Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for User-Centered Design (UCD) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User-Centered Design (UCD) over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 222 201 282
Rank change year-on-year -21 +81 +20
Permanent jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) 32 15 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 20
10th Percentile £46,000 £49,875 £42,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £63,438 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £92,500 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year -24.32% +72.09% -12.24%
75th Percentile £85,000 £115,000 £60,938
90th Percentile - £137,500 £73,100
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £90,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +71.43% -8.70%

User-Centered Design (UCD) is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,782 4,036 8,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.73% 95.17% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,135 3,547 7,503
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £38,300
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £71,750 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.06% +1.54%

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing User-Centered Design (UCD) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in the City of London

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) in the City of London.

Salary trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in the City of London

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for User-Centered Design (UCD) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for User-Centered Design (UCD).

1 28 (87.50%) User Experience
2 25 (78.13%) UX Design
3 15 (46.88%) Wireframes
3 15 (46.88%) User Research
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) Figma
6 12 (37.50%) Prototyping
6 12 (37.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 12 (37.50%) Sketch
7 11 (34.38%) Accessibility
8 10 (31.25%) Product Strategy
8 10 (31.25%) A/B Testing
8 10 (31.25%) InVision
9 9 (28.13%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 9 (28.13%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (25.00%) Marvel
11 7 (21.88%) Design Thinking
11 7 (21.88%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (21.88%) UX Research
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 5 (15.63%) Adobe
14 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 4 (12.50%) Marketing
14 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (12.50%) Workshop Facilitation
14 4 (12.50%) Service Design
15 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
15 3 (9.38%) Data Science
15 3 (9.38%) Social Skills
15 3 (9.38%) HTML

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Sketch
2 10 (31.25%) InVision
3 8 (25.00%) Marvel
4 3 (9.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (6.25%) UserZoom
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe XD
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Figma
2 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.13%) Boomi
3 1 (3.13%) Miro
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Social Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Designer
2 17 (53.13%) Senior Designer
3 15 (46.88%) UX Designer
4 13 (40.63%) Senior UX Designer
5 8 (25.00%) Digital Designer
5 8 (25.00%) Digital Transformation
5 8 (25.00%) Digital UX Designer
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Digital Designer
6 4 (12.50%) Lead Designer
7 3 (9.38%) Product Manager
7 3 (9.38%) UI Designer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead UX Designer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Product Manager
8 2 (6.25%) User Experience Manager
8 2 (6.25%) User Researcher
9 1 (3.13%) Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 1 (3.13%) Senior User Researcher
9 1 (3.13%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (87.50%) User Experience
2 9 (28.13%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) UX Design
2 15 (46.88%) User Research
2 15 (46.88%) Wireframes
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 12 (37.50%) Prototyping
5 10 (31.25%) A/B Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Product Strategy
6 9 (28.13%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 7 (21.88%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (21.88%) Design Thinking
7 7 (21.88%) UX Research
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.50%) Service Design
8 4 (12.50%) Workshop Facilitation
9 3 (9.38%) Analytics
9 3 (9.38%) Data Science
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Hotjar
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore