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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 227 199 226
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 27 58 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.79% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.83% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 19 £40,000 +22.13% 2
Cheshire +3 7 £30,000 +9.09% 3
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (100.00%) User Experience
2 45 (67.16%) HTML
3 44 (65.67%) CSS
4 33 (49.25%) Axure RP
5 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
6 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (43.28%) Adobe
8 27 (40.30%) Photoshop
9 26 (38.81%) OmniGraffle
10 24 (35.82%) Rapid Prototyping
11 22 (32.84%) Marketing
12 19 (28.36%) Smartphone
12 19 (28.36%) Web Design
13 18 (26.87%) Usability Testing
13 18 (26.87%) HTML5
14 17 (25.37%) Information Architecture
15 16 (23.88%) Product Management
15 16 (23.88%) Mobile First
16 14 (20.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 13 (19.40%) Apple iOS
17 13 (19.40%) Android
17 13 (19.40%) Taxonomies
18 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
19 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
19 10 (14.93%) Adobe Illustrator
20 8 (11.94%) CSS3
20 8 (11.94%) Windows
20 8 (11.94%) Degree
20 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 7 (10.45%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (5.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Photoshop
2 26 (38.81%) OmniGraffle
3 14 (20.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (14.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (8.96%) MS Office
6 5 (7.46%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.49%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (49.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (32.84%) Marketing
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (67.16%) HTML
2 44 (65.67%) CSS
3 18 (26.87%) HTML5
4 8 (11.94%) CSS3
5 7 (10.45%) Sass
5 7 (10.45%) jQuery
6 6 (8.96%) LESS
7 1 (1.49%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) Flash
7 1 (1.49%) Ajax
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.49%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 67 (100.00%) User Experience
2 19 (28.36%) Smartphone
3 13 (19.40%) Taxonomies
4 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) W3C
6 1 (1.49%) Psychology
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Android
1 13 (19.40%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Rapid Prototyping
3 19 (28.36%) Web Design
4 18 (26.87%) Usability Testing
5 17 (25.37%) Information Architecture
6 16 (23.88%) Product Management
6 16 (23.88%) Mobile First
7 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (10.45%) Kanban
9 7 (10.45%) Scrum
9 7 (10.45%) Use Case
10 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.97%) User Stories
10 4 (5.97%) UX Design
11 3 (4.48%) Data Management
12 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.49%) Benchmarking
13 1 (1.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Adobe
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) iRise
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