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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Researcher
Rank 873 867 867
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 26 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.006% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 12
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £41,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - £32,500

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

User Experience Researcher Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Top 8 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 29 August 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
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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 -15 26 £55,000 -12.00%
London +18 24 £55,000 -12.00%
City of London -7 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Warwick - 1 £47,500 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 -

User Experience Researcher
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (71.05%) Usability Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Business Development
3 9 (23.68%) Axure RP
4 8 (21.05%) Workflow
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (7.89%) Marketing
8 3 (7.89%) Degree
9 2 (5.26%) Psychology
9 2 (5.26%) Android
9 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 2 (5.26%) Social Media
9 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (5.26%) Retail
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Ajax
9 2 (5.26%) Java
9 2 (5.26%) Adobe
9 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (5.26%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (2.63%) Analytics
10 1 (2.63%) Project Management

User Experience Researcher
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Ajax
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Social Media
1 2 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
1 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (5.26%) Machine to Machine
1 2 (5.26%) Psychology
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Usability Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Business Development
3 8 (21.05%) Workflow
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) B2B
7 1 (2.63%) B2C
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Use Case
7 1 (2.63%) User Experience Design
7 1 (2.63%) Online Marketing
7 1 (2.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe