Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a User Experience Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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

UX Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1074 1120 1127
Rank change year-on-year +46 +7 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Manager 40 74 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.044% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 65
UK median annual salary £57,500 £59,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.36% +3.48% -11.54%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £79,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.17% +8.18% -21.43%

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 145,581 167,984 169,805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.22% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,316 136,756 141,365
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

User Experience Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Manager in the UK

User Experience Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for User Experience Manager in the UK

User Experience Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Manager over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for User Experience Manager in the UK

User Experience Manager
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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 +48 39 £60,000 +0.84% 17
London +13 22 £65,000 +8.33% 11
UK excluding London +68 17 £47,500 -20.17% 6
South East +26 12 £47,500 - 3
East of England +35 3 - -
Midlands +40 1 - -
North of England +35 1 £47,500 -20.17% 3
North West +22 1 £47,500 -20.17% 3
South West +14 1 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, User Experience Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring User Experience Manager in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) User Experience
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Wireframes
4 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (25.00%) Marketing
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
6 9 (22.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 8 (20.00%) SaaS
7 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.50%) B2B
8 7 (17.50%) Project Management
8 7 (17.50%) HTML
8 7 (17.50%) Validation
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) Usability Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Competitor Analysis
8 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (15.00%) Quantitative Research
9 6 (15.00%) Prototyping
9 6 (15.00%) Ethnography
9 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (15.00%) Qualitative Research
9 6 (15.00%) Customer Insight
9 6 (15.00%) Analytics
9 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 5 (12.50%) Photoshop
10 5 (12.50%) Java

User Experience Manager 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 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.00%) Chatbot
3 2 (5.00%) InVision
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Law
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.50%) Sass
4 2 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (10.00%) Fintech
5 3 (7.50%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (7.50%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (2.50%) iPhone
6 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Wireframes
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) B2B
5 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (17.50%) Competitor Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.50%) Usability Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Validation
6 6 (15.00%) Analytics
6 6 (15.00%) Customer Insight
6 6 (15.00%) Ethnography
6 6 (15.00%) Prototyping
6 6 (15.00%) Qualitative Research
6 6 (15.00%) Quantitative Research
7 5 (12.50%) User Stories
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) APMP
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MBA
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Apple
3 1 (2.50%) Crazy Egg
3 1 (2.50%) Hotjar
3 1 (2.50%) Optimizely