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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 731 687 717
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 165 185 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 134 136 154
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £57,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -39 155 £44,250 +4.11% 26
London -46 72 £51,250 +20.58% 12
South East -4 33 £44,250 +4.11% 5
City of London +2 22 £50,000 +17.64% 5
North West -26 14 £31,500 +26.00% 4
Yorkshire -40 12 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Surrey -4 11 £70,000 +100.00%
Manchester -6 11 £31,500 +40.00% 3
Hampshire -7 10 £43,500 -3.33%
Scotland -3 8 £34,250 -19.41%
South West -23 8 £35,000 +16.66% 1
West Yorkshire -26 8 £34,000 -9.33%
West Sussex +2 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Glasgow +1 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Crawley +1 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England -19 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Farnborough - 6 £43,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £31,500 - 1
North East - 6 £31,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £31,500 - 1
Wiltshire -2 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Leeds -32 5 £34,000 -9.33%
Basingstoke +18 4 £75,000 +167.85%
Essex 0 4 £40,000 +53.84%
Basildon - 4 £40,000 -
Oxford +15 3 £47,500 -40.62% 1
Berkshire +7 3 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Oxfordshire +3 3 £47,500 +48.43% 1
South Yorkshire -20 3 £34,000 -
Sheffield -21 3 £34,000 -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 331 (83.59%) User Experience
2 312 (78.79%) HTML
3 309 (78.03%) CSS
4 216 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 197 (49.75%) Photoshop
6 164 (41.41%) Adobe
7 142 (35.86%) HTML5
8 134 (33.84%) Adobe Illustrator
9 102 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (25.25%) CSS3
11 92 (23.23%) jQuery
12 86 (21.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 73 (18.43%) Apple iOS
14 70 (17.68%) Degree
15 69 (17.42%) Responsive Web Design
16 68 (17.17%) Android
17 55 (13.89%) Finance
18 54 (13.64%) Web Design
18 54 (13.64%) Mobile App
19 49 (12.37%) Information Architecture
20 44 (11.11%) Marketing
21 39 (9.85%) E-Commerce
22 38 (9.60%) Usability Testing
23 35 (8.84%) Axure RP
23 35 (8.84%) Graphic Design
24 34 (8.59%) InDesign
25 31 (7.83%) Web Development
25 31 (7.83%) Ajax
26 29 (7.32%) Animation
26 29 (7.32%) .NET

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (2.78%) CMS
2 6 (1.52%) WordPress
3 5 (1.26%) Node.js
4 4 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 197 (49.75%) Photoshop
2 134 (33.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 86 (21.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 34 (8.59%) InDesign
5 25 (6.31%) Adobe After Effects
6 24 (6.06%) Fireworks
7 18 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (2.78%) MS Visio
9 5 (1.26%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.25%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.02%) Intranet
2 4 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.25%) 4G
3 1 (0.25%) PBX
3 1 (0.25%) SMS
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.01%) NoSQL
1 4 (1.01%) Big Data
2 2 (0.51%) MySQL
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (8.84%) Axure RP
2 19 (4.80%) Dreamweaver
3 11 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.26%) JIRA
6 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (13.89%) Finance
2 44 (11.11%) Marketing
3 19 (4.80%) Banking
4 18 (4.55%) Games
5 17 (4.29%) Multimedia
6 13 (3.28%) Retail
6 13 (3.28%) Advertising
7 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.26%) Military
8 5 (1.26%) Interactive Media
9 3 (0.76%) Publishing
9 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (78.79%) HTML
2 309 (78.03%) CSS
3 142 (35.86%) HTML5
4 100 (25.25%) CSS3
5 92 (23.23%) jQuery
6 31 (7.83%) Ajax
7 29 (7.32%) .NET
8 28 (7.07%) Sass
9 27 (6.82%) Flash
9 27 (6.82%) XHTML
10 24 (6.06%) AngularJS
11 16 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (3.79%) ASP.NET
13 10 (2.53%) JSON
14 9 (2.27%) Zurb Foundation
15 8 (2.02%) REST
15 8 (2.02%) Backbone.js
16 6 (1.52%) GWT
16 6 (1.52%) Spring MVC
16 6 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 331 (83.59%) User Experience
2 54 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 35 (8.84%) Graphic Design
4 29 (7.32%) Animation
5 17 (4.29%) Motion Graphics
6 15 (3.79%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.02%) W3C
9 7 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.52%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.26%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.26%) Social Media
12 4 (1.01%) iPad
12 4 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.01%) iPhone
12 4 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.01%) NHS
12 4 (1.01%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 73 (18.43%) Apple iOS
2 68 (17.17%) Android
3 14 (3.54%) Windows
4 6 (1.52%) Linux
5 5 (1.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (17.42%) Responsive Web Design
3 54 (13.64%) Web Design
4 49 (12.37%) Information Architecture
5 39 (9.85%) E-Commerce
6 38 (9.60%) Usability Testing
7 31 (7.83%) Web Development
8 25 (6.31%) Scrum
9 22 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
10 18 (4.55%) SEO
10 18 (4.55%) UX Design
10 18 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (4.55%) Coaching
11 13 (3.28%) Analytics
12 12 (3.03%) Workflow
13 11 (2.78%) Mentoring
14 10 (2.53%) MVC
15 8 (2.02%) Project Management
15 8 (2.02%) Web Application Development
16 7 (1.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 22 (5.56%) PHP
3 17 (4.29%) Java
4 8 (2.02%) C#
4 8 (2.02%) SQL
5 6 (1.52%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.52%) XAML
6 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (17.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.53%) QA
2 6 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) IAG
Vendors
1 164 (41.41%) Adobe
2 10 (2.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.53%) Twitter
3 6 (1.52%) Apple
4 3 (0.76%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.76%) Sencha
5 2 (0.51%) Facebook
5 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle
6 1 (0.25%) SAP
6 1 (0.25%) Progress
6 1 (0.25%) CA
6 1 (0.25%) Sony
6 1 (0.25%) Telerik
6 1 (0.25%) Zend
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
Networking People
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Source Global
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Avios
Salary: Up to £37,500 Based On Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford Circus
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30500 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Wiltshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Posted: 27 days ago