Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 277 326
Rank change year-on-year +17 +49 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 62 73 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 54 67 87
City of London median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +10.00%

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 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) User Experience
2 36 (58.06%) Wireframes
3 35 (56.45%) Prototyping
4 32 (51.61%) HTML
5 30 (48.39%) CSS
6 29 (46.77%) Photoshop
7 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
7 24 (38.71%) InVision
8 18 (29.03%) Mobile App
9 17 (27.42%) Adobe
9 17 (27.42%) Finance
10 15 (24.19%) HTML5
11 12 (19.35%) Marketing
11 12 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (19.35%) CSS3
11 12 (19.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.74%) Framer.js
13 10 (16.13%) Marvel
13 10 (16.13%) Degree
13 10 (16.13%) Usability Testing
13 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (14.52%) UX Design
14 9 (14.52%) Web Design
14 9 (14.52%) Mobile Development
15 8 (12.90%) Games
16 6 (9.68%) Banking
16 6 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 5 (8.06%) A/B Testing
17 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking

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 10 (16.13%) Marvel
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (46.77%) Photoshop
2 24 (38.71%) InVision
3 12 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.23%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Marketing
3 8 (12.90%) Games
4 6 (9.68%) Banking
5 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 30 (48.39%) CSS
3 15 (24.19%) HTML5
4 12 (19.35%) CSS3
5 11 (17.74%) Framer.js
6 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.84%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 1 (1.61%) React
8 1 (1.61%) React Native
8 1 (1.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 62 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (29.03%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.84%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Wireframes
2 35 (56.45%) Prototyping
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) Usability Testing
5 9 (14.52%) Mobile Development
5 9 (14.52%) UX Design
5 9 (14.52%) Web Design
6 5 (8.06%) A/B Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.06%) Validation
7 4 (6.45%) B2B
7 4 (6.45%) B2C
7 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.84%) Refactoring
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum
8 3 (4.84%) User Stories
9 2 (3.23%) Analytics
9 2 (3.23%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (3.23%) Mobile First
9 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.84%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Adobe
2 4 (6.45%) Google
3 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft