Period
to 20 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior UX Designer was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

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

Senior User Experience Designer
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 955 960 1015
Rank change year-on-year +5 +55 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 131 211 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 110 135 152
UK median annual salary £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.87% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,375 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% -2.27% +10.00%

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 135,313 160,649 169,876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.05% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 107,713 129,466 136,150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Senior UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior UX Designer over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior UX Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. 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 +35 125 £65,000 +13.04% 28
London +59 100 £67,500 +12.50% 15
UK excluding London -8 31 £52,500 -2.33% 14
East of England - 11 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +40 6 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Midlands +26 6 £45,000 - 3
Scotland +11 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North of England +6 4 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South East +19 3 £65,000 +5.69% 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West +17 1 - - 1
South West -7 1 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
North East - 1 £35,000 - 3

Senior UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, Senior UX 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 Senior UX Designer in the job title.

1 131 (100.00%) User Experience
2 90 (68.70%) Wireframes
3 66 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (48.09%) Sketch
5 56 (42.75%) Prototyping
6 42 (32.06%) HTML
6 42 (32.06%) CSS
7 38 (29.01%) Adobe
8 36 (27.48%) InVision
9 35 (26.72%) Axure RP
10 33 (25.19%) Responsive Web Design
10 33 (25.19%) Scrum
10 33 (25.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 31 (23.66%) Usability Testing
12 28 (21.37%) E-Commerce
12 28 (21.37%) JavaScript
13 25 (19.08%) Retail
14 23 (17.56%) B2C
15 22 (16.79%) Kanban
15 22 (16.79%) Information Architecture
16 20 (15.27%) Mobile First
16 20 (15.27%) Mobile App
17 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (14.50%) Adobe Illustrator
18 18 (13.74%) Photoshop
18 18 (13.74%) Marvel
18 18 (13.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 16 (12.21%) Degree
20 15 (11.45%) Finance
21 14 (10.69%) User Stories

Senior UX 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.05%) WordPress
2 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (48.09%) Sketch
2 36 (27.48%) InVision
3 19 (14.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (13.74%) Marvel
4 18 (13.74%) Photoshop
5 12 (9.16%) Zeplin
6 6 (4.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (3.82%) Adobe XD
7 5 (3.82%) Figma
8 4 (3.05%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.76%) Flinto
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (6.87%) SaaS
3 4 (3.05%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (26.72%) Axure RP
2 8 (6.11%) Balsamiq
3 7 (5.34%) JIRA
4 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (19.08%) Retail
2 15 (11.45%) Finance
3 13 (9.92%) Marketing
4 8 (6.11%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.82%) Games
6 4 (3.05%) Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Electronics
6 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.06%) CSS
1 42 (32.06%) HTML
2 11 (8.40%) Material Design
3 9 (6.87%) Ajax
4 6 (4.58%) CSS3
4 6 (4.58%) HTML5
5 4 (3.05%) Framer.js
5 4 (3.05%) VCL
6 3 (2.29%) jQuery
7 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.76%) Redux
7 1 (0.76%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 131 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (15.27%) Mobile App
3 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.87%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.05%) Blog
6 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.05%) Social Media
6 4 (3.05%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.29%) Animation
7 3 (2.29%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.29%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.53%) Life Science
8 2 (1.53%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.76%) NHS
9 1 (0.76%) Social Network
9 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (68.70%) Wireframes
2 66 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (42.75%) Prototyping
4 33 (25.19%) Responsive Web Design
4 33 (25.19%) Scrum
4 33 (25.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 31 (23.66%) Usability Testing
6 28 (21.37%) E-Commerce
7 23 (17.56%) B2C
8 22 (16.79%) Information Architecture
8 22 (16.79%) Kanban
9 20 (15.27%) Mobile First
10 14 (10.69%) User Stories
11 12 (9.16%) Analytics
11 12 (9.16%) B2B
12 11 (8.40%) Design Thinking
12 11 (8.40%) Fintech
12 11 (8.40%) Mentoring
13 10 (7.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 10 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.37%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Adobe
2 5 (3.82%) Facebook
3 4 (3.05%) Apple
3 4 (3.05%) SAP
3 4 (3.05%) Twitter
4 3 (2.29%) Google
4 3 (2.29%) IBM
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.53%) ClickTale
5 2 (1.53%) Crazy Egg
5 2 (1.53%) Hotjar
6 1 (0.76%) Capita
6 1 (0.76%) Spotify