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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 844 810 862
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior User Experience Designer 49 67 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.063% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.067% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 45 56 24
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior User Experience Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior User Experience Designer
Top 10 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 28 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 -39 49 £52,500 +2.43% 13
London +2 44 £55,000 -12.00% 10
City of London -10 9 £60,000 - 3
Manchester -8 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North West -27 3 £37,500 -18.91% 1
South West -21 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
South East -42 1 £70,000 +86.66%
Bristol - 1 £42,500 - 1
Newbury - 1 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -

Senior User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (35.29%) Axure RP
2 34 (28.57%) HTML
3 32 (26.89%) Adobe
4 30 (25.21%) CSS
5 28 (23.53%) Mobile App
6 26 (21.85%) OmniGraffle
6 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
6 26 (21.85%) Photoshop
7 24 (20.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (18.49%) E-Commerce
9 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (15.97%) Android
11 17 (14.29%) Marketing
12 16 (13.45%) Degree
13 15 (12.61%) Usability Testing
13 15 (12.61%) Information Architecture
14 14 (11.76%) HTML5
14 14 (11.76%) Apple iOS
14 14 (11.76%) User Experience Design
14 14 (11.76%) jQuery
15 13 (10.92%) Scrum
15 13 (10.92%) Rapid Prototyping
16 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
16 11 (9.24%) Finance
16 11 (9.24%) Internet
16 11 (9.24%) Analytics
17 10 (8.40%) CSS3
17 10 (8.40%) Use Case
18 9 (7.56%) Web Development
18 9 (7.56%) Responsive Web Design

Senior User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (21.85%) OmniGraffle
1 26 (21.85%) Photoshop
2 24 (20.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.04%) InDesign
4 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) SAN
Development Applications
1 42 (35.29%) Axure RP
2 8 (6.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (14.29%) Marketing
2 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.24%) Finance
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Electronics
4 5 (4.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Automotive
5 3 (2.52%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.68%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) HTML
2 30 (25.21%) CSS
3 14 (11.76%) HTML5
3 14 (11.76%) jQuery
4 10 (8.40%) CSS3
5 7 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.68%) Ajax
6 2 (1.68%) Flash
6 2 (1.68%) XHTML
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.04%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.20%) iPad
3 5 (4.20%) iPhone
4 4 (3.36%) Psychology
5 3 (2.52%) Social Media
5 3 (2.52%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.68%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.84%) Open Source
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.84%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Android
2 14 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.49%) E-Commerce
2 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.61%) Usability Testing
3 15 (12.61%) Information Architecture
4 14 (11.76%) User Experience Design
5 13 (10.92%) Scrum
5 13 (10.92%) Rapid Prototyping
6 11 (9.24%) Analytics
7 10 (8.40%) Use Case
8 9 (7.56%) Web Development
8 9 (7.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (5.88%) User Stories
10 6 (5.04%) SEO
10 6 (5.04%) Graceful Degradation
11 5 (4.20%) B2B
11 5 (4.20%) Web Design
12 4 (3.36%) Web Analytics
12 4 (3.36%) Product Management
13 3 (2.52%) Industrial Design
14 2 (1.68%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.20%) PHP
3 2 (1.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Adobe
2 7 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (0.84%) Omniture
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