The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Consultant
Rank 889 859 875
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 13 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.024% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 25
Average salary £57,500 £46,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.32% +18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £20,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+212.50% -50.00%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

User Experience Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

User Experience Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Salary Trend

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

User Experience Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -44 12 £53,750 +16.21% 5
London -7 5 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North West - 4 £70,000 -
South East -15 3 £50,000 +14.28%
Cheshire - 3 £70,000 -
Surrey -13 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Knutsford - 2 £67,500 -
Staines - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £70,000 -
Oxford - 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 25 (46.30%) Information Architecture
3 18 (33.33%) UX Design
4 15 (27.78%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
5 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.07%) Degree
6 11 (20.37%) Adobe
6 11 (20.37%) Axure RP
7 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (18.52%) Finance
8 9 (16.67%) Project Management
8 9 (16.67%) Digital Media
8 9 (16.67%) Analytics
9 8 (14.81%) Android
9 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
9 8 (14.81%) CSS
10 7 (12.96%) Fireworks
10 7 (12.96%) Psychology
11 6 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (11.11%) Coaching
11 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (9.26%) HTML5
12 5 (9.26%) Rapid Prototyping
12 5 (9.26%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (9.26%) Web Analytics
12 5 (9.26%) Business Development
12 5 (9.26%) JavaScript

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Fireworks
2 6 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) DAB
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Interactive Media
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) CSS
3 5 (9.26%) HTML5
4 4 (7.41%) Flash
5 2 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (1.85%) WebGL
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 7 (12.96%) Psychology
5 4 (7.41%) Blog
5 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.41%) Social Media
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.85%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) RIA
7 1 (1.85%) W3C
7 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Android
1 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Information Architecture
2 18 (33.33%) UX Design
3 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
3 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 9 (16.67%) Analytics
5 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (11.11%) Coaching
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (9.26%) Business Development
7 5 (9.26%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (9.26%) Web Analytics
8 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.41%) Web Design
8 4 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.70%) SEO
9 2 (3.70%) Usability Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) C
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Adobe
2 3 (5.56%) Sun
2 3 (5.56%) Sony
2 3 (5.56%) Google