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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of User Experience (UX)
Rank 866 865 860
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of User Experience 38 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.039% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.041% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 15
Average salary £80,000 £85,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,454 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £125,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £52,454 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+52.51% -19.30%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Head of User Experience Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of User Experience
Top 22 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 4 September 2015. 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 +3 38 £80,000 -5.88% 10
London -9 28 £88,750 +4.41% 4
City of London +36 11 £92,500 +19.35%
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 - 3
South East +10 2 £62,500 -3.84% 1
East Midlands -4 2 £80,000 +52.51%
Nottingham -7 2 £80,000 +52.51%
Nottinghamshire -16 2 £80,000 +52.51%
West Sussex - 2 £62,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £80,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £80,000 -
Derby - 2 £80,000 -
Leicester - 2 £80,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £62,500 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Wetherby - 2 £42,500 - 3
Chippenham - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £90,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Head of User Experience
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 42 (85.71%) User Experience
2 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
3 12 (24.49%) HTML
3 12 (24.49%) CSS
4 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Marketing
5 8 (16.33%) Information Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) Usability Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Product Management
6 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 7 (14.29%) Retail
7 5 (10.20%) Linux
7 5 (10.20%) Benchmarking
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.16%) DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) UX Design
8 4 (8.16%) Law
8 4 (8.16%) Human Factors
9 3 (6.12%) Degree
9 3 (6.12%) Graphic Design
9 3 (6.12%) Multimedia
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) B2C
9 3 (6.12%) PHP
9 3 (6.12%) Java

Head of User Experience
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (4.08%) Kentico
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
2 1 (2.04%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (4.08%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.33%) Marketing
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 3 (6.12%) Multimedia
5 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.08%) Front Office
5 2 (4.08%) Finance
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) HTML
1 12 (24.49%) CSS
2 2 (4.08%) LAMP
2 2 (4.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.04%) Yii
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.04%) Flash
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (85.71%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Human Factors
4 3 (6.12%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.08%) Psychology
5 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) VMS
2 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) Usability Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Information Architecture
4 7 (14.29%) Product Management
4 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.20%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Benchmarking
6 4 (8.16%) UX Design
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) B2C
8 2 (4.08%) ERP
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL
8 2 (4.08%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.12%) PHP
2 3 (6.12%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Adobe
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.04%) Apple
2 1 (2.04%) VMware
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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