Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 433 515 557
Rank change year-on-year +82 +42 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 950 878 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 711 746 633
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 133,244 157,809 160,042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.29% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 107,693 130,367 133,952
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +93 574 £55,750 +6.19% 154
North of England +35 120 £35,000 -12.50% 52
South East +7 103 £45,000 +12.50% 30
East of England +59 68 £33,250 -11.33% 15
North West +57 65 £37,500 -6.25% 36
Yorkshire +26 52 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Midlands +45 45 £42,500 +21.43% 27
South West +12 39 £35,000 -17.65% 9
West Midlands +40 34 £37,500 +7.14% 15
East Midlands +16 11 £42,500 -5.56% 12
North East +14 3 £45,000 +28.57% 5
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 950 (100.00%) User Experience
2 541 (56.95%) Wireframes
3 407 (42.84%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (33.37%) HTML
5 305 (32.11%) Prototyping
6 301 (31.68%) Adobe
7 288 (30.32%) CSS
8 260 (27.37%) Axure RP
9 242 (25.47%) Photoshop
10 224 (23.58%) InVision
11 202 (21.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 182 (19.16%) Mobile App
13 168 (17.68%) JavaScript
14 165 (17.37%) Adobe Illustrator
15 143 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
16 137 (14.42%) Analytics
17 136 (14.32%) Responsive Web Design
18 133 (14.00%) Finance
19 129 (13.58%) Degree
20 122 (12.84%) E-Commerce
21 121 (12.74%) Retail
22 119 (12.53%) UX Design
23 116 (12.21%) Scrum
24 112 (11.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
25 104 (10.95%) Usability Testing
26 95 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
27 91 (9.58%) Marketing
28 90 (9.47%) Information Architecture
29 88 (9.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
30 84 (8.84%) OmniGraffle

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 76 (8.00%) Marvel
2 10 (1.05%) CMS
3 7 (0.74%) Confluence
4 6 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (0.63%) WordPress
5 2 (0.21%) concrete5
6 1 (0.11%) Apache
6 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 242 (25.47%) Photoshop
2 224 (23.58%) InVision
3 165 (17.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 112 (11.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 84 (8.84%) OmniGraffle
6 22 (2.32%) MS Visio
7 15 (1.58%) InDesign
8 13 (1.37%) UXPin
9 9 (0.95%) Flinto
10 8 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.32%) Pixate
13 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.21%) Maya
14 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) SessionCam
2 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 34 (3.58%) SaaS
3 32 (3.37%) Google Analytics
4 18 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.32%) G Suite
7 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.11%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.00%) DAB
1 19 (2.00%) Internet
2 5 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.63%) Big Data
2 5 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (0.42%) Looker
3 4 (0.42%) Mixpanel
4 3 (0.32%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 260 (27.37%) Axure RP
2 88 (9.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 20 (2.11%) JIRA
4 8 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.53%) Subversion
6 4 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.21%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 133 (14.00%) Finance
2 121 (12.74%) Retail
3 91 (9.58%) Marketing
4 54 (5.68%) Banking
5 45 (4.74%) Games
6 28 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.42%) Advertising
8 10 (1.05%) Multimedia
9 9 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.74%) Law
11 6 (0.63%) Automotive
11 6 (0.63%) Electronics
11 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.63%) Legal
12 5 (0.53%) Publishing
13 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.42%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (33.37%) HTML
2 288 (30.32%) CSS
3 51 (5.37%) HTML5
4 49 (5.16%) CSS3
5 30 (3.16%) jQuery
6 19 (2.00%) Sass
7 16 (1.68%) Framer.js
8 15 (1.58%) .NET
9 14 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 14 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (1.37%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (1.37%) React
11 12 (1.26%) LESS
12 11 (1.16%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.16%) Material Design
13 6 (0.63%) OOCSS
13 6 (0.63%) VCL
14 5 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (0.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 950 (100.00%) User Experience
2 182 (19.16%) Mobile App
3 75 (7.89%) Fintech
4 62 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.84%) Graphic Design
6 29 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (2.00%) Smartphone
9 17 (1.79%) Robotics
10 13 (1.37%) Smart Home
11 12 (1.26%) Animation
12 10 (1.05%) Social Media
13 9 (0.95%) Blog
14 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.84%) Internet of Things
14 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.84%) Smart Meter
15 6 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (0.63%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (7.26%) Android
2 64 (6.74%) Apple iOS
3 17 (1.79%) Linux
4 11 (1.16%) Windows
5 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (56.95%) Wireframes
2 407 (42.84%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (32.11%) Prototyping
4 202 (21.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 143 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
6 137 (14.42%) Analytics
7 136 (14.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 122 (12.84%) E-Commerce
9 119 (12.53%) UX Design
10 116 (12.21%) Scrum
11 104 (10.95%) Usability Testing
12 95 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 90 (9.47%) Information Architecture
14 77 (8.11%) Kanban
15 75 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
16 74 (7.79%) Design Thinking
16 74 (7.79%) Web Design
17 67 (7.05%) User Stories
18 61 (6.42%) B2B
19 60 (6.32%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 168 (17.68%) JavaScript
2 15 (1.58%) C#
3 13 (1.37%) Java
4 3 (0.32%) SQL
5 2 (0.21%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.21%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (0.21%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (0.21%) C
6 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.11%) Python
6 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 129 (13.58%) Degree
2 4 (0.42%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.21%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) GDPR
3 4 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (0.42%) WCAG
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 301 (31.68%) Adobe
2 42 (4.42%) Google
3 20 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.00%) WorldPay
5 15 (1.58%) Blue Prism
6 9 (0.95%) Hotjar
7 6 (0.63%) Apple
7 6 (0.63%) SAP
8 5 (0.53%) Facebook
9 4 (0.42%) Dell
9 4 (0.42%) LexisNexis
9 4 (0.42%) Tableau
10 3 (0.32%) ClickTale
10 3 (0.32%) Optimizely
10 3 (0.32%) Twitter
11 2 (0.21%) IBM
11 2 (0.21%) Maxymiser
12 1 (0.11%) Civica
12 1 (0.11%) Omniture
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com