The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior User Experience Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior User Experience Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 829 796 865
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior User Experience Designer 58 77 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.072% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.077% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 30
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +63.79%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Senior User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior User Experience Designer
Salary Trend

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

Senior User Experience Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior User Experience Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior User Experience Designer over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior User Experience Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior User Experience Designer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior User Experience Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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 58 £50,000 -4.76% 7
London -6 52 £50,000 -23.07% 6
City of London -13 13 £48,000 -23.20% 3
Manchester -13 2 £37,500 -25.00%
North West -18 2 £37,500 -18.91%
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
South West -21 1 £42,500 +41.66%
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £30,000 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -

Senior User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior User Experience 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 Senior User Experience Designer in their job title.

1 131 (100.00%) User Experience
2 47 (35.88%) Axure RP
3 40 (30.53%) Adobe
4 38 (29.01%) HTML
5 34 (25.95%) CSS
5 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (23.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
8 29 (22.14%) Photoshop
9 27 (20.61%) OmniGraffle
9 27 (20.61%) Mobile App
10 24 (18.32%) Android
11 21 (16.03%) E-Commerce
12 19 (14.50%) Apple iOS
12 19 (14.50%) User Experience Design
13 18 (13.74%) Information Architecture
14 17 (12.98%) HTML5
14 17 (12.98%) Analytics
14 17 (12.98%) Marketing
14 17 (12.98%) Degree
15 14 (10.69%) jQuery
16 13 (9.92%) Usability Testing
16 13 (9.92%) Scrum
16 13 (9.92%) Rapid Prototyping
17 12 (9.16%) CSS3
17 12 (9.16%) Use Case
18 10 (7.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (7.63%) Internet

Senior User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior User Experience 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 Senior User Experience Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (23.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 29 (22.14%) Photoshop
3 27 (20.61%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (5.34%) Fireworks
5 5 (3.82%) InDesign
6 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (35.88%) Axure RP
2 10 (7.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (3.82%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (12.98%) Marketing
2 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.11%) Finance
4 7 (5.34%) Electronics
5 6 (4.58%) Banking
6 5 (3.82%) Retail
6 5 (3.82%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.29%) Automotive
8 2 (1.53%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.53%) Games
9 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.01%) HTML
2 34 (25.95%) CSS
3 17 (12.98%) HTML5
4 14 (10.69%) jQuery
5 12 (9.16%) CSS3
6 7 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.29%) Ajax
7 3 (2.29%) Flash
8 2 (1.53%) XHTML
9 1 (0.76%) Sass
9 1 (0.76%) LESS
9 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 131 (100.00%) User Experience
2 27 (20.61%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.34%) Psychology
5 6 (4.58%) Digital Media
5 6 (4.58%) iPhone
6 5 (3.82%) iPad
7 3 (2.29%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.53%) Social Media
8 2 (1.53%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.53%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.76%) Open Source
9 1 (0.76%) IPTV
9 1 (0.76%) RIA
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.32%) Android
2 19 (14.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.03%) E-Commerce
3 19 (14.50%) User Experience Design
4 18 (13.74%) Information Architecture
5 17 (12.98%) Analytics
6 13 (9.92%) Usability Testing
6 13 (9.92%) Scrum
6 13 (9.92%) Rapid Prototyping
7 12 (9.16%) Use Case
8 10 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.11%) User Stories
10 7 (5.34%) Web Development
11 6 (4.58%) SEO
11 6 (4.58%) Graceful Degradation
12 5 (3.82%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.82%) B2B
13 4 (3.05%) Web Design
13 4 (3.05%) Web Analytics
13 4 (3.05%) Product Management
14 3 (2.29%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.82%) PHP
3 2 (1.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Adobe
2 7 (5.34%) Twitter
3 1 (0.76%) Omniture
3 1 (0.76%) Google
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
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