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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 842 816 790
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 59 54 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.050% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.053% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 81
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.25%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 19 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 21 August 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 -19 59 £45,000 -10.00% 11
South East +8 33 £40,000 +12.67% 3
London -38 21 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Sussex +6 18 £40,000 +81.81%
Horsham - 9 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +9 7 - - 1
Maidenhead - 6 - - 2
City of London -18 3 £55,500 +0.90% 1
East of England -16 2 £42,250 +20.71%
Yorkshire -51 2 £42,250 -6.11%
Norwich - 2 £42,250 -
Norfolk - 2 £42,250 -
Oxford +5 1 - -
West Yorkshire -32 1 £41,500 -7.77%
South Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £57,500 -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 70 (39.77%) Information Architecture
2 69 (39.20%) HTML
3 67 (38.07%) E-Commerce
4 65 (36.93%) Axure RP
5 54 (30.68%) Adobe
6 51 (28.98%) Marketing
7 49 (27.84%) MS Visio
8 40 (22.73%) OmniGraffle
9 38 (21.59%) Photoshop
9 38 (21.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 32 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 31 (17.61%) CSS
11 31 (17.61%) Telecoms
12 29 (16.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 26 (14.77%) Internet
13 26 (14.77%) Analytics
14 25 (14.20%) Broadband
14 25 (14.20%) Dreamweaver
14 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
14 25 (14.20%) Smartphone
15 19 (10.80%) Interactive Media
15 19 (10.80%) User Experience Design
16 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (9.09%) Google
17 16 (9.09%) Google Analytics
17 16 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
18 14 (7.95%) Advertising
18 14 (7.95%) Usability Testing
18 14 (7.95%) HTML5
19 13 (7.39%) InDesign

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (1.70%) CMS
2 2 (1.14%) Drupal
2 2 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (27.84%) MS Visio
2 40 (22.73%) OmniGraffle
3 38 (21.59%) Photoshop
4 32 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (7.39%) InDesign
6 11 (6.25%) MS Office
7 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.77%) Internet
2 25 (14.20%) Broadband
3 4 (2.27%) 3G
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 65 (36.93%) Axure RP
2 29 (16.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 25 (14.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 51 (28.98%) Marketing
2 31 (17.61%) Telecoms
3 19 (10.80%) Interactive Media
4 14 (7.95%) Advertising
5 11 (6.25%) Retail
6 8 (4.55%) Games
7 5 (2.84%) Automotive
8 2 (1.14%) Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) Finance
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (39.20%) HTML
2 31 (17.61%) CSS
3 14 (7.95%) HTML5
4 11 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) Smartphone
2 13 (7.39%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.98%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.14%) Social Media
6 2 (1.14%) Psychology
6 2 (1.14%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.14%) New Media
7 1 (0.57%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.57%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.39%) Android
2 11 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.77%) Information Architecture
2 67 (38.07%) E-Commerce
3 38 (21.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (14.77%) Analytics
5 19 (10.80%) User Experience Design
6 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (7.95%) Usability Testing
9 11 (6.25%) B2C
9 11 (6.25%) User Stories
10 10 (5.68%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.55%) Competitor Analysis
12 7 (3.98%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.98%) B2B
13 6 (3.41%) Project Management
14 5 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
15 4 (2.27%) Web Design
16 3 (1.70%) Rapid Prototyping
16 3 (1.70%) Product Management
17 2 (1.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.68%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (30.68%) Adobe
2 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.09%) Google
4 12 (6.82%) Omniture
5 8 (4.55%) iRise
6 1 (0.57%) BT
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