Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £47,960 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 319 326
Rank change year-on-year +39 +7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 59 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 29
South West median annual salary £47,960 £36,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.22% -34.55% +37.50%
10th Percentile £37,000 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the South West

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in the South West

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in the South West

UX Designer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol +3 43 £52,500 +55.56% 4
Wiltshire +9 8 £43,500 +16.00%
Gloucestershire - 5 £45,000 -
Devon +13 1 £45,000 +20.00%
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) User Experience
2 28 (47.46%) Mobile App
3 24 (40.68%) Marketing
4 23 (38.98%) Wireframes
5 18 (30.51%) Finance
5 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (28.81%) Programme Management
6 17 (28.81%) Manufacturing
6 17 (28.81%) Electronics
6 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
6 17 (28.81%) Photoshop
6 17 (28.81%) SAP
6 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (28.81%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (25.42%) Axure RP
8 12 (20.34%) CSS
8 12 (20.34%) HTML
9 10 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (13.56%) Usability Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
11 7 (11.86%) InVision
12 6 (10.17%) Conceptual Models
12 6 (10.17%) Service Design
12 6 (10.17%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (8.47%) Android
13 5 (8.47%) Adobe
13 5 (8.47%) Collaborative Working
14 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (6.78%) PhD

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (3.39%) Marvel
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Photoshop
2 10 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (11.86%) InVision
4 6 (10.17%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (5.08%) InDesign
6 2 (3.39%) Fireworks
6 2 (3.39%) Pixate
6 2 (3.39%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Axure RP
2 7 (11.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (40.68%) Marketing
2 18 (30.51%) Finance
3 17 (28.81%) Electronics
3 17 (28.81%) Manufacturing
3 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) CSS
1 12 (20.34%) HTML
2 4 (6.78%) jQuery
2 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (100.00%) User Experience
2 28 (47.46%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Wireframes
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (28.81%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (28.81%) Programme Management
4 8 (13.56%) Usability Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Conceptual Models
5 6 (10.17%) Service Design
6 5 (8.47%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (6.78%) Information Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) UX Design
8 3 (5.08%) B2B
8 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.08%) Remote Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.08%) Time Management
9 2 (3.39%) Coaching
9 2 (3.39%) Ethnography
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.39%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) HND
1 4 (6.78%) PhD
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) Apple
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft