User Experience Jobs in Scotland

UX
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for User Experience skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 18 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 72 65 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Experience 342 219 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.16% 4.56% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.55% 4.85% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 87 150
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,600 £39,630
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,125 £42,541
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.78% +4.55% +22.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,250 £117,236 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +4.17% +14.29%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

User Experience is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,160 4,513 5,167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 93.02% 94.02% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,255 2,772
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,625 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,810 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.19% +10.11% +7.69%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,600 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Scotland.

Salary trend for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

Salary histogram for User Experience in Scotland

User Experience
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -47 224 £49,000 -6.67% 15
Edinburgh +39 75 £55,000 -8.33% 18
Dundee - 18 £47,500 - 1
Aberdeen -1 13 £35,000 - 1
Midlothian - 5 - - 1
Highlands - 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £29,000 - 4
User Experience
UK

User Experience
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (11.99%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (1.46%) WordPress
4 4 (1.17%) JBoss
4 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (9.36%) UserZoom
2 28 (8.19%) Sketch
3 10 (2.92%) InVision
4 6 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.75%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 108 (31.58%) Figma
2 75 (21.93%) SurveyMonkey
3 58 (16.96%) AWS
4 38 (11.11%) SaaS
5 35 (10.23%) Miro
6 28 (8.19%) GCP
7 23 (6.73%) Amazon S3
7 23 (6.73%) Amazon SQS
7 23 (6.73%) Google Docs
7 23 (6.73%) Lucidchart
7 23 (6.73%) Slack
8 8 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.34%) Heroku
9 7 (2.05%) Serverless
10 6 (1.75%) Azure
11 5 (1.46%) ChatGPT
12 3 (0.88%) Google Play
13 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.58%) PaaS
14 1 (0.29%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.26%) DSL
2 8 (2.34%) HTTP
2 8 (2.34%) MQTT
3 2 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) VLAN
4 1 (0.29%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
4 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.99%) Big Data
2 30 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (8.77%) Redis
3 23 (6.73%) Hadoop
3 23 (6.73%) Scylla
4 18 (5.26%) Data Lake
4 18 (5.26%) DB2
4 18 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.26%) Tableau
5 14 (4.09%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.51%) MySQL
7 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.60%) Git
3 25 (7.31%) JIRA
4 7 (2.05%) Moq
5 4 (1.17%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.88%) Cypress.io
7 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.29%) MSI
8 1 (0.29%) Postman
8 1 (0.29%) Ranorex
General
1 214 (62.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 201 (58.77%) Finance
3 174 (50.88%) Marketing
4 171 (50.00%) Law
5 134 (39.18%) Social Skills
6 41 (11.99%) Banking
7 32 (9.36%) Social Science
8 31 (9.06%) Investment Banking
9 26 (7.60%) Public Sector
10 21 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (5.85%) Financial Institution
11 20 (5.85%) Influencing Skills
12 19 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
13 8 (2.34%) Electronics
13 8 (2.34%) Manufacturing
13 8 (2.34%) Private Banking
13 8 (2.34%) Telecoms
14 7 (2.05%) Tech for Good
15 3 (0.88%) Polish Language
15 3 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (26.61%) Lead
2 78 (22.81%) Software Engineer
3 55 (16.08%) Designer
4 54 (15.79%) Developer
5 47 (13.74%) User Experience Researcher
6 45 (13.16%) UX Designer
7 44 (12.87%) Senior
8 32 (9.36%) Lead Software Engineer
9 31 (9.06%) UI Engineer
10 27 (7.89%) Senior Designer
10 27 (7.89%) Senior UX Designer
11 23 (6.73%) Principal Engineer
11 23 (6.73%) Principal Software Engineer
12 19 (5.56%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 18 (5.26%) Data Engineer
13 18 (5.26%) Software Engineering Director
14 17 (4.97%) UI Designer
14 17 (4.97%) UI/UX Designer
14 17 (4.97%) UX Engineer
15 12 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (27.49%) React
2 66 (19.30%) HTML
3 56 (16.37%) CSS
4 48 (14.04%) AngularJS
5 41 (11.99%) Kafka
6 28 (8.19%) Vue
7 25 (7.31%) Node.js
8 23 (6.73%) GraphQL
9 19 (5.56%) Spring
10 18 (5.26%) Web Services
11 15 (4.39%) .NET
11 15 (4.39%) Spring Boot
12 14 (4.09%) DOM
13 12 (3.51%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.22%) CSS3
14 11 (3.22%) HTML5
14 11 (3.22%) RESTful
15 10 (2.92%) Ajax
15 10 (2.92%) jQuery
16 9 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.74%) Algorithms
2 38 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 36 (10.53%) Cloud Native
3 36 (10.53%) Product Ownership
4 33 (9.65%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.73%) Data Structures
6 18 (5.26%) Public Cloud
7 15 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (3.80%) Legacy Systems
9 11 (3.22%) Graphic Design
10 10 (2.92%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.34%) Arduino
11 8 (2.34%) Raspberry Pi
12 7 (2.05%) IoT
13 6 (1.75%) Onboarding
14 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.17%) iPhone
14 4 (1.17%) Marketing Technology
15 2 (0.58%) W3C
16 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.34%) Android
2 5 (1.46%) Windows
3 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.58%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (47.08%) Agile
2 153 (44.74%) UX Design
3 137 (40.06%) UX Research
4 112 (32.75%) Software Engineering
5 107 (31.29%) SDLC
6 106 (30.99%) User Research
7 96 (28.07%) Actionable Insight
8 89 (26.02%) Product Management
9 85 (24.85%) Service Design
10 81 (23.68%) Analytics
11 80 (23.39%) Visualisation
12 79 (23.10%) Information Architecture
13 77 (22.51%) Anthropology
13 77 (22.51%) Psychology
14 76 (22.22%) Mentoring
15 67 (19.59%) Operational Stability
16 66 (19.30%) Roadmaps
17 65 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
18 60 (17.54%) CI/CD
18 60 (17.54%) Community of Practice
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.56%) JavaScript
2 80 (23.39%) Java
3 70 (20.47%) Python
4 63 (18.42%) TypeScript
5 41 (11.99%) Scala
6 34 (9.94%) R
6 34 (9.94%) SQL
7 24 (7.02%) Bash
8 23 (6.73%) Go
9 18 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.39%) PHP
11 14 (4.09%) C#
12 8 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.75%) C
14 4 (1.17%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.17%) Swift
15 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (34.80%) Degree
2 49 (14.33%) Master's Degree
3 45 (13.16%) PhD
4 20 (5.85%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.85%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) CCDP
6 1 (0.29%) CCNP
6 1 (0.29%) CCSP
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (14.04%) Accessibility
2 32 (9.36%) Actionable Recommendations
3 18 (5.26%) SLA
4 13 (3.80%) WCAG
5 8 (2.34%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.29%) SOC 3
System Software
1 8 (2.34%) Docker
1 8 (2.34%) Firmware
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 41 (11.99%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.29%) SysTrack
3 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 64 (18.71%) Qualtrics
2 28 (8.19%) Google
3 23 (6.73%) Dell
4 18 (5.26%) Alteryx
4 18 (5.26%) Cognos
4 18 (5.26%) Databricks
4 18 (5.26%) Oracle
4 18 (5.26%) Sybase
5 14 (4.09%) ServiceNow
6 12 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 8 (2.34%) NVIDIA
7 8 (2.34%) SAP
8 5 (1.46%) Adobe
8 5 (1.46%) OpenAI
9 1 (0.29%) Polycom