The median annual salary for a User Experience Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UX Architect
UK
Rank 808 884 902
Rank change year-on-year +76 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 41 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.063% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 34
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £78,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -21.73% -4.16%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

User Experience Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured User Experience Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Architect in the UK

User Experience Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Experience Architect.

Salary trend for User Experience Architect in the UK

User Experience Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Architect over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience Architect in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +72 41 £55,000 -8.33% 4
London +63 29 £60,000 - 4
South East +65 4 £30,750 -63.82%
East Midlands - 4 - -
Greenwich - 4 - - 1
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Oxfordshire -6 2 - -
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Kent - 2 £30,750 -
Maidstone - 2 £30,750 -
City of London +31 1 - - 1
East of England +30 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +25 1 £50,000 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +23 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire +15 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £75,000 -
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 39 (59.09%) Wireframes
3 26 (39.39%) Axure RP
4 23 (34.85%) Adobe
4 23 (34.85%) Prototyping
5 21 (31.82%) CSS
5 21 (31.82%) HTML
6 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (25.76%) Usability Testing
8 16 (24.24%) CMS
8 16 (24.24%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
10 13 (19.70%) Marketing
10 13 (19.70%) Photoshop
10 13 (19.70%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (18.18%) Information Architecture
12 11 (16.67%) Automotive
13 10 (15.15%) Degree
14 9 (13.64%) Content Management
14 9 (13.64%) Internet
15 8 (12.12%) CSS3
16 7 (10.61%) InVision
16 7 (10.61%) SEO
17 6 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
17 6 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 6 (9.09%) Android
17 6 (9.09%) Publishing
17 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
17 6 (9.09%) B2B
17 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (24.24%) CMS
2 5 (7.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) OmniGraffle
2 13 (19.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (19.70%) Photoshop
3 7 (10.61%) InVision
4 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 5 (7.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (6.06%) InDesign
6 4 (6.06%) UXPin
7 3 (4.55%) Moqups
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Axure RP
2 6 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (19.70%) Marketing
2 11 (16.67%) Automotive
3 6 (9.09%) Publishing
4 5 (7.58%) Finance
5 4 (6.06%) Electronics
5 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) CSS
1 21 (31.82%) HTML
2 8 (12.12%) CSS3
3 5 (7.58%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Android
1 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Wireframes
2 23 (34.85%) Prototyping
3 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.76%) Usability Testing
5 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
6 12 (18.18%) Information Architecture
7 9 (13.64%) Content Management
8 7 (10.61%) SEO
9 6 (9.09%) B2B
9 6 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.58%) Analytics
10 5 (7.58%) Time Management
10 5 (7.58%) Web Design
11 4 (6.06%) A/B Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.06%) Iconography
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.06%) Product Management
11 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.06%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CCA
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Adobe
2 3 (4.55%) Google
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