The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 649 709 749
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +40
Permanent jobs citing User Experience Design 263 171 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 205 124 99
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +35 237 £52,500 +16.66% 30
London +12 134 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East -22 29 £45,000 +9.75% 7
West Midlands +6 28 £26,500 -18.46% 2
City of London 0 28 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Scotland +14 25 £37,500 -11.76%
Glasgow +12 25 £37,500 -11.76%
Birmingham - 17 £25,500 -
Berkshire +12 10 £65,000 +62.50%
Yorkshire -41 10 £38,750 +29.16% 3
North West +8 9 £53,750 -36.76%
Oxfordshire -14 9 £65,000 +38.29%
Reading - 9 £65,000 -
Hampshire +10 8 £40,000 +44.14% 1
Warwickshire +7 8 £35,000 -2.09% 2
East Midlands -1 8 £52,500 - 2
Oxford -8 8 £65,000 +47.72%
Nottingham - 8 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire -7 7 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Manchester +1 6 £57,500 -32.35%
York -6 6 £37,500 +25.00% 1
East of England -6 6 £41,000 +7.89%
Leamington Spa +18 5 - - 1
Cheshire - 5 £36,500 -
Surrey - 5 £42,500 - 4
Basingstoke - 4 £40,000 - 1
Warwick +13 3 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Southampton - 3 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire -7 2 £41,250 +17.85%

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 228 (43.76%) HTML
2 209 (40.12%) JavaScript
3 191 (36.66%) CSS
4 131 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (22.46%) HTML5
6 115 (22.07%) Degree
7 105 (20.15%) Marketing
7 105 (20.15%) jQuery
8 101 (19.39%) .NET
9 95 (18.23%) Software Engineering
10 89 (17.08%) E-Commerce
11 87 (16.70%) Axure RP
12 85 (16.31%) Photoshop
13 84 (16.12%) CSS3
14 81 (15.55%) ASP.NET
15 80 (15.36%) Information Architecture
16 76 (14.59%) OO
16 76 (14.59%) Adobe
17 75 (14.40%) SEO
18 73 (14.01%) MVC
19 70 (13.44%) C#
19 70 (13.44%) Git (software)
20 66 (12.67%) Web Development
21 65 (12.48%) Finance
22 64 (12.28%) CMS
23 63 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
24 62 (11.90%) SQL Server
25 57 (10.94%) Business Development
26 56 (10.75%) Java
27 52 (9.98%) QA

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (12.28%) CMS
2 19 (3.65%) WordPress
3 12 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (2.30%) Joomla!
4 11 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.34%) Drupal
7 6 (1.15%) Apache
8 5 (0.96%) IIS
8 5 (0.96%) Node.js
8 5 (0.96%) nginx
8 5 (0.96%) Confluence
9 4 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.77%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 85 (16.31%) Photoshop
2 50 (9.60%) OmniGraffle
3 46 (8.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 38 (7.29%) MS Visio
5 28 (5.37%) Fireworks
6 12 (2.30%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (1.92%) MS Excel
8 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.96%) InDesign
8 5 (0.96%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.69%) WebTrends
2 12 (2.30%) Magento
2 12 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.80%) LucidChart
2 20 (3.84%) SaaS
3 13 (2.50%) GitHub
4 5 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.22%) Internet
2 17 (3.26%) Intranet
3 12 (2.30%) SSL
4 5 (0.96%) HTTP
5 4 (0.77%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.45%) MySQL
3 20 (3.84%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.11%) Big Data
7 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.38%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.38%) QlikView
12 1 (0.19%) SQLite
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (16.70%) Axure RP
2 70 (13.44%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.99%) Cucumber
5 24 (4.61%) Subversion
6 17 (3.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 15 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.88%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.30%) JDeveloper
8 12 (2.30%) Xcode
8 12 (2.30%) Hudson
9 11 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.73%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.34%) JIRA
12 4 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.77%) Grunt
13 3 (0.58%) Sublime Text
13 3 (0.58%) Fiddler
14 2 (0.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 105 (20.15%) Marketing
2 65 (12.48%) Finance
3 48 (9.21%) Retail
4 39 (7.49%) Advertising
4 39 (7.49%) Banking
5 26 (4.99%) Publishing
6 17 (3.26%) Multimedia
7 16 (3.07%) Games
8 10 (1.92%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.15%) Automotive
10 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 183 (35.12%) Developer
2 134 (25.72%) Designer
3 64 (12.28%) User Experience Designer
4 58 (11.13%) Web Developer
5 48 (9.21%) Software Engineer
6 46 (8.83%) Business Analyst
6 46 (8.83%) Analyst
7 42 (8.06%) Programmer
8 34 (6.53%) Front-End Developer
9 33 (6.33%) Architect
10 32 (6.14%) Software Developer
11 31 (5.95%) UI Designer
12 29 (5.57%) Consultant
13 27 (5.18%) User Experience Architect
14 24 (4.61%) Web Designer
15 21 (4.03%) User Experience Consultant
16 20 (3.84%) Software Programmer
17 19 (3.65%) UI Developer
17 19 (3.65%) Front-End Web Developer
18 18 (3.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (43.76%) HTML
2 191 (36.66%) CSS
3 117 (22.46%) HTML5
4 105 (20.15%) jQuery
5 101 (19.39%) .NET
6 84 (16.12%) CSS3
7 81 (15.55%) ASP.NET
8 40 (7.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (4.22%) J2EE
9 22 (4.22%) REST
10 21 (4.03%) AngularJS
10 21 (4.03%) Web Services
11 20 (3.84%) Underscore.js
12 19 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (3.65%) Sass
13 18 (3.45%) XML
13 18 (3.45%) Ext JS
14 17 (3.26%) Flash
15 16 (3.07%) Spring
15 16 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.45%) Mobile App
2 35 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 34 (6.53%) Open Source
3 34 (6.53%) Digital Media
4 31 (5.95%) Social Media
5 29 (5.57%) Visualisation
6 25 (4.80%) Human Factors
7 23 (4.41%) Graphic Design
8 19 (3.65%) Online Banking
9 17 (3.26%) Web 2.0
9 17 (3.26%) New Media
9 17 (3.26%) Mobile Banking
10 15 (2.88%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.92%) Social Network
12 7 (1.34%) Copywriting
12 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.34%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.15%) Video Editing
14 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.29%) Apple iOS
2 35 (6.72%) Android
3 18 (3.45%) Linux
4 9 (1.73%) Windows
5 5 (0.96%) UNIX
5 5 (0.96%) Debian
5 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (18.23%) Software Engineering
3 89 (17.08%) E-Commerce
4 80 (15.36%) Information Architecture
5 76 (14.59%) OO
6 75 (14.40%) SEO
7 73 (14.01%) MVC
8 66 (12.67%) Web Development
9 63 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 57 (10.94%) Business Development
11 47 (9.02%) Scrum
12 46 (8.83%) Analytics
13 43 (8.25%) OOD
14 42 (8.06%) TDD
15 32 (6.14%) Web Design
15 32 (6.14%) Workflow
16 31 (5.95%) Project Management
17 30 (5.76%) BDD
18 29 (5.57%) Requirements Analysis
19 28 (5.37%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 209 (40.12%) JavaScript
2 70 (13.44%) C#
3 56 (10.75%) Java
4 40 (7.68%) Ruby
5 37 (7.10%) PHP
6 21 (4.03%) SQL
7 13 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 10 (1.92%) XPath
9 8 (1.54%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.15%) C++
11 5 (0.96%) C
11 5 (0.96%) Python
12 4 (0.77%) XAML
13 3 (0.58%) R
14 2 (0.38%) PHP5
14 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 115 (22.07%) Degree
2 8 (1.54%) PMP
2 8 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.98%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.96%) ZABBIX
1 5 (0.96%) Puppet
1 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (14.59%) Adobe
2 20 (3.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.26%) Oracle
4 14 (2.69%) EPiServer
5 13 (2.50%) Facebook
6 12 (2.30%) Twitter
7 9 (1.73%) Google
8 8 (1.54%) Fiserv
9 6 (1.15%) iRise
10 5 (0.96%) Sony
11 4 (0.77%) ATG
11 4 (0.77%) Endeca
12 3 (0.58%) Apple
13 2 (0.38%) Alteryx
13 2 (0.38%) Tableau
13 2 (0.38%) Zend
13 2 (0.38%) Macromedia
14 1 (0.19%) Akamai
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