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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 798 779 811
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 89 94 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.088% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.094% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 76 54 79
Average salary £25,500 £26,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £18,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,650 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -30 81 £26,000 -1.88% 12
London +7 34 £32,500 +54.76% 5
South East -36 12 £35,000 +27.27% 1
City of London +2 11 £40,000 +10.34% 3
East of England -25 10 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -34 9 £24,500 -7.54% 2
South West -17 8 £25,500 -27.14% 2
South Yorkshire -13 7 £24,500 -7.54% 1
Devon - 7 £23,500 - 1
Doncaster - 7 £24,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +8 6 £33,750 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £19,500 - 1
North West -23 5 £24,000 +33.33%
Northern Ireland - 5 £17,249 -
County Antrim - 5 £17,249 -
Newton Abbot - 5 £23,500 -
Essex +9 4 £22,500 -10.00%
Hampshire -6 4 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Ruislip - 4 £25,500 -
Oxford +10 3 £35,000 -
Manchester -22 3 £26,500 +47.22%
Epping - 3 £22,500 -
Berkhamsted - 3 £19,500 -
Southampton - 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham -7 2 £30,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -13 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Bradford - 2 £24,000 -
Banbury - 2 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 - 1
Lancashire +1 1 £22,500 +18.42%

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 154 (70.00%) Photoshop
2 124 (56.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 110 (50.00%) Adobe
4 106 (48.18%) HTML
4 106 (48.18%) Marketing
5 79 (35.91%) CSS
6 68 (30.91%) Graphic Design
7 58 (26.36%) InDesign
8 55 (25.00%) Degree
9 50 (22.73%) Web Design
10 40 (18.18%) User Experience
11 37 (16.82%) Dreamweaver
11 37 (16.82%) Flash
11 37 (16.82%) Animation
12 28 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
12 28 (12.73%) JavaScript
13 27 (12.27%) MS Office
13 27 (12.27%) Advertising
13 27 (12.27%) Social Media
14 25 (11.36%) HTML5
14 25 (11.36%) E-Commerce
15 24 (10.91%) Adobe After Effects
16 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 21 (9.55%) SEO
17 21 (9.55%) Digital Media
18 20 (9.09%) Photography
19 19 (8.64%) Digital Marketing
19 19 (8.64%) Retail
19 19 (8.64%) CMS
20 17 (7.73%) ActionScript

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (8.64%) CMS
2 14 (6.36%) WordPress
3 2 (0.91%) Drupal
4 1 (0.45%) Kentico
4 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 154 (70.00%) Photoshop
2 124 (56.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 58 (26.36%) InDesign
4 28 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (12.27%) MS Office
6 24 (10.91%) Adobe After Effects
7 17 (7.73%) CINEMA 4D
8 15 (6.82%) Maya
9 14 (6.36%) Acrobat
10 12 (5.45%) Fireworks
10 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
11 5 (2.27%) QuarkXPress
12 3 (1.36%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.45%) Swift 3D
13 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.45%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.09%) Intranet
2 8 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.36%) MS Access
2 1 (0.45%) MySQL
2 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (16.82%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.91%) Axure RP
General
1 106 (48.18%) Marketing
2 27 (12.27%) Advertising
3 19 (8.64%) Retail
4 13 (5.91%) Publishing
5 9 (4.09%) Finance
5 9 (4.09%) Multimedia
5 9 (4.09%) Games
6 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (48.18%) HTML
2 79 (35.91%) CSS
3 37 (16.82%) Flash
4 25 (11.36%) HTML5
5 12 (5.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 12 (5.45%) CSS3
6 6 (2.73%) jQuery
7 2 (0.91%) XHTML
7 2 (0.91%) WAP
7 2 (0.91%) XML
7 2 (0.91%) .NET
8 1 (0.45%) WebGL
8 1 (0.45%) Ajax
8 1 (0.45%) DHTML
8 1 (0.45%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 68 (30.91%) Graphic Design
2 40 (18.18%) User Experience
3 37 (16.82%) Animation
4 27 (12.27%) Social Media
5 21 (9.55%) Digital Media
6 20 (9.09%) Photography
7 11 (5.00%) Video Editing
8 10 (4.55%) Motion Graphics
9 7 (3.18%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.27%) Open Source
10 5 (2.27%) New Media
11 4 (1.82%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.36%) FMCG
12 3 (1.36%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.91%) PDA
13 2 (0.91%) Copywriting
13 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.00%) Windows
2 6 (2.73%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.73%) Web Design
2 25 (11.36%) E-Commerce
3 21 (9.55%) SEO
4 19 (8.64%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (5.91%) Email Marketing
5 13 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (5.45%) B2B
7 9 (4.09%) Online Marketing
8 8 (3.64%) Time Management
8 8 (3.64%) Content Management
8 8 (3.64%) Direct Marketing
9 7 (3.18%) Analytics
10 6 (2.73%) Project Management
11 5 (2.27%) Search Engine Marketing
11 5 (2.27%) Web Development
11 5 (2.27%) Business Development
12 4 (1.82%) B2C
12 4 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (1.36%) User Experience Design
13 3 (1.36%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.73%) JavaScript
2 17 (7.73%) ActionScript
3 8 (3.64%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (2.27%) PHP
5 4 (1.82%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (0.91%) Java
6 2 (0.91%) C#
6 2 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.27%) HND
3 1 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) QA
Vendors
1 110 (50.00%) Adobe
2 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.27%) Google
3 5 (2.27%) Macromedia
4 4 (1.82%) Quark
5 2 (0.91%) IBM
6 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle
6 1 (0.45%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
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