Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 447 471
Rank change year-on-year +92 +24 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 544 473 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 393 395 359
London median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,600 £37,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £71,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 63,317 70,211 71,355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.78% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51,907 55,683 61,388
London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +11 87 £55,000 +4.76% 38
South London +1 16 £45,000 - 2
West London +8 15 £47,500 -26.92% 39
North London - 4 £45,000 - 2
East London +3 1 £45,000 - 10
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 544 (100.00%) User Experience
2 303 (55.70%) Wireframes
3 281 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (37.68%) Prototyping
5 191 (35.11%) Adobe
6 173 (31.80%) HTML
7 161 (29.60%) CSS
8 154 (28.31%) InVision
9 134 (24.63%) Photoshop
10 132 (24.26%) Axure RP
11 123 (22.61%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 105 (19.30%) UX Design
13 104 (19.12%) Analytics
14 94 (17.28%) Adobe Illustrator
15 93 (17.10%) Mobile App
16 90 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
17 87 (15.99%) JavaScript
18 85 (15.63%) Degree
19 83 (15.26%) Finance
20 76 (13.97%) Scrum
21 71 (13.05%) Marketing
22 69 (12.68%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
23 67 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
24 66 (12.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
25 62 (11.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
26 61 (11.21%) Information Architecture
27 60 (11.03%) OmniGraffle
28 59 (10.85%) Validation
28 59 (10.85%) Usability Testing
29 57 (10.48%) E-Commerce

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 39 (7.17%) Marvel
2 16 (2.94%) CMS
3 11 (2.02%) WordPress
4 3 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 154 (28.31%) InVision
2 134 (24.63%) Photoshop
3 94 (17.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 66 (12.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 60 (11.03%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (2.02%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (1.29%) InDesign
7 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
8 6 (1.10%) UXPin
9 4 (0.74%) Flinto
10 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.37%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.37%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Magento
1 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 23 (4.23%) SaaS
3 22 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.76%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.37%) G Suite
6 2 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.18%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.29%) DAB
2 3 (0.55%) VoIP
3 2 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.29%) Big Data
2 5 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (0.55%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.18%) Looker
4 1 (0.18%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 132 (24.26%) Axure RP
2 62 (11.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 16 (2.94%) JIRA
4 5 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 83 (15.26%) Finance
2 71 (13.05%) Marketing
3 56 (10.29%) Retail
4 25 (4.60%) Games
5 17 (3.13%) Banking
6 14 (2.57%) Advertising
7 13 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.10%) Legal
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Retail Finance
11 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (31.80%) HTML
2 161 (29.60%) CSS
3 50 (9.19%) HTML5
4 37 (6.80%) CSS3
5 30 (5.51%) jQuery
6 12 (2.21%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.21%) React
7 11 (2.02%) .NET
7 11 (2.02%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (1.84%) Razor View Engine
8 10 (1.84%) Sass
9 9 (1.65%) D3.js
9 9 (1.65%) Framer.js
9 9 (1.65%) LESS
10 7 (1.29%) Material Design
11 6 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.10%) OOCSS
12 3 (0.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 544 (100.00%) User Experience
2 93 (17.10%) Mobile App
3 47 (8.64%) Fintech
4 34 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.68%) Robotics
7 18 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.76%) Graphic Design
9 10 (1.84%) Augmented Reality
9 10 (1.84%) IVR
10 8 (1.47%) Blog
10 8 (1.47%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.29%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.29%) Social Media
12 6 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.10%) Smart Home
13 5 (0.92%) Smart City
14 4 (0.74%) Animation
14 4 (0.74%) Life Science
15 2 (0.37%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.62%) Android
2 34 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 20 (3.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (55.70%) Wireframes
2 281 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (37.68%) Prototyping
4 123 (22.61%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 105 (19.30%) UX Design
6 104 (19.12%) Analytics
7 90 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 76 (13.97%) Scrum
9 69 (12.68%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 67 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
11 61 (11.21%) Information Architecture
12 59 (10.85%) Usability Testing
12 59 (10.85%) Validation
13 57 (10.48%) E-Commerce
14 54 (9.93%) Kanban
14 54 (9.93%) User Stories
15 52 (9.56%) Design Thinking
16 46 (8.46%) Front End Development
17 36 (6.62%) Web Development
18 35 (6.43%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 87 (15.99%) JavaScript
2 10 (1.84%) C#
3 4 (0.74%) C
4 2 (0.37%) Java
4 2 (0.37%) SQL
5 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (15.63%) Degree
2 21 (3.86%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.21%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) WCAG
Vendors
1 191 (35.11%) Adobe
2 27 (4.96%) Google
3 21 (3.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.68%) Blue Prism
5 10 (1.84%) Alias
6 9 (1.65%) Tableau
7 8 (1.47%) Twitter
8 7 (1.29%) WorldPay
9 6 (1.10%) LexisNexis
9 6 (1.10%) Omniture
9 6 (1.10%) Optimizely
10 5 (0.92%) Facebook
11 4 (0.74%) Hotjar
12 1 (0.18%) ClickTale
12 1 (0.18%) Crazy Egg
12 1 (0.18%) Foundry
12 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore