Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 72 51
Rank change year-on-year +39 -21 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 102 44 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.33% 3.13% 4.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.53% 9.57% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 93 42 90
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,325 £26,525
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,250 £52,625
Wales median annual salary £41,375 £37,725 £37,725
% change year-on-year +9.68% - +7.78%

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 617 460 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 38.28% 32.74% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 505 405 657
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,725 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.03% +0.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +28 67 £45,000 +25.87% 13
Newport +17 16 £40,000 +6.03% 3
Neath Port Talbot +2 9 £42,500 -
Torfaen +7 6 £43,125 -21.59%
Bridgend - 3 £41,500 - 1
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 37 (36.27%) Scrum
4 34 (33.33%) HTML
5 24 (23.53%) Java
5 24 (23.53%) CSS
6 22 (21.57%) Test Automation
6 22 (21.57%) Front End Development
7 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (19.61%) Finance
8 20 (19.61%) User Stories
9 17 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 17 (16.67%) Linux
10 15 (14.71%) Marketing
10 15 (14.71%) Web Development
10 15 (14.71%) Node.js
11 14 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (13.73%) HTML5
11 14 (13.73%) Apple iOS
11 14 (13.73%) Android
11 14 (13.73%) JSON
12 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (12.75%) SAP
13 12 (11.76%) Web Services
13 12 (11.76%) Banking
13 12 (11.76%) JIRA
13 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
13 12 (11.76%) SDLC
14 11 (10.78%) React
14 11 (10.78%) Go

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 10 (9.80%) CMS
2 6 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.88%) SAS
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.94%) Liferay
3 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) JBoss
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) Drupal
5 1 (0.98%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.90%) Office 365
3 5 (4.90%) PaaS
4 4 (3.92%) GitHub
4 4 (3.92%) IaaS
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.94%) DHCP
2 3 (2.94%) DNS
2 3 (2.94%) Skype
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.94%) VoIP
3 2 (1.96%) IPv4
3 2 (1.96%) VLAN
3 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
1 8 (7.84%) MySQL
2 7 (6.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.90%) Sqoop
4 4 (3.92%) GIS
4 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.98%) Redis
6 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) JIRA
2 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.88%) Selenium
4 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.92%) Maven
5 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.98%) Babel
7 1 (0.98%) gulp
7 1 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.98%) LSMW
7 1 (0.98%) Protractor
7 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.98%) webpack
7 1 (0.98%) Xcode
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 15 (14.71%) Marketing
3 12 (11.76%) Banking
4 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.90%) Retail
6 3 (2.94%) Electronics
6 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.94%) Publishing
7 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.96%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (14.71%) Product Owner
4 11 (10.78%) Product Manager
5 9 (8.82%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (8.82%) HTML Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.88%) React Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Designer
8 5 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Scrum Master
8 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.90%) UI Designer
8 5 (4.90%) UI/UX Designer
8 5 (4.90%) UX Designer
9 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.92%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.33%) HTML
2 24 (23.53%) CSS
3 17 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 15 (14.71%) Node.js
5 14 (13.73%) HTML5
5 14 (13.73%) JSON
6 12 (11.76%) Web Services
7 11 (10.78%) React
8 8 (7.84%) CSS3
8 8 (7.84%) XML
9 6 (5.88%) .NET
9 6 (5.88%) SOAP
10 5 (4.90%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.90%) jQuery
10 5 (4.90%) Spring
10 5 (4.90%) Velocity
11 4 (3.92%) Ajax
11 4 (3.92%) Java EE
11 4 (3.92%) JPA
11 4 (3.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Fintech
2 5 (4.90%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.96%) Wiki
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.98%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 14 (13.73%) Android
2 14 (13.73%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.86%) Mac OS
3 7 (6.86%) Unix
4 5 (4.90%) Windows
5 4 (3.92%) CentOS
6 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) Scrum
3 22 (21.57%) Front End Development
3 22 (21.57%) Test Automation
4 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (19.61%) User Stories
6 15 (14.71%) Web Development
7 14 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (11.76%) SDLC
8 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.84%) Android Development
11 8 (7.84%) iOS Development
11 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.84%) UX Design
12 7 (6.86%) DevOps
12 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.86%) TDD
13 6 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.53%) Java
3 11 (10.78%) Go
3 11 (10.78%) Python
4 9 (8.82%) PHP
4 9 (8.82%) SQL
5 6 (5.88%) R
5 6 (5.88%) Ruby
6 5 (4.90%) C
7 4 (3.92%) Scala
8 3 (2.94%) C#
8 3 (2.94%) C++
8 3 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.94%) Embedded C++
8 3 (2.94%) ES6
8 3 (2.94%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.96%) ABAP
9 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Java 8
10 1 (0.98%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.98%) PMP
3 1 (0.98%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) GDPR
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.90%) HDFS
2 3 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Kibana
2 3 (2.94%) Nagios
3 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.98%) Consul
4 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.98%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) SAP
2 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle
4 7 (6.86%) Adobe
5 5 (4.90%) Google
6 4 (3.92%) ESRI
6 4 (3.92%) OutSystems
6 4 (3.92%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.94%) Apple
7 3 (2.94%) Avaya
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
7 3 (2.94%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.94%) Dell
7 3 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (2.94%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.94%) Freshdesk
7 3 (2.94%) Nexenta
7 3 (2.94%) VMware
8 2 (1.96%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.96%) RedGate