Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UI Designer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

User Interface Designer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 741 848
Rank change year-on-year +16 +107 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 485 525 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 426 477 442
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured UI Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UI Designer in the UK

UI 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 UI Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -2 463 £44,500 +4.71% 31
London -17 261 £50,000 +11.11% 16
UK excluding London +34 217 £40,000 +14.29% 16
South East +50 90 £40,000 - 8
Midlands +17 43 £30,000 -14.29% 2
West Midlands +12 31 £27,500 -15.38% 2
North of England +5 30 £38,750 +26.02% 3
South West -23 24 £40,750 +25.38% 2
Yorkshire +39 15 £39,500 +25.40% 2
Scotland +7 15 £34,500 -
East of England -6 15 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -21 15 £38,750 -8.82% 1
East Midlands +36 12 £46,250 +23.33%

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 429 (88.45%) User Experience
2 245 (50.52%) HTML
3 244 (50.31%) CSS
4 227 (46.80%) Wireframes
5 183 (37.73%) Adobe
6 179 (36.91%) Photoshop
7 157 (32.37%) JavaScript
8 139 (28.66%) Adobe Illustrator
9 134 (27.63%) Mobile App
10 126 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
11 119 (24.54%) Prototyping
12 108 (22.27%) InVision
13 81 (16.70%) Marketing
14 73 (15.05%) Finance
14 73 (15.05%) Axure RP
15 72 (14.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 64 (13.20%) Degree
17 63 (12.99%) HTML5
18 58 (11.96%) Web Design
19 56 (11.55%) Retail
20 53 (10.93%) E-Commerce
21 50 (10.31%) CSS3
21 50 (10.31%) Typography
22 47 (9.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
23 43 (8.87%) Android
24 40 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
25 38 (7.84%) Apple iOS
26 37 (7.63%) jQuery
27 34 (7.01%) Usability Testing
27 34 (7.01%) AngularJS

UI 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 21 (4.33%) CMS
2 20 (4.12%) Marvel
3 6 (1.24%) WordPress
4 5 (1.03%) Ethereum
5 4 (0.82%) EPiServer
Applications
1 179 (36.91%) Photoshop
2 139 (28.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 108 (22.27%) InVision
4 72 (14.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (4.74%) InDesign
6 17 (3.51%) OmniGraffle
6 17 (3.51%) UXPin
7 12 (2.47%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.82%) Pixate
9 3 (0.62%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 11 (2.27%) SaaS
3 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.41%) Broadband
2 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.62%) MySQL
2 2 (0.41%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 73 (15.05%) Axure RP
2 47 (9.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.44%) Subversion
5 5 (1.03%) JIRA
6 4 (0.82%) NUnit
6 4 (0.82%) ReSharper
6 4 (0.82%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.62%) gulp
7 3 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (16.70%) Marketing
2 73 (15.05%) Finance
3 56 (11.55%) Retail
4 33 (6.80%) Games
5 17 (3.51%) Legal
6 16 (3.30%) Banking
7 5 (1.03%) Law
7 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (50.52%) HTML
2 244 (50.31%) CSS
3 63 (12.99%) HTML5
4 50 (10.31%) CSS3
5 37 (7.63%) jQuery
6 34 (7.01%) AngularJS
7 33 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (5.77%) Sass
9 17 (3.51%) Framer.js
10 15 (3.09%) React
11 12 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (1.65%) Material Design
13 4 (0.82%) Node.js
13 4 (0.82%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 4 (0.82%) XML
13 4 (0.82%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.82%) XSLT
14 3 (0.62%) LAMP
14 3 (0.62%) RESTful
14 3 (0.62%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 429 (88.45%) User Experience
2 134 (27.63%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.39%) Graphic Design
4 21 (4.33%) Fintech
5 12 (2.47%) BBC
5 12 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.44%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.03%) Bitcoin
10 4 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (0.82%) Online Games
11 3 (0.62%) Animation
11 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.62%) FMCG
11 3 (0.62%) iPhone
12 2 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.41%) iPad
12 2 (0.41%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.87%) Android
2 38 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.82%) Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Windows
5 2 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (46.80%) Wireframes
2 126 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (24.54%) Prototyping
4 58 (11.96%) Web Design
5 53 (10.93%) E-Commerce
6 50 (10.31%) Typography
7 40 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (7.01%) Usability Testing
9 29 (5.98%) Scrum
10 28 (5.77%) B2B
11 27 (5.57%) Information Architecture
12 22 (4.54%) Artificial Intelligence
12 22 (4.54%) B2C
13 21 (4.33%) UX Design
14 20 (4.12%) Creative Thinking
14 20 (4.12%) Machine Learning
15 19 (3.92%) Analytics
15 19 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (3.92%) Time Management
15 19 (3.92%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 157 (32.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (1.86%) PHP
3 5 (1.03%) Java
4 4 (0.82%) Apple Swift
4 4 (0.82%) Objective-C
4 4 (0.82%) XPath
5 3 (0.62%) ES6
6 2 (0.41%) C
6 2 (0.41%) C++
7 1 (0.21%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (13.20%) Degree
2 7 (1.44%) PhD
3 5 (1.03%) HND
4 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.24%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) WCAG
3 2 (0.41%) COSHH
3 2 (0.41%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (0.62%) Docker
Vendors
1 183 (37.73%) Adobe
2 12 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.27%) Google
4 7 (1.44%) Apple
5 5 (1.03%) Capita
6 4 (0.82%) Samsung
6 4 (0.82%) Twitter
7 3 (0.62%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.62%) WooCommerce
8 2 (0.41%) Sony
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook