The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Experience Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 846 790 808
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 65 104 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.099% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 39 75 56
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £76,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
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 £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

User Experience Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK.

User Experience Architect Salary Trend in the UK

User Experience Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Architect over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -77 65 £50,000 -4.76% 8
London -30 35 £53,750 -10.41% 5
South East -4 18 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
Oxford - 12 £37,500 -
City of London +13 4 £60,000 - 3
Yorkshire -31 4 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -11 3 £40,000 -
Leeds -14 3 £40,000 -
North West -16 3 £65,000 +28.71%
Hertfordshire -17 3 £57,500 - 2
East of England -17 3 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire +7 2 - -
Maidenhead -3 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £66,250 -
Cheshire - 2 £66,250 -
South West - 2 £36,250 -
Manchester -17 1 £65,000 +28.71%
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title.

1 125 (100.00%) User Experience
2 64 (51.20%) Axure RP
3 61 (48.80%) Information Architecture
4 51 (40.80%) Marketing
5 41 (32.80%) MS Visio
6 39 (31.20%) HTML
7 33 (26.40%) E-Commerce
8 30 (24.00%) UX Design
9 29 (23.20%) OmniGraffle
10 27 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (20.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 26 (20.80%) Photoshop
12 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (19.20%) Mobile App
14 22 (17.60%) Adobe
15 21 (16.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (16.00%) B2B
16 20 (16.00%) Data Modelling
17 19 (15.20%) iRise
18 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
18 15 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
18 15 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
19 14 (11.20%) Interactive Media
19 14 (11.20%) Dreamweaver
20 13 (10.40%) Usability Testing
20 13 (10.40%) CSS
20 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
21 12 (9.60%) User Stories
22 11 (8.80%) Internet
22 11 (8.80%) Broadband

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.20%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (32.80%) MS Visio
2 29 (23.20%) OmniGraffle
3 26 (20.80%) Photoshop
4 15 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (4.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
7 3 (2.40%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.80%) InDesign
8 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.80%) MS Office
8 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Broadband
1 11 (8.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 64 (51.20%) Axure RP
2 26 (20.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (11.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 51 (40.80%) Marketing
2 14 (11.20%) Interactive Media
3 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.40%) Legal
5 5 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (3.20%) Advertising
6 4 (3.20%) Finance
7 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.40%) Games
8 2 (1.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.80%) Electronics
9 1 (0.80%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.20%) HTML
2 13 (10.40%) CSS
3 7 (5.60%) Ajax
3 7 (5.60%) HTML5
4 2 (1.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 125 (100.00%) User Experience
2 27 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (19.20%) Mobile App
4 11 (8.80%) Smartphone
5 9 (7.20%) Social Media
6 7 (5.60%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.40%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.60%) Psychology
9 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.80%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.40%) Android
1 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.80%) Information Architecture
2 33 (26.40%) E-Commerce
3 30 (24.00%) UX Design
4 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.80%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (16.00%) Data Modelling
6 20 (16.00%) B2B
7 15 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (10.40%) Usability Testing
9 12 (9.60%) User Stories
10 8 (6.40%) Customer Insight
10 8 (6.40%) OpenUP
10 8 (6.40%) B2C
11 7 (5.60%) Project Management
11 7 (5.60%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.20%) Project Planning
13 3 (2.40%) Validation
14 2 (1.60%) Analytics
15 1 (0.80%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Adobe
2 19 (15.20%) iRise
3 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.80%) BT
4 1 (0.80%) Omniture
4 1 (0.80%) Google
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