Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +22
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 96 94 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.65% 5.56% 6.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.96% 17.97% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 91 73 51
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 458 523 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.72% 30.93% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 374 418 484
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,600 £57,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Wales.

Salary trend for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Wales over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 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
South Wales +9 92 £40,000 - 3
Mid Wales -1 4 - -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.58%) JavaScript
3 34 (35.42%) Front End Development
4 29 (30.21%) HTML
4 29 (30.21%) CSS
5 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 20 (20.83%) Degree
7 19 (19.79%) SAP
7 19 (19.79%) Mobile App
8 18 (18.75%) Finance
9 16 (16.67%) Wireframes
10 15 (15.63%) JIRA
11 14 (14.58%) Adobe
11 14 (14.58%) A/B Testing
12 13 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
12 13 (13.54%) Scrum
13 12 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (12.50%) Prototyping
14 11 (11.46%) Node.js
14 11 (11.46%) AWS
14 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.42%) Apple iOS
15 10 (10.42%) MySQL
15 10 (10.42%) Java
16 9 (9.38%) React
17 8 (8.33%) Fintech
17 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (8.33%) Cucumber

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 7 (7.29%) Confluence
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Sketch
2 5 (5.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (5.21%) Marvel
3 4 (4.17%) Figma
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.13%) InVision
5 2 (2.08%) Adobe XD
5 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) AWS
2 6 (6.25%) AWS IoT
3 5 (5.21%) Azure
3 5 (5.21%) Serverless
4 4 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (3.13%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (3.13%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.13%) Office 365
6 2 (2.08%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.04%) GCP
7 1 (1.04%) IaaS
7 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.04%) PaaS
7 1 (1.04%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) MQTT
2 3 (3.13%) Skype
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) MySQL
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon Athena
2 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.08%) Big Data
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.29%) Axure RP
3 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.29%) Selenium
4 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) Subversion
5 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.08%) Balsamiq
7 1 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.04%) Cypress.io
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.04%) Maven
7 1 (1.04%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.04%) Xdebug
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Marketing
3 4 (4.17%) Advertising
3 4 (4.17%) Welsh Language
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (23.96%) Designer
3 23 (23.96%) UX Designer
4 10 (10.42%) Senior Designer
4 10 (10.42%) Senior UX Designer
5 5 (5.21%) Angular Developer
5 5 (5.21%) Product Manager
5 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Backend Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Consultant
6 4 (4.17%) Firmware Developer
6 4 (4.17%) IoT Developer
6 4 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Tester
7 3 (3.13%) Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 3 (3.13%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.21%) CSS
1 29 (30.21%) HTML
2 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
3 11 (11.46%) Node.js
4 9 (9.38%) React
5 7 (7.29%) HTML5
6 5 (5.21%) CSS3
6 5 (5.21%) NgRx
6 5 (5.21%) RxJS
7 4 (4.17%) RESTful
7 4 (4.17%) Web Services
8 3 (3.13%) .NET
8 3 (3.13%) Vue.js
9 2 (2.08%) jQuery
9 2 (2.08%) Laravel
9 2 (2.08%) REST
9 2 (2.08%) SOAP
10 1 (1.04%) React Native
10 1 (1.04%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.17%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.13%) Wiki
5 2 (2.08%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.04%) PMI
6 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.33%) Android
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) Front End Development
3 16 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 14 (14.58%) A/B Testing
5 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
5 13 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (13.54%) Scrum
6 12 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.33%) Fintech
8 8 (8.33%) ITIL
8 8 (8.33%) Product Roadmap
8 8 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.29%) Software Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 6 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.42%) Java
3 6 (6.25%) C
3 6 (6.25%) SQL
3 6 (6.25%) TypeScript
4 5 (5.21%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) C#
5 3 (3.13%) ES6
5 3 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.04%) Java 8
7 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.17%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.17%) ISEB
3 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.08%) MCITP
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Firmware
2 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) SAP
2 14 (14.58%) Adobe
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.25%) Google
5 4 (4.17%) Hotjar
6 3 (3.13%) HP
6 3 (3.13%) Perforce
7 2 (2.08%) Crazy Egg
7 2 (2.08%) VMware
8 1 (1.04%) Cadence
8 1 (1.04%) Maxymiser
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (1.04%) Sun
8 1 (1.04%) Tableau