The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 209 223 241
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 52 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
User Experience Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

User Experience Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

User Experience Designer Salary Trend in the North West

User Experience Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

User Experience Designer Salary Histogram in the North West

User Experience Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 30 £32,500 +1.56% 2
Merseyside +15 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Cheshire -3 10 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Lancashire +1 1 - -
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 97 (100.00%) User Experience
2 88 (90.72%) HTML
3 80 (82.47%) CSS
4 52 (53.61%) Photoshop
5 43 (44.33%) JavaScript
6 36 (37.11%) E-Commerce
7 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (27.84%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (25.77%) Adobe
10 23 (23.71%) Web Design
11 20 (20.62%) Axure RP
12 18 (18.56%) Fireworks
13 17 (17.53%) Automotive
14 14 (14.43%) jQuery
15 13 (13.40%) HTML5
15 13 (13.40%) Progressive Enhancement
15 13 (13.40%) OmniGraffle
16 10 (10.31%) BDD
16 10 (10.31%) TDD
17 8 (8.25%) Graphic Design
18 7 (7.22%) Rapid Prototyping
18 7 (7.22%) User Experience Design
18 7 (7.22%) Marketing
18 7 (7.22%) Usability Testing
18 7 (7.22%) Dreamweaver
18 7 (7.22%) .NET
18 7 (7.22%) Responsive Web Design
19 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
19 6 (6.19%) Adobe After Effects
19 6 (6.19%) Product Management

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (53.61%) Photoshop
2 27 (27.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (18.56%) Fireworks
4 13 (13.40%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (6.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.03%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.22%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (17.53%) Automotive
2 7 (7.22%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) Online Betting
3 3 (3.09%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (90.72%) HTML
2 80 (82.47%) CSS
3 14 (14.43%) jQuery
4 13 (13.40%) HTML5
5 7 (7.22%) .NET
6 5 (5.15%) Flash
6 5 (5.15%) WebGL
6 5 (5.15%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (2.06%) CSS3
7 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 97 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (8.25%) Graphic Design
3 6 (6.19%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.15%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.12%) W3C
6 3 (3.09%) NHS
6 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) Open Source
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Android
1 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) E-Commerce
2 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.71%) Web Design
4 13 (13.40%) Progressive Enhancement
5 10 (10.31%) BDD
5 10 (10.31%) TDD
6 7 (7.22%) Usability Testing
6 7 (7.22%) User Experience Design
6 7 (7.22%) Rapid Prototyping
6 7 (7.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.19%) Product Management
7 6 (6.19%) Time Management
8 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.12%) Information Architecture
9 4 (4.12%) Validation
9 4 (4.12%) User Stories
9 4 (4.12%) Line Management
10 3 (3.09%) B2B
11 1 (1.03%) MVC
11 1 (1.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.15%) PHP
2 5 (5.15%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Adobe
2 4 (4.12%) Apple
2 4 (4.12%) Google
3 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
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The MRJ Group
Salary: £3000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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