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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Designer
Rank 799 789 777
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 84 118 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 84
Average salary £29,750 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £19,000 £17,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 83 £30,000 +20.00% 10
London +33 29 £31,000 -17.33% 2
East of England +26 18 £25,750 +3.00%
South East -8 12 £30,000 +9.09% 4
City of London +32 8 £55,000 +144.44%
North West +4 8 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Hertfordshire +4 8 £21,500 -9.47%
Essex - 7 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +3 5 £20,000 -1.23% 2
South West -7 5 £23,000 -11.31%
Watford - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 £22,750 -
Colchester - 5 £30,000 -
West Midlands -20 4 £37,500 +61.29% 1
Cambridge +23 3 £28,000 +8.21%
West Yorkshire +20 3 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Kent +9 3 £30,000 +71.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £28,000 +8.21%
Hemel Hempstead -12 3 £21,500 -9.47%
Dorset - 3 £23,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £30,000 -
Poole - 3 £23,000 -
Brighton +13 2 £29,500 +7.27%
East Sussex +7 2 £29,500 +7.27% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £23,250 -18.42%
Cheshire -1 2 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -2 2 £25,000 -30.06%
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £19,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £25,000 -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 116 (65.91%) Adobe
2 114 (64.77%) Photoshop
3 105 (59.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 80 (45.45%) HTML
5 66 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 63 (35.80%) Graphic Design
7 62 (35.23%) Marketing
8 60 (34.09%) CSS
9 57 (32.39%) InDesign
10 42 (23.86%) User Experience
11 36 (20.45%) Web Design
12 32 (18.18%) Degree
13 28 (15.91%) Social Media
14 24 (13.64%) Advertising
14 24 (13.64%) Flash
15 23 (13.07%) HTML5
16 22 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (11.93%) Adobe After Effects
18 19 (10.80%) Retail
19 17 (9.66%) Animation
20 16 (9.09%) E-Learning
20 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
21 14 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
22 13 (7.39%) MS Office
22 13 (7.39%) Microsoft
23 12 (6.82%) Acrobat
23 12 (6.82%) Photography
24 11 (6.25%) Video Editing
24 11 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
25 10 (5.68%) 3D Graphics

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (4.55%) WordPress
2 3 (1.70%) CMS
3 1 (0.57%) Liferay
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 114 (64.77%) Photoshop
2 105 (59.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 66 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 57 (32.39%) InDesign
5 21 (11.93%) Adobe After Effects
6 14 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (7.39%) MS Office
8 12 (6.82%) Acrobat
9 11 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 9 (5.11%) CINEMA 4D
11 7 (3.98%) MS Excel
11 7 (3.98%) Fireworks
12 6 (3.41%) Final Cut Pro
12 6 (3.41%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.57%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.57%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 62 (35.23%) Marketing
2 24 (13.64%) Advertising
3 19 (10.80%) Retail
4 10 (5.68%) Games
4 10 (5.68%) Finance
5 7 (3.98%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.84%) Automotive
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
7 2 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (45.45%) HTML
2 60 (34.09%) CSS
3 24 (13.64%) Flash
4 23 (13.07%) HTML5
5 9 (5.11%) CSS3
6 7 (3.98%) jQuery
7 5 (2.84%) ATL
8 2 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.57%) Yii
9 1 (0.57%) Symfony
9 1 (0.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (35.80%) Graphic Design
2 42 (23.86%) User Experience
3 28 (15.91%) Social Media
4 17 (9.66%) Animation
5 16 (9.09%) E-Learning
6 12 (6.82%) Photography
7 11 (6.25%) Video Editing
8 10 (5.68%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (5.11%) Mobile App
10 8 (4.55%) Digital Media
11 7 (3.98%) Motion Graphics
12 5 (2.84%) NHS
13 4 (2.27%) New Media
14 2 (1.14%) Blog
14 2 (1.14%) Life Science
14 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
14 2 (1.14%) Xbox
15 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
15 1 (0.57%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.45%) Web Design
2 22 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (4.55%) Web Development
4 7 (3.98%) OpenUP
4 7 (3.98%) Digital Content Management
5 4 (2.27%) E-Commerce
5 4 (2.27%) Online Marketing
6 3 (1.70%) Analytics
6 3 (1.70%) Email Marketing
6 3 (1.70%) B2B
6 3 (1.70%) Business Development
6 3 (1.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.14%) Project Management
7 2 (1.14%) SEO
7 2 (1.14%) Workflow
7 2 (1.14%) Time Management
7 2 (1.14%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.70%) PHP
3 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
Vendors
1 116 (65.91%) Adobe
2 13 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.41%) Quark
4 3 (1.70%) Apple
4 3 (1.70%) Google
5 1 (0.57%) HP
5 1 (0.57%) Progress
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