The table below looks at the statistics for the UI Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UI Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 679 661 741
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 204 220 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 176 169 140
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +30.43%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UI Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UI Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UI Designer
Salary Trend

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

UI Designer Salary Trend in the UK

UI Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UI Designer over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

UI Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

UI Designer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UI Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -13 193 £40,000 -5.88% 30
London -57 80 £50,000 +17.64% 16
South East +32 62 £37,500 -11.76% 9
City of London -9 28 £48,750 +14.70% 6
West Sussex - 21 £37,500 - 1
North West +1 18 £26,000 -5.45%
Oxfordshire +21 17 £45,000 -43.75% 4
Oxford +27 16 £47,500 -40.62% 4
Manchester -2 14 £29,000 +28.88%
Crawley - 12 £37,500 -
Berkshire +13 10 £53,750 +43.33% 1
South West -5 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire -12 10 £34,000 +3.03% 1
West Yorkshire +6 7 £38,750 +17.42% 1
Scotland +1 7 £27,750 -34.70%
Bracknell -7 7 £60,000 +14.28%
Cheltenham - 7 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £25,750 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £25,750 - 2
North East - 6 £25,750 - 3
Leeds -1 5 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Glasgow +1 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Aylesbury - 4 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +21 3 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire +16 3 £25,000 -
Reading +4 3 £43,000 +14.66%
Cheshire +1 3 £20,500 -55.67%
Mansfield - 3 £25,000 -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UI 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 UI Designer in their job title.

1 321 (83.81%) User Experience
2 294 (76.76%) HTML
3 278 (72.58%) CSS
4 200 (52.22%) Photoshop
5 192 (50.13%) JavaScript
6 162 (42.30%) Adobe
7 140 (36.55%) HTML5
8 125 (32.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 112 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (27.15%) jQuery
11 82 (21.41%) Information Architecture
12 78 (20.37%) CSS3
13 73 (19.06%) Responsive Web Design
14 68 (17.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 64 (16.71%) Degree
16 57 (14.88%) Mobile App
17 54 (14.10%) Web Design
18 49 (12.79%) Finance
18 49 (12.79%) Web Development
19 48 (12.53%) Usability Testing
19 48 (12.53%) Apple iOS
20 44 (11.49%) E-Commerce
20 44 (11.49%) Sass
21 43 (11.23%) Axure RP
22 40 (10.44%) Android
23 38 (9.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 34 (8.88%) Graphic Design
25 33 (8.62%) .NET
26 30 (7.83%) Marketing
27 26 (6.79%) Scrum

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UI 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 UI Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.70%) CMS
2 10 (2.61%) WordPress
3 8 (2.09%) Node.js
4 4 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 200 (52.22%) Photoshop
2 125 (32.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 68 (17.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (6.01%) Fireworks
5 19 (4.96%) InDesign
6 12 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (2.35%) MS Visio
8 5 (1.31%) Inkscape
9 3 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) Internet
2 2 (0.52%) DNS
2 2 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.83%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (11.23%) Axure RP
2 20 (5.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 15 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 49 (12.79%) Finance
2 30 (7.83%) Marketing
3 19 (4.96%) Retail
4 17 (4.44%) Banking
5 14 (3.66%) Games
6 10 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.83%) Publishing
7 7 (1.83%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.31%) Military
9 3 (0.78%) Automotive
9 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (76.76%) HTML
2 278 (72.58%) CSS
3 140 (36.55%) HTML5
4 104 (27.15%) jQuery
5 78 (20.37%) CSS3
6 44 (11.49%) Sass
7 38 (9.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 33 (8.62%) .NET
9 23 (6.01%) XHTML
10 19 (4.96%) AngularJS
10 19 (4.96%) Zurb Foundation
11 17 (4.44%) Ajax
12 16 (4.18%) Flash
13 15 (3.92%) LESS
14 12 (3.13%) GWT
14 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET
14 12 (3.13%) Struts
14 12 (3.13%) Spring
14 12 (3.13%) JSF
14 12 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 321 (83.81%) User Experience
2 57 (14.88%) Mobile App
3 34 (8.88%) Graphic Design
4 21 (5.48%) Animation
5 12 (3.13%) W3C
5 12 (3.13%) Social Media
6 8 (2.09%) Human Factors
6 8 (2.09%) RIA
7 7 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.31%) Open Source
9 5 (1.31%) Motion Graphics
9 5 (1.31%) NHS
9 5 (1.31%) Informatics
10 4 (1.04%) iPad
10 4 (1.04%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.78%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.53%) Apple iOS
2 40 (10.44%) Android
3 13 (3.39%) Windows
4 5 (1.31%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.52%) Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.41%) Information Architecture
3 73 (19.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 54 (14.10%) Web Design
5 49 (12.79%) Web Development
6 48 (12.53%) Usability Testing
7 44 (11.49%) E-Commerce
8 26 (6.79%) Scrum
9 23 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (6.01%) Coaching
10 21 (5.48%) UX Design
11 18 (4.70%) SEO
12 15 (3.92%) User Stories
13 14 (3.66%) Product Management
13 14 (3.66%) MVC
14 13 (3.39%) Analytics
15 11 (2.87%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (2.61%) Mentoring
17 9 (2.35%) Project Management
18 8 (2.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 192 (50.13%) JavaScript
2 15 (3.92%) Java
3 7 (1.83%) C#
3 7 (1.83%) PHP
4 6 (1.57%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.31%) SQL
6 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (16.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.83%) WCAG
2 4 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.57%) IAG
Vendors
1 162 (42.30%) Adobe
2 20 (5.22%) Twitter
3 11 (2.87%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.09%) Apple
4 8 (2.09%) iRise
5 7 (1.83%) Facebook
6 4 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.78%) Sencha
7 3 (0.78%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle
9 1 (0.26%) SAP
9 1 (0.26%) Progress
9 1 (0.26%) Sony
9 1 (0.26%) Telerik
9 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, travel loan
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: ££ Competitive & Benefits ££
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 12.5% bonus*10% final salary pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £40,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £6000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago