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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 746 826 741
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -85
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 202 145 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 150 83 177
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £93,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.99% -6.25%

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
90517 95084 102220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.94% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75230 76808 82364
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 +93 189 £50,000 +7.52% 28
London +76 115 £55,000 -20.00% 11
South West +20 19 £32,500 -27.77%
City of London +51 17 £44,500 -30.19% 3
South East +28 17 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Bristol +12 15 £32,500 -27.77%
North West +28 13 £57,500 +91.66% 7
North East +8 10 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Manchester +6 10 £57,500 +91.66% 3
Durham - 10 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -19 7 £60,000 +71.42% 2
East of England +14 5 £55,000 +42.85%
Scotland -41 5 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £55,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
Surrey - 5 £50,000 -
Wales +5 4 £39,250 -12.77%
Glasgow -39 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £57,500 -
Cheshire +23 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £43,000 +22.85% 4
West Yorkshire +8 3 £43,000 - 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £56,250 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £41,000 -
South Wales - 3 £41,000 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 £50,000 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 368 (100.00%) User Experience
2 203 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (39.67%) HTML
4 142 (38.59%) CSS
5 125 (33.97%) JavaScript
6 97 (26.36%) Degree
7 96 (26.09%) Finance
8 87 (23.64%) Web Development
9 84 (22.83%) Adobe
10 80 (21.74%) Axure RP
11 78 (21.20%) Mobile App
12 76 (20.65%) jQuery
13 73 (19.84%) Scrum
14 71 (19.29%) Content Management
14 71 (19.29%) HTML5
15 66 (17.93%) Information Architecture
15 66 (17.93%) CMS
15 66 (17.93%) .NET
16 56 (15.22%) AngularJS
17 55 (14.95%) Marketing
18 54 (14.67%) Front End Development
19 53 (14.40%) Photoshop
20 52 (14.13%) QA
21 51 (13.86%) Microsoft
21 51 (13.86%) E-Commerce
22 49 (13.32%) ASP.NET
23 48 (13.04%) SDLC
24 47 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (12.77%) MVC
25 46 (12.50%) Sass

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 66 (17.93%) CMS
2 38 (10.33%) SharePoint
3 32 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 31 (8.42%) WordPress
5 30 (8.15%) Node.js
6 28 (7.61%) Drupal
6 28 (7.61%) Umbraco
7 17 (4.62%) Kentico
8 9 (2.45%) Confluence
9 7 (1.90%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.36%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.27%) Liferay
13 1 (0.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 53 (14.40%) Photoshop
2 38 (10.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 36 (9.78%) MS Excel
4 31 (8.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (7.34%) MS Visio
6 26 (7.07%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (3.80%) Fireworks
8 13 (3.53%) InDesign
9 10 (2.72%) MS Office
10 7 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.82%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.54%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.97%) GitHub
2 15 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.08%) PaaS
3 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.45%) Office 365
5 8 (2.17%) SaaS
6 7 (1.90%) IaaS
7 6 (1.63%) Lucidchart
8 3 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.82%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.97%) Intranet
2 20 (5.43%) Internet
3 8 (2.17%) SPDY
4 7 (1.90%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 15 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.26%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.17%) MySQL
8 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (0.82%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.54%) MS Access
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (21.74%) Axure RP
2 37 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 27 (7.34%) Grunt
5 16 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.53%) Selenium
6 13 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.26%) Maven
7 12 (3.26%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.45%) JIRA
9 6 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.63%) gulp
10 4 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.09%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.09%) Mocha
10 4 (1.09%) RSpec
10 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.82%) PhantomJS
General
1 96 (26.09%) Finance
2 55 (14.95%) Marketing
3 21 (5.71%) Advertising
4 17 (4.62%) Banking
5 15 (4.08%) Electronics
5 15 (4.08%) Games
6 14 (3.80%) Publishing
6 14 (3.80%) Retail
7 11 (2.99%) Brand Awareness
8 6 (1.63%) Law
8 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.36%) Legal
9 5 (1.36%) Private Banking
10 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.82%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 130 (35.33%) Developer
2 105 (28.53%) Designer
3 93 (25.27%) UX Designer
4 49 (13.32%) Web Developer
5 38 (10.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 29 (7.88%) Analyst
7 27 (7.34%) Business Analyst
7 27 (7.34%) Senior Designer
8 26 (7.07%) Architect
9 25 (6.79%) UI Developer
10 24 (6.52%) .NET Developer
10 24 (6.52%) Senior Developer
11 23 (6.25%) Senior UX Designer
12 21 (5.71%) C# Developer
13 20 (5.43%) HTML Developer
14 19 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
15 18 (4.89%) Project Manager
16 17 (4.62%) UX Developer
17 16 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
18 15 (4.08%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (39.67%) HTML
2 142 (38.59%) CSS
3 76 (20.65%) jQuery
4 71 (19.29%) HTML5
5 66 (17.93%) .NET
6 56 (15.22%) AngularJS
7 49 (13.32%) ASP.NET
8 46 (12.50%) Sass
9 42 (11.41%) Web Services
10 41 (11.14%) CSS3
11 33 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (8.97%) XML
12 30 (8.15%) LESS
13 28 (7.61%) Ajax
14 21 (5.71%) JSON
15 19 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (4.08%) NHibernate
17 14 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 14 (3.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 368 (100.00%) User Experience
2 78 (21.20%) Mobile App
3 47 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (10.33%) Graphic Design
5 19 (5.16%) Digital Media
6 17 (4.62%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.80%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.99%) Psychology
8 11 (2.99%) Social Media
9 9 (2.45%) Fintech
10 8 (2.17%) Blog
11 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.63%) BBC
12 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.36%) Copywriting
14 4 (1.09%) iDTV
14 4 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (1.09%) Video Editing
15 3 (0.82%) iPhone
15 3 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.42%) Android
1 31 (8.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (3.26%) Linux
3 9 (2.45%) Windows
4 5 (1.36%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.09%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.64%) Web Development
3 73 (19.84%) Scrum
4 71 (19.29%) Content Management
5 66 (17.93%) Information Architecture
6 54 (14.67%) Front End Development
7 51 (13.86%) E-Commerce
8 48 (13.04%) SDLC
9 47 (12.77%) MVC
10 43 (11.68%) OO
11 36 (9.78%) Analytics
12 33 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 30 (8.15%) OOD
14 29 (7.88%) Web Design
15 28 (7.61%) SOA
15 28 (7.61%) Usability Testing
15 28 (7.61%) User Stories
16 26 (7.07%) CRM
17 24 (6.52%) Project Management
17 24 (6.52%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 125 (33.97%) JavaScript
2 39 (10.60%) C#
3 34 (9.24%) Java
4 24 (6.52%) SQL
5 14 (3.80%) XPath
6 9 (2.45%) PHP
7 6 (1.63%) Python
8 5 (1.36%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.54%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.54%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 97 (26.36%) Degree
2 7 (1.90%) DV Cleared
2 7 (1.90%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.82%) PMP
4 2 (0.54%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.27%) IIBA
5 1 (0.27%) MCP
5 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.13%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (2.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (22.83%) Adobe
2 51 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.68%) Sitecore
4 25 (6.79%) EPiServer
5 8 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.90%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.09%) Google
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle
7 4 (1.09%) SAP
7 4 (1.09%) Twitter
8 3 (0.82%) Demandware
8 3 (0.82%) hybris
8 3 (0.82%) Virgin Media
9 2 (0.54%) Apple
9 2 (0.54%) Hotjar
9 2 (0.54%) iRise
9 2 (0.54%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.54%) Usabilla
10 1 (0.27%) Nintex
10 1 (0.27%) Rally
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: up to £50,500 p.a.
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60 - £70 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago