Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 75 84
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 -23
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 444 133 367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.98% 3.98% 3.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.37% 13.33% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 290 99 266
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £29,581
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £59,375 £58,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £56,378 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.39% - +2.94%

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 2,712 998 3,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.50% 29.88% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,642 780 2,423
10th Percentile £28,525 £28,975 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,525 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,225 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -11 140 £50,000 +5.26% 38
Dorset +33 86 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Gloucestershire -7 62 £56,250 +18.42% 5
Cornwall +6 48 £55,000 - 1
Somerset +11 40 £28,250 -40.53% 2
Devon +13 27 £38,750 - 13
Wiltshire -7 19 £64,500 +40.22% 6
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 198 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (36.49%) JavaScript
3 137 (30.86%) HTML
4 122 (27.48%) CSS
5 98 (22.07%) React
6 91 (20.50%) Social Skills
7 84 (18.92%) Front End Development
8 82 (18.47%) Finance
9 76 (17.12%) Azure
10 74 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 74 (16.67%) Scrum
11 73 (16.44%) AngularJS
12 67 (15.09%) SQL
13 66 (14.86%) DevOps
14 63 (14.19%) HTML5
15 61 (13.74%) Marketing
16 59 (13.29%) C#
17 58 (13.06%) .NET
17 58 (13.06%) MVC
18 56 (12.61%) Node.js
19 54 (12.16%) Linux
19 54 (12.16%) Software Engineering
20 53 (11.94%) Mentoring
21 51 (11.49%) SaaS
22 50 (11.26%) PHP
23 48 (10.81%) Web Development
23 48 (10.81%) TypeScript
23 48 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
24 47 (10.59%) Git (software)
25 46 (10.36%) Vue.js

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 23 (5.18%) CMS
2 16 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.38%) Confluence
3 15 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.93%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.93%) WordPress
5 12 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 12 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (2.70%) Sitefinity
6 4 (0.90%) Drupal
6 4 (0.90%) Headless CMS
6 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (4.28%) Sketch
2 11 (2.48%) InVision
3 9 (2.03%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.80%) Figma
4 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.90%) UXPin
8 3 (0.68%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.45%) MadCap Flare
9 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.23%) Flinto
10 1 (0.23%) GIMP
10 1 (0.23%) InDesign
10 1 (0.23%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) Magento
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 76 (17.12%) Azure
2 51 (11.49%) SaaS
3 43 (9.68%) AWS
4 19 (4.28%) Serverless
5 17 (3.83%) Power Platform
6 16 (3.60%) GitHub
7 15 (3.38%) IaaS
7 15 (3.38%) PaaS
8 14 (3.15%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (2.25%) npm
10 9 (2.03%) Google Analytics
10 9 (2.03%) PowerApps
11 8 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.35%) GCP
13 6 (1.35%) Stripe
14 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.13%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.13%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.80%) Internet
2 6 (1.35%) HTTP
2 6 (1.35%) SAN
3 4 (0.90%) DNS
3 4 (0.90%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.90%) Skype
3 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.66%) MongoDB
2 28 (6.31%) MySQL
3 23 (5.18%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.83%) Power BI
5 12 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.48%) Big Data
7 9 (2.03%) Apache Accumulo
7 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.35%) GIS
9 5 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.13%) Metadata
10 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.45%) Looker
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 47 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.98%) JIRA
3 21 (4.73%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.60%) gulp
5 15 (3.38%) webpack
6 9 (2.03%) Mocha
7 8 (1.80%) Storybook
8 7 (1.58%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.35%) CircleCI
9 6 (1.35%) Grunt
9 6 (1.35%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.35%) Protractor
10 5 (1.13%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.13%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.13%) Codeship
10 5 (1.13%) Selenium
10 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.68%) JMeter
12 2 (0.45%) Balsamiq
12 2 (0.45%) Cypress.io
General
1 91 (20.50%) Social Skills
2 82 (18.47%) Finance
3 61 (13.74%) Marketing
4 28 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.63%) Public Sector
6 18 (4.05%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.38%) Electronics
8 13 (2.93%) Law
8 13 (2.93%) Legal
8 13 (2.93%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.48%) Retail
10 10 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
11 8 (1.80%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.13%) Banking
12 5 (1.13%) Games
13 4 (0.90%) Humanities
13 4 (0.90%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.68%) Billing
15 2 (0.45%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 155 (34.91%) Developer
2 69 (15.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 48 (10.81%) Designer
4 40 (9.01%) UX Designer
5 35 (7.88%) Product Manager
6 31 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 24 (5.41%) Administrator
8 24 (5.41%) DBA
8 24 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (4.73%) Software Developer
9 21 (4.73%) Software Engineer
10 19 (4.28%) PHP Developer
11 16 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (3.15%) React Developer
12 14 (3.15%) UI Designer
13 13 (2.93%) Analyst
13 13 (2.93%) Project Manager
13 13 (2.93%) Software Manager
13 13 (2.93%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (30.86%) HTML
2 122 (27.48%) CSS
3 98 (22.07%) React
4 73 (16.44%) AngularJS
5 63 (14.19%) HTML5
6 58 (13.06%) .NET
7 56 (12.61%) Node.js
8 46 (10.36%) Vue.js
9 39 (8.78%) Sass
10 38 (8.56%) RESTful
11 36 (8.11%) JSON
12 34 (7.66%) CSS3
13 23 (5.18%) jQuery
13 23 (5.18%) LAMP
13 23 (5.18%) SOAP
14 22 (4.95%) .NET Core
14 22 (4.95%) Web Services
15 21 (4.73%) ASP.NET
16 20 (4.50%) Jest
17 17 (3.83%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.21%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.03%) Cyberattack
5 7 (1.58%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.13%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.13%) Tandem
7 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.90%) NHS
7 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (0.68%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.68%) RIA
8 3 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.45%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.45%) Life Science
9 2 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.16%) Linux
2 40 (9.01%) Windows
3 28 (6.31%) Windows Server 2016
3 28 (6.31%) Windows Server 2019
4 24 (5.41%) CentOS
4 24 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.60%) Android
6 15 (3.38%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.45%) Unix
10 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.92%) Front End Development
3 74 (16.67%) Scrum
4 66 (14.86%) DevOps
5 58 (13.06%) MVC
6 54 (12.16%) Software Engineering
7 53 (11.94%) Mentoring
8 48 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (10.81%) Web Development
9 42 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 41 (9.23%) Analytics
11 40 (9.01%) Full Stack Development
12 38 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (8.11%) CRM
14 35 (7.88%) Collaborative Working
14 35 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 35 (7.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 34 (7.66%) Artificial Intelligence
16 31 (6.98%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 162 (36.49%) JavaScript
2 67 (15.09%) SQL
3 59 (13.29%) C#
4 50 (11.26%) PHP
5 48 (10.81%) TypeScript
6 42 (9.46%) PowerShell
7 26 (5.86%) Java
8 24 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 19 (4.28%) ES6
10 13 (2.93%) Python
11 8 (1.80%) C
11 8 (1.80%) Go
11 8 (1.80%) Ruby
12 7 (1.58%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.13%) C++
13 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.90%) VB
14 4 (0.90%) VBScript
15 3 (0.68%) Perl
16 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.43%) Degree
3 14 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) MCSA
6 3 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.31%) QA
2 25 (5.63%) Accessibility
3 18 (4.05%) SLA
4 3 (0.68%) PMO
5 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (8.56%) Docker
2 12 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.35%) Firmware
3 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.90%) Shibboleth
4 4 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.48%) Ansible
3 8 (1.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (1.35%) Terraform
5 5 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 74 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.86%) Oracle
2 26 (5.86%) Red Hat
3 16 (3.60%) Adobe
4 14 (3.15%) Google
4 14 (3.15%) SAP
5 13 (2.93%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.35%) VMware
7 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.90%) FalconStor
7 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.90%) Veeam
8 3 (0.68%) Aderant
8 3 (0.68%) Intapp
8 3 (0.68%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.68%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.45%) IBM
9 2 (0.45%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.45%) Scality
9 2 (0.45%) Virgin Media