The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 138 158
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 31 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.32% 0.77% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.80% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 2
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +45.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,644 £37,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £55,000 £31,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2241 2734 3013
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.28% 95.16% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1694 1887
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £61,500
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 Scotland

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

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Edinburgh +23 26 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Glasgow +11 5 £44,500 -1.11%
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 51 (77.27%) Wireframes
3 47 (71.21%) Axure RP
4 43 (65.15%) Adobe
5 42 (63.64%) Finance
6 31 (46.97%) Degree
7 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (42.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 25 (37.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 24 (36.36%) Prototyping
10 24 (36.36%) User Stories
11 21 (31.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 21 (31.82%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 21 (31.82%) Human Factors
12 19 (28.79%) CSS
12 19 (28.79%) HTML
13 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
13 18 (27.27%) Usability Testing
13 18 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
14 16 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
15 15 (22.73%) Information Architecture
16 14 (21.21%) Rapid Prototyping
16 14 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (21.21%) GoToMeeting
17 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (7.58%) Service Design
18 4 (6.06%) SEO
18 4 (6.06%) Legal
18 4 (6.06%) Analytics
18 4 (6.06%) Psychology

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:

Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.55%) InVision
3 3 (4.55%) UXPin
4 2 (3.03%) InDesign
4 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Development Applications
1 47 (71.21%) Axure RP
2 28 (42.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 42 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Legal
3 3 (4.55%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) CSS
1 19 (28.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) BBC
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Wireframes
2 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.36%) Prototyping
3 24 (36.36%) User Stories
4 21 (31.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 21 (31.82%) Human Factors
4 21 (31.82%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 18 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
5 18 (27.27%) Usability Testing
6 15 (22.73%) Information Architecture
7 14 (21.21%) Rapid Prototyping
7 14 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.58%) Service Design
9 4 (6.06%) Analytics
9 4 (6.06%) Psychology
9 4 (6.06%) SEO
10 3 (4.55%) Presales
10 3 (4.55%) Qualitative Research
10 3 (4.55%) SDLC
10 3 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Adobe
2 3 (4.55%) Apple
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