Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 546 527
Rank change year-on-year +45 -19 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 911 828 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 763 675 937
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,850 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +9 489 £52,500 - 42
South East +26 139 £40,000 -7.51% 10
North of England +43 128 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +65 81 £45,000 +28.57% 5
South West +41 57 £47,960 +33.22% 7
Midlands +8 51 £35,000 - 5
East of England +11 46 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North West -17 46 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands +13 39 £27,500 -3.51% 3
East Midlands +17 12 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North East -16 1 £42,500 +41.67% 1
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 911 (100.00%) User Experience
2 526 (57.74%) Wireframes
3 318 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
4 309 (33.92%) HTML
5 306 (33.59%) CSS
6 304 (33.37%) Adobe
7 286 (31.39%) Prototyping
8 214 (23.49%) Axure RP
9 212 (23.27%) Photoshop
10 191 (20.97%) Mobile App
11 182 (19.98%) InVision
12 172 (18.88%) Adobe Illustrator
13 164 (18.00%) JavaScript
14 144 (15.81%) Information Architecture
15 141 (15.48%) Finance
15 141 (15.48%) Marketing
16 136 (14.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 119 (13.06%) E-Commerce
18 110 (12.07%) Usability Testing
19 101 (11.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 94 (10.32%) Degree
21 86 (9.44%) Web Design
22 82 (9.00%) Analytics
23 78 (8.56%) OmniGraffle
24 75 (8.23%) HTML5
25 69 (7.57%) Responsive Web Design
26 66 (7.24%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
27 65 (7.14%) Scrum
28 64 (7.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
29 63 (6.92%) Rapid Prototyping

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 32 (3.51%) CMS
2 27 (2.96%) Marvel
3 8 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.44%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.33%) WordPress
6 1 (0.11%) Drupal
6 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 212 (23.27%) Photoshop
2 182 (19.98%) InVision
3 172 (18.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 101 (11.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 78 (8.56%) OmniGraffle
6 33 (3.62%) UXPin
7 26 (2.85%) InDesign
8 19 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (1.76%) MS Visio
10 14 (1.54%) Fireworks
11 9 (0.99%) Moqups
12 8 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.66%) Chatbot
14 4 (0.44%) Pixate
15 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 1 (0.11%) Flinto
16 1 (0.11%) GIMP
16 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 64 (7.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 30 (3.29%) SaaS
3 12 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.44%) Office 365
6 2 (0.22%) Slack
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.85%) Internet
2 6 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.76%) Geospatial Data
2 10 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (0.11%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 214 (23.49%) Axure RP
2 136 (14.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (0.55%) JIRA
4 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 141 (15.48%) Finance
1 141 (15.48%) Marketing
2 57 (6.26%) Games
3 46 (5.05%) Retail
4 45 (4.94%) Banking
5 23 (2.52%) Advertising
5 23 (2.52%) Legal
5 23 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.20%) Electronics
8 18 (1.98%) Automotive
9 10 (1.10%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.99%) Private Banking
11 8 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.44%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (33.92%) HTML
2 306 (33.59%) CSS
3 75 (8.23%) HTML5
4 56 (6.15%) CSS3
5 33 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 30 (3.29%) jQuery
7 27 (2.96%) AngularJS
8 26 (2.85%) Framer.js
9 17 (1.87%) Sass
10 13 (1.43%) React
11 12 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
12 10 (1.10%) Material Design
13 9 (0.99%) .NET
14 6 (0.66%) LESS
15 5 (0.55%) Ajax
15 5 (0.55%) XHTML
16 4 (0.44%) Flash
17 3 (0.33%) Laravel
17 3 (0.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 2 (0.22%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 911 (100.00%) User Experience
2 191 (20.97%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.39%) Graphic Design
4 38 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.84%) Social Media
6 34 (3.73%) Fintech
6 34 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (1.65%) BBC
9 12 (1.32%) Animation
9 12 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (1.21%) Life Science
11 9 (0.99%) Online Banking
12 7 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.77%) Taxonomies
13 6 (0.66%) RIA
14 5 (0.55%) Digital Signage
15 4 (0.44%) Blog
15 4 (0.44%) iPhone
15 4 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.38%) Android
2 47 (5.16%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 6 (0.66%) Windows
5 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (57.74%) Wireframes
2 318 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (31.39%) Prototyping
4 144 (15.81%) Information Architecture
5 119 (13.06%) E-Commerce
6 110 (12.07%) Usability Testing
7 86 (9.44%) Web Design
8 82 (9.00%) Analytics
9 69 (7.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 66 (7.24%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 65 (7.14%) Scrum
12 63 (6.92%) Rapid Prototyping
13 58 (6.37%) Project Management
14 56 (6.15%) UX Design
15 50 (5.49%) Collaborative Working
16 49 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (5.27%) Service Design
18 46 (5.05%) Mentoring
19 44 (4.83%) Typography
20 42 (4.61%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 164 (18.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (1.21%) PHP
3 8 (0.88%) C
4 5 (0.55%) Java
5 4 (0.44%) SQL
6 3 (0.33%) C#
6 3 (0.33%) ES6
7 2 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 94 (10.32%) Degree
2 13 (1.43%) Master's Degree
3 9 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 9 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.44%) HND
5 4 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.21%) WCAG
2 4 (0.44%) QA
3 3 (0.33%) COSHH
3 3 (0.33%) GMP
4 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 304 (33.37%) Adobe
2 30 (3.29%) Google
3 24 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.31%) Apple
5 19 (2.09%) SAP
6 9 (0.99%) Twitter
7 5 (0.55%) Capita
8 4 (0.44%) Hotjar
8 4 (0.44%) Samsung
9 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.33%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.33%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.22%) Crazy Egg
10 2 (0.22%) Sony
11 1 (0.11%) Cadence
11 1 (0.11%) Facebook
11 1 (0.11%) Rakuten