Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a User Experience Researcher was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 772 888
Rank change year-on-year -7 +116 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 51 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.050% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.052% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 19
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,250 £28,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year +7.32% +5.13% -11.36%

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 66,760 67,445 81,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.90% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 57,719 69,470
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,494
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

User Experience Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured User Experience Researcher in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience Researcher in London

User Experience Researcher
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Central London -5 15 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East London - 1 £65,000 -
User Experience Researcher
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, User Experience Researcher 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 User Experience Researcher in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) User Experience
2 32 (62.75%) Degree
3 30 (58.82%) Psychology
4 22 (43.14%) Usability Testing
5 18 (35.29%) Human Factors
5 18 (35.29%) Field Research
5 18 (35.29%) Quantitative Research
6 16 (31.37%) Cognitive Science
7 13 (25.49%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 13 (25.49%) Behavioural Analysis
7 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.49%) Benchmarking
8 11 (21.57%) Ergonomics
8 11 (21.57%) Analytics
9 10 (19.61%) Qualitative Research
10 9 (17.65%) Ethnography
10 9 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
10 9 (17.65%) SEO
11 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
11 8 (15.69%) Cognitive Psychology
12 7 (13.73%) Statistics
12 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
12 7 (13.73%) Ethnographic Research
13 6 (11.76%) Prototyping
13 6 (11.76%) Guerrilla Testing
13 6 (11.76%) Marketing
13 6 (11.76%) Finance
13 6 (11.76%) A/B Testing
14 5 (9.80%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 5 (9.80%) Self-Awareness

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 (7.84%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Google Analytics
2 4 (7.84%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
1 6 (11.76%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) German Language
3 3 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Psychology
2 22 (43.14%) Usability Testing
3 18 (35.29%) Field Research
3 18 (35.29%) Human Factors
3 18 (35.29%) Quantitative Research
4 16 (31.37%) Cognitive Science
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (25.49%) Behavioural Analysis
5 13 (25.49%) Benchmarking
5 13 (25.49%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 11 (21.57%) Analytics
6 11 (21.57%) Ergonomics
7 10 (19.61%) Qualitative Research
8 9 (17.65%) Ethnography
8 9 (17.65%) SEO
8 9 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (15.69%) Cognitive Psychology
10 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) Ethnographic Research
10 7 (13.73%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) SAP