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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 202 218 234
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 57 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 15 18
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £37,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -4.43%
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
6966 6447 7071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.17% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 5536 6121
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 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 28 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 +16 37 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Merseyside +14 12 £30,000 -14.28%
Cheshire -2 9 £27,500 -21.42%
Lancashire -2 1 - -
User Experience Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 85 (90.43%) HTML
2 75 (79.79%) CSS
3 46 (48.94%) Photoshop
4 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
5 35 (37.23%) E-Commerce
6 22 (23.40%) Adobe
6 22 (23.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (23.40%) Web Design
7 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (20.21%) Axure RP
9 15 (15.96%) Automotive
10 14 (14.89%) Fireworks
10 14 (14.89%) HTML5
11 13 (13.83%) jQuery
12 11 (11.70%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (10.64%) BDD
13 10 (10.64%) Progressive Enhancement
13 10 (10.64%) TDD
14 7 (7.45%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (7.45%) .NET
14 7 (7.45%) Rapid Prototyping
14 7 (7.45%) Graphic Design
14 7 (7.45%) Usability Testing
14 7 (7.45%) Marketing
14 7 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (6.38%) Adobe After Effects
15 6 (6.38%) Time Management
15 6 (6.38%) User Experience Design
15 6 (6.38%) Product Management
15 6 (6.38%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (48.94%) Photoshop
2 22 (23.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (14.89%) Fireworks
4 11 (11.70%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (6.38%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.06%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (15.96%) Automotive
2 7 (7.45%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Online Betting
3 3 (3.19%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (90.43%) HTML
2 75 (79.79%) CSS
3 14 (14.89%) HTML5
4 13 (13.83%) jQuery
5 7 (7.45%) .NET
6 5 (5.32%) Flash
6 5 (5.32%) HTML5 Canvas
6 5 (5.32%) WebGL
7 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.13%) CSS3
8 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Graphic Design
2 6 (6.38%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.32%) NHS
3 5 (5.32%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) W3C
5 1 (1.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Android
1 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) E-Commerce
2 22 (23.40%) Web Design
3 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.64%) BDD
4 10 (10.64%) Progressive Enhancement
4 10 (10.64%) TDD
5 7 (7.45%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (7.45%) Usability Testing
5 7 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (6.38%) Time Management
6 6 (6.38%) User Experience Design
6 6 (6.38%) Product Management
7 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.19%) B2B
9 2 (2.13%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.06%) User Stories
10 1 (1.06%) Scrum
10 1 (1.06%) MVC
10 1 (1.06%) Validation
10 1 (1.06%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.32%) XAML
2 5 (5.32%) PHP
2 5 (5.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Adobe
2 4 (4.26%) Apple
2 4 (4.26%) Google
3 1 (1.06%) EPiServer
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Blue Town Online
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 22 days ago