Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 87 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 416 958 1,454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.68% 3.65% 4.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.27% 10.04% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 381 851 1,328
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £69,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 4,049 9,541 10,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.86% 36.33% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,197 7,212 8,591
Median annual salary £51,518 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.04% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +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 6 August 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 6 August 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 +24 196 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Hampshire +61 110 £57,500 +43.75% 11
Berkshire +15 92 £60,000 +4.35% 14
Oxfordshire +15 73 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Surrey +23 55 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Buckinghamshire +17 33 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Sussex +11 28 £47,500 - 7
East Sussex -38 18 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Kent +31 3 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Middlesex +8 2 £25,000 -54.55%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 196 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 163 (39.18%) CSS
4 155 (37.26%) HTML
5 102 (24.52%) Front End Development
6 95 (22.84%) AngularJS
7 91 (21.88%) React
8 83 (19.95%) .NET
9 75 (18.03%) Software Engineering
10 74 (17.79%) Wireframes
11 64 (15.38%) SaaS
11 64 (15.38%) Scrum
12 53 (12.74%) C#
13 52 (12.50%) Git (software)
14 51 (12.26%) Web Development
15 49 (11.78%) HTML5
15 49 (11.78%) Microsoft
15 49 (11.78%) Adobe
15 49 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (11.30%) TypeScript
16 47 (11.30%) DevOps
17 46 (11.06%) Azure
17 46 (11.06%) Prototyping
18 45 (10.82%) jQuery
19 42 (10.10%) Sketch
20 41 (9.86%) Degree
21 39 (9.38%) Sass
21 39 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 37 (8.89%) AWS
22 37 (8.89%) SQL

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 29 (6.97%) CMS
2 12 (2.88%) WordPress
3 10 (2.40%) Confluence
4 9 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.16%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.44%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.44%) Headless CMS
5 6 (1.44%) IIS
5 6 (1.44%) Kentico
5 6 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.96%) Apache
8 3 (0.72%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (0.48%) CICS
9 2 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Drupal
10 1 (0.24%) Moodle
10 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (10.10%) Sketch
2 27 (6.49%) InVision
3 19 (4.57%) Photoshop
4 18 (4.33%) Adobe XD
5 12 (2.88%) Figma
6 10 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (1.92%) InDesign
8 7 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (1.20%) Marvel
9 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.96%) UXPin
10 4 (0.96%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.72%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.24%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 9 (2.16%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.38%) SaaS
2 46 (11.06%) Azure
3 37 (8.89%) AWS
4 13 (3.13%) GitHub
5 11 (2.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (1.68%) npm
7 6 (1.44%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.44%) PaaS
8 5 (1.20%) Google Docs
8 5 (1.20%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.96%) GCP
9 4 (0.96%) Office 365
9 4 (0.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.96%) ServiceMax
10 3 (0.72%) IaaS
10 3 (0.72%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.48%) Serverless
11 2 (0.48%) Slack
11 2 (0.48%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.13%) Internet
2 7 (1.68%) DNS
2 7 (1.68%) Intranet
3 6 (1.44%) Wireless
4 5 (1.20%) VoIP
5 4 (0.96%) SNMP
6 3 (0.72%) Firewall
6 3 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.24%) 2G
7 1 (0.24%) 3G
7 1 (0.24%) 4G
7 1 (0.24%) DWDM
7 1 (0.24%) GSM
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) LTE
7 1 (0.24%) MPLS
7 1 (0.24%) SSH
7 1 (0.24%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.33%) MySQL
3 8 (1.92%) Redis
3 8 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.72%) DB2
6 3 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.72%) Power BI
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
8 1 (0.24%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.24%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.81%) Axure RP
2 20 (4.81%) Subversion
3 18 (4.33%) JIRA
4 15 (3.61%) gulp
4 15 (3.61%) Selenium
4 15 (3.61%) webpack
5 12 (2.88%) Balsamiq
5 12 (2.88%) Grunt
6 11 (2.64%) Jasmine
7 7 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.44%) JMeter
8 6 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.20%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.20%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.96%) Mocha
10 4 (0.96%) Moq
10 4 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (8.65%) Finance
2 33 (7.93%) Marketing
3 16 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.37%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.64%) Retail
6 10 (2.40%) Banking
7 7 (1.68%) Games
8 6 (1.44%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.72%) Social Housing
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
10 2 (0.48%) Local Government
10 2 (0.48%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 190 (45.67%) Developer
2 83 (19.95%) Designer
3 73 (17.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 70 (16.83%) UX Designer
5 43 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 41 (9.86%) UI Designer
7 37 (8.89%) UI/UX Designer
8 34 (8.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 34 (8.17%) Software Engineer
9 32 (7.69%) Architect
10 28 (6.73%) UI Developer
10 28 (6.73%) Web Developer
11 24 (5.77%) React Developer
12 17 (4.09%) C++ Software Engineer
12 17 (4.09%) Senior Designer
12 17 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.85%) Software Developer
13 16 (3.85%) UX Developer
14 15 (3.61%) HTML Developer
14 15 (3.61%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (39.18%) CSS
2 155 (37.26%) HTML
3 95 (22.84%) AngularJS
4 91 (21.88%) React
5 83 (19.95%) .NET
6 49 (11.78%) HTML5
7 45 (10.82%) jQuery
8 39 (9.38%) Sass
8 39 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 35 (8.41%) Node.js
10 33 (7.93%) Vue.js
11 32 (7.69%) .NET Core
11 32 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 26 (6.25%) REST
13 23 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (5.29%) RESTful
15 21 (5.05%) CSS3
16 19 (4.57%) Web Services
17 16 (3.85%) LESS
18 15 (3.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.65%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.92%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.44%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.20%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.96%) IVR
10 4 (0.96%) Social Media
11 3 (0.72%) LIMS
11 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.48%) iPad
12 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.89%) Windows
2 19 (4.57%) Linux
3 18 (4.33%) Android
4 16 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Tizen
8 1 (0.24%) Unix
8 1 (0.24%) webOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (24.52%) Front End Development
3 75 (18.03%) Software Engineering
4 74 (17.79%) Wireframes
5 64 (15.38%) Scrum
6 51 (12.26%) Web Development
7 49 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (11.30%) DevOps
9 46 (11.06%) Prototyping
10 36 (8.65%) E-Commerce
11 35 (8.41%) Test Automation
12 34 (8.17%) MVC
12 34 (8.17%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 33 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (7.93%) Visualisation
14 31 (7.45%) User Stories
15 30 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (6.97%) Analytics
17 28 (6.73%) Project Management
18 25 (6.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 176 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 53 (12.74%) C#
3 47 (11.30%) TypeScript
4 37 (8.89%) SQL
5 35 (8.41%) Java
6 31 (7.45%) PHP
7 28 (6.73%) C++
8 23 (5.53%) Python
9 22 (5.29%) VB.NET
10 21 (5.05%) ES6
11 14 (3.37%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.92%) C
12 8 (1.92%) Ruby
13 6 (1.44%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.44%) Scala
14 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.72%) Elixir
15 3 (0.72%) Java 8
15 3 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (9.86%) Degree
2 18 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.20%) ISEB
6 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.72%) CISM
7 3 (0.72%) CISSP
7 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.72%) PMP
8 2 (0.48%) IIBA
8 2 (0.48%) PhD
9 1 (0.24%) CSPO
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.40%) Docker
2 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) ACF2
3 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) RACF
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.72%) Grafana
3 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.48%) MIIS
4 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (11.78%) Adobe
1 49 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.01%) Google
3 10 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.16%) IBM
5 8 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.68%) Oracle
6 7 (1.68%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.44%) BT
8 5 (1.20%) WooCommerce
9 4 (0.96%) Remedy
9 4 (0.96%) VMware
10 3 (0.72%) HP
10 3 (0.72%) Mapbox
11 2 (0.48%) Capita
11 2 (0.48%) Nintex
11 2 (0.48%) Rollbar
11 2 (0.48%) SAP
11 2 (0.48%) Spotify
11 2 (0.48%) Unisys