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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for User Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Research over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Research
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 190 170
Rank change year-on-year +41 -20 +110
Permanent jobs citing User Research 142 68 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.93% 1.11% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55 49 2
10th Percentile £43,950 £30,000 -
25th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £41,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year - +24.26% +8.09%
75th Percentile £69,885 £65,000 £43,375
90th Percentile £78,250 £67,500 -
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -8.70%

User Research is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,034 5,751 3,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 95.36% 94.28% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,289 4,465 2,722
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £29,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,125
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +0.80% +10.88%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

User Research
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing User Research as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Research in Yorkshire

User Research
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Research in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for User Research in Yorkshire

User Research
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Research in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Salary histogram for User Research in Yorkshire

User Research
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Research within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire +2 110 £52,500 - 6
South Yorkshire +26 25 £65,000 +26.83% 2
North Yorkshire - 6 £29,261 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
User Research
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, IT jobs citing User Research 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Research.

1 108 (76.06%) Agile
2 75 (52.82%) User Experience
3 55 (38.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 49 (34.51%) UX Design
5 40 (28.17%) Wireframes
6 37 (26.06%) User Stories
7 30 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (20.42%) Analytics
9 27 (19.01%) Prototyping
10 24 (16.90%) Workshop Facilitation
11 23 (16.20%) Acceptance Criteria
12 22 (15.49%) Mobile App
13 21 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (14.79%) UX Research
14 20 (14.08%) Social Skills
15 19 (13.38%) Accessibility
16 18 (12.68%) Self-Motivation
16 18 (12.68%) Umbraco
17 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (11.27%) Performance Metrics
19 15 (10.56%) Architectural Design
19 15 (10.56%) Backlog Prioritisation
19 15 (10.56%) HTML
19 15 (10.56%) CSS
19 15 (10.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
20 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (9.86%) Public Sector
21 12 (8.45%) Figma
21 12 (8.45%) Service Design
21 12 (8.45%) Qualitative Research

User Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 18 (12.68%) Umbraco
2 11 (7.75%) CMS
2 11 (7.75%) EPiServer
3 5 (3.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) InVision
1 5 (3.52%) Sketch
2 4 (2.82%) Marvel
3 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.11%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.70%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) Figma
2 9 (6.34%) SaaS
2 9 (6.34%) TestFlight
3 5 (3.52%) Slack
4 4 (2.82%) Trello
5 1 (0.70%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (2.11%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (14.08%) Social Skills
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.86%) Public Sector
3 7 (4.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 6 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.70%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 54 (38.03%) Designer
2 33 (23.24%) UX Designer
3 30 (21.13%) UI Designer
4 27 (19.01%) UI/UX Designer
5 23 (16.20%) Analyst
6 17 (11.97%) Business Analyst
7 15 (10.56%) Architect
7 15 (10.56%) Technical Architect
7 15 (10.56%) User Researcher
8 10 (7.04%) Interaction Designer
9 9 (6.34%) Digital Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) Digital Business Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) Manual Tester
9 9 (6.34%) Mobile Tester
9 9 (6.34%) Tester
9 9 (6.34%) Web Tester
10 8 (5.63%) Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) Product Owner
11 6 (4.23%) Research Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.56%) CSS
1 15 (10.56%) HTML
2 9 (6.34%) Gherkin
2 9 (6.34%) Vue.js
3 4 (2.82%) JSON
3 4 (2.82%) Node.js
3 4 (2.82%) XML
4 1 (0.70%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 75 (52.82%) User Experience
2 22 (15.49%) Mobile App
3 18 (12.68%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.34%) Blog
5 8 (5.63%) NHS
6 6 (4.23%) Life Science
6 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.70%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.04%) Android
1 10 (7.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (76.06%) Agile
2 55 (38.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 49 (34.51%) UX Design
4 40 (28.17%) Wireframes
5 37 (26.06%) User Stories
6 30 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (20.42%) Analytics
8 27 (19.01%) Prototyping
9 24 (16.90%) Workshop Facilitation
10 23 (16.20%) Acceptance Criteria
11 21 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (14.79%) UX Research
12 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (11.27%) Performance Metrics
14 15 (10.56%) Architectural Design
14 15 (10.56%) Backlog Prioritisation
14 15 (10.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
15 12 (8.45%) Qualitative Research
15 12 (8.45%) Service Design
15 12 (8.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.82%) TypeScript
3 3 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) Accessibility
2 9 (6.34%) QA
3 6 (4.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.52%) Adobe
3 1 (0.70%) IBM
3 1 (0.70%) Progress