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

UX
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 82 108 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 7.53% 6.02% 6.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.77% 18.69% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71 83 88
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,100 £29,950
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

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 331 578 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.39% 32.24% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 257 471 537
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 3 August 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 August 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 +11 76 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Mid Wales +5 6 - - 1
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 26 (31.71%) HTML
3 26 (31.71%) CSS
3 26 (31.71%) Front End Development
4 25 (30.49%) AngularJS
5 19 (23.17%) Finance
6 18 (21.95%) Degree
6 18 (21.95%) Wireframes
7 17 (20.73%) Mobile App
8 16 (19.51%) React
9 15 (18.29%) Adobe
10 14 (17.07%) Scrum
10 14 (17.07%) A/B Testing
11 13 (15.85%) SAP
12 12 (14.63%) HTML5
12 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (14.63%) Prototyping
13 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.20%) Java
14 10 (12.20%) ITIL
14 10 (12.20%) JIRA
14 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
14 10 (12.20%) AWS
14 10 (12.20%) Fintech
14 10 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (12.20%) Product Roadmap
15 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
15 9 (10.98%) CSS3

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 6 (7.32%) Confluence
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Sketch
2 5 (6.10%) Figma
2 5 (6.10%) Marvel
3 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe XD
4 3 (3.66%) InVision
5 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.22%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Azure
3 5 (6.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (4.88%) AWS IoT
5 3 (3.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.66%) GCP
5 3 (3.66%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.66%) Office 365
6 2 (2.44%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.44%) Serverless
7 1 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.22%) IaaS
7 1 (1.22%) npm
7 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.22%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Skype
2 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.44%) MQTT
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.22%) Power BI
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) JIRA
2 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.54%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.88%) Subversion
5 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.66%) Selenium
6 2 (2.44%) Balsamiq
6 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.22%) Ant
7 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.22%) gulp
7 1 (1.22%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.22%) Maven
7 1 (1.22%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.22%) webpack
7 1 (1.22%) Xdebug
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Designer
2 22 (26.83%) UX Designer
3 16 (19.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (9.76%) Senior Designer
4 8 (9.76%) Senior UX Designer
5 6 (7.32%) Product Manager
6 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Digital Designer
8 3 (3.66%) Digital UX Designer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) CSS
1 26 (31.71%) HTML
2 25 (30.49%) AngularJS
3 16 (19.51%) React
4 12 (14.63%) HTML5
5 9 (10.98%) CSS3
6 7 (8.54%) .NET
7 6 (7.32%) jQuery
7 6 (7.32%) REST
8 5 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (6.10%) Node.js
9 4 (4.88%) RESTful
9 4 (4.88%) WCF
10 3 (3.66%) Web Services
11 2 (2.44%) SAML
11 2 (2.44%) SOAP
11 2 (2.44%) Vue.js
12 1 (1.22%) LEMP Stack
12 1 (1.22%) React Native
12 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.44%) Wiki
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.10%) Android
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.71%) Front End Development
3 18 (21.95%) Wireframes
4 14 (17.07%) A/B Testing
4 14 (17.07%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (14.63%) Prototyping
6 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
6 10 (12.20%) Fintech
6 10 (12.20%) ITIL
6 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (12.20%) Product Roadmap
7 8 (9.76%) DevOps
7 8 (9.76%) ITSM
7 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.76%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Decision-Making
8 7 (8.54%) Resource Management
9 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.20%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) ES6
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) SQL
5 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) ES7
6 1 (1.22%) Java 8
6 1 (1.22%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.44%) MCITP
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Adobe
2 13 (15.85%) SAP
3 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.98%) Google
5 5 (6.10%) Hotjar
6 3 (3.66%) Crazy Egg
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) VMware
8 1 (1.22%) Cadence
8 1 (1.22%) Maxymiser
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle
8 1 (1.22%) Tableau