The table below looks at the statistics for UX Design skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 756 726 615
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -111
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 179 211 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 134 170 218
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UX Design within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Design
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UX Design within the UK.

UX Design Salary Trend in the UK

UX Design
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UX Design over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

UX Design Salary Histogram in the UK

UX Design
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
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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 +20 166 £51,500 +14.44% 17
London +2 86 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South West +3 19 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Yorkshire +1 17 £38,000 +13.43% 1
South East +2 16 £52,500 +16.66% 4
North West +33 11 £45,000 - 1
Manchester +28 11 £45,000 -
Berkshire 0 11 £54,000 +21.34%
Sheffield - 10 £46,250 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £46,250 -
West Yorkshire +1 7 £38,000 +38.18% 1
Scotland -33 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Bath - 7 - -
Gloucestershire - 7 - - 2
Somerset - 7 - -
Reading +10 6 £54,000 +21.34%
Cheltenham - 6 - - 2
Durham - 6 £32,500 -
North East - 6 £32,500 -
Leeds +7 5 £38,000 +38.18% 1
Bristol -7 5 £52,500 +23.52% 2
West Midlands -17 5 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Glasgow -55 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Newbury - 5 £52,500 -
Surrey +12 4 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Croydon - 4 £43,750 -
East of England 0 3 £25,000 -38.27%
Coventry - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Oakham - 3 - -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing UX Design also 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 that cited UX Design.

1 330 (100.00%) User Experience
2 157 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (41.21%) HTML
4 122 (36.97%) CSS
5 113 (34.24%) JavaScript
6 109 (33.03%) Degree
7 71 (21.52%) Adobe
8 70 (21.21%) Finance
9 68 (20.61%) jQuery
10 61 (18.48%) Information Architecture
11 59 (17.88%) Scrum
12 57 (17.27%) Photoshop
13 56 (16.97%) AngularJS
14 55 (16.67%) Axure RP
15 54 (16.36%) .NET
15 54 (16.36%) Marketing
16 52 (15.76%) HTML5
17 50 (15.15%) Mobile App
18 48 (14.55%) Front End Development
18 48 (14.55%) QA
19 45 (13.64%) C#
19 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (13.33%) SDLC
21 43 (13.03%) E-Commerce
22 41 (12.42%) ASP.NET
23 37 (11.21%) Web Development
23 37 (11.21%) Adobe Illustrator
23 37 (11.21%) Mentoring
23 37 (11.21%) Responsive Web Design
24 35 (10.61%) CMS

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing UX Design also 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 that cited UX Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (10.61%) CMS
2 29 (8.79%) Node.js
3 27 (8.18%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (4.85%) Confluence
6 12 (3.64%) Drupal
7 11 (3.33%) WordPress
8 10 (3.03%) Umbraco
9 8 (2.42%) Kentico
10 7 (2.12%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.52%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.30%) IIS
14 1 (0.30%) Liferay
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (17.27%) Photoshop
2 37 (11.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (10.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
5 26 (7.88%) Fireworks
6 24 (7.27%) MS Visio
7 22 (6.67%) MS Excel
8 8 (2.42%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (2.12%) InDesign
9 7 (2.12%) MS Office
10 4 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (1.21%) MS Project
11 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 7 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.52%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.67%) GitHub
2 17 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.94%) Lucidchart
3 13 (3.94%) PaaS
4 12 (3.64%) SaaS
5 7 (2.12%) Office 365
6 5 (1.52%) IaaS
7 4 (1.21%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.91%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.24%) Intranet
2 8 (2.42%) SPDY
3 7 (2.12%) Skype
4 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (2.42%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.91%) MySQL
5 2 (0.61%) MS Access
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 28 (8.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 25 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.67%) Grunt
5 16 (4.85%) JIRA
6 9 (2.73%) Selenium
7 8 (2.42%) Maven
8 7 (2.12%) gulp
9 6 (1.82%) Mockito
10 5 (1.52%) EasyMock
10 5 (1.52%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.52%) Robolectric
10 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.21%) Bower
11 4 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.21%) Mocha
11 4 (1.21%) PhantomJS
12 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 70 (21.21%) Finance
2 54 (16.36%) Marketing
3 25 (7.58%) Publishing
4 17 (5.15%) Electronics
5 14 (4.24%) Games
5 14 (4.24%) Retail
6 12 (3.64%) Advertising
6 12 (3.64%) Banking
7 6 (1.82%) Brand Awareness
8 5 (1.52%) Interactive Media
9 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.21%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Law
10 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.61%) Automotive
11 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (30.00%) Developer
2 80 (24.24%) Designer
3 76 (23.03%) UX Designer
4 42 (12.73%) Analyst
5 36 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 36 (10.91%) Web Developer
6 31 (9.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 29 (8.79%) UI Developer
8 24 (7.27%) Senior Designer
8 24 (7.27%) Senior UX Designer
9 22 (6.67%) UI Designer
10 20 (6.06%) UX Developer
11 19 (5.76%) HTML Developer
11 19 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (5.76%) Senior Developer
11 19 (5.76%) UI/UX Designer
11 19 (5.76%) UI/UX Developer
12 17 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (5.15%) Senior Business Analyst
13 14 (4.24%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (41.21%) HTML
2 122 (36.97%) CSS
3 68 (20.61%) jQuery
4 56 (16.97%) AngularJS
5 54 (16.36%) .NET
6 52 (15.76%) HTML5
7 41 (12.42%) ASP.NET
8 34 (10.30%) Sass
9 31 (9.39%) Web Services
10 26 (7.88%) CSS3
11 21 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (5.76%) JSON
12 19 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (5.76%) XML
13 18 (5.45%) NHibernate
14 16 (4.85%) Castle Windsor
14 16 (4.85%) Spring.NET
15 15 (4.55%) Ajax
16 14 (4.24%) LESS
17 13 (3.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 330 (100.00%) User Experience
2 50 (15.15%) Mobile App
3 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (9.70%) Computer Science
5 25 (7.58%) Graphic Design
6 18 (5.45%) Digital Media
7 15 (4.55%) Psychology
8 12 (3.64%) Mathematics
8 12 (3.64%) Physics
9 11 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.73%) Fintech
11 7 (2.12%) Animation
11 7 (2.12%) Social Media
12 6 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.82%) Motion Graphics
13 5 (1.52%) Copywriting
13 5 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (1.52%) New Media
14 4 (1.21%) W3C
15 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.48%) Android
1 28 (8.48%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.12%) Windows
3 3 (0.91%) Linux
4 2 (0.61%) AIX
4 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.61%) Solaris
4 2 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (18.48%) Information Architecture
3 59 (17.88%) Scrum
4 48 (14.55%) Front End Development
5 44 (13.33%) SDLC
6 43 (13.03%) E-Commerce
7 37 (11.21%) Mentoring
7 37 (11.21%) Responsive Web Design
7 37 (11.21%) Web Development
8 34 (10.30%) TDD
9 29 (8.79%) MVC
10 26 (7.88%) Content Management
11 25 (7.58%) Analytics
11 25 (7.58%) CRM
11 25 (7.58%) Usability Testing
12 24 (7.27%) Data Modelling
13 23 (6.97%) Coaching
13 23 (6.97%) Web Design
14 21 (6.36%) B2B
14 21 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.24%) JavaScript
2 45 (13.64%) C#
3 26 (7.88%) Java
4 13 (3.94%) SQL
5 9 (2.73%) PHP
6 8 (2.42%) C++
6 8 (2.42%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.91%) C
8 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (33.03%) Degree
2 6 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.21%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.21%) PMP
5 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.30%) IIBA
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (14.55%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (21.52%) Adobe
2 27 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.45%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.03%) EPiServer
5 8 (2.42%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.12%) Maxymiser
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle
8 4 (1.21%) Google
8 4 (1.21%) hybris
9 3 (0.91%) SAP
10 2 (0.61%) Apple
10 2 (0.61%) ATG
10 2 (0.61%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.61%) Demandware
10 2 (0.61%) Twitter
11 1 (0.30%) Apigee
11 1 (0.30%) Nintex
11 1 (0.30%) OpenText
11 1 (0.30%) Rally
11 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
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