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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Specialist
Rank 869 908 894
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Specialist 23 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £51,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 July 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Specialist
Top 12 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 July 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 +30 17 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £35,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Harrogate - 6 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £35,000 -
Scotland - 6 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 4 £32,500 -
North West - 4 £32,500 - 1
Leeds - 3 £35,000 -
London +21 2 £50,000 +21.95%
Wetherby - 1 £40,000 - 1

User Experience Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (77.42%) HTML
3 23 (74.19%) CSS
4 20 (64.52%) Marketing
5 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (45.16%) Google
6 14 (45.16%) Analytics
7 13 (41.94%) Google Analytics
8 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
9 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) Product Management
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
12 4 (12.90%) CSS3
13 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
13 3 (9.68%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (9.68%) Adobe
13 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
13 3 (9.68%) Project Management
13 3 (9.68%) XHTML
13 3 (9.68%) Web Design
13 3 (9.68%) SEO
13 3 (9.68%) Content Management
13 3 (9.68%) jQuery
13 3 (9.68%) Omniture
13 3 (9.68%) Online Marketing
13 3 (9.68%) Email Marketing
13 3 (9.68%) Degree

User Experience Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
2 6 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (64.52%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) HTML
2 23 (74.19%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) CSS3
5 3 (9.68%) XHTML
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Analytics
2 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Product Management
3 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) SEO
4 3 (9.68%) Content Management
4 3 (9.68%) Online Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Web Design
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Email Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Web Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Web Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Pay per click
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) Creative Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Google
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Omniture
Wetherby, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ditto Music
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago