The median annual salary for a User Experience Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

UX Consultant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 898 932
Rank change year-on-year +62 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 38 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.036% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.037% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 48
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £36,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.43% -27.00%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience Consultant in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 15 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 June 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 +46 34 £52,500 -14.28% 5
London +38 26 £50,000 -18.36% 3
City of London +29 5 £50,000 -21.56%
Scotland +2 4 £30,000 -
Edinburgh -8 4 £30,000 -
South West -17 4 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -13 2 - -
South East - 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Exeter - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Devon - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 75 (100.00%) User Experience
2 51 (68.00%) Wireframes
3 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (50.67%) Service Design
5 33 (44.00%) Finance
6 25 (33.33%) Degree
7 22 (29.33%) Marketing
8 21 (28.00%) Axure RP
8 21 (28.00%) Prototyping
9 18 (24.00%) Banking
10 17 (22.67%) Project Management
10 17 (22.67%) OmniGraffle
11 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
11 16 (21.33%) Digital Media
11 16 (21.33%) Intranet
11 16 (21.33%) C
11 16 (21.33%) Information Architecture
11 16 (21.33%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (21.33%) Business Development
11 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
11 16 (21.33%) DV Cleared
11 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
12 14 (18.67%) QA
12 14 (18.67%) Rapid Prototyping
12 14 (18.67%) Visualisation
12 14 (18.67%) Workflow
13 12 (16.00%) Adobe
14 7 (9.33%) Games
14 7 (9.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 7 (9.33%) Fintech

User Experience Consultant 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 17 (22.67%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (8.00%) InVision
3 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.33%) InDesign
5 1 (1.33%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 33 (44.00%) Finance
2 22 (29.33%) Marketing
3 18 (24.00%) Banking
4 7 (9.33%) Games
5 5 (6.67%) Advertising
6 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) CSS
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) HTML5
3 1 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 75 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (21.33%) Digital Media
3 7 (9.33%) Fintech
4 4 (5.33%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Wireframes
2 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (50.67%) Service Design
4 21 (28.00%) Prototyping
5 17 (22.67%) Project Management
6 16 (21.33%) Business Development
6 16 (21.33%) Information Architecture
6 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
6 16 (21.33%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (18.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 14 (18.67%) Visualisation
7 14 (18.67%) Workflow
8 6 (8.00%) Ethnography
8 6 (8.00%) Line Management
9 5 (6.67%) B2B
9 5 (6.67%) Usability Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Analytics
10 4 (5.33%) Data Strategy
11 3 (4.00%) Quantitative Research
11 3 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) C
2 6 (8.00%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) PHP
4 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Degree
2 16 (21.33%) DV Cleared
2 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
2 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Adobe
2 4 (5.33%) ION Trading
3 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) iRise
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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