Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 79 97
Rank change year-on-year +24 +18 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,435 1,056 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.84% 3.60% 3.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.19% 9.19% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 866 1,018
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +6.51%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%

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 11,774 11,495 15,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.71% 39.20% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,589 9,457 12,857
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 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +41 583 £52,500 +16.67% 108
East Sussex +22 259 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Berkshire +18 257 £55,000 +11.68% 39
Oxfordshire +46 242 £51,500 +23.35% 47
Surrey +8 200 £52,500 +26.51% 19
Hampshire -32 176 £45,000 +5.88% 23
West Sussex +50 159 £45,000 +16.13% 11
Buckinghamshire +9 92 £48,750 +8.33% 22
Kent +33 55 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Middlesex -12 8 £110,000 +238.46%
Sussex - 3 £33,500 -
Isle of Wight - 3 £30,000 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 791 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (49.13%) JavaScript
3 699 (48.71%) HTML
4 654 (45.57%) CSS
5 437 (30.45%) AngularJS
6 341 (23.76%) Front End Development
7 331 (23.07%) HTML5
8 289 (20.14%) jQuery
9 279 (19.44%) Web Development
10 258 (17.98%) Scrum
11 255 (17.77%) Git (software)
12 249 (17.35%) C#
13 245 (17.07%) .NET
14 239 (16.66%) React
15 217 (15.12%) CSS3
16 194 (13.52%) Node.js
16 194 (13.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 193 (13.45%) Java
18 183 (12.75%) Wireframes
19 175 (12.20%) Web Services
20 166 (11.57%) Test Automation
21 161 (11.22%) Sass
22 158 (11.01%) QA
23 157 (10.94%) Finance
24 155 (10.80%) TDD
25 154 (10.73%) PHP
26 146 (10.17%) Marketing
27 144 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
28 142 (9.90%) SQL
29 137 (9.55%) 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
1 105 (7.32%) CMS
2 57 (3.97%) Confluence
3 40 (2.79%) Umbraco
4 35 (2.44%) WordPress
5 34 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.95%) IIS
7 23 (1.60%) Drupal
8 15 (1.05%) Apache
9 13 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.56%) nginx
12 7 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.49%) Marvel
12 7 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.42%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.35%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.35%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.28%) JBoss
15 4 (0.28%) Sitefinity
16 3 (0.21%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 109 (7.60%) Photoshop
2 77 (5.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 65 (4.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 44 (3.07%) InVision
5 34 (2.37%) OmniGraffle
6 26 (1.81%) InDesign
7 20 (1.39%) UXPin
8 12 (0.84%) CorelDRAW
9 11 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.49%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.070%) GIMP
14 1 (0.070%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 23 (1.60%) Magento
2 7 (0.49%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.28%) Shopify
4 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.14%) BPCS
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.14%) SAP FS
5 2 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 111 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.76%) SaaS
4 35 (2.44%) npm
5 34 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 30 (2.09%) Serverless
7 29 (2.02%) GitHub
8 25 (1.74%) Office 365
9 20 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (1.32%) DigitalOcean
11 14 (0.98%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.56%) PaaS
12 8 (0.56%) TestFlight
13 7 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.35%) Slack
15 4 (0.28%) Google Play
16 3 (0.21%) Flurry Analytics
16 3 (0.21%) IaaS
16 3 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.74%) HTTP
2 26 (1.81%) Internet
3 13 (0.91%) SSL
4 10 (0.70%) VoIP
5 6 (0.42%) DNS
6 5 (0.35%) Skype
6 5 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.28%) Intranet
7 4 (0.28%) SMS
8 2 (0.14%) Firewall
8 2 (0.14%) SAN
8 2 (0.14%) VLAN
9 1 (0.070%) DHCP
9 1 (0.070%) Extranet
9 1 (0.070%) SpaceWire
9 1 (0.070%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.070%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.070%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.55%) MySQL
2 68 (4.74%) SQL Server
3 51 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (2.37%) Big Data
6 28 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.67%) Apache Hive
7 24 (1.67%) Impala
7 24 (1.67%) Sqoop
8 22 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.53%) Redis
9 15 (1.05%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.70%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.63%) SQLite
12 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
15 5 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 255 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 113 (7.87%) JIRA
3 106 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 82 (5.71%) gulp
5 75 (5.23%) Selenium
6 69 (4.81%) Axure RP
7 54 (3.76%) Subversion
8 51 (3.55%) TeamCity
9 42 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (2.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 35 (2.44%) Jasmine
12 32 (2.23%) Maven
13 30 (2.09%) WebDriver
14 27 (1.88%) HP UFT
15 25 (1.74%) Visual Studio
16 23 (1.60%) Bitbucket
17 21 (1.46%) Mocha
18 20 (1.39%) Gradle
19 19 (1.32%) Eclipse
19 19 (1.32%) Grunt
General
1 157 (10.94%) Finance
2 146 (10.17%) Marketing
3 85 (5.92%) Retail
4 57 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.58%) Games
6 28 (1.95%) Banking
7 20 (1.39%) Advertising
8 19 (1.32%) Hindi Language
8 19 (1.32%) Punjabi Language
8 19 (1.32%) Urdu Language
9 16 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.05%) Electronics
11 11 (0.77%) Legal
12 10 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.35%) Billing
13 5 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.28%) Back Office
14 4 (0.28%) Local Government
14 4 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 686 (47.80%) Developer
2 269 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 250 (17.42%) Designer
4 189 (13.17%) UX Designer
5 119 (8.29%) Web Developer
6 111 (7.74%) JavaScript Developer
7 103 (7.18%) Analyst
7 103 (7.18%) UI Designer
8 97 (6.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 90 (6.27%) Senior Developer
10 83 (5.78%) C# Developer
11 81 (5.64%) UI/UX Designer
12 71 (4.95%) UI Developer
13 70 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
13 70 (4.88%) HTML Developer
14 67 (4.67%) Angular Developer
15 66 (4.60%) Software Engineer
16 55 (3.83%) .NET Developer
17 50 (3.48%) UX Developer
18 48 (3.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (48.71%) HTML
2 654 (45.57%) CSS
3 437 (30.45%) AngularJS
4 331 (23.07%) HTML5
5 289 (20.14%) jQuery
6 245 (17.07%) .NET
7 239 (16.66%) React
8 217 (15.12%) CSS3
9 194 (13.52%) Node.js
9 194 (13.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 175 (12.20%) Web Services
11 161 (11.22%) Sass
12 134 (9.34%) REST
13 112 (7.80%) ASP.NET
14 102 (7.11%) LESS
15 100 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 86 (5.99%) JSON
17 83 (5.78%) RESTful
18 60 (4.18%) Ajax
19 59 (4.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.62%) Computer Science
1 95 (6.62%) Mobile App
2 80 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
4 45 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (2.79%) Graphic Design
7 33 (2.30%) Fintech
8 23 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.32%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.25%) PMI
11 17 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.05%) Life Science
13 13 (0.91%) Social Media
14 10 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
14 10 (0.70%) BYOD
15 9 (0.63%) Animation
15 9 (0.63%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.56%) Contactless
16 8 (0.56%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 100 (6.97%) Linux
2 68 (4.74%) Android
3 58 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 30 (2.09%) Windows
5 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.42%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.28%) Solaris
8 2 (0.14%) CentOS
8 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.070%) Unix
9 1 (0.070%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (23.76%) Front End Development
3 279 (19.44%) Web Development
4 258 (17.98%) Scrum
5 183 (12.75%) Wireframes
6 166 (11.57%) Test Automation
7 155 (10.80%) TDD
8 144 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
9 137 (9.55%) Software Engineering
10 130 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
11 125 (8.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 120 (8.36%) MVC
13 107 (7.46%) E-Commerce
14 106 (7.39%) Analytics
15 102 (7.11%) Project Management
16 98 (6.83%) Kanban
17 92 (6.41%) Web Design
18 87 (6.06%) SDLC
19 84 (5.85%) Prototyping
20 83 (5.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 705 (49.13%) JavaScript
2 249 (17.35%) C#
3 193 (13.45%) Java
4 154 (10.73%) PHP
5 142 (9.90%) SQL
6 73 (5.09%) Python
7 56 (3.90%) C++
8 55 (3.83%) Go
9 50 (3.48%) ES6
10 36 (2.51%) C
11 35 (2.44%) TypeScript
12 34 (2.37%) Apple Swift
13 31 (2.16%) Ruby
14 30 (2.09%) Objective-C
14 30 (2.09%) Scala
15 26 (1.81%) Perl
16 25 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.11%) ES8
18 9 (0.63%) ES7
Qualifications
1 135 (9.41%) Degree
2 24 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 21 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.70%) ISEB
6 9 (0.63%) PMP
7 8 (0.56%) CBAP
7 8 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.21%) CCA
11 2 (0.14%) HND
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.14%) PhD
11 2 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.070%) ACCA
12 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.070%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.070%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.070%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (11.01%) QA
2 22 (1.53%) SLA
3 20 (1.39%) GDPR
4 7 (0.49%) WAI
5 6 (0.42%) PSD2
6 4 (0.28%) PMO
7 3 (0.21%) GCP
8 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (3.90%) Docker
2 24 (1.67%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.21%) ACF2
4 3 (0.21%) RACF
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.070%) Firmware
6 1 (0.070%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (1.05%) SCCM
3 7 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.35%) SCOM
5 3 (0.21%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.070%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.070%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.070%) Kibana
7 1 (0.070%) logstash
7 1 (0.070%) Nmap
Vendors
1 131 (9.13%) Adobe
2 73 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.81%) Google
4 44 (3.07%) Capita
5 40 (2.79%) Xamarin
6 29 (2.02%) HP
7 26 (1.81%) Twitter
8 24 (1.67%) Cloudera
8 24 (1.67%) Hortonworks
9 16 (1.11%) Sitecore
10 10 (0.70%) Optimizely
11 9 (0.63%) Apple
11 9 (0.63%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.56%) PayPal
12 8 (0.56%) SAP
13 7 (0.49%) Telerik
14 6 (0.42%) Talend
14 6 (0.42%) WooCommerce
15 4 (0.28%) Cadence
15 4 (0.28%) Facebook