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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Specialist
Rank 869 891 874
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Specialist 9 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% -26.19%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -8.57%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

User Experience Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

User Experience Specialist
Top 5 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 30 January 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 +3 9 £27,500 -29.03%
London +6 7 £27,500 -26.66%
Uxbridge - 5 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £33,000 -
Manchester - 2 £33,000 -

User Experience Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Omniture
4 5 (50.00%) Google
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Google Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Online Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe
4 5 (50.00%) Acrobat
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (50.00%) Content Management
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Industrial Design
6 2 (20.00%) SEO
7 1 (10.00%) Human Factors
7 1 (10.00%) B2C
7 1 (10.00%) Games
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

User Experience Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (50.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) CSS3
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Online Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Industrial Design
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Omniture
1 5 (50.00%) Google
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe