The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 213 230 196
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 33 32 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.48% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.49% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 67
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £46,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
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
5956 6481 7185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.37% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5003 5382 5793
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 23 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cheshire +34 7 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Lancashire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £34,000 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, UX Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) User Experience
2 53 (67.95%) Wireframes
3 45 (57.69%) HTML
3 45 (57.69%) CSS
4 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (44.87%) Photoshop
6 34 (43.59%) Axure RP
7 30 (38.46%) Prototyping
8 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
9 23 (29.49%) Marketing
10 22 (28.21%) Information Architecture
11 19 (24.36%) Degree
12 17 (21.79%) Usability Testing
13 15 (19.23%) Windows
13 15 (19.23%) Adobe
14 14 (17.95%) Adobe Illustrator
14 14 (17.95%) HTML5
14 14 (17.95%) Analytics
15 13 (16.67%) Marvel
16 12 (15.38%) Mobile First
16 12 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
16 12 (15.38%) Web Analytics
17 11 (14.10%) Web Design
17 11 (14.10%) UX Design
17 11 (14.10%) Product Management
18 10 (12.82%) Mobile App
18 10 (12.82%) Flash
18 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
19 9 (11.54%) Scrum
19 9 (11.54%) Android

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.67%) Marvel
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (44.87%) Photoshop
2 14 (17.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (10.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.56%) Flinto
7 1 (1.28%) InDesign
7 1 (1.28%) InVision
7 1 (1.28%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
1 1 (1.28%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 34 (43.59%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 23 (29.49%) Marketing
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (57.69%) CSS
1 45 (57.69%) HTML
2 14 (17.95%) HTML5
3 10 (12.82%) Flash
4 7 (8.97%) CSS3
5 3 (3.85%) jQuery
5 3 (3.85%) React
6 2 (2.56%) Ajax
6 2 (2.56%) Sass
7 1 (1.28%) EJB
7 1 (1.28%) Framer.js
7 1 (1.28%) Java EE
7 1 (1.28%) JSF
7 1 (1.28%) Spring
7 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.97%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) iPad
6 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.28%) Animation
7 1 (1.28%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Android
2 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Wireframes
2 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.46%) Prototyping
4 22 (28.21%) Information Architecture
5 17 (21.79%) Usability Testing
6 14 (17.95%) Analytics
7 12 (15.38%) Mobile First
7 12 (15.38%) Web Analytics
8 11 (14.10%) Product Management
8 11 (14.10%) UX Design
8 11 (14.10%) Web Design
9 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.54%) Rapid Prototyping
10 9 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (11.54%) Scrum
11 8 (10.26%) User Stories
12 6 (7.69%) Heuristic Evaluation
12 6 (7.69%) Kanban
13 5 (6.41%) Project Management
13 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.28%) Ruby
3 1 (1.28%) Scala
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Adobe
2 6 (7.69%) Cognizant
2 6 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
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