Period
to 23 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 77 57
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 118 382 512
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.59% 3.85% 4.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.75% 10.39% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 103 285 402
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -3.37%
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,050 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,098 3,678 3,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.41% 37.06% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 807 2,777 3,030
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £27,825 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the South West

User Experience
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the South West.

Salary trend for User Experience in the South West

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the South West

User Experience
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2020. 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
Bristol +1 33 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Wiltshire +32 30 £46,000 +31.43% 2
Gloucestershire +51 17 £52,500 - 2
Dorset +5 8 £37,500 - 7
Cornwall 0 8 - - 1
Somerset -1 8 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Devon -1 5 - - 12
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.75%) HTML
4 39 (33.05%) CSS
5 31 (26.27%) React
6 29 (24.58%) AngularJS
7 28 (23.73%) Front End Development
8 23 (19.49%) User Stories
8 23 (19.49%) HTML5
9 22 (18.64%) Scrum
10 21 (17.80%) ITIL
10 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
10 21 (17.80%) Degree
10 21 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (16.95%) SC Cleared
12 19 (16.10%) AWS
12 19 (16.10%) CSS3
13 16 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (12.71%) Analytics
14 15 (12.71%) Sass
14 15 (12.71%) SaaS
14 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (12.71%) Mentoring
15 14 (11.86%) DevOps
15 14 (11.86%) Decision-Making
15 14 (11.86%) Prototyping
15 14 (11.86%) Finance
15 14 (11.86%) Java
15 14 (11.86%) Azure
16 13 (11.02%) Marketing

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (5.93%) CMS
1 7 (5.93%) Confluence
2 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.54%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.69%) WordPress
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Camunda
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Sketch
2 8 (6.78%) Adobe XD
3 6 (5.08%) InVision
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (4.24%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (4.24%) UXPin
5 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (1.69%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Magento
2 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) AWS
2 15 (12.71%) SaaS
3 14 (11.86%) Azure
4 6 (5.08%) IaaS
4 6 (5.08%) Office 365
4 6 (5.08%) PaaS
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.54%) Amazon Cognito
6 3 (2.54%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Skype
2 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.85%) Broadband
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) Neo4j
2 3 (2.54%) Power BI
3 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.69%) MySQL
3 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Looker
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) JIRA
2 6 (5.08%) Axure RP
3 5 (4.24%) Babel
3 5 (4.24%) Balsamiq
3 5 (4.24%) ESLint
3 5 (4.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) webpack
4 2 (1.69%) Grunt
4 2 (1.69%) gulp
5 1 (0.85%) Ant
5 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.85%) GitLab
5 1 (0.85%) Gradle
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Marketing
2 13 (11.02%) Public Sector
3 9 (7.63%) Games
4 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.24%) Electronics
5 5 (4.24%) Legal
6 4 (3.39%) Publishing
7 3 (2.54%) Banking
7 3 (2.54%) Retail
8 2 (1.69%) Military
9 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (48.31%) Developer
2 27 (22.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (16.95%) Designer
4 13 (11.02%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (11.02%) UX Designer
5 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.93%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (5.93%) HTML Developer
6 7 (5.93%) React Developer
6 7 (5.93%) UI Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.75%) HTML
2 39 (33.05%) CSS
3 31 (26.27%) React
4 29 (24.58%) AngularJS
5 23 (19.49%) HTML5
6 19 (16.10%) CSS3
7 15 (12.71%) Sass
8 12 (10.17%) .NET
9 11 (9.32%) LESS
9 11 (9.32%) Node.js
10 10 (8.47%) Vue.js
11 8 (6.78%) J2EE
12 7 (5.93%) Redux
13 6 (5.08%) Django
13 6 (5.08%) Flask
13 6 (5.08%) Framer.js
13 6 (5.08%) Spring
13 6 (5.08%) Velocity
14 5 (4.24%) Jest
14 5 (4.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Driving Licence
1 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Animation
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.85%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.69%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.73%) Front End Development
3 23 (19.49%) User Stories
4 22 (18.64%) Scrum
5 21 (17.80%) ITIL
5 21 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (12.71%) Analytics
7 15 (12.71%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.86%) Decision-Making
8 14 (11.86%) DevOps
8 14 (11.86%) Prototyping
9 13 (11.02%) Service Delivery
9 13 (11.02%) Service Design
9 13 (11.02%) Wireframes
10 12 (10.17%) Coaching
10 12 (10.17%) Project Management
10 12 (10.17%) Service Management
11 11 (9.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.86%) Java
3 9 (7.63%) PHP
3 9 (7.63%) TypeScript
4 8 (6.78%) Python
5 7 (5.93%) C
5 7 (5.93%) C#
5 7 (5.93%) SQL
6 6 (5.08%) ES6
6 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.24%) ES7
8 2 (1.69%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Degree
1 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) CISA
6 2 (1.69%) CISM
6 2 (1.69%) CISSP
6 2 (1.69%) CRISC
6 2 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.69%) MCITP
6 2 (1.69%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.85%) IIBA
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) NCSC
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Docker
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) NDS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) Adobe
3 5 (4.24%) Mapbox
3 5 (4.24%) Progress
3 5 (4.24%) SAP
4 4 (3.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.54%) NetIQ
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle
5 3 (2.54%) Tableau
6 2 (1.69%) Apple
6 2 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.85%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.85%) Okta
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Siemens
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore