Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 111 84
Rank change year-on-year +30 -27 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 312 276 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.32% 2.75% 3.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.30% 6.80% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 244 224 345
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,761 4,057 4,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.08% 40.38% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,679 3,270 3,544
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the West Midlands

User Experience
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for User Experience in the West Midlands

User Experience
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience in the West Midlands

User Experience
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Birmingham -4 88 £44,500 +4.71% 15
Coventry +35 69 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Warwickshire +27 53 £37,500 +18.11% 8
Staffordshire +15 34 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Solihull +1 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Shropshire +24 10 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Sutton Coldfield 0 8 £31,000 -15.07% 3
Wolverhampton -17 7 £32,000 -1.54%
Worcestershire +8 5 £34,250 -23.89% 8
Walsall 0 2 £32,750 +45.56% 2
Stourbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Halesowen 0 1 - - 2
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 134 (42.95%) JavaScript
2 131 (41.99%) CSS
3 125 (40.06%) HTML
4 106 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (23.72%) Analytics
6 71 (22.76%) Web Development
7 60 (19.23%) Scrum
8 59 (18.91%) SQL
8 59 (18.91%) Git (software)
9 56 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 55 (17.63%) Microsoft
11 53 (16.99%) .NET
11 53 (16.99%) Finance
12 51 (16.35%) AngularJS
13 49 (15.71%) E-Commerce
14 45 (14.42%) C#
14 45 (14.42%) MVC
15 44 (14.10%) React
16 43 (13.78%) Wireframes
17 42 (13.46%) Degree
18 41 (13.14%) NoSQL
19 39 (12.50%) Java
19 39 (12.50%) Retail
20 37 (11.86%) ASP.NET
21 36 (11.54%) RESTful
22 35 (11.22%) HTML5
22 35 (11.22%) Office 365
22 35 (11.22%) PHP
23 34 (10.90%) KnockoutJS
23 34 (10.90%) Marketing

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 20 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.13%) Apache
3 15 (4.81%) WordPress
4 14 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (4.17%) Confluence
6 6 (1.92%) CMS
7 5 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.64%) JBoss
10 2 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.32%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.32%) Marvel
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.41%) Photoshop
3 13 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (4.17%) InVision
4 7 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.92%) UXPin
6 3 (0.96%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.96%) Moqups
7 2 (0.64%) GIMP
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.32%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.32%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.32%) InDesign
8 1 (0.32%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.92%) Magento
3 2 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.22%) Office 365
3 24 (7.69%) PaaS
4 20 (6.41%) IaaS
5 18 (5.77%) SaaS
6 17 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (3.85%) AdWords
8 12 (3.85%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (1.92%) npm
10 5 (1.60%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.96%) Yarn
12 2 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.64%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.64%) G Suite
12 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.64%) Serverless
13 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (2.56%) HTTP
3 6 (1.92%) Broadband
4 4 (1.28%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.28%) Firewall
4 4 (1.28%) Internet
4 4 (1.28%) SSL
4 4 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.96%) ATM
6 2 (0.64%) SMS
6 2 (0.64%) SSH
6 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.14%) NoSQL
2 28 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 27 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.33%) MySQL
5 14 (4.49%) Cosmos DB
5 14 (4.49%) Data Lake
6 13 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.53%) Big Data
7 11 (3.53%) Data Mining
8 10 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.88%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.60%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.64%) Bigtable
12 2 (0.64%) Flink
12 2 (0.64%) Impala
12 2 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 59 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.01%) Visual Studio
3 22 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (4.49%) JIRA
6 13 (4.17%) Subversion
7 9 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 9 (2.88%) gulp
7 9 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.56%) Maven
9 7 (2.24%) Grunt
9 7 (2.24%) Ranorex
9 7 (2.24%) Selenium
9 7 (2.24%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.24%) webpack
10 6 (1.92%) JSUnit
11 5 (1.60%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.28%) CocoaPods
13 3 (0.96%) fastlane
13 3 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 53 (16.99%) Finance
2 39 (12.50%) Retail
3 34 (10.90%) Marketing
4 21 (6.73%) Games
5 15 (4.81%) Banking
6 14 (4.49%) Legal
7 13 (4.17%) Retail Banking
8 11 (3.53%) Automotive
9 9 (2.88%) Back Office
10 5 (1.60%) Publishing
11 4 (1.28%) Advertising
11 4 (1.28%) Electronics
11 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.64%) German Language
13 1 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 136 (43.59%) Developer
2 41 (13.14%) Web Developer
3 40 (12.82%) Designer
4 36 (11.54%) Analyst
5 33 (10.58%) UX Designer
6 30 (9.62%) Consultant
6 30 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 27 (8.65%) .NET Developer
8 24 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (6.73%) Business Analyst
10 18 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (5.77%) C# Developer
10 18 (5.77%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (5.13%) PHP Developer
13 15 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (4.49%) C# WCF Developer
14 14 (4.49%) React Developer
14 14 (4.49%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (41.99%) CSS
2 125 (40.06%) HTML
3 53 (16.99%) .NET
4 51 (16.35%) AngularJS
5 44 (14.10%) React
6 37 (11.86%) ASP.NET
7 36 (11.54%) RESTful
8 35 (11.22%) HTML5
9 34 (10.90%) KnockoutJS
10 32 (10.26%) jQuery
11 29 (9.29%) Node.js
12 28 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (7.05%) Web Services
14 21 (6.73%) .NET Framework
14 21 (6.73%) OAuth
14 21 (6.73%) Sass
15 18 (5.77%) CSS3
16 17 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (5.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.37%) Graphic Design
4 15 (4.81%) Social Media
5 14 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.92%) Animation
7 6 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.28%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.28%) Fintech
8 4 (1.28%) Infotainment
9 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.96%) iPad
9 3 (0.96%) iPhone
9 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.96%) Tandem
10 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.65%) Apple iOS
2 25 (8.01%) Linux
3 23 (7.37%) Android
4 20 (6.41%) Windows
5 17 (5.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.72%) Analytics
3 71 (22.76%) Web Development
4 60 (19.23%) Scrum
5 49 (15.71%) E-Commerce
6 45 (14.42%) MVC
7 43 (13.78%) Wireframes
8 33 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (10.26%) Front End Development
10 30 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (8.97%) TDD
12 27 (8.65%) Product Management
13 26 (8.33%) CRM
13 26 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 25 (8.01%) Responsive Web Design
15 24 (7.69%) User Stories
16 23 (7.37%) Web Design
17 22 (7.05%) Data Protection
17 22 (7.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 134 (42.95%) JavaScript
2 59 (18.91%) SQL
3 45 (14.42%) C#
4 39 (12.50%) Java
5 35 (11.22%) PHP
6 20 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.09%) Python
8 14 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.53%) C
10 9 (2.88%) Apple Swift
10 9 (2.88%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.56%) ES6
12 7 (2.24%) Ruby
13 6 (1.92%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.60%) ES7
14 5 (1.60%) Scala
14 5 (1.60%) VB
15 4 (1.28%) C++
16 3 (0.96%) ES8
17 2 (0.64%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 42 (13.46%) Degree
2 15 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.92%) MCSA
4 6 (1.92%) MCSE
5 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.64%) PhD
8 1 (0.32%) MCSD
8 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.13%) QA
2 9 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.09%) Docker
3 18 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (5.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.45%) XenApp
4 17 (5.45%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.28%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (5.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 17 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
1 17 (5.45%) SCDPM
1 17 (5.45%) SCOrch
1 17 (5.45%) SCSM
1 17 (5.45%) SCVMM
2 9 (2.88%) Marathon
3 6 (1.92%) SCCM
3 6 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.28%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.96%) Ansible
5 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.96%) Terraform
6 2 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.64%) Matomo
7 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 55 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.62%) Google
3 21 (6.73%) Adobe
4 17 (5.45%) Citrix
4 17 (5.45%) VMware
5 14 (4.49%) Oracle
6 9 (2.88%) Informatica
7 8 (2.56%) Apple
7 8 (2.56%) IBM
7 8 (2.56%) Twitter
8 6 (1.92%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.92%) Tableau
8 6 (1.92%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.60%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.60%) hybris
10 4 (1.28%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.96%) Hotjar
11 3 (0.96%) SAP
12 2 (0.64%) DoubleClick
12 2 (0.64%) Omniture