The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 190 232 235
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 52 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 47 9 19
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6797 6804 7219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.81% 94.76% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5515 5834 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
User Experience Designer
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +26 32 £32,750 -12.66% 3
Merseyside +6 12 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Cheshire +6 9 £27,500 -21.42% 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 1 August 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 74 (85.06%) HTML
2 61 (70.11%) CSS
3 36 (41.38%) Photoshop
3 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 26 (29.89%) E-Commerce
5 20 (22.99%) Web Design
5 20 (22.99%) Adobe
5 20 (22.99%) Axure RP
6 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (19.54%) HTML5
8 13 (14.94%) jQuery
9 10 (11.49%) TDD
9 10 (11.49%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (11.49%) BDD
9 10 (11.49%) Progressive Enhancement
10 9 (10.34%) Automotive
11 8 (9.20%) Fireworks
11 8 (9.20%) XAML
11 8 (9.20%) NHS
11 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
12 7 (8.05%) Rapid Prototyping
12 7 (8.05%) Usability Testing
12 7 (8.05%) Graphic Design
12 7 (8.05%) Marketing
12 7 (8.05%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (8.05%) .NET
13 6 (6.90%) WebTrends
13 6 (6.90%) User Experience Design
13 6 (6.90%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (41.38%) Photoshop
2 17 (19.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (11.49%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (9.20%) Fireworks
5 5 (5.75%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Axure RP
2 7 (8.05%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (10.34%) Automotive
2 7 (8.05%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.15%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (85.06%) HTML
2 61 (70.11%) CSS
3 17 (19.54%) HTML5
4 13 (14.94%) jQuery
5 7 (8.05%) .NET
6 5 (5.75%) HTML5 Canvas
6 5 (5.75%) WebGL
6 5 (5.75%) Flash
7 2 (2.30%) CSS3
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) NHS
1 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.05%) Graphic Design
3 5 (5.75%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Open Source
5 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
1 5 (5.75%) Android
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) E-Commerce
2 20 (22.99%) Web Design
3 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.49%) TDD
4 10 (11.49%) BDD
4 10 (11.49%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (8.05%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (8.05%) Usability Testing
6 6 (6.90%) User Experience Design
6 6 (6.90%) Product Management
6 6 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.45%) B2B
8 3 (3.45%) Information Architecture
9 2 (2.30%) Pair Programming
9 2 (2.30%) Time Management
10 1 (1.15%) MVVM
10 1 (1.15%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.15%) Web Development
10 1 (1.15%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.20%) XAML
3 5 (5.75%) Java
4 4 (4.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Adobe
2 3 (3.45%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.15%) ClickTale
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