The median annual salary for a User Experience Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UX Consultant
UK
Rank 823 918 929
Rank change year-on-year +95 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 37 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.038% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 31
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,705 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +9.75%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
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 Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Consultant in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for User Experience Consultant in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience Consultant in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +103 33 £52,500 -12.50% 4
London +79 24 £56,250 -18.18% 3
South West - 7 £50,000 -
Bristol - 5 £50,000 -
South Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £32,603 - 1
Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Scotland - 2 £32,603 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
South East +60 1 £60,000 +84.61% 1
East of England +20 1 £65,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 £65,000 -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 36 (63.16%) Wireframes
3 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.88%) Service Design
5 27 (47.37%) Finance
6 19 (33.33%) Banking
7 16 (28.07%) QA
7 16 (28.07%) Visualisation
7 16 (28.07%) Information Architecture
7 16 (28.07%) Digital Media
8 15 (26.32%) Rapid Prototyping
8 15 (26.32%) Degree
8 15 (26.32%) Workflow
9 11 (19.30%) Axure RP
10 10 (17.54%) Marketing
11 9 (15.79%) Intranet
11 9 (15.79%) Prototyping
12 8 (14.04%) Project Management
12 8 (14.04%) C
12 8 (14.04%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (14.04%) Business Development
12 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
12 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
12 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
12 8 (14.04%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.77%) Psychology
13 5 (8.77%) Adobe
14 4 (7.02%) SAP Fiori
14 4 (7.02%) SAPUI5

User Experience Consultant 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:

Applications
1 8 (14.04%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.26%) InVision
2 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.51%) InDesign
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 19 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (7.02%) SAPUI5
1 4 (7.02%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (5.26%) CSS
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (28.07%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Android
1 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Wireframes
2 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.88%) Service Design
4 16 (28.07%) Information Architecture
4 16 (28.07%) Visualisation
5 15 (26.32%) Rapid Prototyping
5 15 (26.32%) Workflow
6 9 (15.79%) Prototyping
7 8 (14.04%) Business Development
7 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.04%) Project Management
7 8 (14.04%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Psychology
9 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.26%) User Stories
11 2 (3.51%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 2 (3.51%) Line Management
12 1 (1.75%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C
2 4 (7.02%) ABAP
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Adobe
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) ION Trading
4 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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