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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Experience Design (UXD)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 141 179
Rank change year-on-year +52 +38 -11
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 6,723 2,765 1,542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.70% 2.57% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 2.73% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 1,573 1,269
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,841 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,630 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 173,273 101,154 73,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.36% 93.84% 92.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85,104 70,015 59,291
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £44,842 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +44 5,515 £59,000 +7.27% 322
London +26 3,859 £65,000 - 163
Work from Home +26 3,115 £60,000 +16.50% 122
UK excluding London +9 1,798 £52,500 +5.00% 161
South East +8 630 £55,000 +4.76% 38
North of England -5 401 £45,000 -5.26% 48
Midlands +38 258 £50,000 +11.11% 23
North West +5 200 £55,000 +15.79% 24
West Midlands +38 173 £50,000 +11.11% 17
East of England -18 165 £50,600 +1.20% 7
South West -39 165 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Yorkshire -52 156 £45,000 - 20
Scotland +11 135 £55,000 +24.14% 3
East Midlands -1 83 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North East +13 45 £32,500 -35.96% 4
Wales -10 38 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Northern Ireland -17 22 £55,000 +52.78% 2

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 6,719 (99.94%) User Experience
2 3,601 (53.56%) Agile
3 2,036 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 1,963 (29.20%) Wireframes
5 1,855 (27.59%) Social Skills
6 1,813 (26.97%) CSS
7 1,791 (26.64%) HTML
8 1,783 (26.52%) React
9 1,680 (24.99%) Figma
10 1,592 (23.68%) Prototyping
11 1,475 (21.94%) User Research
12 1,452 (21.60%) Finance
13 1,340 (19.93%) Software Engineering
14 1,286 (19.13%) Problem-Solving
15 1,275 (18.96%) Sketch
16 1,251 (18.61%) Front End Development
17 1,250 (18.59%) TypeScript
18 1,135 (16.88%) Degree
19 1,077 (16.02%) Marketing
20 1,074 (15.98%) Adobe
21 1,055 (15.69%) Analytics
22 1,043 (15.51%) Mentoring
23 987 (14.68%) Git (software)
24 984 (14.64%) UX Research
25 975 (14.50%) Mobile App
26 943 (14.03%) Scrum
27 875 (13.02%) Interaction Design
28 863 (12.84%) Full Stack Development
29 859 (12.78%) Node.js
30 789 (11.74%) AWS

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
1 274 (4.08%) CMS
2 245 (3.64%) Confluence
3 111 (1.65%) WordPress
4 91 (1.35%) Apache
5 56 (0.83%) Drupal
6 47 (0.70%) nginx
7 36 (0.54%) Headless CMS
8 30 (0.45%) Gunicorn
8 30 (0.45%) IIS
9 29 (0.43%) Ethereum
10 26 (0.39%) Umbraco
11 24 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 24 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
12 23 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 20 (0.30%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
15 13 (0.19%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.19%) EPiServer
16 9 (0.13%) Luigi
16 9 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1,275 (18.96%) Sketch
2 650 (9.67%) InVision
3 403 (5.99%) Adobe XD
4 366 (5.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 345 (5.13%) Photoshop
6 282 (4.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 212 (3.15%) Zeplin
8 94 (1.40%) Marvel
9 81 (1.20%) InDesign
10 69 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
11 58 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
12 45 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 38 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
14 36 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
15 33 (0.49%) UXPin
16 32 (0.48%) MS Visio
17 29 (0.43%) Chatbot
18 28 (0.42%) Campfire
18 28 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
19 15 (0.22%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 66 (0.98%) Magento
2 58 (0.86%) Shopify
3 23 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 22 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.27%) Odoo
6 12 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.030%) iTrent
8 2 (0.030%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,680 (24.99%) Figma
2 789 (11.74%) AWS
3 635 (9.45%) SaaS
4 621 (9.24%) Azure
5 347 (5.16%) GitHub
6 319 (4.74%) npm
7 277 (4.12%) GCP
8 256 (3.81%) Serverless
9 231 (3.44%) Miro
10 196 (2.92%) Azure DevOps
11 167 (2.48%) Google Analytics
12 151 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
13 139 (2.07%) Slack
14 120 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 109 (1.62%) Yarn
16 101 (1.50%) Power Platform
17 98 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
18 93 (1.38%) Amazon S3
19 70 (1.04%) OpenShift
20 65 (0.97%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 250 (3.72%) Internet
2 117 (1.74%) Broadband
3 89 (1.32%) HTTP
4 38 (0.57%) Wireless
5 26 (0.39%) Bluetooth
5 26 (0.39%) Network Security
6 25 (0.37%) Firewall
7 23 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 23 (0.34%) VoIP
8 19 (0.28%) 5G
9 18 (0.27%) Intranet
10 14 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 14 (0.21%) Unified Communications
11 13 (0.19%) Skype
12 12 (0.18%) VPN
13 11 (0.16%) LoRaWAN
13 11 (0.16%) WAN
14 10 (0.15%) DNS
14 10 (0.15%) SMS
14 10 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
2 233 (3.47%) MySQL
3 211 (3.14%) MongoDB
4 185 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 144 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 128 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
7 119 (1.77%) SQL Server
8 105 (1.56%) Redis
9 93 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
10 89 (1.32%) Power BI
11 73 (1.09%) Big Data
12 51 (0.76%) DynamoDB
13 44 (0.65%) BigQuery
14 41 (0.61%) Tableau
15 35 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (0.45%) RDBMS
17 19 (0.28%) Hadoop
18 15 (0.22%) InfluxDB
19 13 (0.19%) Neo4j
20 12 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 987 (14.68%) Git (software)
2 560 (8.33%) JIRA
3 309 (4.60%) Axure RP
4 290 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 285 (4.24%) webpack
6 226 (3.36%) Cypress.io
7 187 (2.78%) GitLab
8 126 (1.87%) Bitbucket
9 109 (1.62%) Mocha
10 107 (1.59%) Storybook
11 99 (1.47%) gulp
12 89 (1.32%) Selenium
13 74 (1.10%) Jasmine
14 73 (1.09%) Xcode
15 65 (0.97%) Babel
16 63 (0.94%) Balsamiq
16 63 (0.94%) Cucumber
17 62 (0.92%) Grunt
18 56 (0.83%) CircleCI
19 54 (0.80%) Android Studio
General
1 1,855 (27.59%) Social Skills
2 1,452 (21.60%) Finance
3 1,077 (16.02%) Marketing
4 659 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 639 (9.50%) Retail
6 627 (9.33%) Games
7 520 (7.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 437 (6.50%) Public Sector
9 386 (5.74%) Banking
10 318 (4.73%) Presentation Skills
11 306 (4.55%) Legal
12 140 (2.08%) Publishing
13 137 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
14 124 (1.84%) Influencing Skills
14 124 (1.84%) Law
15 122 (1.81%) Manufacturing
16 101 (1.50%) Advertising
17 94 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 84 (1.25%) Automotive
19 82 (1.22%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 2,356 (35.04%) Designer
2 1,804 (26.83%) Developer
3 1,487 (22.12%) UX Designer
4 762 (11.33%) UI Designer
5 761 (11.32%) Software Engineer
6 726 (10.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 717 (10.66%) Senior Designer
8 664 (9.88%) UI/UX Designer
9 580 (8.63%) Senior Developer
10 429 (6.38%) Senior UX Designer
11 336 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 286 (4.25%) Senior Software Engineer
13 279 (4.15%) Product Manager
14 211 (3.14%) Lead Designer
14 211 (3.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 210 (3.12%) Analyst
16 187 (2.78%) React Developer
17 162 (2.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
18 157 (2.34%) Senior UI Designer
19 145 (2.16%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,813 (26.97%) CSS
2 1,791 (26.64%) HTML
3 1,783 (26.52%) React
4 859 (12.78%) Node.js
5 784 (11.66%) HTML5
6 716 (10.65%) AngularJS
7 711 (10.58%) Sass
8 607 (9.03%) REST
9 558 (8.30%) CSS3
10 523 (7.78%) .NET
11 515 (7.66%) RESTful
12 466 (6.93%) Redux
13 432 (6.43%) Jest
14 399 (5.93%) GraphQL
15 369 (5.49%) jQuery
16 325 (4.83%) Vue.js
17 279 (4.15%) React Native
18 237 (3.53%) Web Services
19 197 (2.93%) JSON
20 186 (2.77%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 6,719 (99.94%) User Experience
2 975 (14.50%) Mobile App
3 343 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
3 343 (5.10%) Virtual Team
4 208 (3.09%) Graphic Design
5 197 (2.93%) Social Media
6 161 (2.39%) Algorithms
7 150 (2.23%) Blockchain
7 150 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 148 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 142 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 129 (1.92%) Hackathon
11 124 (1.84%) Data Structures
12 120 (1.78%) Renewable Energy
13 113 (1.68%) Blog
14 101 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 99 (1.47%) Cloud Native
16 97 (1.44%) Online Banking
17 93 (1.38%) NHS
18 90 (1.34%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 594 (8.84%) Apple iOS
2 567 (8.43%) Android
3 209 (3.11%) Linux
4 157 (2.34%) Windows
5 34 (0.51%) Unix
6 15 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.10%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.089%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.089%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.045%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,601 (53.56%) Agile
2 1,963 (29.20%) Wireframes
3 1,592 (23.68%) Prototyping
4 1,475 (21.94%) User Research
5 1,340 (19.93%) Software Engineering
6 1,286 (19.13%) Problem-Solving
7 1,251 (18.61%) Front End Development
8 1,055 (15.69%) Analytics
9 1,043 (15.51%) Mentoring
10 984 (14.64%) UX Research
11 943 (14.03%) Scrum
12 875 (13.02%) Interaction Design
13 863 (12.84%) Full Stack Development
14 768 (11.42%) CI/CD
15 717 (10.66%) DevOps
16 663 (9.86%) Coaching
17 657 (9.77%) Design Thinking
18 651 (9.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 646 (9.61%) Service Design
20 631 (9.39%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2,036 (30.28%) JavaScript
2 1,250 (18.59%) TypeScript
3 616 (9.16%) Python
4 579 (8.61%) C#
5 511 (7.60%) Java
6 389 (5.79%) SQL
7 329 (4.89%) ES6
8 239 (3.55%) PHP
9 185 (2.75%) Apple Swift
10 167 (2.48%) Kotlin
11 147 (2.19%) C
12 122 (1.81%) Go
13 118 (1.76%) Objective-C
14 113 (1.68%) Ruby
15 83 (1.23%) C++
16 81 (1.20%) ES7
17 58 (0.86%) PowerShell
18 49 (0.73%) Bash
18 49 (0.73%) R
19 48 (0.71%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,135 (16.88%) Degree
2 216 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 118 (1.76%) Master's Degree
4 87 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 48 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
6 42 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 35 (0.52%) PhD
8 30 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 28 (0.42%) Postgraduate
10 23 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (0.25%) CSPO
12 15 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.19%) DBS Check
14 12 (0.18%) APMP
14 12 (0.18%) AWS Certification
14 12 (0.18%) MBA
15 11 (0.16%) IIBA
16 9 (0.13%) CISA
16 9 (0.13%) CISM
16 9 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 774 (11.51%) Accessibility
2 581 (8.64%) QA
3 115 (1.71%) WCAG
4 67 (1.00%) GDPR
5 62 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 37 (0.55%) GRC
7 17 (0.25%) WAI
8 10 (0.15%) EMIR
8 10 (0.15%) MiFID
9 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.074%) COBIT
11 4 (0.059%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.059%) GLP
12 3 (0.045%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.030%) FATCA
14 1 (0.015%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.015%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.015%) NCSC
14 1 (0.015%) PMO
14 1 (0.015%) PSD2
System Software
1 505 (7.51%) Docker
2 25 (0.37%) Firmware
3 18 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 9 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.059%) Varnish
7 2 (0.030%) LXC
8 1 (0.015%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 318 (4.73%) Kubernetes
2 223 (3.32%) Terraform
3 53 (0.79%) Ansible
4 42 (0.62%) Panaseer
5 31 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.40%) Kibana
7 21 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (0.22%) Packer
9 14 (0.21%) Argo
10 13 (0.19%) Puppet
10 13 (0.19%) SCCM
11 12 (0.18%) yum
12 11 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 9 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.12%) Rancher
15 7 (0.10%) Nagios
16 6 (0.089%) Istio
16 6 (0.089%) linkerd
17 5 (0.074%) LiteSpeed
18 4 (0.059%) MOM
Vendors
1 1,074 (15.98%) Adobe
2 569 (8.46%) Google
3 228 (3.39%) Apple
4 218 (3.24%) Microsoft
5 62 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 59 (0.88%) Cisco
7 50 (0.74%) New Relic
7 50 (0.74%) Oracle
8 48 (0.71%) Hotjar
9 46 (0.68%) Facebook
10 45 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 41 (0.61%) Splunk
12 36 (0.54%) Databricks
13 35 (0.52%) Sitecore
14 29 (0.43%) TOWER Software
15 28 (0.42%) AppDynamics
15 28 (0.42%) Dataiku
15 28 (0.42%) NEC
15 28 (0.42%) Reuters