The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Specialist
Rank 914 874 911
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Specialist 3 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.009% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Average salary £95,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+156.75% -17.77%
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

User Experience Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Specialist within the UK.

User Experience Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

User Experience Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 3 £95,000 +156.75%
London -53 3 £95,000 +171.42%
City of London -18 1 £95,000 +216.66%

User Experience Specialist
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Online Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Migration

User Experience Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Online Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BT