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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 181 165 200
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1760 1865 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.75% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.85% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1381 1323
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015 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 4 March 2015. 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
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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 -15 1676 £40,000 - 242
London -42 607 £47,500 +11.76% 102
South East -3 397 £42,500 - 35
City of London -52 168 £47,500 +11.76% 25
North West +28 166 £26,750 -23.57% 37
Yorkshire +47 156 £30,000 -7.69% 11
South West +3 135 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Berkshire -1 107 £50,000 +33.33% 11
Manchester +29 100 £27,500 -21.42% 16
Hampshire -24 92 £45,000 - 5
East of England -32 80 £30,000 -25.00% 18
West Yorkshire +28 78 £25,000 -37.50% 7
West Midlands -12 64 £37,500 +66.66% 8
Surrey -10 61 £45,000 -7.21% 11
East Midlands -6 49 £46,250 +15.62% 11
Bristol -10 47 £43,000 +1.17% 5
Wiltshire +13 43 £50,000 -3.84% 5
Leeds +7 43 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Swindon +7 43 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Oxfordshire 0 42 £32,750 -12.66% 3
West Sussex +33 37 £34,000 +13.33%
Cambridgeshire -1 37 £30,000 -25.00% 6
North Yorkshire +26 35 £40,000 +6.66%
Coventry +13 33 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Cambridge +12 32 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Cheshire -10 32 £34,500 +6.15% 9
Basingstoke +7 29 £45,000 +28.57%
Southampton +4 29 £36,200 -19.55% 1
Northamptonshire +6 26 £49,000 - 2
Kent +29 25 £35,000 +18.64% 1

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1626 (45.43%) User Experience
2 1615 (45.12%) HTML
3 1424 (39.79%) CSS
4 1162 (32.47%) Photoshop
5 1033 (28.86%) Adobe
6 868 (24.25%) JavaScript
7 858 (23.97%) Adobe Illustrator
8 723 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
9 663 (18.52%) Marketing
10 607 (16.96%) HTML5
11 508 (14.19%) jQuery
12 494 (13.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 478 (13.36%) Web Design
14 468 (13.08%) Finance
15 460 (12.85%) Degree
16 383 (10.70%) Responsive Web Design
17 367 (10.25%) CSS3
18 356 (9.95%) Axure RP
19 347 (9.70%) E-Commerce
20 324 (9.05%) Graphic Design
21 317 (8.86%) Information Architecture
22 315 (8.80%) Mobile App
23 267 (7.46%) InDesign
24 254 (7.10%) Windows
25 239 (6.68%) Retail
26 221 (6.17%) Flash
27 219 (6.12%) Microsoft
28 215 (6.01%) Oracle
29 214 (5.98%) Java
30 204 (5.70%) OmniGraffle

Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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
1 172 (4.81%) CMS
2 151 (4.22%) WordPress
3 58 (1.62%) Drupal
4 50 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 42 (1.17%) Apache
6 38 (1.06%) CICS
7 37 (1.03%) JBoss
8 35 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 33 (0.92%) SAS
10 29 (0.81%) Moodle
11 26 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 24 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.64%) MS Exchange
13 23 (0.64%) Node.js
14 20 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
14 20 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.47%) IIS
16 17 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1162 (32.47%) Photoshop
2 858 (23.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 494 (13.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 267 (7.46%) InDesign
5 204 (5.70%) OmniGraffle
6 184 (5.14%) Fireworks
7 117 (3.27%) MS Excel
8 91 (2.54%) Adobe After Effects
9 81 (2.26%) MS Visio
10 79 (2.21%) MS Office
11 53 (1.48%) Acrobat
12 43 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
13 25 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
14 23 (0.64%) CINEMA 4D
15 21 (0.59%) 3ds Max
16 12 (0.34%) Final Cut Pro
16 12 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
17 9 (0.25%) AutoCAD
18 5 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
19 4 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 57 (1.59%) Magento
2 42 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 29 (0.81%) WebTrends
4 17 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.34%) Maximo
7 10 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.14%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
11 4 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
11 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.11%) Exstream
11 4 (0.11%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.70%) Google Apps
2 20 (0.56%) SaaS
2 20 (0.56%) MailChimp
3 16 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.22%) GitHub
6 6 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.14%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.084%) Pure360
9 3 (0.084%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.056%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.056%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.028%) Office 365
11 1 (0.028%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.028%) Heroku
11 1 (0.028%) PaaS
11 1 (0.028%) Force.com
11 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 122 (3.41%) Internet
2 89 (2.49%) WAN
3 82 (2.29%) LAN
4 59 (1.65%) SAN
5 49 (1.37%) VPN
6 48 (1.34%) Firewall
7 34 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (0.84%) Network Security
8 30 (0.84%) MPLS
9 15 (0.42%) OSPF
10 14 (0.39%) VoIP
10 14 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 14 (0.39%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.39%) Intranet
11 12 (0.34%) NAS
12 10 (0.28%) BGP
12 10 (0.28%) WLAN
12 10 (0.28%) Broadband
13 9 (0.25%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 120 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
3 116 (3.24%) MySQL
4 57 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (1.56%) Big Data
6 44 (1.23%) DB2
7 40 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 36 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 35 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 30 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 27 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
13 22 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (0.53%) MariaDB
15 19 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 356 (9.95%) Axure RP
2 202 (5.64%) Dreamweaver
3 95 (2.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 77 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 39 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 37 (1.03%) Subversion
7 20 (0.56%) JIRA
8 16 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
9 14 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.25%) Toad
11 8 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (0.22%) JSHint
11 8 (0.22%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.17%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.14%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.14%) Sublime Text
15 4 (0.11%) Grunt
15 4 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 663 (18.52%) Marketing
2 468 (13.08%) Finance
3 239 (6.68%) Retail
4 165 (4.61%) Banking
5 148 (4.14%) Advertising
6 133 (3.72%) Games
7 131 (3.66%) Telecoms
8 66 (1.84%) Publishing
9 53 (1.48%) Multimedia
10 50 (1.40%) Legal
11 27 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.59%) Automotive
13 17 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 14 (0.39%) Electronics
15 10 (0.28%) Military
16 8 (0.22%) Interactive Media
17 7 (0.20%) Law
17 7 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.20%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1615 (45.12%) HTML
2 1424 (39.79%) CSS
3 607 (16.96%) HTML5
4 508 (14.19%) jQuery
5 367 (10.25%) CSS3
6 221 (6.17%) Flash
7 182 (5.09%) .NET
8 112 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 95 (2.65%) XHTML
10 79 (2.21%) Sass
11 68 (1.90%) XML
11 68 (1.90%) AngularJS
12 65 (1.82%) Middleware
13 64 (1.79%) Web Services
14 63 (1.76%) LESS
15 42 (1.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 35 (0.98%) REST
17 34 (0.95%) Ajax
18 33 (0.92%) ASP.NET
18 33 (0.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1626 (45.43%) User Experience
2 324 (9.05%) Graphic Design
3 315 (8.80%) Mobile App
4 188 (5.25%) Social Media
5 143 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 115 (3.21%) Digital Media
7 105 (2.93%) Animation
8 97 (2.71%) E-Learning
9 87 (2.43%) Mainframe
10 84 (2.35%) Visualisation
11 68 (1.90%) Open Source
12 66 (1.84%) Photography
13 60 (1.68%) W3C
14 56 (1.56%) Computer Science
15 51 (1.42%) Clustering
16 45 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
17 44 (1.23%) Video Editing
18 41 (1.15%) Human Factors
19 40 (1.12%) Blog
20 35 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 254 (7.10%) Windows
2 189 (5.28%) Apple iOS
3 177 (4.95%) Android
4 98 (2.74%) Linux
5 75 (2.10%) UNIX
6 32 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 14 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 12 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.25%) AIX
12 9 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.20%) Solaris
14 5 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.056%) SUSE
17 1 (0.028%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (13.36%) Web Design
3 383 (10.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 347 (9.70%) E-Commerce
5 317 (8.86%) Information Architecture
6 196 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 182 (5.09%) Analytics
8 167 (4.67%) Web Development
9 153 (4.27%) Scrum
10 144 (4.02%) UX Design
11 133 (3.72%) SEO
12 125 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
13 121 (3.38%) ETL
14 118 (3.30%) Usability Testing
15 111 (3.10%) Project Management
16 110 (3.07%) Data Modelling
17 104 (2.91%) Mentoring
18 97 (2.71%) Digital Marketing
19 95 (2.65%) User Stories
20 91 (2.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 868 (24.25%) JavaScript
2 214 (5.98%) Java
3 166 (4.64%) PHP
4 158 (4.41%) SQL
5 100 (2.79%) C#
6 55 (1.54%) ActionScript
7 37 (1.03%) COBOL
8 22 (0.61%) C
9 19 (0.53%) Python
10 18 (0.50%) Ruby
10 18 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 18 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 16 (0.45%) ABAP
12 15 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
13 14 (0.39%) Scala
13 14 (0.39%) Objective-C
14 13 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
15 11 (0.31%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.28%) VB
17 8 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 460 (12.85%) Degree
2 88 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 72 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 59 (1.65%) CCNP
6 41 (1.15%) VCP4
7 38 (1.06%) CCIE
7 38 (1.06%) CCDP
8 25 (0.70%) CCDA
9 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (0.53%) MCSE
11 16 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 15 (0.42%) CCIP
12 15 (0.42%) MCP
13 14 (0.39%) JNCIS
14 13 (0.36%) CCNA
15 11 (0.31%) VCAP
16 10 (0.28%) VCDX
17 9 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (2.35%) QA
2 13 (0.36%) WAI
3 10 (0.28%) WCAG
4 5 (0.14%) SLA
4 5 (0.14%) COBIT
5 3 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.084%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.084%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.056%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.92%) XenApp
4 17 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 14 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.28%) XenServer
7 8 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.17%) IAG
10 2 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.028%) vSphere
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.28%) Netcool
2 9 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.17%) Hyperic
3 6 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (0.14%) Puppet
5 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (0.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.084%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.084%) Plesk
7 2 (0.056%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.028%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.028%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.028%) SCCM
8 1 (0.028%) SCOM
8 1 (0.028%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.028%) cPanel
8 1 (0.028%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1033 (28.86%) Adobe
2 219 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 215 (6.01%) Oracle
4 153 (4.27%) Cisco
5 86 (2.40%) IBM
5 86 (2.40%) Google
6 60 (1.68%) VMware
7 58 (1.62%) Facebook
8 57 (1.59%) Twitter
9 56 (1.56%) Citrix
10 46 (1.29%) SAP
11 42 (1.17%) Cognos
11 42 (1.17%) Informatica
12 39 (1.09%) Teradata
13 38 (1.06%) Juniper
14 31 (0.87%) Demandware
15 30 (0.84%) Business Objects
16 29 (0.81%) CheckPoint
17 28 (0.78%) HP
18 27 (0.75%) Ab Initio
South West London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum amazing perks
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Bonobo
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Xcede Solutions
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Resource Techniques
Salary: £30,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday and Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27250.00 - £35325 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday