Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 117 152
Rank change year-on-year -21 +35 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 17 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.86% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.91% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +28.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,750 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -4.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2611 2205 2904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.25% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1449 1858
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,850 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (76.47%) Wireframes
3 11 (64.71%) Adobe
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (47.06%) Axure RP
6 6 (35.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
8 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (23.53%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 4 (23.53%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (17.65%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (17.65%) User Stories
9 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (17.65%) Human Factors
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 2 (11.76%) Marketing
10 2 (11.76%) Web Development
10 2 (11.76%) Analytics
10 2 (11.76%) PHP
10 2 (11.76%) Java

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:

Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.88%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Axure RP
2 6 (35.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Framer.js
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) BBC
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Wireframes
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
4 4 (23.53%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 4 (23.53%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (17.65%) Human Factors
5 3 (17.65%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) A/B Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.76%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.88%) Qualitative Research
7 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Research
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Apple