The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 161 146 153
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £32,250 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £29,250 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £46,250 £39,150
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.28% +2.70%
UX Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UX Designer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UX Designer across the Scotland region.

UX Designer Salary Trend in Scotland

UX Designer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Glasgow -6 3 £32,250 -14.00%
Edinburgh -14 3 - - 5
UX Designer
UK

UX Designer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) UX Design
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 2 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) W3C
5 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
2 3 (21.43%) UX Design
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
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