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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 84
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15  
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3593 4279 3571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.20% 4.09% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.93% 9.98% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2882 3493 2843
Median salary £45,269 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.69% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 32862 42890 41924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.44% 41.01% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26484 34271 33122
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,093 £29,651 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing User Experience as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Top 30 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 30 March 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 +3 3335 £47,500 - 637
London 0 1667 £55,000 - 315
South East -16 444 £42,500 -5.55% 70
North West +16 280 £42,500 +13.33% 66
South West +23 261 £39,000 +4.00% 49
City of London -3 244 £57,500 +15.00% 62
Manchester +11 214 £47,500 +26.66% 47
Yorkshire -4 202 £35,000 - 43
East of England -11 184 £45,000 +13.92% 28
West Midlands +5 142 £40,000 - 24
West Yorkshire -3 128 £37,500 - 28
Hampshire +63 117 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Midlands -5 112 £37,500 -6.25% 34
Bristol +23 111 £38,500 +2.66% 9
Scotland -7 111 £40,000 +3.89% 28
Leeds +8 102 £38,000 +1.33% 23
Surrey -12 85 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Berkshire -3 68 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Edinburgh +22 63 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Bedfordshire +54 58 £47,500 +10.46% 6
Wales +23 58 £45,269 +24.88% 8
Hertfordshire +28 57 £50,000 - 11
South Wales +30 52 £45,269 +20.71% 4
Leicestershire -3 50 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Oxfordshire -24 50 £40,000 -19.19% 6
Cambridgeshire -35 48 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Gloucestershire -2 43 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Nottinghamshire +10 42 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Cambridge -31 39 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Glasgow -23 37 £37,500 - 8

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3460 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 3272 (46.49%) HTML
3 3176 (45.13%) JavaScript
4 3105 (44.12%) CSS
5 1661 (23.60%) HTML5
6 1435 (20.39%) AngularJS
7 1286 (18.27%) Front End Development
8 1222 (17.36%) jQuery
9 1210 (17.19%) Web Development
10 1156 (16.43%) Scrum
11 1153 (16.38%) CSS3
12 1131 (16.07%) Finance
13 1045 (14.85%) Wireframes
14 1032 (14.66%) E-Commerce
15 1027 (14.59%) .NET
16 1013 (14.39%) Degree
17 928 (13.19%) Marketing
18 926 (13.16%) C#
19 893 (12.69%) Java
19 893 (12.69%) MVC
20 886 (12.59%) Git (software)
21 842 (11.96%) Adobe
22 841 (11.95%) Photoshop
23 825 (11.72%) TDD
24 723 (10.27%) Responsive Web Design
25 711 (10.10%) Sass
26 692 (9.83%) Mobile App
27 680 (9.66%) PHP
28 679 (9.65%) SQL
28 679 (9.65%) 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
1 506 (7.19%) CMS
2 184 (2.61%) WordPress
3 133 (1.89%) IIS
4 128 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 102 (1.45%) Drupal
6 98 (1.39%) EPiServer
6 98 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 80 (1.14%) Confluence
8 72 (1.02%) Apache
9 70 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 69 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 66 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 61 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 47 (0.67%) NServiceBus
13 47 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 46 (0.65%) JBoss
15 42 (0.60%) Marvel
16 41 (0.58%) nginx
17 40 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 34 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 841 (11.95%) Photoshop
2 516 (7.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 313 (4.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 227 (3.23%) MS Excel
5 213 (3.03%) InVision
6 135 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
7 110 (1.56%) InDesign
8 108 (1.53%) MS Office
9 64 (0.91%) Fireworks
10 53 (0.75%) MS Visio
11 39 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
12 33 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
13 21 (0.30%) Acrobat
14 18 (0.26%) UXPin
15 16 (0.23%) MS Project
15 16 (0.23%) Pixate
16 15 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
17 11 (0.16%) GIMP
18 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
18 9 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 78 (1.11%) Magento
2 15 (0.21%) WebTrends
3 11 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.11%) Radian6
5 8 (0.11%) Shopify
6 7 (0.099%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.085%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.071%) OpenCart
8 5 (0.071%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.071%) SAP ECC
9 4 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.057%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 346 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (2.34%) SaaS
4 149 (2.12%) Google Analytics
5 131 (1.86%) GitHub
6 124 (1.76%) Office 365
7 67 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 57 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
9 53 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 51 (0.72%) Google Play
11 43 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 29 (0.41%) Trello
13 20 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
14 15 (0.21%) Slack
15 14 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (0.18%) PaaS
17 12 (0.17%) Amazon S3
17 12 (0.17%) IaaS
18 11 (0.16%) Force.com
18 11 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 231 (3.28%) Internet
2 154 (2.19%) HTTP
3 93 (1.32%) Intranet
4 44 (0.63%) Skype
5 37 (0.53%) DNS
5 37 (0.53%) Firewall
6 36 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 22 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 21 (0.30%) SSL
9 20 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 20 (0.28%) Wireless
10 18 (0.26%) VPN
11 17 (0.24%) ISDN
12 16 (0.23%) GoToMeeting
12 16 (0.23%) VoIP
13 12 (0.17%) LAN
14 11 (0.16%) DHCP
14 11 (0.16%) Extranet
14 11 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 397 (5.64%) MySQL
3 215 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 190 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 179 (2.54%) Big Data
6 139 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 98 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 85 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 83 (1.18%) Redis
11 58 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 58 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 53 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 50 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 47 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
15 43 (0.61%) Hadoop
16 41 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (0.57%) QlikView
18 36 (0.51%) Power BI
19 34 (0.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 886 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 405 (5.75%) Axure RP
3 342 (4.86%) Grunt
4 284 (4.04%) gulp
5 268 (3.81%) Subversion
6 267 (3.79%) JIRA
7 208 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 207 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 188 (2.67%) Selenium
10 144 (2.05%) Jenkins
11 131 (1.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 114 (1.62%) Maven
12 114 (1.62%) TeamCity
13 113 (1.61%) Jasmine
14 87 (1.24%) webpack
15 70 (0.99%) Eclipse
16 69 (0.98%) Xcode
17 67 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
18 59 (0.84%) Bower
19 54 (0.77%) Mocha
General
1 1131 (16.07%) Finance
2 928 (13.19%) Marketing
3 443 (6.29%) Retail
4 299 (4.25%) Banking
5 248 (3.52%) Games
6 198 (2.81%) Advertising
7 156 (2.22%) Publishing
8 154 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 139 (1.97%) Legal
10 62 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 52 (0.74%) Back Office
12 49 (0.70%) Automotive
13 40 (0.57%) Electronics
14 36 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.45%) Manufacturing
16 29 (0.41%) Billing
16 29 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 21 (0.30%) Law
17 21 (0.30%) Military
18 18 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3201 (45.48%) Developer
2 1290 (18.33%) Designer
3 1009 (14.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 852 (12.11%) UX Designer
5 683 (9.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 553 (7.86%) Analyst
7 536 (7.62%) Senior Developer
8 493 (7.00%) Web Developer
9 439 (6.24%) HTML Developer
10 375 (5.33%) UI Developer
11 355 (5.04%) HTML CSS Developer
12 346 (4.92%) UI Designer
13 337 (4.79%) Business Analyst
14 322 (4.58%) .NET Developer
15 298 (4.23%) C# Developer
16 264 (3.75%) Angular Developer
17 263 (3.74%) UI/UX Designer
18 247 (3.51%) Product Manager
18 247 (3.51%) Senior Designer
19 233 (3.31%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3272 (46.49%) HTML
2 3105 (44.12%) CSS
3 1661 (23.60%) HTML5
4 1435 (20.39%) AngularJS
5 1222 (17.36%) jQuery
6 1153 (16.38%) CSS3
7 1027 (14.59%) .NET
8 711 (10.10%) Sass
9 679 (9.65%) Node.js
10 630 (8.95%) React
11 571 (8.11%) ASP.NET
12 546 (7.76%) Web Services
13 533 (7.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 441 (6.27%) REST
15 418 (5.94%) XML
16 390 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 362 (5.14%) LESS
18 361 (5.13%) RESTful
19 360 (5.12%) JSON
20 335 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 692 (9.83%) Mobile App
2 522 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 443 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 185 (2.63%) Social Media
5 169 (2.40%) Fintech
6 102 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 98 (1.39%) W3C
8 94 (1.34%) Digital Media
9 89 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 84 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 83 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 82 (1.17%) Animation
13 78 (1.11%) iPad
14 60 (0.85%) Blog
15 58 (0.82%) Smartphone
16 52 (0.74%) Algorithms
17 46 (0.65%) Virtual Team
18 43 (0.61%) Client/Server
19 35 (0.50%) Mainframe
20 33 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 533 (7.57%) Apple iOS
2 514 (7.30%) Android
3 361 (5.13%) Linux
4 316 (4.49%) Windows
5 76 (1.08%) Unix
6 68 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 48 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 46 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 31 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 30 (0.43%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 14 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.11%) CentOS
16 6 (0.085%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.071%) Debian
18 4 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.043%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3460 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1286 (18.27%) Front End Development
3 1210 (17.19%) Web Development
4 1156 (16.43%) Scrum
5 1045 (14.85%) Wireframes
6 1032 (14.66%) E-Commerce
7 893 (12.69%) MVC
8 825 (11.72%) TDD
9 723 (10.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 652 (9.26%) Analytics
11 603 (8.57%) OO
12 588 (8.35%) Software Engineering
13 545 (7.74%) Prototyping
14 505 (7.18%) Web Design
15 472 (6.71%) Project Management
16 454 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
17 412 (5.85%) User Stories
18 382 (5.43%) Mentoring
19 372 (5.29%) Unit Testing
20 368 (5.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3176 (45.13%) JavaScript
2 926 (13.16%) C#
3 893 (12.69%) Java
4 680 (9.66%) PHP
5 679 (9.65%) SQL
6 334 (4.75%) Python
7 198 (2.81%) Ruby
8 175 (2.49%) Objective-C
9 149 (2.12%) ES6
10 141 (2.00%) Apple Swift
11 138 (1.96%) TypeScript
12 107 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 102 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 95 (1.35%) C++
15 87 (1.24%) Scala
16 83 (1.18%) C
17 72 (1.02%) VB.NET
18 62 (0.88%) XPath
19 53 (0.75%) Bash Shell
20 51 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1013 (14.39%) Degree
2 99 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 46 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 32 (0.45%) ISEB
6 31 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 26 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 25 (0.36%) HND
9 21 (0.30%) A+ Certification
10 13 (0.18%) IIBA
10 13 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.17%) CBAP
11 12 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.16%) PMP
13 8 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.099%) MBA
14 7 (0.099%) PhD
15 6 (0.085%) CCNP
15 6 (0.085%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (6.98%) QA
2 74 (1.05%) WCAG
3 53 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 36 (0.51%) SLA
6 28 (0.40%) WAI
7 26 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.20%) PMO
9 11 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.099%) SDET
11 6 (0.085%) EMIR
11 6 (0.085%) MiFID
12 3 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.043%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.028%) GAAP
13 2 (0.028%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.014%) COBIT
14 1 (0.014%) FATCA
14 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.014%) Section 508
System Software
1 94 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 88 (1.25%) Docker
3 46 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.23%) XenApp
7 14 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.16%) vSphere
9 9 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.11%) vCloud
10 8 (0.11%) XenServer
11 7 (0.099%) MetaFrame
12 6 (0.085%) Varnish
13 5 (0.071%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.071%) IAG
13 5 (0.071%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.057%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.043%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.043%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (1.49%) Puppet
2 86 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (0.99%) Ansible
4 44 (0.63%) SCCM
5 12 (0.17%) Salt
6 11 (0.16%) Kibana
6 11 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.11%) Nagios
8 6 (0.085%) ZENworks
9 5 (0.071%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.071%) HockeyApp
9 5 (0.071%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.057%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.057%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.057%) Mesos
10 4 (0.057%) Packer
10 4 (0.057%) SCOM
11 3 (0.043%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.043%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 842 (11.96%) Adobe
2 613 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 335 (4.76%) Google
4 175 (2.49%) Oracle
5 122 (1.73%) Xamarin
6 114 (1.62%) SAP
7 101 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 92 (1.31%) Apple
9 90 (1.28%) Zend
10 85 (1.21%) Twitter
11 78 (1.11%) Sitecore
12 58 (0.82%) IBM
13 56 (0.80%) Tableau
13 56 (0.80%) VMware
14 53 (0.75%) Facebook
15 45 (0.64%) Citrix
16 42 (0.60%) hybris
16 42 (0.60%) Optimizely
17 36 (0.51%) Cisco
18 26 (0.37%) Monetate
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + options
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + share & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50000 - €60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum +bens+health
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K-£80K
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Revolution Technology
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum 1-2 days remote + Full Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago