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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 264 210 203
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1198 1750 1805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.61% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.68% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1381 1370
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
94684 104270 111362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.19% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79697 86340 89890
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -65 1107 £45,000 +7.14% 210
London -37 473 £50,000 -3.84% 94
South East -38 259 £37,500 -6.25% 44
East of England +32 87 £50,000 +42.85% 7
North West -42 84 £37,500 -6.25% 15
West Midlands -4 66 £30,000 -14.28% 16
City of London -17 65 £50,000 - 24
Manchester -16 56 £40,750 +12.41% 9
Scotland +10 55 £40,500 -21.35% 7
South West +6 55 £30,750 -23.12% 4
Hampshire -25 53 £35,000 -22.22% 11
East Midlands -12 46 £37,500 -6.25% 15
East Sussex +14 44 £37,500 +27.11% 6
Brighton +12 43 £37,500 +27.11% 6
Berkshire -23 43 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Surrey -12 35 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Glasgow -11 31 £37,500 -27.18% 4
Yorkshire -111 29 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Essex +16 24 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire -5 23 £48,750 +39.28% 3
Bristol +17 22 £32,500 -23.52%
Cambridgeshire +13 22 £50,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire -73 22 £40,000 - 10
Leeds -47 21 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Hertfordshire +16 19 £43,750 +65.09% 4
Portsmouth +13 19 £32,500 -13.33% 3
South Wales +12 19 £38,750 +16.93%
Wales +8 19 £38,750 +31.35% 1
Andover +2 19 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cardiff +21 18 £38,750 +31.35%

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 1501 (56.09%) User Experience
2 1068 (39.91%) HTML
3 994 (37.14%) CSS
4 802 (29.97%) Wireframes
5 797 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
6 779 (29.11%) Photoshop
7 736 (27.50%) Adobe
8 598 (22.35%) JavaScript
9 575 (21.49%) Adobe Illustrator
10 424 (15.84%) Marketing
11 400 (14.95%) Prototyping
12 381 (14.24%) Degree
13 380 (14.20%) HTML5
14 361 (13.49%) Axure RP
14 361 (13.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 341 (12.74%) Finance
16 284 (10.61%) Front End Development
17 279 (10.43%) Mobile App
18 277 (10.35%) Web Design
19 260 (9.72%) CSS3
20 255 (9.53%) E-Commerce
21 245 (9.16%) jQuery
22 229 (8.56%) Responsive Web Design
23 213 (7.96%) Scrum
24 205 (7.66%) Web Development
25 201 (7.51%) Data Protection
26 196 (7.32%) Information Architecture
27 193 (7.21%) InDesign
28 176 (6.58%) Android
29 173 (6.46%) Telecoms

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
1 118 (4.41%) CMS
2 102 (3.81%) WordPress
3 73 (2.73%) Marvel
4 53 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 45 (1.68%) Apache
6 40 (1.49%) OpenEdge
7 23 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 19 (0.71%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (0.56%) SharePoint
11 14 (0.52%) JBoss
12 12 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.41%) Drupal
14 7 (0.26%) WildFly
15 6 (0.22%) IIS
16 5 (0.19%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.19%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 3 (0.11%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 779 (29.11%) Photoshop
2 575 (21.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 361 (13.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 193 (7.21%) InDesign
5 152 (5.68%) InVision
6 146 (5.46%) OmniGraffle
7 96 (3.59%) Adobe After Effects
8 77 (2.88%) Fireworks
9 76 (2.84%) MS Visio
10 60 (2.24%) MS Excel
11 54 (2.02%) MS Office
12 49 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
13 23 (0.86%) Acrobat
14 22 (0.82%) CINEMA 4D
15 20 (0.75%) UXPin
16 18 (0.67%) Flinto
17 13 (0.49%) 3ds Max
17 13 (0.49%) UserZoom
18 12 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
19 9 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 10 (0.37%) Magento
4 7 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.037%) Findur
7 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.037%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 63 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 38 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 23 (0.86%) Google Apps
4 13 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
4 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.49%) SaaS
4 13 (0.49%) Silverpop
5 10 (0.37%) MailChimp
6 8 (0.30%) GitHub
7 5 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.15%) IaaS
8 4 (0.15%) Office 365
8 4 (0.15%) PaaS
9 1 (0.037%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.037%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.037%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.037%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.037%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.037%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.20%) WAN
2 56 (2.09%) LAN
3 43 (1.61%) Internet
4 39 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 35 (1.31%) VoIP
6 34 (1.27%) Firewall
7 32 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 30 (1.12%) Wireless
9 27 (1.01%) IP Telephony
10 25 (0.93%) SAN
11 23 (0.86%) MPLS
12 22 (0.82%) Intranet
13 20 (0.75%) Broadband
14 18 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (0.60%) LTE
16 15 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (0.52%) SDH
17 14 (0.52%) Telepresence
18 13 (0.49%) DNS
19 12 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (3.29%) MySQL
2 41 (1.53%) Oracle Database
2 41 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 34 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 13 (0.49%) Big Data
11 13 (0.49%) PerformancePoint
11 13 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (0.26%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 361 (13.49%) Axure RP
2 92 (3.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 84 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 80 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
5 27 (1.01%) JIRA
6 21 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 20 (0.75%) Subversion
8 14 (0.52%) JUnit
8 14 (0.52%) Xcode
9 10 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.26%) Maven
12 6 (0.22%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.19%) Grunt
14 4 (0.15%) gulp
14 4 (0.15%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.15%) JSHint
15 3 (0.11%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.11%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 424 (15.84%) Marketing
2 341 (12.74%) Finance
3 173 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 116 (4.33%) Retail
5 109 (4.07%) Games
6 92 (3.44%) Advertising
7 71 (2.65%) Banking
8 42 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.57%) Multimedia
8 42 (1.57%) Publishing
9 40 (1.49%) Electronics
10 29 (1.08%) Legal
11 28 (1.05%) Law
12 17 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.60%) Billing
14 13 (0.49%) Local Government
15 11 (0.41%) German Language
16 10 (0.37%) Automotive
16 10 (0.37%) Military
17 9 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1068 (39.91%) HTML
2 994 (37.14%) CSS
3 380 (14.20%) HTML5
4 260 (9.72%) CSS3
5 245 (9.16%) jQuery
6 124 (4.63%) Flash
7 121 (4.52%) Sass
8 111 (4.15%) .NET
9 74 (2.77%) AngularJS
10 70 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 62 (2.32%) XML
12 44 (1.64%) LESS
13 38 (1.42%) ASP.NET
14 37 (1.38%) Web Services
15 31 (1.16%) React
16 30 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
17 28 (1.05%) Ajax
18 27 (1.01%) Spring
19 26 (0.97%) J2EE
20 24 (0.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1501 (56.09%) User Experience
2 279 (10.43%) Mobile App
3 153 (5.72%) Graphic Design
4 141 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (3.21%) Animation
6 70 (2.62%) Social Media
7 57 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 56 (2.09%) Digital Media
9 52 (1.94%) Data Centre
10 49 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 43 (1.61%) e-Learning
12 42 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
13 40 (1.49%) Smartphone
14 38 (1.42%) Motion Graphics
15 37 (1.38%) Fintech
16 35 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (1.05%) Photography
17 28 (1.05%) Psychology
18 27 (1.01%) Video Editing
19 23 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 176 (6.58%) Android
2 163 (6.09%) Apple iOS
3 118 (4.41%) Windows
4 105 (3.92%) Linux
5 31 (1.16%) Unix
6 24 (0.90%) Solaris
7 22 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.75%) CentOS
8 20 (0.75%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.075%) AIX
13 2 (0.075%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.037%) MVS
14 1 (0.037%) OS/2
14 1 (0.037%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (29.97%) Wireframes
2 797 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (14.95%) Prototyping
4 284 (10.61%) Front End Development
5 277 (10.35%) Web Design
6 255 (9.53%) E-Commerce
7 229 (8.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 213 (7.96%) Scrum
9 205 (7.66%) Web Development
10 201 (7.51%) Data Protection
11 196 (7.32%) Information Architecture
12 162 (6.05%) Analytics
13 159 (5.94%) Typography
14 120 (4.48%) Usability Testing
15 110 (4.11%) Service Design
16 105 (3.92%) UX Design
17 101 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
18 98 (3.66%) SOA
19 88 (3.29%) Mentoring
19 88 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 598 (22.35%) JavaScript
2 160 (5.98%) Java
3 114 (4.26%) PHP
4 105 (3.92%) SQL
5 58 (2.17%) C#
6 29 (1.08%) Perl
7 27 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 27 (1.01%) Python
8 21 (0.78%) C
9 14 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 12 (0.45%) C++
11 11 (0.41%) ActionScript
12 8 (0.30%) Go
12 8 (0.30%) Ruby
12 8 (0.30%) Scala
12 8 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.19%) Clojure
13 5 (0.19%) Erlang
13 5 (0.19%) Haskell
14 4 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 381 (14.24%) Degree
2 55 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (0.93%) CCDP
5 21 (0.78%) CCNP
6 20 (0.75%) RHCE
7 16 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (0.37%) CCDA
10 9 (0.34%) CCIE
11 6 (0.22%) HND
11 6 (0.22%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.19%) BICSI Certification
12 5 (0.19%) CCNA
12 5 (0.19%) HNC
13 3 (0.11%) CISM
13 3 (0.11%) CISSP
13 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.075%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.62%) QA
2 23 (0.86%) WCAG
3 10 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.075%) SEPA
8 1 (0.037%) ECSS
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.037%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.037%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.75%) Samba
4 4 (0.15%) Docker
4 4 (0.15%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.11%) vSphere
6 2 (0.075%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.075%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.037%) Firmware
7 1 (0.037%) HDFS
7 1 (0.037%) NFS
7 1 (0.037%) vCloud
7 1 (0.037%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (1.08%) Puppet
2 16 (0.60%) SCCM
3 9 (0.34%) Nagios
3 9 (0.34%) RANCID
4 8 (0.30%) OpenNMS
5 7 (0.26%) Control-M
6 6 (0.22%) SCOM
7 4 (0.15%) Cacti
8 3 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.075%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.037%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.037%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.037%) MOM
10 1 (0.037%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.037%) vRealize
Vendors
1 736 (27.50%) Adobe
2 164 (6.13%) Oracle
3 110 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 107 (4.00%) Cisco
5 79 (2.95%) Google
6 46 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 41 (1.53%) Apple
8 40 (1.49%) Progress
9 28 (1.05%) Juniper
10 25 (0.93%) IBM
11 24 (0.90%) VMware
12 22 (0.82%) CheckPoint
13 21 (0.78%) SAP
14 20 (0.75%) Citrix
14 20 (0.75%) Sun
15 19 (0.71%) Cognizant
16 18 (0.67%) Avaya
17 14 (0.52%) Ericsson
17 14 (0.52%) Huawei
18 12 (0.45%) EXTOL
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £575-625pd (may be flexibility for the right candidate)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £90,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £450 - £550 / day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £700000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday