Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a UX Developer was £48,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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

User Experience Developer
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 959 1071 943
Rank change year-on-year +112 -128 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Developer 177 143 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 142 125 260
UK median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.22% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,400 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 152,337 171,373 180,226
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.02% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,402 137,757 150,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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% - +3.03%

UX Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured UX Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Developer over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 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 +71 172 £49,500 +10.00% 25
UK excluding London +40 105 £42,500 +6.25% 15
London +84 70 £57,500 +15.00% 10
South East +27 56 £60,000 +50.00% 5
North of England +47 34 £32,500 -12.16% 6
North West +28 23 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Yorkshire +34 11 £35,000 +21.74% 1
Midlands +5 6 £49,500 +23.75% 3
West Midlands +27 5 £49,500 +23.75%
South West +6 4 £49,000 +63.33%
East of England +25 2 £52,000 -7.56% 1
Scotland +9 2 £36,500 -
East Midlands +17 1 £40,000 +39.13% 3
Wales +5 1 £36,500 +4.29%

UX Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, UX Developer 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 UX Developer in the job title.

1 177 (100.00%) User Experience
2 150 (84.75%) CSS
3 148 (83.62%) HTML
4 147 (83.05%) JavaScript
5 77 (43.50%) jQuery
6 71 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (35.59%) Front End Development
8 62 (35.03%) HTML5
9 61 (34.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 60 (33.90%) AngularJS
11 53 (29.94%) CSS3
12 49 (27.68%) Sass
13 47 (26.55%) LESS
13 47 (26.55%) React
14 37 (20.90%) Web Development
15 36 (20.34%) Git (software)
16 33 (18.64%) Java
16 33 (18.64%) Adobe
17 32 (18.08%) MVC
17 32 (18.08%) C#
17 32 (18.08%) Responsive Web Design
17 32 (18.08%) Wireframes
18 29 (16.38%) JSON
19 27 (15.25%) .NET
19 27 (15.25%) Axure RP
20 26 (14.69%) Photoshop
21 25 (14.12%) Finance
22 24 (13.56%) UX Design
23 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
24 22 (12.43%) Degree

UX Developer 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 11 (6.21%) CMS
2 8 (4.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (3.39%) IIS
3 6 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.69%) Anypoint
4 3 (1.69%) Mule
4 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.56%) Drupal
5 1 (0.56%) Marvel
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (14.69%) Photoshop
2 21 (11.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (6.21%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.26%) GIMP
6 2 (1.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.56%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) SaaS
2 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.52%) npm
4 5 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.69%) GitHub
6 2 (1.13%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Heroku
7 1 (0.56%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.25%) Axure RP
3 20 (11.30%) Subversion
4 12 (6.78%) Ant
5 11 (6.21%) Eclipse
5 11 (6.21%) Maven
6 10 (5.65%) gulp
7 6 (3.39%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.39%) Grunt
7 6 (3.39%) Hudson
7 6 (3.39%) MSBuild
7 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.82%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.82%) JIRA
9 4 (2.26%) Babel
9 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.26%) webpack
10 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.69%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.13%) Selenium
General
1 25 (14.12%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Retail
3 6 (3.39%) Retail Finance
4 4 (2.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.26%) Front Office
4 4 (2.26%) Marketing
4 4 (2.26%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.69%) Games
6 2 (1.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (84.75%) CSS
2 148 (83.62%) HTML
3 77 (43.50%) jQuery
4 62 (35.03%) HTML5
5 61 (34.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 60 (33.90%) AngularJS
7 53 (29.94%) CSS3
8 49 (27.68%) Sass
9 47 (26.55%) LESS
9 47 (26.55%) React
10 29 (16.38%) JSON
11 27 (15.25%) .NET
12 21 (11.86%) Razor View Engine
13 18 (10.17%) ASP.NET
13 18 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (9.60%) Node.js
14 17 (9.60%) Web Services
15 16 (9.04%) Angular 2
16 15 (8.47%) Ajax
17 12 (6.78%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 177 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (10.17%) Fintech
3 11 (6.21%) Graphic Design
3 11 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.39%) Animation
5 6 (3.39%) FMCG
6 5 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.26%) Photography
7 4 (2.26%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.69%) Social Media
9 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.56%) Equities
10 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.56%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.65%) Android
2 8 (4.52%) Windows
3 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.95%) Linux
4 6 (3.39%) CentOS
4 6 (3.39%) Solaris
4 6 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.59%) Front End Development
3 37 (20.90%) Web Development
4 32 (18.08%) MVC
4 32 (18.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 32 (18.08%) Wireframes
5 24 (13.56%) UX Design
6 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.86%) Scrum
8 20 (11.30%) Prototyping
8 20 (11.30%) Web Design
9 14 (7.91%) Computer Science
9 14 (7.91%) Validation
10 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.78%) Mobile First
10 12 (6.78%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (5.65%) A/B Testing
11 10 (5.65%) Android Development
11 10 (5.65%) BDD
12 9 (5.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 147 (83.05%) JavaScript
2 33 (18.64%) Java
3 32 (18.08%) C#
4 14 (7.91%) SQL
4 14 (7.91%) TypeScript
5 13 (7.34%) Python
6 11 (6.21%) ES6
7 9 (5.08%) PHP
7 9 (5.08%) R
8 8 (4.52%) Go
8 8 (4.52%) Ruby
9 6 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.26%) C++
11 3 (1.69%) Perl
12 2 (1.13%) C
12 2 (1.13%) ES7
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (12.43%) Degree
2 13 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) WCAG
3 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) Ansible
1 6 (3.39%) Kubernetes
1 6 (3.39%) Terraform
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Adobe
2 6 (3.39%) Oracle
2 6 (3.39%) Rakuten
2 6 (3.39%) Red Hat
2 6 (3.39%) Sitecore
2 6 (3.39%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.82%) Google
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) Demandware
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) Optimizely
4 1 (0.56%) OutSystems
4 1 (0.56%) Qubit
4 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com