Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 November 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 138 137
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 30 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 0.40% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.41% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 20
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £33,750 £43,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £77,500 £57,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3048 2210 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.40% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1842 2381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in Cambridge

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (80.00%) Mobile App
3 21 (70.00%) Wireframes
4 17 (56.67%) HTML
4 17 (56.67%) CSS
5 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 16 (53.33%) Photoshop
5 16 (53.33%) Visualisation
5 16 (53.33%) Data Visualisation
5 16 (53.33%) Geospatial Data
6 13 (43.33%) Information Architecture
7 12 (40.00%) Prototyping
7 12 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 8 (26.67%) Usability Testing
9 5 (16.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 5 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (16.67%) Axure RP
9 5 (16.67%) Life Science
9 5 (16.67%) Adobe
9 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.67%) Web Design
10 2 (6.67%) Google
11 1 (3.33%) Linux
11 1 (3.33%) Python
11 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (3.33%) PHP
11 1 (3.33%) Twitter

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 16 (53.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Axure RP
1 5 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) CSS
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (80.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Wireframes
2 16 (53.33%) Data Visualisation
2 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) Visualisation
3 13 (43.33%) Information Architecture
4 12 (40.00%) Prototyping
4 12 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (26.67%) Usability Testing
6 5 (16.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter