The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 530 576 654
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 398 310 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 315 263 214
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Designer
Salary Trend

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

User Experience Designer Salary Trend in the UK

User Experience Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Designer over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Designer
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 Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 +12 387 £45,000 - 44
London -10 242 £50,000 - 27
City of London 0 87 £47,000 -6.00% 9
North West +42 52 £32,500 -13.33% 6
South East -11 38 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Manchester +26 32 £32,750 -12.66% 3
East of England 0 26 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 20 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Cambridge +14 20 £40,000 +5.26% 2
South West -14 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey -18 13 £37,500 - 3
Liverpool +11 12 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Merseyside +6 12 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire -21 12 £26,500 -29.33%
Stockport - 12 £32,500 -
Bristol +6 11 £45,000 +34.32% 1
West Yorkshire -34 11 £28,000 -
Cheshire +6 9 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Glasgow -2 9 £38,000 - 1
Scotland -5 9 £38,000 +19.68% 2
Berkshire +5 8 £70,000 +72.83% 2
Leeds -27 8 £25,000 -
Redhill - 7 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £35,000 -34.88%
Southampton - 5 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £35,000 -
Newbury - 5 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -19 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Brighton -24 4 £45,000 -5.26%

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 399 (46.72%) HTML
2 359 (42.04%) CSS
3 284 (33.26%) Axure RP
4 263 (30.80%) Photoshop
5 230 (26.93%) JavaScript
6 196 (22.95%) Adobe
7 172 (20.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 172 (20.14%) Marketing
8 163 (19.09%) OmniGraffle
9 158 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
10 150 (17.56%) E-Commerce
11 146 (17.10%) HTML5
12 115 (13.47%) Degree
13 112 (13.11%) Mobile App
14 97 (11.36%) CSS3
15 89 (10.42%) Information Architecture
15 89 (10.42%) jQuery
16 86 (10.07%) Usability Testing
17 85 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
18 81 (9.48%) Android
19 77 (9.02%) Analytics
19 77 (9.02%) Web Design
20 73 (8.55%) Apple iOS
21 70 (8.20%) MS Visio
22 67 (7.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
23 64 (7.49%) User Experience Design
24 59 (6.91%) Finance
25 58 (6.79%) Web Development
26 57 (6.67%) Scrum
27 53 (6.21%) Retail

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.05%) WordPress
1 9 (1.05%) CMS
2 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 263 (30.80%) Photoshop
2 172 (20.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 163 (19.09%) OmniGraffle
4 70 (8.20%) MS Visio
5 38 (4.45%) InDesign
6 29 (3.40%) Fireworks
7 20 (2.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 13 (1.52%) MS Office
9 9 (1.05%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.35%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.12%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 29 (3.40%) Google Analytics
2 12 (1.41%) Magento
3 8 (0.94%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.23%) SaaS
1 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.87%) Internet
2 5 (0.59%) Intranet
3 3 (0.35%) Extranet
4 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 284 (33.26%) Axure RP
2 67 (7.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 42 (4.92%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.35%) Subversion
5 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.23%) Hudson
6 1 (0.12%) ProtoShare
6 1 (0.12%) Bower
6 1 (0.12%) Grunt
6 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 172 (20.14%) Marketing
2 59 (6.91%) Finance
3 53 (6.21%) Retail
3 53 (6.21%) Advertising
4 49 (5.74%) Games
5 27 (3.16%) Banking
6 22 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.87%) Automotive
8 11 (1.29%) Publishing
9 8 (0.94%) Law
10 6 (0.70%) Legal
10 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.70%) Interactive Media
11 5 (0.59%) Electronics
11 5 (0.59%) Military
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.12%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (46.72%) HTML
2 359 (42.04%) CSS
3 146 (17.10%) HTML5
4 97 (11.36%) CSS3
5 89 (10.42%) jQuery
6 42 (4.92%) .NET
7 24 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (2.58%) Flash
9 21 (2.46%) Ajax
10 20 (2.34%) XHTML
11 11 (1.29%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.70%) Sass
12 6 (0.70%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.59%) HTML5 Canvas
13 5 (0.59%) WebGL
13 5 (0.59%) Silverlight
13 5 (0.59%) WinForms
14 4 (0.47%) WPF
14 4 (0.47%) Ember.js
14 4 (0.47%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.11%) Mobile App
2 45 (5.27%) Graphic Design
3 35 (4.10%) Visualisation
4 29 (3.40%) Social Media
5 22 (2.58%) iPhone
6 19 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 18 (2.11%) iPad
8 17 (1.99%) New Media
9 15 (1.76%) Psychology
10 12 (1.41%) Human Factors
11 11 (1.29%) W3C
11 11 (1.29%) NHS
12 8 (0.94%) STB
12 8 (0.94%) IPTV
13 7 (0.82%) RIA
13 7 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
15 5 (0.59%) Online Games
15 5 (0.59%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.47%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.48%) Android
2 73 (8.55%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (17.56%) E-Commerce
3 89 (10.42%) Information Architecture
4 86 (10.07%) Usability Testing
5 85 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
6 77 (9.02%) Analytics
6 77 (9.02%) Web Design
7 64 (7.49%) User Experience Design
8 58 (6.79%) Web Development
9 57 (6.67%) Scrum
10 48 (5.62%) SEO
10 48 (5.62%) Rapid Prototyping
11 37 (4.33%) Digital Marketing
12 34 (3.98%) Use Case
13 27 (3.16%) User Stories
14 26 (3.04%) Product Management
15 23 (2.69%) B2B
16 21 (2.46%) Project Management
17 20 (2.34%) Progressive Enhancement
18 19 (2.22%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 230 (26.93%) JavaScript
2 27 (3.16%) PHP
3 18 (2.11%) Java
4 13 (1.52%) XAML
5 8 (0.94%) SQL
6 4 (0.47%) Perl
7 3 (0.35%) C
8 2 (0.23%) Ruby
9 1 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 115 (13.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 196 (22.95%) Adobe
2 36 (4.22%) Google
3 25 (2.93%) Twitter
4 24 (2.81%) Facebook
5 4 (0.47%) Apple
5 4 (0.47%) iRise
6 3 (0.35%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.35%) SAP
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.23%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.12%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.12%) Ektron
8 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
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