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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Consultant
Rank 857 851 835
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 24 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.041% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 23
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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%

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 February 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -23 22 £45,000 -5.26% 6
South East -11 10 £43,000 -9.47% 3
London -3 9 £50,000 -6.97% 3
City of London -1 3 £70,000 +64.70% 1
West Sussex -2 3 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £41,000 -
Brighton - 3 £41,000 -
Horsham - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland +9 2 - - 3
Edinburgh - 2 - - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 £50,000 - 1
Manchester -1 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 £50,000 +5.26%
North West -8 1 £35,000 -
South West -17 1 £42,500 +34.92%
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) User Experience
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Axure RP
4 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
5 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) HTML
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
6 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.89%) UX Design
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
8 3 (8.33%) UML
8 3 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (8.33%) CSS
8 3 (8.33%) Blog
8 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) E-Learning
8 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 3 (8.33%) Usability Testing
8 3 (8.33%) ERD
8 3 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.56%) VCP4

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) LESS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) E-Learning
3 3 (8.33%) Blog
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) UX Design
4 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) UML
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Usability Testing
6 3 (8.33%) ERD
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.56%) User Stories
7 2 (5.56%) People Management
8 1 (2.78%) Competitor Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) B2C
8 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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