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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 774 773 821
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 106 106 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.098% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 82 88 61
Average salary £25,750 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.76% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +1.69%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 -3 104 £25,750 -20.76% 10
South East +11 41 £24,250 -25.38% 5
London -36 23 £29,000 -10.76% 2
North West -6 19 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Manchester -14 12 £19,999 -42.86%
Brighton - 12 £22,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £22,000 -
Kent - 10 £20,500 -
Berkshire +14 8 £20,000 -11.11%
East of England -21 8 £27,500 -8.33%
Hertfordshire - 8 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £25,000 -
Slough - 7 - -
Letchworth - 6 £27,500 -
West Sussex +5 5 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £24,500 - 2
East Midlands +20 3 £21,750 +1.16%
City of London +10 3 £37,000 -4.51%
Oxfordshire +5 3 £27,750 +141.30% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £25,000 -
Cheshire +2 2 £34,500 +81.57%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Milton Keynes -13 2 £30,000 -11.76%
Northamptonshire -15 2 £21,500 +19.44%
North East - 2 £24,500 - 1
Northampton - 2 £21,500 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 2 £24,500 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £26,500 -
Beckenham - 2 £33,500 -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 123 (64.06%) Photoshop
2 121 (63.02%) Adobe
3 98 (51.04%) HTML
4 94 (48.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 87 (45.31%) Marketing
6 69 (35.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 68 (35.42%) CSS
8 62 (32.29%) Graphic Design
9 57 (29.69%) InDesign
10 44 (22.92%) User Experience
11 37 (19.27%) Flash
11 37 (19.27%) Degree
12 33 (17.19%) Dreamweaver
13 29 (15.10%) JavaScript
13 29 (15.10%) Web Design
14 28 (14.58%) Advertising
14 28 (14.58%) HTML5
15 26 (13.54%) Social Media
16 24 (12.50%) Acrobat
17 22 (11.46%) Adobe After Effects
18 21 (10.94%) MS Office
19 19 (9.90%) MS Excel
20 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
21 16 (8.33%) Animation
22 15 (7.81%) E-Commerce
22 15 (7.81%) Retail
23 14 (7.29%) CMS
23 14 (7.29%) 3D Graphics
23 14 (7.29%) E-Learning
23 14 (7.29%) MS PowerPoint

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.29%) CMS
2 13 (6.77%) WordPress
3 1 (0.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 123 (64.06%) Photoshop
2 94 (48.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 69 (35.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 57 (29.69%) InDesign
5 24 (12.50%) Acrobat
6 22 (11.46%) Adobe After Effects
7 21 (10.94%) MS Office
8 19 (9.90%) MS Excel
9 14 (7.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (5.21%) CINEMA 4D
11 8 (4.17%) Fireworks
12 5 (2.60%) Maya
13 4 (2.08%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (1.04%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (1.04%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) Intranet
1 4 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.56%) MS Access
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (17.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 87 (45.31%) Marketing
2 28 (14.58%) Advertising
3 15 (7.81%) Retail
4 10 (5.21%) Multimedia
5 8 (4.17%) Finance
6 6 (3.13%) Publishing
7 5 (2.60%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (51.04%) HTML
2 68 (35.42%) CSS
3 37 (19.27%) Flash
4 28 (14.58%) HTML5
5 11 (5.73%) CSS3
6 8 (4.17%) jQuery
7 2 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (1.04%) XHTML
7 2 (1.04%) Ajax
7 2 (1.04%) XML
8 1 (0.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (32.29%) Graphic Design
2 44 (22.92%) User Experience
3 26 (13.54%) Social Media
4 16 (8.33%) Animation
5 14 (7.29%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (7.29%) E-Learning
6 11 (5.73%) Digital Media
7 9 (4.69%) Motion Graphics
7 9 (4.69%) Video Editing
8 6 (3.13%) Photography
9 5 (2.60%) New Media
10 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.52%) 3D Printing
12 1 (0.52%) Arduino
12 1 (0.52%) Kinect
12 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.52%) Psychology
12 1 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.08%) Android
1 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.10%) Web Design
2 15 (7.81%) E-Commerce
3 14 (7.29%) Web Development
3 14 (7.29%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (6.77%) SEO
5 12 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (4.69%) Content Management
7 8 (4.17%) Analytics
7 8 (4.17%) OpenUP
8 7 (3.65%) Digital Content Management
9 6 (3.13%) 3D Animation
9 6 (3.13%) Project Management
10 5 (2.60%) Online Marketing
10 5 (2.60%) Information Architecture
10 5 (2.60%) UX Design
11 4 (2.08%) Time Management
11 4 (2.08%) B2B
12 3 (1.56%) Direct Marketing
12 3 (1.56%) Search Engine Marketing
12 3 (1.56%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.10%) JavaScript
2 9 (4.69%) ActionScript
3 5 (2.60%) PHP
4 2 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 37 (19.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) HND
3 1 (0.52%) MBA
Vendors
1 121 (63.02%) Adobe
2 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.69%) Quark
4 7 (3.65%) Google
5 3 (1.56%) Apple
6 2 (1.04%) Facebook
6 2 (1.04%) Twitter
6 2 (1.04%) IBM
6 2 (1.04%) Macromedia
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