The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Graphic Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphics Designer
Rank 876 874 898
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 36 101 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.093% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.096% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 30 73 78
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +15.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,430 £28,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +17.89%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Graphic Designer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 35 £32,500 +10.16% 9
London +29 14 £32,500 -7.14% 4
South East +24 8 £30,000 +1.69% 1
East of England +16 8 £32,859 +46.04% 3
Essex - 5 £32,859 - 1
Hampshire +8 4 £32,500 +13.04%
Chelmsford - 4 £32,859 -
East Midlands +19 3 £22,000 -21.42%
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Fareham - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +47 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Surrey +24 1 £30,000 -18.91%
Scotland +16 1 - -
Edinburgh +12 1 - -
Nottingham +1 1 £22,000 -21.42%
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £22,000 -21.42%
South West -4 1 £21,500 -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £15,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £22,500 -
Bristol - 1 £21,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
Derby - 1 £35,000 -
Basildon - 1 £22,500 -

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Graphic Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 74 (71.84%) Photoshop
1 74 (71.84%) Adobe
2 63 (61.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 55 (53.40%) Marketing
4 48 (46.60%) HTML
5 42 (40.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 39 (37.86%) User Experience
7 38 (36.89%) InDesign
8 35 (33.98%) CSS
9 32 (31.07%) Graphic Design
10 20 (19.42%) jQuery
11 17 (16.50%) Degree
11 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
11 17 (16.50%) Adobe After Effects
11 17 (16.50%) Wireframes
12 16 (15.53%) Advertising
12 16 (15.53%) WordPress
13 13 (12.62%) HTML5
13 13 (12.62%) Web Design
13 13 (12.62%) PHP
13 13 (12.62%) Typography
14 12 (11.65%) Flash
14 12 (11.65%) Social Media
14 12 (11.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (11.65%) Animation
15 11 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (10.68%) e-Learning
15 11 (10.68%) Infographics
16 10 (9.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 10 (9.71%) Motion Graphics

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.53%) WordPress
2 6 (5.83%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Drupal
4 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (71.84%) Photoshop
2 63 (61.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (40.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 38 (36.89%) InDesign
5 17 (16.50%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (5.83%) MS Office
8 4 (3.88%) Acrobat
8 4 (3.88%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
9 3 (2.91%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.97%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.97%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.97%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.97%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.94%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.97%) Expression Studio
3 1 (0.97%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (53.40%) Marketing
2 16 (15.53%) Advertising
3 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 7 (6.80%) Multimedia
3 7 (6.80%) Publishing
4 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.91%) Games
6 3 (2.91%) Legal
7 2 (1.94%) Electronics
7 2 (1.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.97%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) HTML
2 35 (33.98%) CSS
3 20 (19.42%) jQuery
4 13 (12.62%) HTML5
5 12 (11.65%) Flash
6 6 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (4.85%) CSS3
8 3 (2.91%) .NET
8 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.97%) Sass
9 1 (0.97%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.86%) User Experience
2 32 (31.07%) Graphic Design
3 12 (11.65%) Animation
3 12 (11.65%) Social Media
4 11 (10.68%) e-Learning
5 10 (9.71%) Motion Graphics
6 9 (8.74%) Photography
7 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
8 6 (5.83%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.88%) Video Editing
11 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.94%) Copywriting
11 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.97%) Blog
12 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.97%) iPad
12 1 (0.97%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) Wireframes
2 13 (12.62%) Typography
2 13 (12.62%) Web Design
3 12 (11.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (10.68%) Infographics
5 7 (6.80%) Time Management
5 7 (6.80%) Web Development
6 6 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.83%) Project Management
6 6 (5.83%) SEO
7 4 (3.88%) Internet Marketing
7 4 (3.88%) Workflow
8 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.91%) Front End Development
8 3 (2.91%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (2.91%) MVC
8 3 (2.91%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.94%) 3D Animation
9 2 (1.94%) Marketing Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.62%) PHP
3 2 (1.94%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.97%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (0.97%) C
4 1 (0.97%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) C++
4 1 (0.97%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
2 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.97%) MCSA
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 74 (71.84%) Adobe
2 6 (5.83%) Apple
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.97%) Facebook
4 1 (0.97%) Google
4 1 (0.97%) SAP
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter
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