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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 222 234 177
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1483 1493 2115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.40% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.45% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1174 1552
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 £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 24 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 24 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 +13 1408 £40,000 -5.88% 252
London +20 625 £45,000 -10.00% 119
South East +7 266 £40,000 -5.88% 44
Yorkshire +39 103 £35,000 -5.40% 24
West Midlands -12 100 £37,500 +3.44% 9
South West +46 93 £35,000 -6.04% 5
West Yorkshire +47 83 £37,500 +4.89% 18
City of London -8 79 £45,000 -14.28% 28
East of England -2 76 £34,000 -2.85% 14
Berkshire +30 75 £59,175 +46.11% 8
Leeds +41 68 £35,000 -4.10% 17
North West -56 67 £40,000 +14.28% 23
East Midlands -3 66 £37,500 +3.44% 12
Manchester -6 49 £38,750 +19.23% 16
Scotland +14 47 £40,000 -20.79% 6
Bristol +36 42 £46,250 +54.16% 2
East Sussex +40 41 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Brighton +38 38 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Hampshire -10 32 £48,250 -8.09% 10
Glasgow -4 31 £38,750 -23.26% 2
Kent +5 28 £32,000 -8.57% 6
Hertfordshire +10 27 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Northamptonshire +3 26 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham -27 24 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Surrey -41 24 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Northampton -1 23 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -6 23 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Reading +11 20 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Gloucestershire +14 18 £32,750 -31.05% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 18 £44,500 +36.92% 4

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 1549 (54.26%) User Experience
2 1086 (38.04%) HTML
3 1029 (36.04%) CSS
4 886 (31.03%) Wireframes
5 820 (28.72%) Photoshop
6 763 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
7 757 (26.51%) Adobe
8 666 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 653 (22.87%) Adobe Illustrator
10 558 (19.54%) Marketing
11 423 (14.82%) Degree
12 401 (14.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 380 (13.31%) HTML5
14 367 (12.85%) Axure RP
15 357 (12.50%) Finance
16 310 (10.86%) E-Commerce
17 280 (9.81%) Web Design
18 279 (9.77%) jQuery
19 271 (9.49%) CSS3
20 261 (9.14%) Front End Development
21 254 (8.90%) Responsive Web Design
22 233 (8.16%) Telecoms
23 232 (8.13%) Web Development
24 218 (7.64%) Mobile App
25 213 (7.46%) Typography
26 193 (6.76%) Graphic Design
27 189 (6.62%) InDesign
28 188 (6.58%) Information Architecture
29 187 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
30 186 (6.51%) Microsoft

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
1 111 (3.89%) CMS
2 85 (2.98%) WordPress
3 53 (1.86%) Apache
4 48 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 40 (1.40%) OpenEdge
6 33 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 24 (0.84%) Node.js
7 24 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 23 (0.81%) JBoss
9 14 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
11 11 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.35%) Drupal
13 9 (0.32%) Confluence
13 9 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.21%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.21%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 820 (28.72%) Photoshop
2 653 (22.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 401 (14.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 189 (6.62%) InDesign
5 157 (5.50%) OmniGraffle
6 108 (3.78%) MS Office
7 105 (3.68%) MS Excel
8 91 (3.19%) MS Visio
9 85 (2.98%) Fireworks
10 83 (2.91%) Adobe After Effects
11 55 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
12 31 (1.09%) Acrobat
13 27 (0.95%) CINEMA 4D
14 15 (0.53%) ImageReady
15 11 (0.39%) 3ds Max
16 10 (0.35%) AutoCAD
17 8 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
17 8 (0.28%) Maya
18 7 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
19 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.56%) Magento
3 9 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.070%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.070%) Summit
6 2 (0.070%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.035%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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 46 (1.61%) SaaS
2 34 (1.19%) Google Apps
3 25 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.56%) GitHub
5 15 (0.53%) IaaS
6 14 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 14 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.42%) PaaS
8 9 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (0.28%) Office 365
10 6 (0.21%) Silverpop
11 5 (0.18%) AdWords
12 4 (0.14%) MailChimp
13 3 (0.11%) Taleo
14 2 (0.070%) Google Play
14 2 (0.070%) Trello
15 1 (0.035%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.035%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.035%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.12%) LAN
1 89 (3.12%) WAN
2 57 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 54 (1.89%) Firewall
4 52 (1.82%) MPLS
5 44 (1.54%) Wireless
6 42 (1.47%) SAN
7 41 (1.44%) IP Telephony
8 36 (1.26%) SDH
9 34 (1.19%) TCP/IP
9 34 (1.19%) Telepresence
10 33 (1.16%) Internet
11 28 (0.98%) Intranet
12 27 (0.95%) 4G
13 23 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (0.77%) VoIP
15 19 (0.67%) ATM
16 17 (0.60%) OSPF
17 16 (0.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (3.29%) MySQL
2 80 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 41 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 37 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (1.02%) PerformancePoint
8 28 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 21 (0.74%) Big Data
11 17 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.35%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.25%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 367 (12.85%) Axure RP
2 95 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 78 (2.73%) Dreamweaver
4 44 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.84%) JIRA
6 23 (0.81%) JUnit
7 22 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.77%) Visual Studio
8 20 (0.70%) Maven
9 18 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
10 15 (0.53%) Xcode
11 12 (0.42%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.39%) Subversion
13 9 (0.32%) ERwin
14 7 (0.25%) EasyMock
14 7 (0.25%) Grunt
15 6 (0.21%) gulp
15 6 (0.21%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.21%) Selenium
15 6 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 558 (19.54%) Marketing
2 357 (12.50%) Finance
3 233 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 152 (5.32%) Retail
5 134 (4.69%) Advertising
6 117 (4.10%) Games
7 66 (2.31%) Multimedia
8 65 (2.28%) Banking
9 52 (1.82%) Electronics
10 49 (1.72%) Publishing
11 42 (1.47%) Legal
12 34 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.60%) Back Office
13 17 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.56%) Billing
15 15 (0.53%) Interactive Media
16 14 (0.49%) Law
17 12 (0.42%) German Language
18 10 (0.35%) Japanese Language
19 9 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1086 (38.04%) HTML
2 1029 (36.04%) CSS
3 380 (13.31%) HTML5
4 279 (9.77%) jQuery
5 271 (9.49%) CSS3
6 129 (4.52%) Flash
7 114 (3.99%) .NET
8 109 (3.82%) Sass
9 85 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 77 (2.70%) XML
11 72 (2.52%) AngularJS
12 64 (2.24%) Web Services
13 53 (1.86%) LESS
14 50 (1.75%) Ajax
15 48 (1.68%) ASP.NET
16 45 (1.58%) Spring
17 41 (1.44%) J2EE
18 40 (1.40%) SOAP
19 38 (1.33%) XHTML
20 32 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1549 (54.26%) User Experience
2 218 (7.64%) Mobile App
3 193 (6.76%) Graphic Design
4 187 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 111 (3.89%) Animation
6 98 (3.43%) Data Centre
7 81 (2.84%) Social Media
8 76 (2.66%) Digital Media
9 52 (1.82%) Psychology
10 45 (1.58%) 3D Graphics
10 45 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 43 (1.51%) Computer Science
11 43 (1.51%) Motion Graphics
12 40 (1.40%) e-Learning
13 39 (1.37%) Smartphone
14 38 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
15 34 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 33 (1.16%) Fintech
17 32 (1.12%) Photography
18 28 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 167 (5.85%) Android
2 143 (5.01%) Apple iOS
3 112 (3.92%) Windows
4 104 (3.64%) Linux
5 39 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (1.33%) Unix
7 23 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.70%) Solaris
9 17 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.21%) CentOS
12 5 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.070%) OS/2
15 1 (0.035%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.035%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.035%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (31.03%) Wireframes
2 763 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (10.86%) E-Commerce
4 280 (9.81%) Web Design
5 261 (9.14%) Front End Development
6 254 (8.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 232 (8.13%) Web Development
8 213 (7.46%) Typography
9 188 (6.58%) Information Architecture
10 179 (6.27%) Analytics
11 175 (6.13%) Data Protection
12 172 (6.02%) Scrum
13 121 (4.24%) Service Design
13 121 (4.24%) Usability Testing
14 111 (3.89%) Digital Marketing
15 107 (3.75%) UX Design
16 104 (3.64%) Mentoring
17 103 (3.61%) Project Management
18 101 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
19 95 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 666 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 178 (6.23%) Java
3 117 (4.10%) SQL
4 92 (3.22%) PHP
5 45 (1.58%) C#
6 41 (1.44%) C
7 23 (0.81%) Python
8 19 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.39%) C++
10 10 (0.35%) Ruby
10 10 (0.35%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.32%) Perl
12 7 (0.25%) Clojure
12 7 (0.25%) Scala
13 6 (0.21%) Apple Swift
13 6 (0.21%) GLSL
14 5 (0.18%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.18%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.14%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 423 (14.82%) Degree
2 69 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.44%) CCDP
5 36 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.70%) CISSP
8 19 (0.67%) CCIE
8 19 (0.67%) MCSE
9 17 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.60%) Postgraduate
10 13 (0.46%) CCNP
11 10 (0.35%) CCNA
11 10 (0.35%) HND
12 9 (0.32%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.28%) CISM
13 8 (0.28%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.25%) CCDA
15 6 (0.21%) RHCE
16 5 (0.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (1.89%) QA
2 19 (0.67%) WCAG
3 14 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.39%) SLA
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.070%) SEPA
7 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.035%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 35 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.46%) ProxySG
3 7 (0.25%) HDFS
4 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.21%) Docker
4 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.21%) Samba
4 6 (0.21%) vCloud
5 4 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.070%) vSphere
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.035%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.035%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (0.28%) Puppet
2 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.21%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.14%) SCCM
5 3 (0.11%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.070%) Ansible
6 2 (0.070%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.070%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.070%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.070%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.070%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.070%) vRealize
7 1 (0.035%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.035%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.035%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.035%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.035%) Proventia
7 1 (0.035%) SCOM
7 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 757 (26.51%) Adobe
2 186 (6.51%) Microsoft
3 183 (6.41%) Oracle
4 151 (5.29%) Cisco
5 91 (3.19%) Google
6 58 (2.03%) Red Hat
7 50 (1.75%) Juniper
8 46 (1.61%) Apple
9 40 (1.40%) Progress
10 37 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 37 (1.30%) VMware
11 36 (1.26%) Avaya
12 29 (1.02%) SAP
13 25 (0.88%) Citrix
14 23 (0.81%) Blue Coat
14 23 (0.81%) Cognizant
14 23 (0.81%) IBM
15 18 (0.63%) Talend
15 18 (0.63%) TIBCO
15 18 (0.63%) webMethods
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £64000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: £22,000 per annum 22k + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + 29 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits / flexi
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newstead Village, Nottinghamshire
EON UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newstead Village, Nottinghamshire
EON UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Avios
Salary: up to £30,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digicentric Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
DesignStudioPeople
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits, pension, healthcare, disco
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £400 - £500 / day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £+car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Resource Group
Salary: £40-60K + 20% Non-Contributory Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
blu digital
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday