Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior UX Designer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 733 914 992
Rank change year-on-year +181 +78 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 106 204 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 99 181 158
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £39,350 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £67,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 73,416 140,757 170,634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.88% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59,114 112,373 138,268
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior UX Designer.

Salary trend for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior UX Designer over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +171 88 £60,000 -4.00% 8
UK excluding London +234 53 £55,000 +4.76% 5
London +79 52 £60,000 -7.69% 3
South East +169 17 £70,000 +12.00% 1
North of England +147 10 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Wales +35 10 £55,000 +46.67%
North West +118 9 £45,000 -21.74%
Scotland +90 7 £42,500 -22.73%
Midlands +113 6 £51,250 +73.73% 3
West Midlands +80 6 £51,250 +73.73% 2
Work from Home +72 6 £42,500 -39.29% 1
East of England +68 2 - -
South West +106 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) User Experience
2 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (52.83%) Wireframes
4 32 (30.19%) Sketch
5 29 (27.36%) Prototyping
6 24 (22.64%) InVision
7 23 (21.70%) Mobile App
8 21 (19.81%) CSS
8 21 (19.81%) E-Commerce
9 19 (17.92%) Finance
9 19 (17.92%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 16 (15.09%) Adobe
10 16 (15.09%) HTML
10 16 (15.09%) UX Design
11 15 (14.15%) Front End Development
12 14 (13.21%) Fintech
13 13 (12.26%) Axure RP
13 13 (12.26%) Degree
14 12 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.43%) Internet
16 10 (9.43%) Scrum
16 10 (9.43%) Marketing
16 10 (9.43%) RIA
17 9 (8.49%) Visualisation
17 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
17 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (8.49%) MySQL
17 9 (8.49%) Data Visualisation
17 9 (8.49%) Information Architecture

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 2 (1.89%) WordPress
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Sketch
2 24 (22.64%) InVision
3 7 (6.60%) Photoshop
4 6 (5.66%) Marvel
5 5 (4.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (4.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (4.72%) Figma
6 3 (2.83%) Adobe XD
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (2.83%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.94%) InDesign
7 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) SaaS
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.94%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Marketing
3 7 (6.60%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Advertising
4 3 (2.83%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) CSS
2 16 (15.09%) HTML
3 6 (5.66%) CSS3
3 6 (5.66%) HTML5
4 5 (4.72%) Framer.js
5 1 (0.94%) Ajax
5 1 (0.94%) jQuery
5 1 (0.94%) LESS
5 1 (0.94%) Material Design
5 1 (0.94%) React
5 1 (0.94%) Sass
5 1 (0.94%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 106 (100.00%) User Experience
2 23 (21.70%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.43%) RIA
4 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Animation
6 3 (2.83%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (52.83%) Wireframes
3 29 (27.36%) Prototyping
4 21 (19.81%) E-Commerce
5 19 (17.92%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 16 (15.09%) UX Design
7 15 (14.15%) Front End Development
8 14 (13.21%) Fintech
9 12 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (9.43%) Scrum
11 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
11 9 (8.49%) Creative Thinking
11 9 (8.49%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (8.49%) Information Architecture
11 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.49%) Typography
11 9 (8.49%) Visualisation
12 8 (7.55%) A/B Testing
12 8 (7.55%) Design Thinking
12 8 (7.55%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.94%) C
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 9 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Adobe
2 3 (2.83%) Google
3 1 (0.94%) Apple
3 1 (0.94%) BT
3 1 (0.94%) Facebook
3 1 (0.94%) Hotjar
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft