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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 237 242 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1491 1509 2104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.37% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.42% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1165 1524
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +4 1406 £42,500 - 246
London +6 627 £45,000 -5.26% 96
South East +9 270 £40,000 -20.00% 45
Yorkshire +27 93 £36,250 +3.57% 29
East of England +3 92 £32,500 -7.14% 9
West Midlands -15 91 £37,500 - 13
South West +20 87 £38,750 -3.12% 13
City of London 0 81 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Berkshire +35 80 £60,000 +14.28% 11
West Yorkshire +47 79 £37,500 +7.14% 23
North West -37 72 £40,000 +23.07% 25
Leeds +32 64 £35,000 -22.22% 20
East Midlands +3 61 £36,000 +2.85% 13
Scotland +40 53 £45,000 -10.89% 12
Manchester -8 50 £42,500 +30.76% 15
Bristol +22 37 £43,500 +33.84% 7
Glasgow +17 36 £45,000 -10.89% 2
Hampshire -13 36 £56,500 -1.73% 8
Kent +15 34 £32,000 -8.57% 2
Surrey -47 31 £35,000 -26.31% 3
East Sussex +41 30 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Hertfordshire +18 30 £34,000 +13.33% 2
Brighton +42 29 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Northamptonshire +5 25 £50,000 - 3
Northampton +6 22 £50,000 +1.01% 3
West Sussex -1 22 £30,000 -20.72% 4
Nottinghamshire +7 21 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Reading +27 20 £56,500 +2.72% 2
Birmingham -31 20 £45,000 +35.33% 3
Coventry -13 19 £37,500 -6.25% 1

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 1523 (53.87%) User Experience
2 1059 (37.46%) HTML
3 995 (35.20%) CSS
4 805 (28.48%) Photoshop
5 777 (27.48%) Adobe
6 728 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
7 670 (23.70%) JavaScript
8 649 (22.96%) Adobe Illustrator
9 545 (19.28%) Marketing
10 431 (15.25%) Degree
11 411 (14.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 380 (13.44%) HTML5
13 355 (12.56%) Finance
14 351 (12.42%) Axure RP
15 288 (10.19%) E-Commerce
16 282 (9.98%) CSS3
17 275 (9.73%) jQuery
18 273 (9.66%) Web Design
19 261 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
20 241 (8.52%) Front End Development
21 227 (8.03%) Web Development
22 226 (7.99%) Telecoms
23 211 (7.46%) Typography
24 210 (7.43%) Mobile App
25 204 (7.22%) InDesign
26 199 (7.04%) Microsoft
27 198 (7.00%) Graphic Design
28 187 (6.61%) Oracle
29 185 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
30 184 (6.51%) Information Architecture

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
1 110 (3.89%) CMS
2 86 (3.04%) WordPress
3 53 (1.87%) Apache
4 45 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 32 (1.13%) OpenStack
6 27 (0.96%) JBoss
7 23 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 21 (0.74%) Node.js
9 16 (0.57%) OpenEdge
10 12 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
11 11 (0.39%) CICS
12 10 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.35%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.32%) Confluence
14 8 (0.28%) Drupal
14 8 (0.28%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.25%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.25%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.21%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 805 (28.48%) Photoshop
2 649 (22.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 411 (14.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 204 (7.22%) InDesign
5 153 (5.41%) OmniGraffle
6 116 (4.10%) MS Office
7 112 (3.96%) MS Excel
8 91 (3.22%) MS Visio
9 86 (3.04%) Fireworks
10 72 (2.55%) Adobe After Effects
11 59 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
12 34 (1.20%) Acrobat
13 25 (0.88%) CINEMA 4D
14 13 (0.46%) ImageReady
15 11 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
15 11 (0.39%) AutoCAD
16 10 (0.35%) 3ds Max
17 8 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
18 7 (0.25%) Maya
19 6 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (0.57%) Magento
1 16 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.21%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
5 4 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.071%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.071%) Summit
7 1 (0.035%) Findur
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.87%) SaaS
2 33 (1.17%) Google Apps
3 28 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 19 (0.67%) GitHub
4 19 (0.67%) IaaS
5 16 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 16 (0.57%) PaaS
6 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.28%) Office 365
9 5 (0.18%) AdWords
10 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.11%) Taleo
12 2 (0.071%) Trello
13 1 (0.035%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.035%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.035%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.035%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.035%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.36%) LAN
2 92 (3.25%) WAN
3 63 (2.23%) Firewall
4 58 (2.05%) Ethernet
5 56 (1.98%) MPLS
6 52 (1.84%) Wireless
7 47 (1.66%) SAN
8 39 (1.38%) IP Telephony
9 37 (1.31%) SDH
10 35 (1.24%) Telepresence
11 29 (1.03%) Internet
12 28 (0.99%) 4G
12 28 (0.99%) TCP/IP
13 27 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (0.88%) Intranet
15 23 (0.81%) ATM
16 22 (0.78%) OSPF
16 22 (0.78%) VoIP
17 20 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (3.47%) MySQL
2 80 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 44 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 34 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.03%) PerformancePoint
10 28 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 28 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (0.92%) Big Data
11 26 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (0.64%) RDBMS
13 17 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.46%) DB2
15 10 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.35%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 351 (12.42%) Axure RP
2 98 (3.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 73 (2.58%) Dreamweaver
4 46 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 27 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 24 (0.85%) JUnit
7 22 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.71%) Maven
9 19 (0.67%) JIRA
10 18 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (0.42%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.35%) Subversion
12 10 (0.35%) Xcode
13 9 (0.32%) ERwin
14 7 (0.25%) EasyMock
14 7 (0.25%) Grunt
14 7 (0.25%) Selenium
14 7 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.21%) Ant
15 6 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 545 (19.28%) Marketing
2 355 (12.56%) Finance
3 226 (7.99%) Telecoms
4 145 (5.13%) Retail
5 124 (4.39%) Advertising
6 110 (3.89%) Games
7 81 (2.87%) Banking
8 68 (2.41%) Multimedia
9 50 (1.77%) Electronics
10 47 (1.66%) Publishing
11 45 (1.59%) Legal
12 29 (1.03%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.60%) Interactive Media
15 15 (0.53%) Back Office
16 13 (0.46%) Billing
16 13 (0.46%) Law
17 9 (0.32%) Automotive
17 9 (0.32%) German Language
17 9 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1059 (37.46%) HTML
2 995 (35.20%) CSS
3 380 (13.44%) HTML5
4 282 (9.98%) CSS3
5 275 (9.73%) jQuery
6 127 (4.49%) Flash
7 114 (4.03%) .NET
8 110 (3.89%) Sass
9 91 (3.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 75 (2.65%) AngularJS
10 75 (2.65%) XML
11 69 (2.44%) Web Services
12 57 (2.02%) LESS
13 53 (1.87%) Ajax
14 50 (1.77%) ASP.NET
15 47 (1.66%) Spring
16 43 (1.52%) J2EE
17 41 (1.45%) XHTML
18 40 (1.41%) SOAP
19 32 (1.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1523 (53.87%) User Experience
2 210 (7.43%) Mobile App
3 198 (7.00%) Graphic Design
4 185 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 109 (3.86%) Animation
6 107 (3.78%) Data Centre
7 91 (3.22%) Social Media
8 73 (2.58%) Digital Media
9 53 (1.87%) Visualisation
10 49 (1.73%) Psychology
11 43 (1.52%) Motion Graphics
12 40 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
12 40 (1.41%) Computer Science
13 39 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
14 36 (1.27%) e-Learning
14 36 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (1.27%) Photography
15 31 (1.10%) W3C
16 29 (1.03%) Fintech
17 24 (0.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 160 (5.66%) Android
2 136 (4.81%) Apple iOS
3 111 (3.93%) Windows
4 110 (3.89%) Linux
5 44 (1.56%) Unix
6 42 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 22 (0.78%) Solaris
9 18 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.14%) AIX
12 4 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.071%) OS/2
14 1 (0.035%) SUSE
14 1 (0.035%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.035%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (10.19%) E-Commerce
3 273 (9.66%) Web Design
4 261 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 241 (8.52%) Front End Development
6 227 (8.03%) Web Development
7 211 (7.46%) Typography
8 184 (6.51%) Information Architecture
9 174 (6.15%) Analytics
10 167 (5.91%) Data Protection
11 158 (5.59%) Scrum
12 133 (4.70%) Service Design
13 122 (4.32%) Usability Testing
14 109 (3.86%) Project Management
15 108 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
16 106 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
17 104 (3.68%) UX Design
18 103 (3.64%) Mentoring
19 87 (3.08%) SEO
20 86 (3.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 670 (23.70%) JavaScript
2 171 (6.05%) Java
3 128 (4.53%) SQL
4 93 (3.29%) PHP
5 51 (1.80%) C
6 42 (1.49%) C#
7 23 (0.81%) Python
8 20 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.39%) C++
9 11 (0.39%) COBOL
9 11 (0.39%) Ruby
10 9 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.25%) JCL
11 7 (0.25%) Perl
12 6 (0.21%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.21%) Clojure
12 6 (0.21%) GLSL
12 6 (0.21%) Scala
13 5 (0.18%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 431 (15.25%) Degree
2 70 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 39 (1.38%) CCDP
3 39 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.71%) CISSP
7 19 (0.67%) MCSE
8 17 (0.60%) CCIE
8 17 (0.60%) Postgraduate
9 13 (0.46%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.42%) CCNA
10 12 (0.42%) CCNP
10 12 (0.42%) HND
10 12 (0.42%) RHCSA
11 8 (0.28%) CISM
12 6 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.18%) BICSI Certification
13 5 (0.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.49%) QA
2 20 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 20 (0.71%) WCAG
3 11 (0.39%) SLA
4 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.071%) SEPA
7 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 41 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.50%) ProxySG
4 7 (0.25%) HDFS
5 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.21%) vCloud
6 5 (0.18%) Docker
7 4 (0.14%) Samba
7 4 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.035%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.035%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.035%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.28%) Hyperic
2 7 (0.25%) FortiGate
2 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.21%) Puppet
4 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.11%) SCCM
4 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.071%) Ansible
5 2 (0.071%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.071%) vRealize
6 1 (0.035%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.035%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.035%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.035%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.035%) Plesk
6 1 (0.035%) Proventia
6 1 (0.035%) SCOM
6 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 777 (27.48%) Adobe
2 199 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 187 (6.61%) Oracle
4 163 (5.77%) Cisco
5 96 (3.40%) Google
6 60 (2.12%) Juniper
7 59 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 45 (1.59%) Apple
9 43 (1.52%) VMware
10 36 (1.27%) Avaya
11 35 (1.24%) CheckPoint
12 31 (1.10%) Citrix
13 27 (0.96%) SAP
14 24 (0.85%) Cognizant
15 23 (0.81%) Blue Coat
15 23 (0.81%) IBM
16 21 (0.74%) TIBCO
17 20 (0.71%) Symantec
18 18 (0.64%) Ab Initio
18 18 (0.64%) HP
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-£55k + up to 15% Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds
Digicentric Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Betclic Everest Group
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Avios
Salary: up to £30,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
24 Seven
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago