The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Experience Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 105 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 16 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.89% 0.38% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.40% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 27
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,509
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.29%
User Experience Designer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1708 1488 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.57% 93.88% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1305 1644
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Designer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

User Experience Designer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Designer across the Cambridge region.

User Experience Designer Salary Trend in Cambridge

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited User Experience Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with User Experience Designer in their job title.

1 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
4 10 (25.64%) Adobe
4 10 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 9 (23.08%) Marketing
6 8 (20.51%) HTML
7 7 (17.95%) HTML5
8 6 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (15.38%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) InDesign
8 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 5 (12.82%) WinForms
9 5 (12.82%) Internet
9 5 (12.82%) Retail
9 5 (12.82%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
10 3 (7.69%) Advertising
11 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.13%) Windows
12 1 (2.56%) SQL
12 1 (2.56%) CSS
12 1 (2.56%) Web Services
12 1 (2.56%) SEO
12 1 (2.56%) Law
12 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited User Experience Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with User Experience Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
1 10 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (15.38%) InDesign
3 5 (12.82%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (23.08%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) HTML5
4 5 (12.82%) WinForms
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.56%) User Stories
5 1 (2.56%) SEO
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience Design
5 1 (2.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
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