The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had UX Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Specialist
UK
Rank 847 929 933
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Specialist 10 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.017% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 20
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured UX Specialist in the job title.

UX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UX Specialist within the UK.

UX Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

UX Specialist
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +92 10 £65,000 +40.54% 4
Leeds +26 6 - - 2
Yorkshire +23 6 - - 3
West Yorkshire +21 6 - - 3
London +82 4 £65,000 +23.80% 1

UX Specialist Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, UX Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
6 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (33.33%) Axure RP
7 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (25.00%) Adobe
8 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (8.33%) iPad
8 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (8.33%) JIRA
8 1 (8.33%) QA
8 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
8 1 (8.33%) UX Design
8 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (8.33%) Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

UX Specialist 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:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
3 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits,pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Insight Out Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 9 days ago