The median annual salary for a UX Specialist was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

User Experience Specialist
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 - 676
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Specialist 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% - 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% - 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Median salary £110,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary - £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +64.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

UX Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured UX Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UX Specialist in London

UX Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for UX Specialist in London

UX Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Specialist in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Specialist in London

UX Specialist Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, UX Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring UX Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Axure RP
3 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (40.00%) Usability Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (30.00%) React
7 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (30.00%) Adobe
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (10.00%) User Stories
9 1 (10.00%) Finance
9 1 (10.00%) UX Design

UX Specialist 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 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
2 4 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe