The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 219 249
Rank change year-on-year +18 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 34 39 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 59
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year +8.66% +0.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 43 (79.63%) Wireframes
3 27 (50.00%) HTML
3 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (40.74%) InVision
5 21 (38.89%) Prototyping
6 20 (37.04%) Adobe
7 18 (33.33%) Finance
8 17 (31.48%) Usability Testing
9 16 (29.63%) Photoshop
10 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.93%) Marvel
11 14 (25.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 13 (24.07%) Marketing
12 13 (24.07%) HTML5
13 12 (22.22%) CSS3
13 12 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
15 7 (12.96%) Degree
15 7 (12.96%) Games
16 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
16 6 (11.11%) SaaS
16 6 (11.11%) Visualisation
16 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 5 (9.26%) Typography
17 5 (9.26%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
17 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (9.26%) Banking
17 5 (9.26%) Retail

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 14 (25.93%) Marvel
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) InVision
2 16 (29.63%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.85%) InDesign
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.85%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 6 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (7.41%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Marketing
3 7 (12.96%) Games
4 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 5 (9.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) CSS
1 27 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (24.07%) HTML5
3 12 (22.22%) CSS3
3 12 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.85%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.85%) Framer.js
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) Polymer
4 1 (1.85%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 54 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.85%) Blog
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Wireframes
2 21 (38.89%) Prototyping
3 17 (31.48%) Usability Testing
4 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 5 (9.26%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) Typography
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) Analytics
8 3 (5.56%) Qualitative Research
8 3 (5.56%) Quantitative Research
8 3 (5.56%) Time Management
8 3 (5.56%) Web Design
9 2 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.70%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.70%) Mobile First
9 2 (3.70%) User Stories
9 2 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) ES6
2 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Adobe
2 3 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Omniture
4 1 (1.85%) Optimizely
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