User Experience Jobs

UX
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring User Experience skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited User Experience over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 74 83 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 -47 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 2,873 3,122 14,520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.12% 3.82% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 4.01% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,518 2,078 4,289
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,550 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.92% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £98,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

User Experience falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 75,478 77,846 169,786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.06% 95.36% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49,870 50,645 86,192
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,678
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,186
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +6.06%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience.

Salary trend for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the UK

User Experience
Top 19 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 24 July 2024. 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 +12 2,486 £55,000 -12.00% 319
UK excluding London +31 2,170 £50,000 -9.09% 277
Work from Home -13 912 £55,000 -15.38% 218
North of England +93 754 £47,500 -9.52% 77
London -57 583 £65,000 -7.14% 77
North West +90 565 £45,000 -21.74% 54
Midlands +75 394 £50,000 -4.76% 49
South East -29 393 £50,000 -10.31% 58
South West +43 249 £55,000 - 38
Scotland -7 226 £49,995 -16.68% 19
West Midlands +36 208 £55,000 +4.76% 29
East Midlands +64 178 £35,000 -36.36% 19
Yorkshire +41 145 £50,000 +5.26% 14
East of England -65 84 £45,000 -25.00% 31
Wales +24 46 £40,000 -27.27% 10
North East +2 44 £43,750 +9.38% 9
Northern Ireland +22 26 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £55,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1

User Experience
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (3.27%) CMS
2 83 (2.89%) WordPress
3 49 (1.71%) Apache
3 49 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.25%) Confluence
5 34 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
6 16 (0.56%) Drupal
7 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Exchange
8 14 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.24%) Headless CMS
10 7 (0.24%) nginx
11 6 (0.21%) Kentico
12 4 (0.14%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.10%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.10%) Moodle
13 3 (0.10%) Totara
14 2 (0.070%) IIS
14 2 (0.070%) SAS
Applications
1 120 (4.18%) Sketch
2 73 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (2.19%) Adobe XD
4 59 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 56 (1.95%) Photoshop
6 50 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
7 46 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (1.18%) InVision
9 21 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 17 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
10 17 (0.59%) InDesign
10 17 (0.59%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.35%) Chatbot
11 10 (0.35%) Trello
11 10 (0.35%) UserZoom
12 8 (0.28%) Blender
13 5 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 49 (1.71%) Magento
2 28 (0.97%) Shopify
3 20 (0.70%) NEC Housing
4 15 (0.52%) Ripple
5 14 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
6 11 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.21%) Salesforce CRM
10 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.10%) Workfront
12 2 (0.070%) CiviCRM
13 1 (0.035%) Data Workbench
13 1 (0.035%) Distributed Ledger
13 1 (0.035%) Endur
13 1 (0.035%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 507 (17.65%) Azure
2 375 (13.05%) AWS
3 283 (9.85%) Figma
4 239 (8.32%) IBM Cloud
5 175 (6.09%) Azure DevOps
6 164 (5.71%) Power Platform
7 158 (5.50%) Serverless
8 131 (4.56%) SaaS
9 128 (4.46%) Azure Functions
10 127 (4.42%) Azure Logic Apps
10 127 (4.42%) Azure Service Bus
11 126 (4.39%) Azure API Management
12 93 (3.24%) GCP
13 86 (2.99%) Microsoft 365
14 77 (2.68%) Miro
15 61 (2.12%) GitHub
16 58 (2.02%) SurveyMonkey
17 52 (1.81%) Google Analytics
17 52 (1.81%) Power Automate
18 50 (1.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.08%) Firewall
2 27 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (0.77%) Wireless
4 21 (0.73%) MQTT
5 19 (0.66%) 4G
5 19 (0.66%) DNS
5 19 (0.66%) HTTP
6 17 (0.59%) Intranet
7 16 (0.56%) Network Security
8 14 (0.49%) 3G
8 14 (0.49%) DHCP
9 13 (0.45%) RS-485
10 12 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (0.42%) VoIP
11 11 (0.38%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.38%) VPN
12 7 (0.24%) FTP
12 7 (0.24%) LAN
13 6 (0.21%) SAN
13 6 (0.21%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (10.58%) MongoDB
2 288 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
3 256 (8.91%) NoSQL
4 239 (8.32%) DB2
5 153 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 150 (5.22%) Power BI
7 129 (4.49%) MySQL
8 101 (3.52%) SQL Server
9 62 (2.16%) Tableau
10 52 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.25%) Data Vault
12 34 (1.18%) Apache Ignite
13 20 (0.70%) Redis
14 19 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
15 17 (0.59%) GIS
16 16 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (0.42%) SQLite
18 11 (0.38%) Big Data
19 10 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 235 (8.18%) Git
2 160 (5.57%) JIRA
3 43 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 28 (0.97%) Axure RP
5 27 (0.94%) webpack
6 25 (0.87%) Selenium
7 23 (0.80%) Bitbucket
7 23 (0.80%) Cypress.io
8 21 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 17 (0.59%) Balsamiq
10 15 (0.52%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.42%) gulp
12 9 (0.31%) Maven
12 9 (0.31%) Visual Studio Code
12 9 (0.31%) Vite
13 8 (0.28%) Android Studio
13 8 (0.28%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.24%) PHPUnit
15 6 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 715 (24.89%) Social Skills
2 633 (22.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 485 (16.88%) Finance
4 385 (13.40%) Marketing
5 380 (13.23%) Public Sector
6 249 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
7 191 (6.65%) Law
8 123 (4.28%) Presentation Skills
9 99 (3.45%) Retail
10 70 (2.44%) Banking
11 62 (2.16%) Manufacturing
12 58 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
13 56 (1.95%) Legal
14 54 (1.88%) Games
15 40 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 39 (1.36%) Social Science
17 35 (1.22%) Front Office
18 34 (1.18%) Local Government
19 33 (1.15%) Automotive
20 32 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 817 (28.44%) Developer
2 449 (15.63%) Senior
3 351 (12.22%) Lead
4 322 (11.21%) Designer
5 247 (8.60%) Software Engineer
6 233 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 218 (7.59%) UX Designer
8 205 (7.14%) Architect
9 148 (5.15%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 147 (5.12%) Senior Developer
11 145 (5.05%) UI Designer
12 133 (4.63%) Full Stack Engineer
13 130 (4.52%) Azure Developer
14 128 (4.46%) UI/UX Designer
15 118 (4.11%) Analyst
16 117 (4.07%) Senior Designer
17 109 (3.79%) Azure Engineer
18 104 (3.62%) Lead Software Engineer
18 104 (3.62%) Product Manager
19 100 (3.48%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 769 (26.77%) HTML
2 712 (24.78%) CSS
3 588 (20.47%) React
4 412 (14.34%) .NET
5 388 (13.51%) AngularJS
6 368 (12.81%) Vue
7 317 (11.03%) jQuery
8 313 (10.89%) REST
9 291 (10.13%) Node.js
10 280 (9.75%) Web Services
11 278 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 275 (9.57%) ASP.NET
13 246 (8.56%) ASP.NET Core
14 239 (8.32%) Backbone.js
14 239 (8.32%) Ember.js
15 117 (4.07%) RESTful
16 97 (3.38%) HTML5
17 95 (3.31%) Laravel
18 68 (2.37%) Sass
19 56 (1.95%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 307 (10.69%) Algorithms
2 285 (9.92%) Blockchain
3 272 (9.47%) Data Structures
4 256 (8.91%) Cyberattack
5 242 (8.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 204 (7.10%) Product Ownership
7 172 (5.99%) Mobile App
8 133 (4.63%) e-Learning
9 76 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
10 73 (2.54%) Management Information System
11 60 (2.09%) Social Media
12 56 (1.95%) Onboarding
13 54 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
14 42 (1.46%) Graphic Design
15 40 (1.39%) Data Centre
16 38 (1.32%) Market Risk
17 34 (1.18%) Fixed Income
18 31 (1.08%) Cloud Native
19 27 (0.94%) Animation
19 27 (0.94%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 369 (12.84%) Windows
2 340 (11.83%) Android
3 333 (11.59%) Linux
4 325 (11.31%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 25 (0.87%) CentOS
8 25 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 13 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 12 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.14%) Unix
13 3 (0.10%) VMS
13 3 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.035%) tvOS
15 1 (0.035%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,123 (39.09%) Agile
2 915 (31.85%) Problem-Solving
3 884 (30.77%) UX Design
4 581 (20.22%) Mentoring
5 530 (18.45%) Software Engineering
6 507 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
7 443 (15.42%) Web Development
8 393 (13.68%) DevOps
9 351 (12.22%) Design Patterns
10 316 (11.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 308 (10.72%) Machine Learning
12 295 (10.27%) Analytics
12 295 (10.27%) Roadmaps
13 294 (10.23%) Creative Thinking
13 294 (10.23%) Responsive Web Design
14 293 (10.20%) MVC
15 286 (9.95%) Design Thinking
15 286 (9.95%) OO
16 279 (9.71%) OOP
17 276 (9.61%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 866 (30.14%) JavaScript
2 488 (16.99%) SQL
3 409 (14.24%) C#
4 294 (10.23%) Python
5 221 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 213 (7.41%) Java
7 167 (5.81%) PHP
8 47 (1.64%) Kotlin
9 43 (1.50%) PowerShell
10 38 (1.32%) Bash
10 38 (1.32%) R
11 32 (1.11%) Swift
12 30 (1.04%) C++
13 25 (0.87%) C
14 21 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 17 (0.59%) Go
16 16 (0.56%) Apex Code
17 11 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions
18 10 (0.35%) Scala
18 10 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 484 (16.85%) Degree
2 176 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 121 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 93 (3.24%) Master's Degree
5 86 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (1.50%) PhD
7 37 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 29 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (0.90%) CISSP
10 26 (0.90%) DBS Check
11 25 (0.87%) CISA
12 21 (0.73%) CIPD
13 17 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (0.56%) CCNA
14 16 (0.56%) CCNP
14 16 (0.56%) CEH
15 15 (0.52%) CRISC
15 15 (0.52%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (7.94%) Accessibility
2 115 (4.00%) QA
3 80 (2.78%) WCAG
4 36 (1.25%) GDPR
5 23 (0.80%) SLA
6 20 (0.70%) Actionable Recommendations
7 16 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.35%) PMO
9 8 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.28%) MiFID
10 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.070%) GLP
11 2 (0.070%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.070%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.070%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.070%) ISO 26262
11 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.035%) NIST
12 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 67 (2.33%) Docker
2 24 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.17%) Firmware
4 5 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.070%) Embedded Firmware
6 2 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.035%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.035%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.035%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.035%) vSphere
7 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (1.29%) Kubernetes
2 36 (1.25%) Terraform
3 21 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (0.70%) SCCM
5 7 (0.24%) Ansible
5 7 (0.24%) Grafana
5 7 (0.24%) Progress Chef
5 7 (0.24%) WSUS
6 6 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.14%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.14%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.070%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.070%) Kibana
10 2 (0.070%) Plesk
10 2 (0.070%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.035%) Functional Safety
11 1 (0.035%) Puppet
Vendors
1 346 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 265 (9.22%) Red Hat
3 239 (8.32%) IBM
4 192 (6.68%) Adobe
5 120 (4.18%) Google
6 59 (2.05%) Apple
7 56 (1.95%) Oracle
8 47 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 46 (1.60%) Qualtrics
10 44 (1.53%) Salesforce
11 42 (1.46%) VMware
12 38 (1.32%) Dell
12 38 (1.32%) HP
13 35 (1.22%) Samsung
14 27 (0.94%) SAP
15 21 (0.73%) NEC
16 20 (0.70%) WooCommerce
17 18 (0.63%) Intel
18 15 (0.52%) Xamarin
19 14 (0.49%) Hotjar