The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
UK
Rank 257 245 184
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1047 1361 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.35% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.40% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1042 1495
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Designer
Salary Trend

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

Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 within the UK.

Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Designer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 940 £45,000 +5.88% 196
London -15 416 £50,000 - 75
South East -17 137 £48,250 +20.62% 17
North West -14 74 £30,000 -7.69% 25
East of England -4 72 £37,500 +25.00% 15
South West +16 68 £34,500 -13.75% 25
Yorkshire +10 65 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Berkshire +42 60 £57,500 -8.00% 7
West Midlands +7 58 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Scotland +6 54 £42,500 +3.03% 7
West Yorkshire +19 49 £43,500 +16.00% 14
Manchester -29 45 £37,500 +15.38% 14
Leeds +17 44 £45,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands -4 43 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Edinburgh +18 35 £40,000 +1.26% 4
Hertfordshire +26 30 £32,500 +18.18% 4
City of London -21 30 £47,500 -14.22% 9
Hampshire -20 24 £47,500 -15.92% 4
Birmingham +24 20 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Glasgow +4 19 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Norwich -10 19 £45,000 -13.46%
Norfolk -17 19 £45,000 -13.46%
Bristol -12 18 £32,500 -38.09% 6
Warwickshire +46 17 £40,000 +4.57% 1
Surrey +32 17 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Gloucestershire +2 17 £32,500 -16.12% 6
Reading +44 15 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Northamptonshire +1 15 £51,900 +107.60% 2
Warwick - 15 £35,000 -
Wiltshire +24 14 £37,875 -1.62% 3

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1308 (58.13%) User Experience
2 847 (37.64%) HTML
3 794 (35.29%) CSS
4 745 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
5 673 (29.91%) Photoshop
6 658 (29.24%) Wireframes
7 629 (27.96%) Adobe
8 518 (23.02%) Adobe Illustrator
9 477 (21.20%) JavaScript
10 358 (15.91%) Marketing
11 347 (15.42%) Prototyping
12 334 (14.84%) Degree
13 311 (13.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 306 (13.60%) Axure RP
15 277 (12.31%) Finance
16 242 (10.76%) HTML5
17 231 (10.27%) E-Commerce
18 229 (10.18%) Web Design
19 223 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
20 213 (9.47%) Scrum
21 212 (9.42%) jQuery
22 193 (8.58%) Mobile App
23 178 (7.91%) InVision
24 172 (7.64%) Java
25 168 (7.47%) CSS3
26 166 (7.38%) Analytics
27 163 (7.24%) Information Architecture
28 161 (7.16%) Front End Development
29 154 (6.84%) Typography
29 154 (6.84%) Service Design

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 96 (4.27%) CMS
2 51 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 49 (2.18%) WordPress
4 40 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 35 (1.56%) Marvel
6 28 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.02%) JBoss
8 18 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.62%) Apache
11 13 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.31%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.31%) WildFly
13 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.27%) CICS
14 5 (0.22%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.22%) Mule
15 4 (0.18%) Alfresco
Applications
1 673 (29.91%) Photoshop
2 518 (23.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 311 (13.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 178 (7.91%) InVision
5 152 (6.76%) InDesign
6 97 (4.31%) OmniGraffle
7 72 (3.20%) Adobe After Effects
8 70 (3.11%) Fireworks
9 35 (1.56%) MS Visio
10 31 (1.38%) MS Office
11 26 (1.16%) Acrobat
12 22 (0.98%) MS Excel
13 21 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
14 19 (0.84%) Pixate
15 18 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
16 16 (0.71%) Final Cut Pro
17 15 (0.67%) CINEMA 4D
17 15 (0.67%) UXPin
18 12 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
19 7 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
5 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.089%) Magento
7 2 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.089%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 2 (0.089%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.089%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.044%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 31 (1.38%) Google Analytics
3 24 (1.07%) SaaS
4 17 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
5 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.27%) MailChimp
9 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.089%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.089%) Heroku
11 2 (0.089%) Office 365
11 2 (0.089%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.089%) PaaS
11 2 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.089%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.69%) Internet
2 34 (1.51%) WAN
3 26 (1.16%) Firewall
3 26 (1.16%) VoIP
4 22 (0.98%) Intranet
5 20 (0.89%) Broadband
6 19 (0.84%) LAN
7 17 (0.76%) Ethernet
8 16 (0.71%) GoToMeeting
9 14 (0.62%) DNS
10 13 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.53%) Asterisk PBX
11 12 (0.53%) IPv6
11 12 (0.53%) TACACS
11 12 (0.53%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.36%) Network Security
13 7 (0.31%) MPLS
13 7 (0.31%) OSPF
13 7 (0.31%) VPN
13 7 (0.31%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.09%) DB2
2 32 (1.42%) Big Data
3 30 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.20%) MySQL
5 23 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 16 (0.71%) SQL Server
7 14 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 12 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.44%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.18%) QlikView
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.13%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.13%) HBase
13 3 (0.13%) Impala
13 3 (0.13%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 306 (13.60%) Axure RP
2 101 (4.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 60 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
4 41 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 38 (1.69%) Rational Application Developer
6 22 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 16 (0.71%) JUnit
8 12 (0.53%) gulp
8 12 (0.53%) JIRA
8 12 (0.53%) Maven
8 12 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.31%) StyleCop
11 7 (0.31%) Subversion
12 6 (0.27%) Grunt
12 6 (0.27%) Xcode
13 5 (0.22%) Bower
14 4 (0.18%) MSTest
14 4 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 358 (15.91%) Marketing
2 277 (12.31%) Finance
3 148 (6.58%) Retail
4 79 (3.51%) Games
5 74 (3.29%) Advertising
5 74 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.36%) Banking
7 45 (2.00%) Publishing
8 40 (1.78%) Multimedia
9 34 (1.51%) Legal
10 29 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.24%) Billing
12 27 (1.20%) Automotive
13 18 (0.80%) Electronics
14 17 (0.76%) Front Office
15 12 (0.53%) Back Office
15 12 (0.53%) Law
16 10 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 847 (37.64%) HTML
2 794 (35.29%) CSS
3 242 (10.76%) HTML5
4 212 (9.42%) jQuery
5 168 (7.47%) CSS3
6 78 (3.47%) Web Services
7 65 (2.89%) .NET
8 61 (2.71%) XML
9 58 (2.58%) Flash
10 56 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 49 (2.18%) Sass
12 48 (2.13%) AngularJS
13 23 (1.02%) J2EE
13 23 (1.02%) Middleware
14 22 (0.98%) Spring
15 21 (0.93%) Framer.js
16 19 (0.84%) Ajax
16 19 (0.84%) LESS
17 18 (0.80%) ASP.NET
18 17 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1308 (58.13%) User Experience
2 193 (8.58%) Mobile App
3 140 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (6.18%) Graphic Design
5 74 (3.29%) Animation
6 70 (3.11%) Social Media
7 45 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 43 (1.91%) Fintech
9 42 (1.87%) Motion Graphics
10 31 (1.38%) e-Learning
11 30 (1.33%) iPad
12 26 (1.16%) Digital Media
13 25 (1.11%) Video Editing
14 20 (0.89%) W3C
15 19 (0.84%) Blog
15 19 (0.84%) Learning Management System
16 17 (0.76%) Photography
17 16 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (0.67%) Smartphone
19 14 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 111 (4.93%) Android
2 95 (4.22%) Apple iOS
3 35 (1.56%) Windows
4 24 (1.07%) Linux
5 9 (0.40%) CentOS
6 8 (0.36%) Solaris
7 7 (0.31%) Unix
7 7 (0.31%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.089%) Debian
10 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.044%) AIX
11 1 (0.044%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 658 (29.24%) Wireframes
3 347 (15.42%) Prototyping
4 231 (10.27%) E-Commerce
5 229 (10.18%) Web Design
6 223 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 213 (9.47%) Scrum
8 166 (7.38%) Analytics
9 163 (7.24%) Information Architecture
10 161 (7.16%) Front End Development
11 154 (6.84%) Service Design
11 154 (6.84%) Typography
12 147 (6.53%) Web Development
13 134 (5.96%) Usability Testing
14 122 (5.42%) Mentoring
15 113 (5.02%) UX Design
16 108 (4.80%) SOA
17 107 (4.76%) Data Protection
18 85 (3.78%) UML
18 85 (3.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 477 (21.20%) JavaScript
2 172 (7.64%) Java
3 123 (5.47%) SQL
4 81 (3.60%) PHP
5 62 (2.76%) C#
6 21 (0.93%) C++
7 20 (0.89%) C
8 19 (0.84%) Python
9 18 (0.80%) Perl
10 12 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.36%) COBOL
12 6 (0.27%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.27%) JCL
12 6 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.22%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.22%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.13%) Tcl
14 3 (0.13%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.089%) XAML
15 2 (0.089%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 334 (14.84%) Degree
2 26 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.11%) CCNP
4 16 (0.71%) HND
5 12 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.31%) RHCE
7 6 (0.27%) CCDP
7 6 (0.27%) CCIE
7 6 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.22%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.22%) CCDA
8 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.18%) CCNA
10 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.13%) MBA
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.13%) MOS
11 2 (0.089%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.044%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.00%) QA
2 31 (1.38%) WCAG
3 20 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.31%) SLA
5 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.13%) MiFID
6 2 (0.089%) ECSS
6 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.044%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.044%) EMIR
7 1 (0.044%) ISO20022
System Software
1 24 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.31%) Samba
3 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.089%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.089%) Firmware
6 1 (0.044%) HDFS
6 1 (0.044%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.044%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.044%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (0.76%) Puppet
2 13 (0.58%) SCCM
3 12 (0.53%) Nagios
3 12 (0.53%) OpenNMS
4 10 (0.44%) RANCID
5 6 (0.27%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.22%) Kibana
6 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.13%) Oozie
8 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.089%) SCOM
8 2 (0.089%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.089%) Simpana
9 1 (0.044%) logstash
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 629 (27.96%) Adobe
2 71 (3.16%) Oracle
3 50 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 40 (1.78%) Cisco
4 40 (1.78%) Google
5 28 (1.24%) Apple
6 25 (1.11%) IBM
7 24 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 20 (0.89%) Juniper
9 17 (0.76%) ClickTale
9 17 (0.76%) SAP
10 16 (0.71%) Pega
10 16 (0.71%) TIBCO
11 14 (0.62%) Informatica
12 11 (0.49%) Brocade
12 11 (0.49%) hybris
12 11 (0.49%) Tableau
12 11 (0.49%) Twitter
13 10 (0.44%) Foundry
13 10 (0.44%) TSYS
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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ISL
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £57500 per annum + plus 10% bonus and benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Up to 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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North West London
Understanding Recruitment
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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