Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 60 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 +25 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 118 89 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.38% 4.36% 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.67% 12.46% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 85 53
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -5.41%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,200 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,500 £46,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 753 714 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.70% 34.97% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 562 585 661
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +5.98%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -2 57 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Mid Wales - 56 - -
West Wales -4 3 £42,500 -
North Wales - 2 £32,750 -
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 68 (57.63%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (53.39%) ITIL
3 60 (50.85%) SLA
3 60 (50.85%) Service Management
4 59 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 58 (49.15%) Service Delivery
5 58 (49.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (49.15%) Decision-Making
6 53 (44.92%) ITSM
6 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (44.07%) Degree
8 47 (39.83%) Windows
9 44 (37.29%) Proactive Management
10 42 (35.59%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (35.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
11 36 (30.51%) Linux
12 34 (28.81%) TOGAF
12 34 (28.81%) Windows Server
13 31 (26.27%) Incident Management
14 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
15 26 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
15 26 (22.03%) VMware
15 26 (22.03%) Oracle
16 25 (21.19%) Collaborative Working
17 24 (20.34%) Coaching
17 24 (20.34%) Scrum
17 24 (20.34%) JIRA
18 23 (19.49%) SQL Server

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 3 (2.54%) CMS
1 3 (2.54%) Liferay
1 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.69%) Drupal
2 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) InDesign
3 1 (0.85%) InVision
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.25%) IaaS
3 4 (3.39%) PaaS
3 4 (3.39%) SaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) DNS
2 11 (9.32%) Wireless
3 9 (7.63%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) Power BI
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.08%) MySQL
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) GIS
7 2 (1.69%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) JIRA
2 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) Selenium
3 5 (4.24%) Subversion
4 4 (3.39%) Maven
4 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.54%) Protractor
6 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.63%) Banking
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Developer
2 10 (8.47%) Database Engineer
3 9 (7.63%) Designer
3 9 (7.63%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.78%) Product Owner
5 7 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Backup Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) UI Designer
7 5 (4.24%) Scrum Master
8 4 (3.39%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Product Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.39%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (3.39%) UX Designer
9 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.54%) iOS Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) HTML
2 18 (15.25%) CSS
3 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.78%) HTML5
5 7 (5.93%) JSON
5 7 (5.93%) React
6 6 (5.08%) Node.js
6 6 (5.08%) XML
7 5 (4.24%) .NET
7 5 (4.24%) REST
7 5 (4.24%) Spring
8 4 (3.39%) CSS3
8 4 (3.39%) RESTful
8 4 (3.39%) SOAP
9 3 (2.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.54%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.54%) Java EE
9 3 (2.54%) LESS
9 3 (2.54%) OSGi
9 3 (2.54%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.59%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (16.10%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.63%) Fintech
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.69%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.85%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (39.83%) Windows
2 36 (30.51%) Linux
3 34 (28.81%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.41%) Apple iOS
4 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.63%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (53.39%) ITIL
3 60 (50.85%) Service Management
4 59 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 58 (49.15%) Decision-Making
5 58 (49.15%) Service Delivery
5 58 (49.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (44.92%) ITSM
7 44 (37.29%) Proactive Management
8 34 (28.81%) TOGAF
9 31 (26.27%) Incident Management
10 25 (21.19%) Collaborative Working
11 24 (20.34%) Coaching
11 24 (20.34%) Scrum
12 22 (18.64%) Problem Management
13 21 (17.80%) Runbook
14 15 (12.71%) Mentoring
15 14 (11.86%) Business Continuity
16 13 (11.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
2 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.56%) VB
4 14 (11.86%) Java
4 14 (11.86%) SQL
5 6 (5.08%) PHP
6 5 (4.24%) C#
6 5 (4.24%) Python
7 4 (3.39%) C
8 3 (2.54%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.54%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.54%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.69%) Go
9 2 (1.69%) R
9 2 (1.69%) Ruby
9 2 (1.69%) Scala
9 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) ABAP
10 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (44.07%) Degree
2 42 (35.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (18.64%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (14.41%) MCITP
5 15 (12.71%) MCSE
6 10 (8.47%) MCSA
7 9 (7.63%) CCNA
7 9 (7.63%) CCNP
7 9 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.69%) CITP
9 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) ISEB
10 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (50.85%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) QA
3 3 (2.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
1 26 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (16.10%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.69%) Docker
4 2 (1.69%) HDFS
4 2 (1.69%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.69%) Kibana
2 2 (1.69%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.03%) Oracle
2 26 (22.03%) VMware
3 17 (14.41%) Veeam
4 11 (9.32%) 3PAR
4 11 (9.32%) HP
5 10 (8.47%) Veritas
6 9 (7.63%) Cisco
6 9 (7.63%) F5
6 9 (7.63%) Infoblox
6 9 (7.63%) SAP
6 9 (7.63%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.24%) Adobe
8 3 (2.54%) Apple
8 3 (2.54%) ESRI
8 3 (2.54%) Google
9 2 (1.69%) IBM
9 2 (1.69%) PTC
10 1 (0.85%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.85%) Perforce