The table below looks at the statistics for the Graphic Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graphic Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphics Designer
Rank 890 894 897
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 58 77 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.072% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 72
Average salary £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £21,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £23,500 £26,625
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -11.73%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graphic Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graphic Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graphic Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the UK.

Graphic Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Graphic Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graphic Designer over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Graphic Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graphic 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 Graphic Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 55 £28,500 +7.54% 20
South East +38 20 £29,000 -3.33% 4
London +3 17 £28,500 -12.30% 7
Hampshire +9 9 £28,750 +4.54% 1
East of England -4 7 £21,500 -14.00% 2
West Sussex - 6 £28,250 -
Hertfordshire +15 5 £21,500 -8.51% 1
North West +21 4 £24,500 +13.95% 3
Hemel Hempstead +11 4 £21,500 -8.51%
Winchester - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £28,750 - 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £32,500 +58.53% 2
West Yorkshire +10 3 £32,500 +62.50% 1
South West +2 3 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £30,000 -
Swindon - 3 £30,000 -
Crawley - 3 £27,500 -
East Grinstead - 3 £29,000 -
Slough - 3 £30,000 -
City of London +43 2 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Manchester -5 2 £27,500 +27.90% 2
Essex -5 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 £28,750 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £24,500 -
South Wales - 2 £28,750 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £28,750 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £24,000 -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £24,500 -
Watford +6 1 £34,000 - 1

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graphic 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 Graphic Designer in their job title.

1 85 (65.89%) Adobe
2 75 (58.14%) Photoshop
3 72 (55.81%) Marketing
4 71 (55.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 54 (41.86%) HTML
6 51 (39.53%) User Experience
7 50 (38.76%) CSS
8 43 (33.33%) InDesign
9 40 (31.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 37 (28.68%) Graphic Design
11 26 (20.16%) Web Development
11 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
12 25 (19.38%) Typography
13 23 (17.83%) WordPress
14 22 (17.05%) PHP
15 20 (15.50%) jQuery
15 20 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (13.18%) Degree
16 17 (13.18%) Animation
17 16 (12.40%) Adobe After Effects
17 16 (12.40%) Web Design
18 15 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
18 15 (11.63%) Photography
19 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
19 14 (10.85%) Finance
20 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
21 12 (9.30%) MySQL
21 12 (9.30%) HTML5
21 12 (9.30%) Motion Graphics
22 11 (8.53%) CSS3

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graphic 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 Graphic Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (17.83%) WordPress
2 6 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (58.14%) Photoshop
2 71 (55.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (33.33%) InDesign
4 40 (31.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (12.40%) Adobe After Effects
6 15 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (8.53%) Acrobat
7 11 (8.53%) MS Office
8 7 (5.43%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (3.88%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (3.10%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (1.55%) 3ds Max
11 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.78%) Edge Animate
12 1 (0.78%) Maya
12 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
12 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.78%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.30%) MySQL
2 6 (4.65%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.10%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 72 (55.81%) Marketing
2 14 (10.85%) Finance
3 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.53%) Banking
5 10 (7.75%) Advertising
6 9 (6.98%) Retail
7 8 (6.20%) Publishing
8 6 (4.65%) Multimedia
9 3 (2.33%) Games
10 1 (0.78%) Automotive
10 1 (0.78%) Electronics
10 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.78%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (41.86%) HTML
2 50 (38.76%) CSS
3 20 (15.50%) jQuery
4 12 (9.30%) HTML5
5 11 (8.53%) CSS3
5 11 (8.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (4.65%) D3.js
6 6 (4.65%) Flash
6 6 (4.65%) OpenCL
6 6 (4.65%) OpenGL
6 6 (4.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (3.88%) LESS
7 5 (3.88%) Sass
8 2 (1.55%) CGI
8 2 (1.55%) REST
8 2 (1.55%) Web Components
9 1 (0.78%) .NET
9 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (39.53%) User Experience
2 37 (28.68%) Graphic Design
3 17 (13.18%) Animation
4 15 (11.63%) Photography
5 12 (9.30%) Motion Graphics
6 10 (7.75%) Video Editing
7 7 (5.43%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (5.43%) Social Media
7 7 (5.43%) Visualisation
8 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (3.10%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.33%) e-Learning
11 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.55%) Psychology
13 1 (0.78%) Blog
13 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
13 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.78%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Mac OS
2 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) Web Development
2 25 (19.38%) Typography
3 20 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (12.40%) Web Design
5 11 (8.53%) Iconography
6 10 (7.75%) Infographics
7 8 (6.20%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (6.20%) Front End Development
7 8 (6.20%) SEO
8 6 (4.65%) 3D Modelling
8 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.88%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.88%) Time Management
10 4 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.10%) B2B
10 4 (3.10%) B2C
10 4 (3.10%) Content Management
10 4 (3.10%) Internet Marketing
11 3 (2.33%) Email Marketing
11 3 (2.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.05%) PHP
3 6 (4.65%) GLSL
4 2 (1.55%) Java
5 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) HND
3 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 85 (65.89%) Adobe
2 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.20%) Apple
4 6 (4.65%) Alteryx
4 6 (4.65%) RapidMiner
5 1 (0.78%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.78%) Orchard
5 1 (0.78%) Quark
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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