The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 196 198 198
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing User Experience Design 15 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.22% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.28% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -22.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
User Experience Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4123 4262 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.74% 77.21% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3411 3612 3083
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 9 £57,500 -
Warwickshire +5 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Coventry - 1 £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 27 August 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 19 (61.29%) Photoshop
2 16 (51.61%) CSS
2 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 16 (51.61%) PHP
2 16 (51.61%) CMS
3 12 (38.71%) SEO
3 12 (38.71%) MySQL
3 12 (38.71%) WebTrends
3 12 (38.71%) Web Development
3 12 (38.71%) Degree
3 12 (38.71%) Joomla!
3 12 (38.71%) jQuery
3 12 (38.71%) WordPress
3 12 (38.71%) Magento
3 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (38.71%) Open Source
4 7 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (22.58%) Flash
4 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
4 7 (22.58%) Multimedia
5 5 (16.13%) Business Development
5 5 (16.13%) Graphic Design
5 5 (16.13%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (16.13%) 3D Modelling
5 5 (16.13%) Game Development
5 5 (16.13%) Motion Graphics
5 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (16.13%) Games
5 5 (16.13%) 3ds Max

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (51.61%) CMS
2 12 (38.71%) Joomla!
2 12 (38.71%) WordPress
3 4 (12.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Photoshop
2 7 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (16.13%) 3ds Max
4 2 (6.45%) InDesign
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (6.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (38.71%) WebTrends
1 12 (38.71%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (22.58%) Multimedia
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
2 5 (16.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Web Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Designer
4 5 (16.13%) Junior
4 5 (16.13%) Junior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) PHP Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Management Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
1 16 (51.61%) CSS
2 12 (38.71%) jQuery
3 7 (22.58%) Flash
4 4 (12.90%) Yii
4 4 (12.90%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Open Source
2 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
3 5 (16.13%) Graphic Design
3 5 (16.13%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (6.45%) Animation
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) SEO
1 12 (38.71%) Web Development
2 5 (16.13%) Business Development
2 5 (16.13%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (16.13%) Rapid Prototyping
2 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (16.13%) Game Development
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
1 16 (51.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe
1 2 (6.45%) Twitter