Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 58 75
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 520 548 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.97% 5.28% 3.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.94% 12.83% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 406 482 343
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £67,308 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 4,354 4,270 4,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.61% 41.11% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,386 3,427 3,657
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +12 258 £47,500 -0.48% 31
Dorset -12 90 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Wiltshire -10 59 £45,000 +3.45% 12
Gloucestershire -8 42 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Cornwall +13 30 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Devon -13 24 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Somerset -15 12 £50,000 +25.00% 6
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 312 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 178 (34.23%) HTML
4 158 (30.38%) CSS
5 146 (28.08%) C#
6 131 (25.19%) AngularJS
7 128 (24.62%) TDD
8 118 (22.69%) .NET
9 105 (20.19%) Java
10 100 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 86 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
12 83 (15.96%) SQL Server
12 83 (15.96%) HTML5
13 81 (15.58%) Scrum
14 78 (15.00%) Android
15 77 (14.81%) Degree
16 75 (14.42%) Git (software)
16 75 (14.42%) MVC
17 71 (13.65%) JIRA
18 65 (12.50%) Big Data
19 63 (12.12%) ASP.NET
19 63 (12.12%) C++
20 62 (11.92%) Microsoft
21 61 (11.73%) BDD
22 60 (11.54%) Electronics
23 59 (11.35%) Web Development
23 59 (11.35%) jQuery
23 59 (11.35%) Wireframes
24 57 (10.96%) React
25 56 (10.77%) Android 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 31 (5.96%) CMS
2 22 (4.23%) Apache
3 14 (2.69%) nginx
4 12 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.12%) WordPress
6 10 (1.92%) Marvel
7 7 (1.35%) Confluence
7 7 (1.35%) Drupal
8 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.15%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.96%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.96%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.96%) JBoss
10 4 (0.77%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.58%) IIS
11 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.04%) Photoshop
2 20 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (2.88%) InVision
4 11 (2.12%) InDesign
5 10 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (1.92%) Pixate
5 10 (1.92%) UXPin
6 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.19%) BPCS
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.35%) SaaS
4 9 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.54%) IaaS
6 7 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.35%) PaaS
7 6 (1.15%) npm
7 6 (1.15%) Office 365
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.58%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.58%) GitHub
8 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.58%) Serverless
9 2 (0.38%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.27%) Wireless
2 22 (4.23%) Internet
3 17 (3.27%) DNS
4 9 (1.73%) Firewall
4 9 (1.73%) HTTP
4 9 (1.73%) SSL
5 6 (1.15%) SMS
6 5 (0.96%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.58%) Intranet
7 3 (0.58%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.58%) Skype
7 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.58%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) ATM
8 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 65 (12.50%) Big Data
3 20 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.65%) Blockchain
5 12 (2.31%) Power BI
6 11 (2.12%) MySQL
7 8 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.35%) CouchDB
8 7 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.15%) MarkLogic
10 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.58%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 71 (13.65%) JIRA
3 46 (8.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 46 (8.85%) Bitbucket
4 35 (6.73%) Calabash
4 35 (6.73%) fastlane
5 32 (6.15%) JUnit
6 31 (5.96%) Android Studio
7 30 (5.77%) Subversion
8 28 (5.38%) Maven
9 26 (5.00%) Gradle
9 26 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 26 (5.00%) Mockito
10 24 (4.62%) Selenium
11 22 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (4.23%) Visual Studio
12 16 (3.08%) Mercurial
13 12 (2.31%) Ant
14 9 (1.73%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.73%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 60 (11.54%) Electronics
2 48 (9.23%) Marketing
3 45 (8.65%) Finance
4 30 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.31%) Retail
6 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.15%) Advertising
8 4 (0.77%) Banking
8 4 (0.77%) Billing
8 4 (0.77%) Games
8 4 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 282 (54.23%) Developer
2 73 (14.04%) .NET Developer
3 60 (11.54%) Designer
4 40 (7.69%) UX Designer
5 39 (7.50%) Web Developer
6 38 (7.31%) Android Developer
7 37 (7.12%) Architect
7 37 (7.12%) C# Developer
8 36 (6.92%) Senior Developer
9 34 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 32 (6.15%) Software Developer
11 30 (5.77%) UI Designer
12 25 (4.81%) Software Engineer
13 24 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (4.23%) UI Developer
14 22 (4.23%) UI/UX Designer
15 20 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 19 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
16 19 (3.65%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (34.23%) HTML
2 158 (30.38%) CSS
3 131 (25.19%) AngularJS
4 118 (22.69%) .NET
5 83 (15.96%) HTML5
6 63 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 59 (11.35%) jQuery
8 57 (10.96%) React
9 52 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (8.85%) CSS3
11 43 (8.27%) KnockoutJS
12 37 (7.12%) .NET Framework
13 36 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (6.73%) Sass
15 30 (5.77%) Node.js
16 29 (5.58%) Ajax
16 29 (5.58%) REST
17 27 (5.19%) RESTful
17 27 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.27%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.08%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (1.73%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.35%) NHS
10 7 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.15%) Animation
11 6 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.15%) Graphic Design
11 6 (1.15%) Smart Home
11 6 (1.15%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.96%) Internet of Things
12 5 (0.96%) Social Media
12 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (15.00%) Android
2 55 (10.58%) Windows
3 46 (8.85%) Linux
4 45 (8.65%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.15%) CentOS
7 5 (0.96%) Unix
8 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (24.62%) TDD
3 100 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 86 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
5 81 (15.58%) Scrum
6 75 (14.42%) MVC
7 61 (11.73%) BDD
8 59 (11.35%) Web Development
8 59 (11.35%) Wireframes
9 56 (10.77%) Android Development
10 53 (10.19%) Test Automation
11 52 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (10.00%) Prototyping
12 45 (8.65%) OO
13 44 (8.46%) Front End Development
13 44 (8.46%) Responsive Web Design
14 43 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (7.50%) Unit Testing
17 38 (7.31%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 206 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 146 (28.08%) C#
3 105 (20.19%) Java
4 63 (12.12%) C++
5 50 (9.62%) SQL
6 47 (9.04%) PHP
7 37 (7.12%) Python
8 28 (5.38%) TypeScript
9 24 (4.62%) Objective-C
10 23 (4.42%) C
11 19 (3.65%) PowerShell
12 18 (3.46%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.12%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.54%) Ruby
15 5 (0.96%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.77%) ES6
16 4 (0.77%) XAML
17 3 (0.58%) Scala
17 3 (0.58%) VB
17 3 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (14.81%) Degree
2 36 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.88%) MCITP
7 5 (0.96%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.77%) PMP
9 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.58%) CCNA
9 3 (0.58%) CCNP
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.38%) MCSA
10 2 (0.38%) MCSD
11 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.58%) SLA
2 15 (2.88%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) WCAG
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (3.46%) Hyper-V
2 17 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.31%) Docker
5 3 (0.58%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (5.00%) HockeyApp
2 10 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.35%) Puppet
4 4 (0.77%) Ansible
4 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.77%) Terraform
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 62 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.88%) Atlassian
3 25 (4.81%) Google
4 24 (4.62%) Adobe
5 20 (3.85%) Oracle
6 16 (3.08%) Apple
7 15 (2.88%) VMware
8 14 (2.69%) SAP
9 12 (2.31%) HP
9 12 (2.31%) Veeam
10 11 (2.12%) 3PAR
11 10 (1.92%) Veritas
12 6 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.77%) ESRI
14 3 (0.58%) Capita
14 3 (0.58%) Cisco
14 3 (0.58%) Cognizant
14 3 (0.58%) F5
14 3 (0.58%) SolarWinds
14 3 (0.58%) Tableau