Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 76 87
Rank change year-on-year +38 +11 -32
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,049 458 971
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.42% 3.74% 3.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.31% 11.57% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 608 381 815
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,375 £41,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% +8.42%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 5,730 3,959 8,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.08% 32.33% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,573 3,248 6,723
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,105 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +3.83% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +29 360 £47,500 -20.83% 18
Thames Valley +4 343 £57,500 +4.55% 59
Berkshire +6 177 £57,500 -4.17% 30
East Sussex +44 106 £50,000 +12.99% 15
Surrey +7 103 £50,000 - 18
Buckinghamshire +10 88 £55,000 +10.00% 11
West Sussex +35 87 £50,000 - 4
Oxfordshire -9 78 £57,500 +9.52% 18
Kent -4 23 £35,250 -41.25% 2
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 541 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (47.66%) CSS
3 427 (40.71%) HTML
4 414 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 295 (28.12%) React
6 271 (25.83%) Social Skills
7 256 (24.40%) Scrum
8 242 (23.07%) Degree
9 240 (22.88%) AngularJS
10 233 (22.21%) Finance
11 230 (21.93%) AWS
12 227 (21.64%) DevOps
12 227 (21.64%) Front End Development
13 223 (21.26%) Node.js
14 220 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
15 212 (20.21%) Software Engineering
16 204 (19.45%) Git (software)
17 189 (18.02%) Java
18 187 (17.83%) Computer Science
19 164 (15.63%) Wireframes
20 163 (15.54%) Microservices
21 156 (14.87%) Azure
22 155 (14.78%) Linux
23 154 (14.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 153 (14.59%) Law
24 153 (14.59%) HTML5
25 149 (14.20%) Banking
26 144 (13.73%) Jenkins
27 143 (13.63%) Python
28 141 (13.44%) RESTful

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 98 (9.34%) Apache Spark
2 97 (9.25%) CMS
3 82 (7.82%) Apache
4 81 (7.72%) GemFire
5 66 (6.29%) WordPress
6 48 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (1.33%) Confluence
7 14 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.95%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.48%) IIS
14 4 (0.38%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.38%) Kentico
14 4 (0.38%) nginx
15 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
16 1 (0.095%) Drupal
16 1 (0.095%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 84 (8.01%) Figma
2 79 (7.53%) Sketch
3 51 (4.86%) InVision
4 27 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 26 (2.48%) Photoshop
6 22 (2.10%) Adobe XD
7 20 (1.91%) Campfire
7 20 (1.91%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 15 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
11 11 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (1.05%) Marvel
11 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (0.86%) Zeplin
13 8 (0.76%) GIMP
14 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
15 4 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.29%) InDesign
16 3 (0.29%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 22 (2.10%) Magento
2 14 (1.33%) Shopify
3 5 (0.48%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.095%) SAP BRIM
5 1 (0.095%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 230 (21.93%) AWS
2 156 (14.87%) Azure
3 127 (12.11%) GitHub
4 104 (9.91%) SaaS
5 82 (7.82%) Amazon Kinesis
6 70 (6.67%) GCP
7 48 (4.58%) npm
8 45 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
9 44 (4.19%) PaaS
10 32 (3.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 28 (2.67%) Google Analytics
12 26 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (2.48%) IaaS
13 22 (2.10%) Power Platform
14 21 (2.00%) Amazon S3
15 19 (1.81%) Azure App Service
15 19 (1.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 19 (1.81%) Azure Service Bus
15 19 (1.81%) Azure Storage
16 16 (1.53%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.96%) DNS
2 25 (2.38%) Firewall
2 25 (2.38%) VPN
3 20 (1.91%) Broadband
4 14 (1.33%) HTTP
5 9 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.76%) Internet
6 8 (0.76%) LAN
6 8 (0.76%) WAN
7 7 (0.67%) DHCP
7 7 (0.67%) VLAN
8 6 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.48%) IPsec
9 5 (0.48%) SSL
9 5 (0.48%) VoIP
10 4 (0.38%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.19%) IKE
11 2 (0.19%) Intranet
11 2 (0.19%) MQTT
11 2 (0.19%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (11.53%) Big Data
2 116 (11.06%) Relational Database
3 98 (9.34%) HBase
4 93 (8.87%) MariaDB
5 75 (7.15%) PostgreSQL
6 71 (6.77%) NoSQL
7 69 (6.58%) Redis
8 54 (5.15%) MySQL
9 31 (2.96%) Data Lake
10 29 (2.76%) Hadoop
10 29 (2.76%) SQL Server
11 26 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.91%) MongoDB
13 17 (1.62%) Power BI
14 14 (1.33%) OLAP
15 6 (0.57%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.48%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.48%) OLTP
17 4 (0.38%) HDInsight
17 4 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 204 (19.45%) Git (software)
2 144 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 107 (10.20%) Protractor
4 105 (10.01%) Cypress.io
5 103 (9.82%) Storybook
6 101 (9.63%) JIRA
7 84 (8.01%) JUnit
7 84 (8.01%) Sonatype Nexus
8 82 (7.82%) Cucumber
9 78 (7.44%) Gradle
10 76 (7.24%) Eclipse
11 74 (7.05%) IntelliJ
12 69 (6.58%) Mockito
13 58 (5.53%) SonarQube
14 55 (5.24%) Artifactory
15 42 (4.00%) Axure RP
16 35 (3.34%) webpack
17 21 (2.00%) ESLint
18 19 (1.81%) Babel
18 19 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 271 (25.83%) Social Skills
2 233 (22.21%) Finance
3 153 (14.59%) Law
4 149 (14.20%) Banking
5 140 (13.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 120 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
7 113 (10.77%) Marketing
8 76 (7.24%) Presentation Skills
9 48 (4.58%) Retail
10 40 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
11 27 (2.57%) Public Sector
12 26 (2.48%) Influencing Skills
13 25 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (1.62%) Wearables
15 15 (1.43%) Telecoms
16 13 (1.24%) Publishing
17 12 (1.14%) Automotive
18 9 (0.86%) Games
18 9 (0.86%) German Language
18 9 (0.86%) Police
Job Titles
1 382 (36.42%) Developer
2 189 (18.02%) Designer
3 150 (14.30%) Software Engineer
4 149 (14.20%) UX Designer
5 131 (12.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 68 (6.48%) React Developer
7 64 (6.10%) Principal Engineer
8 63 (6.01%) Principal Software Engineer
9 57 (5.43%) Lead Developer
10 54 (5.15%) Product Manager
11 53 (5.05%) Lead Software Engineer
12 51 (4.86%) UI Designer
13 50 (4.77%) Architect
13 50 (4.77%) UI/UX Designer
14 48 (4.58%) Analyst
15 43 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
16 41 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (3.62%) Senior Designer
18 37 (3.53%) Senior Developer
18 37 (3.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (47.66%) CSS
2 427 (40.71%) HTML
3 295 (28.12%) React
4 240 (22.88%) AngularJS
5 223 (21.26%) Node.js
6 154 (14.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 153 (14.59%) HTML5
8 141 (13.44%) RESTful
9 137 (13.06%) Redux
10 131 (12.49%) Spring
11 112 (10.68%) Kafka
12 109 (10.39%) .NET
13 108 (10.30%) JSON
14 107 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
15 106 (10.10%) LAMP
16 102 (9.72%) Express
17 100 (9.53%) Tailwind CSS
18 98 (9.34%) Web Services
19 94 (8.96%) jQuery
20 82 (7.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.72%) Mobile App
2 82 (7.82%) Linux Command Line
3 63 (6.01%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.57%) Virtual Team
6 25 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.00%) Cloud Native
9 17 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
10 15 (1.43%) Digital Media
10 15 (1.43%) iPad
11 14 (1.33%) PMI
11 14 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
13 10 (0.95%) Life Science
14 8 (0.76%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.76%) Graphic Design
14 8 (0.76%) Legacy Code
15 7 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 155 (14.78%) Linux
2 106 (10.10%) Unix
3 66 (6.29%) Apple iOS
4 65 (6.20%) Android
5 40 (3.81%) Windows
6 19 (1.81%) VMS
7 10 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.67%) SUSE
8 7 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.095%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (24.40%) Scrum
3 227 (21.64%) DevOps
3 227 (21.64%) Front End Development
4 220 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
5 212 (20.21%) Software Engineering
6 187 (17.83%) Computer Science
7 164 (15.63%) Wireframes
8 163 (15.54%) Microservices
9 140 (13.35%) Business Continuity
10 139 (13.25%) Digital Banking
11 133 (12.68%) User Research
11 133 (12.68%) Web Development
12 127 (12.11%) TDD
13 124 (11.82%) User Stories
14 118 (11.25%) Mentoring
15 111 (10.58%) Analytics
16 107 (10.20%) E-Commerce
16 107 (10.20%) Open Source
17 102 (9.72%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 414 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 189 (18.02%) Java
3 143 (13.63%) Python
4 122 (11.63%) TypeScript
5 118 (11.25%) PHP
6 115 (10.96%) SQL
7 75 (7.15%) C#
8 74 (7.05%) Groovy
8 74 (7.05%) Shell Script
9 41 (3.91%) ES6
10 13 (1.24%) Apple Swift
11 12 (1.14%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.05%) C++
13 9 (0.86%) PL/1
14 8 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.76%) Go
15 6 (0.57%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.48%) C
16 5 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 242 (23.07%) Degree
2 69 (6.58%) OCP
2 69 (6.58%) Oracle Certification
3 29 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (1.43%) AWS Certification
5 15 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.33%) APMP
6 14 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 13 (1.24%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.95%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.86%) ISEB
9 9 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.57%) CSPO
11 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.38%) PhD
12 2 (0.19%) IIBA
12 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.095%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.91%) QA
2 66 (6.29%) Accessibility
3 24 (2.29%) WCAG
4 23 (2.19%) GDPR
5 12 (1.14%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 13485
6 3 (0.29%) PMO
6 3 (0.29%) WAI
7 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.19%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (0.095%) GRC
8 1 (0.095%) HL7
8 1 (0.095%) IFRS
8 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (7.05%) HDFS
2 72 (6.86%) Docker
3 68 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.96%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.43%) Firmware
6 5 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.48%) vSphere
7 4 (0.38%) XenApp
8 1 (0.095%) NFS
8 1 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 101 (9.63%) Ansible
2 46 (4.39%) Kubernetes
3 39 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (2.96%) Terraform
5 7 (0.67%) Kibana
5 7 (0.67%) Rancher
6 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.38%) FlexNet
7 4 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.095%) Grafana
8 1 (0.095%) SCCM
Vendors
1 115 (10.96%) Adobe
2 100 (9.53%) Okta
3 92 (8.77%) VMware
4 70 (6.67%) Google
5 51 (4.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (2.00%) Mercator
7 20 (1.91%) IBM
8 17 (1.62%) Sage
8 17 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.43%) Oracle
9 15 (1.43%) WooCommerce
10 14 (1.33%) SAP
11 13 (1.24%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.95%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.57%) Zend
14 5 (0.48%) Citrix
14 5 (0.48%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.48%) Sophos
14 5 (0.48%) Xceptor
15 4 (0.38%) Bloomberg