Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 69 54
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 62 41 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.19% 2.97% 4.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.97% 9.69% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 76
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +20.77%
10th Percentile £30,850 £31,850 £26,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,725
% change year-on-year -4.38% +6.03% +16.08%

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 518 423 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 35.00% 30.61% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 416 365 556
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,725
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.03% +4.79%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £64,125 £57,800 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,612
% change year-on-year - +6.35% +7.46%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +15 39 £37,500 -17.13% 10
Neath Port Talbot +1 10 £43,750 +9.38%
Newport +12 7 £38,750 +1.97% 2
Bridgend - 1 £26,000 - 2
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) HTML
4 21 (33.87%) CSS
4 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
5 20 (32.26%) Java
5 20 (32.26%) Front End Development
6 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.58%) SAP
7 13 (20.97%) Scrum
8 11 (17.74%) CMS
8 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
9 10 (16.13%) RESTful
9 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.52%) Linux
10 9 (14.52%) Python
10 9 (14.52%) HTML5
10 9 (14.52%) React
10 9 (14.52%) SDLC
11 8 (12.90%) Fintech
11 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (12.90%) Sprint Planning
11 8 (12.90%) QA
11 8 (12.90%) Web Services
11 8 (12.90%) SQL
11 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.90%) Web Development
12 7 (11.29%) PHP

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 11 (17.74%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.45%) SAS
3 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.23%) WordPress
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
5 1 (1.61%) Liferay
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) InVision
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.84%) Office 365
4 2 (3.23%) Google Drive
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.84%) DHCP
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) Skype
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.84%) Sqoop
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.61%) Redis
4 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.45%) git-flow
4 4 (6.45%) Selenium
5 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) Maven
6 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.61%) Babel
7 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.61%) gulp
7 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.61%) Protractor
7 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) webpack
7 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 6 (9.68%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (9.68%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (9.68%) HTML Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Senior User Experience Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.45%) User Experience Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.84%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Python Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Python Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) React Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) HTML
2 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
2 21 (33.87%) CSS
3 10 (16.13%) RESTful
4 9 (14.52%) HTML5
4 9 (14.52%) React
5 8 (12.90%) Web Services
6 7 (11.29%) Node.js
6 7 (11.29%) Sass
7 5 (8.06%) CSS3
7 5 (8.06%) Django
8 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.45%) JSON
8 4 (6.45%) LESS
8 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.84%) .NET
9 3 (4.84%) jQuery
9 3 (4.84%) RequireJS
9 3 (4.84%) REST
9 3 (4.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Fintech
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Animation
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.06%) Android
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) CentOS
4 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.84%) Windows
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Front End Development
3 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
4 13 (20.97%) Scrum
5 9 (14.52%) SDLC
6 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.90%) Sprint Planning
6 8 (12.90%) Web Development
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (9.68%) Release Management
9 5 (8.06%) Content Management
10 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
10 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 9 (14.52%) Python
4 8 (12.90%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) PHP
6 6 (9.68%) Go
7 4 (6.45%) R
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) ES6
8 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.23%) Kotlin
9 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.61%) ABAP
10 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) Java 8
10 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) HDFS
2 3 (4.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Kibana
2 3 (4.84%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Consul
3 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) SAP
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Google
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.84%) Apple
4 3 (4.84%) Avaya
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) Dell
4 3 (4.84%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (4.84%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.84%) Freshdesk
4 3 (4.84%) Nexenta
4 3 (4.84%) RedGate
4 3 (4.84%) Twitter
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Marketo