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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UX
UK
Rank 66 70 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3468 4239 3551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.13% 4.10% 3.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.76% 10.01% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2768 3469 2815
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,274
% change year-on-year - +1.84%  

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 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
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 26 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 26 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 +1 3222 £47,500 - 645
London -1 1599 £55,000 - 327
South East -17 433 £42,500 -5.55% 79
North West +12 275 £42,500 +13.33% 62
South West +17 245 £40,000 +8.10% 41
City of London -1 232 £57,500 +15.00% 79
Manchester +9 211 £47,500 +26.66% 50
Yorkshire -5 197 £35,000 - 40
East of England -20 179 £45,000 +13.92% 29
West Midlands +8 140 £40,000 - 27
West Yorkshire +7 128 £37,500 - 28
East Midlands -7 110 £37,500 -6.25% 32
Hampshire +67 109 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Bristol +25 106 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Scotland +2 105 £40,000 +5.26% 30
Leeds +8 103 £37,500 +3.44% 23
Surrey -17 90 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Berkshire -5 70 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Edinburgh +24 62 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Bedfordshire +49 55 £47,500 +10.46% 7
Wales +22 55 £45,269 +34.13% 7
Hertfordshire +25 54 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South Wales +29 49 £45,269 +24.88% 6
Leicestershire -7 49 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Oxfordshire -20 49 £40,000 -17.52% 6
Cambridgeshire -35 48 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Nottinghamshire +15 41 £35,000 +16.66% 12
North East +24 39 £26,000 -30.66% 8
Gloucestershire +5 39 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Cambridge -24 39 £42,500 +21.42% 8

User Experience
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 3416 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3267 (46.91%) HTML
3 3158 (45.35%) JavaScript
4 3097 (44.47%) CSS
5 1656 (23.78%) HTML5
6 1437 (20.63%) AngularJS
7 1283 (18.42%) Front End Development
8 1224 (17.58%) jQuery
9 1206 (17.32%) Web Development
10 1143 (16.41%) CSS3
11 1131 (16.24%) Scrum
12 1120 (16.08%) Finance
13 1024 (14.70%) Wireframes
14 1011 (14.52%) Degree
15 1007 (14.46%) .NET
16 1002 (14.39%) E-Commerce
17 912 (13.10%) Marketing
18 911 (13.08%) C#
19 883 (12.68%) Java
20 880 (12.64%) Git (software)
21 878 (12.61%) MVC
22 843 (12.11%) Photoshop
23 837 (12.02%) Adobe
24 802 (11.52%) TDD
25 721 (10.35%) Responsive Web Design
26 704 (10.11%) Sass
27 671 (9.64%) SQL
28 669 (9.61%) Mobile App
29 666 (9.56%) Node.js
30 665 (9.55%) PHP

User Experience
Top Related 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
1 503 (7.22%) CMS
2 173 (2.48%) WordPress
3 131 (1.88%) IIS
4 125 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 100 (1.44%) EPiServer
6 97 (1.39%) Drupal
6 97 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 81 (1.16%) Confluence
8 70 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 68 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 68 (0.98%) Apache
9 68 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 59 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 48 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 46 (0.66%) NServiceBus
13 45 (0.65%) JBoss
14 42 (0.60%) nginx
15 38 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 35 (0.50%) MS Exchange
17 34 (0.49%) Marvel
Applications
1 843 (12.11%) Photoshop
2 515 (7.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 316 (4.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 219 (3.14%) MS Excel
5 202 (2.90%) InVision
6 134 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
7 109 (1.57%) InDesign
8 105 (1.51%) MS Office
9 69 (0.99%) Fireworks
10 52 (0.75%) MS Visio
11 38 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
12 33 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
13 22 (0.32%) Acrobat
14 16 (0.23%) Pixate
14 16 (0.23%) UXPin
15 15 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
15 15 (0.22%) MS Project
16 11 (0.16%) GIMP
17 10 (0.14%) SPSS
18 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 72 (1.03%) Magento
2 15 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 11 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.11%) Radian6
6 7 (0.10%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.10%) SAP HR
6 7 (0.10%) Shopify
7 6 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.086%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.072%) OpenCart
8 5 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.072%) SAP ECC
9 4 (0.057%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 335 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (2.43%) SaaS
4 140 (2.01%) Google Analytics
5 130 (1.87%) GitHub
6 125 (1.79%) Office 365
7 64 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 55 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
9 54 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 51 (0.73%) Google Play
11 41 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
12 29 (0.42%) Trello
13 20 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
14 15 (0.22%) Slack
15 13 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.17%) Heroku
16 12 (0.17%) IaaS
16 12 (0.17%) PaaS
17 11 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 231 (3.32%) Internet
2 157 (2.25%) HTTP
3 93 (1.34%) Intranet
4 45 (0.65%) Skype
5 39 (0.56%) DNS
6 38 (0.55%) Firewall
7 35 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 22 (0.32%) SSL
8 22 (0.32%) Unified Communications
9 20 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 19 (0.27%) Wireless
11 18 (0.26%) VPN
12 17 (0.24%) ISDN
12 17 (0.24%) VoIP
13 16 (0.23%) GoToMeeting
14 12 (0.17%) DHCP
14 12 (0.17%) Extranet
14 12 (0.17%) LAN
15 11 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 390 (5.60%) MySQL
3 210 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 183 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 176 (2.53%) Big Data
6 141 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 96 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 96 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 84 (1.21%) Redis
10 56 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 51 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 48 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 47 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
15 39 (0.56%) Hadoop
15 39 (0.56%) QlikView
16 36 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (0.50%) CouchDB
18 34 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 880 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 400 (5.74%) Axure RP
3 341 (4.90%) Grunt
4 282 (4.05%) gulp
5 270 (3.88%) Subversion
6 259 (3.72%) JIRA
7 211 (3.03%) Visual Studio
8 206 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 179 (2.57%) Selenium
10 146 (2.10%) Jenkins
11 129 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 112 (1.61%) Jasmine
13 111 (1.59%) Maven
13 111 (1.59%) TeamCity
14 84 (1.21%) webpack
15 68 (0.98%) Eclipse
15 68 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
16 67 (0.96%) Xcode
17 59 (0.85%) Bower
18 55 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 1120 (16.08%) Finance
2 912 (13.10%) Marketing
3 428 (6.15%) Retail
4 295 (4.24%) Banking
5 242 (3.48%) Games
6 193 (2.77%) Advertising
7 157 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 153 (2.20%) Publishing
9 131 (1.88%) Legal
10 61 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 49 (0.70%) Back Office
12 48 (0.69%) Automotive
13 38 (0.55%) Electronics
13 38 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 29 (0.42%) Retail Banking
16 28 (0.40%) Billing
17 21 (0.30%) Law
18 19 (0.27%) Military
19 18 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3185 (45.74%) Developer
2 1275 (18.31%) Designer
3 1000 (14.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 840 (12.06%) UX Designer
5 691 (9.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 543 (7.80%) Analyst
7 533 (7.65%) Senior Developer
8 495 (7.11%) Web Developer
9 447 (6.42%) HTML Developer
10 379 (5.44%) UI Developer
11 362 (5.20%) HTML CSS Developer
12 340 (4.88%) UI Designer
13 328 (4.71%) Business Analyst
14 318 (4.57%) .NET Developer
15 295 (4.24%) C# Developer
16 269 (3.86%) Angular Developer
17 258 (3.70%) UI/UX Designer
18 242 (3.48%) Senior Designer
19 240 (3.45%) Product Manager
20 235 (3.37%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3267 (46.91%) HTML
2 3097 (44.47%) CSS
3 1656 (23.78%) HTML5
4 1437 (20.63%) AngularJS
5 1224 (17.58%) jQuery
6 1143 (16.41%) CSS3
7 1007 (14.46%) .NET
8 704 (10.11%) Sass
9 666 (9.56%) Node.js
10 615 (8.83%) React
11 562 (8.07%) ASP.NET
12 548 (7.87%) Web Services
13 532 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 436 (6.26%) REST
15 423 (6.07%) XML
16 382 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 360 (5.17%) LESS
18 357 (5.13%) JSON
19 356 (5.11%) RESTful
20 338 (4.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 669 (9.61%) Mobile App
2 518 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 453 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 182 (2.61%) Social Media
5 171 (2.46%) Fintech
6 101 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 96 (1.38%) W3C
8 91 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 89 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 81 (1.16%) Animation
10 81 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 81 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 78 (1.12%) iPad
12 63 (0.90%) Blog
13 60 (0.86%) Smartphone
14 53 (0.76%) Algorithms
15 44 (0.63%) Client/Server
16 43 (0.62%) Virtual Team
17 35 (0.50%) Data Structures
17 35 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 531 (7.62%) Apple iOS
2 505 (7.25%) Android
3 355 (5.10%) Linux
4 311 (4.47%) Windows
5 74 (1.06%) Unix
6 71 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 49 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 46 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 33 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 31 (0.45%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.13%) CentOS
15 7 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.072%) Debian
18 4 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.043%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3416 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1283 (18.42%) Front End Development
3 1206 (17.32%) Web Development
4 1131 (16.24%) Scrum
5 1024 (14.70%) Wireframes
6 1002 (14.39%) E-Commerce
7 878 (12.61%) MVC
8 802 (11.52%) TDD
9 721 (10.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 642 (9.22%) Analytics
11 608 (8.73%) OO
12 582 (8.36%) Software Engineering
13 533 (7.65%) Prototyping
14 506 (7.27%) Web Design
15 467 (6.71%) Project Management
16 433 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
17 398 (5.72%) User Stories
18 366 (5.26%) Mentoring
19 364 (5.23%) Unit Testing
20 362 (5.20%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3158 (45.35%) JavaScript
2 911 (13.08%) C#
3 883 (12.68%) Java
4 671 (9.64%) SQL
5 665 (9.55%) PHP
6 335 (4.81%) Python
7 194 (2.79%) Ruby
8 176 (2.53%) Objective-C
9 148 (2.13%) ES6
10 145 (2.08%) Apple Swift
11 138 (1.98%) TypeScript
12 104 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 102 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 92 (1.32%) C++
15 87 (1.25%) Scala
16 80 (1.15%) C
17 72 (1.03%) VB.NET
18 63 (0.90%) XPath
19 54 (0.78%) Bash Shell
20 50 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1011 (14.52%) Degree
2 97 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 45 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 30 (0.43%) ISEB
5 30 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 25 (0.36%) HND
7 24 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 23 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 22 (0.32%) A+ Certification
10 13 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.17%) CBAP
11 12 (0.17%) IIBA
11 12 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.13%) PMP
13 7 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.10%) MBA
13 7 (0.10%) PhD
14 6 (0.086%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.072%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 494 (7.09%) QA
2 72 (1.03%) WCAG
3 52 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 35 (0.50%) SLA
6 28 (0.40%) WAI
7 26 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.20%) PMO
9 11 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.086%) EMIR
10 6 (0.086%) MiFID
11 5 (0.072%) SDET
12 3 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.043%) GAAP
12 3 (0.043%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.029%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.014%) BS25999
14 1 (0.014%) COBIT
14 1 (0.014%) FATCA
14 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 85 (1.22%) Docker
3 47 (0.67%) 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 (0.10%) MetaFrame
12 6 (0.086%) Varnish
13 5 (0.072%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.072%) IAG
13 5 (0.072%) 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
1 103 (1.48%) Puppet
2 86 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (0.95%) Ansible
4 45 (0.65%) SCCM
5 11 (0.16%) Salt
6 10 (0.14%) Kibana
6 10 (0.14%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.11%) Nagios
8 6 (0.086%) ZENworks
9 5 (0.072%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.072%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.057%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.057%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.057%) HockeyApp
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%) Graylog
11 3 (0.043%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 837 (12.02%) Adobe
2 606 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 331 (4.75%) Google
4 170 (2.44%) Oracle
5 117 (1.68%) SAP
6 115 (1.65%) Xamarin
7 95 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 91 (1.31%) Zend
9 90 (1.29%) Apple
10 88 (1.26%) Twitter
11 79 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 58 (0.83%) IBM
12 58 (0.83%) VMware
13 54 (0.78%) Facebook
13 54 (0.78%) Tableau
14 47 (0.67%) Citrix
15 40 (0.57%) hybris
15 40 (0.57%) Optimizely
16 36 (0.52%) Cisco
17 26 (0.37%) Monetate
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum plus stock options, remote options, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Holidays, pension, discounts, gym and more!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Cool Projects & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Salt
Salary: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago