Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 84 95
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,074 1,088 1,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.47% 3.41% 3.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.17% 9.01% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 903 913 1,216
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,800 £29,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 11,706 12,075 16,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.79% 37.81% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,578 9,879 13,661
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year - +1.52% +7.07%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 454 £50,000 +11.11% 109
Hampshire +26 247 £45,000 +4.65% 26
Berkshire +11 222 £55,000 +22.22% 44
Surrey -24 184 £47,500 - 33
Buckinghamshire +18 126 £52,500 +16.67% 27
Oxfordshire -7 116 £42,500 -5.56% 38
East Sussex -11 101 £45,000 -5.26% 20
West Sussex -10 49 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Kent 0 36 £32,500 -13.33% 18
Middlesex +24 14 £110,000 +83.33% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 655 (60.99%) JavaScript
2 606 (56.42%) HTML
3 593 (55.21%) CSS
4 562 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
5 326 (30.35%) Front End Development
6 303 (28.21%) AngularJS
7 278 (25.88%) Web Development
8 232 (21.60%) jQuery
9 208 (19.37%) Scrum
10 197 (18.34%) HTML5
11 179 (16.67%) C#
12 168 (15.64%) Degree
13 167 (15.55%) Java
14 165 (15.36%) React
15 157 (14.62%) .NET
16 155 (14.43%) Node.js
17 153 (14.25%) Software Engineering
18 142 (13.22%) MVC
19 141 (13.13%) TDD
20 135 (12.57%) CSS3
21 134 (12.48%) Sass
21 134 (12.48%) Finance
22 125 (11.64%) Wireframes
23 119 (11.08%) Marketing
24 109 (10.15%) SDLC
25 108 (10.06%) PHP
25 108 (10.06%) ASP.NET
26 105 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 104 (9.68%) SaaS
27 104 (9.68%) E-Commerce

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 66 (6.15%) CMS
2 35 (3.26%) WordPress
3 23 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.05%) IIS
5 21 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.02%) Apache
7 11 (1.02%) Drupal
8 7 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.47%) JBoss
10 5 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.47%) WildFly
11 4 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.37%) MODX
12 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.28%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.28%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 77 (7.17%) Photoshop
2 54 (5.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (2.70%) InVision
4 23 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (1.49%) Chatbot
6 11 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (0.74%) UXPin
8 7 (0.65%) InDesign
9 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.093%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.093%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.093%) Moqups
13 1 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.30%) Magento
2 13 (1.21%) SAP MM
3 8 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.74%) Sage X3
4 5 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.47%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 5 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (9.68%) SaaS
2 63 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.17%) GitHub
5 31 (2.89%) npm
6 21 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 16 (1.49%) Firebase
7 16 (1.49%) Google Analytics
7 16 (1.49%) Office 365
8 14 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (1.12%) IaaS
10 10 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.47%) G Suite
11 5 (0.47%) Google Drive
11 5 (0.47%) PaaS
11 5 (0.47%) Serverless
12 4 (0.37%) Slack
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.30%) Internet
2 11 (1.02%) HTTP
3 7 (0.65%) DHCP
3 7 (0.65%) Firewall
4 6 (0.56%) Network Security
5 5 (0.47%) DNS
5 5 (0.47%) SMS
6 3 (0.28%) LDAP
6 3 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.28%) VLAN
6 3 (0.28%) Wireless
7 2 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.19%) SAN
7 2 (0.19%) VoIP
7 2 (0.19%) WAN
7 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.093%) BGP
8 1 (0.093%) SSL
8 1 (0.093%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.08%) MySQL
3 38 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (2.33%) SQLite
6 23 (2.14%) Big Data
6 23 (2.14%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.21%) MariaDB
9 12 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.93%) Redis
11 5 (0.47%) Power BI
12 4 (0.37%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.28%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 99 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.84%) gulp
3 42 (3.91%) Selenium
4 41 (3.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 40 (3.72%) Axure RP
6 35 (3.26%) Jasmine
7 33 (3.07%) Bitbucket
7 33 (3.07%) JIRA
8 29 (2.70%) Grunt
9 27 (2.51%) Jenkins
9 27 (2.51%) webpack
10 20 (1.86%) SpecFlow
10 20 (1.86%) Subversion
11 19 (1.77%) Visual Studio
12 18 (1.68%) Bower
13 16 (1.49%) PostCSS
14 15 (1.40%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.40%) Protractor
14 15 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 134 (12.48%) Finance
2 119 (11.08%) Marketing
3 67 (6.24%) Retail
4 46 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.86%) Automotive
6 20 (1.86%) Electronics
7 19 (1.77%) Games
8 17 (1.58%) Advertising
9 13 (1.21%) Law
10 12 (1.12%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.74%) Banking
11 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.56%) Arabic Language
13 5 (0.47%) Swedish Language
14 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 2 (0.19%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
16 1 (0.093%) Local Government
16 1 (0.093%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 589 (54.84%) Developer
2 274 (25.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 163 (15.18%) Designer
4 127 (11.82%) UX Designer
5 115 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 93 (8.66%) Web Developer
7 81 (7.54%) Senior Developer
8 65 (6.05%) HTML Developer
8 65 (6.05%) Software Engineer
8 65 (6.05%) UI Developer
9 49 (4.56%) Analyst
9 49 (4.56%) UI Designer
10 45 (4.19%) HTML CSS Developer
10 45 (4.19%) UI/UX Designer
11 43 (4.00%) Junior
12 42 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 42 (3.91%) Angular Developer
12 42 (3.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 40 (3.72%) Digital Designer
14 38 (3.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 606 (56.42%) HTML
2 593 (55.21%) CSS
3 303 (28.21%) AngularJS
4 232 (21.60%) jQuery
5 197 (18.34%) HTML5
6 165 (15.36%) React
7 157 (14.62%) .NET
8 155 (14.43%) Node.js
9 135 (12.57%) CSS3
10 134 (12.48%) Sass
11 108 (10.06%) ASP.NET
12 105 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 90 (8.38%) RESTful
14 78 (7.26%) JSON
15 74 (6.89%) Web Services
16 71 (6.61%) LESS
16 71 (6.61%) REST
17 57 (5.31%) Ajax
18 55 (5.12%) Vue (Vue.js)
19 51 (4.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.24%) Mobile App
3 61 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.51%) Graphic Design
6 21 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.21%) Fintech
9 12 (1.12%) Social Media
10 11 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
11 9 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.74%) iPad
12 8 (0.74%) NHS
13 7 (0.65%) CMDB
14 6 (0.56%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.85%) Linux
2 54 (5.03%) Android
3 49 (4.56%) Windows
4 38 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.37%) Unix
6 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.37%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.19%) zOS
9 1 (0.093%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (30.35%) Front End Development
3 278 (25.88%) Web Development
4 208 (19.37%) Scrum
5 153 (14.25%) Software Engineering
6 142 (13.22%) MVC
7 141 (13.13%) TDD
8 125 (11.64%) Wireframes
9 109 (10.15%) SDLC
10 104 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 92 (8.57%) BDD
12 86 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (7.08%) Mentoring
13 76 (7.08%) Prototyping
14 66 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
15 63 (5.87%) DevOps
16 62 (5.77%) Analytics
17 59 (5.49%) Kanban
18 53 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
18 53 (4.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 655 (60.99%) JavaScript
2 179 (16.67%) C#
3 167 (15.55%) Java
4 108 (10.06%) PHP
5 89 (8.29%) SQL
6 82 (7.64%) Python
7 66 (6.15%) Ruby
8 44 (4.10%) ES6
9 41 (3.82%) C++
10 36 (3.35%) TypeScript
11 22 (2.05%) C
12 20 (1.86%) Scala
13 14 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.30%) Perl
14 12 (1.12%) ES7
15 11 (1.02%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.93%) Go
17 8 (0.74%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.56%) Apple Swift
18 6 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 168 (15.64%) Degree
2 24 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.093%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.093%) Analytics IQ
9 1 (0.093%) CBAP
9 1 (0.093%) CIMA
9 1 (0.093%) HND
9 1 (0.093%) IIBA
9 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.093%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.093%) PhD
9 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.72%) QA
2 11 (1.02%) WCAG
3 9 (0.84%) SLA
4 7 (0.65%) COBIT
4 7 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.47%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.093%) P3O
7 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (2.14%) Docker
2 15 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.28%) DFS Replication
4 3 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) Puppet
2 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.28%) Ansible
3 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.28%) WSUS
4 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) Terraform
5 1 (0.093%) Plesk
5 1 (0.093%) SCCM
5 1 (0.093%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (7.82%) Adobe
2 57 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 38 (3.54%) Google
4 36 (3.35%) SAP
5 30 (2.79%) Oracle
6 18 (1.68%) Xamarin
7 17 (1.58%) VMware
8 16 (1.49%) Sencha
9 13 (1.21%) Sage
10 11 (1.02%) Capita
11 9 (0.84%) Apple
11 9 (0.84%) Sophos
12 8 (0.74%) Epicor
12 8 (0.74%) Facebook
12 8 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.65%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.65%) Intel
14 6 (0.56%) iManage
14 6 (0.56%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.56%) Zend