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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 712 677 712
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +35
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 180 258 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 141 201 121
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 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 -42 171 £45,000 -16.27% 32
London 0 102 £50,000 -16.66% 15
South East +3 33 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Berkshire +14 20 £39,000 -40.00% 2
Yorkshire +9 16 £43,000 +7.50% 8
City of London +7 10 £42,500 -32.00% 3
West Yorkshire +16 9 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England +9 9 £61,250 +45.83%
Reading +5 8 £38,250 -41.15% 1
Leeds +21 7 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Oxfordshire +9 7 - - 1
Oxford -3 7 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 6 £33,000 -21.42%
Cambridge +14 5 - -
South Yorkshire +6 5 £35,000 -18.60% 1
North Yorkshire -2 4 £44,000 +17.33% 1
West Midlands -33 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Harrogate - 4 £44,000 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +12 3 £52,500 +23.52% 1
South West -10 3 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Kent - 3 £45,000 - 1
Somerset +10 2 £39,500 +31.66%
Manchester +2 2 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Scotland -7 2 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North West -11 2 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Essex - 2 £62,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 327 (100.00%) User Experience
2 146 (44.65%) HTML
3 143 (43.73%) JavaScript
4 130 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (34.86%) CSS
6 76 (23.24%) C#
7 74 (22.63%) Marketing
8 70 (21.41%) Degree
9 61 (18.65%) .NET
10 60 (18.35%) HTML5
11 59 (18.04%) AngularJS
12 58 (17.74%) E-Commerce
13 57 (17.43%) SQL Server
14 53 (16.21%) ASP.NET
14 53 (16.21%) MVC
15 52 (15.90%) jQuery
16 50 (15.29%) Finance
17 47 (14.37%) Computer Science
18 44 (13.46%) TDD
18 44 (13.46%) Adobe
19 43 (13.15%) Axure RP
20 41 (12.54%) Open Source
20 41 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
20 41 (12.54%) CSS3
20 41 (12.54%) Photoshop
21 40 (12.23%) Relational Database
22 39 (11.93%) Scrum
23 38 (11.62%) Microsoft
23 38 (11.62%) NHibernate
23 38 (11.62%) Castle Windsor

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (4.89%) CMS
2 9 (2.75%) Node.js
3 7 (2.14%) WordPress
4 5 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.53%) Apache
4 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.92%) IIS
6 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.92%) Drupal
7 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (12.54%) Photoshop
2 37 (11.31%) Fireworks
3 33 (10.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (8.87%) MS Excel
5 27 (8.26%) MS Visio
6 24 (7.34%) OmniGraffle
6 24 (7.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (3.67%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.61%) Maya
9 1 (0.31%) InDesign
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Magento
2 3 (0.92%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.14%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.83%) SaaS
3 4 (1.22%) PaaS
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.92%) Office 365
4 3 (0.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Lucidchart
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.67%) Internet
2 8 (2.45%) Intranet
3 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.23%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.14%) MySQL
5 5 (1.53%) Spotfire
5 5 (1.53%) QlikView
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Redis
8 2 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (13.15%) Axure RP
2 19 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.75%) JIRA
4 7 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (1.53%) QUnit
6 5 (1.53%) YouTrack
7 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.92%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.92%) Subversion
7 3 (0.92%) T4 Templates
8 2 (0.61%) Xdebug
8 2 (0.61%) Selenium
8 2 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.61%) Behat
9 1 (0.31%) VisualSVN
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) Bower
9 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
General
1 74 (22.63%) Marketing
2 50 (15.29%) Finance
3 25 (7.65%) Electronics
4 17 (5.20%) Retail
5 14 (4.28%) Games
6 11 (3.36%) Automotive
7 8 (2.45%) Front Office
8 7 (2.14%) Law
8 7 (2.14%) Advertising
9 5 (1.53%) Publishing
10 4 (1.22%) Banking
10 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.92%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.92%) French Language
11 3 (0.92%) German Language
11 3 (0.92%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.61%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.61%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (36.39%) Developer
2 106 (32.42%) Designer
3 85 (25.99%) UX Designer
4 37 (11.31%) Front-End Developer
5 33 (10.09%) Senior Designer
5 33 (10.09%) Lead Designer
6 31 (9.48%) Senior Developer
7 28 (8.56%) Consultant
8 27 (8.26%) Architect
9 22 (6.73%) User Experience Consultant
9 22 (6.73%) Senior UX Designer
10 21 (6.42%) Web Developer
11 20 (6.12%) Analyst
12 19 (5.81%) Junior
13 18 (5.50%) Business Analyst
13 18 (5.50%) Junior Developer
14 16 (4.89%) Senior Consultant
14 16 (4.89%) Senior User Experience Consultant
15 15 (4.59%) User Experience Architect
16 13 (3.98%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (44.65%) HTML
2 114 (34.86%) CSS
3 61 (18.65%) .NET
4 60 (18.35%) HTML5
5 59 (18.04%) AngularJS
6 53 (16.21%) ASP.NET
7 52 (15.90%) jQuery
8 41 (12.54%) CSS3
8 41 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (11.62%) Castle Windsor
9 38 (11.62%) Spring.NET
9 38 (11.62%) NHibernate
10 26 (7.95%) Ajax
11 22 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (6.42%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (6.42%) XML
13 20 (6.12%) Backbone.js
14 16 (4.89%) Sass
14 16 (4.89%) LESS
15 13 (3.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 327 (100.00%) User Experience
2 47 (14.37%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.28%) Social Media
4 14 (4.28%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.98%) Human Factors
6 12 (3.67%) New Media
6 12 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.36%) W3C
8 10 (3.06%) Graphic Design
8 10 (3.06%) Animation
8 10 (3.06%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.06%) Physics
9 9 (2.75%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.75%) Digital Media
10 8 (2.45%) Ergonomics
11 6 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.83%) Equities
11 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.34%) Android
2 19 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.75%) Linux
4 7 (2.14%) Windows
5 1 (0.31%) UNIX
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (17.74%) E-Commerce
3 53 (16.21%) MVC
4 44 (13.46%) TDD
5 41 (12.54%) Open Source
6 39 (11.93%) Scrum
7 34 (10.40%) Information Architecture
7 34 (10.40%) Analytics
8 25 (7.65%) Mentoring
8 25 (7.65%) OO
9 23 (7.03%) Project Management
9 23 (7.03%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (6.73%) SDLC
11 21 (6.42%) User Stories
12 20 (6.12%) B2B
13 19 (5.81%) Software Architecture
14 18 (5.50%) Web Design
15 17 (5.20%) Software Engineering
15 17 (5.20%) Use Case
16 16 (4.89%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (43.73%) JavaScript
2 76 (23.24%) C#
3 27 (8.26%) SQL
4 22 (6.73%) Java
5 14 (4.28%) PHP
6 13 (3.98%) Objective-C
7 12 (3.67%) C++
8 10 (3.06%) C
9 4 (1.22%) VB
9 4 (1.22%) Python
10 3 (0.92%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.61%) VC++
11 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.61%) VB6
11 2 (0.61%) Ruby
11 2 (0.61%) PHP5
12 1 (0.31%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 70 (21.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.65%) QA
2 13 (3.98%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) Puppet
1 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (13.46%) Adobe
2 38 (11.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.59%) Oracle
4 12 (3.67%) Twitter
5 10 (3.06%) Google
6 8 (2.45%) Zend
7 5 (1.53%) ATG
7 5 (1.53%) hybris
7 5 (1.53%) Tableau
7 5 (1.53%) IBM
7 5 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.53%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.22%) Sencha
9 3 (0.92%) iRise
9 3 (0.92%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.61%) ESRI
10 2 (0.61%) Trapeze
10 2 (0.61%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.31%) Sony
11 1 (0.31%) SAP
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