Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 73 99
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 955 1,309 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.58% 4.15% 3.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.48% 11.44% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1,151 762
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,700 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.40% +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 10,073 11,442 10,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.80% 36.30% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,707 9,224 8,434
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +1 426 £50,000 -4.76% 49
Berkshire +13 238 £55,000 - 17
Surrey +5 155 £55,000 - 28
Hampshire -48 138 £37,500 -16.67% 14
West Sussex +32 114 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -9 109 £45,000 +5.88% 26
East Sussex -19 97 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 79 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Kent -9 16 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Middlesex -4 1 £55,000 -50.00% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 421 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (42.93%) JavaScript
3 401 (41.99%) HTML
4 393 (41.15%) CSS
5 186 (19.48%) C#
6 181 (18.95%) .NET
7 179 (18.74%) Front End Development
8 159 (16.65%) Degree
9 155 (16.23%) AngularJS
10 153 (16.02%) Scrum
11 147 (15.39%) React
12 143 (14.97%) Java
13 139 (14.55%) HTML5
14 136 (14.24%) Software Engineering
15 131 (13.72%) jQuery
16 130 (13.61%) SQL
17 121 (12.67%) Git (software)
18 116 (12.15%) Finance
19 110 (11.52%) TDD
20 108 (11.31%) ASP.NET
21 106 (11.10%) Web Development
22 105 (10.99%) CSS3
23 102 (10.68%) Wireframes
23 102 (10.68%) Marketing
24 95 (9.95%) MVC
25 94 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 94 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
26 93 (9.74%) Sass
27 91 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
28 89 (9.32%) Amazon AWS

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 59 (6.18%) CMS
2 49 (5.13%) Confluence
3 36 (3.77%) Umbraco
4 35 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (2.51%) EPiServer
5 24 (2.51%) Sitefinity
6 16 (1.68%) IIS
7 15 (1.57%) WordPress
8 13 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.94%) Marvel
10 8 (0.84%) Kentico
11 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.52%) Apache
13 4 (0.42%) Drupal
14 3 (0.31%) Mendix
14 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.31%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.21%) nginx
15 2 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 35 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (2.83%) InVision
4 12 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.52%) UXPin
9 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.31%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.21%) InDesign
10 2 (0.21%) Maya
11 1 (0.10%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) SAP ERP
1 6 (0.63%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 5 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.52%) SAP EWM
2 5 (0.52%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.52%) SAP PP
2 5 (0.52%) SAP SD
2 5 (0.52%) SAP SRM
2 5 (0.52%) Shopify
3 4 (0.42%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (6.81%) SaaS
3 64 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (3.66%) GitHub
5 15 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.47%) Office 365
7 11 (1.15%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.15%) npm
8 8 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.84%) Heroku
8 8 (0.84%) PaaS
8 8 (0.84%) Slack
9 6 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.52%) BrowserStack
10 5 (0.52%) Lucidchart
10 5 (0.52%) Trello
11 4 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.30%) Skype
2 14 (1.47%) H.323
3 11 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (0.84%) Internet
4 8 (0.84%) SSH
5 6 (0.63%) HTTP
6 5 (0.52%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.52%) Network Security
7 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.31%) VoIP
9 2 (0.21%) Firewall
9 2 (0.21%) SSL
10 1 (0.10%) DNS
10 1 (0.10%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) LTE
10 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.19%) MySQL
3 32 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (3.04%) MongoDB
5 28 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 25 (2.62%) Big Data
7 19 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (1.88%) Redis
9 14 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.47%) QlikView
10 13 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.26%) SAP HANA
12 10 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 10 (1.05%) Power BI
12 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.94%) DataStage
13 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.94%) Lumira
13 9 (0.94%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 121 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 88 (9.21%) JIRA
3 60 (6.28%) Axure RP
4 39 (4.08%) webpack
5 32 (3.35%) Cucumber
5 32 (3.35%) Selenium
6 30 (3.14%) Bitbucket
7 26 (2.72%) Jenkins
8 21 (2.20%) Subversion
9 19 (1.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 19 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.88%) Jasmine
11 17 (1.78%) Grunt
12 16 (1.68%) Sourcetree
12 16 (1.68%) TestRail
12 16 (1.68%) WATIR
13 13 (1.36%) gulp
14 12 (1.26%) SonarQube
14 12 (1.26%) Xcode
15 11 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (12.15%) Finance
2 102 (10.68%) Marketing
3 53 (5.55%) Retail
4 18 (1.88%) Legal
5 16 (1.68%) Electronics
6 15 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.36%) Games
7 13 (1.36%) Law
7 13 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.26%) Publishing
9 11 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.52%) Automotive
11 4 (0.42%) Banking
11 4 (0.42%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Advertising
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 441 (46.18%) Developer
2 143 (14.97%) Designer
3 133 (13.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 115 (12.04%) UX Designer
5 81 (8.48%) Analyst
6 76 (7.96%) C# Developer
7 73 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 60 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
9 53 (5.55%) .NET Developer
10 51 (5.34%) Web Developer
11 49 (5.13%) Architect
12 44 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (4.29%) Software Engineer
13 41 (4.29%) UX Developer
14 37 (3.87%) UI Designer
15 34 (3.56%) UI Developer
16 32 (3.35%) Angular Developer
16 32 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
16 32 (3.35%) UI/UX Designer
17 27 (2.83%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (41.99%) HTML
2 393 (41.15%) CSS
3 181 (18.95%) .NET
4 155 (16.23%) AngularJS
5 147 (15.39%) React
6 139 (14.55%) HTML5
7 131 (13.72%) jQuery
8 108 (11.31%) ASP.NET
9 105 (10.99%) CSS3
10 94 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 93 (9.74%) Sass
12 86 (9.01%) Node.js
13 81 (8.48%) RESTful
14 79 (8.27%) Web Services
15 76 (7.96%) LESS
16 74 (7.75%) REST
17 46 (4.82%) Spring
18 43 (4.50%) XML
19 42 (4.40%) JSON
20 41 (4.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 94 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.43%) Mobile App
3 65 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (3.25%) Graphic Design
6 23 (2.41%) Fintech
7 22 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.78%) iPad
8 17 (1.78%) Taxonomies
9 13 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.26%) FMCG
11 10 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.05%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.84%) BYOD
12 8 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.73%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (0.52%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.12%) Linux
2 59 (6.18%) Android
3 55 (5.76%) Apple iOS
4 48 (5.03%) Windows
5 10 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.84%) Mac OS
6 8 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (18.74%) Front End Development
3 153 (16.02%) Scrum
4 136 (14.24%) Software Engineering
5 110 (11.52%) TDD
6 106 (11.10%) Web Development
7 102 (10.68%) Wireframes
8 95 (9.95%) MVC
9 91 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
10 85 (8.90%) Test Automation
11 84 (8.80%) E-Commerce
12 82 (8.59%) User Stories
13 79 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (7.54%) Project Management
15 71 (7.43%) DevOps
15 71 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
16 65 (6.81%) Mentoring
17 62 (6.49%) OO
18 59 (6.18%) Kanban
19 58 (6.07%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 410 (42.93%) JavaScript
2 186 (19.48%) C#
3 143 (14.97%) Java
4 130 (13.61%) SQL
5 57 (5.97%) PHP
6 53 (5.55%) ES6
7 41 (4.29%) Python
8 40 (4.19%) Ruby
9 32 (3.35%) TypeScript
10 29 (3.04%) Java 8
11 23 (2.41%) Objective-C
12 18 (1.88%) C
12 18 (1.88%) C++
13 16 (1.68%) Go
14 15 (1.57%) ES7
14 15 (1.57%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.36%) Apple Swift
15 13 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.26%) Assembly Language
17 8 (0.84%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 159 (16.65%) Degree
2 27 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.84%) ISEB
5 8 (0.84%) MCSE
5 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.73%) IIBA
6 7 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.21%) CBAP
8 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.21%) PMP
8 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.92%) QA
2 20 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.84%) GDPR
4 6 (0.63%) SLA
5 4 (0.42%) PMO
5 4 (0.42%) WAI
6 2 (0.21%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (5.03%) Docker
2 19 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.42%) XenApp
5 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.31%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.36%) SCCM
3 10 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
4 8 (0.84%) Marathon
4 8 (0.84%) Mesos
4 8 (0.84%) Plesk
5 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.31%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.31%) Ansible
6 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.31%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.31%) SCSM
6 3 (0.31%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.31%) Terraform
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.10%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 82 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.33%) Google
3 61 (6.39%) Adobe
4 37 (3.87%) Sitecore
5 35 (3.66%) SAP
6 32 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (3.14%) Xamarin
8 19 (1.99%) VMware
9 17 (1.78%) Oracle
10 9 (0.94%) Cognos
11 8 (0.84%) Cisco
11 8 (0.84%) Polycom
12 7 (0.73%) Tableau
13 5 (0.52%) Apple
13 5 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.52%) Fujitsu
13 5 (0.52%) Kofax
13 5 (0.52%) Micro Focus
13 5 (0.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) Citrix