The median annual salary for a UI Designer was £42,500 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.

User Interface Designer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 635 666 750
Rank change year-on-year +31 +84  
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 241 273 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 197 225 173
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

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 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 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 +13 226 £42,500 +6.25% 33
London -25 90 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +44 43 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South West +13 37 £42,500 +29.77% 3
Wiltshire +20 18 £43,875 +3.23%
Swindon +14 18 £43,875 +3.23%
Surrey +43 16 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Yorkshire +18 16 £35,000 -15.66% 2
City of London +22 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West -35 14 £43,750 +2.94% 2
East Midlands +24 12 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester -30 12 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Scotland +28 10 £36,000 -44.61% 1
Gloucestershire +4 10 £42,500 +30.76%
Berkshire +37 9 £50,000 +66.66% 1
West Yorkshire +21 9 £41,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £33,750 - 2
Brighton +3 8 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Sussex +3 8 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Glasgow - 8 £36,000 - 1
Hampshire +22 7 £37,500 +17.18% 1
West Midlands +7 7 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Nottingham +6 7 £35,000 +3.70% 2
East of England -8 7 £45,000 +27.65%
Maidenhead - 7 - -
Cheltenham - 7 £42,500 -
Cambridge -4 6 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £45,000 -
Leeds +12 5 £41,500 - 2
Bristol -23 4 £38,750 +10.71%

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 404 (92.03%) User Experience
2 251 (57.18%) HTML
3 244 (55.58%) CSS
4 243 (55.35%) Wireframes
5 174 (39.64%) JavaScript
6 172 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (33.71%) Adobe
8 142 (32.35%) Photoshop
9 120 (27.33%) Prototyping
10 101 (23.01%) HTML5
11 91 (20.73%) CSS3
12 90 (20.50%) Mobile App
13 89 (20.27%) Marketing
14 88 (20.05%) Axure RP
15 87 (19.82%) Adobe Illustrator
16 69 (15.72%) InVision
17 65 (14.81%) Usability Testing
18 63 (14.35%) Degree
19 62 (14.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 53 (12.07%) Scrum
21 52 (11.85%) Web Design
22 49 (11.16%) Responsive Web Design
23 48 (10.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
24 47 (10.71%) Information Architecture
24 47 (10.71%) Finance
25 42 (9.57%) jQuery
26 41 (9.34%) E-Commerce
26 41 (9.34%) Typography
27 40 (9.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 38 (8.66%) High-Fidelity Prototypes

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 28 (6.38%) Marvel
2 14 (3.19%) CMS
3 11 (2.51%) WordPress
4 7 (1.59%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 142 (32.35%) Photoshop
2 87 (19.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 69 (15.72%) InVision
4 62 (14.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (4.10%) UXPin
6 17 (3.87%) OmniGraffle
7 16 (3.64%) InDesign
8 5 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.91%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.23%) GIMP
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.23%) Moqups
11 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.23%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.68%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 13 (2.96%) SaaS
3 12 (2.73%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.68%) Internet
1 3 (0.68%) Skype
2 2 (0.46%) Network Security
3 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.46%) Big Data
1 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 88 (20.05%) Axure RP
2 48 (10.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 20 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.73%) JIRA
5 6 (1.37%) NUnit
5 6 (1.37%) ReSharper
5 6 (1.37%) SonarQube
5 6 (1.37%) Subversion
6 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.23%) Gradle
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (20.27%) Marketing
2 47 (10.71%) Finance
3 19 (4.33%) Retail
4 14 (3.19%) Banking
4 14 (3.19%) Games
5 10 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.37%) Law
7 5 (1.14%) Electronics
8 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (57.18%) HTML
2 244 (55.58%) CSS
3 101 (23.01%) HTML5
4 91 (20.73%) CSS3
5 42 (9.57%) jQuery
6 40 (9.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 36 (8.20%) AngularJS
8 14 (3.19%) Framer.js
8 14 (3.19%) Sass
9 11 (2.51%) .NET
10 8 (1.82%) Node.js
11 7 (1.59%) LESS
12 6 (1.37%) Ember.js
12 6 (1.37%) XML
12 6 (1.37%) XML Schema
12 6 (1.37%) XSLT
13 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.91%) D3.js
13 4 (0.91%) React
13 4 (0.91%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 404 (92.03%) User Experience
2 90 (20.50%) Mobile App
3 35 (7.97%) Graphic Design
4 19 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.05%) Fintech
8 8 (1.82%) Animation
8 8 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.37%) Social Media
10 5 (1.14%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.14%) iPad
11 4 (0.91%) FMCG
11 4 (0.91%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.68%) W3C
13 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.46%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.46%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.46%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.38%) Android
2 25 (5.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.14%) Windows
4 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.46%) Unix
6 1 (0.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (55.35%) Wireframes
2 172 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (27.33%) Prototyping
4 65 (14.81%) Usability Testing
5 53 (12.07%) Scrum
6 52 (11.85%) Web Design
7 49 (11.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 47 (10.71%) Information Architecture
9 41 (9.34%) E-Commerce
9 41 (9.34%) Typography
10 38 (8.66%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 29 (6.61%) UX Design
12 28 (6.38%) Analytics
13 25 (5.69%) A/B Testing
13 25 (5.69%) User Stories
14 24 (5.47%) Visualisation
14 24 (5.47%) Web Development
15 23 (5.24%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
16 22 (5.01%) Data Visualisation
16 22 (5.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 174 (39.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (2.51%) Java
3 7 (1.59%) PHP
4 6 (1.37%) XPath
5 2 (0.46%) C++
5 2 (0.46%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (0.46%) Python
5 2 (0.46%) SQL
6 1 (0.23%) C
6 1 (0.23%) C#
6 1 (0.23%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 63 (14.35%) Degree
2 10 (2.28%) HND
2 10 (2.28%) PhD
3 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.28%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 148 (33.71%) Adobe
2 13 (2.96%) Google
3 7 (1.59%) Usabilla
4 6 (1.37%) ClickTale
5 5 (1.14%) Apple
6 4 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.91%) Facebook
6 4 (0.91%) SAP
7 3 (0.68%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.46%) Sony
8 2 (0.46%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) Hitwise
9 1 (0.23%) hybris
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.23%) Monetate
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus package and great working envir
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + with bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
West Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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East London
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Stafford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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