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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 748 668 725
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +57
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 135 244 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81 178 118
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -72 103 £45,000 -5.26% 28
London -32 54 £55,000 - 11
Scotland +23 31 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Glasgow +4 28 £51,250 +36.66%
South East +2 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Berkshire +15 13 £39,000 -40.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £45,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £45,000 - 1
North East - 7 £45,000 - 1
City of London +13 6 £56,250 -4.25% 1
North West +4 5 £45,000 - 4
Reading -6 5 £37,500 -42.30%
West Midlands -15 5 £35,000 +37.25% 3
Slough - 5 £43,000 -
Yorkshire +2 4 £35,000 -22.22% 3
East of England +2 4 £48,750 +21.87% 5
Southampton -3 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Hampshire -4 4 £25,000 -37.50%
West Yorkshire +21 3 - -
Leeds +14 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £55,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge +22 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Bristol -3 2 £45,000 +20.00%
South West -16 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham -19 2 £35,000 +37.25%
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £62,500 - 1

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 334 (100.00%) User Experience
2 156 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (44.31%) HTML
4 139 (41.62%) JavaScript
5 100 (29.94%) CSS
6 82 (24.55%) C#
7 81 (24.25%) Degree
8 77 (23.05%) .NET
9 73 (21.86%) MVC
10 69 (20.66%) SQL Server
11 68 (20.36%) ASP.NET
11 68 (20.36%) HTML5
12 58 (17.37%) Scrum
13 57 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 56 (16.77%) jQuery
14 56 (16.77%) TDD
15 50 (14.97%) E-Commerce
16 48 (14.37%) AngularJS
17 46 (13.77%) CSS3
18 45 (13.47%) Information Architecture
19 44 (13.17%) Open Source
20 43 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (12.87%) Relational Database
21 42 (12.57%) SEO
22 41 (12.28%) Axure RP
22 41 (12.28%) Mobile App
23 40 (11.98%) Castle Windsor
23 40 (11.98%) Spring.NET
23 40 (11.98%) Photoshop
23 40 (11.98%) NHibernate

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (6.59%) CMS
2 10 (2.99%) IIS
2 10 (2.99%) Drupal
3 8 (2.40%) WordPress
4 7 (2.10%) Apache
5 6 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.50%) Node.js
7 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.60%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.30%) Moodle
10 1 (0.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 40 (11.98%) Photoshop
2 33 (9.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (8.68%) MS Excel
4 17 (5.09%) Fireworks
5 16 (4.79%) MS Visio
6 15 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (3.89%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.60%) InDesign
9 2 (0.60%) Maya
10 1 (0.30%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.69%) Sophis RISQUE
2 8 (2.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.79%) SaaS
2 3 (0.90%) PaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) IaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.29%) Internet
2 7 (2.10%) Broadband
2 7 (2.10%) AMQP
3 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.90%) Intranet
5 2 (0.60%) SSH
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.87%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.69%) SQLite
4 9 (2.69%) MySQL
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.50%) Spotfire
7 5 (1.50%) QlikView
8 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.60%) Redis
9 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (12.28%) Axure RP
2 22 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (5.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 14 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
7 9 (2.69%) Mockito
7 9 (2.69%) EasyMock
7 9 (2.69%) Robolectric
8 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.20%) Selenium
9 3 (0.90%) T4 Templates
9 3 (0.90%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.60%) Behat
10 2 (0.60%) QUnit
10 2 (0.60%) Xdebug
10 2 (0.60%) JIRA
11 1 (0.30%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 40 (11.98%) Marketing
2 32 (9.58%) Finance
3 18 (5.39%) Retail
4 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.69%) Games
5 8 (2.40%) Electronics
6 7 (2.10%) Advertising
7 6 (1.80%) Publishing
8 4 (1.20%) Law
8 4 (1.20%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.90%) French Language
9 3 (0.90%) German Language
9 3 (0.90%) Swedish Language
9 3 (0.90%) Automotive
10 2 (0.60%) Front Office
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 129 (38.62%) Developer
2 89 (26.65%) Designer
3 75 (22.46%) UX Designer
4 39 (11.68%) Senior Developer
5 25 (7.49%) Front-End Developer
6 23 (6.89%) Senior Designer
6 23 (6.89%) Architect
7 19 (5.69%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.09%) Analyst
9 16 (4.79%) Senior UX Designer
9 16 (4.79%) Consultant
9 16 (4.79%) Project Manager
10 15 (4.49%) Lead Designer
11 14 (4.19%) UI Developer
11 14 (4.19%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.89%) Software Developer
12 13 (3.89%) Android Developer
13 12 (3.59%) Digital Project Manager
13 12 (3.59%) UI Designer
14 11 (3.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (44.31%) HTML
2 100 (29.94%) CSS
3 77 (23.05%) .NET
4 68 (20.36%) ASP.NET
4 68 (20.36%) HTML5
5 56 (16.77%) jQuery
6 48 (14.37%) AngularJS
7 46 (13.77%) CSS3
8 43 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (11.98%) Castle Windsor
9 40 (11.98%) Spring.NET
9 40 (11.98%) NHibernate
10 26 (7.78%) Ajax
11 25 (7.49%) XML
11 25 (7.49%) REST
12 18 (5.39%) LESS
13 14 (4.19%) LINQ
14 13 (3.89%) XSLT
15 12 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (3.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 334 (100.00%) User Experience
2 44 (13.17%) Open Source
3 41 (12.28%) Mobile App
4 37 (11.08%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.19%) Social Media
6 13 (3.89%) W3C
6 13 (3.89%) iPhone
7 12 (3.59%) Mathematics
7 12 (3.59%) Physics
8 11 (3.29%) Human Factors
8 11 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.99%) Augmented Reality
10 9 (2.69%) Graphic Design
11 7 (2.10%) STB
12 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.20%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.20%) Ergonomics
14 3 (0.90%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.58%) Android
2 19 (5.69%) Windows
2 19 (5.69%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.10%) Linux
4 2 (0.60%) UNIX
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (21.86%) MVC
3 58 (17.37%) Scrum
4 56 (16.77%) TDD
5 50 (14.97%) E-Commerce
6 45 (13.47%) Information Architecture
7 42 (12.57%) SEO
8 34 (10.18%) OO
9 32 (9.58%) User Stories
10 30 (8.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 25 (7.49%) Analytics
12 24 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.89%) Web Development
14 21 (6.29%) Usability Testing
15 19 (5.69%) Mobile Development
16 18 (5.39%) Unit Testing
17 17 (5.09%) Project Management
18 16 (4.79%) Software Architecture
18 16 (4.79%) Product Management
18 16 (4.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 139 (41.62%) JavaScript
2 82 (24.55%) C#
3 34 (10.18%) Java
4 18 (5.39%) PHP
5 14 (4.19%) SQL
6 7 (2.10%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.20%) C++
7 4 (1.20%) Python
8 3 (0.90%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.90%) C
9 2 (0.60%) Ruby
9 2 (0.60%) PHP5
10 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (24.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.28%) QA
2 10 (2.99%) WCAG
3 1 (0.30%) WAI
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
1 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) cPanel
2 1 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 57 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.38%) Adobe
3 14 (4.19%) Oracle
4 10 (2.99%) iRise
5 9 (2.69%) Dell
6 8 (2.40%) Twitter
7 5 (1.50%) ATG
7 5 (1.50%) IBM
7 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.50%) Tableau
7 5 (1.50%) Sencha
7 5 (1.50%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.50%) hybris
8 4 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.90%) Zend
10 2 (0.60%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.30%) Google
11 1 (0.30%) Sony
11 1 (0.30%) BT
11 1 (0.30%) BMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: competitive + multiple benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70,000 DoE + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Excellent benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: £56,300 per annum Depending on experience + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago