Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 58 66
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 403 589 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.98% 5.41% 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.72% 14.34% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 273 452 448
South West median annual salary £40,329 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.10% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,275 £28,912
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £60,875
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 3,760 4,106 3,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.12% 37.74% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,824 3,163 3,114
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -29 152 £50,000 - 39
Dorset +7 86 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Somerset +44 49 £37,500 -25.00% 9
Wiltshire -40 33 £35,000 -33.33% 14
Devon -5 30 £42,000 +5.00% 22
Gloucestershire -31 26 £46,250 -7.50% 8
Cornwall +12 25 £42,500 +18.06% 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 192 (47.64%) CSS
2 188 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (45.91%) HTML
4 176 (43.67%) JavaScript
5 93 (23.08%) Front End Development
6 92 (22.83%) AngularJS
7 90 (22.33%) TDD
8 86 (21.34%) .NET
9 85 (21.09%) C#
10 78 (19.35%) Sass
11 76 (18.86%) jQuery
11 76 (18.86%) MVC
12 74 (18.36%) Git (software)
13 70 (17.37%) Sketch
14 65 (16.13%) React
14 65 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 65 (16.13%) Adobe
15 64 (15.88%) Java
16 62 (15.38%) HTML5
17 59 (14.64%) Web Development
17 59 (14.64%) Wireframes
18 58 (14.39%) Microsoft
19 57 (14.14%) ASP.NET
19 57 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
20 56 (13.90%) Coaching
21 55 (13.65%) Marketing
21 55 (13.65%) Software Engineering
22 53 (13.15%) Finance
23 51 (12.66%) Prototyping
24 48 (11.91%) Mentoring

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 32 (7.94%) CMS
2 15 (3.72%) WordPress
3 8 (1.99%) EPiServer
3 8 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.74%) Confluence
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.50%) IIS
6 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) eZ Publish
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (17.37%) Sketch
2 46 (11.41%) Photoshop
3 38 (9.43%) InVision
4 23 (5.71%) Adobe XD
5 15 (3.72%) Chatbot
6 12 (2.98%) Zeplin
7 9 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (1.99%) UXPin
9 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.99%) Figma
12 4 (0.99%) GIMP
13 3 (0.74%) InDesign
14 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.50%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.50%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Shopify
2 6 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.68%) SaaS
3 10 (2.48%) IaaS
3 10 (2.48%) PaaS
4 9 (2.23%) npm
5 8 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (1.74%) Loggly
7 6 (1.49%) MailChimp
7 6 (1.49%) Trello
8 5 (1.24%) GitHub
8 5 (1.24%) Office 365
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.99%) Route 53
10 3 (0.74%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.47%) Wireless
2 12 (2.98%) HTTP
3 7 (1.74%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.99%) NetScaler
4 4 (0.99%) VLAN
4 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.50%) LAN
5 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.50%) WAN
6 1 (0.25%) ICMP
6 1 (0.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) SSL
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.72%) MySQL
4 12 (2.98%) Big Data
5 11 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.99%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.74%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.74%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.50%) MS Access
12 2 (0.50%) OLAP
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (18.36%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.45%) JIRA
3 24 (5.96%) webpack
4 22 (5.46%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.72%) Dreamweaver
5 15 (3.72%) gulp
5 15 (3.72%) Jasmine
6 13 (3.23%) Axure RP
6 13 (3.23%) Balsamiq
7 12 (2.98%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.73%) NUnit
9 10 (2.48%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.48%) MSBuild
10 9 (2.23%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (1.74%) Codeship
12 7 (1.74%) GitLab
13 6 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.49%) Maven
13 6 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (13.65%) Marketing
2 53 (13.15%) Finance
3 37 (9.18%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.96%) Electronics
5 19 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.22%) Banking
7 16 (3.97%) Games
8 10 (2.48%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.49%) Law
9 6 (1.49%) Retail
10 3 (0.74%) Billing
11 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (57.07%) Developer
2 92 (22.83%) Designer
3 88 (21.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 40 (9.93%) UI Designer
5 37 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 34 (8.44%) Web Developer
7 31 (7.69%) UX Designer
8 27 (6.70%) Senior Developer
9 24 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.71%) Azure Developer
11 19 (4.71%) UI Developer
12 16 (3.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (3.97%) HTML CSS Designer
12 16 (3.97%) HTML CSS Developer
12 16 (3.97%) HTML Developer
12 16 (3.97%) UI/UX Designer
13 15 (3.72%) Web Designer
13 15 (3.72%) Website Designer
13 15 (3.72%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (47.64%) CSS
2 185 (45.91%) HTML
3 92 (22.83%) AngularJS
4 86 (21.34%) .NET
5 78 (19.35%) Sass
6 76 (18.86%) jQuery
7 65 (16.13%) React
8 62 (15.38%) HTML5
9 57 (14.14%) ASP.NET
10 44 (10.92%) CSS3
11 39 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (8.19%) Node.js
14 29 (7.20%) JSON
14 29 (7.20%) Vue.js
14 29 (7.20%) XML
15 28 (6.95%) RESTful
16 27 (6.70%) REST
16 27 (6.70%) Web Services
17 24 (5.96%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.92%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.73%) e-Learning
8 9 (2.23%) Learning Management System
9 7 (1.74%) Blog
10 4 (0.99%) Fibre Optics
10 4 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.50%) Animation
11 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.50%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.50%) NHS
11 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.50%) PMI
11 2 (0.50%) Robotics
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
12 1 (0.25%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.93%) Android
2 30 (7.44%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.22%) Linux
3 17 (4.22%) Windows
4 4 (0.99%) CentOS
4 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 90 (22.33%) TDD
4 76 (18.86%) MVC
5 59 (14.64%) Web Development
5 59 (14.64%) Wireframes
6 57 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (13.90%) Coaching
8 55 (13.65%) Software Engineering
9 51 (12.66%) Prototyping
10 48 (11.91%) Mentoring
11 45 (11.17%) E-Commerce
12 37 (9.18%) Scrum
13 34 (8.44%) BDD
14 32 (7.94%) Open Source
14 32 (7.94%) Test Automation
15 29 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (6.95%) Unit Testing
17 27 (6.70%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 176 (43.67%) JavaScript
2 85 (21.09%) C#
3 64 (15.88%) Java
4 46 (11.41%) TypeScript
5 35 (8.68%) SQL
6 34 (8.44%) PHP
7 15 (3.72%) Apple Swift
8 13 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.73%) Python
10 10 (2.48%) C++
10 10 (2.48%) Kotlin
11 9 (2.23%) Groovy
11 9 (2.23%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.99%) ES6
13 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.24%) C
14 5 (1.24%) Ruby
15 4 (0.99%) Clojure
15 4 (0.99%) Scala
16 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (10.42%) Degree
2 22 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.48%) HNC
6 10 (2.48%) HND
7 6 (1.49%) CCNA
7 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.74%) CISSP
10 3 (0.74%) PMP
11 2 (0.50%) GIAC
11 2 (0.50%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.50%) MCSA
11 2 (0.50%) MCSE
11 2 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.73%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.23%) SLA
3 8 (1.99%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.69%) Docker
2 5 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.99%) XenApp
3 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.99%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.99%) SCCM
2 4 (0.99%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) Nessus
5 1 (0.25%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.25%) Nmap
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (16.13%) Adobe
2 58 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.98%) Google
4 11 (2.73%) SAP
5 8 (1.99%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 5 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.99%) Citrix
8 4 (0.99%) MikroTik
8 4 (0.99%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (0.99%) Ubiquiti
9 3 (0.74%) Apple
9 3 (0.74%) hybris
9 3 (0.74%) Tableau
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.50%) Nintex
10 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.50%) Telerik
11 1 (0.25%) ATG
11 1 (0.25%) Tealeaf