The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 87 103
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 11 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.90% 0.76% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.79% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £53,750 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.66% -  

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 1157 1139 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.88% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 713 653 843
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
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 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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in Edinburgh

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) User Experience
2 32 (71.11%) Axure RP
3 31 (68.89%) Wireframes
4 29 (64.44%) Finance
5 25 (55.56%) Degree
5 25 (55.56%) Adobe
6 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (46.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 18 (40.00%) Prototyping
9 16 (35.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (35.56%) User Stories
9 16 (35.56%) Human Factors
10 15 (33.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 15 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 14 (31.11%) Usability Testing
11 14 (31.11%) CSS
11 14 (31.11%) HTML
12 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
12 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (20.00%) Information Architecture
13 9 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
13 9 (20.00%) GoToMeeting
13 9 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (13.33%) Service Design
15 5 (11.11%) Psychology
15 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (8.89%) Qualitative Research
16 4 (8.89%) Analytics
16 4 (8.89%) Presales

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.67%) InVision
3 3 (6.67%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 32 (71.11%) Axure RP
2 21 (46.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 29 (64.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
2 4 (8.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) CSS
1 14 (31.11%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) BBC
4 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Wireframes
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Prototyping
4 16 (35.56%) Human Factors
4 16 (35.56%) User Stories
5 15 (33.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 15 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 14 (31.11%) Usability Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (20.00%) Information Architecture
8 9 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (13.33%) Service Design
10 5 (11.11%) Psychology
11 4 (8.89%) A/B Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Analytics
11 4 (8.89%) Presales
11 4 (8.89%) Qualitative Research
11 4 (8.89%) SEO
11 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Adobe
2 4 (8.89%) Apple