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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 803 773 811
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 93 94 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.089% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.094% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 83 60 82
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £18,900 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +8.00%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -14 88 £26,000 -5.45% 14
London +3 38 £31,000 -11.42% 6
South East -18 15 £27,000 -3.57% 2
East of England -10 10 £22,500 -10.00%
Yorkshire -37 10 £24,500 -1.01% 4
City of London +10 9 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Oxfordshire +9 8 £27,000 - 1
South West -8 8 £25,500 -27.14% 1
South Yorkshire -10 8 £24,500 -1.01% 2
Doncaster - 7 £24,500 - 2
Devon - 7 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £19,500 -
Hampshire -7 5 £20,000 -29.82% 1
Newton Abbot - 5 £23,500 -
Essex -1 4 £22,500 -10.00%
North West -24 4 £23,250 +22.36% 1
Ruislip - 4 £25,500 -
Banbury - 4 £21,500 -
Oxford +5 3 £35,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £35,000 -
Berkhamsted - 3 £19,500 -
County Antrim - 3 £17,249 -
Epping - 3 £22,500 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £17,249 -
Fareham +5 2 £20,000 +2.56% 1
Manchester -16 2 £25,250 +34.66%
Birmingham -20 2 £30,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -27 2 £30,000 -25.00%
West Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -
Croydon -5 1 £23,500 -19.65%

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 153 (72.86%) Photoshop
2 122 (58.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 104 (49.52%) Adobe
4 101 (48.10%) Marketing
5 98 (46.67%) HTML
6 73 (34.76%) CSS
7 65 (30.95%) Graphic Design
8 57 (27.14%) InDesign
9 53 (25.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 49 (23.33%) Degree
11 46 (21.90%) Web Design
12 42 (20.00%) User Experience
13 34 (16.19%) Dreamweaver
14 32 (15.24%) Flash
14 32 (15.24%) Animation
15 28 (13.33%) Advertising
16 27 (12.86%) MS Office
17 26 (12.38%) JavaScript
18 25 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
19 24 (11.43%) HTML5
19 24 (11.43%) E-Commerce
20 23 (10.95%) Social Media
21 22 (10.48%) Adobe After Effects
21 22 (10.48%) Microsoft
22 20 (9.52%) SEO
23 19 (9.05%) Digital Marketing
24 18 (8.57%) Retail
24 18 (8.57%) Photography
24 18 (8.57%) CMS
25 16 (7.62%) Digital Media

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 18 (8.57%) CMS
2 14 (6.67%) WordPress
3 2 (0.95%) Drupal
4 1 (0.48%) Kentico
4 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
Applications
1 153 (72.86%) Photoshop
2 122 (58.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 57 (27.14%) InDesign
4 53 (25.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (12.86%) MS Office
6 25 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 22 (10.48%) Adobe After Effects
8 15 (7.14%) CINEMA 4D
9 14 (6.67%) Maya
10 13 (6.19%) MS Excel
10 13 (6.19%) Fireworks
11 12 (5.71%) Acrobat
12 5 (2.38%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.48%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.48%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) Intranet
2 6 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.43%) MS Access
2 1 (0.48%) MySQL
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (16.19%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.95%) Axure RP
General
1 101 (48.10%) Marketing
2 28 (13.33%) Advertising
3 18 (8.57%) Retail
4 12 (5.71%) Publishing
5 10 (4.76%) Finance
6 9 (4.29%) Games
6 9 (4.29%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (46.67%) HTML
2 73 (34.76%) CSS
3 32 (15.24%) Flash
4 24 (11.43%) HTML5
5 11 (5.24%) CSS3
5 11 (5.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (2.86%) jQuery
7 2 (0.95%) XHTML
7 2 (0.95%) WAP
7 2 (0.95%) XML
8 1 (0.48%) .NET
8 1 (0.48%) Ajax
8 1 (0.48%) DHTML
8 1 (0.48%) WebGL
8 1 (0.48%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 65 (30.95%) Graphic Design
2 42 (20.00%) User Experience
3 32 (15.24%) Animation
4 23 (10.95%) Social Media
5 18 (8.57%) Photography
6 16 (7.62%) Digital Media
7 11 (5.24%) Video Editing
8 9 (4.29%) Motion Graphics
9 7 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (3.33%) New Media
10 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.38%) Open Source
11 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.90%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.43%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.43%) FMCG
13 2 (0.95%) iPhone
13 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.95%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.19%) Windows
2 7 (3.33%) Android
2 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.90%) Web Design
2 24 (11.43%) E-Commerce
3 20 (9.52%) SEO
4 19 (9.05%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (5.71%) Email Marketing
7 10 (4.76%) B2B
8 9 (4.29%) Content Management
9 8 (3.81%) Analytics
9 8 (3.81%) Online Marketing
10 7 (3.33%) Direct Marketing
11 6 (2.86%) Time Management
11 6 (2.86%) Project Management
12 5 (2.38%) Web Development
12 5 (2.38%) Business Development
13 4 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (1.43%) B2C
14 3 (1.43%) UX Design
14 3 (1.43%) Search Engine Marketing
14 3 (1.43%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.38%) JavaScript
2 14 (6.67%) ActionScript
3 5 (2.38%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (1.90%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (1.90%) PHP
5 2 (0.95%) C#
5 2 (0.95%) C++
6 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (23.33%) Degree
2 3 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) QA
Vendors
1 104 (49.52%) Adobe
2 22 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.86%) Google
4 5 (2.38%) Macromedia
5 3 (1.43%) Quark
6 2 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
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