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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 264 245 197
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1112 1421 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 1.34% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.39% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1128 1462
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
86471 102103 109760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.56% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71855 85111 90926
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -20 1030 £42,500 - 219
London -22 425 £46,875 -6.25% 100
South East +24 211 £42,500 +6.25% 33
South West +20 83 £36,000 -29.75% 15
East of England -10 77 £47,500 +63.79% 17
West Midlands -3 74 £35,000 -1.40% 9
Yorkshire -10 71 £40,000 - 15
Berkshire +41 69 £57,500 +9.52% 7
North West -34 56 £40,000 +23.07% 16
West Yorkshire -13 47 £36,500 -8.75% 13
Manchester -19 47 £40,000 +29.03% 8
Scotland +9 45 £40,000 +12.67% 6
Leeds -10 36 £36,500 -5.80% 12
City of London -43 35 £42,500 -22.72% 15
Hampshire -25 32 £34,250 -19.41% 9
East Midlands -28 31 £52,500 +75.00% 8
Bristol +17 30 £49,500 -10.00% 7
Hertfordshire +8 30 £27,000 -1.81% 4
Birmingham +16 28 £40,000 -26.26% 3
Surrey +14 26 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Edinburgh +21 24 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 23 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire +44 22 £41,500 +12.16% 8
East Sussex +31 21 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Oxford +39 20 £41,500 +18.57% 4
Glasgow +5 20 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Reading +19 19 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Milton Keynes +11 19 £47,000 +35.25% 1
Brighton +32 18 £47,500 +39.70%
Wales -13 18 £35,000 +7.69% 1

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 1315 (56.39%) User Experience
2 917 (39.32%) HTML
3 858 (36.79%) CSS
4 767 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
5 704 (30.19%) Photoshop
6 674 (28.90%) Wireframes
7 672 (28.82%) Adobe
8 528 (22.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 488 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 337 (14.45%) Prototyping
11 331 (14.19%) Marketing
12 325 (13.94%) Degree
13 312 (13.38%) Axure RP
13 312 (13.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 289 (12.39%) Finance
15 280 (12.01%) HTML5
16 262 (11.23%) Web Design
17 225 (9.65%) Mobile App
18 222 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
19 216 (9.26%) Front End Development
20 210 (9.01%) E-Commerce
21 207 (8.88%) Scrum
22 204 (8.75%) jQuery
23 199 (8.53%) CSS3
24 189 (8.10%) Data Protection
25 177 (7.59%) InDesign
26 170 (7.29%) InVision
27 168 (7.20%) Java
28 165 (7.08%) Web Development
29 158 (6.78%) Information Architecture

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
1 109 (4.67%) CMS
2 70 (3.00%) WordPress
3 48 (2.06%) Marvel
4 46 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 41 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 33 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 29 (1.24%) Apache
8 26 (1.11%) JBoss
8 26 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 19 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.43%) WildFly
12 9 (0.39%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.26%) CICS
13 6 (0.26%) concrete5
14 5 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.21%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.17%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 704 (30.19%) Photoshop
2 528 (22.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 312 (13.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 177 (7.59%) InDesign
5 170 (7.29%) InVision
6 122 (5.23%) OmniGraffle
7 83 (3.56%) Fireworks
8 72 (3.09%) Adobe After Effects
9 46 (1.97%) MS Visio
10 34 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
11 28 (1.20%) MS Office
12 24 (1.03%) Acrobat
12 24 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
12 24 (1.03%) MS Excel
13 21 (0.90%) UXPin
14 12 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
15 9 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
16 8 (0.34%) Pixate
17 7 (0.30%) Flinto
17 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
1 11 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.39%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.086%) Magento
6 2 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.086%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.086%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.043%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 39 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 25 (1.07%) SaaS
4 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.39%) MailChimp
7 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.21%) G Suite
7 5 (0.21%) PaaS
8 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.17%) Office 365
8 4 (0.17%) Silverpop
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.13%) IaaS
10 2 (0.086%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.086%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.59%) Internet
2 35 (1.50%) WAN
3 30 (1.29%) VoIP
4 27 (1.16%) LAN
5 26 (1.11%) Firewall
5 26 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.86%) Intranet
6 20 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (0.81%) Broadband
8 18 (0.77%) DNS
9 16 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 15 (0.64%) Asterisk PBX
11 14 (0.60%) IPv6
11 14 (0.60%) TACACS
12 12 (0.51%) Wireless
13 9 (0.39%) GoToMeeting
14 8 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (0.34%) SNMP
15 7 (0.30%) OSPF
15 7 (0.30%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (1.80%) MySQL
2 39 (1.67%) DB2
3 37 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 36 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (1.11%) Big Data
5 26 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 18 (0.77%) SQL Server
7 16 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 14 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
9 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.30%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.21%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.21%) HBase
15 4 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.13%) Impala
16 3 (0.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 312 (13.38%) Axure RP
2 94 (4.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 72 (3.09%) Dreamweaver
4 69 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 31 (1.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 21 (0.90%) JIRA
7 20 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.81%) Subversion
9 17 (0.73%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.69%) JUnit
11 14 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.39%) Grunt
12 9 (0.39%) Xcode
13 7 (0.30%) gulp
13 7 (0.30%) StyleCop
14 5 (0.21%) Bower
14 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.21%) Maven
15 3 (0.13%) Android Studio
15 3 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 331 (14.19%) Marketing
2 289 (12.39%) Finance
3 112 (4.80%) Retail
4 79 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 71 (3.04%) Advertising
6 70 (3.00%) Games
7 51 (2.19%) Banking
8 39 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.37%) Multimedia
10 28 (1.20%) Billing
10 28 (1.20%) Publishing
11 27 (1.16%) Law
12 26 (1.11%) Legal
13 20 (0.86%) Electronics
14 16 (0.69%) Automotive
15 13 (0.56%) Front Office
16 7 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.30%) German Language
16 7 (0.30%) Local Government
17 6 (0.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 917 (39.32%) HTML
2 858 (36.79%) CSS
3 280 (12.01%) HTML5
4 204 (8.75%) jQuery
5 199 (8.53%) CSS3
6 90 (3.86%) Flash
7 87 (3.73%) .NET
8 76 (3.26%) Web Services
9 75 (3.22%) Sass
10 57 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 53 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 50 (2.14%) XML
13 28 (1.20%) J2EE
14 25 (1.07%) ASP.NET
15 24 (1.03%) LAMP
16 23 (0.99%) Node.js
17 22 (0.94%) Ajax
18 21 (0.90%) Spring
19 18 (0.77%) Hibernate
19 18 (0.77%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1315 (56.39%) User Experience
2 225 (9.65%) Mobile App
3 124 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (5.10%) Graphic Design
5 69 (2.96%) Social Media
6 59 (2.53%) Animation
7 57 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 42 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 41 (1.76%) e-Learning
10 40 (1.72%) Fintech
11 39 (1.67%) Motion Graphics
12 31 (1.33%) Psychology
13 30 (1.29%) Video Editing
14 28 (1.20%) Digital Media
15 26 (1.11%) Blog
15 26 (1.11%) Photography
16 25 (1.07%) iPad
17 20 (0.86%) Learning Management System
18 19 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 144 (6.17%) Android
2 121 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 64 (2.74%) Windows
4 53 (2.27%) Linux
5 19 (0.81%) CentOS
5 19 (0.81%) Solaris
6 16 (0.69%) Unix
7 9 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.086%) Debian
12 2 (0.086%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.043%) MVS
13 1 (0.043%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (28.90%) Wireframes
3 337 (14.45%) Prototyping
4 262 (11.23%) Web Design
5 222 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 216 (9.26%) Front End Development
7 210 (9.01%) E-Commerce
8 207 (8.88%) Scrum
9 189 (8.10%) Data Protection
10 165 (7.08%) Web Development
11 158 (6.78%) Information Architecture
12 150 (6.43%) Typography
13 148 (6.35%) Usability Testing
14 136 (5.83%) Analytics
15 132 (5.66%) Mentoring
16 125 (5.36%) SOA
17 122 (5.23%) Service Design
18 101 (4.33%) UX Design
19 82 (3.52%) SEO
20 77 (3.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 488 (20.93%) JavaScript
2 168 (7.20%) Java
3 120 (5.15%) SQL
4 101 (4.33%) PHP
5 72 (3.09%) C#
6 32 (1.37%) Perl
7 27 (1.16%) Python
8 21 (0.90%) C++
9 19 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 15 (0.64%) C
11 12 (0.51%) ActionScript
12 7 (0.30%) COBOL
13 6 (0.26%) JCL
13 6 (0.26%) MATLAB
13 6 (0.26%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.21%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.17%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.13%) Go
16 3 (0.13%) Tcl
17 2 (0.086%) R
Qualifications
1 325 (13.94%) Degree
2 33 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.07%) CCNP
3 25 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (0.73%) RHCE
5 11 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.39%) CCDA
7 9 (0.39%) CCDP
7 9 (0.39%) CCIE
7 9 (0.39%) HND
8 5 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.17%) CCNA
9 4 (0.17%) HNC
9 4 (0.17%) MBA
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.13%) MOS
11 2 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.043%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.043%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.79%) QA
2 31 (1.33%) WCAG
3 15 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.34%) SLA
6 3 (0.13%) ECSS
7 2 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.086%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.086%) MiFID
8 1 (0.043%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.043%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 41 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.73%) Samba
3 9 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.13%) Firmware
6 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.043%) HDFS
7 1 (0.043%) NFS
7 1 (0.043%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.043%) vCloud
7 1 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.043%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.043%) vSphere
7 1 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (1.37%) Puppet
2 19 (0.81%) SCCM
3 15 (0.64%) Nagios
3 15 (0.64%) RANCID
4 14 (0.60%) OpenNMS
5 7 (0.30%) Control-M
6 6 (0.26%) SCOM
7 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.17%) Cacti
9 3 (0.13%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.086%) Kibana
11 1 (0.043%) logstash
11 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.043%) MOM
11 1 (0.043%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.043%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.043%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.043%) Simpana
11 1 (0.043%) vRealize
Vendors
1 672 (28.82%) Adobe
2 106 (4.55%) Oracle
3 64 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 63 (2.70%) Cisco
4 63 (2.70%) Google
5 44 (1.89%) Apple
6 34 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 25 (1.07%) Juniper
8 23 (0.99%) IBM
9 19 (0.81%) Sun
10 16 (0.69%) Ericsson
10 16 (0.69%) Huawei
10 16 (0.69%) TIBCO
11 15 (0.64%) SAP
12 14 (0.60%) Brocade
12 14 (0.60%) Foundry
12 14 (0.60%) ZyXEL
13 12 (0.51%) ClickTale
14 11 (0.47%) Informatica
14 11 (0.47%) Pega
Witham, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
blu digital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miro consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare + More
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35,000 +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £10000 - £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago