The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 251 179 175
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1346 1893 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.78% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.84% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1532 1454
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -77 1235 £42,500 +6.25% 240
London -43 548 £50,000 +3.09% 106
South East -80 241 £40,750 +1.87% 31
East of England +17 99 £30,000 - 16
City of London -17 83 £55,375 +10.75% 28
South West -48 80 £41,000 -3.52% 12
Yorkshire -56 80 £37,500 +25.00% 23
West Midlands +22 78 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Scotland +51 71 £37,500 +31.57% 9
North West -79 64 £32,500 +30.00% 27
West Yorkshire -16 62 £37,500 +50.00% 18
Berkshire -43 62 £62,500 +25.00% 9
Hampshire -9 55 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Leeds +1 54 £37,500 +25.00% 15
Manchester -49 50 £32,500 +26.21% 16
East Midlands -9 49 £30,000 -31.42% 12
Glasgow +16 39 £37,500 +11.94% 3
Coventry +14 35 £33,045 -17.38% 2
Surrey -5 32 £30,000 -33.33% 6
Bristol -14 31 £55,000 +27.90% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 29 £35,000 -
Essex +27 27 £23,000 -52.08% 4
Northamptonshire -9 26 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Kent -2 25 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Milton Keynes +18 24 £35,000 +16.66%
Northampton -8 22 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 22 £30,000 - 5
Edinburgh +15 20 £36,000 +33.33% 6
Dorset +7 20 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Hertfordshire -9 17 £27,000 -1.81% 3

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 1487 (53.24%) User Experience
2 1115 (39.92%) HTML
3 1052 (37.67%) CSS
4 836 (29.93%) Adobe
5 820 (29.36%) Photoshop
6 707 (25.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 699 (25.03%) JavaScript
8 643 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
9 525 (18.80%) Marketing
10 413 (14.79%) HTML5
11 409 (14.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 393 (14.07%) Degree
13 328 (11.74%) Web Design
14 320 (11.46%) jQuery
15 311 (11.13%) Responsive Web Design
16 308 (11.03%) Finance
17 300 (10.74%) Axure RP
18 294 (10.53%) CSS3
19 285 (10.20%) E-Commerce
20 244 (8.74%) Front End Development
21 218 (7.81%) Graphic Design
22 212 (7.59%) Information Architecture
23 208 (7.45%) InDesign
24 205 (7.34%) Oracle
25 196 (7.02%) Java
26 192 (6.87%) Microsoft
27 169 (6.05%) Mobile App
27 169 (6.05%) Typography
28 162 (5.80%) Retail
29 154 (5.51%) CMS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 154 (5.51%) CMS
2 94 (3.37%) WordPress
3 38 (1.36%) Apache
4 31 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.04%) Node.js
5 29 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 24 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 18 (0.64%) JBoss
8 17 (0.61%) Drupal
8 17 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 16 (0.57%) CICS
10 12 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.39%) Kentico
12 10 (0.36%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.32%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.29%) Confluence
15 7 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 820 (29.36%) Photoshop
2 707 (25.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 409 (14.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 208 (7.45%) InDesign
5 140 (5.01%) OmniGraffle
6 106 (3.80%) MS Excel
7 100 (3.58%) MS Office
8 84 (3.01%) Fireworks
9 80 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
10 75 (2.69%) MS Visio
11 68 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
12 25 (0.90%) CINEMA 4D
12 25 (0.90%) Final Cut Pro
13 21 (0.75%) Acrobat
14 19 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
15 13 (0.47%) Maya
16 8 (0.29%) 3ds Max
16 8 (0.29%) MS Project
17 6 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
18 5 (0.18%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 35 (1.25%) Magento
2 11 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.11%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
7 2 (0.072%) Documaker
7 2 (0.072%) Global One
7 2 (0.072%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.072%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.036%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.04%) SaaS
2 42 (1.50%) Google Analytics
3 25 (0.90%) Google Apps
4 19 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 18 (0.64%) IaaS
6 17 (0.61%) GitHub
7 15 (0.54%) PaaS
8 11 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.39%) MailChimp
8 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (0.36%) Office 365
10 7 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.11%) AdWords
13 2 (0.072%) Taleo
14 1 (0.036%) Trello
14 1 (0.036%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.76%) LAN
2 73 (2.61%) WAN
3 64 (2.29%) SAN
4 57 (2.04%) Firewall
5 43 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 38 (1.36%) MPLS
6 38 (1.36%) Wireless
7 26 (0.93%) Internet
7 26 (0.93%) IP Telephony
8 23 (0.82%) 4G
9 22 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (0.75%) OSPF
10 21 (0.75%) SDH
11 20 (0.72%) ATM
11 20 (0.72%) TCP/IP
12 19 (0.68%) Telepresence
13 18 (0.64%) VPN
14 17 (0.61%) SCTP
15 16 (0.57%) LDAP
16 14 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (3.51%) MySQL
2 95 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 40 (1.43%) Big Data
4 37 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 36 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 28 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 19 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.57%) DB2
11 16 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.54%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (0.47%) PerformancePoint
13 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (0.39%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 300 (10.74%) Axure RP
2 115 (4.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 56 (2.01%) Dreamweaver
3 56 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 21 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (0.72%) Subversion
7 19 (0.68%) Grunt
7 19 (0.68%) Maven
8 17 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
9 15 (0.54%) JIRA
10 14 (0.50%) JUnit
11 13 (0.47%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.25%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.25%) ERwin
13 6 (0.21%) EasyMock
13 6 (0.21%) Selenium
13 6 (0.21%) Toad
14 5 (0.18%) Ant
General
1 525 (18.80%) Marketing
2 308 (11.03%) Finance
3 162 (5.80%) Retail
4 140 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 122 (4.37%) Advertising
6 106 (3.80%) Banking
7 74 (2.65%) Games
8 50 (1.79%) Multimedia
9 33 (1.18%) Legal
10 25 (0.90%) Publishing
11 24 (0.86%) Electronics
12 22 (0.79%) Billing
13 20 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.32%) Automotive
15 8 (0.29%) Interactive Media
16 7 (0.25%) Back Office
16 7 (0.25%) German Language
16 7 (0.25%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1115 (39.92%) HTML
2 1052 (37.67%) CSS
3 413 (14.79%) HTML5
4 320 (11.46%) jQuery
5 294 (10.53%) CSS3
6 134 (4.80%) .NET
7 128 (4.58%) Flash
8 112 (4.01%) Sass
9 110 (3.94%) AngularJS
10 88 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 79 (2.83%) XML
12 73 (2.61%) Ajax
13 69 (2.47%) Web Services
14 53 (1.90%) J2EE
15 52 (1.86%) SOAP
16 50 (1.79%) ASP.NET
17 47 (1.68%) XHTML
18 45 (1.61%) LESS
19 40 (1.43%) Java EE
20 38 (1.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1487 (53.24%) User Experience
2 218 (7.81%) Graphic Design
3 169 (6.05%) Mobile App
4 150 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 110 (3.94%) Social Media
6 95 (3.40%) Animation
7 66 (2.36%) Digital Media
7 66 (2.36%) Visualisation
8 63 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 50 (1.79%) Psychology
10 49 (1.75%) Motion Graphics
11 43 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
11 43 (1.54%) Computer Science
12 40 (1.43%) e-Learning
13 34 (1.22%) Photography
13 34 (1.22%) W3C
14 31 (1.11%) Clustering
15 29 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (1.04%) Replication
16 25 (0.90%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 132 (4.73%) Android
2 123 (4.40%) Windows
3 106 (3.80%) Linux
4 102 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 86 (3.08%) Unix
6 45 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.90%) Solaris
9 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.11%) AIX
14 3 (0.11%) zOS
15 2 (0.072%) SUSE
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (11.74%) Web Design
3 311 (11.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 285 (10.20%) E-Commerce
5 244 (8.74%) Front End Development
6 212 (7.59%) Information Architecture
7 169 (6.05%) Typography
8 152 (5.44%) Analytics
9 151 (5.41%) Web Development
10 138 (4.94%) Usability Testing
11 125 (4.48%) Data Protection
12 124 (4.44%) Scrum
13 113 (4.05%) Mentoring
14 104 (3.72%) Project Management
15 103 (3.69%) Digital Marketing
15 103 (3.69%) SOA
16 99 (3.54%) SEO
17 78 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 78 (2.79%) UX Design
18 77 (2.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 699 (25.03%) JavaScript
2 196 (7.02%) Java
3 114 (4.08%) SQL
4 102 (3.65%) PHP
5 59 (2.11%) C
6 40 (1.43%) C#
7 26 (0.93%) COBOL
8 23 (0.82%) Python
9 18 (0.64%) Ruby
10 17 (0.61%) C++
11 15 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.25%) ActionScript
12 7 (0.25%) JCL
12 7 (0.25%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.25%) XAML
13 6 (0.21%) GLSL
14 5 (0.18%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.11%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.11%) Clojure
15 3 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 393 (14.07%) Degree
2 63 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 59 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.22%) CCDP
6 32 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 28 (1.00%) CCIE
8 21 (0.75%) CCNP
9 17 (0.61%) MCSE
9 17 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.47%) Sun Certification
11 12 (0.43%) RHCSA
12 11 (0.39%) CISSP
13 9 (0.32%) CCDA
13 9 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.29%) CCNA
14 8 (0.29%) HND
14 8 (0.29%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.21%) CCIP
15 6 (0.21%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.32%) QA
2 23 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.54%) SLA
4 14 (0.50%) WCAG
5 8 (0.29%) SEPA
6 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.11%) WAI
7 2 (0.072%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.36%) ProxySG
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.21%) HDFS
5 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.21%) vCloud
6 4 (0.14%) Firmware
6 4 (0.14%) Snort
7 3 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.11%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.072%) Docker
9 1 (0.036%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.036%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (0.97%) Hyperic
2 15 (0.54%) Plesk
3 6 (0.21%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.18%) Ansible
4 5 (0.18%) Puppet
5 4 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.072%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.072%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.072%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.072%) vRealize
8 1 (0.036%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.036%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.036%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.036%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.036%) Proventia
Vendors
1 836 (29.93%) Adobe
2 205 (7.34%) Oracle
3 192 (6.87%) Microsoft
4 146 (5.23%) Cisco
5 109 (3.90%) Google
6 55 (1.97%) Juniper
7 52 (1.86%) VMware
8 50 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 46 (1.65%) Apple
9 46 (1.65%) IBM
10 43 (1.54%) HP
11 39 (1.40%) NetApp
12 38 (1.36%) Citrix
13 35 (1.25%) Symantec
14 30 (1.07%) CheckPoint
15 28 (1.00%) SolarWinds
16 20 (0.72%) Ab Initio
16 20 (0.72%) SAP
16 20 (0.72%) Teradata
17 19 (0.68%) Avaya
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + + bens (£ depending on experience)
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + bens (£ depending on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses and generous holidays
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50K - £60K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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