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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 819 801 810
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 92 93 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.084% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.088% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 77 74 73
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £22,000 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -47 89 £27,500 -8.33% 12
South East -8 33 £22,000 -20.00% 5
London 0 26 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Manchester -9 9 £19,999 -46.66% 1
North West -10 9 £19,999 -46.66% 2
Brighton - 9 £22,000 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £22,000 - 1
Yorkshire -28 8 £24,500 -1.01%
East of England -17 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Hertfordshire - 7 £27,500 -
City of London +23 6 £38,500 -0.64% 1
Letchworth - 6 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire +3 5 £21,500 +86.95%
West Sussex - 5 £30,000 -
East Midlands +15 4 £21,500 - 1
Hampshire -11 4 £20,000 +2.56%
South Yorkshire -21 4 £24,500 -1.01%
Kent - 4 £20,500 - 2
Banbury - 4 £21,500 -
Northamptonshire -22 3 £18,500 +2.77%
Doncaster - 3 £24,500 -
Northampton - 3 £18,500 -
Berkshire +8 2 £20,000 -24.52% 2
Fareham +1 2 £20,000 +2.56%
South West -8 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Milton Keynes -10 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Surrey -12 2 £42,500 +54.54%
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,750 -
Southampton - 2 - -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 125 (66.49%) Photoshop
2 121 (64.36%) Adobe
3 101 (53.72%) HTML
4 98 (52.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 87 (46.28%) Marketing
6 68 (36.17%) Graphic Design
6 68 (36.17%) CSS
7 59 (31.38%) InDesign
8 58 (30.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 39 (20.74%) User Experience
10 37 (19.68%) Dreamweaver
10 37 (19.68%) Degree
11 34 (18.09%) Flash
12 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
13 28 (14.89%) Web Design
13 28 (14.89%) HTML5
14 27 (14.36%) Advertising
15 26 (13.83%) MS Office
16 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
17 21 (11.17%) MS Excel
17 21 (11.17%) Social Media
18 20 (10.64%) Acrobat
18 20 (10.64%) Adobe After Effects
18 20 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
19 19 (10.11%) Animation
20 18 (9.57%) E-Commerce
21 14 (7.45%) SEO
21 14 (7.45%) CMS
21 14 (7.45%) 3D Graphics
22 13 (6.91%) E-Learning

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (7.45%) CMS
2 12 (6.38%) WordPress
3 1 (0.53%) Kentico
3 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 125 (66.49%) Photoshop
2 98 (52.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 59 (31.38%) InDesign
4 58 (30.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (13.83%) MS Office
6 21 (11.17%) MS Excel
7 20 (10.64%) Acrobat
7 20 (10.64%) Adobe After Effects
7 20 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (6.38%) Fireworks
9 9 (4.79%) CINEMA 4D
10 6 (3.19%) Maya
11 5 (2.66%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (2.13%) QuarkXPress
13 2 (1.06%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.53%) Swift 3D
14 1 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) MS Access
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (19.68%) Dreamweaver
General
1 87 (46.28%) Marketing
2 27 (14.36%) Advertising
3 11 (5.85%) Retail
3 11 (5.85%) Multimedia
4 9 (4.79%) Finance
5 7 (3.72%) Publishing
6 6 (3.19%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (53.72%) HTML
2 68 (36.17%) CSS
3 34 (18.09%) Flash
4 28 (14.89%) HTML5
5 11 (5.85%) CSS3
6 5 (2.66%) jQuery
7 2 (1.06%) XHTML
7 2 (1.06%) XML
7 2 (1.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.53%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.53%) WebGL
8 1 (0.53%) .NET
8 1 (0.53%) Ajax
8 1 (0.53%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (36.17%) Graphic Design
2 39 (20.74%) User Experience
3 21 (11.17%) Social Media
4 19 (10.11%) Animation
5 14 (7.45%) 3D Graphics
6 13 (6.91%) E-Learning
7 11 (5.85%) Digital Media
8 10 (5.32%) Photography
9 8 (4.26%) Video Editing
9 8 (4.26%) Motion Graphics
10 6 (3.19%) New Media
11 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.06%) Copywriting
12 2 (1.06%) FMCG
12 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.53%) Social Network
13 1 (0.53%) 3D Printing
13 1 (0.53%) Psychology
13 1 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.66%) Android
1 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.89%) Web Design
2 18 (9.57%) E-Commerce
3 14 (7.45%) SEO
4 12 (6.38%) Web Development
5 11 (5.85%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (5.32%) Content Management
7 8 (4.26%) B2B
7 8 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (4.26%) Analytics
8 7 (3.72%) Project Management
9 6 (3.19%) 3D Animation
9 6 (3.19%) UX Design
10 5 (2.66%) Time Management
10 5 (2.66%) Information Architecture
11 4 (2.13%) Online Marketing
11 4 (2.13%) B2C
11 4 (2.13%) Direct Marketing
12 3 (1.60%) Search Engine Marketing
12 3 (1.60%) Business Development
12 3 (1.60%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
2 10 (5.32%) ActionScript
3 5 (2.66%) PHP
4 3 (1.60%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (19.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) HND
3 1 (0.53%) MBA
Vendors
1 121 (64.36%) Adobe
2 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.72%) Quark
3 7 (3.72%) Google
4 2 (1.06%) Facebook
4 2 (1.06%) Twitter
4 2 (1.06%) IBM
4 2 (1.06%) Macromedia
4 2 (1.06%) Apple
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