Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 79 85
Rank change year-on-year +21 +6 +23
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,334 1,078 1,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.58% 3.72% 3.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.46% 9.35% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,149 865 1,037
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 11,639 11,526 14,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.96% 39.76% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,438 9,453 11,804
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +17 496 £52,500 +15.38% 102
East Sussex +23 236 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Berkshire +5 228 £57,500 +18.56% 42
Hampshire -18 194 £45,000 - 35
West Sussex +52 189 £45,000 - 15
Oxfordshire +29 174 £52,500 +23.53% 36
Surrey -2 158 £50,000 +17.65% 46
Buckinghamshire +20 96 £45,000 - 24
Kent +41 52 £40,000 +2.56% 9
Middlesex -16 3 £92,500 +184.62%
Sussex - 3 £33,500 -
Isle of Wight - 3 £30,000 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 715 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (50.37%) JavaScript
3 670 (50.22%) HTML
4 634 (47.53%) CSS
5 411 (30.81%) AngularJS
6 323 (24.21%) HTML5
7 295 (22.11%) jQuery
8 292 (21.89%) Front End Development
9 278 (20.84%) .NET
10 273 (20.46%) C#
11 251 (18.82%) Web Development
12 237 (17.77%) Scrum
13 233 (17.47%) Git (software)
14 218 (16.34%) React
15 213 (15.97%) CSS3
16 193 (14.47%) Node.js
16 193 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 176 (13.19%) SQL
18 173 (12.97%) Web Services
19 168 (12.59%) Degree
20 163 (12.22%) Wireframes
21 161 (12.07%) Sass
22 153 (11.47%) TDD
22 153 (11.47%) Java
23 151 (11.32%) Finance
24 150 (11.24%) Test Automation
25 147 (11.02%) PHP
26 146 (10.94%) QA
26 146 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
27 134 (10.04%) Software Engineering

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 85 (6.37%) CMS
2 65 (4.87%) Confluence
3 40 (3.00%) Umbraco
3 40 (3.00%) WordPress
4 35 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 34 (2.55%) IIS
6 20 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.35%) Drupal
8 17 (1.27%) Apache
9 16 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.97%) EPiServer
11 12 (0.90%) nginx
12 7 (0.52%) Marvel
12 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.52%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.37%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.30%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.22%) Kentico
15 3 (0.22%) Liferay
15 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 98 (7.35%) Photoshop
2 58 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 55 (4.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 25 (1.87%) OmniGraffle
5 21 (1.57%) InDesign
6 18 (1.35%) InVision
7 16 (1.20%) CorelDRAW
8 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (0.52%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (0.52%) UXPin
11 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.15%) Flinto
14 1 (0.075%) Inkscape
14 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.97%) Magento
2 8 (0.60%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.30%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.30%) SAP FS
3 4 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.30%) Shopify
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle AGIS
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.15%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.075%) BPCS
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 128 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.87%) SaaS
4 37 (2.77%) npm
5 35 (2.62%) GitHub
6 31 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (2.17%) Office 365
8 23 (1.72%) Serverless
9 19 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (1.42%) DigitalOcean
10 18 (1.35%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.82%) TestFlight
12 7 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.45%) Google Play
14 3 (0.22%) AdWords
14 3 (0.22%) PaaS
14 3 (0.22%) Trello
15 2 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.95%) HTTP
2 24 (1.80%) Internet
3 12 (0.90%) SSL
3 12 (0.90%) VoIP
4 6 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.37%) DNS
6 4 (0.30%) Intranet
6 4 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.22%) SMS
8 2 (0.15%) Firewall
8 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.15%) Network Security
8 2 (0.15%) Skype
8 2 (0.15%) WAN
8 2 (0.15%) Wireless
9 1 (0.075%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.075%) DHCP
9 1 (0.075%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.075%) LAN
9 1 (0.075%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (7.72%) MySQL
2 88 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (2.62%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.40%) Big Data
6 28 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (1.95%) Redis
8 21 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.12%) Apache Hive
9 15 (1.12%) Impala
9 15 (1.12%) Sqoop
10 11 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 10 (0.75%) Power BI
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.30%) Looker
12 4 (0.30%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.30%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 233 (17.47%) Git (software)
2 123 (9.22%) JIRA
3 90 (6.75%) gulp
4 77 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 71 (5.32%) Selenium
6 58 (4.35%) Axure RP
7 55 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (3.37%) Subversion
9 42 (3.15%) TeamCity
10 36 (2.70%) webpack
11 29 (2.17%) Bitbucket
11 29 (2.17%) Visual Studio
12 28 (2.10%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 24 (1.80%) Grunt
13 24 (1.80%) Maven
14 22 (1.65%) HP UFT
15 21 (1.57%) Jasmine
15 21 (1.57%) JMeter
16 18 (1.35%) Gradle
General
1 151 (11.32%) Finance
2 129 (9.67%) Marketing
3 60 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 54 (4.05%) Retail
5 25 (1.87%) Games
6 19 (1.42%) Hindi Language
6 19 (1.42%) Punjabi Language
6 19 (1.42%) Urdu Language
7 18 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (1.27%) Banking
9 15 (1.12%) Legal
10 10 (0.75%) Advertising
10 10 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 10 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.52%) Publishing
12 6 (0.45%) Local Government
13 5 (0.37%) Electronics
14 4 (0.30%) Automotive
14 4 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 668 (50.07%) Developer
2 239 (17.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 168 (12.59%) Designer
4 134 (10.04%) UX Designer
5 128 (9.60%) Web Developer
6 103 (7.72%) Analyst
6 103 (7.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 97 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 94 (7.05%) C# Developer
9 89 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 69 (5.17%) UI Designer
11 67 (5.02%) UI Developer
12 62 (4.65%) UI/UX Designer
13 60 (4.50%) Software Engineer
14 58 (4.35%) Angular Developer
15 57 (4.27%) .NET Developer
16 54 (4.05%) HTML Developer
17 51 (3.82%) Business Analyst
17 51 (3.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 51 (3.82%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 670 (50.22%) HTML
2 634 (47.53%) CSS
3 411 (30.81%) AngularJS
4 323 (24.21%) HTML5
5 295 (22.11%) jQuery
6 278 (20.84%) .NET
7 218 (16.34%) React
8 213 (15.97%) CSS3
9 193 (14.47%) Node.js
9 193 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 173 (12.97%) Web Services
11 161 (12.07%) Sass
12 121 (9.07%) ASP.NET
13 116 (8.70%) REST
14 101 (7.57%) LESS
15 96 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 90 (6.75%) RESTful
17 74 (5.55%) JSON
18 71 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
19 60 (4.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 81 (6.07%) Mobile App
4 59 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (2.77%) Graphic Design
6 36 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 31 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.87%) Fintech
10 21 (1.57%) PMI
11 18 (1.35%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.90%) BYOD
14 11 (0.82%) e-Learning
14 11 (0.82%) Social Media
15 10 (0.75%) Animation
15 10 (0.75%) Life Science
16 9 (0.67%) Taxonomies
17 7 (0.52%) Algorithms
17 7 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (5.92%) Linux
2 46 (3.45%) Android
3 45 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 25 (1.87%) Windows
5 6 (0.45%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.30%) Unix
8 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.15%) CentOS
9 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (21.89%) Front End Development
3 251 (18.82%) Web Development
4 237 (17.77%) Scrum
5 163 (12.22%) Wireframes
6 153 (11.47%) TDD
7 150 (11.24%) Test Automation
8 146 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
9 134 (10.04%) Software Engineering
10 126 (9.45%) MVC
11 114 (8.55%) Analytics
12 111 (8.32%) E-Commerce
13 108 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
14 106 (7.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 92 (6.90%) User Stories
16 89 (6.67%) Kanban
17 86 (6.45%) Project Management
17 86 (6.45%) SOLID
18 80 (6.00%) Web Design
19 79 (5.92%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 672 (50.37%) JavaScript
2 273 (20.46%) C#
3 176 (13.19%) SQL
4 153 (11.47%) Java
5 147 (11.02%) PHP
6 74 (5.55%) ES6
7 59 (4.42%) Python
8 45 (3.37%) Go
9 37 (2.77%) TypeScript
10 31 (2.32%) C++
11 27 (2.02%) T-SQL
12 25 (1.87%) Apple Swift
13 23 (1.72%) C
14 20 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.42%) Objective-C
15 19 (1.42%) Perl
16 16 (1.20%) Scala
17 15 (1.12%) ES8
18 12 (0.90%) Ruby
19 9 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (12.59%) Degree
2 28 (2.10%) PMI Certification
3 19 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (0.75%) CBAP
5 9 (0.67%) ISEB
5 9 (0.67%) PMP
5 9 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (0.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.30%) MBA
8 3 (0.22%) ACCA
8 3 (0.22%) CCA
9 2 (0.15%) CCIE
9 2 (0.15%) CCNA
9 2 (0.15%) CCNP
9 2 (0.15%) HND
9 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (10.94%) QA
2 24 (1.80%) GDPR
3 21 (1.57%) SLA
4 6 (0.45%) WAI
5 5 (0.37%) PMO
6 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.22%) WCAG
8 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (3.97%) Docker
2 17 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.075%) ACF2
4 1 (0.075%) RACF
4 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (1.27%) SCCM
2 15 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (0.37%) SCOM
4 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.075%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.075%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.075%) Nmap
Vendors
1 112 (8.40%) Adobe
2 77 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 71 (5.32%) Google
4 27 (2.02%) Xamarin
5 23 (1.72%) HP
6 20 (1.50%) Twitter
7 19 (1.42%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.12%) Cloudera
8 15 (1.12%) Hortonworks
9 10 (0.75%) Oracle
9 10 (0.75%) SAP
9 10 (0.75%) Telerik
10 9 (0.67%) Optimizely
11 6 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.45%) Talend
12 5 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.37%) WooCommerce
13 4 (0.30%) Cadence
13 4 (0.30%) Tableau
13 4 (0.30%) Teradata