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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 69 86
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 3873 3971 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.56% 3.98% 3.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.98% 9.48% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3079 3203 2832
Median salary £48,875 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,000
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 35288 41896 44191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.51% 42.02% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28128 34157 35030
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +5 3647 £50,000 +5.26% 660
London +12 1994 £57,500 +4.54% 303
South East +25 467 £40,500 -4.70% 98
City of London +30 310 £55,000 +4.76% 54
South West +11 277 £42,500 +6.25% 50
North West +23 272 £42,500 - 62
East of England 0 201 £45,000 +28.57% 34
Manchester +22 197 £45,000 +5.88% 46
Yorkshire -9 179 £37,500 +7.14% 57
West Midlands -22 131 £40,000 -4.76% 26
Hampshire +78 122 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Scotland -13 104 £37,500 -6.25% 14
West Yorkshire -30 104 £38,750 +10.71% 37
Berkshire +39 101 £45,000 -5.26% 21
East Midlands -7 96 £36,000 -10.00% 26
Bristol -3 85 £42,500 - 24
Hertfordshire +36 68 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Surrey -4 61 £40,000 +3.89% 10
Leeds -34 61 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Wales +31 57 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Edinburgh +3 55 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Devon +32 50 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Bedfordshire +50 49 £46,250 +19.35% 5
Cambridgeshire -34 47 £42,500 +17.24% 10
Birmingham +7 45 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Cheshire -3 45 £40,000 +2.56% 8
South Wales +34 44 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leicestershire -1 40 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +9 39 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Wiltshire -3 39 £43,875 +3.23% 5

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3501 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3291 (45.47%) HTML
3 3277 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 3123 (43.15%) CSS
5 1667 (23.03%) HTML5
6 1587 (21.93%) AngularJS
7 1303 (18.00%) Front End Development
8 1246 (17.22%) jQuery
9 1197 (16.54%) Web Development
10 1188 (16.42%) Scrum
11 1178 (16.28%) Finance
12 1129 (15.60%) Degree
13 1097 (15.16%) CSS3
14 1087 (15.02%) Wireframes
15 1072 (14.81%) Marketing
16 1042 (14.40%) .NET
17 1012 (13.98%) E-Commerce
18 962 (13.29%) TDD
19 959 (13.25%) C#
20 943 (13.03%) Git (software)
21 917 (12.67%) Java
22 899 (12.42%) MVC
23 879 (12.15%) Adobe
24 805 (11.12%) Photoshop
25 783 (10.82%) Analytics
26 764 (10.56%) SQL
27 763 (10.54%) Node.js
28 745 (10.29%) Mobile App
29 743 (10.27%) Sass
30 738 (10.20%) PHP

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
1 533 (7.36%) CMS
2 189 (2.61%) WordPress
3 137 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 124 (1.71%) Drupal
5 110 (1.52%) IIS
6 107 (1.48%) Apache
7 98 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 94 (1.30%) Confluence
9 93 (1.29%) EPiServer
10 67 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 61 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 61 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 58 (0.80%) WebSphere
13 56 (0.77%) JBoss
14 54 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
15 52 (0.72%) Marvel
16 46 (0.64%) OpenStack
17 42 (0.58%) nginx
18 32 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 31 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 805 (11.12%) Photoshop
2 508 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 320 (4.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 228 (3.15%) InVision
5 130 (1.80%) OmniGraffle
6 126 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
7 108 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
8 92 (1.27%) InDesign
9 52 (0.72%) MS Visio
10 48 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 36 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
12 33 (0.46%) Fireworks
13 27 (0.37%) UXPin
14 20 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
15 15 (0.21%) Acrobat
16 14 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
17 12 (0.17%) Pixate
18 10 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
18 10 (0.14%) SPSS
19 9 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 81 (1.12%) Magento
2 26 (0.36%) WebTrends
3 24 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.25%) Eloqua
5 11 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.14%) Shopify
7 8 (0.11%) SessionCam
8 7 (0.097%) Pega PRPC
8 7 (0.097%) Social Studio
9 6 (0.083%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.069%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.055%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.055%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.055%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.055%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.041%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 385 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 179 (2.47%) SaaS
4 172 (2.38%) Google Analytics
5 169 (2.34%) GitHub
6 108 (1.49%) Office 365
7 83 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 79 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
9 45 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 36 (0.50%) PaaS
11 35 (0.48%) Google Play
12 34 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (0.29%) IaaS
14 20 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
15 18 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (0.18%) Slack
16 13 (0.18%) Trello
17 11 (0.15%) BrowserStack
18 10 (0.14%) Amazon S3
18 10 (0.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 231 (3.19%) Internet
2 161 (2.22%) HTTP
3 69 (0.95%) Intranet
4 49 (0.68%) Skype
5 37 (0.51%) DNS
6 35 (0.48%) Firewall
7 28 (0.39%) LAN
8 27 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 25 (0.35%) WAN
10 24 (0.33%) VoIP
11 23 (0.32%) TCP/IP
12 22 (0.30%) VPN
13 19 (0.26%) HTTPS
14 18 (0.25%) DHCP
14 18 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (0.25%) Wireless
15 17 (0.23%) ISDN
15 17 (0.23%) SSL
16 11 (0.15%) NetScaler
16 11 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 489 (6.76%) MySQL
3 245 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 195 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 161 (2.22%) Big Data
6 139 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 99 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 72 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (0.93%) Redis
10 55 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
12 53 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 50 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 46 (0.64%) Power BI
16 34 (0.47%) Hadoop
17 29 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 29 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
18 28 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 943 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 437 (6.04%) Axure RP
3 329 (4.55%) Grunt
4 319 (4.41%) gulp
5 306 (4.23%) JIRA
6 265 (3.66%) Subversion
7 228 (3.15%) Selenium
8 193 (2.67%) Visual Studio
9 185 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 178 (2.46%) Jasmine
11 166 (2.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 145 (2.00%) Jenkins
13 135 (1.87%) TeamCity
14 131 (1.81%) Maven
15 114 (1.58%) webpack
16 99 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
17 88 (1.22%) Mocha
18 74 (1.02%) Eclipse
19 73 (1.01%) NUnit
19 73 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 1178 (16.28%) Finance
2 1072 (14.81%) Marketing
3 521 (7.20%) Retail
4 329 (4.55%) Banking
5 283 (3.91%) Games
6 203 (2.81%) Advertising
7 160 (2.21%) Legal
8 140 (1.93%) Publishing
9 135 (1.87%) Telecoms
10 94 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 72 (0.99%) Electronics
12 56 (0.77%) Automotive
13 54 (0.75%) Back Office
14 53 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 51 (0.70%) Retail Banking
16 47 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 40 (0.55%) Law
18 35 (0.48%) Billing
19 32 (0.44%) Private Banking
20 24 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3284 (45.38%) Developer
2 1330 (18.38%) Designer
3 1051 (14.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 897 (12.39%) UX Designer
5 646 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 542 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 537 (7.42%) Analyst
8 474 (6.55%) Web Developer
9 417 (5.76%) HTML Developer
10 383 (5.29%) UI Designer
11 344 (4.75%) UI Developer
12 332 (4.59%) HTML CSS Developer
13 323 (4.46%) .NET Developer
14 306 (4.23%) Business Analyst
15 303 (4.19%) C# Developer
16 298 (4.12%) UI/UX Designer
17 258 (3.57%) Product Manager
18 255 (3.52%) Senior Designer
19 253 (3.50%) Angular Developer
20 231 (3.19%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3291 (45.47%) HTML
2 3123 (43.15%) CSS
3 1667 (23.03%) HTML5
4 1587 (21.93%) AngularJS
5 1246 (17.22%) jQuery
6 1097 (15.16%) CSS3
7 1042 (14.40%) .NET
8 763 (10.54%) Node.js
9 743 (10.27%) Sass
10 732 (10.11%) React
11 588 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 557 (7.70%) ASP.NET
13 528 (7.30%) Web Services
14 463 (6.40%) REST
15 428 (5.91%) RESTful
16 418 (5.78%) JSON
17 414 (5.72%) XML
18 398 (5.50%) LESS
19 379 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
20 339 (4.68%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 745 (10.29%) Mobile App
2 542 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 530 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 275 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 183 (2.53%) Fintech
6 171 (2.36%) Social Media
7 128 (1.77%) Graphic Design
8 118 (1.63%) Digital Media
9 94 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 92 (1.27%) iPad
11 90 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 83 (1.15%) W3C
13 79 (1.09%) Animation
14 76 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 65 (0.90%) Algorithms
16 59 (0.82%) Blog
16 59 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 56 (0.77%) Data Structures
18 49 (0.68%) iPhone
19 47 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 558 (7.71%) Apple iOS
2 540 (7.46%) Android
3 402 (5.55%) Linux
4 351 (4.85%) Windows
5 93 (1.29%) Unix
6 62 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 52 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 41 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 34 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 32 (0.44%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.12%) AIX
15 9 (0.12%) CentOS
15 9 (0.12%) Solaris
16 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.083%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3501 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1303 (18.00%) Front End Development
3 1197 (16.54%) Web Development
4 1188 (16.42%) Scrum
5 1087 (15.02%) Wireframes
6 1012 (13.98%) E-Commerce
7 962 (13.29%) TDD
8 899 (12.42%) MVC
9 783 (10.82%) Analytics
10 697 (9.63%) Software Engineering
11 693 (9.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 600 (8.29%) Prototyping
13 560 (7.74%) OO
14 542 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
15 536 (7.41%) Test Automation
16 503 (6.95%) Web Design
17 445 (6.15%) Mentoring
18 443 (6.12%) Project Management
19 418 (5.78%) Unit Testing
20 417 (5.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3277 (45.28%) JavaScript
2 959 (13.25%) C#
3 917 (12.67%) Java
4 764 (10.56%) SQL
5 738 (10.20%) PHP
6 368 (5.08%) Python
7 209 (2.89%) ES6
8 191 (2.64%) Objective-C
9 188 (2.60%) Ruby
10 149 (2.06%) Apple Swift
11 141 (1.95%) TypeScript
12 135 (1.87%) T-SQL
13 97 (1.34%) C++
14 91 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 89 (1.23%) C
16 86 (1.19%) Scala
17 65 (0.90%) VB.NET
18 57 (0.79%) Bash Shell
19 49 (0.68%) Perl
20 43 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1129 (15.60%) Degree
2 327 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 49 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 41 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 32 (0.44%) HND
8 27 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.36%) ISEB
9 26 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 25 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 24 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
13 20 (0.28%) PMP
14 13 (0.18%) PhD
15 7 (0.097%) MCP
16 6 (0.083%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.083%) MCSE
16 6 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 504 (6.96%) QA
2 62 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (0.79%) WCAG
4 39 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 32 (0.44%) SLA
6 23 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.30%) PMO
8 19 (0.26%) WAI
9 18 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 15 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.097%) EMIR
11 7 (0.097%) MiFID
12 5 (0.069%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.028%) GDPR
13 2 (0.028%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.014%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.014%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.014%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.014%) ISO 15022
14 1 (0.014%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 121 (1.67%) Docker
2 76 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 64 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.28%) XenApp
4 20 (0.28%) XenDesktop
5 17 (0.23%) vSphere
6 16 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.15%) Varnish
8 10 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.12%) vCloud
10 7 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.097%) MetaFrame
10 7 (0.097%) XenServer
11 6 (0.083%) LXC
12 5 (0.069%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.069%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.055%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (1.22%) Puppet
2 69 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (0.94%) Ansible
4 33 (0.46%) SCCM
5 19 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.19%) Graphite
6 14 (0.19%) Nagios
7 12 (0.17%) Salt
8 9 (0.12%) Kibana
8 9 (0.12%) Mesos
9 8 (0.11%) HockeyApp
10 7 (0.097%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.083%) Grafana
11 6 (0.083%) Icinga
12 5 (0.069%) EdgeSight
13 4 (0.055%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.055%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.055%) cPanel
13 4 (0.055%) Graylog
13 4 (0.055%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 879 (12.15%) Adobe
2 637 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 333 (4.60%) Google
4 185 (2.56%) Oracle
5 121 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 101 (1.40%) SAP
7 91 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 84 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 80 (1.11%) Apple
9 80 (1.11%) VMware
10 73 (1.01%) Twitter
10 73 (1.01%) Zend
11 56 (0.77%) IBM
12 55 (0.76%) Facebook
13 51 (0.70%) Citrix
14 48 (0.66%) Tableau
15 40 (0.55%) Cisco
16 39 (0.54%) Optimizely
17 31 (0.43%) hybris
18 27 (0.37%) Omniture
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + FlexiTime
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Source Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35200.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 30 days holiday, £1000 Training bu
Posted: 2 days ago