Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 93 94
Rank change year-on-year +36 +1 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,439 941 1,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.76% 3.20% 3.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.90% 8.34% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 772 1,114
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 12,097 11,289 15,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.98% 38.42% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,937 9,255 13,178
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +51 607 £52,500 +16.67% 106
Berkshire +37 267 £55,000 +22.22% 50
Oxfordshire +49 254 £45,000 +12.50% 35
East Sussex +32 241 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Hampshire -11 238 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Surrey +16 199 £55,000 +29.41% 33
West Sussex +56 114 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +18 105 £55,500 +23.33% 21
Kent +9 48 £40,000 +15.11% 10
Middlesex -3 13 £110,000 +238.46%
Sussex - 3 £33,500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £30,000 - 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 778 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (49.48%) JavaScript
3 682 (47.39%) HTML
4 634 (44.06%) CSS
5 404 (28.08%) AngularJS
6 335 (23.28%) Front End Development
7 292 (20.29%) HTML5
8 285 (19.81%) jQuery
9 267 (18.55%) Web Development
10 257 (17.86%) Scrum
11 234 (16.26%) C#
12 226 (15.71%) React
13 218 (15.15%) Java
14 216 (15.01%) .NET
15 213 (14.80%) Git (software)
16 204 (14.18%) CSS3
17 173 (12.02%) Node.js
17 173 (12.02%) Wireframes
18 172 (11.95%) Finance
19 164 (11.40%) Test Automation
20 163 (11.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 162 (11.26%) Degree
22 161 (11.19%) Marketing
23 156 (10.84%) Sass
24 154 (10.70%) PHP
25 153 (10.63%) Web Services
26 151 (10.49%) Software Engineering
27 148 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
28 146 (10.15%) QA
29 145 (10.08%) TDD

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
1 101 (7.02%) CMS
2 43 (2.99%) Confluence
3 37 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.22%) Umbraco
4 32 (2.22%) WordPress
5 25 (1.74%) IIS
6 18 (1.25%) Apache
7 17 (1.18%) Drupal
8 11 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.69%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.63%) Marvel
11 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.56%) JBoss
12 7 (0.49%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.42%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.28%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.28%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.28%) nginx
15 4 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 112 (7.78%) Photoshop
2 84 (5.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 58 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 56 (3.89%) InVision
5 31 (2.15%) OmniGraffle
6 24 (1.67%) InDesign
7 23 (1.60%) UXPin
8 13 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
8 13 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (0.56%) CorelDRAW
11 7 (0.49%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.069%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.069%) GIMP
15 1 (0.069%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 31 (2.15%) Magento
2 8 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.28%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.28%) Shopify
5 2 (0.14%) BPCS
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.069%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.069%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.66%) SaaS
4 30 (2.08%) GitHub
4 30 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (1.74%) npm
6 19 (1.32%) Office 365
6 19 (1.32%) Serverless
7 18 (1.25%) Google Analytics
8 16 (1.11%) PaaS
9 11 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
11 7 (0.49%) IaaS
12 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.42%) Slack
13 5 (0.35%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.28%) Firebase
15 3 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
15 3 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.61%) HTTP
2 24 (1.67%) Internet
3 15 (1.04%) SSL
4 8 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.42%) DNS
5 6 (0.42%) Network Security
5 6 (0.42%) VoIP
6 5 (0.35%) Skype
6 5 (0.35%) SMS
7 4 (0.28%) Firewall
7 4 (0.28%) Intranet
7 4 (0.28%) SAN
8 3 (0.21%) Wireless
9 2 (0.14%) LAN
9 2 (0.14%) VLAN
9 2 (0.14%) WAN
10 1 (0.069%) Broadband
10 1 (0.069%) DHCP
10 1 (0.069%) Extranet
10 1 (0.069%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.12%) MySQL
2 70 (4.86%) SQL Server
3 46 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (2.85%) Big Data
5 36 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 28 (1.95%) Apache Hive
8 24 (1.67%) Impala
8 24 (1.67%) Sqoop
9 22 (1.53%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.25%) Relational Database
12 14 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.83%) SQLite
14 11 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
15 9 (0.63%) Redis
16 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 6 (0.42%) GIS
Development Applications
1 213 (14.80%) Git (software)
2 111 (7.71%) Jenkins
3 88 (6.12%) JIRA
4 84 (5.84%) Selenium
5 67 (4.66%) Axure RP
6 55 (3.82%) Subversion
7 53 (3.68%) gulp
8 49 (3.41%) Jasmine
9 41 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 38 (2.64%) TeamCity
12 32 (2.22%) WebDriver
13 31 (2.15%) Maven
14 30 (2.08%) Visual Studio
15 29 (2.02%) Mocha
16 28 (1.95%) HP UFT
16 28 (1.95%) Protractor
17 22 (1.53%) Cucumber
18 21 (1.46%) SpecFlow
19 19 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 172 (11.95%) Finance
2 161 (11.19%) Marketing
3 89 (6.18%) Retail
4 43 (2.99%) Games
4 43 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 39 (2.71%) Banking
6 25 (1.74%) Advertising
7 19 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (0.83%) Electronics
10 11 (0.76%) Legal
11 9 (0.63%) Billing
12 8 (0.56%) Law
13 7 (0.49%) Hindi Language
13 7 (0.49%) Punjabi Language
13 7 (0.49%) Urdu Language
14 5 (0.35%) Publishing
15 4 (0.28%) Back Office
15 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 670 (46.56%) Developer
2 275 (19.11%) Designer
3 260 (18.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 202 (14.04%) UX Designer
5 122 (8.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 100 (6.95%) UI Designer
6 100 (6.95%) Web Developer
7 98 (6.81%) Analyst
8 82 (5.70%) Senior Developer
8 82 (5.70%) UI Developer
9 76 (5.28%) UI/UX Designer
10 75 (5.21%) C# Developer
11 73 (5.07%) HTML Developer
12 72 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
13 71 (4.93%) Full Stack Developer
14 66 (4.59%) Software Engineer
15 57 (3.96%) Lead Developer
16 55 (3.82%) Angular Developer
17 54 (3.75%) Software Developer
18 52 (3.61%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (47.39%) HTML
2 634 (44.06%) CSS
3 404 (28.08%) AngularJS
4 292 (20.29%) HTML5
5 285 (19.81%) jQuery
6 226 (15.71%) React
7 216 (15.01%) .NET
8 204 (14.18%) CSS3
9 173 (12.02%) Node.js
10 163 (11.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 156 (10.84%) Sass
12 153 (10.63%) Web Services
13 117 (8.13%) REST
14 108 (7.51%) ASP.NET
15 92 (6.39%) LESS
16 79 (5.49%) JSON
17 65 (4.52%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 63 (4.38%) RESTful
19 61 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
20 59 (4.10%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.44%) Computer Science
2 92 (6.39%) Mobile App
3 76 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (3.06%) Graphic Design
6 43 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (2.57%) Fintech
9 24 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.18%) Contactless
11 17 (1.18%) EMV
12 16 (1.11%) Life Science
13 14 (0.97%) Social Media
13 14 (0.97%) W3C
14 11 (0.76%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.69%) PMI
16 9 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
17 7 (0.49%) Virtual Team
18 6 (0.42%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 108 (7.51%) Linux
2 66 (4.59%) Android
3 54 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 44 (3.06%) Windows
5 8 (0.56%) Solaris
6 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.14%) CentOS
7 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.14%) zOS
8 1 (0.069%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (23.28%) Front End Development
3 267 (18.55%) Web Development
4 257 (17.86%) Scrum
5 173 (12.02%) Wireframes
6 164 (11.40%) Test Automation
7 151 (10.49%) Software Engineering
8 148 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
9 145 (10.08%) TDD
10 136 (9.45%) E-Commerce
11 128 (8.90%) MVC
12 119 (8.27%) SDLC
13 115 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
14 108 (7.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 107 (7.44%) Analytics
16 99 (6.88%) Kanban
17 88 (6.12%) DevOps
17 88 (6.12%) User Stories
18 87 (6.05%) Prototyping
19 86 (5.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 712 (49.48%) JavaScript
2 234 (16.26%) C#
3 218 (15.15%) Java
4 154 (10.70%) PHP
5 140 (9.73%) SQL
6 86 (5.98%) Python
7 68 (4.73%) C++
8 60 (4.17%) Go
9 53 (3.68%) ES6
10 46 (3.20%) Ruby
11 43 (2.99%) Scala
12 42 (2.92%) TypeScript
13 39 (2.71%) C
14 28 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.81%) Apple Swift
16 24 (1.67%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.60%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.39%) Perl
19 14 (0.97%) ES7
20 12 (0.83%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 162 (11.26%) Degree
2 18 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (0.42%) CBAP
6 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.35%) ISEB
7 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.28%) PMP
9 3 (0.21%) CCA
9 3 (0.21%) PhD
10 2 (0.14%) CCDP
10 2 (0.14%) CCIE
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.14%) HND
10 2 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (10.15%) QA
2 13 (0.90%) PSD2
3 10 (0.69%) SLA
4 8 (0.56%) GDPR
4 8 (0.56%) PMO
5 2 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.069%) P3O
6 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.069%) WAI
6 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (3.41%) Docker
2 24 (1.67%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) ACF2
4 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) RACF
5 1 (0.069%) Firmware
5 1 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (0.90%) Kubernetes
3 10 (0.69%) SCCM
4 6 (0.42%) SCOM
5 4 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.14%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.069%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.069%) Kibana
7 1 (0.069%) logstash
7 1 (0.069%) Nmap
Vendors
1 126 (8.76%) Adobe
2 73 (5.07%) Google
3 70 (4.86%) Microsoft
4 49 (3.41%) Xamarin
5 30 (2.08%) Capita
6 25 (1.74%) HP
7 24 (1.67%) Cloudera
7 24 (1.67%) Hortonworks
8 19 (1.32%) Apple
8 19 (1.32%) Twitter
9 17 (1.18%) PayPal
10 12 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.76%) Oracle
12 10 (0.69%) Sencha
13 9 (0.63%) Optimizely
14 8 (0.56%) Facebook
15 7 (0.49%) SAP
16 6 (0.42%) Cisco
16 6 (0.42%) Sitecore
16 6 (0.42%) TIBCO