 (10.93%) PHP
24 139 (10.93%) Test Automation
25 137 (10.77%) LESS
26 132 (10.38%) JIRA

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 70 (5.50%) CMS
2 61 (4.80%) Confluence
3 40 (3.14%) WordPress
4 39 (3.07%) IIS
5 36 (2.83%) Umbraco
6 32 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.65%) Apache
9 19 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.18%) Drupal
11 14 (1.10%) EPiServer
12 13 (1.02%) Marvel
13 12 (0.94%) nginx
13 12 (0.94%) Sitefinity
14 6 (0.47%) Kentico
15 3 (0.24%) SAS
16 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
16 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.079%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 1 (0.079%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 81 (6.37%) Photoshop
2 39 (3.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (1.65%) InVision
5 18 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (1.26%) CorelDRAW
7 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (1.02%) InDesign
9 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.47%) UXPin
11 3 (0.24%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.24%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.16%) Flinto
13 1 (0.079%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.079%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 9 (0.71%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.63%) Magento
3 7 (0.55%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.31%) SAP FS
4 4 (0.31%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (0.31%) Shopify
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.24%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.24%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (6.05%) SaaS
4 36 (2.83%) GitHub
5 33 (2.59%) npm
6 22 (1.73%) Office 365
7 20 (1.57%) Serverless
8 18 (1.42%) Google Analytics
9 16 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (1.26%) DigitalOcean
9 16 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.86%) TestFlight
12 9 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.47%) Google Play
14 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.31%) Heroku
15 4 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.93%) HTTP
2 16 (1.26%) Internet
3 14 (1.10%) Skype
4 11 (0.86%) H.323
4 11 (0.86%) VoIP
5 9 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (0.55%) Network Security
6 7 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.24%) Firewall
7 3 (0.24%) WAN
7 3 (0.24%) Wireless
8 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.16%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.079%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.079%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.079%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.079%) LAN
9 1 (0.079%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 104 (8.18%) MySQL
3 48 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 34 (2.67%) Big Data
5 27 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (2.04%) Redis
7 22 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.26%) Power BI
10 13 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.55%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.55%) Impala
11 7 (0.55%) Mixpanel
11 7 (0.55%) Sqoop
12 6 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.47%) Looker
12 6 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.39%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 222 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 132 (10.38%) JIRA
3 83 (6.53%) gulp
4 68 (5.35%) Axure RP
5 67 (5.27%) Jenkins
6 59 (4.64%) Selenium
7 58 (4.56%) webpack
8 50 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (3.30%) TeamCity
10 40 (3.14%) Bitbucket
11 33 (2.59%) Grunt
11 33 (2.59%) Subversion
12 23 (1.81%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.65%) JMeter
14 20 (1.57%) Visual Studio
15 19 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 18 (1.42%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.42%) Jasmine
17 17 (1.34%) HP UFT
17 17 (1.34%) Xcode
General
1 127 (9.98%) Marketing
2 111 (8.73%) Finance
3 51 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 46 (3.62%) Retail
5 16 (1.26%) Hindi Language
5 16 (1.26%) Punjabi Language
5 16 (1.26%) Urdu Language
6 15 (1.18%) Games
7 11 (0.86%) Banking
7 11 (0.86%) Multimedia
7 11 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.79%) Law
8 10 (0.79%) Legal
9 8 (0.63%) Electronics
9 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.55%) Local Government
11 6 (0.47%) Automotive
12 5 (0.39%) Advertising
12 5 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 638 (50.16%) Developer
2 210 (16.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 122 (9.59%) Designer
4 106 (8.33%) Analyst
4 106 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 105 (8.25%) UX Designer
6 100 (7.86%) Senior Developer
7 99 (7.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 92 (7.23%) C# Developer
9 86 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 67 (5.27%) UI Developer
11 66 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 62 (4.87%) Angular Developer
13 61 (4.80%) .NET Developer
14 56 (4.40%) UX Developer
15 55 (4.32%) Architect
16 52 (4.09%) UI Designer
17 49 (3.85%) PHP Developer
17 49 (3.85%) UI/UX Designer
18 47 (3.69%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (49.21%) HTML
2 612 (48.11%) CSS
3 343 (26.97%) AngularJS
4 293 (23.03%) HTML5
5 270 (21.23%) jQuery
6 268 (21.07%) .NET
7 193 (15.17%) CSS3
7 193 (15.17%) React
8 191 (15.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 177 (13.92%) Sass
10 166 (13.05%) Node.js
11 153 (12.03%) Web Services
12 137 (10.77%) LESS
13 124 (9.75%) REST
14 123 (9.67%) ASP.NET
15 98 (7.70%) RESTful
16 93 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web API
17 76 (5.97%) JSON
18 68 (5.35%) SOAP
19 65 (5.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.82%) Mobile App
3 63 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (3.07%) Graphic Design
5 35 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.42%) BYOD
8 18 (1.42%) Mainframe
8 18 (1.42%) PMI
8 18 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.34%) Fintech
10 15 (1.18%) FMCG
10 15 (1.18%) Taxonomies
11 12 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.79%) Animation
13 9 (0.71%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.55%) Video Editing
15 6 (0.47%) Photography
15 6 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (6.21%) Linux
2 52 (4.09%) Android
3 51 (4.01%) Apple iOS
4 38 (2.99%) Windows
5 6 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.39%) Unix
6 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.079%) VMS
9 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (19.81%) Front End Development
3 249 (19.58%) Scrum
4 211 (16.59%) Web Development
5 155 (12.19%) TDD
6 153 (12.03%) Software Engineering
7 145 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
8 142 (11.16%) Wireframes
9 139 (10.93%) Test Automation
10 131 (10.30%) E-Commerce
11 124 (9.75%) MVC
12 121 (9.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 112 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (8.18%) SOLID
15 99 (7.78%) User Stories
16 90 (7.08%) Kanban
17 87 (6.84%) Analytics
18 85 (6.68%) OO
19 84 (6.60%) Computer Science
19 84 (6.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 632 (49.69%) JavaScript
2 266 (20.91%) C#
3 168 (13.21%) SQL
4 142 (11.16%) Java
5 139 (10.93%) PHP
6 89 (7.00%) ES6
7 56 (4.40%) Python
8 46 (3.62%) TypeScript
9 34 (2.67%) Go
10 29 (2.28%) C++
11 28 (2.20%) Ruby
12 25 (1.97%) C
13 24 (1.89%) Objective-C
13 24 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 17 (1.34%) Apple Swift
15 14 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.02%) ES8
16 13 (1.02%) Perl
17 11 (0.86%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.86%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 188 (14.78%) Degree
2 27 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 27 (2.12%) PMI Certification
3 12 (0.94%) PMP
4 10 (0.79%) ISEB
5 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.55%) CBAP
7 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.55%) MCSE
8 6 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.39%) MBA
10 3 (0.24%) ACCA
10 3 (0.24%) CCIE
10 3 (0.24%) CCNA
10 3 (0.24%) CCNP
10 3 (0.24%) HND
11 2 (0.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (9.83%) QA
2 22 (1.73%) GDPR
3 21 (1.65%) SLA
4 11 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.47%) WAI
6 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) PMO
8 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (4.09%) Docker
2 19 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.55%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.079%) ACF2
6 1 (0.079%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (1.49%) SCCM
2 7 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.16%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.16%) SCSM
5 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.079%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.079%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.079%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.079%) SCOM
6 1 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (7.15%) Adobe
2 86 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.48%) Google
4 34 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 22 (1.73%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.42%) HP
8 13 (1.02%) Oracle
8 13 (1.02%) SAP
8 13 (1.02%) VMware
9 12 (0.94%) Twitter
10 9 (0.71%) Cloudera
11 7 (0.55%) Hortonworks
11 7 (0.55%) Polycom
12 6 (0.47%) Cisco
12 6 (0.47%) Optimizely
12 6 (0.47%) Tableau
12 6 (0.47%) Telerik
12 6 (0.47%) Teradata
13 5 (0.39%) Sony