Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 80 77
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 756 1,013 1,257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.56% 3.79% 3.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.11% 10.40% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 668 945 1,145
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,250 £29,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7,479 9,738 11,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.25% 36.41% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,879 7,461 9,076
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 -5 336 £50,250 +0.50% 59
Hampshire +49 193 £54,000 +38.46% 15
Berkshire -16 160 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Surrey -1 122 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Oxfordshire +14 113 £40,000 -11.11% 31
Buckinghamshire +14 67 £49,000 +3.16% 5
West Sussex -26 50 £46,250 -2.63% 8
East Sussex -54 22 £50,000 - 11
Kent +15 11 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Middlesex +7 2 £25,000 -54.55% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 341 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (43.12%) JavaScript
3 294 (38.89%) HTML
4 292 (38.62%) CSS
5 205 (27.12%) AngularJS
6 194 (25.66%) Front End Development
7 177 (23.41%) .NET
8 147 (19.44%) React
9 146 (19.31%) Software Engineering
10 136 (17.99%) Git (software)
11 119 (15.74%) C#
12 118 (15.61%) Scrum
13 109 (14.42%) Java
13 109 (14.42%) Microsoft
14 105 (13.89%) Web Development
15 101 (13.36%) Finance
16 100 (13.23%) SQL
17 97 (12.83%) HTML5
18 95 (12.57%) Wireframes
19 92 (12.17%) C++
20 91 (12.04%) Azure
21 88 (11.64%) Linux
22 82 (10.85%) jQuery
23 79 (10.45%) Sass
24 78 (10.32%) Prototyping
24 78 (10.32%) Adobe
25 77 (10.19%) Windows
25 77 (10.19%) Degree
26 74 (9.79%) Sketch
27 73 (9.66%) Node.js

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 43 (5.69%) CMS
2 27 (3.57%) WordPress
3 19 (2.51%) Confluence
4 17 (2.25%) Apache
5 14 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.72%) CICS
6 13 (1.72%) IIS
7 7 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.66%) Kentico
9 5 (0.66%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.53%) Drupal
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.40%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 74 (9.79%) Sketch
2 46 (6.08%) Photoshop
3 29 (3.84%) InVision
4 28 (3.70%) Adobe XD
5 24 (3.17%) Figma
6 23 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (1.19%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (0.66%) Zeplin
10 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.53%) UXPin
11 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.40%) InDesign
11 3 (0.40%) Marvel
12 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.13%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 18 (2.38%) Magento
2 11 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.66%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 91 (12.04%) Azure
2 53 (7.01%) SaaS
3 51 (6.75%) AWS
4 37 (4.89%) GitHub
5 20 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 17 (2.25%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.46%) npm
8 10 (1.32%) PaaS
9 9 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.19%) Power Platform
10 8 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.06%) DigitalOcean
10 8 (1.06%) IaaS
11 7 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.79%) GCP
12 6 (0.79%) Google Docs
12 6 (0.79%) Office 365
12 6 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.53%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.25%) DNS
2 13 (1.72%) Wireless
3 12 (1.59%) Internet
4 10 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.93%) Intranet
6 5 (0.66%) Firewall
6 5 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.66%) SSH
7 4 (0.53%) VoIP
8 3 (0.40%) SNMP
8 3 (0.40%) SSL
9 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) VPN
9 2 (0.26%) WAAS
9 2 (0.26%) WAN
10 1 (0.13%) 4G
10 1 (0.13%) GSM
10 1 (0.13%) HTTP
10 1 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.08%) MySQL
3 29 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.98%) DB2
7 11 (1.46%) Redis
8 10 (1.32%) SQLite
9 9 (1.19%) Big Data
9 9 (1.19%) Power BI
10 6 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.53%) QlikView
12 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.13%) Data Mart
14 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 136 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.22%) Subversion
3 44 (5.82%) gulp
4 43 (5.69%) webpack
5 42 (5.56%) Axure RP
6 40 (5.29%) JIRA
7 35 (4.63%) Selenium
8 31 (4.10%) Grunt
9 25 (3.31%) Balsamiq
10 24 (3.17%) Jasmine
11 21 (2.78%) Jenkins
12 18 (2.38%) Visual Studio
13 16 (2.12%) JMeter
13 16 (2.12%) Mocha
14 14 (1.85%) JUnit
14 14 (1.85%) Protractor
15 12 (1.59%) HP UFT
15 12 (1.59%) LoadRunner
16 8 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 101 (13.36%) Finance
2 67 (8.86%) Marketing
3 45 (5.95%) Retail
4 28 (3.70%) Games
5 13 (1.72%) Banking
6 10 (1.32%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.06%) Automotive
7 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.66%) Back Office
9 4 (0.53%) Local Government
10 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.40%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 354 (46.83%) Developer
2 139 (18.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 105 (13.89%) Designer
4 93 (12.30%) UX Designer
5 83 (10.98%) Software Engineer
6 74 (9.79%) Senior Developer
7 73 (9.66%) Web Developer
8 57 (7.54%) Architect
9 51 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
10 49 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 42 (5.56%) React Developer
12 37 (4.89%) PHP Developer
13 36 (4.76%) Software Developer
14 34 (4.50%) UI Designer
15 33 (4.37%) UI Developer
16 31 (4.10%) Product Manager
17 30 (3.97%) Angular Developer
17 30 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
18 29 (3.84%) Senior Designer
18 29 (3.84%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (38.89%) HTML
2 292 (38.62%) CSS
3 205 (27.12%) AngularJS
4 177 (23.41%) .NET
5 147 (19.44%) React
6 97 (12.83%) HTML5
7 82 (10.85%) jQuery
8 79 (10.45%) Sass
9 73 (9.66%) Node.js
10 72 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 64 (8.47%) Vue.js
12 54 (7.14%) CSS3
13 52 (6.88%) ASP.NET
14 48 (6.35%) REST
15 45 (5.95%) Angular 2
16 42 (5.56%) Web Services
17 41 (5.42%) .NET Core
18 37 (4.89%) WinForms
19 33 (4.37%) LESS
20 31 (4.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 36 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 27 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.12%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.98%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.93%) IVR
14 6 (0.79%) Life Science
15 5 (0.66%) Graphic Design
15 5 (0.66%) Taxonomies
16 4 (0.53%) Robotics
16 4 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (11.64%) Linux
2 77 (10.19%) Windows
3 47 (6.22%) Android
4 45 (5.95%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.46%) Mac OS
6 10 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (0.93%) tvOS
8 6 (0.79%) Unix
9 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.40%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Tizen
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) webOS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (25.66%) Front End Development
3 146 (19.31%) Software Engineering
4 118 (15.61%) Scrum
5 105 (13.89%) Web Development
6 95 (12.57%) Wireframes
7 78 (10.32%) Prototyping
8 60 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (7.80%) Test Automation
10 55 (7.28%) Analytics
10 55 (7.28%) MVC
11 54 (7.14%) Visualisation
12 53 (7.01%) Project Management
12 53 (7.01%) User Stories
13 52 (6.88%) DevOps
13 52 (6.88%) E-Commerce
14 47 (6.22%) OO
15 45 (5.95%) Mathematics
16 42 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (5.56%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 326 (43.12%) JavaScript
2 119 (15.74%) C#
3 109 (14.42%) Java
4 100 (13.23%) SQL
5 92 (12.17%) C++
6 70 (9.26%) TypeScript
7 67 (8.86%) PHP
7 67 (8.86%) Python
8 48 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 47 (6.22%) ES6
10 37 (4.89%) C
11 23 (3.04%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.91%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.78%) Perl
14 17 (2.25%) VB
15 13 (1.72%) COBOL
16 12 (1.59%) Ruby
17 11 (1.46%) Assembly Language
17 11 (1.46%) PL/1
17 11 (1.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (10.19%) Degree
2 26 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.78%) ISEB
6 19 (2.51%) PMP
7 18 (2.38%) PMI Certification
8 16 (2.12%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.66%) CISM
10 5 (0.66%) CISSP
11 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.40%) SAFe Agilist
12 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.13%) CSPO
13 1 (0.13%) IIBA
13 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.08%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) WCAG
3 4 (0.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (4.23%) Docker
2 13 (1.72%) ACF2
2 13 (1.72%) RACF
3 10 (1.32%) Firmware
4 7 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.66%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (0.53%) Terraform
4 3 (0.40%) Ansible
4 3 (0.40%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.40%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.26%) Grafana
5 2 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.13%) cPanel
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.13%) MIIS
6 1 (0.13%) Plesk
6 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.13%) SCSM
6 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 109 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 78 (10.32%) Adobe
3 46 (6.08%) Google
4 27 (3.57%) IBM
5 15 (1.98%) Oracle
6 14 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.85%) Xamarin
7 13 (1.72%) Apple
7 13 (1.72%) HP
8 11 (1.46%) Tableau
9 8 (1.06%) Rollbar
10 7 (0.93%) VMware
10 7 (0.93%) WooCommerce
11 6 (0.79%) Hotjar
12 5 (0.66%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.66%) SAP
13 3 (0.40%) Citrix
13 3 (0.40%) Dell
13 3 (0.40%) HubSpot
13 3 (0.40%) Unisys