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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Designer
Rank 873 870 863
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 19 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.038% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.040% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 32
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £67,500 £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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Visual Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 7 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 29 July 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 -6 19 £60,000 +33.33% 5
London +13 16 £61,250 +58.06% 4
City of London +30 4 £37,750 - 1
South East +15 3 £32,500 +20.37%
Brighton - 3 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £32,500 -
Ealing - 1 £60,000 -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (61.40%) User Experience
2 27 (47.37%) HTML
2 27 (47.37%) Photoshop
3 24 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (36.84%) CSS
5 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (31.58%) Finance
7 16 (28.07%) Adobe
8 14 (24.56%) Degree
9 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.05%) Axure RP
10 12 (21.05%) Mobile App
11 11 (19.30%) HTML5
11 11 (19.30%) Banking
12 10 (17.54%) Retail
12 10 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (14.04%) Fireworks
14 7 (12.28%) Web Design
14 7 (12.28%) Sass
14 7 (12.28%) Digital Media
15 6 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (10.53%) CSS3
15 6 (10.53%) Marketing
15 6 (10.53%) Graphic Design
15 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
16 5 (8.77%) Industrial Design
16 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
16 5 (8.77%) InDesign
17 4 (7.02%) Scrum
17 4 (7.02%) Flash

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Photoshop
2 24 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (14.04%) Fireworks
4 6 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (8.77%) InDesign
6 2 (3.51%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (3.51%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.75%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Axure RP
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Retail
4 6 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) HTML
2 21 (36.84%) CSS
3 11 (19.30%) HTML5
4 7 (12.28%) Sass
5 6 (10.53%) CSS3
6 4 (7.02%) Flash
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.75%) jQuery
7 1 (1.75%) Mason
7 1 (1.75%) ATL
7 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (61.40%) User Experience
2 12 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.28%) Digital Media
4 6 (10.53%) Graphic Design
5 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.75%) Social Media
7 1 (1.75%) Social Network
7 1 (1.75%) RIA
7 1 (1.75%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.75%) iPhone
7 1 (1.75%) Photography
7 1 (1.75%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.75%) STB
7 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Android
1 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (12.28%) Web Design
4 5 (8.77%) Industrial Design
5 4 (7.02%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) Workflow
6 3 (5.26%) B2C
6 3 (5.26%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.51%) Web Development
7 2 (3.51%) B2B
7 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.51%) User Stories
7 2 (3.51%) Information Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (1.75%) CRM
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) MVC
8 1 (1.75%) Usability Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Time Management
8 1 (1.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) PHP
2 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Adobe
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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