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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 492 486 527
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 489 604 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.55% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 392 518 410
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 -34 457 £50,000 +11.11% 61
London +12 265 £52,500 - 41
South East +2 82 £45,000 +12.50% 7
City of London +35 44 £45,000 -10.00% 21
North West +10 31 £42,500 +8.97% 4
East of England +16 22 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Manchester +8 22 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +8 20 £60,000 +76.47% 2
Berkshire -8 18 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Scotland +24 17 £44,500 +22.75% 1
East Sussex +5 17 £50,000 +69.49%
East Midlands +22 16 £37,500 +32.74%
Brighton -2 16 £50,000 +69.49%
West Midlands -20 14 £27,500 -26.66% 4
Surrey +31 13 £44,500 +36.92%
South West -9 11 £31,500 -40.00%
Oxford +1 10 £60,000 +114.28% 2
Essex +10 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Harlow +5 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh +23 8 £45,000 -
Portsmouth +17 8 £33,250 -11.33% 1
Cardiff +13 8 £40,000 +36.75%
Bristol +12 8 £30,750 -48.75%
North East +10 8 £30,000 - 1
South Wales +9 8 £40,000 +35.59%
Cambridgeshire +4 8 £65,000 +62.50%
Hampshire +3 8 £33,250 -5.00% 2
Wales +2 8 £40,000 +35.59%
Leeds -16 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire -32 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1001 (100.00%) User Experience
2 599 (59.84%) Wireframes
3 458 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
4 424 (42.36%) HTML
5 410 (40.96%) CSS
6 308 (30.77%) Axure RP
7 293 (29.27%) Adobe
8 273 (27.27%) Photoshop
9 264 (26.37%) Prototyping
10 219 (21.88%) JavaScript
11 217 (21.68%) Degree
12 207 (20.68%) Adobe Illustrator
13 164 (16.38%) Mobile App
14 159 (15.88%) Information Architecture
15 151 (15.08%) Finance
16 147 (14.69%) HTML5
17 136 (13.59%) Marketing
18 134 (13.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 123 (12.29%) OmniGraffle
20 120 (11.99%) InVision
21 118 (11.79%) Usability Testing
21 118 (11.79%) E-Commerce
22 104 (10.39%) CSS3
22 104 (10.39%) Analytics
23 102 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
24 100 (9.99%) Scrum
25 96 (9.59%) Front End Development
26 89 (8.89%) UX Design
27 86 (8.59%) Data Protection
28 83 (8.29%) Apple iOS

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 58 (5.79%) Marvel
2 24 (2.40%) CMS
3 12 (1.20%) WordPress
4 2 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.100%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.100%) SAS
5 1 (0.100%) SharePoint
Applications
1 273 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 207 (20.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 134 (13.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 123 (12.29%) OmniGraffle
5 120 (11.99%) InVision
6 44 (4.40%) MS Visio
7 42 (4.20%) InDesign
8 26 (2.60%) Fireworks
9 18 (1.80%) Adobe After Effects
10 13 (1.30%) UXPin
11 7 (0.70%) Pixate
12 6 (0.60%) MS Office
12 6 (0.60%) UserZoom
13 4 (0.40%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.40%) Flinto
13 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
14 3 (0.30%) MS Excel
15 1 (0.100%) GIMP
15 1 (0.100%) InCopy
15 1 (0.100%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Magento
2 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.10%) Google Analytics
2 30 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.60%) SaaS
5 5 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.40%) Internet
2 12 (1.20%) Intranet
3 7 (0.70%) Skype
4 4 (0.40%) Broadband
5 1 (0.100%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.60%) MySQL
2 5 (0.50%) Big Data
2 5 (0.50%) Mixpanel
3 2 (0.20%) Neo4j
3 2 (0.20%) OrientDB
4 1 (0.100%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 308 (30.77%) Axure RP
2 79 (7.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.30%) Subversion
5 12 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.40%) JIRA
7 3 (0.30%) Grunt
7 3 (0.30%) JSHint
8 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.20%) gulp
8 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.100%) Bower
9 1 (0.100%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.100%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.100%) Xcode
General
1 151 (15.08%) Finance
2 136 (13.59%) Marketing
3 40 (4.00%) Banking
4 39 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.90%) Retail
6 25 (2.50%) Games
7 19 (1.90%) Law
8 14 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.30%) Advertising
9 13 (1.30%) Local Government
10 10 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.90%) German Language
11 9 (0.90%) Japanese Language
12 7 (0.70%) Electronics
12 7 (0.70%) Interactive Media
12 7 (0.70%) Publishing
13 6 (0.60%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.40%) Automotive
16 2 (0.20%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (42.36%) HTML
2 410 (40.96%) CSS
3 147 (14.69%) HTML5
4 104 (10.39%) CSS3
5 71 (7.09%) jQuery
6 37 (3.70%) Flash
6 37 (3.70%) Sass
7 30 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (2.50%) AngularJS
9 12 (1.20%) .NET
9 12 (1.20%) LESS
10 10 (1.00%) React
11 9 (0.90%) Ajax
12 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (0.60%) CGI
13 6 (0.60%) UIKit
14 5 (0.50%) Gherkin
14 5 (0.50%) Material Design
15 4 (0.40%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1001 (100.00%) User Experience
2 164 (16.38%) Mobile App
3 57 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.60%) Graphic Design
5 31 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 24 (2.40%) Social Media
8 21 (2.10%) Animation
8 21 (2.10%) Motion Graphics
9 20 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.00%) Fintech
9 20 (2.00%) Video on Demand
10 18 (1.80%) Smartphone
11 16 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
11 16 (1.60%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.00%) iPad
12 10 (1.00%) W3C
13 9 (0.90%) Psychology
13 9 (0.90%) Streaming Video
14 8 (0.80%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.29%) Apple iOS
2 71 (7.09%) Android
3 25 (2.50%) Windows
4 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.50%) Linux
6 1 (0.100%) MVS
6 1 (0.100%) OS/2
6 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (59.84%) Wireframes
2 458 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (26.37%) Prototyping
4 159 (15.88%) Information Architecture
5 118 (11.79%) E-Commerce
5 118 (11.79%) Usability Testing
6 104 (10.39%) Analytics
7 102 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 100 (9.99%) Scrum
9 96 (9.59%) Front End Development
10 89 (8.89%) UX Design
11 86 (8.59%) Data Protection
12 68 (6.79%) Web Design
13 56 (5.59%) User Stories
14 54 (5.39%) Service Design
15 49 (4.90%) Typography
16 40 (4.00%) Mentoring
16 40 (4.00%) Product Management
16 40 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
17 39 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 219 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 10 (1.00%) PHP
3 5 (0.50%) Ruby
4 4 (0.40%) Java
5 3 (0.30%) Go
6 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.20%) Scala
6 2 (0.20%) SQL
7 1 (0.100%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.100%) Python
Qualifications
1 217 (21.68%) Degree
2 17 (1.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.100%) HND
6 1 (0.100%) MBA
6 1 (0.100%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.00%) QA
2 8 (0.80%) WCAG
3 1 (0.100%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 293 (29.27%) Adobe
2 37 (3.70%) Google
3 14 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.20%) EXTOL
5 11 (1.10%) Sony
6 9 (0.90%) Cognizant
7 6 (0.60%) Apple
8 5 (0.50%) ClickTale
9 4 (0.40%) SAP
9 4 (0.40%) Twitter
10 3 (0.30%) iRise
10 3 (0.30%) Tableau
11 2 (0.20%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.20%) PayPal
12 1 (0.100%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.100%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.100%) Hotjar
12 1 (0.100%) RedGate
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Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package..
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80,000 + Brilliant benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £500-600 per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Voyanta
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Yuno Juno
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Leeds
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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