The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Designer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 98 106 99
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 5 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.42% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1148 1444 1416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.51% 97.37% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1129 1165
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Cambridge

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in Cambridge

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cambridge region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Copywriting
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) RedGate
2 5 (83.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes

UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Copywriting
2 5 (83.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) RedGate
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe