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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 31 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 7,268 2,623 541
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.11% 6.98% 6.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.96% 18.08% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,275 1,525 388
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,000 £52,756
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% +0.46% -12.07%
75th Percentile £76,850 £67,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,300 £82,500 £82,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

User Experience is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,417 14,511 3,360
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.65% 38.59% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17,592 10,397 2,795
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,750
25th Percentile £47,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.35%

User Experience
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

User Experience trend for jobs with a WFH option

User Experience
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing User Experience.

User Experience salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

User Experience
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing User Experience over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

User Experience salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, User Experience job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for User Experience.

1 3,556 (48.93%) Agile
2 3,112 (42.82%) UX Design
3 2,656 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 2,388 (32.86%) React
5 2,010 (27.66%) Social Skills
6 1,944 (26.75%) CSS
7 1,832 (25.21%) HTML
8 1,773 (24.39%) Finance
9 1,551 (21.34%) TypeScript
10 1,367 (18.81%) Software Engineering
11 1,326 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
12 1,315 (18.09%) Full Stack Development
13 1,309 (18.01%) Node.js
14 1,251 (17.21%) Marketing
15 1,179 (16.22%) Front End Development
16 1,158 (15.93%) User Research
17 1,128 (15.52%) Wireframes
18 1,103 (15.18%) Git (software)
19 1,102 (15.16%) AWS
20 1,081 (14.87%) Figma
21 1,070 (14.72%) Prototyping
22 1,000 (13.76%) Scrum
23 988 (13.59%) Analytics
24 955 (13.14%) DevOps
25 893 (12.29%) Degree
26 866 (11.92%) Mentoring
27 842 (11.59%) CI/CD
28 828 (11.39%) AngularJS
29 803 (11.05%) Mobile App
30 786 (10.81%) Docker

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 332 (4.57%) CMS
2 225 (3.10%) Confluence
3 146 (2.01%) WordPress
4 100 (1.38%) Umbraco
5 87 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 63 (0.87%) Ethereum
7 51 (0.70%) IIS
8 36 (0.50%) Apache
9 35 (0.48%) Drupal
10 33 (0.45%) nginx
11 30 (0.41%) Gunicorn
12 28 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 27 (0.37%) EPiServer
14 23 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
15 21 (0.29%) Apache Spark
16 18 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (0.21%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.21%) IBM Domino
17 15 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 15 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 683 (9.40%) Sketch
2 307 (4.22%) InVision
3 235 (3.23%) Adobe XD
4 198 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 197 (2.71%) Photoshop
6 156 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 101 (1.39%) Zeplin
8 77 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
9 74 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
10 45 (0.62%) Marvel
11 41 (0.56%) InDesign
12 40 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
13 34 (0.47%) Campfire
14 33 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 29 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
16 24 (0.33%) Chatbot
16 24 (0.33%) UXPin
17 23 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
18 17 (0.23%) UserZoom
19 13 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 56 (0.77%) Shopify
2 31 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
3 28 (0.39%) Magento
4 12 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.041%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.028%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.014%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.014%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.014%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.014%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,102 (15.16%) AWS
2 1,081 (14.87%) Figma
3 700 (9.63%) Azure
4 641 (8.82%) SaaS
5 543 (7.47%) GitHub
6 338 (4.65%) GCP
7 307 (4.22%) Serverless
8 182 (2.50%) Google Analytics
9 175 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
10 159 (2.19%) npm
11 141 (1.94%) Azure DevOps
12 135 (1.86%) PaaS
13 131 (1.80%) Miro
14 125 (1.72%) Firebase
15 116 (1.60%) Amazon S3
16 111 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
17 109 (1.50%) BrowserStack
18 108 (1.49%) Slack
19 104 (1.43%) Power Platform
20 78 (1.07%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 186 (2.56%) Internet
2 123 (1.69%) Broadband
3 86 (1.18%) HTTP
4 40 (0.55%) VoIP
5 36 (0.50%) Network Security
6 25 (0.34%) DNS
6 25 (0.34%) Skype
7 17 (0.23%) Firewall
8 16 (0.22%) VPN
9 15 (0.21%) DHCP
9 15 (0.21%) RIP
10 14 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 14 (0.19%) MQTT
11 13 (0.18%) SSL
12 12 (0.17%) WAN
13 11 (0.15%) PPP
14 10 (0.14%) 5G
14 10 (0.14%) WireGuard
15 9 (0.12%) Bluetooth
15 9 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
2 324 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 317 (4.36%) MySQL
4 273 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 269 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 198 (2.72%) NoSQL
7 178 (2.45%) Redis
8 154 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
9 98 (1.35%) DynamoDB
10 96 (1.32%) Big Data
11 79 (1.09%) Power BI
12 71 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
13 66 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
14 60 (0.83%) BigQuery
14 60 (0.83%) Tableau
15 28 (0.39%) MariaDB
16 27 (0.37%) Looker
17 21 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (0.29%) Power Query
18 20 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,103 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 592 (8.15%) JIRA
3 410 (5.64%) Cypress.io
4 342 (4.71%) webpack
5 199 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 184 (2.53%) GitLab
7 174 (2.39%) Selenium
8 138 (1.90%) Bitbucket
9 122 (1.68%) Axure RP
10 104 (1.43%) Storybook
11 103 (1.42%) Jasmine
12 86 (1.18%) CircleCI
12 86 (1.18%) Mocha
13 80 (1.10%) Babel
14 77 (1.06%) Cucumber
15 75 (1.03%) Maven
16 74 (1.02%) gulp
17 71 (0.98%) Visual Studio
18 70 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
19 66 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 2,010 (27.66%) Social Skills
2 1,773 (24.39%) Finance
3 1,251 (17.21%) Marketing
4 613 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
5 581 (7.99%) Retail
6 548 (7.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 533 (7.33%) Games
8 440 (6.05%) Banking
9 358 (4.93%) Public Sector
10 230 (3.16%) Organisational Skills
11 215 (2.96%) Legal
12 207 (2.85%) Presentation Skills
13 136 (1.87%) Automotive
13 136 (1.87%) Manufacturing
14 130 (1.79%) Publishing
15 127 (1.75%) Local Government
16 124 (1.71%) Telecoms
17 105 (1.44%) Tech for Good
18 99 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 98 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2,347 (32.29%) Developer
2 1,439 (19.80%) Designer
3 820 (11.28%) UX Designer
4 806 (11.09%) Software Engineer
5 691 (9.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 667 (9.18%) Senior Developer
7 513 (7.06%) Senior Designer
8 413 (5.68%) Full Stack Developer
9 406 (5.59%) Product Manager
10 398 (5.48%) UI Designer
11 332 (4.57%) UI/UX Designer
12 323 (4.44%) Analyst
13 281 (3.87%) Senior UX Designer
14 238 (3.27%) React Developer
15 192 (2.64%) Senior Software Engineer
16 175 (2.41%) Business Analyst
17 149 (2.05%) Lead Developer
18 147 (2.02%) Senior Full Stack Developer
19 137 (1.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 131 (1.80%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,388 (32.86%) React
2 1,944 (26.75%) CSS
3 1,832 (25.21%) HTML
4 1,309 (18.01%) Node.js
5 828 (11.39%) AngularJS
6 650 (8.94%) RESTful
7 625 (8.60%) .NET
8 578 (7.95%) REST
9 566 (7.79%) HTML5
10 565 (7.77%) Vue.js
11 554 (7.62%) GraphQL
12 472 (6.49%) Sass
13 469 (6.45%) Redux
14 419 (5.76%) Jest
15 398 (5.48%) React Native
16 373 (5.13%) CSS3
17 356 (4.90%) jQuery
18 325 (4.47%) JSON
19 256 (3.52%) Web Services
20 238 (3.27%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 803 (11.05%) Mobile App
2 417 (5.74%) Virtual Team
3 403 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
4 205 (2.82%) Blockchain
5 201 (2.77%) Blog
6 198 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 166 (2.28%) Algorithms
8 157 (2.16%) Social Media
9 133 (1.83%) Public Cloud
10 127 (1.75%) Graphic Design
10 127 (1.75%) Legacy Systems
11 107 (1.47%) BBC
12 103 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 102 (1.40%) NHS
14 93 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
15 90 (1.24%) Data Structures
16 87 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
17 79 (1.09%) Management Information System
18 63 (0.87%) Cardano
19 62 (0.85%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 634 (8.72%) Android
2 604 (8.31%) Apple iOS
3 313 (4.31%) Linux
4 262 (3.60%) Windows
5 52 (0.72%) Unix
6 30 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 20 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 19 (0.26%) Debian
8 19 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 17 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (0.12%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.069%) Windows Server 2016
15 4 (0.055%) OpenWrt
15 4 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.028%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2019
17 1 (0.014%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,556 (48.93%) Agile
2 3,112 (42.82%) UX Design
3 1,367 (18.81%) Software Engineering
4 1,326 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
5 1,315 (18.09%) Full Stack Development
6 1,179 (16.22%) Front End Development
7 1,158 (15.93%) User Research
8 1,128 (15.52%) Wireframes
9 1,070 (14.72%) Prototyping
10 1,000 (13.76%) Scrum
11 988 (13.59%) Analytics
12 955 (13.14%) DevOps
13 866 (11.92%) Mentoring
14 842 (11.59%) CI/CD
15 756 (10.40%) Test Automation
16 705 (9.70%) Product Strategy
17 655 (9.01%) Product Roadmap
18 634 (8.72%) UX Research
19 602 (8.28%) Product Management
20 598 (8.23%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,656 (36.54%) JavaScript
2 1,551 (21.34%) TypeScript
3 747 (10.28%) Java
4 735 (10.11%) C#
5 721 (9.92%) Python
6 616 (8.48%) SQL
7 319 (4.39%) PHP
8 280 (3.85%) ES6
9 252 (3.47%) Kotlin
10 251 (3.45%) Ruby
11 203 (2.79%) Go
12 171 (2.35%) Apple Swift
13 132 (1.82%) C
14 89 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 88 (1.21%) Rust
16 82 (1.13%) Clojure
17 78 (1.07%) Bash
18 76 (1.05%) C++
19 65 (0.89%) PowerShell
20 56 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 893 (12.29%) Degree
2 352 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 126 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 68 (0.94%) Master's Degree
5 66 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 64 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 48 (0.66%) DBS Check
8 36 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 31 (0.43%) AWS Certification
10 30 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 29 (0.40%) MBA
12 27 (0.37%) ISEB
12 27 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (0.29%) APMP
14 17 (0.23%) CSPO
15 16 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (0.18%) PhD
17 8 (0.11%) MCP
17 8 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.096%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 750 (10.32%) Accessibility
2 746 (10.26%) QA
3 121 (1.66%) WCAG
4 67 (0.92%) GDPR
5 35 (0.48%) GRC
6 26 (0.36%) SLA
7 25 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.21%) PSD2
9 12 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.17%) WAI
10 8 (0.11%) EMIR
10 8 (0.11%) MiFID
11 7 (0.096%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.041%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.041%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.041%) NIST
12 3 (0.041%) PMO
13 2 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.014%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 786 (10.81%) Docker
2 22 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.14%) GridGain
3 10 (0.14%) vSphere
4 9 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (0.11%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.083%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.069%) LXC
8 4 (0.055%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.041%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.028%) Firmware
11 1 (0.014%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.014%) XenApp
11 1 (0.014%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 478 (6.58%) Kubernetes
2 259 (3.56%) Terraform
3 51 (0.70%) Ansible
4 47 (0.65%) Bugsnag
5 42 (0.58%) Panaseer
6 35 (0.48%) Puppet
7 34 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
7 34 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (0.41%) Prometheus
9 29 (0.40%) Grafana
10 28 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 26 (0.36%) Kibana
12 24 (0.33%) SCCM
13 15 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
14 14 (0.19%) Argo
15 12 (0.17%) linkerd
16 11 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 8 (0.11%) vCenter Server
17 8 (0.11%) vRealize
18 7 (0.096%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 687 (9.45%) Google
2 613 (8.43%) Adobe
3 433 (5.96%) Microsoft
4 282 (3.88%) Apple
5 171 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
6 85 (1.17%) IBM
7 68 (0.94%) NEC
7 68 (0.94%) Oracle
8 65 (0.89%) Revolut
8 65 (0.89%) TrueLayer
9 50 (0.69%) SAP
9 50 (0.69%) Tencent
10 48 (0.66%) Mercator
11 41 (0.56%) McKesson
12 40 (0.55%) Cadence
12 40 (0.55%) Northgate
13 39 (0.54%) Netlify
14 38 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 36 (0.50%) Hotjar
16 31 (0.43%) Splunk