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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 154 172 183
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 26 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
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
3736 3569 3864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.38% 94.39% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3043 3340
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 2 March 2015.

UX Designer Salary Histogram in Manchester

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) User Experience
2 39 (84.78%) HTML
3 36 (78.26%) CSS
4 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
5 25 (54.35%) OmniGraffle
6 22 (47.83%) Mobile App
7 19 (41.30%) HTML5
8 17 (36.96%) Fireworks
9 16 (34.78%) Photoshop
9 16 (34.78%) Information Architecture
10 13 (28.26%) Axure RP
11 10 (21.74%) Web Design
12 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (17.39%) Marketing
13 8 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
13 8 (17.39%) Product Management
13 8 (17.39%) Usability Testing
14 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
15 6 (13.04%) Adobe
16 4 (8.70%) Degree
16 4 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
17 3 (6.52%) Automotive
17 3 (6.52%) Android
17 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
17 3 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
18 2 (4.35%) CSS3
18 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
18 2 (4.35%) Analytics
18 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 25 (54.35%) OmniGraffle
2 17 (36.96%) Fireworks
3 16 (34.78%) Photoshop
4 4 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (17.39%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) HTML
2 36 (78.26%) CSS
3 19 (41.30%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) CSS3
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (2.17%) WebGL
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) Flash
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.17%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 46 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (47.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Android
1 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Information Architecture
2 10 (21.74%) Web Design
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.39%) Usability Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Product Management
4 8 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.35%) UX Design
7 1 (2.17%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.17%) Logistics
7 1 (2.17%) Use Case
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) Google
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