Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 193 238
Rank change year-on-year +21 +45 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 45 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 0.72% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.76% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 7
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £31,300 £32,500 £29,600
90th Percentile £56,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4972 5558 6102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.03% 95.56% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3343 3855
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Scotland

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in Scotland

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in Scotland

UX Designer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
Edinburgh +13 33 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Glasgow +22 12 £40,000 -11.11%
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Scotland region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (64.44%) Wireframes
3 27 (60.00%) Axure RP
4 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (48.89%) Adobe
6 21 (46.67%) Finance
7 20 (44.44%) Degree
8 17 (37.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 16 (35.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (35.56%) Prototyping
10 15 (33.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 15 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 13 (28.89%) User Stories
12 12 (26.67%) Human Factors
13 11 (24.44%) CSS
13 11 (24.44%) HTML
14 10 (22.22%) Usability Testing
15 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
15 9 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
16 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
17 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
17 6 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
17 6 (13.33%) Service Design
18 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
18 5 (11.11%) Information Architecture
18 5 (11.11%) GoToMeeting
18 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
19 4 (8.89%) Qualitative Research
19 4 (8.89%) Analytics
19 4 (8.89%) Multimedia

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.67%) InVision
3 3 (6.67%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) GoToMeeting
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 17 (37.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Framer.js
2 1 (2.22%) Haml
2 1 (2.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Wireframes
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Prototyping
4 15 (33.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 15 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 13 (28.89%) User Stories
6 12 (26.67%) Human Factors
7 10 (22.22%) Usability Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (13.33%) Service Design
10 5 (11.11%) Information Architecture
11 4 (8.89%) A/B Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Analytics
11 4 (8.89%) Qualitative Research
11 4 (8.89%) Quantitative Research
11 4 (8.89%) Web Development
12 3 (6.67%) Presales
12 3 (6.67%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Adobe
2 4 (8.89%) Apple
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago