The table below looks at the statistics for the UX 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 UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 221 225 248
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 30 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 10
Average salary £37,500 £45,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.12% +58.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £35,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
UX 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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
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 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

UX Designer Salary Trend in the North West

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UX Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

UX Designer Salary Histogram in the North West

UX 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 UX Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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 26 £37,500 -31.81% 6
Cheshire -12 3 £20,500 -54.44% 2
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 64 (100.00%) User Experience
2 51 (79.69%) HTML
3 43 (67.19%) CSS
4 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
5 27 (42.19%) OmniGraffle
6 26 (40.63%) Mobile App
6 26 (40.63%) Photoshop
7 21 (32.81%) Fireworks
7 21 (32.81%) HTML5
8 19 (29.69%) Information Architecture
9 18 (28.13%) Adobe
10 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (21.88%) Web Design
11 14 (21.88%) Axure RP
12 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
14 9 (14.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (10.94%) Marketing
15 7 (10.94%) Rapid Prototyping
15 7 (10.94%) Usability Testing
15 7 (10.94%) Product Management
15 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (9.38%) jQuery
17 5 (7.81%) Magento
17 5 (7.81%) WordPress
17 5 (7.81%) CMS
18 4 (6.25%) Retail
18 4 (6.25%) Android
18 4 (6.25%) Degree
18 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) CMS
1 5 (7.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (42.19%) OmniGraffle
2 26 (40.63%) Photoshop
3 21 (32.81%) Fireworks
4 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (14.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (10.94%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Automotive
4 2 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (79.69%) HTML
2 43 (67.19%) CSS
3 21 (32.81%) HTML5
4 6 (9.38%) jQuery
5 2 (3.13%) CSS3
5 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) WebGL
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) Flash
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.56%) Grails
6 1 (1.56%) Sass
6 1 (1.56%) LESS
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 64 (100.00%) User Experience
2 26 (40.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) W3C
3 3 (4.69%) Animation
4 2 (3.13%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Information Architecture
2 14 (21.88%) Web Design
3 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.94%) Usability Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Product Management
5 7 (10.94%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (4.69%) User Stories
6 3 (4.69%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (4.69%) Validation
6 3 (4.69%) Line Management
7 2 (3.13%) Use Case
7 2 (3.13%) UX Design
7 2 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.56%) Web Usability
8 1 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) VCP4
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Adobe
2 2 (3.13%) Google
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