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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 235 250
Rank change year-on-year +25 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 22 34 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.50% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 55
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

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 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 37 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (59.46%) Wireframes
3 20 (54.05%) HTML
4 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
7 14 (37.84%) Photoshop
8 12 (32.43%) Adobe
8 12 (32.43%) Degree
9 11 (29.73%) Prototyping
10 10 (27.03%) Usability Testing
11 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
11 8 (21.62%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (21.62%) InVision
12 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) Graphic Design
13 6 (16.22%) HTML5
14 5 (13.51%) CSS3
14 5 (13.51%) Retail
14 5 (13.51%) Marvel
14 5 (13.51%) Typography
14 5 (13.51%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 4 (10.81%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
15 4 (10.81%) Framer.js
15 4 (10.81%) Pixate
15 4 (10.81%) Marketing
15 4 (10.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
16 3 (8.11%) Qualitative Research

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 5 (13.51%) Marvel
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Photoshop
2 8 (21.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (21.62%) InVision
3 4 (10.81%) Pixate
4 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (5.41%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.70%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 19 (51.35%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 5 (13.51%) CSS3
5 4 (10.81%) Framer.js
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.70%) Node.js
7 1 (2.70%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
3 6 (16.22%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Wireframes
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Prototyping
4 10 (27.03%) Usability Testing
5 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.51%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 5 (13.51%) Typography
7 4 (10.81%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 3 (8.11%) Qualitative Research
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Time Management
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
10 1 (2.70%) ATDD
10 1 (2.70%) BDD
10 1 (2.70%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (2.70%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) ES6
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Optimizely
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £65,000 - £95,000 (depending on experience and performance)
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Salary: £85,000 - £115,000 (depending on experience and performance)
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + with bonus and benefits
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Salary: £85,000 - £100,000 + big bonus & perks
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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