Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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

User Experience Designer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 110 204
Rank change year-on-year -57 +94 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 14 1 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.077% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.078% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
10th Percentile £31,250 " "
25th Percentile £33,125 £42,500 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46% -27.78%
75th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 " "
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3,106 1,275 3,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.67% 97.55% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,153 1,055 3,245
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the East Midlands

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing UX Designer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for UX Designer in the East Midlands

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing UX Designer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in the East Midlands

UX Designer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire - 8 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire -27 4 £65,000 +44.44%
Derbyshire - 1 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £40,000 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 East Midlands region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Wireframes
3 5 (35.71%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 5 (35.71%) User Research
4 4 (28.57%) Adobe
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) B2B
4 4 (28.57%) Accessibility
4 4 (28.57%) Figma
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (21.43%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 3 (21.43%) LESS
5 3 (21.43%) Community of Practice
5 3 (21.43%) Product Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
5 3 (21.43%) Usability Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Law
5 3 (21.43%) CMS
5 3 (21.43%) Psychology
5 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) UX Design
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Fintech
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) A/B Testing

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Figma
2 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.14%) InVision
3 1 (7.14%) Sketch
General
1 3 (21.43%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) LESS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 5 (35.71%) User Research
2 5 (35.71%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 4 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
3 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) Community of Practice
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 3 (21.43%) Product Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Psychology
4 3 (21.43%) Usability Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Fintech
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (14.29%) UX Design
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Accessibility
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft