The table below looks at the statistics for User Experience Design skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Experience Design over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 624 715 767
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +52
Permanent jobs citing User Experience Design 288 156 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 211 117 89
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Design within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Design
Salary Trend

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

User Experience Design Salary Trend in the UK

User Experience Design
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Design over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Design Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Design
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Design within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +82 260 £55,000 +26.43% 19
London +58 139 £62,500 +28.20% 8
South East -7 44 £47,500 +17.28% 3
City of London +9 30 £62,500 +28.20% 2
Scotland +8 27 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Glasgow +3 26 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Yorkshire -30 21 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Midlands -1 18 £30,000 -7.69%
Surrey - 15 £42,500 - 3
North Yorkshire -2 12 £32,500 +8.33%
Berkshire -2 12 £65,000 -7.14%
York +8 11 £35,000 +16.66%
Birmingham - 11 £25,500 -
Hampshire 0 10 £40,000 +44.14%
Reading - 10 £65,000 -
North West - 9 £53,750 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 8 £65,000 +38.29%
Oxford +1 7 £65,000 +47.72%
West Yorkshire -29 7 £36,250 +20.83% 1
East of England -1 6 £31,250 -17.76%
East Midlands -6 6 £52,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £52,500 -
Leeds - 6 £36,250 - 1
Basingstoke - 6 £40,000 -
Manchester - 6 £57,500 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £52,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - - 1
Cheshire - 5 £36,500 -
North East - 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 - - 1

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 216 (40.45%) HTML
2 208 (38.95%) JavaScript
3 183 (34.27%) CSS
4 180 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (26.59%) Degree
6 118 (22.10%) HTML5
7 104 (19.48%) Software Engineering
8 103 (19.29%) .NET
9 99 (18.54%) OO
9 99 (18.54%) E-Commerce
10 93 (17.42%) Marketing
10 93 (17.42%) Git (software)
11 88 (16.48%) jQuery
12 82 (15.36%) Photoshop
13 81 (15.17%) ASP.NET
13 81 (15.17%) Information Architecture
14 80 (14.98%) Java
15 79 (14.79%) MVC
16 78 (14.61%) CSS3
17 76 (14.23%) C#
18 73 (13.67%) Axure RP
19 70 (13.11%) SEO
19 70 (13.11%) Web Development
20 67 (12.55%) QA
21 66 (12.36%) SQL Server
21 66 (12.36%) Adobe
22 62 (11.61%) Business Development
22 62 (11.61%) Scrum
23 60 (11.24%) Computer Science
23 60 (11.24%) Responsive Web Design

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (10.67%) CMS
2 16 (3.00%) WordPress
3 12 (2.25%) Joomla!
3 12 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.12%) Drupal
6 6 (1.12%) Apache
7 5 (0.94%) Confluence
8 4 (0.75%) Node.js
8 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.37%) IIS
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 82 (15.36%) Photoshop
2 51 (9.55%) OmniGraffle
3 40 (7.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 33 (6.18%) MS Visio
5 25 (4.68%) Fireworks
6 12 (2.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 11 (2.06%) MS Excel
8 7 (1.31%) InDesign
9 5 (0.94%) 3ds Max
9 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.81%) WebTrends
2 12 (2.25%) Magento
2 12 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.06%) SaaS
2 25 (4.68%) LucidChart
3 5 (0.94%) GitHub
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.93%) Internet
2 16 (3.00%) Intranet
3 12 (2.25%) SSL
4 5 (0.94%) HTTP
5 4 (0.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.19%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.49%) MySQL
3 25 (4.68%) NoSQL
4 23 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (2.81%) Big Data
6 13 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.43%) SQLite
7 12 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.94%) QlikView
10 5 (0.94%) Spotfire
11 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 93 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 73 (13.67%) Axure RP
3 43 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 41 (7.68%) Cucumber
5 24 (4.49%) Subversion
6 17 (3.18%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.81%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.25%) Xcode
8 12 (2.25%) JDeveloper
8 12 (2.25%) EasyMock
8 12 (2.25%) Hudson
8 12 (2.25%) Mockito
9 11 (2.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 10 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (1.69%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.12%) JIRA
14 5 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
15 3 (0.56%) Sublime Text
15 3 (0.56%) Fiddler
General
1 93 (17.42%) Marketing
2 59 (11.05%) Finance
3 51 (9.55%) Retail
4 47 (8.80%) Banking
5 35 (6.55%) Advertising
6 23 (4.31%) Publishing
7 17 (3.18%) Games
8 13 (2.43%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.12%) Automotive
11 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (38.01%) Developer
2 117 (21.91%) Designer
3 64 (11.99%) User Experience Designer
4 52 (9.74%) Web Developer
5 48 (8.99%) Software Engineer
6 44 (8.24%) Programmer
7 43 (8.05%) Analyst
8 41 (7.68%) Business Analyst
9 36 (6.74%) Consultant
10 33 (6.18%) Software Developer
11 29 (5.43%) Front-End Developer
12 26 (4.87%) User Experience Consultant
13 24 (4.49%) UI Designer
14 23 (4.31%) Software Programmer
14 23 (4.31%) Senior Developer
15 22 (4.12%) Architect
16 20 (3.75%) User Experience Architect
16 20 (3.75%) UI Developer
17 19 (3.56%) Project Manager
18 18 (3.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (40.45%) HTML
2 183 (34.27%) CSS
3 118 (22.10%) HTML5
4 103 (19.29%) .NET
5 88 (16.48%) jQuery
6 81 (15.17%) ASP.NET
7 78 (14.61%) CSS3
8 44 (8.24%) Ruby on Rails
9 42 (7.87%) REST
10 24 (4.49%) Spring
11 23 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
12 22 (4.12%) AngularJS
12 22 (4.12%) J2EE
13 21 (3.93%) Web Services
14 19 (3.56%) Flash
15 18 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (3.37%) Ext JS
16 16 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (2.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 54 (10.11%) Mobile App
3 35 (6.55%) Digital Media
4 32 (5.99%) Social Media
5 31 (5.81%) Open Source
6 30 (5.62%) Visualisation
7 26 (4.87%) Human Factors
8 18 (3.37%) Online Banking
9 17 (3.18%) iPhone
10 16 (3.00%) Web 2.0
10 16 (3.00%) New Media
10 16 (3.00%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (2.25%) Augmented Reality
12 11 (2.06%) Graphic Design
13 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.31%) RIA
14 7 (1.31%) Video Editing
15 6 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
16 5 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
16 5 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.55%) Android
2 42 (7.87%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.62%) UNIX
4 12 (2.25%) Windows
5 11 (2.06%) Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.37%) Debian
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (19.48%) Software Engineering
3 99 (18.54%) OO
3 99 (18.54%) E-Commerce
4 81 (15.17%) Information Architecture
5 79 (14.79%) MVC
6 70 (13.11%) SEO
6 70 (13.11%) Web Development
7 62 (11.61%) Business Development
7 62 (11.61%) Scrum
8 60 (11.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 58 (10.86%) TDD
10 53 (9.93%) OOD
11 41 (7.68%) BDD
12 40 (7.49%) Analytics
13 36 (6.74%) Workflow
14 35 (6.55%) Project Management
15 30 (5.62%) Rapid Prototyping
16 26 (4.87%) SOA
17 25 (4.68%) Usability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 208 (38.95%) JavaScript
2 80 (14.98%) Java
3 76 (14.23%) C#
4 45 (8.43%) Ruby
5 28 (5.24%) PHP
6 16 (3.00%) SQL
7 14 (2.62%) Objective-C
8 9 (1.69%) TypeScript
8 9 (1.69%) C
8 9 (1.69%) XPath
9 8 (1.50%) Python
10 6 (1.12%) R
11 5 (0.94%) C++
12 4 (0.75%) XAML
13 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) Perl
14 1 (0.19%) PHP5
14 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 142 (26.59%) Degree
2 14 (2.62%) PMP
2 14 (2.62%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
6 2 (0.37%) IIBA
6 2 (0.37%) CBAP
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (12.55%) QA
2 5 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Puppet
1 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (12.36%) Adobe
2 26 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.00%) Oracle
4 13 (2.43%) EPiServer
5 12 (2.25%) Dell
6 9 (1.69%) Twitter
6 9 (1.69%) Google
7 7 (1.31%) Fiserv
8 5 (0.94%) Facebook
8 5 (0.94%) Alteryx
8 5 (0.94%) Tableau
8 5 (0.94%) Sony
9 3 (0.56%) Macromedia
9 3 (0.56%) Apple
10 1 (0.19%) Akamai
10 1 (0.19%) iRise
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) BMC
10 1 (0.19%) Remedy
10 1 (0.19%) Omniture
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