Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for User-Centered Design (UCD) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User-Centered Design (UCD) over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User-Centered Design (UCD)
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 560 625 668
Rank change year-on-year +65 +43 -3
Permanent jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) 323 557 597
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 239 363 362
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,000 £31,400 £34,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% +12.50%

User-Centered Design (UCD) is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,858 131,792 158,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.23% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63,292 103,221 127,466
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing User-Centered Design (UCD) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in the UK

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD).

Salary trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in the UK

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for User-Centered Design (UCD) in the UK

User-Centered Design (UCD)
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-Centered Design (UCD) within the UK over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 +46 298 £55,000 +10.00% 17
UK excluding London +104 165 £48,500 +14.12% 14
London +24 143 £57,500 +4.55% 5
South East +133 55 £50,000 - 3
South West +92 30 £41,606 +18.87% 5
North of England +56 30 £41,125 -2.76% 2
Midlands +48 19 £53,500 +13.83%
East of England +80 18 £48,000 -4.00% 2
North West +60 18 £45,000 +6.41% 1
West Midlands +49 18 £55,000 +12.24%
Work from Home +49 15 £48,750 -6.55% 5
Yorkshire +63 11 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Wales +12 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland +59 6 £57,500 +27.78% 1
East Midlands +56 1 £41,500 +3.75%
North East +4 1 £50,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for User-Centered Design (UCD).

1 226 (69.97%) User Experience
2 195 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (28.48%) Wireframes
4 77 (23.84%) Prototyping
5 74 (22.91%) CSS
6 71 (21.98%) HTML
7 67 (20.74%) Sketch
8 61 (18.89%) Adobe
9 59 (18.27%) Scrum
10 58 (17.96%) DevOps
11 55 (17.03%) Finance
12 47 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 46 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (13.31%) Linux
15 42 (13.00%) AWS
16 41 (12.69%) Axure RP
17 39 (12.07%) Git (software)
17 39 (12.07%) Microservices
18 38 (11.76%) InVision
19 37 (11.46%) Python
19 37 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (11.46%) User Stories
20 35 (10.84%) Service Design
20 35 (10.84%) Open Source
21 34 (10.53%) Azure
21 34 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (9.91%) Jenkins
22 32 (9.91%) Ruby
23 31 (9.60%) Puppet
23 31 (9.60%) Terraform

User-Centered Design (UCD)
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 14 (4.33%) Confluence
2 6 (1.86%) CMS
3 4 (1.24%) Camunda
3 4 (1.24%) Drupal
4 2 (0.62%) WordPress
5 1 (0.31%) nginx
5 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (20.74%) Sketch
2 38 (11.76%) InVision
3 24 (7.43%) Figma
4 23 (7.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (4.64%) Adobe XD
6 13 (4.02%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (3.41%) Photoshop
8 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (1.86%) Zeplin
10 5 (1.55%) Chatbot
10 5 (1.55%) Marvel
11 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.31%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.31%) Flinto
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.00%) AWS
2 34 (10.53%) Azure
3 27 (8.36%) GitHub
4 25 (7.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 20 (6.19%) GCP
6 13 (4.02%) Google Analytics
7 12 (3.72%) SaaS
8 10 (3.10%) Serverless
9 9 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.93%) PaaS
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.31%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.31%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.31%) npm
11 1 (0.31%) Trello
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.24%) Firewall
1 4 (1.24%) Internet
1 4 (1.24%) VPN
2 3 (0.93%) Broadband
2 3 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.05%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.17%) Blockchain
2 7 (2.17%) MySQL
3 3 (0.93%) DTS
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.62%) Big Data
4 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (12.69%) Axure RP
2 39 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.91%) Jenkins
4 30 (9.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (8.36%) GitLab
6 18 (5.57%) Balsamiq
7 16 (4.95%) JIRA
8 12 (3.72%) Gradle
9 4 (1.24%) Hudson
9 4 (1.24%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.24%) webpack
10 3 (0.93%) gulp
11 2 (0.62%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.62%) git-flow
11 2 (0.62%) Mockito
11 2 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.62%) Selenium
12 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (17.03%) Finance
2 23 (7.12%) Public Sector
3 20 (6.19%) Marketing
4 18 (5.57%) Retail
5 12 (3.72%) Games
6 10 (3.10%) Publishing
7 8 (2.48%) Legal
8 5 (1.55%) Banking
8 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Police
9 3 (0.93%) Social Science
10 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 133 (41.18%) Designer
2 105 (32.51%) UX Designer
3 54 (16.72%) Developer
4 38 (11.76%) UI Designer
5 34 (10.53%) Senior Designer
6 31 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 28 (8.67%) UI/UX Designer
8 25 (7.74%) Senior UX Designer
9 19 (5.88%) Product Owner
10 18 (5.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (4.64%) Senior UI Designer
12 14 (4.33%) Platform Engineer
12 14 (4.33%) Scrum Master
13 13 (4.02%) Digital Product Owner
14 12 (3.72%) User Researcher
14 12 (3.72%) UX Developer
15 11 (3.41%) Senior UI/UX Designer
16 10 (3.10%) Analyst
17 9 (2.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 9 (2.79%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (22.91%) CSS
2 71 (21.98%) HTML
3 30 (9.29%) Elastic Stack
4 24 (7.43%) AngularJS
5 21 (6.50%) React
6 20 (6.19%) HTML5
7 18 (5.57%) Sass
8 13 (4.02%) Redux
9 12 (3.72%) CSS3
9 12 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (3.72%) Vue.js
10 11 (3.41%) jQuery
11 8 (2.48%) Node.js
12 7 (2.17%) RESTful
13 6 (1.86%) React Native
14 5 (1.55%) .NET
14 5 (1.55%) CodeIgniter
14 5 (1.55%) JSON
14 5 (1.55%) Symfony
14 5 (1.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 226 (69.97%) User Experience
2 34 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.36%) Mobile App
4 20 (6.19%) Public Cloud
5 16 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.41%) Animation
7 9 (2.79%) Cloud Native
8 7 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.86%) Learning Management System
9 6 (1.86%) W3C
10 4 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.24%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.24%) IVR
10 4 (1.24%) Life Science
10 4 (1.24%) Social Media
10 4 (1.24%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.93%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.93%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.31%) Linux
2 27 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (8.05%) CentOS
4 9 (2.79%) Android
4 9 (2.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (28.48%) Wireframes
3 77 (23.84%) Prototyping
4 59 (18.27%) Scrum
5 58 (17.96%) DevOps
6 46 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (12.07%) Microservices
8 37 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (11.46%) User Stories
9 35 (10.84%) Open Source
9 35 (10.84%) Service Design
10 31 (9.60%) IT Strategy
11 30 (9.29%) Load Balancing
12 29 (8.98%) Analytics
13 28 (8.67%) Web Development
14 27 (8.36%) Information Architecture
15 25 (7.74%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 24 (7.43%) Front End Development
16 24 (7.43%) Kanban
16 24 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.55%) JavaScript
2 37 (11.46%) Python
3 32 (9.91%) Ruby
4 26 (8.05%) SQL
5 18 (5.57%) TypeScript
6 16 (4.95%) Java
7 12 (3.72%) PHP
8 11 (3.41%) Go
9 6 (1.86%) C
10 4 (1.24%) Java 8
11 3 (0.93%) C#
11 3 (0.93%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.62%) ES6
13 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (5.88%) Degree
2 10 (3.10%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.79%) DBS Check
4 7 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.62%) RHCE
5 2 (0.62%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (8.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (9.60%) Puppet
1 31 (9.60%) Terraform
2 30 (9.29%) Grafana
2 30 (9.29%) Graphite
3 26 (8.05%) Prometheus
4 25 (7.74%) Kubernetes
5 24 (7.43%) Ansible
5 24 (7.43%) Consul
5 24 (7.43%) Packer
6 20 (6.19%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.24%) Nagios
7 4 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.24%) Opsview
7 4 (1.24%) Salt
7 4 (1.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (18.89%) Adobe
2 17 (5.26%) Google
3 12 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.41%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.24%) Crazy Egg
5 4 (1.24%) Hotjar
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.31%) Splunk