Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 34 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +36 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 92 121 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.99% 5.98% 3.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.25% 16.31% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68 103 56
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,775 £28,100 £25,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 566 742 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.71% 36.68% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 454 572 533
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,115 £25,000 £22,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 -14 75 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Mid Wales +14 11 £32,125 -10.77% 1
North Wales +11 6 - - 1
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.78%) HTML
3 32 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 28 (30.43%) Java
5 25 (27.17%) SAP
6 24 (26.09%) CSS
7 22 (23.91%) Git (software)
8 21 (22.83%) Front End Development
8 21 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (21.74%) Node.js
10 19 (20.65%) Scrum
10 19 (20.65%) Collaborative Working
11 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
12 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (16.30%) AWS
12 15 (16.30%) HTML5
12 15 (16.30%) TypeScript
13 14 (15.22%) Mobile App
13 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.13%) React
15 12 (13.04%) Sass
15 12 (13.04%) jQuery
15 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (13.04%) Subversion
15 12 (13.04%) Degree
16 11 (11.96%) ITIL
16 11 (11.96%) SLA
17 10 (10.87%) JIRA
17 10 (10.87%) Spring

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 (7.61%) Confluence
2 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.26%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.09%) Kentico
4 1 (1.09%) Mule
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) InVision
4 1 (1.09%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.30%) AWS
2 10 (10.87%) Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (5.43%) IaaS
3 5 (5.43%) Office 365
3 5 (5.43%) PaaS
4 4 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (4.35%) GCP
4 4 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.26%) Serverless
6 2 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.09%) AWS IoT
7 1 (1.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) MQTT
2 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.26%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.04%) Subversion
3 10 (10.87%) JIRA
4 8 (8.70%) Selenium
5 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.61%) Maven
6 6 (6.52%) Ant
6 6 (6.52%) Bitbucket
6 6 (6.52%) JUnit
6 6 (6.52%) Liquibase
7 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.35%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.35%) Protractor
9 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (2.17%) DbUnit
10 2 (2.17%) git-flow
10 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.09%) CocoaPods
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Environmental Health
4 3 (3.26%) Local Government
4 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (56.52%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Software Tester
4 6 (6.52%) Tester
5 5 (5.43%) Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Designer
5 5 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (5.43%) UI Designer
5 5 (5.43%) UI/UX Designer
5 5 (5.43%) UX Designer
6 4 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Junior
6 4 (4.35%) Platform Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Junior Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.78%) AngularJS
1 32 (34.78%) HTML
2 24 (26.09%) CSS
3 20 (21.74%) Node.js
4 15 (16.30%) HTML5
5 13 (14.13%) React
6 12 (13.04%) jQuery
6 12 (13.04%) Sass
7 10 (10.87%) RESTful
7 10 (10.87%) Spring
8 9 (9.78%) JPA
9 8 (8.70%) .NET
9 8 (8.70%) REST
9 8 (8.70%) Web Services
10 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.61%) JSON
11 6 (6.52%) SOAP
12 5 (5.43%) CSS3
12 5 (5.43%) Java EE
12 5 (5.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) Android
2 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) Front End Development
2 21 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (20.65%) Collaborative Working
3 19 (20.65%) Scrum
4 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.96%) ITIL
8 9 (9.78%) MVC
8 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.70%) BDD
9 8 (8.70%) Decision-Making
9 8 (8.70%) Service Management
10 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (7.61%) ITSM
10 7 (7.61%) Product Roadmap
10 7 (7.61%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 28 (30.43%) Java
3 15 (16.30%) TypeScript
4 9 (9.78%) Python
5 5 (5.43%) C#
6 4 (4.35%) Java 8
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) ISEB
2 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Firmware
2 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) SAP
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) 3PAR
3 4 (4.35%) Dell
3 4 (4.35%) Google
3 4 (4.35%) NetApp
3 4 (4.35%) Remedy
3 4 (4.35%) Scality
3 4 (4.35%) Veeam
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.09%) Perforce
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.09%) TIBCO