The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

User Experience Designer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% - 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Median salary £37,500 - £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1788 2316 1800
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.96% 94.84% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1739 1485
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured UX Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Birmingham

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in Birmingham

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, UX Designer 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 across the Birmingham region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) Advertising
3 9 (64.29%) Marketing
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) Automotive
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Web Design
6 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
6 5 (35.71%) Prototyping
7 4 (28.57%) Games
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) Social Media
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) UIKit
8 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (7.14%) Material Design
9 1 (7.14%) InVision
9 1 (7.14%) Fintech
9 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.14%) Google
9 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
9 1 (7.14%) Adobe

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
1 1 (7.14%) InVision
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) TestNG
General
1 9 (64.29%) Advertising
1 9 (64.29%) Marketing
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Automotive
4 4 (28.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (14.29%) UIKit
4 1 (7.14%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Prototyping
2 5 (35.71%) Web Design
2 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Google