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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of UX
Rank 886 955 950
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of User Experience 22 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 31
Median salary £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,150 £70,250 £52,454
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £135,350 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 - £52,454

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 July 2016 within the UK.

Head of User Experience Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of User Experience
Top 9 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 July 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 +69 22 £87,500 +6.06% 1
London +44 19 £92,500 +12.12%
City of London +57 4 £74,250 -20.58%
East of England - 2 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £75,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -

Head of User Experience Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (53.33%) Wireframes
3 17 (37.78%) Axure RP
4 15 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (31.11%) HTML
5 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.67%) Photoshop
8 11 (24.44%) Mobile App
9 9 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (20.00%) Adobe
10 8 (17.78%) Web Development
10 8 (17.78%) UX Design
10 8 (17.78%) Information Architecture
11 7 (15.56%) Marketing
11 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
12 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
13 5 (11.11%) Android
13 5 (11.11%) Graphic Design
13 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (11.11%) InDesign
13 5 (11.11%) InVision
13 5 (11.11%) Marvel
14 4 (8.89%) Advertising
14 4 (8.89%) Windows
14 4 (8.89%) Mentoring

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 5 (11.11%) Marvel
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (26.67%) Photoshop
3 9 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (11.11%) InDesign
4 5 (11.11%) InVision
5 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (2.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
2 4 (8.89%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) CSS
1 14 (31.11%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (24.44%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.11%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.22%) Psychology
4 1 (2.22%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Android
1 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Wireframes
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Information Architecture
3 8 (17.78%) UX Design
3 8 (17.78%) Web Development
4 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 3 (6.67%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Usability Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Analytics
10 1 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.22%) Investment Management
10 1 (2.22%) Web Analytics
10 1 (2.22%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) C
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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