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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 206 211 227
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 38 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.56% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.58% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 6
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £37,800 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 27 £32,500 - 5
Cheshire +18 7 £54,000 +163.41% 3
Lancashire +21 4 £30,000 +20.00% 1
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (50.00%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 24 (37.50%) Adobe
4 23 (35.94%) Photoshop
4 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
5 20 (31.25%) Web Design
5 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (29.69%) Axure RP
7 17 (26.56%) Rapid Prototyping
8 15 (23.44%) Usability Testing
9 13 (20.31%) Mobile App
9 13 (20.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (20.31%) Marketing
10 12 (18.75%) Mobile First
11 11 (17.19%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (17.19%) Product Management
12 10 (15.63%) Degree
12 10 (15.63%) Front End Development
13 9 (14.06%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (14.06%) Information Architecture
14 8 (12.50%) HTML5
14 8 (12.50%) jQuery
15 7 (10.94%) WordPress
15 7 (10.94%) Content Management
16 6 (9.38%) PHP
16 6 (9.38%) .NET
16 6 (9.38%) Workflow
16 6 (9.38%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (10.94%) WordPress
2 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Photoshop
2 11 (17.19%) OmniGraffle
3 9 (14.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.31%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) CSS
1 32 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) HTML5
2 8 (12.50%) jQuery
3 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) CSS3
4 4 (6.25%) Spring
4 4 (6.25%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (20.31%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.25%) Psychology
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (31.25%) Web Design
2 17 (26.56%) Rapid Prototyping
3 15 (23.44%) Usability Testing
4 13 (20.31%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (18.75%) Mobile First
6 11 (17.19%) Product Management
7 10 (15.63%) Front End Development
8 9 (14.06%) Information Architecture
9 7 (10.94%) Content Management
10 6 (9.38%) Kanban
10 6 (9.38%) Scrum
10 6 (9.38%) Workflow
11 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.25%) MVC
12 3 (4.69%) Analytics
13 2 (3.13%) UX Design
13 2 (3.13%) Web Analytics
14 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.38%) PHP
3 4 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) Google
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