Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for UX Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited UX Design over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Experience Design (UXD)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 138 168 195
Rank change year-on-year +30 +27 -17
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 3,462 1,284 2,287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 2.02% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.17% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,863 1,044 1,884
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.94% +0.95%
75th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

UX Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 121,180 59,070 116,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.04% 93.09% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78,633 48,141 93,693
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing UX Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in the UK

UX Design
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing UX Design.

Salary trend for UX Design in the UK

UX Design
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing UX Design over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for UX Design in the UK

UX Design
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +37 3,053 £60,000 +9.09% 447
London +73 1,820 £72,500 +3.57% 224
UK excluding London -22 1,286 £50,000 +11.11% 233
Work from Home -21 673 £58,000 +16.00% 103
South East +24 433 £55,000 +10.00% 46
North of England -72 304 £43,000 -9.47% 73
Midlands -41 187 £50,000 +11.11% 54
South West +8 143 £48,000 -2.04% 28
North West -49 137 £42,500 -15.00% 35
Yorkshire -54 134 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Scotland -1 105 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East of England -37 103 £60,000 +51.90% 19
East Midlands +1 86 £50,000 +11.11% 13
West Midlands -83 76 £52,500 +23.53% 40
North East -22 33 £28,500 -41.24% 8
Wales -42 19 £49,000 +15.29% 3
Northern Ireland -26 11 £38,500 -0.65%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing UX Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for UX Design.

1 3,462 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1,725 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
3 1,363 (39.37%) JavaScript
4 1,110 (32.06%) HTML
5 1,105 (31.92%) CSS
6 1,098 (31.72%) React
7 857 (24.75%) Social Skills
8 834 (24.09%) Finance
9 819 (23.66%) Software Engineering
10 806 (23.28%) Front End Development
11 740 (21.37%) TypeScript
12 737 (21.29%) Wireframes
13 575 (16.61%) Figma
14 574 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
15 568 (16.41%) Git (software)
16 564 (16.29%) Prototyping
17 560 (16.18%) Node.js
18 555 (16.03%) AWS
19 530 (15.31%) Azure
20 524 (15.14%) HTML5
21 522 (15.08%) Full Stack Development
22 521 (15.05%) AngularJS
23 520 (15.02%) DevOps
24 498 (14.38%) Python
25 490 (14.15%) CI/CD
26 483 (13.95%) Sketch
27 474 (13.69%) Scrum
28 462 (13.34%) User Research
29 451 (13.03%) Adobe
30 447 (12.91%) Degree

UX Design
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
1 191 (5.52%) CMS
2 113 (3.26%) Confluence
3 92 (2.66%) WordPress
4 60 (1.73%) Apache
5 56 (1.62%) Umbraco
6 46 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 34 (0.98%) Drupal
8 33 (0.95%) IIS
8 33 (0.95%) nginx
9 27 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 21 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 15 (0.43%) Headless CMS
12 13 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (0.38%) Luigi
13 11 (0.32%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.32%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.20%) Camunda
Applications
1 483 (13.95%) Sketch
2 285 (8.23%) InVision
3 151 (4.36%) Adobe XD
4 122 (3.52%) Photoshop
5 121 (3.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 74 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 71 (2.05%) Zeplin
8 31 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
9 27 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
10 26 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 25 (0.72%) Marvel
12 22 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (0.55%) Chatbot
14 18 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
15 17 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
15 17 (0.49%) MS Visio
16 12 (0.35%) Campfire
17 10 (0.29%) UXPin
18 8 (0.23%) GIMP
18 8 (0.23%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 44 (1.27%) Shopify
2 27 (0.78%) Magento
3 17 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.17%) nopCommerce
6 6 (0.17%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.029%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.029%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.029%) SAP IBP
8 1 (0.029%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 575 (16.61%) Figma
2 555 (16.03%) AWS
3 530 (15.31%) Azure
4 249 (7.19%) Serverless
5 218 (6.30%) GCP
6 213 (6.15%) GitHub
7 211 (6.09%) SaaS
8 128 (3.70%) npm
9 118 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
10 105 (3.03%) OpenShift
11 79 (2.28%) Google Analytics
12 74 (2.14%) Amazon S3
12 74 (2.14%) GitHub Actions
13 60 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 60 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
14 58 (1.68%) PaaS
15 56 (1.62%) Miro
15 56 (1.62%) Yarn
16 46 (1.33%) Power Platform
17 44 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 129 (3.73%) HTTP
2 74 (2.14%) Internet
3 35 (1.01%) Broadband
4 21 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.40%) Bluetooth
5 14 (0.40%) DNS
5 14 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (0.40%) Wireless
6 13 (0.38%) 5G
6 13 (0.38%) Firewall
6 13 (0.38%) NFC
7 9 (0.26%) Intranet
8 7 (0.20%) SSH
8 7 (0.20%) SSL
9 6 (0.17%) DHCP
9 6 (0.17%) IPsec
9 6 (0.17%) SMS
9 6 (0.17%) VLAN
9 6 (0.17%) VoIP
9 6 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
2 126 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 116 (3.35%) MySQL
4 101 (2.92%) NoSQL
5 71 (2.05%) MongoDB
6 63 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
7 61 (1.76%) Relational Database
8 57 (1.65%) Blockchain
9 46 (1.33%) Big Data
10 28 (0.81%) Power BI
11 27 (0.78%) Redis
12 25 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (0.61%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.26%) BigQuery
17 8 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
17 8 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (0.20%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.20%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 568 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 236 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 214 (6.18%) JIRA
4 190 (5.49%) Axure RP
5 166 (4.79%) webpack
6 124 (3.58%) Cypress.io
7 93 (2.69%) Mocha
8 74 (2.14%) Selenium
9 71 (2.05%) GitLab
10 64 (1.85%) gulp
11 59 (1.70%) Bitbucket
12 58 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
13 56 (1.62%) Codeship
14 47 (1.36%) git-flow
15 45 (1.30%) TeamCity
16 44 (1.27%) PostCSS
16 44 (1.27%) Xcode
17 42 (1.21%) Storybook
18 34 (0.98%) Babel
19 33 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 857 (24.75%) Social Skills
2 834 (24.09%) Finance
3 387 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 387 (11.18%) Marketing
4 203 (5.86%) Retail
5 176 (5.08%) Games
6 174 (5.03%) Banking
7 134 (3.87%) Public Sector
8 132 (3.81%) Front Office
9 105 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
10 104 (3.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 67 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 59 (1.70%) Law
13 56 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
14 54 (1.56%) Manufacturing
15 53 (1.53%) Legal
15 53 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
16 51 (1.47%) Electronics
17 39 (1.13%) Telecoms
18 32 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,301 (37.58%) Developer
2 927 (26.78%) Designer
3 709 (20.48%) UX Designer
4 485 (14.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 401 (11.58%) Software Engineer
6 356 (10.28%) UI Designer
7 316 (9.13%) UI/UX Designer
8 301 (8.69%) Senior Developer
9 267 (7.71%) React Developer
10 216 (6.24%) Senior Designer
11 198 (5.72%) Analyst
12 188 (5.43%) UI Developer
13 159 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
14 158 (4.56%) Senior UX Designer
15 139 (4.02%) Lead Developer
16 138 (3.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 130 (3.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 125 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
19 118 (3.41%) UI Engineer
20 107 (3.09%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,110 (32.06%) HTML
2 1,105 (31.92%) CSS
3 1,098 (31.72%) React
4 560 (16.18%) Node.js
5 524 (15.14%) HTML5
6 521 (15.05%) AngularJS
7 372 (10.75%) CSS3
8 351 (10.14%) REST
9 321 (9.27%) .NET
10 315 (9.10%) Sass
11 307 (8.87%) RESTful
12 236 (6.82%) Redux
13 232 (6.70%) Vue.js
14 220 (6.35%) GraphQL
15 180 (5.20%) jQuery
16 150 (4.33%) Spring
17 148 (4.27%) Jest
18 126 (3.64%) ASP.NET
19 125 (3.61%) Spring Boot
20 114 (3.29%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3,462 (100.00%) User Experience
2 377 (10.89%) Mobile App
3 185 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
4 181 (5.23%) Virtual Team
5 130 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 124 (3.58%) Hedge funds
7 115 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 113 (3.26%) Algorithms
9 95 (2.74%) Data Structures
9 95 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
10 86 (2.48%) Derivative
11 81 (2.34%) Equities
12 79 (2.28%) Fixed Income
13 76 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
14 66 (1.91%) Renewable Energy
15 65 (1.88%) Social Media
16 56 (1.62%) Graphic Design
17 45 (1.30%) Life Science
18 43 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
19 39 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 262 (7.57%) Apple iOS
2 200 (5.78%) Android
3 137 (3.96%) Linux
4 89 (2.57%) Windows
5 79 (2.28%) Unix
6 9 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.20%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.029%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,725 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
2 819 (23.66%) Software Engineering
3 806 (23.28%) Front End Development
4 737 (21.29%) Wireframes
5 574 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
6 564 (16.29%) Prototyping
7 522 (15.08%) Full Stack Development
8 520 (15.02%) DevOps
9 490 (14.15%) CI/CD
10 474 (13.69%) Scrum
11 462 (13.34%) User Research
12 434 (12.54%) Analytics
13 378 (10.92%) Mentoring
14 344 (9.94%) Web Development
15 335 (9.68%) UX Research
16 322 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
17 303 (8.75%) Test Automation
18 287 (8.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 283 (8.17%) Computer Science
20 277 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,363 (39.37%) JavaScript
2 740 (21.37%) TypeScript
3 498 (14.38%) Python
4 407 (11.76%) C#
5 376 (10.86%) Java
6 282 (8.15%) SQL
7 177 (5.11%) C
8 173 (5.00%) ES6
8 173 (5.00%) PHP
9 151 (4.36%) C++
10 79 (2.28%) Apple Swift
11 77 (2.22%) Perl
12 74 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 71 (2.05%) ES7
13 71 (2.05%) Go
14 66 (1.91%) Kotlin
15 60 (1.73%) Objective-C
16 46 (1.33%) Scala
16 46 (1.33%) T-SQL
17 39 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 447 (12.91%) Degree
2 82 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 59 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 34 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 28 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 21 (0.61%) PhD
8 17 (0.49%) APMP
9 16 (0.46%) SANS
10 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.35%) IIBA
12 9 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.20%) CBAP
14 6 (0.17%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.14%) MBA
16 4 (0.12%) HND
17 3 (0.087%) ISEB
17 3 (0.087%) ISTQB
17 3 (0.087%) Postgraduate
18 2 (0.058%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (10.72%) Accessibility
2 279 (8.06%) QA
3 62 (1.79%) WCAG
4 27 (0.78%) GDPR
5 14 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.29%) WAI
7 6 (0.17%) GRC
8 3 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.087%) SLA
9 2 (0.058%) PSD2
10 1 (0.029%) EMIR
10 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.029%) HL7
10 1 (0.029%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.029%) MiFID
10 1 (0.029%) PMO
System Software
1 352 (10.17%) Docker
2 28 (0.81%) Firmware
3 12 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.23%) vSphere
5 7 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.087%) Varnish
8 2 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.058%) Xen
9 1 (0.029%) IAG
9 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 249 (7.19%) Kubernetes
2 144 (4.16%) Terraform
3 92 (2.66%) Ansible
4 23 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
5 17 (0.49%) Grafana
6 13 (0.38%) Kibana
7 7 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.14%) Puppet
9 5 (0.14%) Rancher
10 3 (0.087%) Graphite
11 2 (0.058%) IBM BigFix
11 2 (0.058%) SCCM
11 2 (0.058%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.029%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.029%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.029%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 451 (13.03%) Adobe
2 208 (6.01%) Google
3 172 (4.97%) Microsoft
4 95 (2.74%) Oracle
5 80 (2.31%) Red Hat
6 72 (2.08%) Apple
7 41 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 37 (1.07%) SAP
9 30 (0.87%) Hotjar
10 26 (0.75%) Xamarin
11 25 (0.72%) WooCommerce
12 21 (0.61%) IBM
13 16 (0.46%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.43%) Virgin Media
15 14 (0.40%) Databricks
16 13 (0.38%) Facebook
16 13 (0.38%) Optimizely
16 13 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.35%) accuRx
17 12 (0.35%) Pega