Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a User Experience Manager was £61,523 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1089 1112 1157
Rank change year-on-year +23 +45 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Manager 51 87 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.048% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.050% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 40 65 78
UK median annual salary £61,523 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £41,125 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -16.67%

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 156,284 173,226 184,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,886 138,930 154,533
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for User Experience Manager in the UK

User Experience Manager
Top 10 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 15 November 2018. 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 +10 48 £60,000 +4.35% 12
London +8 25 £70,000 +16.67% 4
UK excluding London +26 23 £48,750 -2.50% 8
South East +36 17 £47,500 -13.64% 4
South West +11 3 £60,000 -
Midlands +18 2 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Midlands +1 2 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West +33 1 £47,500 -20.17%
East of England +26 1 - -
North of England +25 1 £47,500 -20.17%

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 51 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Wireframes
4 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (25.49%) Marketing
6 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) Fintech
7 10 (19.61%) Competitor Analysis
8 9 (17.65%) Degree
8 9 (17.65%) Information Architecture
8 9 (17.65%) HTML
8 9 (17.65%) CSS
8 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.69%) SaaS
10 7 (13.73%) Usability Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Scrum
10 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
10 7 (13.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 6 (11.76%) Quantitative Research
11 6 (11.76%) Analytics
11 6 (11.76%) Customer Insight
11 6 (11.76%) Qualitative Research
11 6 (11.76%) Ethnography
11 6 (11.76%) Validation
11 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (9.80%) Project Management
12 5 (9.80%) Java
12 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
12 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
12 5 (9.80%) Prototyping

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 3 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) InVision
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (25.49%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) CSS
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (19.61%) Fintech
4 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.88%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.92%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Wireframes
3 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.61%) Competitor Analysis
5 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 9 (17.65%) Information Architecture
6 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) Usability Testing
6 7 (13.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Customer Insight
7 6 (11.76%) Ethnography
7 6 (11.76%) Qualitative Research
7 6 (11.76%) Quantitative Research
7 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (11.76%) Validation
8 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.80%) Product Management
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
1 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) CCA
3 1 (1.96%) MBA
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe