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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 712 627 746
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +119
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 189 289 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 142 215 107
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 -68 174 £50,000 -9.90% 21
London -27 108 £50,000 -18.36% 13
South East -2 30 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +1 19 £45,000 +28.57% 1
City of London +4 16 £42,500 -32.00% 1
West Yorkshire +11 14 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Leeds +17 12 £45,000 +24.13%
Berkshire +9 12 £42,000 -35.38% 1
Oxfordshire 0 10 - -
Oxford -1 10 - -
East of England +11 8 £60,000 +92.00% 1
Glasgow -19 7 - - 2
Scotland -27 7 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £33,000 -
Kent 0 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 5 - -
South Yorkshire +4 4 £31,250 -27.32%
South West -7 4 £36,250 -23.68%
North Yorkshire -9 4 £45,000 +38.46%
West Midlands -27 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Harrogate - 4 £45,000 -
Surrey -11 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Sheffield - 3 £31,250 -
Warwickshire -6 2 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Wales -10 2 £37,500 -
Reading -12 2 £39,000 -40.00%
Bristol -24 2 £36,250 -14.70%
Bath - 2 £39,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Somerset - 2 £39,500 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 319 (100.00%) User Experience
2 132 (41.38%) HTML
3 130 (40.75%) JavaScript
4 125 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (35.74%) CSS
6 78 (24.45%) Marketing
7 76 (23.82%) Degree
8 58 (18.18%) C#
9 55 (17.24%) HTML5
10 53 (16.61%) AngularJS
10 53 (16.61%) E-Commerce
11 51 (15.99%) Computer Science
11 51 (15.99%) Axure RP
12 49 (15.36%) jQuery
12 49 (15.36%) Finance
13 46 (14.42%) Photoshop
14 45 (14.11%) .NET
14 45 (14.11%) Fireworks
15 44 (13.79%) Adobe
16 42 (13.17%) MVC
16 42 (13.17%) Scrum
17 41 (12.85%) ASP.NET
17 41 (12.85%) CSS3
18 40 (12.54%) Information Architecture
18 40 (12.54%) SQL Server
19 39 (12.23%) Adobe Illustrator
20 35 (10.97%) TDD
21 33 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
21 33 (10.34%) Relational Database
21 33 (10.34%) MS Visio

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (4.70%) CMS
2 12 (3.76%) Node.js
3 7 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.88%) WordPress
5 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.25%) Confluence
7 3 (0.94%) IIS
7 3 (0.94%) Apache
7 3 (0.94%) Drupal
7 3 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 46 (14.42%) Photoshop
2 45 (14.11%) Fireworks
3 39 (12.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 33 (10.34%) MS Visio
5 32 (10.03%) OmniGraffle
6 25 (7.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (5.64%) MS Excel
8 17 (5.33%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.63%) Maya
10 1 (0.31%) InDesign
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Magento
2 3 (0.94%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.19%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.25%) PaaS
3 4 (1.25%) Lucidchart
4 3 (0.94%) SaaS
4 3 (0.94%) IaaS
4 3 (0.94%) Office 365
5 2 (0.63%) GitHub
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.51%) Intranet
2 6 (1.88%) Internet
3 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.57%) Spotfire
3 5 (1.57%) QlikView
4 4 (1.25%) MySQL
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.63%) Redis
6 2 (0.63%) Big Data
6 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (15.99%) Axure RP
2 20 (6.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.13%) JIRA
4 8 (2.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (1.57%) QUnit
5 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.57%) YouTrack
6 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.94%) T4 Templates
6 3 (0.94%) Subversion
6 3 (0.94%) Mockito
7 2 (0.63%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.63%) Selenium
7 2 (0.63%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.63%) Behat
7 2 (0.63%) Grunt
7 2 (0.63%) Bower
7 2 (0.63%) Xdebug
7 2 (0.63%) Robolectric
General
1 78 (24.45%) Marketing
2 49 (15.36%) Finance
3 28 (8.78%) Electronics
4 14 (4.39%) Automotive
4 14 (4.39%) Retail
5 13 (4.08%) Games
6 8 (2.51%) Publishing
7 6 (1.88%) Front Office
8 5 (1.57%) Law
9 4 (1.25%) Advertising
10 3 (0.94%) Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.63%) Back Office
11 2 (0.63%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.63%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (37.93%) Designer
2 95 (29.78%) Developer
3 94 (29.47%) UX Designer
4 39 (12.23%) Lead Designer
5 38 (11.91%) Front-End Developer
6 35 (10.97%) Senior Designer
7 30 (9.40%) Consultant
8 23 (7.21%) Architect
8 23 (7.21%) Senior UX Designer
8 23 (7.21%) User Experience Consultant
9 22 (6.90%) Web Developer
10 21 (6.58%) Senior Developer
11 19 (5.96%) Analyst
12 18 (5.64%) Business Analyst
12 18 (5.64%) Senior Consultant
12 18 (5.64%) Senior User Experience Consultant
13 17 (5.33%) Junior
13 17 (5.33%) Junior Developer
14 16 (5.02%) User Experience Architect
15 15 (4.70%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (41.38%) HTML
2 114 (35.74%) CSS
3 55 (17.24%) HTML5
4 53 (16.61%) AngularJS
5 49 (15.36%) jQuery
6 45 (14.11%) .NET
7 41 (12.85%) ASP.NET
7 41 (12.85%) CSS3
8 33 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (9.40%) Spring.NET
9 30 (9.40%) NHibernate
9 30 (9.40%) Castle Windsor
10 22 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (6.90%) Ajax
11 21 (6.58%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (6.27%) Sass
12 20 (6.27%) Backbone.js
13 17 (5.33%) XML
14 15 (4.70%) LESS
15 11 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 319 (100.00%) User Experience
2 51 (15.99%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.02%) Human Factors
3 16 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.70%) Animation
5 14 (4.39%) Hedge funds
5 14 (4.39%) New Media
6 12 (3.76%) Graphic Design
6 12 (3.76%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.76%) Physics
6 12 (3.76%) Social Media
7 11 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
7 11 (3.45%) Digital Media
8 10 (3.13%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.82%) W3C
10 8 (2.51%) Ergonomics
11 7 (2.19%) Psychology
12 6 (1.88%) Equities
13 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.46%) Android
2 22 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.51%) Linux
4 3 (0.94%) Windows
5 2 (0.63%) UNIX
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.61%) E-Commerce
3 42 (13.17%) MVC
3 42 (13.17%) Scrum
4 40 (12.54%) Information Architecture
5 35 (10.97%) TDD
6 32 (10.03%) Open Source
7 31 (9.72%) Analytics
7 31 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 25 (7.84%) B2B
9 24 (7.52%) Project Management
10 23 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (6.58%) Software Architecture
11 21 (6.58%) OO
11 21 (6.58%) SDLC
12 19 (5.96%) Web Development
13 17 (5.33%) Usability Testing
13 17 (5.33%) Web Design
14 16 (5.02%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 130 (40.75%) JavaScript
2 58 (18.18%) C#
3 27 (8.46%) SQL
4 23 (7.21%) Java
5 17 (5.33%) Objective-C
6 16 (5.02%) C++
7 13 (4.08%) C
8 9 (2.82%) PHP
9 4 (1.25%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.25%) VB
10 3 (0.94%) Python
11 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.63%) VC++
11 2 (0.63%) VB6
11 2 (0.63%) Ruby
11 2 (0.63%) PHP5
11 2 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (23.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.90%) QA
2 11 (3.45%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Puppet
1 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (13.79%) Adobe
2 23 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.76%) Oracle
3 12 (3.76%) Twitter
4 10 (3.13%) Google
5 7 (2.19%) Zend
5 7 (2.19%) hybris
5 7 (2.19%) ATG
6 6 (1.88%) IBM
7 5 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.57%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.57%) Tableau
8 4 (1.25%) Sencha
9 3 (0.94%) iRise
10 2 (0.63%) Trapeze
10 2 (0.63%) ESRI
11 1 (0.31%) Sony
11 1 (0.31%) SAP
11 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.31%) Demandware
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