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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 205 180 183
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 6 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.068% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.071% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 15
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 March 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
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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
Worcestershire -3 2 £26,750 -10.83%
Birmingham - 2 £32,000 - 1
Warwickshire -10 1 - -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
6 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Fireworks
7 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) Games
7 1 (12.50%) Flash
7 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) Game Development
7 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (25.00%) Fireworks
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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