The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Designer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 59 87 100
Rank change year-on-year +28 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 33 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.96% 0.90% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 0.96% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 2
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +45.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,705 £37,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £31,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1064 1249 1280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.43% 93.35% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 687 836 780
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,200
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 Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UX Designer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for UX Designer in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in Edinburgh

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) User Experience
2 39 (75.00%) Axure RP
3 38 (73.08%) Wireframes
3 38 (73.08%) Finance
4 35 (67.31%) Adobe
5 26 (50.00%) Degree
6 24 (46.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 23 (44.23%) Prototyping
7 23 (44.23%) HTML
7 23 (44.23%) CSS
8 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
9 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (38.46%) User Stories
11 19 (36.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 18 (34.62%) Human Factors
12 18 (34.62%) Adobe Illustrator
13 17 (32.69%) Usability Testing
13 17 (32.69%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 17 (32.69%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
14 16 (30.77%) GoToMeeting
14 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (30.77%) Information Architecture
14 16 (30.77%) Rapid Prototyping
15 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Management
16 4 (7.69%) Psychology
16 4 (7.69%) Legal
16 4 (7.69%) SEO
17 3 (5.77%) UXPin
17 3 (5.77%) InVision
18 2 (3.85%) Analytics

UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (1.92%) Marvel
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (34.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.77%) InVision
3 3 (5.77%) UXPin
4 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Development Applications
1 39 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 24 (46.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 38 (73.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) CSS
1 23 (44.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Graphic Design
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) BBC
3 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.92%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Wireframes
2 23 (44.23%) Prototyping
3 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (38.46%) User Stories
5 18 (34.62%) Human Factors
6 17 (32.69%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 17 (32.69%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 17 (32.69%) Usability Testing
7 16 (30.77%) Information Architecture
7 16 (30.77%) Rapid Prototyping
7 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (7.69%) Psychology
9 4 (7.69%) SEO
10 2 (3.85%) Analytics
10 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.85%) Open Source
10 2 (3.85%) SDLC
11 1 (1.92%) Presales
11 1 (1.92%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Adobe
2 1 (1.92%) Apple
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Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Fuel Allowance, Holidays, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30738.00 - £36672.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago