The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 552 552 677
Rank change year-on-year
0 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 382 350 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 304 297 201
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +2.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 371 £45,000 - 61
London -6 223 £50,000 - 38
City of London -13 73 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North West +17 51 £32,500 -7.14% 3
East of England +21 30 £40,000 +5.26% 2
South East -26 30 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Manchester +4 29 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -35 19 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Cambridge +15 16 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 16 £40,000 +5.26% 1
West Yorkshire -27 15 £31,250 - 3
Liverpool +19 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Merseyside +17 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
South West -30 12 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Bristol -3 11 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Leeds -21 11 £32,500 - 3
Cheshire -4 10 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Hampshire - 10 £45,000 -
Brighton -16 9 £45,000 -5.26%
East Sussex -17 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Stockport - 9 £32,500 -
Surrey -35 8 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £38,750 -
Scotland -18 6 £32,250 -10.41% 2
Hertfordshire -8 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Watford - 5 £37,500 - 1
Wales +8 4 £30,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £75,000 -
South Wales +13 3 £30,000 - 1

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 840 (100.00%) User Experience
2 407 (48.45%) HTML
3 376 (44.76%) CSS
4 273 (32.50%) Axure RP
5 256 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
6 255 (30.36%) JavaScript
7 250 (29.76%) Photoshop
8 209 (24.88%) Adobe
9 170 (20.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 153 (18.21%) Marketing
11 152 (18.10%) HTML5
12 150 (17.86%) OmniGraffle
13 142 (16.90%) E-Commerce
14 121 (14.40%) Degree
15 108 (12.86%) CSS3
16 107 (12.74%) Information Architecture
17 100 (11.90%) Mobile App
18 96 (11.43%) Analytics
19 95 (11.31%) Android
20 92 (10.95%) User Experience Design
21 84 (10.00%) Apple iOS
22 82 (9.76%) jQuery
23 81 (9.64%) Responsive Web Design
24 79 (9.40%) Usability Testing
25 69 (8.21%) Web Design
26 66 (7.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
27 60 (7.14%) Scrum
28 58 (6.90%) Fireworks
29 57 (6.79%) Retail
30 54 (6.43%) Games

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (1.19%) CMS
2 9 (1.07%) WordPress
3 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.12%) Drupal
5 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 250 (29.76%) Photoshop
2 170 (20.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 150 (17.86%) OmniGraffle
4 58 (6.90%) Fireworks
5 50 (5.95%) MS Visio
6 30 (3.57%) InDesign
7 17 (2.02%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.71%) MS Office
9 4 (0.48%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.36%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.10%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.55%) Magento
3 5 (0.60%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.79%) Internet
2 3 (0.36%) Intranet
3 1 (0.12%) SAN
3 1 (0.12%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.36%) MySQL
3 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 273 (32.50%) Axure RP
2 66 (7.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 44 (5.24%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) Hudson
5 1 (0.12%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.12%) Bower
5 1 (0.12%) Grunt
General
1 153 (18.21%) Marketing
2 57 (6.79%) Retail
3 54 (6.43%) Games
4 45 (5.36%) Finance
5 41 (4.88%) Advertising
6 34 (4.05%) Banking
7 21 (2.50%) Automotive
8 16 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.31%) Publishing
10 7 (0.83%) Electronics
10 7 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.71%) Interactive Media
12 5 (0.60%) Military
12 5 (0.60%) Legal
13 4 (0.48%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Law
14 3 (0.36%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (48.45%) HTML
2 376 (44.76%) CSS
3 152 (18.10%) HTML5
4 108 (12.86%) CSS3
5 82 (9.76%) jQuery
6 47 (5.60%) .NET
7 29 (3.45%) Flash
8 28 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (2.50%) Ajax
10 14 (1.67%) XHTML
10 14 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.07%) Sass
12 7 (0.83%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.83%) LESS
13 6 (0.71%) Apache Flex
14 5 (0.60%) WinForms
14 5 (0.60%) WebGL
14 5 (0.60%) HTML5 Canvas
15 4 (0.48%) Ember.js
15 4 (0.48%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 840 (100.00%) User Experience
2 100 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.40%) Graphic Design
4 37 (4.40%) Social Media
5 33 (3.93%) Visualisation
6 19 (2.26%) Digital Media
7 18 (2.14%) iPhone
7 18 (2.14%) Psychology
8 13 (1.55%) iPad
9 12 (1.43%) Human Factors
10 10 (1.19%) New Media
11 8 (0.95%) Online Games
11 8 (0.95%) IPTV
12 6 (0.71%) STB
12 6 (0.71%) NHS
12 6 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.71%) W3C
13 5 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 95 (11.31%) Android
2 84 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 20 (2.38%) Windows
4 8 (0.95%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (16.90%) E-Commerce
3 107 (12.74%) Information Architecture
4 96 (11.43%) Analytics
5 92 (10.95%) User Experience Design
6 81 (9.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 79 (9.40%) Usability Testing
8 69 (8.21%) Web Design
9 60 (7.14%) Scrum
10 50 (5.95%) Web Development
11 49 (5.83%) Rapid Prototyping
12 46 (5.48%) SEO
13 43 (5.12%) Mentoring
14 38 (4.52%) Use Case
15 35 (4.17%) User Stories
16 31 (3.69%) Digital Marketing
17 26 (3.10%) Product Management
18 24 (2.86%) Progressive Enhancement
19 23 (2.74%) Project Management
19 23 (2.74%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 255 (30.36%) JavaScript
2 31 (3.69%) PHP
3 19 (2.26%) Java
4 8 (0.95%) C
4 8 (0.95%) SQL
5 4 (0.48%) XAML
5 4 (0.48%) Perl
6 2 (0.24%) Ruby
6 2 (0.24%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 121 (14.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) WCAG
Vendors
1 209 (24.88%) Adobe
2 30 (3.57%) Google
3 26 (3.10%) Twitter
4 17 (2.02%) Facebook
5 12 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (0.83%) Apple
7 3 (0.36%) SAP
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle
7 3 (0.36%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.24%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.12%) IBM
9 1 (0.12%) Telerik
9 1 (0.12%) Omniture
9 1 (0.12%) Ektron
9 1 (0.12%) hybris
9 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.12%) iRise
9 1 (0.12%) Demandware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £34,000 per annum c£34K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £3000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NaturalMotion
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 6 days ago