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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 240 224 180
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1384 1630 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.49% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.54% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1291 1582
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -21 1310 £40,000 -3.03% 208
London -7 567 £45,750 -12.85% 83
South East +6 263 £35,000 -12.50% 41
West Midlands -10 92 £35,000 - 9
South West +56 91 £35,000 +3.70% 16
City of London -9 90 £50,000 -9.09% 14
East of England +12 76 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Yorkshire -25 74 £35,000 -12.50% 15
East Midlands -6 67 £37,500 +15.38% 10
North West -68 63 £37,500 -6.25% 20
West Yorkshire -16 59 £37,500 +2.73% 7
Berkshire +1 57 £60,425 +42.17% 12
East Sussex +31 53 £37,500 +27.11% 4
Leeds -2 53 £35,000 -2.09% 6
Scotland +4 52 £40,500 -21.35% 5
Brighton +27 49 £35,000 +18.64% 4
Manchester -10 46 £41,250 +26.92% 10
Bristol +51 44 £50,000 +81.81% 5
Hampshire -26 34 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Glasgow -14 31 £37,500 -27.18% 3
Kent +19 28 £38,000 +18.75% 2
West Sussex -9 28 £30,000 -31.42% 1
Northamptonshire +6 25 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Gloucestershire +22 23 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Northampton +10 23 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Hertfordshire +13 22 £35,250 +50.00% 3
Crawley +3 22 £30,000 -40.00%
Staffordshire +7 20 £58,750 +144.79% 1
Norfolk - 20 £62,500 - 1
Worcestershire +15 19 £25,000 -6.54% 1

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1550 (55.82%) User Experience
2 1079 (38.85%) HTML
3 1016 (36.59%) CSS
4 878 (31.62%) Wireframes
5 809 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
6 791 (28.48%) Photoshop
7 724 (26.07%) Adobe
8 622 (22.40%) JavaScript
9 620 (22.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 524 (18.87%) Marketing
11 448 (16.13%) Prototyping
12 414 (14.91%) Degree
13 388 (13.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 380 (13.68%) HTML5
15 375 (13.50%) Axure RP
16 340 (12.24%) Finance
17 296 (10.66%) E-Commerce
18 276 (9.94%) Web Design
19 261 (9.40%) Front End Development
20 260 (9.36%) jQuery
21 259 (9.33%) CSS3
22 242 (8.71%) Mobile App
23 241 (8.68%) Responsive Web Design
24 221 (7.96%) Telecoms
25 208 (7.49%) Web Development
26 202 (7.27%) Scrum
27 196 (7.06%) Information Architecture
27 196 (7.06%) Typography
28 187 (6.73%) Analytics
29 182 (6.55%) Graphic 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
1 102 (3.67%) CMS
2 93 (3.35%) WordPress
3 52 (1.87%) Apache
3 52 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 40 (1.44%) OpenEdge
5 35 (1.26%) OpenStack
6 17 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.43%) Drupal
9 11 (0.40%) JBoss
10 10 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
10 10 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.32%) Confluence
11 9 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.18%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.14%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.14%) IIS
13 4 (0.14%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 791 (28.48%) Photoshop
2 620 (22.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 388 (13.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 180 (6.48%) InDesign
5 156 (5.62%) OmniGraffle
6 87 (3.13%) MS Excel
6 87 (3.13%) MS Office
7 86 (3.10%) Adobe After Effects
8 84 (3.02%) MS Visio
9 78 (2.81%) Fireworks
10 48 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
11 28 (1.01%) Acrobat
12 22 (0.79%) CINEMA 4D
13 15 (0.54%) ImageReady
14 11 (0.40%) 3ds Max
15 9 (0.32%) AutoCAD
16 8 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
17 7 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (0.25%) Maya
18 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.40%) Magento
2 11 (0.40%) WebTrends
3 9 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.072%) Summit
6 1 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.036%) Findur
6 1 (0.036%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.30%) Google Analytics
2 35 (1.26%) Google Apps
3 27 (0.97%) SaaS
4 15 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 13 (0.47%) GitHub
5 13 (0.47%) Silverpop
6 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.36%) MailChimp
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.18%) IaaS
10 3 (0.11%) AdWords
10 3 (0.11%) Office 365
10 3 (0.11%) Taleo
11 2 (0.072%) Google Play
11 2 (0.072%) PaaS
11 2 (0.072%) Trello
12 1 (0.036%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.036%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.06%) LAN
1 85 (3.06%) WAN
2 42 (1.51%) Ethernet
2 42 (1.51%) MPLS
3 40 (1.44%) Firewall
4 39 (1.40%) Internet
5 38 (1.37%) SAN
6 37 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 36 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 33 (1.19%) Wireless
9 28 (1.01%) Intranet
9 28 (1.01%) SDH
10 27 (0.97%) VoIP
11 26 (0.94%) Telepresence
12 25 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (0.79%) 4G
14 19 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.58%) LTE
15 16 (0.58%) Network Security
16 15 (0.54%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (3.31%) MySQL
2 67 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 40 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 33 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (0.97%) PerformancePoint
9 27 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (0.61%) Big Data
13 15 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.29%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.25%) VLDB
16 6 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 375 (13.50%) Axure RP
2 89 (3.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 86 (3.10%) Dreamweaver
4 60 (2.16%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.08%) JIRA
6 19 (0.68%) JUnit
7 18 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.54%) Maven
9 15 (0.54%) Xcode
10 13 (0.47%) Subversion
11 10 (0.36%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.32%) ERwin
13 7 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.22%) gulp
14 6 (0.22%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.18%) EasyMock
15 5 (0.18%) Grunt
15 5 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 524 (18.87%) Marketing
2 340 (12.24%) Finance
3 221 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 141 (5.08%) Retail
5 119 (4.29%) Games
6 116 (4.18%) Advertising
7 61 (2.20%) Banking
8 57 (2.05%) Multimedia
9 50 (1.80%) Electronics
10 47 (1.69%) Legal
10 47 (1.69%) Publishing
11 35 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.65%) Billing
13 17 (0.61%) Back Office
13 17 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.58%) Law
15 13 (0.47%) Interactive Media
16 11 (0.40%) German Language
17 9 (0.32%) Japanese Language
17 9 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1079 (38.85%) HTML
2 1016 (36.59%) CSS
3 380 (13.68%) HTML5
4 260 (9.36%) jQuery
5 259 (9.33%) CSS3
6 140 (5.04%) Flash
7 109 (3.93%) .NET
8 107 (3.85%) Sass
9 74 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 73 (2.63%) AngularJS
11 65 (2.34%) XML
12 53 (1.91%) LESS
12 53 (1.91%) Web Services
13 41 (1.48%) ASP.NET
14 35 (1.26%) Ajax
14 35 (1.26%) Spring
15 33 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
16 31 (1.12%) Backbone.js
16 31 (1.12%) J2EE
16 31 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1550 (55.82%) User Experience
2 242 (8.71%) Mobile App
3 182 (6.55%) Graphic Design
4 169 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (3.53%) Animation
6 82 (2.95%) Data Centre
7 74 (2.66%) Social Media
8 72 (2.59%) Digital Media
9 51 (1.84%) Visualisation
10 49 (1.76%) Computer Science
11 48 (1.73%) Smartphone
12 46 (1.66%) 3D Graphics
13 45 (1.62%) e-Learning
13 45 (1.62%) Psychology
14 38 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
15 37 (1.33%) Motion Graphics
16 33 (1.19%) Fintech
17 31 (1.12%) Photography
17 31 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
18 25 (0.90%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 178 (6.41%) Android
2 155 (5.58%) Apple iOS
3 126 (4.54%) Windows
4 99 (3.56%) Linux
5 31 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (0.97%) Unix
7 20 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.50%) Solaris
10 11 (0.40%) CentOS
11 8 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.072%) OS/2
13 2 (0.072%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.072%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.036%) AIX
14 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.036%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (31.62%) Wireframes
2 809 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (16.13%) Prototyping
4 296 (10.66%) E-Commerce
5 276 (9.94%) Web Design
6 261 (9.40%) Front End Development
7 241 (8.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 208 (7.49%) Web Development
9 202 (7.27%) Scrum
10 196 (7.06%) Information Architecture
10 196 (7.06%) Typography
11 187 (6.73%) Analytics
12 182 (6.55%) Data Protection
13 118 (4.25%) Service Design
14 115 (4.14%) UX Design
15 113 (4.07%) Digital Marketing
16 111 (4.00%) Usability Testing
17 100 (3.60%) Mentoring
18 95 (3.42%) SOA
19 92 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 622 (22.40%) JavaScript
2 164 (5.91%) Java
3 110 (3.96%) SQL
4 90 (3.24%) PHP
5 49 (1.76%) C#
6 35 (1.26%) C
7 27 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 26 (0.94%) Python
9 14 (0.50%) Perl
10 12 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 10 (0.36%) C++
12 9 (0.32%) ActionScript
13 8 (0.29%) Ruby
13 8 (0.29%) Scala
14 7 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.22%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.18%) Clojure
16 5 (0.18%) Erlang
16 5 (0.18%) Go
16 5 (0.18%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 414 (14.91%) Degree
2 62 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (1.22%) CCDP
5 29 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.76%) CCIE
7 20 (0.72%) CISSP
8 17 (0.61%) Postgraduate
9 16 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.50%) CCNP
10 14 (0.50%) MCSE
11 11 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.40%) RHCE
12 10 (0.36%) CCDA
13 8 (0.29%) CCNA
13 8 (0.29%) CISM
14 6 (0.22%) HND
14 6 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.18%) BICSI Certification
15 5 (0.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.10%) QA
2 18 (0.65%) WCAG
3 11 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.25%) SLA
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.072%) SEPA
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.036%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.40%) Samba
4 10 (0.36%) ProxySG
5 5 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.14%) Docker
6 4 (0.14%) HDFS
7 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.11%) vCloud
7 3 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.036%) NFS
8 1 (0.036%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.036%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.47%) Puppet
2 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
2 7 (0.25%) SCCM
3 3 (0.11%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.11%) SCOM
4 2 (0.072%) Nagios
4 2 (0.072%) RANCID
4 2 (0.072%) vRealize
5 1 (0.036%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.036%) Cacti
5 1 (0.036%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.036%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.036%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.036%) MOM
5 1 (0.036%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.036%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.036%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 724 (26.07%) Adobe
2 162 (5.83%) Oracle
3 146 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 129 (4.65%) Cisco
5 101 (3.64%) Google
6 53 (1.91%) Red Hat
7 47 (1.69%) Apple
8 40 (1.44%) Progress
9 34 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 34 (1.22%) Juniper
10 29 (1.04%) Avaya
11 28 (1.01%) VMware
12 25 (0.90%) SAP
13 23 (0.83%) Cognizant
13 23 (0.83%) IBM
14 20 (0.72%) Citrix
15 19 (0.68%) Blue Coat
16 15 (0.54%) RedGate
17 13 (0.47%) Kony
18 12 (0.43%) Palo Alto
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Gym, Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: From £19,600 to £21,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package..
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package..
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Medical, Gym, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £18,000 to £32,000 per annum great benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago