The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had User Experience Researcher featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Researcher
Rank 885 964 945
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 29 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.015% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 22
Median salary £55,000 £46,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £37,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -22.10%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

User Experience Researcher
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured User Experience Researcher in the job title.

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 31 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 29 £55,000 +17.64% 6
London +31 24 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South East - 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £30,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £30,000 -
City of London +51 1 £46,500 -4.61% 2
Leeds +25 1 £35,000 -23.91%
West Yorkshire +16 1 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Yorkshire +15 1 £35,000 -23.91% 1
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £32,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £32,500 -
Crawley - 1 £40,000 -

User Experience Researcher Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, User Experience Researcher job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring User Experience Researcher in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (37.04%) Psychology
3 19 (35.19%) Analytics
4 17 (31.48%) Google
4 17 (31.48%) Google Analytics
5 16 (29.63%) Statistics
5 16 (29.63%) Adobe
5 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
6 15 (27.78%) Adobe Analytics
6 15 (27.78%) PayPal
6 15 (27.78%) SPSS
6 15 (27.78%) HTML
6 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 15 (27.78%) Flash
7 14 (25.93%) Competitor Analysis
8 13 (24.07%) Ethnography
9 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (20.37%) Wireframes
11 8 (14.81%) Guerrilla Testing
11 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.81%) Degree
11 8 (14.81%) Usability Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Games
12 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.11%) Remote Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
13 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
13 6 (11.11%) Android
14 5 (9.26%) Online Games
14 5 (9.26%) Retail

User Experience Researcher Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 15 (27.78%) SPSS
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Google Analytics
2 15 (27.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (12.96%) Games
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Flash
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (37.04%) Psychology
3 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
3 16 (29.63%) Statistics
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.26%) Online Games
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.70%) Xbox
8 1 (1.85%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.85%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Android
1 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Analytics
2 14 (25.93%) Competitor Analysis
3 13 (24.07%) Ethnography
4 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.37%) Wireframes
6 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.81%) Guerrilla Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Usability Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
7 6 (11.11%) Remote Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Eye Tracking
9 4 (7.41%) Human Factors
10 3 (5.56%) Prototyping
11 2 (3.70%) Benchmarking
11 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.70%) Heuristic Evaluation
11 2 (3.70%) Qualitative Research
11 2 (3.70%) Service Design
11 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.70%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Google
2 16 (29.63%) Adobe
3 15 (27.78%) PayPal
City of London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago