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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 203 212 243
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 41 37 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.55% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +7 27 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Cheshire +8 12 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside +6 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 75 (100.00%) User Experience
2 59 (78.67%) HTML
3 52 (69.33%) CSS
4 40 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 40 (53.33%) OmniGraffle
5 30 (40.00%) Axure RP
6 29 (38.67%) Photoshop
7 26 (34.67%) Mobile App
8 24 (32.00%) Web Design
9 23 (30.67%) Adobe
10 21 (28.00%) Rapid Prototyping
10 21 (28.00%) Information Architecture
10 21 (28.00%) HTML5
11 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (22.67%) Product Management
12 17 (22.67%) Marketing
12 17 (22.67%) Usability Testing
13 16 (21.33%) Fireworks
14 13 (17.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 9 (12.00%) Smartphone
15 9 (12.00%) Use Case
15 9 (12.00%) Taxonomies
15 9 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
16 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (9.33%) Sass
17 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
18 6 (8.00%) LESS
18 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
19 5 (6.67%) Degree
20 4 (5.33%) UX Design

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (4.00%) CMS
1 3 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (53.33%) OmniGraffle
2 29 (38.67%) Photoshop
3 16 (21.33%) Fireworks
4 13 (17.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (40.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (22.67%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (78.67%) HTML
2 52 (69.33%) CSS
3 21 (28.00%) HTML5
4 7 (9.33%) Sass
5 6 (8.00%) LESS
6 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.00%) Grails
7 2 (2.67%) CSS3
7 2 (2.67%) Flash
8 1 (1.33%) .NET
8 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.33%) jQuery
8 1 (1.33%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (1.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (100.00%) User Experience
2 26 (34.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 9 (12.00%) Taxonomies
4 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Animation
6 1 (1.33%) W3C
6 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Web Design
2 21 (28.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 21 (28.00%) Information Architecture
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.67%) Product Management
4 17 (22.67%) Usability Testing
5 9 (12.00%) Use Case
6 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.33%) UX Design
9 3 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.00%) User Stories
10 2 (2.67%) Analytics
10 2 (2.67%) Data Management
11 1 (1.33%) Validation
11 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.33%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.33%) Line Management
11 1 (1.33%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.33%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Adobe
2 2 (2.67%) iRise
2 2 (2.67%) Google
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