Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 67 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 +45
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 644 504 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.97% 4.89% 4.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.86% 12.27% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 480 426 342
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,438 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 4,334 4,109 4,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.19% 39.90% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,340 3,289 3,636
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +31 326 £50,198 +25.50% 56
Dorset -19 88 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Wiltshire 0 79 £52,500 +23.53% 14
Cornwall +26 65 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Gloucestershire +5 44 £46,000 +18.71% 7
Devon -24 25 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Somerset -4 13 £47,500 +18.75% 6
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 405 (62.89%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (33.54%) JavaScript
3 191 (29.66%) Software Engineering
4 185 (28.73%) Problem-Solving
5 183 (28.42%) TDD
6 179 (27.80%) HTML
7 170 (26.40%) JIRA
8 155 (24.07%) Java
8 155 (24.07%) C#
9 153 (23.76%) CSS
10 145 (22.52%) Big Data
11 136 (21.12%) Electronics
12 133 (20.65%) BDD
13 127 (19.72%) AngularJS
14 125 (19.41%) Test Automation
15 122 (18.94%) Atlassian
15 122 (18.94%) Wireless
16 118 (18.32%) C++
17 117 (18.17%) Android
18 115 (17.86%) Degree
18 115 (17.86%) .NET
19 111 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 109 (16.93%) Bitbucket
21 105 (16.30%) SQL Server
22 104 (16.15%) Calabash
23 99 (15.37%) fastlane
24 94 (14.60%) Android Development
25 86 (13.35%) Continuous Improvement
26 82 (12.73%) HTML5
26 82 (12.73%) ITIL

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 25 (3.88%) CMS
2 16 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.33%) Apache
3 15 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.02%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.55%) nginx
6 9 (1.40%) Marvel
7 8 (1.24%) Confluence
7 8 (1.24%) WordPress
8 5 (0.78%) Drupal
8 5 (0.78%) JBoss
8 5 (0.78%) Kentico
8 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.62%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.62%) IIS
9 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 29 (4.50%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (2.48%) InVision
4 11 (1.71%) InDesign
4 11 (1.71%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (1.40%) Pixate
5 9 (1.40%) UXPin
6 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Magento
2 3 (0.47%) BPCS
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.47%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (5.43%) SaaS
4 23 (3.57%) GitHub
5 22 (3.42%) IaaS
6 15 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (1.40%) Office 365
8 7 (1.09%) PaaS
8 7 (1.09%) Slack
9 6 (0.93%) G Suite
9 6 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.78%) Heroku
10 5 (0.78%) npm
10 5 (0.78%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.62%) TestFlight
12 3 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.47%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 122 (18.94%) Wireless
2 32 (4.97%) Internet
3 21 (3.26%) DNS
4 15 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
5 13 (2.02%) Firewall
6 12 (1.86%) VPN
7 10 (1.55%) ISDN
7 10 (1.55%) MPLS
7 10 (1.55%) VLAN
7 10 (1.55%) VoIP
8 9 (1.40%) SSL
9 8 (1.24%) Bluetooth
9 8 (1.24%) HTTP
10 5 (0.78%) Intranet
10 5 (0.78%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.62%) MQTT
12 3 (0.47%) SMS
13 2 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.31%) Skype
13 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (22.52%) Big Data
2 105 (16.30%) SQL Server
3 32 (4.97%) Power BI
4 20 (3.11%) Blockchain
4 20 (3.11%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
5 15 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (2.33%) BigQuery
5 15 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 15 (2.33%) MySQL
6 13 (2.02%) Apache Hive
6 13 (2.02%) Impala
6 13 (2.02%) Presto
6 13 (2.02%) Spotfire
7 12 (1.86%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 170 (26.40%) JIRA
2 111 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 109 (16.93%) Bitbucket
4 104 (16.15%) Calabash
5 99 (15.37%) fastlane
6 78 (12.11%) Git (software)
7 72 (11.18%) Android Studio
8 70 (10.87%) JUnit
9 64 (9.94%) Mockito
10 63 (9.78%) Gradle
11 36 (5.59%) CocoaPods
12 32 (4.97%) Subversion
13 28 (4.35%) Jenkins
13 28 (4.35%) Maven
14 26 (4.04%) Selenium
15 21 (3.26%) Visual Studio
16 19 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (1.86%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.86%) Xcode
18 11 (1.71%) Mercurial
General
1 136 (21.12%) Electronics
2 46 (7.14%) Finance
3 36 (5.59%) Marketing
4 31 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.33%) Retail
7 9 (1.40%) Advertising
8 8 (1.24%) Games
9 5 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (50.62%) Developer
2 77 (11.96%) Android Developer
3 68 (10.56%) .NET Developer
4 59 (9.16%) Designer
5 48 (7.45%) iOS Developer
6 40 (6.21%) UX Designer
7 35 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.12%) Web Developer
9 32 (4.97%) Applications Developer
9 32 (4.97%) UI Designer
10 31 (4.81%) C# Developer
11 28 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 28 (4.35%) Java Developer
12 26 (4.04%) Architect
12 26 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (4.04%) Software Engineer
13 25 (3.88%) UI/UX Designer
14 23 (3.57%) Analyst
15 22 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (27.80%) HTML
2 153 (23.76%) CSS
3 127 (19.72%) AngularJS
4 115 (17.86%) .NET
5 82 (12.73%) HTML5
6 70 (10.87%) jQuery
7 53 (8.23%) React
8 51 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 48 (7.45%) ASP.NET
10 43 (6.68%) KnockoutJS
11 39 (6.06%) REST
11 39 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 38 (5.90%) RESTful
13 37 (5.75%) Web Services
14 36 (5.59%) CSS3
15 35 (5.43%) .NET Framework
15 35 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (4.50%) Node.js
17 28 (4.35%) Sass
18 23 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 31 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.02%) Clustering
9 11 (1.71%) Internet of Things
9 11 (1.71%) NHS
9 11 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.62%) Animation
13 4 (0.62%) Kindle
13 4 (0.62%) Music Streaming
13 4 (0.62%) Social Media
14 3 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.47%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 117 (18.17%) Android
2 77 (11.96%) Windows
3 74 (11.49%) Apple iOS
4 68 (10.56%) Linux
5 33 (5.12%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.62%) Unix
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (62.89%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (29.66%) Software Engineering
3 185 (28.73%) Problem-Solving
4 183 (28.42%) TDD
5 133 (20.65%) BDD
6 125 (19.41%) Test Automation
7 94 (14.60%) Android Development
8 86 (13.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 82 (12.73%) ITIL
10 77 (11.96%) Decision-Making
10 77 (11.96%) Scrum
10 77 (11.96%) Service Management
10 77 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (10.40%) Service Delivery
12 64 (9.94%) MVC
13 62 (9.63%) ITSM
14 60 (9.32%) iOS Development
15 59 (9.16%) Web Development
16 56 (8.70%) Prototyping
17 52 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 216 (33.54%) JavaScript
2 155 (24.07%) C#
2 155 (24.07%) Java
3 118 (18.32%) C++
4 70 (10.87%) SQL
5 55 (8.54%) Objective-C
6 53 (8.23%) Python
7 39 (6.06%) PHP
8 29 (4.50%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 20 (3.11%) C
11 19 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.64%) VB
13 15 (2.33%) Scala
14 14 (2.17%) Apple Swift
15 13 (2.02%) Ruby
16 7 (1.09%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.78%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.62%) VBA
18 4 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (17.86%) Degree
2 59 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.64%) MCITP
6 16 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.33%) CCNA
7 15 (2.33%) CCNP
7 15 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.33%) MCSE
8 12 (1.86%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.55%) MCSA
10 8 (1.24%) ISEB
10 8 (1.24%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.31%) MCSD
13 1 (0.16%) CBAP
13 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.78%) SLA
2 18 (2.80%) QA
3 3 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.95%) Docker
5 15 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.55%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 67 (10.40%) HockeyApp
2 10 (1.55%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.47%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) Ansible
5 2 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 122 (18.94%) Atlassian
2 82 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.14%) Google
4 37 (5.75%) VMware
5 26 (4.04%) Oracle
6 25 (3.88%) Adobe
7 17 (2.64%) Veeam
8 16 (2.48%) Apple
9 15 (2.33%) Cisco
9 15 (2.33%) F5
9 15 (2.33%) Infoblox
9 15 (2.33%) SAP
9 15 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 14 (2.17%) Tableau
11 12 (1.86%) HP
12 11 (1.71%) 3PAR
13 10 (1.55%) Veritas
14 7 (1.09%) Zend
15 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.78%) Xamarin