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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Designer
Rank 882 876 858
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 18 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.030% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.031% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 26
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +5.88%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Visual Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 12 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 31 August 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 -1 18 £37,500 -6.25% 2
London -10 10 £61,250 +58.06% 2
South East +12 4 £32,500 +20.37%
North West - 3 £36,000 -
Manchester - 3 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £32,500 -
Brighton - 3 £32,500 -
City of London +15 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +3 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Surrey +1 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Ealing - 1 £60,000 -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (57.14%) User Experience
2 18 (42.86%) HTML
3 17 (40.48%) CSS
4 14 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 14 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) Degree
6 11 (26.19%) Adobe
7 10 (23.81%) Axure RP
7 10 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (23.81%) Retail
7 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
8 9 (21.43%) Banking
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
11 5 (11.90%) Android
11 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.90%) Sass
11 5 (11.90%) HTML5
11 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
11 5 (11.90%) CSS3
11 5 (11.90%) InDesign
11 5 (11.90%) Web Design
11 5 (11.90%) Graphic Design
12 4 (9.52%) Kanban
13 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
13 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (7.14%) B2C
13 3 (7.14%) Workflow

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 14 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (11.90%) InDesign
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (2.38%) CINEMA 4D
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Axure RP
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) HTML
2 17 (40.48%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) Sass
3 5 (11.90%) HTML5
3 5 (11.90%) CSS3
4 3 (7.14%) Flash
5 1 (2.38%) Mason
5 1 (2.38%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) User Experience
2 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.90%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) STB
5 1 (2.38%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.38%) Social Network
5 1 (2.38%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
1 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (11.90%) Scrum
3 5 (11.90%) Web Design
4 4 (9.52%) Kanban
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) B2C
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) UX Design
7 1 (2.38%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (2.38%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.38%) B2B
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Adobe