Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 413 453 438
Rank change year-on-year +40 -15 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 471 428 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.64% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 308 334 426
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,375 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 66,274 66,711 78,536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.47% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,191 55,257 68,034
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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 -8 73 £50,000 - 30
West London +23 32 £60,000 +33.33% 24
East London +9 10 £100,000 +42.86% 11
South London -12 6 £48,000 +9.71% 2
North London -2 1 £55,000 -26.67% 2
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 471 (100.00%) User Experience
2 245 (52.02%) Prototyping
3 241 (51.17%) Wireframes
4 224 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (33.12%) InVision
6 144 (30.57%) Degree
7 131 (27.81%) Adobe
8 116 (24.63%) Analytics
9 115 (24.42%) Axure RP
10 114 (24.20%) HTML
11 111 (23.57%) CSS
12 73 (15.50%) JavaScript
12 73 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 72 (15.29%) Mentoring
14 71 (15.07%) Finance
15 68 (14.44%) Photoshop
16 66 (14.01%) OmniGraffle
17 65 (13.80%) Usability Testing
18 62 (13.16%) Marketing
18 62 (13.16%) Retail
18 62 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
19 61 (12.95%) Service Design
19 61 (12.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 59 (12.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
21 57 (12.10%) Adobe Illustrator
22 55 (11.68%) Master's Degree
23 54 (11.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 53 (11.25%) E-Commerce
25 52 (11.04%) Information Architecture
25 52 (11.04%) Apple iOS

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 20 (4.25%) Marvel
2 13 (2.76%) CMS
3 6 (1.27%) WordPress
4 5 (1.06%) Drupal
4 5 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 156 (33.12%) InVision
2 68 (14.44%) Photoshop
3 66 (14.01%) OmniGraffle
4 57 (12.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 54 (11.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (3.61%) UXPin
7 10 (2.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (1.49%) Fireworks
9 6 (1.27%) Pixate
10 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.42%) InDesign
12 1 (0.21%) Flinto
12 1 (0.21%) GIMP
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
1 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (12.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 20 (4.25%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.49%) SaaS
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.34%) DAB
2 5 (1.06%) Internet
3 4 (0.85%) Extranet
3 4 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.70%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.42%) Big Data
3 1 (0.21%) Looker
3 1 (0.21%) Mixpanel
3 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 115 (24.42%) Axure RP
2 61 (12.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.06%) JIRA
4 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 71 (15.07%) Finance
2 62 (13.16%) Marketing
2 62 (13.16%) Retail
3 24 (5.10%) Games
4 12 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.06%) Law
5 5 (1.06%) Legal
6 4 (0.85%) Banking
7 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.20%) HTML
2 111 (23.57%) CSS
3 32 (6.79%) HTML5
4 23 (4.88%) jQuery
5 20 (4.25%) Framer.js
6 19 (4.03%) CSS3
7 17 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 13 (2.76%) Material Design
9 11 (2.34%) SignalR
10 7 (1.49%) Ajax
10 7 (1.49%) Sass
10 7 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.85%) LESS
11 4 (0.85%) VCL
12 3 (0.64%) JSON
13 2 (0.42%) D3.js
13 2 (0.42%) HTML5 Boilerplate
13 2 (0.42%) OOCSS
13 2 (0.42%) React
14 1 (0.21%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 471 (100.00%) User Experience
2 51 (10.83%) Mobile App
3 40 (8.49%) IVR
4 25 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.67%) Fintech
6 16 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.18%) Graphic Design
7 15 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.34%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.49%) Social Media
11 6 (1.27%) Animation
11 6 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.85%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.85%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.85%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.85%) W3C
13 2 (0.42%) Apple TV
13 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.04%) Android
1 52 (11.04%) Apple iOS
2 11 (2.34%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (1.27%) Windows
4 5 (1.06%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (52.02%) Prototyping
2 241 (51.17%) Wireframes
3 224 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (24.63%) Analytics
5 73 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 72 (15.29%) Mentoring
7 65 (13.80%) Usability Testing
8 62 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (12.95%) Service Design
10 53 (11.25%) E-Commerce
11 52 (11.04%) Information Architecture
12 47 (9.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (9.77%) Validation
14 45 (9.55%) Project Management
15 44 (9.34%) Product Management
15 44 (9.34%) UX Design
16 41 (8.70%) Coaching
16 41 (8.70%) People Management
17 36 (7.64%) Customer Requirements
17 36 (7.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.49%) SQL
3 2 (0.42%) Python
4 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.21%) C
4 1 (0.21%) C++
4 1 (0.21%) Java
4 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 144 (30.57%) Degree
2 55 (11.68%) Master's Degree
3 9 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.34%) QA
Vendors
1 131 (27.81%) Adobe
2 36 (7.64%) Alias
3 21 (4.46%) Google
3 21 (4.46%) Omniture
3 21 (4.46%) Optimizely
4 18 (3.82%) Apple
5 11 (2.34%) WorldPay
6 6 (1.27%) Facebook
7 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.85%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.64%) Twitter
10 2 (0.42%) Capita
10 2 (0.42%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.42%) Tableau
11 1 (0.21%) Hotjar
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.21%) OpenText
11 1 (0.21%) Pega