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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 799 792 789
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 97 89 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.082% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.087% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 84 66 84
Average salary £26,750 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,750 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £28,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-17.54% +14.00%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -4 95 £27,500 -8.33% 11
London +31 36 £29,500 -21.33% 3
South East -22 21 £22,000 -21.42% 4
East of England -14 10 £22,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire -37 10 £24,500 -1.01% 2
City of London +23 8 £38,500 -0.64%
Oxfordshire +16 8 £27,000 +134.78% 1
South West -17 8 £25,500 -27.14% 1
South Yorkshire -21 8 £24,500 -1.01%
Doncaster - 7 £24,500 -
Devon - 7 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £19,500 -
North West -25 5 £24,000 -35.13% 1
Newton Abbot - 5 £23,500 -
Essex -1 4 £22,500 -10.00%
Hampshire -10 4 £20,000 -29.82%
Banbury - 4 £21,500 -
Oxford +14 3 £35,000 +204.34%
East Midlands +4 3 £18,500 -22.10%
West Sussex +2 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Manchester -8 3 £24,000 -35.57% 1
Northampton - 3 £18,500 -
Berkhamsted - 3 £19,500 -
Epping - 3 £22,500 -
Brighton - 3 £22,000 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £22,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £18,500 -
Fareham +8 2 £20,000 +2.56%
Berkshire -10 2 £28,750 +8.49% 2
Birmingham -14 2 £30,000 -25.00%

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 148 (71.15%) Photoshop
2 120 (57.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 116 (55.77%) Adobe
4 102 (49.04%) HTML
5 97 (46.63%) Marketing
6 77 (37.02%) CSS
7 66 (31.73%) Graphic Design
8 61 (29.33%) InDesign
9 58 (27.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 48 (23.08%) Degree
11 43 (20.67%) User Experience
12 40 (19.23%) Web Design
13 39 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
14 33 (15.87%) Flash
15 31 (14.90%) Animation
16 28 (13.46%) HTML5
16 28 (13.46%) JavaScript
17 27 (12.98%) MS Office
18 26 (12.50%) Advertising
18 26 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
19 25 (12.02%) E-Commerce
20 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
20 22 (10.58%) Social Media
21 21 (10.10%) Adobe After Effects
22 18 (8.65%) SEO
22 18 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
23 17 (8.17%) Photography
23 17 (8.17%) CMS
24 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
25 15 (7.21%) Fireworks

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (8.17%) CMS
2 12 (5.77%) WordPress
3 1 (0.48%) Kentico
3 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 148 (71.15%) Photoshop
2 120 (57.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 61 (29.33%) InDesign
4 58 (27.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (12.98%) MS Office
6 26 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (10.10%) Adobe After Effects
8 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 15 (7.21%) Fireworks
10 14 (6.73%) CINEMA 4D
11 13 (6.25%) Acrobat
12 12 (5.77%) Maya
13 5 (2.40%) QuarkXPress
14 3 (1.44%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.48%) Swift 3D
15 1 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.48%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.81%) Intranet
2 3 (1.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.44%) MS Access
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 97 (46.63%) Marketing
2 26 (12.50%) Advertising
3 15 (7.21%) Retail
4 11 (5.29%) Multimedia
4 11 (5.29%) Publishing
5 10 (4.81%) Games
5 10 (4.81%) Finance
6 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (49.04%) HTML
2 77 (37.02%) CSS
3 33 (15.87%) Flash
4 28 (13.46%) HTML5
5 12 (5.77%) CSS3
6 9 (4.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (2.88%) jQuery
8 3 (1.44%) XHTML
9 2 (0.96%) WAP
10 1 (0.48%) Ajax
10 1 (0.48%) XML
10 1 (0.48%) .NET
10 1 (0.48%) DHTML
10 1 (0.48%) WebGL
10 1 (0.48%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 66 (31.73%) Graphic Design
2 43 (20.67%) User Experience
3 31 (14.90%) Animation
4 22 (10.58%) Social Media
5 17 (8.17%) Photography
6 15 (7.21%) Digital Media
7 13 (6.25%) Video Editing
8 10 (4.81%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (4.81%) Motion Graphics
9 7 (3.37%) New Media
10 6 (2.88%) E-Learning
11 5 (2.40%) Mobile Games
11 5 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.92%) Open Source
13 3 (1.44%) FMCG
14 2 (0.96%) iPhone
14 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.96%) PDA
14 2 (0.96%) Copywriting
14 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.81%) Windows
2 5 (2.40%) Android
2 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.23%) Web Design
2 25 (12.02%) E-Commerce
3 18 (8.65%) SEO
3 18 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (5.29%) B2B
5 11 (5.29%) Email Marketing
6 9 (4.33%) Time Management
7 8 (3.85%) Analytics
7 8 (3.85%) Online Marketing
7 8 (3.85%) Content Management
8 7 (3.37%) Web Development
8 7 (3.37%) Project Management
9 6 (2.88%) Direct Marketing
10 5 (2.40%) 3D Animation
10 5 (2.40%) UX Design
10 5 (2.40%) Business Development
11 4 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.92%) B2C
11 4 (1.92%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.29%) ActionScript
3 4 (1.92%) PHP
4 3 (1.44%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (1.44%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) C++
5 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) HND
3 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) QA
Vendors
1 116 (55.77%) Adobe
2 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.88%) Google
4 4 (1.92%) Quark
4 4 (1.92%) Macromedia
5 2 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) Apple
6 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
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