Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 47 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 39 95 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.17% 5.03% 4.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.13% 15.99% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 36 86 78
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,300
UK median annual salary £50,750 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +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 297 594 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.73% 31.48% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 220 490 545
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,345 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 -6 26 £45,000 - 4
Mid Wales +4 8 - -
North Wales +7 3 £36,000 - 2
West Wales - 1 £38,000 - 2
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Azure
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
4 13 (33.33%) React
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.64%) CSS3
7 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 9 (23.08%) Windows
7 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.08%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 9 (23.08%) Degree
8 8 (20.51%) JSON
8 8 (20.51%) Node.js
8 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (20.51%) Wireframes
8 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
10 6 (15.38%) PaaS
10 6 (15.38%) Linux
10 6 (15.38%) MCSA
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 6 (15.38%) SLA
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.38%) Service Management
10 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (12.82%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Sketch
2 2 (5.13%) InVision
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Azure
2 6 (15.38%) IaaS
2 6 (15.38%) PaaS
3 5 (12.82%) AWS
4 2 (5.13%) BrowserStack
4 2 (5.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) npm
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) GitLab
4 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Storybook
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Designer
2 7 (17.95%) UX Designer
3 4 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (10.26%) React Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Research Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) AWS Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Management Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) React
3 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 10 (25.64%) CSS3
5 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 9 (23.08%) HTML5
6 8 (20.51%) JSON
6 8 (20.51%) Node.js
7 5 (12.82%) jQuery
8 4 (10.26%) LAMP
8 4 (10.26%) WAMP
9 3 (7.69%) RESTful
9 3 (7.69%) Sass
9 3 (7.69%) XHTML
10 2 (5.13%) Django
10 2 (5.13%) Flutter
10 2 (5.13%) GatsbyJS
10 2 (5.13%) Next.js
10 2 (5.13%) Redux
10 2 (5.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.13%) Blog
5 2 (5.13%) Social Media
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (20.51%) Wireframes
3 6 (15.38%) Decision-Making
3 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Proactive Maintenance
3 6 (15.38%) Proactive Management
3 6 (15.38%) Product Backlog
3 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) SDLC
4 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.26%) Backlog Prioritisation
5 4 (10.26%) Content Management
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Runbook
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) ES6
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) ES7
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) MCSA
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) FalconStor
2 4 (10.26%) Veeam
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) WooCommerce
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore