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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 661 653 695
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +42
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 241 247 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 190 165 122
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -8.43%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +13 217 £50,000 +17.64% 20
London +24 132 £57,500 +15.00% 6
South East +25 43 £45,000 +20.00% 7
City of London +22 31 £62,500 +23.76% 3
Yorkshire -3 25 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Scotland +17 23 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Oxfordshire +24 19 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Glasgow +12 19 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Oxford +18 14 - - 1
Leeds +2 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Yorkshire -7 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands - 9 £48,750 -
Warwick - 9 £48,750 -
Warwickshire - 9 £48,750 -
York +14 7 £32,500 -18.75%
North Yorkshire +6 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Hull - 6 £37,000 - 2
East Yorkshire - 6 £37,000 - 2
Reading +8 5 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Berkshire +4 5 £44,000 -14.14% 1
Brighton -11 5 £22,000 -45.00%
East Sussex -15 5 £22,000 -46.66%
Hampshire -21 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Kent -2 4 £60,000 +275.00%
South West -10 4 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Basingstoke - 4 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £27,500 - 1
Surrey -7 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
North West -10 3 £41,250 +26.92%
Sheffield -14 3 £34,000 +4.61%

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 542 (100.00%) User Experience
2 298 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (36.16%) JavaScript
4 190 (35.06%) HTML
5 169 (31.18%) Degree
6 166 (30.63%) CSS
7 118 (21.77%) Axure RP
8 115 (21.22%) Marketing
9 110 (20.30%) Information Architecture
10 109 (20.11%) E-Commerce
11 104 (19.19%) HTML5
12 102 (18.82%) OO
13 99 (18.27%) Mobile App
14 87 (16.05%) Java
15 80 (14.76%) Photoshop
16 78 (14.39%) Computer Science
17 75 (13.84%) Git (software)
17 75 (13.84%) Android
18 72 (13.28%) QA
19 71 (13.10%) TDD
20 70 (12.92%) Scrum
20 70 (12.92%) CSS3
20 70 (12.92%) Retail
21 68 (12.55%) .NET
21 68 (12.55%) Responsive Web Design
22 66 (12.18%) Software Engineering
23 64 (11.81%) Web Development
23 64 (11.81%) Analytics
23 64 (11.81%) Adobe Illustrator
24 63 (11.62%) OmniGraffle

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (9.23%) CMS
2 24 (4.43%) Drupal
3 5 (0.92%) Apache
4 4 (0.74%) IIS
4 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.37%) WordPress
5 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.37%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.37%) CoreMedia CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Liferay
Applications
1 80 (14.76%) Photoshop
2 64 (11.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 63 (11.62%) OmniGraffle
4 45 (8.30%) Fireworks
5 39 (7.20%) MS Visio
6 25 (4.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (1.29%) MS Excel
7 7 (1.29%) InDesign
8 6 (1.11%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.37%) SPSS
10 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project
10 1 (0.18%) MS Office
10 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.18%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Sophis RISQUE
2 7 (1.29%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.74%) Tridion
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.98%) SaaS
2 10 (1.85%) LucidChart
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.61%) Internet
2 6 (1.11%) Broadband
3 4 (0.74%) AMQP
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.80%) NoSQL
3 24 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (4.24%) SQLite
5 12 (2.21%) MySQL
6 9 (1.66%) Big Data
7 7 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.92%) Spotfire
8 5 (0.92%) QlikView
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.55%) Xcelsius
10 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 118 (21.77%) Axure RP
2 75 (13.84%) Git (software)
3 44 (8.12%) Jenkins
4 43 (7.93%) Cucumber
5 37 (6.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 22 (4.06%) Robolectric
6 22 (4.06%) EasyMock
6 22 (4.06%) Mockito
7 14 (2.58%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.48%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.92%) Selenium
11 4 (0.74%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.74%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.74%) Subversion
11 4 (0.74%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.37%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.37%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.18%) Aptana Studio
General
1 115 (21.22%) Marketing
2 70 (12.92%) Retail
3 45 (8.30%) Banking
4 29 (5.35%) Finance
5 15 (2.77%) Advertising
5 15 (2.77%) Publishing
6 12 (2.21%) Games
7 9 (1.66%) Legal
8 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.29%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.92%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 197 (36.35%) Developer
2 161 (29.70%) Designer
3 136 (25.09%) UX Designer
4 47 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 37 (6.83%) Analyst
6 35 (6.46%) Senior Designer
7 33 (6.09%) Front-End Developer
7 33 (6.09%) Architect
8 32 (5.90%) Business Analyst
8 32 (5.90%) Web Developer
9 29 (5.35%) User Experience Architect
10 27 (4.98%) Senior UX Designer
11 23 (4.24%) iOS Developer
11 23 (4.24%) Project Manager
12 22 (4.06%) Consultant
12 22 (4.06%) UI Designer
12 22 (4.06%) Senior iOS Developer
12 22 (4.06%) Android Developer
13 18 (3.32%) .NET Developer
14 17 (3.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (35.06%) HTML
2 166 (30.63%) CSS
3 104 (19.19%) HTML5
4 70 (12.92%) CSS3
5 68 (12.55%) .NET
6 62 (11.44%) REST
7 59 (10.89%) jQuery
8 44 (8.12%) ASP.NET
9 41 (7.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 24 (4.43%) Spring
10 24 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
11 22 (4.06%) OAuth
11 22 (4.06%) Web Services
11 22 (4.06%) RoboSpice
12 21 (3.87%) AngularJS
13 18 (3.32%) Ajax
14 17 (3.14%) Ext JS
14 17 (3.14%) LESS
15 15 (2.77%) Flash
16 14 (2.58%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 542 (100.00%) User Experience
2 99 (18.27%) Mobile App
3 78 (14.39%) Computer Science
4 37 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.17%) iPhone
6 24 (4.43%) Augmented Reality
6 24 (4.43%) Social Media
7 21 (3.87%) Visualisation
7 21 (3.87%) Digital Media
8 16 (2.95%) Human Factors
9 14 (2.58%) Graphic Design
10 12 (2.21%) Open Source
11 11 (2.03%) RIA
12 8 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.29%) New Media
13 7 (1.29%) Psychology
13 7 (1.29%) Web 2.0
14 6 (1.11%) STB
14 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.84%) Android
2 47 (8.67%) Apple iOS
3 21 (3.87%) UNIX
4 19 (3.51%) Windows
5 6 (1.11%) Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (20.30%) Information Architecture
3 109 (20.11%) E-Commerce
4 102 (18.82%) OO
5 71 (13.10%) TDD
6 70 (12.92%) Scrum
7 68 (12.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 66 (12.18%) Software Engineering
9 64 (11.81%) Web Development
9 64 (11.81%) Analytics
10 60 (11.07%) User Stories
11 57 (10.52%) MVC
12 51 (9.41%) Business Development
13 50 (9.23%) SEO
14 44 (8.12%) OOD
15 43 (7.93%) BDD
16 41 (7.56%) Project Management
17 36 (6.64%) Usability Testing
18 30 (5.54%) Use Case
18 30 (5.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 196 (36.16%) JavaScript
2 87 (16.05%) Java
3 56 (10.33%) C#
4 42 (7.75%) Ruby
5 30 (5.54%) PHP
6 14 (2.58%) SQL
7 12 (2.21%) C
8 9 (1.66%) Python
9 6 (1.11%) C++
10 5 (0.92%) R
11 4 (0.74%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.55%) Perl
12 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.37%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.18%) XAML
14 1 (0.18%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.18%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 169 (31.18%) Degree
2 11 (2.03%) PMP
2 11 (2.03%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) IIBA
6 2 (0.37%) CBAP
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (13.28%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) WAI
2 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) SCCM
1 2 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 56 (10.33%) Adobe
2 23 (4.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.24%) iRise
3 22 (4.06%) Dell
4 6 (1.11%) Oracle
5 5 (0.92%) Google
5 5 (0.92%) Tableau
5 5 (0.92%) Alteryx
6 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.55%) Macromedia
7 3 (0.55%) Omniture
8 2 (0.37%) BMC
8 2 (0.37%) Remedy
8 2 (0.37%) Sysomos
8 2 (0.37%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.18%) Sencha
9 1 (0.18%) BT
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
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Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: ££ Competitive & Benefits ££
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City of London
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