Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 485 507 526
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 904 929 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.58% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 600 766 728
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 150,128 159,198 177,282
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 95.96% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121,931 128,488 150,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £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 21 September 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 21 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 +38 485 £55,000 +6.80% 91
South East +28 161 £45,000 +12.50% 25
North of England +24 118 £37,500 -6.25% 41
North West +52 77 £40,000 +14.29% 21
East of England +26 51 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Midlands +25 45 £45,000 +28.57% 13
South West -59 42 £40,500 -8.99% 11
Yorkshire -8 35 £32,500 -27.78% 15
East Midlands +4 27 £45,000 +28.57% 6
West Midlands +12 18 £38,750 +40.91% 7
North East -19 6 £40,700 +8.53% 5
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 904 (100.00%) User Experience
2 483 (53.43%) Wireframes
3 434 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
4 369 (40.82%) Prototyping
5 312 (34.51%) Adobe
6 291 (32.19%) HTML
7 274 (30.31%) CSS
8 219 (24.23%) InVision
9 218 (24.12%) Photoshop
10 187 (20.69%) Axure RP
10 187 (20.69%) Degree
11 160 (17.70%) Analytics
12 157 (17.37%) JavaScript
13 147 (16.26%) Marketing
14 146 (16.15%) Adobe Illustrator
15 141 (15.60%) Finance
16 128 (14.16%) Mobile App
17 119 (13.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 114 (12.61%) Responsive Web Design
18 114 (12.61%) Information Architecture
18 114 (12.61%) UX Design
19 109 (12.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 102 (11.28%) OmniGraffle
21 90 (9.96%) Retail
22 88 (9.73%) E-Commerce
23 83 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
24 80 (8.85%) Service Design
25 79 (8.74%) User Stories
26 78 (8.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
27 77 (8.52%) HTML5

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 47 (5.20%) Marvel
2 24 (2.65%) WordPress
3 20 (2.21%) CMS
4 4 (0.44%) Confluence
5 2 (0.22%) Drupal
6 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 219 (24.23%) InVision
2 218 (24.12%) Photoshop
3 146 (16.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 119 (13.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 102 (11.28%) OmniGraffle
6 35 (3.87%) UXPin
7 32 (3.54%) InDesign
8 17 (1.88%) Adobe After Effects
9 16 (1.77%) Pixate
10 9 (1.00%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.55%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.33%) Flinto
13 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.22%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
14 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.11%) GIMP
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Magento
1 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 69 (7.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 23 (2.54%) SaaS
3 19 (2.10%) Google Analytics
4 14 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.11%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.11%) Slack
8 1 (0.11%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.55%) DAB
2 10 (1.11%) Internet
3 8 (0.88%) ATM
4 7 (0.77%) Broadband
5 4 (0.44%) Extranet
5 4 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.66%) Blockchain
2 4 (0.44%) Big Data
3 2 (0.22%) Looker
3 2 (0.22%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 187 (20.69%) Axure RP
2 109 (12.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 21 (2.32%) JIRA
4 11 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 147 (16.26%) Marketing
2 141 (15.60%) Finance
3 90 (9.96%) Retail
4 52 (5.75%) Games
5 37 (4.09%) Banking
6 13 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.88%) Law
9 7 (0.77%) Legal
9 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.66%) Advertising
11 5 (0.55%) Electronics
12 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (32.19%) HTML
2 274 (30.31%) CSS
3 77 (8.52%) HTML5
4 69 (7.63%) CSS3
5 48 (5.31%) jQuery
6 23 (2.54%) Framer.js
7 18 (1.99%) AngularJS
8 12 (1.33%) D3.js
8 12 (1.33%) Material Design
9 9 (1.00%) React
10 8 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (0.77%) SignalR
12 5 (0.55%) VCL
13 4 (0.44%) .NET
13 4 (0.44%) OOCSS
13 4 (0.44%) Sass
14 3 (0.33%) Flash
14 3 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (0.33%) LESS
15 2 (0.22%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 904 (100.00%) User Experience
2 128 (14.16%) Mobile App
3 58 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.97%) Graphic Design
5 34 (3.76%) IVR
6 31 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (3.32%) Fintech
8 28 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (1.66%) Smart Home
10 14 (1.55%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.44%) Robotics
12 11 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.22%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.11%) Computer Science
14 9 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
14 9 (1.00%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.88%) Online Banking
16 7 (0.77%) Cloud Native
16 7 (0.77%) Social Media
17 6 (0.66%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.52%) Android
2 58 (6.42%) Apple iOS
3 15 (1.66%) Linux
4 11 (1.22%) Windows
5 7 (0.77%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (53.43%) Wireframes
2 434 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (40.82%) Prototyping
4 160 (17.70%) Analytics
5 114 (12.61%) Information Architecture
5 114 (12.61%) Responsive Web Design
5 114 (12.61%) UX Design
6 88 (9.73%) E-Commerce
7 83 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (8.85%) Service Design
9 79 (8.74%) User Stories
10 78 (8.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 73 (8.08%) Product Management
12 70 (7.74%) Mentoring
13 69 (7.63%) Validation
14 65 (7.19%) Scrum
15 60 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (5.97%) Usability Testing
17 53 (5.86%) A/B Testing
17 53 (5.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 157 (17.37%) JavaScript
2 8 (0.88%) PHP
3 4 (0.44%) Java
3 4 (0.44%) Ruby
4 3 (0.33%) C
5 2 (0.22%) C#
6 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.11%) Python
6 1 (0.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 187 (20.69%) Degree
2 54 (5.97%) Master's Degree
3 8 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.44%) PhD
5 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.00%) QA
2 6 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (0.66%) WCAG
Vendors
1 312 (34.51%) Adobe
2 50 (5.53%) Google
3 30 (3.32%) Alias
4 27 (2.99%) Omniture
4 27 (2.99%) Optimizely
5 20 (2.21%) Apple
6 16 (1.77%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.77%) Twitter
7 14 (1.55%) WorldPay
8 12 (1.33%) Blue Prism
9 11 (1.22%) Tableau
10 6 (0.66%) LexisNexis
11 5 (0.55%) Hotjar
12 4 (0.44%) SAP
13 3 (0.33%) Capita
14 2 (0.22%) HubSpot
15 1 (0.11%) Facebook
15 1 (0.11%) Foundry
15 1 (0.11%) Sitecore