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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Interface Designer
Rank 711 684 744
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 179 223 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 148 168 109
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £31,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -24 176 £45,000 +12.50% 47
London -39 82 £45,000 - 26
South East +14 43 £47,500 +11.76% 5
City of London -19 30 £40,000 -5.88% 10
North West +10 26 £32,500 +0.77% 6
Manchester +16 17 £30,750 -12.14% 5
Surrey +10 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Berkshire -7 12 £52,500 +10.52%
East Midlands +18 9 £42,500 -19.43% 6
Cheshire -5 8 £33,000 +2.32% 1
Oxfordshire +15 6 £50,000 +47.05%
South West -18 6 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Northamptonshire - 6 £42,500 - 2
Northampton - 6 £42,500 - 2
Kent +20 5 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Chester +17 5 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £31,000 -4.61%
Bristol - 5 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 1
Oxford +5 4 £50,000 -
Reading - 4 £72,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £28,750 -
West Yorkshire -4 3 £31,000 -4.61%
West Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Farnham - 3 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £45,000 - 2
Salford - 3 £29,000 -
Woking - 2 £45,000 -
York - 2 £37,500 -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 311 (80.36%) User Experience
2 259 (66.93%) HTML
3 236 (60.98%) CSS
4 184 (47.55%) Photoshop
5 156 (40.31%) JavaScript
6 132 (34.11%) Adobe
7 129 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (28.94%) HTML5
9 107 (27.65%) Adobe Illustrator
10 105 (27.13%) jQuery
11 79 (20.41%) Information Architecture
12 69 (17.83%) Degree
13 68 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
14 62 (16.02%) Mobile App
15 61 (15.76%) Web Design
16 59 (15.25%) CSS3
17 58 (14.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 56 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 54 (13.95%) Finance
20 53 (13.70%) Axure RP
20 53 (13.70%) Usability Testing
21 49 (12.66%) Web Development
22 46 (11.89%) E-Commerce
23 37 (9.56%) Sass
24 36 (9.30%) Scrum
24 36 (9.30%) Graphic Design
25 30 (7.75%) LESS
26 24 (6.20%) Product Management
27 23 (5.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
27 23 (5.94%) WordPress

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (5.94%) WordPress
2 16 (4.13%) CMS
3 8 (2.07%) Node.js
4 5 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.78%) nginx
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
6 2 (0.52%) IIS
6 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 184 (47.55%) Photoshop
2 107 (27.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 58 (14.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (4.13%) Fireworks
5 13 (3.36%) InDesign
6 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.81%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.58%) Internet
2 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) DNS
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
1 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
2 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (13.70%) Axure RP
2 23 (5.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (13.95%) Finance
2 23 (5.94%) Marketing
3 18 (4.65%) Retail
4 16 (4.13%) Banking
5 15 (3.88%) Games
6 11 (2.84%) Publishing
6 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.81%) Automotive
8 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.52%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 2 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (66.93%) HTML
2 236 (60.98%) CSS
3 112 (28.94%) HTML5
4 105 (27.13%) jQuery
5 59 (15.25%) CSS3
6 56 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 37 (9.56%) Sass
8 30 (7.75%) LESS
9 23 (5.94%) AngularJS
9 23 (5.94%) .NET
10 20 (5.17%) XHTML
11 19 (4.91%) Zurb Foundation
12 16 (4.13%) Ajax
13 9 (2.33%) Spring
13 9 (2.33%) JSF
13 9 (2.33%) Struts
13 9 (2.33%) Spring MVC
13 9 (2.33%) PrimeFaces
13 9 (2.33%) GWT
14 8 (2.07%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 311 (80.36%) User Experience
2 62 (16.02%) Mobile App
3 36 (9.30%) Graphic Design
4 19 (4.91%) RIA
5 16 (4.13%) Human Factors
6 12 (3.10%) Social Media
7 11 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.55%) W3C
10 5 (1.29%) Animation
10 5 (1.29%) NHS
10 5 (1.29%) Informatics
10 5 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.03%) iPhone
11 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.03%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.78%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.78%) Interactive TV
12 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.94%) Apple iOS
2 20 (5.17%) Android
3 5 (1.29%) Windows
4 4 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (20.41%) Information Architecture
3 68 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 61 (15.76%) Web Design
5 53 (13.70%) Usability Testing
6 49 (12.66%) Web Development
7 46 (11.89%) E-Commerce
8 36 (9.30%) Scrum
9 24 (6.20%) Product Management
10 20 (5.17%) UX Design
11 17 (4.39%) User Stories
12 13 (3.36%) MVC
13 10 (2.58%) Project Management
14 9 (2.33%) Data Modelling
14 9 (2.33%) Analytics
15 8 (2.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (2.07%) Coaching
15 8 (2.07%) Mobile Development
15 8 (2.07%) SEO
15 8 (2.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (40.31%) JavaScript
2 16 (4.13%) Java
3 10 (2.58%) PHP
4 5 (1.29%) SQL
4 5 (1.29%) C#
5 3 (0.78%) Ruby
6 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (17.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.55%) IAG
Vendors
1 132 (34.11%) Adobe
2 20 (5.17%) Twitter
3 10 (2.58%) Facebook
4 9 (2.33%) iRise
5 7 (1.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.29%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.03%) Apple
8 3 (0.78%) Sencha
9 2 (0.52%) Google
10 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle
10 1 (0.26%) SAP
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