Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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

User Experience Designer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 508 534
Rank change year-on-year +31 +26 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 998 913 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 686 750 759
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - -2.17% +2.22%

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 156,579 160,854 184,896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.21% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127,582 132,235 156,992
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in England

UX Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in England

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in England

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 UX Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 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 +37 484 £52,500 +5.00% 94
South East +69 197 £45,000 +12.50% 30
North of England +29 161 £37,500 - 40
North West +61 90 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Yorkshire +12 61 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East of England +14 59 £40,000 -15.79% 9
Midlands +19 57 £42,500 +13.33% 11
South West -60 39 £41,000 -3.53% 9
West Midlands +24 33 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands +5 24 £45,000 +28.57% 5
North East -12 10 £35,000 -6.67% 3
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 UX Designer in the job title.

1 998 (100.00%) User Experience
2 544 (54.51%) Wireframes
3 453 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
4 415 (41.58%) Prototyping
5 326 (32.67%) HTML
6 310 (31.06%) CSS
7 300 (30.06%) Adobe
8 254 (25.45%) InVision
9 250 (25.05%) Axure RP
10 224 (22.44%) Photoshop
11 199 (19.94%) Degree
12 183 (18.34%) JavaScript
13 167 (16.73%) Analytics
14 154 (15.43%) Marketing
15 150 (15.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 149 (14.93%) Adobe Illustrator
17 147 (14.73%) Finance
18 143 (14.33%) Mobile App
19 133 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
20 128 (12.83%) OmniGraffle
21 118 (11.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 109 (10.92%) Information Architecture
23 105 (10.52%) UX Design
23 105 (10.52%) Retail
24 104 (10.42%) E-Commerce
25 89 (8.92%) Mentoring
26 85 (8.52%) Scrum
26 85 (8.52%) HTML5
27 83 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
28 81 (8.12%) Service Design

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 43 (4.31%) Marvel
2 18 (1.80%) CMS
3 10 (1.00%) WordPress
4 4 (0.40%) Drupal
5 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon Alexa
7 1 (0.10%) Apache
7 1 (0.10%) IIS
7 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 254 (25.45%) InVision
2 224 (22.44%) Photoshop
3 149 (14.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 128 (12.83%) OmniGraffle
5 118 (11.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 52 (5.21%) UXPin
7 32 (3.21%) InDesign
8 16 (1.60%) Pixate
9 13 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.60%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
13 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
14 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.10%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 24 (2.40%) Google Analytics
3 21 (2.10%) SaaS
4 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.10%) npm
7 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.30%) DAB
2 15 (1.50%) Internet
3 7 (0.70%) ATM
4 4 (0.40%) Extranet
4 4 (0.40%) Intranet
5 2 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.80%) Big Data
1 8 (0.80%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.10%) Looker
2 1 (0.10%) Mixpanel
2 1 (0.10%) MySQL
2 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 250 (25.05%) Axure RP
2 150 (15.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 15 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (1.20%) JIRA
5 7 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.20%) Mocha
7 1 (0.10%) Grunt
7 1 (0.10%) gulp
7 1 (0.10%) Subversion
7 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.10%) YouTrack
General
1 154 (15.43%) Marketing
2 147 (14.73%) Finance
3 105 (10.52%) Retail
4 67 (6.71%) Games
5 37 (3.71%) Banking
6 12 (1.20%) Advertising
6 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.70%) Legal
8 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.40%) Law
9 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.20%) Automotive
10 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.10%) German Language
11 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (32.67%) HTML
2 310 (31.06%) CSS
3 85 (8.52%) HTML5
4 71 (7.11%) CSS3
5 54 (5.41%) jQuery
6 33 (3.31%) Framer.js
7 24 (2.40%) AngularJS
8 16 (1.60%) Sass
9 14 (1.40%) Material Design
10 13 (1.30%) LESS
11 11 (1.10%) SignalR
12 9 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (0.70%) Ajax
13 7 (0.70%) React
14 6 (0.60%) Vue.js
15 4 (0.40%) D3.js
15 4 (0.40%) Velocity
15 4 (0.40%) XML
16 3 (0.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 3 (0.30%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 998 (100.00%) User Experience
2 143 (14.33%) Mobile App
3 49 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.61%) Graphic Design
5 44 (4.41%) IVR
6 39 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (2.30%) Smartphone
9 21 (2.10%) Fintech
10 14 (1.40%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.20%) Xbox
12 11 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.00%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.70%) Animation
14 7 (0.70%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.70%) Online Banking
14 7 (0.70%) Robotics
14 7 (0.70%) Social Media
15 6 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.91%) Android
2 59 (5.91%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.10%) Nucleus RTOS
3 11 (1.10%) Windows
4 7 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (54.51%) Wireframes
2 453 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (41.58%) Prototyping
4 167 (16.73%) Analytics
5 133 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 109 (10.92%) Information Architecture
7 105 (10.52%) UX Design
8 104 (10.42%) E-Commerce
9 89 (8.92%) Mentoring
10 85 (8.52%) Scrum
11 83 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
12 81 (8.12%) Service Design
12 81 (8.12%) Usability Testing
13 79 (7.92%) User Stories
14 74 (7.41%) Product Management
15 70 (7.01%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 70 (7.01%) Web Design
16 66 (6.61%) Validation
17 63 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
18 62 (6.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (18.34%) JavaScript
2 27 (2.71%) PHP
3 14 (1.40%) Java
4 8 (0.80%) Ruby
4 8 (0.80%) SQL
5 4 (0.40%) C
5 4 (0.40%) Python
6 2 (0.20%) C#
7 1 (0.10%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.10%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 199 (19.94%) Degree
2 66 (6.61%) Master's Degree
3 11 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.40%) PhD
5 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.70%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.20%) WCAG
Vendors
1 300 (30.06%) Adobe
2 54 (5.41%) Google
3 40 (4.01%) Alias
4 24 (2.40%) Apple
5 23 (2.30%) WorldPay
6 21 (2.10%) Omniture
6 21 (2.10%) Optimizely
7 16 (1.60%) Twitter
8 7 (0.70%) Hotjar
8 7 (0.70%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.40%) Capita
10 3 (0.30%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.30%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.30%) Tableau
11 2 (0.20%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.10%) EXTOL
12 1 (0.10%) Facebook
12 1 (0.10%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.10%) Sitecore