UX Designers in Manchester: A guide to source the best talent

Pubished 25th February 2020


User experience (UX) design is a process that enables the creation of products and services, that provide relevant experiences to users.

There are currently 326 UX Designers in Manchester and 54% of them have changed jobs in the last year. The average contractor daily rate is £463 while the average permanent salary is £47,250.

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Gender breakdown

The UX Design workforce in Manchester has a male majority of 64% whilst 36% are female.

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What schools are producing UX Designers?

Among the universities where most graduates are placed into UX Designer roles in Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University comes out on top with 52 professionals. The University of Salford comes in second with 34 professionals followed closely by The University of Manchester with 18.

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Top 3 fields of study for UX Designers

43.7% of UX Designers in Manchester have studied in the Design & Visual Comms field, while 42.2% have studied in Graphic Design, followed by 14.2% studying in Industrial and Product Design.

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University degrees

76% of Manchester's UX Designers have a bachelor’s degree while 16% have a master’s degree.

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Top 3 most common skills among UX Designers


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Most common skills among UX Designers

The top three skills that UX Designers list on their LinkedIn profile are Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design and Adobe Illustrator.

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Fastest growing titles among UX Designers

User Experience Designer, Product Designer and Senior User Experience Designer are the fastest growing titles among UX Designers.

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Fastest growing skills among UX Designers

User Journeys, Adobe XD and User Flows are the top three fastest-growing skills among UX Designers.

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Top companies hiring UX Designers

The top companies in Manchester that have increased their UX Designer numbers in the last year are ao.com (300%) and FOOTASYLUM (300%).

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Industries hiring UX Designers

The industries where most UX Designers have been hired are Design (46), Internet (40) and Broadcast Media (39).

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One year growth in industries hiring UX Designers

In the last year, Consumer Electronics experienced the biggest growth (120%) in hiring UX Designers, followed by IT & Services (50%) and Broadcast Media (30%).

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