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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 492 575 515
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 520 443 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 396 366 413
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £40,000 £40,000

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median 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 £68,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +60 483 £45,000 - 92
London +60 278 £50,000 +5.26% 39
South East +14 60 £43,750 -7.89% 11
North West +1 43 £40,000 +6.66% 13
City of London +14 33 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South West +27 29 £35,000 +16.66% 3
East of England +11 29 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Manchester -3 28 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Yorkshire +23 23 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Scotland +19 23 £45,000 +45.16% 3
Berkshire +9 23 £45,000 -25.00% 2
West Yorkshire +30 17 £37,500 - 5
West Midlands -19 15 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cheshire +19 14 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Hertfordshire +28 13 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Coventry +17 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Edinburgh +4 11 £45,000 +45.16% 3
Surrey -6 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Bristol - 11 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 11 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 11 £45,000 -
Guildford +2 9 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 9 - - 1
Knutsford +17 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Leeds +10 8 £37,500 - 4
Bradford - 8 £41,250 - 1
Gloucestershire - 8 - - 1
East Sussex - 8 £42,500 - 3
Brighton - 8 £41,250 - 3
Gloucester - 8 - - 1

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 986 (100.00%) User Experience
2 419 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (39.96%) HTML
4 381 (38.64%) CSS
5 298 (30.22%) Axure RP
6 273 (27.69%) JavaScript
7 269 (27.28%) Photoshop
8 265 (26.88%) Adobe
9 222 (22.52%) Degree
10 208 (21.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 206 (20.89%) Marketing
12 160 (16.23%) Information Architecture
13 150 (15.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 139 (14.10%) E-Commerce
15 133 (13.49%) OmniGraffle
16 132 (13.39%) Finance
17 131 (13.29%) HTML5
18 127 (12.88%) Mobile App
19 118 (11.97%) Responsive Web Design
20 113 (11.46%) Usability Testing
21 97 (9.84%) Analytics
22 96 (9.74%) CSS3
22 96 (9.74%) Front End Development
23 93 (9.43%) UX Design
24 92 (9.33%) Android
25 84 (8.52%) Apple iOS
26 82 (8.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
27 78 (7.91%) Web Design
28 75 (7.61%) jQuery
29 73 (7.40%) 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 30 (3.04%) CMS
2 9 (0.91%) Confluence
3 7 (0.71%) WordPress
4 4 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 269 (27.28%) Photoshop
2 208 (21.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 150 (15.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 133 (13.49%) OmniGraffle
5 49 (4.97%) MS Visio
6 39 (3.96%) InDesign
7 32 (3.25%) Fireworks
8 28 (2.84%) MS Office
9 17 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
10 13 (1.32%) MS Excel
11 8 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (0.41%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.71%) Magento
3 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.20%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.03%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.42%) SaaS
3 8 (0.81%) GitHub
3 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.20%) Trello
6 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.72%) Intranet
2 7 (0.71%) Internet
3 6 (0.61%) Broadband
4 4 (0.41%) Wireless
5 1 (0.10%) PPP
5 1 (0.10%) Skype
5 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.81%) Big Data
3 2 (0.20%) Neo4j
3 2 (0.20%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 298 (30.22%) Axure RP
2 82 (8.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 24 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
5 12 (1.22%) JIRA
6 4 (0.41%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.41%) JSHint
6 4 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
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%) Subversion
9 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 206 (20.89%) Marketing
2 132 (13.39%) Finance
3 52 (5.27%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.35%) Games
4 33 (3.35%) Retail
5 32 (3.25%) Advertising
5 32 (3.25%) Banking
6 24 (2.43%) Electronics
7 15 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.42%) Interactive Media
9 10 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.01%) Law
10 9 (0.91%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.81%) German Language
11 8 (0.81%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.61%) Publishing
13 4 (0.41%) Legal
13 4 (0.41%) Local Government
13 4 (0.41%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (39.96%) HTML
2 381 (38.64%) CSS
3 131 (13.29%) HTML5
4 96 (9.74%) CSS3
5 75 (7.61%) jQuery
6 34 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 33 (3.35%) .NET
8 28 (2.84%) AngularJS
8 28 (2.84%) Sass
9 25 (2.54%) Flash
10 17 (1.72%) React
11 13 (1.32%) LESS
12 12 (1.22%) Dojo
13 9 (0.91%) Ajax
13 9 (0.91%) Velocity
14 7 (0.71%) Spring
14 7 (0.71%) XML
15 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.61%) Backbone.js
15 6 (0.61%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 986 (100.00%) User Experience
2 127 (12.88%) Mobile App
3 73 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.48%) Graphic Design
5 33 (3.35%) Social Media
6 27 (2.74%) Animation
6 27 (2.74%) Digital Media
6 27 (2.74%) Psychology
7 22 (2.23%) W3C
8 21 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.62%) Motion Graphics
11 15 (1.52%) Fintech
12 14 (1.42%) Smartphone
12 14 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.32%) NHS
14 9 (0.91%) Blog
14 9 (0.91%) Ergonomics
14 9 (0.91%) Podcast
15 8 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.33%) Android
2 84 (8.52%) Apple iOS
3 27 (2.74%) Windows
4 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.41%) Linux
6 2 (0.20%) OS/2
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (16.23%) Information Architecture
3 139 (14.10%) E-Commerce
4 118 (11.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 113 (11.46%) Usability Testing
6 97 (9.84%) Analytics
7 96 (9.74%) Front End Development
8 93 (9.43%) UX Design
9 78 (7.91%) Web Design
10 72 (7.30%) Scrum
11 61 (6.19%) Mobile First
12 59 (5.98%) Workflow
13 58 (5.88%) Typography
14 56 (5.68%) Product Management
15 55 (5.58%) Rapid Prototyping
15 55 (5.58%) Web Development
16 50 (5.07%) Service Design
17 47 (4.77%) Data Protection
18 40 (4.06%) Content Management
19 38 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 273 (27.69%) JavaScript
2 13 (1.32%) PHP
3 10 (1.01%) Java
4 9 (0.91%) Ruby
5 7 (0.71%) C
6 4 (0.41%) SQL
7 2 (0.20%) C#
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
Qualifications
1 222 (22.52%) Degree
2 19 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.52%) Postgraduate
4 10 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) HND
6 3 (0.30%) PhD
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.20%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.72%) WCAG
2 13 (1.32%) QA
3 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.20%) Docker
Vendors
1 265 (26.88%) Adobe
2 48 (4.87%) Google
3 38 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.74%) Apple
5 15 (1.52%) RedGate
6 12 (1.22%) SAP
7 11 (1.12%) Optimizely
8 9 (0.91%) Cegedim Rx
8 9 (0.91%) Cognizant
9 8 (0.81%) EXTOL
9 8 (0.81%) Sony
10 4 (0.41%) hybris
11 3 (0.30%) Demandware
11 3 (0.30%) Twitter
11 3 (0.30%) Virgin Media
12 2 (0.20%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.20%) Hotjar
12 2 (0.20%) Omniture
12 2 (0.20%) Usabilla
13 1 (0.10%) EPiServer
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Stock options, Annual bonus, trainin
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Which?
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruit Creatives
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Preferred Choice
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + attractive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 29 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago