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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Interface Designer
Rank 720 692 743
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 179 244 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 193 134
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015 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 27 April 2015. 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 -20 177 £41,250 +3.12% 36
London -35 81 £45,000 +12.50% 13
South East +27 35 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North West +1 28 £34,250 +7.03% 3
City of London -3 23 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Manchester +18 16 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +20 13 £42,500 -19.43% 5
Cheshire -6 11 £33,500 +4.68% 2
Kent +18 9 £35,000 - 1
Surrey - 9 £47,500 -
Berkshire -5 8 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands - 8 £35,000 - 3
Chester +15 7 £32,500 - 1
Northampton - 7 £42,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £40,000 - 1
South West -23 6 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 4
Barton-upon-Humber - 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +17 3 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £30,000 -25.00% 2
East of England +5 3 £30,000 -25.00% 2
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 2
Reading - 3 £75,000 -
Salford - 3 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £30,000 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £31,500 -
Farnham - 3 £52,500 -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 313 (81.94%) User Experience
2 240 (62.83%) HTML
3 220 (57.59%) CSS
4 185 (48.43%) Photoshop
5 147 (38.48%) JavaScript
6 125 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (31.41%) Adobe
8 109 (28.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 98 (25.65%) HTML5
10 91 (23.82%) jQuery
11 83 (21.73%) Information Architecture
12 70 (18.32%) Degree
13 65 (17.02%) Mobile App
14 63 (16.49%) Axure RP
15 58 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
16 55 (14.40%) Web Design
16 55 (14.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 53 (13.87%) CSS3
17 53 (13.87%) Finance
18 47 (12.30%) Usability Testing
19 45 (11.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 45 (11.78%) E-Commerce
19 45 (11.78%) Scrum
20 44 (11.52%) Web Development
21 39 (10.21%) Graphic Design
22 35 (9.16%) Sass
23 30 (7.85%) LESS
24 27 (7.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
25 24 (6.28%) Product Management
26 22 (5.76%) Apple iOS

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 21 (5.50%) WordPress
2 12 (3.14%) CMS
3 8 (2.09%) Node.js
4 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.79%) nginx
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
6 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 185 (48.43%) Photoshop
2 109 (28.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 55 (14.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (3.40%) InDesign
5 9 (2.36%) Fireworks
5 9 (2.36%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) Internet
2 3 (0.79%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (1.05%) NoSQL
2 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (16.49%) Axure RP
2 27 (7.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (13.87%) Finance
2 21 (5.50%) Marketing
3 18 (4.71%) Games
4 17 (4.45%) Retail
5 13 (3.40%) Banking
6 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.36%) Automotive
7 9 (2.36%) Publishing
8 4 (1.05%) Advertising
8 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.79%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.52%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.52%) French Language
10 2 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (62.83%) HTML
2 220 (57.59%) CSS
3 98 (25.65%) HTML5
4 91 (23.82%) jQuery
5 53 (13.87%) CSS3
6 45 (11.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 35 (9.16%) Sass
8 30 (7.85%) LESS
9 18 (4.71%) AngularJS
10 15 (3.93%) .NET
11 14 (3.66%) XHTML
12 13 (3.40%) Zurb Foundation
13 10 (2.62%) Ajax
14 9 (2.36%) Flash
15 8 (2.09%) Backbone.js
16 6 (1.57%) Ember.js
16 6 (1.57%) Spring MVC
16 6 (1.57%) GWT
16 6 (1.57%) Spring
16 6 (1.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 313 (81.94%) User Experience
2 65 (17.02%) Mobile App
3 39 (10.21%) Graphic Design
4 19 (4.97%) RIA
5 16 (4.19%) Human Factors
6 13 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.09%) Social Media
8 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.57%) iPhone
9 6 (1.57%) Animation
9 6 (1.57%) W3C
10 3 (0.79%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.79%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.79%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.79%) Life Science
10 3 (0.79%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.79%) Social Network
10 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.76%) Apple iOS
2 20 (5.24%) Android
3 4 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (1.05%) Windows
4 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (21.73%) Information Architecture
3 58 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 55 (14.40%) Web Design
5 47 (12.30%) Usability Testing
6 45 (11.78%) Scrum
6 45 (11.78%) E-Commerce
7 44 (11.52%) Web Development
8 24 (6.28%) Product Management
9 19 (4.97%) UX Design
9 19 (4.97%) User Stories
10 13 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.36%) MVC
11 9 (2.36%) Data Modelling
11 9 (2.36%) Analytics
12 8 (2.09%) Use Case
13 7 (1.83%) Rapid Prototyping
14 6 (1.57%) Mobile Development
14 6 (1.57%) B2B
14 6 (1.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (38.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (3.66%) Java
3 10 (2.62%) PHP
4 6 (1.57%) SQL
5 5 (1.31%) C#
6 3 (0.79%) Ruby
7 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.26%) XAML
8 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (18.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.05%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.31%) IAG
Vendors
1 120 (31.41%) Adobe
2 14 (3.66%) Twitter
3 9 (2.36%) iRise
4 8 (2.09%) Facebook
5 5 (1.31%) Google
6 4 (1.05%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.79%) Apple
7 3 (0.79%) Sencha
8 1 (0.26%) Telerik
8 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle
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