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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 532 509 499
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 468 501 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 372 444 406
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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 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 -32 422 £42,500 -5.55% 88
London -40 218 £50,000 - 49
South East -41 53 £40,000 - 5
North West +5 38 £32,500 - 10
South West +16 32 £53,750 +53.57% 5
Scotland +26 30 £42,500 +70.00% 6
East of England +13 30 £25,000 -20.00% 5
City of London +7 28 £60,000 +20.00% 19
Manchester +16 27 £32,500 - 5
Yorkshire -5 24 £40,000 +8.10% 6
West Midlands +4 20 £40,000 - 4
Hampshire +27 17 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Bristol +13 17 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Surrey +1 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Coventry - 13 £37,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +11 12 £45,250 +0.55% 3
Leeds +4 12 £45,250 +0.55% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South Yorkshire +11 11 £40,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh +17 10 £41,250 +37.50% 5
Essex - 10 £23,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 9 £40,000 -
Glasgow -3 9 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Dundee - 9 - -
Wales +12 8 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Sheffield +11 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Cambridge -1 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Hertfordshire -4 8 £25,000 -13.04% 3
Berkshire -19 8 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Dorset - 8 £55,000 - 1

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 974 (100.00%) User Experience
2 388 (39.84%) HTML
3 379 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
4 372 (38.19%) CSS
5 277 (28.44%) Photoshop
6 267 (27.41%) Adobe
7 264 (27.10%) JavaScript
8 249 (25.56%) Axure RP
9 227 (23.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 185 (18.99%) Marketing
11 174 (17.86%) Information Architecture
12 170 (17.45%) Degree
13 152 (15.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 145 (14.89%) E-Commerce
15 124 (12.73%) Usability Testing
15 124 (12.73%) HTML5
16 115 (11.81%) OmniGraffle
17 112 (11.50%) Mobile App
18 111 (11.40%) Responsive Web Design
19 100 (10.27%) Web Design
20 99 (10.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
21 97 (9.96%) Finance
22 96 (9.86%) jQuery
23 87 (8.93%) CSS3
23 87 (8.93%) Front End Development
24 85 (8.73%) Analytics
25 80 (8.21%) Android
26 73 (7.49%) UX Design
27 69 (7.08%) Apple iOS
28 67 (6.88%) Google

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (5.13%) CMS
2 10 (1.03%) Umbraco
2 10 (1.03%) WordPress
3 8 (0.82%) Confluence
4 4 (0.41%) Drupal
4 4 (0.41%) Node.js
5 3 (0.31%) DNN
5 3 (0.31%) Immediacy CMS
5 3 (0.31%) Kentico
5 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.31%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.10%) Apache
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 277 (28.44%) Photoshop
2 227 (23.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 152 (15.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 115 (11.81%) OmniGraffle
5 45 (4.62%) Fireworks
5 45 (4.62%) MS Visio
6 31 (3.18%) MS Office
7 30 (3.08%) InDesign
8 21 (2.16%) MS Excel
9 13 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.21%) MS Project
12 1 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.41%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.21%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.39%) Google Analytics
2 18 (1.85%) SaaS
3 9 (0.92%) GitHub
4 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.82%) Intranet
2 6 (0.62%) Wireless
3 4 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.10%) HTTP
4 1 (0.10%) PPP
4 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.54%) Big Data
2 8 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 249 (25.56%) Axure RP
2 99 (10.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 20 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.03%) JIRA
6 4 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.10%) Grunt
7 1 (0.10%) gulp
7 1 (0.10%) Hudson
7 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.10%) Maven
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.10%) ProtoShare
General
1 185 (18.99%) Marketing
2 97 (9.96%) Finance
3 41 (4.21%) Retail
4 28 (2.87%) Advertising
5 24 (2.46%) Games
6 23 (2.36%) Banking
7 17 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.64%) Electronics
9 10 (1.03%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.62%) Automotive
10 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.51%) German Language
11 5 (0.51%) Interactive Media
11 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.51%) Japanese Language
11 5 (0.51%) Law
12 4 (0.41%) Publishing
13 3 (0.31%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Front Office
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (39.84%) HTML
2 372 (38.19%) CSS
3 124 (12.73%) HTML5
4 96 (9.86%) jQuery
5 87 (8.93%) CSS3
6 46 (4.72%) AngularJS
7 36 (3.70%) .NET
8 34 (3.49%) Sass
9 26 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (1.75%) Flash
11 16 (1.64%) Dojo
12 14 (1.44%) React
13 11 (1.13%) LESS
14 10 (1.03%) XML
15 8 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (0.82%) Velocity
16 7 (0.72%) Ajax
16 7 (0.72%) Apache Flex
17 6 (0.62%) .NET Framework
17 6 (0.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 974 (100.00%) User Experience
2 112 (11.50%) Mobile App
3 59 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.75%) Graphic Design
5 32 (3.29%) Psychology
5 32 (3.29%) Visualisation
6 28 (2.87%) Digital Media
7 24 (2.46%) Animation
8 23 (2.36%) Social Media
9 22 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.95%) W3C
11 18 (1.85%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
12 13 (1.33%) Fintech
13 12 (1.23%) Motion Graphics
13 12 (1.23%) Taxonomies
14 11 (1.13%) NHS
15 8 (0.82%) Blog
15 8 (0.82%) Podcast
16 7 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (8.21%) Android
2 69 (7.08%) Apple iOS
3 21 (2.16%) Windows
4 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (17.86%) Information Architecture
3 145 (14.89%) E-Commerce
4 124 (12.73%) Usability Testing
5 111 (11.40%) Responsive Web Design
6 100 (10.27%) Web Design
7 87 (8.93%) Front End Development
8 85 (8.73%) Analytics
9 73 (7.49%) UX Design
10 54 (5.54%) Rapid Prototyping
10 54 (5.54%) Scrum
11 47 (4.83%) Content Management
12 43 (4.41%) Data Protection
13 41 (4.21%) Typography
14 40 (4.11%) Product Management
14 40 (4.11%) Web Development
15 38 (3.90%) Mobile First
16 37 (3.80%) Mentoring
16 37 (3.80%) Workflow
17 34 (3.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 264 (27.10%) JavaScript
2 21 (2.16%) PHP
3 10 (1.03%) Java
4 8 (0.82%) Ruby
5 7 (0.72%) C
6 6 (0.62%) C++
7 5 (0.51%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.41%) C#
8 4 (0.41%) XAML
9 3 (0.31%) SQL
10 2 (0.21%) Python
11 1 (0.10%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.10%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 170 (17.45%) Degree
2 9 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 9 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.82%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.41%) HND
6 3 (0.31%) PhD
7 2 (0.21%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.13%) WCAG
2 10 (1.03%) QA
3 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) WAI
Vendors
1 267 (27.41%) Adobe
2 67 (6.88%) Google
3 45 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.16%) Apple
5 9 (0.92%) Cegedim Rx
6 8 (0.82%) Red Gate
7 6 (0.62%) SAP
8 4 (0.41%) ClickTale
8 4 (0.41%) hybris
9 3 (0.31%) Rally
9 3 (0.31%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.21%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.10%) BT
11 1 (0.10%) Demandware
11 1 (0.10%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.10%) Omniture
11 1 (0.10%) Twitter
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + bonus, shares, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Medical + Pensions + Holi
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Type Agency
Salary: DOE + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Pulborough, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + sign on bonus & great benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £400 - £420
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000+ excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + sign on bonus & great benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Function 22
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Pension, Healthcare, Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago