Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 69 56
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 118 68 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.87% 3.50% 4.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.53% 10.32% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 101 55 91
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,900 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
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 812 659 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.38% 33.90% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 631 559 745
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,250
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +32 92 £42,500 +3.66% 15
Mid Wales -5 13 £36,000 -
West Wales +7 12 £33,750 -10.00% 1
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 85 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 36 (30.51%) Scrum
4 31 (26.27%) HTML
5 28 (23.73%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (22.88%) Linux
7 26 (22.03%) Windows
8 24 (20.34%) Node.js
9 22 (18.64%) CSS
10 20 (16.95%) Java
10 20 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (16.95%) User Stories
11 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
11 19 (16.10%) Finance
11 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
12 18 (15.25%) QA
12 18 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (15.25%) .NET
12 18 (15.25%) Front End Development
13 17 (14.41%) Decision-Making
13 17 (14.41%) Mobile App
13 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.41%) Test Automation
13 17 (14.41%) MongoDB
14 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (13.56%) Degree
14 16 (13.56%) ITIL
14 16 (13.56%) SLA
14 16 (13.56%) MVC
14 16 (13.56%) DevOps

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 14 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (10.17%) nginx
3 7 (5.93%) CMS
4 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.54%) Liferay
4 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.69%) Confluence
5 2 (1.69%) JBoss
5 2 (1.69%) SAS
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.24%) Office 365
4 4 (3.39%) GitHub
4 4 (3.39%) PaaS
5 3 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.54%) IaaS
6 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) DNS
2 4 (3.39%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.54%) DHCP
3 3 (2.54%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.54%) Skype
3 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.54%) VoIP
4 2 (1.69%) IPv4
4 2 (1.69%) VLAN
4 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) MongoDB
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) MySQL
3 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.39%) GIS
5 3 (2.54%) Power BI
6 2 (1.69%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.71%) TeamCity
3 10 (8.47%) JIRA
4 4 (3.39%) Maven
4 4 (3.39%) Selenium
5 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.54%) Subversion
6 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.85%) Babel
7 1 (0.85%) gulp
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.85%) LSMW
7 1 (0.85%) Protractor
7 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.85%) webpack
7 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Marketing
3 11 (9.32%) Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Developer
2 18 (15.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (12.71%) Product Owner
4 14 (11.86%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.32%) Product Manager
6 8 (6.78%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (6.78%) HTML Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Designer
8 6 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.08%) UI Designer
8 6 (5.08%) UI/UX Designer
8 6 (5.08%) UX Designer
9 5 (4.24%) React Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Scrum Master
9 5 (4.24%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.27%) HTML
2 24 (20.34%) Node.js
3 22 (18.64%) CSS
4 18 (15.25%) .NET
5 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
6 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
6 12 (10.17%) JSON
7 11 (9.32%) HTML5
7 11 (9.32%) React
8 10 (8.47%) Web Services
9 8 (6.78%) XML
10 6 (5.08%) CSS3
10 6 (5.08%) SOAP
10 6 (5.08%) Spring
11 5 (4.24%) jQuery
11 5 (4.24%) Sass
11 5 (4.24%) Velocity
12 4 (3.39%) Ajax
12 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.17%) e-Learning
3 7 (5.93%) Fintech
4 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.54%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.69%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.69%) Wiki
9 1 (0.85%) Animation
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Linux
2 26 (22.03%) Windows
3 13 (11.02%) Android
3 13 (11.02%) Apple iOS
4 12 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.24%) Unix
6 4 (3.39%) CentOS
6 4 (3.39%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) Scrum
3 28 (23.73%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (16.95%) User Stories
5 18 (15.25%) Front End Development
5 18 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.41%) Decision-Making
6 17 (14.41%) Test Automation
7 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (13.56%) DevOps
7 16 (13.56%) ITIL
7 16 (13.56%) MVC
8 15 (12.71%) Service Management
9 13 (11.02%) Service Delivery
10 12 (10.17%) Server Management
10 12 (10.17%) TOGAF
10 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.17%) Web Development
11 10 (8.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.95%) Java
3 15 (12.71%) C#
4 14 (11.86%) Ruby
5 12 (10.17%) CoffeeScript
6 8 (6.78%) PHP
7 6 (5.08%) Go
7 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.08%) Python
8 5 (4.24%) C
8 5 (4.24%) SQL
9 4 (3.39%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.54%) C++
10 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.54%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.69%) ABAP
11 2 (1.69%) R
11 2 (1.69%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.08%) MCITP
3 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.85%) CITP
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.25%) QA
2 16 (13.56%) SLA
3 3 (2.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Docker
2 12 (10.17%) Varnish
3 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.54%) Shibboleth
5 3 (2.54%) XenApp
6 2 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.54%) Nagios
2 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.69%) Kibana
3 2 (1.69%) Puppet
3 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) VMware
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
3 8 (6.78%) SAP
4 7 (5.93%) Adobe
5 4 (3.39%) ESRI
5 4 (3.39%) Google
5 4 (3.39%) HP
5 4 (3.39%) OutSystems
5 4 (3.39%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.54%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.54%) Avaya
6 3 (2.54%) Citrix
6 3 (2.54%) Dell
6 3 (2.54%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (2.54%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.54%) Freshdesk
6 3 (2.54%) Nexenta
6 3 (2.54%) Veeam
6 3 (2.54%) Veritas