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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 195 196 241
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 39 52 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.75% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.79% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,750 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.63%
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 6608 7127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.15% 94.78% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4965 5327 6109
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 £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -8 21 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Cheshire +10 17 £35,750 +19.16% 3
Merseyside +3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 72 (100.00%) User Experience
2 53 (73.61%) HTML
3 50 (69.44%) CSS
4 40 (55.56%) Axure RP
5 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
6 35 (48.61%) OmniGraffle
7 29 (40.28%) Adobe
8 28 (38.89%) Photoshop
9 25 (34.72%) Rapid Prototyping
10 23 (31.94%) Marketing
10 23 (31.94%) Web Design
11 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (29.17%) HTML5
13 18 (25.00%) Product Management
13 18 (25.00%) Usability Testing
13 18 (25.00%) Mobile First
14 17 (23.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 17 (23.61%) Smartphone
14 17 (23.61%) Information Architecture
15 16 (22.22%) Taxonomies
16 15 (20.83%) Mobile App
17 11 (15.28%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (13.89%) Use Case
19 9 (12.50%) Android
19 9 (12.50%) Fireworks
19 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
20 8 (11.11%) Sass
21 7 (9.72%) Adobe Illustrator
21 7 (9.72%) LESS
21 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (48.61%) OmniGraffle
2 28 (38.89%) Photoshop
3 17 (23.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (12.50%) Fireworks
5 7 (9.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (8.33%) MS Office
7 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.39%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (55.56%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (31.94%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (73.61%) HTML
2 50 (69.44%) CSS
3 21 (29.17%) HTML5
4 8 (11.11%) Sass
5 7 (9.72%) LESS
6 5 (6.94%) CSS3
7 3 (4.17%) Web Services
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (4.17%) Grails
7 3 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.39%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 72 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (23.61%) Smartphone
3 16 (22.22%) Taxonomies
4 15 (20.83%) Mobile App
5 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Android
1 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Rapid Prototyping
2 23 (31.94%) Web Design
3 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.00%) Usability Testing
4 18 (25.00%) Product Management
4 18 (25.00%) Mobile First
5 17 (23.61%) Information Architecture
6 11 (15.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (13.89%) Use Case
8 4 (5.56%) UX Design
8 4 (5.56%) User Stories
9 3 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.17%) Data Management
10 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.78%) Scrum
10 2 (2.78%) Kanban
11 1 (1.39%) Validation
11 1 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.39%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) Ruby
2 3 (4.17%) C#
2 3 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Adobe
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) iRise
4 1 (1.39%) Google
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