The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 71 79
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 4164 3975 3802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.68% 4.05% 3.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.10% 9.83% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3255 3231 3091
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,409
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.14%  

User Experience is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37530 40458 45487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.20% 41.25% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42165 48402 54417
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience.

Salary trend for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 3951 £50,000 +5.26% 569
London +12 2200 £57,500 +4.54% 273
UK excluding London +8 1908 £41,000 +2.50% 318
South East +23 520 £42,500 - 88
North of England +18 496 £40,000 +6.66% 103
South West +2 287 £44,500 +11.25% 29
Midlands -17 245 £37,500 - 46
East of England +2 199 £46,500 +32.85% 31
Scotland -18 111 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Wales +8 36 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Northern Ireland -1 8 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for User Experience.

1 3678 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 3410 (44.13%) JavaScript
3 3376 (43.69%) HTML
4 3227 (41.76%) CSS
5 1715 (22.19%) HTML5
6 1687 (21.83%) AngularJS
7 1379 (17.84%) Finance
7 1379 (17.84%) Front End Development
8 1303 (16.86%) jQuery
9 1264 (16.36%) Web Development
10 1249 (16.16%) Scrum
11 1216 (15.73%) Marketing
12 1215 (15.72%) Degree
13 1144 (14.80%) Wireframes
14 1122 (14.52%) CSS3
15 1075 (13.91%) .NET
16 1048 (13.56%) TDD
17 1035 (13.39%) E-Commerce
18 1013 (13.11%) C#
19 1001 (12.95%) Java
20 999 (12.93%) Git (software)
21 924 (11.96%) MVC
22 904 (11.70%) Adobe
23 869 (11.24%) Analytics
24 844 (10.92%) SQL
25 841 (10.88%) React
26 827 (10.70%) Node.js
27 797 (10.31%) Photoshop
28 782 (10.12%) Mobile App
29 780 (10.09%) Sass

User Experience
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
1 546 (7.07%) CMS
2 185 (2.39%) WordPress
3 158 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 140 (1.81%) Apache
5 129 (1.67%) Drupal
6 120 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 110 (1.42%) IIS
8 104 (1.35%) Confluence
9 95 (1.23%) EPiServer
10 76 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
11 72 (0.93%) JBoss
12 67 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
13 66 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 63 (0.82%) MS Exchange
15 61 (0.79%) Skype for Business
15 61 (0.79%) Umbraco
15 61 (0.79%) WebSphere
16 57 (0.74%) Marvel
17 47 (0.61%) OpenStack
18 40 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 797 (10.31%) Photoshop
2 525 (6.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 317 (4.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 253 (3.27%) InVision
5 174 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
6 125 (1.62%) OmniGraffle
7 124 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
8 84 (1.09%) InDesign
9 63 (0.82%) MS Visio
10 58 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 35 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
12 32 (0.41%) UXPin
13 26 (0.34%) Fireworks
14 20 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
15 14 (0.18%) Acrobat
16 11 (0.14%) SPSS
17 10 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
17 10 (0.13%) Pixate
17 10 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
18 9 (0.12%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 87 (1.13%) Magento
2 56 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 26 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 12 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.14%) SessionCam
6 11 (0.14%) Shopify
7 9 (0.12%) Social Studio
8 8 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
9 7 (0.091%) Pega PRPC
10 5 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.065%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.065%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.052%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.052%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.039%) Data Workbench
12 3 (0.039%) OpenCart
12 3 (0.039%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 417 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (2.56%) SaaS
4 197 (2.55%) GitHub
5 179 (2.32%) Google Analytics
6 114 (1.48%) Office 365
7 85 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
8 77 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 70 (0.91%) PaaS
10 69 (0.89%) IaaS
11 44 (0.57%) Google Play
12 38 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
16 15 (0.19%) BrowserStack
17 13 (0.17%) Heroku
18 12 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
18 12 (0.16%) Slack
19 10 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 236 (3.05%) Internet
2 156 (2.02%) HTTP
3 74 (0.96%) Skype
4 60 (0.78%) Intranet
5 37 (0.48%) DNS
6 31 (0.40%) Firewall
7 30 (0.39%) Unified Communications
8 28 (0.36%) LAN
9 27 (0.35%) VoIP
10 26 (0.34%) WAN
11 23 (0.30%) DHCP
12 22 (0.28%) SSL
13 21 (0.27%) TCP/IP
13 21 (0.27%) VPN
13 21 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (0.23%) HTTPS
15 17 (0.22%) ISDN
16 15 (0.19%) Wireless
17 13 (0.17%) Broadband
18 12 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 494 (6.39%) MySQL
3 286 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 204 (2.64%) MongoDB
5 177 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 160 (2.07%) Big Data
7 106 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 74 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 71 (0.92%) Redis
10 65 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 57 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 57 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 54 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (0.65%) Power BI
15 43 (0.56%) Hadoop
16 40 (0.52%) CouchDB
17 36 (0.47%) Neo4j
17 36 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 35 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 999 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 444 (5.75%) Axure RP
3 369 (4.77%) JIRA
4 361 (4.67%) gulp
5 327 (4.23%) Grunt
6 286 (3.70%) Subversion
7 252 (3.26%) Selenium
8 211 (2.73%) Jasmine
9 200 (2.59%) Visual Studio
10 188 (2.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 177 (2.29%) TeamCity
12 176 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 156 (2.02%) Jenkins
14 152 (1.97%) Maven
15 140 (1.81%) webpack
16 120 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
17 105 (1.36%) Mocha
18 94 (1.22%) JUnit
19 83 (1.07%) Xcode
20 82 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 1379 (17.84%) Finance
2 1216 (15.73%) Marketing
3 652 (8.44%) Retail
4 457 (5.91%) Banking
5 325 (4.21%) Games
6 219 (2.83%) Advertising
7 199 (2.58%) Investment Banking
8 181 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 164 (2.12%) Legal
10 151 (1.95%) Retail Banking
11 132 (1.71%) Publishing
12 103 (1.33%) Electronics
13 89 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 65 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 58 (0.75%) Back Office
16 56 (0.72%) Automotive
17 54 (0.70%) Law
18 48 (0.62%) Private Banking
19 41 (0.53%) Billing
20 32 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3484 (45.08%) Developer
2 1372 (17.75%) Designer
3 1085 (14.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 954 (12.34%) UX Designer
5 672 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 576 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 571 (7.39%) Analyst
8 505 (6.53%) Web Developer
9 428 (5.54%) HTML Developer
10 403 (5.21%) UI Designer
11 360 (4.66%) UI Developer
12 344 (4.45%) HTML CSS Developer
13 337 (4.36%) .NET Developer
14 313 (4.05%) C# Developer
15 312 (4.04%) Business Analyst
16 304 (3.93%) UI/UX Designer
17 272 (3.52%) Product Manager
18 267 (3.45%) Angular Developer
19 265 (3.43%) Senior Designer
20 244 (3.16%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3376 (43.69%) HTML
2 3227 (41.76%) CSS
3 1715 (22.19%) HTML5
4 1687 (21.83%) AngularJS
5 1303 (16.86%) jQuery
6 1122 (14.52%) CSS3
7 1075 (13.91%) .NET
8 841 (10.88%) React
9 827 (10.70%) Node.js
10 780 (10.09%) Sass
11 564 (7.30%) ASP.NET
12 563 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 537 (6.95%) Web Services
14 480 (6.21%) RESTful
15 468 (6.06%) REST
16 444 (5.75%) JSON
17 429 (5.55%) LESS
18 398 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 394 (5.10%) XML
20 342 (4.43%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 782 (10.12%) Mobile App
2 627 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 588 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 299 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
5 185 (2.39%) Social Media
6 184 (2.38%) Fintech
7 134 (1.73%) Graphic Design
8 123 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 117 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 101 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 86 (1.11%) Algorithms
11 86 (1.11%) iPad
12 82 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 81 (1.05%) W3C
14 80 (1.04%) Animation
15 74 (0.96%) Data Structures
16 73 (0.94%) Virtual Team
17 64 (0.83%) Blog
18 55 (0.71%) Online Banking
19 51 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 608 (7.87%) Apple iOS
2 578 (7.48%) Android
3 423 (5.47%) Windows
4 422 (5.46%) Linux
5 121 (1.57%) Unix
6 85 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 71 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 67 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 40 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 31 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.14%) AIX
16 10 (0.13%) Solaris
17 7 (0.091%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.078%) CoreOS
18 6 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3678 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1379 (17.84%) Front End Development
3 1264 (16.36%) Web Development
4 1249 (16.16%) Scrum
5 1144 (14.80%) Wireframes
6 1048 (13.56%) TDD
7 1035 (13.39%) E-Commerce
8 924 (11.96%) MVC
9 869 (11.24%) Analytics
10 732 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 726 (9.39%) Software Engineering
12 614 (7.95%) Prototyping
13 610 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
14 582 (7.53%) Test Automation
15 535 (6.92%) OO
16 528 (6.83%) Web Design
17 508 (6.57%) Mentoring
18 496 (6.42%) Project Management
19 463 (5.99%) BDD
20 431 (5.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3410 (44.13%) JavaScript
2 1013 (13.11%) C#
3 1001 (12.95%) Java
4 844 (10.92%) SQL
5 758 (9.81%) PHP
6 356 (4.61%) Python
7 240 (3.11%) ES6
8 205 (2.65%) Objective-C
9 196 (2.54%) Ruby
10 170 (2.20%) Apple Swift
11 158 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 139 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 119 (1.54%) C++
14 102 (1.32%) C
15 96 (1.24%) PowerShell
16 82 (1.06%) Scala
17 58 (0.75%) VB.NET
18 54 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 52 (0.67%) Groovy
20 51 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1215 (15.72%) Degree
2 342 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 130 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 82 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 48 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 38 (0.49%) MCSE
8 37 (0.48%) A+ Certification
9 36 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
10 35 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 33 (0.43%) ISEB
12 30 (0.39%) HND
13 28 (0.36%) CCA
14 26 (0.34%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
15 23 (0.30%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.27%) PMP
17 19 (0.25%) PhD
18 12 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 543 (7.03%) QA
2 68 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (0.79%) WCAG
4 39 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 32 (0.41%) SLA
6 27 (0.35%) PMO
7 26 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 19 (0.25%) WAI
10 16 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.10%) EMIR
11 8 (0.10%) MiFID
12 6 (0.078%) GxP
12 6 (0.078%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.052%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.026%) GDPR
14 2 (0.026%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 126 (1.63%) Docker
2 102 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 63 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (0.61%) XenApp
4 47 (0.61%) XenDesktop
5 22 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.21%) vSphere
7 14 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.10%) Varnish
10 7 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.091%) MetaFrame
10 7 (0.091%) vCloud
10 7 (0.091%) XenServer
11 6 (0.078%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.078%) LXC
12 5 (0.065%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.065%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.039%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 82 (1.06%) Puppet
2 64 (0.83%) Ansible
3 60 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (0.74%) SCCM
5 31 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 29 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 14 (0.18%) Graphite
7 14 (0.18%) Nagios
8 9 (0.12%) HockeyApp
8 9 (0.12%) Mesos
9 8 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.10%) Salt
10 7 (0.091%) Kibana
11 6 (0.078%) Grafana
11 6 (0.078%) Icinga
12 5 (0.065%) cPanel
12 5 (0.065%) EdgeSight
12 5 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.065%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.052%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 904 (11.70%) Adobe
2 697 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 343 (4.44%) Google
4 213 (2.76%) Oracle
5 129 (1.67%) SAP
6 120 (1.55%) Xamarin
7 107 (1.38%) Apple
7 107 (1.38%) VMware
8 98 (1.27%) Sitecore
9 96 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 82 (1.06%) Citrix
11 66 (0.85%) Twitter
11 66 (0.85%) Zend
12 62 (0.80%) IBM
13 58 (0.75%) Facebook
13 58 (0.75%) Tableau
14 49 (0.63%) ServiceNow
15 46 (0.60%) Optimizely
16 44 (0.57%) Sybase
17 40 (0.52%) Cisco
Newport, Gwent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 49 minutes ago
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Glamorgan
keytree
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working, Private Health C
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: £50,000 per annum + 10% bonuses
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus bonus, benefits and superb pension (12% n
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE + Great corporate benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Central Employment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus package and great working envir
Posted: Yesterday