Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a User Experience Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

UX Architect
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1137 1161
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 23 88 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.046% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.048% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 17 61 128
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £43,500 £47,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -30.43% - +36.90%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

User Experience Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured User Experience Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience Architect in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 6 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -47 23 £65,000 +13.04% 3
London -31 17 £65,000 - 1
UK excluding London +5 6 £40,000 -30.43% 2
South East +24 5 £40,000 -30.43%
Midlands +26 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 23 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) Wireframes
4 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 9 (39.13%) Usability Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Information Architecture
4 9 (39.13%) Axure RP
5 7 (30.43%) Google
5 7 (30.43%) Web Design
5 7 (30.43%) InVision
6 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
6 6 (26.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (26.09%) B2B
6 6 (26.09%) Adobe
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Photoshop
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
6 6 (26.09%) CSS3
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
7 5 (21.74%) Product Management
7 5 (21.74%) Google Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Marketing
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) UXPin

User Experience Architect 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:

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) InVision
2 6 (26.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (26.09%) Photoshop
3 5 (21.74%) UXPin
4 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) CSS3
2 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) Flash
3 1 (4.35%) Sass
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) BYOD
4 1 (4.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
2 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
3 4 (17.39%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Wireframes
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) Information Architecture
3 9 (39.13%) Usability Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Web Design
5 6 (26.09%) B2B
5 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
6 5 (21.74%) A/B Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (21.74%) Iconography
6 5 (21.74%) Product Management
6 5 (21.74%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) UML
8 3 (13.04%) Heuristic Evaluation
8 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 6 (26.09%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Usabilla