Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

UX
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 48 72
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 1,697 598 306
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.84% 5.53% 4.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.53% 15.34% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 508 270
10th Percentile £32,900 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,678 3,899 2,723
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 40.17% 36.08% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8,549 3,316 2,340
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,813
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £103,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

User Experience salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, User Experience job roles required the following IT 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.

1 874 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (39.01%) UX Design
3 629 (37.07%) JavaScript
4 543 (32.00%) React
5 484 (28.52%) HTML
6 476 (28.05%) CSS
7 430 (25.34%) Problem-Solving
8 419 (24.69%) Social Skills
9 332 (19.56%) Software Engineering
10 324 (19.09%) Finance
11 319 (18.80%) TypeScript
12 318 (18.74%) Node.js
13 310 (18.27%) Full Stack Development
14 307 (18.09%) Git (software)
15 303 (17.86%) Front End Development
16 268 (15.79%) Scrum
17 241 (14.20%) .NET
18 220 (12.96%) C#
19 219 (12.91%) Test Automation
20 211 (12.43%) Figma
21 207 (12.20%) SQL
22 204 (12.02%) Accessibility
23 200 (11.79%) Degree
24 198 (11.67%) AWS
25 196 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
26 195 (11.49%) DevOps
27 190 (11.20%) Analytics
28 189 (11.14%) Azure
29 187 (11.02%) HTML5
29 187 (11.02%) Mobile App

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 67 (3.95%) WordPress
2 62 (3.65%) CMS
3 43 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 33 (1.94%) Confluence
6 26 (1.53%) IIS
7 17 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 16 (0.94%) Drupal
9 8 (0.47%) Headless CMS
9 8 (0.47%) nginx
10 7 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.41%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.35%) Apache
12 5 (0.29%) Gunicorn
13 4 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.12%) Mendix
15 1 (0.059%) Camunda
15 1 (0.059%) Kentico
15 1 (0.059%) Moodle
15 1 (0.059%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 130 (7.66%) Sketch
2 72 (4.24%) InVision
3 56 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 55 (3.24%) Adobe XD
5 37 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (2.06%) Photoshop
7 33 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 27 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 20 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
11 13 (0.77%) Marvel
12 11 (0.65%) MS Visio
13 10 (0.59%) UserZoom
14 8 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.47%) Zeplin
15 5 (0.29%) Chatbot
15 5 (0.29%) InDesign
16 2 (0.12%) MadCap Flare
16 2 (0.12%) RoboHelp
17 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (0.82%) Shopify
2 6 (0.35%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.12%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.12%) Workfront
5 1 (0.059%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.059%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.059%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 211 (12.43%) Figma
2 198 (11.67%) AWS
3 189 (11.14%) Azure
4 165 (9.72%) SaaS
5 60 (3.54%) GCP
6 57 (3.36%) PaaS
7 55 (3.24%) GitHub
8 54 (3.18%) Microsoft 365
9 48 (2.83%) Power Platform
10 47 (2.77%) npm
11 44 (2.59%) Google Analytics
12 43 (2.53%) Firebase
12 43 (2.53%) Serverless
13 31 (1.83%) Stripe
14 28 (1.65%) Heroku
15 27 (1.59%) Google Play
16 25 (1.47%) Google Workspace
17 24 (1.41%) Yarn
18 18 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
18 18 (1.06%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.65%) Internet
2 32 (1.89%) VoIP
3 31 (1.83%) HTTP
4 14 (0.82%) Firewall
5 10 (0.59%) Broadband
5 10 (0.59%) MQTT
6 8 (0.47%) PPP
7 7 (0.41%) Skype
7 7 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.41%) VPN
8 6 (0.35%) DHCP
8 6 (0.35%) DNS
8 6 (0.35%) IPsec
8 6 (0.35%) SSL
8 6 (0.35%) VLAN
9 4 (0.24%) WAN
10 3 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.12%) AMQP
11 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (4.66%) MongoDB
4 77 (4.54%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.24%) MySQL
6 44 (2.59%) Power BI
7 33 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 30 (1.77%) Redis
9 28 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (1.47%) Big Data
11 21 (1.24%) GIS
12 13 (0.77%) Tableau
13 9 (0.53%) Data Lake
13 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.35%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.29%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.29%) OLAP
17 4 (0.24%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 307 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 105 (6.19%) JIRA
3 96 (5.66%) Cypress.io
4 87 (5.13%) webpack
5 57 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 50 (2.95%) GitLab
7 42 (2.47%) Axure RP
8 35 (2.06%) Selenium
9 30 (1.77%) Bitbucket
9 30 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (1.59%) Babel
10 27 (1.59%) CircleCI
11 26 (1.53%) Visual Studio
12 25 (1.47%) Storybook
13 22 (1.30%) Android Studio
14 18 (1.06%) Browser DevTools
14 18 (1.06%) Gerrit
15 15 (0.88%) PostCSS
16 13 (0.77%) git-flow
16 13 (0.77%) Travis CI
General
1 419 (24.69%) Social Skills
2 324 (19.09%) Finance
3 196 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (9.13%) Marketing
5 114 (6.72%) Retail
6 88 (5.19%) Public Sector
7 72 (4.24%) Banking
8 57 (3.36%) Telecoms
9 56 (3.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 55 (3.24%) Presentation Skills
11 39 (2.30%) Games
12 36 (2.12%) Documentation Skills
13 35 (2.06%) Local Government
14 33 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 29 (1.71%) Publishing
16 28 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
17 26 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
18 23 (1.36%) Back Office
19 14 (0.82%) Electronics
20 12 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 643 (37.89%) Developer
2 263 (15.50%) Designer
3 184 (10.84%) UX Designer
4 173 (10.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 160 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 138 (8.13%) React Developer
7 131 (7.72%) Software Engineer
8 105 (6.19%) UI Designer
9 95 (5.60%) Analyst
10 90 (5.30%) UI/UX Designer
11 78 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
12 77 (4.54%) Senior Designer
13 71 (4.18%) Business Analyst
14 65 (3.83%) .NET Developer
15 63 (3.71%) Senior React Developer
16 58 (3.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 58 (3.42%) Software Developer
17 54 (3.18%) Senior UX Designer
18 45 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
18 45 (2.65%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (32.00%) React
2 484 (28.52%) HTML
3 476 (28.05%) CSS
4 318 (18.74%) Node.js
5 241 (14.20%) .NET
6 187 (11.02%) HTML5
7 181 (10.67%) AngularJS
8 159 (9.37%) Redux
9 143 (8.43%) RESTful
10 122 (7.19%) REST
11 116 (6.84%) CSS3
12 113 (6.66%) JSON
13 111 (6.54%) GraphQL
14 100 (5.89%) Sass
15 99 (5.83%) .NET Core
15 99 (5.83%) Web Services
16 89 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 86 (5.07%) jQuery
18 82 (4.83%) XML
19 81 (4.77%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 187 (11.02%) Mobile App
2 114 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
3 67 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 56 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (3.18%) Virtual Team
6 38 (2.24%) Blog
7 34 (2.00%) e-Health
7 34 (2.00%) Life Science
8 32 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.41%) Legacy Code
10 24 (1.41%) PMI
11 21 (1.24%) Handset
11 21 (1.24%) Video\Live Streaming
12 20 (1.18%) Digital Media
13 19 (1.12%) Graphic Design
14 18 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
15 17 (1.00%) BYOD
15 17 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 161 (9.49%) Android
2 154 (9.07%) Apple iOS
3 48 (2.83%) Linux
3 48 (2.83%) Windows
4 13 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 8 (0.47%) Debian
5 8 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.35%) Unix
6 6 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.12%) CentOS
7 2 (0.12%) Fedora
7 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (39.01%) UX Design
3 430 (25.34%) Problem-Solving
4 332 (19.56%) Software Engineering
5 310 (18.27%) Full Stack Development
6 303 (17.86%) Front End Development
7 268 (15.79%) Scrum
8 219 (12.91%) Test Automation
9 195 (11.49%) DevOps
10 190 (11.20%) Analytics
11 183 (10.78%) Wireframes
12 179 (10.55%) User Research
13 170 (10.02%) Mentoring
14 163 (9.61%) Web Development
15 156 (9.19%) CI/CD
16 146 (8.60%) Prototyping
17 121 (7.13%) TDD
18 120 (7.07%) UX Research
19 117 (6.89%) Computer Science
20 116 (6.84%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 629 (37.07%) JavaScript
2 319 (18.80%) TypeScript
3 220 (12.96%) C#
4 207 (12.20%) SQL
5 182 (10.72%) Java
6 115 (6.78%) Python
7 93 (5.48%) PHP
8 82 (4.83%) Kotlin
9 66 (3.89%) ES6
10 55 (3.24%) Apple Swift
11 47 (2.77%) PowerShell
12 43 (2.53%) Ruby
13 30 (1.77%) Scala
14 29 (1.71%) Go
15 27 (1.59%) C
15 27 (1.59%) XAML
16 26 (1.53%) ES7
17 24 (1.41%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.88%) C++
18 15 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 200 (11.79%) Degree
2 98 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.53%) DBS Check
5 24 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 23 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (1.00%) APMP
9 15 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.71%) CSPO
11 9 (0.53%) Analytics IQ
11 9 (0.53%) ISEB
12 8 (0.47%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.41%) CBAP
13 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.41%) SANS
14 5 (0.29%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.29%) IIBA
15 4 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (12.02%) Accessibility
2 185 (10.90%) QA
3 36 (2.12%) WCAG
4 10 (0.59%) GDPR
5 9 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.24%) PSD2
8 2 (0.12%) PMO
9 1 (0.059%) HL7
9 1 (0.059%) SLA
System Software
1 175 (10.31%) Docker
2 20 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.47%) vSphere
5 6 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.12%) Firmware
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.12%) Xen
8 1 (0.059%) IAG
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 84 (4.95%) Kubernetes
2 44 (2.59%) Terraform
3 20 (1.18%) Grafana
4 18 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (0.88%) Prometheus
6 13 (0.77%) SCCM
7 10 (0.59%) Ansible
8 9 (0.53%) Matomo
9 7 (0.41%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.35%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.12%) IBM BigFix
13 2 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.059%) Graphite
14 1 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.059%) Rancher
14 1 (0.059%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 151 (8.90%) Adobe
2 139 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 133 (7.84%) Google
4 42 (2.47%) Xamarin
5 32 (1.89%) Apple
6 31 (1.83%) Mercator
7 25 (1.47%) NEC
7 25 (1.47%) SAP
8 19 (1.12%) WooCommerce
9 18 (1.06%) Northgate
10 17 (1.00%) Oracle
11 14 (0.82%) Facebook
12 13 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.77%) Twitter
13 11 (0.65%) Sage
14 10 (0.59%) Citrix
15 9 (0.53%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.53%) Snowplow
15 9 (0.53%) Spotify
16 8 (0.47%) Hotjar