Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 435 458
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23 +92
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 140 155 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 107 105 167
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,660 £31,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £61,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England 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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the South East

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in the South East

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in the South East

UX Designer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Surrey +29 46 £40,000 -9.09%
East Sussex +18 46 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Thames Valley -12 29 £62,500 +25.00% 7
Berkshire +14 14 £67,500 +58.82% 4
Hampshire +11 11 £31,320 -7.88%
Buckinghamshire +13 10 - - 2
Kent +24 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Oxfordshire -28 5 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Middlesex - 2 £36,000 -
West Sussex -1 1 £80,000 +100.00%
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 140 (100.00%) User Experience
2 82 (58.57%) Wireframes
3 69 (49.29%) HTML
3 69 (49.29%) CSS
4 58 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (38.57%) JavaScript
6 45 (32.14%) Adobe
7 43 (30.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 31 (22.14%) Scrum
9 29 (20.71%) Axure RP
10 28 (20.00%) Photoshop
11 27 (19.29%) Prototyping
12 25 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
12 25 (17.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 24 (17.14%) Finance
14 21 (15.00%) Web Design
15 18 (12.86%) InVision
16 13 (9.29%) HTML5
16 13 (9.29%) CSS3
17 12 (8.57%) Degree
17 12 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
18 11 (7.86%) jQuery
18 11 (7.86%) Mobile First
19 10 (7.14%) Information Architecture
20 9 (6.43%) Retail
20 9 (6.43%) CRM
20 9 (6.43%) Front End Development
20 9 (6.43%) SaaS
20 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
21 8 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (3.57%) CMS
2 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) Marvel
Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 25 (17.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 25 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (12.86%) InVision
4 6 (4.29%) Chatbot
5 4 (2.86%) UXPin
6 3 (2.14%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.43%) Moqups
7 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.71%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) SaaS
2 8 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 43 (30.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 29 (20.71%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (17.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Marketing
4 6 (4.29%) Games
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (49.29%) CSS
1 69 (49.29%) HTML
2 13 (9.29%) CSS3
2 13 (9.29%) HTML5
3 11 (7.86%) jQuery
4 7 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.86%) .NET
6 3 (2.14%) Material Design
7 2 (1.43%) Framer.js
7 2 (1.43%) LESS
7 2 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 140 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.86%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.86%) NHS
5 3 (2.14%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Blog
6 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (58.57%) Wireframes
2 58 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.14%) Scrum
4 27 (19.29%) Prototyping
5 21 (15.00%) Web Design
6 12 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (7.86%) Mobile First
8 10 (7.14%) Information Architecture
9 9 (6.43%) CRM
9 9 (6.43%) Front End Development
10 8 (5.71%) A/B Testing
11 7 (5.00%) Competitor Analysis
11 7 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.29%) Customer Insight
12 6 (4.29%) Workflow
13 5 (3.57%) Content Management
13 5 (3.57%) User Stories
14 4 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.86%) Product Management
14 4 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.14%) PHP
3 2 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) WCAG
Vendors
1 45 (32.14%) Adobe
2 2 (1.43%) Sony
2 2 (1.43%) Twitter
3 1 (0.71%) Rakuten