Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 204 183
Rank change year-on-year +34 -21 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 57 28 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.14% 0.52% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.53% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 80
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +27.82%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +30.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4836 5292 6775
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 98.04% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4563 5453
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Leeds

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UX Designer in Leeds.

Salary trend for UX Designer in Leeds

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 44 (77.19%) Wireframes
3 37 (64.91%) Analytics
4 27 (47.37%) E-Commerce
5 26 (45.61%) HTML
5 26 (45.61%) Adobe
5 26 (45.61%) CSS
6 25 (43.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (36.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 15 (26.32%) Prototyping
10 12 (21.05%) Marketing
11 11 (19.30%) Axure RP
12 10 (17.54%) Information Architecture
12 10 (17.54%) Usability Testing
13 9 (15.79%) OmniGraffle
14 7 (12.28%) Rapid Prototyping
14 7 (12.28%) Photoshop
15 6 (10.53%) Project Management
15 6 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (10.53%) SaaS
15 6 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
15 6 (10.53%) Mobile First
16 5 (8.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 5 (8.77%) Workflow
16 5 (8.77%) Adobe Illustrator
17 4 (7.02%) Web Design
17 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
17 4 (7.02%) UX Design

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (3.51%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (15.79%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (12.28%) Photoshop
4 5 (8.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (5.26%) InVision
7 1 (1.75%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.51%) Slack
3 1 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Axure RP
2 5 (8.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 12 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) CSS
1 26 (45.61%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) CSS3
2 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) Framer.js
3 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Wireframes
2 37 (64.91%) Analytics
3 27 (47.37%) E-Commerce
4 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 15 (26.32%) Prototyping
7 10 (17.54%) Information Architecture
7 10 (17.54%) Usability Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (10.53%) Mobile First
9 6 (10.53%) Project Management
9 6 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.77%) Workflow
11 4 (7.02%) Front End Development
11 4 (7.02%) Qualitative Research
11 4 (7.02%) Quantitative Research
11 4 (7.02%) UX Design
11 4 (7.02%) Web Design
12 3 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Adobe
2 2 (3.51%) Google