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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Researcher
Rank 844 860 877
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 35 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.012% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.012% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 0
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Researcher Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Top 6 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 January 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
(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 +19 30 £55,000 -4.34% 4
London +39 27 £55,000 -4.34% 1
City of London +6 4 £70,000 +21.73%
Watford - 3 £37,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,000 - 2
East of England - 3 £37,000 - 2

User Experience Researcher
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 61 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (47.54%) Usability Testing
3 27 (44.26%) Business Development
4 14 (22.95%) Advertising
5 11 (18.03%) Degree
6 10 (16.39%) Psychology
6 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.39%) Qualitative Research
7 9 (14.75%) Analytics
8 7 (11.48%) Finance
8 7 (11.48%) Information Architecture
8 7 (11.48%) Axure RP
9 4 (6.56%) HTML5
9 4 (6.56%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (6.56%) Spread Betting
9 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) Retail
9 4 (6.56%) HTML
10 3 (4.92%) Market Research
10 3 (4.92%) Customer Insight
11 2 (3.28%) Workflow
11 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.64%) BBC
12 1 (1.64%) Project Management
12 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
12 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
12 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence

User Experience Researcher
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (22.95%) Advertising
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) HTML
1 4 (6.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Psychology
3 4 (6.56%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.64%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.64%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) BBC
4 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Usability Testing
2 27 (44.26%) Business Development
3 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.39%) Qualitative Research
4 9 (14.75%) Analytics
5 7 (11.48%) Information Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Customer Insight
7 3 (4.92%) Market Research
8 2 (3.28%) Workflow
8 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.64%) Project Management
9 1 (1.64%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) Facebook
Central London / West End
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000 - £650000 per annum + BASIC +++, NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £37k
Posted: 15 days ago