The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Researcher 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 Researcher in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Researcher
Rank 858 920 885
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 41 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.011% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 16
Average salary £37,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.52% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,180 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-33.64% +66.66%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 Researcher
Jobs Demand Trend

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

User Experience Researcher Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Salary Trend

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

User Experience Researcher Salary Trend in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Researcher Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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 +61 40 £37,000 -29.52% 7
London +44 28 £51,250 -2.38% 5
City of London +43 21 £50,000 - 3
East of England +26 4 £37,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £33,180 -
Nottingham - 4 £33,180 -
Watford - 4 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £37,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £33,180 -
North West - 3 £29,500 -
Manchester - 3 £29,500 -
South East - 1 £35,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £35,000 - 1

User Experience Researcher
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Researcher 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 Researcher in their job title.

1 76 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (31.58%) Degree
3 22 (28.95%) Psychology
3 22 (28.95%) Usability Testing
4 20 (26.32%) Qualitative Research
5 18 (23.68%) Business Development
6 17 (22.37%) Advertising
7 14 (18.42%) Retail
7 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (15.79%) Analytics
9 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.53%) Finance
11 7 (9.21%) Axure RP
12 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (5.26%) Spread Betting
13 4 (5.26%) HTML
13 4 (5.26%) Back Office
13 4 (5.26%) Time Management
13 4 (5.26%) Ergonomics
13 4 (5.26%) Human Factors
13 4 (5.26%) Information Architecture
13 4 (5.26%) HTML5
13 4 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (3.95%) Customer Insight
14 3 (3.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 3 (3.95%) SaaS
14 3 (3.95%) Market Research
14 3 (3.95%) B2B
14 3 (3.95%) Competitor Analysis
15 1 (1.32%) Google

User Experience Researcher
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Researcher 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 Researcher in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (22.37%) Advertising
2 14 (18.42%) Retail
3 8 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
1 4 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (28.95%) Psychology
3 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Spread Betting
4 4 (5.26%) Ergonomics
4 4 (5.26%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Usability Testing
2 20 (26.32%) Qualitative Research
3 18 (23.68%) Business Development
4 12 (15.79%) Analytics
5 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.26%) Time Management
7 4 (5.26%) Information Architecture
8 3 (3.95%) Customer Insight
8 3 (3.95%) Market Research
8 3 (3.95%) Competitor Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) B2B
9 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe
1 1 (1.32%) Google
1 1 (1.32%) Facebook
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
The Creative Emporium
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago