The median annual salary for a Senior UX Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior User Experience Designer
UK
Rank 755 854 911
Rank change year-on-year +99 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 102 94 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.091% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.095% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 66 82 40
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior UX Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 81 £55,000 -4.34% 12
London +61 44 £57,500 -4.16% 9
Scotland +37 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Edinburgh - 19 £55,000 - 3
East of England - 14 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +25 7 £40,000 +6.66%
West Yorkshire +23 7 £40,000 +6.66%
South West +20 7 £40,750 -22.38% 1
Leeds +15 7 £40,000 +6.66%
South East +55 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
City of London +48 5 £56,250 -6.25%
Surrey +36 5 - -
Staines - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £45,000 -
Norwich - 4 £52,000 -
Norfolk - 4 £52,000 -
Bristol +4 3 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +23 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £66,250 -
Devon - 2 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £40,750 -
Swindon - 2 £40,750 -
Exeter - 2 £32,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 £66,250 -
Dunstable - 2 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -23 1 £39,000 -32.17%
North West -30 1 £39,000 -27.77%
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -

Senior UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior UX Designer in the job title.

1 172 (100.00%) User Experience
2 110 (63.95%) Wireframes
3 72 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (39.53%) Adobe
5 56 (32.56%) Axure RP
6 52 (30.23%) Finance
7 47 (27.33%) Photoshop
8 44 (25.58%) HTML
8 44 (25.58%) Degree
8 44 (25.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 43 (25.00%) CSS
10 37 (21.51%) Marketing
11 36 (20.93%) InVision
12 33 (19.19%) Prototyping
12 33 (19.19%) Adobe Illustrator
13 30 (17.44%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 29 (16.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 29 (16.86%) Information Architecture
15 25 (14.53%) JavaScript
16 24 (13.95%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
17 23 (13.37%) E-Commerce
18 21 (12.21%) User Stories
19 20 (11.63%) Analytics
19 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (10.47%) Human Factors
21 16 (9.30%) Mentoring
21 16 (9.30%) Mobile App
21 16 (9.30%) Games
22 15 (8.72%) Infrastructure Management
22 15 (8.72%) OmniGraffle

Senior UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (4.65%) Marvel
2 3 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (27.33%) Photoshop
2 44 (25.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 36 (20.93%) InVision
4 33 (19.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (8.72%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (6.40%) Fireworks
7 6 (3.49%) Pixate
8 3 (1.74%) InDesign
9 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.58%) Pixelapse
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (5.23%) Google Analytics
3 8 (4.65%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Google Play
5 1 (0.58%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 56 (32.56%) Axure RP
2 29 (16.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
General
1 52 (30.23%) Finance
2 37 (21.51%) Marketing
3 16 (9.30%) Games
4 4 (2.33%) Legal
4 4 (2.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.58%) HTML
2 43 (25.00%) CSS
3 15 (8.72%) HTML5
4 9 (5.23%) CSS3
4 9 (5.23%) Framer.js
5 8 (4.65%) jQuery
6 5 (2.91%) .NET
6 5 (2.91%) Flash
7 4 (2.33%) Ajax
8 2 (1.16%) React
8 2 (1.16%) Sass
9 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.58%) Ionic Framework
9 1 (0.58%) Node.js
9 1 (0.58%) React Native
9 1 (0.58%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 172 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.65%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.74%) Animation
5 3 (1.74%) Social Media
6 2 (1.16%) BBC
6 2 (1.16%) Blog
6 2 (1.16%) Fintech
6 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.16%) iPad
6 2 (1.16%) NHS
6 2 (1.16%) Robotics
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.65%) Android
1 8 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (63.95%) Wireframes
2 72 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.19%) Prototyping
4 30 (17.44%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 29 (16.86%) Information Architecture
6 24 (13.95%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 23 (13.37%) E-Commerce
8 21 (12.21%) User Stories
9 20 (11.63%) Analytics
10 18 (10.47%) Human Factors
11 16 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.72%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (8.72%) Usability Testing
13 14 (8.14%) Scrum
14 12 (6.98%) A/B Testing
14 12 (6.98%) Psychology
15 8 (4.65%) Project Management
15 8 (4.65%) Typography
16 7 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
17 6 (3.49%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) PHP
3 1 (0.58%) Python
3 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (25.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 68 (39.53%) Adobe
2 6 (3.49%) ClickTale
3 5 (2.91%) RedGate
4 4 (2.33%) Google
5 2 (1.16%) Apple
5 2 (1.16%) Twitter
6 1 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.58%) Omniture
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