The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 200 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 13 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.062% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.065% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UX Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5069 4646 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4307 3881 3986
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UX Designer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

UX Designer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UX Designer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

UX Designer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

UX Designer
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 UX Designer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
(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 - 7 £34,000 -
Worcestershire -4 2 £26,750 -10.83%
Coventry - 2 £38,750 - 4
Warwickshire -6 1 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) Adobe
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Advertising
8 2 (13.33%) Games
8 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (6.67%) Analytics
9 1 (6.67%) User Stories
9 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (6.67%) Game Development

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) Flash
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Game Development
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) UX Design
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik
Coventry
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £61000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago