Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 210 178
Rank change year-on-year +33 -32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 10 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.044% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.00% -40.87%
10th Percentile £33,550 £40,500 £29,350
90th Percentile £50,700 £44,500 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -28.21%

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 3730 4597 3779
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.53% 95.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3103 3450 3117
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (70.00%) Wireframes
2 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Design
5 4 (40.00%) Games
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Google
7 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) SaaS
7 2 (20.00%) A/B Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Typography
8 1 (10.00%) ThingWorx
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (10.00%) SCADA
8 1 (10.00%) WCF
8 1 (10.00%) WPF
8 1 (10.00%) jQuery
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 (10.00%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
1 7 (70.00%) Wireframes
2 5 (50.00%) Web Design
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) A/B Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Typography
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft