The median annual salary for a Senior UX Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 853 851
Rank change year-on-year +67 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 88 82 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 64 90
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,875 £41,475 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,125 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Top 8 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 28 June 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 +55 80 £55,000 - 12
London +33 47 £55,000 - 5
UK excluding London +43 41 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North of England -1 12 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East of England -1 10 £45,000 +32.35%
South East +45 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland +24 8 £40,000 -
South West -13 2 £51,250 -2.38% 2

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 189 (100.00%) User Experience
2 123 (65.08%) Wireframes
3 84 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (43.92%) Adobe
5 75 (39.68%) Axure RP
6 57 (30.16%) Prototyping
7 51 (26.98%) Degree
8 47 (24.87%) Finance
9 43 (22.75%) Marketing
10 42 (22.22%) Information Architecture
11 41 (21.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 37 (19.58%) InVision
12 37 (19.58%) Adobe Illustrator
12 37 (19.58%) Photoshop
13 33 (17.46%) HTML
13 33 (17.46%) CSS
14 32 (16.93%) E-Commerce
15 29 (15.34%) Usability Testing
16 28 (14.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 28 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
16 28 (14.81%) User Stories
17 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
17 25 (13.23%) Analytics
18 24 (12.70%) Psychology
18 24 (12.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
19 23 (12.17%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
20 21 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
21 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
22 17 (8.99%) Typography
22 17 (8.99%) Scrum

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 11 (5.82%) Marvel
2 9 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (21.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 37 (19.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 37 (19.58%) InVision
2 37 (19.58%) Photoshop
3 28 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (4.76%) InDesign
6 5 (2.65%) Fireworks
7 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.59%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 13 (6.88%) Google Analytics
3 9 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 75 (39.68%) Axure RP
2 28 (14.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 47 (24.87%) Finance
2 43 (22.75%) Marketing
3 14 (7.41%) Games
4 13 (6.88%) Retail
5 11 (5.82%) Advertising
6 9 (4.76%) Automotive
7 4 (2.12%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.46%) CSS
1 33 (17.46%) HTML
2 12 (6.35%) Framer.js
3 10 (5.29%) HTML5
4 6 (3.17%) CSS3
4 6 (3.17%) jQuery
5 5 (2.65%) .NET
6 4 (2.12%) Flash
7 3 (1.59%) VCL
8 1 (0.53%) Ajax
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 189 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.29%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.76%) Graphic Design
5 9 (4.76%) Social Media
6 4 (2.12%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.06%) Animation
7 2 (1.06%) Blog
7 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) Fintech
7 2 (1.06%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.06%) Robotics
8 1 (0.53%) BBC
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 5 (2.65%) Android
2 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (65.08%) Wireframes
2 84 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (30.16%) Prototyping
4 42 (22.22%) Information Architecture
5 32 (16.93%) E-Commerce
6 29 (15.34%) Usability Testing
7 28 (14.81%) User Stories
8 25 (13.23%) Analytics
8 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
9 24 (12.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 24 (12.70%) Psychology
10 23 (12.17%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 17 (8.99%) Scrum
11 17 (8.99%) Typography
12 16 (8.47%) Human Factors
12 16 (8.47%) Project Management
13 13 (6.88%) Heuristic Evaluation
13 13 (6.88%) Visualisation
14 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (5.29%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.59%) PHP
3 2 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (26.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.59%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.53%) QA
Vendors
1 83 (43.92%) Adobe
2 10 (5.29%) Apple
3 9 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.23%) Google
5 6 (3.17%) ClickTale
6 5 (2.65%) RedGate
7 2 (1.06%) Twitter
8 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.53%) Omniture
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