Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 82 85
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 637 702 966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.05% 3.52% 3.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.34% 9.67% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 499 580 847
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £71,700 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 4,774 7,257 9,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.88% 36.39% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,340 5,838 7,674
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +8 225 £56,250 +7.14% 26
Berkshire +6 116 £57,500 -4.17% 12
West Sussex +53 107 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Surrey +20 100 £50,000 - 21
Hampshire -23 89 £52,500 -6.67% 25
Oxfordshire +8 71 £55,000 +37.50% 9
East Sussex +48 42 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Sussex - 42 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +17 38 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Kent +16 17 £45,000 - 5
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 333 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 317 (49.76%) HTML
4 313 (49.14%) CSS
5 191 (29.98%) Scrum
6 168 (26.37%) Front End Development
7 144 (22.61%) HTML5
8 138 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
9 129 (20.25%) React
10 123 (19.31%) Java
11 110 (17.27%) Node.js
12 100 (15.70%) AngularJS
13 97 (15.23%) Windows
14 94 (14.76%) Git (software)
15 84 (13.19%) Azure
16 82 (12.87%) Analytical Thinking
17 79 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
18 78 (12.24%) Wireframes
19 74 (11.62%) Vue.js
20 73 (11.46%) Degree
21 72 (11.30%) Web Development
21 72 (11.30%) Enterprise Software
21 72 (11.30%) TypeScript
22 71 (11.15%) SaaS
22 71 (11.15%) Finance
23 69 (10.83%) AWS
24 66 (10.36%) Marketing
24 66 (10.36%) Mobile App
25 65 (10.20%) Prototyping
26 62 (9.73%) User Stories

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 38 (5.97%) CMS
2 16 (2.51%) WordPress
3 7 (1.10%) GemFire
4 6 (0.94%) Confluence
4 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.63%) Apache
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.16%) Kentico
8 1 (0.16%) Liferay
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 51 (8.01%) Sketch
2 44 (6.91%) InVision
3 29 (4.55%) Figma
4 17 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (2.04%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (1.41%) Adobe XD
8 8 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (0.78%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
13 3 (0.47%) Marvel
14 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.47%) nopCommerce
2 3 (0.47%) Shopify
3 2 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 84 (13.19%) Azure
2 71 (11.15%) SaaS
3 69 (10.83%) AWS
4 30 (4.71%) Google Analytics
5 25 (3.92%) GCP
6 22 (3.45%) GitHub
7 21 (3.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 17 (2.67%) PaaS
9 11 (1.73%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (1.41%) Slack
11 6 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.94%) Asana
11 6 (0.94%) npm
12 4 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.63%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.47%) Apigee
13 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.67%) HTTP
2 12 (1.88%) LAN
2 12 (1.88%) WAN
3 10 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.78%) Firewall
4 5 (0.78%) VPN
5 4 (0.63%) DNS
6 3 (0.47%) DHCP
6 3 (0.47%) Internet
7 2 (0.31%) FTP
7 2 (0.31%) IKE
8 1 (0.16%) BGP
8 1 (0.16%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.16%) H.323
8 1 (0.16%) IGRP
8 1 (0.16%) IPv4
8 1 (0.16%) IPv6
8 1 (0.16%) OSPF
8 1 (0.16%) VLAN
8 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.14%) Relational Database
2 19 (2.98%) MongoDB
2 19 (2.98%) MySQL
3 16 (2.51%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.04%) Big Data
5 9 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.78%) SQLite
8 4 (0.63%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.63%) HDInsight
9 3 (0.47%) HBase
9 3 (0.47%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.47%) Redis
9 3 (0.47%) Tableau
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.16%) Power BI
11 1 (0.16%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 94 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.97%) JIRA
3 17 (2.67%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 15 (2.35%) Axure RP
5 14 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.20%) webpack
6 12 (1.88%) Protractor
7 10 (1.57%) Balsamiq
7 10 (1.57%) gulp
7 10 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (1.41%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.41%) Cypress.io
8 9 (1.41%) JUnit
8 9 (1.41%) Storybook
9 7 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.10%) SonarQube
9 7 (1.10%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.94%) Grunt
10 6 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 71 (11.15%) Finance
2 66 (10.36%) Marketing
3 20 (3.14%) Banking
4 19 (2.98%) Law
5 18 (2.83%) Retail
6 15 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.20%) Games
7 14 (2.20%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.10%) Automotive
10 6 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.78%) Electronics
11 5 (0.78%) Legal
11 5 (0.78%) Publishing
12 4 (0.63%) Advertising
13 3 (0.47%) German Language
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 308 (48.35%) Developer
2 124 (19.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 102 (16.01%) Designer
4 74 (11.62%) UX Designer
5 43 (6.75%) React Developer
6 37 (5.81%) Lead Developer
7 36 (5.65%) Architect
8 35 (5.49%) UI Designer
9 33 (5.18%) Software Developer
10 32 (5.02%) Web Developer
11 31 (4.87%) Analyst
11 31 (4.87%) Product Manager
12 27 (4.24%) UI/UX Designer
13 26 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (3.92%) Software Engineer
15 24 (3.77%) Senior Developer
15 24 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
16 23 (3.61%) UI Developer
17 22 (3.45%) Product Owner
18 19 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (49.76%) HTML
2 313 (49.14%) CSS
3 144 (22.61%) HTML5
4 129 (20.25%) React
5 110 (17.27%) Node.js
6 100 (15.70%) AngularJS
7 74 (11.62%) Vue.js
8 60 (9.42%) .NET
8 60 (9.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 58 (9.11%) Sass
10 57 (8.95%) jQuery
11 49 (7.69%) CSS3
12 42 (6.59%) REST
13 41 (6.44%) Redux
13 41 (6.44%) RESTful
14 27 (4.24%) JSON
14 27 (4.24%) LESS
15 26 (4.08%) Ajax
16 25 (3.92%) .NET Core
17 20 (3.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 138 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (11.30%) Enterprise Software
3 66 (10.36%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.83%) Organisational Skills
6 17 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.04%) iPad
8 10 (1.57%) Life Science
9 9 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.26%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.94%) Acoustics
12 6 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.94%) Social Media
12 6 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.94%) Xbox
13 5 (0.78%) LIMS
14 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.23%) Windows
2 35 (5.49%) Linux
3 28 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 25 (3.92%) Android
5 13 (2.04%) Unix
6 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (29.98%) Scrum
3 168 (26.37%) Front End Development
4 82 (12.87%) Analytical Thinking
5 79 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (12.24%) Wireframes
7 72 (11.30%) Web Development
8 65 (10.20%) Prototyping
9 62 (9.73%) User Stories
10 55 (8.63%) Analytics
11 54 (8.48%) Mentoring
11 54 (8.48%) Project Management
12 53 (8.32%) E-Commerce
13 49 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (7.69%) TDD
14 46 (7.22%) Software Engineering
15 42 (6.59%) Computer Science
16 40 (6.28%) DevOps
16 40 (6.28%) Unit Testing
17 38 (5.97%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 325 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 123 (19.31%) Java
3 72 (11.30%) TypeScript
4 53 (8.32%) SQL
5 51 (8.01%) PHP
6 46 (7.22%) C#
7 40 (6.28%) ES6
8 16 (2.51%) Python
9 15 (2.35%) Apple Swift
9 15 (2.35%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.04%) C++
11 8 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.63%) C
13 3 (0.47%) Clojure
13 3 (0.47%) Groovy
13 3 (0.47%) Lisp
13 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.47%) Ruby
13 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (11.46%) Degree
2 10 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.10%) CSPO
6 5 (0.78%) PhD
7 3 (0.47%) APMP
7 3 (0.47%) CCNA
7 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.47%) ISEB
7 3 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.47%) MCSA
7 3 (0.47%) OCP
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) IIBA
8 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.75%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (0.63%) PMO
4 3 (0.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) GRC
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (4.87%) Docker
2 8 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.63%) FlexNet
2 3 (0.47%) Ansible
2 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.47%) Terraform
3 1 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 54 (8.48%) Google
2 52 (8.16%) Adobe
3 35 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.35%) Oracle
5 10 (1.57%) Mercator
6 9 (1.41%) SAP
6 9 (1.41%) Xceptor
7 8 (1.26%) ANSYS
7 8 (1.26%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.26%) Sage
7 8 (1.26%) VMware
8 7 (1.10%) IBM
8 7 (1.10%) Okta
9 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.94%) WooCommerce
9 6 (0.94%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.78%) Optimizely
11 4 (0.63%) Apple
11 4 (0.63%) iManage
11 4 (0.63%) Reuters