Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior UX Designer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 881 998 1056
Rank change year-on-year +117 +58 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 230 199 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 162 177 107
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £44,100 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -5.26%

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 144,895 166,820 170,398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,811 135,425 141,889
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.28%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Top 13 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 16 January 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 +98 217 £57,500 - 54
London +63 152 £62,500 +8.70% 36
UK excluding London +65 75 £55,000 - 18
South West +12 16 £35,000 -36.36% 1
North of England +35 15 £55,000 -6.78% 3
South East +25 14 £60,000 -14.29% 5
East of England +36 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland +9 11 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +22 8 £50,000 -23.08%
North West +38 7 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Midlands - 6 £32,500 - 8
West Midlands - 5 £32,500 - 7
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 230 (100.00%) User Experience
2 120 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (50.43%) Wireframes
4 83 (36.09%) Prototyping
5 68 (29.57%) InVision
6 65 (28.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 63 (27.39%) Adobe
8 52 (22.61%) Axure RP
9 50 (21.74%) HTML
10 39 (16.96%) CSS
10 39 (16.96%) Retail
11 38 (16.52%) UX Design
11 38 (16.52%) Analytics
11 38 (16.52%) Mobile App
11 38 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (15.65%) Responsive Web Design
13 33 (14.35%) Scrum
13 33 (14.35%) E-Commerce
14 30 (13.04%) Usability Testing
15 29 (12.61%) Marvel
16 27 (11.74%) Creative Thinking
17 26 (11.30%) Design Thinking
17 26 (11.30%) Information Architecture
18 24 (10.43%) Photoshop
18 24 (10.43%) Adobe Illustrator
19 23 (10.00%) JavaScript
19 23 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
20 22 (9.57%) Lean Software Development
20 22 (9.57%) Critical Thinking
20 22 (9.57%) Finance

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 29 (12.61%) Marvel
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (29.57%) InVision
2 24 (10.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 24 (10.43%) Photoshop
3 20 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
4 19 (8.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (2.61%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.30%) Flinto
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.43%) InDesign
8 1 (0.43%) Pixate
8 1 (0.43%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (3.04%) SaaS
3 5 (2.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.87%) G Suite
5 1 (0.43%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.43%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.87%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (22.61%) Axure RP
2 8 (3.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 39 (16.96%) Retail
2 22 (9.57%) Finance
3 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.17%) Marketing
4 5 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.74%) Banking
5 4 (1.74%) Games
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.74%) HTML
2 39 (16.96%) CSS
3 5 (2.17%) Framer.js
3 5 (2.17%) Material Design
4 4 (1.74%) VCL
5 2 (0.87%) jQuery
5 2 (0.87%) React
6 1 (0.43%) .NET
6 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.43%) Ajax
6 1 (0.43%) CGI
6 1 (0.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 230 (100.00%) User Experience
2 38 (16.52%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.70%) Fintech
4 12 (5.22%) Smart Home
4 12 (5.22%) Smart Meter
5 10 (4.35%) Graphic Design
5 10 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.61%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.74%) Animation
7 4 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (1.74%) Life Science
7 4 (1.74%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Blog
9 2 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.43%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.43%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.43%) Photography
10 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.35%) Android
1 10 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (50.43%) Wireframes
3 83 (36.09%) Prototyping
4 65 (28.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 38 (16.52%) Analytics
5 38 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (16.52%) UX Design
6 36 (15.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (14.35%) E-Commerce
7 33 (14.35%) Scrum
8 30 (13.04%) Usability Testing
9 27 (11.74%) Creative Thinking
10 26 (11.30%) Design Thinking
10 26 (11.30%) Information Architecture
11 23 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
12 22 (9.57%) Critical Thinking
12 22 (9.57%) Lean Software Development
13 19 (8.26%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 19 (8.26%) Kanban
14 18 (7.83%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.43%) Java
2 1 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (27.39%) Adobe
2 5 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (0.43%) LexisNexis