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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 610 739 758
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Experience Design 301 137 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 219 95 98
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,100 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +121 272 £55,000 +29.41% 20
London +63 152 £60,000 +26.31% 13
South East +18 50 £47,500 +21.79% 2
City of London +33 36 £62,500 +11.11% 5
Scotland +10 27 £35,000 -9.67%
Glasgow +24 26 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -19 26 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Surrey - 20 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire -7 14 £32,500 -23.52%
York +12 13 £33,750 -20.58%
North West -7 12 £50,000 -
West Midlands -13 10 £48,750 +83.96%
West Yorkshire -24 10 £34,000 +13.33% 2
Manchester +9 9 £50,000 -
Berkshire +6 9 £57,500 -17.85%
Leeds - 9 £34,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +8 8 £65,000 +61.49% 1
Hampshire -1 8 £40,000 +44.14%
Reading - 7 £65,000 -
Oxford +6 6 £65,000 +61.49% 1
East of England -26 6 £31,250 -17.76%
Warwickshire +2 5 £48,750 +83.96%
Cheshire -7 5 £36,500 -
South West -28 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Tyne and Wear - 5 - - 1
North East - 5 - - 1
Warwick - 5 £48,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - - 1
Birmingham - 5 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £52,500 +34.61% 1

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 549 (100.00%) User Experience
2 296 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (39.53%) HTML
4 214 (38.98%) JavaScript
5 182 (33.15%) CSS
6 147 (26.78%) Degree
7 113 (20.58%) HTML5
8 108 (19.67%) Marketing
9 104 (18.94%) OO
10 102 (18.58%) E-Commerce
11 98 (17.85%) Software Engineering
12 95 (17.30%) .NET
12 95 (17.30%) Information Architecture
13 94 (17.12%) Git (software)
14 91 (16.58%) Axure RP
15 90 (16.39%) Photoshop
16 84 (15.30%) Java
17 81 (14.75%) jQuery
18 77 (14.03%) Web Development
19 76 (13.84%) MVC
20 72 (13.11%) C#
21 70 (12.75%) ASP.NET
21 70 (12.75%) CSS3
22 69 (12.57%) Computer Science
22 69 (12.57%) SEO
23 68 (12.39%) QA
24 67 (12.20%) Adobe
25 65 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
25 65 (11.84%) OmniGraffle
26 63 (11.48%) Mobile App

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (10.93%) CMS
2 13 (2.37%) WordPress
3 12 (2.19%) Joomla!
4 10 (1.82%) Drupal
4 10 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.73%) Apache
6 4 (0.73%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.55%) Node.js
7 3 (0.55%) Confluence
8 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (16.39%) Photoshop
2 65 (11.84%) OmniGraffle
3 48 (8.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 42 (7.65%) Fireworks
5 35 (6.38%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (1.64%) MS Excel
8 8 (1.46%) InDesign
9 5 (0.91%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.73%) WebTrends
2 12 (2.19%) Magento
3 10 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Tridion
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.92%) SaaS
2 25 (4.55%) LucidChart
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.37%) Internet
2 14 (2.55%) Intranet
3 10 (1.82%) SSL
4 5 (0.91%) HTTP
5 4 (0.73%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.18%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.92%) MySQL
3 25 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 25 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.73%) Big Data
5 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.37%) SQLite
7 11 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.91%) Spotfire
11 5 (0.91%) QlikView
11 5 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.55%) Xcelsius
14 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 94 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 91 (16.58%) Axure RP
3 46 (8.38%) Cucumber
3 46 (8.38%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.83%) Subversion
5 14 (2.55%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.37%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 12 (2.19%) Mockito
7 12 (2.19%) EasyMock
8 10 (1.82%) JDeveloper
8 10 (1.82%) Xcode
8 10 (1.82%) Hudson
9 8 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.09%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.73%) JIRA
13 3 (0.55%) Selenium
13 3 (0.55%) FitNesse
General
1 108 (19.67%) Marketing
2 60 (10.93%) Retail
3 55 (10.02%) Finance
4 51 (9.29%) Banking
5 29 (5.28%) Advertising
6 22 (4.01%) Publishing
7 13 (2.37%) Games
8 8 (1.46%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.09%) Automotive
11 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 212 (38.62%) Developer
2 132 (24.04%) Designer
3 90 (16.39%) User Experience Designer
4 49 (8.93%) Web Developer
5 41 (7.47%) Analyst
6 40 (7.29%) Software Engineer
6 40 (7.29%) Programmer
7 38 (6.92%) Business Analyst
8 36 (6.56%) Consultant
9 32 (5.83%) Software Developer
10 30 (5.46%) Front-End Developer
11 29 (5.28%) User Experience Consultant
11 29 (5.28%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.19%) UI Designer
13 22 (4.01%) Software Programmer
13 22 (4.01%) Senior Designer
13 22 (4.01%) Project Manager
14 20 (3.64%) UI Developer
14 20 (3.64%) Senior User Experience Designer
15 19 (3.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (39.53%) HTML
2 182 (33.15%) CSS
3 113 (20.58%) HTML5
4 95 (17.30%) .NET
5 81 (14.75%) jQuery
6 70 (12.75%) ASP.NET
6 70 (12.75%) CSS3
7 47 (8.56%) REST
8 45 (8.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 25 (4.55%) Spring
9 25 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (4.19%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.19%) Web Services
11 21 (3.83%) Flash
12 19 (3.46%) Ext JS
13 18 (3.28%) J2EE
14 16 (2.91%) Ajax
15 15 (2.73%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 549 (100.00%) User Experience
2 69 (12.57%) Computer Science
3 63 (11.48%) Mobile App
4 35 (6.38%) Digital Media
5 30 (5.46%) Social Media
6 29 (5.28%) Visualisation
6 29 (5.28%) Open Source
7 28 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (4.74%) Human Factors
9 19 (3.46%) iPhone
10 16 (2.91%) Web 2.0
10 16 (2.91%) New Media
11 15 (2.73%) Online Banking
12 13 (2.37%) Mobile Banking
13 12 (2.19%) Augmented Reality
14 11 (2.00%) Graphic Design
15 10 (1.82%) RIA
16 7 (1.28%) Psychology
16 7 (1.28%) Hedge funds
17 6 (1.09%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.93%) Android
2 45 (8.20%) Apple iOS
3 20 (3.64%) UNIX
4 14 (2.55%) Windows
5 10 (1.82%) Linux
6 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.94%) OO
3 102 (18.58%) E-Commerce
4 98 (17.85%) Software Engineering
5 95 (17.30%) Information Architecture
6 77 (14.03%) Web Development
7 76 (13.84%) MVC
8 69 (12.57%) SEO
9 65 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 63 (11.48%) Business Development
11 61 (11.11%) TDD
12 59 (10.75%) Scrum
13 54 (9.84%) OOD
14 52 (9.47%) Analytics
15 46 (8.38%) BDD
16 38 (6.92%) Project Management
17 36 (6.56%) Workflow
18 30 (5.46%) Rapid Prototyping
19 28 (5.10%) User Stories
20 26 (4.74%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 84 (15.30%) Java
3 72 (13.11%) C#
4 46 (8.38%) Ruby
5 33 (6.01%) PHP
6 19 (3.46%) SQL
7 13 (2.37%) C
8 12 (2.19%) Objective-C
9 9 (1.64%) Python
10 7 (1.28%) XPath
11 6 (1.09%) R
11 6 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.09%) C++
12 5 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.73%) XAML
14 3 (0.55%) Perl
15 1 (0.18%) PHP5
15 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 147 (26.78%) Degree
2 14 (2.55%) PMP
2 14 (2.55%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.36%) IIBA
6 2 (0.36%) CBAP
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (12.39%) QA
2 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) SCCM
1 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 67 (12.20%) Adobe
2 25 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.73%) Oracle
4 12 (2.19%) Dell
5 11 (2.00%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.64%) Google
7 5 (0.91%) Sony
7 5 (0.91%) Tableau
7 5 (0.91%) Twitter
7 5 (0.91%) Alteryx
8 4 (0.73%) iRise
8 4 (0.73%) Fiserv
9 3 (0.55%) Macromedia
10 2 (0.36%) Apple
11 1 (0.18%) Remedy
11 1 (0.18%) BMC
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) Akamai
11 1 (0.18%) Omniture
11 1 (0.18%) Zend
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