Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a UI/UX Designer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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

User Interface/User Experience Designer
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 869 909
Rank change year-on-year +144 +40 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a UI/UX Designer 363 321 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 285 252 284
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,525 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 135,358 160,847 170,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.06% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107,742 129,610 136,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

UI/UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UI/UX Designer in the UK

UI/UX Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for UI/UX Designer in the UK

UI/UX Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for UI/UX Designer in the UK

UI/UX Designer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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 +106 314 £47,500 +5.56% 52
London +126 184 £55,000 - 26
UK excluding London +47 166 £40,000 +6.67% 29
North of England +26 40 £37,500 -9.09% 12
South East +4 38 £45,000 - 5
Scotland +40 33 £45,000 +50.00% 3
North West +42 26 £37,500 -6.25% 7
East of England +68 24 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +18 12 £41,250 +3.13% 1
South West -3 12 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Midlands +38 11 £35,000 -2.78% 5
West Midlands +29 10 £35,000 - 2
Wales +14 8 £50,000 +47.06%
North East +26 2 £31,500 -47.50% 4
East Midlands +11 1 £32,500 -18.75% 3

UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, UI/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 UI/UX Designer in the job title.

1 363 (100.00%) User Experience
2 226 (62.26%) Wireframes
3 170 (46.83%) Sketch
4 152 (41.87%) Adobe
5 148 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (39.94%) Prototyping
7 127 (34.99%) InVision
7 127 (34.99%) HTML
8 124 (34.16%) CSS
9 94 (25.90%) Mobile App
10 70 (19.28%) Axure RP
10 70 (19.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 68 (18.73%) Photoshop
12 63 (17.36%) JavaScript
13 55 (15.15%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 53 (14.60%) Finance
15 49 (13.50%) Android
16 48 (13.22%) Adobe XD
17 47 (12.95%) Apple iOS
18 42 (11.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 42 (11.57%) Scrum
19 40 (11.02%) Responsive Web Design
20 39 (10.74%) Analytics
21 38 (10.47%) Collaborative Working
22 37 (10.19%) Typography
22 37 (10.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
23 36 (9.92%) Balsamiq
23 36 (9.92%) HTML5
23 36 (9.92%) Retail
24 35 (9.64%) Marketing

UI/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 12 (3.31%) CMS
2 11 (3.03%) WordPress
3 5 (1.38%) Drupal
4 4 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.83%) Joomla!
5 3 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 170 (46.83%) Sketch
2 127 (34.99%) InVision
3 70 (19.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 68 (18.73%) Photoshop
5 48 (13.22%) Adobe XD
6 42 (11.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 26 (7.16%) Marvel
8 21 (5.79%) OmniGraffle
8 21 (5.79%) Zeplin
9 17 (4.68%) Figma
10 14 (3.86%) InDesign
11 11 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (1.10%) UXPin
13 3 (0.83%) Flinto
13 3 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 3 (0.83%) Moqups
14 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
15 1 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (1.93%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 12 (3.31%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.38%) SaaS
4 4 (1.10%) Office 365
5 2 (0.55%) Azure
6 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.68%) DAB
2 2 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.83%) Big Data
2 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (19.28%) Axure RP
2 36 (9.92%) Balsamiq
3 14 (3.86%) JIRA
4 8 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 53 (14.60%) Finance
2 36 (9.92%) Retail
3 35 (9.64%) Marketing
4 31 (8.54%) Games
5 16 (4.41%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.75%) Banking
7 9 (2.48%) Advertising
8 6 (1.65%) Law
8 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.10%) Electronics
9 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (34.99%) HTML
2 124 (34.16%) CSS
3 36 (9.92%) HTML5
4 28 (7.71%) CSS3
5 23 (6.34%) Sass
6 17 (4.68%) React
7 16 (4.41%) jQuery
8 14 (3.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.93%) Vue.js
10 6 (1.65%) Framer.js
10 6 (1.65%) Node.js
11 4 (1.10%) LESS
11 4 (1.10%) React Native
12 3 (0.83%) Material Design
12 3 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (0.55%) Angular 2
13 2 (0.55%) Apache Cordova
13 2 (0.55%) Kendo UI
13 2 (0.55%) PhoneGap
13 2 (0.55%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 363 (100.00%) User Experience
2 94 (25.90%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.68%) Smartphone
5 15 (4.13%) Graphic Design
6 14 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.20%) Social Media
8 7 (1.93%) Animation
9 4 (1.10%) BBC
9 4 (1.10%) Blog
10 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.83%) Online Games
10 3 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.55%) NHS
11 2 (0.55%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.55%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.50%) Android
2 47 (12.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (62.26%) Wireframes
2 148 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (39.94%) Prototyping
4 55 (15.15%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 42 (11.57%) Scrum
6 40 (11.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 39 (10.74%) Analytics
8 38 (10.47%) Collaborative Working
9 37 (10.19%) Typography
10 33 (9.09%) Usability Testing
11 30 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (6.89%) E-Commerce
13 24 (6.61%) Customer Requirements
13 24 (6.61%) Product Management
14 21 (5.79%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 19 (5.23%) Information Architecture
15 19 (5.23%) Visualisation
16 18 (4.96%) User Stories
17 17 (4.68%) Translating Business Requirements
17 17 (4.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.36%) JavaScript
2 13 (3.58%) PHP
3 4 (1.10%) ES6
4 1 (0.28%) ES7
4 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.16%) Degree
2 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.58%) QA
Vendors
1 152 (41.87%) Adobe
2 17 (4.68%) WorldPay
3 13 (3.58%) Google
4 8 (2.20%) Apple
5 7 (1.93%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.38%) IBM
7 4 (1.10%) SAP
8 3 (0.83%) Crazy Egg
8 3 (0.83%) OutSystems
8 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.55%) Capita
9 2 (0.55%) Sencha
10 1 (0.28%) Facebook
10 1 (0.28%) Quark
10 1 (0.28%) Snapchat
10 1 (0.28%) Spotify
10 1 (0.28%) Twitter
10 1 (0.28%) Xerox