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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 255 220 212
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1231 1627 1715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.48% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.54% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1279 1291
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -37 1142 £45,000 +5.88% 182
London -11 480 £47,500 -5.00% 86
South East +1 276 £45,000 +12.50% 21
East of England +32 90 £50,000 +29.03% 17
South West +19 75 £35,000 -10.25% 7
North West -35 73 £40,000 - 11
West Midlands -5 62 £35,000 - 19
Berkshire +35 58 £51,250 -6.81% 8
Surrey +1 56 £60,000 +42.85% 6
Hampshire +6 52 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Scotland +18 51 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Manchester -18 51 £40,000 +8.10% 8
City of London -11 49 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Yorkshire -80 47 £40,000 - 11
East Sussex +22 44 £37,500 +19.04%
Brighton +21 44 £37,500 +15.38%
East Midlands -19 34 £46,000 +53.33% 9
Glasgow +13 27 £50,000 -2.91%
Bristol +1 27 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Yorkshire -58 26 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Birmingham +1 25 £27,500 - 5
Oxfordshire -8 25 £60,000 +71.42%
Hertfordshire +14 23 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Essex +19 21 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Wales +10 21 £38,750 +19.23%
Cambridgeshire +6 21 £60,000 +33.33% 7
South Wales +22 20 £40,000 +23.07%
Cardiff +26 19 £40,000 +37.93%
Wiltshire +19 19 £45,000 -
Cambridge +14 19 £62,500 +31.57% 7

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1441 (55.25%) User Experience
2 1019 (39.07%) HTML
3 944 (36.20%) CSS
4 824 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
5 763 (29.26%) Wireframes
6 741 (28.41%) Photoshop
7 694 (26.61%) Adobe
8 545 (20.90%) JavaScript
9 542 (20.78%) Adobe Illustrator
10 390 (14.95%) Marketing
11 382 (14.65%) Prototyping
12 354 (13.57%) HTML5
13 344 (13.19%) Axure RP
14 342 (13.11%) Finance
15 338 (12.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 337 (12.92%) Degree
17 286 (10.97%) Web Design
18 280 (10.74%) Front End Development
19 250 (9.59%) Mobile App
20 243 (9.32%) CSS3
21 239 (9.16%) E-Commerce
22 237 (9.09%) Scrum
22 237 (9.09%) jQuery
23 218 (8.36%) Responsive Web Design
24 217 (8.32%) Data Protection
25 191 (7.32%) Web Development
26 188 (7.21%) Information Architecture
27 178 (6.83%) InDesign
28 177 (6.79%) InVision
29 166 (6.37%) Java

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 (4.18%) CMS
2 94 (3.60%) WordPress
3 78 (2.99%) Marvel
4 42 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 41 (1.57%) Apache
6 40 (1.53%) OpenEdge
7 21 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 21 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 18 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.35%) Drupal
13 8 (0.31%) JBoss
14 5 (0.19%) IIS
14 5 (0.19%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.19%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.19%) WildFly
15 4 (0.15%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.15%) concrete5
Applications
1 741 (28.41%) Photoshop
2 542 (20.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 338 (12.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 178 (6.83%) InDesign
5 177 (6.79%) InVision
6 134 (5.14%) OmniGraffle
7 93 (3.57%) Adobe After Effects
8 79 (3.03%) Fireworks
9 73 (2.80%) MS Visio
10 46 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 40 (1.53%) MS Excel
12 39 (1.50%) MS Office
13 23 (0.88%) UXPin
14 20 (0.77%) Acrobat
15 19 (0.73%) Flinto
16 15 (0.58%) CINEMA 4D
17 13 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
17 13 (0.50%) UserZoom
18 7 (0.27%) 3ds Max
18 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.50%) WebTrends
2 12 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.19%) Magento
3 5 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.077%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.077%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.038%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 44 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.54%) Google Apps
4 13 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
4 13 (0.50%) SaaS
4 13 (0.50%) Silverpop
5 12 (0.46%) MailChimp
6 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.19%) PaaS
9 4 (0.15%) GitHub
9 4 (0.15%) Office 365
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.12%) IaaS
11 2 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.077%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.077%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.65%) Internet
2 42 (1.61%) WAN
3 37 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.38%) LAN
5 35 (1.34%) Intranet
6 33 (1.27%) VoIP
7 26 (1.00%) Firewall
8 24 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 17 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (0.65%) Wireless
10 16 (0.61%) Broadband
10 16 (0.61%) IP Telephony
10 16 (0.61%) LTE
10 16 (0.61%) SAN
11 15 (0.58%) DNS
12 12 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (0.42%) 4G
13 11 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
14 10 (0.38%) IPv6
14 10 (0.38%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (2.76%) MySQL
2 36 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 32 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 30 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 29 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (0.69%) Big Data
7 15 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.54%) DB2
8 14 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.27%) VLDB
13 6 (0.23%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 344 (13.19%) Axure RP
2 97 (3.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 84 (3.22%) Git (software)
4 72 (2.76%) Dreamweaver
5 25 (0.96%) JIRA
6 23 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 20 (0.77%) Subversion
8 17 (0.65%) Xcode
9 16 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.42%) JUnit
11 10 (0.38%) Rational Application Developer
12 7 (0.27%) StyleCop
13 6 (0.23%) Grunt
13 6 (0.23%) gulp
13 6 (0.23%) Maven
13 6 (0.23%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.19%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.12%) XMLSpy
General
1 390 (14.95%) Marketing
2 342 (13.11%) Finance
3 144 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 117 (4.49%) Retail
5 101 (3.87%) Games
6 83 (3.18%) Advertising
7 69 (2.65%) Banking
8 46 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.42%) Multimedia
10 30 (1.15%) Billing
10 30 (1.15%) Law
10 30 (1.15%) Publishing
11 26 (1.00%) Electronics
12 24 (0.92%) Legal
13 14 (0.54%) Local Government
14 13 (0.50%) Front Office
15 11 (0.42%) Automotive
16 9 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.35%) German Language
16 9 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1019 (39.07%) HTML
2 944 (36.20%) CSS
3 354 (13.57%) HTML5
4 243 (9.32%) CSS3
5 237 (9.09%) jQuery
6 118 (4.52%) Flash
7 111 (4.26%) .NET
8 108 (4.14%) Sass
9 80 (3.07%) AngularJS
10 70 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 64 (2.45%) XML
12 46 (1.76%) Web Services
13 41 (1.57%) ASP.NET
14 40 (1.53%) KnockoutJS
15 35 (1.34%) LESS
16 29 (1.11%) Node.js
16 29 (1.11%) React
17 27 (1.04%) Ajax
18 22 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (0.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1441 (55.25%) User Experience
2 250 (9.59%) Mobile App
3 145 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (5.02%) Graphic Design
5 71 (2.72%) Animation
6 67 (2.57%) Social Media
7 56 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 53 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 50 (1.92%) Digital Media
10 46 (1.76%) e-Learning
11 45 (1.73%) Smartphone
12 43 (1.65%) Fintech
13 37 (1.42%) Motion Graphics
14 36 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
15 35 (1.34%) Video Editing
16 33 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (1.07%) Photography
17 28 (1.07%) Psychology
18 27 (1.04%) Data Centre
19 24 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 163 (6.25%) Android
2 140 (5.37%) Apple iOS
3 103 (3.95%) Windows
4 90 (3.45%) Linux
5 29 (1.11%) Unix
6 24 (0.92%) Solaris
7 22 (0.84%) CentOS
8 18 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.077%) AIX
14 2 (0.077%) Debian
14 2 (0.077%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.038%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 824 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
2 763 (29.26%) Wireframes
3 382 (14.65%) Prototyping
4 286 (10.97%) Web Design
5 280 (10.74%) Front End Development
6 239 (9.16%) E-Commerce
7 237 (9.09%) Scrum
8 218 (8.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 217 (8.32%) Data Protection
10 191 (7.32%) Web Development
11 188 (7.21%) Information Architecture
12 159 (6.10%) Analytics
13 158 (6.06%) Typography
14 130 (4.98%) SOA
14 130 (4.98%) Usability Testing
15 112 (4.29%) Service Design
16 111 (4.26%) Mentoring
17 108 (4.14%) UX Design
18 81 (3.11%) Digital Marketing
19 79 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 545 (20.90%) JavaScript
2 166 (6.37%) Java
3 113 (4.33%) PHP
4 101 (3.87%) SQL
5 77 (2.95%) C#
6 31 (1.19%) Perl
7 28 (1.07%) Python
8 24 (0.92%) C
9 22 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 17 (0.65%) C++
11 14 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.31%) ActionScript
12 8 (0.31%) Go
13 7 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.23%) Scala
15 5 (0.19%) Clojure
15 5 (0.19%) Erlang
15 5 (0.19%) Haskell
15 5 (0.19%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 337 (12.92%) Degree
2 47 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (0.81%) CCNP
5 20 (0.77%) RHCE
6 14 (0.54%) CCDP
6 14 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.35%) CCDA
8 9 (0.35%) CCIE
9 5 (0.19%) MBA
10 4 (0.15%) CCNA
10 4 (0.15%) HNC
10 4 (0.15%) HND
10 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.038%) CISSP
11 1 (0.038%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.038%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.038%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.038%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.72%) QA
2 23 (0.88%) WCAG
3 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.12%) ECSS
6 2 (0.077%) SEPA
7 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.038%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.038%) MiFID
7 1 (0.038%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 39 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.77%) Samba
3 17 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.15%) Docker
5 3 (0.12%) Firmware
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.077%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.077%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.077%) vSphere
7 1 (0.038%) HDFS
7 1 (0.038%) NFS
7 1 (0.038%) vCloud
7 1 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.038%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (1.19%) Puppet
2 16 (0.61%) SCCM
3 11 (0.42%) Nagios
3 11 (0.42%) RANCID
4 10 (0.38%) OpenNMS
5 7 (0.27%) Control-M
6 5 (0.19%) SCOM
7 4 (0.15%) Cacti
8 3 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.038%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.038%) logstash
9 1 (0.038%) MOM
9 1 (0.038%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.038%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.038%) vRealize
Vendors
1 694 (26.61%) Adobe
2 142 (5.44%) Oracle
3 81 (3.11%) Microsoft
4 79 (3.03%) Cisco
5 76 (2.91%) Google
6 52 (1.99%) Apple
7 43 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 40 (1.53%) Progress
9 25 (0.96%) IBM
10 22 (0.84%) Juniper
11 21 (0.81%) Sun
12 20 (0.77%) SAP
13 17 (0.65%) VMware
14 16 (0.61%) Ericsson
14 16 (0.61%) Huawei
15 15 (0.58%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.50%) Citrix
16 13 (0.50%) Twitter
17 12 (0.46%) EXTOL
18 11 (0.42%) Sony
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £700000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Catchfish
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum great benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefitts
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum More than competitive salary and exc
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + equity and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago