The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 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 Designer
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 201 199
Rank change year-on-year -52 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 25 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.66% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.67% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 40
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year +8.66% +0.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6604 5498 6171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.65% 97.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5400 4661 5042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured UX Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the North West

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in the North West

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in the North West

UX Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -28 14 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Cheshire -27 10 £35,000 +11.10% 2
Lancashire +2 1 - -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, UX Designer 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 North West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) User Experience
2 28 (65.12%) Wireframes
2 28 (65.12%) HTML
3 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (55.81%) CSS
5 20 (46.51%) Prototyping
6 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
7 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
8 15 (34.88%) HTML5
9 14 (32.56%) CSS3
10 13 (30.23%) InVision
11 12 (27.91%) Photoshop
11 12 (27.91%) Adobe
12 11 (25.58%) Axure RP
13 9 (20.93%) Analytics
13 9 (20.93%) Information Architecture
14 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
14 8 (18.60%) User Stories
14 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
14 8 (18.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 8 (18.60%) UXPin
15 7 (16.28%) Google
15 7 (16.28%) Degree
15 7 (16.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
15 7 (16.28%) Google Analytics
16 6 (13.95%) jQuery
16 6 (13.95%) Scrum

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (9.30%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) Marvel
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) InVision
2 12 (27.91%) Photoshop
3 8 (18.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (18.60%) UXPin
4 4 (9.30%) Fireworks
4 4 (9.30%) InDesign
5 3 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Axure RP
2 7 (16.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.33%) Gradle
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) HTML
2 24 (55.81%) CSS
3 15 (34.88%) HTML5
4 14 (32.56%) CSS3
5 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.33%) Akka
8 1 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 43 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.63%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.98%) Animation
4 3 (6.98%) iPad
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.33%) Fintech
6 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Android
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Wireframes
2 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Prototyping
4 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
5 9 (20.93%) Analytics
5 9 (20.93%) Information Architecture
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (18.60%) User Stories
7 7 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (13.95%) Adaptive Web Design
8 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) A/B Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
9 5 (11.63%) Kanban
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (9.30%) Typography
11 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (6.98%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 3 (6.98%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 3 (6.98%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Adobe
2 7 (16.28%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) HubSpot
4 1 (2.33%) Apigee
4 1 (2.33%) Facebook
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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