The median annual salary for a UX Specialist was £110,000 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.

User Experience Specialist
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 921 954
Rank change year-on-year +42 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Specialist 4 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 18
Median salary £110,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.30% +64.28%  
UK excluding London median salary - £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +64.28%  

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%  

UX Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured UX Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UX Specialist in the UK

UX Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for UX Specialist in the UK

UX Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Specialist over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Specialist in the UK

UX Specialist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Specialist 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 +55 4 £110,000 +57.14% 1
London - 4 £110,000 -

UX Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, UX Specialist 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 UX Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
5 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
6 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
7 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (28.57%) Adobe
7 4 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
7 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (21.43%) React
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) UX Design
10 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
10 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (7.14%) User Stories
10 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
10 1 (7.14%) Analytics

UX Specialist 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 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (21.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
3 4 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
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