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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Interaction Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Interaction Design over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Interaction Design (IxD)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 483 708 659
Rank change year-on-year +225 -49 +130
Permanent jobs citing Interaction Design 1,154 326 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 280 178 103
10th Percentile £36,125 £40,293 £36,033
25th Percentile £40,666 £43,750 £40,860
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -5.17%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +7.14%

Interaction Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Interaction Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Interaction Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Interaction Design in the UK

Interaction Design
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Interaction Design.

Salary trend for Interaction Design in the UK

Interaction Design
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Interaction Design over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Interaction Design in the UK

Interaction Design
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Design within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +187 968 £56,283 -2.12% 25
London +179 679 £57,500 -4.17% 12
Work from Home +22 422 £56,283 +7.21% 6
UK excluding London +26 314 £45,000 -14.29% 15
South East -46 75 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Midlands -7 74 £45,000 -2.11% 2
West Midlands +6 71 £45,000 -4.26% 2
East of England -13 59 £36,900 -50.80% 1
North of England -64 43 £42,842 -11.67%
South West -27 31 £53,112 +1.17% 5
North West -58 29 £42,842 -14.32%
Scotland -27 25 £57,650 +18.87% 2
Wales - 19 £39,679 - 1
Yorkshire -34 13 £67,500 +22.73%
East Midlands -37 3 £36,250 -19.33%
North East -15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Interaction Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Interaction Design.

1 940 (81.46%) User Experience
2 776 (67.24%) UX Design
3 644 (55.81%) Agile
4 573 (49.65%) Wireframes
5 561 (48.61%) User Research
6 526 (45.58%) Figma
7 520 (45.06%) Prototyping
8 436 (37.78%) Sketch
8 436 (37.78%) Social Skills
9 377 (32.67%) Adobe
10 352 (30.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 342 (29.64%) UX Research
12 280 (24.26%) Degree
13 262 (22.70%) Accessibility
14 249 (21.58%) Design Thinking
15 235 (20.36%) Marketing
16 228 (19.76%) CSS
17 225 (19.50%) Finance
18 223 (19.32%) Information Architecture
19 211 (18.28%) HTML
20 200 (17.33%) InVision
21 199 (17.24%) Service Design
22 189 (16.38%) Analytics
23 184 (15.94%) Presentation Skills
24 183 (15.86%) Adobe XD
25 175 (15.16%) Mobile App
26 173 (14.99%) Psychology
27 161 (13.95%) Usability Testing
27 161 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
28 157 (13.60%) JavaScript

Interaction Design
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (1.91%) CMS
2 18 (1.56%) Confluence
3 15 (1.30%) WordPress
4 2 (0.17%) SAS
5 1 (0.087%) Drupal
5 1 (0.087%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.087%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.087%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.087%) WebSphere
Applications
1 436 (37.78%) Sketch
2 200 (17.33%) InVision
3 183 (15.86%) Adobe XD
4 120 (10.40%) Photoshop
5 118 (10.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 115 (9.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 72 (6.24%) InDesign
8 70 (6.07%) Zeplin
9 47 (4.07%) Marvel
10 45 (3.90%) Adobe After Effects
11 32 (2.77%) Maya
11 32 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (1.04%) UserZoom
14 10 (0.87%) SPSS
15 8 (0.69%) UXPin
16 6 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
17 5 (0.43%) Chatbot
18 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
18 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (0.95%) Magento
1 11 (0.95%) Odoo
2 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 526 (45.58%) Figma
2 76 (6.59%) SaaS
3 57 (4.94%) Miro
4 48 (4.16%) Google Analytics
5 47 (4.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 20 (1.73%) Azure
7 17 (1.47%) Power Platform
8 14 (1.21%) AWS
9 12 (1.04%) WeChat
10 11 (0.95%) Amplience
11 5 (0.43%) WhatsApp
12 4 (0.35%) Asana
12 4 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (0.35%) Slack
13 2 (0.17%) Collibra
13 2 (0.17%) Google Play
13 2 (0.17%) Google Workspace
14 1 (0.087%) Commercetools
14 1 (0.087%) SAP Commerce Cloud
14 1 (0.087%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.73%) VoIP
2 16 (1.39%) Internet
3 13 (1.13%) 5G
4 11 (0.95%) Network Security
5 7 (0.61%) SD-WAN
6 6 (0.52%) WAN
6 6 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.43%) Intranet
8 4 (0.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.43%) Big Data
2 17 (1.47%) Power BI
3 4 (0.35%) Tableau
4 1 (0.087%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 106 (9.19%) JIRA
2 84 (7.28%) Axure RP
3 38 (3.29%) Mocha
3 38 (3.29%) Selenium
4 37 (3.21%) Jasmine
5 14 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.87%) Cypress.io
6 10 (0.87%) GitLab
7 9 (0.78%) Balsamiq
8 5 (0.43%) Storybook
9 2 (0.17%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.17%) Xcode
10 1 (0.087%) Grunt
10 1 (0.087%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.087%) Subversion
10 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 436 (37.78%) Social Skills
2 235 (20.36%) Marketing
3 225 (19.50%) Finance
4 184 (15.94%) Presentation Skills
5 118 (10.23%) Legal
6 103 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
7 100 (8.67%) Retail
8 94 (8.15%) Influencing Skills
9 85 (7.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 67 (5.81%) Public Sector
11 57 (4.94%) Games
12 47 (4.07%) Publishing
13 43 (3.73%) Automotive
14 42 (3.64%) Organisational Skills
15 29 (2.51%) Advertising
16 21 (1.82%) Law
17 16 (1.39%) Brand Awareness
17 16 (1.39%) Manufacturing
17 16 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (1.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 810 (70.19%) Designer
2 399 (34.58%) UX Designer
3 248 (21.49%) UI Designer
4 236 (20.45%) Senior Designer
5 186 (16.12%) UI/UX Designer
6 121 (10.49%) Interaction Designer
6 121 (10.49%) Senior UX Designer
7 84 (7.28%) Lead Designer
8 73 (6.33%) User Experience Researcher
9 69 (5.98%) Senior UI Designer
10 52 (4.51%) Senior Interaction Designer
11 50 (4.33%) Developer
12 44 (3.81%) Senior User Experience Researcher
13 38 (3.29%) Lead UX Designer
14 35 (3.03%) React Developer
14 35 (3.03%) Senior UI/UX Designer
15 28 (2.43%) Mobile Designer
16 24 (2.08%) Digital Designer
17 22 (1.91%) Content Designer
18 21 (1.82%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (19.76%) CSS
2 211 (18.28%) HTML
3 112 (9.71%) HTML5
4 98 (8.49%) CSS3
5 66 (5.72%) React
6 47 (4.07%) Jest
7 38 (3.29%) Ajax
7 38 (3.29%) Sass
8 37 (3.21%) JSON
8 37 (3.21%) Web Services
9 36 (3.12%) Material Design
10 33 (2.86%) Node.js
11 25 (2.17%) WebRTC
12 22 (1.91%) AngularJS
13 21 (1.82%) REST
14 20 (1.73%) Web Components
15 17 (1.47%) Ext JS
15 17 (1.47%) Vue.js
16 12 (1.04%) DOM
16 12 (1.04%) GatsbyJS
Miscellaneous
1 940 (81.46%) User Experience
2 175 (15.16%) Mobile App
3 89 (7.71%) Graphic Design
4 60 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (5.03%) Animation
5 58 (5.03%) Social Media
6 55 (4.77%) Blog
7 53 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (3.21%) Hackathon
9 33 (2.86%) Motion Graphics
10 32 (2.77%) Social Network
11 28 (2.43%) Sports Betting
12 25 (2.17%) Taxonomies
13 14 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.21%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.13%) Educational Technology
15 12 (1.04%) Acoustics
15 12 (1.04%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.04%) Fibre Optics
16 11 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 125 (10.83%) Android
1 125 (10.83%) Apple iOS
2 17 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.087%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (67.24%) UX Design
2 644 (55.81%) Agile
3 573 (49.65%) Wireframes
4 561 (48.61%) User Research
5 520 (45.06%) Prototyping
6 352 (30.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 342 (29.64%) UX Research
8 249 (21.58%) Design Thinking
9 223 (19.32%) Information Architecture
10 199 (17.24%) Service Design
11 189 (16.38%) Analytics
12 173 (14.99%) Psychology
13 161 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
13 161 (13.95%) Usability Testing
14 148 (12.82%) Product Strategy
15 145 (12.56%) Qualitative Research
16 143 (12.39%) Typography
17 140 (12.13%) Quantitative Research
18 138 (11.96%) B2B
19 131 (11.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 157 (13.60%) JavaScript
2 20 (1.73%) C
3 19 (1.65%) Java
4 16 (1.39%) Apple Swift
4 16 (1.39%) Kotlin
4 16 (1.39%) Objective-C
5 10 (0.87%) TypeScript
6 7 (0.61%) C#
7 4 (0.35%) Python
8 1 (0.087%) Ada
Qualifications
1 280 (24.26%) Degree
2 53 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.25%) Master's Degree
4 25 (2.17%) Postgraduate
5 24 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.69%) PhD
8 7 (0.61%) MBCS
8 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.087%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.087%) IIBA
9 1 (0.087%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (22.70%) Accessibility
2 94 (8.15%) QA
3 21 (1.82%) WCAG
4 11 (0.95%) GDPR
5 4 (0.35%) GLP
6 3 (0.26%) GRC
7 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (2.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (1.73%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.95%) Panaseer
3 1 (0.087%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 377 (32.67%) Adobe
2 57 (4.94%) Google
3 47 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 32 (2.77%) Apple
5 28 (2.43%) Facebook
6 25 (2.17%) Hotjar
6 25 (2.17%) Mercator
7 23 (1.99%) Cadence
8 11 (0.95%) Cisco
8 11 (0.95%) CyberTech
8 11 (0.95%) Spotify
9 10 (0.87%) Qualtrics
10 7 (0.61%) LexisNexis
11 6 (0.52%) BT
11 6 (0.52%) Sun
11 6 (0.52%) Virgin Media
12 5 (0.43%) Genesys
12 5 (0.43%) PayPal
12 5 (0.43%) SAP
12 5 (0.43%) Twitter