The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of User Experience role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of User Experience in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of User Experience (UX)
Rank 850 881 832
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of User Experience 43 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.029% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 42
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £40,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £80,000 £126,750
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £40,000 £130,000
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -69.23%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of User Experience
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of User Experience in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 November 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of User Experience within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
England -1 43 £72,500 +11.53% 5
London +1 34 £80,000 +14.28% 3
South East -10 7 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire - 7 £70,000 - 1
City of London +23 5 £71,250 +9.61% 1
North West -19 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Cheshire -5 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Southwark - 1 £55,000 -

Head of User Experience
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of User Experience 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 Head of User Experience in their job title.

1 72 (80.00%) User Experience
2 29 (32.22%) E-Commerce
3 27 (30.00%) Finance
4 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (22.22%) Windows
6 19 (21.11%) Mobile App
7 18 (20.00%) Linux
8 15 (16.67%) Banking
9 13 (14.44%) Analytics
10 12 (13.33%) HTML
10 12 (13.33%) CSS
10 12 (13.33%) Axure RP
11 11 (12.22%) Android
11 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.00%) Usability Testing
14 8 (8.89%) Marketing
14 8 (8.89%) iPhone
14 8 (8.89%) OpenUP
14 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (8.89%) VMware
15 7 (7.78%) Web Design
15 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
16 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
16 6 (6.67%) Retail
16 6 (6.67%) ITIL
16 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
16 6 (6.67%) QA
17 5 (5.56%) Degree

Head of User Experience
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of User Experience 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 Head of User Experience in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) Apache
1 3 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.11%) Drupal
2 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 4 (4.44%) Firewall
2 4 (4.44%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) NFC
3 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.33%) Redis
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.22%) Selenium
2 2 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Marketing
4 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.67%) Retail
6 5 (5.56%) International Banking
7 4 (4.44%) Back Office
7 4 (4.44%) Law
8 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.22%) Publishing
8 2 (2.22%) Games
9 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) HTML
1 12 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (4.44%) Flash
3 3 (3.33%) RESTful
3 3 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.22%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.22%) jQuery
4 2 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.22%) HTML5
4 2 (2.22%) Haml
4 2 (2.22%) CSS3
4 2 (2.22%) XHTML
4 2 (2.22%) LAMP
4 2 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (80.00%) User Experience
2 19 (21.11%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.89%) iPhone
5 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.56%) Visualisation
7 4 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.33%) Replication
9 2 (2.22%) W3C
9 2 (2.22%) Web 2.0
9 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.11%) FMCG
10 1 (1.11%) Tandem
10 1 (1.11%) Open Source
10 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Linux
3 11 (12.22%) Android
4 3 (3.33%) UNIX
4 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) E-Commerce
2 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.44%) Analytics
4 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 8 (8.89%) OpenUP
7 7 (7.78%) Web Design
8 6 (6.67%) ITIL
9 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.56%) Scrum
9 5 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.44%) UX Design
10 4 (4.44%) Project Management
11 3 (3.33%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.33%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.33%) Operations Management
11 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) Perl
3 3 (3.33%) Python
3 3 (3.33%) Ruby
3 3 (3.33%) Scala
4 2 (2.22%) SQL
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
1 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) VMware
2 5 (5.56%) Citrix
3 4 (4.44%) Adobe
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) hybris
5 1 (1.11%) Facebook
5 1 (1.11%) Sybase
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