Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a UX Designer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 303 289
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a UX Designer 39 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 34
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% -21.38% -23.68%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9736 10875 10545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.15% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8616 8763
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the West Midlands

UX Designer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for UX Designer in the West Midlands

UX Designer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UX Designer in the West Midlands

UX Designer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Halesowen - 20 £26,500 - 1
Birmingham +10 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry +12 5 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire -2 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £33,750 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) User Experience
2 30 (76.92%) Wireframes
3 26 (66.67%) HTML
3 26 (66.67%) CSS
4 24 (61.54%) Adobe
5 23 (58.97%) Mobile App
6 21 (53.85%) Games
7 20 (51.28%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (46.15%) Apple iOS
8 18 (46.15%) Android
9 13 (33.33%) BBC
10 12 (30.77%) Web Design
11 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
12 8 (20.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 7 (17.95%) UX Design
13 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
14 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
14 5 (12.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
14 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (10.26%) Rapid Prototyping
15 4 (10.26%) Google
16 2 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
16 2 (5.13%) A/B Testing
16 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 2 (5.13%) Coaching
16 2 (5.13%) Twitter
16 2 (5.13%) Sass

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 21 (53.85%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) CSS
1 26 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Sass
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) User Experience
2 23 (58.97%) Mobile App
3 13 (33.33%) BBC
4 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Android
1 18 (46.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Wireframes
2 20 (51.28%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (30.77%) Web Design
4 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) UX Design
6 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (5.13%) A/B Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Coaching
8 2 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (5.13%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (5.13%) SEO
8 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Scrum
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter