Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 57 93
Rank change year-on-year -2 +36 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 496 560 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.94% 5.50% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.82% 14.78% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 355 474 312
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +35.14% -7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £22,800
90th Percentile £69,500 £72,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 3,870 3,790 4,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.53% 37.20% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,897 2,963 3,358
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -8 230 £50,000 -4.76% 44
Dorset -3 65 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Gloucestershire +33 54 £45,000 - 8
Devon +26 52 £35,500 -14.46% 13
Wiltshire -17 49 £40,000 -15.79% 13
Somerset -8 33 £50,000 - 9
Cornwall -15 11 £36,000 -15.29% 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 251 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (36.69%) JavaScript
3 176 (35.48%) HTML
4 163 (32.86%) CSS
5 107 (21.57%) Android
6 100 (20.16%) Apple iOS
7 98 (19.76%) Git (software)
8 94 (18.95%) TDD
9 84 (16.94%) Scrum
9 84 (16.94%) AngularJS
10 78 (15.73%) C#
10 78 (15.73%) Project Management
11 76 (15.32%) Marketing
12 74 (14.92%) HTML5
12 74 (14.92%) Front End Development
13 73 (14.72%) Degree
14 69 (13.91%) Open Source
15 68 (13.71%) Software Engineering
15 68 (13.71%) .NET
15 68 (13.71%) E-Commerce
16 66 (13.31%) React
17 65 (13.10%) Java
18 64 (12.90%) Unit Testing
19 62 (12.50%) MVC
19 62 (12.50%) Wireframes
20 60 (12.10%) SQL
21 59 (11.90%) Mentoring
22 58 (11.69%) Apple Swift
23 57 (11.49%) JIRA
23 57 (11.49%) Finance

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 (4.64%) WordPress
2 19 (3.83%) CMS
3 16 (3.23%) Confluence
4 10 (2.02%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.81%) Alfresco
5 9 (1.81%) Apache
6 8 (1.61%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.01%) Drupal
7 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.81%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.81%) JBoss
8 4 (0.81%) nginx
9 3 (0.60%) Marvel
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.40%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.20%) concrete5
11 1 (0.20%) IIS
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (8.87%) Chatbot
2 23 (4.64%) Photoshop
3 16 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (2.22%) InVision
5 11 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.81%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.21%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (1.01%) InDesign
9 3 (0.60%) Pixate
10 2 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.20%) Flinto
11 1 (0.20%) GIMP
11 1 (0.20%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.09%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.85%) SaaS
4 14 (2.82%) npm
5 10 (2.02%) GitHub
5 10 (2.02%) IaaS
5 10 (2.02%) PaaS
6 7 (1.41%) Loggly
7 6 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.21%) Basecamp
8 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.01%) G Suite
8 5 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.01%) Slack
9 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.60%) Office 365
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.02%) HTTP
1 10 (2.02%) SSL
2 8 (1.61%) Wireless
3 6 (1.21%) Firewall
4 5 (1.01%) Internet
4 5 (1.01%) Intranet
4 5 (1.01%) VoIP
5 3 (0.60%) SMS
6 2 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.20%) Skype
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
7 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.64%) Big Data
3 20 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.63%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.82%) MySQL
6 11 (2.22%) Blockchain
7 10 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.02%) CouchDB
7 10 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.21%) Power BI
10 5 (1.01%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
13 2 (0.40%) QlikView
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 98 (19.76%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.49%) JIRA
3 52 (10.48%) Subversion
4 42 (8.47%) Maven
5 32 (6.45%) Apache Ivy
6 29 (5.85%) Mercurial
7 23 (4.64%) Ant
8 21 (4.23%) gulp
8 21 (4.23%) Jenkins
8 21 (4.23%) webpack
9 16 (3.23%) Selenium
10 11 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (2.22%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.81%) Gradle
11 9 (1.81%) Grunt
12 8 (1.61%) Axure RP
12 8 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.41%) Codeship
13 7 (1.41%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (15.32%) Marketing
2 57 (11.49%) Finance
3 18 (3.63%) Electronics
4 16 (3.23%) Retail
5 14 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.42%) Games
7 9 (1.81%) Back Office
8 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.21%) Banking
10 5 (1.01%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.81%) Billing
11 4 (0.81%) Law
12 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.40%) Advertising
13 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 230 (46.37%) Developer
2 67 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 55 (11.09%) Designer
4 44 (8.87%) .NET Developer
5 37 (7.46%) UX Designer
6 36 (7.26%) Software Developer
7 32 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 29 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 28 (5.65%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.44%) Software Engineer
11 24 (4.84%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.64%) C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (4.64%) Java Developer
13 21 (4.23%) HTML Developer
13 21 (4.23%) Project Manager
14 20 (4.03%) UI Designer
15 19 (3.83%) Architect
16 17 (3.43%) Android Developer
16 17 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
17 16 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (35.48%) HTML
2 163 (32.86%) CSS
3 84 (16.94%) AngularJS
4 74 (14.92%) HTML5
5 68 (13.71%) .NET
6 66 (13.31%) React
7 56 (11.29%) Sass
8 47 (9.48%) jQuery
9 44 (8.87%) CSS3
10 43 (8.67%) ASP.NET
11 38 (7.66%) RESTful
12 36 (7.26%) Web Services
13 32 (6.45%) REST
14 31 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (5.44%) Node.js
15 27 (5.44%) Qt
16 26 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (4.84%) Vue.js
18 20 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
19 18 (3.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (5.04%) Smart Meter
4 23 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (3.23%) Renewable Energy
7 16 (3.23%) Smart Home
7 16 (3.23%) Social Media
8 13 (2.62%) Animation
9 12 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.02%) Graphic Design
11 9 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.61%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.21%) Blog
14 5 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (21.57%) Android
2 100 (20.16%) Apple iOS
3 44 (8.87%) Linux
4 26 (5.24%) Windows
5 15 (3.02%) Unix
6 6 (1.21%) CentOS
7 4 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (18.95%) TDD
3 84 (16.94%) Scrum
4 78 (15.73%) Project Management
5 74 (14.92%) Front End Development
6 69 (13.91%) Open Source
7 68 (13.71%) E-Commerce
7 68 (13.71%) Software Engineering
8 64 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 62 (12.50%) MVC
9 62 (12.50%) Wireframes
10 59 (11.90%) Mentoring
11 55 (11.09%) Web Development
12 54 (10.89%) Coaching
12 54 (10.89%) Computer Science
13 51 (10.28%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 50 (10.08%) API Design
14 50 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (9.68%) OO
16 44 (8.87%) Conversational UI
Programming Languages
1 182 (36.69%) JavaScript
2 78 (15.73%) C#
3 65 (13.10%) Java
4 60 (12.10%) SQL
5 58 (11.69%) Apple Swift
6 54 (10.89%) PHP
7 37 (7.46%) C++
8 36 (7.26%) Python
9 30 (6.05%) C
10 29 (5.85%) TypeScript
11 20 (4.03%) ES6
12 13 (2.62%) Embedded C
13 11 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.61%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.21%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.01%) VB
18 4 (0.81%) PHP 5
18 4 (0.81%) Ruby
18 4 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (14.72%) Degree
2 32 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.01%) PMP
7 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.60%) MCITP
9 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.43%) QA
2 8 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (5.85%) Docker
2 8 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (1.21%) Puppet
2 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.40%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.40%) SCSM
3 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Salt
4 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.65%) Adobe
3 14 (2.82%) Google
4 9 (1.81%) Apple
5 7 (1.41%) Oracle
6 6 (1.21%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.21%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.21%) Wrike
7 5 (1.01%) SAP
7 5 (1.01%) Telerik
7 5 (1.01%) VMware
7 5 (1.01%) Workday
7 5 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.81%) Splunk
9 3 (0.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 3 (0.60%) Sencha
10 2 (0.40%) Informatica
10 2 (0.40%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.40%) Zend