Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 70 74
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 8209 7919 8035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.69% 4.13% 3.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.85% 10.06% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6286 6424 6589
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75630 78725 90575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.24% 41.03% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56792 64594 72517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual 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 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Top 16 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
England +6 7817 £50,000 - 726
London +7 4365 £57,500 +4.55% 355
UK excluding London +3 3725 £42,500 +6.25% 392
South East +11 1073 £45,000 - 100
North of England +22 917 £41,000 +7.89% 124
South West +16 533 £45,000 +20.00% 56
North West +6 509 £45,000 +12.50% 66
Midlands -11 500 £35,000 -9.09% 42
East of England 0 417 £45,000 +7.14% 49
Yorkshire +53 388 £40,000 +14.29% 53
West Midlands -22 278 £35,000 -12.50% 23
East Midlands +19 222 £37,500 - 19
Scotland -28 199 £41,000 +2.50% 15
Wales -12 68 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Northern Ireland -16 30 £35,000 +2.19% 1
North East -19 21 £42,500 +13.33% 5

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 3718 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3548 (43.22%) JavaScript
3 3484 (42.44%) HTML
4 3382 (41.20%) CSS
5 1808 (22.02%) AngularJS
6 1747 (21.28%) Finance
7 1666 (20.29%) HTML5
8 1568 (19.10%) Front End Development
9 1335 (16.26%) jQuery
10 1302 (15.86%) Marketing
11 1300 (15.84%) Web Development
12 1229 (14.97%) Scrum
13 1207 (14.70%) Java
14 1171 (14.26%) Degree
15 1154 (14.06%) .NET
16 1145 (13.95%) Git (software)
17 1126 (13.72%) C#
18 1114 (13.57%) Wireframes
19 1111 (13.53%) CSS3
20 1039 (12.66%) SQL
21 1035 (12.61%) Retail
22 1006 (12.25%) TDD
23 963 (11.73%) MVC
24 948 (11.55%) React
25 937 (11.41%) Analytics
26 931 (11.34%) E-Commerce
27 918 (11.18%) Mobile App
28 897 (10.93%) Adobe
29 867 (10.56%) Sass
30 838 (10.21%) Node.js

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
1 530 (6.46%) CMS
2 205 (2.50%) Apache
3 195 (2.38%) WordPress
4 177 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 149 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 130 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 124 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 119 (1.45%) Skype for Business
9 111 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 109 (1.33%) EPiServer
11 96 (1.17%) JBoss
12 94 (1.15%) Confluence
13 89 (1.08%) Drupal
14 86 (1.05%) IIS
15 78 (0.95%) Umbraco
16 72 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
17 62 (0.76%) nginx
18 54 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 44 (0.54%) Marvel
20 35 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 748 (9.11%) Photoshop
2 506 (6.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 333 (4.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 320 (3.90%) InVision
5 301 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
6 144 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
7 114 (1.39%) OmniGraffle
8 99 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 85 (1.04%) InDesign
10 58 (0.71%) MS Visio
11 34 (0.41%) UXPin
12 33 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
13 19 (0.23%) Fireworks
14 18 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
14 18 (0.22%) SPSS
15 17 (0.21%) Chatbot
16 12 (0.15%) Moqups
17 11 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
17 11 (0.13%) InfoPath
18 10 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 83 (1.01%) Magento
2 39 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 21 (0.26%) Shopify
5 20 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
6 17 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 15 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
8 13 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 12 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.13%) SessionCam
11 10 (0.12%) NetSuite
12 9 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.11%) Social Studio
13 7 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
14 6 (0.073%) SAP WM
14 6 (0.073%) VisionPLUS
15 5 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 5 (0.061%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 492 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 374 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 298 (3.63%) SaaS
4 252 (3.07%) GitHub
5 201 (2.45%) npm
6 185 (2.25%) Google Analytics
7 177 (2.16%) IaaS
8 111 (1.35%) Office 365
9 103 (1.25%) PaaS
10 101 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 67 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
12 59 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
13 40 (0.49%) Serverless
14 38 (0.46%) Google Play
15 37 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
16 36 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
17 35 (0.43%) Firebase
18 27 (0.33%) Slack
19 20 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 20 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.29%) Internet
2 161 (1.96%) HTTP
3 129 (1.57%) Skype
4 62 (0.76%) Intranet
5 57 (0.69%) DNS
6 40 (0.49%) DHCP
7 34 (0.41%) Firewall
8 31 (0.38%) LAN
8 31 (0.38%) SSL
8 31 (0.38%) Wireless
9 26 (0.32%) TCP/IP
10 25 (0.30%) VoIP
11 24 (0.29%) WAN
11 24 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (0.28%) SAN
12 23 (0.28%) VPN
13 15 (0.18%) Broadband
13 15 (0.18%) Unified Communications
13 15 (0.18%) VLAN
14 14 (0.17%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 513 (6.25%) MySQL
3 309 (3.76%) NoSQL
4 264 (3.22%) Big Data
5 249 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 225 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 134 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 113 (1.38%) Redis
9 104 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 99 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 63 (0.77%) Neo4j
13 61 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 60 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 51 (0.62%) CouchDB
15 51 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 50 (0.61%) Hadoop
17 46 (0.56%) SQLite
18 41 (0.50%) Couchbase
18 41 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1145 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 428 (5.21%) JIRA
3 374 (4.56%) gulp
4 362 (4.41%) Axure RP
5 284 (3.46%) Grunt
6 269 (3.28%) Subversion
7 237 (2.89%) Jenkins
8 236 (2.87%) Visual Studio
9 235 (2.86%) Selenium
10 229 (2.79%) Jasmine
11 198 (2.41%) webpack
12 194 (2.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 185 (2.25%) TeamCity
14 183 (2.23%) Bitbucket
15 141 (1.72%) Maven
16 132 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 124 (1.51%) Karma Test Runner
18 122 (1.49%) JUnit
19 108 (1.32%) Bower
20 103 (1.25%) Mocha
General
1 1747 (21.28%) Finance
2 1302 (15.86%) Marketing
3 1035 (12.61%) Retail
4 783 (9.54%) Banking
5 510 (6.21%) Investment Banking
6 468 (5.70%) Retail Banking
7 301 (3.67%) Games
8 229 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 218 (2.66%) Advertising
10 161 (1.96%) Electronics
11 148 (1.80%) Manufacturing
12 115 (1.40%) Legal
13 94 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 91 (1.11%) Publishing
15 75 (0.91%) Law
16 60 (0.73%) Automotive
17 46 (0.56%) Front Office
17 46 (0.56%) Multimedia
18 45 (0.55%) Back Office
19 44 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3731 (45.45%) Developer
2 1318 (16.06%) Designer
3 1140 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 948 (11.55%) UX Designer
5 710 (8.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 643 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 563 (6.86%) Web Developer
8 471 (5.74%) Analyst
9 412 (5.02%) HTML Developer
9 412 (5.02%) UI Designer
10 383 (4.67%) .NET Developer
11 364 (4.43%) C# Developer
12 355 (4.32%) HTML CSS Developer
13 344 (4.19%) Java Developer
14 328 (4.00%) UI Developer
15 300 (3.65%) UI/UX Designer
16 299 (3.64%) Senior Designer
17 270 (3.29%) Angular Developer
18 264 (3.22%) Product Manager
19 253 (3.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3484 (42.44%) HTML
2 3382 (41.20%) CSS
3 1808 (22.02%) AngularJS
4 1666 (20.29%) HTML5
5 1335 (16.26%) jQuery
6 1154 (14.06%) .NET
7 1111 (13.53%) CSS3
8 948 (11.55%) React
9 867 (10.56%) Sass
10 838 (10.21%) Node.js
11 611 (7.44%) ASP.NET
12 566 (6.89%) Web Services
13 564 (6.87%) RESTful
14 555 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 501 (6.10%) REST
16 463 (5.64%) LESS
17 419 (5.10%) JSON
18 387 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 352 (4.29%) XML
20 331 (4.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 918 (11.18%) Mobile App
2 760 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 560 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 359 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
5 234 (2.85%) Social Media
6 194 (2.36%) Fintech
7 165 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 160 (1.95%) Graphic Design
9 137 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 127 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 116 (1.41%) Management Information System
12 111 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 109 (1.33%) Digital Media
14 78 (0.95%) Blog
14 78 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
15 71 (0.86%) iPad
16 69 (0.84%) W3C
17 66 (0.80%) Animation
18 60 (0.73%) BBC
19 57 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 702 (8.55%) Apple iOS
2 661 (8.05%) Android
3 617 (7.52%) Windows
4 478 (5.82%) Linux
5 189 (2.30%) Unix
6 162 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 146 (1.78%) Mac OS X
8 111 (1.35%) Windows Server
9 39 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 32 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 31 (0.38%) Solaris
12 25 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.16%) AIX
16 11 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.097%) Debian
17 8 (0.097%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3718 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1568 (19.10%) Front End Development
3 1300 (15.84%) Web Development
4 1229 (14.97%) Scrum
5 1114 (13.57%) Wireframes
6 1006 (12.25%) TDD
7 963 (11.73%) MVC
8 937 (11.41%) Analytics
9 931 (11.34%) E-Commerce
10 779 (9.49%) Software Engineering
11 612 (7.46%) Project Management
12 606 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
13 598 (7.28%) Responsive Web Design
14 579 (7.05%) Test Automation
15 573 (6.98%) Asset Management
16 570 (6.94%) Prototyping
17 562 (6.85%) Mentoring
18 515 (6.27%) OO
19 498 (6.07%) Wealth Management
20 486 (5.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3548 (43.22%) JavaScript
2 1207 (14.70%) Java
3 1126 (13.72%) C#
4 1039 (12.66%) SQL
5 722 (8.80%) PHP
6 416 (5.07%) Python
7 241 (2.94%) Ruby
8 233 (2.84%) ES6
9 203 (2.47%) Objective-C
10 202 (2.46%) TypeScript
11 192 (2.34%) C++
12 183 (2.23%) Apple Swift
13 155 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 151 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 140 (1.71%) C
16 89 (1.08%) Scala
16 89 (1.08%) VB.NET
17 81 (0.99%) Shell Script
18 67 (0.82%) Perl
19 62 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1171 (14.26%) Degree
2 299 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 163 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 123 (1.50%) MCSE
6 116 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
7 103 (1.25%) CCA
8 74 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 50 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 40 (0.49%) ISEB
11 37 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 36 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 32 (0.39%) PhD
14 25 (0.30%) A+ Certification
15 21 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
17 19 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.22%) PMP
19 16 (0.19%) CCNA
20 14 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 538 (6.55%) QA
2 61 (0.74%) WCAG
3 46 (0.56%) SLA
4 31 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 24 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.27%) PMO
7 20 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.18%) GxP
9 13 (0.16%) WAI
10 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.085%) COBIT
11 7 (0.085%) GDPR
12 6 (0.073%) GCP
12 6 (0.073%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.049%) EMIR
13 4 (0.049%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.049%) MiFID
13 4 (0.049%) SSAE 16
14 3 (0.037%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 195 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 176 (2.14%) Docker
3 116 (1.41%) XenApp
3 116 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 90 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 24 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.16%) Varnish
8 13 (0.16%) vSphere
9 12 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.061%) LXC
11 5 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.049%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.049%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.037%) Firmware
14 1 (0.012%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 138 (1.68%) SCCM
2 104 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 76 (0.93%) Puppet
4 57 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (0.52%) Ansible
6 40 (0.49%) Kubernetes
7 15 (0.18%) HockeyApp
8 12 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.12%) WSUS
10 9 (0.11%) Graphite
10 9 (0.11%) SCOM
11 8 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.097%) vCenter Server
12 7 (0.085%) Nagios
13 6 (0.073%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.061%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.061%) Control-M
14 5 (0.061%) Icinga
14 5 (0.061%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.061%) Mesos
Vendors
1 897 (10.93%) Adobe
2 772 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 336 (4.09%) Google
4 288 (3.51%) Oracle
5 211 (2.57%) VMware
6 191 (2.33%) Apple
7 179 (2.18%) SAP
8 156 (1.90%) Citrix
9 130 (1.58%) ServiceNow
10 120 (1.46%) AppSense
11 106 (1.29%) McAfee
11 106 (1.29%) Sitecore
12 101 (1.23%) Tableau
13 84 (1.02%) Sybase
14 81 (0.99%) Splunk
15 78 (0.95%) Xamarin
16 76 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
17 61 (0.74%) Zend
18 54 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
19 53 (0.65%) Perforce