Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior UX Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1001 1062 1040
Rank change year-on-year +61 -22 +113
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 210 160 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.088% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 174 120 249
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +20.00%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX 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 Senior UX Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +106 204 £55,000 +4.76% 17
London +44 127 £55,000 - 11
UK excluding London +59 81 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East +59 26 £65,000 +30.00% 2
North of England +16 25 £57,500 +43.75% 2
South West +36 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +30 14 £61,250 +53.13% 1
North West -16 11 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +14 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland -17 4 £45,000 +1.12% 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 210 (100.00%) User Experience
2 110 (52.38%) Wireframes
3 79 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (36.19%) Prototyping
5 73 (34.76%) Adobe
6 65 (30.95%) Axure RP
7 55 (26.19%) InVision
8 53 (25.24%) Information Architecture
9 49 (23.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 48 (22.86%) Photoshop
10 48 (22.86%) Mobile App
11 47 (22.38%) HTML
11 47 (22.38%) CSS
12 45 (21.43%) E-Commerce
13 43 (20.48%) Usability Testing
14 39 (18.57%) Marketing
15 38 (18.10%) Typography
16 33 (15.71%) Finance
17 31 (14.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 29 (13.81%) Enterprise Software
19 27 (12.86%) Mentoring
19 27 (12.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 25 (11.90%) OmniGraffle
20 25 (11.90%) JavaScript
21 22 (10.48%) Analytics
22 20 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
23 19 (9.05%) Responsive Web Design
24 17 (8.10%) A/B Testing
25 15 (7.14%) Customer Insight
25 15 (7.14%) Heuristic Evaluation

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 9 (4.29%) CMS
2 7 (3.33%) Marvel
3 6 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Drupal
4 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (26.19%) InVision
2 49 (23.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (22.86%) Photoshop
4 27 (12.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 25 (11.90%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (4.76%) Fireworks
7 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (3.81%) InDesign
8 8 (3.81%) MS Visio
9 5 (2.38%) Chatbot
10 3 (1.43%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (1.43%) UXPin
11 2 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.48%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (4.76%) SaaS
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) Skype
Development Applications
1 65 (30.95%) Axure RP
2 20 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
General
1 39 (18.57%) Marketing
2 33 (15.71%) Finance
3 14 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.19%) Retail
5 11 (5.24%) Advertising
5 11 (5.24%) Electronics
5 11 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.29%) Automotive
7 7 (3.33%) Banking
8 5 (2.38%) Games
9 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.48%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.38%) CSS
1 47 (22.38%) HTML
2 14 (6.67%) HTML5
3 9 (4.29%) AngularJS
3 9 (4.29%) Material Design
4 8 (3.81%) Framer.js
5 6 (2.86%) XHTML
6 5 (2.38%) Ajax
6 5 (2.38%) CSS3
7 4 (1.90%) Flash
8 3 (1.43%) Laravel
8 3 (1.43%) SignalR
8 3 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 2 (0.95%) jQuery
9 2 (0.95%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 210 (100.00%) User Experience
2 48 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 29 (13.81%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.14%) Social Media
5 13 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.29%) Graphic Design
8 5 (2.38%) Animation
9 4 (1.90%) Fintech
9 4 (1.90%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.43%) Blog
10 3 (1.43%) iPhone
10 3 (1.43%) Life Science
11 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.95%) Video Editing
12 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.71%) Android
1 12 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 8 (3.81%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.43%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (52.38%) Wireframes
2 79 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (36.19%) Prototyping
4 53 (25.24%) Information Architecture
5 45 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 43 (20.48%) Usability Testing
7 38 (18.10%) Typography
8 27 (12.86%) Mentoring
9 22 (10.48%) Analytics
10 19 (9.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (8.10%) A/B Testing
12 15 (7.14%) Customer Insight
12 15 (7.14%) Heuristic Evaluation
13 14 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (6.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 14 (6.67%) Project Management
14 12 (5.71%) Scrum
15 11 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (5.24%) Programme Management
15 11 (5.24%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.90%) PHP
3 3 (1.43%) ES6
4 1 (0.48%) C
4 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (6.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) WCAG
2 3 (1.43%) COSHH
2 3 (1.43%) GMP
2 3 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 73 (34.76%) Adobe
2 14 (6.67%) Apple
3 11 (5.24%) SAP
4 8 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.86%) Google
6 4 (1.90%) Capita
7 3 (1.43%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.48%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.48%) Twitter