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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 800 760 799
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 103 104 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.095% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.10% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 83 58 74
Average salary £25,750 £25,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £18,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -18 95 £27,000 +8.00% 11
London +1 36 £38,000 +52.00% 3
East of England +5 16 £22,500 -10.00%
City of London -3 12 £40,000 +40.35% 1
South East -11 10 £32,500 +14.03% 1
North West -15 9 £22,500 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -5 8 £24,500 -18.33%
South West -6 8 £26,750 +16.30% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £21,000 -
Essex +3 7 £22,500 -10.00%
Devon -12 6 £21,000 +25.37%
Yorkshire -33 6 £21,250 - 1
Epping - 6 £22,500 -
County Antrim - 5 £17,249 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £17,249 -
Oxfordshire +12 4 £33,750 -
Newton Abbot +6 4 £23,500 +40.29%
Lancashire -1 4 £22,500 +18.42% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £19,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £20,000 - 1
Redditch - 4 £19,000 -
Ruislip - 4 £25,500 -
Doncaster - 4 £20,000 - 1
Oxford +9 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham -2 3 £30,000 -
Manchester -14 3 £26,500 +47.22% 3
Berkhamsted - 3 £19,500 -
Berkshire -13 2 £32,500 +22.64%
East Midlands -19 2 £37,750 +51.00%
West Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 159 (71.62%) Photoshop
2 135 (60.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 113 (50.90%) Adobe
4 106 (47.75%) Marketing
5 103 (46.40%) HTML
6 76 (34.23%) CSS
7 71 (31.98%) Graphic Design
8 60 (27.03%) InDesign
9 56 (25.23%) Degree
10 51 (22.97%) Web Design
11 36 (16.22%) Animation
12 33 (14.86%) Social Media
13 32 (14.41%) Dreamweaver
14 29 (13.06%) MS PowerPoint
15 28 (12.61%) Flash
16 27 (12.16%) E-Commerce
17 25 (11.26%) Digital Media
18 24 (10.81%) Advertising
19 23 (10.36%) SEO
19 23 (10.36%) Retail
20 22 (9.91%) Adobe After Effects
21 21 (9.46%) MS Office
22 20 (9.01%) Photography
23 19 (8.56%) HTML5
23 19 (8.56%) JavaScript
24 17 (7.66%) Microsoft
24 17 (7.66%) Acrobat
25 15 (6.76%) B2B
25 15 (6.76%) Maya
26 14 (6.31%) Email Marketing

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.31%) CMS
1 14 (6.31%) WordPress
2 2 (0.90%) Drupal
3 1 (0.45%) Kentico
3 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 159 (71.62%) Photoshop
2 135 (60.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 60 (27.03%) InDesign
4 29 (13.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (9.91%) Adobe After Effects
6 21 (9.46%) MS Office
7 17 (7.66%) Acrobat
8 15 (6.76%) Maya
9 14 (6.31%) CINEMA 4D
10 12 (5.41%) Fireworks
11 11 (4.95%) MS Excel
12 5 (2.25%) QuarkXPress
13 4 (1.80%) FreeHand
14 2 (0.90%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.90%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.45%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Google Analytics
1 5 (2.25%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Internet
2 9 (4.05%) Intranet
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.35%) MS Access
2 1 (0.45%) MySQL
2 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (14.41%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.90%) Axure RP
General
1 106 (47.75%) Marketing
2 24 (10.81%) Advertising
3 23 (10.36%) Retail
4 12 (5.41%) Publishing
5 9 (4.05%) Games
5 9 (4.05%) Multimedia
5 9 (4.05%) Finance
6 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (46.40%) HTML
2 76 (34.23%) CSS
3 28 (12.61%) Flash
4 19 (8.56%) HTML5
5 12 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 7 (3.15%) CSS3
7 6 (2.70%) jQuery
8 3 (1.35%) .NET
9 2 (0.90%) XML
9 2 (0.90%) XHTML
9 2 (0.90%) WAP
10 1 (0.45%) Ajax
10 1 (0.45%) DHTML
10 1 (0.45%) WebGL
10 1 (0.45%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 71 (31.98%) Graphic Design
2 36 (16.22%) Animation
3 33 (14.86%) Social Media
4 25 (11.26%) Digital Media
5 20 (9.01%) Photography
6 10 (4.50%) Video Editing
7 9 (4.05%) Motion Graphics
8 7 (3.15%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.25%) Open Source
10 4 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.80%) Mobile Games
11 3 (1.35%) FMCG
11 3 (1.35%) New Media
11 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.90%) iPhone
12 2 (0.90%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.90%) PDA
12 2 (0.90%) Copywriting
13 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.86%) Windows
2 6 (2.70%) Android
2 6 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.97%) Web Design
2 27 (12.16%) E-Commerce
3 23 (10.36%) SEO
4 15 (6.76%) B2B
5 14 (6.31%) Email Marketing
5 14 (6.31%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (5.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (4.05%) Direct Marketing
8 8 (3.60%) Content Management
8 8 (3.60%) Online Marketing
8 8 (3.60%) Time Management
9 7 (3.15%) Analytics
10 6 (2.70%) Search Engine Marketing
11 5 (2.25%) Web Development
11 5 (2.25%) Business Development
11 5 (2.25%) Project Management
12 4 (1.80%) B2C
13 3 (1.35%) OO
13 3 (1.35%) Workflow
13 3 (1.35%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.56%) JavaScript
2 11 (4.95%) ActionScript
3 7 (3.15%) ActionScript 2.0
4 6 (2.70%) PHP
5 4 (1.80%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (1.35%) Java
7 2 (0.90%) SQL
7 2 (0.90%) C#
7 2 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (25.23%) Degree
2 5 (2.25%) HND
3 1 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) QA
Vendors
1 113 (50.90%) Adobe
2 17 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.70%) Quark
4 5 (2.25%) Google
4 5 (2.25%) Macromedia
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle
5 2 (0.90%) SAP
5 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.90%) Twitter
6 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.45%) Apple
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