Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 186 176
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 18 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.11% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 20
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +9.09% -41.07%
10th Percentile £28,750 £38,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £52,875
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,155 3,558 4,058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.76% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 2,641 3,108
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, UX Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Adobe
4 12 (66.67%) Usability Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Analytics
5 11 (61.11%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (50.00%) Wireframes
7 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (44.44%) Internet of Things
7 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
7 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
7 8 (44.44%) Data Analytics
7 8 (44.44%) B2B
7 8 (44.44%) Internet
7 8 (44.44%) Facilities Management
7 8 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (38.89%) HTML
8 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
8 7 (38.89%) CSS
9 4 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (22.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 4 (22.22%) HTML5
9 4 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (22.22%) CSS3
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 3 (16.67%) RAD
10 3 (16.67%) IBM
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (16.67%) Apple
10 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Marvel
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) CSS3
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (61.11%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (44.44%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Usability Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Analytics
4 9 (50.00%) Wireframes
5 8 (44.44%) B2B
5 8 (44.44%) Data Analytics
5 8 (44.44%) Facilities Management
5 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
7 3 (16.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 3 (16.67%) Heuristic Evaluation
7 3 (16.67%) Multivariate Testing
7 3 (16.67%) RAD
7 3 (16.67%) Remote Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Product Management
8 1 (5.56%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Apple
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft