Period
to 21 January 2021

The median annual salary for a UI/UX Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

User Interface/User Experience Designer
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 432 539 587
Rank change year-on-year +107 +48 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a UI/UX Designer 77 191 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 78 156 153
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 22,612 48,745 59,835
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 94.85% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18,981 39,943 49,610
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,644
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.66% +3.29%

UI/UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured UI/UX Designer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for UI/UX Designer in London

UI/UX Designer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing UI/UX Designer in London.

Salary trend for UI/UX Designer in London

UI/UX Designer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing UI/UX Designer in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for UI/UX Designer in London

UI/UX Designer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. 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
Central London +68 8 £55,000 -8.33% 4
West London +73 5 £47,500 -20.83%
UI/UX Designer
England

UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, UI/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 London region featuring UI/UX Designer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) User Experience
2 44 (57.14%) Sketch
3 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (44.16%) Wireframes
5 32 (41.56%) InVision
6 26 (33.77%) Fintech
7 22 (28.57%) Prototyping
8 21 (27.27%) Adobe
9 18 (23.38%) CSS
10 17 (22.08%) HTML
11 15 (19.48%) Electronic Trading
12 13 (16.88%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (16.88%) Finance
12 13 (16.88%) Mobile App
13 12 (15.58%) Photoshop
13 12 (15.58%) Figma
14 9 (11.69%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 8 (10.39%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 8 (10.39%) Android
15 8 (10.39%) Zeplin
16 7 (9.09%) Adobe XD
16 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
16 7 (9.09%) Usability Testing
16 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
17 6 (7.79%) Axure RP
17 6 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
18 5 (6.49%) Marketing
18 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
19 4 (5.19%) B2C
19 4 (5.19%) Scrum

UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (2.60%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (57.14%) Sketch
2 32 (41.56%) InVision
3 13 (16.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (15.58%) Figma
4 12 (15.58%) Photoshop
5 8 (10.39%) Zeplin
6 7 (9.09%) Adobe XD
7 3 (3.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (2.60%) Flinto
9 1 (1.30%) 3ds Max
9 1 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.30%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (1.30%) Maya
9 1 (1.30%) MODO
9 1 (1.30%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) iGaming
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) CSS
2 17 (22.08%) HTML
3 4 (5.19%) Framer.js
3 4 (5.19%) HTML5
3 4 (5.19%) Sass
4 3 (3.90%) Kafka
4 3 (3.90%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (3.90%) RxSwift
5 2 (2.60%) CSS3
6 1 (1.30%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.30%) React
6 1 (1.30%) Swing
6 1 (1.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 77 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (16.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.90%) Social Media
4 2 (2.60%) Animation
4 2 (2.60%) Online Games
4 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.30%) Equities
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Android
2 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) Wireframes
3 26 (33.77%) Fintech
4 22 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 15 (19.48%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (11.69%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 8 (10.39%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 7 (9.09%) Usability Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.19%) B2C
11 4 (5.19%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (5.19%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 4 (5.19%) Scrum
11 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
12 3 (3.90%) A/B Testing
12 3 (3.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 3 (3.90%) Open Source
12 3 (3.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Adobe