Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a UI/UX Designer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 784 859 900
Rank change year-on-year +75 +41 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a UI/UX Designer 330 321 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 265 298 270
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -5.41%

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 144,987 166,586 171,710
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,903 135,185 143,002
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +90 316 £50,000 +11.11% 89
London +51 184 £60,000 +14.29% 53
UK excluding London +65 138 £35,000 -6.67% 38
South East +28 43 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North of England +53 39 £32,500 -13.33% 14
East of England +40 29 £30,000 -33.33% 4
North West +44 25 £32,500 -7.14% 14
South West +10 14 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Yorkshire +29 13 £30,000 -25.00%
Midlands +10 6 £32,500 +18.18% 12
West Midlands +28 5 £32,500 +44.44% 8
Scotland -1 5 £30,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £34,000 -
North East +15 1 £60,000 -
East Midlands +8 1 £40,000 -11.11% 4

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 330 (100.00%) User Experience
2 169 (51.21%) Wireframes
3 153 (46.36%) Adobe
4 129 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (36.36%) HTML
6 106 (32.12%) Mobile App
7 104 (31.52%) Photoshop
8 97 (29.39%) CSS
9 95 (28.79%) Prototyping
10 88 (26.67%) InVision
11 75 (22.73%) Axure RP
12 73 (22.12%) Adobe Illustrator
13 68 (20.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 63 (19.09%) Analytics
15 58 (17.58%) UX Design
16 52 (15.76%) OmniGraffle
17 51 (15.45%) Degree
18 48 (14.55%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 42 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
20 40 (12.12%) Marvel
21 39 (11.82%) JavaScript
22 38 (11.52%) Usability Testing
22 38 (11.52%) Fintech
23 37 (11.21%) User Stories
24 36 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
25 34 (10.30%) Android
25 34 (10.30%) Validation
26 33 (10.00%) Retail
26 33 (10.00%) Marketing
27 32 (9.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes

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 40 (12.12%) Marvel
2 9 (2.73%) CMS
2 9 (2.73%) WordPress
3 7 (2.12%) Confluence
4 6 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.30%) LiveLink
Applications
1 104 (31.52%) Photoshop
2 88 (26.67%) InVision
3 73 (22.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 68 (20.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 52 (15.76%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (4.55%) InDesign
7 8 (2.42%) Flinto
8 4 (1.21%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.91%) Pixate
9 3 (0.91%) UXPin
10 2 (0.61%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.30%) GIMP
11 1 (0.30%) Inkscape
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (2.73%) SaaS
3 7 (2.12%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.91%) G Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.45%) DAB
2 10 (3.03%) Internet
3 5 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.82%) Big Data
2 5 (1.52%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 75 (22.73%) Axure RP
2 26 (7.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 20 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 33 (10.00%) Marketing
1 33 (10.00%) Retail
2 26 (7.88%) Finance
2 26 (7.88%) Games
3 15 (4.55%) Advertising
3 15 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (0.91%) Electronics
4 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.61%) Automotive
5 2 (0.61%) Law
5 2 (0.61%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.30%) Back Office
6 1 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (36.36%) HTML
2 97 (29.39%) CSS
3 18 (5.45%) jQuery
4 14 (4.24%) HTML5
5 12 (3.64%) CSS3
6 8 (2.42%) D3.js
6 8 (2.42%) Framer.js
7 5 (1.52%) React
8 4 (1.21%) XML
9 3 (0.91%) Material Design
10 2 (0.61%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.61%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.61%) Sass
11 1 (0.30%) Flash
11 1 (0.30%) OOCSS
11 1 (0.30%) Qt
11 1 (0.30%) SVG
11 1 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.30%) WebGL
11 1 (0.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 330 (100.00%) User Experience
2 106 (32.12%) Mobile App
3 38 (11.52%) Fintech
4 18 (5.45%) Smartphone
5 17 (5.15%) Graphic Design
6 11 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.82%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.52%) Smart City
8 5 (1.52%) Social Media
9 4 (1.21%) Animation
9 4 (1.21%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.91%) Xbox
11 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.61%) Robotics
11 2 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.30%) Android
2 28 (8.48%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.42%) Windows
4 2 (0.61%) Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (51.21%) Wireframes
2 129 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (28.79%) Prototyping
4 63 (19.09%) Analytics
5 58 (17.58%) UX Design
6 48 (14.55%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 42 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (11.52%) Usability Testing
9 37 (11.21%) User Stories
10 36 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (10.30%) Validation
12 32 (9.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 31 (9.39%) Collaborative Working
14 30 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
15 27 (8.18%) Scrum
15 27 (8.18%) Workflow
16 26 (7.88%) Web Design
17 22 (6.67%) E-Commerce
18 20 (6.06%) Visualisation
19 19 (5.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.30%) C#
2 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (15.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (0.30%) QA
Vendors
1 153 (46.36%) Adobe
2 18 (5.45%) WorldPay
3 8 (2.42%) Tableau
4 7 (2.12%) Google
5 3 (0.91%) Apple
5 3 (0.91%) SAP
6 2 (0.61%) Hotjar
7 1 (0.30%) Foundry