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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Consultant
Rank 916 933 926
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 40 46 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.041% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.043% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 62
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £50,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -13.33%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 10 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 29 April 2016. 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 -1 39 £60,000 +26.31% 3
London +8 22 £67,500 +42.10% 1
West Midlands - 10 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 10 £45,000 -
Worcester - 10 £45,000 -
Gloucester +13 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire +12 6 - - 1
South West +3 6 - - 1
South East +18 1 £32,500 -22.61%
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 -

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 35 (53.03%) Axure RP
3 30 (45.45%) OmniGraffle
4 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.88%) Information Architecture
5 19 (28.79%) Degree
6 17 (25.76%) Usability Testing
6 17 (25.76%) Mentoring
7 14 (21.21%) HTML
7 14 (21.21%) CSS
8 12 (18.18%) User Stories
8 12 (18.18%) Optimizely
8 12 (18.18%) Photoshop
9 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.67%) Finance
9 11 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
11 9 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 9 (13.64%) Adobe
11 9 (13.64%) Intranet
11 9 (13.64%) Analytics
12 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (12.12%) Digital Media
12 8 (12.12%) Usabilla
12 8 (12.12%) Hotjar
12 8 (12.12%) Scrum
12 8 (12.12%) Marketing
12 8 (12.12%) Kanban
13 7 (10.61%) Telecoms

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.52%) LiveLink
Applications
1 30 (45.45%) OmniGraffle
2 12 (18.18%) Photoshop
3 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) GitHub
1 4 (6.06%) Trello
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 35 (53.03%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Marketing
3 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) CSS
1 14 (21.21%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.52%) D3.js
3 1 (1.52%) HTML5
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) LESS
3 1 (1.52%) SAPUI5
3 1 (1.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (12.12%) Digital Media
3 6 (9.09%) Cybercrime
3 6 (9.09%) New Media
3 6 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.55%) Psychology
5 2 (3.03%) Blog
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Android
1 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (37.88%) Information Architecture
2 17 (25.76%) Mentoring
2 17 (25.76%) Usability Testing
3 12 (18.18%) User Stories
4 11 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 9 (13.64%) Analytics
5 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) Kanban
6 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Customer Insight
7 6 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) Ethnography
8 4 (6.06%) Remote Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Service Design
9 3 (4.55%) Ethnographic Research
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Optimizely
2 9 (13.64%) Adobe
3 8 (12.12%) Hotjar
3 8 (12.12%) Usabilla
4 6 (9.09%) Sony
5 2 (3.03%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
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