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 18 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 523 585 704
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +119
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 459 309 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 334 259 198
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,080
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 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 +58 441 £47,500 +5.55% 52
London +53 315 £50,000 +11.11% 32
City of London +49 112 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South East -15 43 £41,250 -8.33% 7
North West +16 31 £33,750 -21.51% 4
East of England -7 25 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +23 21 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Cambridge +20 18 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Manchester +11 18 £35,000 -2.77% 4
South West -5 13 £43,750 -20.45% 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £37,500 - 4
Berkshire +1 12 £52,500 +46.85% 1
Scotland -7 11 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Cheshire +8 10 - -
East Midlands -13 10 £38,000 -10.58% 3
Warrington - 10 - -
Surrey 0 9 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Oxford - 8 £37,500 - 1
Newbury - 8 £70,000 -
Glasgow -9 6 £32,750 -18.12%
Brighton -13 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Sussex -13 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £38,000 - 2
Wales -3 5 £30,000 -
Bristol -4 5 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Edinburgh -17 5 £25,000 - 1
Leicester - 5 £38,000 -
Swindon - 5 £51,250 -
Wiltshire - 5 £51,250 -
Hertfordshire +4 4 £43,750 -2.77%

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 330 (39.57%) HTML
2 298 (35.73%) Axure RP
3 282 (33.81%) CSS
4 275 (32.97%) Photoshop
5 225 (26.98%) OmniGraffle
6 216 (25.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 209 (25.06%) Adobe
8 181 (21.70%) Marketing
9 170 (20.38%) E-Commerce
10 137 (16.43%) JavaScript
11 134 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 133 (15.95%) Mobile App
13 122 (14.63%) HTML5
14 118 (14.15%) Degree
15 107 (12.83%) MS Visio
16 106 (12.71%) Information Architecture
17 102 (12.23%) Usability Testing
18 99 (11.87%) Finance
19 97 (11.63%) User Experience Design
20 88 (10.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
21 87 (10.43%) Responsive Web Design
22 81 (9.71%) Android
22 81 (9.71%) Web Design
23 79 (9.47%) Retail
24 78 (9.35%) Apple iOS
25 72 (8.63%) jQuery
25 72 (8.63%) Advertising
26 66 (7.91%) Graphic Design
27 64 (7.67%) CSS3
28 53 (6.35%) Scrum

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (1.32%) CMS
2 5 (0.60%) WordPress
2 5 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.24%) Drupal
4 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.12%) SAS
4 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 275 (32.97%) Photoshop
2 225 (26.98%) OmniGraffle
3 216 (25.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 107 (12.83%) MS Visio
5 37 (4.44%) InDesign
5 37 (4.44%) Fireworks
6 28 (3.36%) MS Office
7 22 (2.64%) Acrobat
7 22 (2.64%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.24%) FreeHand
8 2 (0.24%) Blender
9 1 (0.12%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.16%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.48%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.44%) SaaS
2 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.28%) Internet
2 5 (0.60%) Intranet
3 4 (0.48%) Extranet
3 4 (0.48%) NFC
4 3 (0.36%) Wireless
5 1 (0.12%) SMS
5 1 (0.12%) DVB
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.12%) MySQL
3 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 298 (35.73%) Axure RP
2 88 (10.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 51 (6.12%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (1.44%) Subversion
5 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.24%) Hudson
7 1 (0.12%) jMock
7 1 (0.12%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.12%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.12%) ProtoShare
7 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 181 (21.70%) Marketing
2 99 (11.87%) Finance
3 79 (9.47%) Retail
4 72 (8.63%) Advertising
5 41 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.88%) Games
6 24 (2.88%) Banking
7 11 (1.32%) Publishing
7 11 (1.32%) Law
8 9 (1.08%) Automotive
9 6 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) iGaming
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (39.57%) HTML
2 282 (33.81%) CSS
3 122 (14.63%) HTML5
4 72 (8.63%) jQuery
5 64 (7.67%) CSS3
6 36 (4.32%) .NET
7 24 (2.88%) Ajax
8 22 (2.64%) XHTML
9 21 (2.52%) Flash
10 11 (1.32%) Apache Flex
11 10 (1.20%) WinForms
11 10 (1.20%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.72%) JSP
12 6 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (0.48%) Web Services
13 4 (0.48%) Ember.js
13 4 (0.48%) Silverlight
13 4 (0.48%) WPF
14 3 (0.36%) Sass
14 3 (0.36%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (15.95%) Mobile App
2 66 (7.91%) Graphic Design
3 44 (5.28%) Social Media
4 33 (3.96%) Visualisation
5 24 (2.88%) iPad
5 24 (2.88%) Digital Media
6 23 (2.76%) NHS
7 20 (2.40%) iPhone
8 15 (1.80%) Psychology
9 14 (1.68%) RIA
10 12 (1.44%) W3C
10 12 (1.44%) New Media
11 11 (1.32%) Blog
12 10 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.08%) STB
13 9 (1.08%) IPTV
13 9 (1.08%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.60%) Motion Graphics
16 4 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.71%) Android
2 78 (9.35%) Apple iOS
3 15 (1.80%) Windows
4 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (20.38%) E-Commerce
2 134 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (12.71%) Information Architecture
4 102 (12.23%) Usability Testing
5 97 (11.63%) User Experience Design
6 87 (10.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 81 (9.71%) Web Design
8 53 (6.35%) Scrum
9 49 (5.88%) Analytics
10 45 (5.40%) Product Management
10 45 (5.40%) Digital Marketing
11 33 (3.96%) Web Development
12 24 (2.88%) Time Management
13 23 (2.76%) User Stories
14 22 (2.64%) Project Management
14 22 (2.64%) Rapid Prototyping
15 20 (2.40%) SEO
16 19 (2.28%) Use Case
17 14 (1.68%) Web Analytics
18 13 (1.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 137 (16.43%) JavaScript
2 25 (3.00%) XAML
3 18 (2.16%) PHP
4 16 (1.92%) Java
5 8 (0.96%) ActionScript
6 5 (0.60%) SQL
7 3 (0.36%) Perl
8 2 (0.24%) C#
9 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 118 (14.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) WCAG
2 1 (0.12%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 209 (25.06%) Adobe
2 30 (3.60%) Google
3 19 (2.28%) Facebook
4 9 (1.08%) Oracle
5 7 (0.84%) Red Gate
6 5 (0.60%) Apple
7 4 (0.48%) ClickTale
7 4 (0.48%) Twitter
8 3 (0.36%) iRise
8 3 (0.36%) Sun
9 2 (0.24%) Macromedia
9 2 (0.24%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.24%) SAP
10 1 (0.12%) Sencha
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Randstad Digital
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Kind Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £2,500 training per year, Bonus, Pen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus.
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago