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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 161 166 183
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 25 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -35.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
3752 3521 4179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.73% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3249 3085 3711
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £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 26 January 2015.

UX Designer Salary Histogram in Manchester

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 49 (100.00%) User Experience
2 44 (89.80%) HTML
3 43 (87.76%) CSS
4 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
5 24 (48.98%) Photoshop
6 21 (42.86%) Fireworks
7 19 (38.78%) E-Commerce
7 19 (38.78%) OmniGraffle
8 18 (36.73%) Mobile App
9 15 (30.61%) HTML5
10 13 (26.53%) Information Architecture
11 10 (20.41%) Automotive
11 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (20.41%) Web Design
12 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.24%) Axure RP
13 6 (12.24%) Rapid Prototyping
13 6 (12.24%) Product Management
13 6 (12.24%) Marketing
13 6 (12.24%) Usability Testing
14 5 (10.20%) Time Management
15 4 (8.16%) Adobe
16 3 (6.12%) Google
17 2 (4.08%) Adobe After Effects
17 2 (4.08%) Apple
17 2 (4.08%) B2B
17 2 (4.08%) PHP
17 2 (4.08%) UX Design
17 2 (4.08%) CSS3
17 2 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 24 (48.98%) Photoshop
2 21 (42.86%) Fireworks
3 19 (38.78%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.04%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (20.41%) Automotive
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (89.80%) HTML
2 43 (87.76%) CSS
3 15 (30.61%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (2.04%) WebGL
5 1 (2.04%) Flash
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (36.73%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Android
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) E-Commerce
2 13 (26.53%) Information Architecture
3 10 (20.41%) Web Design
4 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.24%) Usability Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Product Management
5 6 (12.24%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (10.20%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) UX Design
7 2 (4.08%) B2B
7 2 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.04%) Analytics
8 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.04%) Logistics
8 1 (2.04%) Web Usability
8 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe
2 3 (6.12%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago