Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 63 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 500 533 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.85% 5.24% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.25% 13.01% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 373 474 347
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,550 £28,750 £24,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 4,443 4,096 4,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.13% 40.26% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,427 3,271 3,633
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Bristol +4 236 £47,500 -5.00% 59
Dorset -9 90 £42,500 +21.43% 12
Wiltshire -7 57 £40,000 -7.51% 13
Gloucestershire +22 47 £48,000 +6.67% 13
Devon +7 35 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Cornwall -4 17 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Somerset -24 14 £50,000 - 11
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 West region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 281 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (43.00%) JavaScript
3 185 (37.00%) HTML
4 177 (35.40%) CSS
5 124 (24.80%) AngularJS
6 122 (24.40%) C#
7 107 (21.40%) Git (software)
8 99 (19.80%) TDD
9 97 (19.40%) .NET
10 85 (17.00%) HTML5
11 83 (16.60%) Java
11 83 (16.60%) Scrum
12 79 (15.80%) MVC
13 75 (15.00%) Marketing
14 71 (14.20%) React
14 71 (14.20%) Front End Development
15 67 (13.40%) Software Engineering
16 62 (12.40%) SQL Server
16 62 (12.40%) jQuery
17 60 (12.00%) Degree
17 60 (12.00%) Finance
18 59 (11.80%) Web Development
18 59 (11.80%) ASP.NET
18 59 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (11.40%) Android
19 57 (11.40%) PHP
20 56 (11.20%) SQL
21 55 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
21 55 (11.00%) Sass
21 55 (11.00%) Wireframes

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 34 (6.80%) CMS
2 20 (4.00%) WordPress
3 18 (3.60%) Apache
4 14 (2.80%) Confluence
5 12 (2.40%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.20%) EPiServer
6 11 (2.20%) nginx
7 7 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.20%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.20%) Drupal
9 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.80%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.80%) JBoss
10 4 (0.80%) Marvel
11 3 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.60%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.60%) concrete5
11 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.60%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.40%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 20 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.60%) InVision
5 8 (1.60%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (1.00%) InDesign
6 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.00%) Pixate
7 4 (0.80%) UXPin
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.20%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (8.00%) SaaS
3 31 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.20%) npm
5 10 (2.00%) IaaS
5 10 (2.00%) PaaS
6 8 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.20%) Basecamp
8 6 (1.20%) GitHub
9 4 (0.80%) G Suite
9 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.40%) Office 365
11 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.40%) Slack
12 1 (0.20%) Force.com
12 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.60%) Internet
2 9 (1.80%) Firewall
3 8 (1.60%) DNS
3 8 (1.60%) HTTP
4 7 (1.40%) SSL
4 7 (1.40%) Wireless
5 5 (1.00%) VoIP
6 4 (0.80%) SMS
7 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.40%) Intranet
8 2 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.40%) Skype
8 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.40%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.40%) Big Data
3 22 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.40%) Blockchain
4 17 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.20%) MySQL
6 12 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.00%) CouchDB
7 10 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.40%) MarkLogic
9 6 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.80%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (0.80%) Power BI
11 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.40%) QlikView
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (21.40%) Git (software)
2 50 (10.00%) Subversion
3 48 (9.60%) JIRA
4 40 (8.00%) Maven
5 29 (5.80%) Jenkins
6 27 (5.40%) Mercurial
7 24 (4.80%) Apache Ivy
8 22 (4.40%) Selenium
9 21 (4.20%) Ant
10 20 (4.00%) gulp
11 19 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (3.80%) webpack
12 16 (3.20%) Bitbucket
13 12 (2.40%) Gradle
14 11 (2.20%) Android Studio
14 11 (2.20%) JUnit
15 10 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (1.80%) Grunt
16 9 (1.80%) Jasmine
16 9 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (15.00%) Marketing
2 60 (12.00%) Finance
3 25 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.20%) Electronics
5 13 (2.60%) Retail
6 9 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.20%) Back Office
8 5 (1.00%) Games
9 4 (0.80%) Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Billing
9 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 268 (53.60%) Developer
2 68 (13.60%) .NET Developer
3 62 (12.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 47 (9.40%) Designer
5 36 (7.20%) Software Developer
6 34 (6.80%) Senior Developer
6 34 (6.80%) UX Designer
7 31 (6.20%) Architect
8 30 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 30 (6.00%) Web Developer
9 29 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
9 29 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
12 20 (4.00%) UI Designer
13 19 (3.80%) React Developer
14 18 (3.60%) Android Developer
14 18 (3.60%) Angular Developer
14 18 (3.60%) Java Developer
14 18 (3.60%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (37.00%) HTML
2 177 (35.40%) CSS
3 124 (24.80%) AngularJS
4 97 (19.40%) .NET
5 85 (17.00%) HTML5
6 71 (14.20%) React
7 62 (12.40%) jQuery
8 59 (11.80%) ASP.NET
9 55 (11.00%) Sass
10 51 (10.20%) CSS3
11 47 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (8.80%) RESTful
13 41 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
14 36 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (6.00%) Web Services
16 28 (5.60%) Node.js
16 28 (5.60%) Qt
16 28 (5.60%) REST
17 26 (5.20%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.40%) Smart Meter
5 21 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.40%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.20%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.20%) Social Media
8 15 (3.00%) Renewable Energy
9 13 (2.60%) Animation
10 12 (2.40%) Smart Home
11 10 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.80%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.60%) Graphic Design
14 7 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
15 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.40%) Android
2 46 (9.20%) Apple iOS
2 46 (9.20%) Linux
3 44 (8.80%) Windows
4 14 (2.80%) Unix
5 11 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.60%) CentOS
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (19.80%) TDD
3 83 (16.60%) Scrum
4 79 (15.80%) MVC
5 71 (14.20%) Front End Development
6 67 (13.40%) Software Engineering
7 59 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (11.80%) Web Development
8 55 (11.00%) Wireframes
9 53 (10.60%) OO
10 49 (9.80%) Project Management
11 48 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (8.40%) Android Development
12 42 (8.40%) DevOps
13 40 (8.00%) Prototyping
13 40 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 35 (7.00%) iOS Development
15 34 (6.80%) Unit Testing
16 33 (6.60%) BDD
16 33 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 215 (43.00%) JavaScript
2 122 (24.40%) C#
3 83 (16.60%) Java
4 57 (11.40%) PHP
5 56 (11.20%) SQL
6 41 (8.20%) C++
7 36 (7.20%) Python
8 31 (6.20%) TypeScript
9 29 (5.80%) C
10 18 (3.60%) Apple Swift
11 17 (3.40%) ES6
11 17 (3.40%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.80%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.60%) Ruby
15 6 (1.20%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.00%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.80%) PHP 5
18 3 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (12.00%) Degree
2 28 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.40%) MCITP
8 5 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.00%) PMP
9 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) CBAP
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB
10 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.00%) SLA
2 14 (2.80%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.60%) WCAG
4 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (4.20%) Docker
2 10 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.60%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) Puppet
2 6 (1.20%) HockeyApp
3 4 (0.80%) Ansible
3 4 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.00%) Adobe
3 19 (3.80%) Google
4 13 (2.60%) Oracle
5 12 (2.40%) Apple
6 10 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.00%) SAP
7 8 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.40%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.40%) VMware
9 5 (1.00%) Telerik
10 4 (0.80%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.80%) HP
10 4 (0.80%) Sencha
10 4 (0.80%) Veeam
10 4 (0.80%) Veritas
11 3 (0.60%) ESRI
11 3 (0.60%) Splunk
12 2 (0.40%) Informatica
12 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com