Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 105 93 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.27% 4.57% 4.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.57% 13.01% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 58 97
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £57,650 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 774 715 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.84% 35.15% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 608 572 726
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,925 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in Wales.

Salary trend for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
South Wales +28 85 £42,500 +3.03% 11
West Wales +13 12 £33,750 +0.75%
Mid Wales -6 8 £36,000 -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing User Experience 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 83 (79.05%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 33 (31.43%) Scrum
4 32 (30.48%) HTML
5 31 (29.52%) Linux
6 26 (24.76%) CSS
7 24 (22.86%) Java
7 24 (22.86%) Node.js
7 24 (22.86%) AngularJS
7 24 (22.86%) Front End Development
8 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (20.95%) Windows
10 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 19 (18.10%) Test Automation
11 19 (18.10%) Web Development
12 18 (17.14%) QA
12 18 (17.14%) .NET
12 18 (17.14%) DevOps
13 17 (16.19%) Docker
13 17 (16.19%) MVC
13 17 (16.19%) Finance
14 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
14 16 (15.24%) SAP
14 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
14 16 (15.24%) Ruby
14 16 (15.24%) TeamCity
14 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (15.24%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (15.24%) Mobile App
14 16 (15.24%) MongoDB

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 16 (15.24%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (11.43%) nginx
3 10 (9.52%) CMS
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.81%) SAS
5 3 (2.86%) Confluence
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) Liferay
5 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
7 1 (0.95%) Apache
7 1 (0.95%) Drupal
7 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) InVision
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.76%) IaaS
3 5 (4.76%) Office 365
3 5 (4.76%) PaaS
4 4 (3.81%) GitHub
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.95%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.86%) DHCP
2 3 (2.86%) DNS
2 3 (2.86%) Skype
2 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.86%) VoIP
3 2 (1.90%) IPv4
3 2 (1.90%) VLAN
3 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) MongoDB
1 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) MySQL
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.86%) Sqoop
4 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.95%) GIS
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.95%) Redis
5 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.24%) TeamCity
3 14 (13.33%) JIRA
4 5 (4.76%) Subversion
5 4 (3.81%) Maven
5 4 (3.81%) Selenium
6 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.95%) Babel
7 1 (0.95%) gulp
7 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.95%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.95%) LSMW
7 1 (0.95%) Protractor
7 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.95%) webpack
7 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Marketing
3 10 (9.52%) Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.76%) Games
6 4 (3.81%) Retail
7 3 (2.86%) Electronics
7 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.86%) Publishing
8 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.90%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (49.52%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (16.19%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.43%) HTML CSS Developer
4 12 (11.43%) HTML Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Product Owner
6 8 (7.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Product Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.71%) React Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Scrum Master
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Angular Developer
9 4 (3.81%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Graduate
10 3 (2.86%) Junior
10 3 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.48%) HTML
2 26 (24.76%) CSS
3 24 (22.86%) AngularJS
3 24 (22.86%) Node.js
4 18 (17.14%) .NET
5 16 (15.24%) React
6 15 (14.29%) Web Services
7 14 (13.33%) HTML5
8 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.62%) CSS3
9 8 (7.62%) jQuery
9 8 (7.62%) JSON
9 8 (7.62%) Sass
9 8 (7.62%) Spring
10 7 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (5.71%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.81%) Java EE
12 4 (3.81%) JPA
12 4 (3.81%) Spring MVC
12 4 (3.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.43%) e-Learning
3 7 (6.67%) Fintech
4 4 (3.81%) Animation
4 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.90%) Wiki
7 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.95%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.95%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.95%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Linux
2 22 (20.95%) Windows
3 11 (10.48%) Unix
4 9 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.67%) Android
5 7 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 7 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.81%) CentOS
7 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.95%) Debian
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (79.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.43%) Scrum
3 24 (22.86%) Front End Development
4 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.10%) Test Automation
5 19 (18.10%) Web Development
6 18 (17.14%) DevOps
7 17 (16.19%) MVC
8 14 (13.33%) User Stories
9 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (11.43%) SDLC
10 12 (11.43%) Server Management
10 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
11 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (9.52%) ITIL
13 9 (8.57%) Decision-Making
13 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 24 (22.86%) Java
3 16 (15.24%) Ruby
4 15 (14.29%) C#
5 12 (11.43%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (8.57%) Go
7 8 (7.62%) SQL
8 7 (6.67%) Python
9 6 (5.71%) PHP
10 5 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.81%) R
12 3 (2.86%) ES6
13 2 (1.90%) ABAP
13 2 (1.90%) C
13 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.90%) Scala
13 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.95%) Java 8
14 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.86%) MCITP
4 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) MCSA
5 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.95%) PMP
5 1 (0.95%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.14%) QA
2 6 (5.71%) SLA
3 3 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Docker
2 12 (11.43%) Varnish
3 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.86%) HDFS
4 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (0.95%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.81%) Kibana
3 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.86%) Nagios
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) Ansible
5 1 (0.95%) Consul
5 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
1 16 (15.24%) SAP
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) VMware
3 4 (3.81%) Adobe
3 4 (3.81%) OutSystems
3 4 (3.81%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.86%) Apple
4 3 (2.86%) Avaya
4 3 (2.86%) Citrix
4 3 (2.86%) Dell
4 3 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.86%) Freshdesk
4 3 (2.86%) Google
4 3 (2.86%) Nexenta
4 3 (2.86%) Twitter
5 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.90%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.90%) Ivanti