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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Researcher
Rank 847 869 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 33 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.010% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary - £30,000 -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Researcher Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Top 3 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 24 December 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 +16 28 £55,000 +4.76% 8
London +11 28 £55,000 +4.76% 6
City of London +16 6 £70,000 +21.73% 1

User Experience Researcher
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) User Experience
2 38 (61.29%) Usability Testing
3 29 (46.77%) Business Development
4 12 (19.35%) Axure RP
5 9 (14.52%) Advertising
6 8 (12.90%) Degree
7 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.29%) Psychology
7 7 (11.29%) Information Architecture
7 7 (11.29%) Analytics
8 6 (9.68%) Workflow
9 5 (8.06%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (8.06%) Qualitative Research
9 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.45%) HTML
10 4 (6.45%) Finance
10 4 (6.45%) Spread Betting
10 4 (6.45%) HTML5
11 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.23%) Retail
12 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
12 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
12 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.61%) Project Management
12 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.61%) BBC
12 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.61%) Smartphone

User Experience Researcher
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (14.52%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) HTML
1 4 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 62 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Psychology
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.61%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) BBC
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Usability Testing
2 29 (46.77%) Business Development
3 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (11.29%) Information Architecture
3 7 (11.29%) Analytics
4 6 (9.68%) Workflow
5 5 (8.06%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.61%) Project Management
6 1 (1.61%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
Brentford, Middlesex
Zetman
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kainos
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kainos
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Randstad Technologies
Salary: EXCELLENT, NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago