Period
to

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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South East
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 46 50 81
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,165 725 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.86% 5.47% 3.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.02% 15.90% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 585 530 538
10th Percentile £37,200 £31,950 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,250 £63,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

User Experience is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7,757 4,561 5,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.99% 34.44% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,365 3,125 4,546
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,450
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +0.88% +3.64%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +17 488 £60,000 +4.35% 34
Surrey +13 245 £60,000 +17.07% 16
Berkshire +15 189 £60,000 +4.35% 14
Oxfordshire +5 151 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Buckinghamshire +11 150 £60,000 -4.00% 9
Hampshire -54 143 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Kent +18 119 £52,000 +38.67% 4
West Sussex -12 70 £59,000 +18.00% 3
East Sussex -2 59 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Home Counties - 13 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 658 (56.48%) Agile
2 535 (45.92%) UX Design
3 450 (38.63%) JavaScript
4 294 (25.24%) HTML
4 294 (25.24%) CSS
5 289 (24.81%) Social Skills
6 288 (24.72%) React
7 279 (23.95%) Finance
8 268 (23.00%) Degree
9 235 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
10 221 (18.97%) Marketing
11 215 (18.45%) C#
12 203 (17.42%) Git (software)
13 197 (16.91%) AWS
14 194 (16.65%) Software Engineering
15 187 (16.05%) Computer Science
15 187 (16.05%) Azure
15 187 (16.05%) Test Automation
16 182 (15.62%) Java
17 179 (15.36%) Analytics
18 174 (14.94%) AngularJS
19 173 (14.85%) Front End Development
20 166 (14.25%) TypeScript
21 164 (14.08%) Full Stack Development
22 163 (13.99%) Node.js
23 161 (13.82%) Scrum
24 149 (12.79%) Figma
25 146 (12.53%) .NET
26 144 (12.36%) Google
27 136 (11.67%) CI/CD

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 93 (7.98%) CMS
2 46 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (3.78%) WordPress
4 29 (2.49%) Apache
5 24 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.06%) Umbraco
6 22 (1.89%) Confluence
7 21 (1.80%) Drupal
8 9 (0.77%) nginx
9 7 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.34%) DNN
12 1 (0.086%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.086%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.086%) Headless CMS
12 1 (0.086%) IIS
12 1 (0.086%) Mule
12 1 (0.086%) SAS
12 1 (0.086%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.086%) WildFly
Applications
1 84 (7.21%) Sketch
2 48 (4.12%) Adobe XD
3 47 (4.03%) Photoshop
4 45 (3.86%) Campfire
5 39 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 37 (3.18%) InVision
7 34 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
8 33 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
9 31 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 24 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
11 22 (1.89%) Marvel
12 18 (1.55%) Adobe After Effects
13 16 (1.37%) Zeplin
14 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (1.03%) InDesign
16 9 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
17 8 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
18 7 (0.60%) SPSS
19 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
20 1 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.72%) WebTrends
2 16 (1.37%) Magento
3 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.086%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.086%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 197 (16.91%) AWS
2 187 (16.05%) Azure
3 149 (12.79%) Figma
4 92 (7.90%) SaaS
5 65 (5.58%) Google Analytics
6 34 (2.92%) Google Data Studio
7 32 (2.75%) GCP
7 32 (2.75%) Google Play
7 32 (2.75%) npm
7 32 (2.75%) Serverless
8 30 (2.58%) Microsoft 365
9 28 (2.40%) Firebase
9 28 (2.40%) GitHub
10 24 (2.06%) PaaS
11 21 (1.80%) Canva
11 21 (1.80%) Typeform
12 20 (1.72%) Power Platform
13 15 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.12%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.81%) Broadband
2 32 (2.75%) Internet
3 30 (2.58%) HTTP
4 28 (2.40%) VoIP
5 18 (1.55%) MQTT
6 17 (1.46%) LAN
6 17 (1.46%) WAN
7 16 (1.37%) PPP
8 9 (0.77%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.77%) Wireless
9 8 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.52%) VPN
11 5 (0.43%) DNS
12 4 (0.34%) 5G
13 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
14 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.17%) Firewall
15 1 (0.086%) FTP
15 1 (0.086%) LTE
15 1 (0.086%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (5.92%) MySQL
2 59 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 47 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 38 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 35 (3.00%) Tableau
6 32 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.72%) Power BI
8 16 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.77%) Big Data
9 9 (0.77%) MariaDB
10 7 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.52%) SQLite
12 4 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.34%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (0.34%) GIS
12 4 (0.34%) Spatial Data
13 3 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.17%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 203 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 77 (6.61%) JIRA
3 53 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 30 (2.58%) Bitbucket
4 30 (2.58%) Selenium
5 28 (2.40%) Android Studio
6 26 (2.23%) Visual Studio
7 25 (2.15%) GitLab
8 24 (2.06%) ESLint
9 20 (1.72%) TestRail
10 19 (1.63%) Axure RP
10 19 (1.63%) PHPUnit
10 19 (1.63%) Travis CI
11 18 (1.55%) webpack
12 16 (1.37%) Cypress.io
12 16 (1.37%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.37%) GoogleTest
12 16 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
12 16 (1.37%) Valgrind
13 13 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 289 (24.81%) Social Skills
2 279 (23.95%) Finance
3 221 (18.97%) Marketing
4 115 (9.87%) Organisational Skills
5 112 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (5.58%) Retail
7 62 (5.32%) Telecoms
8 61 (5.24%) Electronics
9 39 (3.35%) Manufacturing
9 39 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
10 38 (3.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 36 (3.09%) Public Sector
12 32 (2.75%) Banking
12 32 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 31 (2.66%) Games
13 31 (2.66%) Tech for Good
14 30 (2.58%) Legal
15 24 (2.06%) Influencing Skills
16 22 (1.89%) Law
17 14 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 409 (35.11%) Developer
2 209 (17.94%) Designer
3 118 (10.13%) Software Engineer
4 108 (9.27%) UX Designer
5 94 (8.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 78 (6.70%) Analyst
7 75 (6.44%) Senior Developer
8 71 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 67 (5.75%) Senior Designer
10 61 (5.24%) Java Developer
11 60 (5.15%) React Developer
11 60 (5.15%) UI Designer
12 51 (4.38%) UI/UX Designer
13 48 (4.12%) Cloud Developer
14 47 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
15 45 (3.86%) Product Manager
16 43 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
17 41 (3.52%) Senior Manager
18 36 (3.09%) Digital Analyst
19 32 (2.75%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (25.24%) CSS
1 294 (25.24%) HTML
2 288 (24.72%) React
3 174 (14.94%) AngularJS
4 163 (13.99%) Node.js
5 146 (12.53%) .NET
6 131 (11.24%) Sass
7 76 (6.52%) JSON
8 73 (6.27%) Web Services
9 68 (5.84%) HTML5
10 66 (5.67%) Vue.js
11 65 (5.58%) .NET Framework
12 63 (5.41%) jQuery
13 62 (5.32%) CSS3
13 62 (5.32%) REST
14 61 (5.24%) RESTful
15 52 (4.46%) Redux
16 51 (4.38%) .NET Core
17 49 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 44 (3.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 131 (11.24%) Mobile App
2 66 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
3 60 (5.15%) Virtual Team
4 57 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.58%) Video\Live Streaming
7 28 (2.40%) Handset
8 23 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.55%) PMI
10 17 (1.46%) Life Science
10 17 (1.46%) NHS
11 16 (1.37%) CAN bus
11 16 (1.37%) Cloud Native
11 16 (1.37%) Renewable Energy
12 15 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.20%) Smartphone
14 12 (1.03%) Digital Media
14 12 (1.03%) Social Media
15 11 (0.94%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 92 (7.90%) Linux
2 68 (5.84%) Android
3 67 (5.75%) Windows
4 37 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.97%) VMS
6 20 (1.72%) Debian
7 16 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (1.29%) Unix
9 6 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (56.48%) Agile
2 535 (45.92%) UX Design
3 235 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
4 194 (16.65%) Software Engineering
5 187 (16.05%) Computer Science
5 187 (16.05%) Test Automation
6 179 (15.36%) Analytics
7 173 (14.85%) Front End Development
8 164 (14.08%) Full Stack Development
9 161 (13.82%) Scrum
10 136 (11.67%) CI/CD
11 129 (11.07%) Mentoring
12 124 (10.64%) User Research
13 116 (9.96%) DevOps
14 108 (9.27%) Wireframes
15 107 (9.18%) Project Management
16 106 (9.10%) Prototyping
16 106 (9.10%) Visualisation
17 99 (8.50%) OO
18 93 (7.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 450 (38.63%) JavaScript
2 215 (18.45%) C#
3 182 (15.62%) Java
4 166 (14.25%) TypeScript
5 123 (10.56%) SQL
6 90 (7.73%) Python
7 61 (5.24%) C++
8 59 (5.06%) PHP
9 41 (3.52%) Kotlin
10 36 (3.09%) ES6
11 23 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 22 (1.89%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.80%) Apple Swift
14 20 (1.72%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.55%) C
16 12 (1.03%) Perl
17 10 (0.86%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.60%) VBA
19 6 (0.52%) Dart
19 6 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 268 (23.00%) Degree
2 111 (9.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.75%) Master's Degree
4 18 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.12%) APMP
6 12 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.86%) PhD
8 5 (0.43%) CBAP
8 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.26%) MBA
9 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) CSPO
10 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.086%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.086%) HNC
11 1 (0.086%) HND
11 1 (0.086%) ISEB
11 1 (0.086%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.086%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.73%) QA
2 76 (6.52%) Accessibility
3 46 (3.95%) GDPR
4 34 (2.92%) WCAG
5 10 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.69%) GRC
7 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.26%) EMIR
8 3 (0.26%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.26%) IEC 62304
8 3 (0.26%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.26%) MiFID
8 3 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (9.18%) Docker
2 16 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (3.78%) Kibana
2 35 (3.00%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.89%) Ansible
4 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.69%) SCCM
6 5 (0.43%) Terraform
7 1 (0.086%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.086%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.086%) Puppet
7 1 (0.086%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.086%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 144 (12.36%) Google
2 125 (10.73%) Adobe
3 111 (9.53%) Microsoft
4 64 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (2.23%) Cadence
6 23 (1.97%) ANSYS
6 23 (1.97%) Bloomberg
7 22 (1.89%) IBM
8 12 (1.03%) Oracle
8 12 (1.03%) Splunk
9 11 (0.94%) SAP
10 10 (0.86%) Hotjar
10 10 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
12 7 (0.60%) AppDynamics
12 7 (0.60%) Apple
12 7 (0.60%) Cisco
12 7 (0.60%) Dataiku
12 7 (0.60%) Qualtrics
12 7 (0.60%) Refinitiv