The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 102 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £37,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -4.43%
User Experience Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
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 Edinburgh

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

User Experience Designer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

User Experience Designer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

User Experience Designer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design