Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 69 48
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 226 437 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.92% 4.46% 6.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.77% 12.39% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 195 328 489
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 2,098 3,526 3,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.39% 35.96% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,625 2,625 3,030
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,037 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +13 83 £45,000 -13.04% 3
Gloucestershire +37 41 £55,000 +29.41%
Devon +4 30 £32,500 -22.62% 4
Dorset -6 30 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Wiltshire +35 24 £46,250 +15.63% 1
Somerset -26 13 £52,500 +44.21% 3
Cornwall -8 5 £40,000 -5.88%
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 120 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (38.05%) CSS
3 83 (36.73%) HTML
3 83 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 52 (23.01%) Degree
5 43 (19.03%) Analytics
6 42 (18.58%) AngularJS
7 37 (16.37%) Scrum
8 36 (15.93%) .NET
8 36 (15.93%) Azure
9 34 (15.04%) Python
10 33 (14.60%) PHP
10 33 (14.60%) Front End Development
11 29 (12.83%) Software Engineering
12 28 (12.39%) C#
12 28 (12.39%) HTML5
12 28 (12.39%) User Stories
12 28 (12.39%) Data Science
13 27 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (11.95%) React
13 27 (11.95%) Finance
13 27 (11.95%) Data Analysis
14 26 (11.50%) C
15 25 (11.06%) AWS
16 24 (10.62%) Machine Learning
16 24 (10.62%) Big Data
16 24 (10.62%) Mentoring
16 24 (10.62%) Wireframes
17 23 (10.18%) MySQL
17 23 (10.18%) SQL

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 15 (6.64%) ArcGIS
2 12 (5.31%) CMS
3 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.65%) WordPress
5 4 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Documentum
7 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.87%) Sketch
2 11 (4.87%) SPSS
3 9 (3.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.10%) Adobe XD
5 6 (2.65%) InVision
6 5 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (1.33%) Marvel
7 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.88%) Figma
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.44%) InDesign
9 1 (0.44%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.44%) Pixate
9 1 (0.44%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Shopify
2 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.93%) Azure
2 25 (11.06%) AWS
3 17 (7.52%) SaaS
4 14 (6.19%) IaaS
4 14 (6.19%) PaaS
5 7 (3.10%) Power Platform
6 6 (2.65%) Office 365
6 6 (2.65%) Slack
7 5 (2.21%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.88%) GCP
9 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.88%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.65%) Internet
1 6 (2.65%) MQTT
2 4 (1.77%) LAN
2 4 (1.77%) Skype
3 3 (1.33%) Wireless
4 2 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.44%) Broadband
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.62%) Big Data
2 23 (10.18%) MySQL
3 7 (3.10%) Power BI
3 7 (3.10%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.65%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.44%) Flink
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (5.75%) Git (software)
1 13 (5.75%) JIRA
2 10 (4.42%) Axure RP
3 6 (2.65%) Selenium
3 6 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.77%) Balsamiq
5 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.88%) GitLab
5 2 (0.88%) Grunt
5 2 (0.88%) gulp
5 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.44%) Babel
6 1 (0.44%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.44%) Gradle
6 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) webpack
General
1 27 (11.95%) Finance
2 21 (9.29%) Retail
3 19 (8.41%) Marketing
4 13 (5.75%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.98%) Banking
6 8 (3.54%) Games
6 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.77%) German Language
8 3 (1.33%) Military
9 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.88%) Social Science
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 100 (44.25%) Developer
2 34 (15.04%) Designer
3 30 (13.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (8.85%) Analyst
5 19 (8.41%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (7.52%) UX Designer
8 16 (7.08%) Data Scientist
8 16 (7.08%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.64%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.31%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.87%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 11 (4.87%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (4.87%) Service Manager
12 9 (3.98%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.98%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.54%) PHP Developer
14 7 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (3.10%) UI Designer
14 7 (3.10%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (38.05%) CSS
2 83 (36.73%) HTML
3 42 (18.58%) AngularJS
4 36 (15.93%) .NET
5 28 (12.39%) HTML5
6 27 (11.95%) React
7 22 (9.73%) Symfony
7 22 (9.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (9.29%) jQuery
8 21 (9.29%) Natural Language Processing
9 20 (8.85%) Sass
10 17 (7.52%) Vue.js
10 17 (7.52%) Web Services
11 14 (6.19%) CodeIgniter
12 11 (4.87%) Anaconda
13 10 (4.42%) RESTful
14 9 (3.98%) CSS3
14 9 (3.98%) Laravel
14 9 (3.98%) REST
15 8 (3.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.29%) Algorithms
2 11 (4.87%) Augmented Reality
2 11 (4.87%) Linked Data
2 11 (4.87%) Semantic Web
3 10 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.65%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.21%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.77%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.77%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 4 (1.77%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.77%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.88%) Online Games
10 1 (0.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.08%) Linux
2 11 (4.87%) Windows
3 5 (2.21%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.33%) Android
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) Debian
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.03%) Analytics
3 37 (16.37%) Scrum
4 33 (14.60%) Front End Development
5 29 (12.83%) Software Engineering
6 28 (12.39%) Data Science
6 28 (12.39%) User Stories
7 27 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 27 (11.95%) Data Analysis
8 24 (10.62%) Machine Learning
8 24 (10.62%) Mentoring
8 24 (10.62%) Wireframes
9 23 (10.18%) Product Roadmap
9 23 (10.18%) Web Development
10 21 (9.29%) ITIL
11 20 (8.85%) Visualisation
12 18 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.96%) Service Design
12 18 (7.96%) TDD
13 17 (7.52%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 34 (15.04%) Python
3 33 (14.60%) PHP
4 28 (12.39%) C#
5 26 (11.50%) C
6 23 (10.18%) SQL
7 16 (7.08%) Java
8 12 (5.31%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.10%) C++
10 4 (1.77%) ES6
10 4 (1.77%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.88%) Delphi
11 2 (0.88%) Go
11 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.44%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.44%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) Rust
12 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (23.01%) Degree
2 16 (7.08%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.65%) Postgraduate
6 4 (1.77%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.77%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.88%) CISA
7 2 (0.88%) CISM
7 2 (0.88%) CISSP
7 2 (0.88%) CRISC
7 2 (0.88%) MCITP
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) IIBA
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.87%) QA
2 4 (1.77%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (7.08%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.77%) SCCM
3 3 (1.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (9.29%) Adobe
2 11 (4.87%) Apple
2 11 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.98%) Google
4 6 (2.65%) Tableau
5 5 (2.21%) Progress
6 4 (1.77%) Dell
6 4 (1.77%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.77%) HP
6 4 (1.77%) NetIQ
6 4 (1.77%) Oracle
6 4 (1.77%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.33%) VMware
8 2 (0.88%) Crazy Egg
8 2 (0.88%) Hotjar
8 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.88%) Remedy
9 1 (0.44%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.44%) Samsung
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin