The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Specialist
Rank 862 914 876
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Specialist 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 -

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Specialist over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Specialist
Top 11 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 29 May 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
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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 +50 9 £35,000 - 5
Yorkshire +18 5 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Harrogate - 4 £35,000 - 1
London +53 3 £27,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £35,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £35,000 - 1
Cobham - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
South East - 1 £40,000 -

User Experience Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (85.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) Marketing
5 12 (60.00%) Google Analytics
5 12 (60.00%) Google
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) Analytics
6 9 (45.00%) Photoshop
7 8 (40.00%) CSS3
8 7 (35.00%) Online Marketing
8 7 (35.00%) XHTML
8 7 (35.00%) Adobe
8 7 (35.00%) Acrobat
8 7 (35.00%) Project Management
8 7 (35.00%) Content Management
8 7 (35.00%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (35.00%) Email Marketing
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) Omniture
9 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (20.00%) SEO
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (10.00%) HTML5
11 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture

User Experience Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (35.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (65.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) CSS3
4 7 (35.00%) XHTML
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Analytics
2 7 (35.00%) Online Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Content Management
2 7 (35.00%) Email Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) SEO
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Web Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) Industrial Design
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Google
2 7 (35.00%) Adobe
2 7 (35.00%) Omniture
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago