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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 517 531 599
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 423 378 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 380 299 242
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +39 399 £45,000 - 61
London +27 243 £51,000 +7.36% 34
City of London +13 68 £50,000 +5.26% 14
South East -29 63 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North West +21 34 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Yorkshire +15 27 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Manchester +11 24 £37,500 +22.95% 4
Berkshire +5 21 £60,000 +20.00% 7
East of England -28 19 £30,000 -25.00% 2
West Sussex - 14 £35,000 - 1
Brighton -1 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Sussex -6 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hull - 11 £37,000 -
East Yorkshire - 11 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire -21 10 £28,750 -45.23%
North Yorkshire +15 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Harrogate +11 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 8 - - 1
Cambridge -4 8 - - 1
South West -29 8 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Surrey -30 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bracknell -6 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South Yorkshire -3 6 £30,000 -
Sheffield -4 6 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £35,000 -
Kent +1 4 £45,000 +53.84%
Lancashire - 4 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £45,000 -
Reading - 4 £60,000 - 3

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 809 (100.00%) User Experience
2 390 (48.21%) HTML
3 356 (44.00%) CSS
4 267 (33.00%) Axure RP
5 261 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 249 (30.78%) Photoshop
7 223 (27.56%) JavaScript
8 199 (24.60%) Information Architecture
9 195 (24.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 194 (23.98%) Adobe
11 164 (20.27%) OmniGraffle
12 140 (17.31%) UX Design
13 137 (16.93%) HTML5
14 135 (16.69%) E-Commerce
15 132 (16.32%) Degree
16 128 (15.82%) Mobile App
17 93 (11.50%) Analytics
18 88 (10.88%) Responsive Web Design
19 87 (10.75%) Android
20 85 (10.51%) Fireworks
21 84 (10.38%) Marketing
21 84 (10.38%) Apple iOS
21 84 (10.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 75 (9.27%) CSS3
22 75 (9.27%) Web Design
23 71 (8.78%) User Stories
24 69 (8.53%) Usability Testing
25 68 (8.41%) Graphic Design
26 63 (7.79%) jQuery
27 60 (7.42%) Balsamiq Mockups

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (3.96%) CMS
2 8 (0.99%) Drupal
3 6 (0.74%) WordPress
4 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.12%) IIS
Applications
1 249 (30.78%) Photoshop
2 195 (24.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 164 (20.27%) OmniGraffle
4 85 (10.51%) Fireworks
5 84 (10.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 47 (5.81%) MS Visio
7 18 (2.22%) MS Office
8 10 (1.24%) Acrobat
9 9 (1.11%) MS Excel
10 8 (0.99%) InDesign
11 7 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.12%) MS Project
12 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (2.84%) Magento
2 11 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.87%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.99%) GitHub
2 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.22%) Internet
2 2 (0.25%) DNS
2 2 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 267 (33.00%) Axure RP
2 60 (7.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 30 (3.71%) Dreamweaver
4 11 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.99%) Jasmine
6 8 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (0.99%) JSHint
7 4 (0.49%) Subversion
8 3 (0.37%) JIRA
9 2 (0.25%) Firebug
9 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (10.38%) Marketing
2 59 (7.29%) Finance
3 35 (4.33%) Retail
4 34 (4.20%) Banking
5 27 (3.34%) Games
6 22 (2.72%) Publishing
7 21 (2.60%) Advertising
8 16 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.36%) Automotive
10 8 (0.99%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.87%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.62%) Interactive Media
13 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Military
15 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (48.21%) HTML
2 356 (44.00%) CSS
3 137 (16.93%) HTML5
4 75 (9.27%) CSS3
5 63 (7.79%) jQuery
6 42 (5.19%) .NET
7 28 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (3.34%) Flash
9 21 (2.60%) LESS
10 16 (1.98%) XML
11 12 (1.48%) Backbone.js
12 11 (1.36%) Ajax
13 10 (1.24%) XHTML
13 10 (1.24%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.99%) Sass
14 8 (0.99%) RESTful
15 3 (0.37%) Apache Flex
15 3 (0.37%) Zurb Foundation
16 2 (0.25%) HTML5 Boilerplate
16 2 (0.25%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 809 (100.00%) User Experience
2 128 (15.82%) Mobile App
3 68 (8.41%) Graphic Design
4 53 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.57%) Social Media
6 27 (3.34%) Digital Media
7 15 (1.85%) Human Factors
8 14 (1.73%) Psychology
8 14 (1.73%) W3C
9 12 (1.48%) Copywriting
10 9 (1.11%) RIA
10 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.11%) Mobile Games
11 7 (0.87%) Animation
11 7 (0.87%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.74%) Ergonomics
12 6 (0.74%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.74%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.49%) Blog
13 4 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.75%) Android
2 84 (10.38%) Apple iOS
3 29 (3.58%) Windows
4 10 (1.24%) Windows Phone
5 8 (0.99%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (24.60%) Information Architecture
3 140 (17.31%) UX Design
4 135 (16.69%) E-Commerce
5 93 (11.50%) Analytics
6 88 (10.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 75 (9.27%) Web Design
8 71 (8.78%) User Stories
9 69 (8.53%) Usability Testing
10 55 (6.80%) Product Management
11 52 (6.43%) Scrum
12 42 (5.19%) Web Development
13 28 (3.46%) Use Case
13 28 (3.46%) SEO
14 26 (3.21%) B2B
14 26 (3.21%) B2C
15 23 (2.84%) Mentoring
16 22 (2.72%) Time Management
17 21 (2.60%) Technical Analysis
17 21 (2.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 223 (27.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (1.24%) PHP
3 7 (0.87%) C
4 4 (0.49%) Java
5 3 (0.37%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.12%) XAML
6 1 (0.12%) Ruby
6 1 (0.12%) C#
6 1 (0.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 132 (16.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.96%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) WCAG
Vendors
1 194 (23.98%) Adobe
2 23 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.10%) hybris
3 17 (2.10%) Demandware
3 17 (2.10%) Facebook
3 17 (2.10%) IBM
4 14 (1.73%) Google
5 10 (1.24%) Apple
6 6 (0.74%) iRise
7 4 (0.49%) Twitter
8 3 (0.37%) Maxymiser
8 3 (0.37%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.37%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.12%) Telerik
9 1 (0.12%) Omniture
9 1 (0.12%) Sysomos
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 23days hol,pension,medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vitamin T
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45k - £60k + benefits and quarterly
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, benefits and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago