Period
to 21 January 2021

The median annual salary for a 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 Experience Designer
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 360 387 345
Rank change year-on-year +27 -42 +95
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 150 378 545
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.74% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.78% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 146 314 413
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £43,125 £41,250 £37,600
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for UX Designer in London

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 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 +32 25 £55,000 -15.38% 10
West London +70 8 £57,500 +2.22% 1
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 UX Designer in the job title.

1 150 (100.00%) User Experience
2 76 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (50.67%) Sketch
3 69 (46.00%) Wireframes
4 58 (38.67%) InVision
5 49 (32.67%) Prototyping
6 35 (23.33%) Fintech
6 35 (23.33%) Adobe
7 32 (21.33%) CSS
8 31 (20.67%) HTML
9 30 (20.00%) Finance
10 29 (19.33%) Axure RP
11 26 (17.33%) Figma
12 23 (15.33%) Scrum
13 21 (14.00%) Mobile App
13 21 (14.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 20 (13.33%) Zeplin
15 18 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
16 16 (10.67%) Usability Testing
16 16 (10.67%) Photoshop
17 15 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
17 15 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
18 14 (9.33%) Workshop Facilitation
19 13 (8.67%) Rapid Prototyping
20 12 (8.00%) Analytics
20 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
20 12 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
21 11 (7.33%) Data Visualisation
21 11 (7.33%) Visualisation
21 11 (7.33%) Android

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 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (50.67%) Sketch
2 58 (38.67%) InVision
3 26 (17.33%) Figma
4 20 (13.33%) Zeplin
5 18 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (10.67%) Photoshop
7 9 (6.00%) Adobe XD
8 4 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (2.00%) UXPin
10 2 (1.33%) Flinto
11 1 (0.67%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.67%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.67%) InDesign
11 1 (0.67%) Marvel
11 1 (0.67%) Maya
11 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (0.67%) MODO
11 1 (0.67%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) SaaS
2 8 (5.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) Internet
1 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 29 (19.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) Balsamiq
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Games
5 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.33%) iGaming
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.33%) CSS
2 31 (20.67%) HTML
3 8 (5.33%) Framer.js
4 6 (4.00%) HTML5
5 4 (2.67%) CSS3
5 4 (2.67%) Sass
6 3 (2.00%) Kafka
6 3 (2.00%) React
6 3 (2.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (2.00%) RxSwift
7 2 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 150 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (14.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.67%) Animation
3 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.67%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.00%) Social Media
5 2 (1.33%) Online Games
5 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Equities
6 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.67%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Android
2 10 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.00%) Wireframes
3 49 (32.67%) Prototyping
4 35 (23.33%) Fintech
5 23 (15.33%) Scrum
6 21 (14.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 16 (10.67%) Usability Testing
8 15 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
8 15 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 14 (9.33%) Workshop Facilitation
10 13 (8.67%) Rapid Prototyping
11 12 (8.00%) Analytics
11 12 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (7.33%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (7.33%) Visualisation
13 10 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
13 10 (6.67%) Storytelling
14 7 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.67%) C
2 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 35 (23.33%) Adobe
2 1 (0.67%) Apple
2 1 (0.67%) Google
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft