The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of User Experience featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of UX
UK
Rank 833 933 928
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of User Experience 12 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 8
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £44,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £79,500 £80,750
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +26.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of User Experience
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of User Experience in the job title.

Head of User Experience Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of User Experience
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of User Experience within the UK.

Head of User Experience Salary Trend in the UK

Head of User Experience
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of User Experience over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Head of User Experience Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of User Experience
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of User Experience within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
England +64 12 £75,000 +15.38% 5
Hertfordshire - 7 £75,000 - 1
East of England - 7 £75,000 - 1
London +47 5 £80,000 +18.51% 4
Welwyn - 5 £75,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £75,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £110,000 - 1

Head of User Experience Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Head of User Experience 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 featuring Head of User Experience in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (45.16%) Adobe
3 12 (38.71%) Axure RP
4 11 (35.48%) Photoshop
4 11 (35.48%) Marketing
5 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (29.03%) InDesign
6 9 (29.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (29.03%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (22.58%) Wireframes
7 7 (22.58%) UX Design
8 5 (16.13%) Prototyping
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) Acrobat
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
9 4 (12.90%) Usability Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) Web Design
10 3 (9.68%) Games
10 3 (9.68%) Guerrilla Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
11 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
11 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (6.45%) Scrum
11 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
11 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce

Head of User Experience Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Photoshop
2 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (29.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (29.03%) InDesign
3 9 (29.03%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (12.90%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) UX Design
1 7 (22.58%) Wireframes
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Prototyping
3 4 (12.90%) Usability Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Guerrilla Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Web Design
5 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Adobe
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum +Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + BENS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £75000 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago