Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior UX Designer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 959 1000 1076
Rank change year-on-year +41 +76 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 198 205 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 131 167 116
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +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 155,416 171,189 182,225
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,154 137,258 152,504
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior UX Designer in the UK

Senior UX Designer
Top 12 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 19 November 2018. 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 +39 183 £60,000 +9.09% 38
London +58 127 £60,000 +9.09% 33
UK excluding London +12 67 £52,500 -4.55% 8
North of England +25 20 £50,000 -6.98% 2
South West -3 16 £55,000 -
North West +11 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland +5 12 £45,000 - 2
South East +4 10 £67,500 +3.85% 2
Midlands - 9 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +22 8 £50,000 -18.37% 1
West Midlands - 6 - -
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) User Experience
2 116 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (57.58%) Wireframes
4 88 (44.44%) Prototyping
5 67 (33.84%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 65 (32.83%) InVision
7 61 (30.81%) Adobe
8 42 (21.21%) Axure RP
9 41 (20.71%) HTML
10 37 (18.69%) CSS
11 36 (18.18%) Analytics
12 32 (16.16%) Information Architecture
13 31 (15.66%) Responsive Web Design
14 30 (15.15%) UX Design
14 30 (15.15%) Photoshop
14 30 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
15 28 (14.14%) Retail
15 28 (14.14%) Usability Testing
16 27 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 25 (12.63%) Scrum
18 24 (12.12%) Finance
19 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
19 23 (11.62%) Degree
20 22 (11.11%) Mobile App
21 20 (10.10%) Marvel
21 20 (10.10%) JavaScript
22 19 (9.60%) OmniGraffle
22 19 (9.60%) Critical Thinking
23 18 (9.09%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
23 18 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 20 (10.10%) Marvel
2 2 (1.01%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (32.83%) InVision
2 30 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 30 (15.15%) Photoshop
3 19 (9.60%) OmniGraffle
4 18 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.51%) Flinto
6 1 (0.51%) InDesign
6 1 (0.51%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (5.05%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.51%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (21.21%) Axure RP
2 17 (8.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (3.54%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 28 (14.14%) Retail
2 24 (12.12%) Finance
3 11 (5.56%) Marketing
4 6 (3.03%) Banking
5 5 (2.53%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.52%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Electronics
7 2 (1.01%) Law
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.71%) HTML
2 37 (18.69%) CSS
3 5 (2.53%) Framer.js
3 5 (2.53%) VCL
4 2 (1.01%) CSS3
4 2 (1.01%) HTML5
4 2 (1.01%) jQuery
4 2 (1.01%) Material Design
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.51%) Ajax
5 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.51%) CGI
5 1 (0.51%) SignalR
5 1 (0.51%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 198 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.07%) Smart Home
3 14 (7.07%) Smart Meter
4 13 (6.57%) Fintech
5 11 (5.56%) Graphic Design
6 9 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.53%) Taxonomies
9 4 (2.02%) Life Science
9 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.52%) IVR
11 2 (1.01%) Blog
11 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.56%) Android
1 11 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (57.58%) Wireframes
3 88 (44.44%) Prototyping
4 67 (33.84%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 36 (18.18%) Analytics
6 32 (16.16%) Information Architecture
7 31 (15.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 30 (15.15%) UX Design
9 28 (14.14%) Usability Testing
10 25 (12.63%) Scrum
11 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
12 19 (9.60%) Critical Thinking
13 18 (9.09%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 17 (8.59%) Creative Thinking
14 17 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (8.59%) Validation
15 16 (8.08%) Mentoring
15 16 (8.08%) Strategic Thinking
16 15 (7.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.10%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.51%) Java
2 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) Degree
2 6 (3.03%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (30.81%) Adobe
2 6 (3.03%) Google
3 3 (1.52%) Alias
3 3 (1.52%) Twitter
4 1 (0.51%) Apple
4 1 (0.51%) IBM
4 1 (0.51%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.51%) Samsung
4 1 (0.51%) SAP