Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 89 65
Rank change year-on-year +35 -24 +26
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 462 783 1,142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.69% 3.37% 4.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.19% 9.57% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 445 693 1,059
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,750 £31,324
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 3,503 8,179 9,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.52% 35.18% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,612 6,464 7,672
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Thames Valley +14 164 £55,000 +4.76% 27
Berkshire +6 88 £57,500 +2.22% 15
West Sussex +46 76 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Surrey +5 65 £35,125 -34.65% 16
Hampshire +22 64 £50,000 +8.70% 8
Oxfordshire 0 45 £51,250 +28.13% 9
Sussex - 45 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +37 33 £60,000 +26.32% 3
East Sussex +34 25 £47,500 -1.04% 6
Kent +45 18 £42,500 -5.56% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 255 (55.19%) HTML
2 244 (52.81%) CSS
3 243 (52.60%) JavaScript
4 214 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (29.65%) Front End Development
6 124 (26.84%) HTML5
7 107 (23.16%) Analytical Skills
8 102 (22.08%) Scrum
8 102 (22.08%) React
9 82 (17.75%) Windows
10 79 (17.10%) Java
11 78 (16.88%) SaaS
12 76 (16.45%) Node.js
13 68 (14.72%) Analytical Thinking
14 64 (13.85%) AngularJS
15 61 (13.20%) Sass
16 60 (12.99%) Git (software)
17 59 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
18 56 (12.12%) TypeScript
19 53 (11.47%) Wireframes
20 50 (10.82%) C#
21 49 (10.61%) Degree
21 49 (10.61%) Prototyping
22 48 (10.39%) Vue.js
22 48 (10.39%) Web Development
23 45 (9.74%) CMS
24 43 (9.31%) CSS3
25 42 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 41 (8.87%) Unit Testing
26 41 (8.87%) .NET

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 45 (9.74%) CMS
2 8 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 4 (0.87%) Drupal
4 4 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.65%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.65%) Headless CMS
5 3 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (0.65%) Kentico
5 3 (0.65%) WordPress
6 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.43%) Confluence
6 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Liferay
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (8.87%) Sketch
2 30 (6.49%) InVision
3 22 (4.76%) Figma
4 21 (4.55%) Photoshop
5 14 (3.03%) Adobe XD
6 11 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (1.73%) MS Visio
8 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 2 (0.43%) InDesign
12 2 (0.43%) Marvel
12 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) nopCommerce
1 3 (0.65%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Maximo
2 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 78 (16.88%) SaaS
2 38 (8.23%) Azure
3 30 (6.49%) AWS
4 24 (5.19%) Google Analytics
5 12 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 9 (1.95%) Veeva
8 8 (1.73%) Serverless
9 6 (1.30%) Office 365
10 5 (1.08%) npm
10 5 (1.08%) PaaS
11 4 (0.87%) GCP
11 4 (0.87%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.87%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.65%) GitHub
12 3 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) HTTP
2 7 (1.52%) LAN
2 7 (1.52%) RTP
2 7 (1.52%) WAN
3 6 (1.30%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.30%) Internet
3 6 (1.30%) Network Security
4 5 (1.08%) Intranet
4 5 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.87%) Firewall
5 4 (0.87%) VPN
6 2 (0.43%) DHCP
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) FTP
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) H.323
7 1 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.68%) MongoDB
2 16 (3.46%) MySQL
3 11 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.87%) Big Data
7 3 (0.65%) Tableau
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.43%) Redis
8 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.43%) SQLite
9 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.46%) JIRA
3 11 (2.38%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 9 (1.95%) webpack
5 6 (1.30%) Selenium
5 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.08%) Balsamiq
6 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.87%) gulp
8 3 (0.65%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.65%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.65%) Storybook
9 2 (0.43%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.43%) git-flow
9 2 (0.43%) JUnit
9 2 (0.43%) Moq
9 2 (0.43%) NUnit
9 2 (0.43%) Subversion
9 2 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 33 (7.14%) Marketing
2 30 (6.49%) Finance
3 20 (4.33%) Games
3 20 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.52%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.30%) Banking
6 5 (1.08%) Law
7 4 (0.87%) Advertising
7 4 (0.87%) Electronics
7 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) Automotive
8 3 (0.65%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 241 (52.16%) Developer
2 106 (22.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 66 (14.29%) Designer
4 40 (8.66%) UI Designer
4 40 (8.66%) UX Designer
5 37 (8.01%) Software Developer
6 35 (7.58%) React Developer
7 31 (6.71%) Senior Developer
8 28 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 28 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 25 (5.41%) UI/UX Designer
10 23 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (4.76%) Web Developer
12 20 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (4.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 18 (3.90%) Analyst
15 17 (3.68%) UI Developer
16 14 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 14 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
17 11 (2.38%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (55.19%) HTML
2 244 (52.81%) CSS
3 124 (26.84%) HTML5
4 102 (22.08%) React
5 76 (16.45%) Node.js
6 64 (13.85%) AngularJS
7 61 (13.20%) Sass
8 48 (10.39%) Vue.js
9 43 (9.31%) CSS3
10 42 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 41 (8.87%) .NET
12 39 (8.44%) jQuery
12 39 (8.44%) REST
13 26 (5.63%) RESTful
14 24 (5.19%) LESS
15 23 (4.98%) .NET Core
16 21 (4.55%) Redux
17 19 (4.11%) Web Services
18 17 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
19 16 (3.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.16%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.60%) Acoustics
5 12 (2.60%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (0.87%) iPad
8 3 (0.65%) LIMS
8 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.43%) Life Science
9 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.22%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.22%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.22%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 82 (17.75%) Windows
2 13 (2.81%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.38%) Android
4 10 (2.16%) Linux
5 6 (1.30%) Unix
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (29.65%) Front End Development
3 102 (22.08%) Scrum
4 68 (14.72%) Analytical Thinking
5 53 (11.47%) Wireframes
6 49 (10.61%) Prototyping
7 48 (10.39%) Web Development
8 41 (8.87%) Unit Testing
9 40 (8.66%) Software Engineering
10 39 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (8.23%) User Stories
12 36 (7.79%) UX Design
13 34 (7.36%) Analytics
13 34 (7.36%) E-Commerce
13 34 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (6.93%) Test Automation
15 31 (6.71%) Project Management
15 31 (6.71%) Workflow
16 28 (6.06%) A/B Testing
17 27 (5.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 243 (52.60%) JavaScript
2 79 (17.10%) Java
3 56 (12.12%) TypeScript
4 50 (10.82%) C#
5 34 (7.36%) SQL
6 25 (5.41%) ES6
7 22 (4.76%) Python
8 19 (4.11%) PHP
9 14 (3.03%) C++
10 9 (1.95%) Objective-C
10 9 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.52%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.43%) C
13 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.22%) GLSL
14 1 (0.22%) Perl
14 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (10.61%) Degree
2 14 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.30%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.08%) PhD
5 4 (0.87%) MCSA
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.43%) CCNA
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.43%) ISEB
7 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.43%) MCP
7 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) CSPO
8 1 (0.22%) IIBA
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.93%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) PMO
2 3 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (2.16%) Docker
2 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (8.66%) Adobe
2 33 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.63%) Google
4 15 (3.25%) SAP
5 14 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.95%) Siebel
7 6 (1.30%) Facebook
8 5 (1.08%) Optimizely
9 4 (0.87%) Oracle
9 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.87%) Xceptor
10 3 (0.65%) ANSYS
10 3 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.65%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.65%) DoubleClick
10 3 (0.65%) Hotjar
10 3 (0.65%) iManage
10 3 (0.65%) Nintex
10 3 (0.65%) Reuters
10 3 (0.65%) Sophos