Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 46 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 529 613 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.23% 5.85% 4.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.21% 16.03% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 375 449 354
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 3,724 3,824 3,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.81% 36.50% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,809 2,880 3,127
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 -14 228 £52,000 -0.95% 12
Dorset +17 87 £40,000 +10.34%
Somerset +34 75 £36,404 -19.10% 14
Devon +22 57 £37,500 -13.29% 5
Gloucestershire +10 43 £42,500 -5.56%
Wiltshire -52 21 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Cornwall -7 17 £36,000 +67.44% 2
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 239 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (35.35%) JavaScript
3 179 (33.84%) HTML
4 172 (32.51%) CSS
5 148 (27.98%) Android
6 131 (24.76%) Apple iOS
7 110 (20.79%) TDD
8 109 (20.60%) Open Source
9 99 (18.71%) E-Commerce
10 93 (17.58%) Front End Development
11 92 (17.39%) Unit Testing
12 88 (16.64%) Mentoring
12 88 (16.64%) Coaching
13 84 (15.88%) AngularJS
13 84 (15.88%) Degree
13 84 (15.88%) Apple Swift
14 81 (15.31%) C#
15 80 (15.12%) API Design
16 78 (14.74%) HTML5
17 77 (14.56%) Project Management
17 77 (14.56%) Software Engineering
18 76 (14.37%) .NET
19 75 (14.18%) MVC
20 74 (13.99%) Marketing
20 74 (13.99%) Git (software)
20 74 (13.99%) Chatbot
20 74 (13.99%) Conversational UI
21 69 (13.04%) Adobe
22 67 (12.67%) Java
23 65 (12.29%) React

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 (4.35%) WordPress
2 16 (3.02%) CMS
3 12 (2.27%) Marvel
4 8 (1.51%) Confluence
5 6 (1.13%) Alfresco
6 4 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.57%) Drupal
7 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Kentico
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (13.99%) Chatbot
2 41 (7.75%) InVision
3 36 (6.81%) Photoshop
4 17 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (2.08%) Pixate
6 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (1.51%) Flinto
7 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
8 6 (1.13%) InDesign
9 4 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.57%) UXPin
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (9.64%) SaaS
4 16 (3.02%) IaaS
5 15 (2.84%) Loggly
5 15 (2.84%) PaaS
6 9 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.51%) GitHub
8 6 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.95%) G Suite
9 5 (0.95%) Route 53
9 5 (0.95%) Slack
10 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.57%) npm
10 3 (0.57%) Office 365
10 3 (0.57%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.40%) Wireless
2 8 (1.51%) HTTP
3 7 (1.32%) SSL
4 5 (0.95%) Internet
4 5 (0.95%) Intranet
5 4 (0.76%) VoIP
6 3 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.19%) AMQP
7 1 (0.19%) ICMP
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.48%) Big Data
3 19 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.02%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.89%) MySQL
7 9 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.70%) CouchDB
7 9 (1.70%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.51%) Blockchain
8 8 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.13%) Power BI
10 4 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 74 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 56 (10.59%) JIRA
3 28 (5.29%) Maven
4 27 (5.10%) Subversion
5 25 (4.73%) gulp
6 23 (4.35%) webpack
7 21 (3.97%) Apache Ivy
8 18 (3.40%) Jenkins
9 17 (3.21%) Bitbucket
10 15 (2.84%) Ant
10 15 (2.84%) Axure RP
10 15 (2.84%) Codeship
10 15 (2.84%) Mercurial
11 14 (2.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 14 (2.65%) Selenium
12 11 (2.08%) Gradle
12 11 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
13 10 (1.89%) GitLab
13 10 (1.89%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.13%) Grunt
General
1 74 (13.99%) Marketing
2 61 (11.53%) Finance
3 30 (5.67%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.54%) Electronics
5 18 (3.40%) Games
6 14 (2.65%) Retail
7 8 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.32%) Banking
9 6 (1.13%) Back Office
9 6 (1.13%) Billing
10 5 (0.95%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.95%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 236 (44.61%) Developer
2 94 (17.77%) Designer
3 80 (15.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 48 (9.07%) .NET Developer
5 41 (7.75%) UI Designer
6 38 (7.18%) UX Designer
7 34 (6.43%) Web Developer
8 32 (6.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 26 (4.91%) Android Developer
9 26 (4.91%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.73%) Senior Developer
11 24 (4.54%) Azure Developer
12 22 (4.16%) Lead Developer
13 21 (3.97%) Project Manager
14 20 (3.78%) Java Developer
15 18 (3.40%) HTML Developer
16 17 (3.21%) Analyst
17 16 (3.02%) Software Engineer
17 16 (3.02%) UI/UX Designer
18 15 (2.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (33.84%) HTML
2 172 (32.51%) CSS
3 84 (15.88%) AngularJS
4 78 (14.74%) HTML5
5 76 (14.37%) .NET
6 65 (12.29%) React
7 59 (11.15%) Sass
8 56 (10.59%) ASP.NET
9 52 (9.83%) jQuery
10 46 (8.70%) CSS3
11 42 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (6.62%) Node.js
13 34 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (5.29%) .NET Core
15 27 (5.10%) RESTful
16 25 (4.73%) Web Services
17 24 (4.54%) React Native
18 22 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (3.97%) Redux
20 20 (3.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (2.46%) Blog
7 9 (1.70%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.51%) PDA
8 8 (1.51%) Smart Home
9 6 (1.13%) Animation
9 6 (1.13%) Fintech
10 5 (0.95%) Graphic Design
10 5 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.76%) Social Media
12 3 (0.57%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 148 (27.98%) Android
2 131 (24.76%) Apple iOS
3 37 (6.99%) Linux
4 19 (3.59%) Windows
5 5 (0.95%) Unix
6 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (20.79%) TDD
3 109 (20.60%) Open Source
4 99 (18.71%) E-Commerce
5 93 (17.58%) Front End Development
6 92 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 88 (16.64%) Coaching
7 88 (16.64%) Mentoring
8 80 (15.12%) API Design
9 77 (14.56%) Project Management
9 77 (14.56%) Software Engineering
10 75 (14.18%) MVC
11 74 (13.99%) Conversational UI
12 62 (11.72%) Wireframes
13 59 (11.15%) Scrum
14 53 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (9.83%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 51 (9.64%) Web Development
17 50 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (9.07%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (35.35%) JavaScript
2 84 (15.88%) Apple Swift
3 81 (15.31%) C#
4 67 (12.67%) Java
5 44 (8.32%) PHP
5 44 (8.32%) SQL
6 35 (6.62%) Python
7 34 (6.43%) C
7 34 (6.43%) C++
8 30 (5.67%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.40%) Kotlin
10 15 (2.84%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.84%) ES6
11 14 (2.65%) Groovy
12 13 (2.46%) Embedded C
13 9 (1.70%) Ruby
14 8 (1.51%) Scala
15 6 (1.13%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.95%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (15.88%) Degree
2 29 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.32%) PMP
5 7 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.13%) MCSA
7 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.65%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.51%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 34 (6.43%) Docker
2 8 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.57%) XenApp
3 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) AirWatch
1 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (0.57%) SCDPM
1 3 (0.57%) SCOrch
1 3 (0.57%) SCSM
1 3 (0.57%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 69 (13.04%) Adobe
2 30 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.08%) Google
4 9 (1.70%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 9 (1.70%) Wrike
5 7 (1.32%) Apple
6 6 (1.13%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.13%) SAP
6 6 (1.13%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.95%) Workday
7 5 (0.95%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.76%) Splunk
8 4 (0.76%) Telerik
9 3 (0.57%) Citrix
9 3 (0.57%) MobileIron
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle
9 3 (0.57%) VMware
10 2 (0.38%) hybris
10 2 (0.38%) Informatica
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat