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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Designer
Rank 877 845 891
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 25 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.031% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 9
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -14.28%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Visual Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 10 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 19 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 -25 25 £38,750 -8.82% 3
London -27 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East - 4 £27,000 -
City of London -7 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £27,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £27,000 -
Leeds -28 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -33 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -33 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 58 (71.60%) User Experience
2 46 (56.79%) Photoshop
3 37 (45.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 36 (44.44%) Adobe
5 24 (29.63%) Marketing
6 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.75%) Android
8 15 (18.52%) Apple iOS
8 15 (18.52%) HTML
9 11 (13.58%) CSS
9 11 (13.58%) Finance
10 8 (9.88%) IPTV
10 8 (9.88%) Retail
11 7 (8.64%) InDesign
11 7 (8.64%) Web Analytics
11 7 (8.64%) Product Marketing
11 7 (8.64%) B2B
11 7 (8.64%) B2C
11 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
11 7 (8.64%) Analytics
12 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
12 6 (7.41%) Windows Phone
12 6 (7.41%) HTML5
12 6 (7.41%) Windows
12 6 (7.41%) Advertising
12 6 (7.41%) Animation
12 6 (7.41%) Degree
13 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
13 5 (6.17%) Sophis RISQUE
13 5 (6.17%) Java

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (1.23%) CMS
1 1 (1.23%) WordPress
1 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (56.79%) Photoshop
2 37 (45.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (8.64%) InDesign
4 4 (4.94%) Fireworks
5 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.23%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.23%) Maya
6 1 (1.23%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (2.47%) Magento
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.47%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (29.63%) Marketing
2 11 (13.58%) Finance
3 8 (9.88%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Advertising
5 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) HTML
2 11 (13.58%) CSS
3 6 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (2.47%) CSS3
5 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.23%) Flash
5 1 (1.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 58 (71.60%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) IPTV
3 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.41%) Animation
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.23%) iPhone
8 1 (1.23%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Android
2 15 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Phone
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.64%) Web Analytics
2 7 (8.64%) Product Marketing
2 7 (8.64%) B2B
2 7 (8.64%) B2C
2 7 (8.64%) Analytics
3 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.94%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (3.70%) Industrial Design
5 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.47%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.47%) User Experience Design
6 2 (2.47%) Web Design
6 2 (2.47%) Project Management
7 1 (1.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.23%) OO
7 1 (1.23%) CRM
7 1 (1.23%) Information Architecture
7 1 (1.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) Java
2 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.23%) PHP
3 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) Adobe
2 3 (3.70%) Apple
2 3 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.23%) Nokia
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) SAP
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago