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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 581 530 582
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 344 461 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 289 336 269
Average salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -46 332 £47,500 - 60
London -85 189 £47,500 -5.00% 25
City of London -32 52 £50,000 +5.26% 9
South East +4 50 £52,500 +27.27% 13
North West +6 34 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Berkshire +24 32 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Manchester +14 26 £32,500 -9.72% 4
East of England +27 22 £42,000 +5.00% 2
East Midlands +17 15 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Surrey +13 12 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 11 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -8 10 £34,000 +13.33% 4
Northamptonshire - 10 £41,250 - 2
Northampton - 9 £42,500 - 1
Reading - 8 £57,500 - 3
Yorkshire +16 7 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Cambridge +3 7 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire +1 7 £40,000 - 3
Macclesfield - 7 £40,000 - 1
Norfolk - 6 £42,000 -
South Wales -2 5 £30,565 +1.88% 2
Wales -6 5 £30,565 +1.88% 2
Cardiff - 5 £30,565 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £34,000 -
Farnham - 4 £50,000 -
Harrogate - 4 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £32,500 -15.58%
Hertfordshire -1 3 £45,000 +2.85%

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 755 (100.00%) User Experience
2 346 (45.83%) HTML
3 313 (41.46%) CSS
4 249 (32.98%) Axure RP
5 248 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (26.09%) Photoshop
6 197 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 188 (24.90%) Information Architecture
8 183 (24.24%) Adobe
9 150 (19.87%) OmniGraffle
10 145 (19.21%) Degree
11 130 (17.22%) E-Commerce
11 130 (17.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 101 (13.38%) Mobile App
13 97 (12.85%) HTML5
14 88 (11.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 82 (10.86%) UX Design
16 78 (10.33%) Marketing
17 75 (9.93%) Web Design
18 73 (9.67%) Usability Testing
19 70 (9.27%) Analytics
20 68 (9.01%) Responsive Web Design
21 64 (8.48%) Finance
22 61 (8.08%) Android
23 60 (7.95%) Graphic Design
24 59 (7.81%) User Stories
24 59 (7.81%) Apple iOS
25 58 (7.68%) Product Management
26 56 (7.42%) jQuery
26 56 (7.42%) Balsamiq Mockups

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (2.12%) CMS
2 6 (0.79%) WordPress
3 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.26%) Drupal
4 2 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.13%) IIS
5 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 197 (26.09%) Photoshop
2 150 (19.87%) OmniGraffle
3 130 (17.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 88 (11.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 45 (5.96%) MS Visio
6 41 (5.43%) Fireworks
7 14 (1.85%) MS Office
8 10 (1.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (0.66%) InDesign
9 5 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.40%) MS Project
11 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (3.31%) Magento
2 13 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.06%) GitHub
2 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.25%) Internet
2 2 (0.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 249 (32.98%) Axure RP
2 56 (7.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
4 10 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.06%) Jasmine
5 8 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (1.06%) JSHint
6 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.40%) Subversion
7 3 (0.40%) JIRA
8 2 (0.26%) Firebug
8 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (10.33%) Marketing
2 64 (8.48%) Finance
3 33 (4.37%) Retail
4 23 (3.05%) Banking
5 21 (2.78%) Publishing
6 18 (2.38%) Advertising
7 17 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.12%) Games
9 7 (0.93%) Interactive Media
10 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Law
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (45.83%) HTML
2 313 (41.46%) CSS
3 97 (12.85%) HTML5
4 56 (7.42%) jQuery
5 43 (5.70%) CSS3
6 28 (3.71%) Flash
7 26 (3.44%) .NET
8 25 (3.31%) LESS
9 24 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (1.85%) Sass
11 13 (1.72%) XML
12 9 (1.19%) Backbone.js
13 8 (1.06%) RESTful
14 5 (0.66%) AngularJS
14 5 (0.66%) XHTML
15 4 (0.53%) Ajax
15 4 (0.53%) Zurb Foundation
16 3 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
16 3 (0.40%) Silverlight
16 3 (0.40%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 755 (100.00%) User Experience
2 101 (13.38%) Mobile App
3 60 (7.95%) Graphic Design
4 44 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.97%) Human Factors
6 25 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (3.05%) Social Media
8 20 (2.65%) Digital Media
9 19 (2.52%) Ergonomics
10 16 (2.12%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.85%) RIA
12 12 (1.59%) Copywriting
12 12 (1.59%) Smartphone
13 11 (1.46%) Taxonomies
14 10 (1.32%) W3C
15 9 (1.19%) Animation
16 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
17 7 (0.93%) Psychology
18 5 (0.66%) Blog
19 4 (0.53%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 61 (8.08%) Android
2 59 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 21 (2.78%) Windows
4 7 (0.93%) Windows Phone
5 6 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (24.90%) Information Architecture
3 130 (17.22%) E-Commerce
4 82 (10.86%) UX Design
5 75 (9.93%) Web Design
6 73 (9.67%) Usability Testing
7 70 (9.27%) Analytics
8 68 (9.01%) Responsive Web Design
9 59 (7.81%) User Stories
10 58 (7.68%) Product Management
11 48 (6.36%) Scrum
12 39 (5.17%) Web Development
13 37 (4.90%) B2B
14 26 (3.44%) Web Analytics
15 24 (3.18%) B2C
15 24 (3.18%) Mentoring
16 23 (3.05%) Workflow
16 23 (3.05%) Use Case
17 19 (2.52%) Rapid Prototyping
17 19 (2.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 197 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (0.66%) C
3 4 (0.53%) Java
4 3 (0.40%) SQL
4 3 (0.40%) Ruby
4 3 (0.40%) C#
5 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 145 (19.21%) Degree
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.84%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) WCAG
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 183 (24.24%) Adobe
2 17 (2.25%) Facebook
3 14 (1.85%) Maxymiser
3 14 (1.85%) Google
4 13 (1.72%) IBM
4 13 (1.72%) Demandware
4 13 (1.72%) hybris
5 10 (1.32%) iRise
5 10 (1.32%) Microsoft
6 6 (0.79%) Business Objects
6 6 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.66%) Apple
8 2 (0.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.26%) Twitter
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
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Northamptonshire
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Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Exc Bens
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South Wales
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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East London
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London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bonus + 10% Pension
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London
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Surrey
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London
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Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago