Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 491 510 552
Rank change year-on-year +19 +42 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 876 903 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 633 754 690
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,600 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 144,600 162,089 173,342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117,465 131,050 146,330
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +57 504 £57,500 +9.52% 136
North of England +36 134 £37,500 -11.76% 44
South East 0 117 £45,000 +12.50% 30
North West +50 77 £37,500 - 26
Yorkshire +4 53 £35,000 -22.22% 14
East of England +29 46 £37,500 - 8
Midlands +9 38 £45,000 +28.57% 19
South West -21 34 £36,000 -24.94% 8
West Midlands +16 21 £46,250 +68.18% 12
East Midlands +21 17 £45,000 - 7
North East -9 4 £30,950 -27.18% 4
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 876 (100.00%) User Experience
2 491 (56.05%) Wireframes
3 426 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (36.76%) Prototyping
5 301 (34.36%) Adobe
6 292 (33.33%) HTML
7 277 (31.62%) CSS
8 235 (26.83%) Photoshop
9 207 (23.63%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 202 (23.06%) Axure RP
11 199 (22.72%) InVision
12 153 (17.47%) JavaScript
13 151 (17.24%) Degree
14 148 (16.89%) Adobe Illustrator
15 138 (15.75%) Analytics
16 128 (14.61%) UX Design
17 124 (14.16%) Mobile App
18 120 (13.70%) Marketing
18 120 (13.70%) Finance
19 115 (13.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 109 (12.44%) Responsive Web Design
21 105 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
22 96 (10.96%) E-Commerce
23 94 (10.73%) Information Architecture
23 94 (10.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
24 87 (9.93%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
25 86 (9.82%) User Stories
26 85 (9.70%) Usability Testing
27 83 (9.47%) Retail
28 74 (8.45%) Scrum

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 52 (5.94%) Marvel
2 20 (2.28%) WordPress
3 18 (2.05%) CMS
4 5 (0.57%) Confluence
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Drupal
6 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
Applications
1 235 (26.83%) Photoshop
2 199 (22.72%) InVision
3 148 (16.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 115 (13.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 68 (7.76%) OmniGraffle
6 27 (3.08%) InDesign
7 20 (2.28%) UXPin
8 13 (1.48%) MS Visio
9 12 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.34%) Flinto
10 3 (0.34%) Pixate
11 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.23%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.11%) GIMP
12 1 (0.11%) Inkscape
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) SessionCam
2 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 26 (2.97%) SaaS
3 24 (2.74%) Google Analytics
4 21 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.11%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.91%) ATM
2 7 (0.80%) Broadband
2 7 (0.80%) Internet
3 6 (0.68%) DAB
4 3 (0.34%) Extranet
4 3 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.03%) Big Data
2 5 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (0.46%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.23%) Looker
4 2 (0.23%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 202 (23.06%) Axure RP
2 94 (10.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 22 (2.51%) JIRA
4 16 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 120 (13.70%) Finance
1 120 (13.70%) Marketing
2 83 (9.47%) Retail
3 43 (4.91%) Games
4 42 (4.79%) Banking
5 18 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.91%) Law
8 7 (0.80%) Electronics
9 6 (0.68%) Advertising
9 6 (0.68%) Legal
9 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.57%) Automotive
10 5 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.46%) Publishing
11 4 (0.46%) Retail Finance
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (33.33%) HTML
2 277 (31.62%) CSS
3 66 (7.53%) HTML5
4 57 (6.51%) CSS3
5 38 (4.34%) jQuery
6 22 (2.51%) Framer.js
7 17 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.48%) React
9 11 (1.26%) D3.js
10 10 (1.14%) .NET
11 8 (0.91%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (0.80%) LESS
12 7 (0.80%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (0.80%) Sass
13 6 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (0.68%) Material Design
13 6 (0.68%) VCL
14 5 (0.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 876 (100.00%) User Experience
2 124 (14.16%) Mobile App
3 73 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (6.05%) Graphic Design
5 40 (4.57%) Fintech
6 33 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (2.28%) Smart Home
9 19 (2.17%) Robotics
10 14 (1.60%) IVR
10 14 (1.60%) Smart Meter
11 13 (1.48%) Augmented Reality
12 11 (1.26%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.26%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.14%) Online Banking
14 7 (0.80%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.80%) Social Media
15 6 (0.68%) Blog
15 6 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
15 6 (0.68%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.28%) Android
2 51 (5.82%) Apple iOS
3 22 (2.51%) Linux
4 6 (0.68%) Windows
5 2 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (56.05%) Wireframes
2 426 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (36.76%) Prototyping
4 207 (23.63%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 138 (15.75%) Analytics
6 128 (14.61%) UX Design
7 109 (12.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 105 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
9 96 (10.96%) E-Commerce
10 94 (10.73%) Information Architecture
11 87 (9.93%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 86 (9.82%) User Stories
13 85 (9.70%) Usability Testing
14 74 (8.45%) Scrum
15 73 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
16 67 (7.65%) Validation
17 62 (7.08%) Web Design
18 57 (6.51%) Service Design
19 56 (6.39%) Web Development
20 53 (6.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.47%) JavaScript
2 7 (0.80%) C#
2 7 (0.80%) Java
3 4 (0.46%) C
4 3 (0.34%) SQL
5 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.11%) PHP
5 1 (0.11%) Python
5 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 151 (17.24%) Degree
2 29 (3.31%) Master's Degree
3 4 (0.46%) PhD
4 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.23%) 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 10 (1.14%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (0.68%) WCAG
3 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.23%) GDPR
Vendors
1 301 (34.36%) Adobe
2 43 (4.91%) Google
3 21 (2.40%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.17%) Blue Prism
5 14 (1.60%) Alias
6 13 (1.48%) Twitter
7 10 (1.14%) Tableau
8 6 (0.68%) LexisNexis
8 6 (0.68%) Omniture
8 6 (0.68%) Optimizely
8 6 (0.68%) SAP
8 6 (0.68%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.57%) Hotjar
10 3 (0.34%) Apple
10 3 (0.34%) Facebook
11 1 (0.11%) Foundry
11 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.11%) Sitecore