Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 51 87
Rank change year-on-year -19 +36 +22
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 38 89 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.84% 4.64% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.78% 13.30% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36 81 50
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -9.72%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £25,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £48,075
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -6.70%

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 433 669 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.34% 34.90% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 365 585 622
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,250 £52,750
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -2.78%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Neath Port Talbot +4 12 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Cardiff -6 12 £45,250 +6.47% 1
Newport -8 8 £36,500 -16.09%
Torfaen +7 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Gwent - 1 £29,000 -
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) SAP
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
4 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
6 9 (23.68%) Java
6 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 8 (21.05%) Android
7 8 (21.05%) HTML5
7 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 8 (21.05%) React
8 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
8 7 (18.42%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
8 7 (18.42%) Python
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL
9 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) JIRA
9 6 (15.79%) Release Management
9 6 (15.79%) Web Development
9 6 (15.79%) RESTful
9 6 (15.79%) Android Development
9 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
9 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills

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 (10.53%) CMS
1 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.89%) Liferay
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) IaaS
1 4 (10.53%) PaaS
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Ant
6 1 (2.63%) Appium
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Grunt
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) TestLink
6 1 (2.63%) VersionOne
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) UI Developer
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Data Scientist
3 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Product Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Designer
4 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Java Software Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Software Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
3 8 (21.05%) React
4 6 (15.79%) .NET
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
5 5 (13.16%) jQuery
5 5 (13.16%) Spring
6 4 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (10.53%) Java EE
6 4 (10.53%) PhoneGap
6 4 (10.53%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) Flash
7 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) JPA
7 3 (7.89%) OSGi
7 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Animation
3 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Digital TV
4 2 (5.26%) Fintech
4 2 (5.26%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 8 (21.05%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.42%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
5 6 (15.79%) Android Development
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) Release Management
5 6 (15.79%) Web Development
6 5 (13.16%) Machine Learning
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Apple Swift
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) R
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Korn
6 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) CITP
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) GDPR
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) SAP
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Perforce
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Sencha