Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 410 441 425
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 478 495 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 285 393 438
London median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,300 £37,100 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 65,630 71,257 76,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,436 55,799 66,074
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 September 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 September 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 -20 69 £50,000 - 35
West London +23 22 £62,500 +19.05% 16
South London +6 10 £48,750 +50.00% 1
East London -1 8 £45,000 -35.71% 9
North London - 4 £51,250 - 3
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 478 (100.00%) User Experience
2 252 (52.72%) Wireframes
2 252 (52.72%) Prototyping
3 249 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (36.82%) Adobe
5 155 (32.43%) InVision
6 148 (30.96%) Degree
7 135 (28.24%) Analytics
8 129 (26.99%) HTML
9 127 (26.57%) CSS
10 95 (19.87%) Axure RP
11 89 (18.62%) Photoshop
12 87 (18.20%) Marketing
13 79 (16.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 78 (16.32%) JavaScript
15 76 (15.90%) UX Design
16 72 (15.06%) Finance
17 68 (14.23%) Adobe Illustrator
18 67 (14.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 66 (13.81%) Service Design
20 65 (13.60%) Validation
21 62 (12.97%) Retail
22 60 (12.55%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
23 59 (12.34%) Mentoring
23 59 (12.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
24 58 (12.13%) Product Management
24 58 (12.13%) Information Architecture
25 57 (11.92%) Continuous Improvement
26 56 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
27 54 (11.30%) Master's Degree

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 29 (6.07%) Marvel
2 17 (3.56%) CMS
3 16 (3.35%) WordPress
4 3 (0.63%) Confluence
5 2 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 155 (32.43%) InVision
2 89 (18.62%) Photoshop
3 68 (14.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 67 (14.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 52 (10.88%) OmniGraffle
6 17 (3.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (2.09%) UXPin
8 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
8 6 (1.26%) Pixate
9 4 (0.84%) InDesign
10 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.42%) Flinto
10 2 (0.42%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 17 (3.56%) Google Analytics
3 14 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.93%) SaaS
4 13 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.21%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.26%) DAB
2 4 (0.84%) Extranet
2 4 (0.84%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.26%) Blockchain
2 4 (0.84%) Big Data
3 2 (0.42%) Looker
3 2 (0.42%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (19.87%) Axure RP
2 59 (12.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 17 (3.56%) JIRA
4 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 87 (18.20%) Marketing
2 72 (15.06%) Finance
3 62 (12.97%) Retail
4 26 (5.44%) Games
5 9 (1.88%) Banking
5 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.26%) Legal
7 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (26.99%) HTML
2 127 (26.57%) CSS
3 45 (9.41%) HTML5
4 26 (5.44%) jQuery
5 25 (5.23%) CSS3
6 15 (3.14%) Framer.js
7 14 (2.93%) AngularJS
8 11 (2.30%) D3.js
9 10 (2.09%) Material Design
10 7 (1.46%) React
10 7 (1.46%) SignalR
11 5 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.84%) OOCSS
13 3 (0.63%) Flash
13 3 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (0.63%) Sass
13 3 (0.63%) VCL
14 2 (0.42%) .NET
14 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 478 (100.00%) User Experience
2 49 (10.25%) Mobile App
3 34 (7.11%) IVR
4 32 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.39%) Fintech
7 14 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.72%) Graphic Design
9 12 (2.51%) Robotics
10 11 (2.30%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.88%) Augmented Reality
12 8 (1.67%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.46%) Social Media
14 6 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.26%) Renewable Energy
14 6 (1.26%) Smart Home
14 6 (1.26%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.84%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.84%) W3C
16 3 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 30 (6.28%) Android
3 13 (2.72%) Linux
4 7 (1.46%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (52.72%) Prototyping
1 252 (52.72%) Wireframes
2 249 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (28.24%) Analytics
4 79 (16.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 76 (15.90%) UX Design
6 66 (13.81%) Service Design
7 65 (13.60%) Validation
8 60 (12.55%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 59 (12.34%) Mentoring
10 58 (12.13%) Information Architecture
10 58 (12.13%) Product Management
11 57 (11.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 56 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (10.88%) User Stories
14 47 (9.83%) E-Commerce
15 43 (9.00%) Coaching
16 39 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
17 38 (7.95%) Project Management
18 37 (7.74%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 78 (16.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.63%) C
3 2 (0.42%) C#
4 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.21%) PHP
4 1 (0.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (30.96%) Degree
2 54 (11.30%) Master's Degree
3 10 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) WCAG
Vendors
1 176 (36.82%) Adobe
2 30 (6.28%) Alias
3 27 (5.65%) Omniture
3 27 (5.65%) Optimizely
4 25 (5.23%) Google
5 13 (2.72%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.51%) Blue Prism
7 11 (2.30%) Tableau
8 8 (1.67%) Twitter
9 7 (1.46%) Apple
10 6 (1.26%) WorldPay
11 5 (1.05%) LexisNexis
12 3 (0.63%) Hotjar
13 1 (0.21%) Capita
13 1 (0.21%) Facebook
13 1 (0.21%) Foundry
13 1 (0.21%) Sitecore