The median annual salary for a User Experience Researcher was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

UX Researcher
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 899 965
Rank change year-on-year +77 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 61 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.025% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 9
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,450 £33,180
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £36,000 £33,180
% change year-on-year +45.83% +8.50%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £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 Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Researcher in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for User Experience Researcher in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Experience Researcher in the UK

User Experience Researcher
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +87 58 £50,000 -16.66% 10
London +40 31 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South East +52 7 £48,750 +62.50% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £35,000 -
Hatfield - 7 £55,000 -
East of England - 7 £55,000 - 1
North West - 5 £35,000 - 1
City of London - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £35,000 -
Brighton - 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £35,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Oxford - 2 £55,000 -
Northampton - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands +11 1 - -
Coventry -8 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £28,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £75,000 -
Cobham - 1 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, User Experience Researcher 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 Researcher in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) User Experience
2 55 (57.89%) Usability Testing
3 36 (37.89%) Ethnography
4 31 (32.63%) Analytics
4 31 (32.63%) Quantitative Research
5 25 (26.32%) Qualitative Research
5 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (23.16%) Degree
7 19 (20.00%) Psychology
7 19 (20.00%) Google
8 18 (18.95%) HTML
8 18 (18.95%) Prototyping
9 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (17.89%) Actionable Insight
9 17 (17.89%) Marketing
9 17 (17.89%) Google Analytics
10 16 (16.84%) A/B Testing
10 16 (16.84%) Ethnographic Research
11 14 (14.74%) Eye Tracking
11 14 (14.74%) E-Commerce
12 12 (12.63%) Validation
13 11 (11.58%) Games
13 11 (11.58%) Scrum
13 11 (11.58%) Adobe
13 11 (11.58%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (11.58%) Heuristic Evaluation
14 10 (10.53%) Remote Testing
14 10 (10.53%) Customer Insight
14 10 (10.53%) Market Research
14 10 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis

User Experience Researcher 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 8 (8.42%) SPSS
2 4 (4.21%) UserZoom
3 2 (2.11%) InVision
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.89%) Google Analytics
2 11 (11.58%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Broadband
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Axure RP
1 2 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (17.89%) Marketing
2 11 (11.58%) Games
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Finance
5 4 (4.21%) German Language
6 3 (3.16%) Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.11%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.05%) Electronics
8 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) HTML
2 9 (9.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) Life Science
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Android
1 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Usability Testing
2 36 (37.89%) Ethnography
3 31 (32.63%) Analytics
3 31 (32.63%) Quantitative Research
4 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.32%) Qualitative Research
5 19 (20.00%) Psychology
6 18 (18.95%) Prototyping
7 17 (17.89%) Actionable Insight
8 16 (16.84%) A/B Testing
8 16 (16.84%) Ethnographic Research
9 14 (14.74%) E-Commerce
9 14 (14.74%) Eye Tracking
10 12 (12.63%) Validation
11 11 (11.58%) Heuristic Evaluation
11 11 (11.58%) Scrum
12 10 (10.53%) Customer Insight
12 10 (10.53%) Market Research
12 10 (10.53%) Remote Testing
12 10 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Google
2 11 (11.58%) Adobe
3 5 (5.26%) Hotjar
3 5 (5.26%) Optimizely
4 3 (3.16%) Facebook
5 2 (2.11%) Apple
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
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