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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Prototyping skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Prototyping over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prototyping
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 199 288 282
Rank change year-on-year +89 -6 +51
Permanent jobs citing Prototyping 3,350 1,369 744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 1.20% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.27% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 930 779 595
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.19% -5.83% +9.09%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +9.38% +6.67%

Prototyping is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Prototyping as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Prototyping in the UK

Prototyping
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Prototyping.

Salary trend for Prototyping in the UK

Prototyping
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Prototyping over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Prototyping in the UK

Prototyping
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Prototyping within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +82 2,714 £62,500 +10.62% 219
London +91 1,933 £67,500 +3.85% 62
Work from Home +64 1,527 £63,750 +15.91% 70
UK excluding London -7 819 £57,500 +9.52% 164
South East -21 272 £70,000 +33.33% 32
North of England +25 190 £53,112 -3.43% 35
North West +20 138 £57,750 +5.00% 25
Midlands -19 124 £46,000 -4.27% 42
West Midlands -14 108 £46,000 -5.35% 28
South West -20 104 £52,500 +23.53% 14
East of England -44 64 £47,500 -10.38% 27
Scotland -16 63 £60,000 -14.29% 11
Yorkshire -31 48 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Wales -7 19 £53,750 +19.44% 2
East Midlands -29 16 £45,000 +20.00% 14
North East -5 4 £41,500 -7.26% 1
Northern Ireland -26 1 £70,000 +115.38% 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Prototyping 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 with a requirement for Prototyping.

1 1,953 (58.30%) User Experience
2 1,686 (50.33%) Agile
3 1,487 (44.39%) UX Design
4 1,267 (37.82%) Wireframes
5 1,044 (31.16%) Figma
6 1,039 (31.01%) User Research
7 916 (27.34%) Finance
8 889 (26.54%) Social Skills
9 780 (23.28%) JavaScript
10 777 (23.19%) Sketch
11 654 (19.52%) React
12 620 (18.51%) Problem-Solving
13 596 (17.79%) Adobe
14 589 (17.58%) HTML
15 582 (17.37%) CSS
16 574 (17.13%) Analytics
17 551 (16.45%) Rapid Prototyping
18 540 (16.12%) Python
19 520 (15.52%) Interaction Design
20 516 (15.40%) Software Engineering
21 492 (14.69%) Accessibility
22 482 (14.39%) Marketing
23 444 (13.25%) Degree
24 442 (13.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
25 441 (13.16%) Node.js
26 438 (13.07%) TypeScript
27 434 (12.96%) AWS
28 421 (12.57%) Scrum
29 419 (12.51%) InVision
30 415 (12.39%) UX Research

Prototyping
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 99 (2.96%) CMS
2 77 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 66 (1.97%) Confluence
4 57 (1.70%) Umbraco
5 43 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
6 32 (0.96%) WordPress
7 29 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 26 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 21 (0.63%) Documentum
10 16 (0.48%) Apache
10 16 (0.48%) Jupyter
11 11 (0.33%) Headless CMS
12 10 (0.30%) Luigi
12 10 (0.30%) SAS
13 9 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.24%) Ethereum
14 8 (0.24%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
16 4 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 777 (23.19%) Sketch
2 419 (12.51%) InVision
3 252 (7.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 228 (6.81%) Adobe XD
5 177 (5.28%) Photoshop
6 132 (3.94%) Adobe Illustrator
7 102 (3.04%) Zeplin
8 88 (2.63%) Marvel
9 50 (1.49%) InDesign
10 32 (0.96%) Adobe After Effects
11 26 (0.78%) UXPin
12 20 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 15 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
16 14 (0.42%) AutoCAD
16 14 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
16 14 (0.42%) Simulink
16 14 (0.42%) UserZoom
17 11 (0.33%) CANalyzer
Business Applications
1 30 (0.90%) Magento
2 18 (0.54%) Odoo
3 15 (0.45%) Shopify
4 12 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.27%) R3 Corda
6 5 (0.15%) TrackWise
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.12%) Sprinklr
7 4 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.060%) Endur
8 2 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.060%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.030%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.030%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 1 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.030%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,044 (31.16%) Figma
2 434 (12.96%) AWS
3 299 (8.93%) Azure
4 248 (7.40%) SaaS
5 179 (5.34%) GCP
6 159 (4.75%) Serverless
7 150 (4.48%) GitHub
8 105 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 104 (3.10%) Miro
10 98 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
11 89 (2.66%) Google Analytics
12 66 (1.97%) Power Platform
13 62 (1.85%) Azure DevOps
14 60 (1.79%) dbt
15 54 (1.61%) PaaS
16 52 (1.55%) Slack
17 44 (1.31%) Asana
18 39 (1.16%) Amazon S3
19 38 (1.13%) Woopra
20 35 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.49%) Bluetooth
2 49 (1.46%) Internet
3 39 (1.16%) Network Security
4 30 (0.90%) Broadband
5 23 (0.69%) Skype
6 12 (0.36%) Firewall
7 11 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.27%) 5G
9 8 (0.24%) HTTP
9 8 (0.24%) Intranet
10 7 (0.21%) DNS
10 7 (0.21%) PPP
11 6 (0.18%) Software-Defined Radio
11 6 (0.18%) VPN
12 5 (0.15%) BGP
12 5 (0.15%) DHCP
12 5 (0.15%) IPv6
12 5 (0.15%) MPLS
12 5 (0.15%) OSPF
12 5 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (5.70%) NoSQL
2 165 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 121 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 110 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 103 (3.07%) MySQL
6 91 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
7 82 (2.45%) Big Data
8 68 (2.03%) Data Lake
9 60 (1.79%) Power BI
10 57 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (0.96%) Tableau
13 31 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (0.87%) Hadoop
15 28 (0.84%) DynamoDB
16 25 (0.75%) SQL Server
17 18 (0.54%) Metabase
18 17 (0.51%) Neo4j
19 15 (0.45%) Data Mining
19 15 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 285 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 269 (8.03%) JIRA
3 199 (5.94%) Axure RP
4 116 (3.46%) Jenkins
5 114 (3.40%) webpack
6 67 (2.00%) Gradle
7 49 (1.46%) GitLab
8 42 (1.25%) Balsamiq
9 30 (0.90%) Babel
10 29 (0.87%) CircleCI
11 24 (0.72%) Cypress.io
11 24 (0.72%) Visual Studio Code
12 21 (0.63%) Cucumber
13 18 (0.54%) Visual Studio
14 17 (0.51%) Maven
15 15 (0.45%) Mocha
15 15 (0.45%) Selenium
16 11 (0.33%) Gerrit
16 11 (0.33%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.33%) Xcode
General
1 916 (27.34%) Finance
2 889 (26.54%) Social Skills
3 482 (14.39%) Marketing
4 365 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
5 355 (10.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 262 (7.82%) Retail
7 253 (7.55%) Banking
8 230 (6.87%) Public Sector
9 223 (6.66%) Games
10 145 (4.33%) Electronics
11 138 (4.12%) Manufacturing
12 121 (3.61%) Legal
13 119 (3.55%) Presentation Skills
14 106 (3.16%) Publishing
15 96 (2.87%) Law
16 91 (2.72%) Automotive
17 64 (1.91%) Telecoms
18 60 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
19 59 (1.76%) Aerospace
20 53 (1.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,335 (39.85%) Designer
2 740 (22.09%) UX Designer
3 435 (12.99%) UI Designer
4 401 (11.97%) Senior Designer
5 396 (11.82%) Developer
6 378 (11.28%) UI/UX Designer
7 300 (8.96%) Software Engineer
8 204 (6.09%) Senior UX Designer
9 164 (4.90%) Lead Designer
10 143 (4.27%) Senior Developer
11 131 (3.91%) Architect
12 105 (3.13%) Senior UI Designer
13 97 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
14 96 (2.87%) Lead UX Designer
15 94 (2.81%) Senior Software Engineer
16 93 (2.78%) Senior UI/UX Designer
17 91 (2.72%) Analyst
18 88 (2.63%) Senior Manager
19 87 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 76 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (19.52%) React
2 589 (17.58%) HTML
3 582 (17.37%) CSS
4 441 (13.16%) Node.js
5 218 (6.51%) AngularJS
6 165 (4.93%) RESTful
7 156 (4.66%) REST
8 124 (3.70%) HTML5
9 119 (3.55%) .NET
10 113 (3.37%) GraphQL
11 108 (3.22%) Sass
12 107 (3.19%) CSS3
13 102 (3.04%) Web Services
14 101 (3.01%) Vue.js
15 98 (2.93%) Redux
16 87 (2.60%) React Native
17 77 (2.30%) Material Design
18 76 (2.27%) Spring
19 65 (1.94%) Jest
20 53 (1.58%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 1,953 (58.30%) User Experience
2 406 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 175 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 144 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 138 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 132 (3.94%) Virtual Team
7 92 (2.75%) Blog
7 92 (2.75%) Data Structures
8 91 (2.72%) Hackathon
9 86 (2.57%) Graphic Design
10 83 (2.48%) Cloud Native
11 72 (2.15%) FMCG
12 71 (2.12%) IoT
12 71 (2.12%) Social Media
13 64 (1.91%) Legacy Code
14 46 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
15 43 (1.28%) Analogue Electronics
16 39 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
17 34 (1.01%) Blockchain
18 30 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 252 (7.52%) Android
2 236 (7.04%) Apple iOS
3 172 (5.13%) Linux
4 85 (2.54%) Windows
5 23 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.24%) Unix
8 7 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.12%) VMS
11 3 (0.090%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,686 (50.33%) Agile
2 1,487 (44.39%) UX Design
3 1,267 (37.82%) Wireframes
4 1,039 (31.01%) User Research
5 620 (18.51%) Problem-Solving
6 574 (17.13%) Analytics
7 551 (16.45%) Rapid Prototyping
8 520 (15.52%) Interaction Design
9 516 (15.40%) Software Engineering
10 442 (13.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 421 (12.57%) Scrum
12 415 (12.39%) UX Research
13 404 (12.06%) Mentoring
14 372 (11.10%) Full Stack Development
15 371 (11.07%) DevOps
16 369 (11.01%) Product Strategy
17 368 (10.99%) Design Thinking
18 365 (10.90%) Data Science
19 338 (10.09%) Workshop Facilitation
20 321 (9.58%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 780 (23.28%) JavaScript
2 540 (16.12%) Python
3 438 (13.07%) TypeScript
4 359 (10.72%) Java
5 256 (7.64%) SQL
6 165 (4.93%) Go
7 120 (3.58%) C
8 114 (3.40%) C#
9 111 (3.31%) Bash
10 93 (2.78%) C++
11 87 (2.60%) Groovy
12 86 (2.57%) Scala
13 73 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 68 (2.03%) Kotlin
15 57 (1.70%) MATLAB
16 54 (1.61%) ES6
17 41 (1.22%) PHP
18 35 (1.04%) Ruby
19 26 (0.78%) Apple Swift
20 25 (0.75%) Rust
Qualifications
1 444 (13.25%) Degree
2 118 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 90 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 60 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (1.49%) PhD
6 36 (1.07%) Master's Degree
7 34 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 29 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 26 (0.78%) AWS Certification
10 20 (0.60%) PMP
10 20 (0.60%) Postgraduate
11 17 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.27%) CSPO
14 8 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.18%) CCNA
15 6 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
16 5 (0.15%) CCDE
16 5 (0.15%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (14.69%) Accessibility
2 192 (5.73%) QA
3 33 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.87%) WCAG
5 21 (0.63%) GRC
6 17 (0.51%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.33%) SLA
8 8 (0.24%) IEC 61508
8 8 (0.24%) ISO 26262
8 8 (0.24%) MISRA
8 8 (0.24%) WAI
9 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.21%) SOC 2
10 6 (0.18%) GDPR
10 6 (0.18%) PMO
11 4 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.090%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.060%) GxP
14 1 (0.030%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 287 (8.57%) Docker
2 43 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.51%) Firmware
5 9 (0.27%) KVM
5 9 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.27%) Xen
6 7 (0.21%) LXC
7 4 (0.12%) IAG
8 1 (0.030%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.030%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 195 (5.82%) Terraform
2 187 (5.58%) Kubernetes
3 131 (3.91%) Ansible
4 47 (1.40%) Bugsnag
5 36 (1.07%) logstash
6 35 (1.04%) Panaseer
7 29 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (0.81%) Kibana
8 27 (0.81%) SCCM
8 27 (0.81%) ZABBIX
9 22 (0.66%) yum
10 20 (0.60%) Puppet
11 17 (0.51%) Argo
12 13 (0.39%) Grafana
12 13 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
13 11 (0.33%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
15 7 (0.21%) Salt
15 7 (0.21%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 596 (17.79%) Adobe
2 213 (6.36%) Google
3 110 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 101 (3.01%) Apple
5 70 (2.09%) Palantir
6 69 (2.06%) Facebook
7 41 (1.22%) Foundry
8 32 (0.96%) Cisco
8 32 (0.96%) Hotjar
8 32 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (0.90%) Mercator
10 29 (0.87%) Cadence
10 29 (0.87%) SAP
11 27 (0.81%) Dynatrace
12 23 (0.69%) FNZ
12 23 (0.69%) Revolut
12 23 (0.69%) Tencent
12 23 (0.69%) TrueLayer
12 23 (0.69%) WorldPay
13 22 (0.66%) YouTube