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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Designer
UK
Rank 473 516 524
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 434 474 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 342 369 424
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,170
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +46 369 £45,000 +4.65% 85
London +32 199 £50,200 +0.40% 32
Scotland +34 37 £40,000 -8.57% 5
South East +51 33 £46,250 +15.62% 6
Yorkshire +31 31 £42,000 +5.00% 10
Edinburgh +25 31 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Yorkshire +46 27 £43,500 +1.16% 7
Leeds +41 25 £45,000 +4.65% 5
East of England +22 25 £32,500 +18.18% 5
South West +16 23 £37,500 -28.57% 15
East Midlands +19 21 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North West -38 21 £39,000 +20.00% 9
City of London +21 19 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Manchester -33 16 £39,500 +21.53% 5
West Midlands +16 12 £42,250 +12.66% 5
Surrey +45 9 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Hertfordshire +14 9 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Exeter - 9 £36,250 -
Hertford - 9 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £32,500 -
Devon - 9 £36,250 - 1
Birmingham +24 8 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Wales +6 8 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 8 £35,000 +10.23%
South Wales +16 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Bristol -7 7 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Norwich - 7 £52,500 -
Staines - 7 £50,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £47,500 - 2
Leicestershire - 7 £30,000 - 1

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 851 (100.00%) User Experience
2 498 (58.52%) Wireframes
3 372 (43.71%) HTML
4 358 (42.07%) CSS
5 354 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
6 282 (33.14%) Axure RP
7 273 (32.08%) Adobe
8 260 (30.55%) Prototyping
9 237 (27.85%) Photoshop
10 223 (26.20%) JavaScript
11 180 (21.15%) Degree
12 170 (19.98%) Adobe Illustrator
13 155 (18.21%) Finance
14 143 (16.80%) Information Architecture
15 134 (15.75%) Marketing
16 124 (14.57%) InVision
17 118 (13.87%) Mobile App
17 118 (13.87%) Analytics
18 117 (13.75%) Usability Testing
18 117 (13.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 108 (12.69%) Responsive Web Design
20 99 (11.63%) UX Design
21 98 (11.52%) E-Commerce
22 97 (11.40%) HTML5
23 88 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
24 86 (10.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
25 82 (9.64%) Scrum
26 78 (9.17%) Web Design
27 75 (8.81%) jQuery
28 71 (8.34%) CSS3

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 27 (3.17%) Marvel
2 20 (2.35%) CMS
3 5 (0.59%) WordPress
4 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Confluence
5 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 237 (27.85%) Photoshop
2 170 (19.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 124 (14.57%) InVision
4 117 (13.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 88 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
6 39 (4.58%) InDesign
7 38 (4.47%) Fireworks
8 18 (2.12%) Pixate
9 17 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
10 14 (1.65%) UXPin
11 10 (1.18%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.35%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.24%) MS Excel
15 1 (0.12%) MS Office
15 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
15 1 (0.12%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 27 (3.17%) Google Analytics
3 17 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 14 (1.65%) SaaS
5 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Google Play
7 1 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.12%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.88%) GoToMeeting
2 13 (1.53%) Internet
3 5 (0.59%) Intranet
4 4 (0.47%) Network Security
5 2 (0.24%) ATM
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.94%) Big Data
2 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 282 (33.14%) Axure RP
2 86 (10.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (0.71%) Subversion
4 5 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.35%) Android Studio
6 3 (0.35%) gulp
6 3 (0.35%) JIRA
6 3 (0.35%) Xcode
7 2 (0.24%) JUnit
7 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.24%) TestNG
8 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 155 (18.21%) Finance
2 134 (15.75%) Marketing
3 41 (4.82%) Games
4 36 (4.23%) Retail
5 16 (1.88%) Advertising
5 16 (1.88%) Banking
6 15 (1.76%) Automotive
7 11 (1.29%) Law
8 10 (1.18%) Publishing
9 9 (1.06%) Electronics
9 9 (1.06%) Legal
9 9 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (43.71%) HTML
2 358 (42.07%) CSS
3 97 (11.40%) HTML5
4 75 (8.81%) jQuery
5 71 (8.34%) CSS3
6 37 (4.35%) Flash
7 21 (2.47%) AngularJS
7 21 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (2.35%) Sass
9 15 (1.76%) D3.js
9 15 (1.76%) Framer.js
10 14 (1.65%) .NET
11 7 (0.82%) Ajax
11 7 (0.82%) Highcharts JS
11 7 (0.82%) LESS
12 5 (0.59%) Node.js
13 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.47%) Material Design
14 3 (0.35%) Browserify
14 3 (0.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 851 (100.00%) User Experience
2 118 (13.87%) Mobile App
3 64 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 26 (3.06%) Fintech
6 16 (1.88%) Social Media
7 14 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.65%) W3C
8 13 (1.53%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.18%) Video on Demand
10 8 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
11 6 (0.71%) iPad
12 5 (0.59%) BBC
13 4 (0.47%) Animation
13 4 (0.47%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.47%) NHS
13 4 (0.47%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.76%) Android
2 44 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (58.52%) Wireframes
2 354 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (30.55%) Prototyping
4 143 (16.80%) Information Architecture
5 118 (13.87%) Analytics
6 117 (13.75%) Usability Testing
7 108 (12.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 99 (11.63%) UX Design
9 98 (11.52%) E-Commerce
10 82 (9.64%) Scrum
11 78 (9.17%) Web Design
12 62 (7.29%) Rapid Prototyping
13 58 (6.82%) Typography
14 54 (6.35%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 54 (6.35%) User Stories
15 52 (6.11%) Front End Development
16 47 (5.52%) Service Design
17 44 (5.17%) Web Analytics
18 40 (4.70%) Data Protection
19 37 (4.35%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 223 (26.20%) JavaScript
2 18 (2.12%) Java
3 13 (1.53%) PHP
4 6 (0.71%) C
5 5 (0.59%) SQL
6 3 (0.35%) Python
7 2 (0.24%) XAML
8 1 (0.12%) C#
8 1 (0.12%) ES6
8 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 180 (21.15%) Degree
2 7 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
3 5 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.47%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 273 (32.08%) Adobe
2 25 (2.94%) Google
3 17 (2.00%) ClickTale
4 7 (0.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (0.71%) Apple
5 6 (0.71%) Hitwise
5 6 (0.71%) hybris
5 6 (0.71%) Monetate
6 5 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (0.59%) Optimizely
6 5 (0.59%) Twitter
7 3 (0.35%) Facebook
7 3 (0.35%) Maxymiser
7 3 (0.35%) SAP
8 2 (0.24%) MEDITECH
9 1 (0.12%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.12%) EXTOL
9 1 (0.12%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.12%) Usabilla
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Company Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57500 per annum + plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please Contact for Details
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (Flexible depending on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: 30,000-40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Benefits
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