Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a UI Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 548 659 742
Rank change year-on-year +111 +83 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a UI Designer 236 504 475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 211 421 400
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 61,708 136,871 164,320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.86% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49,725 109,290 132,515
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing UI Designer.

Salary trend for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing UI Designer over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Top 17 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 8 August 2020. 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 +116 224 £51,250 +7.89% 11
London +88 136 £55,000 +1.85% 2
UK excluding London +163 95 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South East +173 42 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +113 19 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands +97 17 £47,500 +35.71%
North of England +131 15 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Work from Home +66 9 £42,750 -10.00% 3
North West +101 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire +110 6 £42,500 +30.77%
South West +78 6 £56,250 +40.63%
East of England +87 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Scotland +73 4 £31,500 -30.00%
East Midlands +83 2 £36,250 -17.14% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £27,500 -
Wales +28 1 £30,000 -25.00% 2
North East +25 1 £55,000 +46.67% 1

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, UI 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 UI Designer in the job title.

1 215 (91.10%) User Experience
2 151 (63.98%) Wireframes
3 91 (38.56%) Sketch
4 81 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (32.20%) CSS
6 70 (29.66%) Adobe
7 65 (27.54%) HTML
8 64 (27.12%) Prototyping
9 61 (25.85%) InVision
10 46 (19.49%) Photoshop
11 42 (17.80%) Adobe Illustrator
12 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
12 41 (17.37%) Marketing
13 35 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (13.98%) SaaS
15 31 (13.14%) E-Commerce
16 29 (12.29%) Figma
17 27 (11.44%) B2B
17 27 (11.44%) Web Design
18 26 (11.02%) Mobile App
19 25 (10.59%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 23 (9.75%) Fintech
21 22 (9.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
21 22 (9.32%) Design Thinking
22 21 (8.90%) Scrum
22 21 (8.90%) Finance
23 20 (8.47%) Adobe XD
24 18 (7.63%) B2C
24 18 (7.63%) Axure RP
24 18 (7.63%) Digital Marketing

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 3 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 91 (38.56%) Sketch
2 61 (25.85%) InVision
3 46 (19.49%) Photoshop
4 42 (17.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (12.29%) Figma
6 20 (8.47%) Adobe XD
7 17 (7.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (4.24%) Adobe After Effects
9 8 (3.39%) Zeplin
10 7 (2.97%) InDesign
11 6 (2.54%) Marvel
12 4 (1.69%) UXPin
13 2 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.42%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.42%) Flinto
14 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.98%) SaaS
2 22 (9.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 5 (2.12%) GitHub
4 4 (1.69%) Azure
5 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) Axure RP
2 14 (5.93%) Balsamiq
3 3 (1.27%) JIRA
3 3 (1.27%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (17.37%) Marketing
2 21 (8.90%) Finance
3 16 (6.78%) Retail
4 10 (4.24%) Banking
5 7 (2.97%) Advertising
5 7 (2.97%) Games
5 7 (2.97%) Publishing
6 4 (1.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (32.20%) CSS
2 65 (27.54%) HTML
3 14 (5.93%) HTML5
4 9 (3.81%) CSS3
4 9 (3.81%) jQuery
4 9 (3.81%) LESS
5 8 (3.39%) Sass
6 7 (2.97%) React
7 4 (1.69%) Framer.js
7 4 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.27%) Flash
8 3 (1.27%) Web Components
9 2 (0.85%) .NET
9 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.85%) Node.js
9 2 (0.85%) Web Services
10 1 (0.42%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.42%) Ember.js
10 1 (0.42%) React Native
10 1 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 215 (91.10%) User Experience
2 26 (11.02%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.54%) Animation
5 6 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.54%) Social Media
6 5 (2.12%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.12%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.27%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.27%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (0.85%) Life Science
8 2 (0.85%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.85%) W3C
9 1 (0.42%) Blog
9 1 (0.42%) Equities
9 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.42%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.42%) RIA
9 1 (0.42%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.20%) Android
1 17 (7.20%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (63.98%) Wireframes
2 81 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (27.12%) Prototyping
4 35 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (13.14%) E-Commerce
6 27 (11.44%) B2B
6 27 (11.44%) Web Design
7 25 (10.59%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 23 (9.75%) Fintech
9 22 (9.32%) Design Thinking
10 21 (8.90%) Scrum
11 18 (7.63%) B2C
11 18 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (6.78%) Creative Thinking
12 16 (6.78%) Information Architecture
13 15 (6.36%) Data Visualisation
13 15 (6.36%) Visualisation
14 14 (5.93%) Content Management
14 14 (5.93%) Front End Development
14 14 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.12%) PHP
3 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.42%) C
4 1 (0.42%) Elixir
4 1 (0.42%) Java
4 1 (0.42%) Ruby
4 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) WCAG
Vendors
1 70 (29.66%) Adobe
2 7 (2.97%) Google
3 5 (2.12%) HubSpot
4 3 (1.27%) Optimizely
5 2 (0.85%) Hotjar
5 2 (0.85%) Intel
6 1 (0.42%) Apple
6 1 (0.42%) BT
6 1 (0.42%) Capita
6 1 (0.42%) Facebook
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft