The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Designer
Rank 839 832 871
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 42 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.035% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.037% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 19
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £31,300 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -55 42 £47,500 +5.55% 7
London -30 28 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South East -4 6 £27,000 -46.00% 1
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
City of London -20 4 - -
Southampton - 3 £27,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £27,000 -
Swindon - 2 £50,000 -
South West - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £57,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £50,000 -
Kent - 1 £21,500 -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (54.35%) Photoshop
2 43 (46.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (44.57%) Adobe
4 18 (19.57%) Marketing
5 17 (18.48%) HTML
6 14 (15.22%) Finance
6 14 (15.22%) Android
6 14 (15.22%) Apple iOS
7 13 (14.13%) CSS
8 12 (13.04%) Windows
9 11 (11.96%) InDesign
9 11 (11.96%) Mobile App
9 11 (11.96%) Windows Phone
10 10 (10.87%) Degree
11 8 (8.70%) Product Marketing
11 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.70%) Retail
11 8 (8.70%) IPTV
11 8 (8.70%) Advertising
12 7 (7.61%) Java
12 7 (7.61%) B2B
12 7 (7.61%) B2C
12 7 (7.61%) Web Analytics
12 7 (7.61%) Analytics
12 7 (7.61%) Digital Media
12 7 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
13 6 (6.52%) Graphic Design
13 6 (6.52%) Rapid Prototyping
13 6 (6.52%) HTML5

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 50 (54.35%) Photoshop
2 43 (46.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (11.96%) InDesign
4 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.09%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.09%) Maya
5 1 (1.09%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (1.09%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.09%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (19.57%) Marketing
2 14 (15.22%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
3 8 (8.70%) Advertising
4 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) HTML
2 13 (14.13%) CSS
3 6 (6.52%) HTML5
4 2 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (1.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.70%) IPTV
3 7 (7.61%) Digital Media
4 6 (6.52%) Graphic Design
5 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.17%) Animation
7 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.09%) iPhone
8 1 (1.09%) Social Media
8 1 (1.09%) iPad
8 1 (1.09%) Photography
8 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Android
1 14 (15.22%) Apple iOS
2 12 (13.04%) Windows
3 11 (11.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.70%) Product Marketing
1 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.61%) B2B
2 7 (7.61%) B2C
2 7 (7.61%) Web Analytics
2 7 (7.61%) Analytics
2 7 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (6.52%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.26%) Industrial Design
6 2 (2.17%) Project Management
6 2 (2.17%) Web Design
6 2 (2.17%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.17%) Information Architecture
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience Design
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.09%) OO
7 1 (1.09%) CRM
7 1 (1.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) Java
2 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.09%) PHP
3 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) Adobe
2 3 (3.26%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Apple
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) SAP
3 1 (1.09%) Nokia
3 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
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