Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 69 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 8285 7649 8223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.61% 4.09% 3.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.71% 10.00% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6398 6233 6782
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,955 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 77349 76453 91776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.87% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58327 62791 73520
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 7865 £50,000 - 602
London +5 4243 £55,000 - 262
UK excluding London +4 3907 £42,500 +6.25% 366
South East 0 1129 £45,000 - 84
North of England +21 963 £40,000 +3.90% 110
Midlands +5 543 £35,000 -6.67% 60
South West +25 540 £45,000 +20.00% 45
North West +10 525 £42,500 +6.25% 54
East of England -3 437 £45,000 +5.88% 41
Yorkshire +57 416 £40,000 +14.29% 50
West Midlands -15 304 £35,000 -6.67% 36
East Midlands +29 239 £37,500 - 22
Scotland -18 213 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Wales -16 82 £38,862 +3.02% 6
Northern Ireland -14 26 £35,000 +10.24% 1
North East -24 23 £40,000 - 6

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3762 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 3579 (43.20%) JavaScript
3 3487 (42.09%) HTML
4 3390 (40.92%) CSS
5 1771 (21.38%) AngularJS
6 1745 (21.06%) Finance
7 1669 (20.14%) HTML5
8 1616 (19.51%) Front End Development
9 1373 (16.57%) jQuery
10 1290 (15.57%) Web Development
11 1253 (15.12%) Scrum
12 1247 (15.05%) Java
13 1199 (14.47%) Marketing
14 1181 (14.25%) Git (software)
15 1158 (13.98%) Wireframes
16 1141 (13.77%) CSS3
17 1121 (13.53%) C#
18 1119 (13.51%) .NET
19 1117 (13.48%) Degree
20 1025 (12.37%) SQL
21 1003 (12.11%) TDD
22 984 (11.88%) React
23 973 (11.74%) E-Commerce
24 957 (11.55%) Mobile App
25 940 (11.35%) MVC
26 922 (11.13%) Analytics
27 896 (10.81%) Adobe
28 874 (10.55%) Sass
29 852 (10.28%) Node.js
30 834 (10.07%) Software Engineering

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
1 499 (6.02%) CMS
2 200 (2.41%) WordPress
3 193 (2.33%) Apache
4 183 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 165 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 127 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 121 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 115 (1.39%) Skype for Business
9 111 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 90 (1.09%) EPiServer
11 88 (1.06%) Umbraco
12 87 (1.05%) Confluence
12 87 (1.05%) Drupal
13 82 (0.99%) JBoss
14 74 (0.89%) IIS
15 63 (0.76%) nginx
16 58 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
17 41 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 36 (0.43%) Marvel
18 36 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 764 (9.22%) Photoshop
2 531 (6.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 358 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 315 (3.80%) InVision
5 305 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
6 131 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 102 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
8 96 (1.16%) InDesign
9 91 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 53 (0.64%) MS Visio
11 37 (0.45%) UXPin
12 34 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
13 22 (0.27%) Chatbot
14 19 (0.23%) Fireworks
14 19 (0.23%) InfoPath
15 18 (0.22%) SPSS
16 17 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
17 14 (0.17%) Moqups
18 11 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
19 9 (0.11%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 84 (1.01%) Magento
2 43 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.29%) Shopify
4 23 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 17 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 15 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 14 (0.17%) SAP MM
8 13 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (0.13%) WebTrends
11 9 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.097%) Sage X3
12 8 (0.097%) SAP Business One
12 8 (0.097%) SAP S/4HANA
13 6 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
13 6 (0.072%) SessionCam
13 6 (0.072%) VisionPLUS
14 5 (0.060%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 507 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 408 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 325 (3.92%) SaaS
4 243 (2.93%) GitHub
5 205 (2.47%) npm
6 188 (2.27%) Google Analytics
7 176 (2.12%) IaaS
8 123 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 123 (1.48%) Office 365
9 100 (1.21%) PaaS
10 58 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
11 55 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 49 (0.59%) Serverless
13 46 (0.56%) Google Play
14 40 (0.48%) Firebase
14 40 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
15 36 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
16 29 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (0.33%) Slack
18 22 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 180 (2.17%) Internet
2 166 (2.00%) HTTP
3 118 (1.42%) Skype
4 57 (0.69%) DNS
5 53 (0.64%) Intranet
6 51 (0.62%) Wireless
7 42 (0.51%) DHCP
8 40 (0.48%) Firewall
9 34 (0.41%) SSL
10 28 (0.34%) TCP/IP
11 27 (0.33%) LAN
12 25 (0.30%) SAN
13 21 (0.25%) SMS
14 20 (0.24%) VPN
15 19 (0.23%) Broadband
15 19 (0.23%) VoIP
15 19 (0.23%) WAN
15 19 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.19%) VLAN
17 14 (0.17%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 762 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 469 (5.66%) MySQL
3 309 (3.73%) Big Data
4 285 (3.44%) NoSQL
5 252 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 221 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 143 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
8 114 (1.38%) Redis
9 104 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 99 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 71 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 62 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 57 (0.69%) Neo4j
14 55 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 52 (0.63%) CouchDB
16 50 (0.60%) Hadoop
17 49 (0.59%) SQLite
18 40 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 36 (0.43%) Couchbase
19 36 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1181 (14.25%) Git (software)
2 445 (5.37%) JIRA
3 380 (4.59%) gulp
4 366 (4.42%) Axure RP
5 296 (3.57%) Grunt
6 260 (3.14%) Jenkins
7 255 (3.08%) Subversion
8 239 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 221 (2.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 219 (2.64%) Jasmine
11 217 (2.62%) Bitbucket
12 216 (2.61%) webpack
13 212 (2.56%) Selenium
14 158 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 127 (1.53%) Maven
16 125 (1.51%) JUnit
17 112 (1.35%) Gradle
17 112 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
17 112 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
18 101 (1.22%) Bower
General
1 1745 (21.06%) Finance
2 1199 (14.47%) Marketing
3 753 (9.09%) Banking
4 713 (8.61%) Retail
5 492 (5.94%) Investment Banking
6 459 (5.54%) Retail Banking
7 317 (3.83%) Games
8 239 (2.88%) Advertising
9 202 (2.44%) Telecoms
10 168 (2.03%) Electronics
11 147 (1.77%) Manufacturing
12 108 (1.30%) Legal
13 88 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 86 (1.04%) Law
15 85 (1.03%) Publishing
16 73 (0.88%) Automotive
17 45 (0.54%) Back Office
17 45 (0.54%) Front Office
18 44 (0.53%) Multimedia
19 40 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3713 (44.82%) Developer
2 1348 (16.27%) Designer
3 1151 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 972 (11.73%) UX Designer
5 715 (8.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 610 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 558 (6.74%) Web Developer
8 491 (5.93%) Analyst
9 432 (5.21%) UI Designer
10 404 (4.88%) HTML Developer
11 368 (4.44%) .NET Developer
12 345 (4.16%) C# Developer
13 340 (4.10%) Java Developer
14 338 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
15 321 (3.87%) UI Developer
16 317 (3.83%) UI/UX Designer
17 314 (3.79%) Senior Designer
18 276 (3.33%) Angular Developer
19 264 (3.19%) Product Manager
20 244 (2.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3487 (42.09%) HTML
2 3390 (40.92%) CSS
3 1771 (21.38%) AngularJS
4 1669 (20.14%) HTML5
5 1373 (16.57%) jQuery
6 1141 (13.77%) CSS3
7 1119 (13.51%) .NET
8 984 (11.88%) React
9 874 (10.55%) Sass
10 852 (10.28%) Node.js
11 590 (7.12%) ASP.NET
12 566 (6.83%) RESTful
13 548 (6.61%) Web Services
14 544 (6.57%) REST
15 541 (6.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 435 (5.25%) LESS
17 402 (4.85%) JSON
18 356 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 320 (3.86%) XML
20 315 (3.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 957 (11.55%) Mobile App
2 755 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 526 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 386 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
5 230 (2.78%) Social Media
6 189 (2.28%) Fintech
7 179 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 168 (2.03%) Graphic Design
9 152 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 133 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 117 (1.41%) Management Information System
12 112 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 93 (1.12%) Digital Media
14 73 (0.88%) Blog
15 70 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
16 63 (0.76%) Animation
16 63 (0.76%) iPad
17 61 (0.74%) W3C
18 57 (0.69%) BBC
19 52 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 727 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 693 (8.36%) Android
3 573 (6.92%) Windows
4 475 (5.73%) Linux
5 177 (2.14%) Unix
6 161 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 139 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 111 (1.34%) Windows Server
9 38 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 30 (0.36%) Solaris
11 28 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 28 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.18%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.12%) AIX
17 9 (0.11%) Debian
18 8 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.097%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3762 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1616 (19.51%) Front End Development
3 1290 (15.57%) Web Development
4 1253 (15.12%) Scrum
5 1158 (13.98%) Wireframes
6 1003 (12.11%) TDD
7 973 (11.74%) E-Commerce
8 940 (11.35%) MVC
9 922 (11.13%) Analytics
10 834 (10.07%) Software Engineering
11 598 (7.22%) Test Automation
12 582 (7.02%) Project Management
13 572 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
14 565 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
15 561 (6.77%) Mentoring
16 559 (6.75%) Prototyping
17 544 (6.57%) BDD
18 537 (6.48%) Asset Management
19 517 (6.24%) OO
20 488 (5.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3579 (43.20%) JavaScript
2 1247 (15.05%) Java
3 1121 (13.53%) C#
4 1025 (12.37%) SQL
5 711 (8.58%) PHP
6 447 (5.40%) Python
7 255 (3.08%) Ruby
8 245 (2.96%) ES6
9 216 (2.61%) Objective-C
10 215 (2.60%) C++
11 211 (2.55%) TypeScript
12 208 (2.51%) Apple Swift
13 145 (1.75%) C
14 139 (1.68%) T-SQL
15 135 (1.63%) PowerShell
16 92 (1.11%) Scala
17 89 (1.07%) VB.NET
18 86 (1.04%) Shell Script
19 71 (0.86%) Perl
20 63 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1117 (13.48%) Degree
2 263 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 167 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 125 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 120 (1.45%) MCSE
6 112 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
7 103 (1.24%) CCA
8 54 (0.65%) Master's Degree
9 49 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 42 (0.51%) ISEB
11 35 (0.42%) PhD
12 34 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 31 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 28 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (0.31%) CCNA
17 23 (0.28%) A+ Certification
18 19 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
19 18 (0.22%) CCNP
20 15 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (6.57%) QA
2 71 (0.86%) WCAG
3 56 (0.68%) SLA
4 30 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.19%) PMO
8 15 (0.18%) GxP
9 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (0.11%) GDPR
10 8 (0.097%) GCP
11 7 (0.084%) COBIT
12 4 (0.048%) WAI
13 3 (0.036%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.036%) EMIR
13 3 (0.036%) GMP
13 3 (0.036%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.036%) MiFID
System Software
1 198 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 188 (2.27%) Docker
3 113 (1.36%) XenApp
4 112 (1.35%) XenDesktop
5 89 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 26 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 21 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.13%) Varnish
10 11 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.097%) vSphere
12 6 (0.072%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.048%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.036%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.024%) Firmware
15 2 (0.024%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.012%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 134 (1.62%) SCCM
2 104 (1.26%) AirWatch
3 63 (0.76%) Puppet
4 47 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 36 (0.43%) Ansible
7 26 (0.31%) HockeyApp
8 13 (0.16%) WSUS
9 12 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.11%) SCOM
11 8 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.097%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.072%) Kibana
12 6 (0.072%) logstash
12 6 (0.072%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.072%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.060%) Jamf Pro
13 5 (0.060%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.060%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.060%) SCSM
Vendors
1 896 (10.81%) Adobe
2 738 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 397 (4.79%) Google
4 289 (3.49%) Oracle
5 205 (2.47%) VMware
6 203 (2.45%) Apple
7 177 (2.14%) SAP
8 155 (1.87%) Citrix
9 124 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 113 (1.36%) AppSense
11 104 (1.26%) McAfee
11 104 (1.26%) Tableau
12 88 (1.06%) Sitecore
13 82 (0.99%) Splunk
14 80 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 77 (0.93%) Xamarin
16 76 (0.92%) Sybase
17 68 (0.82%) Atlassian
18 58 (0.70%) Twitter
18 58 (0.70%) Zend