The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 176 161 181
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 18 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.42% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.45% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 2
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UX Designer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3994 3595 3746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 94.48% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3131 3381
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

UX Designer Salary Trend in Manchester

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited UX 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 UX Designer in their job title.

1 56 (100.00%) User Experience
2 53 (94.64%) HTML
3 48 (85.71%) CSS
4 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (41.07%) Photoshop
6 21 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 17 (30.36%) Web Design
8 15 (26.79%) Fireworks
9 14 (25.00%) HTML5
10 13 (23.21%) Axure RP
11 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.43%) Automotive
12 11 (19.64%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (19.64%) jQuery
13 10 (17.86%) BDD
13 10 (17.86%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (17.86%) TDD
14 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
15 7 (12.50%) Information Architecture
15 7 (12.50%) Graphic Design
16 6 (10.71%) UX Design
16 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
16 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (10.71%) .NET
16 6 (10.71%) Adobe After Effects
17 5 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
17 5 (8.93%) Flash
17 5 (8.93%) Java
17 5 (8.93%) HTML5 Canvas
17 5 (8.93%) WebGL

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited UX 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 UX Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Photoshop
2 15 (26.79%) Fireworks
3 11 (19.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (17.86%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (10.71%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.79%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (21.43%) Automotive
2 3 (5.36%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) HTML
2 48 (85.71%) CSS
3 14 (25.00%) HTML5
4 11 (19.64%) jQuery
5 6 (10.71%) .NET
6 5 (8.93%) Flash
6 5 (8.93%) WebGL
6 5 (8.93%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (3.57%) CSS3
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Android
1 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 17 (30.36%) Web Design
3 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) TDD
4 10 (17.86%) BDD
5 7 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) UX Design
6 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) B2B
8 3 (5.36%) Product Management
8 3 (5.36%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (5.36%) Usability Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Web Usability
9 1 (1.79%) MVVM
9 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.79%) MVC
9 1 (1.79%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Apple
1 2 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe
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