Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 59 83
Rank change year-on-year -24 +24 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 900 1,343 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.56% 4.64% 3.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.92% 12.80% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1,154 910
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,375 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 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 9,076 10,494 10,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.91% 36.28% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6,980 8,369 8,811
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 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
Thames Valley -2 413 £52,500 +5.00% 80
Berkshire +9 225 £55,000 - 37
Surrey +9 148 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Hampshire -15 148 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Oxfordshire +6 127 £45,000 -14.29% 27
East Sussex -35 81 £60,000 +26.32% 11
Buckinghamshire -27 66 £45,500 +1.11% 16
West Sussex -72 54 £47,500 - 5
Kent -29 28 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Middlesex -7 4 £55,000 -25.17%
Sussex +3 1 - -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 South East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 425 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (42.78%) JavaScript
3 351 (39.00%) HTML
4 343 (38.11%) CSS
5 232 (25.78%) AngularJS
6 221 (24.56%) Front End Development
7 158 (17.56%) Git (software)
8 142 (15.78%) Finance
9 136 (15.11%) React
10 135 (15.00%) Java
11 134 (14.89%) Degree
12 131 (14.56%) Software Engineering
13 122 (13.56%) Wireframes
14 114 (12.67%) .NET
15 111 (12.33%) Marketing
16 109 (12.11%) HTML5
17 108 (12.00%) Scrum
18 106 (11.78%) Analytics
19 101 (11.22%) SQL
20 99 (11.00%) Microsoft
21 98 (10.89%) Web Development
22 96 (10.67%) C#
23 92 (10.22%) Node.js
24 89 (9.89%) Sketch
25 86 (9.56%) CSS3
26 83 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
27 82 (9.11%) User Stories
27 82 (9.11%) Prototyping
28 79 (8.78%) Computer Science
29 78 (8.67%) Linux

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 64 (7.11%) CMS
2 32 (3.56%) WordPress
3 24 (2.67%) Confluence
4 22 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.33%) Sitefinity
6 11 (1.22%) Apache
7 8 (0.89%) CICS
8 7 (0.78%) IIS
8 7 (0.78%) Jetty
8 7 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.56%) Drupal
10 5 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.33%) Kentico
12 3 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 89 (9.89%) Sketch
2 39 (4.33%) Photoshop
3 32 (3.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (3.44%) Adobe XD
4 31 (3.44%) InVision
5 27 (3.00%) Figma
6 26 (2.89%) OmniGraffle
7 18 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (0.89%) Marvel
10 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.44%) UXPin
14 3 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.11%) InDesign
15 1 (0.11%) UserZoom
15 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.11%) Magento
3 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.11%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.11%) Shopify
6 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.67%) AWS
2 55 (6.11%) Azure
3 39 (4.33%) GitHub
3 39 (4.33%) SaaS
4 26 (2.89%) Google Analytics
5 22 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 20 (2.22%) npm
6 20 (2.22%) Serverless
7 18 (2.00%) Office 365
8 13 (1.44%) Power Platform
9 10 (1.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 10 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 9 (1.00%) IaaS
11 8 (0.89%) Firebase
11 8 (0.89%) GCP
12 7 (0.78%) PaaS
13 6 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.44%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.78%) Internet
2 15 (1.67%) SSL
3 10 (1.11%) Bluetooth
3 10 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.89%) HTTP
4 8 (0.89%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.67%) Wireless
6 5 (0.56%) DNS
6 5 (0.56%) PSTN
6 5 (0.56%) Skype
7 4 (0.44%) Network Security
8 3 (0.33%) Firewall
8 3 (0.33%) LAN
8 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.22%) SMS
9 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.22%) VLAN
10 1 (0.11%) GoToMeeting
10 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.78%) MySQL
3 20 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 17 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.44%) Power BI
7 11 (1.22%) Big Data
8 10 (1.11%) DB2
9 9 (1.00%) Redis
10 8 (0.89%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.56%) SQLite
13 4 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.33%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 158 (17.56%) Git (software)
2 65 (7.22%) Axure RP
3 44 (4.89%) JIRA
4 38 (4.22%) Selenium
5 30 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 26 (2.89%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.56%) webpack
8 22 (2.44%) gulp
9 21 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 18 (2.00%) Protractor
11 16 (1.78%) Crashlytics
11 16 (1.78%) Mocha
12 15 (1.67%) Bitbucket
13 13 (1.44%) Mockito
14 11 (1.22%) Codeship
14 11 (1.22%) Grunt
14 11 (1.22%) SonarQube
14 11 (1.22%) Subversion
15 10 (1.11%) JUnit
15 10 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 142 (15.78%) Finance
2 111 (12.33%) Marketing
3 73 (8.11%) Retail
4 26 (2.89%) Public Sector
5 18 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.78%) Games
7 15 (1.67%) Legal
8 14 (1.56%) Electronics
9 12 (1.33%) Local Government
10 11 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.11%) Advertising
12 8 (0.89%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.67%) Automotive
14 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.44%) Banking
15 4 (0.44%) Billing
15 4 (0.44%) German Language
15 4 (0.44%) Law
16 3 (0.33%) French Language
17 2 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 395 (43.89%) Developer
2 166 (18.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 136 (15.11%) Designer
4 105 (11.67%) UX Designer
5 75 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 63 (7.00%) Analyst
7 60 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 49 (5.44%) Web Developer
9 45 (5.00%) UI Designer
9 45 (5.00%) UI Developer
10 44 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 39 (4.33%) UI/UX Designer
12 37 (4.11%) Angular Developer
12 37 (4.11%) Architect
13 29 (3.22%) Digital Designer
13 29 (3.22%) Java Developer
14 28 (3.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 27 (3.00%) HTML Developer
15 27 (3.00%) Software Developer
16 26 (2.89%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (39.00%) HTML
2 343 (38.11%) CSS
3 232 (25.78%) AngularJS
4 136 (15.11%) React
5 114 (12.67%) .NET
6 109 (12.11%) HTML5
7 92 (10.22%) Node.js
8 86 (9.56%) CSS3
9 77 (8.56%) jQuery
10 76 (8.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 74 (8.22%) Sass
12 62 (6.89%) Vue.js
13 49 (5.44%) RESTful
14 47 (5.22%) Spring
15 43 (4.78%) REST
16 42 (4.67%) Web Services
17 41 (4.56%) Angular 2
18 36 (4.00%) ASP.NET
19 35 (3.89%) LESS
20 30 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.11%) Mobile App
2 62 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (3.89%) Social Media
5 23 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.22%) Internet of Things
8 11 (1.22%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.22%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.11%) CUDA
9 10 (1.11%) Life Science
10 8 (0.89%) Animation
10 8 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.67%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.56%) Robotics
13 5 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (8.67%) Linux
2 55 (6.11%) Apple iOS
3 51 (5.67%) Android
4 35 (3.89%) Windows
5 7 (0.78%) CentOS
6 6 (0.67%) zOS
7 5 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.33%) tvOS
8 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.22%) Debian
9 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (24.56%) Front End Development
3 131 (14.56%) Software Engineering
4 122 (13.56%) Wireframes
5 108 (12.00%) Scrum
6 106 (11.78%) Analytics
7 98 (10.89%) Web Development
8 83 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
9 82 (9.11%) Prototyping
9 82 (9.11%) User Stories
10 79 (8.78%) Computer Science
11 74 (8.22%) E-Commerce
11 74 (8.22%) SDLC
12 64 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
13 58 (6.44%) Project Management
14 56 (6.22%) TDD
14 56 (6.22%) Test Automation
15 52 (5.78%) Responsive Web Design
16 50 (5.56%) MVC
17 49 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 385 (42.78%) JavaScript
2 135 (15.00%) Java
3 101 (11.22%) SQL
4 96 (10.67%) C#
5 60 (6.67%) Python
6 55 (6.11%) C++
6 55 (6.11%) PHP
7 33 (3.67%) ES6
7 33 (3.67%) TypeScript
8 20 (2.22%) Apple Swift
9 16 (1.78%) Java 8
10 15 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.67%) Kotlin
11 13 (1.44%) C
11 13 (1.44%) ES7
11 13 (1.44%) Ruby
12 12 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.00%) Perl
14 8 (0.89%) Go
14 8 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 134 (14.89%) Degree
2 34 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (1.00%) ISEB
5 9 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.67%) CISM
7 6 (0.67%) CISSP
8 5 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.44%) CISA
9 4 (0.44%) CRISC
10 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.22%) PMP
11 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.22%) SAFe Agilist
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.44%) QA
2 17 (1.89%) SLA
3 6 (0.67%) WCAG
4 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) PMO
6 1 (0.11%) BS7799
6 1 (0.11%) GAAP
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (2.22%) Docker
2 10 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.33%) Firmware
4 2 (0.22%) ACF2
4 2 (0.22%) RACF
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (0.89%) AirWatch
3 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.56%) Ansible
4 5 (0.56%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.56%) Terraform
4 5 (0.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.11%) cPanel
5 1 (0.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 99 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.67%) Adobe
3 44 (4.89%) Google
4 23 (2.56%) SAP
5 16 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.78%) ServiceNow
6 14 (1.56%) Oracle
7 12 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.11%) Hotjar
8 10 (1.11%) IBM
9 8 (0.89%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.67%) Pardot
10 6 (0.67%) Splunk
10 6 (0.67%) Tableau
11 5 (0.56%) Polycom
11 5 (0.56%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.56%) WooCommerce
12 4 (0.44%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.44%) Dell
13 3 (0.33%) Tealeaf