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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Specialist
Rank 869 902 871
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Specialist 24 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £51,400 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Specialist
Top 16 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 28 August 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 +19 20 £40,000 -2.43% 4
Yorkshire - 13 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 -
Harrogate - 7 £35,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 - 2
Wetherby - 5 £40,000 -
Leeds - 5 £40,000 -
Manchester - 4 £32,500 -
North West - 4 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £35,000 -
Scotland - 4 £35,000 - 1
London +9 2 £50,000 +21.95%
York - 2 £40,000 -
Bradford - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1

User Experience Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (100.00%) User Experience
2 28 (80.00%) HTML
2 28 (80.00%) CSS
3 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
4 21 (60.00%) Marketing
5 14 (40.00%) Google
5 14 (40.00%) Analytics
6 13 (37.14%) Google Analytics
7 10 (28.57%) Photoshop
8 7 (20.00%) Web Design
8 7 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (17.14%) HTML5
9 6 (17.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (14.29%) Product Management
10 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.43%) CSS3
11 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 3 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (8.57%) Adobe
12 3 (8.57%) Acrobat
12 3 (8.57%) Project Management
12 3 (8.57%) XHTML
12 3 (8.57%) Content Management
12 3 (8.57%) Omniture
12 3 (8.57%) jQuery
12 3 (8.57%) Online Marketing
12 3 (8.57%) Email Marketing
12 3 (8.57%) Web Development
12 3 (8.57%) Degree

User Experience Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (5.71%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 6 (17.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (8.57%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) HTML
1 28 (80.00%) CSS
2 6 (17.14%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) CSS3
4 3 (8.57%) XHTML
4 3 (8.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Analytics
2 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (20.00%) Web Design
3 5 (14.29%) Product Management
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Content Management
5 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 3 (8.57%) Online Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) Email Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Creative Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) SEO
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Pay per click
7 1 (2.86%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Web Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe
2 3 (8.57%) Omniture
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive - Based on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrogate
D4 Digital
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrogate
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago