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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 170 155 187
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 23 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.59% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.63% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 1
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
3978 3516 3652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.26% 94.19% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3032 3241
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UX Designer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

UX Designer Salary Histogram in Manchester

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 53 (92.98%) HTML
3 48 (84.21%) CSS
4 28 (49.12%) Photoshop
5 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
5 26 (45.61%) E-Commerce
6 18 (31.58%) Web Design
7 15 (26.32%) Automotive
8 14 (24.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (24.56%) Axure RP
9 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.30%) Fireworks
10 11 (19.30%) jQuery
11 10 (17.54%) BDD
11 10 (17.54%) HTML5
11 10 (17.54%) TDD
12 7 (12.28%) Graphic Design
13 6 (10.53%) Time Management
13 6 (10.53%) UX Design
13 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
13 6 (10.53%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (10.53%) .NET
13 6 (10.53%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (8.77%) Flash
14 5 (8.77%) Java
14 5 (8.77%) HTML5 Canvas
14 5 (8.77%) WebGL
14 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 28 (49.12%) Photoshop
2 14 (24.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (19.30%) Fireworks
4 6 (10.53%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (10.53%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.75%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (26.32%) Automotive
2 3 (5.26%) Games
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (92.98%) HTML
2 48 (84.21%) CSS
3 11 (19.30%) jQuery
4 10 (17.54%) HTML5
5 6 (10.53%) .NET
6 5 (8.77%) Flash
6 5 (8.77%) WebGL
6 5 (8.77%) HTML5 Canvas
7 3 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (12.28%) Graphic Design
3 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Android
1 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) E-Commerce
2 18 (31.58%) Web Design
3 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) TDD
4 10 (17.54%) BDD
5 6 (10.53%) Time Management
5 6 (10.53%) UX Design
5 6 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.02%) Usability Testing
8 3 (5.26%) B2B
8 3 (5.26%) Product Management
8 3 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (3.51%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.75%) MVVM
10 1 (1.75%) Web Usability
10 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.75%) MVC
10 1 (1.75%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Apple
1 2 (3.51%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 4 days ago