Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £31,750 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

User Experience Designer
UK > Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 140 152
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 7 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 10
Wales median annual salary £31,750 £38,750 £30,565
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.06% +26.78% +1.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,125 £28,175
90th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £39,266
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2103 2626 2698
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.27% 97.73% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 2232 2252
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Wales

UX Designer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in Wales

UX Designer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
South Wales +27 7 £31,750 -18.06% 2
West Wales - 1 £35,000 -
UX Designer
UK

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, UX Designer 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 across the Wales region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Prototyping
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (71.43%) Wireframes
3 5 (71.43%) Photoshop
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Axure RP
5 3 (42.86%) Typography
6 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe
7 1 (14.29%) SEO
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (14.29%) C
7 1 (14.29%) Information Management
7 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
7 1 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 1 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (14.29%) Service Design
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Prototyping
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Wireframes
3 3 (42.86%) Typography
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) SEO
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe