Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a UI/UX Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

User Interface/User Experience Designer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 862 903
Rank change year-on-year +34 +41 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a UI/UX Designer 314 309 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 246 280 288
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 149,935 159,410 177,849
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 95.97% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 121,769 128,665 150,957
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

UI/UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for UI/UX Designer in England

UI/UX Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for UI/UX Designer in England

UI/UX Designer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for UI/UX Designer in England

UI/UX Designer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
London +43 144 £55,000 +10.00% 32
South East +8 72 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East of England +40 31 £30,000 -33.33% 4
North of England +25 28 £41,250 +17.86% 11
South West -16 25 £37,500 -11.76% 7
North West +20 19 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Midlands +5 13 £36,000 +28.57% 6
Yorkshire +29 7 £40,000 +25.00% 4
West Midlands +21 7 £35,000 +27.27% 3
East Midlands +5 6 £40,000 +23.08% 3
North East - 2 £60,000 - 1
UI/UX Designer
UK

UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, UI/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 England region featuring UI/UX Designer in the job title.

1 314 (100.00%) User Experience
2 179 (57.01%) Wireframes
3 129 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (40.13%) Adobe
5 114 (36.31%) HTML
6 108 (34.39%) CSS
7 100 (31.85%) Prototyping
8 83 (26.43%) InVision
8 83 (26.43%) Photoshop
9 76 (24.20%) Mobile App
10 70 (22.29%) JavaScript
11 69 (21.97%) Adobe Illustrator
12 65 (20.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 55 (17.52%) Axure RP
14 49 (15.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 48 (15.29%) Android
16 45 (14.33%) Analytics
17 40 (12.74%) Retail
18 39 (12.42%) Degree
19 38 (12.10%) Apple iOS
20 37 (11.78%) Finance
21 36 (11.46%) jQuery
22 35 (11.15%) User Stories
23 34 (10.83%) Games
24 33 (10.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
25 32 (10.19%) HTML5
26 30 (9.55%) OmniGraffle
26 30 (9.55%) InDesign
27 28 (8.92%) Marvel
28 27 (8.60%) CSS3

UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 28 (8.92%) Marvel
2 14 (4.46%) CMS
3 13 (4.14%) WordPress
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (26.43%) InVision
1 83 (26.43%) Photoshop
2 69 (21.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 65 (20.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (9.55%) InDesign
4 30 (9.55%) OmniGraffle
5 18 (5.73%) UXPin
6 10 (3.18%) Pixate
7 4 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.64%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.64%) Flinto
8 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.32%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (1.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.64%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Slack
4 1 (0.32%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.46%) DAB
2 7 (2.23%) Internet
3 4 (1.27%) Extranet
3 4 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 55 (17.52%) Axure RP
2 33 (10.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 16 (5.10%) JIRA
4 2 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (12.74%) Retail
2 37 (11.78%) Finance
3 34 (10.83%) Games
4 23 (7.32%) Marketing
5 8 (2.55%) Banking
6 5 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Publishing
7 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (36.31%) HTML
2 108 (34.39%) CSS
3 36 (11.46%) jQuery
4 32 (10.19%) HTML5
5 27 (8.60%) CSS3
6 12 (3.82%) AngularJS
6 12 (3.82%) D3.js
6 12 (3.82%) Material Design
7 8 (2.55%) Framer.js
8 7 (2.23%) SignalR
9 5 (1.59%) React
10 4 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (0.96%) Sass
12 2 (0.64%) LESS
12 2 (0.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (0.64%) Unreal Engine
12 2 (0.64%) XML
13 1 (0.32%) .NET
13 1 (0.32%) Flash
13 1 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 314 (100.00%) User Experience
2 76 (24.20%) Mobile App
3 24 (7.64%) Graphic Design
4 17 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.46%) Smartphone
6 13 (4.14%) Fintech
7 10 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.87%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.27%) Animation
10 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.64%) iPhone
11 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.64%) Social Media
12 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.29%) Android
2 38 (12.10%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.18%) Windows
4 7 (2.23%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (57.01%) Wireframes
2 129 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (31.85%) Prototyping
4 49 (15.61%) Responsive Web Design
5 45 (14.33%) Analytics
6 35 (11.15%) User Stories
7 25 (7.96%) Information Architecture
8 22 (7.01%) Customer Insight
8 22 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (6.69%) Collaborative Working
9 21 (6.69%) Front End Development
9 21 (6.69%) Time Management
9 21 (6.69%) Typography
9 21 (6.69%) Web Development
10 20 (6.37%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.37%) Usability Testing
11 18 (5.73%) Scrum
12 17 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
12 17 (5.41%) UX Design
12 17 (5.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 70 (22.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (1.91%) PHP
3 3 (0.96%) Ruby
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (12.42%) Degree
2 3 (0.96%) PhD
3 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.32%) QA
Vendors
1 126 (40.13%) Adobe
2 20 (6.37%) Apple
3 14 (4.46%) WorldPay
4 12 (3.82%) Google
5 11 (3.50%) Tableau
6 3 (0.96%) Capita
6 3 (0.96%) Twitter
7 2 (0.64%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Facebook
8 1 (0.32%) Foundry
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft