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 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) Consultant
Rank 855 840 874
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 46 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.030% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 44 22 26
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £46,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%

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
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 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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 18 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 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 -11 43 £57,500 +15.00% 5
London -16 33 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
South East -18 4 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Reading -6 3 £65,000 +23.80%
City of London -14 3 £47,500 -13.63%
North West - 1 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -
Reigate - 1 £35,000 -
Stockport - 1 £57,500 -
Warrington - 1 £57,500 -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -
Oldham - 1 £57,500 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,000 -

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 73 (58.87%) Information Architecture
2 52 (41.94%) Adobe
3 45 (36.29%) Digital Media
4 40 (32.26%) Finance
5 39 (31.45%) Project Management
6 38 (30.65%) HTML
7 30 (24.19%) Axure RP
8 26 (20.97%) Telecoms
8 26 (20.97%) User Experience Design
8 26 (20.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (20.16%) CSS
9 25 (20.16%) Degree
9 25 (20.16%) Apple iOS
10 24 (19.35%) E-Commerce
11 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
11 22 (17.74%) Android
12 21 (16.94%) Internet
13 19 (15.32%) RIA
14 18 (14.52%) Web Design
15 17 (13.71%) Flash
15 17 (13.71%) OmniGraffle
16 16 (12.90%) Blog
16 16 (12.90%) Analytics
17 14 (11.29%) Psychology
17 14 (11.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 13 (10.48%) Fireworks
19 11 (8.87%) Business Development
19 11 (8.87%) HTML5
20 10 (8.06%) ActionScript
20 10 (8.06%) Photoshop

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (8.06%) LiveCycle
2 6 (4.84%) CMS
3 4 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) OmniGraffle
2 13 (10.48%) Fireworks
3 10 (8.06%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) Internet
2 8 (6.45%) Intranet
3 4 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) DAB
Development Applications
1 30 (24.19%) Axure RP
2 14 (11.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 40 (32.26%) Finance
2 26 (20.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.03%) Automotive
3 5 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Interactive Media
4 3 (2.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.65%) HTML
2 25 (20.16%) CSS
3 17 (13.71%) Flash
4 11 (8.87%) HTML5
5 10 (8.06%) Apache Flex
6 8 (6.45%) CSS3
7 4 (3.23%) jQuery
8 3 (2.42%) SVG
8 3 (2.42%) Ajax
9 1 (0.81%) .NET
9 1 (0.81%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (0.81%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.29%) Digital Media
2 19 (15.32%) RIA
3 16 (12.90%) Blog
4 14 (11.29%) Psychology
5 9 (7.26%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.23%) Social Media
7 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.42%) W3C
8 2 (1.61%) Ergonomics
8 2 (1.61%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.61%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) DTV
9 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Apple iOS
2 22 (17.74%) Android
3 4 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (58.87%) Information Architecture
2 39 (31.45%) Project Management
3 26 (20.97%) User Experience Design
3 26 (20.97%) Responsive Web Design
4 24 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 18 (14.52%) Web Design
6 16 (12.90%) Analytics
7 11 (8.87%) Business Development
8 10 (8.06%) Rapid Prototyping
8 10 (8.06%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.65%) Usability Testing
11 6 (4.84%) Scrum
11 6 (4.84%) Workflow
12 4 (3.23%) MVC
12 4 (3.23%) SEO
12 4 (3.23%) MVVM
13 3 (2.42%) Extreme Programming
13 3 (2.42%) Web Accessibility
13 3 (2.42%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.06%) ActionScript
3 3 (2.42%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.61%) C
5 1 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (20.16%) Degree
Vendors
1 52 (41.94%) Adobe
2 9 (7.26%) Sony
2 9 (7.26%) Google
3 4 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (0.81%) ClickTale
4 1 (0.81%) SAP
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago