Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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

User Experience Designer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 249 282
Rank change year-on-year +43 +33 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 93 72 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.03% 0.69% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.73% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 82 65 47
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £46,325 £34,550 £32,100
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £68,500
Central London median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.52% +9.52% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 8,562 9,924 10,222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.51% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7,390 8,862 9,117
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the City of London

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in the City of London

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in the City of London

UX Designer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 7 £75,000 -
London Bridge -14 2 £52,500 -25.00%
UX Designer
Central London

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 City of London region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 93 (100.00%) User Experience
2 59 (63.44%) Wireframes
3 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (40.86%) Finance
4 32 (34.41%) Sketch
5 28 (30.11%) InVision
6 24 (25.81%) Fintech
7 21 (22.58%) Prototyping
7 21 (22.58%) Adobe
8 17 (18.28%) CSS
9 16 (17.20%) Mobile App
10 14 (15.05%) Information Architecture
10 14 (15.05%) HTML
10 14 (15.05%) B2B
11 12 (12.90%) Scrum
11 12 (12.90%) Marketing
12 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
12 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
12 11 (11.83%) Analytics
12 11 (11.83%) User Stories
13 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (10.75%) Axure RP
13 10 (10.75%) UX Design
14 9 (9.68%) RIA
14 9 (9.68%) Degree
14 9 (9.68%) Internet
14 9 (9.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 8 (8.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 8 (8.60%) B2C
15 8 (8.60%) Photoshop

UX Designer Skill Set
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 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Sketch
2 28 (30.11%) InVision
3 8 (8.60%) Figma
3 8 (8.60%) Photoshop
4 5 (5.38%) Adobe XD
4 5 (5.38%) Marvel
5 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (3.23%) Zeplin
7 1 (1.08%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (7.53%) SaaS
3 4 (4.30%) Office 365
4 3 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Axure RP
2 5 (5.38%) Balsamiq
3 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 38 (40.86%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Marketing
3 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Electronics
4 4 (4.30%) Law
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.30%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.15%) Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Publishing
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) CSS
2 14 (15.05%) HTML
3 4 (4.30%) Material Design
3 4 (4.30%) Redux
4 3 (3.23%) Framer.js
4 3 (3.23%) HTML5
5 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.15%) CSS3
5 2 (2.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 93 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (17.20%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.68%) RIA
4 4 (4.30%) Blog
4 4 (4.30%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.15%) W3C
6 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Android
1 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (63.44%) Wireframes
2 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.81%) Fintech
4 21 (22.58%) Prototyping
5 14 (15.05%) B2B
5 14 (15.05%) Information Architecture
6 12 (12.90%) Scrum
7 11 (11.83%) Analytics
7 11 (11.83%) User Stories
8 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.75%) UX Design
9 9 (9.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 8 (8.60%) B2C
10 8 (8.60%) Product Management
10 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (6.45%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 6 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (5.38%) A/B Testing
12 5 (5.38%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Adobe
2 4 (4.30%) SAP
3 3 (3.23%) Google
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.08%) Omniture