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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Specialist
Rank 917 937 949
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Specialist 13 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.018% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 5
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 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 13 February 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
(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 +17 13 £40,000 +17.64% 2
South West - 6 - - 2
Yorkshire +15 5 - -
Leeds - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 2
Cheltenham - 4 - - 2
Dorset - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -

User Experience Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) Web Design
4 7 (30.43%) Marketing
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) Driving Licence
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
7 4 (17.39%) Node.js
7 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) Adobe
8 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
8 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics

User Experience Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (30.43%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) CSS
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (26.09%) Driving Licence
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (8.70%) Social Media
6 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Web Design
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (8.70%) UX Design
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
1 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago