Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 147 197
Rank change year-on-year -25 +50 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 55 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.00% 0.96% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.99% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 26
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% +38.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,326 4,435 5,888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.37% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,538 2,847 3,829
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -19 30 £41,375 +3.44% 6
Glasgow -11 27 £37,500 -16.67%
Dundee - 1 - - 1
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 55 (100.00%) User Experience
2 33 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.82%) Adobe
5 21 (38.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (38.18%) Axure RP
6 20 (36.36%) Finance
7 19 (34.55%) Photoshop
7 19 (34.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (29.09%) Degree
8 16 (29.09%) Service Design
9 13 (23.64%) Usability Testing
9 13 (23.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 13 (23.64%) Prototyping
10 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (18.18%) Qualitative Research
11 10 (18.18%) Quantitative Research
12 9 (16.36%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (16.36%) Human Factors
12 9 (16.36%) CSS
12 9 (16.36%) HTML
13 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.55%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (14.55%) Strategic Thinking
14 7 (12.73%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 7 (12.73%) A/B Testing
14 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
14 7 (12.73%) Graphic Design

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 (1.82%) Marvel
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 19 (34.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (34.55%) Photoshop
3 8 (14.55%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (10.91%) InVision
5 5 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Axure RP
2 13 (23.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Advertising
4 4 (7.27%) Multimedia
5 3 (5.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) CSS
1 9 (16.36%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) Framer.js
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.73%) Graphic Design
3 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.27%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Service Design
4 13 (23.64%) Prototyping
4 13 (23.64%) Usability Testing
5 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (18.18%) Qualitative Research
6 10 (18.18%) Quantitative Research
7 9 (16.36%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (16.36%) Human Factors
8 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (14.55%) Strategic Thinking
9 7 (12.73%) A/B Testing
9 7 (12.73%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.91%) Information Architecture
10 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
10 6 (10.91%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (10.91%) User Stories
10 6 (10.91%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) Apple