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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
UK
Rank 273 253 182
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 952 1287 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.31% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.36% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1021 1509
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -24 878 £42,000 -1.17% 152
London +1 377 £50,000 - 71
South East +6 172 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East of England -10 73 £32,500 +18.18% 13
Berkshire +51 72 £57,500 +9.52% 5
West Midlands +1 63 £37,500 - 11
North West -9 57 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South West -4 54 £35,000 -33.33% 8
Yorkshire -19 47 £40,000 - 13
Manchester -20 41 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Yorkshire +5 39 £40,000 - 10
Hertfordshire +10 38 £27,000 -1.81% 6
Leeds +3 34 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands -1 34 £39,000 +30.00% 7
Scotland -15 34 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hampshire -17 30 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Birmingham +16 26 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Edinburgh +12 21 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Reading +26 20 £55,000 +4.76%
City of London -31 20 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Warwickshire +34 18 £33,000 -13.72% 2
Welwyn Garden City +18 17 £27,000 +5.88%
Northamptonshire -2 16 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 16 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Warwick +38 15 £27,750 -38.33% 1
Oxfordshire +32 15 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Wales +8 15 £37,725 +16.07% 5
Kent -3 15 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Norfolk -5 15 £48,750 +2.09% 2
Norwich -9 15 £48,750 +2.09% 2

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 1266 (57.39%) User Experience
2 849 (38.49%) HTML
3 797 (36.13%) CSS
4 727 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
5 663 (30.05%) Photoshop
6 629 (28.51%) Wireframes
7 619 (28.06%) Adobe
8 509 (23.07%) Adobe Illustrator
9 451 (20.44%) JavaScript
10 336 (15.23%) Marketing
11 325 (14.73%) Degree
12 313 (14.19%) Prototyping
13 291 (13.19%) Axure RP
14 280 (12.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 278 (12.60%) Finance
16 246 (11.15%) HTML5
17 237 (10.74%) Web Design
18 219 (9.93%) E-Commerce
19 204 (9.25%) Responsive Web Design
20 200 (9.07%) Mobile App
21 195 (8.84%) Scrum
22 194 (8.79%) jQuery
23 176 (7.98%) CSS3
24 170 (7.71%) Front End Development
25 169 (7.66%) InVision
26 164 (7.43%) Java
27 163 (7.39%) InDesign
28 152 (6.89%) Information Architecture
29 151 (6.84%) Analytics
30 149 (6.75%) Web Development

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
1 106 (4.81%) CMS
2 57 (2.58%) WordPress
3 46 (2.09%) WebSphere
4 38 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 37 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 34 (1.54%) Marvel
7 25 (1.13%) JBoss
8 23 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 20 (0.91%) Apache
10 16 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.45%) WildFly
13 9 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
15 6 (0.27%) CICS
15 6 (0.27%) concrete5
16 5 (0.23%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.23%) Drupal
17 4 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 663 (30.05%) Photoshop
2 509 (23.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 280 (12.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 169 (7.66%) InVision
5 163 (7.39%) InDesign
6 113 (5.12%) OmniGraffle
7 80 (3.63%) Fireworks
8 71 (3.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 41 (1.86%) MS Visio
10 27 (1.22%) MS Office
11 22 (1.00%) Acrobat
11 22 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 20 (0.91%) Adobe Premiere
12 20 (0.91%) MS Excel
13 14 (0.63%) CINEMA 4D
13 14 (0.63%) Pixate
14 11 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
14 11 (0.50%) UXPin
15 9 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
16 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
1 11 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
3 5 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.14%) Magento
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.091%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.091%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (0.091%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.091%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.045%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 30 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 24 (1.09%) SaaS
4 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
7 6 (0.27%) MailChimp
8 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.18%) Office 365
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.091%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.091%) Heroku
11 2 (0.091%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.091%) PaaS
11 2 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.091%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.77%) Internet
2 35 (1.59%) WAN
3 28 (1.27%) VoIP
4 25 (1.13%) Firewall
4 25 (1.13%) LAN
5 24 (1.09%) Broadband
6 20 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.82%) DNS
7 18 (0.82%) Intranet
8 17 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (0.68%) Ethernet
10 14 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
11 13 (0.59%) IPv6
11 13 (0.59%) TACACS
12 11 (0.50%) GoToMeeting
12 11 (0.50%) Wireless
13 8 (0.36%) Network Security
14 7 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
14 7 (0.32%) WEP
15 5 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (1.99%) DB2
2 34 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (1.45%) MySQL
4 28 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 27 (1.22%) Big Data
6 16 (0.73%) SQL Server
7 15 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 14 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
9 11 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.14%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.14%) HBase
14 3 (0.14%) Impala
14 3 (0.14%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.091%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.091%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 291 (13.19%) Axure RP
2 93 (4.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 64 (2.90%) Dreamweaver
4 45 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 36 (1.63%) Rational Application Developer
6 20 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.86%) JUnit
8 16 (0.73%) JIRA
8 16 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 14 (0.63%) Subversion
10 13 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.41%) Grunt
12 8 (0.36%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.36%) Maven
12 8 (0.36%) Xcode
13 7 (0.32%) StyleCop
14 5 (0.23%) Bower
14 5 (0.23%) gulp
15 4 (0.18%) MSTest
15 4 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 336 (15.23%) Marketing
2 278 (12.60%) Finance
3 132 (5.98%) Retail
4 80 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 74 (3.35%) Games
6 65 (2.95%) Advertising
7 41 (1.86%) Banking
7 41 (1.86%) Publishing
8 38 (1.72%) Multimedia
9 35 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.31%) Billing
11 25 (1.13%) Legal
12 21 (0.95%) Electronics
13 20 (0.91%) Automotive
13 20 (0.91%) Law
14 16 (0.73%) Front Office
15 8 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.27%) Back Office
17 6 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 849 (38.49%) HTML
2 797 (36.13%) CSS
3 246 (11.15%) HTML5
4 194 (8.79%) jQuery
5 176 (7.98%) CSS3
6 78 (3.54%) Web Services
7 70 (3.17%) .NET
8 67 (3.04%) Flash
9 59 (2.67%) Sass
9 59 (2.67%) XML
10 56 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 45 (2.04%) AngularJS
12 25 (1.13%) J2EE
13 21 (0.95%) Ajax
14 20 (0.91%) LAMP
14 20 (0.91%) Spring
15 17 (0.77%) ASP.NET
15 17 (0.77%) Framer.js
15 17 (0.77%) Node.js
16 16 (0.73%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1266 (57.39%) User Experience
2 200 (9.07%) Mobile App
3 133 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (5.49%) Graphic Design
5 67 (3.04%) Animation
6 65 (2.95%) Social Media
7 60 (2.72%) Visualisation
8 40 (1.81%) Motion Graphics
9 39 (1.77%) Fintech
10 37 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 32 (1.45%) e-Learning
12 29 (1.31%) iPad
12 29 (1.31%) Psychology
13 28 (1.27%) Digital Media
13 28 (1.27%) Video Editing
14 24 (1.09%) Blog
15 20 (0.91%) Photography
16 18 (0.82%) Learning Management System
17 16 (0.73%) W3C
18 13 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 132 (5.98%) Android
2 111 (5.03%) Apple iOS
3 41 (1.86%) Windows
4 35 (1.59%) Linux
5 14 (0.63%) CentOS
5 14 (0.63%) Solaris
6 8 (0.36%) Unix
7 6 (0.27%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.091%) Debian
10 2 (0.091%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.091%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.045%) MVS
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (28.51%) Wireframes
3 313 (14.19%) Prototyping
4 237 (10.74%) Web Design
5 219 (9.93%) E-Commerce
6 204 (9.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 195 (8.84%) Scrum
8 170 (7.71%) Front End Development
9 152 (6.89%) Information Architecture
10 151 (6.84%) Analytics
11 149 (6.75%) Web Development
12 145 (6.57%) Data Protection
13 143 (6.48%) Service Design
14 142 (6.44%) Typography
14 142 (6.44%) Usability Testing
15 115 (5.21%) Mentoring
16 111 (5.03%) SOA
17 108 (4.90%) UX Design
18 85 (3.85%) SEO
19 80 (3.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 451 (20.44%) JavaScript
2 164 (7.43%) Java
3 116 (5.26%) SQL
4 91 (4.13%) PHP
5 64 (2.90%) C#
6 26 (1.18%) Perl
7 21 (0.95%) C++
7 21 (0.95%) Python
8 15 (0.68%) C
9 12 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.32%) COBOL
11 6 (0.27%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.27%) JCL
11 6 (0.27%) MATLAB
11 6 (0.27%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.14%) Tcl
12 3 (0.14%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.091%) XAML
13 2 (0.091%) XQuery
14 1 (0.045%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 325 (14.73%) Degree
2 27 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.13%) CCNP
3 25 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (0.59%) HND
5 12 (0.54%) RHCE
6 8 (0.36%) CCDA
6 8 (0.36%) CCDP
6 8 (0.36%) CCIE
6 8 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.23%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.18%) MBA
10 3 (0.14%) CCNA
10 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.14%) MOS
11 2 (0.091%) HNC
12 1 (0.045%) MCSA
12 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.18%) QA
2 33 (1.50%) WCAG
3 17 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.36%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) ECSS
6 2 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.091%) MiFID
7 1 (0.045%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.045%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 30 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.54%) Samba
3 5 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.14%) Firmware
5 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.045%) HDFS
6 1 (0.045%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.045%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (1.13%) Puppet
2 15 (0.68%) SCCM
3 13 (0.59%) Nagios
3 13 (0.59%) OpenNMS
3 13 (0.59%) RANCID
4 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.18%) Control-M
5 4 (0.18%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.18%) Kibana
6 3 (0.14%) Oozie
7 2 (0.091%) SCOM
8 1 (0.045%) Cacti
8 1 (0.045%) logstash
8 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.045%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.045%) Simpana
Vendors
1 619 (28.06%) Adobe
2 84 (3.81%) Oracle
3 54 (2.45%) Microsoft
4 48 (2.18%) Google
5 47 (2.13%) Cisco
6 36 (1.63%) Apple
7 28 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 23 (1.04%) IBM
9 21 (0.95%) Juniper
10 18 (0.82%) SAP
11 16 (0.73%) TIBCO
12 15 (0.68%) Ericsson
12 15 (0.68%) Huawei
13 14 (0.63%) Pega
13 14 (0.63%) Sun
14 13 (0.59%) Brocade
14 13 (0.59%) Foundry
14 13 (0.59%) ZyXEL
15 12 (0.54%) ClickTale
16 11 (0.50%) Informatica
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