Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 80 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 323 939 1,330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.00% 3.71% 4.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.03% 10.31% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 311 794 1,198
Median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.81% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £67,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £54,486 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% +8.97% -

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 2,684 9,104 10,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.25% 35.93% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 6,948 8,371
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 +24 151 £60,000 +14.29% 28
Berkshire +21 82 £60,000 +7.14% 11
Hampshire +35 54 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Oxfordshire +12 45 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Surrey +22 42 £40,000 -23.81% 25
West Sussex +28 35 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +41 27 £60,000 +26.32% 4
East Sussex -20 24 £47,500 -20.83% 10
Kent +34 10 £27,500 -38.89% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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.

1 141 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (42.72%) JavaScript
3 137 (42.41%) CSS
4 136 (42.11%) HTML
5 78 (24.15%) React
5 78 (24.15%) Front End Development
6 65 (20.12%) SaaS
7 56 (17.34%) Wireframes
8 52 (16.10%) AngularJS
9 49 (15.17%) HTML5
10 47 (14.55%) Node.js
11 46 (14.24%) Software Engineering
12 42 (13.00%) TypeScript
13 41 (12.69%) Degree
14 40 (12.38%) CMS
14 40 (12.38%) C#
15 39 (12.07%) Adobe
16 38 (11.76%) .NET
17 37 (11.46%) DevOps
17 37 (11.46%) Test Automation
17 37 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (11.46%) Sketch
18 36 (11.15%) Prototyping
18 36 (11.15%) Git (software)
18 36 (11.15%) Unit Testing
19 33 (10.22%) jQuery
19 33 (10.22%) User Stories
20 30 (9.29%) Sass
20 30 (9.29%) AWS
20 30 (9.29%) Continuous Integration

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 40 (12.38%) CMS
2 12 (3.72%) Umbraco
3 8 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.17%) EPiServer
4 7 (2.17%) Headless CMS
4 7 (2.17%) Kentico
4 7 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.24%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.93%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 2 (0.62%) Drupal
7 2 (0.62%) WordPress
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Moodle
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (11.46%) Sketch
2 30 (9.29%) InVision
3 23 (7.12%) Photoshop
4 21 (6.50%) Adobe XD
5 17 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (3.72%) Figma
7 7 (2.17%) InDesign
8 5 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.62%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.62%) Marvel
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.31%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Maximo
1 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.31%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.12%) SaaS
2 30 (9.29%) AWS
3 29 (8.98%) Azure
4 10 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (3.10%) Google Analytics
4 10 (3.10%) Serverless
5 9 (2.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 8 (2.48%) Veeva
7 7 (2.17%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.86%) Office 365
8 6 (1.86%) PowerApps
9 5 (1.55%) npm
10 3 (0.93%) Yarn
11 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.31%) Firebase
11 1 (0.31%) GCP
11 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.31%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.10%) Internet
2 7 (2.17%) RTP
3 6 (1.86%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.86%) Network Security
4 5 (1.55%) Intranet
5 2 (0.62%) Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.33%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.02%) MySQL
3 9 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.93%) Redis
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.62%) Power BI
6 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.62%) Tableau
7 1 (0.31%) Big Data
7 1 (0.31%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 36 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.10%) Selenium
3 8 (2.48%) JIRA
3 8 (2.48%) webpack
4 7 (2.17%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.55%) Balsamiq
5 5 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.24%) Subversion
6 4 (1.24%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.62%) gulp
8 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.62%) JUnit
8 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.31%) JMeter
9 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 23 (7.12%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.19%) Marketing
3 17 (5.26%) Finance
4 15 (4.64%) Public Sector
5 12 (3.72%) Games
6 6 (1.86%) Retail
7 5 (1.55%) Banking
8 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Publishing
9 3 (0.93%) Social Housing
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 131 (40.56%) Developer
2 81 (25.08%) Designer
3 62 (19.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 59 (18.27%) UX Designer
5 50 (15.48%) UI Designer
6 41 (12.69%) UI/UX Designer
7 27 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 26 (8.05%) Software Engineer
9 24 (7.43%) React Developer
10 17 (5.26%) Architect
10 17 (5.26%) UI Developer
11 16 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (4.95%) Lead Developer
12 15 (4.64%) Software Developer
13 14 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (4.33%) Senior Designer
14 13 (4.02%) Analyst
14 13 (4.02%) User Experience Researcher
15 12 (3.72%) AWS Developer
15 12 (3.72%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (42.41%) CSS
2 136 (42.11%) HTML
3 78 (24.15%) React
4 52 (16.10%) AngularJS
5 49 (15.17%) HTML5
6 47 (14.55%) Node.js
7 38 (11.76%) .NET
8 33 (10.22%) jQuery
9 30 (9.29%) Sass
10 28 (8.67%) Vue.js
11 27 (8.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (8.05%) REST
13 22 (6.81%) .NET Core
14 20 (6.19%) CSS3
15 17 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (4.95%) Web Services
17 14 (4.33%) ASP.NET
17 14 (4.33%) Redux
17 14 (4.33%) RESTful
18 12 (3.72%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.17%) Graphic Design
6 6 (1.86%) Acoustics
7 4 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.24%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.62%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.62%) Blog
9 2 (0.62%) LIMS
9 2 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.33%) Windows
2 8 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.86%) Android
3 6 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.55%) Linux
5 2 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.15%) Front End Development
3 56 (17.34%) Wireframes
4 46 (14.24%) Software Engineering
5 37 (11.46%) DevOps
5 37 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (11.46%) Test Automation
6 36 (11.15%) Prototyping
6 36 (11.15%) Unit Testing
7 33 (10.22%) User Stories
8 30 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (8.36%) E-Commerce
9 27 (8.36%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 24 (7.43%) Analytics
10 24 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (7.43%) Usability Testing
11 22 (6.81%) Scrum
11 22 (6.81%) Web Development
12 21 (6.50%) Service Design
12 21 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (42.72%) JavaScript
2 42 (13.00%) TypeScript
3 40 (12.38%) C#
4 24 (7.43%) Python
5 23 (7.12%) SQL
6 17 (5.26%) ES6
7 15 (4.64%) Java
8 14 (4.33%) C++
9 12 (3.72%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.10%) PHP
11 4 (1.24%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.62%) C
13 2 (0.62%) ES7
13 2 (0.62%) Ruby
14 1 (0.31%) Elixir
14 1 (0.31%) GLSL
14 1 (0.31%) Go
14 1 (0.31%) Rust
Qualifications
1 41 (12.69%) Degree
2 9 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.55%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.24%) PhD
5 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.62%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.62%) MCP
6 2 (0.62%) MCSA
6 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.31%) IIBA
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.81%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (1.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Grafana
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) MIIS
Vendors
1 39 (12.07%) Adobe
2 30 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.64%) Google
4 13 (4.02%) SAP
5 11 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.48%) Siebel
7 7 (2.17%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.24%) Nintex
9 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.93%) BT
9 3 (0.93%) Facebook
10 2 (0.62%) Mapbox
10 2 (0.62%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.62%) Remedy
11 1 (0.31%) HP
11 1 (0.31%) IBM
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle
11 1 (0.31%) Progress
11 1 (0.31%) Sophos
11 1 (0.31%) Zend