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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 653 724 720
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Experience Design 258 167 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 172 130 136
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,400 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95560 86985 95494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.31% 78.74% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76807 71321 81167
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +26 226 £45,000 -10.00% 13
London -14 127 £51,500 +3.00% 7
City of London -1 36 £54,000 +3.84%
South East +1 34 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Scotland +18 22 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 22 £37,500 -
East of England -12 16 £40,000 +23.07%
South West +6 15 £35,000 -30.00%
Yorkshire -33 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands - 10 £30,000 - 1
Wiltshire -4 9 £35,750 +2.14%
East Sussex -7 9 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Hampshire - 9 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £30,000 - 1
York - 9 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 9 £30,000 - 1
Brighton -9 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £40,000 -
North West +12 6 £44,500 -27.34%
Bedfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Bedford - 6 £40,000 -
Oxford - 6 £37,500 -
Southampton - 6 £36,750 -
Manchester +8 5 £44,500 -27.34%
West Midlands +6 5 £100,000 +73.91% 2
Somerset -15 5 £36,250 -27.50%
Swindon - 5 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £100,000 - 2

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 292 (50.78%) HTML
2 262 (45.57%) CSS
3 244 (42.43%) JavaScript
4 149 (25.91%) E-Commerce
5 141 (24.52%) HTML5
5 141 (24.52%) jQuery
6 139 (24.17%) Degree
7 137 (23.83%) Marketing
8 121 (21.04%) Photoshop
9 118 (20.52%) CSS3
10 114 (19.83%) Adobe
11 95 (16.52%) Finance
12 93 (16.17%) Information Architecture
13 90 (15.65%) Axure RP
14 88 (15.30%) Adobe Illustrator
15 85 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
16 81 (14.09%) Software Engineering
17 76 (13.22%) .NET
17 76 (13.22%) Analytics
18 75 (13.04%) Apple iOS
19 71 (12.35%) OO
20 70 (12.17%) Android
21 69 (12.00%) Ruby
21 69 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
22 68 (11.83%) TDD
22 68 (11.83%) Git (software)
22 68 (11.83%) Sass
23 66 (11.48%) Scrum
24 65 (11.30%) Computer Science
25 62 (10.78%) Retail

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (5.39%) CMS
2 22 (3.83%) Apache
3 18 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
4 13 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.39%) WordPress
5 8 (1.39%) nginx
6 7 (1.22%) IIS
7 6 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.04%) Node.js
7 6 (1.04%) Confluence
7 6 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.35%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 121 (21.04%) Photoshop
2 88 (15.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (5.39%) OmniGraffle
4 27 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.61%) Fireworks
6 12 (2.09%) MS Excel
7 7 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.87%) GIMP
9 4 (0.70%) MS Office
9 4 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.09%) GitHub
2 14 (2.43%) SaaS
3 10 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.87%) LucidChart
5 1 (0.17%) Force.com
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.39%) Internet
2 8 (1.39%) HTTP
3 5 (0.87%) SSL
4 4 (0.70%) Network Security
4 4 (0.70%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) 3G
6 1 (0.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.09%) MySQL
2 36 (6.26%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.09%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.22%) Neo4j
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 90 (15.65%) Axure RP
2 68 (11.83%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 27 (4.70%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 15 (2.61%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (1.91%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.91%) Grunt
8 10 (1.74%) RSpec
8 10 (1.74%) JIRA
8 10 (1.74%) Subversion
9 8 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.39%) Xcode
10 7 (1.22%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.87%) JDeveloper
11 5 (0.87%) Hudson
12 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 137 (23.83%) Marketing
2 95 (16.52%) Finance
3 62 (10.78%) Retail
4 43 (7.48%) Advertising
5 25 (4.35%) Banking
6 24 (4.17%) Publishing
7 20 (3.48%) Multimedia
8 19 (3.30%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.96%) Telecoms
10 13 (2.26%) Games
11 9 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.22%) Law
13 6 (1.04%) Legal
14 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Automotive
16 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 177 (30.78%) Developer
2 175 (30.43%) Designer
3 99 (17.22%) User Experience Designer
4 71 (12.35%) Architect
5 56 (9.74%) Web Developer
6 50 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
7 47 (8.17%) Analyst
8 46 (8.00%) Business Analyst
9 44 (7.65%) User Experience Architect
10 36 (6.26%) Web Designer
11 29 (5.04%) CSS Developer
11 29 (5.04%) HTML Developer
12 25 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 24 (4.17%) UI Designer
14 22 (3.83%) Software Developer
15 19 (3.30%) Programmer
15 19 (3.30%) Ruby Developer
15 19 (3.30%) UI Developer
16 18 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
17 17 (2.96%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (50.78%) HTML
2 262 (45.57%) CSS
3 141 (24.52%) HTML5
3 141 (24.52%) jQuery
4 118 (20.52%) CSS3
5 76 (13.22%) .NET
6 69 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 68 (11.83%) Sass
8 58 (10.09%) ASP.NET
9 39 (6.78%) Ext JS
10 28 (4.87%) LESS
11 26 (4.52%) Underscore.js
12 25 (4.35%) Web Services
13 23 (4.00%) AngularJS
14 20 (3.48%) XML
15 17 (2.96%) Ajax
15 17 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (2.78%) XHTML
17 15 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (2.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.30%) Computer Science
2 62 (10.78%) Mobile App
3 48 (8.35%) Graphic Design
4 29 (5.04%) Social Network
5 28 (4.87%) Social Media
6 27 (4.70%) Open Source
7 25 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 23 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (3.30%) Smartphone
9 19 (3.30%) Digital Media
10 16 (2.78%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.43%) Blog
12 9 (1.57%) STB
13 8 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.39%) iDTV
14 7 (1.22%) Copywriting
14 7 (1.22%) Online Banking
14 7 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.22%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 70 (12.17%) Android
3 28 (4.87%) Linux
4 18 (3.13%) Windows
5 13 (2.26%) UNIX
6 8 (1.39%) Debian
6 8 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (25.91%) E-Commerce
2 93 (16.17%) Information Architecture
3 85 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (14.09%) Software Engineering
5 76 (13.22%) Analytics
6 71 (12.35%) OO
7 68 (11.83%) TDD
8 66 (11.48%) Scrum
9 62 (10.78%) SEO
10 55 (9.57%) Business Development
11 54 (9.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 53 (9.22%) Digital Marketing
13 51 (8.87%) B2B
14 48 (8.35%) MVC
15 46 (8.00%) OOD
16 42 (7.30%) Web Development
16 42 (7.30%) B2C
17 38 (6.61%) Project Management
18 37 (6.43%) Usability Testing
19 36 (6.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 244 (42.43%) JavaScript
2 69 (12.00%) Ruby
3 53 (9.22%) C#
4 46 (8.00%) Java
5 40 (6.96%) PHP
6 36 (6.26%) SQL
7 9 (1.57%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.04%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.70%) XPath
10 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.52%) C++
10 3 (0.52%) HQL
11 2 (0.35%) Python
11 2 (0.35%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.35%) XAML
12 1 (0.17%) C
12 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.17%) PHP5
12 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 139 (24.17%) Degree
2 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.17%) MCTS
3 1 (0.17%) MBA
3 1 (0.17%) ISEB
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.52%) QA
2 5 (0.87%) WCAG
3 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) Puppet
1 9 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.39%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 114 (19.83%) Adobe
2 35 (6.09%) Facebook
3 24 (4.17%) Oracle
4 19 (3.30%) ATG
5 17 (2.96%) Endeca
5 17 (2.96%) Twitter
6 12 (2.09%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.22%) Fiserv
8 6 (1.04%) iRise
9 4 (0.70%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.70%) Google
10 3 (0.52%) Apple
11 2 (0.35%) IBM
12 1 (0.17%) Zend
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.17%) Intel
12 1 (0.17%) SAP
12 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.17%) Sencha
12 1 (0.17%) ClickTale
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
Axica Recruitment
Salary: £24,000 - £27K+ Pension, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The One Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Pure360
Salary: DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Onsite parking
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago