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 3 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

3 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 72 85 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -49 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,094 1,129 7,299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.96% 3.51% 8.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.71% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 477 861 2,029
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 28,142 30,456 86,225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 76.25% 94.67% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17,815 21,579 41,070
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,968 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,997 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +5.26%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,363 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.98% +4.76% +5.00%

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 3 months to 21 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 3 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Past 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +14 989 £55,000 -12.70% 367
UK excluding London +40 784 £52,500 -4.55% 324
North of England +78 360 £45,000 -5.26% 107
North West +68 295 £45,000 -14.29% 79
Work from Home -28 262 £60,000 -4.76% 228
London -45 260 £65,000 -7.14% 78
Midlands +20 132 £50,000 -9.09% 47
South East -41 114 £55,000 -8.33% 61
South West +48 81 £60,000 - 59
West Midlands +5 76 £56,988 +8.55% 27
East Midlands +6 56 £36,250 -34.09% 19
Yorkshire +29 46 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Scotland +12 40 £60,000 +4.35% 18
East of England -9 20 £48,750 -24.42% 29
Wales +26 19 £40,000 -27.27% 10
North East -9 19 £43,387 -3.58% 13
Northern Ireland +19 16 £51,250 +36.67% 1
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 97 (3.25%) CMS
2 86 (2.88%) WordPress
3 49 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 47 (1.57%) Apache
5 40 (1.34%) Confluence
6 32 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
7 16 (0.54%) Drupal
8 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Exchange
8 14 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.23%) Headless CMS
10 7 (0.23%) nginx
11 6 (0.20%) Kentico
12 5 (0.17%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.13%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.13%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.10%) Moodle
14 3 (0.10%) Solana
14 3 (0.10%) Totara
Applications
1 130 (4.35%) Sketch
2 74 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (2.38%) Adobe XD
4 60 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 59 (1.97%) Photoshop
6 49 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 49 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
7 34 (1.14%) InVision
8 22 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 20 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
10 18 (0.60%) MS Visio
11 17 (0.57%) InDesign
12 12 (0.40%) Chatbot
12 12 (0.40%) Trello
13 11 (0.37%) UserZoom
14 10 (0.33%) Blender
15 5 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
15 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
16 4 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 52 (1.74%) Magento
2 30 (1.00%) Shopify
3 16 (0.54%) NEC Housing
4 15 (0.50%) Ripple
5 14 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.20%) 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 (0.067%) CiviCRM
13 1 (0.033%) Data Workbench
13 1 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
13 1 (0.033%) Endur
13 1 (0.033%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 523 (17.50%) Azure
2 382 (12.78%) AWS
3 292 (9.77%) Figma
4 239 (8.00%) IBM Cloud
5 186 (6.22%) Power Platform
6 180 (6.02%) Azure DevOps
7 158 (5.29%) Serverless
8 138 (4.62%) SaaS
9 129 (4.32%) Azure Functions
10 127 (4.25%) Azure Logic Apps
10 127 (4.25%) Azure Service Bus
11 126 (4.22%) Azure API Management
12 103 (3.45%) Microsoft 365
13 93 (3.11%) GCP
14 78 (2.61%) Miro
15 68 (2.28%) Power Automate
16 66 (2.21%) PowerApps
17 64 (2.14%) GitHub
18 59 (1.97%) SurveyMonkey
19 56 (1.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.10%) Firewall
2 29 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (0.74%) Wireless
4 21 (0.70%) HTTP
4 21 (0.70%) MQTT
5 20 (0.67%) DNS
6 19 (0.64%) 4G
7 17 (0.57%) Intranet
8 16 (0.54%) Network Security
9 14 (0.47%) 3G
9 14 (0.47%) DHCP
10 13 (0.44%) RS-485
11 12 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (0.40%) VoIP
12 11 (0.37%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.37%) VPN
13 7 (0.23%) FTP
13 7 (0.23%) LAN
14 6 (0.20%) 5G
14 6 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (10.17%) MongoDB
2 295 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
3 256 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 239 (8.00%) DB2
5 166 (5.56%) Power BI
6 155 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 136 (4.55%) MySQL
8 102 (3.41%) SQL Server
9 63 (2.11%) Tableau
10 52 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.20%) Data Vault
12 32 (1.07%) Apache Ignite
13 20 (0.67%) Redis
14 19 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
15 17 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
15 17 (0.57%) GIS
16 12 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.40%) Big Data
17 11 (0.37%) MS Access
17 11 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 250 (8.37%) Git
2 167 (5.59%) JIRA
3 43 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 28 (0.94%) Axure RP
5 27 (0.90%) webpack
6 26 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 26 (0.87%) Selenium
7 24 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 23 (0.77%) Cypress.io
9 17 (0.57%) Balsamiq
10 15 (0.50%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.40%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.40%) gulp
12 10 (0.33%) Maven
12 10 (0.33%) PHPUnit
13 9 (0.30%) Vite
14 8 (0.27%) Android Studio
14 8 (0.27%) Visual Studio Code
15 7 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (0.20%) GitLab
General
1 776 (25.97%) Social Skills
2 625 (20.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 503 (16.83%) Finance
4 414 (13.86%) Marketing
5 382 (12.78%) Public Sector
6 267 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
7 193 (6.46%) Law
8 119 (3.98%) Presentation Skills
9 106 (3.55%) Retail
10 74 (2.48%) Banking
11 68 (2.28%) Manufacturing
12 61 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
13 58 (1.94%) Games
14 55 (1.84%) Legal
15 39 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 39 (1.31%) Social Science
16 34 (1.14%) Automotive
17 33 (1.10%) Front Office
18 32 (1.07%) Advertising
19 30 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 884 (29.59%) Developer
2 474 (15.86%) Senior
3 367 (12.28%) Lead
4 337 (11.28%) Designer
5 248 (8.30%) Software Engineer
6 240 (8.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 226 (7.56%) UX Designer
8 205 (6.86%) Architect
9 163 (5.46%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 163 (5.46%) Senior Developer
10 153 (5.12%) UI Designer
11 135 (4.52%) Full Stack Engineer
11 135 (4.52%) UI/UX Designer
12 131 (4.38%) Azure Developer
13 120 (4.02%) Analyst
14 119 (3.98%) Senior Designer
15 109 (3.65%) Azure Engineer
16 101 (3.38%) Lead Software Engineer
16 101 (3.38%) Senior UX Designer
17 100 (3.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 794 (26.57%) HTML
2 737 (24.67%) CSS
3 614 (20.55%) React
4 425 (14.22%) .NET
5 401 (13.42%) AngularJS
6 380 (12.72%) Vue
7 323 (10.81%) jQuery
8 322 (10.78%) REST
9 294 (9.84%) Node.js
10 284 (9.50%) ASP.NET
11 283 (9.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 283 (9.47%) Web Services
12 246 (8.23%) ASP.NET Core
13 239 (8.00%) Backbone.js
13 239 (8.00%) Ember.js
14 125 (4.18%) RESTful
15 100 (3.35%) Laravel
16 98 (3.28%) HTML5
17 71 (2.38%) Sass
18 57 (1.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 308 (10.31%) Algorithms
2 288 (9.64%) Blockchain
3 274 (9.17%) Data Structures
4 242 (8.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 238 (7.97%) Cyberattack
6 214 (7.16%) Product Ownership
7 173 (5.79%) Mobile App
8 133 (4.45%) e-Learning
9 75 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
10 74 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 63 (2.11%) Social Media
12 62 (2.07%) Onboarding
13 58 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
14 45 (1.51%) Graphic Design
15 40 (1.34%) Data Centre
16 38 (1.27%) Market Risk
17 32 (1.07%) Fixed Income
18 31 (1.04%) Cloud Native
19 29 (0.97%) Animation
20 28 (0.94%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 378 (12.65%) Windows
2 339 (11.35%) Android
3 336 (11.24%) Linux
4 327 (10.94%) Apple iOS
5 33 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
7 26 (0.87%) CentOS
7 26 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 13 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
9 13 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.17%) Unix
10 5 (0.17%) VMS
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.033%) tvOS
13 1 (0.033%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,143 (38.25%) Agile
2 927 (31.02%) Problem-Solving
3 924 (30.92%) UX Design
4 574 (19.21%) Mentoring
5 528 (17.67%) Software Engineering
6 523 (17.50%) Full Stack Development
7 455 (15.23%) Web Development
8 414 (13.86%) DevOps
9 359 (12.01%) Design Patterns
10 323 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 310 (10.37%) Analytics
12 302 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 298 (9.97%) Front End Development
14 297 (9.94%) Machine Learning
14 297 (9.94%) MVC
15 295 (9.87%) Roadmaps
16 293 (9.81%) Creative Thinking
17 290 (9.71%) OO
18 285 (9.54%) Design Thinking
19 281 (9.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 901 (30.15%) JavaScript
2 513 (17.17%) SQL
3 423 (14.16%) C#
4 315 (10.54%) Python
5 232 (7.76%) TypeScript
6 229 (7.66%) Java
7 175 (5.86%) PHP
8 47 (1.57%) Kotlin
9 44 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 40 (1.34%) Bash
11 38 (1.27%) R
12 35 (1.17%) C++
13 32 (1.07%) Swift
14 26 (0.87%) C
15 24 (0.80%) T-SQL
16 22 (0.74%) Go
17 20 (0.67%) SystemVerilog
17 20 (0.67%) Tcl
18 16 (0.54%) Apex Code
19 11 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions
Qualifications
1 494 (16.53%) Degree
2 178 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 121 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 93 (3.11%) Master's Degree
5 90 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (1.44%) PhD
7 36 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 29 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.90%) CISSP
11 25 (0.84%) CISA
12 23 (0.77%) DBS Check
13 21 (0.70%) CIPD
14 18 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.54%) CCNA
15 16 (0.54%) CCNP
15 16 (0.54%) CEH
16 15 (0.50%) CRISC
16 15 (0.50%) ISTQB
17 11 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (7.56%) Accessibility
2 122 (4.08%) QA
3 80 (2.68%) WCAG
4 37 (1.24%) GDPR
5 25 (0.84%) SLA
6 21 (0.70%) Actionable Recommendations
7 15 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.33%) PMO
9 8 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.20%) MiFID
11 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.067%) GLP
12 2 (0.067%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.067%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.067%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.067%) ISO 26262
12 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.033%) NIST
13 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (2.31%) Docker
2 67 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.20%) Firmware
6 5 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.067%) Embedded Firmware
7 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.033%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.033%) vSphere
8 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 36 (1.20%) Terraform
3 21 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (0.67%) SCCM
5 7 (0.23%) Ansible
5 7 (0.23%) Grafana
5 7 (0.23%) Progress Chef
5 7 (0.23%) WSUS
6 6 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.13%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.067%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.067%) Kibana
10 2 (0.067%) Plesk
10 2 (0.067%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.033%) Consul
11 1 (0.033%) Puppet
Vendors
1 375 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 266 (8.90%) Red Hat
3 239 (8.00%) IBM
4 203 (6.79%) Adobe
5 128 (4.28%) Google
6 60 (2.01%) Apple
7 57 (1.91%) Oracle
8 47 (1.57%) Qualtrics
8 47 (1.57%) ServiceNow
9 46 (1.54%) VMware
10 44 (1.47%) Salesforce
11 39 (1.31%) Dell
12 38 (1.27%) HP
13 35 (1.17%) Samsung
14 28 (0.94%) SAP
15 20 (0.67%) WooCommerce
16 18 (0.60%) Intel
17 17 (0.57%) NEC
17 17 (0.57%) Xamarin
18 14 (0.47%) Hotjar