Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for an Interaction Designer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Interaction Designer
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 900 872 1071
Rank change year-on-year -28 +199 +83
Permanent jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 42 7 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.009% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 23
10th Percentile " £37,575 £33,983
25th Percentile £43,750 £39,687 £40,165
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £41,606 £42,291
Median % change year-on-year +38.20% -1.62% +40.97%
75th Percentile £68,125 £44,888 £47,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £49,455 £69,369
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £41,606 £42,291
% change year-on-year +32.19% -1.62% +40.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 92,086 80,353 137,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.03% 95.16% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67,086 65,175 110,873
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £73,250 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Interaction Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Interaction Designer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Interaction Designer in the UK

Interaction Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Interaction Designer in the UK

Interaction Designer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Interaction Designer over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Interaction Designer in the UK

Interaction Designer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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
England +1 36 £57,500 +38.20% 2
UK excluding London -27 28 £55,000 +32.19% 2
North of England -15 17 £55,000 - 2
London - 13 £70,000 -
Yorkshire -29 8 £55,000 - 1
North East - 7 £48,500 - 1
Scotland - 6 £56,750 -
South East +4 5 £65,000 +74.10%
Work from Home - 5 £57,500 - 1
North West - 2 £75,000 -

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, Interaction Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Interaction Designer in the job title.

1 35 (83.33%) User Experience
2 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 28 (66.67%) CSS
4 23 (54.76%) Prototyping
5 20 (47.62%) Social Skills
6 17 (40.48%) Sketch
6 17 (40.48%) Service Design
7 15 (35.71%) Adobe
7 15 (35.71%) Accessibility
8 14 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 14 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (30.95%) Web Design
9 13 (30.95%) Strategic Thinking
9 13 (30.95%) Adobe After Effects
10 12 (28.57%) Wireframes
11 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
11 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
12 10 (23.81%) Public Sector
13 8 (19.05%) GitHub
13 8 (19.05%) Marketing
13 8 (19.05%) jQuery
13 8 (19.05%) Photoshop
13 8 (19.05%) Web Services
13 8 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (19.05%) InDesign
13 8 (19.05%) Adobe Premiere
14 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 6 (14.29%) Graphic Design
15 6 (14.29%) Minimum Viable Product

Interaction Designer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Sketch
2 14 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (30.95%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (19.05%) Adobe Premiere
4 8 (19.05%) InDesign
4 8 (19.05%) Photoshop
5 6 (14.29%) Adobe XD
5 6 (14.29%) Figma
6 5 (11.90%) Blender
6 5 (11.90%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (4.76%) InVision
8 1 (2.38%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (47.62%) Social Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Public Sector
3 8 (19.05%) Marketing
4 5 (11.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) CSS
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) jQuery
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (11.90%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 35 (83.33%) User Experience
2 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
3 6 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 5 (11.90%) Animation
4 5 (11.90%) NHS
4 5 (11.90%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) Prototyping
3 17 (40.48%) Service Design
4 14 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 13 (30.95%) Strategic Thinking
5 13 (30.95%) Web Design
6 12 (28.57%) Wireframes
7 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
8 6 (14.29%) Minimum Viable Product
9 5 (11.90%) Biometrics
9 5 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (11.90%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 5 (11.90%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (11.90%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 4 (9.52%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
10 4 (9.52%) Scrum
11 3 (7.14%) User Journey Map
11 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
12 2 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Mercator