Period
to 23 September 2020

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 250 312
Rank change year-on-year +85 +62 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 38 74 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.77% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 76 28
Median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,000 £33,525
90th Percentile £73,000 £71,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £63,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +27.50% -

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 3,621 9,565 10,481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 95.54% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,114 8,427 9,358
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% +2.50%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing UX Designer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 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 38 (100.00%) User Experience
2 23 (60.53%) Wireframes
3 18 (47.37%) Sketch
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (39.47%) InVision
6 12 (31.58%) Adobe
7 11 (28.95%) Prototyping
7 11 (28.95%) Figma
8 10 (26.32%) SaaS
8 10 (26.32%) Marketing
9 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.68%) Information Architecture
10 8 (21.05%) HTML
10 8 (21.05%) CSS
10 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
11 7 (18.42%) Validation
11 7 (18.42%) Web Development
11 7 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (18.42%) Content Management
11 7 (18.42%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
11 7 (18.42%) Android
11 7 (18.42%) Fintech
11 7 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (18.42%) Design Thinking
11 7 (18.42%) Creative Thinking
11 7 (18.42%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (18.42%) Workshop Facilitation
12 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.79%) Mobile App

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:

Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Sketch
2 15 (39.47%) InVision
3 11 (28.95%) Figma
4 7 (18.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (7.89%) Adobe XD
5 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (2.63%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) SaaS
2 7 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Balsamiq
General
1 10 (26.32%) Marketing
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) CSS
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) React
2 1 (2.63%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (5.26%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
1 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Wireframes
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Prototyping
4 9 (23.68%) Information Architecture
5 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 7 (18.42%) Content Management
6 7 (18.42%) Creative Thinking
6 7 (18.42%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (18.42%) Design Thinking
6 7 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (18.42%) Fintech
6 7 (18.42%) Validation
6 7 (18.42%) Web Development
6 7 (18.42%) Workshop Facilitation
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Mobile First
8 4 (10.53%) UX Design
9 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Insurtech
10 2 (5.26%) Gamification
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Adobe