Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 92 91
Rank change year-on-year +39 -1 +37
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 559 368 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.50% 3.40% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.37% 8.90% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 469 309 294
South West median annual salary £50,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.14% -7.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 3890 4137 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.31% 38.23% 38.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3045 3381 3650
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +31 281 £52,500 +40.00% 19
Somerset +33 62 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Wiltshire +8 60 £52,500 +23.53%
Dorset +8 59 £35,000 - 10
Cornwall +18 39 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire +15 28 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Devon -13 25 £42,000 +40.00% 3
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 279 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 211 (37.75%) HTML
4 200 (35.78%) CSS
5 142 (25.40%) Java
6 140 (25.04%) Software Engineering
7 132 (23.61%) TDD
8 111 (19.86%) BDD
9 109 (19.50%) C#
10 106 (18.96%) JIRA
11 105 (18.78%) .NET
12 101 (18.07%) Electronics
13 98 (17.53%) Git (software)
14 95 (16.99%) Finance
15 94 (16.82%) Big Data
16 93 (16.64%) AngularJS
17 92 (16.46%) Web Development
18 90 (16.10%) Test Automation
19 89 (15.92%) Front End Development
20 85 (15.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 79 (14.13%) Wireless
22 78 (13.95%) Android
23 77 (13.77%) HTML5
24 74 (13.24%) Atlassian
24 74 (13.24%) MVC
24 74 (13.24%) SQL
25 71 (12.70%) Mobile App
26 70 (12.52%) Calabash
27 68 (12.16%) jQuery
27 68 (12.16%) 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 28 (5.01%) CMS
2 21 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.40%) Umbraco
4 14 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 13 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.15%) Apache
6 12 (2.15%) WordPress
7 10 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.25%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.07%) Kentico
10 5 (0.89%) Confluence
10 5 (0.89%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.72%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.72%) nginx
12 3 (0.54%) Drupal
13 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (5.72%) Photoshop
2 25 (4.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.43%) InVision
3 8 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (0.89%) InDesign
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.54%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.36%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.36%) Pixate
7 2 (0.36%) Revit
7 2 (0.36%) UXPin
8 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) Shopify
3 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.83%) SaaS
4 24 (4.29%) GitHub
5 21 (3.76%) npm
6 19 (3.40%) IaaS
6 19 (3.40%) PaaS
7 13 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 12 (2.15%) TestFlight
9 11 (1.97%) Office 365
10 5 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.89%) Slack
11 4 (0.72%) G Suite
11 4 (0.72%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.54%) Firebase
12 3 (0.54%) Google Play
12 3 (0.54%) Heroku
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 79 (14.13%) Wireless
2 22 (3.94%) Cisco ISE
3 18 (3.22%) HTTP
4 13 (2.33%) SSL
5 12 (2.15%) MQTT
6 9 (1.61%) DNS
7 7 (1.25%) Internet
7 7 (1.25%) SMS
8 5 (0.89%) Firewall
9 4 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.54%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.54%) ISDN
10 3 (0.54%) MPLS
10 3 (0.54%) VLAN
10 3 (0.54%) VoIP
10 3 (0.54%) VPN
11 1 (0.18%) DHCP
11 1 (0.18%) Extranet
11 1 (0.18%) ICMP
11 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.82%) Big Data
2 54 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.72%) MySQL
4 31 (5.55%) NoSQL
5 25 (4.47%) Relational Database
6 24 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.68%) Power BI
9 14 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (2.50%) CouchDB
10 13 (2.33%) BigQuery
11 8 (1.43%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.25%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.25%) Impala
12 7 (1.25%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.25%) Presto
12 7 (1.25%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 106 (18.96%) JIRA
2 98 (17.53%) Git (software)
3 85 (15.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 70 (12.52%) Calabash
5 57 (10.20%) Bitbucket
6 47 (8.41%) Android Studio
7 37 (6.62%) Jenkins
8 34 (6.08%) Gradle
8 34 (6.08%) JUnit
8 34 (6.08%) Mockito
9 26 (4.65%) Grunt
10 24 (4.29%) Maven
10 24 (4.29%) TeamCity
10 24 (4.29%) webpack
11 23 (4.11%) CocoaPods
12 20 (3.58%) Cucumber
13 19 (3.40%) Subversion
13 19 (3.40%) Xcode
14 18 (3.22%) Bower
15 16 (2.86%) Axure RP
General
1 101 (18.07%) Electronics
2 95 (16.99%) Finance
3 68 (12.16%) Marketing
4 32 (5.72%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.37%) Manufacturing
6 24 (4.29%) Retail
7 10 (1.79%) Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Advertising
9 3 (0.54%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 298 (53.31%) Developer
2 72 (12.88%) Designer
3 57 (10.20%) UX Designer
4 51 (9.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 40 (7.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 39 (6.98%) Android Developer
7 38 (6.80%) Senior Developer
8 35 (6.26%) iOS Developer
8 35 (6.26%) Web Developer
9 33 (5.90%) .NET Developer
10 28 (5.01%) Software Developer
11 25 (4.47%) Java Engineer
12 24 (4.29%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.11%) Java Developer
14 22 (3.94%) Network Engineer
15 21 (3.76%) Applications Developer
15 21 (3.76%) UI Developer
16 20 (3.58%) C# Developer
17 19 (3.40%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 19 (3.40%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (37.75%) HTML
2 200 (35.78%) CSS
3 105 (18.78%) .NET
4 93 (16.64%) AngularJS
5 77 (13.77%) HTML5
6 68 (12.16%) jQuery
7 63 (11.27%) React
8 61 (10.91%) REST
9 60 (10.73%) Sass
10 49 (8.77%) Web Services
11 48 (8.59%) ASP.NET
12 47 (8.41%) Node.js
13 44 (7.87%) RESTful
14 33 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (5.72%) LESS
16 30 (5.37%) JSON
17 27 (4.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (4.47%) SOAP
19 24 (4.29%) CSS3
20 23 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.70%) Mobile App
2 26 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (1.43%) Social Media
7 7 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.25%) Clustering
7 7 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.07%) Robotics
9 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.72%) W3C
10 3 (0.54%) Animation
10 3 (0.54%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.36%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.36%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (13.95%) Android
2 67 (11.99%) Apple iOS
3 46 (8.23%) Linux
4 23 (4.11%) Windows
5 6 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.89%) Unix
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (25.04%) Software Engineering
3 132 (23.61%) TDD
4 111 (19.86%) BDD
5 92 (16.46%) Web Development
6 90 (16.10%) Test Automation
7 89 (15.92%) Front End Development
8 74 (13.24%) MVC
9 64 (11.45%) Scrum
10 62 (11.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 54 (9.66%) Android Development
12 51 (9.12%) DevOps
13 48 (8.59%) Microservices
14 47 (8.41%) iOS Development
15 46 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (7.69%) Analytics
17 43 (7.69%) Open Source
17 43 (7.69%) SDLC
18 42 (7.51%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 251 (44.90%) JavaScript
2 142 (25.40%) Java
3 109 (19.50%) C#
4 74 (13.24%) SQL
5 68 (12.16%) PHP
6 67 (11.99%) C++
7 42 (7.51%) Python
8 33 (5.90%) Objective-C
9 30 (5.37%) Ruby
10 20 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.50%) Scala
12 13 (2.33%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.15%) C
14 10 (1.79%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.89%) VB
16 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.72%) ECMAScript
17 4 (0.72%) ES6
17 4 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 59 (10.55%) Degree
2 33 (5.90%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (3.94%) CCNA
3 22 (3.94%) CCNP
3 22 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.79%) ISEB
7 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.72%) MCITP
9 3 (0.54%) PhD
10 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.36%) MCSE
11 1 (0.18%) CCENT
11 1 (0.18%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.08%) SLA
2 31 (5.55%) QA
3 6 (1.07%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (3.94%) Docker
2 14 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (8.23%) HockeyApp
2 4 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.18%) SCSM
4 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 74 (13.24%) Atlassian
2 59 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.37%) Adobe
3 30 (5.37%) SAP
4 23 (4.11%) SolarWinds
5 22 (3.94%) Cisco
5 22 (3.94%) F5
5 22 (3.94%) Infoblox
6 17 (3.04%) Google
7 15 (2.68%) VMware
7 15 (2.68%) Xamarin
8 12 (2.15%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.79%) Zend
10 8 (1.43%) Tableau
11 7 (1.25%) Oracle
12 5 (0.89%) Apple
13 4 (0.72%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.72%) HP
13 4 (0.72%) Veeam
13 4 (0.72%) Veritas