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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Designer
Rank 777 786 824
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 103 103 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.099% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 73 88 52
Average salary £25,000 £31,750 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.26% -4.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £22,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 102 £25,000 -19.35% 20
South East -2 44 £26,500 -22.05% 7
North West -2 19 £22,500 -35.71% 4
London -24 15 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Brighton - 12 £22,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £22,000 -
Manchester -16 10 £19,999 -42.86% 2
Kent - 10 £20,500 - 1
Berkshire +7 9 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Yorkshire 0 8 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £33,500 - 4
East of England -16 7 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £27,500 - 1
Slough - 7 - -
Letchworth - 6 £27,500 -
Oxford - 6 - - 1
Lancashire -1 5 £24,500 -5.76% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £25,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £25,000 -
Cheshire 0 4 £34,500 +81.57%
East Midlands +9 3 £22,500 +4.65%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £30,000 -11.76% 1
City of London -5 2 £38,750 +14.81% 1
Northamptonshire -5 2 £28,750 +59.72%
West Sussex -6 2 £30,000 -
South West -7 2 £26,250 +14.13% 1
Milton Keynes -11 2 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Birmingham -14 2 £22,500 -18.18%
West Midlands -15 2 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Maidenhead - 2 £35,000 -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 135 (67.50%) Adobe
2 126 (63.00%) Photoshop
3 102 (51.00%) HTML
4 99 (49.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 85 (42.50%) Marketing
6 77 (38.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 70 (35.00%) CSS
8 66 (33.00%) InDesign
8 66 (33.00%) Graphic Design
9 51 (25.50%) User Experience
10 39 (19.50%) Flash
11 34 (17.00%) Degree
12 33 (16.50%) Dreamweaver
12 33 (16.50%) Web Design
13 32 (16.00%) Advertising
13 32 (16.00%) HTML5
14 30 (15.00%) JavaScript
15 29 (14.50%) Adobe After Effects
16 24 (12.00%) Acrobat
17 23 (11.50%) Social Media
18 21 (10.50%) MS Office
19 20 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
20 18 (9.00%) Animation
20 18 (9.00%) E-Learning
21 17 (8.50%) Retail
22 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
23 15 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
23 15 (7.50%) Microsoft
24 14 (7.00%) Digital Marketing
24 14 (7.00%) WordPress

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 14 (7.00%) WordPress
2 11 (5.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 126 (63.00%) Photoshop
2 99 (49.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 77 (38.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 66 (33.00%) InDesign
5 29 (14.50%) Adobe After Effects
6 24 (12.00%) Acrobat
7 21 (10.50%) MS Office
8 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
9 13 (6.50%) CINEMA 4D
10 12 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (5.00%) Fireworks
12 7 (3.50%) 3ds Max
12 7 (3.50%) Final Cut Pro
13 6 (3.00%) Adobe Premiere
14 5 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (1.50%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) Internet
2 4 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.50%) MS Access
2 1 (0.50%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (16.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 85 (42.50%) Marketing
2 32 (16.00%) Advertising
3 17 (8.50%) Retail
4 10 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 7 (3.50%) Finance
6 4 (2.00%) Publishing
6 4 (2.00%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (51.00%) HTML
2 70 (35.00%) CSS
3 39 (19.50%) Flash
4 32 (16.00%) HTML5
5 13 (6.50%) CSS3
6 12 (6.00%) jQuery
7 2 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.00%) XHTML
7 2 (1.00%) Ajax
7 2 (1.00%) XML
8 1 (0.50%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (33.00%) Graphic Design
2 51 (25.50%) User Experience
3 23 (11.50%) Social Media
4 20 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
5 18 (9.00%) E-Learning
5 18 (9.00%) Animation
6 13 (6.50%) Video Editing
7 12 (6.00%) Motion Graphics
8 8 (4.00%) Digital Media
9 7 (3.50%) New Media
10 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.50%) Photography
11 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.00%) Xbox
12 2 (1.00%) Life Science
13 1 (0.50%) Social Network
13 1 (0.50%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.50%) Arduino
13 1 (0.50%) Kinect
13 1 (0.50%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.00%) Android
1 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.50%) Web Design
2 15 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (7.00%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (6.00%) Web Development
4 12 (6.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (4.00%) SEO
5 8 (4.00%) OpenUP
6 7 (3.50%) Digital Content Management
7 6 (3.00%) 3D Animation
7 6 (3.00%) Online Marketing
7 6 (3.00%) Project Management
7 6 (3.00%) Content Management
8 5 (2.50%) Time Management
8 5 (2.50%) Information Architecture
9 4 (2.00%) Analytics
9 4 (2.00%) UX Design
10 3 (1.50%) Usability Testing
10 3 (1.50%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.00%) B2B
11 2 (1.00%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (4.50%) ActionScript
3 6 (3.00%) PHP
4 2 (1.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 34 (17.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) HND
3 1 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
Vendors
1 135 (67.50%) Adobe
2 15 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.50%) Quark
4 4 (2.00%) Google
5 3 (1.50%) Apple
6 2 (1.00%) Facebook
6 2 (1.00%) Twitter
6 2 (1.00%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) Macromedia
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