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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of UX
UK
Rank 826 930 958
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of User Experience 17 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.014% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 6
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £86,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -36.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £32,500 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £86,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £32,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -53.57%

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
79794 98559 103528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.43% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 66278 82600 85180
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 £70,000 £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 1 March 2017 within the UK.

Head of User Experience Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of User Experience
Top 8 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 1 March 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 +114 17 £80,000 +45.45% 3
London +73 12 £80,000 +23.07% 2
East of England - 4 £78,750 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £78,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £78,750 -
Welwyn - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -

Head of User Experience Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 32 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (53.13%) Adobe
3 14 (43.75%) Marketing
4 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
4 13 (40.63%) Axure RP
5 12 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (34.38%) InDesign
6 11 (34.38%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (31.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (28.13%) Wireframes
9 8 (25.00%) UX Design
10 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
10 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
11 5 (15.63%) Acrobat
11 5 (15.63%) CSS
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
12 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
12 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 3 (9.38%) Guerrilla Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Usability Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (9.38%) Analytics
13 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
14 2 (6.25%) Finance
14 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
14 2 (6.25%) Banking
14 2 (6.25%) Web Design
14 2 (6.25%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
2 12 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (34.38%) InDesign
3 11 (34.38%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (31.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (15.63%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (43.75%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Wireframes
2 8 (25.00%) UX Design
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Guerrilla Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
7 1 (3.13%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Adobe
London
Digital Gurus
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London
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Posted: 6 days ago
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