The median annual salary for a UI Designer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Interface Designer
UK
Rank 665 701 757
Rank change year-on-year +36 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 193 248 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 169 214 167
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured UI Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UI Designer.

Salary trend for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UI Designer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UI Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +47 174 £42,500 - 47
London +7 76 £50,000 -4.76% 23
South East +57 26 £40,000 +14.28% 7
South West +32 20 £36,250 +3.57% 6
East Midlands +15 17 £38,750 +29.16% 4
East of England +24 13 £32,500 - 4
City of London +44 11 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Surrey +29 11 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire +25 10 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Scotland +21 10 £55,000 - 1
North West -27 10 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Glasgow - 9 £55,000 - 1
South Wales +12 7 £30,500 -6.15%
Cardiff +12 7 £30,500 -6.15%
Wales +5 7 £30,500 -6.15%
Manchester -26 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £31,250 - 4
Bedfordshire - 7 £47,500 -
Northampton +28 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Northamptonshire +26 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Nottingham +11 6 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Staines - 6 £50,000 -
Bristol - 6 £31,250 -
Hampshire +30 5 £37,500 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +18 5 £25,000 -33.33%
Hertfordshire +15 5 £32,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £30,000 - 2
Dunstable - 5 £47,500 -
Coventry +5 4 £23,750 -36.66%

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, UI 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 UI Designer in the job title.

1 346 (87.37%) User Experience
2 234 (59.09%) HTML
2 234 (59.09%) CSS
3 198 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 167 (42.17%) Photoshop
5 162 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 151 (38.13%) JavaScript
7 125 (31.57%) Adobe
8 104 (26.26%) Prototyping
9 94 (23.74%) Adobe Illustrator
10 88 (22.22%) HTML5
10 88 (22.22%) Axure RP
11 82 (20.71%) Mobile App
12 76 (19.19%) CSS3
13 66 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 66 (16.67%) Scrum
14 59 (14.90%) Degree
15 58 (14.65%) Web Design
16 53 (13.38%) InVision
17 52 (13.13%) jQuery
18 51 (12.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 49 (12.37%) Marketing
20 48 (12.12%) E-Commerce
21 47 (11.87%) Usability Testing
22 42 (10.61%) Information Architecture
23 41 (10.35%) Finance
24 40 (10.10%) Typography
25 37 (9.34%) InDesign
26 36 (9.09%) Android
27 35 (8.84%) Analytics

UI Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.78%) CMS
2 8 (2.02%) Marvel
2 8 (2.02%) WordPress
3 4 (1.01%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 167 (42.17%) Photoshop
2 94 (23.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 53 (13.38%) InVision
4 51 (12.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 37 (9.34%) InDesign
6 28 (7.07%) OmniGraffle
7 15 (3.79%) Fireworks
8 12 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
8 12 (3.03%) UXPin
9 5 (1.26%) MS Excel
9 5 (1.26%) MS Office
10 3 (0.76%) Pixate
11 2 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.25%) GIMP
12 1 (0.25%) Moqups
12 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (2.53%) Google Analytics
3 8 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.01%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) Google Play
6 1 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.25%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (0.76%) Network Security
2 3 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.78%) Big Data
2 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 88 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 28 (7.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (12.37%) Marketing
2 41 (10.35%) Finance
3 30 (7.58%) Retail
4 18 (4.55%) Games
5 14 (3.54%) Banking
6 12 (3.03%) Advertising
7 9 (2.27%) Automotive
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (59.09%) CSS
1 234 (59.09%) HTML
2 88 (22.22%) HTML5
3 76 (19.19%) CSS3
4 52 (13.13%) jQuery
5 28 (7.07%) AngularJS
6 19 (4.80%) .NET
7 15 (3.79%) Sass
8 12 (3.03%) D3.js
8 12 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (2.27%) Flash
9 9 (2.27%) Framer.js
10 8 (2.02%) Ajax
10 8 (2.02%) LESS
11 7 (1.77%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.77%) Highcharts JS
12 4 (1.01%) React
13 3 (0.76%) Node.js
13 3 (0.76%) Semantic HTML
14 2 (0.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 346 (87.37%) User Experience
2 82 (20.71%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.55%) Graphic Design
5 17 (4.29%) Social Media
6 12 (3.03%) Animation
7 10 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.52%) Motion Graphics
9 5 (1.26%) Fintech
9 5 (1.26%) FMCG
10 4 (1.01%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.76%) BBC
11 3 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.76%) RIA
12 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.51%) W3C
13 1 (0.25%) Blog
13 1 (0.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.09%) Android
2 34 (8.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.51%) Windows
4 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 162 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (26.26%) Prototyping
4 66 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 66 (16.67%) Scrum
5 58 (14.65%) Web Design
6 48 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 47 (11.87%) Usability Testing
8 42 (10.61%) Information Architecture
9 40 (10.10%) Typography
10 35 (8.84%) Analytics
11 26 (6.57%) Front End Development
12 24 (6.06%) Visualisation
13 23 (5.81%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 22 (5.56%) Web Development
15 21 (5.30%) User Stories
16 17 (4.29%) Data Analytics
16 17 (4.29%) Infographics
17 15 (3.79%) Data Visualisation
17 15 (3.79%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 151 (38.13%) JavaScript
2 8 (2.02%) Java
3 6 (1.52%) PHP
4 5 (1.26%) SQL
5 4 (1.01%) ActionScript
6 3 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.25%) C
7 1 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.25%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (14.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 125 (31.57%) Adobe
2 10 (2.53%) Google
3 8 (2.02%) ClickTale
4 7 (1.77%) hybris
4 7 (1.77%) Monetate
5 6 (1.52%) Tableau
6 5 (1.26%) Facebook
6 5 (1.26%) Hitwise
7 4 (1.01%) Usabilla
8 3 (0.76%) Apple
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.25%) Hotjar
10 1 (0.25%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.25%) Twitter
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Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Salt
Salary: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + with bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Company Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits bonus, onsite gym, free parking, t
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £95,000 (depending on experience and performance)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000 (depending on experience and performance)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £100,000 + big bonus & perks
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 15% BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: Up to £40,000 + health, dental, pension & flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Quarterly Pay Review - Bonus (every
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 40% Staff Discount + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago