Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 98 87
Rank change year-on-year -18 -11 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 204 303 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.42% 3.02% 3.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.82% 7.75% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137 268 323
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,400 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,550 £55,000 £56,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%

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 3,507 3,911 4,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.56% 38.99% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,521 3,096 3,212
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £22,525
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -2 77 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Coventry +14 32 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Warwickshire +42 31 £36,000 +14.29% 14
Staffordshire +31 25 £29,000 -35.56% 19
Walsall +2 8 £25,250 - 1
Shropshire +6 7 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Solihull -1 7 £37,500 - 2
Worcestershire +5 3 £36,750 +8.09% 7
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £45,000 - 2
Halesowen +2 1 - - 3
Wolverhampton -18 1 £32,000 -7.25%
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 75 (36.76%) JavaScript
2 72 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (33.82%) CSS
4 63 (30.88%) HTML
5 52 (25.49%) Web Development
6 37 (18.14%) Analytics
7 36 (17.65%) SQL
8 34 (16.67%) Wireframes
9 32 (15.69%) C#
9 32 (15.69%) Finance
9 32 (15.69%) React
10 31 (15.20%) Front End Development
10 31 (15.20%) Degree
11 30 (14.71%) .NET
12 29 (14.22%) Web Design
12 29 (14.22%) jQuery
13 28 (13.73%) HTML5
13 28 (13.73%) AngularJS
13 28 (13.73%) Retail
14 27 (13.24%) Java
14 27 (13.24%) MVC
15 23 (11.27%) Microsoft
16 22 (10.78%) SEO
17 21 (10.29%) PHP
17 21 (10.29%) Scrum
17 21 (10.29%) Prototyping
18 20 (9.80%) Personalization
19 19 (9.31%) E-Commerce
20 18 (8.82%) ASP.NET
20 18 (8.82%) Git (software)

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 17 (8.33%) CMS
2 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.45%) Umbraco
2 5 (2.45%) WordPress
3 4 (1.96%) Apache
4 3 (1.47%) Anypoint
4 3 (1.47%) Mule
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.47%) SAS
4 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.49%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.94%) InVision
3 4 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.98%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.98%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.49%) GIMP
6 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.49%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (5.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.49%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.90%) AdWords
2 10 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.43%) Serverless
4 6 (2.94%) SaaS
5 5 (2.45%) GitHub
5 5 (2.45%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.45%) npm
5 5 (2.45%) TestFlight
6 4 (1.96%) Office 365
7 3 (1.47%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.98%) Yarn
9 1 (0.49%) Asana
9 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.49%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.49%) IaaS
9 1 (0.49%) PaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) Broadband
2 6 (2.94%) Internet
3 5 (2.45%) HTTP
4 4 (1.96%) LAN
4 4 (1.96%) WAN
5 3 (1.47%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.47%) SSL
5 3 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.49%) SMS
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) MySQL
1 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.92%) SAP HANA
5 7 (3.43%) Redis
5 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (2.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.96%) DB2
9 3 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.98%) SQLite
11 1 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.49%) Power BI
11 1 (0.49%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.37%) Maven
3 12 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.41%) Axure RP
5 8 (3.92%) gulp
5 8 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.92%) webpack
6 7 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (1.96%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.96%) Grunt
9 4 (1.96%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.96%) JIRA
9 4 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.47%) CocoaPods
10 3 (1.47%) fastlane
10 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 32 (15.69%) Finance
2 28 (13.73%) Retail
3 17 (8.33%) Marketing
4 11 (5.39%) Games
5 7 (3.43%) Legal
6 6 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.96%) Banking
8 3 (1.47%) Automotive
8 3 (1.47%) Publishing
9 2 (0.98%) Advertising
9 2 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.98%) German Language
9 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (46.57%) Developer
2 31 (15.20%) Web Developer
3 26 (12.75%) Senior Developer
4 24 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 23 (11.27%) Designer
6 21 (10.29%) UX Designer
7 16 (7.84%) React Developer
8 14 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (6.37%) Junior
10 11 (5.39%) Analyst
10 11 (5.39%) Junior Developer
11 10 (4.90%) Senior React Developer
12 9 (4.41%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.41%) Consultant
13 8 (3.92%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.92%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 8 (3.92%) Marketing Manager
14 7 (3.43%) Junior Web Developer
14 7 (3.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 7 (3.43%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.82%) CSS
2 63 (30.88%) HTML
3 32 (15.69%) React
4 30 (14.71%) .NET
5 29 (14.22%) jQuery
6 28 (13.73%) AngularJS
6 28 (13.73%) HTML5
7 18 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 18 (8.82%) Node.js
8 17 (8.33%) Sass
9 15 (7.35%) RESTful
10 13 (6.37%) Laravel
10 13 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (5.39%) CSS3
13 10 (4.90%) LAMP
13 10 (4.90%) LESS
13 10 (4.90%) Web Services
14 9 (4.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.39%) Graphic Design
3 11 (5.39%) Social Media
4 9 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.43%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.96%) Animation
7 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.47%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.47%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.47%) Fintech
8 3 (1.47%) iPad
8 3 (1.47%) iPhone
8 3 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.47%) New Media
8 3 (1.47%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.84%) Windows
2 9 (4.41%) Linux
3 7 (3.43%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.45%) Android
5 4 (1.96%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Debian
6 1 (0.49%) watchOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.49%) Web Development
3 37 (18.14%) Analytics
4 34 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 31 (15.20%) Front End Development
6 29 (14.22%) Web Design
7 27 (13.24%) MVC
8 22 (10.78%) SEO
9 21 (10.29%) Prototyping
9 21 (10.29%) Scrum
10 20 (9.80%) Personalization
11 19 (9.31%) E-Commerce
12 18 (8.82%) Collaborative Working
12 18 (8.82%) DevOps
13 16 (7.84%) Product Management
14 15 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (7.35%) Software Engineering
14 15 (7.35%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 15 (7.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.76%) JavaScript
2 36 (17.65%) SQL
3 32 (15.69%) C#
4 27 (13.24%) Java
5 21 (10.29%) PHP
6 13 (6.37%) Python
7 12 (5.88%) Perl
8 8 (3.92%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.94%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.94%) ES6
10 4 (1.96%) ABAP
10 4 (1.96%) ES7
10 4 (1.96%) ES8
11 3 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.47%) R
11 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.98%) Java 8
13 1 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) MCSD
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.39%) QA
2 5 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.47%) WAI
4 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.92%) Docker
2 5 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) XenApp
4 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.45%) HockeyApp
1 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) Ansible
3 2 (0.98%) Marathon
3 2 (0.98%) Terraform
4 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.49%) Matomo
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.49%) SCSM
4 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.84%) Google
3 15 (7.35%) Adobe
4 11 (5.39%) SAP
5 9 (4.41%) Oracle
6 5 (2.45%) Apple
6 5 (2.45%) IBM
6 5 (2.45%) Informatica
6 5 (2.45%) Twitter
7 4 (1.96%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.47%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.98%) ATG
9 2 (0.98%) HubSpot
9 2 (0.98%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.98%) Tableau
9 2 (0.98%) Zend
10 1 (0.49%) Citrix
10 1 (0.49%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.49%) Xamarin