Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 71 82
Rank change year-on-year +34 +11 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,180 318 938
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.59% 3.99% 3.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.72% 12.81% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 643 277 748
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £41,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 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 6,660 2,482 8,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.20% 31.18% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,848 2,030 6,378
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,938 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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
Hampshire +62 437 £42,500 -15.00% 27
Thames Valley -1 394 £57,500 - 54
Berkshire +7 213 £57,500 -4.17% 29
East Sussex +21 126 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Buckinghamshire -4 94 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Surrey -20 94 £50,000 +25.00% 16
Oxfordshire -4 87 £60,000 +9.09% 15
West Sussex +11 59 £42,500 -30.61% 7
Kent -19 34 £47,500 +72.73% 7
Sussex - 9 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 3 £85,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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.

1 622 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (43.47%) CSS
3 431 (36.53%) HTML
4 413 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 327 (27.71%) Social Skills
6 322 (27.29%) React
7 308 (26.10%) Degree
8 276 (23.39%) Finance
8 276 (23.39%) Full Stack Development
9 271 (22.97%) DevOps
9 271 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
10 267 (22.63%) Software Engineering
11 254 (21.53%) Front End Development
12 250 (21.19%) Scrum
13 242 (20.51%) AWS
14 236 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 214 (18.14%) Computer Science
16 210 (17.80%) Node.js
17 205 (17.37%) Wireframes
18 197 (16.69%) Java
19 196 (16.61%) Git (software)
19 196 (16.61%) Jenkins
20 188 (15.93%) Web Development
21 183 (15.51%) Microservices
22 179 (15.17%) Python
23 175 (14.83%) Banking
24 174 (14.75%) Linux
25 172 (14.58%) Azure
26 165 (13.98%) Law
27 164 (13.90%) Inclusion and Diversity

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
1 118 (10.00%) CMS
2 115 (9.75%) Apache Spark
3 103 (8.73%) WordPress
4 93 (7.88%) Apache
5 88 (7.46%) GemFire
6 56 (4.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 28 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 23 (1.95%) Umbraco
9 19 (1.61%) Confluence
10 17 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.93%) IIS
13 8 (0.68%) Joomla!
14 7 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.51%) Drupal
16 4 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.34%) nginx
17 3 (0.25%) EPiServer
17 3 (0.25%) Kentico
18 1 (0.085%) Mule
Applications
1 155 (13.14%) Figma
2 94 (7.97%) Sketch
3 59 (5.00%) InVision
4 40 (3.39%) Photoshop
5 30 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
6 27 (2.29%) Adobe XD
7 26 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 23 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
9 22 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
10 20 (1.69%) Campfire
11 18 (1.53%) OmniGraffle
12 14 (1.19%) InDesign
12 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 13 (1.10%) Marvel
13 13 (1.10%) Zeplin
14 12 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
15 11 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
16 9 (0.76%) GIMP
17 7 (0.59%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 34 (2.88%) Magento
2 11 (0.93%) Sage 200
2 11 (0.93%) Shopify
3 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.17%) SAP BRIM
5 1 (0.085%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.085%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 242 (20.51%) AWS
2 172 (14.58%) Azure
3 141 (11.95%) GitHub
3 141 (11.95%) SaaS
4 90 (7.63%) Amazon Kinesis
5 62 (5.25%) GCP
6 58 (4.92%) npm
7 50 (4.24%) PaaS
8 49 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (2.80%) IaaS
11 28 (2.37%) Google Analytics
12 26 (2.20%) Microsoft 365
13 22 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 22 (1.86%) OpenShift
13 22 (1.86%) Power Platform
14 21 (1.78%) Azure App Service
15 20 (1.69%) GitHub Actions
16 19 (1.61%) Azure Service Bus
16 19 (1.61%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.68%) DNS
2 37 (3.14%) HTTP
3 32 (2.71%) Firewall
4 31 (2.63%) VPN
5 21 (1.78%) Broadband
6 13 (1.10%) DHCP
6 13 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.02%) VLAN
7 12 (1.02%) VoIP
8 11 (0.93%) IPsec
8 11 (0.93%) LAN
8 11 (0.93%) SSL
8 11 (0.93%) WAN
9 10 (0.85%) MQTT
9 10 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.59%) Internet
11 5 (0.42%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.34%) Intranet
12 4 (0.34%) Network Security
12 4 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (12.20%) Big Data
2 122 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 115 (9.75%) HBase
4 108 (9.15%) MariaDB
5 99 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (6.61%) Redis
7 73 (6.19%) NoSQL
8 62 (5.25%) MySQL
9 42 (3.56%) Hadoop
10 33 (2.80%) Data Lake
11 32 (2.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 29 (2.46%) SQL Server
13 20 (1.69%) OLAP
14 17 (1.44%) Power BI
15 8 (0.68%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.59%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.59%) OLTP
17 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
18 5 (0.42%) GIS
19 4 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 196 (16.61%) Git (software)
1 196 (16.61%) Jenkins
2 121 (10.25%) Cypress.io
3 115 (9.75%) Storybook
4 113 (9.58%) Protractor
5 101 (8.56%) JIRA
6 96 (8.14%) Cucumber
7 91 (7.71%) JUnit
8 88 (7.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 87 (7.37%) Eclipse
9 87 (7.37%) Gradle
10 85 (7.20%) IntelliJ
11 79 (6.69%) Mockito
12 65 (5.51%) Axure RP
12 65 (5.51%) SonarQube
13 59 (5.00%) Artifactory
14 33 (2.80%) webpack
15 23 (1.95%) Mocha
15 23 (1.95%) Selenium
16 21 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 327 (27.71%) Social Skills
2 276 (23.39%) Finance
3 175 (14.83%) Banking
4 165 (13.98%) Law
5 164 (13.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 154 (13.05%) Marketing
7 137 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
8 113 (9.58%) Presentation Skills
9 48 (4.07%) Retail
10 45 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
11 40 (3.39%) Influencing Skills
12 37 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (1.95%) Public Sector
14 15 (1.27%) Wearables
15 14 (1.19%) Automotive
15 14 (1.19%) Telecoms
16 12 (1.02%) Advertising
17 11 (0.93%) German Language
17 11 (0.93%) Publishing
18 10 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 390 (33.05%) Developer
2 216 (18.31%) Designer
3 184 (15.59%) Software Engineer
4 167 (14.15%) UX Designer
5 152 (12.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 78 (6.61%) Analyst
7 74 (6.27%) Principal Engineer
8 73 (6.19%) Principal Software Engineer
9 65 (5.51%) UI Designer
10 64 (5.42%) Lead Software Engineer
11 63 (5.34%) UI/UX Designer
12 61 (5.17%) React Developer
13 54 (4.58%) Product Manager
14 50 (4.24%) WordPress Developer
15 45 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
15 45 (3.81%) Senior Developer
16 40 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
16 40 (3.39%) Software Developer
16 40 (3.39%) Web Developer
17 38 (3.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (43.47%) CSS
2 431 (36.53%) HTML
3 322 (27.29%) React
4 236 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 210 (17.80%) Node.js
6 162 (13.73%) HTML5
7 160 (13.56%) Spring
8 158 (13.39%) RESTful
9 155 (13.14%) Redux
9 155 (13.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 123 (10.42%) Kafka
11 119 (10.08%) RabbitMQ
12 114 (9.66%) CSS3
13 112 (9.49%) Express
14 111 (9.41%) Tailwind CSS
15 108 (9.15%) LAMP
16 106 (8.98%) JSON
16 106 (8.98%) Web Services
17 102 (8.64%) .NET
18 101 (8.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.63%) Linux Command Line
2 87 (7.37%) Mobile App
3 81 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
4 55 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 39 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.29%) Algorithms
8 26 (2.20%) Cloud Native
9 23 (1.95%) PMI
10 22 (1.86%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
11 15 (1.27%) iPad
12 13 (1.10%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.85%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.68%) Graphic Design
15 8 (0.68%) Life Science
16 7 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
16 7 (0.59%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 174 (14.75%) Linux
2 133 (11.27%) Unix
3 92 (7.80%) Apple iOS
4 90 (7.63%) Android
5 36 (3.05%) Windows
6 19 (1.61%) VMS
6 19 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (0.59%) SUSE
10 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.085%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (23.39%) Full Stack Development
3 271 (22.97%) DevOps
3 271 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
4 267 (22.63%) Software Engineering
5 254 (21.53%) Front End Development
6 250 (21.19%) Scrum
7 214 (18.14%) Computer Science
8 205 (17.37%) Wireframes
9 188 (15.93%) Web Development
10 183 (15.51%) Microservices
11 156 (13.22%) Business Continuity
12 154 (13.05%) Digital Banking
13 141 (11.95%) TDD
14 137 (11.61%) User Research
15 125 (10.59%) User Stories
16 122 (10.34%) Analytics
17 120 (10.17%) E-Commerce
18 119 (10.08%) Mentoring
19 113 (9.58%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 413 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 197 (16.69%) Java
3 179 (15.17%) Python
4 124 (10.51%) PHP
5 109 (9.24%) SQL
6 106 (8.98%) TypeScript
7 100 (8.47%) Shell Script
8 91 (7.71%) C#
9 86 (7.29%) Groovy
10 26 (2.20%) ES6
11 25 (2.12%) C
12 22 (1.86%) C++
13 15 (1.27%) Perl
14 14 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.10%) Go
15 13 (1.10%) PowerShell
16 9 (0.76%) PL/1
17 5 (0.42%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.42%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 308 (26.10%) Degree
2 78 (6.61%) OCP
2 78 (6.61%) Oracle Certification
3 33 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 22 (1.86%) APMP
6 19 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.36%) ISEB
9 14 (1.19%) AWS Certification
9 14 (1.19%) Master's Degree
10 13 (1.10%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.34%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.17%) CSPO
13 2 (0.17%) IIBA
13 2 (0.17%) MCSE
13 2 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.88%) Accessibility
2 91 (7.71%) QA
3 32 (2.71%) WCAG
4 22 (1.86%) GDPR
5 6 (0.51%) WAI
6 5 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.42%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.25%) PMO
8 2 (0.17%) IFRS
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.085%) GRC
9 1 (0.085%) HL7
9 1 (0.085%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (7.20%) HDFS
2 81 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.27%) Docker
4 42 (3.56%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.44%) Firmware
6 11 (0.93%) vSphere
7 7 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.085%) IAG
9 1 (0.085%) NFS
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 142 (12.03%) Ansible
2 65 (5.51%) Kubernetes
3 43 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.64%) Terraform
4 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.59%) Kibana
6 7 (0.59%) Rancher
7 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.25%) SCCM
9 2 (0.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 157 (13.31%) Adobe
2 111 (9.41%) Okta
3 105 (8.90%) VMware
4 63 (5.34%) Microsoft
5 51 (4.32%) Google
6 28 (2.37%) WooCommerce
7 27 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.86%) Oracle
9 19 (1.61%) Sitecore
10 18 (1.53%) Mercator
11 15 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.27%) Sage
12 13 (1.10%) IBM
13 11 (0.93%) Palo Alto
13 11 (0.93%) SAP
13 11 (0.93%) Sophos
14 10 (0.85%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.51%) Apple
16 5 (0.42%) Cadence
16 5 (0.42%) Citrix