The first table below looks at the demand for User Experience Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Experience Design over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 182 197 198
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Experience Design 27 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.27% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 4
Average salary £27,500 £35,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -14.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4078 4261 3655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.90% 76.73% 74.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3597 3139
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Experience Design
England

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Design across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

User Experience Design
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Design across the West Midlands region.

User Experience Design Salary Trend in the West Midlands

User Experience Design
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Experience Design across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

User Experience Design Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

User Experience Design
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Design within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 16 £25,500 -
Warwickshire +6 8 £35,000 -2.09% 2
Coventry - 2 £27,500 -
Solihull - 1 £30,000 -
User Experience Design
England

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 20 (60.61%) Photoshop
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 16 (48.48%) HTML
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) CMS
3 15 (45.45%) PHP
4 14 (42.42%) Degree
5 13 (39.39%) jQuery
6 12 (36.36%) WordPress
6 12 (36.36%) Magento
6 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 12 (36.36%) Joomla!
6 12 (36.36%) Web Development
6 12 (36.36%) Open Source
6 12 (36.36%) MySQL
6 12 (36.36%) WebTrends
6 12 (36.36%) SEO
7 9 (27.27%) Multimedia
7 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
8 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (21.21%) Flash
10 5 (15.15%) Games
10 5 (15.15%) 3ds Max
10 5 (15.15%) Rapid Prototyping
10 5 (15.15%) 3D Modelling
10 5 (15.15%) Business Development
10 5 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (15.15%) Graphic Design
10 5 (15.15%) Game Development
10 5 (15.15%) Motion Graphics

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) CMS
2 12 (36.36%) Joomla!
2 12 (36.36%) WordPress
3 3 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Photoshop
2 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (15.15%) 3ds Max
4 2 (6.06%) InDesign
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (36.36%) WebTrends
1 12 (36.36%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (27.27%) Multimedia
2 5 (15.15%) Advertising
2 5 (15.15%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Junior Web Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Junior
4 5 (15.15%) Junior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Management Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Management Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) CSS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.03%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) HTML
1 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) jQuery
3 7 (21.21%) Flash
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) Yii
4 3 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Open Source
2 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 5 (15.15%) Graphic Design
3 5 (15.15%) Motion Graphics
4 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) SEO
1 12 (36.36%) Web Development
2 5 (15.15%) Business Development
2 5 (15.15%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (15.15%) Rapid Prototyping
2 5 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (15.15%) Game Development
3 4 (12.12%) Information Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Twitter
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