Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 55 80
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 958 1,434 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.65% 4.81% 3.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.03% 13.47% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1,234 858
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,126 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,555 10,642 10,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.43% 35.71% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,200 8,530 8,413
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,325 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,673 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.23% +5.00% -

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -25 413 £50,000 -4.76% 77
Berkshire -1 224 £55,000 - 34
East Sussex -8 155 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire -11 147 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Surrey -5 144 £55,000 +4.76% 32
Oxfordshire -16 105 £50,000 -1.48% 25
Buckinghamshire +14 84 £45,000 - 18
West Sussex -57 58 £48,750 +8.33% 15
Kent -19 26 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Sussex +14 1 - - 1
Middlesex -4 1 £55,000 -45.00%
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 435 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (39.35%) JavaScript
3 376 (39.25%) CSS
4 367 (38.31%) HTML
5 210 (21.92%) Front End Development
6 180 (18.79%) AngularJS
7 150 (15.66%) Finance
8 142 (14.82%) React
9 139 (14.51%) Degree
10 134 (13.99%) Wireframes
10 134 (13.99%) Git (software)
11 130 (13.57%) Software Engineering
12 126 (13.15%) Java
13 116 (12.11%) Scrum
14 113 (11.80%) C#
15 111 (11.59%) SQL
16 110 (11.48%) .NET
17 109 (11.38%) HTML5
18 106 (11.06%) Marketing
19 98 (10.23%) Analytics
20 96 (10.02%) Node.js
21 92 (9.60%) jQuery
22 91 (9.50%) Web Development
23 88 (9.19%) TDD
24 86 (8.98%) Adobe
25 85 (8.87%) CSS3
25 85 (8.87%) Sketch
26 84 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
27 83 (8.66%) E-Commerce
28 80 (8.35%) SDLC

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 65 (6.78%) CMS
2 42 (4.38%) Confluence
3 24 (2.51%) WordPress
4 20 (2.09%) Sitefinity
5 19 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.36%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.15%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.94%) CICS
11 8 (0.84%) NetWeaver
12 7 (0.73%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.63%) Drupal
14 5 (0.52%) Apache
14 5 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.42%) IIS
16 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.31%) Jetty
16 3 (0.31%) Mendix
17 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 85 (8.87%) Sketch
2 42 (4.38%) Photoshop
3 41 (4.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (4.28%) Adobe XD
4 34 (3.55%) InVision
5 21 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (1.67%) Figma
6 16 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (1.04%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (0.84%) Marvel
10 6 (0.63%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (0.63%) UXPin
11 5 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.31%) InDesign
13 2 (0.21%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (1.04%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.52%) Magento
2 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.42%) SAP EWM
3 4 (0.42%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.10%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.91%) SaaS
3 43 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (3.44%) GitHub
5 27 (2.82%) Office 365
6 23 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 23 (2.40%) Serverless
7 16 (1.67%) Google Analytics
8 13 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.36%) npm
9 10 (1.04%) Firebase
10 9 (0.94%) PaaS
11 7 (0.73%) IaaS
11 7 (0.73%) Slack
12 5 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.52%) BrowserStack
12 5 (0.52%) Lucidchart
13 4 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.09%) Bluetooth
2 14 (1.46%) Internet
3 11 (1.15%) Skype
4 8 (0.84%) SSL
5 7 (0.73%) PSTN
6 5 (0.52%) HTTP
6 5 (0.52%) SSH
7 4 (0.42%) Firewall
7 4 (0.42%) Network Security
7 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.21%) DNS
9 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.21%) Wireless
10 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) LTE
10 1 (0.10%) VLAN
10 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.03%) MySQL
3 19 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.88%) NoSQL
5 15 (1.57%) Big Data
5 15 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.25%) SAP HANA
8 10 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (1.04%) QlikView
9 9 (0.94%) DB2
9 9 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.63%) Redis
11 5 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 4 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.42%) Lumira
12 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 134 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 69 (7.20%) JIRA
3 61 (6.37%) Axure RP
4 32 (3.34%) Selenium
5 26 (2.71%) Jasmine
6 23 (2.40%) webpack
7 20 (2.09%) Jenkins
8 19 (1.98%) Crashlytics
9 17 (1.77%) Balsamiq
9 17 (1.77%) Mocha
10 14 (1.46%) SonarQube
10 14 (1.46%) Visual Studio
10 14 (1.46%) Xcode
11 13 (1.36%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
12 12 (1.25%) Protractor
12 12 (1.25%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.25%) Subversion
13 11 (1.15%) Codeship
General
1 150 (15.66%) Finance
2 106 (11.06%) Marketing
3 65 (6.78%) Retail
4 28 (2.92%) Legal
5 24 (2.51%) Electronics
6 19 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.25%) Advertising
9 11 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.15%) Games
9 11 (1.15%) Law
10 8 (0.84%) Automotive
10 8 (0.84%) Publishing
11 7 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 411 (42.90%) Developer
2 180 (18.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 163 (17.01%) Designer
4 114 (11.90%) UX Designer
5 73 (7.62%) Senior Developer
6 72 (7.52%) Analyst
7 56 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 51 (5.32%) Web Developer
9 50 (5.22%) Architect
10 43 (4.49%) UI Designer
11 42 (4.38%) Angular Developer
12 38 (3.97%) UI Developer
13 37 (3.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 35 (3.65%) UI/UX Designer
15 33 (3.44%) Digital Designer
16 29 (3.03%) UX Developer
17 27 (2.82%) C# Developer
17 27 (2.82%) HTML Developer
18 25 (2.61%) Java Developer
18 25 (2.61%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (39.25%) CSS
2 367 (38.31%) HTML
3 180 (18.79%) AngularJS
4 142 (14.82%) React
5 110 (11.48%) .NET
6 109 (11.38%) HTML5
7 96 (10.02%) Node.js
8 92 (9.60%) jQuery
9 85 (8.87%) CSS3
10 79 (8.25%) Sass
11 72 (7.52%) RESTful
12 69 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 63 (6.58%) REST
14 49 (5.11%) Spring
14 49 (5.11%) Vue.js
15 47 (4.91%) ASP.NET
16 46 (4.80%) Web Services
17 41 (4.28%) React Native
18 39 (4.07%) LESS
19 34 (3.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 71 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 38 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (2.82%) Social Media
6 20 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.57%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.36%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.15%) Graphic Design
12 11 (1.15%) iPad
13 10 (1.04%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.04%) Taxonomies
14 9 (0.94%) Animation
15 8 (0.84%) Internet of Things
15 8 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
16 7 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.37%) Linux
2 56 (5.85%) Apple iOS
3 49 (5.11%) Android
4 32 (3.34%) Windows
5 12 (1.25%) Mac OS
6 10 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.94%) zOS
8 3 (0.31%) CentOS
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.21%) Debian
9 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (21.92%) Front End Development
3 134 (13.99%) Wireframes
4 130 (13.57%) Software Engineering
5 116 (12.11%) Scrum
6 98 (10.23%) Analytics
7 91 (9.50%) Web Development
8 88 (9.19%) TDD
9 84 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
10 83 (8.66%) E-Commerce
11 80 (8.35%) SDLC
12 76 (7.93%) Test Automation
13 73 (7.62%) Project Management
13 73 (7.62%) User Stories
14 72 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (7.52%) MVC
15 69 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 69 (7.20%) DevOps
16 68 (7.10%) Responsive Web Design
17 67 (6.99%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 377 (39.35%) JavaScript
2 126 (13.15%) Java
3 113 (11.80%) C#
4 111 (11.59%) SQL
5 57 (5.95%) PHP
6 37 (3.86%) ES6
6 37 (3.86%) Python
7 29 (3.03%) Java 8
8 28 (2.92%) C++
9 27 (2.82%) Apple Swift
10 24 (2.51%) TypeScript
11 16 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 15 (1.57%) Kotlin
13 13 (1.36%) ES7
14 12 (1.25%) ABAP
15 10 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.94%) Ruby
17 5 (0.52%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 139 (14.51%) Degree
2 35 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 21 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.25%) ISEB
7 5 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.42%) CISM
8 4 (0.42%) CISSP
9 3 (0.31%) CISA
9 3 (0.31%) CRISC
9 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.20%) QA
2 25 (2.61%) SLA
3 7 (0.73%) GDPR
4 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.52%) WCAG
6 3 (0.31%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.31%) PMO
7 2 (0.21%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.10%) BS7799
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (3.24%) Docker
2 21 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.10%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.88%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.52%) Plesk
4 5 (0.52%) SCCM
5 4 (0.42%) Ansible
6 3 (0.31%) Terraform
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (8.98%) Adobe
2 72 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.32%) Google
4 37 (3.86%) SAP
5 24 (2.51%) Xamarin
6 22 (2.30%) ServiceNow
7 21 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (1.98%) Sitecore
9 16 (1.67%) Oracle
10 9 (0.94%) IBM
11 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.73%) Polycom
12 7 (0.73%) Splunk
13 6 (0.63%) Cisco
13 6 (0.63%) Tableau
14 5 (0.52%) Dynatrace
14 5 (0.52%) Fujitsu
14 5 (0.52%) Kofax
14 5 (0.52%) Micro Focus
14 5 (0.52%) Tealeaf