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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 477 559 560
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 511 375 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 441 298 288
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 £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +74 491 £45,000 - 48
London +4 227 £52,500 +2.43% 22
South East +76 100 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Yorkshire +74 76 £42,500 +49.12% 7
City of London +11 49 £50,000 +5.26% 8
West Yorkshire +43 47 £42,500 +46.55% 5
Leeds +40 43 £45,000 +56.52% 5
Berkshire +47 31 £60,000 +11.62% 7
East of England -3 27 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North West -36 27 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Manchester -14 20 £40,000 +23.07% 2
South Yorkshire - 20 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 20 £40,000 -
Hampshire +24 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey +11 16 £22,500 -40.00%
West Sussex +4 16 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -12 16 £52,500 +20.00% 4
East Sussex +24 15 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Brighton +22 15 £29,500 -34.44% 1
West Midlands +9 15 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Coventry - 13 £40,000 -
Cambridge +10 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bristol -8 12 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North Yorkshire +14 11 £42,500 +80.85% 2
Worthing - 11 £40,000 -
Harrogate - 11 £42,500 -
Scotland +14 10 £36,000 +11.62% 5
Cheshire -9 6 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Staines - 6 £56,000 -

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
2 363 (40.74%) HTML
3 337 (37.82%) CSS
4 308 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
5 289 (32.44%) Axure RP
6 225 (25.25%) Photoshop
7 197 (22.11%) Information Architecture
8 194 (21.77%) JavaScript
9 183 (20.54%) Adobe
10 179 (20.09%) Adobe Illustrator
11 164 (18.41%) Degree
12 155 (17.40%) E-Commerce
13 151 (16.95%) Marketing
14 119 (13.36%) OmniGraffle
14 119 (13.36%) Finance
15 118 (13.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 108 (12.12%) Usability Testing
17 102 (11.45%) HTML5
18 95 (10.66%) jQuery
19 94 (10.55%) UX Design
20 87 (9.76%) MS Visio
21 83 (9.32%) Apple iOS
21 83 (9.32%) Mobile App
22 81 (9.09%) Web Design
23 74 (8.31%) Responsive Web Design
24 73 (8.19%) Android
25 68 (7.63%) Analytics
26 67 (7.52%) CSS3
27 57 (6.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
27 57 (6.40%) Fireworks

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (1.57%) CMS
2 6 (0.67%) WordPress
3 3 (0.34%) Apache
3 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.22%) Drupal
4 2 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.11%) DNN
5 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.11%) Kentico
5 1 (0.11%) Node.js
5 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.11%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 225 (25.25%) Photoshop
2 179 (20.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 119 (13.36%) OmniGraffle
4 118 (13.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 87 (9.76%) MS Visio
6 57 (6.40%) Fireworks
7 18 (2.02%) InDesign
8 10 (1.12%) MS Office
9 7 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.67%) MS Excel
11 2 (0.22%) MS Project
11 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (2.02%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.02%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.12%) SaaS
3 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (0.22%) GoToMeeting
2 2 (0.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.11%) Broadband
3 1 (0.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.67%) MySQL
2 4 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.22%) Big Data
4 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 289 (32.44%) Axure RP
2 57 (6.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (0.79%) Phing
3 7 (0.79%) Ant
4 6 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.56%) Subversion
6 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.22%) JIRA
8 1 (0.11%) Maven
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.11%) Grunt
8 1 (0.11%) gulp
General
1 151 (16.95%) Marketing
2 119 (13.36%) Finance
3 51 (5.72%) Retail
4 41 (4.60%) Banking
5 24 (2.69%) Games
5 24 (2.69%) Automotive
5 24 (2.69%) Electronics
6 15 (1.68%) Publishing
7 9 (1.01%) Advertising
8 7 (0.79%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.56%) Back Office
9 5 (0.56%) Law
9 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (40.74%) HTML
2 337 (37.82%) CSS
3 102 (11.45%) HTML5
4 95 (10.66%) jQuery
5 67 (7.52%) CSS3
6 35 (3.93%) Sass
7 25 (2.81%) AngularJS
8 23 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (2.24%) .NET
10 19 (2.13%) LESS
11 14 (1.57%) Flash
11 14 (1.57%) Ajax
12 10 (1.12%) DOM
13 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.67%) JSON
15 5 (0.56%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.56%) XML
15 5 (0.56%) XHTML
16 3 (0.34%) Web Services
16 3 (0.34%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 891 (100.00%) User Experience
2 83 (9.32%) Mobile App
3 50 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 45 (5.05%) Graphic Design
5 36 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.93%) Human Factors
7 34 (3.82%) Psychology
8 31 (3.48%) Ergonomics
9 28 (3.14%) Digital Media
10 23 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (2.24%) Social Media
12 18 (2.02%) Smartphone
13 17 (1.91%) Taxonomies
14 14 (1.57%) New Media
15 12 (1.35%) Visualisation
16 11 (1.23%) W3C
17 10 (1.12%) Animation
18 9 (1.01%) Copywriting
19 6 (0.67%) Social Network
19 6 (0.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.32%) Apple iOS
2 73 (8.19%) Android
3 28 (3.14%) Windows
4 12 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (22.11%) Information Architecture
3 155 (17.40%) E-Commerce
4 108 (12.12%) Usability Testing
5 94 (10.55%) UX Design
6 81 (9.09%) Web Design
7 74 (8.31%) Responsive Web Design
8 68 (7.63%) Analytics
9 55 (6.17%) Scrum
10 54 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 45 (5.05%) Industrial Design
12 44 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (4.60%) Rapid Prototyping
14 35 (3.93%) Project Management
15 33 (3.70%) B2B
16 31 (3.48%) Data Protection
17 24 (2.69%) Product Management
17 24 (2.69%) B2C
18 21 (2.36%) TDD
18 21 (2.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 194 (21.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (0.90%) C
3 7 (0.79%) Java
4 6 (0.67%) C#
4 6 (0.67%) C++
4 6 (0.67%) Objective-C
4 6 (0.67%) PHP
5 3 (0.34%) SQL
6 1 (0.11%) VB
6 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.11%) XAML
6 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 164 (18.41%) Degree
2 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.23%) WCAG
1 11 (1.23%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) SLA
3 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 183 (20.54%) Adobe
2 15 (1.68%) Google
3 14 (1.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.01%) iRise
4 9 (1.01%) Maxymiser
5 6 (0.67%) Twitter
5 6 (0.67%) SAP
6 5 (0.56%) Telerik
6 5 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.45%) ClickTale
8 2 (0.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.11%) Apple
9 1 (0.11%) Facebook
9 1 (0.11%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.11%) hybris
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