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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Interface Designer
Rank 689 660 765
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 200 216 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 175 162 98
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +1 189 £40,000 -5.88% 47
London -48 77 £48,750 +14.70% 28
South East +18 75 £38,750 -3.12% 4
City of London -8 36 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Oxfordshire +20 21 £35,000 - 1
West Sussex - 20 £35,000 -
Oxford +20 18 £50,000 -
North West +12 17 £29,000 +11.53% 2
Berkshire +11 14 £47,500 +22.58% 3
Manchester +6 13 £29,000 +11.53% 2
Bracknell - 11 £50,000 - 1
Crawley - 9 £37,500 -
South West -5 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -7 6 £41,000 +24.24% 1
Surrey -13 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Scotland +1 5 £27,750 -38.33%
West Yorkshire 0 5 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Kent 0 5 £45,000 +66.66%
Gloucestershire - 5 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £35,000 -
Leeds -5 4 £38,000 +15.15% 1
Aylesbury - 4 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +25 3 £25,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +14 3 £25,000 - 1
Reading +7 3 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Glasgow -4 3 £33,500 -25.55%
Cheshire -11 3 £20,500 -
Woking - 3 £45,000 -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 308 (84.38%) User Experience
2 278 (76.16%) HTML
3 257 (70.41%) CSS
4 183 (50.14%) Photoshop
5 179 (49.04%) JavaScript
6 152 (41.64%) Adobe
7 129 (35.34%) HTML5
8 112 (30.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 110 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (27.67%) jQuery
11 83 (22.74%) Information Architecture
12 71 (19.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 67 (18.36%) Degree
14 66 (18.08%) CSS3
15 62 (16.99%) Mobile App
16 61 (16.71%) Web Design
17 60 (16.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 55 (15.07%) Web Development
19 50 (13.70%) Finance
20 49 (13.42%) Usability Testing
21 48 (13.15%) Axure RP
22 46 (12.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 43 (11.78%) Apple iOS
24 41 (11.23%) E-Commerce
25 38 (10.41%) Graphic Design
25 38 (10.41%) Sass
26 33 (9.04%) Android
27 32 (8.77%) Marketing
28 30 (8.22%) .NET
29 27 (7.40%) Scrum

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (5.48%) CMS
2 14 (3.84%) WordPress
3 9 (2.47%) Node.js
4 5 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.55%) Drupal
5 2 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 183 (50.14%) Photoshop
2 112 (30.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 60 (16.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (5.75%) Fireworks
5 15 (4.11%) InDesign
6 9 (2.47%) MS Visio
7 8 (2.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (1.37%) Inkscape
9 4 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (0.55%) Intranet
2 2 (0.55%) DNS
2 2 (0.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.27%) 4G
3 1 (0.27%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (13.15%) Axure RP
2 20 (5.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 50 (13.70%) Finance
2 32 (8.77%) Marketing
3 18 (4.93%) Banking
4 17 (4.66%) Retail
5 12 (3.29%) Games
6 11 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.01%) Publishing
7 6 (1.64%) Automotive
8 4 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (76.16%) HTML
2 257 (70.41%) CSS
3 129 (35.34%) HTML5
4 101 (27.67%) jQuery
5 66 (18.08%) CSS3
6 46 (12.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 38 (10.41%) Sass
8 30 (8.22%) .NET
9 23 (6.30%) AngularJS
10 20 (5.48%) LESS
10 20 (5.48%) Zurb Foundation
11 19 (5.21%) XHTML
12 13 (3.56%) Ajax
13 12 (3.29%) PrimeFaces
13 12 (3.29%) GWT
13 12 (3.29%) Spring MVC
13 12 (3.29%) Spring
13 12 (3.29%) JSF
13 12 (3.29%) Struts
14 9 (2.47%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 308 (84.38%) User Experience
2 62 (16.99%) Mobile App
3 38 (10.41%) Graphic Design
4 17 (4.66%) Animation
5 13 (3.56%) RIA
6 12 (3.29%) Social Media
6 12 (3.29%) Human Factors
7 9 (2.47%) W3C
8 7 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.37%) NHS
10 5 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.37%) Informatics
11 4 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.10%) iPad
11 4 (1.10%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.82%) Copywriting
12 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.78%) Apple iOS
2 33 (9.04%) Android
3 13 (3.56%) Windows
4 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (22.74%) Information Architecture
3 71 (19.45%) Responsive Web Design
4 61 (16.71%) Web Design
5 55 (15.07%) Web Development
6 49 (13.42%) Usability Testing
7 41 (11.23%) E-Commerce
8 27 (7.40%) Scrum
9 21 (5.75%) UX Design
10 20 (5.48%) Product Management
11 18 (4.93%) User Stories
12 15 (4.11%) MVC
12 15 (4.11%) Coaching
12 15 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (3.29%) Analytics
14 9 (2.47%) Data Modelling
14 9 (2.47%) SEO
14 9 (2.47%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (2.19%) Mentoring
15 8 (2.19%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 179 (49.04%) JavaScript
2 14 (3.84%) Java
3 7 (1.92%) C#
4 6 (1.64%) PHP
4 6 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.10%) SQL
6 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (18.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.92%) WCAG
2 6 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.64%) IAG
Vendors
1 152 (41.64%) Adobe
2 21 (5.75%) Twitter
3 11 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.47%) iRise
5 8 (2.19%) Facebook
5 8 (2.19%) Apple
6 5 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.10%) Sencha
8 1 (0.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle
8 1 (0.27%) Progress
8 1 (0.27%) Sony
8 1 (0.27%) Telerik
8 1 (0.27%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.27%) Google
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits on top
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum PLUS BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Annapurna
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago