The table below looks at the statistics for the Visual Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Designer
Rank 842 851 850
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 39 41 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.039% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.041% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.88%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Visual Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Visual Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visual Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK.

Visual Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Visual Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Designer over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Visual Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -9 38 £45,000 +12.50% 7
London +14 33 £47,500 +18.75% 7
City of London -6 7 £45,000 +5.88%
South East -14 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Surrey - 3 £37,500 -
Godalming - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Castleford - 1 £45,000 -
York - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title.

1 43 (69.35%) Photoshop
2 39 (62.90%) User Experience
3 38 (61.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 33 (53.23%) Adobe
5 24 (38.71%) HTML
6 18 (29.03%) CSS
7 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 17 (27.42%) Apple iOS
8 16 (25.81%) Android
8 16 (25.81%) Marketing
9 15 (24.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (19.35%) Degree
11 10 (16.13%) HTML5
11 10 (16.13%) Fireworks
12 9 (14.52%) Finance
12 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.90%) Flash
13 8 (12.90%) Animation
14 7 (11.29%) Graphic Design
15 6 (9.68%) Web Development
15 6 (9.68%) Axure RP
15 6 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
16 5 (8.06%) CSS3
16 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
16 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
16 5 (8.06%) WordPress
16 5 (8.06%) jQuery
16 5 (8.06%) Usability Testing
16 5 (8.06%) Magento

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) CMS
1 5 (8.06%) WordPress
1 5 (8.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (69.35%) Photoshop
2 38 (61.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (24.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (16.13%) Fireworks
5 2 (3.23%) InDesign
5 2 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (25.81%) Marketing
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) HTML
2 18 (29.03%) CSS
3 10 (16.13%) HTML5
4 8 (12.90%) Flash
5 5 (8.06%) CSS3
5 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (8.06%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) Sass
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.23%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.61%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 39 (62.90%) User Experience
2 8 (12.90%) Animation
3 7 (11.29%) Graphic Design
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) RIA
7 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.61%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Apple iOS
2 16 (25.81%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.68%) Web Development
2 6 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (8.06%) Usability Testing
3 5 (8.06%) Information Architecture
3 5 (8.06%) Industrial Design
4 4 (6.45%) B2B
5 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) Web Design
5 3 (4.84%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) MVC
6 2 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (1.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.23%) PHP
2 2 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) WCAG
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Adobe
2 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
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