The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 463 549 595
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 532 398 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 464 315 263
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UX Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UX Designer within the UK.

UX Designer Salary Trend in the UK

UX Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UX Designer over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

UX Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

UX Designer
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 Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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 +98 514 £45,000 - 91
London +27 253 £55,000 +10.00% 45
South East +78 97 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire +50 67 £40,000 +50.94% 15
City of London +5 56 £55,000 +17.02% 15
West Yorkshire +29 39 £42,500 +51.78% 8
Berkshire +37 37 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Leeds +34 34 £41,250 +65.00% 8
North West -21 32 £39,000 +20.00% 8
East of England +3 25 £40,000 - 5
Sheffield - 21 £40,000 - 4
South Yorkshire - 21 £40,000 - 4
Manchester -5 20 £40,000 +22.13% 2
West Midlands +1 19 £35,000 -26.31% 6
South West -8 18 £51,250 +13.88% 1
East Sussex +34 16 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Brighton +30 16 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Hampshire +20 14 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Sussex +5 14 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Worthing - 13 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire 0 12 £35,000 +27.27% 6
Bristol -14 12 £60,000 +33.33%
Coventry - 11 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +16 10 £42,500 +80.85% 2
Essex +4 10 £37,500 +25.00%
Harrogate - 10 £42,500 - 2
Scotland +7 9 £36,500 -3.94% 2
Surrey 0 9 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Reading +5 8 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 8 £45,000 +12.50% 3

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UX Designer in their job title 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 with UX Designer in their job title.

1 891 (100.00%) User Experience
2 365 (40.97%) HTML
3 338 (37.93%) CSS
4 307 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
5 290 (32.55%) Axure RP
6 224 (25.14%) Photoshop
7 200 (22.45%) Adobe
8 191 (21.44%) JavaScript
9 188 (21.10%) Information Architecture
10 180 (20.20%) Degree
11 171 (19.19%) Adobe Illustrator
12 155 (17.40%) E-Commerce
13 151 (16.95%) Marketing
14 131 (14.70%) OmniGraffle
15 124 (13.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 113 (12.68%) Finance
17 107 (12.01%) Usability Testing
18 104 (11.67%) HTML5
19 90 (10.10%) jQuery
20 88 (9.88%) Web Design
21 86 (9.65%) UX Design
22 80 (8.98%) Mobile App
23 77 (8.64%) MS Visio
24 75 (8.42%) Apple iOS
25 71 (7.97%) Responsive Web Design
26 66 (7.41%) Android
27 65 (7.30%) Analytics
28 64 (7.18%) CSS3
29 63 (7.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
30 56 (6.29%) Fireworks

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UX Designer in their job title 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 with UX Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (0.79%) CMS
2 6 (0.67%) WordPress
3 3 (0.34%) Drupal
4 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.22%) Apache
4 2 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 224 (25.14%) Photoshop
2 171 (19.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 131 (14.70%) OmniGraffle
4 124 (13.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 77 (8.64%) MS Visio
6 56 (6.29%) Fireworks
7 16 (1.80%) InDesign
8 11 (1.23%) MS Office
9 7 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.56%) MS Excel
11 2 (0.22%) MS Project
11 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.24%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.01%) SaaS
3 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.80%) Internet
2 2 (0.22%) GoToMeeting
2 2 (0.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.11%) MySQL
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 290 (32.55%) Axure RP
2 63 (7.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (0.67%) Phing
3 6 (0.67%) Ant
3 6 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (0.56%) Subversion
4 5 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 151 (16.95%) Marketing
2 113 (12.68%) Finance
3 50 (5.61%) Retail
4 47 (5.27%) Banking
5 27 (3.03%) Games
6 21 (2.36%) Electronics
7 20 (2.24%) Automotive
8 18 (2.02%) Publishing
9 12 (1.35%) Advertising
10 8 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.56%) Back Office
12 5 (0.56%) Law
12 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.34%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (40.97%) HTML
2 338 (37.93%) CSS
3 104 (11.67%) HTML5
4 90 (10.10%) jQuery
5 64 (7.18%) CSS3
6 31 (3.48%) Sass
7 23 (2.58%) LESS
8 21 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (2.02%) .NET
9 18 (2.02%) Flash
10 16 (1.80%) AngularJS
11 14 (1.57%) Ajax
12 10 (1.12%) DOM
13 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.67%) XHTML
15 5 (0.56%) JSON
15 5 (0.56%) Web Services
15 5 (0.56%) XML
16 4 (0.45%) .NET Framework
17 3 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 891 (100.00%) User Experience
2 80 (8.98%) Mobile App
3 50 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.83%) Graphic Design
5 41 (4.60%) Human Factors
6 36 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (3.70%) Ergonomics
8 30 (3.37%) Psychology
9 29 (3.25%) Digital Media
10 26 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (2.36%) Social Media
12 20 (2.24%) Smartphone
13 18 (2.02%) Taxonomies
14 12 (1.35%) New Media
15 11 (1.23%) W3C
16 10 (1.12%) RIA
17 9 (1.01%) Visualisation
17 9 (1.01%) Animation
18 8 (0.90%) Copywriting
19 6 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.42%) Apple iOS
2 66 (7.41%) Android
3 25 (2.81%) Windows
4 14 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.10%) Information Architecture
3 155 (17.40%) E-Commerce
4 107 (12.01%) Usability Testing
5 88 (9.88%) Web Design
6 86 (9.65%) UX Design
7 71 (7.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 65 (7.30%) Analytics
9 55 (6.17%) Mentoring
10 51 (5.72%) Scrum
11 44 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (4.38%) Industrial Design
13 37 (4.15%) Project Management
14 35 (3.93%) Rapid Prototyping
14 35 (3.93%) Product Management
15 31 (3.48%) B2B
16 25 (2.81%) Data Protection
17 23 (2.58%) Mobile First
18 22 (2.47%) User Stories
19 21 (2.36%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 191 (21.44%) JavaScript
2 10 (1.12%) C
3 9 (1.01%) Java
4 8 (0.90%) C#
5 4 (0.45%) SQL
6 3 (0.34%) C++
6 3 (0.34%) Objective-C
6 3 (0.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.11%) PHP
7 1 (0.11%) VB
7 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 180 (20.20%) Degree
2 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.57%) QA
2 11 (1.23%) WCAG
3 6 (0.67%) SLA
4 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 200 (22.45%) Adobe
2 18 (2.02%) Google
3 14 (1.57%) Maxymiser
4 13 (1.46%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.01%) iRise
6 6 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 6 (0.67%) Twitter
7 5 (0.56%) Telerik
7 5 (0.56%) SAP
8 3 (0.34%) Facebook
9 2 (0.22%) ClickTale
9 2 (0.22%) Apple
9 2 (0.22%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.11%) DevExpress
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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