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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Researcher
Rank 884 908 873
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 13 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 4
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £62,500 £85,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
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 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Researcher Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Top 11 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 28 July 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 +32 13 £48,750 -11.36% 5
London +10 10 £50,000 -9.09% 3
City of London - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £46,000 - 2
Lichfield - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £37,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 - 2
East of England - 1 £37,000 -

User Experience Researcher
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 16 (29.63%) Usability Testing
3 14 (25.93%) Qualitative Research
4 13 (24.07%) Psychology
5 11 (20.37%) Retail
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) Axure RP
8 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.26%) Human Factors
8 5 (9.26%) Time Management
9 4 (7.41%) Back Office
10 3 (5.56%) Advertising
10 3 (5.56%) Competitor Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
10 3 (5.56%) B2B
10 3 (5.56%) Adobe
10 3 (5.56%) SaaS
10 3 (5.56%) Ergonomics
10 3 (5.56%) Business Development
10 3 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (3.70%) Marketing
11 2 (3.70%) Information Architecture
11 2 (3.70%) Market Research
11 2 (3.70%) CSS
12 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (1.85%) HTML

User Experience Researcher
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (20.37%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (24.07%) Psychology
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Human Factors
5 3 (5.56%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Usability Testing
2 14 (25.93%) Qualitative Research
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.26%) Time Management
6 3 (5.56%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) B2B
6 3 (5.56%) Business Development
7 2 (3.70%) Information Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Market Research
8 1 (1.85%) Web Analytics
8 1 (1.85%) Product Management
8 1 (1.85%) UX Design
8 1 (1.85%) Usability Engineering
8 1 (1.85%) Web Development
8 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe
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