Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 77 81
Rank change year-on-year +37 +4 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 508 192 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.56% 4.11% 3.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.00% 12.71% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 313 151 274
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £27,725
25th Percentile £36,875 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -10.53%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,121 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £63,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 2,822 1,511 3,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.45% 32.38% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,612 1,178 2,493
10th Percentile £28,672 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £44,471
Median % change year-on-year - +1.19% +4.64%
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -7 173 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Dorset +33 104 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Gloucestershire +5 83 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Devon +3 35 £36,500 +4.29% 8
Wiltshire +8 34 £62,500 +4.17% 4
Somerset +11 29 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Cornwall +6 29 £55,000 +37.50% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 256 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (37.40%) JavaScript
3 168 (33.07%) HTML
4 150 (29.53%) CSS
5 124 (24.41%) React
6 119 (23.43%) Social Skills
7 117 (23.03%) AngularJS
8 106 (20.87%) Scrum
9 92 (18.11%) Front End Development
10 89 (17.52%) .NET
11 88 (17.32%) Marketing
12 84 (16.54%) Microsoft
13 82 (16.14%) C#
14 81 (15.94%) SQL
15 79 (15.55%) Azure
16 77 (15.16%) SaaS
16 77 (15.16%) Analytics
17 76 (14.96%) DevOps
18 74 (14.57%) Software Engineering
19 68 (13.39%) Finance
20 67 (13.19%) MVC
21 64 (12.60%) Mentoring
22 62 (12.20%) Vue.js
23 60 (11.81%) Collaborative Working
24 59 (11.61%) HTML5
25 58 (11.42%) Node.js
26 57 (11.22%) TypeScript
27 54 (10.63%) Sass
28 53 (10.43%) JIRA
29 52 (10.24%) Web Development

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 37 (7.28%) Confluence
2 31 (6.10%) CMS
3 29 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.95%) WordPress
5 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.97%) EPiServer
6 10 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.97%) Sitefinity
7 8 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.38%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.18%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.79%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) Apache
11 1 (0.20%) IIS
11 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.17%) Figma
2 11 (2.17%) Sketch
3 10 (1.97%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.38%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.98%) GIMP
6 5 (0.98%) Inkscape
6 5 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.98%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.79%) InVision
7 4 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.39%) Flinto
8 2 (0.39%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 10 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 79 (15.55%) Azure
2 77 (15.16%) SaaS
3 44 (8.66%) AWS
4 30 (5.91%) Serverless
5 18 (3.54%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (2.17%) GitHub
6 11 (2.17%) IaaS
7 10 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.97%) Google Analytics
8 9 (1.77%) npm
9 8 (1.57%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.38%) PaaS
11 6 (1.18%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.18%) Stripe
11 6 (1.18%) Yammer
12 5 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.98%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.98%) Slack
13 4 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.79%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.56%) Internet
2 9 (1.77%) Skype
3 5 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.79%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.59%) IKE
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.20%) DHCP
7 1 (0.20%) HTTP
7 1 (0.20%) IMAP
7 1 (0.20%) SMTP
7 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.20%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.07%) MySQL
3 35 (6.89%) Big Data
4 30 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.53%) Apache Accumulo
6 21 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.57%) Metadata
9 8 (1.57%) Power BI
10 7 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.39%) Looker
14 2 (0.39%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.39%) Tableau
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (10.43%) JIRA
2 51 (10.04%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.54%) gulp
5 15 (2.95%) Axure RP
5 15 (2.95%) webpack
6 13 (2.56%) Selenium
7 12 (2.36%) Jasmine
8 11 (2.17%) Protractor
9 9 (1.77%) Storybook
10 8 (1.57%) Grunt
10 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.38%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.18%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.98%) Balsamiq
13 5 (0.98%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (23.43%) Social Skills
2 88 (17.32%) Marketing
3 68 (13.39%) Finance
4 33 (6.50%) Legal
5 30 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.94%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.76%) Electronics
7 14 (2.76%) Retail
8 13 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.36%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
10 11 (2.17%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.97%) Law
12 7 (1.38%) Aerospace
13 6 (1.18%) Banking
14 5 (0.98%) Humanities
15 4 (0.79%) Automotive
15 4 (0.79%) Games
15 4 (0.79%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (40.35%) Developer
2 74 (14.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 55 (10.83%) Designer
4 50 (9.84%) Senior Developer
5 48 (9.45%) UX Designer
6 43 (8.46%) .NET Developer
7 42 (8.27%) Product Manager
8 34 (6.69%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.31%) Software Engineer
10 26 (5.12%) PHP Developer
11 25 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 25 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (4.72%) Lead Software Engineer
13 22 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (4.33%) Web Developer
14 20 (3.94%) Administrator
14 20 (3.94%) DBA
14 20 (3.94%) Senior Manager
14 20 (3.94%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (33.07%) HTML
2 150 (29.53%) CSS
3 124 (24.41%) React
4 117 (23.03%) AngularJS
5 89 (17.52%) .NET
6 62 (12.20%) Vue.js
7 59 (11.61%) HTML5
8 58 (11.42%) Node.js
9 54 (10.63%) Sass
10 44 (8.66%) RESTful
11 42 (8.27%) CSS3
12 38 (7.48%) .NET Core
13 32 (6.30%) ASP.NET
13 32 (6.30%) LESS
14 30 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (5.12%) .NET Framework
15 26 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (4.92%) jQuery
16 25 (4.92%) REST
16 25 (4.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.30%) Mobile App
2 27 (5.31%) Cyberattack
3 10 (1.97%) Data Structures
4 9 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.38%) Legacy Systems
6 6 (1.18%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.18%) RIA
7 5 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.79%) Online Banking
8 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.59%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.59%) Home Automation
9 3 (0.59%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.59%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.39%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.39%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.39%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.68%) Linux
2 31 (6.10%) Windows
3 24 (4.72%) Windows Server 2019
4 21 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (4.13%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (3.94%) CentOS
6 19 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.54%) Android
8 7 (1.38%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (20.87%) Scrum
3 92 (18.11%) Front End Development
4 77 (15.16%) Analytics
5 76 (14.96%) DevOps
6 74 (14.57%) Software Engineering
7 67 (13.19%) MVC
8 64 (12.60%) Mentoring
9 60 (11.81%) Collaborative Working
10 52 (10.24%) Web Development
11 50 (9.84%) Microservices
12 49 (9.65%) CRM
12 49 (9.65%) Wireframes
13 47 (9.25%) A/B Testing
14 43 (8.46%) Artificial Intelligence
14 43 (8.46%) Data Science
14 43 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (8.27%) Test Automation
16 41 (8.07%) Machine Learning
17 40 (7.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 190 (37.40%) JavaScript
2 82 (16.14%) C#
3 81 (15.94%) SQL
4 57 (11.22%) TypeScript
5 47 (9.25%) PHP
6 41 (8.07%) Java
7 31 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.94%) Bash Shell
8 20 (3.94%) ES6
9 15 (2.95%) Ruby
10 12 (2.36%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.97%) Python
12 8 (1.57%) C
13 6 (1.18%) Go
14 5 (0.98%) VB
14 5 (0.98%) VBScript
15 3 (0.59%) XPath
16 2 (0.39%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.39%) C++
16 2 (0.39%) JSX
Qualifications
1 40 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.91%) Degree
3 14 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.59%) PMP
7 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.39%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) CITP
8 1 (0.20%) IIBA
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.06%) Accessibility
2 10 (1.97%) SLA
3 8 (1.57%) QA
4 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.79%) PMO
5 4 (0.79%) WCAG
6 2 (0.39%) Def Stans
System Software
1 50 (9.84%) Docker
2 10 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.98%) Firmware
4 4 (0.79%) Shibboleth
4 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (4.53%) Ansible
2 20 (3.94%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 7 (1.38%) Terraform
5 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 84 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.13%) Oracle
3 20 (3.94%) Red Hat
4 19 (3.74%) Adobe
4 19 (3.74%) Google
5 12 (2.36%) SAP
6 10 (1.97%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.38%) Intel
8 6 (1.18%) Dell
8 6 (1.18%) Splunk
9 4 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.79%) VMware
10 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.39%) Apple
11 2 (0.39%) BiZZdesign
11 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.39%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.39%) Sparx
12 1 (0.20%) SnapLogic