The table below looks at the statistics for the Interaction Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Interaction Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interaction Designer
Rank 858 830 862
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 41 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.040% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.043% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 23
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Interaction Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Interaction Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Interaction Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK.

Interaction Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Interaction Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Interaction Designer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Interaction Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Interaction Designer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -35 41 £57,500 +9.52% 3
London -3 37 £57,500 +9.52% 2
City of London -13 9 £38,500 -35.83%
East of England - 3 £45,000 -
Basildon - 3 £45,000 -
Essex - 3 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 - 1

Interaction Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Interaction Designer 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 Interaction Designer in their job title.

1 56 (77.78%) HTML
2 53 (73.61%) CSS
3 52 (72.22%) Axure RP
4 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
5 37 (51.39%) HTML5
6 35 (48.61%) CSS3
7 29 (40.28%) jQuery
8 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (33.33%) Adobe
9 24 (33.33%) Visualisation
10 20 (27.78%) Use Case
11 19 (26.39%) Dreamweaver
12 18 (25.00%) Web Development
13 17 (23.61%) Twitter
13 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (22.22%) Usability Testing
15 14 (19.44%) Photoshop
16 13 (18.06%) Rapid Prototyping
17 12 (16.67%) Analytics
18 10 (13.89%) XHTML
19 9 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
20 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
20 8 (11.11%) W3C
21 7 (9.72%) Finance
22 6 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
23 5 (6.94%) Validation
23 5 (6.94%) OmniGraffle
24 4 (5.56%) Degree
25 3 (4.17%) Graphic Design

Interaction Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Interaction Designer 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 Interaction Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.94%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 52 (72.22%) Axure RP
2 19 (26.39%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (77.78%) HTML
2 53 (73.61%) CSS
3 37 (51.39%) HTML5
4 35 (48.61%) CSS3
5 29 (40.28%) jQuery
6 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (13.89%) XHTML
8 2 (2.78%) XML
9 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) W3C
3 3 (4.17%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) RIA
4 2 (2.78%) Psychology
5 1 (1.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
1 3 (4.17%) Android
1 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) Use Case
3 18 (25.00%) Web Development
4 16 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 13 (18.06%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (16.67%) Analytics
7 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.94%) Validation
9 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 3 (4.17%) Workflow
9 3 (4.17%) Product Management
10 2 (2.78%) Data Management
11 1 (1.39%) User Experience Design
11 1 (1.39%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Adobe
2 17 (23.61%) Twitter
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