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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of UX
Rank 900 951 981
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of User Experience 21 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.012% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.012% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 26
Median salary £91,250 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £61,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £140,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

Head of User Experience Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of User Experience
Top 6 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 25 June 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
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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
England +61 21 £91,250 +14.06% 1
London +52 20 £92,500 +8.82% 1
City of London +45 2 £86,250 -7.75%
North West +18 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Liverpool - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -

Head of User Experience Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (55.26%) Wireframes
3 14 (36.84%) HTML
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) CSS
4 12 (31.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (28.95%) Mobile App
5 11 (28.95%) Axure RP
5 11 (28.95%) Photoshop
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.05%) Web Development
8 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
8 7 (18.42%) Information Architecture
9 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Graphic Design
10 5 (13.16%) Marketing
10 5 (13.16%) Android
10 5 (13.16%) UX Design
10 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
11 4 (10.53%) Advertising
11 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.53%) Windows
12 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.89%) Adobe
12 3 (7.89%) Workflow
12 3 (7.89%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (5.26%) Prototyping

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 12 (31.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (28.95%) Photoshop
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (7.89%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (5.26%) InDesign
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (2.63%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) CSS
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (28.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.16%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Fintech
4 1 (2.63%) Psychology
4 1 (2.63%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Android
1 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Wireframes
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Web Development
4 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) Information Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (13.16%) UX Design
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Workflow
9 2 (5.26%) Prototyping
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
10 1 (2.63%) Analytics
10 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.63%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (2.63%) Usability Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Web Analytics
10 1 (2.63%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) C
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe
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