Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Experience (UX) Design
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 955 869 981
Rank change year-on-year -86 +112 -167
Permanent jobs citing UX Design 256 360 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 161 268 263
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.79% +5.56% +18.42%

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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in the UK

UX Design
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UX Design.

Salary trend for UX Design in the UK

UX Design
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Design over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Design in the UK

UX Design
Top 13 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 24 November 2017. 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 -29 248 £55,000 - 26
London +2 170 £55,500 +0.91% 13
UK excluding London -47 83 £44,750 -5.79% 14
South West +25 21 £45,000 +5.88%
North of England +12 15 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Midlands +18 14 £40,000 -19.19% 2
West Midlands +5 14 £40,000 -19.19% 1
East of England +4 14 £60,000 +33.33% 2
South East +1 14 £42,505 -14.99%
Yorkshire +23 10 £41,000 +17.14% 3
North West -19 5 £24,000 -52.00% 3
Wales +14 3 £39,862 -0.34%
Scotland -24 2 £40,250 +0.63% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing UX Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for UX Design.

1 256 (100.00%) User Experience
2 107 (41.80%) Finance
3 90 (35.16%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (33.20%) Project Management
5 80 (31.25%) Java
6 78 (30.47%) SQL
7 74 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (28.13%) HTML
9 71 (27.73%) Degree
10 66 (25.78%) CSS
11 65 (25.39%) Banking
12 64 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 61 (23.83%) Marketing
14 60 (23.44%) Windows
15 58 (22.66%) Product Management
15 58 (22.66%) Retail Banking
15 58 (22.66%) Asset Management
15 58 (22.66%) Process Improvement
16 57 (22.27%) Splunk
16 57 (22.27%) Root Cause Analysis
16 57 (22.27%) Application Performance Management
16 57 (22.27%) Elasticsearch
16 57 (22.27%) Performance Analysis
16 57 (22.27%) Robotic Process Automation
16 57 (22.27%) Windows Server
16 57 (22.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 57 (22.27%) Investment Banking
16 57 (22.27%) Wealth Management
16 57 (22.27%) Performance Management
16 57 (22.27%) PowerShell

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 57 (22.27%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (6.64%) CMS
3 10 (3.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (2.73%) EPiServer
4 7 (2.73%) WordPress
5 3 (1.17%) Apache
5 3 (1.17%) Drupal
5 3 (1.17%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) Marvel
Applications
1 37 (14.45%) Photoshop
2 30 (11.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (10.16%) InVision
4 15 (5.86%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (3.91%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.39%) Flinto
7 1 (0.39%) Moqups
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.52%) SaaS
4 4 (1.56%) GitHub
5 2 (0.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.73%) Internet
1 7 (2.73%) Intranet
2 3 (1.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.30%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.73%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) MySQL
5 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Big Data
6 1 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 31 (12.11%) Axure RP
2 14 (5.47%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.91%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (3.52%) Selenium
5 8 (3.13%) gulp
6 7 (2.73%) JIRA
6 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.34%) Subversion
8 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.17%) Grunt
9 3 (1.17%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.17%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.78%) webpack
11 1 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.39%) Mocha
11 1 (0.39%) Protractor
11 1 (0.39%) QUnit
General
1 107 (41.80%) Finance
2 65 (25.39%) Banking
3 61 (23.83%) Marketing
4 58 (22.66%) Retail Banking
5 57 (22.27%) Investment Banking
6 17 (6.64%) Retail
7 14 (5.47%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.91%) Electronics
8 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.95%) Advertising
10 4 (1.56%) Publishing
11 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.39%) Back Office
12 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (27.73%) Developer
2 61 (23.83%) Designer
3 59 (23.05%) UX Designer
4 57 (22.27%) Desktop Engineer
4 57 (22.27%) Desktop Support
5 20 (7.81%) UI Designer
5 20 (7.81%) UI/UX Designer
6 19 (7.42%) Analyst
7 17 (6.64%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (6.25%) Graduate
8 16 (6.25%) UX Developer
9 14 (5.47%) Graduate Analyst
9 14 (5.47%) Graduate Software Analyst
9 14 (5.47%) Programme Analyst
9 14 (5.47%) Software Analyst
9 14 (5.47%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (4.69%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.13%) HTML
2 66 (25.78%) CSS
3 29 (11.33%) .NET
4 20 (7.81%) HTML5
4 20 (7.81%) jQuery
4 20 (7.81%) Web Services
5 19 (7.42%) CSS3
6 17 (6.64%) XML
7 16 (6.25%) Node.js
7 16 (6.25%) REST
8 15 (5.86%) Ajax
8 15 (5.86%) Sass
9 12 (4.69%) WPF
10 11 (4.30%) Framer.js
10 11 (4.30%) SOAP
10 11 (4.30%) WCF
11 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.73%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 256 (100.00%) User Experience
2 90 (35.16%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (15.63%) Mobile App
4 38 (14.84%) Computer Science
5 22 (8.59%) Social Media
6 9 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.34%) Graphic Design
7 6 (2.34%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.95%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.17%) Tandem
10 2 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.39%) Home Automation
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.44%) Windows
2 57 (22.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.73%) Android
4 6 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.34%) Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.20%) Project Management
2 74 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.66%) Asset Management
3 58 (22.66%) Process Improvement
3 58 (22.66%) Product Management
4 57 (22.27%) Application Performance Management
4 57 (22.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 57 (22.27%) Performance Analysis
4 57 (22.27%) Performance Management
4 57 (22.27%) Robotic Process Automation
4 57 (22.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 57 (22.27%) Wealth Management
5 51 (19.92%) Wireframes
6 39 (15.23%) Web Design
7 32 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 32 (12.50%) SDLC
8 25 (9.77%) Digital Marketing
8 25 (9.77%) E-Commerce
9 23 (8.98%) Information Architecture
9 23 (8.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (31.25%) Java
2 78 (30.47%) SQL
3 57 (22.27%) PowerShell
3 57 (22.27%) Shell Script
4 56 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.94%) C#
6 13 (5.08%) Python
7 8 (3.13%) C
7 8 (3.13%) C++
8 7 (2.73%) XPath
9 6 (2.34%) PHP
10 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.17%) ES6
11 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.78%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 71 (27.73%) Degree
2 14 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (5.47%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.91%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.95%) PhD
5 4 (1.56%) HND
6 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) GDPR
1 2 (0.78%) QA
1 2 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 57 (22.27%) Splunk
2 39 (15.23%) Adobe
3 18 (7.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.91%) SAP
5 9 (3.52%) Oracle
6 7 (2.73%) Demandware
6 7 (2.73%) Monetate
6 7 (2.73%) Optimizely
6 7 (2.73%) Qubit
7 4 (1.56%) Google
8 2 (0.78%) Apple
8 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Twitter
9 1 (0.39%) Progress