The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 478 550 510
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 522 460 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 398 389 432
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 494 £45,000 +5.88% 103
London +71 284 £50,000 - 56
South East +9 68 £47,300 +16.79% 12
North West +9 47 £40,000 +6.66% 16
City of London +29 35 £45,000 -18.18% 12
South West +28 31 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Manchester +1 31 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Yorkshire +17 26 £37,500 +2.73% 4
Berkshire +15 26 £52,400 -8.86% 1
West Yorkshire +21 20 £37,500 +22.44% 4
East of England +14 18 £35,750 -10.62% 2
Scotland -1 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cheshire +23 15 £40,000 - 4
East Sussex +27 14 £50,000 +69.49% 3
Brighton +27 14 £50,000 +69.49% 3
Gloucester - 11 - -
Gloucestershire - 11 - -
Bristol +13 10 £51,250 +70.83% 1
Leeds +5 10 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Kent +3 10 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -28 10 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Maidenhead - 10 - -
Surrey +1 9 £40,000 -15.78%
Bradford - 9 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow - 9 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands -3 8 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Hertfordshire +23 7 £34,000 -32.00%
Knutsford +17 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Edinburgh +7 7 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Guildford - 7 £35,000 -

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, UX Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 992 (100.00%) User Experience
2 649 (65.42%) Wireframes
3 435 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
4 404 (40.73%) HTML
5 393 (39.62%) CSS
6 311 (31.35%) Axure RP
7 262 (26.41%) Photoshop
8 260 (26.21%) JavaScript
9 246 (24.80%) Adobe
10 219 (22.08%) Degree
11 203 (20.46%) Marketing
12 199 (20.06%) Adobe Illustrator
13 164 (16.53%) Information Architecture
14 149 (15.02%) E-Commerce
15 139 (14.01%) Finance
16 138 (13.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 136 (13.71%) OmniGraffle
18 132 (13.31%) HTML5
19 130 (13.10%) Mobile App
20 111 (11.19%) Usability Testing
21 109 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
22 103 (10.38%) Analytics
23 100 (10.08%) Front End Development
24 95 (9.58%) CSS3
24 95 (9.58%) UX Design
25 92 (9.27%) Android
26 87 (8.77%) Apple iOS
27 79 (7.96%) Scrum
28 76 (7.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
29 73 (7.36%) Analytical Skills

UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (2.32%) CMS
2 9 (0.91%) Confluence
3 5 (0.50%) WordPress
4 2 (0.20%) Drupal
4 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 262 (26.41%) Photoshop
2 199 (20.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 138 (13.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 136 (13.71%) OmniGraffle
5 48 (4.84%) MS Visio
6 32 (3.23%) InDesign
7 25 (2.52%) Fireworks
8 24 (2.42%) MS Office
9 16 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.71%) MS Excel
10 7 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.40%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.71%) Magento
3 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.20%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.31%) SaaS
3 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.50%) GitHub
5 2 (0.20%) Google Play
5 2 (0.20%) Trello
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.02%) Intranet
2 7 (0.71%) Internet
3 6 (0.60%) Broadband
4 2 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.10%) PPP
5 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.60%) Big Data
3 2 (0.20%) Neo4j
3 2 (0.20%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 311 (31.35%) Axure RP
2 76 (7.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 18 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.51%) Dreamweaver
5 12 (1.21%) JIRA
6 4 (0.40%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.40%) JSHint
6 4 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.30%) Subversion
8 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.20%) Grunt
8 2 (0.20%) gulp
8 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 203 (20.46%) Marketing
2 139 (14.01%) Finance
3 57 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.83%) Retail
5 32 (3.23%) Advertising
6 31 (3.13%) Banking
7 28 (2.82%) Games
8 24 (2.42%) Electronics
9 18 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.31%) Interactive Media
11 11 (1.11%) Law
12 10 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.91%) German Language
13 9 (0.91%) Japanese Language
14 7 (0.71%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.60%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.50%) Local Government
17 4 (0.40%) Publishing
18 2 (0.20%) Automotive
18 2 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (40.73%) HTML
2 393 (39.62%) CSS
3 132 (13.31%) HTML5
4 95 (9.58%) CSS3
5 72 (7.26%) jQuery
6 31 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 27 (2.72%) .NET
7 27 (2.72%) Flash
8 25 (2.52%) Sass
9 22 (2.22%) AngularJS
10 14 (1.41%) Material Design
11 12 (1.21%) React
12 10 (1.01%) Ajax
13 9 (0.91%) LESS
13 9 (0.91%) Velocity
14 7 (0.71%) Spring
14 7 (0.71%) XML
15 6 (0.60%) Backbone.js
15 6 (0.60%) CGI
15 6 (0.60%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 992 (100.00%) User Experience
2 130 (13.10%) Mobile App
3 73 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.14%) Graphic Design
5 30 (3.02%) Psychology
6 29 (2.92%) Social Media
7 26 (2.62%) Animation
7 26 (2.62%) Digital Media
8 24 (2.42%) Smartphone
9 22 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (2.02%) W3C
12 17 (1.71%) Motion Graphics
13 16 (1.61%) Fintech
14 15 (1.51%) Visualisation
15 12 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
15 12 (1.21%) NHS
16 11 (1.11%) Video on Demand
17 9 (0.91%) Ergonomics
18 8 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.27%) Android
2 87 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 29 (2.92%) Windows
4 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.40%) Linux
6 2 (0.20%) OS/2
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (65.42%) Wireframes
2 435 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (16.53%) Information Architecture
4 149 (15.02%) E-Commerce
5 111 (11.19%) Usability Testing
6 109 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 103 (10.38%) Analytics
8 100 (10.08%) Front End Development
9 95 (9.58%) UX Design
10 79 (7.96%) Scrum
11 70 (7.06%) Web Design
12 60 (6.05%) Typography
13 59 (5.95%) Product Management
14 58 (5.85%) Mobile First
14 58 (5.85%) Workflow
15 57 (5.75%) Rapid Prototyping
16 51 (5.14%) Data Protection
17 49 (4.94%) Web Development
18 47 (4.74%) User Stories
19 41 (4.13%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 260 (26.21%) JavaScript
2 10 (1.01%) Java
3 9 (0.91%) PHP
4 7 (0.71%) C
5 6 (0.60%) Ruby
6 3 (0.30%) SQL
7 2 (0.20%) C++
7 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.20%) Scala
8 1 (0.10%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 219 (22.08%) Degree
2 22 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.51%) Postgraduate
4 10 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) PhD
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.10%) HND
8 1 (0.10%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.12%) QA
2 16 (1.61%) WCAG
3 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 246 (24.80%) Adobe
2 42 (4.23%) Google
3 30 (3.02%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.62%) Apple
5 15 (1.51%) RedGate
6 12 (1.21%) SAP
7 11 (1.11%) EXTOL
7 11 (1.11%) Sony
8 10 (1.01%) Optimizely
9 9 (0.91%) Cegedim Rx
9 9 (0.91%) Cognizant
10 5 (0.50%) Twitter
11 4 (0.40%) hybris
12 3 (0.30%) Demandware
12 3 (0.30%) Virgin Media
13 2 (0.20%) Hotjar
13 2 (0.20%) Omniture
13 2 (0.20%) PayPal
13 2 (0.20%) Tableau
13 2 (0.20%) Usabilla
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