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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 706 679 733
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 182 226 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 156 170 149
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 £28,500 £31,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +40.49%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -46 169 £40,000 -5.88% 35
London -41 85 £50,000 +17.64% 17
South East 0 34 £37,500 - 7
City of London +20 27 £50,000 +17.64% 4
West Sussex - 15 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire -26 12 £34,000 -12.25% 3
South West -8 11 £35,000 -6.66% 3
North West -9 11 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Scotland -2 10 £32,500 -25.71%
Manchester -7 10 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Crawley - 10 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire -15 9 £34,500 -8.00% 3
Cheltenham - 8 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £35,000 -
Oxford +19 7 £47,500 -40.62% 1
Oxfordshire +12 7 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Glasgow -5 7 £33,500 -23.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £24,000 -
North East - 7 £24,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £24,000 -
Leeds -7 6 £34,500 -8.00% 3
East Midlands +15 5 £25,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 5 £25,000 - 1
Surrey -1 3 £70,000 +100.00%
Wiltshire -9 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -14 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Sheffield -18 3 £34,000 -
South Yorkshire -19 3 £34,000 -
Egham - 3 £70,000 -
Mansfield - 3 £25,000 - 1

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 317 (82.98%) User Experience
2 301 (78.80%) HTML
3 289 (75.65%) CSS
4 198 (51.83%) JavaScript
5 195 (51.05%) Photoshop
6 168 (43.98%) Adobe
7 140 (36.65%) HTML5
8 134 (35.08%) Adobe Illustrator
9 113 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (25.65%) jQuery
11 88 (23.04%) CSS3
12 81 (21.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 74 (19.37%) Responsive Web Design
14 71 (18.59%) Information Architecture
15 63 (16.49%) Degree
16 61 (15.97%) Apple iOS
17 55 (14.40%) Web Design
18 54 (14.14%) Android
19 51 (13.35%) Mobile App
20 49 (12.83%) Finance
21 45 (11.78%) E-Commerce
22 42 (10.99%) Usability Testing
23 41 (10.73%) Axure RP
24 39 (10.21%) Sass
25 38 (9.95%) Web Development
26 35 (9.16%) .NET
27 33 (8.64%) Graphic Design
28 31 (8.12%) Marketing
29 28 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 24 (6.28%) Fireworks

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (4.71%) CMS
2 7 (1.83%) WordPress
3 5 (1.31%) Node.js
4 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.05%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 195 (51.05%) Photoshop
2 134 (35.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 81 (21.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (6.28%) Fireworks
5 23 (6.02%) InDesign
6 18 (4.71%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (2.36%) MS Visio
8 5 (1.31%) Inkscape
8 5 (1.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) Intranet
1 5 (1.31%) Internet
2 2 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.26%) PBX
3 1 (0.26%) SMS
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.05%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (10.73%) Axure RP
2 16 (4.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 16 (4.19%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.05%) JIRA
6 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 49 (12.83%) Finance
2 31 (8.12%) Marketing
3 16 (4.19%) Retail
4 15 (3.93%) Games
5 14 (3.66%) Banking
6 11 (2.88%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.31%) Military
7 5 (1.31%) Advertising
7 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.79%) Publishing
8 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (78.80%) HTML
2 289 (75.65%) CSS
3 140 (36.65%) HTML5
4 98 (25.65%) jQuery
5 88 (23.04%) CSS3
6 39 (10.21%) Sass
7 35 (9.16%) .NET
8 28 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (5.50%) Flash
9 21 (5.50%) XHTML
10 20 (5.24%) AngularJS
11 19 (4.97%) Ajax
12 14 (3.66%) Zurb Foundation
13 12 (3.14%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.62%) Struts
14 10 (2.62%) Spring
14 10 (2.62%) JSF
14 10 (2.62%) Spring MVC
14 10 (2.62%) GWT
14 10 (2.62%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 317 (82.98%) User Experience
2 51 (13.35%) Mobile App
3 33 (8.64%) Graphic Design
4 24 (6.28%) Animation
5 13 (3.40%) Digital Media
6 12 (3.14%) Social Media
6 12 (3.14%) W3C
7 9 (2.36%) Motion Graphics
8 7 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.31%) Human Factors
10 5 (1.31%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.31%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.31%) NHS
10 5 (1.31%) Informatics
11 4 (1.05%) Psychology
11 4 (1.05%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.05%) iPad
11 4 (1.05%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.97%) Apple iOS
2 54 (14.14%) Android
3 13 (3.40%) Windows
4 5 (1.31%) Linux
4 5 (1.31%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.37%) Responsive Web Design
3 71 (18.59%) Information Architecture
4 55 (14.40%) Web Design
5 45 (11.78%) E-Commerce
6 42 (10.99%) Usability Testing
7 38 (9.95%) Web Development
8 23 (6.02%) Scrum
8 23 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (6.02%) Coaching
9 22 (5.76%) SEO
10 17 (4.45%) UX Design
11 15 (3.93%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (3.66%) Analytics
13 13 (3.40%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.40%) MVC
14 11 (2.88%) User Stories
15 9 (2.36%) Project Management
16 7 (1.83%) Time Management
16 7 (1.83%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (51.83%) JavaScript
2 16 (4.19%) Java
3 12 (3.14%) PHP
4 7 (1.83%) SQL
4 7 (1.83%) C#
5 6 (1.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.79%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 63 (16.49%) Degree
2 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.83%) WCAG
2 4 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.57%) IAG
Vendors
1 168 (43.98%) Adobe
2 15 (3.93%) Twitter
3 11 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.83%) Apple
4 7 (1.83%) Facebook
5 4 (1.05%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.05%) iRise
6 3 (0.79%) Sencha
6 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle
8 1 (0.26%) SAP
8 1 (0.26%) Progress
8 1 (0.26%) Sony
8 1 (0.26%) Telerik
8 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.26%) Zend
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