Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 55 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 87 56 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.76% 3.89% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.73% 12.04% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 81 55 67
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.76%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,700 £25,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,500 £47,200
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 553 465 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.60% 32.34% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 475 424 603
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in South Wales

User Experience
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in South Wales.

Salary trend for User Experience in South Wales

User Experience
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in South Wales

User Experience
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Cardiff +27 57 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Newport +7 11 £42,500 - 4
Neath Port Talbot +1 10 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Torfaen +3 6 £43,125 -13.98%
Bridgend - 3 £41,500 - 1
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 65 (74.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.68%) Scrum
3 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 24 (27.59%) HTML
5 21 (24.14%) Java
5 21 (24.14%) User Stories
6 20 (22.99%) Finance
7 17 (19.54%) CSS
7 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
8 16 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (16.09%) Apple iOS
10 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
10 13 (14.94%) Android
10 13 (14.94%) Marketing
10 13 (14.94%) Web Development
11 12 (13.79%) Linux
11 12 (13.79%) Banking
12 11 (12.64%) SAP
12 11 (12.64%) JSON
12 11 (12.64%) JIRA
12 11 (12.64%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (12.64%) React
12 11 (12.64%) Front End Development
13 10 (11.49%) SDLC
13 10 (11.49%) HTML5
14 9 (10.34%) TDD
14 9 (10.34%) Web Services
14 9 (10.34%) Node.js
14 9 (10.34%) Release Management

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (4.60%) CMS
1 4 (4.60%) Liferay
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.30%) JBoss
3 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.30%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.30%) SAS
3 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.15%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) PaaS
3 4 (4.60%) GitHub
3 4 (4.60%) IaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Office 365
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.30%) DHCP
2 2 (2.30%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) IPv4
2 2 (2.30%) Skype
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.30%) VLAN
2 2 (2.30%) VoIP
2 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) MySQL
2 5 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.60%) GIS
4 2 (2.30%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) JIRA
2 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) Maven
3 5 (5.75%) Subversion
4 4 (4.60%) Selenium
4 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) Protractor
6 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.15%) LSMW
6 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Marketing
3 12 (13.79%) Banking
4 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Interactive Media
7 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Product Owner
3 10 (11.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (11.49%) Product Manager
4 9 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Designer
5 6 (6.90%) Scrum Master
5 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.90%) UI Designer
5 6 (6.90%) UI/UX Designer
5 6 (6.90%) UX Designer
6 5 (5.75%) React Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.60%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (4.60%) HTML Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Digital Product Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) HTML
2 17 (19.54%) CSS
3 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
4 11 (12.64%) JSON
4 11 (12.64%) React
5 10 (11.49%) HTML5
6 9 (10.34%) Node.js
6 9 (10.34%) Web Services
7 7 (8.05%) XML
8 6 (6.90%) CSS3
8 6 (6.90%) Spring
9 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.75%) SOAP
9 5 (5.75%) Velocity
10 4 (4.60%) .NET
10 4 (4.60%) Ajax
10 4 (4.60%) Java EE
10 4 (4.60%) JPA
10 4 (4.60%) jQuery
10 4 (4.60%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Fintech
2 5 (5.75%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.30%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Apple iOS
2 13 (14.94%) Android
3 12 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (4.60%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 4 (4.60%) Windows
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
5 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (74.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.68%) Scrum
3 21 (24.14%) User Stories
4 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
5 16 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (14.94%) Web Development
7 11 (12.64%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (12.64%) Front End Development
8 10 (11.49%) SDLC
9 9 (10.34%) Release Management
9 9 (10.34%) TDD
10 8 (9.20%) Android Development
10 8 (9.20%) iOS Development
10 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.20%) UX Design
11 7 (8.05%) ITIL
11 7 (8.05%) Kanban
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
2 21 (24.14%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) PHP
4 6 (6.90%) C
4 6 (6.90%) Go
4 6 (6.90%) Python
5 5 (5.75%) SQL
6 4 (4.60%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) ABAP
7 3 (3.45%) C++
7 3 (3.45%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.45%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.30%) R
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.15%) Java 8
9 1 (1.15%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) CITP
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.15%) PMP
3 1 (1.15%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) SLA
3 4 (4.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) HDFS
2 2 (2.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Kibana
1 2 (2.30%) Nagios
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
1 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) SAP
2 7 (8.05%) Adobe
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) ESRI
5 4 (4.60%) Google
5 4 (4.60%) OutSystems
6 2 (2.30%) Apple
6 2 (2.30%) Avaya
6 2 (2.30%) Citrix
6 2 (2.30%) Dell
6 2 (2.30%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (2.30%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.30%) Freshdesk
6 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.30%) Nexenta
6 2 (2.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.15%) Perforce