Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 83 102
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 +47
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 324 345 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.21% 3.09% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.71% 8.56% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 284 306 243
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £54,450 £56,250 £51,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3721 4030 3383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.81% 36.04% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2929 2969 2690
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year - +4.07% +6.77%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -12 83 £40,000 - 7
Halesowen - 61 £26,000 - 3
Warwickshire +1 38 £34,000 -2.86% 6
Coventry -31 36 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Staffordshire -2 24 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Wolverhampton +19 23 £34,500 +53.33% 1
Solihull +1 19 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Worcestershire -25 11 £34,000 -2.86% 1
Shropshire -8 6 £55,000 +25.71%
Herefordshire +1 4 £28,000 +1.82% 4
Walsall +1 1 - -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 196 (60.49%) CSS
2 189 (58.33%) HTML
3 156 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 125 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (36.11%) HTML5
6 94 (29.01%) jQuery
7 89 (27.47%) CSS3
8 87 (26.85%) AngularJS
9 79 (24.38%) Adobe
9 79 (24.38%) Games
10 75 (23.15%) Front End Development
11 70 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
12 67 (20.68%) Git (software)
12 67 (20.68%) Wireframes
13 66 (20.37%) Web Development
14 65 (20.06%) React
15 64 (19.75%) Mobile App
16 61 (18.83%) Sass
17 60 (18.52%) PHP
18 57 (17.59%) Android
19 56 (17.28%) SQL
20 55 (16.98%) Web Design
21 54 (16.67%) Marketing
21 54 (16.67%) Photoshop
22 51 (15.74%) Apple iOS
23 47 (14.51%) Scrum
24 46 (14.20%) Java
25 42 (12.96%) JSON
26 41 (12.65%) Adobe Illustrator
26 41 (12.65%) Node.js

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 25 (7.72%) CMS
2 10 (3.09%) Confluence
3 9 (2.78%) JBoss
3 9 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.54%) WordPress
6 4 (1.23%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.31%) DNN
7 1 (0.31%) Documentum
7 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.31%) Marvel
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 54 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 41 (12.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (9.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (3.09%) Adobe After Effects
5 8 (2.47%) Adobe Premiere
6 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (1.23%) InVision
8 3 (0.93%) InDesign
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.48%) npm
4 14 (4.32%) Bluemix
4 14 (4.32%) IaaS
4 14 (4.32%) IBM Cloud
4 14 (4.32%) PaaS
5 13 (4.01%) SaaS
6 10 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (1.85%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.54%) AdWords
9 2 (0.62%) GitHub
9 2 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.62%) Office 365
10 1 (0.31%) Asana
10 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.31%) G Suite
10 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.09%) HTTP
2 7 (2.16%) ATM
3 4 (1.23%) Extranet
3 4 (1.23%) Internet
3 4 (1.23%) Intranet
4 3 (0.93%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 33 (10.19%) MySQL
3 31 (9.57%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.02%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.32%) CouchDB
5 14 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.93%) Big Data
8 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.31%) OLAP
9 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (20.68%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.33%) Grunt
4 20 (6.17%) gulp
5 19 (5.86%) Subversion
6 17 (5.25%) Android Studio
6 17 (5.25%) Xcode
7 16 (4.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 15 (4.63%) Axure RP
9 14 (4.32%) JSUnit
10 13 (4.01%) JIRA
11 10 (3.09%) webpack
12 9 (2.78%) Bitbucket
12 9 (2.78%) Maven
13 8 (2.47%) Babel
13 8 (2.47%) JUnit
13 8 (2.47%) Mercurial
14 7 (2.16%) Vagrant
15 6 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.85%) TestNG
General
1 79 (24.38%) Games
2 54 (16.67%) Marketing
3 21 (6.48%) Retail
4 19 (5.86%) Finance
5 17 (5.25%) Advertising
6 9 (2.78%) Banking
7 8 (2.47%) Back Office
8 5 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (55.86%) Developer
2 76 (23.46%) Designer
3 72 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 50 (15.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 43 (13.27%) UX Designer
6 42 (12.96%) Senior Developer
7 41 (12.65%) Junior
8 35 (10.80%) Web Developer
9 31 (9.57%) UI Designer
10 30 (9.26%) HTML Developer
11 29 (8.95%) HTML CSS Developer
12 28 (8.64%) Applications Developer
13 27 (8.33%) Junior Developer
14 26 (8.02%) PHP Developer
14 26 (8.02%) UI/UX Designer
15 21 (6.48%) Digital Designer
16 19 (5.86%) Angular Developer
17 18 (5.56%) Android Developer
17 18 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 16 (4.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (60.49%) CSS
2 189 (58.33%) HTML
3 117 (36.11%) HTML5
4 94 (29.01%) jQuery
5 89 (27.47%) CSS3
6 87 (26.85%) AngularJS
7 65 (20.06%) React
8 61 (18.83%) Sass
9 42 (12.96%) JSON
10 41 (12.65%) Node.js
11 32 (9.88%) .NET
11 32 (9.88%) RESTful
12 29 (8.95%) XML
13 28 (8.64%) LESS
13 28 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (8.33%) Web Services
15 22 (6.79%) Laravel
15 22 (6.79%) REST
16 18 (5.56%) SOAP
17 17 (5.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (19.75%) Mobile App
2 38 (11.73%) BBC
3 23 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.10%) Social Media
4 16 (4.94%) Animation
5 13 (4.01%) Graphic Design
6 9 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.78%) NHS
7 8 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.47%) Mobile Games
8 7 (2.16%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.54%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.93%) Online Games
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.59%) Android
2 51 (15.74%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.09%) Linux
4 6 (1.85%) Windows
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) Debian
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (23.15%) Front End Development
3 70 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (20.68%) Wireframes
5 66 (20.37%) Web Development
6 55 (16.98%) Web Design
7 47 (14.51%) Scrum
8 40 (12.35%) E-Commerce
9 37 (11.42%) Unit Testing
10 35 (10.80%) MVC
10 35 (10.80%) Software Engineering
11 32 (9.88%) SEO
12 29 (8.95%) Android Development
13 24 (7.41%) iOS Development
14 23 (7.10%) A/B Testing
15 22 (6.79%) Digital Marketing
16 20 (6.17%) Analytics
17 19 (5.86%) OOP
18 18 (5.56%) OO
18 18 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 156 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 60 (18.52%) PHP
3 56 (17.28%) SQL
4 46 (14.20%) Java
5 33 (10.19%) C#
6 17 (5.25%) Apple Swift
6 17 (5.25%) C
6 17 (5.25%) Objective-C
7 15 (4.63%) ES6
8 11 (3.40%) XPath
9 10 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.16%) Go
10 7 (2.16%) PHP 7
10 7 (2.16%) Ruby
11 6 (1.85%) Python
12 5 (1.54%) C++
13 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.62%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (10.49%) Degree
2 15 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.31%) HNC
4 1 (0.31%) MCDST
4 1 (0.31%) MCP
4 1 (0.31%) MCSE
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.63%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (5.86%) Docker
2 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.93%) Marathon
3 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.31%) SCSM
3 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (24.38%) Adobe
2 26 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.41%) Google
4 16 (4.94%) IBM
5 9 (2.78%) Oracle
5 9 (2.78%) Twitter
6 8 (2.47%) Zend
7 6 (1.85%) VMware
8 5 (1.54%) Facebook
8 5 (1.54%) hybris
9 2 (0.62%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix
9 2 (0.62%) Cognos
9 2 (0.62%) iSOFT
9 2 (0.62%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.62%) New Relic
9 2 (0.62%) SAP
9 2 (0.62%) Splunk
10 1 (0.31%) Hotjar
10 1 (0.31%) Optimizely