Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a User Experience Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1162 1241
Rank change year-on-year +11 +79 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 60 60 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 73
UK median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -15.91% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,875 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -22.73% -4.35%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience Consultant in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 13 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 6 months to 24 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 +56 54 £55,000 +10.00% 4
UK excluding London +47 31 £47,500 +11.76% 3
London +4 25 £62,100 +1.39% 1
Midlands +37 9 £48,750 +26.62% 1
South West +23 8 £45,000 -30.77%
East Midlands - 8 £47,500 - 1
Scotland -17 5 £35,000 -60.00%
South East +59 4 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Yorkshire +27 3 £62,500 -
North of England +17 3 £62,500 +31.58%
West Midlands +13 1 £55,000 +42.86%
East of England +8 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 60 (100.00%) User Experience
2 36 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (46.67%) Axure RP
5 25 (41.67%) Prototyping
6 18 (30.00%) Analytics
7 16 (26.67%) Marketing
8 13 (21.67%) Usability Testing
8 13 (21.67%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (20.00%) Web Analytics
9 12 (20.00%) Google
10 11 (18.33%) Google Analytics
11 10 (16.67%) Degree
11 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 10 (16.67%) Service Design
11 10 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
12 8 (13.33%) Data Strategy
12 8 (13.33%) B2B
12 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
13 7 (11.67%) Benchmarking
13 7 (11.67%) InVision
13 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
14 6 (10.00%) Project Management
14 6 (10.00%) Intranet
14 6 (10.00%) C
14 6 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (10.00%) Finance
14 6 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (10.00%) Business Development
14 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
3 7 (11.67%) InVision
4 6 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.67%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Axure RP
2 5 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 16 (26.67%) Marketing
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) CSS
1 5 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) CSS3
2 2 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (1.67%) Framer.js
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 60 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
2 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.33%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.67%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (41.67%) Prototyping
4 18 (30.00%) Analytics
5 13 (21.67%) Usability Testing
6 12 (20.00%) Web Analytics
7 10 (16.67%) Service Design
8 8 (13.33%) B2B
8 8 (13.33%) Data Strategy
9 7 (11.67%) Benchmarking
9 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.00%) Business Development
10 6 (10.00%) Project Management
10 6 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (8.33%) People Management
11 5 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
12 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.67%) Qualitative Research
12 4 (6.67%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) C
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Twitter