The median annual salary for a User Experience Researcher was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

UX Researcher
England / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 631 649
Rank change year-on-year +52 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 17 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.050% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.044% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 10
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +17.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32634 40983 43471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.64% 96.08% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27457 35482 36598
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

User Experience Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured User Experience Researcher in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Researcher in London

User Experience Researcher
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher in London.

Salary trend for User Experience Researcher in London

User Experience Researcher
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher in London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience Researcher in London

User Experience Researcher Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, User Experience Researcher 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 London region featuring User Experience Researcher in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Ethnography
4 12 (30.00%) Degree
4 12 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
5 11 (27.50%) Psychology
5 11 (27.50%) Adobe
5 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (27.50%) Qualitative Research
6 10 (25.00%) Analytics
6 10 (25.00%) Google
7 8 (20.00%) HTML
7 8 (20.00%) Google Analytics
8 7 (17.50%) Human Factors
8 7 (17.50%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.50%) Games
8 7 (17.50%) Benchmarking
8 7 (17.50%) Service Design
8 7 (17.50%) Wireframes
8 7 (17.50%) Actionable Insight
9 6 (15.00%) Prototyping
9 6 (15.00%) Axure RP
10 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) A/B Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Field Research
11 4 (10.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 4 (10.00%) Cognitive Psychology

User Experience Researcher 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:

Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (2.50%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Ethnography
3 12 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
4 11 (27.50%) Psychology
4 11 (27.50%) Qualitative Research
5 10 (25.00%) Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (17.50%) Benchmarking
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.50%) Human Factors
6 7 (17.50%) Service Design
6 7 (17.50%) Wireframes
7 6 (15.00%) Prototyping
8 5 (12.50%) A/B Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (10.00%) ERP
9 4 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Adobe
2 10 (25.00%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Apple
3 3 (7.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: Excellent TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago