Everything you need to know about UX designers in Manchester
Pubished 15th December 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 277 UX designers in Manchester and 57% of them have changed jobs in the last year. The average contractor daily rate is £463 while the average permanent salary is £47,250.
Fast stats on UX designers in Manchester
LinkedIn Talent Insights, December 2020 | www.itjobswatch.co.uk
UX designers in Manchester
Changed jobs in the last year
Avg. Contractor daily rate
Avg. perm salary
The UX Design workforce in Manchester has a male majority of 64% whilst 36% are female.
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 47 professionals. The University of Salford comes in second with 30 professionals followed by The University of Central Lancashire with 14.
Top 3 fields of study for UX designers
The number of UX designers in Manchester that studied in the field
Design & Visual Comms
Industrial and Product Design
76% of Manchester's UX designers have a bachelor’s degree while 16% have a master’s degree.
Top 3 most common skills among UX designers
The number of UX Designers that list the skill on their LinkedIn profile
Most common skills among UX Designers
59% of UX designers in Manchester list Adobe Photoshop as a skill on their LinkedIn profile while 53% list Graphic Design and 54% list Adobe Illustrator.
Fastest growing titles among UX designers
User Experience Designer, Product Designer and Senior User Experience Designer are the fastest-growing titles among UX designers in Manchester
Fastest growing skills among UX designers
Figma (Software), Product Management and Design Sprints are the top three fastest-growing skills among UX Designers.
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%).
Industries hiring UX designers
The industries where most UX designers in Manchester have been hired are Internet (37), Design (37) and Information Technology & Services (34).
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