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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 648 713 685
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -28
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 244 190 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 190 128 144
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%

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
92363 90476 91973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.27% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75858 73597 77983
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 26 November 2014 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 26 November 2014. 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 +74 218 £50,000 +17.64% 27
London +46 128 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +9 45 £45,000 +12.50% 6
City of London +47 26 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Scotland +9 24 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Yorkshire -12 24 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Glasgow +7 20 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +27 18 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Oxford +24 12 - - 1
Leeds - 11 £35,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 11 £35,000 - 2
Warwickshire +8 10 £48,750 +83.96%
West Midlands -2 10 £48,750 +83.96%
Warwick - 10 £48,750 -
York +14 8 £35,000 -17.64%
North Yorkshire +7 8 £35,000 -17.64%
Surrey 0 8 £50,000 +33.33%
North West -9 7 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +17 6 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Manchester -9 6 £41,250 - 1
Reading +9 5 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Brighton -3 5 £22,000 -45.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £52,500 - 1
East Sussex -7 5 £22,000 -46.66%
High Wycombe - 5 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh -4 4 £27,500 -29.03%
South West -14 3 £36,250 -6.45%
Sheffield -19 3 £34,000 +4.61% 1
South Yorkshire -20 3 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Staines - 3 £50,000 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 534 (100.00%) User Experience
2 303 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (38.58%) JavaScript
4 197 (36.89%) HTML
5 169 (31.65%) CSS
6 156 (29.21%) Degree
7 121 (22.66%) Marketing
8 112 (20.97%) Axure RP
9 109 (20.41%) OO
10 106 (19.85%) Information Architecture
11 104 (19.48%) HTML5
11 104 (19.48%) E-Commerce
12 88 (16.48%) Mobile App
13 85 (15.92%) Java
14 82 (15.36%) Photoshop
14 82 (15.36%) Git (software)
15 79 (14.79%) Software Engineering
16 78 (14.61%) .NET
17 76 (14.23%) Computer Science
18 71 (13.30%) QA
18 71 (13.30%) TDD
19 70 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
20 68 (12.73%) Web Development
21 67 (12.55%) Retail
21 67 (12.55%) Scrum
21 67 (12.55%) Android
22 66 (12.36%) CSS3
22 66 (12.36%) OmniGraffle
22 66 (12.36%) MVC
23 62 (11.61%) jQuery

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 55 (10.30%) CMS
2 24 (4.49%) Drupal
3 5 (0.94%) WordPress
3 5 (0.94%) Joomla!
4 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
4 4 (0.75%) Apache
4 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.19%) Node.js
7 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 82 (15.36%) Photoshop
2 66 (12.36%) OmniGraffle
3 57 (10.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (8.61%) Fireworks
5 35 (6.55%) MS Visio
6 27 (5.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
8 8 (1.50%) MS Excel
8 8 (1.50%) InDesign
9 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.37%) SPSS
11 1 (0.19%) MS Project
11 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.06%) WebTrends
2 7 (1.31%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.94%) Magento
4 4 (0.75%) Tridion
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.06%) SaaS
2 14 (2.62%) LucidChart
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.31%) Internet
2 3 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.19%) Intranet
3 1 (0.19%) NFC
3 1 (0.19%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (3.75%) SQLite
5 18 (3.37%) MySQL
6 12 (2.25%) Big Data
7 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.94%) Spotfire
8 5 (0.94%) QlikView
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.56%) Xcelsius
10 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 112 (20.97%) Axure RP
2 82 (15.36%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.61%) Cucumber
3 46 (8.61%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 19 (3.56%) Robolectric
5 19 (3.56%) EasyMock
5 19 (3.56%) Mockito
6 9 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.31%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (1.31%) Subversion
7 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.12%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.75%) Xcode
10 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.56%) Hudson
10 3 (0.56%) Selenium
10 3 (0.56%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.56%) Fiddler
General
1 121 (22.66%) Marketing
2 67 (12.55%) Retail
3 49 (9.18%) Banking
4 36 (6.74%) Finance
5 18 (3.37%) Advertising
5 18 (3.37%) Publishing
6 11 (2.06%) Games
7 9 (1.69%) Legal
8 8 (1.50%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 207 (38.76%) Developer
2 148 (27.72%) Designer
3 124 (23.22%) UX Designer
4 48 (8.99%) Senior Developer
5 40 (7.49%) Web Developer
6 35 (6.55%) Analyst
7 33 (6.18%) Architect
8 31 (5.81%) Business Analyst
9 30 (5.62%) Front-End Developer
9 30 (5.62%) User Experience Architect
10 28 (5.24%) Senior Designer
11 24 (4.49%) iOS Developer
11 24 (4.49%) Consultant
11 24 (4.49%) Project Manager
12 23 (4.31%) Senior iOS Developer
12 23 (4.31%) Senior UX Designer
13 21 (3.93%) Software Engineer
13 21 (3.93%) Programmer
14 20 (3.75%) Java Developer
15 19 (3.56%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (36.89%) HTML
2 169 (31.65%) CSS
3 104 (19.48%) HTML5
4 78 (14.61%) .NET
5 66 (12.36%) CSS3
6 62 (11.61%) REST
6 62 (11.61%) jQuery
7 51 (9.55%) ASP.NET
8 47 (8.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 27 (5.06%) Spring
9 27 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (3.93%) Web Services
11 19 (3.56%) OAuth
11 19 (3.56%) AngularJS
11 19 (3.56%) RoboSpice
12 17 (3.18%) Ext JS
13 16 (3.00%) Flash
14 14 (2.62%) Ajax
14 14 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (2.62%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 534 (100.00%) User Experience
2 88 (16.48%) Mobile App
3 76 (14.23%) Computer Science
4 36 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.06%) Social Media
6 24 (4.49%) iPhone
6 24 (4.49%) Visualisation
7 23 (4.31%) Digital Media
8 20 (3.75%) Augmented Reality
9 16 (3.00%) Open Source
9 16 (3.00%) Human Factors
10 13 (2.43%) Graphic Design
11 11 (2.06%) RIA
12 9 (1.69%) Online Banking
13 8 (1.50%) Web 2.0
13 8 (1.50%) Psychology
13 8 (1.50%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.50%) New Media
13 8 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (1.31%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.55%) Android
2 45 (8.43%) Apple iOS
3 21 (3.93%) UNIX
4 15 (2.81%) Windows
5 6 (1.12%) Linux
6 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (20.41%) OO
3 106 (19.85%) Information Architecture
4 104 (19.48%) E-Commerce
5 79 (14.79%) Software Engineering
6 71 (13.30%) TDD
7 70 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 68 (12.73%) Web Development
9 67 (12.55%) Scrum
10 66 (12.36%) MVC
11 61 (11.42%) Analytics
12 57 (10.67%) Business Development
13 55 (10.30%) SEO
14 49 (9.18%) User Stories
15 47 (8.80%) OOD
16 46 (8.61%) BDD
17 35 (6.55%) Project Management
18 29 (5.43%) Usability Testing
19 28 (5.24%) iOS Development
20 25 (4.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 206 (38.58%) JavaScript
2 85 (15.92%) Java
3 61 (11.42%) C#
4 48 (8.99%) Ruby
5 33 (6.18%) PHP
6 14 (2.62%) SQL
7 13 (2.43%) C
8 12 (2.25%) Python
9 6 (1.12%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.12%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.12%) C++
10 5 (0.94%) R
11 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) XAML
13 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 156 (29.21%) Degree
2 14 (2.62%) PMP
2 14 (2.62%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.37%) IIBA
6 2 (0.37%) CBAP
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (13.30%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) SCCM
1 1 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 57 (10.67%) Adobe
2 20 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.56%) Dell
4 18 (3.37%) iRise
5 8 (1.50%) Oracle
6 5 (0.94%) Google
6 5 (0.94%) Tableau
6 5 (0.94%) Alteryx
7 4 (0.75%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.56%) Macromedia
8 3 (0.56%) Omniture
9 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.19%) Akamai
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.19%) BMC
9 1 (0.19%) Remedy
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