Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 46 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 +31 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 80 77 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.68% 4.87% 2.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.44% 14.08% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 76 75 54
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +3.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,200 £23,825
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,000 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 518 547 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.76% 34.60% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 456 488 597
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,725 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.66% +0.60% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £55,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.66%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +17 49 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Neath Port Talbot +3 11 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Torfaen +7 8 £40,375 -10.81% 1
Newport +1 7 £53,250 +25.29% 2
Bridgend - 3 £41,500 - 1
Caerphilly 0 2 £54,000 +19.29%
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.00%) Scrum
3 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (31.25%) HTML
5 19 (23.75%) CSS
6 18 (22.50%) Apple iOS
6 18 (22.50%) User Stories
7 17 (21.25%) Finance
8 16 (20.00%) Java
9 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (18.75%) Android
9 15 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (17.50%) AngularJS
11 12 (15.00%) JIRA
11 12 (15.00%) Web Development
11 12 (15.00%) SAP
11 12 (15.00%) TDD
12 11 (13.75%) Banking
12 11 (13.75%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (12.50%) Marketing
13 10 (12.50%) Release Management
14 9 (11.25%) Node.js
14 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
14 9 (11.25%) iOS Development
14 9 (11.25%) SDLC
14 9 (11.25%) Front End Development
15 8 (10.00%) DevOps
15 8 (10.00%) Android Development
15 8 (10.00%) Fintech

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 (5.00%) Liferay
2 3 (3.75%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.50%) Drupal
3 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) JBoss
3 2 (2.50%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.25%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.25%) PaaS
4 4 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.50%) Office 365
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) IPv4
2 2 (2.50%) VLAN
2 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.00%) GIS
4 2 (2.50%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) JIRA
2 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.50%) Subversion
4 5 (6.25%) Maven
4 5 (6.25%) Selenium
4 5 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.75%) Protractor
6 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.50%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.25%) LSMW
7 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 10 (12.50%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Games
7 1 (1.25%) Interactive Media
7 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Product Owner
3 9 (11.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 7 (8.75%) Product Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Designer
7 5 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.00%) UI Designer
8 4 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (5.00%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.50%) ABAP Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) HTML
2 19 (23.75%) CSS
3 14 (17.50%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.25%) Node.js
5 7 (8.75%) HTML5
5 7 (8.75%) JSON
5 7 (8.75%) React
5 7 (8.75%) XML
6 6 (7.50%) .NET
6 6 (7.50%) SOAP
6 6 (7.50%) Spring
7 5 (6.25%) Web Services
8 4 (5.00%) Ajax
8 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.00%) Java EE
8 4 (5.00%) JPA
8 4 (5.00%) jQuery
8 4 (5.00%) OSGi
8 4 (5.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Fintech
2 5 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Digital TV
4 2 (2.50%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Apple iOS
2 15 (18.75%) Android
3 8 (10.00%) Linux
4 4 (5.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.00%) Scrum
3 18 (22.50%) User Stories
4 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 12 (15.00%) TDD
5 12 (15.00%) Web Development
6 11 (13.75%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (12.50%) Release Management
8 9 (11.25%) Front End Development
8 9 (11.25%) iOS Development
8 9 (11.25%) SDLC
9 8 (10.00%) Android Development
9 8 (10.00%) DevOps
9 8 (10.00%) ITIL
10 7 (8.75%) Kanban
10 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.75%) Process Improvement
10 7 (8.75%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (10.00%) PHP
4 6 (7.50%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) Python
5 5 (6.25%) C
5 5 (6.25%) SQL
6 3 (3.75%) ABAP
6 3 (3.75%) C++
6 3 (3.75%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.75%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.50%) Go
7 2 (2.50%) R
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.25%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) CITP
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) PMP
3 1 (1.25%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 4 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) HDFS
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Kibana
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.50%) PTC Integrity
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
1 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) SAP
2 6 (7.50%) Adobe
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) ESRI
4 4 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Ivanti
5 2 (2.50%) PTC
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.25%) Perforce