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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 533 590 634
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 413 300 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 326 253 212
Average salary £44,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.78% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
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 £26,500 £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 22 July 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 July 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 +55 404 £45,000 -5.26% 38
London +9 258 £50,000 - 26
City of London +19 94 £47,000 -4.56% 4
North West +46 50 £32,500 -13.33% 2
South East -4 39 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Manchester +37 33 £35,000 -6.66% 1
East of England +2 26 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 21 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Cambridge +14 21 £40,000 +5.26% 2
South West -13 13 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -35 13 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Liverpool +10 12 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Merseyside +8 12 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey -4 12 £37,500 - 3
West Yorkshire -25 12 £29,000 - 1
Stockport - 12 £32,500 -
Bristol -5 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leeds -23 9 £27,500 - 1
Redhill - 9 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +15 8 £70,000 +81.81% 1
Southampton - 8 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 8 £45,000 -
Glasgow -8 7 £38,000 - 2
Scotland -22 7 £38,000 +19.68% 4
Cheshire - 7 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Hertfordshire -16 5 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £35,000 -
Newbury - 5 £70,000 -
West Midlands +10 4 £46,250 +29.37%

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 401 (45.62%) HTML
2 357 (40.61%) CSS
3 297 (33.79%) Axure RP
4 274 (31.17%) Photoshop
5 228 (25.94%) JavaScript
6 198 (22.53%) Adobe
7 185 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 179 (20.36%) OmniGraffle
9 178 (20.25%) Marketing
10 159 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
11 158 (17.97%) E-Commerce
12 151 (17.18%) HTML5
13 125 (14.22%) Mobile App
14 117 (13.31%) Degree
15 95 (10.81%) jQuery
15 95 (10.81%) CSS3
16 92 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
16 92 (10.47%) Information Architecture
17 85 (9.67%) Usability Testing
18 83 (9.44%) Android
19 81 (9.22%) Web Design
20 76 (8.65%) Apple iOS
21 71 (8.08%) MS Visio
22 70 (7.96%) User Experience Design
23 67 (7.62%) Finance
24 65 (7.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
24 65 (7.39%) Analytics
25 58 (6.60%) Web Development
26 57 (6.48%) Advertising
27 56 (6.37%) Scrum

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (1.02%) WordPress
1 9 (1.02%) CMS
2 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.11%) Drupal
5 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 274 (31.17%) Photoshop
2 185 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 179 (20.36%) OmniGraffle
4 71 (8.08%) MS Visio
5 41 (4.66%) InDesign
6 29 (3.30%) Fireworks
7 24 (2.73%) Adobe After Effects
8 15 (1.71%) MS Office
9 11 (1.25%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.34%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (2.96%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.14%) Magento
3 7 (0.80%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.23%) SaaS
1 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.05%) Internet
2 4 (0.46%) Intranet
3 3 (0.34%) Extranet
4 1 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 297 (33.79%) Axure RP
2 65 (7.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 41 (4.66%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.34%) Subversion
5 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.23%) Hudson
6 1 (0.11%) ProtoShare
6 1 (0.11%) Bower
6 1 (0.11%) Grunt
6 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 178 (20.25%) Marketing
2 67 (7.62%) Finance
3 57 (6.48%) Advertising
4 55 (6.26%) Retail
5 46 (5.23%) Games
6 29 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.96%) Banking
8 15 (1.71%) Automotive
9 11 (1.25%) Publishing
10 9 (1.02%) Law
11 6 (0.68%) Legal
11 6 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.68%) Interactive Media
12 5 (0.57%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Military
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.11%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (45.62%) HTML
2 357 (40.61%) CSS
3 151 (17.18%) HTML5
4 95 (10.81%) jQuery
4 95 (10.81%) CSS3
5 46 (5.23%) .NET
6 24 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (2.28%) Flash
7 20 (2.28%) XHTML
7 20 (2.28%) Ajax
8 15 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.80%) WinForms
10 6 (0.68%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.68%) Sass
11 5 (0.57%) WebGL
11 5 (0.57%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (0.57%) Silverlight
12 4 (0.46%) WPF
12 4 (0.46%) Ember.js
13 3 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 125 (14.22%) Mobile App
2 54 (6.14%) Graphic Design
3 35 (3.98%) Visualisation
4 27 (3.07%) Social Media
5 26 (2.96%) iPhone
6 23 (2.62%) iPad
7 19 (2.16%) Digital Media
8 17 (1.93%) NHS
8 17 (1.93%) New Media
9 14 (1.59%) Psychology
10 10 (1.14%) W3C
10 10 (1.14%) Human Factors
11 9 (1.02%) RIA
12 8 (0.91%) IPTV
12 8 (0.91%) STB
13 7 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
15 5 (0.57%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.46%) Artificial Intelligence
16 4 (0.46%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.44%) Android
2 76 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.14%) Windows
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (17.97%) E-Commerce
3 92 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
3 92 (10.47%) Information Architecture
4 85 (9.67%) Usability Testing
5 81 (9.22%) Web Design
6 70 (7.96%) User Experience Design
7 65 (7.39%) Analytics
8 58 (6.60%) Web Development
9 56 (6.37%) Scrum
10 46 (5.23%) Rapid Prototyping
11 43 (4.89%) SEO
12 39 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
13 32 (3.64%) Use Case
14 29 (3.30%) Product Management
15 27 (3.07%) User Stories
16 23 (2.62%) B2B
17 21 (2.39%) Project Management
18 17 (1.93%) Progressive Enhancement
19 16 (1.82%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 228 (25.94%) JavaScript
2 24 (2.73%) PHP
3 19 (2.16%) XAML
4 18 (2.05%) Java
5 8 (0.91%) SQL
6 4 (0.46%) Perl
7 2 (0.23%) Ruby
8 1 (0.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 117 (13.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) WCAG
2 1 (0.11%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 198 (22.53%) Adobe
2 33 (3.75%) Google
3 25 (2.84%) Facebook
3 25 (2.84%) Twitter
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle
5 4 (0.46%) iRise
6 3 (0.34%) Apple
6 3 (0.34%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.34%) SAP
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.23%) Macromedia
7 2 (0.23%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.11%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.11%) Ektron
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £Competitive + bonus + excellent benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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London
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London
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