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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Designer
Rank 814 830 792
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 76 103 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.086% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.091% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 73 97
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £20,500 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-11.32% +6.00%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 -11 75 £27,000 -1.81% 16
East of England +40 25 £25,000 -6.54% 4
London +20 23 £32,500 - 6
Essex +13 10 £30,000 - 1
North West +21 9 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 9 £23,500 -
Manchester - 7 £21,500 - 2
Cambridge +18 6 £27,250 +5.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 6 £27,250 +5.31% 3
South East -4 6 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Watford - 5 - -
Colchester - 5 £30,000 -
Ingatestone - 5 - -
City of London +27 4 £55,000 +144.44% 1
South West -19 4 £23,000 -11.42% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £23,500 -
Kent +19 3 £30,000 +76.47%
East Midlands +14 3 £25,000 -1.96%
Yorkshire -6 3 £20,500 -6.81%
Dorset - 3 £23,000 -
Poole - 3 £23,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +12 2 £20,000 -20.00%
Nottingham -2 2 £28,750 +40.24%
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £28,750 +40.24%
West Midlands -36 2 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Oxford - 2 £30,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Leicestershire +20 1 £21,500 +2.38%

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 122 (68.16%) Adobe
2 115 (64.25%) Photoshop
3 103 (57.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 91 (50.84%) HTML
5 69 (38.55%) Marketing
5 69 (38.55%) Graphic Design
6 67 (37.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 61 (34.08%) CSS
8 56 (31.28%) InDesign
9 39 (21.79%) User Experience
10 36 (20.11%) Degree
11 34 (18.99%) Web Design
12 30 (16.76%) Social Media
13 29 (16.20%) Advertising
14 28 (15.64%) Flash
15 25 (13.97%) HTML5
15 25 (13.97%) Adobe After Effects
16 22 (12.29%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (11.17%) E-Learning
18 18 (10.06%) JavaScript
19 16 (8.94%) Acrobat
19 16 (8.94%) Animation
20 15 (8.38%) Retail
21 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
22 13 (7.26%) 3D Graphics
23 12 (6.70%) WordPress
23 12 (6.70%) Games
23 12 (6.70%) MS PowerPoint
23 12 (6.70%) MS Office
24 11 (6.15%) Web Development

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (6.70%) WordPress
2 5 (2.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 115 (64.25%) Photoshop
2 103 (57.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 67 (37.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 56 (31.28%) InDesign
5 25 (13.97%) Adobe After Effects
6 16 (8.94%) Acrobat
7 12 (6.70%) MS Office
7 12 (6.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (6.15%) Adobe Premiere
9 10 (5.59%) MS Excel
10 9 (5.03%) Fireworks
11 8 (4.47%) CINEMA 4D
12 7 (3.91%) 3ds Max
13 6 (3.35%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (1.68%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (1.12%) Maya
16 1 (0.56%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 69 (38.55%) Marketing
2 29 (16.20%) Advertising
3 15 (8.38%) Retail
4 12 (6.70%) Games
5 11 (6.15%) Multimedia
6 10 (5.59%) Finance
7 3 (1.68%) Automotive
8 2 (1.12%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (50.84%) HTML
2 61 (34.08%) CSS
3 28 (15.64%) Flash
4 25 (13.97%) HTML5
5 8 (4.47%) CSS3
5 8 (4.47%) jQuery
6 5 (2.79%) ATL
7 2 (1.12%) XML
7 2 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.56%) Yii
8 1 (0.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 69 (38.55%) Graphic Design
2 39 (21.79%) User Experience
3 30 (16.76%) Social Media
4 20 (11.17%) E-Learning
5 16 (8.94%) Animation
6 13 (7.26%) 3D Graphics
7 11 (6.15%) Photography
7 11 (6.15%) Video Editing
8 8 (4.47%) Motion Graphics
8 8 (4.47%) Digital Media
9 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.23%) New Media
11 3 (1.68%) NHS
11 3 (1.68%) Life Science
12 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.12%) Blog
12 2 (1.12%) Xbox
13 1 (0.56%) 3D Printing
13 1 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.99%) Web Design
2 22 (12.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (6.15%) Web Development
4 8 (4.47%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (3.91%) Digital Content Management
5 7 (3.91%) OpenUP
6 5 (2.79%) SEO
7 4 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.23%) Content Management
7 4 (2.23%) Online Marketing
7 4 (2.23%) Analytics
8 3 (1.68%) 3D Animation
8 3 (1.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.68%) Workflow
8 3 (1.68%) Email Marketing
9 2 (1.12%) Direct Marketing
9 2 (1.12%) Time Management
9 2 (1.12%) Product Management
10 1 (0.56%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (0.56%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.79%) PHP
3 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (20.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) QA
Vendors
1 122 (68.16%) Adobe
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.03%) Quark
4 4 (2.23%) Google
4 4 (2.23%) Apple
5 2 (1.12%) Facebook
5 2 (1.12%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) HP
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