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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 674 575 716
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +141
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 184 309 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 199 115
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%

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
85706 85883 83957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.85% 82.34% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69758 68377 69647
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015 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 6 March 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 -129 130 £45,000 +1.12% 27
London -77 66 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Scotland +57 51 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Glasgow +56 49 £37,500 -16.66% 3
South East -40 21 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire +6 20 £33,750 -15.62% 2
City of London -39 17 £50,000 +3.09% 1
York +27 11 £32,500 -27.77%
North Yorkshire +20 11 £32,500 -18.75%
North West -16 8 £37,500 -15.73% 3
West Midlands -21 8 £48,750 -51.25% 3
Hampshire -6 7 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Hull - 6 £37,000 -
East Yorkshire - 6 £37,000 -
Basingstoke - 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 4 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Warwickshire -7 4 £48,750 +39.28%
Kent - 4 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £100,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £45,000 -
Warwick - 4 £48,750 -
Leeds +4 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
East of England +4 3 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Oxford +1 3 - - 2
Surrey -2 3 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -4 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Birmingham -10 3 £35,000 -65.00% 1
Bristol -12 3 £42,500 -
South West -40 3 £42,500 +1.19%
Edinburgh +5 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 438 (100.00%) User Experience
2 213 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (38.58%) HTML
4 156 (35.62%) JavaScript
5 134 (30.59%) CSS
6 120 (27.40%) Degree
7 94 (21.46%) Axure RP
8 87 (19.86%) Information Architecture
8 87 (19.86%) Mobile App
9 82 (18.72%) HTML5
10 73 (16.67%) C#
11 72 (16.44%) .NET
12 71 (16.21%) E-Commerce
13 70 (15.98%) MVC
14 69 (15.75%) Marketing
14 69 (15.75%) User Stories
15 66 (15.07%) Photoshop
16 64 (14.61%) Scrum
17 59 (13.47%) SQL Server
17 59 (13.47%) ASP.NET
18 55 (12.56%) Adobe Illustrator
19 53 (12.10%) TDD
20 52 (11.87%) QA
20 52 (11.87%) SEO
20 52 (11.87%) CSS3
20 52 (11.87%) Android
21 51 (11.64%) jQuery
22 50 (11.42%) Adobe
22 50 (11.42%) Responsive Web Design
23 49 (11.19%) Analytics

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 37 (8.45%) CMS
2 23 (5.25%) Drupal
3 8 (1.83%) IIS
3 8 (1.83%) Apache
4 6 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.68%) WordPress
7 2 (0.46%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.23%) Liferay
8 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (15.07%) Photoshop
2 55 (12.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (9.59%) OmniGraffle
4 32 (7.31%) Fireworks
5 30 (6.85%) MS Visio
6 23 (5.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (3.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (0.68%) InDesign
9 2 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.46%) SPSS
10 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.23%) MS Project
10 1 (0.23%) MS Office
10 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.23%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 15 (3.42%) Sophis RISQUE
2 5 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.91%) Tridion
4 3 (0.68%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.68%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Shopify
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Force.com
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.16%) Internet
2 8 (1.83%) AMQP
3 7 (1.60%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) SMS
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.42%) SQLite
4 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.05%) MySQL
5 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.23%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 94 (21.46%) Axure RP
2 32 (7.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 27 (6.16%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.25%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.42%) EasyMock
5 15 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.42%) Mockito
5 15 (3.42%) Robolectric
6 11 (2.51%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.68%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.46%) Selenium
11 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.23%) Aptana Studio
11 1 (0.23%) Ant
11 1 (0.23%) Xcode
11 1 (0.23%) Maven
11 1 (0.23%) JIRA
11 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (15.75%) Marketing
2 39 (8.90%) Retail
3 30 (6.85%) Finance
4 22 (5.02%) Banking
5 11 (2.51%) Games
6 10 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.05%) Legal
7 9 (2.05%) Advertising
7 9 (2.05%) Publishing
8 5 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.91%) Law
10 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.46%) Front Office
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 2 (0.46%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (34.02%) Developer
2 140 (31.96%) Designer
3 121 (27.63%) UX Designer
4 48 (10.96%) Senior Developer
5 40 (9.13%) Architect
6 35 (7.99%) Senior Designer
7 29 (6.62%) User Experience Architect
8 27 (6.16%) Analyst
9 26 (5.94%) .NET Developer
10 25 (5.71%) Senior UX Designer
11 24 (5.48%) Business Analyst
12 22 (5.02%) UI Designer
13 21 (4.79%) Front-End Developer
14 20 (4.57%) Agile .NET Developer
15 17 (3.88%) Project Manager
15 17 (3.88%) PHP Developer
16 16 (3.65%) UI Developer
16 16 (3.65%) Android Developer
17 14 (3.20%) Senior PHP Developer
18 13 (2.97%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (38.58%) HTML
2 134 (30.59%) CSS
3 82 (18.72%) HTML5
4 72 (16.44%) .NET
5 59 (13.47%) ASP.NET
6 52 (11.87%) CSS3
7 51 (11.64%) jQuery
8 36 (8.22%) REST
9 30 (6.85%) AngularJS
10 23 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (5.02%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (5.02%) Spring.NET
11 22 (5.02%) Ajax
11 22 (5.02%) NHibernate
12 20 (4.57%) Web Services
12 20 (4.57%) LESS
13 18 (4.11%) XML
14 15 (3.42%) RoboSpice
14 15 (3.42%) OAuth
15 14 (3.20%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 438 (100.00%) User Experience
2 87 (19.86%) Mobile App
3 39 (8.90%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.48%) Open Source
6 22 (5.02%) iPhone
7 17 (3.88%) Augmented Reality
7 17 (3.88%) Social Media
8 15 (3.42%) Graphic Design
9 10 (2.28%) W3C
10 9 (2.05%) Digital Media
10 9 (2.05%) Human Factors
11 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.83%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.83%) Physics
12 7 (1.60%) STB
13 4 (0.91%) Ergonomics
13 4 (0.91%) IPTV
13 4 (0.91%) RIA
13 4 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.87%) Android
2 32 (7.31%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.34%) Windows
4 5 (1.14%) UNIX
5 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.68%) Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.86%) Information Architecture
3 71 (16.21%) E-Commerce
4 70 (15.98%) MVC
5 69 (15.75%) User Stories
6 64 (14.61%) Scrum
7 53 (12.10%) TDD
8 52 (11.87%) SEO
9 50 (11.42%) Responsive Web Design
10 49 (11.19%) Analytics
11 43 (9.82%) OO
12 37 (8.45%) Usability Testing
13 36 (8.22%) Web Development
14 30 (6.85%) Use Case
15 29 (6.62%) Product Management
16 27 (6.16%) Project Management
17 25 (5.71%) Data Modelling
18 24 (5.48%) Software Engineering
19 20 (4.57%) Unit Testing
20 18 (4.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (35.62%) JavaScript
2 73 (16.67%) C#
3 33 (7.53%) Java
4 25 (5.71%) PHP
5 9 (2.05%) Ruby
6 7 (1.60%) SQL
7 4 (0.91%) C
7 4 (0.91%) Python
8 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.23%) C++
10 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 120 (27.40%) Degree
2 7 (1.60%) VCP4
3 4 (0.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.87%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) WCAG
3 1 (0.23%) WAI
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) SCCM
1 1 (0.23%) Plesk
1 1 (0.23%) Puppet
1 1 (0.23%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 50 (11.42%) Adobe
2 42 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.71%) iRise
4 15 (3.42%) Dell
5 7 (1.60%) Oracle
6 5 (1.14%) Google
7 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.46%) Omniture
8 2 (0.46%) Sencha
8 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.46%) Sysomos
8 2 (0.46%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.23%) Remedy
9 1 (0.23%) BT
9 1 (0.23%) Zend
9 1 (0.23%) BMC
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35k to 75k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus a benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 7 days ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Central Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70,000 DoE + good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Central Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + Good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago