Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Interaction Designer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1175 1174 1243
Rank change year-on-year -1 +69 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 23 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.024% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 44
UK median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -26.32% -13.64%
10th Percentile £40,428 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,500 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £32,068 £35,000
% change year-on-year +71.51% -8.38% -12.50%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Interaction Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Interaction Designer in the UK

Interaction Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Interaction Designer in the UK

Interaction Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Interaction Designer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Interaction Designer in the UK

Interaction Designer
Top 4 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 19 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
England +20 23 £47,500 +35.71% 1
London +2 19 £45,000 -7.98%
South East +44 3 £55,000 +83.33%
UK excluding London +21 3 £55,000 +71.51% 1

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Interaction 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 featuring Interaction Designer in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) User Experience
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Wireframes
6 7 (30.43%) Prototyping
7 5 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (21.74%) Validation
8 4 (17.39%) Adobe
8 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
9 3 (13.04%) Information Architecture
10 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Industrial Design
10 2 (8.70%) Economics
10 2 (8.70%) Firmware
10 2 (8.70%) Internet
10 2 (8.70%) Games
10 2 (8.70%) Scrum
10 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (8.70%) Web Design
10 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
11 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
11 1 (4.35%) CSS3
11 1 (4.35%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
11 1 (4.35%) GitHub
11 1 (4.35%) Sass

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 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.35%) CATIA
2 1 (4.35%) InVision
2 1 (4.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
1 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) LESS
3 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Wireframes
3 7 (30.43%) Prototyping
4 5 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) Information Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Economics
7 2 (8.70%) Industrial Design
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Web Design
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
8 1 (4.35%) CAD
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe