UX, UI & Front-End Development:
Salary Survey 2020
One of the biggest growth areas experienced during the pandemic has been in UX/UI; whether this is creating engaging visual languages for ecommerce sites or brands investing in talented product designers to ensure their customers have meaningful and personalised digital experiences.
Animated illustrations, VR and 3D graphics in web and mobile continue to be high on the agenda, adding to the ever developing designer toolkit. Candidates with experience in Figma, Sketch, Principle and After Effect (Adobe Suite) are highly desirable.
→ A slightly more male dominated sector
with 57% vs 42% female and 1% non-binary
→ BAME representation makes up 28%, which the highest of any sector in the Creative Industries
→ A quarter work for start-up’s which is the most of any Creative Industry, with 40% agency-side and 34% brand-side
→ Two-thirds have reported working longer hours than previously at 63%
→ 42% have moved companies in the last
year, either at the same level or higher
→ 17% reported a drop in their salary in the last 12 months
→ 87% are currently satisfied in their role