The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 526 557
Rank change year-on-year +38 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 402 469 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.50% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 335 363 350
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,420 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 202 £50,000 - 38
South West +50 43 £40,000 +23.07% 10
South East +55 41 £40,000 - 7
Yorkshire +41 34 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East of England +27 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands +24 19 £37,500 +11.11% 9
North West -45 18 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands +25 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North East +12 6 £35,000 - 2
Midlands - 2 - -
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 750 (100.00%) User Experience
2 461 (61.47%) Wireframes
3 346 (46.13%) HTML
4 337 (44.93%) CSS
5 314 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
6 248 (33.07%) Prototyping
7 245 (32.67%) Adobe
8 239 (31.87%) Axure RP
9 231 (30.80%) JavaScript
10 219 (29.20%) Photoshop
11 140 (18.67%) Adobe Illustrator
12 139 (18.53%) Degree
13 136 (18.13%) Marketing
14 133 (17.73%) Information Architecture
15 120 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 116 (15.47%) HTML5
17 113 (15.07%) InVision
18 112 (14.93%) Analytics
19 108 (14.40%) E-Commerce
20 104 (13.87%) Usability Testing
21 94 (12.53%) Mobile App
21 94 (12.53%) Finance
22 90 (12.00%) CSS3
23 87 (11.60%) Scrum
24 85 (11.33%) OmniGraffle
25 79 (10.53%) UX Design
26 77 (10.27%) Responsive Web Design
27 65 (8.67%) jQuery
28 64 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
29 63 (8.40%) Balsamiq Mockups

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 31 (4.13%) Marvel
2 20 (2.67%) CMS
3 5 (0.67%) WordPress
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.13%) Confluence
5 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 219 (29.20%) Photoshop
2 140 (18.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 120 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 113 (15.07%) InVision
5 85 (11.33%) OmniGraffle
6 41 (5.47%) InDesign
7 30 (4.00%) Fireworks
8 16 (2.13%) Pixate
9 13 (1.73%) UXPin
10 9 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.93%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.67%) MS Office
13 4 (0.53%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.13%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 29 (3.87%) Google Analytics
3 21 (2.80%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (1.20%) SaaS
5 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) Google Play
7 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.13%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.87%) Internet
2 8 (1.07%) Intranet
3 4 (0.53%) Network Security
4 2 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.33%) Big Data
2 5 (0.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.13%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 239 (31.87%) Axure RP
2 63 (8.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.40%) Android Studio
4 3 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA
4 3 (0.40%) Xcode
5 2 (0.27%) Gradle
5 2 (0.27%) JUnit
5 2 (0.27%) Maven
5 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.27%) TestNG
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 136 (18.13%) Marketing
2 94 (12.53%) Finance
3 46 (6.13%) Retail
4 44 (5.87%) Games
5 19 (2.53%) Banking
6 16 (2.13%) Advertising
7 13 (1.73%) Automotive
8 9 (1.20%) Publishing
9 7 (0.93%) Electronics
10 5 (0.67%) Legal
10 5 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (46.13%) HTML
2 337 (44.93%) CSS
3 116 (15.47%) HTML5
4 90 (12.00%) CSS3
5 65 (8.67%) jQuery
6 26 (3.47%) AngularJS
7 24 (3.20%) Flash
8 23 (3.07%) Framer.js
9 20 (2.67%) .NET
10 17 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (1.73%) Sass
12 12 (1.60%) D3.js
13 7 (0.93%) Highcharts JS
13 7 (0.93%) LESS
14 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.80%) Node.js
15 5 (0.67%) Ajax
15 5 (0.67%) React
16 3 (0.40%) Semantic HTML
17 2 (0.27%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 750 (100.00%) User Experience
2 94 (12.53%) Mobile App
3 64 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.87%) Graphic Design
5 23 (3.07%) Fintech
6 14 (1.87%) Social Media
6 14 (1.87%) W3C
7 13 (1.73%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.07%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.93%) iPad
12 5 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.67%) RIA
13 4 (0.53%) Animation
13 4 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.40%) BBC
14 3 (0.40%) Smartphone
15 2 (0.27%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.00%) Android
2 40 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (61.47%) Wireframes
2 314 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (33.07%) Prototyping
4 133 (17.73%) Information Architecture
5 112 (14.93%) Analytics
6 108 (14.40%) E-Commerce
7 104 (13.87%) Usability Testing
8 87 (11.60%) Scrum
9 79 (10.53%) UX Design
10 77 (10.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 63 (8.40%) Web Design
12 50 (6.67%) User Stories
13 49 (6.53%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 48 (6.40%) Front End Development
15 45 (6.00%) Mentoring
16 44 (5.87%) Web Analytics
17 40 (5.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
17 40 (5.33%) Typography
18 37 (4.93%) Rapid Prototyping
19 36 (4.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 231 (30.80%) JavaScript
2 19 (2.53%) Java
3 14 (1.87%) PHP
4 10 (1.33%) C
5 5 (0.67%) SQL
6 3 (0.40%) Python
7 2 (0.27%) C#
7 2 (0.27%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (0.27%) XAML
8 1 (0.13%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.13%) ES6
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 139 (18.53%) Degree
2 9 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.07%) DV Cleared
3 8 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.53%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.07%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) WCAG
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 5 (0.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 245 (32.67%) Adobe
2 23 (3.07%) Google
3 18 (2.40%) ClickTale
4 7 (0.93%) Usabilla
5 6 (0.80%) Hitwise
5 6 (0.80%) hybris
5 6 (0.80%) Monetate
6 5 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (0.67%) Facebook
6 5 (0.67%) Optimizely
6 5 (0.67%) RedGate
7 3 (0.40%) Maxymiser
7 3 (0.40%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.40%) Twitter
8 2 (0.27%) Apple
8 2 (0.27%) MEDITECH
9 1 (0.13%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.13%) Omniture
9 1 (0.13%) SAP
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum 25,000 - 37,000 (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57500 per annum + plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47,000 to £58,000 + Generous package (30 days paid Holidays)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITVE SALARY + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago