Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 59 75
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 125 93 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.53% 4.43% 3.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.74% 12.58% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 92 93 65
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,500 £27,050
90th Percentile £57,950 £52,500 £46,700
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 794 739 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.48% 35.17% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 609 633 658
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,844 £55,075
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +8 85 £45,000 - 8
Mid Wales - 26 - -
West Wales +9 13 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North Wales - 1 £45,000 - 2
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 90 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) JavaScript
3 42 (33.60%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (29.60%) Windows
5 36 (28.80%) Scrum
6 33 (26.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (25.60%) ITIL
7 32 (25.60%) Decision-Making
8 31 (24.80%) SLA
9 30 (24.00%) Service Management
10 29 (23.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (22.40%) Service Delivery
12 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
12 27 (21.60%) Degree
13 26 (20.80%) HTML
13 26 (20.80%) Linux
14 25 (20.00%) TOGAF
15 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
15 23 (18.40%) ITSM
16 22 (17.60%) User Stories
17 21 (16.80%) Node.js
18 20 (16.00%) DevOps
18 20 (16.00%) Proactive Management
18 20 (16.00%) Finance
18 20 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (16.00%) C#
18 20 (16.00%) .NET
18 20 (16.00%) Problem Management
19 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
19 19 (15.20%) CSS

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 (11.20%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (9.60%) nginx
3 4 (3.20%) CMS
4 3 (2.40%) Liferay
4 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.60%) JBoss
5 2 (1.60%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
5 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
6 1 (0.80%) Drupal
6 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.80%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.20%) PaaS
4 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.40%) GitHub
4 3 (2.40%) IaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.60%) Office 365
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) DNS
2 5 (4.00%) Wireless
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.40%) Internet
3 3 (2.40%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.60%) IPv4
4 2 (1.60%) VLAN
4 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.60%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.60%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.00%) Power BI
5 4 (3.20%) GIS
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.60%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.80%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.80%) TeamCity
3 13 (10.40%) JIRA
4 4 (3.20%) Maven
4 4 (3.20%) Selenium
4 4 (3.20%) Subversion
5 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.60%) Protractor
6 2 (1.60%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.80%) LSMW
7 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Banking
2 13 (10.40%) Marketing
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (34.40%) Developer
2 16 (12.80%) Product Owner
3 14 (11.20%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (8.00%) Product Manager
6 8 (6.40%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Designer
7 7 (5.60%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Scrum Master
8 6 (4.80%) UI Designer
8 6 (4.80%) UI/UX Designer
8 6 (4.80%) UX Designer
9 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.40%) Analyst
10 3 (2.40%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.40%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) HTML
2 21 (16.80%) Node.js
3 20 (16.00%) .NET
4 19 (15.20%) CSS
5 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
5 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET
6 11 (8.80%) JSON
7 10 (8.00%) React
8 9 (7.20%) HTML5
9 7 (5.60%) Web Services
9 7 (5.60%) XML
10 6 (4.80%) CSS3
11 5 (4.00%) SOAP
11 5 (4.00%) Spring
11 5 (4.00%) Velocity
12 4 (3.20%) Ajax
13 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.40%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.40%) SAML
13 3 (2.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (13.60%) Management Information System
2 16 (12.80%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.60%) e-Learning
4 6 (4.80%) Fintech
5 5 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.40%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.80%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.80%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.60%) Windows
2 26 (20.80%) Linux
3 18 (14.40%) Windows Server
4 15 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 14 (11.20%) Android
6 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.40%) Unix
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (28.80%) Scrum
4 33 (26.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (25.60%) Decision-Making
5 32 (25.60%) ITIL
6 30 (24.00%) Service Management
7 29 (23.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (22.40%) Service Delivery
9 25 (20.00%) TOGAF
10 23 (18.40%) ITSM
11 22 (17.60%) User Stories
12 20 (16.00%) DevOps
12 20 (16.00%) Proactive Management
12 20 (16.00%) Problem Management
13 19 (15.20%) Runbook
14 17 (13.60%) MVC
15 16 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (12.00%) Test Automation
17 14 (11.20%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.40%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.00%) C#
3 16 (12.80%) PowerShell
4 15 (12.00%) Java
5 14 (11.20%) Ruby
6 12 (9.60%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (5.60%) PHP
8 6 (4.80%) C
8 6 (4.80%) Python
8 6 (4.80%) SQL
9 5 (4.00%) Go
10 3 (2.40%) ABAP
10 3 (2.40%) C++
10 3 (2.40%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.40%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.40%) VB
11 2 (1.60%) R
11 2 (1.60%) Scala
12 1 (0.80%) ES8
12 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) Degree
2 20 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (12.00%) MCITP
5 3 (2.40%) CCNA
5 3 (2.40%) CCNP
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.60%) CITP
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.60%) MCSA
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) ISEB
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.80%) PMP
7 1 (0.80%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.80%) SLA
2 17 (13.60%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.20%) Docker
2 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V
2 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.60%) Varnish
4 3 (2.40%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.60%) Kibana
3 2 (1.60%) PTC Integrity
3 2 (1.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.40%) Oracle
3 14 (11.20%) VMware
4 12 (9.60%) Veeam
5 11 (8.80%) 3PAR
5 11 (8.80%) HP
6 10 (8.00%) Veritas
7 9 (7.20%) SAP
8 7 (5.60%) Adobe
9 4 (3.20%) ESRI
9 4 (3.20%) Google
9 4 (3.20%) OutSystems
10 3 (2.40%) Cisco
10 3 (2.40%) F5
10 3 (2.40%) Infoblox
10 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.60%) IBM
11 2 (1.60%) Ivanti
11 2 (1.60%) PTC
12 1 (0.80%) Atlassian