Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 46 78
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 46 85 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.32% 4.94% 2.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.54% 14.05% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 80 52
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.43% -6.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £57,500 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +32.35% -4.23%

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 482 605 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.83% 35.17% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 421 528 607
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -10 20 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Neath Port Talbot +2 11 £45,000 +109.30% 2
Torfaen +1 6 £42,250 -6.67% 1
Newport -12 5 £32,000 -22.89% 3
Caerphilly -1 2 £54,000 +19.29%
Gwent -2 1 £29,000 - 1
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) HTML
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.96%) CSS
4 17 (36.96%) Scrum
5 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.26%) Apple iOS
7 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
7 12 (26.09%) SAP
8 11 (23.91%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
9 10 (21.74%) Android
9 10 (21.74%) HTML5
9 10 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (21.74%) Web Development
9 10 (21.74%) JIRA
9 10 (21.74%) Release Management
10 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (19.57%) React
11 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
11 8 (17.39%) Fintech
11 8 (17.39%) TDD
11 8 (17.39%) ITIL
12 7 (15.22%) .NET
12 7 (15.22%) SQL
12 7 (15.22%) Finance
12 7 (15.22%) Subversion
12 7 (15.22%) iOS Development
13 6 (13.04%) Android Development

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 5 (10.87%) CMS
2 4 (8.70%) Liferay
3 2 (4.35%) Drupal
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) IaaS
1 4 (8.70%) PaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) JIRA
3 7 (15.22%) Subversion
4 6 (13.04%) Maven
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.70%) Selenium
7 3 (6.52%) Protractor
8 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.17%) Appium
9 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.17%) JUnit
9 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.17%) TestLink
9 1 (2.17%) VersionOne
9 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Interactive Media
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Designer
3 4 (8.70%) Scrum Master
3 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
4 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Data Scientist
4 3 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.52%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Content Designer
5 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Software Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) HTML
2 17 (36.96%) CSS
3 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
5 9 (19.57%) React
6 7 (15.22%) .NET
7 6 (13.04%) REST
7 6 (13.04%) RESTful
7 6 (13.04%) Spring
8 5 (10.87%) CSS3
8 5 (10.87%) jQuery
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.70%) Java EE
9 4 (8.70%) JPA
9 4 (8.70%) OSGi
9 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Web Services
10 3 (6.52%) Flash
10 3 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Fintech
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Animation
3 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.35%) Digital TV
4 2 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.35%) Interactive TV
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Apple iOS
2 10 (21.74%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 10 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (21.74%) Release Management
5 10 (21.74%) Web Development
6 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
7 8 (17.39%) ITIL
7 8 (17.39%) TDD
8 7 (15.22%) iOS Development
9 6 (13.04%) Android Development
9 6 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL V3
9 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 5 (10.87%) Machine Learning
10 5 (10.87%) MVC
10 5 (10.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.91%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.52%) R
8 1 (2.17%) ABAP
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Korn
8 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) CITP
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) GDPR
3 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) PTC
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Perforce
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat