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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Researcher
Rank 893 971 959
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 34 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.012% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 19
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £41,950 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.67% -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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +48 34 £55,000 +10.00% 8
London +59 28 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Leeds +28 2 £39,500 -14.13% 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £39,500 -14.13% 1
West Yorkshire +25 2 £39,500 -14.13% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £30,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
South East - 2 £30,000 - 1
City of London +51 1 £46,500 -7.00% 1
West Midlands -2 1 £36,000 -
Coventry - 1 £36,000 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -
Manchester - 1 £32,500 -

User Experience Researcher Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 64 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (37.50%) Psychology
3 21 (32.81%) Analytics
4 20 (31.25%) Google Analytics
4 20 (31.25%) Google
5 19 (29.69%) Adobe
6 18 (28.13%) PayPal
6 18 (28.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 18 (28.13%) Computer Science
6 18 (28.13%) SPSS
6 18 (28.13%) HTML
6 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.13%) Flash
6 18 (28.13%) Statistics
7 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.88%) Competitor Analysis
9 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (18.75%) Ethnography
10 10 (15.63%) Usability Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Degree
11 9 (14.06%) Wireframes
12 8 (12.50%) Guerrilla Testing
13 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
14 6 (9.38%) Games
15 4 (6.25%) Human Factors
15 4 (6.25%) Online Games
15 4 (6.25%) Marketing
15 4 (6.25%) Android
15 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
15 4 (6.25%) Heuristic Evaluation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) SPSS
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Google Analytics
2 18 (28.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.38%) Games
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Flash
1 18 (28.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (37.50%) Psychology
3 18 (28.13%) Computer Science
3 18 (28.13%) Statistics
4 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.25%) Online Games
6 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.13%) mHealth
7 2 (3.13%) Xbox
8 1 (1.56%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Analytics
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.88%) Competitor Analysis
4 12 (18.75%) Ethnography
5 10 (15.63%) Usability Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Wireframes
7 8 (12.50%) Guerrilla Testing
8 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (6.25%) Eye Tracking
9 4 (6.25%) Heuristic Evaluation
9 4 (6.25%) Human Factors
9 4 (6.25%) Remote Testing
10 3 (4.69%) Prototyping
11 2 (3.13%) B2B
11 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.13%) Qualitative Research
11 2 (3.13%) Service Design
11 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Google
2 19 (29.69%) Adobe
3 18 (28.13%) PayPal
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 33k per year + Bonus, Pension, Holidays and Discounts.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago